Email Applications Only

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applications accepted via email.  No phone calls please.  To apply, please email your (1) resume, (2) cover letter (including where you saw this posting), (3) salary requirements to humanresources@wma.edu.  A background check and drug test are required for employment.  EOE Employer/AAE/Vet/Disabled.

Wentworth Military Academy and College is seeking applications for a Student Life Coordinator.

This position is a high energy, full time position responsible for organization and implementation of various educational, recreational and social programs for the students.  The Student Life Coordinator is responsible for student engagement initiatives to further develop personal, social, and emotional growth in order to promote retention and student success. This position requires weekend and evening availability to accommodate student schedules.


  • Create an atmosphere of student engagement through programming activities and fostering opportunities for student participation in campus life throughout both the academic and summer semesters.
  • Develop plans, programs, and activities that help students adapt to campus life and engage them with a purpose and reason to stay (retain) and complete their education (persist).
  • Plan, coordinate, market and execute educational, cultural, social and recreational activities and events–to include all required personnel and resources.
  • Engage the student community in all phases of activity and event planning and execution.
  • Conduct student interest surveys and focus groups to identify interests and potential growth areas for student life programs.
  • Promote and communicate each semester’s activities and events to all students, staff, and faculty.
  • Responsible for coordinating efforts of students, staff, and faculty in support of student life activities, events, and programs.
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate records and files related to resources, programs, expenditures and student involvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in recreation, behavioral sciences, education, or a related field
  • Certification/License: Maintain a valid driver’s license including CDL with bus endorsement; CPR and First Aid
  • Previous residential life/recreation experience and/or previous experience working with adolescents
  • Effective oral and written communication;, community building, problem solving, calm under pressure, creative and flexible, decision making, computer use, ability to work independently


  • Course work in education, behavioral sciences, Recreation or a related field
  • Bilingual

Wentworth Military Academy and College is seeking applications for a part-time lifeguard.  This position reports to the Activities Coordinator.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility
  • Acts immediately and appropriately to prevent accidents and injury
  • Enforces all aquatic policies and rules and regulations
  • Provides emergency are as required until arrival of emergency medical personnel
  • Maintains accountability of equipment assigned to pool area.
  • Presents a professional appearance
  • Answers routine inquiries
  • Other duties and special projects, as assigned


  • CPR Certification – Current
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and First Aid Certification
  • Ability to react calmly and efficient in emergency situations.
  • Ability to follow posted work schedule and to arrive on time.
  • Be a student in good standing.


  • Prior work experience as a life guard – 6 mo. required/ 2 year preferred

Wentworth Military Academy and College is immediately seeking applications for the position of full-time, TAC Officer.  TAC Officers are responsible for the safety, well-being, discipline, and personal development of individual boarding students comprising Wentworth’s Corps of Cadets.  TAC Officers supervise both male and female cadets, ensuring all comply with and develop under the Cadet Rules and Regulations and Wentworth’s Honor Code.  This position requires execution of Wentworth’s mission through positive role-modeling and constructive interaction with all students.  TACs are also responsible for non-classroom instruction of cadets in the areas of study skills, leadership, physical well-being, moral character, and self-discipline.

Overview of Responsibilities:


  • Supervise proper conduct of the Corps of Cadets at on- and off-campus events
  • Become familiar with and execute Emergency Management Plans
  • Conduct Risk Assessments as necessary for various Cadet activities and make recommendations
  • Oversee and report the general maintenance and repair of assigned living areas
  • 24/7 presence when required to supervise special events and emergencies


  • Maintain 100% accountability of all assigned Cadets
  • Promote healthy life choices, proper personal hygiene, and responsible decision making.
  • Conduct daily room inspections
  • Coordinate with Infirmary on Cadet health issues and treatment plans
  • Ensure prompt response to parents’ questions, inquiries and concerns


  • Set a professional example in conduct, appearance, physical condition, bearing, and loyalty both on- and off-duty.
  • Provide instruction to cadets regarding Rules, Regulations, Policies, Standard Operating Procedures regarding expected standards of behavior and conduct.
  • Ensure Cadets maintain proper military bearing and appearance.
  • Teach leadership, character, values, safety and rules/regulations/policy classes as directed.
  • Foster a positive, supportive environment–enabling each Cadet’s growth, promoting teamwork, and discouraging profane or abusive language and attitudes.
  • Mentor cadets in the development and execution of individual leadership, time management, ethics, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Assess and track Cadet performance and potential in academics, leadership, physical well-being, moral character, and self-discipline; advise them on the development and employment of associated skills and abilities in those areas.
  • Provide advice and encouragement to those experiencing difficulty in the adjustment to a military environment.
  • Implement appropriate disciplinary action to maintain the good order and efficiency of the Corps of Cadets in accordance with academy policies, procedures and regulations.


  • Maintain up-to-date Cadet files and Cadet Record Briefs on all Cadets.
  • Ensure company maintains duty rosters and performs assigned duties as required
  • Ensure fairness and accuracy in award recommendations, promotions, adverse actions and leadership positions.
  • Prepare individual Cadet Assessment Forms to evaluate their progress/performance.

Minimum Qualifications Include:


  • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education coursework and relevant military experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership in supervisory positions.
  • Working knowledge of management and leadership theory and principles.
  • Prior successful work experience with adolescents and young adults in a direct supervisory capacity and/or program manager of programs associated with youth education, recreation, athletics or development.


  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; critical thinking; problem solving, organizational management, conflict resolution and sound judgment.
  • Creativity, flexibility, and community-building.
  • Familiarity with standard office equipment, e.g. multi-line telephone, photocopier, personal computer.
  • Be in good physical condition: able to walk extended distances, climb stairs, participate in selected Corps actives requiring physical conditioning, and deal with prolonged stress.
  • Job may require considerable repetitive hand and wrist movement, bending, stooping, stretching, reaching and the ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Possess or be able to obtain Missouri driver’s license and a commercial driver’s license with school bus endorsement. Maintain driving/licensing proficiency on selected school owned vehicles.
  • Ability to work varied schedules in all weather conditions on short notice.
  • Must be able to work evening and weekend shifts.

Preferred Qualifications Include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in leadership, management, education, organizational studies, human development, psychology, sociology or counseling.
  • Service in a uniformed military service with promotion to Senior Noncommissioned Officer (E-7) level or above.
  • Bilingual capability.

Wentworth Military Academy and College is seeking applications for a part-time Adjunct Instructor to teach Lifetime fitness Department courses.   This position reports directly to the Academic Dean of the College and begins January 2016 (Spring Semester). The class is currently scheduled for days.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Ability to teach Physical Education and diet.
  • Commitment to Wentworth’s mission of success and academic excellence
  • Desire to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Love of teaching
  • Enthusiastic desire to assist students
  • Eagerness to contribute to the growth of Wentworth’s academic programs


  • Master’s degree in Physical Education or sports related field is required.
  • Proficiency in use of computers for communication, research, and writing
  • Demonstrated willingness to maintain computer skills as technology changes.
  • Demonstrated passion for lifelong learning, both inside and outside of the classroom


Prior teaching experience at the college level


Wentworth Military Academy & College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer