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Spectrum Volume 19 Issue 27 - April 10, 1997

CURRENT LISTING

Analytical Chemist (6755E) Environmental Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $27,966 (Grade 11). F.T.P. Position previously advertised; you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: April 18.

Buildings And Grounds Supervisor B (867M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $ 25,582 (Grade 10). F.T.P. Normal Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: April 18.

Computer Systems Senior Engineer (241S) Mathematics. Normal Starting Pay: $39,940 (Grade 15). F.T.P. Application deadline: Open until filled. See http://www.math.vt.edu/jobpost/241s.html for more information.

Fiscal Technician (6459P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 18.

Fiscal Technician Senior (3047J) Mining Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 18.

Food Operations Assistant A (W145C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.52 (Grade 1). F.T.P., P.T.P., temporary vacancies. 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 accepted at the Personnel Services Office until position is filled. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process are requested to call Personnel Services. Questions should be directed to the Personnel Services Office, 1-5301.

Food Operations Manager A (Assistant Manager) (526M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Hours vary to include nights and weekends. Previously advertised; it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: April 11.

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: April 11.

Food Operations Manager Assistant (Dining Room Manager) (1118G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Work schedule varies to include some nights and weekends. Application deadline: April 18.

Grounds Worker Senior (1983P) Physical Plant-Grounds-Landscape Services Division. Normal Starting Pay: $ 13,711 (Grade 3). F.T.P. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Application deadline: April 18.

HVAC Installation and Repair Technician (634P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $ 21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Overtime may be necessary due to emergencies and breakdowns. Subject to 24-hour call in on a rotating basis. Application deadline: April 18.

Housekeeping Worker (6848P) Physical Plant-Housekeeping Services. Normal Starting Pay: $11,473 (Grade 1). Several F.T.P.'s. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Work-area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Positions are open until filled.

Installation and Repair Technician (6852R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P., Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: April 18.

Laboratory Mechanic B (7087D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 11.

Laboratory Specialist (6793S) Geological Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Application deadline: Open until filled, review of applications will begin April 11.

Laboratory Specialist (6851D) Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting pay: $21,407 (grade 8). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Application deadline: April 18.

Laboratory Specialist (3408D) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $20,976 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: April 11.

Laboratory Specialist (7031D) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $21,407 (Grade 8). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 18.

Office Services Assistant (W022128D) Library-Storage Building. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). Two P.T.P.'s. Work schedule either Wednesday-Friday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. including two Sundays per month or Monday-Thursday from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. with one Sunday per month. Application deadline: April 18.

Office Services Assistant (6859M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $14,989 (Grade 4). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 18.

Office Services Specialist (W022123R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.88 (Grade 5). P.T.P., Work schedule: 9-10 hours each week, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Application deadline: April 11.

Office Services Specialist (W022120P) Physical Plant-Grounds-Trash and Garbage Disposal. Normal Starting Pay: $7.88 (Grade 5). P.T.P.. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, three hours per day. Application deadline: April 11.

Office Services Specialist (1084G) University Counseling Center. Normal Starting Pay: $12,290 (Grade 5). P.T.P. 3/4 time position, will work 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Application deadline: April 11.

Office Services Supervisor (Front Office Manager) (1144G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Position previously advertised; you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: April 11.

Office Services Supervisor (W020342D) Public Service Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $8.61 (Grade 6). P.T.P., 20-30 hours per week. Application deadline: April 11.

Program Support Technician (W022119S) Art and Art History. Normal Starting Pay: $8.61 (Grade 6). P.T.P. for 10 or more hours per week. Work Schedule: Flexible, hours vary between Monday and Friday. Application deadline: April 11.

Programmer (6784D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $25,582 (Grade 10). F.T.P., renewed yearly. Some independent on-site evening and weekend work will be required. Position previously advertised; you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: April 11.

Programmer (W022117D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $12.30 (Grade 10). P.T.P., renewed yearly. Some independent on-site evening and weekend work will be required. Application deadline: April 11.

Programmer (1864D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $25,582 (Grade 10). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 11.

Property Management Technician-Receptionist-Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. Annual Salary Range: $17,913-$27,966. To apply, send a resume and list of three professional references to: CRC, 1872 Pratt Drive, Suite 1000, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Application deadline: April 13 or until the position is filled.

The following positions are available to current university employees only.

Carpenter (U155P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 18.

Food Operations Manager B (U7121M) Culinary Services-Southgate Center. Normal Starting Pay: $25,582 (Grade 10). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 18.

Preventative Maintenance Technician (Trades Utilities Master Mechanic) (U2278P) Physical Plant Electro-Mechanical. Normal Starting Pay: $23,401 (Grade 9). Three F.T.P.'s. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Must be willing to work day, night, or weekend shift occasionally or on a rotating basis. A pre-employment medical examination will be required for the selected candidates. Application deadline: April 18.

