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EMPLOYMENT

Spectrum Volume 21 Issue 15 - December 10, 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. OUF: Open until filled.
Animal Care Technician C (W022565M) College of Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $10.11 (Grade 7). PT. Monday-Friday 8am-12 noon. Some weekend work may be required. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
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.
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.
Executive Secretary (2226) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $19,048 (Grade 6). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
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: $6.41 (Grade 1). PT. Varied to include nights and weekends Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022315H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $7.01 (Grade 2). PT. Varied. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (410H) Residential and Dining Programs/Dietrick Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $13,338 (Grade 2). FT. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (392H) Residential and Dining Programs/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $10,003 (Grade 2). FT. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Varies. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (2953H) Residential and Dining Programs/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $13,338 (Grade 2). FT. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Varies. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (708H) Residential and Dining Programs/Cochrane Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $13,338 (Grade 2). FT. Varied. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022562H) Residential and Dining Programs/Personal Touch Catering. Normal Starting Pay: $7.01 (Grade 2). PT. Varies. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (404H) Residential and Dining Programs/Cochrane Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $13,338 (Grade 2). FT. Varied. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant B (W022552H) Residential and Dining Programs/Cochrane Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $7.01 (Grade 2). PT. Monday-Friday. Varied. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant (W022531G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $5.74 (Grade 1). PT. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Assistant (551H) Residential and Dining Programs/Shultz Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $13,338 (Grade 2). FT. Varies. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Manager A (2117H) Residential and Dining Programs/Cochrane Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 8). FT. Varied. One-year appointment; training position, may be extended Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Manager A (478H) Residential and Dining Programs/Personal Touch Catering. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 8). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Manager A (2820H) Residential and Dining Programs/Personal Touch Catering. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 8). FT. Varied. Application deadline: OUF.
Food Operations Manager B (7194H) Residential and Dining Programs/Southgate Bake Shop. Normal Starting Pay: $27,204 (Grade 10). FT. Varies. Application deadline: OUF.
Housekeeping Lead Worker (216H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $13,338 (Grade 2). FT. Sunday-Thursday and Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Housekeeping Worker (W022490H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $5.87 (Grade 1). PT. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Housekeeping Worker (7299G) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $12,201 (Grade 1). FT. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
Housekeeping Worker (721H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $12,201 (Grade 1). FT. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Housekeeping Worker Senior (6926H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $14,580 (Grade 3). FT. Sunday-Thursday 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 Technician (W021030) Chemical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $7.66 (Grade 4). PT. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
Laboratory Specialist (3408M) College of Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 8). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
Laboratory Specialist (W022568T) Chemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $10.94 (Grade 8). PT. TBD Application deadline: Dec. 11.
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 (W020041T) Environmental Health and Safety Services. Normal Starting Pay: $10.94 (Grade 8). PT. TBD. Position ends June 30, 1999. Application deadline: OUF.
Laboratory Specialist Senior (2756T) Environmental Health and Safety Services. Normal Starting Pay: $24,885 (Grade 9). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 18
Laboratory Technician Senior (W022569T) Chemistry. Normal Starting Pay: $8.38 (Grade 5). PT. TBD. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
Mason/Plasterer (833P) Physical Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $20,823 (Grade 7). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Occupational Safety Compliance Officer (6571T) Environmental Health and Safety Services. Normal Starting Pay: $27,204 (Grade 10). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Office Services Aide (W020548C) University Registrar. Normal Starting Pay: $6.41 (Grade 2). PT. Application deadline: OUF.
Office Services Aide/Office Assistant (W022561H) Residential and Dining Programs/Owens Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $7.01 (Grade 2). PT. 3 p.m. -9:30 p.m. Varies. Application deadline: OUF.
Office Services Assistant (W022440H) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $7.49 (Grade 4). PT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nine-month/academic-year wage position. Application deadline: OUF.
Office Services Specialist (2023M) College of Veterinary Medicine. Normal Starting Pay: $17,424 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
Office Services Specialist (6693D) University Libraries. Normal Starting Pay: (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
Office Services Specialist/Unit Secretary (784H) Residential and Dining Programs/Shultz Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $17,424 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: OUF.
Pharmacy Assistant A (W022097) Schiffert Health Center. Normal Starting Pay: $7.66 (Grade 4). PT. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Application deadline: December 18
Program Support Technician (W022555T) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $9.16 (Grade 6). PT. TBD. 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. Application deadline: OUF.
Program Support Technician Senior (W022069D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $9.79 (Grade 7). PT. Application deadline: OUF.
Program Support Technician SR (78J) Electrical and Computing Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $20,823 (Grade 7). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
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 (7405D) Administrative Information Systems. Normal Starting Pay: $27,204 (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: $32,510 (Grade 12). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
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.
Public Relations Assistant Specialist (7401T) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $22,763 (Grade 8). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Jan. 4
Public Relations Coordinator (7400T) University Development. Normal Starting Pay: $32,510 (Grade 12). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Jan. 4
Research Specialist Senior (7353G) Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences. Normal Starting Pay: $24,885 (Grade 9). FT. Varies. Ending date 6-30-99. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
Secretary Senior (0909) Civil and Environmental Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $17,424 (Grade 5). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
Security Guard (7042T) Parking Services. Normal Starting Pay: $13,338 (Grade 2). FT. Monday-Friday 1-9 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
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.
Storekeeper Helper (W022337D) Printing Services. Normal Starting Pay: $6.41 (Grade 2). PT. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
Storekeeper/Stock Clerk (7403H) Residential and Dining Programs/Cochrane Dining Center. Normal Starting Pay: $15,939 (Grade 4). FT. Varies. Application deadline: OUF.
Turbine Operator (2220P) Physical Plant/Power Plant. Normal Starting Pay: $18,628 ($19,048 eff. 11/25/98) (Grade 6). FT. Midnight to 8 a.m. Application deadline: OUF.
UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES ONLY

