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Jobs

Spectrum Volume 19 Issue 20 - February 13, 1997

CURRENT LISTING

Computer Systems Engineer (1894S) Computer Science. Normal Starting Pay: $18,267 (Grade 14). P.T.P. for 20 hours per week. Position ends 6-30-97, may be extended. Work schedule to be determined. Application deadline: Feb. 14.

Computer Systems Engineer (2722D) Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $36,535 (Grade 14). F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Electronic Technician Senior (1541P) Geological Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $25, 582 (Grade 10). F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Executive Secretary (455S) Theatre Arts. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 14.

Executive Secretary (1035P) Vice President for Finance and Treasurer. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Position was previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Feb. 14.

Fiscal Assistant (2051P) Office of University Bursar. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5)., F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Food Operations Assistant A (W145C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.52 (Grade 1). Temporary, F.T.P.'s, P.T.P.'s, 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 until position is filled. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process may call Personnel Services, 1-5301.

Food Operations Manager A ("Right Track" Sous Chef) (2809G) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Feb. 28.

Graphic Artist (6798M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). F.T.P. Work schedule may include some nights and weekend work to meet project deadlines. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Housekeeping Worker (791M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,473 (Grade 1). Two F.T.P.'s. Work schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Housekeeping Worker (2008G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $11,473 (Grade 1). F.T.P. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with occasional evening and weekend hours. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Installation and Repair Technician (2967R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (802R) Communication Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $14,989 (Grade 4). F.T.P. Position ends 6-30-97, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (W022070S) Mathematics. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). P.T.P. Hours vary according to department needs for approximately 20 hours per week. Application deadline: Feb. 14.

Office Services Assistant (2689D) University Libraries-Photocopy Office. Normal Starting Pay: $14,989 (Grade 4). F.T.P. Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 3 p.m.-midnight, Friday: 1-10 p.m. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (W022063D) University Relations-WVTF. Position Location: Roanoke. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). P.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21. Send state application-resume to: WVTF 89 Public Radio, 4235 Electric Road S.W., Suite 105, Roanoke, VA 24014-4145.

Office Services Specialist (7029P) Capital Design and Construction. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5 ). F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Supervisor (Front Office Manager) (1144G) DBHCC. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Program Support Technician (6416G) Public Service Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Program Support Technician Senior (W022072D) AIS-User Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9.41 (Grade 7). Six F.T.P.'s for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Applications accepted until filled.

Program Support Technician Senior (6797J) Electrical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). F.T.P. Position ends on 12-31-97, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Programmer (W022065P) Controller's Office. Normal Starting Pay: $12.30 (Grade 10). P.T.P. Will work 30 hours each week Monday-Friday, schedule varies. Application deadline: Feb. 14.

Programmer (6795D) Educational Technologies. Normal Starting Pay: $25,582 (Grade 10). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 14.

Property Management Technician. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913-$27,966. Virginia Tech Foundation is seeking applications for a full-time property management technician at the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. Send a resume and list of three professional references to: CRC, 1872 Pratt Drive, Suite 1000, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Applications will be accepted through February 14 or until the position is filled.

Radiologist Technologist (W022047G) Student Health Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9.41 (Grade 7). P.T.P. Work schedule Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each week during academic year, prn during the week as scheduled by the full-time technologist. Application deadline: Feb. 14.

Secretary Senior (4613J) Electrical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Senior Programmer Analyst (2123D) Educational Technologies. Normal Starting Pay: $36,535 (Grade 14). F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 14.

Special Events Manager (Special Events Coordinator Senior) (6782D) University Relations. Normal Starting Pay: $30,572 (Grade 12). F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS

Applicants interested in these positions should visit the Personnel Services Office to review the job ads.

