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JOBS

Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 23 - March 5, 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

Buyer Senior (1593P) Purchasing. Normal Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FTP. Application deadline: March 13.

Computer Operations Technician Senior (W022342D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $10.70 (Grade 8). Two PTP's, for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: March 6.
Computer Operations Technician Senior (W022326M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $10.70 (Grade 8). PTP for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: March 6.
Database Analyst (2250D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $41,535-$64,847 (Grade 15). FTP. Position previously advertised, do not need to reapply. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Electrician Senior (7227P) Physical Plant Electric/Service Utility. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Application deadline: March 6.
Executive Secretary (W022346G) Public Service Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $8.96 (Grade 6). PTP, for 20 hours per week. Application deadline: March 6.

Fiscal Technician (2556P) OUB/Student Accounts. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: March 6.
Fiscal Technician Senior (4190J) Sponsored Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Application deadline: March 6.
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: March 6.
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 until position 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 until positions filled. Questions: 1-5301.
Housekeeping Worker (W022335G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PTP. Will work 30 hours per week; work schedule varies. Application deadline: March 6.
Laboratory Mechanic A (W022325D) Communications Network Services--Resnet Summer '98 Project. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49-$7.84 (Grade 4). Several PTP's available, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Some positions available March 9. Most positions start May 7. All positions will end no later than Aug. 28, 1998. Applications accepted until position filled. Questions: 1-5301.
Laboratory Specialist Senior (4275T) Chemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 6.
Laboratory Specialist Senior (ICP Spectroscopist) (3475M) Crop and Soil Environmental Science. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Position is renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 6.
Laboratory Specialist Senior (7220M) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Position is renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 6.
Laboratory Technician (W022347G) Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). One full-time wage position. 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: March 6.
Legal Assistant (2180F) University Development/Planned Giving. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Position renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 6.

Office Services Specialist (WO20877) Administrative Information Systems-User Services. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours per year from date of hire. Must be able to work a variable schedule between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to accommodate other staff schedules. Application deadline: March 6.

Office Services Specialist (Conference Registration Specialist) (W022331G) Program Development/Continuing Education. Normal Starting Pay: $7.88 (Grade 5). Two PTP's. Will work approximately 20 hrs. a week. One position will work from 8 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday, and the other position will work from 1-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Application deadline: March 6.
Operations Manager (Building and Grounds Supervisor A) (1672G) University Unions and Student Activities. Salary Range: $24,337-$37,995 (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. Position previously advertised, you do not need to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: March 6.
Program Support Technician (6763J) Engineering Development. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: March 6.
Programmer (W022341D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $12.79 (Grade 10). PTP, not to exceed 1,500 hours per year from date of hire. Application deadline: March 6.
Programmer (6888D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604-$41,535 (Grade 10). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer (W022298D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $12.79 (Grade 10). PTP, 30 hours per week. Application deadline: March 6.

