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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

Athletic Trainer

POSITION TITLE:                           Athletic Trainer (temporary)

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

Department:                 Athletics

Sub-Department:          N/A

Direct Supervisor:        Director of Athletics

Position(s) Supervised:  N/A

Summary:

This is a temporary certified athletic trainer position from January 13, 2020 through May 15, 2020. The Athletic Trainer reports directly to the Director of Athletics and oversees the athletic training room and activities related to athletic training.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintains up-do-date knowledge of, and compliance with, Valley Forge Military Academy and College, NJCAA and PIAA policies and procedures.
  • Aids in prevention, evaluation, and treatment of all athletic injuries.
  • Designs and supervises rehabilitation programs.
  • Maintains appropriate injury/illness documentation on all student-athletes.
  • Actively encourages and supports the academic success of student-athletes, including encouraging regular class attendance and working to minimize conflicts between athletic and academic responsibilities.
  • Actively encourages and supports the physical well-being of student-athletes by working with the coaches to assure that the student-athletes are physically ready to participate, which includes looking for signs of eating disorders or the use of illegal and/or unhealthful drugs and supplements and taking appropriate preventive measures and establishing healthy workout and practice schedules.
  • Actively encourages and supports the psychological and emotional well-being of student-athletes, provides appropriate mentoring and life guidance, and seeks professional assistance when circumstances warrant.
  • Helps in the distribution, collection, and storage of athletic training equipment and supplies.
  • Helps in organizing the transportation of student-athletes to doctor, hospital, etc., when needed.
  • Actively participates in athletic department functions and meetings as assigned.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with administrative staff, coaches, student-athletes, and other staff.
  • Performs related duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

 Job Requirements:

  • General: Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed or are able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential responsibilities of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations in order to safely perform the essential responsibilities of the job.
  • Physical: Should be able to perform the following and similar physical demands in completing work tasks: stooping, reaching, pushing, lifting, pulling, standing, kneeling, carrying, sitting. Lifts regularly – Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum:
    • Education/Certification: Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from a four-year accredited program and NATA-BOC certification required. PA license(s) required. First Aid and CPR certification required. – Degree from a CAATE approved institution.
    • Skill/Abilities: Valid driver’s license. Willingness to travel with athletic teams. Ability to work evenings and weekends. Communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Operate a PC and related software.

 

Academy Admissions Recruiter

Title: Academy Admissions Recruiter, Entry Level

Schedule:             Full-time, 12 Month

Department:         Academy Admissions

Reporting to:         Director of Academy Admissions 

General Description:

The Academy Admissions Recruiter, entry level, recruits domestic students for the Academy Middle School and High School. This position is a Recruiter for the institution’s Academy, and works closely with other Admissions staff to ensure a successful recruitment of new Cadets.

Responsibilities:

  • Handles informational inquiries from potential families, help families work through the admission process, and conduct school tours as needed.
  • Recruits new cadets and families, duties 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
    • Initiating, establishing and maintaining 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.
    • Conduct school and campus tours, as needed.
    • Achieve set goals and metrics.
  • Assists families through the admission process
  • Manages in-person, phone, email, and mail communication to prospective cadet families.
  • Coordinates various events such as Open House Days with team members and other departments
  • Responsible for accurate data entry (familiarity with CAMS and Zoho databases preferred but not required)
  • Manages electronic and paper files for all applicants.
  • Assists the Director of Admission in reviewing current admission materials for accuracy and maintain the common admission spaces in order to provide a welcome and informative experience for guests.
  • Attend recruiting fairs and events, visit high schools and prospective families, as needed (Travel approximately 20%)
  • Some evenings and weekends may be required
  • Other duties as deemed appropriate by the Director of Academy Admissions.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum 1 year of prior recruiting experience; high school recruitment is a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years of customer service, telemarketing or sales experience.
  • Military experience is preferred.

Required skill sets:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills; skilled listener. Displays an organized and results-oriented approach, and motivation to perform without extensive direction
  • Must be flexible with work schedule and willing to travel up to 20%
  • Understand customer service and upkeep a professional military-style appearance
  • Utilize relationship-building techniques and to work as a team player in a collaborative environment.
  • Knowledge of CAMS and Zoho administrative software is a plus
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.
Spanish Teacher

Position: Spanish Teacher                                                        
Schedule: Full-time, 10 month position
Department: Academy – 7th-12th grades                               Reporting to: Dean of the Academy

Education: Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master Degree required, PA Teaching Certificate is a plus. Certification in area subject desired.