Office Services Assistant (6586). Position location: Giles and Montgomery Counties. Apply to: Mary Ann McFarland, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Southwest District Office, 265 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6591). Position location: Amelia County. Apply to: Donna Tolley, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Box 158, Appomattox, VA 24522. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6601). Position location: Roanoke County. Apply to: Jean Vandergrift, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, 3738 Brambleton Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24018. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6603). Position location: Spotsylvania County. Apply to: Mary McFerren, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Northern District Extension Office-SCNEP Office, Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6605). Position location: Orange County. Apply to: Mary McFerren, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Northern District Extension Office-SCNEP Office, Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6608). Position location: Arlington County. Apply to: Mary McFerren, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Northern District Extension Office-SCNEP Office, Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6609). Position location: City of Alexandria. Apply to: Mary McFerren, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Northern District Extension Office-SCNEP Office, Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6618). Position location: Virginia Beach. Apply to: Nancy Wright, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Box 218, Suffolk, VA 23439. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6799). Position location: Alleghany and Craig Counties. Apply to: Deborah Snead, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, 330 N. Court Avenue, Covington, VA 24426-1204. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6800). Position location: Albermarle County and Charlottesville. Apply to: Mary McFerren, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Northern District Extension Office-SCNEP Office, Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6801). Position location: Accomack County. Apply to: Llewellyn Allison, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Box 60, Accomack, VA 23301. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6802). Position location: Chesterfield County. Apply to: Sandra Henderson, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Box 146, Chesterfield, VA. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6803). Position location: Chesterfield County. Apply to: Sandra Henderson, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Box 146, Chesterfield, VA. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6804). Position location: Culpepper and Rappahannock County. Apply to: Mary McFerren, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Northern District Extension Office-SCNEP Office, Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6805). Position location: Cumberland and Buckingham County. Apply to: Pasty Pelland, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Box 158, Appomattox, VA 24522. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6806). Position location: Fauquier County. Apply to: Mary McFerren, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Northern District Extension Office-SCNEP Office, Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6807). Position location: Grayson and Wythe Counties. Apply to: Mary Ann McFarland, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Southwest District Office, 265 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6808). Position location: James City and Charles City. Apply to: Doris Heath, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Box 69, Toano, VA 23168. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6809). Position location: Prince William County. Apply to: Mary McFerren, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Northern District Extension Office-SCNEP Office, Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6810). Position location: City of Richmond. Apply to: K. Lonnette Chilton, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, 701 N. 25th Street, Richmond, VA 23223. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Assistant (6812). Position location: Suffolk County. Apply to: Nancy Wright, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Box 218, Suffolk, VA 23439. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

Office Services Specialist (6811). Position location: Rockingham. Apply to: Sarah Ann Whitmore, Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, 965 Pleasant Valley Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-9630. F.T.P. Application deadline: Feb. 21.

FACULTY LISTINGS

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

Virginia Power Electronics Center (VPEC), The Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering. Computer System Administrator (re-advertisement). The center is seeking a computer system administrator responsible for the complete administrative and technical operation of the VPEC Computational Facilities equipped with SUN and HP workstations, around 20 PC's, ethernet network, laser/color printers, scanners, plotters, and other networked devices. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Overall administration of VPEC workstations and PC's, peripherals, and the network; 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: Solaris, HP-UX, system administration and accounting, Windows NT system network administration, TCP/IP Networking, C/C++, C-shell, Bourne shell scripts programming, and similar. Full-time or part-time position, renewed yearly. Continuation of employment is contingent upon the availability of funds. Application deadline is February 28, or until a suitable candidate is selected. Interested applicants should submit resume and two letters of reference to: Dr. Dusan Borojevic, Associate Director, Virginia Power Electronics Center (VPEC), 657 Whittemore Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0111.

College of Engineering. Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies (ADRGS). The ADRGS position encompasses the following principal areas: Faculty Interface-New faculty programs, identification of potential areas for interdisciplinary research, coordination of interdisciplinary research proposals, and organization of visitors' interactions with faculty members. University Interface-Maintain links with the Graduate School and the Research Division, help resolve problems with research contracts and space allocation. College Administration-Administer core research program, prepare data on research for ASEE and other organizations, help establish guidelines and administer cost-sharing commitments on research proposals, coordinate and administer SCHEV equipment allocations, represent college in absence of the dean, serve on recruiting and review committees for the college and university, develop graduate study and research opportunities with industry and government organizations. Graduate Studies-Work with departmental graduate committee chairs on graduate-student recruiting, graduate student-concerns; administer requests for course drops, adds, and approvals. Chairs College Graduate Student Committee, administers graduate-student scholarship and awards programs. Has overview of all college graduate programs and assists in maintaining standards and program quality. Personal Activities-Remain active, at least on a limited basis, in teaching, research, and professional activities. The ADRGS reports directly to the dean of engineering. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in engineering or science and research experience in academia and/or industry in the conduct and management of advanced research programs in engineering. The applicant should have an accomplished record in research and scholarly publication. Candidates must be members of the College of Engineering faculty. Preference will be given to senior-level, tenured faculty. Letters of application and nominations should be accompanied by a resume and include the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on March 15, and continue until the position is filled. This position is available on August 15, 1997. Application materials should be sent to Dr. R.S. Gordon, Chairperson, Search Committee, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0237.

