Child Development Center Director
Occasional travel - Less than 10%
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes - When you perform a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the federal government, the IRS considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. The Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) may offset the impact of some of these taxes. For more information go to: https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/taxableentitlements.html
Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.
Pay is based on experience and education/certification.
A qualified candidate possesses the following:
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.
Knowledge of DOD, DON, local and state child regulations, instructions and procedures pertaining to military child care.
Knowledge of Federal and State laws governing the detection and prevention of child abuse and/or neglect.
Knowledge of facility design, functional use, and maintenance concepts.
Knowledge of financial management, budgeting, and purchasing as it pertains to a child development program.
Skill in program planning, organizing and coordinating to devise and carry out a variety of program components.
Skill in interpersonal communication and leadership skills to facilitate and organize a collaborative and cohesive installation CYP team.
Ability to supervise others, exercise sound business skills and ability to provide positive personnel management.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, and possess strong interpersonal communication skills.
Three (3) years of full-time experience working with children and youth (i.e., with a 4 year degree); or minimum 1 year of professional experience (i.e, with a graduate degree or higher).
A successful candidate must have one of the following:
4-year degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, Special Education, Home Economics with an emphasis in Early Childhood, or other related field of study; OR
A Master's degree in the related field.
Conditions of Employment Cont.:
Pass a pre-employment physical, provide evidence of immunization, be free of all communicable diseases, and obtain appropriate immunization against communicable diseases.
Undergo pre-employment and random drug testing. A positive drug test, or failure to submit for testing, is a basis for removal from this position.
Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws. A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test.
Satisfactorily obtain or complete required training certificates, and maintain certifications or credentials required by Federal, State, and/or national accreditation institutions used as part of DoD’s Child and Youth Programs.
Pass all applicable records and background checks.
Incumbents must satisfactorily complete all background checks for child care positions, including fingerprint checks, a Tier 1 with Child Care check, and a State Criminal History Repository (SCHR) check. All individuals involved in the provision of child care services on a Department of Navy (DON) installation or in a DON-sanctioned program must complete the Installation Records Check (IRC). The IRC includes a check of the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) records in the Alcohol and Drug Management Information Tracking System (ADMITS) database, a check of the Family Advocacy Program (FAP) records in the Fleet and Family Support Management Information System (FFSMIS), and an installation security/base check via the DON Consolidated Law Enforcement Operations Center (CLEOC) database and/or other law enforcement systems. This information will be used to determine suitability for the applicant in accordance with criteria for automatic and presumptive disqualifiers, per DoDI 1402.05.
* Incumbent may be required to complete a Tier III – Non Critical Sensitive background check for this position.
Per Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 1402.05 Background Checks on Individuals in DoD Child Care Services Programs, incumbents will be automatically disqualified for a conviction in either civilian or military court (to include any general, special, or summary court-martial conviction or if they received non-judicial punishment [under Article 15 or chapter 47 of Title 10, U.S.C]) for any of the following: a sexual offense, any criminal offense involving a child victim, or a felony drug offense. Additionally, the incumbent will be automatically disqualified if he/she has been held to be negligent in a civil adjudication or administrative proceeding concerning the death of or serious injury to a child or dependent person entrusted to the individual’s care.
Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.Read more
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. Resumes will be rated based on the information provided 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.
Click the following link to preview the applicant questionnaire: Preview Applicant Questionnaire. Read more Security clearance Other Drug test required Yes