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Jobs at Virginia Tech

Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 08 - October 12, 1995

Employment opportunities at Virginia Tech are varied and advertised through the Personnel Services office. Applicants must apply for a specific position that is being advertised. For a complete listing of currently available positions, please visit the Personnel Services office or call our 24-hour job lines:

(540) 231-6196--Clerical and Secretarial
(540) 231-6160--Technical/Research
(540) 231-6176--Service Occupations and Trades
(540) 231-4649--Professional/Managerial

Applicants who have access to the Internet may review current available positions by pointing a gopher client to personnel.ps.vt.edu. Users of Virginia Tech's mainframe may access the same information through the Administrative Information System. Vacancies are also listed with the Virginia Employment Commission, the statewide RECRUIT system, on bulletin boards located in the Litton-Reaves Building (Animal Sciences), Newman Library, the Maintenance Building, Burruss Hall and in the Personnel Services office. These listings are updated each Monday morning for the vacancies closing on Friday.

Each Monday, beginning at noon, staff members from Personnel Services conduct a one-hour seminar to assist applicants in applying for positions at the university. If you are interested in attending the Applicant Information Seminar, please contact the Personnel Service office at 231-5301. If you are unable to attend the seminar, please visit the Personnel Services office at Southgate Center to use a self-paced computer-based module that provides the same information covered in the seminar.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students or applicants on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, political affiliation, or sexual orientation. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Office at (540)231-7500.

Personnel Services Department
Southgate Center, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0318
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (including lunch hour)
(540) 231-5301 (VOICE)
(540) 231-6258 (TDD)
(540) 231-3830 (FAX)

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

CURRENT LISTING

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. 13.

FISCAL ASSISTANT (WE136D) Library/Technical Assistance Center. Normal Starting Pay: $7.55 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 1-31-96. Application deadline: Oct. 13.

FISCAL TECHNICIAN SENIOR (2969J) Communication Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $20,514 (Grade 8). FULL- TIME POSITION. Position ends 6/30/96. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 20.

FISCAL TECHNICIAN SENIOR (6527B) OUB/Student Accounts. Normal Starting Pay: $20,514 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 13.

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, 1995. 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. 13.

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. 13.

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. 13 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. 13.

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. 13 OR UNTIL FILLED.

GRAPHIC ARTIST (W122G) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $9.02 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 13.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (7073P) Physical Plant/Housekeeping Services. Normal Staring Pay: $10,995 (Grade 1). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Work-area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Must be able to provide own transportation between job sites daily (local). Mileage will be reimbursed. Position ends 6-30-96. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 20.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER SENIOR (102K) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $13,140 (Grade 3). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 20.

INSTALLATION AND REPAIR TECHNICIAN (6486D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $20,514 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 20.

INSTALLATION AND REPAIR TECHNICIAN (6487D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $20,514 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 20.

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. 13.

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. 13.

OFFICE SERVICE AIDE (W111P) Enrollment Services/University Registrar. Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2). TWO PART-TIME POSITIONS. Work Schedule: 30 hours and 20 hours per week, per position. Previously advertised; no need to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 13.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (6526J) 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. 13.

PROGRAMMER (6510S) Philosophy. Normal Starting Pay: $18,392 (Grade 10). PART-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: 30 hours per week Monday-Friday Application deadline: Oct. 13.

PROGRAMMER/ANALYST (2817D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $29,297 (Grade 12). FULL-TIME POSITION. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 20.

RESEARCH SPECIALIST SENIOR (6532S) Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $22,426 (Grade 9). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 9-30-96, may be extended to 9-30-98. Application deadline: Oct. 20.

SECURITY GUARD (Escort Program) (W68P) Police. Normal Starting Pay: $5.78 (Grade 2). FULL-TIME POSITION, work schedule to include night and evening hours, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period from date of hire. Positions ends approximately May 15, 1996. Renewed yearly. Previously advertised; must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 13.

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. 13, OR UNTIL FILLED.

TAILOR (448S) Tailor Shop. Normal Starting Pay: $12,020 (Grade 2). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Oct. 20.

