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Job Title:  Associate Provost
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  U.S. Army War College
Job Announcement Number:  NEDQ13002868751

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$80,820.00 to $120,068.00 / Per Year
Thursday, April 04, 2013 to Thursday, April 25, 2013
Full Time - Excepted Service Term
1 vacancy in the following location:
Carlisle Barracks, PA United StatesView Map
United States Citizens


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.

About the Position:
ACADEMIC RANK AND SALARY WILL BE BASED ON EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE.  This is a civilian faculty position at the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) as provided under Title 10 USC 4021.  Initial appointment will be for up to three years, the first year of which will be probationary.  Appointments may be renewed in one- to five-year increments thereafter.  The student body consists of US military officers of all services in the ranks of lieutenant colonel and colonel, upper-level civilians from federal agencies, and foreign military officers.

The Carlisle Barracks is an installation at the center of the Army and Department of Defense senior leadership educational programs.  The historic post supports USAWC missions, including those of the School of Strategic Landpower, Center for Strategic Leader Development, the Strategic Studies Institute and USAWC Press, and the Army Heritage and Education Center.  Carlisle Barracks also hosts the Dunham U.S. Army Health Clinic.  The post is a vibrant, cutting-edge workplace that supports the education and training of tomorrow's military leaders.  Carlisle Barracks is one of central Pennsylvania's leading and most respected employers.

Who May Apply: United States Citizens


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance
  • Must be able and willing to travel frequently worldwide
  • Permanent Change of Station expenses are authorized
  • Must comply with Drug Abuse Testing Program requirements
  • Must file annual financial statement
  • Must provide college transcripts, upon request


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Serves as Associate Provost at the USAWC and is a principal assistant to the Provost in advancing the USAWC's excellence as an educational institution.  The Provost is the chief academic officer and principal subordinate of the USAWC President (also known as the"Commandant").  The Provost assists the President in providing strategic direction for all academic and leader development programs to ensure quality, coordination, and integration.  The Provost focuses his strategic direction in five principal areas: education, faculty, students, research, and support.  In meeting these responsibilities, the Provost works directly with the Dean of the School of Strategic Landpower and the Directors of the Strategic Studies Institute, Center for Strategic Leadership and Development, Army Heritage and Education Center, Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, and the Senior Leader Development and Resiliency Program.  Additionally, the Provost works closely with key staff principals, supervises the work of the USAWC Faculty Council, and chairs key governance boards.


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Selective Placement Factors/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):  Applicants will be rated on the criteria listed below by a search committee appointed with the purpose of identifying the best-qualified candidates.

   1. Advanced degree in a discipline relevant to the managerial responsibilities of the Associate Provost—e.g., public administration, business administration, and management.  Substantial preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctorate.

   2.  Experience at the university or senior service college level in managerial skills, such as strategic planning, academic policy formulation and revision, curriculum development, program analysis, personnel management, and operations oversight.

   3.  Record of superlative teaching at the university or senior service college level in subjects relevant to national security policy and strategy.  

   4. Record of scholarship applicable to national security policy and strategy.  

   5. Practical experience in national security affairs at the strategic level—e.g., policymaking, military strategy, civil-military relations, and interagency process.

   6. Depth and breadth of service inside and outside the candidate's organization.

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.

Foreign education must be evaluated for US equivalency in order to be considered for this position.  Please include this information on your resume.

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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.

One year trial/probationary period may be required. 

Must be available for employment within 90 days of acceptance.

Direct Deposit of Pay is required.


Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.  


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The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:

  • Comprehensive health and life insurance
  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous retirement programs
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation time
  • Flexible work environment to include use of Telework and alternate work schedules
  • Paid employment related training and education
  • Possible student loan repayment
  • Payment of licenses, certification, and academic degrees as applicable
  • Bonuses, incentives, and awards as appropriate for the job.



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    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes the items listed below.  If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and will not be considered any further.

    1.  Letter of Application

    2.  Resume or Curriculum Vitae

    3.  Samples of scholarship (will not be returned)

    4.  Academic Transcripts (undergraduate andgraduate)

    5.  List of four professional references, two of whom are disinterested

    Both paper and electronic submissions are acceptable, but the latter is strongly encouraged.   Send complete applications to the Associate Provost, using the contact information shown under the What To Expect Next section.

    Application must be postmarked by the closing date of this job announcement. Announcement closes at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) Eastern Time.

    Please Note:   Documents submitted as part of the application package, to include supplemental documents, may be shared beyond the Human Resources Office.


    Please see the list of required documents in the How To Apply section above.


    Julie T. Manta
    Phone: (717)245-4872
    Agency Information:
    W2H6AA School of Strategic Landpower
    122 Forbes Avenue
    Carlisle, PA


    Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements.  Please follow all instructions carefully.


    Requests for further information may be submitted to:


    Ms. Julie Manta

    Associate Provost

    U.S. Army War College

    122 Forbes Avenue

    Carlisle, PA  17013-5237



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