Help Shape Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

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

Employment Opportunities

The Valley Forge Military Academy & College’s curriculum emphasizes college preparation. The Academy offers advanced placement, honor and enrichment courses, as well as opportunities for independent study. The College confers associate degrees in liberal arts and sciences with concentrations in business, criminal justice, liberal arts, science and pre-engineering. Both the Academy and College incorporate a unique leadership and ethics training program.

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

VFMAC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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 safe and secure learning and living environment as well as 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, VFMAC, peer, family and personal responsibilities and challenges.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • LEADER: The TAC Officer is a positive role model and leader in their assigned units and is responsible for what the entire unit does or fails to do. The Officer is a model in appearance, conduct, language, bearing and leadership. Creates an orderly, disciplined, motivated and responsive environment with their unit which they can continually encourage, lead and teach the cadets. Officers must demonstrate a strong sense of purpose in molding today’s youth into mature goal oriented citizens focused on future success in today’s society.
  • COUNSELOR: Responsible for providing both performance and developmental counseling to assist cadets in becoming better leaders 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.
  • ADVISOR: The TAC Officer maintains good order though positive interactions and gives guidance by administering appropriate corrective action, in the moment coaching and mentoring, leadership teachings while upholding 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.
  • 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 within the unit, ensuring each cadet knows the expectation, goal and is supported to meet their leadership obligations.
  • 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; or equivalent.

Experience:         Prior employment and/or life experience that demonstrates strong leadership, sound judgement, team building and individual initiative abilities. Prefer previous senior military or law enforcement experience with company command experience. Previous experience working with adolescent boys, (Middle/High School) and young College aged 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.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with cadets and other members of VFMAC
  • Must comply with background checks in accordance with Pennsylvania Dept. of Ed.
  • Computer skills and knowledge to work with basic programs
  • Willingness to work with Adolescent boys, or College aged young adults
  • Must be highly energetic, observant, and aware and must be an individual of integrity.
  • Flexible Schedule including nights and weekends.

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.

College Admissions Counselor

Position Title: College Admissions Counselor

Supervisory Controls:
Department:  College Admissions
Direct Supervisor:  Senior Director of College Admissions

General Job Description:

The College Admissions Counselor has the responsibility for assisting with planning, developing, implanting and evaluating multi-channel market and recruitment strategies related to college enrollment.  This position works closely with other Admissions staff to ensure a successful recruitment plan.   This is an entry level position.

General Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting and contacting prospective college cadets in assigned territories.
  • Coordinating and participating in Admissions college fairs held in assigned territories.
  • Meeting enrollment goals through the execution of various approaches.
  • Attending college fairs and school visits assigned.
  • Working weekends when appointments are schedules or events are held.
  • Working at least one 11am – 7pm shift a week during the weekday.
  • Traveling to visit prospective students and their families.
  • Traveling to visit high school, college, universities, guidance counselors, educational consultants or others who may provide prospective students.
  • Keeping a file of prospective students and following up with leads in accordance with established territories.
  • Actively work to complete files by contacting high schools and students for documents.
  • Maintaining regular office hours during the week when not traveling.
  • Assisting families through the financial aid process.
  • Performing other duties as deemed appropriate by the Senior Director of College Admissions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Experience:

  • Previous experience with student orientation, recruiting, advising, admissions or other relevant fields.
  • Educational, marketing & communications, and/or sales background desirable.
  • Experience working with student athletes is a plus.

Other/Special:

  • Must be good at multi-tasking.
  • Also must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
  • Well-organized, detail oriented, self-starter, ability to write and communicate effectively, ability to handle sensitive information, works well under pressure.
  • Strong computer and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of CAMS administrative software is a plus.
  • Flexible schedule and willing to travel.
  • Nights and weekends as needed.
  • Understand Customer Service.
  • Be able to work as a team player.
Academy International Admissions Counselor

POSITION TITLE:  International Academy Admissions Recruiter

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:
Department: Academy Admissions
Direct Supervisor:                   Dean of Enrollment

