Child and Youth-Program Manager

Washington Navy Yard, D.C
Jan 08, 2021
Jan 16, 2021
Full Time


This position is located within Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) N9; Commander, Navy Installations Command; Washington Navy Yard in Washington, DC. Incumbent serves as the Navy's Senior Official and Program Manager for the Child and Youth Program.
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General Management 55%

Plans, coordinates, organizes, and implements programs designed to enhance the effective use of total resources in the operation of CYP activities. Program elements include responsibility of administrative and managerial functions of organization, personnel management and analysis, procurement, internal controls, facility management, and information management systems.

Serves as the CYP subject matter expert and advises CNIC and CYP Managers, Personnel Support Program Managers, Regional Commanders, Commanding Officers, and MWR and CYP program administrators of current management practices that should be employed in the operation of CYP activities. Develops and disseminates information on new initiatives and ensures recommendations are accepted and used wherever feasible.

Represents CNIC and participates in meetings and conferences covering the Navy's CYP. Serves as CNICs point of contact and/or chairs/co-chairs working groups with representatives of higher echelons within the Navy, the Department of Defense, and the civilian community. These working groups deal with complex program functions that require substantial research to develop new approaches to the way CYP services are provided and funded. As required or requested, conduct inspections of CYP activities, individually or in conjunction with required ongoing headquarters inspection visits. Recommends appropriate corrective actions. As required, conducts field assist visits to CNIC CYP activities and attends numerous meetings, working groups, and conferences. In satisfying this requirement, incumbent must be able and willing to travel as much as 50% of the time.

Provides recommendations for the execution of CNIC CYP construction and special project funds. CYP facility construction programs, including NAFCON, MILCON, and special projects, are executed through NAVFACENGCOM, the incumbent identifies requirements, analyzes projects input, validates information, provides project selection recommendations, tracks progress of project execution, and is an advocate for effective CNIC-wide priorities.

Serves as CNICs representative for the CYP and MWR Integrated Process Team and Child Development Functionality Assessment Team and develops standards, metrics, and accreditation processes for Navy-wide implementation. Ensures programs maintain required DoD certification and is current with all applicable annual headquarters and local installation inspections. Ensure programs maintain appropriate national accreditation with the National Association for the Education of Youth Children (NAEYC), Boys and Girls Clubs of America (B&GCA), National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC), and the National After-School Alliance (NAA).

Evaluates the content of new or modified legislation relating to CYP to determine the programmatic and financial impact within the CNIC AOR. Makes recommendations on proposed legislative changes to CNIC program guidelines.

Develops CYP policies, procedures, best practices within CNIC and evaluates potential and makes recommendation for Navy-wide implementation.

Articulates CNICs position and resolves issues through discussions with senior military and civilian personnel (06/GS-15 and above) from inter-agency (USDA GAO, DoDEA, DOT/USCG, DOJ, NRPA, AFYMCA, IMCEA, etc.) and inter-departmental (USA, USAF, USMC, SECNAV, OSD, NAVFAC, NEXCOM, etc.) and is often called on for expertise. Meets with senior industry personnel, including lawyers regarding contract negotiations related to CYP. The incumbent will have ad hoc contact with Congressional staffers to explain the impact upon the CYP resulting from Congressional legislation.

Financial duties 35%

Analyzes, makes recommendations, and provides technical expertise, for the optimum allocation of appropriated and Appropriated Fund (APF) and Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) expended at each CNIC CYP field activity.

Develops six-year long-range resource and program plans for CYP. Identifies requirements and deficiencies for inclusion in the CNIC/Navy-wide Program Objective Memorandums (POM), Baseline Assessment Memorandums (BAMS), and other resourcing reports.

Coordinates and prioritizes capital equipment requirements, special projects, major construction projects for submission to Program Managers and/or higher authority.

Reviews and analyzes NAF financial statements. Determines the technical assistance necessary to maintain solvency at each activity.

Researches statistical data related to CYP operations, such as total revenues and expenses, equipment, programs, sales, employees, occupancy. Prepares reports, charts, and financial tables for presentation to higher authority.

Provides management/status briefs for CNIC headquarters management personnel.

Supervisory duties 10%

Provides administrative and/or technical supervision (including hiring, discipline, evaluation, and training) for up to:

(1) GS-14 CYP Program Analyst

(3) GS-13 CYP Specialist

(4) GS-12 CYP Inspectors

Travel Required

50% or less - Up to 50% may be required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment.
  • Incumbent must have or be able to obtain a SECRET clearance.


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.

Mastery of concepts of program management, requirement determination, policy development, evaluative and analytical processes, and program implementation.

Expert knowledge of the Navy operational organizational structure, chain of command, protocol and funding, particularly as it related to Child Development and Youth programs.

Expert knowledge and understanding of DoD/DoN philosophy, goals, vision, policy and programs relating to child and youth issues of military members. This includes processes required to develop, evaluate, and defend budget proposals and programs to higher levels in DoN, DoD, and Congress.

Expert knowledge of child development and youth programs, functions, organizations, policies, resources and analytical and evaluative processes. Skill in developing, organizing, and conducting executive studies through team efforts is required.

Expert knowledge of pertinent laws and regulations and the process used to effect change including evaluating the content of new or modified legislation for impact to CNIC AOR and translating legislation into program goals and implementation.

Knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of program effectiveness or improvement of complex management processes and systems, which have impact on the DoN/CNIC/CYP program goals and objectives.

Expert knowledge of appropriated and non-appropriated fund budget and financial management regulations, policies, processes and procedures. A thorough understanding of non-appropriated fund business practices as they relate to organizational structures, competitive environments, strategic management, marketing principles core competencies and performance measures is required.

Oral and written briefing skills with knowledge of techniques and formats for effective communication to flag level positions.

Knowledge of personnel management rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing military personnel, civil service employees, non-appropriated funds employees and contractors who work within DoD.

Knowledge of procurement and contracting rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Specific knowledge related to non-appropriated fund contract methods, administration and formats for a variety of contract types including service, supply, concessionaire, lease, and contraction/renovations is required.

Knowledge of research methodology, information retrieval, and data organization for analysis, decision making, and formulation of recommendations. Research methods include interviews, focus groups, working groups, surveys, and data search.

Knowledge of general accounting principles and the ability to design accounting applications in complex non-appropriated fund operational environments. Specific knowledge includes knowledge of accrual accounting, accounting classification codes, financial reporting, payroll, assets and liability management, fund equity, balance sheets, income and expense statements, cash flow analysis, capital budgeting, financial ratio analysis and property management.

Knowledge of EEO program policy, goals, and implementation methods involving decentralized and diverse program operations.


Additional information

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.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

DON is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodation(s) should email their request to to ensure proper consideration is given.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume 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.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

  • If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, receipt of medals and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable.
  • Please provide your proof of disability.
  • For a disabled veteran, you must submit a Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) letter on DVA letterhead that states your overall combined service-connected disability rating.
  • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.
  • For current or previous Federal employees, please attach a copy of your most recent SF-50 or agency notification of personnel action form that provides current position, grade level, and duty location.
  • If you are a veteran claiming Sole Survivor Preference, please attach your SSP documentation.
  • Please provide a copy of your College transcript(s) which support those qualifications for which you wish to have considered.
  • If you are a service member who expects to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions, you may submit a certification letter to receive veterans' preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.

- Resume.

- If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4).

- Statement of Service (Applies to Military Members ONLY).

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.

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