Employment

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We invite you to join the Valley Forge Military Academy and College community by applying for one of the open employment opportunities for the Academy, the College, and Summer Camp.

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Congratulations to Cadet Daniel O'Keefe for being accepted to Siena College, SUNY Albany, and SUNY Maritime.

Cadet O'Keefe has chosen to attend Maritime College! We are so proud of you!

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Congratulations to Cadet Colden Perkins for being accepted to the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University - Fort Collins, and Western Colorado University. After completion of graduation, Cadet Perkins has chosen to attend the University of Northern Colorado! We are so proud of you!
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Congratulations to Cadet Lee Gladden for being accepted to Santa Fe College. We are so proud of you!
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To visit our online store follow the link: STORE.VFMAC.EDU

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Interested individuals should submit resumes with cover letter and salary requirement to: hrrecruit@vfmac.edu

VALLEY FORGE MILITARY ACADEMY AND COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Financial Aid Coordinator & Academy Admissions Representative

POSITION TITLE: Financial Aid Coordinator & Academy Admissions Representative

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: The Financial Aid Coordinator & Admissions Representative will assist the Office of Academy Admissions in its daily operations including, but not limited to processing incoming prospective student applications and financial aid applications, answering initial student and parent inquiries regarding the Academy, and working closely with other Admissions staff to ensure a successful recruitment of new Cadets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruit new cadets and families to Valley Forge Military Academy, including but not limited to: Obtain knowledge on all academic programs within the school in order to convey this information clearly and accurately to prospective applicants and admitted students, particularly in converting admits into matriculates; Initiate, establish and maintain direct contact with prospective and current families, and students of diversity, including traditional and non-traditional learners;  Schedule, coordinate and conduct campus tours and family visits. Meticulously manage Admissions calendar.
  • Assist families through the admissions and financial aid process.
  • Award financial aid packages to prospective applicants.
  • Coordinate various events such as Open House Days with team members and other departments.
  • Maintain spreadsheets and databases to track Admissions activity for both new and returning students.
  • Manage electronic and paper files for all applicants.
  • Support Institutional Advancement in tracking various scholarships as needed.
  • Maintain the common admission spaces in order to provide a welcome and informative experience for guests.
  • Attend off-campus recruiting fairs and events as needed.
  • Utilize relationship-building techniques and work as a team player in a collaborative environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Academy Admissions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 1 year of prior recruiting experience; high school recruitment is a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years of customer service, telemarketing or sales experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Understanding of the military model and ability to explain this to prospective families.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.

PERFERRED:

  • Prior military experience.
  • Ability to travel to in-person events as needed.
  • Prior experience in Financial Aid within an education setting.
  • Knowledge of CAMS and Zoho administrative software.
  • Bilingual experience.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee will perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. The administration reserves the right to revise or change the job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

Cadet Store Coordinator

POSITION TITLE: Cadet Store Coordinator

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Candidate will oversee the cadet store and maintain physical store hours of operation for VFMAC. This is a part-time, non-exempt seasonal position to include both weekday and weekend hours.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage day-to-day store operations during regular hours of operation for the cadets and employees.
  • Coordinate all store transactions with available POS system.
  • Restock shelves as needed.
  • Take product inventory and order additional supplies as needed on a regular basis.
  • Develop targeted sales & financial goals.
  • Arrange promotional material and in-store displays.
  • Respond to student complaints and concerns in a professional manner.
  • Ensure compliance with all state and local regulations.
  • Maintain a record of all store financials and provide data to the Business Office when requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of five years of multi-unit experience in dining, retail and/or catering, ideally in a managerial role.
  • Strong leadership and customer service skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible in schedule availability, including weekends.
Barber (Part-Time)

POSITION TITLE: Barber

SCHEDULE:  Part-Time

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:           

Department:                 Commandants

Sub-Department:           Quartermaster

Direct Supervisor:         Commandant of Cadets

Position(s) Supervised:  N/A

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Barber will be responsible for providing hair services for all students at Valley Forge Military Academy and College.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must AT LEAST have the basic knowledge and skill to skin fade ALL ethnicity of hair OR the ability to skin fade with a willingness to learn all hair types.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Commandant of Cadets.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Barber/Cosmetology License Required

Experience:  Minimum of three years’ experience in the barber trade. Military Barber experience a plus.

Other/Special:     

  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced and busy environment.
  • Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time.
  • Must be responsible and professional.
  • Must enjoy working with a corps of cadets from around the world comprised of a middle school and high school for boys, and a co-ed college.
  • All Applicants will be background checked in accordance with Pennsylvania Dept. of Ed.
  • Must be highly energetic, observant, and aware and must be an individual of integrity.
  • Flexible Schedule including nights and weekends.
Registered Nurse

POSITION TITLE:       Registered Nurse                      

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:           

Department:                  Health Center  

Sub-Department:           N/A

Direct Supervisor:         Director of Health Center

Position(s) Supervised: N/A

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: 