Programmer/Analyst (6779D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794-$49,637 (Grade 12). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Programmer/Analyst (W022338M) Plant Pathology and Weed Science. Normal Starting Pay: $15.29 (Grade 12). PTP (20 Hours/Week). Application deadline: March 6.
Project Coordinator (Agency Management Analyst) (6440M) Culinary Services. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: March 6.
Radiologic Technologist (W022238G) Student Health Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PTP. Will average 12 hours per week during academic year; other hours, as needed, throughout the year to provide coverage in the absence of the full-time technologist. Application deadline: March 6.
Research Specialist Advanced (2601M) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FTP. Application deadline: March 6.
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.
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: March 6.
Website Designer (Public Relations Assistant Specialist) (W022349G) Public Service Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $10.70 (Grade 8). Five PTP's: Approximately 20 hours a week, schedule to be determined. Ending date: 12-15-97. Application deadline: March 6.
OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS
Animal Care Technician B (0542) Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center (Leesburg, VA). Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 5). Position location: Leesburg. FTP. Apply to: Marylee McKenzie, Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, P.O. Box 1977, Leesburg, VA 24177. Application deadline: March 6.
Facilities Coordinator (Office Services Specialist) (6849) Northern Virginia Graduate Center. Normal Starting Pay: $21,292 (Grade 5). Position location: Falls Church. FTP. Apply to: Linda Kramp, Northern Virginia Graduate Center, 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church , VA 22043. Position previously advertised, you do not need to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: March 6.
Library Assistant (6842) Northern Virginia Graduate Center. Normal Starting Pay: $ 12,168 (with partial benefits) (Grade 8). Position location: Northern Virginia. PTP 20 hours per week. Apply to: Patricia Murphy, Library, Virginia Tech/University of Virginia Northern Virginia Center, 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church, VA 22040. Fax 703-538-8342. Application deadline: March 6.
Office Services Assistant (5925J) EFNEP/SCNEP Program (Amelia County). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Amelia County. FTP. Apply to Beth Gillis, Halifax County Extension Office, EFNEP/SCNEP Department, P.O. Box 757, Halifax, VA 24558. Position ends 9-30-98. Application deadline: March 13.
Office Services Assistant (6600J) EFNEP/SCNEP Program (Warren County). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Warren County. FTP. Apply to Doris Trant, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Frederick County, 107 North Kent St., Winchester, VA 22601. Position ends 9-30-98. Application deadline: March 13.
Office Services Assistant (6603J) EFNEP/SCNEP Program (Spotsylvania County). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Spotsylvania County. FTP. Apply to Mary McFerren, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Position ends 9-30-98. Application deadline: March 13.
Office Services Assistant (6605J) EFNEP/SCNEP Program (Orange County). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Orange County. FTP. Apply to Mary McFerren, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Position ends 9-30-98. Application deadline: March 13.
Office Services Assistant (6801J) EFNEP/SCNEP Program (Accomack County). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Accomack County. FTP. Apply to Llewellyn Allison, P.O. Box 60, Accomac, VA 23301. Position ends 9-30-98. Application deadline: March 13.
Office Services Assistant (6805J) EFNEP/SCNEP Program (Cumberland County). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Cumberland County. FTP. Apply to Beth Gillis, Halifax County Extension Office, EFNEP/SCNEP Department, P.O. Box 757, Halifax, VA 24558. Position ends 9-30-98. Application deadline: March 13.
Office Services Assistant (6944J) EFNEP/SCNEP Program (Caroline County). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Caroline County. FTP. Apply to Mary McFerren, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Position ends 9-30-98. Application deadline: March 13.
Office Services Assistant (7232J) EFNEP/SCNEP Program (Botetourt County). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position Location: Botetourt County. FTP. Apply to Beth Gillis, Halifax County Extension Office, EFNEP/SCNEP Department, P.O. Box 757, Halifax, VA 24558. Position ends 9-30-98. Application deadline: March 13.
Office Services Assistant (7233J) EFNEP/SCNEP Program (Arlington). Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 4). Position Location: Arlington. FTP. Apply to Mary McFerren, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Position ends 9-30-98. Application deadline: March 13.
Office Services Assistant (7234J) EFNEP/SCNEP Program (City of Petersburg). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: City of Petersburg. FTP. Apply to Nancy Wright, P.O. Box 218, Suffolk, VA 23439-0218. Position ends 9-30-98. Application deadline: March 13.
Program Support Technician (5021J) Virginia Cooperative Extension (Washington County). Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). Position location: Washington County. FTP. Apply to Phil Blevins, 234 West Valley Street, Suite B, Abingdon, VA 24210. Application deadline: March 6.
FACULTY LISTING
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Residential and Dining Programs. Area Coordinator of Residence Education. The area coordinator of residence education is a 12-month, live-on position with primary responsibilities for direct supervision and leadership of 59 undergraduate and two graduate-assistant residence-education staff members in an assigned community of 2,200 students. Other duties include advising the Residence Hall Federation Hall Councils; assisting with the implementation of all staff selection, training, and evaluation; instruction of academic credit-bearing resident-advisor course; leadership development; rotating on-call duty and crisis management; serving as a university hearing officer; coordination of night-monitor program; providing support and structure for educational programming; and assisting with the overall leadership of a comprehensive student-life program. Co-lateral responsibilities will include the management of a residence hall with an international living