CYS Facility Director NF-04

Fort Detrick, Maryland
Jun 06, 2023
Jun 15, 2023
Full Time

  • Majority of assignments are performed independently with technical assistance from the CYS Coordinator when required.
  • 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.
  • Recruits and hires qualified personnel utilizing Army CYS Standard Position Descriptions. Supervises and evaluates employees based on established performance standards.
  • Develops program budget and provides to CYS Coordinator for CYS budget. Manages program to budget. Conducts written analyses of budget variances.
  • Establishes and maintains an active program of parental involvement, providing parent education opportunities and encouraging parent observation and participation.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be 18 years of age or older at time of appointment or placement into the position.
  • Proof of education is required at the time of application.
  • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations IAW current Army and of policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position.
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check.
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card are required.
  • Travel to on and off post locations required.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-15.m., and a Child Care Tier 1 background investigation is required.
  • Satisfactory performance, successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated on the job competency is required.
  • Additional conditions of employment can be found in the Applicant Information Kit, link is in additional information below.


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:

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.


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.

In addition to the basic requirements stated above candidate must possess the following:
1.12 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:
2. Demonstrated experience in managing an entire cycle of operation of a CYS facility to include budgeting, facility management, supply management, program development, implementation, selection, training and supervision of personnel and curriculum oversight.
3. The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
4. Comprehensive oral and communications skills and analytical writing skills.
5. Ability to present ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences.

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Proof of education is required at the time of application.

Additional information

The original close date of 5/10/2023 was extended due to a low applicant pool. Referrals may be sent upon request.

Area of Consideration

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is worlwide.

Proof of education is required at the time of application.

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 are authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
  • This is a Regular Full-Time position with a minimum workweek of 40 hours and eligible for 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,
  • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit .