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Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 16 - January 15, 1998

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


Animal Care Supervisor (6998M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 30.
Animal Care Technician B (2872M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 16.

Annual Giving Development Specialist (Public Relations Specialist) (6695F) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: January 23.

Computer Operations Technician (7204J) Aerospace and Ocean Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $18.628 (Grade 6). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 16.

Executive Secretary (2102F) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Executive Secretary (2226F) University Development/Annual Giving. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Fiscal Assistant (W022307T) Environmental Health and Safety Services. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, approximately 20 hours per week, flexible schedule. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Fiscal Technician (7029P) Capital Design and Construction. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 16.

Fiscal Technician (6753J) Engineering Administration. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Food Operations Assistant A (Dishwash) (996M) Culinary Services/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $11,473 (Grade 1). FTP. Work Schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Food Operations Assistant A (Server) (2943M) Culinary Services/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $8,949 (Grade 1). FTP. Nine-month academic-year position. Work schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (392M) Culinary Services/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $9,783 (Grade 2). FTP. Nine-month academic-year. Work Schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Food Operations Assistant B (Shop Leader/Cashier) (381M) Culinary Services/Owens Food Court. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FTP. Schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Jan. 16.

Food Production Worker A (Food Production Supervisor) (1943M) Culinary Services/Hokie Grill. Normal Starting Pay: $14,259 (Grade 3). FTP. Application deadline: January 23.
Housekeeping Worker (W022296M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). FTP for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule: 10 p.m.-6:30 a.m. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Housekeeping Worker (902G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FTP. Work schedule: 5 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Monday-Friday with occasional evening and weekends. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Installation and Repair Technician (2967D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Laboratory Technician B (W022301G) Fisheries and Wildlife Science . Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). Two FTP's. 40 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule varies. Ending date 5-31-97, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Occupational Health Compliance Officer (Industrial Hygienist) (6760T) Environmental Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Occupational Safety Lead Compliance Officer (714T) Environmental Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Office Services Aide (W022303D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PTP, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Office Services Specialist (W022070T) Mathematics. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, will work approximately 15 hours per week, flexible schedule. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Office Services Specialist (1799T) Motor Pool. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
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: Jan. 16.
Operations Manager (Building and Grounds Supervisor A) (1672G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Will work Monday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., with occasional nights and weekends. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Program Support Technician (2050T) Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Program Support Technician (3086M) Agricultural and Applied Economics. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Program Support Technician (6461D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP, ends December 31, 1998 may be renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Programmer (6888D) Administrative Information Systems . Normal Starting Pay: $26,604-$41,535 (Grade 10). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer/Analyst (6887/6886D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794-$49,637 (Grade 12). Two FTP's, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Public Relations Assistant Specialist (7203M) Entomology. Salary Range: $22,262-$34,756 (Grade 8). FTP. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Radiologic Technologist (W022238G) Student Health Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PTP. Work schedule: Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday: noon-2 p.m., Thursday: 1-5 p.m. during academic year and other weekday hours, as needed, throughout the year to provide coverage in the absence of the full time technologist. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Senior Programmer/Analyst (1162/2585D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995-$59,316 (Grade 14). Two FTP's. 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 (864D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP. 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.
Senior Programmer Analyst (7206F) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Senior Programmer Analyst (1384F) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Starter/Marshall/Shop Attendant (Office Services Aide) (W020798G) Golf Course. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). Two PTP's for 17-20 hours per week. Work Schedule: Hours vary to include some weekend work. Application deadline: Jan. 16.

Vehicle Service Attendant (W020883T) Airport. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 (Grade 3). PTP. Work up to 30 hours per week. Flexible schedule may include mornings, evenings, and/or weekends. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Warehouse Worker (W022306) Purchasing/Surplus Property. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PTP, schedule varies with some weekend work. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
The following position is available to current university employees only.

