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Jobs

Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 22 - February 29, 1996

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

CURRENT LISTING

AUDITOR-INTERNAL (1137D) Internal Audit. Normal Starting Pay: $27,403 (Grade 11). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 8.

AUTOCAD TECHNICIAN (Engineering Tech IV) (W28P) Environmental Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $10.08 (Grade 8). PART-TIME POSITION, for 30 hours per week. Application deadline: March 1.

BUILDING AND GROUNDS SUPT. B (Assistant Director for Facilities) (0019G) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $29.957 (Grade 12). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 1.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (W29G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $ 5.65 (Grade 1). PART-TIME POSITION: Monday-Friday, 5-10 a.m. May be required to work until 1:30 p.m. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 1.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (3420G) Animal and Poultry Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $ 20,976 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends December 1997. Application deadline: March 1.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (W26D) Biomedical Science and Pathology. Normal Starting Pay: $10.08 (Grade 8). FULL OR PART-TIME POSITION, hours to be scheduled up to 40 hours per week, for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Position ends 9-30-96. Application deadline: March 1.

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST (2604D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $22,931 (Grade 9). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 8.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (468D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION, Sunday-Thursday, 3 p.m.-midnight. PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED, YOU MUST REAPPLY TO BE CONSIDERED. Application deadline: March 8.

POLICE OFFICER (6530P) Police Department. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8) FULL-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: Rotational shifts. Application deadline: March 1.

PROGRAM SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (3520G) College of Forestry and Wildlife Resources. Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 8.

PROGRAMMER (1876D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $25,068 (Grade 10). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 1.

PROGRAMMER/ANALYST (W32D) Blacksburg Electronic Village. Normal Starting Pay: $14.40 (Grade 12). PART-TIME POSITION, 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours per year from date of hire, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 1.

STARTER/MARSHALL/SHOP ATTENDANT (Office Services Aide) (WZ11S) Golf Course. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). TWO PART-TIME POSITIONS, each 17-20 hours per week. Work Schedule: Hours vary to include weekend work. Previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Open until filled.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO CURRENT UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY.

LABORATORY INSTRUMENT MAKER (U2729P) Physics UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $25,068 (Grade 10). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 1.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (U1377P) Student Accounts UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 8.

PROGRAM SUPPORT TECHNICIAN SENIOR (U6551G) Division of Continuing Education UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 1.

TRADES UTILITY WORKER (UW021P) Airport UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $6.46 (Grade 3). PART-TIME POSITION, 10-30 hours per week. Work Schedule: Flexible, could include weekends, early mornings, and evenings. Previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply. Application deadline: March 1.

OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS

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

ANIMAL CARE TECH B (6575). Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). Position Location: Leesburg, VA 22602. Apply To: Personnel Director, MDSEMC, Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 22075. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 8.

ANIMAL CARE TECH B (6576). Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). Position Location: Leesburg, VA 22602. Apply To: Personnel Director, MDSEMC, Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 22075. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 8.

ANIMAL CARE TECH C (2996) UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $21,932 (Grade 7). Position Location: Leesburg, VA 22602. Apply To: Betty Tucker, MDSEMC, Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 22075. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 8.

PROGRAMMER/ANALYST (2352). Normal Starting Pay: $32,749 (Grade 12). Position Location: Falls Church, VA 22042. Apply To: Susie Silliman, 2990 Telestar Court, Falls Church, VA 22042. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 8.

FACULTY JOBS

INSTRUCTIONAL

DEPARTMENT OF MARKETING. R.B. Pamplin Professor. Candidates should have an established record of scholarly research and effective teaching, have a doctorate in marketing or related field, and be qualified to hold the rank of full professor at Virginia Tech. Salary and benefits are competitive. The anticipated date of appointment is Jan. 1, 1997. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin in March 1996. Applications should be sent to Dr. David Brinberg, Head, Department of Marketing, The Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0236, 1-6949.

