Job Overview


Come join the Fleet and Family Readiness Program!

This position administers a developmentally appropriate child development program for children of eligible patrons and oversees all installation Child and Youth Programs (CYPs). 


Administration includes the direction and operation of a medium CDC (101-199 children). The incumbent provides oversight of all installation CY programs, which include School Age Care (SAC) and Youth Programs (YP), Child Development Home (CDH) programs, School Liaison and Resource and Referral (R&R) programs. Major duties and responsibilities include implementation of developmentally appropriate programs, budgeting and financial management, personnel management, program operations, compliance, and CYP Oversight, among other tasks.  Applies professional knowledge of child development principles to supervise the CDC’s developmental programming. Ensures implementation of a developmentally appropriate program that promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth of children in the age categories served. Provides program oversight and accountability for the performance of employees and the safety of children in accordance with the Dept. of Defense (DOD), Dept. of Navy (DON), and local policies and standards. Develops an integrated budget input, conducts written analysis of budget variances as necessary, and prepares justification for funding of program resource requirements and repairs or maintenance of facilities and equipment. Oversees the collection, accurate accounting and reporting of funds received from patrons. Responsible for the supervision of Assistant Director, Training Specialist, Youth Program Supervisor, CDH Program Supervisor, School Liaison Officer, employees and volunteers. Ensures proper and timely initiation and implementation of all personnel actions and assures quality related to selection, assignments, training, promotions, disciplinary actions and recognition of employees and volunteers. Ensures implementation and improvement of CYP standard operating procedures (SOPs). Ensures compliance with, and is assessed by adherence to standards and criteria developed by the DoN, DOD, the Military Child Care Act (MCCA), and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Take action to obtain and retain DOD certification and NAEYC accreditation. Implements and supports policies and procedures to ensure compliance with health, fire, safety, facility, and program regulatory guidance and standards. Ensures for compliance with child abuse and neglect reporting requirements. Ensures food service operations provide nutritionally balanced meals and snacks in accordance with USDA guidelines. Coordinates and maintains documentation for Commander, Navy Installations Command and Multi-Disciplinary Team Inspections and is responsible for timely corrective action plans. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • When visiting other CYP sites.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Is negotiable.