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EMPLOYMENT

Spectrum Volume 21 Issue 06 - October 1, 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.

CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic (W022075T) Airport. Starting Pay: $12.79 (Grade 10). PTP: Approximately 20 hours per week. Schedule varies for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Position previously advertised, do not need to re-apply to be considered. Application deadline: Oct. 9.
Analytical Chemist Senior (7260T) Chemistry. Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FTP, renewed yearly. Position previously advertised, do not need to re-apply to be considered. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Animal Care Technician B (W022523M) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). FTP. Work a maximum of 1,500 hrs within a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Boiler Operator Assistant (332P) Power Plant. Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). FTP. Work schedule: midnight-8 a.m. after a brief training period on the 8 a.m.-4 p.m. shift. Some overtime, call-in, or shift changes may be required due to departmental needs. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Budget Analyst (6927J) Budget and Financial Planning. Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP, salaried. Position ends 8-31-99, renewed yearly based on funds availability. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Computer Operations Technician Senior (6960D) Computing Center. Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Shift rotates with night, evening, weekend and day hours. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Development Associate for Student Calling Program (Public Relations Assistant Specialist) (1450D) University Development/Annual Giving for Phonathon. Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 8). FTP. Monday-Thursday, 1:30-10 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Position renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 9.
Electrical Estimator (Engineering Technician VI) (6660P) Physical Plant. Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.

Emergency Service Technician (Trades Utilities Master Mechanic) (6451P) Electro/Mechanical Physical Plant. Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. 4 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Executive Chef (Food Operations Manager B) (1781H) Culinary Services/Dietrick Dining Hall. Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Fiscal Assistant (6654T) Biology. Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application Deadline: Oct. 2.
Fiscal Technician (W022518D) Communications Network Services. Starting Pay: $8.96 (Grade 6). PTP, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Fiscal Technician Senior (6546G) Office of International Research and Development. Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Ending date 9-29-99. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Food Operations Assistant A (Dishwasher) (W022428G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). Four PTP's. Approximately 30 hours a week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Some evenings and weekends. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Food Operations Assistant A (W022314H) Residential and Dining Programs. Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). Vacancies include temporary, full-time, and part-time work; seasonal.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022315H) Residential and Dining Programs. Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). Vacancies include temporary, full-time, and part-time work; seasonal.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022429G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PTP. Approximately 30 hours a week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Some evenings and weekends. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Food Production Worker B (1ST COOK) (613H) Residential and Dining Programs/Shultz Dining Center. Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Includes nights and weekends. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Housekeeping Worker (1138G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FTP. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., five days a week. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Housekeeping Worker (W020574G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PTP. Will work 30 hours per week; schedule varies. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Housekeeping Worker (W020190P) Physical Plant/Housekeeping Services. Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PTP. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m., for 20 hours per week. Work-area assignment and shift may be changed. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Housekeeping Worker (6940P) Physical Plant/Housekeeping Services. Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). Several FTP's. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m., or 5 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Work-area assignment and shift may be changed. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Housekeeping Worker (7262M) Recreational Sports. Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FTP. 5 a.m.-1:30 p.m., some evening and weekend work. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Housekeeping Worker (7263M) Recreational Sports. Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FTP. 1.-9:30 p.m. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Housekeeping Worker (W022490H) Residential and Dining Programs. Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). Two FTP's available for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday Application deadline: Open until filled.
Housekeeping Worker Senior (2743H) Residential and Dining Programs. Stating Pay: $14,259 (Grade 3). FTP. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Installation and Repair Technician Senior (7288D) Video/Broadcast Services. Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Shift varies to include day, evening and on-call work. Application deadline: Oct. 9.
Laboratory Specialist (7375M) Biochemistry. Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Position renewed yearly based on funding. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Laboratory Specialist (W022520M) Biochemistry. Starting Pay: $10.70 (Grade 8). FTP. Position ends approximately 1-31-99. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Laboratory Specialist (3408M) Veterinary Medicine. Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Laboratory Specialist Advanced (6375M) Food Science and Technology. Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Laboratory Technician Senior (W022508T) Chemistry. Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP, approximately 30 hours per week for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Office Services Aide (W020548C) University Registrar. Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PTP, 30 hours per week, schedule to be arranged, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Office Services Assistant (W020482P) Hokie Passport Office. Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PTP. 30 hours per week Monday-Friday; some evening and weekend hours. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Office Services Assistant (W022287M) College of Veterinary Medicine/Media Center. Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PTP. 20-30 hours a week. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Office Services Assistant (W022439C) Personnel Services. Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PTP. 20-30 hours per week, hours negotiable between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Application deadline: Open until filled.

