Military School Job Openings

Location: Roswell, NM
May 26, 2022

New Mexico Military Institute

   Employment Opportunity


      Deputy Commandant of Cadets

                      for Operations

  New Mexico Military Institute

    Employment Opportunity


           Deputy Commandant of Cadets

                         for Operations


About New Mexico Military Institute: NMMI is a state-supported, co-educational college preparatory high school (accredited college preparatory curriculum) and junior college, complete with Junior and Senior ROTC programs. Robust and demanding academic, athletics, and leadership programs prepares the 900 member Corps of Cadets for the many challenges and opportunities they will experience within the Institute and beyond.

Position: The Deputy Commandant of Cadets for Operations (DCO) serves as a direct report to the Commandant of Cadets.  The DCO is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Corps of Cadets.  Primary duties include but are not limited to cadet accountability, discipline, health, and welfare. The DCO provides supervision and performance evaluations for 3 Squadron Leadership Advisors This is a 12-month, full – time position. Pay range offered for the DCO position is $65,000 – $80,000.  Job description available upon request.


·       Responsible for the daily operations of the Corps of Cadets

·       Prepare in-depth and detailed reports and briefings in support of Institutional goals

·       Serves as a facilitator/Instructor in support of the Commandant’s Leadership and Character Development Program


Essential Skills:

 ·       Ability to address complex issues through written and oral communications

·       Ability to plan and implement military drill and ceremonies to include parades, social functions, and other Corps-wide events

·       Ability to exercise rules and regulations in accordance with the Cadet Blue Book (handbook)




·       Master’ Degree: Emphasis on leadership, counseling, communications, secondary or higher education

·       Military experience as a captain (03) or a minimum of 7-years of experience in a military boarding school as a senior supervisor


Why Should You Apply

·      Excellent comprehensive benefits through the State of New Mexico: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, sick leave, paid holidays, and much more

·      NMMI offers a rich history and tradition of educating tomorrow’s leaders since 1891

·      Development opportunities



How to Apply: Send application, resume, transcripts, and letter of interest to the NMMI HR Office located in Lusk Hall, 101 W College Blvd, Roswell, NM, 88201 or email to  Applications are located at:   NMMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.