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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It is a beautiful day for the Radnor Fall Fest. The talent of our Regimental Band is making it even better.

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It's Friday afternoon and the Corps of Cadets is on the Parade Field. They are practicing for our upcoming Founders Day Parade. ...

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VFMA was honored to participate in this weekends Delaware County Veterans Memorial Flag Raising Ceremony.

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Our Regimental Commander, Cadet First Captain Coley Bagwell was presented with General Gustave Perna's sabre.

General Perna, a VFMC Alumnus, is the highest ranking officer ever commissioned by the Early Commissioning Program at any school.

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A Moment of Silence and a lesson this morning.

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In respectful memory of Durrell Pearsall‚ VF ‘86 who was killed in the line of duty on 11 Sept 2001, responding to the World Trade Center attacks.

A member of New York Fire Department’s Rescue 4 (Engine 292), Pearsall was 34 years old when he died.

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Alumnus Mark Kelton '74A is speaking to Cadets and special guests today about his experiences in the CIA and hosting a special screening of the upcoming film First In. ...

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Seniors are picking out their Class Rings at this weeks Senior Lunch.

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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

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

General Description:

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator is primarily responsible for helping to plan, develop and manage ongoing graphic projects and support a wide variety of marketing campaigns, initiatives and projects.

This position is a keystone to the success of the organization. The right candidate will be an independently motivated individual and able to work seamlessly with different teams for each project.

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of all marketing materials and additional design items as needed through development and implementation of print, electronic, and promotional items
  • Create and implement marketing campaigns across markets, this includes email marketing, social media campaigns, blogs, etc.
  • Edit and update the VFMAC website and social media accounts
  • Liaison to Admissions departments for marketing needs
  • Support Admissions with email marketing and branding
  • Attend various campus events to assist Director of Development
  • Maintaining professional relationships with existing partners, internally and externally, through project management and outreach
  • Support Marketing and Communications department
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • BA in Marketing or Communications and/or equivalent Marketing experience
  • Expert working with the Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in marketing and communications

 Requirements:

  • Personal and professional integrity, positive and  professional demeanor and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be detailed oriented and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Creative and innovative
  • Self-motivated
College Recruitment & Enrollment Manager

Job Type: 12-month, Full-Time

Overview: The Recruitment & Enrollment Manager will oversee the College’s recruitment, admissions and enrollment processes and is part of the cadet services team. The manager is expected to produce deliverables within a diverse, fast paced environment, collaborate effectively across teams and juggle multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously. This position will report to the Provost of the College.

Responsibilities

Recruitment Management

  • Efficiently manage the admissions selection process.
  • Enhance successful recruitment and outreach efforts to increase interest from prospective students.
  • Participate in recruiting events to attract and source students as needed.
  • Manage the process of decision letters and forms.
  • Provide appropriate follow-up communication with prospective students regarding inquiries on course content, campus and cadet life, and scholarship opportunities.
  • Serve on internal committees as needed.
  • Represent the college to prospective cadets at recruiting and job fairs and conferences.
  • Design, implement and execute recruitment and outreach strategy that will influence and increase applications and admits.
  • Conduct informational sessions (face to face or virtual).
  • Work with the Marketing department to maintain recruitment materials and the college admissions website.
  • Design and conceptualize new programs for recruiting and create new project plans for incorporating recruiting strategies.

Enrollment Management

  • Manage, progressively process, and maintain applications through the initial application phase to enrollment.
  • Increase College presence and develop new recruitment and outreach initiatives.
  • Participate in the in-person orientation sessions.
  • Compile data and materials to prepare reports and summaries for management.
  • Design analytics from the new CRM to determine student trends.
  • Serve as the point person for CRM.
  • Provide students with information on courses, undergraduate admissions workshops and admissions contacts.
  • Work with advising staff and transfer services to streamline student enrollment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Three years of Student Services and Higher Education experience required, preferably in an Admissions or Registrar’s office.
  • Knowledge of CRMs and other supportive databases.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Education, Communications or related field strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in university admissions and registration systems.
  • Knowledge of FERPA regulations and the ability to handle confidential information.
  • Experience working with multiple demands, schedules and work styles.
  • Ability to prioritize various tasks and assignments.
  • Sharp record keeping skills with attention to detail.
  • Computer and database literacy and proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint for digital presentations).
Academy Admissions Representative & Marketing/Social Media Coordinator

The Academy Admissions Representative & Marketing/Social Media Coordinator will assist the Office of Academy Admissions in its daily operations including, but not limited to processing incoming prospective student applications, creating award letters and acceptance letters, answering initial student and parent inquiries regarding the Academy, and working closely with other Admissions staff to ensure a successful recruitment of new Cadets. This individual will also be responsible for supporting admissions events through marketing efforts, including social media posts, creating pamphlets and brochures, and email blasts.

 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.
    • Schedule, coordinate and conduct campus tours and family visits.
  • Assist families through the admissions process from start to finish.
  • Support Admissions events through marketing efforts, including social media posts, creating pamphlets and brochures, and email blasts.
  • Manage electronic and paper files for all applicants – entering all date into our database systems.
  • Support Institutional Advancement in tracking various scholarships as needed.
  • Create Acceptance Letters and Award Letters once a student has been accepted.
  • 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.

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.

 Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of prior student recruitment experience; high school recruitment is a plus.
  • Minimum 2 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.

 Preferred

  • Ability to travel to in-person events as needed.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge on data entry.
  • Knowledge of CAMS and Zoho administrative software.
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 or Licensed Practical Nurse

POSITION TITLE:     Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical 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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