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EMPLOYMENT
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.
Accountant senior (7349P) Controller's. Normal Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11) Coordinates the university's compliance with Federal tax laws pertaining to non-resident alien taxation. FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Agricultural technician B (4218M) College Farm. Normal Stating Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5) Assists with crop production, agricultural research and farm operations for which the College Farm is responsible. FTP. Work schedule may include weekends, holidays, before 8 a.m. and after 5 p.m. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Analytical chemist senior (7260T) Chemistry . Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12) FTP, renewed yearly. Please include a resume along with a cover letter summarizing your qualifications with your application. Reference position #7260 on both attachments. Position previously advertised. You do not need to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: September 11.
Computer Operations Technician Senior (W022484F) Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. Normal Starting Pay: $10.70 (Grade 8) PTP. Will work 11-20 hours per week during the evenings and on weekends. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Computer Systems Senior Engineer (7346J) Mechanical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $41,535 (Grade 15) Plans, implements, and manages departmental academic and administrative computing efforts. FTP. Application Deadline: September 11.
Electrical Engineer (7130P) Electric Service Utility. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12) Position was previously advertised, you must reapply to be considered. FTP. Application deadline: September 11.
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.

Fiscal Assistant (W022496F) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). FTP. Work schedule 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 4.

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: Sept. 4.
Food Operations Assistant A (W022314H) Residential and Dining Programs . Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). Temporary, full-time, and part-time work. Shifts vary. Vacancies seasonal.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022315H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). Temporary, full-time, and part-time work. Shifts vary. Vacancies seasonal.
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: Sept. 4.
Food Operations Manager Assistant (975H) Residential and Dining Programs, Deet's Place. Normal Starting Pay: $13,971 (Grade 6). FTP, nine-month academic-year. Schedule varies to include nights and weekends. Position previously advertised, do not need to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Sept. 4 or until filled.
Food Production Manager (Nutritionist) (419M) Culinary Services/Shultz Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Food Production Worker A (Food Production Supervisor) (2931H) Residential and Dining Programs, Hokie Grill. Normal Starting Pay: $14,259 (Grade 3). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4 or until filled.
Food Production Worker A (2nd Cook) (W022480H) Residential and Dining Programs/Owens Food Center. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 3). Several FTP's available for 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.
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: Sept. 4.
Housekeeping Lead Worker (7261M) Recreational Sports. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FTP. Work schedule: 1 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Monday-Friday with some weekend work as required. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
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: Sept. 4.
Housekeeping Worker (6867P) Physical Plant/Housekeeping Services. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). Two FTP's. Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Work area assignment and shift may be changed if necessary. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
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: Sept. 4.
Housekeeping Worker (7262M) Recreational Sports. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). Three FTP's. Work schedule: 5 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with some evening and weekend work as required. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Housekeeping Worker (7263M) Recreational Sports. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FTP. Work schedule: 1 p.m.-9:30 p.m. with some weekend work as required. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Housekeeping Worker (W022490H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). Two FTP's available for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday Application deadline: Sept. 4 or until filled.
Housekeeping Worker (2244H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). Two FTP's available. Work Schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Sept. 4 or until filled.
Laboratory Specialist (4203T) Environmental Health and Safety Services. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). Two FTP's. One position is renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
Laboratory Specialist Senior (4562M) Horticulture. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Mason/Plasterer (833P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Office Services Assistant (Recreation Center Supervisor) (6956G) University Unions & 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: Sept. 4.
Office Services Specialist (W022498T) Computer Science. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP: Approximately 15 hours per week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 4.

Office Services Specialist (7336J) Fralin Biotechnology Center. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Pharmacy Assistant A (W020839M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PTP. Flexibility in scheduling work hours, Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and weekend mornings for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period is desirable. Previously advertised, do not need to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Pharmacy Supervisor (W022501M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Salary Range: $19.97-$31.18 (Grade 15). PTP. 30-40 hrs a week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
Program Support Technician (3086M) Agricultural and Applied Economics. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.

Program Support Technician (1615J) Graduate School. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.

Program Support Technician (2070P) Purchasing. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Program Support Technician (W022499D) Test Scoring. Normal Starting Pay: $8.96 (Grade 6). Application deadline: September 18.
Program Support Technician (1568D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022491D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PTP, 20-30 hours per week. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Program Support Technician Senior (LC056T) Licensing and Trademark Administration. Normal Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
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: Sept. 4.
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 is renewed yearly depending on funding. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Public Relations Coordinator (6909J) Industrial & Systems Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Public Relations Specialist (LC050D) Alumni Relations. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.


Radiologic Technologist (W022238G) Schiffert Health Center . Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PTP. Will average 20 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: Sept. 4.


