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Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 34 - July 2, 1998

Because Spectrum is published every two weeks during the summer, publication of the employment listing is discontinued during that period. For position-availability information, please call the following jobline numbers:
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
INSTRUCTIONAL
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Equine Field Service Clinician. Instruction will include participation in clinical instruction in equine field services and related disciplines through the Production Management Medicine Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The primary focus of the position will be on individual equine cases with additional responsibilities for on-farm equine preventive-medicine health programs which will be used as instructional materials for senior veterinary students and residents. Service will include on-farm veterinary service and emergency care for equine patients through the Production Management Medicine Service of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. There will be responsibility for overseeing on-farm preventive-medicine health programs for horses. The successful candidate must be client-oriented and have a willingness to serve a diverse equine caseload. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in continuing-education and Extension programs of the college that deal with horses. Qualifications include the DVM or equivalent degree. Candidates must have practice experience with equine, either in private practice or in an academic ambulatory practice. Diplomate status or eligibility for certification examination by a specialty college, in a specialty relevant to equine practice including the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, is desirable. Clinical teaching experience, demonstrated commitment to continuing education, excellent communication and inter-personal skills, and commitment to the building of an equine practice for the Veterinary Teaching Hospital are desirable attributes for this position. Rank will be as a non-tenure-track faculty at the clinical instructor level with continuing appointment renewable every two years. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The starting date is negotiable. Review of applications will begin Sept. 1, 1998 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application stating career goals and interests, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Craig D. Thatcher, Head, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (0442), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Virginia Power Electronics Center of the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Administrative Director/Research Associate. The Virginia Power Electronics Center (VPEC) of the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech is seeking a full-time administrative director to oversee all business and personnel matters. This position will interact with all VPEC core and affiliate faculties, and industrial affiliates and sponsors on all financial and administrative issues, as well as assist the director in overall management, strategic planning, and personnel and policy developments; act as primary guardian of rules, regulations, and policies; serve as the information "gatekeeper"; provide resources for all members of the center; and oversee all reporting required by sponsoring agencies. BS in business with extensive experience required. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and management capabilities related to university personnel and finance; demonstrated effectiveness in the role of the guardian of resources, ensuring compliance with university and sponsoring agency rules, policies, and transaction detail; the ability to maintain a "big-picture" perspective in both the financial and administrative aspects; the ability to balance potentially competitive resources; the ability to delegate appropriately and efficiently. Prior experience dealing with the power-electronics industry is highly desirable. Position is renewed annually and is contingent upon availability of funds. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a resume and two letters of reference to Dr. Fred C. Lee, Virginia Power Electronics Center, 657 Whittemore Hall (0111), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Phone: 1-4536; fax: 1-6390; e-mail: fclee@vt.edu.
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist. Person will assist with a variety of projects. Required qualifications: BS in fisheries and/or wildlife and experience and/or training in remote sensing and GIS development for wildlife applications. Preferred qualifications: experience and/or training using ARC/Info, PCI, and/or MIPS software for image processing and map-making. Starting pay will be $24,000/year with state benefits. This position is a one-year, restricted position that may be renewed pending the availability of funding. Review of applications will begin on July 6 and conclude on July 17. To apply send a resume and/or a Virginia State Employment Application to Jeff Waldon, Project Leader, Fish and Wildlife Information Exchange, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Virginia Tech, 203 W. Roanoke St., Blacksburg, VA 24061. 1-7348 voice, 1-7019 fax, fwiexchg@vt.edu e-mail.
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. Web Database Programmer/Research Associate. Person will assist with a variety of programming projects for state fish and wildlife agencies. Required qualifications: BS in natural resources, computer science, or related field and experience and/or training in Windows-based microcomputer programming. Preferred qualifications: experience and/or training in web data-base development especially for natural resource application. Starting pay will be $20,000/year with state benefits. This position is an 18-month, restricted position that may be renewed pending the availability of funding. Review of applications will begin on July 6 and conclude on July 17. To apply send a resume and/or a Virginia State Employment Application to Jeff Waldon, Project Leader, Fish and Wildlife Information Exchange, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, 203 W. Roanoke St., Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. 1-7348 voice, 1-7019 fax, fwiexchg@vt.edu e-mail.
Development and University Relations. Associate Vice President for Development. The associate vice president reports directly to the vice president for Development and University Relations. The position of associate vice president for University Development is designed to plan, develop, direct, and staff all university fund-raising programs, establishing giving policies and developing a comprehensive giving program involving support from individuals, corporations, foundations, the Annual Fund program, Planned Giving, Major Gifts, the Phonathon Program, and the Athletic Fund, all of which support university needs. Moreover, this position works closely with the college deans in assisting them to develop fund-raising plans, priorities, and programs. A master's degree and extensive successful fund-raising experience are required. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as management experience and the ability to travel extensively. Candidates must function well in a team-oriented environment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, resume, and information on three professional references to Office of the Vice President for Development and University Relations, 315 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061