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EMPLOYMENT

CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

Spectrum Volume 21 Issue 10 - October 29, 1998

The employment listing can be found in greater detail on the Personnel Services homepage at http://www.ps.vt.edu.
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 1-6258.
Auditor Senior-Internal (2146J) Internal Audit. Normal Starting Pay: $34,756 (Grade 13). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Computer Operations Technician Senior (W022484C) Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. Normal Starting Pay: $10.70 (Grade 8). PT. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Computer Systems Engineer (1894T) Computer Science. Normal Starting Pay: $38,851 (Grade 14). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Computer Systems Senior Engineer (241T) Mathematics. Normal Starting Pay: $42,471 (Grade 15). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Installation and Repair Technician Senior (7288D) Video/Broadcast Services. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FT. Varied Application deadline: OUF
Program Support Technician Senior (W022294D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PT. Monday-Friday, between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. some evenings may be required. 30-40 hours per week. Application deadline: OUF
Programmer (P2000D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Several FT, PT; some may be restricted in duration by funding. Application deadline: OUF
Programmer (6716D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Programmer Analyst (1379D) Administrative Information Systems-Finance Team. Normal Starting Pay: $29,738 (Grade 12). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Programmer/Analyst (P2001D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Several FT, PT; some may be restricted in duration by funding. Application deadline: OUF
Senior Programmer Analyst (296D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Senior Programmer/Analyst (P2002D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $37,995 (Grade 14). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Several FT, PT; some may be restricted in duration by funding. Application deadline: OUF
Systems Analyst (1165D) Administrative Information Systems-Information Resource Management. Normal Starting Pay: $41,535 (Grade 15). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Executive Secretary (7392J) Materials Science and Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $19,048 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Fiscal Technician (2821T) College of Architecture and Urban Studies. Normal Starting Pay: $9,314 (Grade 6). PT. TBD Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Fiscal Technician (W020810M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $8.96 (Grade 6). PT. Monday-Friday, occasional a.m. Saturdays. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Office Services Assistant (W022114T) Records Management Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.66 (Grade 4). PT. TBD Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Office Services Specialist (Conference Registration Specialist) (W022539G) Program Development/Continuing Education. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PT. Flexible; occasional travel and weekends Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Program Support Technician (1064C) Scholarships and Financial Aid. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022069D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PT. Application deadline: OUF
Development Associate for Student Calling Program (Public Relations Assistant Specialist) (1450D) University Development/Annual Giving for Phonathon. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 8). FT. Monday-Thursday 1:30-10 p.m. Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Health Educator (7393G) Schiffert Health Center. Normal Starting Pay: $22,262 (Grade 8). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; some evening and weekend hours Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Practical Nurse B (W022001G) Schiffert Health Center. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Occasional Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Animal Care Technician A (W022155M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 (Grade 3). PT. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Food Operations Assistant A (W022314H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PT. Varied. Application deadline: OUF
Food Operations Assistant B (W022315H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PT. Varied. Application deadline: OUF
Food Operations Assistant B (W022429G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PT. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Food Operations Assistant B (Dishwash/Shopleader) (708H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varied; includes nights and weekends Two positions available. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Food Operations Assistant B/Pre-Prep Assistant (2928H) Residential and Dining Programs/Southgate. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varies; early a.m., weekends. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Food Operations Assistant B/Server (375H) Residential and Dining Programs/Dietrick Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FT. p.m. shift., 11 a.m.-8 p.m., varies to include nights and weekends. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Food Operations Assistant B/Shop Leader (404H) Residential and Dining Programs/Cochrane Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). Nine FT. Varied; includes nights and weekends. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Food Operations Assistant (Server) (W022531G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). Five PT. TBD. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Food Operations Assistant/Third Cook (551H) Residential and Dining Programs/Shultz Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varies; nights and weekends Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Food Production Worker B (747H) Residential and Dining Programs/Southgate Bake Shop. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Food Production Worker B (First Cook) (613H) Residential and Dining Programs/Shultz. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Housekeeping Supervisor Senior (2702H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Housekeeping Worker (7263M) Recreational Sports. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FT. Monday-Friday 1-9:30 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Housekeeping Worker (W022490H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PT. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Two FT. Application deadline: OUF
Housekeeping Worker (W020190P) Physical Plant/Housekeeping Services. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PT. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Housekeeping Worker (W020574G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PT. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Housekeeping Worker (7262M) Recreational Sports. Normal Starting Pay: $ $11,932 (Grade 1). PT. 5 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Housekeeping Worker (1447H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $ 11,932 (Grade 1). FT. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Three FT. Application deadline: OUF
Housekeeping Worker Senior (2743H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $14,259 (Grade 3). FT. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Postal Assistant (W020714D) University Mail Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PT. Application deadline: OUF
Security Guard (Dorm Watch) (W020407T) Police. Normal Starting Pay: $8.38 (Grade 2). PT. Nights. Application deadline: OUF
Storekeeper (W022291M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PT. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Tailor (W022159G) Tailor Shop. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Trades Utility Worker (W022318G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 (Grade 3). PT. Varies; occasional evenings, weekends Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Turbine Operator (2220P) Physical Plant/Power Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FT. Midnight to 8 a.m. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Analytical Chemist Senior (7260T) Chemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Laboratory Specialist Advanced (6375M) Food Science and Technology. Normal Starting Pay: $29,083 (Grade 11). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Laboratory Specialist Senior (1243T) Geological Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $24,337 (Grade 9). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF
Laboratory Technician Senior (7394G) Fisheries and Wildlife. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FT. Varies Application deadline: Oct. 30.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022530M) Biochemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PT. Application deadline: OUF
Radiologic Technologist (W022238G) Schiffert Health Center. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PT. Application deadline: Oct. 30.
University Only
Office Services Specialist (U1705J) Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise. Normal Starting Pay: $17,424 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Oct. 30.

