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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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.

 

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.
    Part-Time Stable Hand

    Position Title:  Part-Time Stable Hand

    General Job Description:

    Responsible for work necessary to feed, water, groom, and  exercise horses; clean and maintain stalls, stables, arena, and equipment; assist in maintains inventory of hay, straw grain and other related supplies; other related work assigned by supervisor.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for work necessary to feed, water, groom and exercise VFMAC and private horses
    • Clean and maintain stalls, stables, arena and equipment
    • Assist with maintaining inventory of hay, straw grain and other related supplies

      Qualifications:

      Experience:    Two (2) years’ prior experience in caring for horses preferred.

      Other/Special: Must be able to operate all equipment for care of animals and grounds; work outdoors regardless of weather and work comfortably with and around horses.  Must be able to lift heavy objects. Valid Driver’s License required.