<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is<strong> worldwide.</strong><br /><br />This position is located at Fort Meade for Child and Youth Services: Child Development Centers.<br /><br />To better expedite the hiring process, we recommend including full contact information (name, address, phone number, email, etc.) for professional and personal references on your resume.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Serves as a CYS Facility Director with responsibility for the operation of an assigned CYS facility-based program (more than 200 actual child and youth spaces)IAW all applicable regulations and standards.</li> <li>Applies professional knowledge to plan, implement, and supervise a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth.</li> <li>Serves as Subject Matter Expert on Child and Youth Services issues related to assigned area(s), develops program budgets, procures supplies and equipment to support program objectives.</li> <li>Develops written strategies for program improvement and prepare reports, surveys, and briefings for command and installation on matters pertaining to Child and Youth Services.</li> <li>Establishes work schedules to meet ratio and group size requirements.</li> <li>Recruits and hires qualified personnel utilizing Army Child and Youth Services Standard Position Descriptions and supervises and evaluates employees through written observations based on established performance standards.</li> <li>Oversees food service program for assigned age group ensuring compliance with all applicable Army and USDA food program policies and procedures to include proper meal components and food service/preparation and storage.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – Travel to on and off post locations may be required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> Yes <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> None <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required</li> <li>Meet qualification/eligibility/childcare background requirements for this position in accordance with Army Regulation 215-3 to include a Childcare National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI) is required to determine suitability for this position.</li> <li>A one year probationary period may be required</li> <li>Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check</li> <li>Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty</li> <li>Appointment is subject to successful completion and favorable results of fingerprints, health assessment (physical), Installation Record Checks, and Credit Check to determine suitability for this position.</li> <li>PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Must have current health assessment, which documents good/physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations IAW current Army and Department of Defense policy including annual influenza vaccinations.</li> <li>PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Immunizations may be required as a condition of employment for the health and safety of those in the facility as determined by medical authority.</li> <li>PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: Must be able to lift/carry up to 40 pounds (ex. child) in the event of an emergency.</li> <li>Satisfactory performance, successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated on the job competency is required.</li> <li>Travel to on and off post locations required. A valid passport is required for travel within the United States and to overseas locations.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />*** THIS POSITION HAS EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS – PROOF OF OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE UPLOADED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION TO MAKE QUALIFICATION DETERMINATION *** <br /><br /><strong> Select to view the full Position Description of a CYS Facility Director NF-1701-04 <br /><br />MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:</strong> <br /> <strong>1.</strong> Successful completion of an undergraduate Degree that included or was supplemented by major study (at least 24 semester hours) in the fields appropriate to the position consistent with:<br /><br />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.<br /><br />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.<br /><br />For positions in School-Age facilities : The education must have been in any of the fields above.<br /><br /><strong>OR</strong> <br /><br /><strong>2.</strong> A combination of education and experience – courses equivalent to a major in a subject matter field (24 semester hours)appropriate to the position (see above), plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the four-year course of study described above.<br /><br /><strong>In addition to the basic requirements stated above candidate must possess the following:</strong> <br /> – Twenty four (24) months of professional experience in managing a child or youth facility is required. This experience must be equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower level to include the following:<br /> 1. Demonstrated experience in managing an entire cycle of operation of a Child Youth Service facility to include budgeting, facility management,supply management, program development, implementation, selection, training and supervision of personnel and curriculum oversight.<br /> 2. The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.<br /> 3. Comprehensive oral and communications skills and analytical writing skills.<br /> 4. Ability to present ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences.<br /><br /><strong>HIGHLY PREFERRED CRITERIA:</strong> <br /> 1. Experience supervising 35 or more employees including time and attendance, labor management, and personnel actions.<br /> 2. A minimum of three (3) years work experience as a Facility Director of a child care facility with more than 200 children capacity.<br /> 3. Five (5) years or more of direct experience with both Appropriated Fund (APF) and Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) budget processes.<br /> 4. Skills and abilities to handle multiple complex issues related to managing operation, integration, coordination and oversight for child/youth environments.<br /> 5. Direct experience overseeing the successful National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation process for a facility/program.<br /><br /><strong> **NOTE: Those qualified applicants who meet both the minimum qualification requirement(s) and highly desirable criteria will be considered best qualified for this position and will be referred to the selecting official(s) first for consideration. All other applicants will be referred as needed and requested by the selecting official(s).** <br /><br />This announcement has been extended to July 30, 2017. The 1st cutoff for referral is July 24, 2019. Qualified applicants who applied prior to July 25, 2019 will be sent forward 1st.</strong><br /> <b> Reminder to Applicants: </b> Your experience has to be clearly identified in your resume in order to receive consideration. If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered for this position.<br /> ( Format example: Employer name, position title, beginning and ending dates of employment, with summary of duties, etc.) <br /><br />Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />A copy of your unofficial or official college transcripts must be submitted with your application package to support your qualifications for this position no later than 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing of this announcement. Failure to supply this supporting documentation with your application package may result in disqualification for this position. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br /><ul> <li><strong>Manual Application:</strong> If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form. All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than <strong>3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST)</strong> on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.</li> <li>Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to ninety (90) days after the closing date.</li> <li>Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is <strong>not authorized</strong>, based on a determination that a PCS move <strong>is not </strong>in the Government's interest.</li> <li>Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click here to view kit or copy this URL: https: acpol2.army.mil/chra_dodea/NAF_applicant_info_kit.pdf</li> </ul> <strong>Recruitment Incentive = May be offered/Negotiable</strong> <br /> You may qualify for a one-time lump-sum payment of up to 25 percent of annual basic pay per AR 215-3, 3-41. The recruitment incentive may only be offered to individuals newly hired to fill this regular full-time position(s). For the purpose of eligibility, a newly hired employee is defined as an individual being hired to a Nonappropriated Fund (NAF) position for the first time, or one who is being reinstated or reemployed after a break in service of at least one (1) year. An employee whose Appropriated Fund (APF) position is converted to Nonappropraited Fund (NAF) position is ineligible for a recruitment<br /> incentive. <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 />Applicants can claim the following eligibilities: <ul><li>NAF Priority Consideration – Business Based Action</li><li>NAF Priority Consideration – Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)</li><li>NAF Priority Consideration – Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)</li><li>NAF Priority Consideration – Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)</li><li>NAF Priority Consideration – Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)</li></ul> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Not Required <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br />Position sensitivity and risk <br /> Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk <br /><br />Trust determination process <br /> Suitability/Fitness <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><strong> The following documents must be submitted with your application: </strong><br /> <ul><li>Resume</li><li>Transcript</li></ul><br /> <strong>Optional:</strong> Job Application (DA Form 3433) will be accepted in place of a Resume.<br /><br /><strong>The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:</strong> <br /> <ul><li>Cover Letter</li><li>DD-214/ Statement of Service</li><li>DA Form 3434 or equivalent Agency Notification of Personnel Action</li><li>DA Form 3433</li><li>Professional References</li><li>PCS Orders</li><li>Proof of Marriage Status</li><li>Resume</li><li>SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action</li><li>Transcript</li></ul> <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.