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Jobs at Virginia Tech

Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 16 - December 14, 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:

BUDGET ANALYST SENIOR (1908B) Budget and Financial Planning. Normal Starting Pay: $29,957 (Grade 12). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Dec. 15.

ELECTRICIAN SENIOR (2037P) Physical Plant Electric-Service Utility. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Dec. 15.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT A (SERVER) (7125G) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $8,432 (Grade 1). FULL-TIME NINE-MONTH ACADEMIC YEAR POSITION. Hours will vary to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Dec. 15.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT B (Cashier) (W132S) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). FULL-TIME POSITION not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Previously advertised; it is not necessary to reapply. Work Schedule: Varied hours to include night and weekend hours. Application deadline: Dec. 8.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER (LC071J) University Relations-Publications. Normal Starting Pay: $22,931 (Grade 9). FULL-TIME POSITION. Previously advertised; you do not need to reapply. Position ends 12-1-96, may be extended to 12-1-97. Application deadline: Dec. 8.

HEALTH EDUCATOR (W151P) College of Human Resources. Normal Starting Pay: $10.08 (Grade 8). PART-TIME POSITION for 30 hours per week. Position ends 9-30-96. Application deadline: Dec. 15.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (679S) Physical Plant-Houskeeping Services. Normal Starting Pay: $11,243 (Grade 1). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Work area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Application deadline: Dec. 15.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (3293D) Electrical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Dec. 15.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (2618J) Office of Sponsored Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Renewed Yearly. Position previously advertised; it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Dec. 8.

TAILOR (W133S) Tailor Shop. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). FULL-TIME POSITION not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. POSITION BEGINS JAN. 2, 1996. Application deadline: Dec. 8.

OFF CAMPUS POSITION

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

RESEARCH SPECIALIST (6401). Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). Position Location: Suffolk, VA. Apply To: Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center, 6321 Holland Rd., Suffolk, VA 23437 FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Dec. 15.

INSTRUCTIONAL

BRADLEY DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. Assistant/Associate Professor. The department invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of networks (assistant professor), software engineering (assistant professor), and power electronics (assistant or associate professor). Candidates in power electronics will be expected to conduct research as part of the Virginia Power Electronics Center and shall have expertise in power conversion and system integration for power processing and electric motor drives and controls. Candidates with a strong background in high-density circuit design and packaging, high-frequency magnetics, or nonlinear modeling, analysis, or simulation will also be considered. Candidates in the networks area will be expected to conduct research within computer engineering and/or communications and teach networking and software. There is a particular need for candidates with expertise in wireless networking to build on the department's existing strength in wireless communications. Candidates in the software engineering area will conduct research within computer engineering including real-time systems, hardware/software co-design, or distributed object-oriented and/or multimedia systems, and teach related software courses. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field and be committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching and to the development/expansion of sponsored research. Further information is available on the World Wide Web at http://www.ee.vt.edu/positions.html. Send complete resume with a list of references to Dr. G.S. Brown, Chair/Search Committee, Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0111. Please identify the specific area to which you are applying. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 29, 1996, or until suitable candidates are selected; plans are to have new faculty members in place by the start of the `96-97 academic year.

BRADLEY DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. Assistant Professor. The department invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of networks and software engineering at the assistant professor level. Candidates in the networks area will be expected to conduct research within computer engineering and/or communications and teach networking and software. There is a particular need for candidates with expertise in wireless networking to build on the department's existing strength in wireless communications. Candidates in the software engineering area will conduct research within computer engineering including real-time systems, hardware/software co-design, or distributed object-oriented and/or multimedia systems, and teach related software courses. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in electrical or computer engineering or a closely related field and be committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching and to the development/expansion of sponsored research. Virginia Tech is Virginia's land-grant university offering degrees through the Ph.D. Further information is available on the World Wide Web at http://www.ee.vt.edu/positions.html. Send complete resume with a list of references to Dr. G.S. Brown, Chair/Search Committee, Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0111. Please identify the specific area to which you are applying. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 29, 1996, or until suitable candidates are selected; plans are to have new faculty members in place by the start of the `96-97 academic year.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

UNIVERSITY STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES. Staff Physician. Eligibility for Virginia license is required. BC/BE in a primary-care specialty and interest in office Gyn desirable. Competitive salary and attractive benefits including liability coverage, CME, health insurance, and retirement plan. The University Health Services provides on-site lab/x-ray/pharmacy services with a staff of eight physicians, two NP's, and one PA. Submit letter of interest, CV, and three references to Dr. Tom Ryan, University Student Health Services, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0140; (540) 231-5313. Review of applications will begin Dec. 1, 1995.

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES. Collegiate Librarian Information Officer (CLIO). The position is a library faculty position that offers faculty members and students in the College of Engineering on-site, interdepartmental, discipline-related consulting to expand their awareness and use of information and technological resources, both internal and external to the university. The College of Engineering has 10 departments, 254 faculty members, and 5,406 FTE students. The CLIO will work with the college to advance the use of computing and information resources in research and teaching in the college. The CLIO operates with minimum on-site collections. Responsibilities include assisting faculty members with the use of the World Wide Web technology, offering technical support for some general software used in the college, and collaborating on the development of information literacy programs within the curriculum. The CLIO will also promote the use of information services and technologies to support the college's program in writing across the curriculum and to facilitate communication among the members of the college. The CLIO will report to the head of User Services. The CLIO will maintain two office locations, one in the College of Engineering and one in the main library. The CLIO will devote 50 percent of time to central library services at the main library. This will entail assisting the broader university community in the sciences by providing reference, instructional, and collection development services. The successful candidate should possess a working knowledge of engineering or the sciences in order to assist faculty members with the discipline-specific educational and research tools available and to disseminate knowledge of these tools within the college. The CLIO must have technical competencies and experience in the use of networked information resources, be resourceful, demonstrate effective instructional and communication skills, and have a strong client ethic. Must have MLS from an ALA-accredited library school. Experience in providing reference liaison work or academic consulting; knowledge of the information needs of scholars and students in engineering disciplines. Demonstrated ability to initiate, plan, and implement effective programs and services. Excellent interpersonal skills. Preferred: Baccalaureate degree in engineering, the sciences, or computing. Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references to Cathy Pillow, Personnel Services, University Libraries, P.O. Box 90001, Blacksburg, VA 24061-9001. Review of applications will begin Jan. 31, 1996.