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Spectrum Volume 17 Issue 26 - March 30, 1995




HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (1071R) Residential and Dining Programs. Normal Starting Pay: $10,995 (Grade 1)

Removes trash from buildings, cleans and restocks restrooms and showers. Cleans corridors, lounges, study rooms and stairways. Clears debris from outside of buildings. Reports maintenance problems to supervisor. Moves and places furniture. Performs other job-related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Cleaning experience; ability to independently and safely move and handle up to 50 lbs. and to safely and efficiently operate powered and manual cleaning equipment; ability to follow instructions and to work with minimum supervision; good communication and interpersonal skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Institutional or commercial cleaning experience. TWO FULL-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE. Work schedule: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Application deadline: April 7.

OFFICE SERVICES SPECIALIST (6494J) Electrical Engineering. Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5)

Provide word-processing expertise to include technical typing and graphics for the development of proposals, journal papers, and text books. Assist supervisor with editorial responsibilities. Maintain a PC database of professional contacts and coordinate occasional mass mailings. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A valid typing test score must be on file to be considered for an interview. Working knowledge of PC and workstation computing platforms. Excellent communication skills. Ability to effectively use word processing, graphics, spreadsheet, and database-management software. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: A typing score of 40 wpm with good accuracy. Experience using Microsoft word, Framemaker, Scientific Word, LaTek, CorralDraw, IslandWriter, and Matlab.

FULL-TIME POSITION. Renewed yearly. Application deadline: March 31.

PROGRAMMER ANALYST (2001D) Computing Center. Normal Starting Pay: $29,297 (Grade 12)

Provides consultation, instruction and support to faculty, staff and students on a broad range of desktop and mainframe software and hardware at the university; develops, writes and maintains computing-center publications; teaches short courses on computer use. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Degree or equivalent training and experience in computer science, mathematics or related field; experience providing computer consulting; knowledge of several computing systems among Macintosh, Unix, MS-DOS, Windows and VM/CMS; considerable knowledge of computer networks and electronic mail; strong interpersonal and communication skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Experience in an academic environment; knowledge of Eudora and NuPOP; background in user support; strong experience with TCP/IP. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: March 31.

SECRETARY SENIOR (1019S) College of Business. Normal Starting Pay: $15,703 (Grade 5)

Performs secretarial and receptionist duties for the graduate MBA and International Programs. Greets and directs students, corporate recruiters, faculty, and alumni to the appropriate personnel. Provides and monitors responses to inquiries for MBA program information and updates candidate data base. Coordinates MBA and International Program events such as on-campus recruitment visits and conferences. Answers telephones, schedules appointments, types correspondence, photocopies, processes expense vouchers and travel requests, and maintains office supplies. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A valid typing test score must be on file to be considered for an interview; experience using personal computers; experience answering telephones in a busy environment; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently with good organizational skills. WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR: Typing test score of 45 wpm with high accuracy; experience using spreadsheet and database applications; experience working in an office with high public contact; and ability to handle multiple tasks. FULL-TIME POSITION. Application deadline: April 7.


HOUSEKEEPING WORKER (W37R) Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center. Normal Starting Pay: $5.29 (Grade 1)

PART-TIME POSITION. Will work 30 hours each week, not to exceed 1,500 hours in a 365-day period. Hours vary and include some night and weekend work. Application deadline: March 31.

OFFICE SERVICES ASSISTANT (W39R) University Unions and Student Activities. Normal Starting Pay: $6.91 (Grade 4)

PART-TIME POSITION. Hours vary Monday-Saturday for approximately 30 hours each week. Application deadline: April 7.

Faculty Jobs


UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM. Part-time Instructors.

Part-time instructors needed by the Upward Bound Program at Virginia Tech for the period 6-23 to 8-5-95 in English, chemistry, reading/literature, computer science, Spanish, French and special education. Minimum qualifications: B.A. in appropriate field. Submit resume, letter of application, and two letters of reference postmarked by April 10, 1995 to Ms. Jimmie Johnson, Upward Bound, Hillcrest Suite Lower Level, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0146.


UPWARD BOUND PROGRAM. Resident, Tutor/Counselors.

The program needs male and female counselors to live in the dorm to assist and supervise high school students, 6-22 to 8-5-95. Education and/or experience in counseling or secondary education preferred. Salary plus room and board for all tutor/counselors. Submit resume, letter of application, college transcript, and two letters of reference postmarked by April 10, 1995 to Ms. Jimmie Johnson, Upward Bound, Hillcrest Suite Lower Level, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0146.