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Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 04 - September 18, 1997

Phone numbers for classified positions.

Office/Clerical: 1-6196

Technical/Research: 1-6160

Service/Trades: 1-6176

Professional/Managers: 1-4649

Persons with hearing impairments may call for TDD information at (540) 231-6258.

CURRENT LISTING:

Agricultural Technician B (W022242M) Animal and Poultry Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $7.88 (Grade 5). FTP for a maximum of 1,500 hrs. in a 365-day period. Work schedule to include weekends. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Animal Care Technician A (W022155C) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $6.59 (Grade 3). Two PTP's, 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Applications Developer (Programmer/Analyst) (6887D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $30,572-$33,421 (Grade 12). Two FTP's, renewed yearly. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Open until filled.

Applications Developer (Programmer) (6888D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $25,582-$26,966 (Grade 10). FTP, renewed yearly. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Open until filled.

Computer Systems Engineer (1894F) Computer Science. Normal Starting Pay: $36,535 (Grade 14). FTP. Position ends 6-30-98. Application deadline: Sept. 19. Position previously advertised with different qualifications; you must reapply to be considered.

Director of University Grounds (Buildings and Grounds Director A) (6937P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $33,421 (Grade 13). FTP. Application deadline: October 3.

Executive Secretary (2811J) Executive Vice President. Normal Starting Pay: $13,435 (Grade 6). Part-time salaried position (30 hours per week). Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Extension Center Assistant A (6679G) Continuing Education. Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Food Operations Assistant A (W022189C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.52 (Grade 1). 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 until position is filled. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process are requested to call Personnel Services, 1-5301.

Food Operations Assistant A (Retail Shop Server) (578M) Culinary Services/Food Court. Normal Starting Pay: $11,473 (Grade 1). Two FTP's: nine-month academic-year positions. Work schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Food Operations Assistant A (Server) (2943M) Culinary Services/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $8,432 (Grade 1). FTP. Nine-month academic-year position. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (W022161M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.03 (Grade 2). Several FTP's available for a maximum of 1,500 hrs. in a 365-day period. Work schedule: Varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Food Operations Assistant B (Food Production Assistant) Full-time nine-month position (582M). FTP. Schedule varies to include night and week end work. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (392M)-Culinary Services/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $9,407 (Grade 2). Two FTP's. Nine-month academic-year. Work schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Open until both positions are filled.

Food Operations Assistant B (W022223C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.03 (Grade 2). 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 until positions are filled. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process are requested to call Personnel Services, 1-5301.

Food Operations Manager Assistant (W022233C) Culinary Services/Deet's Place. Normal Starting Pay: $8.61 (Grade 6). Two FTP's for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule: hours vary to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Until both positions are filled.

Food Production Worker B (2nd Cook) (W020684M) Culinary Services/Owens Food Center. Normal Starting Pay: $6.59 (Grade 3). Several FTP's available for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Grants Specialist (4073D) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $23,401 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Housekeeping Worker (6924M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,473 (Grade 1). FTP. Work schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Housekeeping Worker (W022232G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $5.52 (Grade 1). Three PTP's available. 30 hours a week, work schedule varies. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Installation and Repair Technician (W022235R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $10.29 per hour (Grade 8). PTP: limited to a maximum of 1,500 hours in a calendar year. Work hours generally 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Two positions available. Applications deadline: Sept. 19.

Installation and Repair Technician Senior (6965R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $25,582 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Laboratory Mechanic B (W022234R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $8.61 per hour (Grade 6). PTP: Limited to a maximum of 1,500 hours in a calendar year. Work hours generally 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Two positions available. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Laboratory Specialist Senior (2101D) Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $23,401 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Laboratory Specialist Senior (6968M) Plant Pathology and Weed Science. Normal Starting Pay: $23,401 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 26.

