Outreach Services Assistant Director NF-03

Fort Lee, Virginia
Sep 19, 2020
Sep 27, 2020
Executive, Director
Full Time


The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement within the local commuting area. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)
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  • Serves as the Assistant Director for the Child and Youth Services (CYS) Parent and Outreach Services program by assisting in the planning, oversight and implementation of Parent Central Services
  • Assists with the recruitment and hiring of qualified personnel utilizing Army Standard Position Descriptions
  • Utilizes and monitors the Child and Youth Management System (CYMS) database to collect and ensures CYS Services information on patron, patron fees, enrollment, waiting list, funding requirements and program activities are current and accurate
  • Implements an active program encouraging parent involvement, and providing parent education opportunities
  • As a team member, helps implement procedures in assigned areas including fee policies, waiting list and child placement procedures, and registration/enrollment

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel to on and off post locations required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required.
  • Meet qualification/eligibility/physical/background requirements for this position.
  • Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations in accordance with current Army and DoD policy including annual influenza vaccinations
  • A one year probationary period may be required (either initially or upon conversion, if applicable).
  • Successful completion of annual training requirements within the prescribed time frame and demonstrated on the job competence is required
  • May be subject to an irregular hours, evening and or weekends
  • Travel to and off post locations required.
  • The physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend stoop and stand on a routine basis
  • Duties may involve working indoors and outdoors.


Successful completion of an undergraduate Degree that included or was supplemented by major study (at least 24 semester hours) in fieldwork, which directly relates to CYS Services such as early childhood/elementary/secondary/special education, child/youth development, psychology, youth program administration, or closely related field.


A combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major in a subject matter field (24 semester hours) appropriate to position (see above), plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normal acquired through the successful completion of the 4 year course of study described above.

In addition, candidate must possess:
1. At least 24 months working with child and/or youth programs.
2. Experience in child and your program administration.
3. The ability to plan and organize problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
4. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in English.5. The physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working indoors and outdoors.

Candidates that possess the following Highly Preferred criteria will be sent first for consideration:

- 2 years of CYS Admin Assistant Experience of which one year Parent Central Services
- CYMS Proficient
- Any experience coordinating special events

The full position description can be found here.


Proof of education is required at the time of application.

Additional information

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.

Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs are notauthorized based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.

Allowances, differentials, or incentives will not be paid.

Additional referrals may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as vacancies occur.

For additional information, refer to our Applicant Information Kit.

Copy and paste this URL to view kit: https://publicfileshare.chra.army.mil/Applicants/NAF%20Applicant%20Information%20Kit%20for%20Army%20NAF%20Childcare%20Positions.pdf

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applicants can claim the following eligibilities:
  • Spouse Employment Preference
  • Involuntarily Separated from the Military
  • Business Based Action
  • Current/Former NAF Employee / Current Appropriated Employee
  • Outside Applicant Veteran / Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran
  • Outside Applicant Non-Veteran
Required documents for each consideration category can be found in the applicant information kit, point of contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement if applicants have any questions about these consideration groups or documents. Applicants are also welcome to reach out to
confirm receipt of the required documents or information when submitting an application for this position.

Eligibilities are listed above in the consideration order in accordance with the AR 215-3. Applicants will only be awarded the highest preference/priority consideration found eligible.

By claiming the "Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)" or "Current APF Employee (CAE)" priority consideration eligibility, applicants are self-certifying that they may not be eligible for other priority considerations. Failure to provide supporting documentation to validate preference or priority consideration claims could adversely impact the applicant's eligibility. For additional information on what may be required to support the applicant's eligibility claim, please refer to our Applicant Information Kit found in the applicant information kit.

CNE/FNE/CAE priority consideration must be clearly defined in order to grant the priority consideration. We will need position title, series, grade, location and agency in order determine priority consideration. To ensure we have enough information, we encourage you to submit a copy of your most recent
personnel action.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:
  • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma
  • Resume


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.

Optional: Job Application DA 3433 will accepted in place of a Resume.

The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference:
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214/ Statement of Service
  • Disability Letter (VA)
  • HS Diploma/GED, College transcripts/Diploma
  • DA 3434 or equivalent
  • References or letters of recommendations
  • PCS Orders
  • Proof of Marriage Status
  • Resume
  • Transcript

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

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 .

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.