RN/LPN provides routine and emergency nursing care to the Corps of Cadets. The candidate can work Part-time or Per Diem; day, evening, weekend, and night shifts needed. 4, 8, or 12 hour shifts available. It is mandatory that all pool/per diem RN/LPN employees work a minimum of 16 hours per month.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Assess cadets’ health status and implement care at sick call following established treatment protocols.
  • Provide emergency care to cadets and refer to appropriate consultant or treatment facility.
  • Maintain confidentiality of cadet health status and records in accordance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Communicate cadet health care needs to parent/guardian in a clear and professional manner.
  • Administer medication/treatment orders as directed by school physician in a timely manner as per established protocols.
  • Provide direct nursing care to all cadets confined to the Health Center.
  • Document all care, treatment, and outcomes in the medical record in a timely, accurate and legible manner.
  • Communicate/collaborate with school physician, and other health center staff to ensure prompt completion and follow up of treatment orders.
  • Provide health education on variety of topics pertinent to adolescent population.
  • Administer immunizations and allergy injections as required.
  • Maintain accuracy of immunization records.
  • Participate in cadet physical examinations as directed.
  • Participate in cadet registration procedures as needed.
  • Provide nursing support at special functions as needed (parades, Parent’s Weekend, Alumni Weekend, etc.)
  • Maintain CPR/AED certification.
  • Perform other duties at the discretion of Health Center Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Educations:  Successful completion of an accredited nursing program.

Experience:      

  • Minimum three years nursing experience.
  • School nursing and/or clinic background preferred.

Other/Special:

  • Creativity, energy, and enthusiasm in working with adolescents.
  • Organization skills needed
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
TAC Officer

POSITION TITLE:                           TAC Officer 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:         

Department:                 Commandants

Sub-Department:          N/A

Direct Supervisor:        Commandant of Cadets

Position(s) Supervised:  N/A

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

The TAC (Teach, Advise, and Counsel) Officer is responsible and accountable for the daily operations, training, discipline, leadership development, management and overall supervision of the cadets assigned to their unit. Maintains a safety and secure learning and living environment and oversees appropriate behavior management in accordance with the published rules and regulations.  Is the primary point of contact for all actions associated with the cadets of their unit and are the primary counselor and role model to their cadets in shaping ethically mind citizen leaders of character.  TAC’s also have additional duties in support of the Academy’s summer programs, training management and professional development.  They are expected to develop both team and personal relationships with Cadets, built on trust and mutual respect and teach life skills.  TACs lead by precept and example and are the embodiment of all the school was established on by its founder.  The Barrack’s Advisor is responsible for advising, coaching and guiding the cadets who reside in their assigned barracks as they negotiate their cadet responsibilities. This includes but is not limited to academic, tactical, community, VFMA&C, peer, family and personal responsibilities and challenges.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • LEADER: The TAC Officer is a leader in their assigned units and is responsible for what the entire unit does or fails to do. The Officer will be a model in appearance, conduct, language, bearing and leadership.  Devote them self to creating an orderly, disciplined, motivated and responsive envi­ronment with their unit which they can encourage, lead and teach the cadets.
  • COUNSELOR: Responsible for providing both performance counseling and developmental counseling to assist cadets in becoming better leaders of themselves and other member of the corps as needed but not less than monthly. Representing the institu­tion, may assume all the duties, liabili­ties and responsibilities of the lawful parent.  Develops working relationships with other staff member such  Chaplain’s Office, Guidance Department, Counseling Center and Health Center, as well as with other members of the Staff and Faculty, to provide the proper direction in a cadet’s life.
  • TRAINER: The TAC Officer will be knowledgeable of all phases of drill and capable of instructing School of the Soldier, Manual of Arms, Saber and Sword Manual and Physi­cal Training.  Responsible for the selection, training and development of the cadet leaders in his unit, ensuring each of them know what is expected of them and how they may successfully meet their leader­ship obligations.
  • DISCIPLINARIAN: The TAC Officer maintains good order and discipline by administering corrective action, on spot correction, leadership teaching, and upholding of standards.  Cadets who do not meet the standard are subject to disciplinary actions within their unit according to published regulations and directives.  TAC Officers are responsible for tracking, administering or recommending to the appropriate levels and boards for adjudication.
  • ADMINISTRATOR: The TAC Officer is responsible for insuring their unit meets all the administrative and operational daily inspections of their unit area to check for cleanliness, energy conservation and those inspection standards have been met.  Prepares work orders relating to barracks damage and uniform fair wear and tear and attribute responsibility of cost.

Perform officer in charge or other duties as directed by the Commandant of Cadets.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:       Bachelor’s Degree, in Social Sciences, i.e. Education, Counseling, or Social Work.

Experience:      Prefer previous military, or law enforcement experience. Previous experience working with adolescent boys, (Middle/High School) and young College age adults (female/male) and/or background experience as a counselor within a residential/boarding school environment.

Other/Special:    

  • Good oral and written communication skills with developmental leadership skills.
  • All Applicants will be background checked in accordance with Pennsylvania Dept. of Ed.
  • Computer skills and knowledge to work with basic programs
  • Willingness to work with Adolescent boys, or  College age, young adults
  • Must be highly energetic, observant, and aware and must be an individual of integrity.
  • Flexible Schedule including nights and weekends.
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