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Spectrum Volume 19 Issue 07 - October 10, 1996

CURRENT LISTING

Budget Manager (2075D) Budget and Financial Planning. Normal Starting Pay: $35,800 (Grade 14). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Computer Support Specialist (W76D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $8 per hour. Six positions available. Apply with state application and/or resume directly to Susan Bright, AIS User Services, ISB, 231-9500. Applications/resumes accepted until filled.

Electrician (1881P) Electric Service Utility. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 7).

F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Electronic Technician Senior (2205P) Geological Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $25,068 (Grade 10). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Enrollment Services Assistant (12P) Geological Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 7). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Fiscal Assistant (1917P) Electric Services Utility. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). Two F.T.P.'s available. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Fiscal Technician (1711D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 6). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Food Operations Assistant A (W145C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.41 (Grade 1). 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, until position is filled. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process are requested to call Personnel Services at 1-5301 by the application deadline.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Baker) (W89M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91 (Grade 2). Several F.T.P.'s available. Work schedule varies to include early mornings, nights and weekends for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Food Operations Manager A ("Right Track" Sous Chef) (2809G) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: November 1.

Grants Administrator (2521J) Office of Sponsored Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $25,068 (Grade 10). Two F.T.P.'s available. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Housekeeping Worker (1076M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,243 (Grade 1). Two F.T.P.'s available. Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Housekeeping Worker (W66G) Student Health Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.41 (Grade 1). P.T.P. Work schedule: One to two days per week and on call when others are out; additional hours for special cleaning projects. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Housekeeping Worker (2008G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $11,243 (Grade 1). F.T.P. Work schedule: Thursday-Monday, 5 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with occasional evening and weekend hours. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Laboratory Specialist (2605D) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Laboratory Specialist (3428D) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Laboratory Specialist (6711P) Geological Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Office Services Assistant (W149E) Parking Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). P.T.P., approximately 30 hours per week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Some overtime work may be required. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Office Services Assistant (W156G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). P.T.P., for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: October 18.

Office Services Specialist (3132P) Biology. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Office Services Specialist (6723J) Center for Adhesive and Sealant Science. Normal Starting Pay: $8,028 (Grade 5). P.T.P., 20 hours per week. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Office Services Specialist (W151M) Residential And Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). P.T.P., 20 hours per week. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Powerline Worker (40P) Physical Plant/Electric Service Utility. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Position maintains on call status and is considered emergency personnel. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Program Support Technician (4284J) Center for Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Mechanical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Position ends 9-30-97, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Program Support Technician (W150E) Parking Services. Normal Starting Pay: $8.44 (Grade 6). P.T.P. Approximately 30 hours per week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Program Support Technician (6718D) Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Programmer (6716D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $25,068 (Grade 10). F.T.P. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Programmer (6426J) Educational Leadership. Normal Starting Pay: $25,068 (Grade 10). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Programmer/Analyst (2700D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $29,957 (Grade 12). F.T.P. Position previously advertised, applicants are invited to reapply. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Quarry Equipment Operator/Repair Technician (Equipment Repair Technician) (6708P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $19,188 (Grade 7). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Secretary (1302D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $14,688 (Grade 4). F.T.P. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Secretary Senior (6717M) Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $12,042 (Grade 5). P.T.P. for 30 hours each week. Position ends June 30, 1997, with possible renewal. Application Deadline: Oct. 18.

Security Guard (W148E) Police Department. Normal Starting Pay: $5.91-$6.04 (Grade 2). TWO F.T.P.'s AVAILABLE. Work Schedule: 8 p.m.-4 a.m., Monday through Friday possible weekend work, for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 11.

Special Events Coordinator (2362G) University Unions and Student Accounts. Normal Starting Pay: $25,068 (Grade 10). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 25.

OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS

Applicants interested in these positions should visit the Personnel Services Office, Southgate Center, first floor to review the job ads.

Secretary Senior (5192). Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). POSITION LOCATION: Chesterfield County, VA. Apply To: Janet Leigh, Gloucester County, Extension Office, P. O. 156, Gloucester, VA. 23061. F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Secretary Senior (5287). Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). POSITION LOCATION: Tazewell County, VA. Apply To: Kay Hess, Tazewell County, Southwest District Extension Office, 285 W. Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210-2715. F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Secretary Senior (5350). Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). POSITION LOCATION: Prince George County, VA. Apply To: Willie Schmidt, Prince George County, Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, 6450 Courthouse Road, Prince George, VA 23875. F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Wildlife Worker (6638). Normal Starting Pay: $14,688 (Grade 4). POSITION LOCATION: New Bern, NC. Apply To: Jeff Walter, VPI and SU, Biology Department, 2119 Derring Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0406. F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

FACULTY JOBS

INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track position in clinical epidemiology, primarily in food-animal species. Duties and responsibilities will include: 1) Didactic instruction in epidemiology, population animal medicine, and related disciplines; clinical instruction in production management medicine (PMM) of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH); and training of residents and graduate students. 2) Service will include primary responsibility to the PMM section of the VTH, coordination of the college's Statistical Consultation Laboratory, participation in continuing-education programs of the college, and participation in faculty governance activities. The individual will be expected to contribute epidemiological expertise to the integrated approach of PMM to the identification, solution, and prevention of herd/flock problems in animal populations. The individual will participate in field investigations, on referral from practicing veterinarians, in a discipline "team" approach to animal-health problems involving animal populations within the states of Virginia and Maryland. 3) Research will include both independent and collaborative creative activity in research missions of the college. The selected individual will conduct relevant field-research projects to develop quantitative approaches to the management of health in animal populations. Qualifications include the DVM or equivalent degree, a Ph.D. degree in epidemiology, and eligibility for or diplomate status in a related specialty college. Rank will be at the level of assistant professor, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The starting date will be negotiable. Applications will be reviewed beginning Jan. 1, 1997. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application stating career goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to: Dr. Craig D. Thatcher, Head, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0442.