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: Sept. 4.
Registered Nurse (Nurse/Health Care Coordinator) (W022492J) Adult Day Care Center. Normal Starting Pay: $13.98 (Grade 11). PTP. 20 hours per week. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
SAS Analyst (Systems Analyst) (7343D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $41,535-$64,847 (Grade 15). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
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 subject to 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.
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: Sept. 4.
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: Sept. 4.
Trades Helper (Carpenter's Assistant) (W022497H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay Range: $7.49-$8.19 per hour (Grade 4). FTP, academic-year for maximum of 1,500 hrs in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Trades Helper (W022081H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). FTP for maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Position previously advertised, do not need to reapply to be considered. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
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: Sept. 4.
Website Designer (Public Relations Assistant Specialist) (W022349G) Public Service Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $10.70 (Grade 8). Two PTP's: Approximately 20 hours a week, schedule to be determined. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
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: Sept. 4.
Food Production Worker A (Food Production Supervisor) (U550H) Residential and Dining Programs, Dietrick Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $14,259 (Grade 3). Two FTP's. Application deadline: Sept. 4 or until filled.
Food Production Worker A (Pre-portion Supervisor) (U752H) Residential and Dining Programs, Dietrick Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $14,259 (Grade 3). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4 or until filled.
Instructional Technologist (Programmer) (U7367M) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/AgNIS. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Position is renewed yearly. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Program Support Technician (U463T) Computer Science. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Program Support Technician (U7353G) Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
Program Support Technician (U1857M) Horticulture. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Sept. 4.
OFF-CAMPUS POSITIONS
Office Services Assistant (6604J) Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise. Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Prince William County. FTP. Position ends 9-30-99, renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Apply to: Mary McFerren, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
Office Services Assistant (6606J) Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise. Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Loudon County. FTP. Position ends 9-30-99, renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Apply to: Mary McFerren, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
Office Services Assistant (6609J) Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise. Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position Location: City of Alexandria. FTP. Position ends 9-30-99, renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Apply to: Mary McFerren, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
Office Services Assistant (6806J) Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise. Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Fauquier County. FTP. Position ends 9-30-99, renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Apply to: Mary McFerren, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
Office Services Assistant (6944J) Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise. Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Caroline County. FTP. Position ends 9-30-99, renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Apply to: Mary McFerren, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
Office Services Assistant (7330J) Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise. Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Culpeper County. FTP. Position ends 9-30-99, renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Apply to: Mary McFerrn, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
Office Services Assistant (7366J) Human Nutrition Foods and Exercise. Normal Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). Position location: Albemarle-Charlottesville County. FTP. Position ends 9-30-99, renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Apply to: Mary McFerren, P.O. Box 701, Warrenton, VA 20188-0701. Application deadline: Sept. 11.
Program Support Technician (1162J) Northern Virginia Center. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 6). Position location: Falls Church. FTP. Apply to: Karen Akers, Northern Virginia Center, 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church, VA 22043. Application deadline: Sept. 4.

FACULTY POSITIONS

Spectrum Volume 21 Issue 02 - September 3, 1998

INSTRUCTIONAL
Department of Chemistry. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track appointment in analytical chemistry. Position is available August, 1999. Qualified applicants will possess the Ph.D. degree in chemistry or a related field. Research experience should complement those areas of research currently pursued by the faculty. Preference will be given to those candidates who express an interest in biologically related areas of analytical chemistry (i.e., bio-separations). The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Chemists at Virginia Tech enjoy fruitful collaborations with members of other departments in the university through several interdisciplinary centers, including a biotechnology center and a school of veterinary medicine. The successful candidate will have opportunities to participate actively in such interdisciplinary efforts. A curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching plans, and three letters of reference should be sent by Nov. 1, 1998 to Prof. Larry T. Taylor, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Chemistry-MC0212, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Virginia Cooperative Extension. Extension Agent (re-advertisement). Virginia Cooperative Extension is seeking applications for the Extension-agent position listed below. The successful candidate will be lecturer rank, non-tenure-track, professional faculty. Agriculture and Natural Resource agent positions have area responsibilities in their program specialty. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Extension agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources--111090, Animal Science, Albemarle County. The position requires basic knowledge of animal nutrition, health, animal care, and reproduction; production and financial management; marketing; biotechnology developments; waste management and utilization; and water quality. Responsibilities: Agents must determine program needs by monitoring trends and issues, involving Extension leadership councils and advisory committees; design programs to meet needs of target audiences, specify program goals and objectives, and identify resources; inform clientele of program activities; use appropriate technologies to plan and deliver programs through workshops, seminars, conferences, one-on-one visits, field trips and tours; maintain knowledge of current research information; develop computer applications; develop and implement evaluation plans; recruit and utilize volunteers; and report results to clientele, public, and administration. Qualifications: Master's degree required or imminent; one or more degrees in related discipline preferred. Current Virginia Cooperative Extension faculty members with bachelor's degree may be considered based on specialty, expertise, and performance. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing; ability to recruit, train, and manage volunteers; experience in relating with people. Experience in planning, implementing, marketing, and evaluating educational programs in a related area preferred. Computer/computer software knowledge desired. To apply: Submit a letter of intent, a complete resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of reference. applications review begins September 25, and continues until position is filled. Send to: Barbara Gillespie, Virginia Cooperative Extension, 122 Hutcheson Hall (0437), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Inquiries will be received at 1-7619; TDD user: 1-800-828-1120; fax: 1-5545; e-mail: barbarag@vt.edu.
Center for Academic Enrichment and Excellence. Coordinator for Athletic Advising. Position is a one-year appointment starting September, 1998. The coordinator for athletic advising must have a doctorate and experience in advising and providing academic assistance to undergraduate students. This position requires strong administrative skills, experience in budget management, ability to work with NCAA eligibility policies, and an understanding of conceptual models of student success. Strong supervisory skills and the ability to work with students, parents, coaches, faculty members, and academic and athletic administrators is also required. Primary job responsibilities include program and budget administration, coordinating student-athlete eligibility, advising student athletes, coordination of the Summit on Student Athlete Success, working on other projects related to student athlete success, and other duties as assigned. Candidates should demonstrate strong written, oral, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and two letters of recommendation to Ms. Anita Price, Administrative Assistant, Center for Academic Enrichment and Excellence, Femoyer Office of Academic Enrichment Programs, 110 Femoyer Hall (0276), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Applications review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.