FACULTY POSITIONS

Instructional Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Assistant/Associate Professor. Faculty position in the fields of traffic engineering or transportation systems. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in engineering, a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, and at least three to five years of teaching or research experience beyond receiving their Ph.D. degree. The appointment will be at the rank of assistant or associate professor, depending upon the qualifications of the successful applicant. Applicants will be considered for both the Blacksburg and Northern Virginia (Falls Church) campuses of Virginia Tech. Successful applicants will be expected to collaborate with or augment existing faculty in the group's current areas of strength such as traffic engineering, multi-modal intelligent transportation systems, transportation planning, or transportation management. In addition to needing to be involved in teaching graduate courses and selected undergraduate courses in transportation, systems analysis, or computer application, the faculty member will be encouraged to participate in the group's continuing-education programs. Interdisciplinary activities related to the Virginia Tech Smart Road and its Center for Transportation Research will also be encouraged. Applicant review will begin Jan. 1, 1999 and continue until the position is filled. To be considered, send a letter summarizing qualifications, plus a current resume and at least three references, to Michel Van Aerde, Chair of the Transportation Search Committee, Via Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (0105), 200 Patton Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology. Clinical Instructor. One-year position in anatomic pathology, available April 1, 1999. The individual will have primary responsibility in diagnostic pathology and teaching. This includes a major commitment to service necropsy and surgical pathology, training of residents, and the instruction of veterinary students. Applicants should have a DVM/VMD and be board-eligible for certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Preference will be given to candidates who are already board certified. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three references to Ludeman Eng, Head, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology (0442), College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Department of Theatre Arts. Assistant/Associate Professor. Tenure-track position. Person will teach Introduction to Theatre and Introduction to Acting with other teaching and production assignments possible depending on training and experience. Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching essential, previous teaching experience with large lecture classes is desirable, media experience helpful, MFA or Ph.D. with professional experience preferred. Nine-month appointment to begin Aug. 16, 1999. Selection process begins January 15 and continues until a suitable candidate is selected. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. Send letter of application, resume, and three letters of references to P.A. Raun, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Theatre Arts (0141), 203 Performing Arts Building, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Department of Biology. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track position; begins August 1999. The department is seeking candidates willing to interface with faculty members in the department who have established research programs in the fields of ecology, physiology, and evolution. Applicants should have post-doctoral experience and background in the biology of plant-animal interactions. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a competitive research program and participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of both research and teaching goals, and three letters of reference should be received by Jan. 8, 1999. Correspondence should be addressed to E.T. Nilsen, Search Committee Chair, Department of Biology (0406), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. E-mail: enilsen@vt.edu.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL
Office of the Vice President for Multicultural Affairs (VPMA). Assistant to the Vice President for Multicultural Affairs. The individual will assist the vice president in the administration of daily operations, project management, and long range planning and analytical functions. This assignment will include assistance with correspondence, special projects, and reports; development of presentation materials; and other duties as assigned. The incumbent will also represent the VPMA as requested at on- and off-campus meetings and will interact on behalf of the VPMA with administrators, faculty and staff members, students, and other constituents of the office. The assistant will work collaboratively with staff members in this and other university offices to accomplish the mission of the VPMA. Qualifications: A master's degree in a relevant field and at least three years' experience in higher education is required. The successful candidate will have superior written and verbal communication skills and well-developed interpersonal, organization, and analytical skills. Ability to value diversity and to effectively interact with diverse populations is essential. Knowledge of Virginia Tech administrative process and computer systems is also essential. Position is open to current employees of Virginia Tech. Please submit a letter of interest, a resume, and a list of three references to Benjamin Dixon, Vice President for Multicultural Affairs (0176), 332 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 by Friday, Nov. 6. Salary is in the range of $40,000.
Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. Director of Programs in the Humanities. CIS invites nominations for the position of director of Programs in the Humanities, for a three-year term beginning August 1999, renewable for one three-year term. This is an academic-year appointment that carries with it a one or two-course release and an administrative stipend. (Exact arrangements will be negotiated with the chair of CIS and the dean.) The director is the chief administrator for the undergraduate curriculum in Humanities, American Studies, Appalachian Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Humanities and the Arts, and Medieval and Renaissance Studies. The position requires innovative leadership in interdisciplinary curriculum development, pedagogy, and outreach within Programs in the Humanities, with CIS as a whole, and throughout the university. Qualified candidates should be tenured faculty members at Virginia Tech who have taught in one or more of the humanities programs in the past three years, and have a genuine interest in promoting teaching, research, and service in the humanities and interdisciplinary studies at Virginia Tech. By November 13, nominations or letters of interest, a CV, and a statement of one to two pages outlining qualifications, interest in, and ideas for Programs in the Humanities should be sent to Debbie Law (lawds@vt.edu), Programs in the Humanities (0227), Lane Hall.
Center for Academic Enrichment and Excellence. Coordinator of Athletic Advising (revised job description). The position of coordinator for athletic advising provides an opportunity for management and leadership of a dynamic academic-support unit for undergraduate student athletes. The individual selected for this position will be visionary and have the ability to direct and manage change in a recently re-organized department. This position requires experience in teaching and/or advising undergraduate students, administration, budget management, and working with other university departments. Primary job responsibilities include: administrative oversight of the Office of Athletic Advising, budget management, leadership change and growth in academic-support programs, supervision of five staff members, collaborating with the Office of Academic Enrichment Programs, working with the Registrar's Office and Athletic Department on academic eligibility and NCAA requirements, advising student athletes, oversight for the Summit on Student Athlete Success, and other duties as assigned. The position requires an understanding of conceptual models of student success and strong written, oral, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Candidates must have the ability to work with student athletes, parents, coaches, faculty and academic, student affairs, and athletic administrators. The coordinator of athletic advising must have a doctorate and experience in teaching and/or advising undergraduate students. This individual will report to the associate provost for retention and academic support and will work with the Center for Academic Enrichment and Excellence as a member of that team. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and two letters of recommendation to Charlotte Veit, 122 Hillcrest (0260), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Application review begins November 12.
Department of Athletics. Assistant Women's Track and Field Coach. The position is to assist the head women's track and field coach with responsibilities associated with coaching women's track and field and cross-country student-athletes. Coaching responsibilities for this position primarily will be focused on the throwing events. Other responsibilities include: preparing and executing daily workout sessions of all athletes, evaluating student-athlete academic and athletic progress, recruiting, organizing travel for away competition, completing meet entry information, preparing for home meets, assisting strength and conditioning staff with the development of weight workouts, and enforcing policies and procedures developed by the women's track and field coach, as well as the Virginia Tech Athletic Department. Candidates must demonstrate through knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Previous intercollegiate coaching experience preferred. Bachelor's degree required. Closing date for applications is November 13 with an anticipated start date of Dec. 10, 1998. Applicants should forward a resume with names and phone numbers of three references to Pam Nelson, Coordinator of Human Resources, Virginia Tech Athletic Department (0502), 359 Jamerson Athletic Center, Blacksburg, VA 24061.