• United States Military Academy
  • $106,130.00 -203,780.00/year*
  • West Point , NY
  • Education - Post Secondary
  • Full-Time

About the Position:
The U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY is an academic
institution located in the Hudson River Valley, 50 miles from New
York City. The historic site is the oldest continuously occupied
military post in America. West Point is a self contained city with
housing, a Department of Public Works, libraries, hospital, fire
department, chapels, and restaurants. Employees have access to
Eisenhower Hall Theater, Hudson Valley's performing arts center,
and recreational facilities.
Serve as an Instructor in the Center for Enhanced Performance at
the United States Military Academy (USMA), teaching three courses
geared towards academic success and student development. Serve as
the primary instructor, responsible for all administrative duties
for the Information Literacy and Critical Thinking course: Develop
and revise course content that incorporates principles of college
student success, analysis of scholarly research, and evaluation of
information sources, critical reading, and reasoning. Serve as an
academic excellence instructor conducting individual and/or small
group sessions working with diverse student populations. Obtain
feedback from instructors on progress of students in meeting
educational objectives established by respective academic
departments. Develop action plans for students to remediate
shortcomings and/or achieve full potential. Maintain counseling
records and meeting policy expectations to track progress of
students in achievement of goals. Identify cadets with potential to
compete for nationally-competitive scholarships, and mentor cadets
seeking to engage in opportunities through club, community service,
or other academic interests. Serve as the primary administrator for
the USMA chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Responsibilities include maintaining all paperwork and records, and
coordinating the annual initiation.
More information is located at usajobs.com announcement
Basic Requirement for Reading and Study Skills

Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) that included or
was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter
field appropriate to the position, such as Developmental Education,
Psychology, Teaching, Reading Instruction, Literacy Education, or
another subject-matter field appropriate to the position. (You must
include a copy of your transcripts with your application


Combination of Education and Experience: Courses equivalent to
a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to
the position, such as Developmental Education, Psychology,
Teaching, Reading Instruction, Literacy Education, or another
subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate
experience or additional course work that provided knowledge
comparable to that normally acquired through the successful
completion of the four-year course of study described above. (You
must include a copy of your transcripts with your application

In addition to meeting the basic requirement
above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the
qualification requirements listed

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which
includes the use of instructional techniques and educational
principles to effectively instruct and to prepare and administer
materials designed to teach reading and study skills. This
definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed
at the second lower grade/level position in the federal service

Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years
of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a
degree in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and
abilities necessary to do the work of the position, such as:
Developmental Education, Psychology, Teaching, Reading Instruction,
Literacy Education, or another subject-matter field appropriate to
the position.(You must include a copy of your transcripts with your
application package.)


Combination of Education and Experience: A combination of
education and experience may be used to qualify for this position
as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least
100%.To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your
total months of experience by 12.Then divide the total number of
completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second
year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two
percentages. (You must include a copy of your transcripts with your
application package.)

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency
(knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following five

Academic Accomplishment: An earned bachelor's
degree with a master's degree preferred in Developmental Education,
Psychology, Teaching, Reading Instruction, Literacy Education, or
another subject-matter field appropriate to the position.
Curriculum Development
and Program Evaluation: Experience in curriculum
development, program administration, teaching, and assessing
college level study skills courses.
Counseling: Demonstrated experience advising,
counseling and mentoring diverse student populations.
Teaching: Direct experience working with
students who are under prepared or at-risk for success at the
college level.
Scholarship Advisement:
Knowledge and experience in writing resumes, personal statements
and the process of applying and competing for
nationally-competitive scholarships such as Marshall, Truman and

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education
completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the
qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials
have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in
interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has
been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S.
education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at
a U.S. accredited college or university. Foreign education must be
evaluated for U.S. equivalency in order to be considered for this
position. Please submit your foreign education evaluation with your
application. For further information, visit:

Other Information

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a
Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service You
will be required to provide proof of S .Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct deposit of pay is required
Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department
of Defense referral system for displaced
If you have retired from federal service and you are interested
in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the
Annuitant information sheet.
This is a Career Program (CP) 32 ? Training position.
Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.
Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not
authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the