option and working with the implementation of a card-access system in one building and may include summer conference administration, new-student orientation planning. Position available July 10, 1998. To obtain more detailed information about this position, contact our website at http://www.rdp.vt.edu. Required qualifications: master's degree in college student personnel/related field; one-three years professional experience; demonstrated abilities in supervision of staff, advising of hall government, judicial experience, and operations/facilities management. Preferred qualifications: significant experience with international, leadership development, or other special housing/living-learning programs. Compensation is $25,000 annually with full faculty state benefits. Furnished apartment and flexible university meal plan. Submit letter of application, resume, and names and contact information of three references to: Area Coordinator Search Committee, Residential and Dining Programs, 109 E. Eggleston Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0428.
Center for Survey Research. Research Associate/Data Systems Manager. Bachelor's degree in computational or social science required. Maintain center's IBM-compatible hardware, local area network, and Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) software. Supervise support staff. Develop database documentation and files, create SAS or SPSS statistical programs, and prepare statistical reports for approximately 35 project clients annually. Beginning May 18 full-time, with availability part-time prior to this preferred. Send resume and names of three references by March 16 to Alan E. Bayer, Search Committee Chair, Virginia Tech Center for Survey Research, 207 W. Roanoke St., Blacksburg, VA 24061-0543.
Center for Survey Research. Senior Research Associate/Associate Director. Full responsibility for center administration in absence of part-time director. Master's degree in social policy, social services, or a social science required. Minimum four years' experience in survey research within a Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) environment, survey design, instrument preparation, and project budgeting. Requires background in technical writing, preparing RFP's, managerial experience, strong survey-design consulting background, and interpersonal skills for working with approximately 35 project clients annually. Send resume, technical writing samples, and names of three references by March 16 to Alan E. Bayer, Search Committee Chair, Virginia Tech Center for Survey Research, 207 W. Roanoke St., Blacksburg, VA 24061-0543.
University Libraries. Library Systems Director. The department seeks an experienced individual to provide leadership necessary to assure that the systems-based applications delivered to our client community are reliable and effective. The current responsibilities of the systems department include support for an integrated library system (VTLS), library internal networks, and those linked to the campus, libraries' web access, public-access information stations, employee workstations, and database-related services provided by the various library units. The University Libraries is part of the Information Systems division, and collaboration with other information professionals at the university and elsewhere is important. The library systems director participates in the Library Advisory Council and is expected to work as a team member in cross-unit initiatives. Reports to the dean of libraries. The position is a 12-month administrative/professional faculty appointment; salary/rank commensurate with experience and credentials. The successful candidate should have a degree in information science, systems, electrical engineering, or computing, with a minimum of five years' leadership experience in an academic environment. Previous library experience is preferred. Operational experience with an environment that includes LANs, Internet, VMS, UNIX, TCP/IP, Oracle, Windows 3.x, 95, NT, and Mac/OS is desired. Staff-development skills are important, as is the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the client community. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required for working with library staff; management skills including the ability to maximize budget and personnel allocations. Knowledge of current trends in computer and information sciences and the ability to articulate effective responses to changing trends in the delivery of information. Candidates must provide credentials and references that give evidence of the ability to work well independently and with colleagues in a rapidly changing library environment. Finalists invited for interview must demonstrate communications, organizational, and knowledge of systems through a presentation to library faculty and staff and other members of the university community. Applications: Send letters of application, resume, and names, addresses, phone numbers of at least three references to: Cathy Pillow, Personnel Services, University Libraries, P.O. Box 9001, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Pillow. Review of applications will begin April 30, 1998.
Mechanical Engineering. Research Associate/General Manager of Industrial Energy Center. The Industrial Energy Center (IEC) of the Department of the Department of Mechanical Engineering is accepting applications for the position of general manager (research associate). Position duties include managing the operations of the IEC and delivering high-quality, energy-related services to the center's sponsoring utilities. The deliverables, generally in the form of energy surveys and analyses, technical reports, and training workshops, are to be produced in a timely and cost-effective manner. The overall objective is to maintain existing, and expand funded, support from energy utilities and industrial sponsors. The successful applicant is expected to have a BS degree in engineering, with management, technical writing, and engineering analysis skills. Preference will be given to applicants with experience and interests in energy conservation, environmental abatement measures, and product-quality improvement in manufacturing processes and commercial building. This is a full-time, restricted, 12-month position, but is expected to continue beyond 12 months with available research funding. This position includes employee benefits and the opportunity to work on a graduate degree. Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Forward application letter and resume, including the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Prof. William C. Thomas, 100C-1 Randolph Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0238. Application deadline is March 11.