<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />The CDC Director is responsible for the administration of the facility to include implementation of developmentally appropriate programs, budgeting and financial management, personnel management, program operations, and compliance, among other tasks. These tasks are summarized below.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><strong>Program Management</strong><br /><br />Applies professional knowledge of child development principles to supervise the CDC's developmental programming.<br /><br />Ensures implementation of a developmentally appropriate program that promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive growth of children in the age categories served.<br /><br />Provides program oversight and accountability for the performance of employees and the safety of children in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Navy (DoN), and local policies and standards.<br /><br />Recommends modification of higher-level program goals and interprets and applies child development philosophy/principles and DoN policies based on patron needs and program evaluation and assessment.<br /><br />Ensures the development, implementation and analysis of surveys and needs assessments of staff and patrons to ensure appropriate programming and hours of operation.<br /><br />Collects and maintains up-to-date statistical data for planning and reporting purposes in accordance with higher headquarters and statutory requirements and for the purpose of maximizing spaces and ensuring that resources accommodate the needs of command personnel. This may include hours of operation and programming needs of the military community.<br /><br />Maintains liaison with local institutions and community organizations to stay abreast of trends and changes in the community.<br /><br />Interacts professionally with employees, parents, volunteers and local installation command personnel.<br /><br /><strong>Budgeting and Financial Management</strong><br /><br />Develops 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.<br /><br /><strong>Personnel Management</strong><br /><br />Responsible for the supervision of employees and volunteers. Supervisory responsibilities may include supervision of the Assistant Director, Program Leaders, Program Assistants, Operations Clerk(s), Cook(s), Food Service Workers, and Custodian(s). If the CDC has one or more annex facility, the CDC Director will also supervise the CDC Program Supervisor.<br /><br />Oversees the development of a staffing schedule in accordance with established ratios and group sizes and coordinates use of employees who work across CY programs with other installation CYP Directors. <br /><br />Provides clear guidance to employees and volunteers regarding compliance with standards and execution of management directives.<br /><br />Works collaboratively with the Training and Curriculum (T&C) Specialist to identify training needs of employees, provide or make provisions for training to accomplish those needs, and assess application of training. Ensures that the T&C Specialist provides training in early childhood methods and child development to ensure the effective implementation of established curriculum and developmental programming.<br /><br />Ensures training is competency-based and tied to career progression. Encourages and facilitates the pursuit of continuing higher education, including the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or college-level classes.<br /><br /><strong>Program Operations</strong><br /><br />Gives input into the development of CYP standard operating procedures (SOPs) as required for the efficient operation and management of facility and programs. Ensures implementation of these SOPs.<br /><br />Works collaboratively with other CYP Directors to establish and implement a combined Parent Involvement Board (PIB) that includes parents and representatives from the CDC, Child Development Home (CDH), School Age Care (SAC) program, and Youth Program (YP) (as applicable to each installation). Maintains an active program of parental involvement to include a PIB, parent education opportunities, and activities that provide parents with opportunities to participate.Ensures that available program spaces are fully utilized. Works collaboratively with the person responsible for maintaining the Central Waiting List (CWL) to ensure vacancies are filled quickly.<br /><br /><strong>Compliance</strong><br /><br />Ensures compliance with, and is assessed by adherence to the 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). Takes action to obtain and retain DoD certification and NAEYC accreditation. Takes action to implement recommendations or correct deficiencies resulting from inspections or accreditation visits. Prepares responses to inspection reports.<br /><br />Ensures the development and implementation of the established curriculum.<br /><br />Implements and supports policies and procedures to ensure compliance with health, fire, safety, facility, and program regulatory guidance and standards.<br /><br />Responsible for compliance with child abuse and neglect reporting requirements.<br /><br />Ensures compliance with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Ensures food service operations provide nutritionally balanced meals and snacks in accordance with USDA guidelines.<br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 04 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>This is a designated position and Random Drug Testing required</li> <li>Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this positon. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.<br /><br />Knowledge of the principles of child development and in designing and managing an exceptionally complex program that includes, but is not limited to safety, security, disease prevention, employee training, developmentally appropriate activities, parent involvement, and facility management.<br /><br />Knowledge of and skill in applying both Federal and State laws governing the detection and prevention of child abuse and/or neglect.<br /><br />Knowledge of facility design, functional use, and maintenance concepts; DoN, local and state child regulations and procedures as well as other regulations and instructions pertaining to military child care.<br /><br />Knowledge of financial management, budgeting, and purchasing as it pertains to a child development program.<br /><br />Skill working with military families and an understanding of military lifestyles is preferred.<br /><br />Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and possess strong interpersonal communication skills.<br /><br />Ability to identify and respond to emergency situations, including evacuations, child illness, and physical and emotional disorders.<br /><br />Ability to supervise others, exercise sound business skills, and provide positive personnel management.<br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />Program directors must meet the qualification requirements outlined in the OPM Group Coverage Qualification Standards for Professional and Scientific Positions and the Individual Occupational Requirements for the General Education and Training Series, (1701). <br /> In accordance with DoDI 6060.2, an incumbent must have one of the following:<br /><br />A 4-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education, Home Economics (early childhood emphasis) or related field of study AND 3 years of full time experience working with children and/or youth.<br /><br />OR<br /><br />A Master's degree in the related field of study AND minimum of 1 year professional experience working with children.<br /><br />OR<br /><br />A combination of education and experience (e.g. courses equivalent to a major in a field (24 higher level semester hours) appropriate to the position (see above) plus appropriate experience or additional course work that that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above AND 3 years of full time experience working with children and/or youth.<br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted. Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference. <br /><br />Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.<br /><br /><strong> As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program. </strong><br /><br /><strong>SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: </strong>If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at https: www.sss.gov/default.htm .<br /><br /><strong>The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.</strong><br /><br /><strong>The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.</strong><br /><br />When relocation expenses are authorized to perform a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the federal government, the IRS considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Additional information: https: www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/taxableentitlements.html <br /><br />Public Trust is a type of background investigation, but <strong>it is not a security clearance</strong>. Depending on the job, you must complete either the Standard Form 85 (SF85) or 85P (SF85P) questionnaire. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.<br /><br />Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: <strong> Preview Applicant Questionnaire </strong>. <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, receipt of medals and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable.</li> <li>For a disabled veteran, you must submit a Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) letter on DVA letterhead that states your overall combined service-connected disability rating.</li> <li>A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.</li> <li>Please provide a copy of your College transcript(s) which support those qualifications for which you wish to have considered.</li> <li>If you are a service member who expects to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions, you may submit a certification letter to receive veterans' preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.</li> </ul> <br /> OF-306 Declaration of Federal Employment <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.