U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii provides quality service, installation facilities, training and recreational centers to nearly 90,000 Soldiers, Civilians and Family members stationed on the Islands of Oahu and Hawaii
The position is located at
the Helemano Military Reservation (HMR) Child Development Center, Hawaii
Salary: $50,039-$56,884 + 12.25% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA)
Performs duties under the general direction of the CYS Coordinator, who outlines
program objectives and is available for discussion of complicated and
unprecedented matters. Incumbent's work is evaluated in terms of compliance with
baseline standards as measured against established metrics, as well as program
accomplishments and effectiveness. Majority of assignments are performed
independently with technical assistance from the CYS Coordinator when
Direct Deposit is required
Social Security card is required
Serves as a CYS Facility Director with responsibility for the operation of an
assigned CYS facility-based program (more than 200 actual child and youth
spaces)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. Provides program
oversight and accountability for the performance of staff and the safety and
well being of children and youth IAW DoD, Army and local policies and standards.
Ensures staff follow risk management procedures (ie, abuse prevention,
identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.). Monitors
and analyzes adult/participant ratio sheets to ensure proper staffing policies
are enforced. Establishes work schedules to meet ratio and group size
requirements. Ensures children/youth are appropriately supervised at all times.
Visits programs during all hours of program operation on a regular basis.
Develops policies, procedures and SOPs to support program goals.
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. Maintains DoD certification for
assigned CYS facility. Ensures program achieves and retains national
accreditation or Army equivalent and maintains accreditation/Army equivalent
Implements and monitors DA policies to include CYPPP, fees,
program registration/enrollment, baseline standards and benchmarks, Key
Management Controls, and space utilization goals. Develops operational
procedures to anticipate installation needs and trends and provides input to CYS
Coordinator for inclusion in the CYS Operations Plan.
Recruits and hires
qualified personnel utilizing Army CYS Standard Position Descriptions.
Supervises and evaluates employees based on established performance standards.
Provides appropriate staff professional recognition and/or disciplinary action.
Promotes direct staff IAW Child and Youth Personnel Pay Program (CYPPP)
guidelines. Conducts written observations of staff during all hours of
operation. Supports and budgets for staff annual training requirements (ie,
credentials and training for professional management staff). Ensures timely
personnel actions. Supports all established EEO and AA objectives. Provides
training for employees as required.
Develops program budget and provides
to CYS Coordinator for CYS budget. Manages program to budget. Conducts written
analyses of budget variances. 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. Meets cost per
Oversees food service program for assigned age group
ensuring compliance with all applicable Army and USDA food program policies and
procedures to include proper meal components and food service/preparation and
storage. Ensures nutritionally balanced meals and/or snacks are provided.
Coordinates the delivery and preparation of food service in locations without
cooking facilities. Maintains documentation and record keeping of all food
service related activities.
Establishes and maintains an active program
of parental involvement, providing parent education opportunities and
encouraging parent observation and participation. Ensures parent representation
on CYS Parent and or Parent/Youth council and Child and Youth Evaluation Team.
Conducts annual parent satisfaction surveys and analyzes results. Supervises
volunteers and assigns roles. Tracks parent and volunteer involvement in
child/youth programs. Initiates and maintains partnerships with both on and
off-post organizations serving children and youth and partnerships with both on
and off-post local schools, as required.
Procures supplies and equipment
to support program goals and objectives. Arranges for bus transportation of
children/youth as required. Serves as Subject Matter Expert on CYS issues
related to assigned area(s). Prepares reports, surveys, and briefings for
command and installation on matters pertaining to CYS.
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 be required to perform
health related practices as reasonable accommodation for children with
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of an undergraduate Degree that
included or was supplemented by major study (at least 24 semester hours) in the
fields appropriate to the position consistent with:
For positions in
Child Development Facilities:
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 such as related behavioral science.
positions in Youth Facilities: The education must have been in youth
development, youth administration, education, home economics, physical
education, elementary education, special education or other fields appropriate
to the position to be filled such as related behavioral science. For positions
in School-Age facilities, the education must have been in any of the fields
A combination of education and experience - courses
equivalent to a major in a subject matter field (24 semester hours) appropriate
to the position (see above), plus appropriate experience or additional course
work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the
successful completion of the four-year course of study described
In addition to the basic requirements stated above candidate must
possess the following:
child or youth facility is required. This experience must be equivalent in
- 24 months of professional experience in managing a
difficulty and complexity to the next lower level to include the
1. Demonstrated experience in managing an entire cycle of
operation of a CYS facility to include budgeting, facility management, supply
management, program development, implementation, selection, training and
supervision of personnel and curriculum oversight.
2. The ability to plan and
organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather
pertinent data and recognize solutions.
3. Comprehensive oral and
communications skills and analytical writing skills.
4. Ability to present
ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences.
minimum of 24 semester hours in a major as stated above.
your resume, please include college/university, dates attended, degree
achieved, semester hours earned, GPA, major field of study, 24 semester hours
of specific courses and course hours in your major.
Please include in your resume the following highly desirable skills:
Conditions of employment:
- Describe prior experience managing a Child Dvelopment Center to include number of children served and number of staff served.
- Describe experience managing a Child Care facility to include budget preparation and execution; curriculum and program development; and personnel and supervision.
- Describe experience in professional analytical writing skills
1. A one-year 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 . Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.
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). A health assessment is required. Satisfactory
performance, successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated on
the job competency is required. Travel to on and off post locations
Immunizations may be required as a condition of employment for
the health and safety of those in the facility as determined by medical
authority. Already immune individuals (based on documented receipt of vaccine
series or physician diagnosed illness), or those subject to religious exemption,
or medical contraindication are exempt from this requirement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your qualifications will be evaluated
on the knowledge, skills, and abilities as described in your resume.
Credit will be given for appropriate
unpaid experience or volunteer work.
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 http://www.armymwr.org/hr/nafbenefits/default.aspx .
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Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is in the Government interest.
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