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director of International Academy Admissions is responsible for the development and accomplishment of the institution’s overall international recruiting mission to include retention and oversight of those marketing functions related to recruiting for the Academy.  The Director of International Academy Admissions provides support to the principal designated school official (PDSO) in addition to managing Agent communications from inquiry through commission payments.  This position also reports back to the Dean of Enrollment and Senior Staff on industry trends and assists in development of a strategic plan to advance the school’s mission to promote revenue, profitability, and growth as an organization.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow up with the Enrollment/Admissions/Recruiting needs for International and foreign students in addition to the PDSO for the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) compliance officer to maintain the school’s ability to host F1 students. Work closely with the VFMAC PDSO.
  • Manage day-to-day F1 ( F1 visa is issued to international students who are attending an academic program or English Language Program at a US high school, college or university. F-1 students must maintain the minimum course load for full-time student status.) student advising on compliance/record keeping, agent communication, recruitment and enrollment/admission activity (i.e. ZOHO/CRM mass email and record-keeping, phone activity, appointments, interviews, new working applicants and work with current international on Federal requirements).
  • Support the implementation of an international marketing plan (in conjunction with the Dean of Enrollment and Director of Marketing)
  • Participate in application evaluation and admission decisions.
  • Focus on the international recruitment and partnership programs that will target all international students for the Academy.
  • Serve as a liaison and SEVIS expert between Admissions, PDSO, and other offices.
  • Continuous education on Federal SEVIS Compliance.
  • Department Missions: Be the best college preparatory school using the military model to provide structure and discipline in developing managerial skills, physical strength, character and leadership.
  • Communicate regularly with the Dean of Enrollment and International Agents.
  • Travel when needed or required to support events and to recruit prospective students. This will include regular international and domestic travel as pre-approved by the Dean of Enrollment.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (30-50%)
  • Other reasonable related duties as defined as assigned by the Dean of Enrollment and other members of Senior Management as required.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree with multi-year experience in SEVIS practice, leadership, management, recruitment, sales, marketing, communications, strategic planning, negotiating, international travel, multi-cultures, and change management.
  • Must have boarding school and/or secondary school recruiting experience.
  • Must have international recruiting experience.
  • Ability to develop enrollment plans and manage resources.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data.
  • Ability to relate technical information into simple principles and practices that students and their families can understand.
  • Knowledge of communication and mass email techniques.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to speak persuasively and accurately about the programs of Valley Forge Military Academy and College.
  • Ability to interact in a highly professional manner with individual prospective students and their parents.
  • Work requires training regular to be knowledgeable of Federal requirements to maintain policies that protect the school and students in terms of SEVIS system
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to organize logistical and operational challenges.
  • Understanding of Title IX regulations, academic curriculum, and athletic programs.
  • Build trust with customers and be a trusted source.
  • Give support as needed to the team and upper management.
  • Be a role model of integrity and fairness.
  • Encourage the use of new technology.
  • Promote change for improvement.
  • Use negotiating skills to create a win-win result.
Academy Geometry and Algebra Teacher

Position: Geometry and Algebra Teacher

Schedule: Full-time, 10 month position

Department: Academy

Reporting to: Dean of the Academy

Education:

Bachelors Degree and/or Master Degree with PA Teaching Certificate required. 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.
  • Participate and attend in Faculty Meetings, Department Meetings and In-Service Days.
  • Attendance is mandatory for Academy & College Professional Development Day.
  • Attend Opening Day Ceremony, Graduation Day Ceremony, Concerts, Parent-Teacher Conferences, and other events 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.
  • Maintain academic records, grades and lesson plans.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the Academy.

Qualifications:

Experience: Minimum of three years teaching High School Mathematics.

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.
Academy Head Baseball Coach

Position: Head Varsity Baseball Coach – Academy

Schedule: Part-time (Seasonal) position

Department: Athletics

Reporting to: Director of Athletics

Education: Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s preferred

General Description: Plans, organizes, conducts and evaluates all phases of a highly successful academy boys’ baseball program.

Responsibilities:

  • Will be knowledgeable of, and abide by, all VFMAC and PIAA policies and regulations.
  • Will oversee all day-to-day operations of the academy baseball program.
  • Will use baseball as a teaching opportunity to reinforce the core values of Valley Forge Military Academy: academic excellence, character development, physical development, personal motivation, and leadership.
  • Will work with the Directors of Admissions and Athletics to follow up on all leads or inquiries coming from potential student-athletes, parents, alumni, admissions or athletic office personnel. Prospective student athletes should reflect represent the highest qualities of academic and deportment characteristic of Valley Forge Military Academy.
  • Will work closely with the Commandant and Tactical staff to assure student-athlete compliance and close cooperation with the regimental system and responsibilities.

Experience:

The candidate should have college baseball playing experience, and at least three years of previous successful coaching experience as a head or assistant coach preferably at the high school or collegiate level.

 

College Head Baseball Coach

Position: Head Varsity Baseball Coach – College

Schedule: Part-time (Seasonal) position

Department: Athletics

Reporting to: Director of Athletics

Education: Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s preferred

General Description: Plans, organizes, conducts and evaluates all phases of a highly successful College baseball program.

Responsibilities:

  • Will be knowledgeable of, and abide by, all VFMAC and PIAA policies and regulations.
  • Will oversee all day-to-day operations of the College baseball program.
  • Will use baseball as a teaching opportunity to reinforce the core values of Valley Forge Military College: academic excellence, character development, physical development, personal motivation, and leadership.
  • Will work with the Directors of Admissions and Athletics to follow up on all leads or inquiries coming from potential student-athletes, parents, alumni, admissions or athletic office personnel. Prospective student athletes should reflect represent the highest qualities of academic and deportment characteristic of Valley Forge Military College.
  • Will work closely with the Commandant and Tactical staff to assure student-athlete compliance and close cooperation with the regimental system and responsibilities.

Experience:

The candidate should have college baseball playing experience, and at least three years of previous successful coaching experience as a head or assistant coach preferably at the collegiate level.

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