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JOBS

Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 17 - January 22, 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

Accountant--Disbursements. Accounting Office, Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package. Send resume with three professional references to 121 Pack Building, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0354. FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 30.
Animal Care Supervisor (6998m) Veterinary Teaching Hospital FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 30.
Animal Care Technician A (W022155M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 (Grade 3). PTP. Work schedule: 30 hours a week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Annual Giving Development Specialist (Public Relations Specialist) (6695F) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Position renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 23.

Computer Operations Technician (7204J) Aerospace and Ocean Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 23.

Computer Systems Engineer (1894T) Computer Science. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP. Starting date of employment: May 10. Application deadline: Open until filled
Dispatcher (6683T) Police Department. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Shift Work. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Executive Secretary (2102F) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Position renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Executive Secretary (2226F) University Development/Annual Giving. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Position renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Fiscal Assistant (W022307T) Environmental Health and Safety Services. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, will work approximately 20 hours per week, flexible schedule Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Fiscal Technician (7029P) Capital Design and Construction. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 23.

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 Production Worker A (Food Production Supervisor) (1943M) Culinary Services/Hokie Grill. Normal Starting Pay: $14,259 (Grade 3). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Housekeeping Worker (1076M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FTP. Work schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Housekeeping Worker Senior (2745M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Stating Pay: $14,259 (Grade 3). FTP. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Position previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Laboratory Specialist (6485M) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Position renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
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 5-31-98, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Office Services Assistant (W020838C) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PTP, 30 hours per week, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Office Services Specialist (1799T) Motor Pool. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
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.
Project Coordinator/Food Operations Director A (6440M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Program Support Technician (7209M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
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. Position is renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
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. 23.
Senior Programmer Analyst (1384F) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
Senior Programmer/Analyst (6700D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995-$59,319 (Grade 14). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
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. 23.
Trades Utility Worker (Laundry Specialist) (W022310J) Athletics. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 Per Hour (Grade 3). PTP, 30 hours per week. Evening and weekend work required. Application deadline: Jan. 23.

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. 23.
The following position is available to current university employees only.

