Career Opportunities

  • 16 Oct 2017 10:00 PM | Anonymous

    Learning and Development Manager - United States


    Your excellent interpersonal and presentation skills will be essential as you start your new adventure. Work closely with multiple HR teams, both shipboard and shore side, as well as officers aboard the ships. Showcase your learning and development expertise as you create new initiatives onboard the ship that could roll out to the entire fleet. A roll-up-your-sleeves attitude, sense of empathy, and passion for your work are essential in this role.

    Disney Cruise Line takes pride in caring for its crew and in treating all crew members with respect. By developing and delivering learning and development strategies, you will have a direct impact on our crew members’ experience and on cementing our status as one of the most sought-after employers in the cruise line industry.
    3+ years of experience working within a Human Resources role directly tied to training, facilitation, and/or training development Working knowledge of Human Resources/Learning and Development concepts and practices Ability to assess training needs and develop strategic plan accordingly Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, shipboard environment with limited contact with friends and family on shore 1+ year in a leadership or operations role preferred Previous experience within the cruise industry and/or Disney experience a plus Knowledge of Fidelio and/or SAP a plus

    Contract length is 4 months onboard/2 months off. Benefits offered year-round, on contract and off contract, as long as a return contract is signed, including: Group Medical Coverage; Short & Long Term Disability Insurance; Life Insurance; Retirement Savings Plan option (90-day wait to participate, 1 year wait for company match).

    Your Responsibilities:
    Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this) Complete a pre-employment medical Obtain a criminal background check Bring approved work shoes
    ** Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

    Travel the globe while developing your career with a world-renowned leader! As the Learning and Development Manager, you will take charge of the onboarding, training, and development of our entire team, from crew to officers.

    Leverage your HR knowledge to develop learning content, coach crew members, facilitate presentations, and onboard every member of our crew. You will play an integral role within Disney Cruise Line as you help our crew members grow their skills, guiding them on the path to success!


    Contract length is 4 months onboard/2 months off. Benefits offered year-round, on contract and off contract, as long as a return contract is signed, including: Group Medical Coverage; Short & Long Term Disability Insurance; Life Insurance; Retirement Savings Plan option (90-day wait to participate, 1 year wait for company match).

    Your Responsibilities:
    Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this) Complete a pre-employment medical Obtain a criminal background check Bring approved work shoes
    ** Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

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  • 16 Oct 2017 9:58 PM | Anonymous

    Global Head of Learning - South San Francisco, CA

    Pharma Technical Development (PTD) is an organization of over twothousand people globally. PTD is integral to Roche’s mission to developmeaningful medicines for patients by applying technical expertise to bridgeearly-stage, late-stage and commercial product needs. PTD is integral tothe mission of Technical Operations (PT) - reliably delivering the pipeline andensuring uninterrupted supply of quality products.

    Reportingto the PTD Head of Global Business Operations, the PTD Global Head Learningwill champion training activities in PTD and establish PTD’s learningstrategy within the PT Learning network. The role is accountable for leadingthe implementation, continuous improvement and sustainment of PTD learningbusiness processes and systems to ensure compliance, network alignment, and efficientdelivery of training and learner experience. This role will provide expertisein the area of learning and promote synergies between PTD learning processesand systems to add value, as well as, ensure PTD compliance.

    The head will promote an organizational culture of technical expertise,innovative thinking and agile responsiveness. Learning partners withmanagement and experts within the function to define training needs, monitor performance,prioritize opportunities, and execute improvements. The head will partnerwith key external stakeholders to align cross-functional training priorities.

    The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape andinfluence the scope and structure of PTD Global Business Operations as a memberof the leadership team.


    • Lead the PTD Global Learning Network and effectively manage cross-siteunits with business process and training professionals in Basel and South SanFrancisco.
    • Lead, manage and develop team members, set goals, perform appraisal andpromotion reviews, create succession plans, actively support careerdevelopment, manage team budget
    • Define processes, governance, communication concepts and ways ofworking for Learning activities with key stakeholders within PTD/PT. Understandand articulate the key training challenges and opportunities within PTD; ensuretraining are aligned with the most critical business needs.
    • Identify PTD learning needs, define training and ensure trainingroll-out within PTD relevant communities. Execute successful improvements to businessprocesses and training activities, seeking stakeholder feedback and input
    • Cultivate a culture of continuous improvement in Learning, includingeffective use of Lean tools and methodologies
    • Monitor training effectiveness, capture measurable impact of training initiatives
    • Liaise with, negotiate contracts and manage external service providersfor Learning
    • Act as Learning SPOC for PTD wide learning requests, development and/orroll-out-
    • Take accountability for actions, drives results. Make quality decisions and resolves problemsrapidly.
    • Make fact-based decisions, timely decisions by considering alternativesbefore proposing final recommendations.
    • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization,presents even complex concepts with clarity and simplicity.
    • Excellent planning and prioritization skills with the ability tomultitask and adapt. Able to synthesizelarge amount of information. Able to deliver results despite shiftingenvironment, remain effective under stress
    • Ability to identify problems, define problem statement clearly andaccurately and apply structured and disciplined methodology to identifydata-driven root causes. Innovative andeffective in solution development, risk control, and execution.
    • Establish effective strategies for interaction with stakeholders inResearch & Development, PT, and Commercial. Collaborate with otherexperts across the Learning network
    • Contribute to the PTD Global Business Operations Leadership Team bythinking broadly across business enabling activities, contributing to thegroup’s vision and plan, and partnering with peers to meet global needs

