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EMPLOYMENT

CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

Spectrum Volume 21 Issue 11 - November 5, 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 job-line 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.
Executive Secretary (6533P) Capital Design and Construction. Normal Starting Pay: $19,048 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
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, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., some evenings; work 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; 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 (P2001D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Several FT, PT; 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; 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.
Systems Analyst (7351D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $42,471 (Grade 15). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Fiscal Technician (2821T) College of Architecture and Urban Studies. Normal Starting Pay: $9,314 (Grade 6). PT. TBD Review of applications will begin on November 2nd. Application deadline: OUF.
Fiscal Technician (W020810M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $ $8.96 (Grade 6). PT. Monday-Friday; occasional Saturday mornings. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Office Services Assistant (W020482P) Hokie Passport Office. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PT. Monday-Friday; evening and weekend hours. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Program Support Technician (1092T) Math. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Program Support Technician (2369C) Scholarships and Financial Aid. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 ($19,048 Eff 11/25/98)) (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Program Support Technician (W022551D) Admininistrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $8.96 (Grade 6). PT. TBA. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022069D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PT. Application deadline: OUF.
Secretary Senior (2419M) Animal and Poultry Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $ $17,041 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Business Manager A (2065) Communications Network Services. Normal Starting Pay: $27,204 (Grade 10). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Business Manager A (5149G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center . Normal Starting Pay: $27,204 (Grade 10). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with occasional evenings and weekends. Application deadline: Nov. 13.
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.
Electric Service Director (346P) Electric Service. Normal Starting Pay: $38,851 (Grade 14). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: November 20
Animal Care Technician A (W022155M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 (Grade 3). PT. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Food Operations Assistant A (W022314H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 1). PT. Varied to include nights and weekends Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant A/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: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022315H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 (Grade 2). PT. Varied; nights and weekends. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022429G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PT. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Food Operations Assistant B (Dishwash/Shopleader) (708H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varied; nights and weekends. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B/Third Cook (410H) Residential and Dining Programs/Dietrick Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. p.m. Shift 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; varies; nights and weekends Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B/Pre-Prep Assistant (2928H) Residential and Dining Programs/Southgate. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varies; morning, weekend hours. (2928, 987) Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B/Shop Leader (404H) Residential and Dining Programs/Cochrane Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varied; nights and weekends. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B/Shopleader-Cashier (372H) Residential and Dining Programs/Owens Food Court. Normal Starting Pay: $9,783 (Grade 2). FT. Varies; nights and weekends. Nine-month AY. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant (Server) (W022531G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center . Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PT. TBD. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Food Operations Assistant/Third Cook (551H) Residential and Dining Programs/Shultz. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varies; nights and weekends Application deadline: OUF.
Food Production Worker B (747H) Residential and Dining Programs/Southgate Bake Shop. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FT. Seven-day operation; nights and weekends Application deadline: OUF.
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 Lead Worker/Special Projects Crew (216H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Sunday-Thursday and Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 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: OUF.
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. Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Housekeeping Worker (W020574G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PT. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
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. Application deadline: OUF.
Housekeeping Worker (1353G) Schiffert Health Center . Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., occasional Saturday hours. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Postal Aide (W022549M) College of Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $ $6.27 (Grade 2). PT. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
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.
Tailor (W022159G) Tailor Shop. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 2). PT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Trades Utility Worker (W022318G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 (Grade 3). PT. Varies; occasional evenings and weekends Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Turbine Operator (2220P) Physical Plant/Power Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FT. Midnight to 8 a.m. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Analytical Chemist Senior (7260T) Chemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Computing Center Lead Engineer (1872) Engineering Science and Mechanics. Normal Starting Pay: $46,429 (Grade 16). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Lab Technician Senior (W022550M) Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science. Normal Starting Pay: $8.19 (Grade 5). PT. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
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.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022530M) Biochemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PT. Application deadline: OUF.
Public Relations Assistant Specialist (7396) Near Environments. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 8). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 6.