Mason/Plasterer (U6633P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). Six FTP's. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
OFF-CAMPUS POSITION
Office Services Assistant (W020803J) Roanoke Valley Graduate Center. Normal Starting Pay: $7.44 (Grade 4). Position Location: Roanoke. PTP, 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Apply To: Dr. Strickland, Roanoke Valley Graduate Center, 117 Church Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24011. Application deadline: Jan. 23.
FACULTY LISTING
INSTRUCTIONAL
Department of Chemical Engineering. Assistant Professor. Candidates for assistant professor should have interest in university teaching and research in the area of biochemical engineering. The successful candidate is expected to develop a funded research program. Professional qualifications, education, and experience should be consistent with the requirements for appointment to the rank of assistant professor. Applications should include a current resume along with the names, affiliations, and phone numbers of at least three references. Send applications and nominations to William H. Velander, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0211. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology. Postdoctoral Research Associate. Ph.D. with experience in molecular biology required immediately to study immunology of cancer and immunotoxicology. Apply with c.v. and names of three references to Dr. Mitzi Nagarkatti, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0442. Review of applications begins January 31. For more information, please contact Nagarkatti.
Department of Family and Child Development. Research Associate. Full-time position available in the department to participate in on-going evaluation research projects focusing on children, youth, and family programs. Responsibilities include: data collection, data management, 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; research experience, including experience in using computers in research work. The research associate reports directly to the project directors, Jay A. Mancini and Lydia Marek. One-year appointment. Please send letters of application and resume (three letters of recommendation should be sent as soon thereafter as possible also) to: Dr. Dianne Yardley, Associate Dean, College of Human Resources and Education, 101 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317. Review of applications will begin on January 30 and continue until the position is filled. For more information, contact Dr. Lydia Marek, Project Director, Department of Family and Child Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0416; 1-6306; or e-mail: lmarek@vt.edu.
Software Technologies Laboratory (STL). Software Engineer. Object-oriented software engineer (research associate) to design and implement a wide range of software systems. STL seeks a person with solid experience in the analysis, design, development, and support of object-oriented applications. Experience with objected-oriented design and development; programming experience in high-level languages under Windows; and a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related fields are required. Preference is given to those with development experience in Smalltalk, C++, or Java, and with outstanding teamwork and communications skills. The successful candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to qualify for a Department of Energy "Q" clearance. Overnight travel to user sites is required. At STL, the person will be actively involved in all aspects of building top-quality software, with major responsibility for design, coding, validation, and support. Development teams of full-time developers and students also work with customers to define their needs, and train and support users. This position receives an attractive faculty benefits package that includes annual leave, holidays, and sick leave; employer-contributed retirement benefit; and medical, life, and disability insurance. This position is a non-tenure-track, restricted research faculty position, and is funded entirely by research grants or contracts. Please refer to position #G1512 when submitting resume to Software Technologies Laboratory, 1900 Kraft Drive, Suite 105, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Or e-mail resume, in text format, to info@stl.vt.edu. This position will remain open until filled.
Software Technologies Laboratory (STL). Database Software Engineers. Two openings for database-software engineers to design and implement a wide range of software systems. STL seeks a person with solid experience in the analysis, design, development, and support of database-management applications. Experience with relational database design and development; programming experience in database languages under Windows; and a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related fields are required. Preference is given to those with development experience in Oracle, SQL-server, and Visual FoxPro, and with outstanding teamwork and communications skills. The successful candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to qualify for a Department of Energy "Q" clearance. Overnight travel to use sites is required. At STL, the person will be actively involved in all aspects of building top-quality software, with major responsibility for design, coding, validation, and support. Development teams of full-time developers and students also work with customers to define their needs, and train and support users. This position receives an attractive faculty benefits package that includes annual leave, holidays, and sick leave; employer-contributed retirement benefit; and medical, life, and disability insurance. This position is a non-tenure-track, restricted research faculty position, and is funded entirely by research grants or contracts. Please refer to position numbers G1782 and G1637 when submitting resume to Software Technologies Laboratory, 1900 Kraft Drive, Suite 105, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Or e-mail resume, in text format, to info@stl.vt.edu. This position will remain open until filled.
Department of Athletics. Associate Athletic Director for Business Affairs. This is a non-tenure-track administrative faculty position. As the department's fiscal officer, the associate athletic director supervises all business functions and oversees the following administrative activities: budgeting and financial planning; personnel, procurement, disbursement, and accounting transactions including internal controls. Major emphasis is placed on the development and administration of annual budgets of approximately $17.5 million including: operating, maintenance reserve, scholarship, debt service, and capital project budgets. The associate athletic director works closely with the Controller's Office and the Office of Budget and Financial Planning as well as other university level administrative offices. In overseeing the departmental personnel system, the associate athletic director will manage all coaches' contracts, administrative and professional and classified salaries and benefits, entrance and exit procedures for athletic department staff and payroll transactions. While reporting directly to the athletic director, the associate athletic director will interact with coaches and other departmental administrators in providing financial oversight and budgetary control for athletic operating accounts. The associate athletic director will evaluate all contracts and agreements pertaining to athletic events, advertising, and facilities rental. The associate athletic director will maintain a system of internal controls while overseeing purchases and disbursements from departmental accounts, and will work with university internal and state auditors in the preparation of periodic reports and analyses. Required qualifications: significant managerial/financial experience required, preferably at an institution of higher education. Experience in managing long-term debt and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles required. Bachelor's degree in business with an emphasis in finance, management, accounting, or other business-related field required. Master's degree in sports administration or business administration preferred. Strong financial, organizational, and communications skills required. Letters of application and nomination should be accompanied by a resume and should include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Review of applications began Dec. 15, 1997 and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials should be sent to Sharon McCloskey, Senior Associate Athletic Director, 352 Jamerson Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0502.