Job Title: Instructor of Physical Education (Head Football Coach)Job Announcement Number: BRF130021
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Military Academy
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/ Per Year
Friday, November 15, 2013 to
Friday, November 29, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
West Point, NY View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
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:
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:
- Subject to a background/suitability investigation.
- Moving expenses are not authorized.
- Tour of duty will require some evenings, weekends and holiday work hours.
- This is a Career Program Position (CP 32).
- This is an excepted service appointment.
- If selected, official college or university transcript will be required.
DUTIES:Back to top
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.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
This is a permanent appointment in the Excepted Service.
Specialized experience: To qualify applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-11). Specialized experience is defined as work that involves experience and success in working with diverse groups of students; coaching intercollegiate football; and teaching courses in Physical Education.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas: 1. Education and academic accomplishment in Physical Education or related field (a master's degree is preferred); 2. Demonstrated ability to teach Functional Fitness, Gymnastics, Swimming, or Strength Development; 3. Ability to coach intercollegiate football; 4. Ability to manage a football coaching staff, plan and organize staff responsibilities, conduct meetings and film reviews; and 5. Demonstrated ability to support the personal growth and development of cadet candidates in and out of the classroom, as a role model for future West Point Cadets.
Applicants must hold a bachelor's or higher degree that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position (i.e. Physical Education or closely related field) or have a combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position as outlined above, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above.
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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.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application package (curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, DD214 (if claiming veteran's preference), or copy of sponsor's orders (if claiming military spouse preference)) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.
BENEFITS:Back to top
The Department of Defense offers excellent benefits programs some of which may include:
Comprehensive health and life insurance
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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Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. The DoD policy is available at http://www.cpms.osd.mil/ASSETS/E8AB932EA1E44617BAC7222922E42A62/DoDI140025-V300.pdf
In accordance with section 9902(h) of title 5, United States Code, annuitants reemployed in the Department of Defense shall receive full annuity and salary upon appointment. They shall not be eligible for retirement contributions, participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, or a supplemental or redetermined annuity for the reemployment period. Discontinued service retirement annuitants (i.e. retired under section 8336(d)(1) or 8416(b)(1)(A) of title 5, United States Code) appointed to the Department of Defense may elect to be subject to retirement provisions of the new appointment as appropriate. (See DoD instructions 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)