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CYS Facility Director

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Army Installation Management Command Picatinny Arsenal , NJ 07806

Posted 2 months ago



The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is Picatinny Arsenal Installation wide only. Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.)

This position is located at Child and Youth Services, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ

Performs duties under the general direction of the CYS Coordinator, who outlines program objectives and is available for discussion of complicated and unprecedented matters.
Serves as a CYS Facility Director with responsibility for the operation of an assigned CYS facility-based program (199 OR fewer actual child or youth spaces) IAW all applicable regulations and standards.
Implements and monitors DA policies to include CYPPP, fees, program registration/enrollment, baseline standards and benchmarks, Key Management Controls, and space utilization goals.
Develops operational procedures to anticipate installation needs and trends and provides input to CYS Coordinator for inclusion in the CYS Operations Plan.
Recruits and hires qualified personnel utilizing Army CYS Standard Position Descriptions. Supervises and evaluates employees based on established performance standards. Provides appropriate staff professional recognition and/or disciplinary action.
Promotes direct staff IAW Child and Youth Personnel Pay Program (CYPPP) guidelines. Conducts written observations of staff during all hours of operation. Provides training for employees as required.
Supports and budgets for staff annual training requirements (ie, credentials and training for professional management staff). Ensures timely personnel actions. Supports all established EEO and AA objectives.
Serves as Subject Matter Expert on CYS issues related to assigned area(s). Prepares reports, surveys, and briefings for command and installation on matters pertaining to CYS.
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.
Establishes and maintains an active program of parental involvement, providing parent education opportunities and encouraging parent observation and participation.
Tracks parent and volunteer involvement in child/youth programs. Initiates and maintains partnerships with both on and off-post organizations serving children and youth and partnerships with both on and off-post local schools, as required.
Oversees food service program for assigned age group ensuring compliance with all applicable Army and USDA food program policies and procedures to include proper meal components and food service/preparation and storage.
Ensures nutritionally balanced meals and/or snacks are provided. Coordinates the delivery and preparation of food service in locations without cooking facilities. Maintains documentation and record keeping of all food service related activities.
Develops program budget and provides to CYS Coordinator for CYS budget. Manages program to budget. Conducts written analyses of budget variances. Prepares justification for funding of program resource requirements.
Utilizes Child and Youth Management System (CYMS) to oversee the collection, accurate accounting and reporting of funds.
Collect and maintain up-to-date statistical data for planning and reporting purposes IAW higher headquarters and statutory requirements.

Travel Required

50% or less

  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)


Conditions of Employment

Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
A one year probationary period may be required
Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-15.m., and a Child Care Tier 1 background investigation is required.
Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations IAW current Army and of policy including annual influenza vaccinations.
Satisfactory performance, successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated on the job competency is required. Travel to on and off post locations required.


Highly Preferred:
NOTE: "Highly Preferred" applicants will be forwarded to the selecting official first. To meet the "Highly Preferred" criteria you must have/require (12 months) DOD and Child & Youth Services (CYS) field, and upload transcripts to validate the completed coursework.

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:

  • 12 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.


Additional information

Manual Application: If you are unable to apply online, you may submit your application package using a manual application method. Please contact the NAF Human Resources Office or representative 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 1200 (noon EST) on the closing date of the announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Please note that neglecting to respond to the job related questions may result in an ineligible rating.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government's interest.
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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:
NAF Preference

  • Involuntarily Separated From the Military
    NAF Priority Consideration

  • Business Based Action
    NAF Priority Consideration

  • Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF)
    NAF Priority Consideration

  • Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE)
    NAF Priority Consideration

  • Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV)
    NAF Priority Consideration

  • Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV)

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required


Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted with your application:

Optional: Job Application (DA Form 3433) will be 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
3434, 3433, and additional supporting documents.

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 .
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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