    Who You Are

    • B.S./ M.S degree in Engineering, Science or Business; MBA or advanced degreepreferred
    • 15+ years professionalexperience
    • Demonstrated outstanding contributions in one or more of the following: Operational Excellence, Training, Pharmaceutical Development, PharmaceuticalManufacturing/Supply/Quality, Business Strategy & Analysis
    • Experience with adult learning
    • Several years experience managing people; must embrace peopleengagement as a key to high business performance
    • Proven record of leading teams and organizations on strategic initiatives
    • Excellent communication skills, including an ability to deliver clear,concise messages to both management and the broader organization
    • International travel required
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  • 16 Oct 2017 9:51 PM | Anonymous

    Managerial Consultant - Sacramento, CA 

    Description: Managerial consulting supports senior leadership by addressing strategic issues, including determining the problem definition and structuring the problem solving approach, generally where no precedent currently exists. Issues span several topics and are not restricted to one functional area. Examples include strategy development, market assessments, policy issues, profitability assessments and major implementations. Issues support senior leadership in the definition and attainment of organizational goals. Managerial Consultant provides consulting, project management, and analytic support services for a broad array of issues. May assist senior consultants or manage complex projects independently.

    Essential Functions:

    • Defines and frames complex multi-dimensional strategic management issues and develops time tables/processes for decision making.
    • Translates needs, issues, and ideas into effective strategies and action plans.
    • Coordinates team/project activities and schedules.
    • Researches key business issues and directs the collecting and analyzing of quantitative and qualitative data.
    • Synthesizes analysis and identifies key findings.
    • Assists in the determination of goals and priorities with team, clients, or project management sponsors.
    • Establishes team membership and project participant.
    • Develops proposals for clients outlining proposed project structure, approach, and work plan.
    • Provides staff leadership to multi-disciplinary project teams, as well as manages work of outside consultants when used.
    • Formulates specific implementation plans and evaluates the effectiveness of actions/programs implemented.
    • Communicates results/recommendations to project sponsors.
    • Develops creative alternative solutions.
    • Recommends action steps to team and client.
    • Plans and facilitates meetings.
    • Makes formal presentations to various senior level audiences.
    • Transfers project team knowledge/tools to client.
    • Participates in the development and management of the department, including coaching, recruiting, conducting performance reviews for analysts, and other departmental activities.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum four (4) years of related analytical and/or consulting experience required.

    • Bachelor's degree in business administration, economics, health care administration, operations research, public health administration, or other related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
    • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
      License, Certification, Registration
    • N/A.

      Additional Requirements:
    • Specific expertise required as specified.
    • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.
    • Advanced computer skills and knowledge of data systems.
    • Must demonstrate effective communication, consulting, interpersonal, presentation, and project management skills.
    • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

      Preferred Qualifications:
    • Minimum four (4) years of related analytical and/or consulting experience in health care preferred.

    • Master's degree preferred.

      Additional Preferred Qualifications:
    • Strong quantitative analytical skills.
    • Performance improvement experience.
    • Facilitation of all levels of front line to senior leader teams.
    • Ability to manage formally and informally, e.g. interns and consultants.
    • Skilled at leading trainings and mentoring.
    • Learns new skills willingly.
    • Flexible and agile, with the ability to change priorities and focus quickly.
    • Excel and performance skills required.

      Primary Location: California,Sacramento,S. Sacramento Hospital 6600 Bruceville Rd.Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40Shift: DayWorkdays: Mon - FriWorking Hours Start: 8:30 AMWorking Hours End: 5:00 PMJob Schedule: Full-timeJob Type: StandardEmployee Status: RegularEmployee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, ExemptJob Level: Individual ContributorJob Category: Consulting Services / Project/Program Management (Non IT)Department: South Sacramento Portfolio Management OfficeTravel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
      External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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  • 16 Oct 2017 9:48 PM | Anonymous

    Career Development Program Manager - Sacramento, CA 

    Department Description

    The Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) Research Education and Career Development (RECD) core administers several career development programs and a translational research curriculum for graduate students, medical
    students, postdocs, clinical fellows, and junior faculty.

    Position Information

    Salary Range                         : $2513.60 to $5141.60
    Salary Frequency                  : Biweekly
    No. of Positions                     : 1
    Appointment Type                 : Career
    Percentage of Time              : 100%
    Shift Hour                                : Monday to Friday 8am-5pm
    Location                                  : UCD Clinical and Translational Science Center
    City                                           : Sacramento
    Union Representation         : No
    Benefits Eligible                    : Yes

    We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.


