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CYP School Liaison Officer (Med-Lrg)

Company: Commander, Navy Installations
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP) offers high quality early care and youth services in center-based (birth - five), facility-based (age 5-12), and recreational environments (teen; youth sports and fitness). The SLO serves as contact between parents, installation leaders, school administrators, and the community within a CYP. The SLO advises leadership on educational matters, works with schools, and assists parents on school issues and resources. Learn more about us at: . Responsibilities Serve as installation (region as applicable) School Liaison Officer (SLO) as subject matter expert and representative for issues involving schools (K-12) and their relationships to the community. Responsible for leading the integration of military children into local school systems. Receives and processes complaints from installation personnel and their family members regarding area schools and refer into appropriate agency. Develop actions plans for accomplishment of community/school support goals. Plan, develop and coordinate joint installation/community/school activities. Primary installation advisor to commanders, installation leaders, parents and educators on all education matters impacting military associated children in grades K-12. Subject matter expert to Installation Commander and key installation staff on all matters relating to schools (K-12). Coordinate the integration of all installation activities relating to matters of concern to commanders, parents, students, and local school officials. Establish an interchange of ideas and issues among installation personnel, local community leaders, civic groups, etc. concerning problems in local schools that may negatively impact the installation activities. Represent the Installation Commander on school boards, councils, and advisory groups. Meet regularly with school principals, teachers, guidance counselors, superintendents and other school staff. Serve as the installation point of contact for home school issues and initiatives. Evaluate local media to identify potential problems and works with installation public affairs on methods to resolve them. Function as an intermediary and advocate between parents, school administrators and installation child and youth programs. Attend installation meetings (Town Hall) and presents concerns, solutions, and suggestions to school officials. Assist parents with locating points of contact in the schools and makes referrals as appropriate. Maintain resource materials to assist parents in understanding the policies and procedures of local schools. Provide assistance as needed in school enrollment and in/out processing. Educate parents on how to be the best advocate for their child's education. Inform installation leadership and parents about the importance of Impact Aid to schools. Participate in all installation relocation assistance efforts (Newcomer Orientation, Youth Sponsorship). Create and maintain collaborative partnerships with relevant installation and community organizations (e.g., Fleet & Family Support, Child & Youth Programs, chaplains, medical, EFMP, military/civilian personnel offices, military units). Informs local school officials on base programs, policies, and activities. Write news releases, fact sheets, base newspaper articles, flyers, and feature articles to help educate the base population regarding school programs and policies. Plan, coordinate, and conduct installation tours and orientations for school administrators. Prepare and present briefings to installation personnel about school issues. Maintain records and statistics, such as number of volunteer hours devoted to school activities and other data necessary to support program evaluation. Performs administrative duties related to school liaison officer program. Maintains program information and prepares a variety of reports or feeder information as required. Establish and maintain suspense dates in order to submit required documentation for programs and follow-up as appropriate. Prepares, distributes, and tabulates needs assessments to determine the educational needs of the military community. Complete required documentation and ensures information such as public, private and home school information are available for review by installation leadership or for briefings to installation populations. Develops an annual budget, projects and monitors program expenditures. A complete list of duties and responsibilities will be provided at the time of hire. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications 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. A qualified candidate possesses the following: Professional knowledge and background of early childhood, elementary education and including principles, practices and techniques of education theory. Knowledge of CYP School Transition Program policies, regulations, and procedures. Knowledge of the Navy operational organizational structure, chain of command, and particularly as it relates to the CYP. Knowledge and understanding of Navy philosophy, goals, vision, policy and programs relating to CYP issues of military members. Oral and written briefing skills with knowledge of techniques and formats for effective communication to installation level leadership. 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. A minimum of (3) three years' experience working with school personnel, students and parents, i.e., School Liaison Officer, CYP Manager, education or academic leader/counselor (i.e. with a 4-year degree as appropriate; or combination of education and experience). Education A qualified candidate possesses one of the following: A) Master's degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Elementary or Secondary Education, Special Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Youth Program Administration, or in a related field of study. B) Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Elementary or Secondary Education, Special Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Youth Program Administration, or in a related field of study. C) Non-related degree, but possess 24 higher/upper level semester hour credits. D) No degree, but possess 24 higher/upper level semester hour credits. Note: If you do not have a conferred/awarded degree, you MUST also provide a copy of your HS Diploma or equivalent in addition to your transcripts. Additional Information Executive Order 12564 requires a Federal workplace free of illegal drugs. According to the Executive Order, all Federal employees are required to remain drug free throughout their employment. Commander, Navy Installations Command is a Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The use of illegal drugs will not be tolerated, and use of or intoxication by illegal drugs will result in penalties up to and including removal from Federal Service. 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. 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 Navy Justice Information System (NJIS) 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. 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. If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Select the words "Alternate Application" and click the link icon. Leave the Protocol as Insert the following text in the URL field:

Keywords: Commander, Navy Installations, Virginia Beach , CYP School Liaison Officer (Med-Lrg), Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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