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Spectrum Volume 18 Issue 26 - April 4, 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.

ACCOUNTANT SENIOR, Virginia Tech Foundation Inc. Normal Starting Pay: $27,403. Send resume with three professional references to 324 Burruss Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0208. The Virginia Tech Foundation Inc. is an EEO employer. Application deadline: April 4 or until the position is filled.

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 ASSISTANT B (3rd Baker) (W49G) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). FULL-TIME POSITION. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends not to exceed 1,500 hours. in a 365-day period. Application deadline: April 5.

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). PART-TIME POSITION. Will work 20 hours per week. Position ends 2/28/97, renewed yearly. Previously advertised as full time position, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: April 5.

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.

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.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (LC045J) Alumni Relations. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 5.

PROGRAMMER/ANALYST (4399G) Entomology. Normal Starting Pay: $29,957 (Grade 12). FULL-TIME POSITION. Ending date 12/31/96. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: April 5.

THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO CURRENT UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY.

AGRICULTURAL SUPERVISOR (U3012G) Animal and Poultry Sciences. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 7). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 5.

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 (UW46P) Office of University Bursar. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). PART-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 5.

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.

PROGRAMMER (U2259J) Administrative Information Systems. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $25,068 (Grade 10). FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 5.

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 POSITIONS

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

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN C (U0606). UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $21,932 (Grade 7). Position Location: Leesburg, VA. Apply To: Betty Tucker, Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, P. O. Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 22075. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 5.

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 ECONOMICS. Visiting Assistant Professor(s). One or two positions. Positions may become available for the 1996-97 academic year. The department is particularly interested in persons in the field of applied microeconomics, but may be interested in persons in other fields as well. Applicants should have doctorates from or be nearly finished with doctoral studies at top-level departments, and should be able to demonstrate the ability to teach successfully. Each application should include a curriculum vitae and the names of references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Contact Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Interim Head, Economics Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0316.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS. Admissions Officer. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions currently has one position available, and other vacancies may occur in July. Currently, Virginia Tech seeks an admissions officer to assist in the development and coordination of the university's highly personalized effort to recruit and enroll minority students, particularly African-American students. This effort involves the extensive use of student, faculty, parent, and alumni volunteers, participation in early intervention programs, and on- and off-campus yield-enhancement activities. Sizable application loads, as well as college fairs and high-school visits, are assigned to each staff member. Possible vacancies will be filled by admissions generalists able to assist in all recruiting and programming activities responding to this ad. Candidates with experience in several of the following will be most attractive: freshman and transfer application review, international-student recruiting, minority recruiting, financial aid packaging, the NSE program, the Exeter Student Marketing System, and demonstrated success in targeted marketing. Fluency in Spanish also would be beneficial. All positions require previous admissions experience, public-speaking experience, and a valid driver's license. Candidates must be able to travel for extended periods of time and have the ability to move and handle boxes that may exceed 40 pounds. A master's degree is preferred. Candidates should be highly motivated, goal-oriented, well-organized, and able to manage multiple priorities and tasks. Additional requirements include: a demonstrated ability to work well with a wide range of constituencies, a commitment to customer service and team work, and a willingness to work a varied schedule that includes evenings, weekends, and holidays. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of accomplishment in the areas listed. Salary and title will be commensurate with experience and education. Application review will begin in April 1996 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Ms. Bonnie Lucas, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 104 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0202. Those wishing to submit application materials electronically may send e-mail to lucasb@vt.edu.

DONALDSON BROWN HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER. Hotel Operations Manager. Immediate opening for energetic, creative, task-oriented person with excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. The hotel operations manager is responsible for managing the front office, housekeeping, guest services, and conference service areas of the hotel on a day-to-day basis. The hotel operations manager will work directly with the hotel director in the financial area with heavy emphasis on increasing annual lodging revenues. The individual applying for this position should have a minimum of five years hotel operations experience and knowledge of property management, space, point of sales, telephone, and yield-management systems related to front office operations. The manager will interact and supervise students in the university hospitality and tourism-management department with which the hotel is integrated. A bachelor's degree is required, preferably in hospitality management. Deadline for applications is April 15, 1996. Send a letter of application, resume, and three references to Peter W. Kipp, CHA, CHSE, CHSP, Director, Hotel and Operating Services, Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0001. Phone 1-6209. Fax 1-3746.