Laboratory Instrument Maker (U7208J) Mechanical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS
Office Services Specialist (W020474J) Roanoke Valley Graduate Center. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). Position location: Roanoke. PTP (15-35 hours per week). Evening and weekend work required. Apply to: Dr. Strickland, Roanoke Valley Graduate Center, 117 Church Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24011. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
Program Support Technician Sr. (7207) Northern District. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). Position location: Fauqier County. FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 16.
FACULTY LISTING
INSTRUCTIONAL
Department of Teaching and Learning. Assistant Professor (anticipated). Anticipated appointment is at the assistant professor level of science education at Tech's Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church. The position is subject to renewal on a year-to-year basis up to a maximum of three years. The position will include teaching assignments and curriculum development in a program to prepare middle- and high-school-level teachers who can integrate science, mathematics, and technology. Date of appointment is Aug. 15, 1998. Requirements include teaching experience and expertise in middle- and high-school-level education, strong science and mathematics background, and doctorate in science education. Experience and interest in instructional technology are highly desirable. Candidates must demonstrate potential and desire to do quality research, teaching, and service in an area related to science education. Review of applications will begin Feb. 15, 1998 and continue until a suitable candidate is appointed. Send a letter of application, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), a vita, and three letters of reference to Dr. Dianne Yardley, Associate Dean, College of Human Resources and Education, 103 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317.
Department of Architecture. Assistant Professor. Full-time, tenure-track position. The position will be based at the college's Washington-Alexandria Center and will include collaborative research, teaching, and public service opportunities with the main campus in Blacksburg. The Alexandria Center functions as an urban extension of the college and leads a consortium of six universities from the U.S., Germany, Japan, and England. Participating schools each send students to the center for study. Visiting lecturers and adjunct faculty members enrich the consortium, as do ongoing collaborations with the Smithsonian Institution and the National Building Museum. The center is ideally located to utilize the full resources of the local architectural community and the cultural and governmental resources of the Washington/Baltimore Metropolitan Area. Teaching responsibilities will include upper-year undergraduate and graduate design studios and related courses in design/tectonics as well as support of the college-wide doctoral program in environmental design and planning. To be considered, applicants must have a master's degree in architecture or the equivalent in a related field; individuals with architectural registration and/or doctoral degree are encouraged to apply. Applicants should demonstrate significant promise as educators across the range of architectural theory and practice. Review of applicants will commence on Jan. 16, 1998 with an appointment to begin in August, 1998. For full consideration, applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to Frank Weiner, Head of the Department of Architecture, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, 201 Cowgill, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0205. Phone: 1-5383. Fax: 1-9938.
The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. Assistant Professor of Anesthesia. Position is a tenure-track appointment. The position is located at the Leesburg campus which is located 335 miles west of Washington, D.C. where the center annually performs approximately 750 equine surgeries. Responsibilities include: providing primary anesthesia care and supervising anesthetic management of equine patients; participation in evening and weekend emergency call; instruction of veterinary students, technicians, residents, and interns via didactic lecture, laboratory, or clinical rotation; consultation with collegiate faculty, referring veterinarians, and researchers on anesthetic problems and animal welfare; supervision of technical staff assigned anesthesia service; participation in graduate training of residents and graduate students; pursuing clinical and applied research in areas of interest. Minimum qualifications: DVM, VMD, or equivalent degree; advanced training in anesthesiology; board certification in anesthesiology; MS or Ph.D. desirable but not required. Qualified applicants should submit a curriculum vitae stating career goals and interests, a description of clinical experience in large-animal and/or equine anesthesia as well as teaching experience. All applications should include three persons who can be contacted to provide letters of reference. Applications should be sent to Dr. G. Frederick Fregin, Chairman of the Search Committee, Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 20177. The deadline for all applications is Jan. 31, 1998.
Department of Entomology. Assistant/Associate Professor. Tenure-track position is a 12-month appointment. The successful candidate must provide state-wide leadership for a research and teaching program involving use of information technology in integrated pest management (IPM) and other aspects of entomology. This program should emphasize information technologies such as expert systems, databases, models, and geographic information systems via the Internet/World Wide Web that will result in novel approaches to decision making in entomology, agriculture, and natural-resource management. It is expected that there will be close collaboration with on- and off-campus faculty members in entomology and related disciplines, including crop and soil science, horticulture, plant pathology and weed science, biological systems engineering, and economics. Willingness to participate in international IPM projects is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to assist in teaching Ent 2004 Insects and Human Society and develop one graduate course in information technology and IPM. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in entomology or a related field, have experience with IPM system development, and demonstrated research and teaching experience using current information technology tools and philosophies. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated expertise with a wide variety of computing technologies and with strong interpersonal communication skills. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications of the successful candidate. Candidates should provide a letter of application, curriculum vita, copy of transcripts, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three references. Candidates should also develop a one-page vision statement of their anticipated program. Application materials should be sent to the chair of the search committee: Dr. J. Reese Voshell, Jr., Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0319. Phone: 1-5707. Fax: 1-9131. E-mail: rvoshell@vt.edu. The application deadline is March 31, 1998 or until a suitable candidate is found. The position will begin Aug. 1, 1998.
