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Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 19 - February 1, 1996

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

CURRENT LISTING

FOOD OPERATIONS MANAGER A (Assistant Manager) (W19G) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $10.08 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule: Varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Feb. 2.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (1399D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $14,688 (Grade 4). FULL-TIME POSITION, schedule includes rotating shift with weekend, night, and holiday hours. Application deadline: Feb. 9.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (2481G) Food Science and Technology. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Ends 1-31-97. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 9.

PROGRAM SUPPORT TECHNICIAN Virginia Tech Foundation Inc. Business Technology Center (BTC). Normal Starting Pay: $8.44. Flexible hours. Send resume and reference list to Director, Business Technology Center, 1900 Kraft Drive, Suite 102-A, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060. Application deadline: Feb. 2, or until position is filled.

SECRETARY SENIOR (W13S) Center for Survey Research. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: 20 hours per week Monday-Friday; hours are flexible between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Application deadline: Feb. 2.

GRAPHIC ARTIST (6542G) Marketing Services/Division of Continuing Education. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 2. PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED, DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO CURRENT UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (UW14S) Clothing and Textiles. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 1 to 5 p.m. Application deadline: Feb. 2.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (U468D) University Libraries. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION, Sunday-Thursday, 3 p.m.-midnight. Application deadline: Feb. 9.

POSTAL ASSISTANT (U730D) University Mail Services. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $14,688 (Grade 4). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 9.

PROGRAM SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (U0888B) Arts and Sciences Dean's Office. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $8,776 (Grade 6). PART-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: Four hours per day, Monday through Friday. Application deadline: Feb. 9.

PROGRAM SUPPORT TECHNICIAN SENIOR (U1031D) University Relations, Agricultural Research and Extension Communications. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 9.

SECRETARY (UW17G) Extension-Field Operations. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). PART-TIME POSITION. Work schedule 8 a.m.-NOON and 1-3 p.m., limited to 1,500 hours per year from date of hire. Application deadline: Feb. 2.

OFF CAMPUS POSITION

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

SECRETARY SENIOR (U2087). UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 5). Position Location: Falls Church, VA. Apply To: Virginia Tech/Northern Virginia Graduate Center, 2990 Telestar Court, Falls Church, VA 22042. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 9.

SECRETARY SENIOR (6560). Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). Position Location: Winchester, VA. Apply To: Agriculture Research and Extension Center, 595 Laurel Grove Rd., Winchester, VA 22602. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: Feb. 9.

INSTRUCTIONAL

ENGLISH DEPARTMENT. Instructors. Need several instructors to teach four courses each semester, mostly writing courses but usually with one literature section. We hope to fill one of the positions with someone having strengths in English language and linguistics. MA or ABD Send letter, cv, and dossier by March 15, 1996, to Paul Sorrentino, Associate Chair, English Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0112.

FAMILY AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT. Assistant Professor. Assistant Professor in Marital and Family/Human Services. Tenure-track, nine-month position. Responsibilities include: teaching in the undergraduate human services program; teaching and supervision in the graduate program in marital and family therapy; leadership in the development of applied grant and contract activities; service on departmental and college committees; advising of undergraduate and graduate students; development of active research program. Qualifications: Doctorate in marital and family therapy or related area; AAMFT clinical membership required with approved supervisor designation preferred; commitment to excellence in teaching and in public service; experience in human services teaching and administration; commitment to securing external funding. The following application materials should be submitted no later than March 15, 1996: cover letter describing qualifications and relevant experience in teaching and research, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, vita, and copies of publications. Send to Dr. Howard O. Protinsky, Search Committee Chair, Department of Family and Child Development, 366 Wallace Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0416.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

RESEARCH AND GRADUATE STUDIES. Associate Provost for Interdisciplinary Programs. This is a half-time, calendar-year position in Research and Graduate Studies (RGS) and reports directly to the vice provost for research/dean of the Graduate School. The person appointed will be a tenured professor from a discipline in which interdisciplinary research is a common practice. The successful applicant will have a proven record of participation in interdisciplinary research and graduate education. The duties and responsibilities of the position will include: working with the directors of existing centers and institutes to promote interdisciplinary research and graduate education; provide oversight and establish a reporting relationship with university centers and institute directors in a manner analogous to that of department heads to deans; initiate and provide support for interdisciplinary funding proposals; identify new program areas where interdisciplinary activities would seem fruitful; assist faculty members to organize interdisciplinary teams; and generally encourage and support interdisciplinary research and graduate education across the campus. The incumbent will interact on a regular basis with the associate provost for program development to help identify program and funding opportunities for interdisciplinary activities. The position will have other duties, committee/commission assignments, and external appointments as deemed appropriate by the vice provost for research/dean of the Graduate School. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, review of applications will begin on March 1, 1996. Nominations and applications should be sent to E.R. Stout, Associate Provost for Research, 306 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0244.

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT OF THE DIVISION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION. Assistant Director(s) for Program Development. These are administrative faculty positions with academic rank of instructor. They are non-tenured positions. Master's degree required; doctorate preferred. Work location is Blacksburg. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. A resume along with three reference letters from current and/or previous supervisors should be forwarded to Dr. Linda G. Leffel, Professor, Director of Program Development, Division of Continuing Education, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0104. Deadline for application is March 1, 1996. Positions available April 1, 1996.

CENTER FOR COAL AND MINERALS PROCESSING. Project Manager. The successful candidate will serve as the project manager for all of the center's sponsored research projects. Responsibilities will include: i) preparation of pre-award research budgets, ii) negotiation of contracts with sponsors and subcontractors, iii) monitoring and execution of research expenditures, and iv) preparation of monthly and/or quarterly management reports. Other duties include: supervision of office staff, facilitating communication with various sponsors, on and off-campus conference management, and coordinating preparation of brochures and newsletters. Good oral/written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are required. Baccalaureate degree is required. The position is a special faculty appointment equivalent to grant administrator (Grade 10) with salary in the range of $25,000-38,000 depending on experience. Interested candidates should send a letter of application along with a resume to Dr. Roe-Hoan Yoon, Center for Coal and Minerals Processing, 146 Holden Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0258. Application deadline has been extended to Feb. 2, 1996. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 2, 1996, and continue until position is filled.