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Deputy Commandant for Operations, Plans, and Training

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Applications accepted until position is filled. Please include a letter of interest, resume, and the names of 3 professional references. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Deputy Commandant for Operations, Plans, and Training
Role Title Administrative - Lecturer - 01121
Job Open Date 12/20/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range Salary based on qualifications and experience
Agency VA Military Institute (211)
Agency Website Click Here for Agency Website
Location Lexington - 678
Sublocation
Position Number FA229
Job Posting Number 1032696
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band UG
Job Description

The Virginia Military Institute is accepting applications for the Deputy Commandant for Operations, Plans and Training. The incumbent, reporting directly to the Commandant, supervises and/or performs the following activities:

• Develops and coordinates all training for the Corps of Cadets.
• Synchronizes all operations and events planned by other areas of the Commandant’s staff and cadet staffs, and coordinates/deconflicts any activities of the Corps with other activities on Post
• Develops, publishes, and implements the Commandant’s Training Guidance, annual training plan, and training schedules.
• Develops Mission Essential Task Lists for the Cadre, New Cadets, and the Corps, and the training required to become proficient in those tasks.
• In charge of most aspects of Cadre Week and Matriculation Week, to include development of detailed training matrices, matriculation day in barracks, training of trainers, supervision/synchronization/deconfliction of training events, coordinating the participation and “pre-training” of NCAA New Cadets, running the Regimental Operations Center, the culminating Crucible event, and all of the off-post and “extracurricular activities” associated with those two vital weeks.
• Provides guidance to cadet regimental, battalion, and company leaders, particularly the cadet members of the Operations staff.
• Plans, trains for, and supervises all ceremonial parades and practice parades, to include the narration. Responsible for football march down.
• Develops training plans for Commandant’s Training Time (CTT). Oversees the effective execution of these plans.
• Responsible for the planning and set up of community service projects, activities, and “military” training for non-commissioning upperclassmen for the spring Field Training Exercise (FTX).
• Works with the Department of Physical Education to develop training plans and schedules for Rat Challenge and other physical fitness activities.
• Develops plans for Corps trips, to include inaugurations and rat “field trips”.
• Updates and maintain the Corps SOP (Red Book).

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• Experience in MS Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
• Able to work non-traditional hours weekdays and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s Degree
• Experience working with students in a college environment
• Experience in operations and systems specific to military organizations
• Experience preparing and managing organizational budget and resourcing
• Experience in event planning/execution

Special Requirements

This is a uniformed, professional faculty position, but military experience is not required.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Please include a letter of interest, resume, and the names of 3 professional references.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply.

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Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Transcript