University Only

Assistant Director of Risk Management (2340P) Risk Management. Normal Starting Pay: $38,851 (Grade 14). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Senior Programmer/Analyst (7259D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $38,851 (Grade 14). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF. University Only
Off-Campus Positions

Program Support Technician (2290J) Northern Virginia Graduate Center. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Apply to: Aprile Belk, Northern Virginia Graduate Center, 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church, VA 22043 Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Office Services Assistant (W022540C) WVTF Public Radio. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PT. Varies. Apply to: Steve Mills, WVTF, 4235 Electric Road SW, Suite 105, Roanoke, VA 24014 Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Office Services Assistant (6725M) College of Veterinary Medicine/Equine Medical Center. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 4). FT. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Apply to: Betty Tucker MDSEMC P.O. Box 1938 Leesburg, VA 20177. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Secretary Senior (7397M) Virginia Cooperative Extension. Normal Starting Pay: $17,041 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Apply to Carl Stafford 101 S. West St., Culpeper, VA 22701. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
Public Relations Specialist (Radio News Announcer/Reporter) (W020344E) WVTF Radio. Normal Starting Pay: $12.79 (Grade 10). PT. Weekend a.m. shift. Submit cover letter, resume, aircheck cassette, and application to: Rick Mattioni, News Director, WVTF, 4235 Electric Road SW, Suite 105, Roanoke, VA 24014. Application deadline: Nov. 6.
INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics. Faculty positions. The department is seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions from applicants with Ph.D.'s and outstanding records of achievement. Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, directing MS and Ph.D. theses, developing strong research programs, and participating in the organization or management of outreach programs. Applicants specializing in any area of mechanics--solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, dynamics, vibrations and controls, bio-mechanics, and applied mathematics--and application of analytical, computational, and/or experimental approaches are invited to submit their resumes. The department has a special interest in one position for a person with industrial design experience to lead the department's undergraduate senior capstone design course. Positions to be filled are at assistant, associate, or professor levels. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until superior candidates are selected to fill the vacancies. Positions are available for start as early as July 1, 1999. Interested parties should send a letter of application and resume to E.G. Henneke, Head, Engineering Science and Mechanics Department (0219), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Phone: 1-3243; fax: 1-4574; e-mail: henneke@vt.edu.
Industrial Design Program within College of Architecture and Urban Studies. Assistant/Associate Professor. Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. Candidates should be able to teach in beginning and advanced industrial design studios and have an established record of teaching, scholarship, and industry collaborations. Candidates should also be able to offer an advanced professional elective course. Candidates should exhibit potential to develop a record of publications, design work, and teaching experience that will contribute to the leadership role of a major educational institution. The department encourages those with commensurate education and experience to apply. Candidates should hold a master's degree in industrial design or a related field. The appointment begins Aug. 10, 1999. For full consideration, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references should be sent by Jan. 16, 1999 to Robert J. Dunay, Director of Industrial Design and Associate Dean for Professional Programs, College of Architecture and Urban Studies (0205), 202 Cowgill Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Information about the college can be found at http://www.arch.vt.edu.
Department of Architecture. Assistant Professor. Full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. Primary responsibilities for the successful appointee will include teaching an architectural design studio for upper-year students in the undergraduate architecture program; secondary responsibilities will include teaching a seminar and/or advising thesis students in support of all degree programs within the Department of Architecture. Candidates must possess a combination of outstanding teaching abilities in the design studio and high-quality professional practice experience. Applicants should hold master's degree in architecture. Candidates should exhibit potential to develop a record of publications, design work, and teaching experience that will contribute to the leadership role of a major educational institution. The appointment is scheduled to begin on Aug. 10, 1999. For full consideration for the position, applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Frank Weiner, Head of the Department of Architecture, College of Architecture and Urban Studies (0205), 201 Cowgill Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Phone: 1-4172; fax: 1-9938. Applications review begins Jan. 16, 1999. Information about the department can be found at http://www.prof.arch.vt.edu/.
Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Postdoctoral Research Associate. Person will refine and develop an immuno-contraceptive vaccine for feral cats. Position is for one year and renewable for an additional year depending on progress. Research will entail measuring the immune response in cats orally immunized with genetically engineered Salmonella expressing a zona pellucida antigen. In addition, the candidate will investigate the definition of one or more ZP epitopes which will make the vaccine specific for cats. Duties: Prepares and maintains bacterial vaccine cultures. Follows prescribed culture techniques; responsible for ensuring proper record keeping, sterility, maintenance, storage, and safety of culture work. Responsible for culturing bacteria and carrying out recombinant-DNA techniques including the safe and precise manipulation, analysis, and characterization of microbial genes. Executes immunological (e.g., ELISA) and bio-chemical assays. Responsible for ensuring the addition of proper controls as well as ensuring measurement accuracy and safety. Labels preparations and detects reactions. Responsible for obtaining optimal and safe labeling and detection of reagents and/or cells and/or microbes by following prescribed procedures. Responsible for ensuring accountability and safe disposal of reagents. Handles lab animals and biological samples. Responsible for handling, injecting, collecting, and processing of biological samples from animals following injection or collection schedules. Responsible for observing treated animals for abnormal reactions. Defining ZP epitopes which will induce antibodies to block sperm-egg interactions in cats. Assessing in-vitro inhibition of sperm-egg interaction by ZP antibodies. Requirements: Ph.D. with knowledge of reproductive physiology and immunological assays. Would also be useful if candidate were familiar with microbiological techniques with emphasis in immunology and molecular biology; knowledge of use of basic biological laboratory equipment and practices; ability to work independently, organize, and assume responsibility after initial consultation; ability to communicate effectively with others; ability to organize and work on more than one project simultaneously; ability to work with animals, handle radioisotopes, and be vaccinated with rabies vaccine. With preference given for certification in radio-isotope handling and working in a BL-3 facility. Contact: Stephen M. Boyle, Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases (0342), 1410 Prices Fork Rd., Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Phone: 1-4641; fax: 1-3426
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Virginia Water Resources Research Center. Research Associate. Full-time, 12-month position, available immediately. Responsibilities include participation in on-going research, report preparation, writing or assisting in proposal and grant applications, assisting with departmental administration. Education and experience in a water-related area and MS degree required. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Send letter of application, resume, and the names and addresses of at least two references to T. Younos, Associate Director, Virginia Water Resources Research Center (0444), 10 Sandy Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, by November 30.
Research and Graduate Studies. Associate Dean of the Graduate School (re-advertisement). The associate dean of the Graduate School is a full-time, calendar-year position and reports directly to the vice provost for research/dean of the graduate school. The successful applicant should have experience in extended-campus graduate education and a record of teaching, scholarship, and service sufficient for appointment with tenure in one of the academic departments of the university. She/he should also be committed to helping Virginia Tech lead the development of the Graduate School of the 21st Century by advancing the university's Academic Agenda and the Update to the University Plan. The duties and responsibilities of the position will include working in partnership with the extended-campus site directors to coordinate and promote Virginia Tech's extended-campus graduate-education programs, management of the revenue-sharing program, coordination and promotion of the Commonwealth Campus program, coordination of the Academic Common Market program, enhancing graduate-student recruitment and retention, and serving as the Graduate School liaison to the university's NET.WORK.VIRGINIA project. This will include assisting faculty members to initiate new, innovative extended-campus courses and programs, approval of revenue-sharing courses and distribution of revenues, overseeing preparation and distribution of the extended-campus timetable, and working with existing and new distance-education programs to assure their suitability and success. The incumbent will interact on a regular basis with the associate provost for graduate studies, associate provost for program development, and other RGS staff members to improve the operation of the Graduate School, and to enhance graduate-student recruitment, improve diversity, and increase enrollment. The position will have other duties, committee/commission assignments, and external appointments as deemed appropriate by the vice provost for research/dean of the Graduate School. Persons interested in this position should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to John Eaton, Associate Provost for Graduate Studies, Graduate School (0325), 209 Sandy Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.