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JOBS


Spectrum Volume 21 Issue 01 - August 27, 1998

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. The employment listing on the Personnel Services home page is available at http://www.ps.vt.edu.

EMPLOYMENT

CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

Accountant Senior (7349P) Controller's. Normal Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11).. FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Computer Network Support Technician Senior (3492T) Environmental Health and Safety. Normal Starting Pay: $ 26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Enrollment Services Coordinator (1953T) Pamplin-MBA Program. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Enrollment Services Specialist (7012F) Scholarships and Financial Aid. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Position previously advertised; re-application not required. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Executive Chef (Food Operations Manager B) (1781M) Culinary Services/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Executive Chef (Food Operations Manager B) (29M) Culinary Services/Owens Food Center. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Executive Secretary (LC030J) Virginia Tech Athletic Fund. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.

Fiscal Technician Senior (6479G) Office of International Research and Development. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Ending date 9-29-99. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Food Operations Assistant A (Server) (753H) Residential and Dining Programs/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $8,604 (Grade 1). FTP, nine month, academic-year. Work schedule: p.m. shift, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Food Operations Assistant A (W022314H) Residential and Dining Programs . Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). Vacancies include temporary, full-time, and part-time work and are seasonal from August to May; shifts may vary.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022315H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). Vacancies include temporary, full-time, and part-time work. Shifts vary
Food Operations Assistant B (W022429G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center . Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PTP. Approximately 30 hours a week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work schedule varies to include some evenings and weekends. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Food Production Manager (Nutritionist) (419M) Culinary Services/Shultz Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Food Production Worker B (2nd Cook) (W022480H) Residential and Dining Programs/Owens Food Center. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 3). FTP's available for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period Work schedule varies to include night and weekend work. Application deadline: Open until filled.
GIS Specialist (Laboratory Specialist Senior) (7362M) Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 18.
Grants Specialist (4073M) College of Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Grounds Worker (193P) Physical Plant/Grounds. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FTP, Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m., work hours may change as needed, on call for emergency duties such as snow removal. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Grounds Worker (7249P) Recycling and Solid Waste. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Housekeeping Supervisor Senior (2702H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Work schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Housekeeping Worker (6940P) Physical Plant/Housekeeping Services. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FTP. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Work area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Housekeeping Worker (791H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). Three FTP's. Work schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday Application deadline: Aug. 28 or until filled.
Mason Plasterer Supervisor (807P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Previously advertised; university only, not necessary to re-apply to be considered. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
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: Open until filled.
Office Services Assistant (Community Office Assistant) (W022440H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). FTP. Positions are scheduled during the academic year with an ending date of 5-98 or for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period Application deadline: August 28 or until filled.
Office Services Assistant (Recreation Center Supervisor) (6956G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). FTP. Work schedule: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday. Application deadline: Aug. 28.

Office Services Specialist (2039P) Office of the University Bursar. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Office Services Specialist (W020467M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP. Work schedule: Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. for a maximum of 1,500 hrs in a 365-day period Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Office Services Specialist (3507J) Water Resources Research Center. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP, renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Personnel Assistant (6244E) Personnel Services. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Pharmacy Assistant A (W020839M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PTP. Flexibility in scheduling work hours, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and weekend mornings for a maximum of 1,500 hrs in a 365 day period is desirable. Previously advertised, do not need to re-apply to be considered. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Program Support Technician (2070P) Purchasing. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Program Support Technician Senior (7355J) Electrical and Computing Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). FTP, renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Program Support Technician Senior (LC056T) Licensing and Trademark Administration. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Programmer (6716D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). Previously advertised, not necessary to re-apply to be considered. FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Programmer/Analyst (904D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Programmer/Analyst (6697M) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP. Position renewed yearly depending on funding. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Public Relations Assistant Specialist (W022476D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $10.70 (Grade 8). PTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.