General Description:

Instruct high school students using various pedagogical methods. Prepare course objectives and outlines of study following curriculum guidelines and the requirements of the academy. Assign lessons and assesses student progress, records results, and issues regular reports to administration. In support of the college preparatory academic program, to provide instruction and other academic activities that will enable the students to succeed in the next grade or higher level of education.  As part of the boarding school model of education, to coach, advice, counsel, support or otherwise help, encourage and motivate cadets to achieve success both inside and outside of the classroom.  In support of the character development program, is to serve as a motivating role model and to provide instruction to assist the cadets in their development of strong moral and ethical values.  As part of the militarily structured system, promote the establishment and maintenance of high standards of cadet decorum and discipline.

Responsibilities:

  • Instruct assigned class schedule.
  • Study Hall Supervision as scheduled.
  • Contribute to the efficient management and administration of the Academy as required.
  • Inform the students about the academic rules, regulations, policies and standards.
  • Maintain academic records, grades and lesson plans.
  • Participate and attend in Faculty Meetings, Department Meetings and In-Service Days.
  • Attend various Cadet Events and Parent-Teacher Conferences as required.
  • Support the development of Cadets outside of the classroom in accordance with your personal plan of involvement as approved by the Dean of the Academy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the Academy.

Qualifications:

Experience: Minimum of three years teaching High School level Spanish.

Art Teacher

Position: Art Teacher                                                                 
Schedule: Full-time, 10 month position
Department: Academy – 7th-12th grades                               Reporting to: Dean of the Academy

Education: Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master Degree required, PA Teaching Certificate is a plus. Certification in area subject desired.

General Description:

Instruct high school students using various pedagogical methods. Prepare course objectives and outlines of study following curriculum guidelines and the requirements of the academy. Assign lessons and assesses student progress, records results, and issues regular reports to administration. In support of the college preparatory academic program, to provide instruction and other academic activities that will enable the students to succeed in the next grade or higher level of education.  As part of the boarding school model of education, to coach, advice, counsel, support or otherwise help, encourage and motivate cadets to achieve success both inside and outside of the classroom.  In support of the character development program, is to serve as a motivating role model and to provide instruction to assist the cadets in their development of strong moral and ethical values.  As part of the militarily structured system, promote the establishment and maintenance of high standards of cadet decorum and discipline.

Responsibilities:

  • Instruct assigned class schedule.
  • Study Hall Supervision as scheduled.
  • Contribute to the efficient management and administration of the Academy as required.
  • Inform the students about the academic rules, regulations, policies and standards.
  • Maintain academic records, grades and lesson plans.
  • Participate and attend in Faculty Meetings, Department Meetings and In-Service Days.
  • Attend various Cadet Events and Parent-Teacher Conferences as required.
  • Support the development of Cadets outside of the classroom in accordance with your personal plan of involvement as approved by the Dean of the Academy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the Academy.

Qualifications:

Experience: Minimum of three years teaching High School level Art.

Other/Special:

  • Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team in a positive, constructive manner.
  • The candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office, and Outlook.
  • Well-organized, detail oriented, self-starter, ability to write and communicate effectively, works well under pressure.
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.
Bursar/Cadet Accounts Manager

POSITION TITLE:                           Bursar/Cadet Accounts Manager

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: Department:                 Business Office

                                                            Sub-Department:          N/A

                                                            Direct Supervisor:        Controller

                                                            Position(s) Supervised:  Accounts Receivable Associate

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

Ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws including but not limited to Title IV, FERPA, loan and grant programs. Manage and maintain cadet information system as it pertains to Cadet Accounts and its interface.  Manage all aspects of cadet accounts receivable including supervision of cash application and posting of charges, creating and mailing monthly statements, collection of delinquent accounts and daily interaction with parents/cadets. Assist with year-end financial audit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws (i.e. Federal Title IV, FERPA, loan and grant programs, etc.), state regulations and reporting requirements, and institutional rules and policies.
  • Oversee four major functional areas: student billing and collection of tuition, cadet fees and charges, systems support and compliance efforts, and student debt management.
  • Plan, develop, and implement policies and procedures related to student financial matters.
  • Coordinate in-processing of cadets.
  • Assist families by explaining statements, account balances, year-end tax form (1098T) and other concerns.
  • Manage student accounting, billing, receivables, reconciliation, and collections.
  • Oversee disbursement of student financial aid accounts, tuition refunds, return to lenders, and third-party billings.
  • Provide direct supervision AR Coordinator.
  • Prepare reports as necessary
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:       Bachelors Degree required in Accounting or Finance.

Experience:      Solid working understanding of Title IV funding. Three-five years’ experience in accounting or finance. Experience working in a higher education academic environment, must have knowledge of student accounts.

Other/Special:

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills required, along with ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook applications. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-organized, detail oriented, self-starter, ability to write and communicate effectively, ability to handle sensitive information, works well under pressure.
  • Must possess the ability to work well with others.