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JOBS

Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 15 - December 11, 1997

Phone numbers for classified positions.
Office/Clerical: 1-6196
Technical/Research: 1-6160
Service/Trades: 1-6176
Professional/Managers: 1-4649
Information Technology: 1-2233
Persons with hearing impairments may call for TDD information at (540) 231-6258.
PTP = Part-Time Position
FTP = Full-Time Position


CURRENT LISTING

Accountant, Sr. (2068P) Controller's Office. Normal Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FTP. Application deadline: Dec. 19.

Analytical Chemist, Sr. (1823J) Civil Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP. Application deadline: Dec. 19.

Animal Care Supervisor (6998M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FTP. Application deadline: January 30.

Auditor Internal (2335J) Department of Internal Audit. Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FTP. Application deadline: Dec. 12.

Computer Systems Engineer (6991J) Research and Graduate Studies. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Data Base Analyst (2250D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $41,535-$64,847 (Grade 15). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Fiscal Technician Senior (4568G) Office of International Research and Development. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Ending Date 9-28-98. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Food Operations Assistant A (W022189C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). Vacancies include temporary, full-time and part-time work. Shifts vary and may include day, evening, night and weekend hours; 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. Questions should be directed to the Personnel Services Office, 1-5301.
Food Operations Assistant A (Server) (2943M) Culinary Services-Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $8,949 (Grade 1). Nine-month academic year position. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022223C) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). Vacancies include temporary, full-time and part-time work. Shifts vary and may include day, evening, night and weekend hours; 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. Questions should be directed to the Personnel Services Office, 1-5301.
Food Operations Assistant B (3RD COOK) (392M) Culinary Services-Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $9,783 (Grade 2). FTP. Nine-month academic year position. Work schedule: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Food Operations Manager A (Assistant Manager) (509M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Hours vary to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Grounds Worker (6475P) Physical Plant-Grounds. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FTPs, 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: Dec. 12.
Housekeeping Worker (6866P) Physical Plant-Housekeeping Services. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FTP. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Work area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Housekeeping Worker (W020214G) Student Health Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PTP. Work schedule: One to two days per week and on call when others are out; additional hours for special cleaning projects. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Housekeeping Worker (1023M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). Two FTPs available. Work schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Installation And Repair Technician (W022166F) Mathematics. Normal Salary Range: $10.70-$16.71 (Grade 8). PTP; 20 hours per week. Work schedule: Flexible hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Position ends May 8, 1998, but may be extended. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Laboratory Mechanic A (W022085D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PTP, 30 hours each week, Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Laboratory Technician Senior (W020117E) Environmental Health and Safety Services. Normal Starting Pay $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Office Services Specialist (W020618M) College of Veterinary Medicine-Academic Affairs. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP. Work schedule 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for a maximum of 1,500 hrs in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Office Services Specialist (W022070T) Mathematics. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, will work approximately 15 hours per week, flexible schedule. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Office Services Specialist (6639D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Office Services Specialist (13F) University Registrar. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Office Services Specialist (W022259M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, 30 hours per week with occasional Saturday work, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Program Support Technician (1309F) University Relations-Publications. Normal Starting Pay: $18,682 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Dec. 19.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022294D) Administrative Information Systems-User Services. Normal Starting Pay: $10.70 (Grade 7). Two PTPs, not to exceed 1,500 hours per year from date of hire. Application deadline: Dec. 12.

