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EMPLOYMENT

Spectrum Volume 21 Issue 13 - November 19, 1998

CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

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.
Animal Care Technician B (W022523M) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station/College of Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $8.49 (Grade 5). PT. Application deadline: OUF.
Animal Care Technician B (W020556M) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station/College of Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $8.49 (Grade 5). PT. Application deadline: OUF.
Animal Care Technician B (3322M) Veterinary Medicine Experiment Station. Normal Starting Pay: $17,424 eff. 11/25/98 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Auditor-Internal (2335J) Internal Audit. Normal Starting Pay: $29,738 (Grade 11). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
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.
Computer Systems Senior Engineer (7346) Mechanical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $42,471 (Grade 15). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Computing Center Lead Engineer (1872J) Engineering Science and Mechanics. Normal Starting Pay: $46,429 (Grade 16). FT. Monday-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: Dec. 4.
Electrician (65P) Electric Service. Normal Starting Pay: $20,823 (Grade 7). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Electrician (7091P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $20,823 (Grade 7). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Executive Secretary (2510P) Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action. Normal Starting Pay: $20,823 (Grade 7). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Fiscal Technician (2821T) College of Architecture and Urban Studies. Normal Starting Pay: $9,314 (Grade 6). PT. TBD. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant A (W022314H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.27 (Grade 1). PT. Varied; nights, weekends Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant A (W022428G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PT. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Food Operations Assistant A (375H) Residential and Dining Programs/Dietrick Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $11,932 (Grade 1). FT. p.m., 11 a.m.-8 p.m., varies; nights, weekends. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022315H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 (Grade 2). PT. Varied; nights, 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. 20.
Food Operations Assistant B (392H) Residential and Dining Programs/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $9,783 (Grade 2). FT. p.m., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Varies; weekends. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (2953H) Residential and Dining Programs/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. p.m., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Varies; weekends. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (708H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varied; nights, weekends. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (410H) Residential and Dining Programs/Dietrick Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. p.m., 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Varies; nights, weekends Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (2928H) Residential and Dining Programs/Southgate. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varies; early morning, weekend hours. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (404H) Residential and Dining Programs/Cochrane Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varied; nights, weekends. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (372H) Residential and Dining Programs/Owens Food Court. Normal Starting Pay: $9,783 (Grade 2). FT. Varies; nights, weekends. Nine-month AY. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant (W022531G) DBHCC. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PT. TBD. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant (551H) Residential and Dining Programs/Shultz. Normal Starting Pay: $13,044 (Grade 2). FT. Varies; nights, weekends. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Manager B (7194H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FT. Varies; nights, 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; varies; nights, weekends. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Production Worker B (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.
Grounds Worker Senior (1983P) Physical Plant/Grounds/Landscape Services. Normal Starting Pay: $14,580 (Grade 3). FT. Monday-Friday 6 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Housekeeping Lead Worker (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 (W022490H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PT. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
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.
Installation and Repair Technician Senior (7288D) Video/Broadcast Services. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FT. Varied. Application deadline: OUF.
Laboratory Mechanic B (W022554D) Distributed Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $9.16 (Grade 6). PT. Varies; between 0 and 40 hours per week; average approximately 10 hours per week. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Laboratory Specialist (2378M) Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 8). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Laboratory Specialist (W020041T) Environmental Health and Safety Services. Normal Starting Pay: $10.94 (Grade 8). PT. TBD Position ends June 30, 1999. Application deadline: OUF.
Laboratory Technician (W020028G) Fisheries and Wildlife Science. Normal Starting Pay: $7.76 (Grade 4). FT. Varies Ending date: 6-30-99, renewed yearly. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Laundry Lead Worker (W022553) Athletics. Normal Starting Pay: $6.41 (Grade 2). PT. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Maintenance Assistant (7385M) Recreational Sports. Normal Starting Pay: $15,939 (Grade 4). FT. Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Weekend, evening work may be required. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Mason/Plasterer (833P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $20,823 (Grade 7). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Office Services Assistant (W020860T) Parking Services. Normal Starting Pay: $7.66 (Grade 4). PT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Position ends May 1, 1999. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Office Services Specialist (W022170M) Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Normal Starting Pay: $8.49 (Grade 5). PT. Monday-Friday with Saturday a.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Office Services Specialist (6377M) 4-H, Virginia Cooperative Extension. Normal Starting Pay: $ $17,424 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Office Services Specialist (1705) College of Human Resources and Education. Normal Starting Pay: $17,424 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Power Plant Mechanic (7308P) Power Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $20,823 (Grade 7). FT. Call for work schedule. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Program Support Technician (1284M) Entomology. Normal Starting Pay: $ $19,048 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Program Support Technician (1615J) Graduate School. Normal Starting Pay: $19,048 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Program Support Technician (W022555T) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $9.16 (Grade 6). PT. TBD. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022530M) Biochemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PT. 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.; evenings; 30-40 hours per week. Application deadline: OUF.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022069D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PT. Application deadline: OUF.
Programmer (P2000D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 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 (7353G) Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $27,204 (Grade 10). FT. Varies. Ending date 6-30-99 Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Programmer/Analyst (P2001D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $31,794 (Grade 12). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Programmer/Analyst (6701D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $32,510 (Grade 12). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Secretary Senior (2419M) Animal and Poultry Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $17,424 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Security Guard (W020470T) Police. Normal Starting Pay: $8.38 (Grade 2). PT. Nights. 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. Application deadline: OUF.
Trades Utility Worker (W022318G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $6.86 (Grade 3). PT. Varies to include occasional evenings and weekends. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Turbine Operator (2220P) Physical Plant/Power Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 (Grade 6). FT. Midnight to 8 a.m. Application deadline: OUF.
University Only
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.
Off-Campus Positions
Library Assistant (7269D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: $12,442 (Grade 08). PT. Six-eight hours. Three days/week. Apply to: Patricia Murphy, Northern Virginia Center, Library, 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church, VA 22043. Application deadline: Dec. 4.
Program Support Technician (5539M) Virginia Cooperative Extension/Prince William County. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Apply to: Marilyn Grizzard 8033 Ashton Ave. Suite 105 Manassas, VA 20109-8202. Application deadline: Nov. 20.
Research Specialist (7395M) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/Eastern Virginia Agricultural Research and Extension Center. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 8). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Apply to Carl Griffey P.O. Box 338 Warsaw, VA 22572. Application deadline: Nov. 20.

INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Assistant/Associate Professor. The department anticipates a tenure-track faculty position, assistant/associate professor in human-factors engineering. Individuals whose research interests include human-factors engineering issues related to occupational epidemiology, industrial hygiene, injury prevention, rehabilitation engineering, and aging are particularly encouraged to apply, though other areas of expertise in human-factors engineering will also be considered. The appointment requires a Ph.D. Applicants should send a complete vitae including personal data, education, publications, research funding, and professional experience, together with the names of four references, by Jan. 7, 1999 to Search Committee Chair (Human Factors Engineering Position), Dept. of ISE (0118), 250 New Engineering Building, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061.
Department of Landscape Architecture. Assistant Professor. Tenure-track assistant professor beginning August, 1999. The candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in landscape planning, design, and management at a variety of scales, including regional, community, and site scale. They will be expected to engage in research and outreach activities. Preference will be given to candidates with professional and/or teaching experience. A terminal degree in landscape architecture or closely related field is required with a Ph.D. being preferred. Applications will be considered beginning Jan. 25, 1999, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Position is subject to final administrative approval. Send a statement of professional intent, a resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Wendy Jacobson, Chair, Landscape Architecture Search Committee, 212 Architecture Annex (0113), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

Dean of Students Office. Services for Students with Disabilities Coordinator. The services for students with disabilities coordinator position is a 12-month administrative faculty appointment, which is available on May 16, 1999. Reporting to an assistant dean of students, this position has the responsibility for facilitating accommodations for students with disabilities, advocating for their needs, and promoting campus-wide awareness on disabilities issues. Qualifications: Candidates for this position are expected to have a master's degree in student development or a related field, two years of practical experience in a post-secondary setting, experience working with students with disabilities, experience interpreting psycho-educational-assessment instruments, and demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of diverse populations. The expected salary range is upper twenties to low thirties. Send letter of application, resume, and full contact information for three references to Susan Angle, Dean of Students Office (0255), 152 Henderson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061. Applications screening begins this spring and continues until suitable candidate is identified.
Extension Agents, 4-H Youth Development (re-advertisement). Successful candidates will be lecturer rank, non-tenure track, professional faculty members. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. FA824 Goochland County, FA600 Warren County--Manage a non-formal experiential educational program for youth, and adults working with those youth, to further develop life skills necessary as self-directing productive and contributing members of society. 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 November 27, and continues until positions are filled. Send to Barbara Gillespie. Inquiries will be received at Virginia Cooperative Extension, 122 Hutcheson Hall (0437), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061. Phone: 1-7619; TDD user: 1-800-828-1120; fax: 1-5545; e-mail: barbarag@vt.edu.
Department of Near Environments. Department Head. The department head is expected to be a strong advocate for the department. In addition, he/she will commit to all degree programs within the department, as well as support the diverse responsibilities of all faculty and staff members related to teaching, research, and Extension. He/she will be responsible for administrative duties related to fostering strategies necessary to fulfill the department's mission. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual possessing the management skills to establish a strong direction for a unique, multi-disciplinary department. He/she should also have strong commitments to undergraduate and graduate education, community outreach, as well as basic and applied research. Required qualifications for the position include an earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a discipline related to the department's mission and a record of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and/or Extension. Desired qualifications include successful leadership experience; effective management of personnel and financial resources; the ability to attract external funding; effective interaction with the faculty, staff, administrators, and students; a commitment to professional development of the faculty, including the off-campus Extension faculty, staff, and students; and familiarity with university governance. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications review begins Jan. 15, 1999 and continues until the position is filled. A letter of application should specify the following: 1) the applicant's administrative philosophy, 2) a brief vision for this multi-disciplinary department, 3) leadership abilities, and 4) teaching, research and Extension experience. Send letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of professional reference to Dianne Yardley, Search Committee--Near Environments Department Head, College of Human Resources and Education, 103 War Memorial Hall (0317), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061. For more information, contact Rosemary Carucci Goss, Department of Near Environments. Phone: 1-4784; fax: 1-3250; e-mail: rgoss@vt.edu.