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Spectrum Volume 19 Issue 08 - October 17, 1996

CURRENT LISTING

Animal Care Technician B (W160D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). P.T.P., 30 hours per week. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

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

Capital Outlay Review Architect (Capital Outlay Program Manager) (6721P) Facilities Management. Normal Starting Pay: $35,800 (Grade 14). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 25.

Capital Outlay Review Engineer-Civil/Structural (Capital Outlay Program Manager) (6719P) Facilities Management. Normal Starting Pay: $35,800 (Grade 14). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 25.

Capital Outlay Review Engineer-Electrical (Capital Outlay Program Manager) (6720P) Facilities Management. Normal Starting Pay: $35,800 (Grade 14). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 25.

Computer Support Specialist (W76D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $8 per hour. F.T.P.'s for approximately three months, but may be extended. 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. 18.

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

Fiscal Assistant (6580J) Scholarships and Financial Aid. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Position ends 6-30-97, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Fiscal Technician (3087M) Agricultural and Applied Economics. Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Food Operations Assistant A (W145C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.41 (Grade 1). An applicant pool is now being established to fill wage food operations assistant A positions. 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. Any questions should be directed to the Personnel Services Office, Southgate Center 1-5301.

Food Operations Assistant A (Dishwash) (971M) Culinary Services/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $8,432 (Grade 1). Full-time, nine-month academic-year position. Work schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Food Operations Assistant A (Server) (753M) Culinary Services/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay; $8,432 (Grade 1). Four full-time, nine-month academic-year positions available. Work schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

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. 18.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (6728M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9,217 (Grade 2). Two full-time, nine-month academic-year positions available. Work schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (774M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9,217 (Grade 2). Full-time, nine-month academic-year position. Work schedule varies and includes nights and weekends. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

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: Nov. 1.

Food Operations Manager Assistant (1123G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Work schedule varies. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

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 Lead Worker (Utility Crew) (300M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay; $12,290 (Grade 2). F.T.P. Work schedule: Thursday-Monday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Housekeeping Lead Worker (Recycle Coordinator) (6724M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $9,217 (Grade 2). Full-time, nine-month academic-year position. Work schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Housekeeping Supervisor (Utility Crew) (1077M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $14,688 (Grade 4). F.T.P. Work schedule: Thursday-Monday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Housekeeping Supervisor Senior (2702M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Housekeeping Worker (W125M) Residential and Dining Programs . Normal Starting Pay: $5.41 (Grade 1). F.T.P., for a maximum of 1,500 hours. in a 365-day period. Work schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Housekeeping Worker (Utility Crew) (823M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,243 (Grade 1). Several F.T.P.'s available. Work schedule: Thursday-Monday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Housekeeping Worker Senior (2745M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Stating Pay; $13,436 (Grade 3). Two F.T.P.'s available. Work schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

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. 18.

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 (799P) Biology. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Office Services Assistant (6540J) Scholarships and Financial Aid. Normal Starting Pay: $14,688 (Grade 4). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

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: Oct. 18.

Office Services Assistant (W157D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). P.T.P., 30 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 9 a..m.-4 p.m. with occasional Saturday morning hours, for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 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 (W158D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). P.T.P., not to exceed 1,500 hours per year from date of hire. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

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 (W154D) Educational Technologies. Normal Starting Pay: $8.44 (Grade 6). P.T.P., 30 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 1 to 7 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Program Support Technician (W159E) Environmental Health and Safety 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. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

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.

Programmer/Analyst (6722P) Electric Service Utility. Normal Starting Pay: $29,957 (Grade 12). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

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.

Secretary Senior (W155J) Electrical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $7.72 (Grade 5). P.T.P., not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Secretary Senior (5117J) Housing, Interior Design, and Resource Management. Normal Starting Pay: $16,056 (Grade 5). F.T.P. 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. 18.

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

Switchboard Operator (Office Services Assistant) (W161D) Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $7.06 (Grade 4). P.T.P., 30 hours per week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

The following positions are available to current university employees only.

Enrollment Services Specialist (U2004J) Enrollment Services. University employees only. Normal starting pay: $20,976 (grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Fiscal Technician (U2154G) Office of International Programs. University employees only. Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS

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

Animal Care Technician (6726). Normal Starting Pay: $18,352 (Grade 5). POSITION LOCATION: Leesburg, VA. Apply To: Richard Gargagliano, Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 22075. F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Office Services Assistant (6725). Normal Starting Pay: $17,552 (Grade 4). POSITION LOCATION: Leesburg, VA. Apply To: Michelle Powell, Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Nursing Supervisor, Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 22075.

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

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, Abington, VA 24210-2715. F.T.P. Application deadline: Oct. 18.

Secretary Senior (53502). 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: 18.

