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JOBS

Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 25 - March 26, 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

Auditor Senior--Internal (1137J). Starting Pay: $34,756 (Grade 13). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Evening Announcer (Public Relations Assistant Specialist) (2185F) University Relations-WVTF Radio. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Forward state application (resume also suggested) to: Steve Mills, WVTF Public Radio, 4235 Electric Road S. W., Suite 105, Roanoke, VA 24014-4145. Position previously advertised. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Fiscal Assistant (7242J) Museum of Natural History. Normal Starting Pay: $8,521 (Grade 5). PTP, 20 hours per week, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 27.
Fiscal Technician (4209T) Chemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: March 27.
Fiscal Technician (2816D) Printing Services. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: March 27.
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.
Food Operations Assistant B (3rd Cook) (965M) Culinary Services-Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FTP. Work schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: March 27.
Housekeeping Lead Worker (Recycle Coordinator) (6724M) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FTP. Work schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: March 27.
Housekeeping Worker (W020190P) Physical Plant-Housekeeping Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PTP. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 6-11:30 a.m. Work area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Application deadline: April 3.
Housekeeping Worker (1217M) 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: March 27.
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. 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 (4513F) Biochemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: March 27.
Office Services Aide (W022376D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PTP, schedule varies. Application deadline: March 27.
Office Services Aide (W020548F) University Registrar. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). Three PTP's available; one position will work 20 hours per week, two positions will work 30 hours per week, schedule to be arranged, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: March 27
Office Services Assistant (W022103T) Motor Pool. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). Three PTP's: (approximately 30 hours per week). Application deadline: March 27.
Office Services Assistant (W020603P) Office of University Bursar. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PTP, for 30 hours per week. Must be available for some eight-hour days. Application deadline: March 27.
Office Services Specialist (5379C) Agricultural and Applied Economics. Normal Starting Pay: $ 17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: March 27.
Office Services Specialist (2039P) Office of the University Bursar. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 27.
Office Services Specialist (W022276P) Office of University Bursar. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, for 30 hours per week. Application deadline: March 27.
Office Services Specialist (2455P) Purchasing. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: March 27.
Office Services Specialist (W022362M) Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP of 30 hours a week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: March 27.
Photographer Senior (7236F) University Relations. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Application deadline: April 17.
Plumber Steamfitter (1606P) Physical Plant . Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). FTP. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., overtime may be necessary due to emergencies and breakdowns. Subject to 24-hour call-in on a rotating basis. A pre-employment medical examination will be required for the selected candidate. Application deadline: April 3.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022069D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PTP, 30-40 hours per week. Application deadline: March 27.
Programmer (W022375D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $12.79 (grade 10). PTP. Application deadline: March 27.
Programmer (W022298D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $12.79 (Grade 10). PTP, 30 hours per week, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Previously advertised, it is not necessary to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: March 27.
Programmer/Analyst (6779D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794-$49,637 (Grade 12). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Programmer/Analyst (6701D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794-$49,637 (Grade 12). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Senior Programmer Analyst (6886D) Administrative Information Systems-Student Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995-$59,319 (Grade 14). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Senior Programmer/Analyst (6989D) Administrative Information Systems-Finance Implementation Team. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995-$59,319 (Grade 14). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Senior Programmer Analyst (7230J) Research and Graduate Studies. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
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. Position previously advertised, do not need to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: March 27.
OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS

