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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).

Administrative Support

Along with specific items listed under each job posting’s “To apply” heading, you will need to complete and submit a Norwich University Employment Application.

Junior Officer Assistant


The incumbent is responsible to the Assistant Commandant for supervisory, planning and writing work involving select aspects of operations, training, morale, discipline, administration and welfare of the Corps of Cadets. The incumbent provides supervision to the Corps of Cadets in honor and leadership training, community activities, and academic preparation.

This is a temporary hourly position without benefits -- $14.50 per hour. The time period of employment is 3 June thru 31 October 2013. Normal work weeks are 40 hours per week. Anticipated work requirements include evenings and weekends and up to 60 hours per week. From 18 August to 6 September anticipate seven day a week operations. Norwich intends to hire four to five individuals for summer / fall 2013. The position is uniformed at the grade of 2nd Lieutenant in the Vermont State Militia.


• Assists in the development and implementation of the Norwich University Leadership Development Program.
• Assists in the development and implementation of the Student Honor Code, board processes and training materials.
• Assists in administrative projects i.e., updating and revising the Norwich University Student Rules and Regulations (NUSRR) and other documents involving student affairs.
• Assists in the assessment and revision of the Corporal Academic Mentor Program.
• Assists in the operations and logistical planning of activities supporting the freshman and sophomore Leadership Development Program.
• Assists / supervises the administrative return of upperclassmen and their training to assume their responsibilities.
• Assists in monitoring job performance of line battalion cadets and counsel cadets on job performance as necessary.
• Assists in enforcing the NUSRR and other policies defining cadet life on campus.
• Assists in supervising cadet life in all residential living areas.
• Assists in supervising the condition and maintenance of cadet living areas.
• Assists in weekend inspections, training, reviews, parades, and the sophomore training program.
• Provides formal and informal instruction in leadership training, honor training, physical training, barracks inspection, and drill and ceremonies as required.
• Performs frequent inspections of all cadet activities and living areas.
• Responsible for maintenance and accountability of University owned property in cadet barracks.
• Inspects all common areas- lobbies, latrines, halls, and outside areas and police for cleanliness and serviceability.
• Enforces established safety and security procedures.
• Assists in providing prompt, courteous, and effective liaison to all organizational customers and service providers (i.e., parents, Infirmary, Public Safety, Plant Operations, Auxiliary Services).
• Maintains high standards in work ethic, personal conduct and personal fitness.
• Assists the Assistant Commandants as required.


• Norwich Bachelor’s degree with MCV distinction.
• Experience working with college students in a military/academic atmosphere.
• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with institution officials, faculty, staff, outside agencies, parents, and students.
• Ability to present a professional and positive example to students.
• Strong organizational skills and counseling competence.
• Ability to conduct formal and informal investigations.
• Commitment to integrity and professionalism.
• Demonstrated skills as a “team player” possessing a “hands on” style of leadership
• Demonstrated strong oral and written communications skills.
• Familiarity with U.S. Army Training Methodology and Risk Management Procedures.
• Demonstrated success in academic performance, military operations and training and leadership performance.
• Experience in supervising military training and teaching drill and ceremonies.
• Experience in teaching and/or working with college students in military/academic environment.
• During the time period of employment the incumbent must not be paid by the US Government on military active duty or active duty for training.

To apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume and Norwich University Employment Application to Jr. Officer Search, via email:

April 24, 2013

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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