Responsibilities and Duties
- Under the guidance and procedures provided by the State Family Program Director (SFPD), the Lead CYPC shall serve as the primary state point of contact and subject matter expert within the State Family Program Office for Child Development Services, School Age services, Youth Programs, School Liaison Services, Education and Outreach Support and Community-Based Services programs.
- Assist the SFPD with the management and administration of all Child & Youth Program operations and will provide guidance and assistance to Child & Youth Program Coordinators. Provides information, assistance, referral, and follow-up services
- Function as the link to the regional manager in each state.
- Plan, direct, coordinate, manage, review and evaluate all actions concerned with providing Child & Youth Program Services within the state IAW National Guard/Army/DoD regulatory requirements, regulations, policy and Government Program Manager guidance throughout all phases of the deployment cycle (including train/sustain).
- In coordination with the State Family Program Director, the Lead CYPC shall develop an annual Child & Youth program budget and Yearly Training Plan and shall coordinate with the other CYPCs in the state to ensure Child & Youth program, YRRP and training support requirements are met.
- Serve as the primary ARNG Child & Youth Program POC and representative to the Operation: Military Kids State Team and coordinate/market OMK child & youth development and resource opportunities to National Guard stakeholders and Family Readiness Groups. All actions requiring a Government representative will be coordinated through the SFPD.
- Market National Guard, Army and Air national level youth development opportunities, including the Army and Air Teen Panels, the Guard Teen Panel and the National Guard Youth Symposium. With the approval of the SPFD, the Lead CYPC shall submit national panel and state delegate nominations to the appropriate National Guard Bureau Family Program office.
- Develop long and short range plans to meet current and projected Child & Youth Program funding and program expansion needs.
- Collect reports from other CYPCs in the state and submit quarterly after-action reports to State Family Program Director and the Regional APM for all Child & Youth Program events and Professional Development conferences.
- Develop an annual Child & Youth program report highlighting key program events and accomplishments. The annual report shall be submitted to the Government NLT 45 days after the end of the Fiscal Year.
- Maintain all specified Child & Youth Program volunteer records, including statutory volunteer position descriptions, training, and background checks in accordance with Family Program and Child and Youth Program requirements in NGR 600-12.
- Full time, Mon – Fri, Day shift
- TBD Pay Rate for Local Area equivalent to GS11
Requirements / Qualifications
- A four-year college degree in social sciences, education, human resources, or business/program management is required.
- At least two years of demonstrated work experience in Education, Youth Development, Reserve Component Family Programs or Child & Youth Programs, or business/program management is preferred.
- A combination of two years of relevant college coursework and three years of demonstrated work experience in Education, Youth Development, Reserve Component Family Programs or Child & Youth Programs, or business/program management may substitute for the degree requirement.
- Lead Child & Youth Program Coordinators shall have broad based knowledge, experience, and skills in the areas of military personnel, human resources, and Family programs as well as an understanding of the ARNG.
- Must demonstrate a working knowledge of military well-being programs, family programs, and the deployment support cycle requirements.
- Lead Child & Youth Program Coordinators shall be current with national early childhood education; school age and youth development best practices; special needs/education; financial and personnel issues; and research findings and techniques in this field.
- Lead Child & Youth Program Coordinator shall have knowledge of at least TWO of the following: special education, adult education and instruction, child abuse prevention, business practices, personnel, budget and analytical practices.
- Lead Child & Youth Program Coordinator shall have knowledge of DoD and Appropriated Fund and Non-appropriated Fund Army Regulations and Public Laws pertaining to Army Child & Youth Services programs, health, safety, child abuse prevention, personnel, financial and military personnel policies.
- Lead Child & Youth Program Coordinator shall have strong analytical skills and abilities to analyze program problems and trends, develop innovative solutions, evaluate the effectiveness of the overall Child & Youth program, assess policy implementation and identify new issues and problems, determine impact on other organizations and Families, develop and assess options, and make recommendations to the Army National Guard Soldier & Family Services Division, Child & Youth Program (ARNG-HRS-F) for needed policy changes.
. Must have a current and valid driver’s license; current auto insurance and a clean driving record.
. Must pass required state and federal background investigations, with a minimum NACI clearance in accordance with DoDI 1402.5, and maintain favorable background checks as required.
. Must be a US Citizen.
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