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 27.
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 27.
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 27.
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 27.
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 27.
Office Services Assistant (6594J) SCNEP Program (Franklin County). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Franklin 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, renewed yearly. Application deadline: April 3.
Office Services Specialist (4125M) Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center. Normal Starting Pay: $8,520 (Grade 5). Position location: PTP for 20 hrs a week. Apply to: Henry Wilson, 33446 Research Dr., Painter, VA 23420. Application deadline: March 27.
Office Services Assistant (5866J) EFNEP-SCNEP Program (Lancaster). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Lancaster. FTP. Apply to Annette Jewell, VA Cooperative Extension, P.O. Box 100, Lancaster, VA 22503. Position ends 9-30-98, renewed yearly. Application deadline: April 3.
Office Services Assistant (6598J) SCNEP Program (Prince Edward County). Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Prince Edward 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, renewed yearly. Application deadline: April 3.
Program Support Technician Senior (7207M) NORTHERN DISTRICT. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). Position location: Fauquier County. FTP. Apply to: Neal Vines, Agriculture and Natural Resources Information Systems, 137 Smyth Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0437. Application deadline: April 3.
FACULTY LISTING
INSTRUCTIONAL
Department of Family and Child Development. Human Services Instructor and Field Placement Coordinator. Position is non-tenure-track, 12-month appointment, renewable. Establish, supervise, and maintain undergraduate field placements in human-service organizations. Teach undergraduate courses in the human-services option. Advise undergraduate students. Serve on departmental committees. Qualifications: Master's degree in social work, family studies, marriage and family therapy, community counseling, or related fields. Knowledge of human service agencies and human development. Minimum of three years professional experience in human-service agencies. Experience in teaching preferred. Salary range is $34,000-38,000 based on qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin on April 15, and will continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, resume, graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference to Dr. Dianne Yardley, Associate Dean, College of Human Resources and Education, 101 War Memorial Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0416; e-mail: mbenson@vtvm1.cc.vt.edu; or visit the web site: http://www.chre.vt.edu/~/fcd/fcd.html.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. Assistant Director. This is a professional faculty position, with the primary duty of coordinating the Institutional Quality Assurance Program (verification, annual measurement, management assessment, and quality improvement tasks). Cross-train with and serve as backup for the assistant director for data processing. Coordinate preparation and completion of FISAP and other reports, magazine surveys, and statistical reports. Monitor Experimental Site process. Train and supervise the Customer Service Unit (front desk and receptionist staff), and organize their workflow to ensure customer satisfaction and efficiency. Maintain a caseload of students which involves counseling students and parents on the financial-aid process, awarding and processing aid, and monitoring various audit and error reports for this population of students. Requires master's degree and at least five years progressively responsible financial aid experience, preferably at the assistant-director level. Mastery of financial-aid regulations and programs; excellent supervisory and training skills, and the ability to motivate the staff and provide opportunities for learning in a variety of ways for a variety of levels; multi-tasking of competing priorities and deadlines in a high-stress environment. Spreadsheet and database experience required; knowledge of EXCEL, SAS, and Oracle helpful. Experience with Windows 95 and Microsoft Office preferred. Hands-on experience with the federal Quality Assurance Program and Experimental Sites preferred. SCT-Banner experience helpful. Position is available July 1, 1998. Application review will begin April 15. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Submit a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with addresses and phone numbers to Mrs. Zelma H. Harris, Search Committee for Assistant Director, c/o Kathy Flint, Administrative Assistant, Office of scholarships and Financial Aid, 222 Burruss, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0222.
College of Arts and Sciences. Associate Dean for Diversity and Instruction. The college seeks an individual to give leadership and vision to recruitment and retention of a diverse faculty and student body, and to serve as liaison to the College Curriculum Committee. In addition, the individual will serve as college liaison to various university programs and governance committees, and will direct the selection of various student and faculty awards. The individual will work with another associate dean for student concerns within an office of support staff serving students' needs and will report directly to the dean. Research and teaching opportunities exist for candidates who wish these. Because the position focuses on service to students, faculty members, and departments, applicants should be seeking an opportunity for service to others. Duties, tasks, and responsibilities include: (1) Provide leadership and vision to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body (2) Guide curricular adjustments during a time of change as the ex-officio member of the College Curriculum Committee (3) Coordinate communications among departments and central administration and governance committees (5) Assist in identifying faculty members for awards and recognition (6) Work with departments in assuring sufficient capacity in core courses (7) Assist in periodic academic-program assessments and reviews. Requirements: Demonstrated interest in fostering diversity in higher education. Experience in undergraduate instruction, advising, curriculum, and service. Credentials for a faculty appointment in one of the disciplines of arts and sciences. Administrative experience with demonstrated people skills and communication skills. To apply: Submit resume, a letter of application, and names of three references to: Dean Robert C. Bates, College of Arts and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0405. Review of applicants will begin April 15 and continue until a successful applicant is found.