Public Relations Coordinator (6909J) Industrial and Systems Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Public Relations Specialist (LC50D) Alumni Relations. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Radiologic Technologist (W022412M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PTP. For a maximum of 1,500 hrs in a 365-day period Work schedule: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday Previously advertised, do not need to reapply. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Research Specialist (W022483M) College of Veterinary Medicine/Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). PTP. 30 hours a week for a maximum of 1,500 hrs. in a 365-day period Application deadline: Aug. 28.
SAS Analyst (Systems Analyst) (7343D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $41,535-$64,847 (Grade 15). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Secretary Senior (4287G) Forestry. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Secretary Senior (W022478G) Military Affairs . Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP. Will work 30 hours per week, schedule to be determined. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Secretary Senior (7350G) Vice President for Student Affairs. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Security Guard (W020470T) Police Department. Normal Starting Pay: $7.66 (Grade 2). Five PTP's: Work schedule: One position 40 hours per week and one position up to 24 hours per week. Positions are subject to a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period Position previously advertised, do not need to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Senior Programmer/Analyst (7259D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $18,997 (Grade 14). PTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Sous Chef/Production Manager (Nutritionist) (395M) Culinary Services/Cochrane Dining Center. Salary Range: $24,337-$37,995 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Student Activities Building Manager (1187G) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). FTP. Work schedule: Tuesday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesday 9 a.m. -5 p.m.; Thursday 3:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Friday 5 p.m.-2:30 a.m.; Saturday 5 p.m.-2:30 a.m., with remaining hours to be determined. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Systems Analyst (1165D) Administrative Information Systems-Information Resource Management. Normal Starting Pay: $41,535-64,847 (Grade 15). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Television/Video Production Technician (W020967D) Media Services. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). Two PTP's, 30 hours per week, not to exceed 1,500 hours per year from date of hire. Schedule includes evenings and nights with some weekends. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Warehouse Worker (7360P) Purchasing/Surplus Property. Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). FTP, some weekend work required. Position ends 6-30-99, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
The following positions are available to current university employees only.
Administrative Staff Assistant (U1629T) Senior Vice President and Provost. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Financial Systems Training Specialist (Fiscal Technician Senior) (U2802D) AIS. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
OFF CAMPUS POSITIONS
Court Liaison (Human Services Program Specialist) (7352F) CPAP. Normal Starting Pay: $15,897 (Grade 11). Position location: Fairfax County. PTP. 20 hours per week, schedule to be arranged. Position renewed yearly. Return application (resume also suggested) to: Ms. Tamela Griffin, Center for Public Administration and Policy/IPPR, Northern Virginia Graduate Center, 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church, VA 22043 or fax to (703) 538-8364. Application deadline: Aug. 28.
Program Support Technician (6871J) Northern Va Center. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 6). Position location: Falls Church. FTP. Apply to: Aprile Belk, Northern Va. Center, 7054 Haycock Rd., Falls Church, VA 22043. Application deadline: Aug. 28.

