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JOBS

Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 20 - February 12, 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 (4522P) Controllers Office. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Feb. 13.
Accountant (4526P) Controller's Office. Normal Starting Pay: $ 24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Position ends 6-30-98, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 20.
Database Analyst (2250D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $41,535-$64,847 (Grade 15). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Executive Secretary (6533P) Capital Design and Construction. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Feb. 20.
Fiscal Assistant (7219J) Center For Transportation Research. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Position ends 7-31-98, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 13.
Fiscal Technician (7020D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 13.

Fiscal Technician (Relief Night Auditor) (W022187G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $8.96 (Grade 6). PTP for approximately 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. This is a relief position for approximately three nights per week and fill in as needed. Application deadline: Feb. 13.

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. Position previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Feb. 13.
Food Operations Assistant A (W022314C) 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; 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. Questions: 1-5301.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022315C) 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; 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 positions are filled. Questions: 1-5301.
Housekeeping Worker (198P) Physical Plant-Housekeeping Services. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). Two FTP's. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Work area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Application deadline: Feb. 20.
Housekeeping Worker (1078M) 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: Feb. 13.
Office Services Assistant (W022128D) Library Storage Building. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). Two PTP's, work schedule: Sunday, noon-5 p.m. (one Sunday night per month working at Newman Library) and Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Application deadline: Feb. 13.
Office Services Specialist (W022323J) Civil Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, 30 hours per week. Application deadline: Feb. 13.
Office Services Specialist (W022322C) Undergraduate Admissions. 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: Feb. 13.
Office Services Supervisor (692D) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Feb. 13.
Program Support Technician (7216J) Engineering Administration. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Feb. 13.
Program Support Technician (6758E) Personnel Services. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application Deadline: Feb. 13.

