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Supplemental Instructor (Combat Veteran Faculty Internship)

LOCATION: 

United States Naval Academy, Division of Leadership Education and Development

APPLICATION TIMELINE:

Review of applications will begin on August 25, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. 

ABOUT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY:

The United States Naval Academy is a unique institution of higher learning located in desirable Annapolis, Maryland.  As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate college, the United States Naval Academy has its own distinctive niche amongst American educational institutions. Our talented faculty and staff are united by one common purpose--to develop the next generation of leaders for naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards.

The United States Naval Academy serves a diverse student body. We believe that faculty members from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. The United States Naval Academy is committed to building a diverse workforce and encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration.

Every year more than one million people tour "the Yard" to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Division of Leadership Education and Development invites applications for a Captain Nicholas Vogt, USA, USMA ‘10 Combat Veteran Faculty Internship, which is an intermittent position to begin as early as the Spring Semester of 2022. The intern will provide real-world perspectives on leadership and ethical issues that midshipmen will face when they enter the fleet as Navy and Marine Corps officers. Candidates should possess an interest in developing skills in instructing, consulting, and/or coaching in the field of leadership. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and assist in design and execution of faculty research projects
  • Support ad hoc faculty and curriculum development efforts based on areas of expertise (e.g., faculty brown bags, curriculum review discussions)
  • Assist with classroom instruction

This is an intermittent, gift-funded, federal excepted service position. Salary for this position will be commensurate with a graduate level internship. The position is for one year with a possibility to renew for a second year.  This position does not include the option for benefits.

MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated interest in developing skills in instructing, consulting, and/or coaching ethical leader.

Preferred:

  • Combat wounded or otherwise service-disabled veteran of the U.S. military
  • Written confirmation from the Veterans Administration of service disability greater than 75%.
  • Teaching experience
  • Master’s Degree in leadership, ethics, military studies, or related field

HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, teaching and research statements, curriculum vitae, and arrange for three references that address both teaching and research abilities to be sent to LCDR Brian Rodgers, chair of the Captain Nicholas Vogt, USA, USMA ‘10 Combat Veteran Faculty Internship, LEAD Division, at captain-vogt-combat-veteran-faculty-internship-group@usna.edu 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement. Further information can be found at:  www.saferfederalworkforce.gov
    • Please indicate in your application materials if you do or do not acknowledge and understand this requirement.

Please note: Review of applications will begin on August 25, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exception is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • All Civilian Faculty Positions at USNA are subject to a background investigation. The selected candidate will be subject to a security investigation leading to successful completion of a background investigation with a favorable adjudication. The selectee's failure to meet this requirement will be grounds for termination. Background investigations for non-US Citizens often require up to two years to complete, and for non-US Citizens the background check must be complete before employment can begin.  More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here http://www.usna.edu/Academics/Faculty-Information/Background-Investigation-Info.php

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests.  The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.

Submit a Demographic Information on Applicants Form to rsharps@usna.edu.Your responses will not be shared with the panel rating the applications or to the official making the selection for this position

All Civilian Faculty Positions at USNA are subject to a background investigation.  These investigations are conducted to ensure that individuals hired are trustworthy, of good conduct, and reliable. More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here http://www.usna.edu/Academics/Faculty-Information/Background-Investigation-Info.php.

Announcement: LEAD-21-22-1

The U.S. Naval Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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