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    Summary

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    As an Instructor in the Department of Physical Education the incumbent will be responsible for teaching Military Movement (applied Gymnastics), Personal Fitness, and a variety of Lifetime Physical Activity courses. Additional duties will include but not be limited to: Serving as a Sport Educator in the Competitive Sports Program; administering a variety of fitness tests to cadets; and performing a summer detail such as Cadet Basic Training.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

    Position may include working selected weekends, evenings and holidays.

    Qualifications

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens and Non-citizens with allegiance to the United States.

    This is a full-time, term appointment in the excepted service, starting on or about 1 June 2019 not to exceed 3 years. As a term employee you will be eligible for medical insurance, life insurance, retirement dental and vision. You will be eligible to earn annual leave and sick leave.

    Qualification Requirements
    : Applicants must (a) hold a bachelor's degree or higher that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject matter field appropriate to the position OR (b) possess a combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional coursework that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above.

    SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS/KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
    Applicants will be evaluated on the following factors: 1) Education and academic accomplishment in Physical Education or related field (Master's Degree preferred); 2) Demonstrated ability to perform and teach Gymnastics (minimum 3 years teaching experience preferred); 3) Ability to teach Personal Fitness, and a variety of Lifetime Physical Activities; 4) Ability to plan, organize, and lead competitive sport activities; 5) Ability to lead in a curriculum with responsibility for the academic and physical development of future leaders.

    Demonstrated knowledge, experience, and ability in the areas of human movement and gymnastics preferred. Experience as a competitive gymnast is preferred.

    Education

    Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at - http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html.

    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. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

    Additional information

    • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
    • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
    • Two year trial/probationary period may be required.
    • Direct deposit of pay is required.
    • This is a Career Program (CP) 31 - Education Services position
    • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
    • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your application package (resume/curriculum vitae and supporting documents) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

    All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):

    1. Your resume:

    • Your Curriculum Vitae and/or resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • If your resume 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 vacancy.
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
    2. Other supporting documents:
    • Letter of Application
    • Three Reference Contacts
    • Academic Transcripts (You MUST submit a copy of your transcripts with your application package or you will be rated ineligible. See: Transcripts and Licenses)
    Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s), which may not be required for all applicants:
    1. You MUST submit documents verifying your veteran's preference or military spouse preference if you are claiming these preferences. These documents may include, but are not limited to:
    • for MSP claims, PCS orders and marriage certificate;
    • for verification of Veteran status, DD 214(which indicates character of service), SF-15, VA Letter as applicable and/or Activation/Deactivation orders.
    2. 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 leave. If you supply a statement of service at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified by a DD 214 (Member 4 Copy) upon separation from the military. For more information about Veteran's Preference, please click this link: http://www.opm.gov/employ/veterans/html/vetguide.asp.

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

    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.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

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    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package by 11:59 PM (EST) on 05/16/2019 to receive consideration. Application packages MUST include:
    1) Letter of Application
    2) Curriculum Vitae and/or Resume of relevant industry experiences: If you submit a resume with inappropriate material, e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format.
    3) Three Reference Contacts
    4) Academic Transcripts
    5) DD 214, if claiming veteran's preference
    6) Copy of Sponsor's Permanent Change of Station orders and marriage certificate, if claiming military spouse preference.

    Submit your full application package to the following address:
    United States Military Academy
    Department of Physical Education
    ATTN: CPT Anita Phillips
    727 Brewerton Road
    West Point, New York 10996-1995
    -OR-
    All materials may be sent electronically to: Anita.Phillips@westpoint.edu

    Agency contact information

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    BR-APF-W1FBAA US MILITARY ACADEMY
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    West Point, NY 10996
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    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    Next steps

    Requests for further information may be submitted to:
    CPT Anita Phillips
    727 Brewerton Road
    United States Military Academy
    West Point, New York 10996-1995
    Email: Anita.Phillips@westpoint.edu
    Phone: (845)938-3320

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A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/531013000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.