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Spectrum Volume 19 Issue 28 - April 17, 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.

Animal Care Technician C (6774D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). F.T.P. 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 Operations Technician (W022107D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $8.61 (Grade 6). Two P.T.P.'s, working midnight-8 a.m. (for approximately 30 hours per week) or with a flexible schedule through the work week (for approximately 20 hours per week). 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.

Data Base Administrator (2250D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $43,661-$68,166 (Grade 16). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 25.

Fiscal Assistant (W022131J) Materials Science and Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $7.88 (Grade 5). P.T.P., 20 hours per week. Position ends 6-30-97, renewed yearly. Application deadline: April 18.

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

Fiscal Technician (1817S) Sociology. 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, 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. Position previously advertised; it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: April 18.

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 18.

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.

Graphic Artist (W020567M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $9.41 (Grade 7). P.T.P. for 30 hours a week; not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule may include some nights and weekends to meet project deadlines. Application deadline: April 18.

Grounds Worker (6854P) Physical Plant/Grounds. Normal Starting Pay: $12,543 (Grade 2). Two F.T.P.'s. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; work hours may change as needed, on call for emergency duties such as snow removal. 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 Lead Worker (959G) University Unions and Student Activities (Johnston Student Center). Normal Starting Pay: $12,543 (Grade 2). F.T.P. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with occasional evening and weekends. 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.

Housekeeping Worker (Utility Crew) (286M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,473 (Grade 1). F.T.P. Work schedule: Thursday-Monday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: April 18.

Housekeeping Worker Senior (2743M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Stating Pay; $13,711 (Grade 3). F.T.P. Work schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: April 18.

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

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

Laboratory Mechanic B (6853R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). Position ends 6-30-97. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: April 25.

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

Laboratory Specialist Advanced (1913S) Biology. Normal Starting Pay: $27,966 (Grade 11). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 18.

Laboratory Technician Senior (W022132D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital . Normal Starting Pay: $7.88 (Grade 5). P.T.P., 30 hours per week. Application deadline: April 18.

Locksmith (218P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 25.

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 (1136G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Work schedule varies to include weekends. Application deadline: April 18.

Office Services Specialist (1248J) Graduate School. Normal Starting Pay: $8,193 (Grade 5). P.T.P., 20 hours per week. Application deadline: April 18.

Office Services Specialist (1286P) Purchasing. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 18.

Office Services Specialist (1314G) University Counseling Center. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 18.

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 18.

Office Services Supervisor (2524P) Controller. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 18.

Plumber Steamfitter (6856P) Physical Plant . Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). 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. A pre-employment medical examination will be required for the selected candidate. Application deadline: April 25.

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-Friday. Application deadline: April 18.

Project Coordinator (B and G Supervisor B) (2857P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $25,582 (Grade 10). F.T.P. Application deadline: April 25.

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. Position previously advertised; it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: April 18.

FACULTY POSITIONS

INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor. Full-time, one-year temporary position with the possibility of renewal. Starting date is Aug. 16, 1997. Generalist in Hispanic language, culture, and literature. Essential qualifications: M.A. is minimum degree required; demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate Spanish-language courses; superior command of Spanish and English; willingness to assist with student extracurricular activities. Teaching assignment: four three-hour courses per semester. Salary dependent upon qualifications. Full benefits, secretarial assistance, and computing facilities. Letter, CV, academic transcript, letters of reference, and, if available, a representative sampling of student and/or peer evaluations of teaching and written comments should be sent to Dr. Christopher Eustis, Head, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0225. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Phone inquiries welcome during the day at 1-5362.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

Pamplin College of Business. Director, Management and Professional Development Programs. The college is seeking a high-caliber, aggressive professional to direct its management and professional-development programs. The experienced administrator will be responsible for the administration of continuing education non-credit programs for all levels of managers in both the private and public sectors. A minimum of five years' experience in higher education administration or other management experience is desired. Experience in continuing-education administration and office supervision is desirable. A master's degree is required. A doctorate is desirable. This position requires strong organizational skills with evidence of ability to work effectively with faculty members and individual clients, as well as to market training programs for managers and executives. The director of the management and professional development programs reports to the dean of the Pamplin College of Business. The position is available July 1, 1997. Send curriculum vitae by May 1 to H.V. Cork, Director, Management and Professional Development Programs, Pamplin College of Business, 1030 Pamplin Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0234.

