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CYS Assistant Director

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US Citizens and Non Citizens Permanent Full Time Welcome to the Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation activities at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. We proudly serve Military members, Retirees, DOD Civilians and Family members in the surrounding area. Fort Belvoir Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Our Military Mission is global. As a strategic sustaining base for America''s Army the work we do is vital to the success of the goals and objectives of the nation''s defense strategy. A list of organizations that call Fort Belvoir home reads like a "who''s who" of the Department of Defense. No other Army installation in the world can compare to Fort Belvoir and its singular mission to provide logistical, intelligence and administrative support to such a diverse mix of commands, activities and agencies. Fort Belvoir has changed in many ways over the past several years, but some things will always remain the same. As dedicated stewards of the environment, we continue to always work to conserve the natural beauty of the land around us,and to preserve our standing as one of America''s enduring installations. Belvoir will always mean "Beautiful to see".
Location: Fort Belvoir, Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services, Joann Blanks Child Development Center
Usual hours of duty fall sometime between 6:00AM and 6:00PM, Monday through Friday
Serves as a Child and Youth Services (CYS) Assistant Director of a very-large CYS Program with responsibility for assisting the supervisor in the operation of an the assigned CYS program in accordance with (IAW) all applicable regulations and standards. Applies professional knowledge to plan, implement, and supervise a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth. Ensures facility maintains appropriate standards for condition and sanitation. Assists in complying with DA guidance to include CYPPP, fee policies, program registration/enrollment, and baseline standards and benchmarks, and provides input on installation needs and trends to CYS Program Director for inclusion in the CYS Operations Plan. Implements an active program of parental involvement, providing parent education opportunities and encouraging parent observation and participation. Works cooperatively with other CYS Managers to ensure seamless service and continuity of quality options for all children and youth.
Direct Deposit is required Social Security card is required Physical Examination All background checks of the AR 215-3 to include a CNACI Serves as a Child and Youth Services (CYS) Assistant Director of a very-large to mega size CYS Program with responsibility for assisting the supervisor in the operation of an assigned CYS program in accordance with (IAW) all applicable regulations and standards. Acts as Director in Director''s absence. Applies professional knowledge to plan, implement, and supervise a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth. Ensures facility maintains appropriate standards for condition and sanitation. Provides program oversight and accountability for the performance of assigned staff and the safety and well being of children and youth IAW Department of Defense (DoD), Army and local policies and standards. Ensures assigned staff follow risk management procedures (i.e., abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.). Monitors and analyzes adult/participant ratio sheets to ensure proper staffing policies are enforced. Prepares work schedules for assigned staff to meet ratio and group size requirements. Ensures children/youth are appropriately supervised at all times. Develops policies, procedures and SOPs to support program goals.
Serves as a member of the Installation Child and Youth Evaluation Team to ensure compliance with health, fire, safety, facility and program regulatory requirements and CYS baseline standards. Assists in maintaining DoD/Army certification for assigned program areas, and helps ensure program achieves and retains national accreditation or Army equivalent and maintains accreditation/Army equivalent standards.
Assists in complying with DA guidance to include Child and Youth Personnel Pay Program (CYPPP), fee policies, program registration/enrollment, and baseline standards and benchmarks, and provides input on installation needs and trends to CYS Program Director for inclusion in the CYS Operations Plan.
Initiates requests for recruitments utilizing Army CYS Standard Position Descriptions. Supervises and evaluates employees based on established performance standards as required. Provides appropriate staff professional recognition and/or disciplinary action. Recommends assigned staff for promotion IAW CYPPP guidelines. Conducts written observations of staff during all hours of operation, and evaluates employees based on established performance standards. Supports and budgets for staff annual training requirements (i.e., credentials and training for professional management staff). Ensures timely submission of personnel actions. Provides training for employees as required. Visits program during all hours of operation on a regular basis.
Assists supervisor in developing program budget, and manages assigned program areas to budget. Conducts written analyses of budget variances and prepares justification for funding of program resource requirements. Utilizes Child and Youth Management System (CYMS) to oversee the collection, accurate accounting and reporting of funds; and to collect and maintain up-to-date statistical data for planning and reporting purposes IAW higher headquarters and statutory requirements.
Monitors food service program for assigned area ensuring compliance with all applicable Army and USDA food program policies and procedures to include proper meal components and portion sizes. Provides input for changes in menus based on child/youth and parental suggestions. Maintains food program records as required.
Implements an active program of parental involvement, providing parent education opportunities and encouraging parent observation and participation. Encourages parent representation on CYS Parent and or Parent/Youth council and Child and Youth Evaluation Team. Assists in conducting annual parent/parent-youth satisfaction surveys and analyzing results. Supervises volunteers and assigns roles as required.
Recommends the procurement of supplies and equipment. Arranges for bus transportation of children/youth as required. Provides input for information papers and briefings upon request.