Office Services Specialist (1239T) Finance Department-Pamplin. Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Office Services Specialist (W022414T) Licensing and Trademark Administration. Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PTP: Approximately 25 hours per week for a maximum of 1,500 hrs in a 365-day period. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Office Services Specialist (2177E) Personnel Services. Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Office Services Specialist (2434P) Purchasing. Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Office Services Specialist (2237H) Residential and Dining Programs. Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Office Services Specialist (W022522H) Residential and Dining Programs. Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). FTP. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Personnel Analyst (2499E) Personnel Services. Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Postal Assistant (W020714D) University Mail Services. Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). FTP, for a maximum of 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Previously advertised, do not need to re-apply to be considered. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Program Support Technician (3086M) Agricultural and Applied Economics. Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Program Support Technician (6671D) Administrative Information Systems. Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022069D) Administrative Information Systems. Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PTP, 30-40 hours per week. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Programmer (6716D) Administrative Information Systems. Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). Oct. 2.
Programmer (2143D) University Libraries. Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Public Relations Specialist (6413T) University Relations. Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Public Relations Specialist (7195T) University Relations. Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.


Radiologic Technologist (W022238G) Schiffert Health Center. Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PTP. Average 20 hours per week during academic year; other hours, as needed, throughout year to provide coverage in absence of full-time technologist. Application deadline: Oct. 2.


SAS Analyst (Systems Analyst) (7343D) Administrative Information Systems. Starting Pay: $41,535-$64,847 (Grade 15). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Secretary Senior (7380H) Residential and Dining Programs. Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FTP. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Position ends 6-30-99, renewed yearly contingent upon funding. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Senior Programmer/Analyst (7259D) Administrative Information Systems. Starting Pay: $18,997 (Grade 14). PTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Senior Programmer Analyst (296D) University Libraries. Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FTP. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Special Services Lab Manager (Human Services Program Specialist) (7376P) Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action. Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FTP, renewed yearly. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. some evenings or weekends. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Systems Analyst (1165D) Administrative Information Systems-Information Resource Management. Starting Pay: $41,535-64,847 (Grade 15). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Tailor (W022159G) Tailor Shop. Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PTP. Will average 24 hours per week between the hours of 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m Monday-Friday. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Website Designer (Public Relations Assistant Specialist) (7379G) Public Service Programs. Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FTP: Occasional overnight travel. Ending date 6-30-99, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
The following positions are available to current university employees only.
Food Production Worker A (Pre-portion Supervisor) (U752H) Residential and Dining Programs, Dietrick Dining Center. Starting Pay: $14,259 (Grade 3). FTP. Application deadline: Open until filled.
Highway Equipment Operator A (U845P) Physical Plant/Grounds. Starting Pay: $15,588 (Grade 4). FTP. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on call for emergency duties. Application deadline: Oct. 2.
Program Support Technician (UW022519G) Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. Starting Pay: $8.96 (Grade 6). PTP. Will work 30 hours per week; schedule varies. Ending date 6-30-99, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Oct. 2.

OFF-CAMPUS POSITIONS

Animal Care Technician B (7377M) College of Veterinary Medicine/ Equine Medical Center. Starting Pay: $19,477 (Grade 5). Location: Leesburg, Virginia Tech. FTP. Apply to: Betty Tucker, Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Box 1938, Leesburg, VA 20177. Application deadline: Oct. 9.
Program Support Technician Senior (7371M) Virginia Cooperative Extension. Starting Pay: $20,364 (Grade 7). Location: Rappahannock County/Washington, Virginia. FTP. Position renewed yearly based on funding. Apply to: Kenner Love, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Box 119, Washington, VA 22747. Application deadline: Open until filled.
INSTRUCTIONAL

Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. Director of Black Studies. The successful candidate will be dynamic and highly motivated and will provide intellectual and academic leadership to this relatively new program. He or she must be committed to working closely with students and faculty members across the campus; to engaging in creative curriculum development; and to collaborating with other academic programs. The director will be expected to teach undergraduate courses and must be able to demonstrate an understanding of African-American culture and experiences. A terminal degree in an appropriate field, strong interpersonal communication skills, and evidence of successful teaching and research sufficient for tenure at a major research university are required. Prior administrative experience is highly desirable. Applicants should submit a letter of interest addressing their qualifications for the position; a curriculum vitae, including an e-mail address and fax number, if available; and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references. Please forward these to Dr. Glen A. Holmes, Chair, Black Studies Search Committee, 220 War Memorial Hall (0313), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Management Science and Information Technology. William C. and Alix C. Houchens Professorship in Business. The professorship is restricted to current faculty in the Depatment of Management Science and Information Technology who are tenured and hold the rank of full professor. Candidates must have demonstrated an outstanding record of teaching, research, and scholarly achievement in the area of information technology. Candidates should submit their application to Bernard W. Taylor III, Head, Department of Management Science and Information Technology, 1007 Pamplin Hall, Campus (0235), by October 15.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

Virginia Cooperative Extension. Extension Agent (re-advertisement). Virginia Cooperative Extension is seeking an Extension agent, agriculture and natural resources, FA759 environmental horticulture, Stafford County. 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. The position requires a basic knowledge of environmental issues, installation, maintenance and propagation of turf grass, woody ornamentals, interior plants, vegetables, fruits, annuals, perennials; plant pathology, physiology, and weed science; pesticides, integrated pest management, plant diagnostics, and pest identification; soils, water, and nutrient management; economics and marketing; working with volunteers. 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 use 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, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable), and three letters of reference. Applications review begins October 23 and continues until positions are filled. Send to Barbara Gillespie, Virginia Cooperative Extension (0437), 122 Hutcheson Hall, 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.