Department of Computer Science. Assistant Professor(s) (re-advertisement). One or more tenure-track or term positions at the assistant professor level, starting August, 1998. We are recruiting primarily in the areas of distributed computing, networking, digital libraries, visualization, multimedia, computer graphics, and problem-solving environments, but will consider all areas of computer science. Candidates are expected to conduct research in their areas of interest and also to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The department has special strengths in software engineering, scientific computing, and human-computer interaction (HCI). Research funding is strong, over $2M/year. We are in the final stages of an NSF Research Infrastructure grant in HCI. A new NSF Academic Research Infrastructure grant has provided a CAVE virtual environment to be placed within the $26M Advanced Communications and Information Technology Center now under construction on campus. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, along with a one-to-two-page statement of research plans and goals and have at least three letters of reference sent to: Faculty Search, Computer Science Department, 660 McBryde Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0106. Review of candidates is ongoing and will continue until the positions are filled.
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Training and Technical Assistance Center, College of Human Resources and Education. Speech Pathologist/Communication Coordinator. The college is seeking an individual to work as a team member to deliver technical assistance to educators, speech pathologists, and administrators in the area of communication for persons with disabilities, birth through 22, in 34 school divisions in southwest Virginia. The position requires specific emphasis on augmentative communication. Job responsibilities include coordination and delivery of individual and classroom consultations in educational settings and writing consultative reports; coordination and delivery of regional training activities; dissemination of information and resources; and management, training, and loan of augmentative-communication technology. The job demands strong problem solving, team building, and collaboration skills; close interaction with the center's technology specialist; ability to communicate with teachers, therapists, paraprofessionals, administrators, and community service personnel; and sensitivity to the unique needs of the school divisions served by the project. The communication coordinator will report to the project directors. Overnight travel may be required. This is a full-time, 11-month position. Requirements: master's degree in speech pathology; certificate of clinical competence in speech pathology; experience in working with students with severe disabilities; demonstrated knowledge in the areas of augmentative communication, including augmentative-communication technology, general communication development, language development; strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to manage a variety of tasks with varying intensities and priorities; ability to travel. Salary range is $31,800-34,800, commensurate with education and experience (full-time, 11 months). State benefits apply. Position is available from Jan. 15, 1998 to June 30, 1998. Extended appointment contingent on performance and continuation of funding. Application deadline is Jan. 3, 1998 or until filled. Send letter of application, vita, and three letters of reference to Dr. Dianne Yardley, College of Human Resources and Education, War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317.
Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise. Department Head. Position begins July 1, 1998. The department head will be responsible for administrative duties related to fostering strategies necessary to fulfill the department's mission. The head is expected to be a strong advocate for the department, to commit to all degree programs within the department as well as support the diverse responsibilities of all faculty and staff members related to teaching, research, and extension. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual possessing the management skills to establish a strong direction for a unique, multidisciplinary department. He/she should also have strong commitments to undergraduate and graduate education and community outreach as well as basic and applied research. Required qualifications for the position include an earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a discipline related to the department's mission and a scholarly, teaching, and/or Extension record that supports appointment at the rank of professor at Virginia Tech. Desired qualifications include: 1) successful leadership experience, 2) effective management of personnel and financial resources, 3) ability to attract external funding, 4) effective interaction with faculty, staff, administrators, and students, 5) commitment to professional development of faculty, staff, and students, and 6) familiarity with university governance. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin Feb. 1, 1998 and continue until the position is filled. A letter of application should specify the following: 1) the applicant's administrative philosophy, 2) leadership abilities, and 3) teaching, research, and extension experience. Please send the letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of professional reference to Dr. Dianne Yardley, Search Committee-HNFE Department Head, College of Human Resources and Education, 226 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317. Questions concerning position responsibilities and qualifications should be directed to Dr. Jay Williams, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise; phone: 1-8298; fax: 1-3916; e-mail: jhwms@vt.edu.
Provost's Office. Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid. The position is a 12-month administrative faculty appointment. Salary and benefits are competitive and will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The university, a comprehensive land-grant university, located in Blacksburg, VA, has an enrollment of approximately 25,000, which includes about 20,000 undergraduate students. Virginia Tech's campus is comprised of eight academic colleges and a graduate school. Responsibilities: The director, who reports to the vice provost for academic affairs, has overall responsibility for the supervision, management, awarding, and packaging of a major comprehensive scholarship and financial aid program in compliance with university, state, and federal requirements. The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid awards approximately $140 million in aid annually to 17,000 students at all academic levels. Qualifications: The successful candidate must hold a master's degree in an appropriate discipline and must have an excellent record of leadership and management. Preference will be given to applicants with five or more years experience in a field relevant to the job responsibilities. Familiarity with government regulations pertaining to student financial aid is highly desirable. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, a strong commitment to customer service, and sensitivity to the needs of diverse populations. Review of applications will begin on February 1 and continue until the position is filled. Suggested starting date is July 1 but is negotiable. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of four references to Dean Peter Eyre, Chair, Search Committee for Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 112 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0132.
