Education Specialist - DCA - Sacramento, CA

13 Jan 2015 8:59 PM | Anonymous

Education Specialist - Sacramento, CA

The Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (Bureau) is located in South Natomas and is just a short walk from Discovery Park. Conveniently located just off the I-5, with plenty of free parking!

As an Education Specialist with the Bureau, you will be part of the team that ensures that California consumers have access to only the best education by helping to identify unapproved schools and addressing consumer complaints. The Bureau is a part of the California Department of Consumer Affairs that regulates private colleges and trade schools in the State of California. We help protect consumers in the education sector.

This Education Specialist position includes the following duties:

  • Regulation/Quality of Education
    • Travels statewide to conduct on-site qualitative reviews and assessments as well as to conduct on-site compliance and investigative reviews.
    • Reviews curriculum methodology and institutional personnel qualifications to ensure they are consistent with the educational program objectives.
    • Identifies for institutions the areas in which it has deviated from standards and proposes corrective measures to ensure high quality education programs.
  • Statistical Reporting
    • Prepares annual and monthly reports for Bureau management.
    • Reviews legislative changes and makes recommendations for implementation of legislative changes or regulatory changes.
    • Represents the Bureau in litigation and dealings with other governmental agencies, accrediting associations and other interested parties.
  • Training and Outreach
    • Makes recommendations relative to policy, training and standards to Bureau administration.
    • Represents the Bureau at public meetings, workshops, and trade or professional association meetings.
    • Recommends to Bureau management development and implementation standards on proposed changes.
    • Provides consultation, training and technical assistance to institutions on the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009, Bureau regulations, and other education code requirements and procedures.


The following competencies are important for successful job performance: analytical thinking, planning and organizing, communication, customer focus, ethics and integrity, interpersonal skills, and personal credibility.

The following skills are important for successful job performance: writing, effectively communicating, organizing, analyzing, interpersonal skills, planning, speaking, prioritizing, and computer skills.


A complete application includes the State of California Application for Employment. Send applications to the address listed in the table below. To be considered for the position, you must submit an application by mail. The Bureau does not accept emailed applications.


Eligible candidates who are current state employees with status in the above classification or lateral transfers in an equivalent class, former State employees who can reinstate into this class or persons who are reachable on a current employment list for this classification may apply. All methods of appointments, including Training and Development Assignments (T&D) will be considered. All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678 (Rev. 6/2010) with original signature and must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section of the STD 678. SROA and Surplus candidates are encouraged to apply. Appointment is subject to SROA and State Surplus policies. Surplus candidates must submit a copy of their surplus status letter.

All applicants, regardless of the type of eligibility, must meet the Minimum Qualifications of the classification. To view the Minimum Qualifications, please go to and enter the Classification Code or Title you wish to review. In addition, please attach all required documents (i.e. transcript/diploma, license and/or required certificate) to your application.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be considered for an interview.

All appointments are subject to approval by the Office of Human Resources and CalHR. Position may become permanent in the future.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 644 - 130 - 2742 - 604
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  18 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
01/26/2015 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Administration Unit
PO Box 980818
West Sacramento, 95798-0818
Cassandra Carrasco
(916) 246-3914

Special Requirements:
Ability to travel.

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