Laboratory Technician (4561F) Chemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $11,241 (Grade 5). PTP: 30 hours per week, schedule to be arranged. Position renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Laboratory Technician Senior (6967F) Materials Research Institute. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). FTP. Position renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Office Services Aide (Switchboard Operator) (W022101R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.03 (Grade 2). Three PTP's. 30 hours per week, varied hours to include evening, weekend and holiday work. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Office Services Aide (W022243C) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $6.03 (Grade 2). PTP, 20 hours a week, Monday-Friday (1:30 p.m.-5 p.m.). Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Office Services Assistant (W022144G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). PTP. Will average 30 hours a week within the work schedule of Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Office Services Assistant (W22062E) Parking Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). PTP. 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Office Services Assistant (W022244D) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). PTP, 30 hours per week. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Office Services Assistant (W020838D) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). PTP, 30 hours per week, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Offices Services Specialist (Conference Registration Specialist) (2338G) Program Development/Continuing Education. Normal Starting Pay: $16,386 (Grade 5). FTP. Occasional travel required. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Plumber Steamfitter (6856R) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Practical Nurse B (W020748G) Student Health Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9.41 (Grade 7). PTP. Will average 24 hours a week within the following work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with occasional Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Program Support Technician (3488M) Dairy Science. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). FTP. Position is renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Program Support Technician (6928J) Electrical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $17,913 (Grade 6). FTP salaried. Position previously advertised. Position renewed yearly. Evening and weekend work occasionally required. Application deadline: Sept. 19. Program Support Technician Senior (1584J) College of Business. Normal Starting Pay: $19,582 (Grade 7). FTP. Position previously advertised. Application deadline: Sept. 19. Programmer (6784D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $25,582 (Grade 10). FTP, renewed yearly. Some independent on-site evening and weekend work will be required. Application deadline: Sept. 19. Public Relations Specialist (2406D) University Relations, Agricultural Research Extension Communications. Normal Starting Pay: $25,582 varies with qualifications (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Radiologic Technologist (W022238G) Student Health Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9.41 (Grade 7). PTP. Work schedule: Saturday 9 a.m.-noon during academic year and weekday hours, as needed, throughout the year. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Secretary Senior (W022076G) VP for Student Affairs. Normal Starting Pay: $7.88 (Grade 5). PTP. Work schedule: 20 hours per week for four hours per day, Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Senior Programmer Analyst (2053J) Research and Graduate Studies. Normal Starting Pay: $36,535 (Grade 14). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Software Systems Analyst (Programmer/Analyst) (6779D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $30,572-$47,730 (Grade 12). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Storekeeper (W022175C) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). PTP, Monday-Friday, 30 hours per week. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Switchboard Operator (Office Services Assistant) (W020821C) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 (Grade 4). PTP. Work schedule: 30 hours a week Monday-Friday for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Telecommunications Engineer (6966R) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $36,535 (Grade 14). FTP: day shift and on-call; some travel--mostly within Virginia; renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 26.

The following position is available to current university employees only.

Office Services Assistant (UW20860E) Parking Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.21 per hour (Grade 4). PTP. Approximately 30 hours per week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule: Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Some overtime work may be required. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Related Corporations of Virginia Tech. Corporate Internal Audit. Senior Internal Auditor. Please send resume, with three references, to Fred E. Phillips; Corporate Audit Manager; 2100 Ramble Road; Blacksburg, VA 24061-0456. Applications accepted through Sept. 19 or until position is filled. This is not a state position, so a state application is not required.

OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS

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

Animal Care Tech A (6548). Normal Starting Pay: 15,672 (Grade 3). Position location: Loudoun. Apply to: Betty Tucker, MDS Equine Medical Center, Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 20177-1938. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Animal Care Tech B (6726). Normal Starting Pay: 18,729 (Grade 5). Position location: Loudoun. Apply to: Betty Tucker, MDS Equine Medical Center, Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 20177-1938. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Office Services Specialist (3340). Normal Starting Pay: 19,582 (Grade 5). Position location: Manassas. Apply to: Barbara Angelotti, 9408 Prince William Street, Manassas, VA 20110. Application deadline: September 30.

Program Support Technician (6950). Normal Starting Pay: 17,913 (Grade 6). Position location: City of Richmond. Apply to: Judy Midkiff, 11South 12th Street, Suite 210, Richmond, VA 23219. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

Secretary Senior (6329). Normal Starting Pay: 19,582 (Grade 5). Position location: Arlington. Apply to: Nancy Pfafflin, Arlington Extension, 3308 South Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22206-1904. Application deadline: Sept. 19.

FACULTY LISTING

INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. Instructional Design and Technology Specialist (re-advertisement). Full-time position at the rank of instructor, non-tenure track. Required degree: MA or higher degree in instructional technology. Desired expertise: experience with language instruction. Duties: 1) provide assistance to faculty in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures in the use of instructional technology; 2) provide hardware and software maintenance and support for faculty members, especially those using the Distance Learning Origination site for the College of Arts and Sciences; 3) provide hardware and software support to maintain web server in Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. The position is a one-year restricted position for academic year 1997-1998, renewable on a yearly basis, with the possibility of summer supplement from grants and other outside sources. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Flexibility in work hours required. Review of applications will begin September 5 and will continue until the position is filled. Phone inquiries welcome during the day at 1-5361. Candidates who have applied previously for this position and whose dossiers are complete will be reconsidered. Send letter of application and full dossier (CV, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation) to Judith L. Shrum, Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, 331 Major Williams Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0225. Phone 1-5361. Fax 1-4812. E-mail: jshrum@mail.vt.edu.

NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

College of Arts and Sciences. Assistant to the Dean. The College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Office seeks an individual to work directly with the dean to enhance his efficiency and effectiveness in matters of personnel, program review, training, and information dissemination. The individual must be self-sufficient in an office environment as the position is without a staff. The position reports directly to the dean. Justification for the position is service to the faculty and staff, directors and department heads, and the dean. Applicants should be seeking an opportunity for service to others. Duties, tasks, and responsibilities include: coordinate people, materials, and information to prepare dean for meetings and decisions and for ad hoc (often urgent) requests and concerns; draft reports, letters, and other correspondence for the dean and review reports drafted by the dean's staff; coordinate committee appointments by anticipating vacancies and needs and by assembling lists of nominees; plan and coordinate annual agenda of heads' meetings; coordinate college promotion-and-tenure process with those of departments and the university; conceptualize, organize, and coordinate training and orientation programs for new directors, chairs, heads, and lead support staff; coordinate college involvement in faculty hiring including compliance with search procedures; liaise between the dean and programs and between dean and external reviewers to facilitate academic and departmental reviews; revise and update documents, college procedures, and policies; and foster a team attitude in the Dean's Office and work closely with Dean's Office personnel to maintain a service orientation. Significant administrative experience in an institution of higher education required. Classroom instructional experience desirable. Master's degree required with bachelor's degree in an arts and sciences discipline. Experience in positions demanding professional interactions with many people expected. Ability and willingness to adjust in a quickly changing environment a must. Facility with office equipment, office computers, and electronic communications required as the position exists without staff. Salary ranges from $35,000 to $40,000. Submit a resume, a letter of application, and names of three references to Dean Robert C. Bates, College of Arts and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0405. Review of applicants will begin September 25, and continue until a successful applicant is found. Anticipated starting date is October 1997.

College of Engineering. Associate Dean for Administration. This position is administrative faculty, non-tenure-track. As the college's fiscal officer, the associate dean supervises the business manager and oversees the following administrative functions: budgeting and financial planning; allocation and renovation of space; and human resources. Major emphasis is placed on building the annual college budget, allocating resources to academic departments and the Dean's Office, and continually monitoring spending by the various units. The associate dean represents the college on several fiscally related university committees and works closely with the dean in providing guidance and support for the following college activities: promotion/tenure deliberations; faculty salary increases; performance evaluations for classified personnel; evaluations of departmental performance; agendas/minutes for the weekly staff and department heads meetings; Commencement exercise; participation in periodic national space surveys; and special projects as requested by the dean. While reporting directly to the dean, the associate dean for administration also has frequent interaction with the associate dean for research and graduate studies in providing reports and other data related to the college's large sponsored-research effort ($40 million/year in expenditures). Required qualifications: Significant managerial/financial experience, preferably in an academic environment. Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, management or other business-related field. An engineering degree, while not essential, would be beneficial. MBA or equivalent preferred. Strong financial and organizational abilities (attention to detail is critical) and proficiency in the use of computer-based financial applications software. Previous exposure to facilities management and operations preferred. Must be an energetic, responsive, and team-oriented individual, with exceptional interpersonal, relationship-building, and communications skills. Letters of application and nomination should be accompanied by a resume and include the names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three references. Review of applications will begin on December 1 and continue until the position is filled. This position is available on May 1, 1998. Application materials should be sent to Dr. F. William Stephenson, Dean, College of Engineering, 333 Norris Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0217.

Virginia Cooperative Extension. Extension Agent. Extension agents hold lecturer rank, non-tenure-track, professional faculty positions. Family and consumer-sciences agent positions will have area responsibilities in their program specialty. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent position (FA577), Culpeper County. Family and Human Development: For families with children, aging members, and special-needs families such as those dealing with welfare and court system to achieve improved levels of self-sufficiency, and to provide education for providers of child care, enhancing child care in the community, and the ability of child care providers to earn income. Responsibilities: Agents must determine program needs by monitoring trends and issues, involving Extension leadership councils and advisory committees; design programs to meet needs of target audience, specify program goals and objectives, 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 plan; recruit and utilize volunteers; and report results to clientele, public, and decision-makers. Qualifications: Master's degree required or imminent in related discipline. Current Virginia Cooperative Extension faculty members with bachelor's degree may be considered based on specialty, expertise, and performance. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; experience in relating with people. Experience in planning, implementing, marketing, and evaluating education programs in appropriate discipline. Ability to recruit, train, and manage volunteers. Computer/computer software knowledge desired. Submit a letter of intent, complete resume, official academic transcripts (undergraduate and graduate; copies are acceptable), and three letters of reference. Application materials will be received until September 26, or until a suitable candidate has been selected. Send to Carolyn Sowers, Virginia Cooperative Extension, 105-D Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at 1-5659. TDD user: 1-800-828-1120. Fax: 1-5545.