Virginia Cooperative Extension. Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Science, Nutrition and Wellness. Virginia Cooperative Extension is seeking applications for Position FA642, Family and Consumer Science Agent, Nutrition and Wellness in Hanover County. Extension agents hold lecturer rank, non-tenure-track, professional faculty positions. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsible for applying appropriate research-based information to empower individuals, families, and communities to reduce risks of preventable diseases and to adopt food and nutrition choices that contribute to a healthy, productive society. Develop comprehensive, community-based educational approaches that enhance the economic capacity and quality of life of families. Agent 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 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, field trips, and tours; maintain knowledge of current research information; develop computer applications; develop and implement evaluation plans; 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 with bachelor's degree may be considered based on 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 preferred. Ability to recruit, train, and manage volunteers. Computer/computer software knowledge desired. To apply: Submit a letter of intent, a complete resume, official academic transcripts (undergraduate and graduate as appropriate; copies are acceptable), and three letters of reference. Internal applicants may submit a letter of application, a copy of the most recent faculty report, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 6, 1998 and continue until positions are filled. Send to Carolyn Sowers, Virginia Cooperative Extension, 122 Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at 1-7619. TDD user: 1-800-828-1120. Fax: 1-5545.
Virginia Cooperative Extension. Program Director, Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Center. Successful candidate will hold lecturer rank, non-tenure-track, professional faculty position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities: The primary function of this position is to enhance the education programs of Cooperative Extension and Virginia Tech for youth and adults; to work cooperatively with all 4-H centers in program determination, implementation, and evaluation; to work with the center manager to develop the program budget; to conduct programs of the 4-H center; to assume fiscal responsibility to promote the growth and continued success of the center. The program director will work with the board of directors' vice-president of programs and center manager in planning programs. Promotes the use of the center in cooperation with Cooperative Extension for programs to serve: participants in 4-H programs, other youth groups, adults (individuals and organizations), and all such groups which can benefit from programs offered by the center, all in accordance with the Virginia 4-H Program Guidelines and the Virginia Department of Education's Standards of Learning. 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. Experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating education programs; experience in volunteer management; ability to work with youth and adults; ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; computer/computer software knowledge desired. To apply: Submit a letter of intent, a complete resume, official academic transcripts (undergraduate and graduate as appropriate; copies are acceptable), and three letters of reference. Internal applicants may submit a letter of application, a copy of the most recent faculty report, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on Feb. 6, 1998 and continue until position are filled. Send to Carolyn Sowers, Virginia Cooperative Extension, 122 Hutcheson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Inquiries will be received at 1-7619. TDD user: 1-800-828-1120. Fax: 1-5545.
Office of the University Registrar. Assistant Registrar for Student Systems and Scheduling. Reporting to the university registrar, this position is responsible for the planning and implementation of the Student Records portion of the Student System at Virginia Tech. Currently in the implementation phase of installation of the SCT BANNER student system, the successful candidate will be responsible for a full complement of administrative and operational activities associated with implementation of the system. As one of five assistant registrars, this position also serves as a key member of the management team of the Office of the University Registrar. Additional duties include coordination and publication of the Undergraduate Catalog and Time Table of Classes, maintenance of the course scheduling system, and registration liaison for the undergraduate orientation effort. Qualifications: Virginia Tech seeks candidates who have demonstrated an ability to interact constructively with students, faculty, and staff members, who have developed innovative solutions to problems, who are sympathetic to student and faculty needs, and who have a commitment to providing user-friendly services to the university community. The successful candidate will be an articulate and highly organized individual with no less than three years administrative experience, preferably in a university setting. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in an atmosphere of growth and change. Demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments, specifically ones with competing deadlines. A bachelor's degree is required. The candidate should have substantial experience with information system implementation and demonstrate flexibility in dealing with a rapidly evolving technical and administrative environment. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with student record systems. Anticipated appointment date is March 1, 1998. Deadline for applications is Feb. 1, 1998. Send applications and nominations, including three references to Steven Wilson, Assistant to the University Registrar, 248 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0134.
The Women's Center. Victim Advocate Half-time victim advocate to work with survivors of sexual and relationship violence. Duties include: initial assessment, basic counseling, support during judicial processes, referral and follow-up, and providing specialized training on sexual violence. Qualifications: Master's degree required in counseling, psychology, social work, criminal justice, or related field. Prior experience working with survivors essential. Excellent speaking and writing skills important; prior experience in a higher-education environment preferred. Send resume, cover letter, and names of three references to Search Committee, Women's Center at Virginia Tech, Price House, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0270. Deadline: January 23 or until position is filled.