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Job Title:CYS Coordinator

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:NENANF12816769CF12-417

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

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$85,000.00 to $105,000.00 / Per Year


Monday, December 31, 2012 to Monday, January 14, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Benning, GA United StatesView Map


US Citizens and Non Citizens


Fort Benning Mission: To support mission readiness and execution; enable the well-being of Soldiers, Civilians, Retirees and their Family Members; improve infrastructure; and preserve the environment through equitable, effective and efficient management of 54 installation services at the Army's approved Common Level of Support.

Performs duties under the general direction of the supervisor 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.


  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required


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Serves as a Child and Youth Development (CYS) Coordinator of a large CYS Program (minimum 1000 actual child/youth spaces in facility-based and FCC programs AND at least Level two sports program) with responsibility for the operation, integration, coordination, and oversight of installation Child Development Programs, Youth Programs, Liaison, Education Support, Outreach Services Programs, and Army Sponsored Community-Based Programs (Army Child Care in Your Neighborhood; Army School-Age Programs in Your Neighborhood; Army Youth Programs in Your Neighborhood) serving children and youth birth - 18 years IAW all applicable regulations and standards. Applies extensive, professional knowledge to plan, implement, and supervise a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth. Provides program oversight and accountability for the performance of staff and the safety and well being of children and youth IAW Department of Defense (DoD), Army and local policies and standards. Ensures staff follow risk management procedures (i.e., abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.). Develops policies, procedures and SOPs to support program goals.

Coordinates the Installation Child and Youth Evaluation Team (ICYET) composed of a command representative, and installation regulatory agency representatives, e.g., fire marshal, medical advisor, safety officer, facility engineer, dietitian, a parent, an off post child development professional and additional team members as designated by the command which conducts an internal review to identify the level and quality of programs/services and assesses compliance with DoD and Army standards for child care. Collects and analyzes individual CYS program data to determine adequacy and effectiveness of installation CYS program. Take actions required to attain resources/implement policies to meet command objectives and ICYET recommendations.

Implements and monitors Department of Army (DA) policies to include CYPPP guidance, fee policies, program registration/enrollment, baseline standards and benchmarks, Key Management Controls and space utilization goals. Develops operational procedures to anticipate installation needs and trends and documents results on the CYS Operations Plan.

As an Army CYS Senior Leader, tests, evaluates and provides input on at least one Army CYS pilot program at all times. Serves on CYS Senior Leader workgroups to review changes in policy or programming before implementation Army-wide.

Oversees expansion of new Garrison CYS program initiatives to include major and multiple new construction projects, renovation of existing facilities, expansion of program in off-post locations, and developing innovative "cutting edge" child care options that may be replicated throughout the Army.

Recruits and hires qualified personnel utilizing Army CYS Standard Position Descriptions. Supervises program administrators and/or directors/managers; CYS Specialists, CYS Trainers and other staff assigned directly to CYS and evaluates employees based on established performance standards. Provides appropriate staff professional recognition and/or disciplinary action. Visit programs during all hours of operation on a regular basis. Supports and budgets for staff annual training requirements. Ensures timely personnel actions. Provides training for employees as required.

Coordinates management of funds and resources to include developing the annual budget for the installation CYS program that includes submission and prioritization of all program component requirements. Requirements include Appropriated Funds (APF) and Nonappropriated Funds (NAF), personnel, equipment and supplies, travel, training, contracted services, rentals, investments, and capital expenditures. Projects quarterly expenditures and monitors all installation CYS program operations in consonance with funds allocated. Approves purchases of facility, program, and playground supplies, equipment and furnishings.

Ensures CYS management staffs work cooperatively to ensure seamless service and continuity of quality options for all children and youth. Serves as Chief of the CYS Program Plan Team to develop written strategies for program improvement. Initiates and maintains partnerships with both on- and off-post organizations serving children and youth. Initiates and maintains partnerships with both on- and off-post local schools.

Oversees CYS food service program to ensure 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.

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/parent-youth satisfaction surveys and analyzes results.

Procures supplies and equipment to support program goals and objectives.

Works closely with local community youth serving organizations and child care resource and referral agencies to establish off-post child care and youth spaces as part of the Army Child Care/School-Age Care in your Neighborhood program.

Interfaces with local school board representatives to establish state run Pre-Kindergarten Programs in CYS programs or establishes official CYS Sponsored Pre-Kindergarten Programs.

Serves as Subject Matter Expert on installation child and youth services issues. Prepares reports, surveys, and briefings for command and installation on matters pertaining to CYS. Supports all EEO and AA objectives.

Includes other job related duties as assigned.


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Successful completion of an undergraduate Degree that included or was supplemented by major study (at least 24 semester hours) in the fields appropriate (child development, early childhood education, home economics (with early childhood emphasis), elementary education, or other fields appropriate to the position to be filled.

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 4-year course of study described above.
In addition candidates must possess:
1. Twenty-four (24) months of professional experience in managing at least 2 CYS programs (FCC, SAS, etc.) to include one year of responsibility of a center based child or youth program facility. This experience must be equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower level to include the following: experience working with regulatory, personnel, funding, and budgeting proponents. Knowledge of management analysis, personnel development, and APF and NAF funding and oversight relationship to CYS programs.
2. 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. 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 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.

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

6. Satisfactory performance, successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated on the job competency is required.

7. Travel to on and off post locations required.

8. Job requires working both in and out of doors.

9. All applicants must complete a DA Form 3433-1 (supplemental application form).

10 Priority consideration will be given to current and former NAF employees and current DOD APF employees serving in a continuous APF position without time limits for at least one year.


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.


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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 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. 


Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is in the Government interest.


The Department of Army Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities are an equal opportunity employer.


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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:


1. Your Résumé

2. Transcripts

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date reflected on the announcement.

The method of resume submission is by email: You must include the Vacancy Announcement Number on the subject line, e.g., NENANF12816769CF12-417. Submit resume in Microsoft Word document format.


The following documents are required:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Other (DA Form 3434)

Résumé 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. Unofficial college transcript must be submitted with application if there is an educational requirement.  If substituting college education for the experience requirement, unofficial transcripts must also be submitted. (An official college transcript will be required before being hired.) 

  • 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, visit:
  • 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. 

  • Veterans' Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent) required, if applicable (former military only).
  • Certificates, licenses and additional documentation as outlined in the qualifications of this announcement must be submitted.

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    Agency Information:
    IMCOM G9 Family and MWR Programs
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    After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed. 

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