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Spectrum Volume 19 Issue 13 - November 21, 1996

CURRENT LISTING

Agricultural Technician B (W176G) Fisheries and Wildlife. Normal Starting Pay: $7.88 (Grade 5). Effective 12-1-96. Two F.T.P.'s. Will work approximately 36-40 hours each week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Computer Network Administrator (Installation and Repair Technician) (6741D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P., renewed yearly for up to 3 years. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Computer Operations Technician (W171S) Hokie Passport Office. Normal Starting Pay: $8.61 (Grade 6). Effective 12-1-96. P.T.P. for 30 hours per week. Work schedule: Hours vary between Monday-Friday to include some evening and weekend hours. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Electronic Technician (W172E) Office of the Provost. Normal Starting Pay $11.25 (Grade 9). Effective 12-1-96. P.T.P., approximately 20 hours per week. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Fiscal Technician Senior (6546G) International Research and Development. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: December 2.

Food Operations Assistant A (W145C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.52 (Grade 1). Effective 12-1-96. 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. 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. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process are requested to call Personnel Services. For more information, call 1-5301.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Baker) (W89M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.03 (Grade 2). Effective 12-1-96. 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. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Housekeeping Worker (W180G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $5.52 (Grade 1). Effective 12-1-96. P.T.P. for 25 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Installation and Repair Technician (681D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Dec. 2.

Library Assistant (6732D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P. Application deadline: Dec. 2.

Office Services Assistant (6739D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $14,989 (Grade 4). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Dec. 2.

Office Services Assistant (2922D) Library/Shelving Unit. Normal Stating Pay: $14,989 (Grade 4) Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 2.

Office Services Assistant (W179E) Parking Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). Effective 12-1-96. P.T.P. 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Office Services Assistant (W178E) Parking Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). Effective 12-1-96. P.T.P. 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Office Services Assistant (W181D) Library/User Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Office Services Specialist (3078S) Statistics. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Office Services Specialist (6745D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $8,193 (Grade 5). Effective 12-1-96. P.T.P., 20 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 1-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Practical Nurse B (W164G) Student Health Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9.41 (Grade 7). Effective 12-1-96. P.T.P., academic year. Work schedule: 8 hours per week plus prn; will work within this time frame: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with an occasional Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Security Guard (W174E) Police. Normal Starting Pay: $6.03 (Grade 2). Effective 12-1-96. P.T.P. for 16 hours per week. Work schedule: 9 p.m.-5 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

Secretary Senior (6519D) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Dec. 2.

Student Activities Building Manager (1187G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P. Work schedule: Monday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 4 p.m.-1 a.m. Application deadline: Dec. 2.

Manager, Distributed Information Resources (Systems Analyst) (6752D) Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $39,940 (Grade 15). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P. Application deadline: Dec. 2.

Web Administrator (Public Relations Assistant Specialist) (W175D) Institutional Research. Normal Starting Pay: $10.29 (Grade 8). Effective 12-1-96. P.T.P. 20 hours per week. Application deadline: Nov. 22.

The following position is available to current university employees only.

Highway Equipment Operator B (U310S) Physical Plant. UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). Effective 12-1-96. F.T.P. Work schedule: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Position previously advertised with different qualifications, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Dec. 2.

OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS

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

Program Support Technician Sr. (6747). Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). Effective 12-1-96. Position location: Craig County. Apply to: Debbie Snead, P.O. Box 267, New Castle, VA. 24127-0267. F.T.P. Application deadline: Dec. 2.

Secretary Sr. (6737). Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). Effective 12-1-96. Position location: York County. Apply to: James Orband, P.O. Box 532, York Town, VA. 23690-0532. F.T.P. Application deadline: Dec. 2.

FACULTY LISTINGS

INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Art and Art History. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track. Salary competitive. Starts August 1997. MFA or equivalent with active professional design activity and exhibition record required. Professional design and/or college teaching experience preferred, background in advertising design desirable. Demonstrated expertise in and ability to teach Macintosh platform and appropriate graphic-design software required (Photoshop, Freehand/Illustrator, Pagemaker/Quark Express). Experience in electronic pre-press and multimedia/animation (SGI & Alias/Wavefront) highly desirable. Primary teaching responsibilities include graphic design, advertising design, digital arts, and multimedia at all levels in small undergraduate program. Willingness to contribute to foundations and art-appreciation courses. Shared responsibilities for building and maintaining new digital-arts laboratory. Contribution to program and curriculum development, college and departmental committees, and university service required. Send letter of application, resume, 20 samples of original design work in slides or disc format and student work (if available), names and telephone numbers of at least three references, and SASE to: Graphic Design Search Committee, Art and Art History Department, Virginia Tech, 201 Draper Rd., Blacksburg, VA 24061-0103. College Art Association Conference interview by invitation if application received by Jan. 15, 1997. After deadline until filled.