Works cooperatively with other CYS Managers to ensure seamless service and continuity of quality options for all children and youth. Serves as member of the CYS Program Plan Team to develop written strategies for program improvement. Supports all EEO and AA objectives.
May certify and supervise up to 9 CYS satellite homes IAW all applicable Family Child Care policies and procedures as required.
May be required to perform health related practices as reasonable accommodation for children with disabilities.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
Successful completion of an undergraduate Degree that included or was supplemented by a major course of study (at least 24 semester hours) in the fields appropriate to the position, which directly relates to the appropriate CYS field consistent with:
For this position in a Child Development Facility:
The education must have been in child development, early childhood education, home economics (early childhood emphasis), elementary education, special education or other fields appropriate to the position to be filled.
OR
Combination of education and experience. Successful completion of at least 24 semester hours equivalent to a major course of study in education, or in a subject matter field appropriate to the position as indicated below and directly related work experience that provided knowledge skills and abilities directly related to the duties described.
For this position in a Child Development Facility:
The education must have been in child development, early childhood education, home economics (early childhood emphasis), elementary education, special education or other fields appropriate to the position to be filled.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
In addition to the basic requirements stated above the following is required:
12 months of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower grade or level requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position to be filled.
Experience in managing an entire cycle of operation of an early childhood program, including budgeting; facility management; supply management; program development; implementation; selection, training, and supervision of personnel; and curriculum oversight.
The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
Comprehensive oral and communications skills and analytical writing skills.
Ability to present ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences.
Unofficial transcripts MUST be provided with your application package for verification or you will not receive further consideration for this position. If selected you will be required to provide Official transcripts.
Conditions of employment:
1. A one-year supervisory probationary period may be required upon selection.
2. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
3. E-Verify: If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment. The U.S. Department of Army is an E-Verify Participant.
4. All required background checks of AR 215-3 and the Crime Control Act, must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI); to include a health assessment is required.
5. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.
6. May include work on nights, weekends, holidays and during inclement weather.
7. Travel to on and off post locations required.
8. Immunizations may be required as a condition of employment for the health and safety of those in the facility as determined by medical authority.
9. Satisfactory performance, successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated on the job competency is required.
Your qualifications will be based on the following competencies:
Administration
Knowledge of personnel practices
Oral Communication Skills
Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.
To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Thursday, May 29, 2014to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package. It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, , select the Application Statuslink and then select the more informationlink for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Applicationin the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
If you cannot apply online:
1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire,
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire
, and3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to .
Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):
1. Complete this cover page using the following 1125411.
2. Fax your documents to .
PLEASE NOTE: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.
If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.
The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire. Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless on number sequence. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.
THE 1203-FX FORM DOES NOT SUPPORT NARRATIVE RESPONSES. IF THE OCCUPATIONAL QUESTIONNAIRE IDENTIFIES THAT A NARRATIVE RESPONSE IS APPROPRIATE (RESPONDING TO A QUESTION WITH THE EXPERT ''E'' LEVEL RESPONSE) YOU MUST PROVIDE A RESPONSE IN THE REQUESTED FORMAT ON A SEPARATE DOCUMENT AND INCLUDE IT AS PART OF YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS. NEGLECTING TO PROVIDE THE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY LEAD TO AN INELIGIBLE RATING. PLEASE SEEK ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE THROUGH THE NAF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE IDENTIFIED AS THE CONTACT.
It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.
The following documents are required:
All applicants are _ required _ to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Resume
Transcript
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
DD-214
Other (DA 3433, DA 3433-1, DA 3433-2, college transcripts, DA 3434)
R sum or Optional Application for Nonappropriated Employment ( -DA 3433/ -DA3433-1).
For Child and Youth Services positions the DA 3433-2 ( ) must be submitted as well.
Official college transcripts or a copy thereof must be submitted with application if there is an educational requirement.
If substituting college education for the experience requirement, Official transcripts or a copy thereof must also be submitted.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information,
Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at -
Official transcripts (copy or original) will have to be provided to support meeting the positive education requirements outlined for this position.
Assessment Questionnaire must be completed.
Veterans'' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent) required.
Certificates, licenses and additional documentation as outlined in the qualifications of this announcement must be submitted.
Use thischecklist to make sure you''ve submitted everything!
After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating. We will also review your application to make sure that your r sum supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your r sum does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified when your rating is determined. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors and omissions may affect your eligibility.
Nonappropriated Funds (NAF) Regular positions include the following NAF Benefits: Annual and Sick leave, Retirement Plan and 401(k) Plan, Health and Life Insurance, Long Term Care Plan Insurance and Flexible Spending Account. For additional benefits information please refer to .
To successfully claim veteran''s preference, your resume/supplemental data must clearly show your entitlement. Please review the information listed under the Other Requirements link on this announcement or review our on-line Job Application Kit.
The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is NOT authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.

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