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Job Title:CYS Assistant Director

Department:Department of the Army

Agency:Army Installation Management Command

Job Announcement Number:SWNAFEM13886451R

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$30,000.00 to $40,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, May 06, 2013 to Wednesday, May 15, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-1701-03

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

04

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Fort Riley, KS United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

US Citizens and Non Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Support Warfighters and their families with well- being services, infrastructure, environmental and fiscal stewardship, and other installation services to enhance war fighter’s ability to accomplish their mission and provide a quality living and working environment.

 

This position may be filled at one of the various Fort Riley Child Development Centers.  The age group of children varies from 6 weeks to 5 yrs of age.  Applicant has to be able to work between the hours of 5:30 am and 6:30 pm.

 

Performs duties under the general direction of the CYS Director, 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 Facility/Program Director when required.


 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required
  • Social Security card is required

DUTIES:

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Serves as a Child and Youth Services (CYS) Assistant Director of a Level 1 - 3 (small to large size) CYS Program with responsibility for assisting the supervisor in the operation of an assigned CYS program IAW all applicable regulations and standards. Acts as Director in Director's absence. Applies professional knowledge to plan, implement, and supervise a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth. Ensures facility/outdoor venues maintain appropriate standards for condition and sanitation. Provides program oversight and accountability for the performance of assigned staff and the safety and well being of children and youth IAW DoD, Army and local policies and standards. Ensures assigned staff follow risk management procedures (i.e., abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.). Monitors and analyzes adult/participant ratio sheets to ensure proper staffing policies are enforced. 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, and helps ensure program achieves and retains national accreditation or Army equivalent and maintains accreditation/Army equivalent standards.

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.

Initiates requests for recruitments utilizing Army CYS Standard Position Descriptions. Supervises and evaluates employees based on established performance standards as required. Provides appropriate staff professional recognition and/or disciplinary action. Recommends assigned staff for promotion IAW Child and Youth Personnel Pay Program (CYPPP) guidelines. Conducts written observations of staff during all hours of operation, and evaluates employees based on established performance standards. Supports and budgets for staff annual training requirements (i.e., credentials, certifications and training for professional management staff). Ensures timely submission of personnel actions. Provides training for employees as required.

Assists supervisor in developing program budget. Manages assigned program areas to budget. Conducts written analyses of budget variances, and 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.

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. Provides input for changes in menus based on child/youth and parental suggestions. Maintains food program records as required.

Implements an active program of parental involvement, providing parent education opportunities and encouraging parent observation and participation. Encourages parent representation on CYS Parent and or Parent/Youth council and Child and Youth Evaluation Team. Assists in conducting annual parent/parent-youth satisfaction surveys and analyzing results. 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. Serves as member of the CYS Program Plan Team to develop written strategies for program improvement. Supports all EEO and AA objectives.

May certify and supervise up to 9 CYS satellite homes IAW all applicable Family Child Care policies and procedures as required.

May be required to perform health related practices as reasonable accommodation for children with disabilities.

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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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:
- 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.
- For 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.

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.


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:
- 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.

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.

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.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies: Knowledge, skills, abilities, additional screening criteria, and/or other characteristics. 

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


BENEFITS:

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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 http://www.armymwr.org/hr/nafbenefits/default.aspx.



OTHER INFORMATION:

To successfully claim veteran's preference, 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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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

1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

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.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/. After applying, return to Application Manager or your member account in USAJOBS to see the status of your application, including any messages that may have been sent to you.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire,

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire

http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf, and3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to (478)757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:

1. Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following 886451 

2. Fax your documents to (478)757-3144.

 

PLEASE NOTE: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire.  Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire restarts with number one, so when entering your responses please continue regardless on number sequence.  This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.  Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately.

***THE 1203-FX FORM DOES NOT SUPPORT NARRATIVE RESPONSES.   IF THE OCCUPATIONAL QUESTIONNAIRE IDENTIFIES THAT A NARRATIVE RESPONSE IS APPROPRIATE (RESPONDING TO A QUESTION WITH THE EXPERT 'E' LEVEL RESPONSE) YOU MUST PROVIDE A RESPONSE IN THE REQUESTED FORMAT ON A SEPARATE DOCUMENT AND INCLUDE IT AS PART OF YOUR APPLICATION PROCESS.   NEGLECTING TO PROVIDE THE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY LEAD TO AN INELIGIBLE RATING.   PLEASE SEEK ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE THROUGH THE NAF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE IDENTIFIED AS THE CONTACT.***

 

It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date.  You may verify your documents have been process by clicking here.  Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan.  Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Other (DA Form 3433-2 must be signed at the time of submission)
   ·Resume
   ·Transcript

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·Cover Letter
   ·DD-214
   ·OF-306
   ·SF-50

Résumé or Optional Application for Nonappropriated Employment (https://cpolrhp.cpol.army.mil/eur/employment/naf/da3433.doc - DA 3433/ https://cpolrhp.cpol.army.mil/eur/employment/naf/da3433_1.doc - DA3433-1).

For Child and Youth Services positions the DA 3433-2 (https://cpolrhp.belvoir.army.mil/eur/employment/naf/da3433_2.doc) must be submitted as well.

Official college transcripts or a copy thereof must be submitted with application if there is an educational requirement. 

If substituting college education for the experience requirement, Official transcripts or a copy thereof must also be submitted. 

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: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

 

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 –  http://ed.gob/admins/finaid/accred/index.html Questionnaire must be completed.

 

Veterans' and Involuntary Separated Military Preference documentation (DD-214 member 4 copy or equivalent) required.

PCS Orders to Fort Riley, KS, for Military Spouses requesting Spouse Employment Preference (SEP) is required. In addition, applicants must furnish a copy of the marriage license at the time of application. For purpose of this preference, the marriage must have occurred prior to the service members' relocation to the new duty station. Eligibility time period begins 30 days before the military sponsor's reporting date at the new duty location.

 

Certificates, licenses and additional documentation as outlined in the qualifications of this announcement must be submitted.

Use this checklist to make sure you've submitted everything!

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

FORT RILEY HR OFFICE
Phone: (785)239-2325
Email: USARMY.RILEY.CHRA-HQS.MBX.NAF-HR@MAIL.MIL
Agency Information:
Child Youth and School Services Base
6620 Normandy Drive
Fort Riley , KS
66442
United States

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating. We will also review your application to make sure that your résumé supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your résumé does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified when your rating is determined.  If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for the position.  Please follow all instructions carefully; errors and omissions may affect your eligibility. 


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Job Announcement Number:

SWNAFEM13886451R

Control Number:

342922500