FACULTY POSITIONS

INSTRUCTIONAL
The Division of Engineering Fundamentals. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track appointment is for nine months (academic year) beginning August 1998. Duties are devoted primarily to advising freshman engineering students and developing and teaching courses in basic engineering subjects, to include engineering problem solving, computer applications/programming, engineering design, and engineering/computer graphics. Some summer teaching and/or advising may be available. Graduate degree in engineering and a strong command of the English language required. Previous industrial and/or teaching/advising experience, especially freshman courses, at the university level preferred. Review of applications will begin Feb. 16, 1999, and information must be received by that date in order to receive full consideration. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. More information on the division can be obtained at www.ef.vt.edu. Send resumes plus names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Dr. Hayden Griffin, Director, Division of Engineering Fundamentals (0218), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. E-mail griffin@vt.edu.
Department of Psychology. Assistant Professor. Anticipated tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning August, 1999. A Ph.D. with specialization in industrial/organizational psychology is desired. Quality of research and the ability to develop a productive research program are more important than research area. Applicants should submit a letter of application, academic vita, selected reprints/preprints, and three letters of reference to Chair, I/O Search Committee, Department of Psychology (0436), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Review of applications will begin November 1.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Center for Transportation Research. Electrical Engineer (Research Associate). The Virginia Tech Center for Transportation Research has an opening for a research associate. The successful candidate will possess a degree in electrical engineering, electronics, or a closely related field, and extensive experience. Candidates should have the ability to implement a project from start to finish, and a demonstrated ability for independent and innovative design and problem solving. Strong computer-software skills and machine-shop experience are required. Position will involve electronic and mechanical fabrication using robust design and fabrication techniques. A strong background in vehicle instrumentation and data collection is highly desirable, as is experience in or familiarity with transportation research. Preference will be given to candidates who have shown ingenuity and creativity in previous work. Applications must be received by 8-31-98. Applicants should send resumes and cover letters to Tracey T. Schroeder, Assistant Director, Center for Transportation Research, 1700 Kraft Drive, Suite 2000 (0536), or e-mail to resumes@ctr.vt.edu.
Center for Transportation Research. Technical Operations Director. This position will develop new and innovative hardware and software solutions in support of a broad array of research programs using the Smart Road and CTR vehicle fleet; supervise as many as 12 engineers and technicians; and be responsible for all aspects of technical operations within the CTR, including the CTR's instrumented vehicle fleet, miniaturized portable data-collection system development and installation, systems administration, and all Smart Road subsystems including all-weather testing equipment, fiber optics and wireless data communications, pavement sensors, and variable lighting hardware. The successful candidate will possess 1) a minimum of five years supervisory experience 2) a BS in EE, ME, or closely related field 3) working knowledge of C, C++, Assembler, micro-controllers, mechanical design/fabrications, and experience with Silicon Graphics machines 4) 10 years experience in electronic/software system design and problem solving 5) a demonstrated ability to develop new and innovative hardware and software solutions in support of a broad array of research initiatives. Experience performing research support in a university research environment is highly desirable, as is a Class A CDL. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references to Tracey Schroeder, Assistant Director, Center for Transportation Research (0536), 1700 Kraft Dr., Suite 2000, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Women's Center. Coordinator of Women's Month. For Women's Month 1999 at Virginia Tech. Part-time, flexible hours, beginning September 16, until approximately April 15, 1999. $3,500 stipend. Women's Month is scheduled for March, 1999. Preferred qualifications: commitment to women's issues and feminism; experience with volunteer management, program development, publicity and fund raising; strong written and oral communication skills; knowledge of university and local communities. Job duties include coordinating programs for Women's Month, overseeing planning and implementation of Women's Month 1999 programs including evaluation, maintaining records, finances, and fund raising. Send resume to Women's Center, ATTN: Women's Month Coordinator, Price House (0270), Stanger Street, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Review will begin September 1.
Vice Provost for Research/Dean of the Graduate School. Director for Federal Agency Relations. This position works with faculty members, department heads, center directors, deans, and research administration to enhance federal funding for sponsored projects. This position reports to the vice provost for research/dean of the Graduate School and works closely with the associate provost for interdisciplinary programs, associate provost for program development, and director of sponsored programs and their staffs in Research and Graduate Studies. The principal functions of this position include: 1) Developing working relationships with key staff members of the federal agencies to identify opportunities for sponsored program support at the federal agencies, especially NIH, NSF, DOE, DOD, USDA, NASA, DOEd, EPA, NIST, and others. 2) Coordinating with staff members in the colleges, centers, and Research and Graduate Studies to link faculty members with program officers at the federal agencies. 3) Establishing relations through NASULGC, the Science Coalition, and similar organizations to broaden Virginia Tech's networks in the federal agencies. 4) Developing systems to link faculty members with the agencies and program officers very early in the development of new programs at the federal level. 5) Analyzing and interpreting federal funding trends to maximize understanding of the opportunities for the faculty. The successful individual must be knowledgeable of faculty members and their interests and expertise, possess excellent interpersonal skills, be willing and able to identify and initiate new opportunities for the faculty, and coordinate closely with the research administration at all levels in the university. This position is in the A/P series with salary in the $50,000-$75,000 range, depending on the qualifications and previous experience in this or related areas. The position is available beginning September 15. Send applications to Leonard K. Peters, Research and Graduate Studies (0244), 301 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061.