Department of Statistics. Assistant Professor(s). One or two tenure-track assistant professors (subject to final approval) with an appointment date of Aug. 16, 1997. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, carry out a program of research in statistics, provide consulting for the department's consulting center. Doctorate in statistics with outstanding potential for teaching, research, and consulting. Prefer strong interest and expertise in linear models/experimental design, categorical data analysis, or applied probabilistic modeling, but strong candidates in other areas will be considered. Teaching experience is desirable but not essential. Applications accepted until Jan. 15, 1997 or until a suitable candidate is found. Prospective candidates should send application, c.v., a copy of their graduate record, any relevant reprints or preprints; and should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to: Chair, Search Committee, Department of Statistics, 406A Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0439.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology And Weed Science. Professor and Head (internal search). The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is seeking to fill the position of professor and head for the Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed Science. The position will be filled from within the college. The department has 28 faculty members, of whom 21 are located on campus and seven based at outlying research stations. The department also contains approximately 28 support staff members and 37 graduate students. The department offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in plant pathology and plant physiology or weed science. The head provides leadership for and administrative oversight of the department's diverse teaching, research, and Extension programs. Specific responsibilities include: leadership in establishing agendas and priorities for departmental efforts; recruitment, evaluation, and career counseling of the faculty and staff; preparation and management of budgets; development of funding sources; and liaison with other departments, college and university administration, governmental agencies, commodity and industry groups, and alumni. The incumbent will also be expected to continue to contribute to the research, teaching, and/or Extension activities of the department. The head should have an earned Ph.D. in an area closely related to the interests of the department. He or she should have credentials that merit the rank of professor to include nationally recognized professional accomplishments in teaching, research, and/or Extension. A strong commitment to the professional development of the faculty, staff, and students is highly desirable, as well as evidence of effective interaction with industry and governmental agencies. Candidates must have the demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels within the university, industry, and public sectors. Experience in fiscal and personnel management is desirable. The position is available immediately. Applications will be considered until November 1 or until the position is filled. Interested persons should send a complete dossier, letter of intent, and at least three letters of reference to Dr. L.A. Swiger, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0402.

Virginia Cooperative Extension. Associate Director of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR). The position is located in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on the campus of Virginia Tech. This position, responsible to the Office of the Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, will provide leadership for the ANR Extension educational programming supported by Extension specialists in three colleges (including Agriculture and Natural Resources, Forestry and Wildlife Resources, and Veterinary Medicine) on the Virginia Tech campus and seven agricultural research and Extension centers, and Extension-agent faculty members in 107 county/city offices throughout Virginia; serve as an informed and competent agriculturalist for the university with current knowledge of the agricultural and natural resources situation in Virginia, its problems, and potential opportunities; assist in maintaining effective communication and rapport with the industry of agriculture and forestry in developing, conducting, and evaluating ANR programs; coordinate the ANR portion of the annual Extension plans of work and other appropriate planning documents and reports including state and federal reports. Within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, coordinate the requests for resources for printing, computing, and equipment; work closely with ANR project leaders and specialists; provide leadership for the generation of special funding that will provide for new, expanded, and improved Extension and continuing-education programs; provide leadership within ANR for in-service educational programs for Extension agents. As one of four associate directors, this position serves as a member of the Central Extension Administrative group. Qualifications: Ph.D. in agriculture or natural-resources discipline (or earned terminal degree in closely related discipline). Position is available immediately. Salary is commensurate with education and experience of the candidate. Review of applications will begin Nov. 1, 1996 and continue until a suitable candidate is located. Applicants for the position should send or have sent (a) biographical information, including resume of education and experience; (b) up to three reprints of articles or fact sheets, lists of publications and papers presented, and/or other evidence of appropriate scholarly work; and (c) the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Sheila Norman, Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, 105-B Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437.

Department of Computer Science. Assistant Professor. Two anticipated positions at the assistant-professor level, starting fall 1997. The department is recruiting in the areas of user-interface software and tools, software engineering applied to user-interface development, networked information systems, and problem-solving environments. The department has special strengths in human-computer interaction (HCI), scientific computing, and software engineering. Research funding is strong--over $2M/year. We are in the fourth year of an NSF Research Infrastructure grant in HCI and an NSF Education Infrastructure grant in the use of digital libraries in computer-science education. The department has just begun a five-year NSF Graduate Research Traineeship Program in HCI. A new NSF Academic Research Infrastructure grant will provide a CAVE virtual environment to be placed within the $26M Advanced Communications and Information Technology Center soon to be constructed on campus. Please send resume and the names of three references to Faculty Search, Computer Science Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0106. All materials should arrive by December 1. For more information see http://www.cs.vt.edu.