Programmer (6888D) Administrative Information Systems . Normal Starting Pay: $26,604-$41,535 (Grade 10). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer (6795D) Educational Technologies. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP, Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. varies as needed. Application deadline: Feb. 13.
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 (6700D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995-$59,319 (Grade 14). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Trades Utility Helper (W022318G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 (Grade 3). PTP, 30 hours per week, could include an occasional evening and weekend. Application deadline: Feb. 13.
OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS
Installation and Repair Technician (7217D) Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 8). Position Location: Northern Virginia Education Center. FTP, renewed yearly. Hours will vary with evening and weekend work required. Apply to: Personnel Services, Southgate Center, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Application deadline: Feb. 20.
FACULTY LISTING
INSTRUCTIONAL
Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise. Director of Community Exercise Program. Instructor rank. Position is non-tenure-track, calendar-year appointment that will be available May 1, 1998. The successful candidate will provide innovative leadership to a university-based, interdisciplinary, teaching-outreach program providing supervised exercise, nutrition counseling, and stress-management services to faculty and staff members, and community residents and will expand the program from its current focus on cardiac rehabilitation and intervention to a broader-based intervention for chronic disease. The director will have overall responsibility for administration, budget, staff and student supervision, exercise prescription and clinical coordination, marketing, and daily operations. The director will also be expected to supervise the Health and Exercise Science Laboratory with responsibility for equipment, safety and training, and risk management; supervise undergraduate and graduate-student laboratories, research, and/or field experience and participate in university service and professional organizations. Applicants must hold an MS degree in clinical or applied exercise physiology or equivalent; certification in CPR; and ACSM certification as an exercise specialist SM; ACSM certification as a program director SM and ACLS certification or willingness to seek these credentials is desirable. Candidates must also present a broad base of current experience in clinical exercise services for individuals with various chronic diseases or fitness goals; strength or potential for student training and supervision; organizational, management, communication, and marketing skills; the ability, commitment, and enthusiasm for working with clients and professionals in an interdisciplinary academic environment; and the ability to work with multicultural groups. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, an overview of the future of community-based health intervention programs (one-two pages), and the names of three references whom you have requested to forward letters should be sent to Dr. Dianne Yardley, Search Committee-Community Exercise Program, College of Human Resources and Education, 101 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0317. Questions concerning position responsibilities and qualifications should be directed to Dr. Eleanor Schlenker, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise. Phone: 1-4672; fax: 1-3916; e-mail: schlenkr@vt.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 1998 and continue until the position is filled.
School of the Arts. Director of MFA in Arts Administration Program. Tenure-track position. Responsibilities: Direct tutorial-based 20-year-old nationally recognized program that emphasizes training leaders for not-for-profit visual and performing-arts organizations; serve as master teacher (individualized tutorials) for MFA students; teach graduate and undergraduate studio classes in arts administration (both theoretical and practical); and continue active involvement with professional arts organizations and/or arts-service agencies regionally and/or nationally. Qualifications: National recognition in arts-management leadership; significant experience in professional arts world; several years experience as an administrator with a visual or performing-arts organization or agency; informed perspective on the changing environment for the future of arts in our society; appropriate training; and ability to teach arts administration across the visual and performing-arts disciplines at the university level. Appointment in the academic department of the School of the Arts (art and art history, music, theater arts) that best fits qualifications. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications. Date of appointment is Aug. 10, 1998. Send resume or c.v. and three references to Director, School of the Arts, 201 Performing Arts Building, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0141. Deadline: March 31, 1998 or until position is filled.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Development and University Relations. Assistant/Associate Director of Development for Libraries and University Programs. The principal focus of this fund-raising position will be on individual, corporate, and foundation prospects for University Libraries. Responsibilities include field visits, cultivation, proposal preparation, solicitation, and stewardship, as required. In the performance of his/her duties, incumbent will work closely with the dean of University Libraries, university staff and faculty members, and volunteers. In addition, the incumbent will assist the director on major gift solicitations for other university programs. He/she will work under the direction of the director of development for University Programs and in close cooperation with the dean of University Libraries and the university's Central Development Office. Bachelor's degree, computer literacy, and frequent regional and national travel. Advanced degree preferred. Related experience in libraries and information technology desired. Candidates should demonstrate a successful track record in fund raising, preferably within a university setting. Candidates should demonstrate strong written, verbal, organization, and interpersonal skills and be capable of motivating volunteers as well as donors. Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and names of five references to: T. O. Williams, III, Director of Development for University Programs, 201 Pack Building, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0336 or towmsiii@vt.edu. Review of applications will continue until position is filled.
Department of Forestry. Extension Associate. Position is from 12 to 18 months. Major responsibilities include preparing educational materials and planning/conducting education programs in forestry. Qualifications: B.S. and M.S. in forestry, with experience in forest management or forestry operations. Demonstrated ability to write well and to speak effectively to diverse audiences. Ability to work as part of a team with Department of Forestry faculty Extension specialists. Microcomputer skills are also a requirement. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting date is April 1, 1998. To ensure consideration, please respond by March 2, 1998. Submit a letter of application, resume, names and addresses of three references, and transcripts to Dr. James E. Johnson, Extension Project Leader--Natural Resources, Department of Forestry, 228 Cheatham Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0324. Phone: 1-7679; fax: 1-3330.
Residential and Dining Programs. Assistant Director of Residence Education. Responsibilities: Oversight of residence life programs on portion of campus housing 4,000 students; supervision of professional and student staff; development and coordination of all staff training and evaluation processes; assists with budget administration, project management, and planning. Required educational/experiential qualifications: Master's degree in college student affairs or related field and three-five years full-time experience required; supervision of full-time professional staff and prior work with coordinating staff training and evaluation processes. Desired educational/experiential qualifications: Work experience in large school setting; administrative experience with budget, project management, planning, and policy development. Starting date: July 10, 1998. Compensation is $35,000 annually; full faculty state benefits. Submit a letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of 3 references to Dr. Gerard J. Kowalski, Chair, Assistant Director of Search Committee, Residential and Dining Programs, 109 E. Eggleston Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0428.
Software Technologies Laboratory (STL). Software Engineer (Re-advertisement). 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) (Re-advertisement). 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.
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; knowledge of career-development theory and practice; building rapport with students, faculty members, and employers; strong verbal and written communication skills; and computer skills. Must demonstrate success in working in a team environment. Career services experience is preferred. Candidates should submit a resume and at least four references to K. Ware, Associate Director, 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 mid-March 1998.