FACULTY LISTINGS

INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track position. Applicants should be able to teach primarily in one or more of the following subject areas: service, human resources, and hospitality law. Ability to teach food production or facilities design, maintenance, and management in addition to one of the primary areas mentioned would be a favorable factor. An earned doctorate in hospitality and tourism management or other relevant subject area is required. Experience in the hospitality/tourism industry is essential. Duties include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advising students, research and publication, guiding master's and doctoral students' research, participating on committees, and involvement with service to the people of Virginia. With one of the top graduate programs in hospitality, Virginia Tech provides an outstanding environment for conducting research and participating in collaborative publishing endeavors. Earliest starting date for the position is Aug. 16, 1997. Closing date for applications is May 1, 1997, or until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, vita, and the names of three references to: Dr. Dianne Yardley, Associate Dean, 226 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317. Phone: (540) 231-5056. Fax: (540) 231-3717.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

Virginia Cooperative Extension. Extension Agents. VCE is seeking applications for 12 Extension agent positions listed below. Extension agents hold lecturer rank, non-tenure track, professional faculty positions. Agriculture and natural resources and family and consumer-sciences agent positions will have area responsibilities in their program specialty. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent Positions. Animal Sciences: Basic knowledge of animal nutrition; health, animal care, and reproduction; production and financial management; marketing; biotechnology developments; waste management and utilization; and water quality. 1. 111090, Albemarle County (re-advertised). 2. FA662, Brunswick County (re-advertised). Plant Sciences: Basic knowledge of soil science; integrated pest management, including plant physiology, pathology, weed science, and pesticide management; post harvest management; economics and marketing; production of specific commodities; water quality; biotechnology developments; and field-plot research-Agronomic Crops: 1. FA536, Franklin (re-advertised), Henry, and Pittsylvania Counties. 2. FA791, Virginia Beach (re-advertised). Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Positions. Management, Housing, and Consumerism: Provide educational opportunities for families and individuals to make effective economic decisions, including establishment and use of credit, reduce debt, and plan for financial emergencies. 1. 111120, Albemarle County. 4-H Extension Agent Positions. 4-H agents manage a non-formal experiential educational program in order for youth, and adults working with those youth, to further develop life skills necessary as self-directing, productive, and contributing members of society. 1. 111121, Caroline County. 2. 111122, Clarke County. 3. 111123, King George County. 4. 111124, Mathews County. 5. 111125, Middlesex County. 6. 111126, Northampton County. 7. 111127, Prince George County. 8. 111128, Suffolk City. 9. 111129, York County. Responsibilities for all positions: Agents must determine program needs by monitoring trends and issues, involving Extension leadership councils and advisory committees; design programs to meet needs of target audiences, specify program goals and objectives, and identify resources; inform clientele of program activities; use appropriate technologies to plan and deliver programs through workshops, seminars, conferences, one-on-one visits, on-farm demonstrations, field trips and tours; maintain knowledge of current research information; develop computer applications; develop and implement evaluation plans; recruit and use volunteers; and report results to clientele, public, and decision-makers. Qualifications for all positions: Master's degree required or imminent in related discipline. Current Virginia Cooperative Extension faculty with bachelor's degree may be considered based on specialty, expertise, and performance. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in wiring; experience in relating to people. Experience in planning, implementing, marketing, and evaluating education programs in appropriate discipline preferred. Ability to recruit, train, and manage volunteers. Computer/computer software knowledge desired. Submit a letter of intent, a complete resume, official academic transcripts (undergraduate and graduate as appropriate; copies are acceptable), and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on April 25, 1997, and continue until positions are filled. Send to: Carolyn Sowers, Virginia Cooperative Extension, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at 1-7619, TDD User 1-800-828-1120, Fax 1-5545.

College of Arts and Sciences, Northern Virginia Center. Assistant to the Dean. The College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office seeks an individual to facilitate college operations at the Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center (NVC). The individual will work with the center director, the dean, program directors, faculty, department heads, and students to deliver programs and courses at NVC. Duties will range from general advising, publicity, administration, advocacy, problem solving, and logistics. The individual must be self-sufficient in an office environment as the position is without a staff. The position reports to the dean. Justification for the position is service to students, the faculty, the center director, and the dean. Applicants should be seeking an opportunity for service to others. Duties, tasks, and responsibilities include: 1. Work with the dean as liaison between NVC and the Blacksburg campus; 2. Work with the center director to publicize courses and programs; 3. Promote arts and sciences programs at the center and to prospective students; 4. Advance needs for the programs to the dean and the center director; 5. Assist with logistics for courses at NVC taught by faculty members from Blacksburg and those taught remotely via technology; 6. Field inquiries about programs and courses and direct specific questions to appropriate program directors and faculty members; and 7. Orient part-time faculty members and assist putting them on the payroll. Requirements: Two years' experience in an administrative or business office. Classroom instructional experience. Master's degree required. Facility with office equipment, office computers, and electronic communications as this position exists without staff. Ability to work with faculty members and students is essential. Some travel from NVC to Blacksburg necessary. Salary is $38,000 to $42,000. Anticipated starting time is spring 1997. To apply: Submit resume, a letter of application, and three references to: Ms. Susie Silliman, Search Committee, P.O. Box 6616, Falls Church, Virginia 22040. Review of applications will begin May 1, 1997, and continue until a successful applicant is found.