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Enlisted PME & SNCOA Recruitment


Enlisted PME Recruitment  

Marine Corps University and the SNCO academies are searching for prospective Marines who desire to either develop curriculum for the enlisted force or serve as a faculty advisor at the regional SNCO academies. If you're interested, review the details and requirements below.

Marines who serve as a curriculum developer at the Enlisted PME branch have the unique opportunity to impact the enlisted force through the development and delivery of resident and non-resident courseware. Curriculum developers are subject matter experts in their respective MOS as well as across the spectrum of the MAGTF. Marines who serve in this billet will develop curriculum for the resident SNCO academies.


No specific requirements exist to serve as as curriculum developer however; you must have solid communication skills and be proficient at using word processing and presentation software (MS Word & PowerPoint). Desired skills are listed below.

  • Bachelor or Associates degree

  • Previous instructor assignment

  • Completion of FSIC or CDC

If you're interested in serving at the enlisted PME branch contact the deputy director by email at MCU_EPME@USMCU.EDU or by telephone at (703) 784-4018.

SNCO Academy Faculty Advisor Recruitment  

The SNCO Academy faculty advisor's billet is one of the best duties in the Corps and can provide Marines who serve in this capacity to directly impact the Corps' enlisted leaders. Faculty advisors deliver courseware developed by the enlisted PME branch, facilitate small group discussions, mentor SNCO academy students and serve as role models. Faculty advisors can serve at any of the six regional SNCO academies in the corporals, sergeants, career, or advanced courses.


  • Conform to physical fitness standards as perscribed in MCO P6100.12

  • Record does not indicate a trend concerning disobedience of orders or regulations, misbehavior, alchol/drug abuse, domestic violence, or sustandard performance.

  • Does not have a history of financial instability.

  • Previous successful tour as an instructor preferred, but not required.

  • Higher education is desirable, but not a requirement. Significant qualifiers are as follows:

    • Bachelor's degree (any subject)

    • Master's degree (any subject)

Note: Gunnery sergeants, who have indicated a preference for selection to first sergeant, normally will not be screened for appointment as permanent personnel within the SNCO academy system.

Interested in becoming a SNCO Academy instructor? Complete the SNCO Academy Instructor Screening Checklist and contact the deputy director at the academy nearest you to schedule an interview.