Army Installation Management Command Supervisory Program Specialist (CYS Services) NF-03 in West Point, New York
Summary This position is located at Stony Child Development Center (CDC). This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies throughout the program. Management has the right to assign staff to locations as mission requires. This position is Mission and Weather Essential. 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. Responsibilities Serves as a CYS Services Supervisory Program Specialist with responsibility for supervising a minimum of 8 ratios of children 0 - 5 in a Child Development Center (Ages 0-5) or 6 ratios of children/youth in a School-Age Program or Youth Center IAW. Works in-ratio 50% of the time providing breaks for assigned staff, modeling appropriate behavior, and providing program oversight and accountability during all hours of program operation. Assists Director with requests for recruitments utilizing Army CYS Standard Position Descriptions. Supervises and evaluates employees based on established performance standards as required. Ensures timely submission of personnel actions. Prepares work schedules to meet ratio and group size requirements. Monitors and analyzes adult/participant ratio sheets to ensure proper staffing. Ensures children/youth are appropriately supervised at all times. Acts as Director in Director's absence up to 20% of the time. May work in additional CYS facilities for the purposes of providing management oversight for evening or weekend openings. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications 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: Child Development (CDC/SAS) 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 2. In addition to the basic requirements stated above the following is required: - Experience working as a Lead Child and Youth Program Assistant, Lead Child and Youth Program Technician, Child and Youth Site Leader or as a successful graduate of an Army CYS Services/Land Grant University Intern Program or similar program. - Ability to select, train, and supervise direct in-ratio staff. - Ability to develop and implement child and youth facility-based 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. A combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major in a subject matter field (24 semester hours) appropriate to the position (Child Development (CDC/SAS) Facilities), 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. 2. In addition to the basic requirements stated above the following is required: - 12 months of directly related work experience as a Lead Child and Youth Program Assistant, Lead Child and Youth Program Technician, Child and Youth Site Leader or as a successful graduate of an Army CYS Services/Land Grant University Intern Program or similar program. - Ability to develop and implement CYS facility-based 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. Highly Preferred Candidates must possess the following: Knowledge in Child and Youth Management System (CYMS); AND Prior knowledge and experience with Army Regulations, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), fee policies, special needs/Multi-disciplinary Inclusion Action Team (MIAT) policies and procedures, behavioral guidance related to Child and Youth Services (CYS), Army Accreditation process, and comprehensive inspections to include Army Higher Headquarters Inspection (AHHI) and Multi-Disciplinary Team Inspection (MDTI); AND Prior completion of Child and Youth Services (CYS) Army Trainings such as Supervisor Development Course , Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR) Basic Management Course, Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) HR for Supervisors, Child Abuse, and CPR/First Aid. AND Experience with the My Teaching Strategies GOLD program in an Army Child Development Center. AND Experience developing a variety of lesson plans for an academic year and summer camps in an Army Child Development Center. The experience and knowledge listed above MUST be reflected on your resume to be considered a highly preferred candidate. Applicants meeting the Highly Preferred criteria position will be referred first to the Selecting Official. All other applicants will be referred for consideration if the certificate (referral list) is returned with no selection. For the full position description click here. Education Proof of education is required at the time of application. Additional Information Area of Consideration The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worldwide. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) Proof of education is required at the time of application. This is an open continuous announcement to provide a ready pool of available applicants as needed. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur. Initial Cut-Off: 3/29/2022 (Applications must be received by 11:59 PM EST). Applications received by the Initial Cut-Off Date will be reviewed and possibly referred to the Selecting Official PRIOR to the Closing Date of this Vacancy Announcement. Subsequent referrals to the Hiring Manager will occur every two weeks thereafter based on management's need to fill positions. Manual Application If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) 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 3:00 pm CST on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Allowances, Incentives and PCS Costs: Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid. Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest. Other: This is a Regular FULL Time position with a guaranteed 40 hours work week and eligible for NAF benefits Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (To view the kit, https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.pdf Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/faq/vaccinations/.