Program Support Technician Senior (W022290J) College of Hunan Resources and Education. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PTP (Approximately 30 Hours per week). Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Programmer (1876D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604-$41,535 (Grade 10). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer (6888D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604-$41,535 (Grade 10). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer-Analyst (6779D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794-$49,637 (Grade 12). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer-Analyst (6887-6886D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794-$49,637 (Grade 12). Two FTPs, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer-Analyst (6984M) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences-Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP. Position is renewed yearly depending on funding. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Public Relations Assistant Specialist (6997F) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Position renewed yearly. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Senior Programmer-Analyst (1162-2585D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995-$59,316 (Grade 14). Two FTPS. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Senior Programmer-Analyst (6933D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995-$59,316 (Grade 14). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Senior Programmer-Analyst (6989D) Administrative Information Systems-Finance Implementation Team. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995-$59,316 (Grade 14). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Senior Programmer-Analyst (1643D) Budget and Financial Planning. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995-59,319 (Grade 14). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Storekeeper (W022291M) College of Veterinary Medicine-Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PTP. 30 hrs a week for a maximum of 1,500 hrs in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Trades-Utility Lead Worker (6994M) Residential and Dining Programs. Salary Range: $20,364-$31,794 (Grade 7). FTP. Some weekend and rotating shift work with some overtime required. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
Trades-Utility Lead Worker (6995M) Residential and Dining Programs. Salary Range: $20,364-$31,794 (Grade 7). FTP. Some weekend and rotating shift work with some overtime required. Application deadline: Dec. 12.
OFF-CAMPUS POSITIONS
Development Associate (Public Relations Assistant Specialist) (6996F) University Relations-WVTF Radio. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Forward state application (resume also suggested) to: Glenn Gleixner, WVTF Public Radio, 4235 Electric Road S. W., Suite 105, Roanoke, VA 24014-4145 by 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12.
Evening Announcer (Public Relations Assistant Specialist) (2185F) University Relations-WVTF Radio. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). Position located in Roanoke, Virginia. FTP. Forward state application (resume also suggested) to: Steve Mills, WVTF Public Radio, 4235 Electric Road S. W., Suite 105, Roanoke, VA 24014-4145 by 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12.
FACULTY LISTINGS
INSTRUCTIONAL
Interior Design Program of the Department of Housing, Interior Design, and Resource Management and Clothing And Textiles (HIDM-CT). Assistant-Associate Professor. Tenure-track, FTP. Nine-month appointment beginning August, 1998. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualifications: MA, MS, MFA in Interior Design or related design discipline. Ph.D. preferred; successful design and-or teaching experience; NCIDQ certification desirable; CAD-Computer skills desirable. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate studio courses in Interior Design in the following areas: foundation and-or upper level studios, visual presentation, CAD; advise undergraduate and graduate students; participate in research and other creative scholarly activities; provide service and leadership to the academic community and the profession. Deadline for application: review of applications will begin February 15 and continue until the position is filled. Send letters of application, vita, transcripts, 20 slides with notations of personal and-or student work, and contact information for at least three professional references. Please submit to Dr. Dianne Yardley, College of Human Resources and Education, 103 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317. Phone 1-5056. Fax 1-3717.
Department of Biomedical Sciences And Pathobiology. Assistant-Associate Professor of Virology. Position is tenure-track faculty position and is available July 1, 1998. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will be expected to establish and maintain his or her own extramurally funded, independent and innovative research program. In addition, the successful applicant will be responsible for the development of nucleic acid-based diagnostic tests for viral diseases of animals, and will be expected to participate in the development of genetically engineered vaccines for infectious diseases of animals. The position provides an opportunity to collaborate with traditional and molecular microbiologists and immunologists in well equipped laboratories including BL-3 level animal isolation facilities. Although the position initially requires minimal teaching effort, the candidate is expected to participate in the graduate teaching program of the department and the college and may eventually join the delivery of the professional curriculum as opportunities arise. Qualifications: Ph.D. with postdoctoral experience. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, description of research interest and career objectives, and the names and addresses (including phone numbers and e-mail addresses where available) of at least three references to Thomas E. Toth, DVM, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, 1410 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0342. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 1, 1998 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.
Department of Building Construction. Associate or Full Professor, W. E. Jamerson Professorship. Appointment begins in August, 1998. Appointment will be at the associate of full professor level. A Ph.D. is expected. A master's in Construction Management, Construction Engineering and Management, or a closely related field is required. Applicants without a doctoral degree should have significant experience as a building construction professional. All applicants must demonstrate a record of teaching and research commensurate with appointment to a senior level endowed post. The successful candidate for the Jamerson Professorship will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas: legal, financial, and business management aspects of construction, building material behavior, CAD, advanced construction technologies, environmental systems for buildings, and computerized construction applications. Application review will begin on Jan. 16, 1998 and continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Yvan J. Beliveau, Chair, Search Committee-Jamerson Professorship, Department of Building Construction, 122 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0156.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Department of Materials Science And Engineering. Research Professor. In the area of molecular and ionic self-assembly, nanoparticle-based thin and thick-films, and the physics and engineering of quantum optoelectronic and related microelectronic devices. Responsibilities will include the generation and direction of externally-sponsored research programs in these and related areas, the conceptualization, writing, and publishing of journal and conference papers in these and related areas, the conceptualization, writing, and submission of research program technical reports, and the supervision of staff members and student research teams on related sponsored programs. Strong evidence of directly related prior work, through multiple publications in high-quality refereed journals over a substantial number of years, participation and related publications at leading open and invited (e.g., Gordon) conferences, and directly related patent disclosures or issued patents are required. An earned Ph.D. in materials science, other related engineering disciplines, physics, or related areas is required. Evidence of strong international cooperation with leading related research groups worldwide and national cooperation with academic, government, and industry labs involved in this technical area is desired. The position will be filled by Jan. 1, 1998. To assure full consideration, applications will not be accepted after Dec. 15, 1997. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send letter of application, current resume, and names of three references who can be contacted to Dr. Ronald Gordon, Search Committee Chair, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 213 Holden Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0237.
Department of Family and Child Development. Research Assistant. FTP available in the Department of Family and Child Development to participate in on-going evaluation research projects focusing on children, youth, and family programs. Responsibilities include: data collection, data entry, and data management; literature searches, communication with other agencies, and other tasks as needed. Ability to work creatively and independently essential. Qualifications: bachelor's degree in social or behavioral science required; master's degree preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as research skills necessary. The research assistant reports directly to the project directors. One year appointment. Please send letters of application, including resume and three letters of recommendation, by December 15, 1997, to Dr. Dianne Yardley, Associate Dean, College of Human Resources and Education, 101 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317. For more information, contact Dr Lydia Marek, Project Director, Department of Family and Child Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0416; (540) 231-6306 or e-mail <lmarek@vt.edu>.
Department of Family and Child Development. Research Associate. FTP available in the Department of Family and Child Development to participate in on-going evaluation research projects focusing on children, youth, and family programs. Responsibilities include: data collocation, data maintenance, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and reporting. Ability to work creatively and independently essential. Qualifications: master's degree in social or behavioral science. Excellent communication skills and demonstrated technical writing ability necessary. The research associate reports directly to the project directors. One year appointment. Please send letters of application, including resume and three letters of recommendation, by December 15, 1997, to Dr. Dianne Yardley, Associate Dean, College of Human Resources and Education, 101 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317. For more information, contact Dr. Lydia Marek, Project Director, Department of Family and Child Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0416; (540) 231-6306 or e-mail <lmarek@vt.edu>.