Mission: Supporting each Warrior, Family and Community with sustainable services, ensuring power projection readiness from Hawaii.
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Salary: $75,000.00 to $81,000.00 plus 12.25% COLA (Island of Oahu)
This position is located at DFMWR, Child, Youth & School Services Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Serves as the Child & Youth Services (CYS) Administrator of a Level 3 and higher CYS Program consisting of center-based programs/services and a quarters-based system Family Childcare (FCC) Homes. May include a special needs program for severely handicapped or some other significant enrichment program. Has the oversight and responsibility for the operation, integration, coordination, and oversight of an installation Child and Youth Delivery System 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. 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 (i.e., abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.). Develops policies, procedures and SOPs to support program goals.
Plans and supervises administration of the center-based system to include full day, part day preschool, before and after school age programs, hourly, special needs programs/services and summer camps for school age children. Plans and directs efforts which provide interaction between all program component staff, parents, and community. Ensures program types provided with the program are developmental in nature regardless of setting or length of time in care. Develops criteria and monitors the implementation of the organization of center-based indoor child activity spaces into functional areas that provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children and youth.
Plans and supervises the administration of the quarters-based system of FCC Homes within the community. Formulates policies and procedures necessary for the operation of all FCC Homes in the quarters-based system in accordance with regulations and regulations and to comply with CYS minimum standards. Defines and monitors implementation of policies involving certification of FCC Homes and FCC Providers. Plans and directs interaction between FCC Providers, parents and the community.
Establishes and oversees food service program for centers and quarters-based programs ensuring compliance with 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.
Develops program budget for all components, coordinates management of funds and resources for NAF and APF personnel, equipment, supplies, travel, training, contracted services, rentals, investments and capital expenditures. Meets cost per space/program goals. Manages program to budget. Conducts written analyses of budget variances, and prepares justification for funding of program resource requirements. Utilizes Child and Youth Management System.
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. Maintains DoD/Army certification for assigned CYS programs. Ensures assigned CYS programs achieve and retain national accreditation or Army equivalent and maintains accreditation/Army equivalent standards.
Implements and monitors DA policies to include CYPPP guidance, fee policies, program registration/enrollment, baseline standards and benchmarks, 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 program directors/managers; and other staff assigned directly to the delivery system and evaluates employees based on established performance standards. Provides appropriate staff professional recognition and/or disciplinary action. Visits programs during all hours of operation on a regular basis. Supports and budgets for staff annual training requirements. Ensures timely personnel actions. Conducts written observations of staff during all hours of operation, and provides training for employees as required.
Child and Youth Management System (CYMS)- Oversees 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.
Ensures CYS management staff work cooperatively 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. 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.
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.
Serves as Subject Matter Expert on installation child and youth services issues related to assigned areas. Prepares reports, surveys, and briefings for command and installation on matters pertaining to CYS. Supports all EEO and AA objectives.
May be required to perform health related practices as reasonable accommodation for children with disabilities.