CYS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Department of the Army - Georgia

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Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are the Army's world-class training, and military armored power projection combination on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.

If you have experience and education as a Child and Youth professional and are interested in a career with the Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation this job is for you! Join us in providing a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of our greatest asset, our children. We want trusted partners who will ensure seamless service and continuity of quality options for all children and youth.

Hunter Haley Child Development Center Facility BLDG 148 Hours are 0600 am -1800 pm.

Tour of duty may include occasional weekend schedule for special events.

The application form DA 3433-2 is required to be submitted at the time of application. Applicants that do not submit this form will not have a completed application and be rated ineligible for this position.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Direct Deposit is required

Social Security card is required

DA Form 3433-2 is required at the time of application

Physical Examination is required

Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquires

Transcripts are required at the time of application

DUTIES:
Major Duties: Serves as a Child and Youth Services (CYS) Assistant Director of the Youth Center. Supervises a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth. Provides program oversight and accountability for the performance of assigned staff and the safety and well being of children and youth. 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. 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.

Supervises and evaluates employees based on established performance standards as required. Conducts written observations of staff during all hours of operation, and evaluates employees based on established performance standards. Provides training for employees as required.

Assists supervisor in developing program budget. 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. 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. May be required to perform health related practices as reasonable accommodation for children with disabilities.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Candidate Must:
Be able to communicate in English (both written and verbal)

Be 18 years of age at the time of the appointment

Provide documentation of good mental and physical health and free of communiable diseases

Satisfactory completion (no convictions of child abuse, molestation, neglect, or battering; or drug related offense) of Local and National Background Check

Complete and submitt a DA Form 3433-2 at the time of application

Provide a copy of transcripts at the time of application

1. Successful completion of a 4-year college or university degree with a major course of study which directly relates to the appropriate CYS field consistent with:
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.

2. In addition to the basic requirements stated above the following is required:
  • Experience that involved teaching children or other work that demonstrated the ability to perform the duties of the position. - Ability to select, train, and supervise childcare and preschool employees, family childcare providers, or other care-giving adults.
  • Ability to develop and implement child development programs, including family day care programs, part-day preschool programs, and before and after school programs.
  • The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions. - Must possess comprehensive oral and communications skills and analytical writing skills, and the ability to present ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences.
OR

1. Successful completion of at least 24 semester hours in a major course of study in education or appropriate CYS field as indicated above, plus appropriate work experience that provided knowledge skills and abilities directly related to the duties described.

2. In addition to the basic requirements stated above the following is required:
  • 3 months of directly related work experience teaching children 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. - Ability to develop and implement child development programs, including family day care programs, part-day preschool programs, and before and after school programs. - The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions. - Must possess comprehensive oral and communications skills and analytical writing skills, and the ability to present ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences.
Conditions of employment:
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. All required background check of AR 215-3 must be successfully completed and maintained. Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated prior to appointment to a NAF position.

5. All required background checks of AR 215-3, must be successfully completed and maintained including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI); to include a health assessment is required.

6. Social Security Card must be presented at time of appointment.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: Identify technical and behavioral competencies used in assessment (Factors).

Knowledge and skills in CYS Facilities
Knowledge of basic administrative function
Oral Communication skills

Best Qualified Candidates Posse :
One (1) year work experience that provided knowledge of CYS Facility regulations and standards

Best qualified candidates will be referred first to the hiring official.

Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid experience or volunteer work.

BENEFITS:
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 .

OTHER INFORMATION:
To successfully claim veteran's priority consideration, 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.

Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures (e.g. interview, KSA's, where required, etc.) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor. To claim Military Spouse Preference you must have been married to the sponsor prior to the reporting date on the orders.

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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