OFF CAMPUS POSITION

APPLICANTS INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION SHOULD VISIT THE PERSONNEL SERVICES OFFICE, SOUTHGATE CENTER, FIRST FLOOR TO REVIEW THE JOB AD.

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN B (2741). Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5). Position Location: Leesburg, VA. Apply To: Marion duPont Scott Center (Equine Medical Center), P.O. Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 22075. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Oct. 20.

INSTRUCTIONAL

POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT. Assistant Professor. The department invites applications for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor in world politics, beginning August 1996. Applicants will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in some combination of U.S. or comparative foreign policy, international relations theory, international law, transitional and intergovernmental organizations, or world political economy. Serious consideration will be given to applicants interested in a broad spectrum of policy areas, regions, and methodological approaches. Ph.D. is required. Applications will be considered beginning December 1, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Position is subject to final administrative approval. Send letter of application with curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a sample of scholarly writing to Prof. Timothy Luke, World Politics Search Committee, Department of Political Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0130.

COMMUNICATION STUDIES DEPARTMENT. Assistant Professor. Anticipated opening for an assistant professor, tenure-track position in fall 1996. Expertise and the ability to teach in electronic news gathering, broadcast writing, and one or more of the following: video production, audience research and measurement, new technologies, media programming, and international communication. Ph.D. in area of expertise; ABD considered. Evidence of a strong scholarly or creative research program expected. Coordination of a small, student-level broadcast facility. Professional television experience preferred. Position begins August 1996. Deadline for nominations and applications is Jan. 15, 1996. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to Dr. Robert Denton Jr., Department of Communication Studies, Agnew Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0311.

STATISTICS DEPARTMENT. Assistant Professor. The department invites applications for one or two tenure-track assistant professors (subject to final approval) with an appointment date of Aug. 16, 1996. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, carry out a program of research in statistics, provide consulting for the department's consulting center. Doctorate in statistics with outstanding potential for teaching, research, and consulting. Prefer strong interest and expertise in statistical computing or response surface methodology, but strong candidates in other areas will be considered. Teaching experience is desirable but not essential. Prospective candidates should send application, c.v., a copy of their graduate record, any relevant reprints or preprints; and should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to Chair, Personnel Committee, Department of Statistics, 406A Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0439. Applications accepted until Jan. 1, 1996, or until a suitable candidate is found.

PHYSICS DEPARTMENT. Assistant Professor (two positions). The department invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions, pending final approval and starting in fall 1996. Candidates with a strong research record in any of the main areas of high/intermediate energy theory and high/intermediate energy experimental physics will be considered, with preference given to individuals who complement existing efforts. Research in high/intermediate energy theory at Virginia Tech focuses on several facets of the standard model, including origins of fermion masses, CP and T violations, Majorana fermions in the standard model and its supersymmetric extensions, low energy hadronic physics, heavy quark physics, and effective field theories. The intermediate and high energy experimental groups are involved in precision studies of electroweak and QCD physics at BNL (LEGS), CEBAF, CERN (LHC), CESR, HERA, KEK, LAMPF, and TRIUMF. Responsibilities associated with these positions include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and initiating and developing a successful research program. Please send c.v., publication list, and three reference letters by Jan. 31, 1996, to Lay Nam Chang, Faculty Search Committee, Physics Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0435. Submission by e-mail is possible via physics@vt.edu.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

DEAN OF STUDENTS OFFICE. Assistant Dean of Students. This position, one of four assistant dean of students positions, has general responsibility for assisting in all of the functions of the office and specific responsibility for coordinating multicultural programs. Reporting to the associate dean of students, this position manages the Black Cultural Center and the Multicultural Center, coordinates requests for multicultural programs, administers a multicultural peer-education program, advises the Asian American Student Union and Black Organization Council, coordinates Black History Month, and assists ethnic and cultural minority groups with awareness programs. Candidates are expected to have a master's degree in student development or a related field, two years of experience in student affairs, and demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of diverse populations. The expected salary range is $28,000 to $31,000. Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to Barbara Pendergrass, 107 Brodie Hall, Dean of Students Office, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0255. Screening of applications will begin mid-November and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Preliminary interviews can be arranged at the SACSA conference.