Food Operations Manager B (1781H) Culinary Services/Dietrick Dining Hall. Normal Starting Pay: $26,604 (Grade 10). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
Programmer/Analyst (U6634M) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/AGNIS. Normal Starting Pay: $32,510 (Grade 12). FT. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline: Dec. 11.
INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Horticulture. Assistant/Associate Professor, Greenhouse Crops. Position is 12-month, tenure track, beginning July 1, 1999. Position is 75-percent Extension/25-percent research. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and conducting Extension educational programs relating to greenhouse crops and developing a strong working relationship with the greenhouse industry in Virginia. The successful candidate will also conduct a well-focused, scholarly research program in the area of greenhouse crops and generate external research funding. Involvement in graduate-student training is also expected. A Ph.D. in horticulture or closely related plant-science discipline is required. Experience with greenhouse crops and expertise in a related plant-science discipline is highly desirable. Salary will be commensurate with experience and training. Send curriculum vita, transcripts, description of extension and research interests, and four professional reference letters to Robert D. Wright, Head, Dept. of Horticulture (0327), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061. Application review begins Feb. 15, and continues until a suitable candidate is selected.
Department of Horticulture. Assistant/Associate Professor, Herbaceous Plants. Position is 12-month, tenure track, beginning Aug. 1, 1999. 75-percent teaching/25-percent research. The successful candidate will teach one course on the identification, biology, culture, and landscape use of annuals and herbaceous perennials, a course in greenhouse crops production, and possibly a third course depending upon the successful candidate's area of expertise. The successful candidate will conduct a well-focused, scholarly research program in production and/or landscape use of annuals and herbaceous perennials, and generate external grant funding. The individual will be expected to coordinate his/her teaching-research efforts with faculty members in horticulture and related disciplines such as turf grass science and urban forestry. Advising undergraduates and training of graduate students is expected. A Ph.D. in horticulture or a closely related plant science discipline is required. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience. Send curriculum vita, transcripts, description of teaching and research interest, and four professional reference letters to Robert D. Wright, Head, Dept. of Horticulture (0327), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061. Application review begins February 15, and continues until a suitable candidate is selected.
Department of Mathematics. Instructors. Applications invited for anticipated non-tenure-track instructor positions for the 1999-00 academic year (AY salary $25,000). Teaching load 12-14 hours per week; some committee work is expected. Master's degree required; teaching experience desired. Part-time positions also available. Send resume and three reference letters to Math Dept. (0123), Attn: Instructor Search, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061. Applications accepted until positions filled; review process begins 2-1-99.
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL

Department of Athletics. Associate Director of Athletics for Administration. The associate director is a member of the senior management team and reports to the director of athletics. Specific responsibilities include supervision of the assistant director of athletics for compliance and the assistant director of athletics for student services, along with eight-10 Olympic sports; works directly with the university's Committee on Athletics; departmental athletic-event scheduling policy; will serve as liaison to academic advising; oversee and administer the computer requirement for all in-coming freshmen; liaison to the NCAA Legislative Committee; assists in the development and preparation of sport budgets; other duties as assigned by the director of athletics. Bachelor's degree required; minimum of five years experience in athletic administration required (desirable in Division I-A). Excellent organizational and communication skills required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications review begins December 28. Position remains open until filled.
Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance. The assistant director is responsible for institutional compliance with all NCAA, the Big East, and Atlantic 10 conferences' rules and regulations; works closely with conference commissioners on matters related to compliance; assists the faculty athletic representative with the annual NCAA rules review sessions for staff; NCAA membership certification; financial aid and academic eligibility certification; coordinates student-athlete eligibility certification with coaches, administrative offices, counselors, the university's registrar, etc.; conducts orientation programs on departmental, university, conference, and NCAA rules, policy, and procedures for all coaches; collects and circulates, with editorial comments, legislative rulings; develops and implements continuing-education programs relative to NCAA recruiting rules; monitors student-athlete recruiting records; assists university and conference offices with periodic compliance audits; monitors student-athlete financial aid; conducts annual educational meetings with each team relative to completion of NCAA and departmental forms; assists in development of department's intercollegiate plan to ensure compliance with Title IX. Bachelor's degree required; minimum of five years experience in athletic administration, preferably compliance, required (desirable in Division I-A). Excellent organizational and communication skills required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications review begins January 22. Position will remain open until filled.
Assistant Men's and Women's Swim Coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the head men's and women's swim coach in coaching a Division I-A men's and women's swim program. Will assist in recruiting student-athletes. Will administer the men's and women's swimming program. Will work directly with student-athletes, parents, and contributors on aspects of the men's and women's program. Bachelor's degree required; coaching experience desirable in Division I-A program. Excellent organizational and communication skills required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications review begins January 22. Position will remain open until filled. If interested in any of the above positions, applicants should forward a resume with names and phone numbers of three references to Pamela Nelson, Coordinator of Human Resources, Jamerson Athletic Center (0502), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061.
Virginia Cooperative Extension. 4-H Extension Agent. Extension agent, 4-H youth development, Henrico County, #FA497. Successful candidate will be lecturer rank, non-tenure track, professional faculty. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. 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 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. Submit a letter of intent, a complete resume, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable), and three letters of reference. Applications review begins January 4 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.