Officer-in-Charge (Hourly/Wage)

Posted Friday, July 10, 2020

Virginia Military Institute is seeking qualified applicants for two hourly wage Officer-in-Charge (OC) positions.  The successful candidates will act as the Commandant’s representatives in the cadet Barracks.  Primary responsibilities of the Officers-in-Charge are to ensure the safety, well-being and security of cadets and the VMI Barracks during non-duty hours and to serve as “first-responders” to any emergencies or incidents which may occur.  OCs are also responsible for maintaining proper order and discipline in the barracks and ensuring that cadets comply with VMI regulations and directives.  

Duties include responding to cadet inquiries, ensuring proper quiet during study hours and conducting a minimum of two inspections per shift, one prior to taps and the second, essentially a “bed check”, conducted after 1:30AM.  

These are hourly positions, with service throughout the academic year from early-August through mid-May, and the wear of a military uniform is required.  Duty hours are for one of the positions is from 4:00PM to midnight.  Duty hours for the other position is from 10:00PM – 8:00AM. 

Wage employees are not eligible for benefits. 

Applicants should have demonstrated leadership experience with previous military experience a plus.  Experience working with young adults in a structured environment is preferred. 

Candidates apply on-line at: Officer-in-Charge (Hourly Wage) Job Application

Applications accepted until position is filled.

A Criminal Background Check is required for all selected candidates.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.

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