College of Human Resources and Education. The university invites applications for the following positions in the College of Human Resources and Education. All positions are academic-year, tenure-track with teaching assignments in locations throughout Virginia. Starting date is July 1, 1997, for summer employment and Aug. 16, 1997, for the contract year. Review of applications will begin Jan. 15, 1997, and continue until suitable candidates are appointed. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications. Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Counselor Education: Assistant/Associate Professor, Northern Virginia campus. Qualifications: Doctorate in counselor education or related field. Preference will be given to the best combination of the following: Experience working with substance-abuse prevention and treatment; appropriate certifications in substance-abuse counseling; demonstrated ability to teach and advise graduate students in a counselor-education program at the master's and doctoral level; capability in research, publishing, and grant activities associated with a major research university; ability to work well with cross-disciplinary faculty members in school administration, curriculum, and marriage and family therapy as well as with school and agency personnel; licensure as a professional counselor in Virginia, or LPC eligible. Educational Research/Measurement: Assistant/Associate Professor. Qualifications: Doctorate in educational research/measurement or related field. Preference will be given to the best combination of the following: Demonstrated ability to teach at the graduate level, especially multivariate statistics and applied measurement; record of research, publishing, and successful grants and contracts in a field of interest; interest in curriculum and program development; interest in supervising doctoral dissertation and advising both master's and doctoral students, experience preferred; willingness to serve in all parts of the state by teaching and providing service to school divisions; willingness to conduct research in public schools and other agencies. Educational Leadership: Associate/Full Professor. Qualifications: Doctorate in educational administration, supervision, or leadership. Preference will be given to the best combination of the following: Demonstrated ability to teach at the graduate level; a continuous, long-term record of research, publishing, and successful grants and contracts in a field of interest; experience in developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with schools and community agencies serving children; experience and interest in supervising doctoral dissertations and advising both master's and doctoral students; administrative experience in public schools; knowledge and experience in policy development and analysis, governance, or politics of education; demonstrated competence in conducting and reporting qualitative research in educational leadership; the desire to work in teams with an integrated curriculum; special interest in school facilities planning and management ; an interest in preparing graduate students to work with persons with disabilities and at-risk populations; willingness to serve all parts of the state by teaching and providing service to school divisions. Special Education Leadership: Assistant/Associate Professor. Qualifications: Doctorate in special education with an emphasis on administration, supervision, leadership, or policy studies. Preference will be given to the best combination of the following: Demonstrated ability to teach at the graduate level; experience in pre-K-12 programs for individuals with disabilities and other at-risk populations; experience with developing and maintaining interagency collaborative services for children and youth; readiness to conduct research, publish, and develop grants and contracts in special education or related fields; willingness to supervise doctoral dissertations and advise master's and doctoral students; demonstrated expertise in applications of technology to management systems and/or assistive technology for the disabled; demonstrated competence in conducting and reporting qualitative research; experience with integrated instructional programs involving special education and regular education; readiness to serve the state through teaching and service to school divisions and other agencies. Department of Teaching and Learning. English Education: Assistant or Associate Professor. Responsibilities include teaching English-education courses, supervising student teachers, advising graduate and undergraduate students, serving on doctoral and master's committees, developing outreach programs with the public schools, and pursuing an active research and publishing agenda in English Education. Requirements include: interest and expertise in K-12 English education, English-teaching experience at the K-12 level, strong academic preparation in English language arts, and doctorate in English education. Special consideration will be given to applicants with expertise in teaching reading in the content area, have developed innovative approaches to teaching, and worked collaboratively with public schools. For all positions send letter of application, vita, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), and three letters or reference to: Dr. Dianne Yardley, College of Human Resources and Education, 226 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317. Phone 1-5056. Fax 1-3717.

Department of Building Construction. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track faculty position. The successful candidate must be able to lead beginning and advanced studies in building construction principles and practice. The candidate should possess expertise in several of the following subjects: legal aspects of construction, building material behavior, CAD, computerized construction applications, and have a fundamental understanding of the means and methods of construction. Preference will be given to candidates having experience in building construction practice, publication, teaching, a potential for performing research, and a sense of commitment that contributes to the leadership and service role of a major educational institution. A Ph.D. is desirable, and MS in related field of study is required. The appointment begins August 1997. For full consideration, a letter interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references should be provided by Jan. 16, 1997. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be sent to Dr. Flynn Auchey, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Building Construction, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, 122 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0156. Information about the college and building construction program can be found at the WWW address: http://www.arch.vt.edu. E-mail inquiries to flynn@vt.edu.