DEPARTMENT OF MARKETING. Robert O. Goodykoontz Professor (internal search). Candidates should have an established record of scholarly research and effective teaching, have a doctorate in marketing or related field, and be qualified to hold the rank of full professor at Virginia Tech. Salary and benefits are competitive. The anticipated date of appointment is July 1, 1996. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin in February 1996. Nominations and applications should be sent to Dr. David Brinberg, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Marketing, The Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0236, 1-6949.

CENTER FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (CIS). Two entry-level, tenure-track positions. For the first position, CIS is looking for a candidate with a special focus on religious studies able to teach undergraduate courses on the major western religious traditions, especially Hebrew Bible/Old Testament; that person may also assist in the development of a Jewish Studies Curriculum. For the second position, CIS seeks a candidate with a special focus in the medieval world and Renaissance. Successful candidates should be prepared to teach interdisciplinary courses and to contribute to the teaching and research interest of more than one of the programs within CIS. CIS also seeks candidates who will contribute to the planning and development of new interdisciplinary courses and curricula. Normal teaching load, two courses per semester. Ph.D. required. Publications and evidence of teaching excellence desirable. Experience in interdisciplinary teaching preferred. Letters of applications, c.v., and three letters of recommendation should be sent to Burton I. Kaufman, Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, 121 Lane Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0227. Include an e-mail address and fax number if available. Screening begins April 1, 1996.

DEPARTMENTS OF INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING. Assistant Professor (joint appointment). The ISE and ME Departments announce the availability of a tenure-track faculty position in August 1996. The position is entry-level and is a joint appointment in ISE and ME. Proficiency in the areas of advanced manufacturing processes and design-for-manufacturability is being sought. Appointments require a Ph.D. in industrial or mechanical engineering, and preference will be given to individuals having degrees (graduate or undergraduate) in both IE and ME. Promise of teaching excellence is expected and the candidate must display the potential for establishing a significant research record. Review of applications will begin March 1, 1996, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a complete resume including personal data, education, publications, research record, and professional experience, together with the names of three references, to: Dr. William G. Sullivan, Chairperson, ISE/ME Search Committee, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0118. Fax: 1-3322. E-mail: bills@vt.edu. Applicants are invited to check the ISE and ME departmental web pages at http://www.ise.vt.edu/ise/ and http://www.me.vt.edu/, respectively.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

DEPARTMENT OF RECREATIONAL SPORTS. Coordinator of Fitness Development and Aquatics. Twelve-month professional staff position with full state benefits. The coordinator of fitness development and aquatics oversees the planning, organization, administration, supervision, and control of aquatic and fitness area programming. Included within the scope of area programming is the management of the War Memorial Hall pool and weight-training areas, development of classes and instruction in land and water aerobics, supervision of student staff, and budget planning and execution. The coordinator will assist the director in planning for the opening of a new campus health-and-fitness center due to undergo construction in mid-1996. Qualifications: master's degree and at least two years work experience in a recreation-and-fitness setting; experience in fitness programming in aerobic and aquatic activity desired; experience in teaching aerobics and weight training; current Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor R.94, current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, NSPF Certified Pool Operator, or equivalent; word-processing skills desired; strong interpersonal skills desired. Salary is $21,000-23,000, commensurate with experience. Starting date is July 1, 1996. Review of applications will begin on March 8, 1996, and will continue until a successful candidate is identified. Send a letter of application and current resume including names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to Mr. William Campion, Acting Director, Recreational Sports, 125E War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0358. Phone 1-6857. Fax 1-6273.

