Job Overview


Be an Army Civilian - Go Army! The Army's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) vision is to be the driving force for programs and services that provide for the Army's home and enhance the lives of its Soldiers, Families, Civilians and Military Retirees. 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.

This Supervisory Program Specialist position is located at Monarch Child Development Center (CDC). Age groups for this facility are 6 weeks to 5 years of age.  Must be available to work between the hours of 5:30am through 6:30pm Monday through Friday and subject to an IRREGULAR tour of duty to include nights, weekends, holidays and split shifts. This is a Regular Part-Time position with a guaranteed workweek of 20 to 39 hours per week.  Will work in-ratio fifty percent of the time providing breaks for assigned staff, modeling appropriate behavior, and providing program oversight and accountability during all hours of program operation. The dress code for this position is business casual.  Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) employees are inclement weather essential. Incumbent may be converted to Regular Full-Time (40 hpw) without further competition.


Serves as a Child, Youth and School Services (CYSS) Supervisory Program Specialist with responsibility for supervising a minimum of six ratios of children/youth (ex. 90 youth) ages 5-12 in a School-Age Program or 8 ratios of children 0-5 (ex, 80 preschoolers) in a Child Development Center.  Assists Director with requests for recruitments utilizing Army CYSS Standard Position Descriptions.  Supervises and evaluates employees based on established performance standards. Ensures timely submission of personnel actions.  Provides training for employees.  Acts as Director, in Director's absence, up to twenty percent of the time.  May work in additional CYSS facilities for the purposes of providing management oversight for evening or weekend openings such as a Child Development Center Supervisory Program Specialist acting as the Director of the Youth Center on a Saturday.  Prepares work schedules to meet ratio and group size requirements.  Monitors and analyzes adult/participant ratio sheets to ensure proper staffing.  Ensures children/youth are appropriately supervised at all times.  Tracks child enrollments/youth attendance to ensure maximum occupancy rate using prescribed staff/child head count sheets.  Utilizes compensatory enrollment in all appropriate CYSS programs based on enrollment data.  Notifies supervisor of terminations from the program.  Works with the trainer and supervisor to plan, coordinate and implement activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of children and youth.  Participates in conferences with parents, program staff, and school representatives.  Serves as a member of the CYSS Services Garrison Rapid Improvement Team as needed to ensure assigned area is in compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements leading to DoD Certification and National Accreditation.  Assists supervisor in developing a program budget.  Manages assigned program areas within budget.  Recommends the procurement of supplies and equipment.  Prepares work orders as necessary.  Provides input for information papers and briefings upon request.  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.  Maintains food program records as required.  May be required to perform health related practices as reasonable accommodation for children with disabilities.