CYS Facility Director NF-04

Fort Myer, Virginia
Aug 09, 2017
Aug 16, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time

About the Agency

The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Worldwide.

There when you need us! Child, Youth & School Services recognizes the challenges of our Soldiers and their Families. By offering quality programs for children, youth and students, CYS supports the Army Family Covenant by reducing the conflict between mission readiness and parental responsibility.

Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (JBM-HH) serves as the base support of operations for the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capitol Region and the U.S. District of Washington, Fort McNair, D.C. Fort Myer traces its origins to the Civil War and Fort McNair has been an Army post for more than 200 years. Henderson Hall provides barracks and support for Marines assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps as well as certain schools and agencies in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.

Location: Child Youth and School Services, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

The CYS Facility Director oversees operations of a large Department of the Army child care center and manages the resources and staff associated with it to ensure overall compliance with life, health and safety standards. This is a Nonappropriated Fund Regular Full-Time (RFT) position that includes NAF Benefits, with 40 guaranteed work hours per administrative week. The incumbent may be required to work during inclement weather, before and/or after scheduled work hours, special events and weekends, etc.

  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

  • No

  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
  • Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
  • A one year probationary period may be required
    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.

    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. For positions in School-Age facilities, the education must have been in any of the fields above.


    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:
    - 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:
    1. 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.
    2. The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
    3. Comprehensive oral and communications skills and analytical writing skills.
    4. Ability to present ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences.

    Highly Desirable: Knowledge of CSEFEL (Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning) and experience with EEO and a Union.
    Best Qualified: Possess one or more years of Teaching Strategies Gold experience, NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children), and experience managing an Army Child Development Center program. Applicants who meet the Best Qualified Criteria and all other required qualifications will be considered BEST QUALIFIED and may be referred first.

    To meet the highly desirable as well as best qualified criteria, your experience has to be clearly identified on your resume/application package.

    Conditions of Employment:
    1. If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. (Click here to view form).
    2. All required background checks IAW AR 215-3 and the Crime Control Act must be successfully completed and maintained, including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI).
    3. Successful completion of a health screening.
    4. Travel to on and off post locations required.
    5. Satisfactory performance, successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated on the job competency is required.
    6. Immunizations may be required as a condition of employment for the health and safety of those in the facility as determined by medical authority. Already immune individuals (based on documented receipt of vaccine series or physician diagnosed illness), or those subject to religious exemption, or medical contraindication are exempt from this requirement.
    7. The incumbent will be required to work indoors and outdoors. The incumbent may be required to work during inclement weather, to work before and/or after scheduled work hours, special events and occasional weekends.
    8. Upon placement into Nonappropriated Fund position, you will be required to provide your social security card.

    Not Applicable


    • Provides program oversight and accountability for the performance of staff and the safety and well being of children and youth.
    • Applies professional knowledge to plan, implement, and supervise a comprehensive program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth.
    • Develops and manages program budget.
    • Establishes and maintains an active program of parental involvement.
    • Works cooperatively with other Child and Youth Services Managers to ensure seamless service and continuity of quality options for all children and youth.
    • Prepares reports, surveys, and briefings for command and installation on matters pertaining to Child and Youth Services.
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