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The Military Youth Challenge Program Manageris responsible for supervising all division heads under the Operations Unit in the Youth Challenge Program andassisting the Youth

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Special Job Requirements:

Occasional in and out-of-state overnight travel is required. Occasional twenty-four hour on-call duty is required.

Typical Functions:

Assists the Youth ChallengeDirector in planning and directing the program’s goals,operations, policies,and procedures. Assists the Youth Challenge Director in approving hire recommendations, reviews performance evaluations, evaluates performance of immediate subordinates. Reviews and approvesactions and procedures of subordinates. Directs activities of a medium-sized professional staff through lower-level subordinates. Reviews and analyzesoperational and program status reports and evaluates the effectiveness of local civil preparedness of the Youth Challenge Program, ensuring that they meet the National Guard Bureau’s standards. Assists the Youth ChallengeDirector in reviews of federal program regulations for the preparation of deparmtentfunding requests and monitors program compliance. Attends regularly scheduled meetings representing department. Provides information and/or assistance in resolving problems regarding emergency situations with the program or the youth enrolled. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of principles and practices of personnel and fiscal management. Knowledge of the local, state, and federal guidelines regarding youth programs. Knowledge of federal funding sources, mechanisms, and regulations. Knowledge of program planning and evaluation. Ability to establish comprehensive organizational systems and programs and direct the work of others. Ability to coordinate services and activities with local, state, federal, and private sector personnel involving recruitment forthe program. Ability to develop, analyze, monitor, and evaluate the effectiveness of programs. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in public administration, general business, or a program related field; plus, two years of experience working with programs with at-risk youths. or a related field; including one year in a management or supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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