RESIDENTIAL AND DINING PROGRAMS. Assistant Director of Residence Education (Special Housing Programs). New position. Responsible for development and implementation of new programs, specifically a Wellness Floor for fall 1996 and First Year Experience Program for fall 1997. Develop and maintain liaisons with faculty/administrative staff, as well as design and coordinate academic success and faculty interaction programming. Also share advising responsibilities for Residence Hall Federation and supervise one area coordinator responsible for advising/supervising residence hall councils and Special Purpose (Greek) Housing. Assist the director with general administrative duties including planning, goal setting, program implementation and evaluation, policy review and development, personnel management, budgeting and research. Serve as instructor for credit-bearing resident-advisor course and judicial-hearing officer, and participate in rotating duty schedule. Integrally involved in departmental and division strategic planning and committee work. Position begins July 1, 1996. Qualifications are a master's degree in student affairs or related field, three-five years of full-time employment experience. Experience with special-interest housing programs, hall government, and Greek life preferred. Compensation is $25,000-30,000 annually and full state benefits. To receive priority consideration, applications must be received by April 1, 1996. Interviewing at ACPA and NASPA; first-day interview may be arranged in advance for candidates who submit applications prior to the conferences. To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, and names of three references to Assistant Director or Area Coordinator Search Committee (please specify), 109 East Eggleston Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0428. Phone 1-6204. Fax 1-5041.

OFFICE OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID. Athletic Aid Coordinator. The university is seeking an athletic aid coordinator who will report to an assistant director of the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. This is a professional faculty position, with the primary duty being the administration of financial aid for scholarship and non-scholarship student athletes to ensure compliance with NCAA, federal, state, and institutional regulations. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: acting as athletic aid liaison; maintaining accurate records relating to athletic scholarships; coordinating appeal procedures for athletic-scholarship cancellations or non-renewals; and editing and updating the office's Athletic Aid Manual. This position also counsels parents and students on federal and state financial aid and assists with packaging financial-aid awards. Requires a master's degree in a related field; preference given to applicants with three years previous financial aid experience, preferably with experience with athletic aid and NCAA regulations, or other program responsibility. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; be able to organize, coordinate, and manage athletic and other financial-aid awarding and compliance issues; excellent work ethic and a team player; strong interpersonal skills and computer literacy required. Application review will begin March 15, 1996, with an anticipated start date of May 1, 1996. salary $21,000. Submit a letter of application, resume, and three references to Zelma H. Harris, Chair, Search Committee, Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 222 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0222.

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES. Coordinator, Client Educational Programs. Person will serve as team leader and coordinator for the University Libraries' educational programs directed at assisting students, faculty, and staff members in selecting, evaluating, and effectively using information resources for learning, teaching, and research. Collaborate with university instructional faculty members, library liaisons, collegiate librarian information officers, and instructional staff members in other programs in the Information Systems Division. Assist at user help desks as scheduled, including some evening and weekend hours. Reports to the head of User Services. Qualifications: Required: master's degree from an ALA-accredited MLS program; excellent teaching, communication, and organizational skills; familiarity with library public services, reference, and instructional technologies; two or more years in a library or university program. Preferred: teaching experience; knowledge of and experience with instructional technologies such as CAI and multimedia; knowledge of Internet tools; skills in developing HTML documents. Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references to Cathy Pillow, Personnel Services, Office of Dean of Libraries, University Libraries, P.O. Box 90001, Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Ms. Pillow. Review of applications will begin April 15, 1996. Library home page is located at: URL:http://www.lib.vt.edu.

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING, INTERIOR DESIGN AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. Department Head (internal search). Responsibilities: Administration of all programs within the department. Provide leadership in further development and maintenance of instruction, research, and extension and outreach programs. Continue scholarly activity in area of specialization and represent the department in relation to other units and interdisciplinary work on campus as well as with other universities, industry, private and government agencies. Qualifications: Appreciation of the three missions (instruction, research, and extension and outreach) of a land-grant university and experience in one or more missions. This search is limited to departmental faculty members who have completed a Ph.D. or other terminal degree and have a record of scholarly work appropriate to appointment of associate or full professor with tenure. Twelve-month appointment available July 1, 1996. Appointment is for five years with potential renewal for a second term. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. By March 7, 1996, send vita and letter of application describing suitability for the position to Bob Parsons, Search Committee Chair, 240B Wallace Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0424.