Army Installation Management Command
Summary This position is located at SHAPE, Belgium. This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies throughout the program. Management has the right to assign staff to locations as mission requires. This position is eligible for the NAF benefits package and leave accrual. 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. Responsibilities Serves as a Child and Youth Services (CYS) Assistant Director of a CYS Program with responsibility for assisting the supervisor in the operation of an assigned CYS program IAW all applicable regulations and standards. Provides program oversight and accountability for the performance of assigned staff and the safety and well being of children and youth IAW DoD, Army and local policies and standards. Assists in maintaining DoD/Army certification for assigned program areas, and helps ensure program achieves and retains national accreditation or Army equivalent and maintains accreditation/Army equivalent standards. Provides appropriate staff professional recognition and/or disciplinary action. Conducts written observations of staff during all hours of operation, and evaluates employees based on established performance standards. Works cooperatively with other CYS Managers to ensure seamless service and continuity of quality options for all children and youth. Serves as member of the CYS Program Plan Team to develop written strategies for program improvement. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications 1. Successful completion of a 4-year college or university degree with a major course of study which directly relates to the appropriate CYS field 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. 2. In addition to the basic requirements stated above the following is required: Experience that involved teaching children or other work that demonstrated the ability to perform the duties of the position. Ability to select, train, and supervise childcare and preschool employees, family childcare providers, or other care-giving adults. Ability to develop and implement child development programs, including family day care programs, part-day preschool programs, and before and after school programs. The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions. Must possess comprehensive oral and communications skills and analytical writing skills, and the ability to present ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences. OR 1. Successful completion of at least 24 semester hours in a major course of study in education or appropriate CYS field as indicated above, plus appropriate work experience that provided knowledge skills and abilities directly related to the duties described. 2. In addition to the basic requirements stated above the following is required: 3 months of directly related work experience teaching children or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower grade or level requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position to be filled. Ability to develop and implement child development programs, including family day care programs, part-day preschool programs, and before and after school programs. The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions. Must possess comprehensive oral and communications skills and analytical writing skills, and the ability to present ideas and proposals to a variety of audiences. Please click here to see the full position description. Education Proof of education is required at the time of application, if applicable. Additional Information Area of Consideration The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is within the local commuting area of SHAPE, Belgium. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) 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 not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government’s interest. Other: 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. 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