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Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 07 - October 5, 1995

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE SECRETARY OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND PLANNING.

CURRENT LISTING

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN B (2872J) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5). TWO FULL- TIME POSITIONS. Position was previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

BUYER SPECIALIST (4498S) Purchasing. Normal Starting Pay: $22,426 (Grade 9). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 6-30-96. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM COORDINATOR (1963D) WVTF Radio. Normal Starting Pay: $29,297 (Grade 12). Position is located in Roanoke, Va. FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 6-30-96 and is renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 6. Previously advertised, no need to reapply. Please send completed state application to Steve Mills, 4235 Electric Road Southwest, Roanoke, VA 24014.

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY (W119G) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $8.25 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION restricted to working 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY (1941G) Entomology. Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FACILITIES COORDINATOR (EVENT SCHEDULER) (6525S) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $18,765 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FISCAL ASSISTANT (WE136D) College of Education/Technical Assistance Center. Normal Starting Pay: $7.55 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 1-31-96. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FISCAL TECHNICIAN (6500J) Aerospace and Ocean Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FISCAL TECHNICIAN (LC070B) Central ID Office. Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FISCAL TECHNICIAN SENIOR (6527B) OUB/Student Accounts. Normal Starting Pay: $20,514 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT A (FOA-2R) Culinary Services. Normal Starting pay: $5.29 (Grade 1).

An applicant pool is now being established to fill wage Food Operations Assistant A positions.

These vacancies include temporary, full-time, and part-time work. Shifts vary and may include day, evening, night, and weekend hours; and may include some overtime and call-in work. Non-student WAGE Food Operations Assistant A vacancies for Culinary Services will be filled from this pool.

The vacancies are seasonal and run from August to May. Wage employees are restricted to working a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period from date of hire.

Applications will be accepted at the Personnel Services Office, Southgate Center, through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13.

You need submit only one application for this pool. Be sure that you include your complete related background such as dates and places of employment, duties performed and type of food service equipment used. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process are requested to call by the application deadline. Any questions should be directed to the Personnel Services Office, Southgate Center (703) 231-5301.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT A (Server) (0775K) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $8,246 (Grade 1). FULL-TIME POSITION TO WORK DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR (August 15-May 15). Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT B (3RD COOK) (774G) Culinary Services/Dietrick. Normal Starting Pay: $9,015 (Grade 2). FULL-TIME, NINE-MONTH, ACADEMIC-YEAR POSITION. May include nights and weekend work. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT B (3rd Baker) (W88S) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2). SEVERAL FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE. Work schedule varies to include early mornings, nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: OCT. 6 OR UNTIL FILLED.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT B (THIRD COOK) (W77K) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2). SEVERAL FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Hours vary to include night and weekends. FOR A MAXIMUM OF 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

FOOD PRODUCTION WORKER A (2nd Cook) (W103R) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.32 (Grade 3). SEVERAL FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE. Schedule varies to include nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: OCT. 6 OR UNTIL FILLED.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (1631S) Donaldson Brown Hotel. Normal Starting Pay: $10,995 (Grade 1). TWO FULL-TIME POSITIONS. Hours vary to include some weekend work. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

INDUSTRIAL HYGIENIST (W115P) Environment Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $12.88 (Grade 11). PART-TIME POSITION for 30 hours per week. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (W113J) Biomedical Science and Pathobiology. Normal Starting Pay: $9.86 (Grade 8). PART-TIME POSITION. Will work 20 hours per week, schedule is flexible. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (W112K) Horticulture. Normal Starting Pay: $9.86 (Grade 8). PART-TIME POSITION for 30 hours per week. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (W120S) Biological Systems Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $6.91 (Grade 4). PART-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN SENIOR (W116B). Environmental Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $7.55 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION. Will work 30 hours each week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (802S) Communication Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $14,364 (Grade 4). FULL- TIME POSITION. Position ends 9-30-96. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (2922D) Library/Shelving Unit. Normal Stating Pay: $14,364 (Grade 4). FULL-TIME POSITION. Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Application deadline: October 6.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (W123J) Center for Adhesive and Sealant Science(CASS). Normal Starting Pay: $7.55 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION. Position ends 6-30-96, may be extended. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (4284J) Center for Intelligent Materials. Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends on 9-30-96. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (W114G) CEC--Conference Registration. Normal Starting Pay: $7.55 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION. Will work 30 hours each week. Some weekend or evening work required. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (01652S) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with occasional Saturday morning hours. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