University Libraries. College Librarian for Business and Acquisitions Librarian (re-advertisements). College librarian for business: The college librarian, a library faculty position, offers faculty and students in the Pamplin College of Business (for more information see http://pamplin.cob.vt.edu/bushome.html) on-site, intradepartmental, discipline-related consulting to expand their awareness and use of information and technological resources, both internal and external to the university. This a mid-career faculty position and reports to the head of User Services. The college librarian will work with the departments in the college to advance the use of computing and information resources in research and teaching. Responsibilities include assisting faculty members with the use of World Wide Web technology, collection development, library instruction, and providing reference service at the main library. Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school. Experience in providing reference liaison work or academic consulting; knowledge of the information needs of scholars and students in business fields primarily in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, marketing, and management science. Demonstrated ability to initiate, plan, and implement effective programs and services. The college librarian must have technical competencies and experience in the use of networked information resources, be resourceful, demonstrate effective instructional and communication skills, and have a strong service ethic. Prefer baccalaureate or advanced degree in a business discipline. Salary is 12-month faculty appointment; rank and anticipated salary in mid-to-upper $30,000s commensurate with experience and credentials. Acquisitions librarian: The university libraries announces a search for an acquisitions librarian, a library faculty position in the Technical Services Department. This position oversees acquisitions of all library materials, with primary responsibilities for developing requests-for-proposal and other vendor negotiations; monitors contracts and vendor performance including approval and blanket orders. Responsible for developing, implementing, and reviewing policies and procedures; investigating technologies aimed at improving services, increasing productivity and enhancing the acquisitions workflow. Authorizes payment of invoices and compliance with all state and university regulations and requirements regarding purchases and contractual agreements. The acquisitions librarian reports to the head of the Technical Services Department. Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school. The successful candidate should show evidence of initiative, flexibility, and the potential to excel in a rapidly changing library environment; demonstrated knowledge of the latest technology related to all technical services processes; ability to work in a team and collaborative environment and have a broad understanding of acquisition processes as they relate to collection management, cataloging, and serial maintenance. Knowledge of traditional print and electronic industries. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Preferred: two or more years of academic library experience; experience with processes analysis. For both positions, send letters of application; resume; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references to: Cathy Pillow, Personnel Services, University Libraries, Virginia Tech, P.O. Box 90001 Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Pillow. Review of applications will begin April 1, 1997.

Provost's Office. Associate Provost for Undergraduate Programs (deadline extended). The associate provost for undergraduate programs reports to the vice provost for academic affairs and provides leadership for a wide array of issues and programs related to undergraduate education at Virginia Tech. The responsibilities of this position include implementation of the core curriculum; oversight of the Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Center for Academic Enrichment and Excellence, and the University Academic Advising Center; coordination of various faculty awards programs; participation in Summer Orientation process; and supervision of the Honors Program, the University Writing Program, and the Academic Assessment Program. The associate provost advises the vice provost concerning student academic appeals and alleged Honors Systems violations. The associate provost may be involved in teaching, research, and advising in the candidate's academic discipline. Candidates must be members of the Virginia Tech faculty. Preference will be given to senior-level faculty members (associate or full professor with tenure). The associate provost must be able to work effectively with faculty members and administrators in all colleges. Knowledge of issues relating to undergraduate education and experience in teaching undergraduates are essential. The initial appointment will be for three years. The position will be available after July 1, 1997. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. New deadline for application: The position will remain open until filled. However, applications should be submitted by February 19 for committee review. This is an extension of an original deadline of February 1. Nomination of potential candidates by members of the university community is encouraged. Nominations should include the name, address, telephone, and e-mail address of the nominee. Self-nominations are encouraged. Applicants should send a letter of application, vita, and names/addresses of three references to Cosby Rogers, Chair, Associate Provost Search Committee, c/o Patty Mitchell, 112 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0132.