FACULTY JOBS

INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Civil Engineering. Faculty Position. Tenure-track position in intelligent transportation systems beginning August 1997. Candidates up to the rank of full professor will be considered. The faculty position will be assigned to Virginia Tech's Northern Virginia Center, which is located in Falls Church, approximately 10 miles from Washington, D.C. The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in civil engineering with an academic focus related to intelligent transportation systems. Evidence of strong classroom-instruction experience and significant research accomplishments related to transportation systems is required. Duties include: graduate teaching in transportation-systems engineering, oversight of the department's civil-infrastructure-engineering graduate program in the Northern Virginia region, establishment of a funded-research program in intelligent transportation systems, and active professional service. The individual filling this position will have a joint appointment with the Virginia Tech Center for Transportation Research, one of three Federal Highway Administration Research Centers of Excellence in Intelligent Transportation Systems in the United States. This position is being established as part of a new information-systems technology initiative funded by the Virginia General Assembly in 1996. The individual filling this position will have significant opportunities for collaborative interaction with faculty from civil engineering, electrical/computer engineering, computer sciences, and mathematics, all located at the Northern Virginia Center. Applicants should submit a detailed resume, a statement of career objectives, and the names of at least three references to: Dr. W.R. Knocke, Head, Via Department of Civil Engineering, 200 Patton Hall, Va. Blacksburg, VA 24061-0105. Phone 1-6635. Fax 1-7532. E-mail: knocke@vt.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Clinical Instructor. Clinical Instructor in Food Animal Production Management Medicine. Responsibilities: Instructional duties will include clinical instruction in the Production Management Medicine Section of the veterinary teaching hospital, including training of residents. Service will include the medical management of individual food-animal patients and participation in continuing-education and Extension programs of the college that deal with food animals. Qualifications include the DVM or equivalent degree. Diplomate status or eligibility or certification examination by a specialty college is desirable. Practice experience with food animals is desirable. Rank will be at the level of clinical instructor, which will require yearly reappointment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting date is negotiable. Applications should include a letter stating career goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references and should be sent to: Dr. Craig D. Thatcher, Head, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Va. Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0442. Review of applications will begin Jan. 1, 1997.

Department of Architecture. Assistant or associate professor. Two tenure-track faculty positions. Candidates should be able to teach in beginning and advanced industrial design studios and design theory lectures. Candidates should have an established record of teaching, scholarship, and industry collaborations. Candidates should be able to offer an advanced professional elective course dealing with design products in both physical and digital modeling and demonstration environments. It is desirable that candidates have a record of publications, design work, and teaching experience that contributes to the leadership role of a major educational institution. The department encourages those with architecture or engineering registration and/or doctoral degrees to apply. The appointment begins August 1997. For full consideration, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references should be sent before the screening process starts on Jan. 16, 1997. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be sent to: Ronald W. Daniel, Head of Architecture, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, 201 Cowgill Hall, Va. Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0205. Information about the college can be found at the World Wide Web address: http://www.arch.vt.edu.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

College of Architecture And Urban Studies. Dean. The dean reports to the senior vice president and provost of the university, is a member of the university's senior administration, and is responsible for the academic leadership and administration of the college. These responsibilities include strategic planning; curriculum development; allocation and administration of resources; appointment, development, and evaluation of faculty and support staff; maintenance of strong alumni relations; the advancement of the college's reputation within the university and among the academic and professional communities across the state, the nation, and around the world; and pursuit of supplemental financial support for both new and existing programs. The successful candidate will have attained national recognition in at least one of the disciplines offered by the college and possess a terminal degree in his or her field; professional licensure or certification is desired if appropriate for the candidate's discipline. The candidate must also have experience leading and managing a college, academic department, or other large, complex organization; a strong commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, and academic values; the ability to articulate a vision for the future of the college; superior interpersonal and communications skills; and the ability to function as a member of a team. Experience in developing external sources of financial support is preferred. Letters of application should include a curriculum vita and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin on Nov. 22, 1996; however, nominations and applications may be received until a candidate is appointed. Correspondence should be addressed to: Dr. Charles W. Steger, FAIA, Chair of the Search Committee for the Dean of Architecture and Urban Studies, 315 Burruss Hall, Va. Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0253.

Virginia Power Electronic Center (VPEC). Computer System Administrator. In the Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering. The administrator will be responsible for the complete administrative and technical operation of the VPEC Computational facilities equipped with SUN and HP workstations, around 20 PC's, local-area and ethernet networks, laser/color printers, scanners, plotters, and other networked devices. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: overall administration of VPEC workstations, PC's and Macs, peripherals and local-area networks; installation and management of application software on both workstations and PC's; routine hardware maintenance; and technical support for all VPEC members. Minimum qualifications: B.S. in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering, with some experience in computer system administration; and the ability to work independently and effectively with a wide variety of people. With preference for: an M.S. or equivalent, with related work experience, and considerable knowledge of hardware and software, including: SunOS, HP-UX, system administration and accounting under SunOS/Solaris and HP-UX, Microsoft DOS/Windows, Windows NT system/network administration, TCP/IP Networking, NFS, NIS, NIS+, C/C++, C-shell, Bourne shell scripts programming, and similar. Full-time position, renewed yearly. Continuation of employment is contingent upon the availability of funds. Application deadline is Nov. 15, 1996 or until a suitable candidate is selected. Interested applicants should submit resume and two letters of reference to: Dr. Fred C. Lee, Director, Virginia Power Electronics Center (VPEC), 657 Whittemore Hall, Va. Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0111.