PLUMBER STEAMFITTER (2257P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $18,765 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: Monday- Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., overtime may be necessary due to emergencies and breakdowns. Subject to 24-hour call-in on a rotating basis. A pre-employment medical examination will be required of the selected candidate. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

PROGRAM SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (1441J) Engineering Development. Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

PROGRAM SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (4150J) INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING/STL. Normal Starting Pay: $17,166 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 9-30-96, may be extended until 6-30-97. Application deadline: Oct. 6.

PROGRAMMER (6510S) Philosophy. Normal Starting Pay: $18,392 (Grade 10). PART-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: 30 hours per week Monday-Friday Application deadline: Oct. 6.

SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR A (W82S) Communication Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2). PART-TIME POSITION for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work Schedule: Varied hours to include some evening, weekend and holiday work. Application deadline: OCT. 6, OR UNTIL FILLED.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

(Editor's note: The application deadline for the position of Director of International Education and Outreach Programs for the Office of International Programs, published in the September 14 issue of Spectrum, has been extended from September 29 to Oct. 6, 1995.)

UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT. Director of Development for Research and Graduate Studies. The director of development will provide leadership to a comprehensive program of development for Research and Graduate Studies, working closely with the vice provost for research/dean of the graduate school and the administration and faculty. He/she will be responsible for the planning and implementation of fund-raising efforts from all private sources including those for current operations, endowments, capital projects, and special projects of and for Research and Graduate Studies. Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree(s) preferred. Related experience in education important. An understanding of and commitment to the programs of Research and Graduate Studies. The ability to relate to alumni and to individuals in corporate and foundation positions. Successful track record in fund raising highly desirable, preferably within a university setting. Willingness to travel. Knowledge of the Commonwealth of Virginia and Virginia Tech, including its mission, history, programs, and goals for the future. Strong written, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Experience working with volunteers. Self-starter and able to work as a team member within the school and the university. Applicants should send a separate cover letter, resume, and names of five references to Office of University Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0336. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT. Director of Development for University Programs. The director of development for university programs will coordinate the fund-raising activities for capital and special projects which generally fall outside the purview of individual college-based programs. He/she will work with prospective individual, corporate, and foundation donors on projects including, but not limited to, class-reunion gifts, constituency-group projects, and designated capital projects. The incumbent may assist in the cultivation and solicitation of additional capital gifts as assigned. A bachelor's degree required, advance degree(s) preferred. Knowledge of Virginia Tech extremely helpful. Experience in individual fund raising desirable, preferably within a university setting. Willingness to travel frequently, both regionally and nationally. Knowledge of the Commonwealth of Virginia and Virginia Tech, including its mission, history, programs, and goals. Capable of making group presentations, demonstrated ability to motivate volunteers and donors. Ability to work independently, as well as, as a member of a team within a complex university, and the ability to choreograph as well as make the ask. Strong written, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills required. Applicant should send a separate cover letter, resume, and names of five references to Office of University Development, Mr. Michael W. Carroll, Associate Vice President for University Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0336. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT. Director of Development for the College of Architecture and Urban Studies and for the Center for European Studies and Architecture. The director of development will provide leadership to a comprehensive program of development for the College of Architecture and Urban Studies and for the Center for European Studies and Architecture at Riva San Vitale, Switzerland, working closely with the dean of the college, the director of the center, administration, and faculty. He/she will be responsible for the planning and implementation of fund-raising efforts from all private sources including those for current operations, endowments, capital projects, and special projects of and for the colleges. Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree(s) preferred. Related experience in education important. An understanding of and commitment to the programs of the college and center. The ability to relate to alumni and to individuals in corporate and foundation positions. Successful track record in fund raising highly desirable, preferably within a university setting. Willingness to travel. Knowledge of the Commonwealth of Virginia and Virginia Tech, including its mission, history, programs, and goals. Strong written, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Experience working with volunteers. Self-starter and able to work as a team member within the college, the center and the university. Applicants should send a separate cover letter, resume, and names of five references to Office of University Development, Mr. Michael W. Carroll, Associate Vice President for University Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0336. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICES. Extension Agent, 4-H. Position (FA619) located in Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Professional faculty position, lecturer rank, nontenure track. Position is available immediately. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 100-percent locally funded. Annual renewal of position is contingent upon continued local funding. Primary responsibility is to provide leadership and work with Extension staff, and other agencies and organizations on the planning, implementation and evaluation of educational programs for youth and families in Isle of Wight County. Recruit and train volunteers for 4-H community clubs, special-interest groups and school-enrichment programs. Develop and manage a volunteer system. Manage the 4-H budget and the Fund Development Plan. Assist with the Extension Leadership Council and all other duties as assigned. Work cooperatively with the Isle of Wight County Extension staff as a team member in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the Cooperative Extension Civil Rights Compliance Program. Bachelor's degree in youth development, agriculture, home economics or related area required. Master's degree preferred. If hired with BS, must receive MS within six years to continue employment. Experience in educational programming and volunteer management desirable; ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; ability to write grants; ability to work with adults and youth. Computer skills desired. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Oct. 20, 1995. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to Carolyn Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (540) 231-7619, TDD user 1-800-828-1120, fax (540) 231-5545.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICES. Extension Agent, ANR (Tobacco). Position (FA777) located in Pittsylvania and Franklin Counties, Va. Professional faculty position, lecturer rank, nontenure track. 100-percent locally funded position, annual renewal contingent upon continued local funding. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Provide leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating Extension educational programs in agriculture with emphasis on tobacco production, conservation, and pesticide application. Work cooperatively with the Southern Piedmont Agriculture Experiment Station. Work with staff and local citizen committees to develop a comprehensive extension educational program. Assist with other program areas and the total Extension program as determined by annual plan-of-work, units, and district staff. Work cooperatively with unit staff as a team member in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the Virginia Cooperative Extension Civil Rights Compliance Program. Bachelor's degree in agriculture or related area required; Master's degree preferred. If hired with BS and employment continues, must receive MS within six years. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating educational programs in appropriate discipline. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Computer/computer software knowledge desired. Experience in working with farm community and in tobacco production. Application materials must be received by 5 p.m. on Oct. 20, 1995. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to Carolyn Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (540) 231-7619, TDD user 1-800-828-1120, fax (540) 231-5545.

VIRGINIA TECH'S SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES LABORATORY (STL). Research Associates. Needed to lead the design and implementation of a wide range of software systems. As a research associate, you'll be actively involved in all aspects of building top-quality software, including working with customers to define their needs, designing and building systems, leading development teams of full-time developers and part-time students, ensuring product quality, and training and supporting users. STL's rapid prototyping methodology sets a fast pace; its emphasis on usability engineering means you'll use your creativity to develop systems that look good and enhance users' productivity. At STL you'll use a wide range of software engineering technologies, including object-oriented design and development, relational databases, and multimedia systems. STL is looking for people with work experience in software analysis, design, development, and support; programming experience in Smalltalk, C++, C, Pascal, or other high-level languages under Windows; outstanding teamwork skills; and a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related fields. Preference is given to those with experience in object-oriented methodologies, data modeling, database design, software engineering practices, and leading development teams. Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to qualify for a Department of Energy "Q" security clearance; frequent overnight travel to user sites is required. Research associate positions are nontenure track, restricted faculty positions, and are funded entirely by research grants or contracts. The deadline for submitting resumes for this position is Oct. 27, 1995. Please refer to position #95-01 when submitting your resume to Software Technologies Laboratory, 1900 Kraft Dr., Suite 105, Blacksburg, VA 24060.