Software Technologies Laboratory. Multimedia Specialist. Research associate position. The incumbent will create both technical and user reference material as well as supervise Web page and Intranet development. These efforts will enhance STL's use of technology in developing training materials and establishing a presence on the Internet. Applicants must be able to: 1. Analyze complex information in order to formally organize, write, and edit user documentation, technical manuals, and tutorials as well as assist with marketing proposals for software products aimed at various audiences. 2. Recommend overall documentation standards and layouts for publications; make decisions about software necessary for documentation functions; guide and monitor work of other writers. 3. Play a key role in STL's utilization and exploitation of Internet and World Wide Web technologies by providing operational support and security for STL's Web page design and Intranet development. Familiarity with Internet architecture, web protocols and standards (HTTP, HTML), communication protocols (TCP/IP, SMTP, FTP, Telnet, WAIS) a plus. Experience with electronic document management software also a plus. 4. Work with our project teams to determine Intranet, Internet, and documentation requirements while maintaining a working knowledge of company products and how the latest technology meets our needs. Candidate must be a U.S. citizen, have a bachelor's degree in management science, management information systems, computer science, or relevant technical discipline; have two years' related work experience; and be able to qualify for a Department of Energy "Q" clearance. Candidates must be able to communicate technical concepts clearly in writing. Preference will be given to individuals with demonstrable experience in technical writing, developing Web pages, using Windows, knowledge of multimedia, and with an understanding of graphical interfaces and user support. This is a non-tenure track, restricted research-faculty position funded entirely by research grants or contracts. This position is a renewable annual appointment. Please refer to position 111140 when submitting your resume to: Software Technologies Laboratory, 1900 Kraft Drive, Suite 105, Blacksburg, VA 24060. You may send your resume by e-mail in text format to info@stl.vt.edu. Applications must be received no later than April 28, 1997.

Career Services. Career Advisors. Positions provide advice and workshops on career/major decision making, experiential learning, job search, and related topics. Each serves as cooperative-education advisor for designated majors and works closely with students and employers for successful work assignments. Advisors teach credit classes on choosing an academic major and work on special projects. Successful candidates will possess a master's degree in counseling or related major and demonstrate abilities such as counseling; building rapport with students, faculty members, and employers; strong verbal and written communication skills; and computer skills. Career Services experience is preferred. Candidates should submit a resume and at least four references to the Career Advisor Search Committee, Henderson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0128. Resumes will be accepted until the positions are filled. The screening process will begin in April 1997.

Department of Psychology. Research Associate. Research associate is sought to manage field, data entry, and report writing components of a large National Cancer Institute grant project focusing on nutrition promotion using a multimedia system in supermarkets. Position is full time and will start 5-15-97 and run through 8-15-98. The individual will work in Blacksburg with at least twice-per-week trips to Roanoke, the site of the project. We seek a person with an advanced degree preferably in psychology or a health-related discipline who can manage diverse staff people and a range of tasks, with excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Participation as a member of the Center for Research in Health Behavior's staff in the development of future related projects is expected. Salary is competitive for experience and advanced degree. Please send by April 24, 1997: a letter of application explaining how you fit this position, a resume, and three references that can be contacted. Send materials to: Richard Winett, Ph.D., Center for Research in Health Behavior, Department of Psychology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0436.

Department of Electrical Engineering. Research Associate/Director of Information Services for the Mobile and Portable Radio Research Group. The position will provide research leadership in the area of computing and networking to a group of four faculty members, seven full-time staff members, and approximately 35 graduate students with an annual research budget of nearly $2 million. This position will serve as a project leader on sponsored research in the areas of wireless computing and networking and will mentor graduate students conducting research in these areas. The position will report to the director of MPRG. Minimum qualifications: B.S. degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field; strong knowledge of networked workstation environment as evidenced by previous experience in Unix-based workstation administration; strong knowledge of PC-based networks as evidenced by previous system administration experience for PC networks; good working knowledge of a variety of hardware/software systems including web servers, HTML, C, C++, Ethernet, Unix; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. With preference given for: previous system administration experience on SUN workstations running SOLARIS operating system; advanced degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field; previous teaching experience; research or educational background in wireless communications. Qualified applicants should send a resume and list of references to Dr. B.D. Woerner, The Bradley Department of Electrical Engineering, 340 Whittemore Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0111. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 1997, or until a suitable candidate is selected.