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Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 25 - March 28, 1996

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

CURRENT LISTING

ACCOUNTANT (4526P) Controller's Office. Normal Starting Pay: $22,931 (Grade 9). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 6-30-96. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: April 5.

ENVIRONMENTAL INSPECTOR (6571P) Environmental Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $22,931 (Grade 9). FULL-TIME POSITION, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 29.

FOOD OPERATIONS ASSISTANT A (FOA-1C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting pay: $5.41 (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, April 5, 1996. 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 1-5301.

FOOD OPERATIONS MANAGER A (Annual Management Assistant) (2117G) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Hours will vary to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: May 3.

FOOD OPERATIONS MANAGER A ("Right Track" Sous Chef) (2809G) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: April 19.

GRAPHIC ARTIST (4422J) Center for Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION, position ends 2-28-97, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 29.

GROUNDS WORKER (W48G) Plant Pathology and Weed Science. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). FULL-TIME POSITION. Ending date 8-31-96, may be extended until 12-31-96. Application deadline: April 5.

HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (2244G) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,243 (Grade 1). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: 7.30 a.m.-4.30 p.m., Monday-Friday Application deadline: March 29.

INSTALLATION AND REPAIR TECHNICIAN (519J) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 6-30-96, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 29.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (6579G) Biochemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Ending date 9-30-96. Application deadline: March 29.

LABORATORY SPECIALIST (4476D) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). FULL-TIME POSITION. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: April 5.

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN SENIOR (W47P) Environmental Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION, 30 hours per week. Application deadline: April 5.

MASON/PLASTERER (983P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 7). TWO FULL-TIME POSITIONS, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 29.

MECHANICAL ENGINEER (7139P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $29,957 (Grade 12). FULL-TIME POSITION, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 29.

OFFICE SERVICE AIDE (W45P) Enrollment Services-University Registrar. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). PART-TIME POSITION. Work schedule: 30 hours per week. Application deadline: March 29.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO CURRENT UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY.

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN B (UW36D) Veterinary Medicine. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION, eight-16 hours per week, on weekends and holidays, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 29.

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN B (U3322D) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 29.

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN B (UW43D) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION, 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours per year from date of hire. Application deadline: March 29.

FISCAL TECHNICIAN (U699P) Physical Plant--Electric Service. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 6). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 5.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (U802D) Communication Network Services. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $14,688 (Grade 4). FULL-TIME POSITION. Position ends 6-30-96, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 29.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (UW46P) Office of University Bursar. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). PART-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 29.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (UW44P) Parking Services. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). PART-TIME POSITION. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Previously advertised with different qualifications; you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: March 29.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (UW40C) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). PART-TIME POSITION, 30 hours per week, varied schedule, limited to 1,500 hours per year from date of hire. Application deadline: March 29.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (U7029P) Capital Design and Construction. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 5.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (UW14S) Clothing and Textiles. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). PART-TIME POSITION. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Position previously advertised; you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: March 29.

PROGRAMMER (U2897D) Photographic Services. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $25,068 (Grade 10). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 5.

SYSTEMS ANALYST (U2250D) Computing Center. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $39,136 (Grade 15). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 5.

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 (6583). Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). Position location: Newbern, N.C. Apply To: Dr. Jeff Walters, VPI&SU, Biology, Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0406. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 5.

FACULTY JOBS

INSTRUCTIONAL

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT. Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist. Tenure-track, 12-month position, 75-percent Extension and 25-percent instructional appointment. Responsibilities include state-wide program development and evaluation, support to county Extension agents in family and consumer sciences and 4-H, leadership in development of applied grant and contract activities, on-campus instruction, service on departmental and college committees, interaction with undergraduate and graduate students. Qualifications: demonstrated competence in lifespan family development in one or more areas other than childcare and early childhood; doctoral degree in lifespan family development or related area; experience in program development and commitment to applied research; experience in Extension preferred. The following application materials should be submitted no later than April 15, 1996: official transcripts; three letters of recommendation; vita, letter of application, and copies of publications. Send to Dr. Mark J. Benson, Search Committee Chair, Department of Family and Child Development, 357 Wallace Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0416.

DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES. Assistant Professor. Assistant professor of Geological Sciences. Candidates with a strong quantitative background in fluid flow/transport in subsurface porous/fractured media including multi-phase flow are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. is expected at the time of appointment. Review of applications will begin July 1, 1996, and continue until the position is filled. For detailed information applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental home page at http://www.geol.vt.edu. The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in geological and geophysical sciences. Faculty members are expected to teach introductory-level undergraduate geoscience courses and undergraduate/graduate-level courses in their areas of expertise. They are also expected to direct M.S. and Ph.D. candidates while developing and maintaining externally funded research programs. New faculty will play a central role in collaborating with complementary department/university programs and developing applied programs to prepare students for future job markets. Candidates must be able to demonstrate expertise in quantitative applications in the geosciences. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, names of three references, a statement of anticipated research and teaching interests, along with a short essay explaining where the applicant would like to see him/herself within the geosciences in the 21st century. Applicants should send their application package to Cahit Coruh, Chairman, Department of Geological Sciences, 4044 Derring Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0420. Phone (540) 231-6894. TDD (540) 231-3749. Fax (540) 231-3386. E-mail coruh@vt.edu.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

DEPARTMENT OF CLOTHING AND TEXTILES. Department Head and Associate or Full Professor. Tenured, calendar-year appointment. Provide leadership for and manage all aspects of the department. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in apparel design, merchandising management, or textiles. Direct graduate students and advise undergraduate students. Secure funding and conduct research that fits the mission of the college and meets the needs of Virginia industry. Develop outreach program for the Virginia apparel or retail industry. Serve on college and university committees. Ph.D. with at least one degree in clothing and textiles or related field. Demonstrated management and human-resources skills, a vision for the future of the apparel industry, and ideas for increasing the interface of the apparel industry with the missions of a land-grant university. Scholarly record in teaching, research, outreach, and professional service in apparel design, merchandising management, or textiles. Starting date is Aug. 15, 1996. Salary is commensurate with experience. Applications will be reviewed starting April 1 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application, vita, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Roberta Minish, Interim Department Head, Department of Clothing and Textiles, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0410.

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT. Director, Adult Day Care Center. Twelve-month position. The director should have a master's degree in gerontology, counseling, program development/evaluation, or related area. Certification in first aid, CPR, and medication administration desired. S/he will have ability and experience in decision-making and goal-setting, working independently and/or with people in a variety of settings, and understanding the needs of aged and/or disabled adults. Responsibilities include management of the center's services and programs, including compliance with local, state, and/or federal mandates and guidelines of other regulatory agencies; supervision and coordination of center activities, including orientation, training, and scheduling of staff, students, and volunteers; provision of direct, personal care to center participants; monitoring operating budget and coordinating fund raising; coordination/cooperation with other human-service agencies; coordination of participant plans of care; fulfillment of duties and responsibilities in the Department of Family and Child Development, including student supervision. The director reports to the Department Head of Family and Child Development. The following application materials should be submitted no later than May 1, 1996: official transcripts; three letters of recommendation; vita, letter of application, and copies of publications (if applicable). Send to Dr. Loretta Buffer, Department of Family and Child Development, 366 Wallace Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0416.

VIRGINIA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION. Extension Agent, 4-H, Halifax County. Position FA753. Professional faculty position, lecturer rank, non-tenure 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. Provide leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating Extension educational programs in 4-H youth development. Manage the unit's 4-H school, community and special-interest clubs and programs. Assist with other programs and with total Extension program as determined by the unit plan of work, unit, and district staff. Work cooperatively with the Halifax County Extension staff as a team member in achieving balanced Extension programs and implementing the Cooperative Extension Civil Rights Compliance Program. Qualifications: bachelor's degree in youth development, agriculture, home economics, or related area required. Master's degree preferred. If hired with B.S., must receive M.S. 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 March 29, 1996. Applicants should forward a letter of intent, a complete resume, three letters of reference, and official academic transcripts (copies are acceptable) to Carolyn K. Sowers, Employment Assistant, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at (540) 231-7619; TDD 1-800-828-1120; fax 231-5545.