How You Will Be Evaluated
Once the application process is complete, a review of your
application package will be made to determine your eligibility,
qualifications and quality ranking for this position. Your
application package (resume/curriculum vitae, academic transcripts,
narrative that addresses each of the six knowledge, skills and
abilities, and list of three (3) references including contact
information) will be evaluated by a faculty search committee and
final selection will be made via interview by the selecting

You should list any relevant performance appraisals and
incentive awards in your resume as that information may be taken
into consideration during the selection process. If selected, you
may be required to provide supporting documentation.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions
may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
Required Documents
All applicants are required to submit a complete Application
Package. Application packages must include:

Resume or Curriculum Vitae:

Your resume or curriculum vitae may be submitted in any format
and must support the specialized experience described in this
If your resume or curriculum vitae includes a photograph or
other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to
make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not
be considered for this position.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain
hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per
week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If
your resume does not contain this information, your application may
be marked as incomplete and you may not receive consideration for
this position.
For additional information see:
What to include in your resume.

Academic Transcripts:

This position has an individual occupational requirement and/or
allows for substitution of education for If you meet this
requirement based on education you MUST submit a copy of your
transcript with your application package or you will be rated
ineligible. If selected, official college or university transcript
will be required. See: Transcriptsand

Narrative that addresses each of the five knowledge,
skills and abilities listed above.

Please include a brief narrative that addresses each knowledge,
skill and ability, and your experience/qualification in meeting

List of Three (3) References:

Please include a list of three (3) references and their phone
number, email, and relationship to the applicant.

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document
type(s), which may not be required for all applicants:

You MUST submit documents verifying your veteran's preference
or military spouse preference if you are claiming these These
documents may include, but are not limited to: for military spouse
preference claims, Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders and
marriage certificate; for veteran's preference claims, DD-214
(which indicates character of service),SF-15, VA Letter as
applicable and/or Activation/ Deactivation orders.
If you are currently serving on active duty: A statement of
service from your unit identifying the branch of service, period(s)
of service, campaign badges or expeditionary medals earned, type of
discharge, character of service, and the date you will be separated
or be on approved terminal If you supply a statement of service at
this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified by a
DD-214 (Member 4Copy) upon separation from the military. For more
information about Veteran's Preference, please click this link:


If you fail to provide the required documents, you will be
marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not
be considered any further.

Proof of Eligibility to Apply:.Your application must include the
documents which prove you are eligible to apply for the vacancy.
The Proof of Eligibility document describes authorities commonly
used and what document(s) are required to prove you meet the
requirements of the authority. You must meet the requirements of at
least one of the authorities listed in the Who May Apply section
above to receive further consideration.

NOTE: Documents submitted as part of the application package, to
include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human
Resources Office. Some supplemental documents such as military
orders and marriage certificates may contain personal information
for someone other than you. You may sanitize these documents to
remove another person's personal information before you submit your
application. You may be asked to provide an un-sanitized version of
the documents if you are selected to confirm your eligibility.
How To Apply:
To apply for this position, refer to usajobs.com
announcement #BRF190026
Your complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM
(EST) on 08/12/2019 to receive consideration. Application packages
must include:

Resume or Curriculum Vitae;.Academic Transcripts;

Narrative addressing each of the five knowledge, skills and
List of Three (3) References;
DD-214, if claiming veteran's preference;
Statement of service from your unit, if currently serving on
active duty; and,
Copy of Sponsor's Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders and
marriage certificate, if claiming military spouse

In order to receive full consideration, applications should be
postmarked or received by the closing date of this announcement.
Submit your complete application package to the following:
United States Military Academy
Center for Enhanced Performance
Attention: Ms. Lori Houlihan
758Cullum Road, Jefferson Hall, Room 164
West Point, NY 10996


Email (preferred method): ...@westpoint.edu
Next Steps
Requests for further information may be submitted to:

Ms. Lori Houlihan
United States Military Academy
Center for Enhanced Performance
758 Cullum Road, Jefferson Hall, Room 164
West Point, NY 10996
Phone: 845-###-####
Email: ...@westpoint.edu

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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