Corps Academic and Training Officer: The Corps Training and Academic Officer is responsible for all aspects of training for the Corps including indoctrination, health, safety, ethics, core values, diversity awareness and harassment and all other leadership development training. The Academic and Training Officer will also work closely with the Dean’s Office on all Academic matters. The Academic and Training Officer report to the Corps Executive Officer. (This is not an assigned cruise position.)
(1) Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities of the Corps The Academic and Training Officer include but are not limited to: • Coordinate with Company Commander to ensure the completion of all required training on schedule.
• Act as a liaison/representative between the Corps and the faculty. • Attend all Executive Committee meetings of the Academic Senate as a non-voting member. • Attend all meetings of the General Senate. • Track the completion rate for the training program by Division. • Ensure oversight of study halls and study habits of the freshmen. • Establish and supervise the tutor program. • Ensure cadet retention data is tracked by Division. • Ensure academic average is tracked by Division. • Oversee the Company and Division Training and Academic Officers. • Plan and administer the Honor Division competition. • Attend weekly meetings with key Corps staff members.
Qualifications: Demonstrated leadership capabilities, scholastic standing, and personal character are major criteria used in the selection of cadet officers. An applicant’s past actions and conduct record should reflect a commitment to uphold the standards of Cal Maritime. A cadet is ineligible to serve as an officer if: His/her Cumulative Grade Point Average is below 2.5, his/her previous semester’s GPA was below 2.0, or if he/she has had an alcohol violation and/or been on conduct probation in the 12 months immediately prior to the current application deadline.
(1) Knowledge, skills and abilities. Below are the traits required and expected in all officers
• Must be a 1/C or 2/C cadet of their respective major at Cal Maritime
• Must have one full year of academic standing remaining prior to graduation
• Complete minimum one training cruise prior to selection (Deck & Engine)
• Complete all requirements for advancement within the Corps of Cadets
• Maintain the highest standard of personal appearance, ethical behavior, diversity awareness, and adherence to the Corps Values. • Set an example for all other cadets to emulate in and out of uniform
• Participate in improving Cal Maritime and solving problems
• Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
• Ensure balance between Corps work and personal/ academic work
• Identify and adapt to changes and lead in view of those changes
• Work within a team to develop a vision, direction and results
• Interface effectively with seniors, peers, and subordinates
• Maintain a 2.5 cumulative or higher GPA