Lexington, Virginia
Hourly position and not eligible for benefits; August through mid-May; 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Nov 16, 2021
Dec 21, 2021

Officer-in-Charge (Part-Time)

Virginia Military Institute is seeking qualified applicants for hourly wage Officer-in-Charge (OC) positions.  The successful candidate will act as the Commandant’s representative in the Cadet Barracks.  Primary responsibilities of the Officers-in-Charge is 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. 

This is an hourly position, with service throughout the academic year from early-August through mid-May, and the wear of a military uniform is required.  Duty hours are 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. 

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On-line applications accepted until the position is filled.

Criminal background check required for selected candidates.

All new employees at VMI are required to complete a Vaccination Status Form per Governor Northam's Executive Order #18.  The Human Resources Office will provide the form to new employees upon hire.

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 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.