Job Overview


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:

Located in the scenic Hudson River Valley, only 50 miles from New York City, the US Military Academy Preparatory School (USMAPS) is co-located with the US Military Academy.   USMAPS is primarily an academic institution that accepts students and Soldiers from diverse backgrounds and challenges them to meet and exceed West Point's rigorous admission standards.  The students of USMAPS are known as Cadet Candidates.  As a military school with a career focus, USMAPS also develops the foundation of professional and physical attributes needed for growth as an officer in the U.S. Army.  West Point is a nationally-renowned historic site and the oldest continuously occupied military post in America.  As a military installation, West Point is a small, self-contained city with housing for the military stationed here in support of the USMAPS and US Military Academy, a Department of Public Works to maintain the roads, ground and facilities, two libraries (Academic and Community), a military hospital, fire department, chapels, and restaurants.  West Point's civilian employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theatre, the Hudson Valley's premiere performing arts center, and to recreational facilties such as an 18-hole Golf Course and Ski Slope. 

Who May Apply:

  • All US Citizens


You will serve as Physical Education Department Coordinator, Senior Instructor and Head Football Coach in the USMAPS Department of Physical Education and Athletics. Responsible for developing the physical education curriculum and teaching upper division college level classes in physical education to candidates seeking admission to the United States Military Academy. Instructor assignments include classroom lectures and physical activity classes.  Activity classes include swimming, team sports, strength training, remedial fitness and aerobic fitness. As Head Football Coach you will be responsible for the supervision of 7 full time coaches, and conducting a 10 game post secondary level football program. This position requires the employee to have a strong background and knowledge in Physical Education and Athletic Coaching.

Relocation Authorized

  • No