    --Experience coordinating academic programs  (research, educational) preferred.
    --Experience working with faculty, clinicians, advanced-degree candidates, and staff to support research training and education programs.
    --Demonstrated ability to effectively develop and communicate program schedules, activities, and goals to scholars, faculty mentors and program leadership.
    --Experience managing program budgets.
    --Experience  coordinating program activities in a time efficient manner and develop methods for improving program administration.
    --Experience searching and securing meeting venues locally and nationally  for program activities.
    --Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing.
    --Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
    --Computer Skills: Proficiency in Lotus Notes; MS Office programs - Word, Excel, Powerpoint; use of internet tools and resource.
    --Experience preparing progress reports, brochures, website content, calls, directives.
    --Experience meeting grant reporting and administration requirements, especially with regard to trainee appointments and terminations, and annual progress reports.
    --Knowledge of graduate education and postdoctoral training policies and procedures.
    --Knowledge of University and UCDHS policies, procedures and resources.

    --Must be able to occasionally work outside of regular business hours (evenings/weekends) and in other locations for program events.
    --Required to travel between UC Davis campus (Davis) and UCDHS campus (Sacramento) for program activities and support.
    --Must be able to travel to annual national and/or regional meetings related to translational research training and education.


    The Career Development Program Manager Training Program Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation, facilitation, and coordination of career development programs that include core and elective curricula, workshops, seminars, mentored research experience and annual conferences and retreats.  This position will schedule, plan, develop, market, implement and evaluate CTSC and affiliated research training programs.  Will also be responsible for assuring compliance with center and program grants, university policy, and stated objectives set forth by the Internal and External Advisory Boards (IAB/EAB).

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  • 16 Oct 2017 9:45 PM | Anonymous

    Learning Delivery Administration Team Member - Roseville, CA


    Coordinates all activities associated with the learning management system (Healthstream) for assigned region/affiliate. Serves as the learning management system Administrator. Administers all course assignments, communication regarding assignments, course curriculum and test updates, and course completion reports. Performs authoring activities (simple authoring and course publishing) in partnership with region/affiliate educators and subject matter experts. Provides technical, reporting and basic analytical support to assigned region/affiliate. Administers learning and organization development intervention wrap-up activities and evaluation process. .

    Partners with other HR Team Members to help deliver learning and organization development coordination and logistics services on behalf of Sutter Health and to help build a high-performing HR Service Delivery Team. Supports creating and building Learning Administration Team that is focused on delivering results by providing effective coaching, by seeking and responding to regular performance feedback, assisting with orientation and appropriate training of team members.

    Supports the success of a high-performing shared services organization by helping to champion and drive the long-term Sutter Shared Services vision. Helps foster an environment in which continuous improvement in business processes and services is welcomed and recognized. Participates in programs and in using tools in support of building a high performance culture via the standard Sutter Shared Services responsibilities (e.g. performance measurement, people development, customer relationship management, etc.).



    AA/AS degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience required. BA/BS degree desired.

    • Experience in a learning administration or organizational development function is required
    • Experience of working with multiple processes and serving multiple customers is required
    • Experience in a health care setting is preferred
    • Experience in a service delivery environment is preferred
    • Experience with a start-up organization is a plus
    • Experience with eLearning authoring tools (e.g. Captivate, Lectora SNAP, photoshop, Articulate, etc.) is required


    • Must be familiar with organizational learning and development administration processes
    • General knowledge of learning/training concepts and principles of adult learning
    • General understanding of HR functions including learning administration
    • Basic knowledge of regulatory training requirements to assist affiliates/regions in making assignment recommendations to ensure compliance, preferably healthcare related
    • Knowledge of shared services center / contact center operations and associated human resource issues and solutions desired

    • Ability to perform day-to-day Learning Administration Team activities to ensure that customer priorities are met
    • Ability to communicate ideas both verbally and in writing to influence others and strong listening skills
    • Ability to ask the right questions to understand true business needs
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external clients
    • Ability to coordinate with other human resources team members to deliver seamless customer service
    • Ability to analyze data, identify information trends and determine solutions
    • Ability to identify concerns before they become problems, and to propose solutions to the concerns
    • Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and adaptability to changing priorities and working with multiple customers
    • Ability to navigate learning management systems to make assignments, assemble courses, and generate reports as needed
    • Requires accuracy, attention to detail and organization skills
    • Requires the ability to use SharePoint and the web
    • Requires training and meeting facilitation skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and learning management systems and eLearning authoring tools (e.g. Captivate)
    • Requires the ability to work with and maintain confidential information

    Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Roseville
    Organization: Sutter Shared Services
    Employee Status: Regular
    Benefits: Yes
    Position Status: Non-Exempt
    Union: No
    Job Shift: Day
    Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
    Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
    Weekend Requirements: None
    Schedule: Full Time
    Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

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  • 16 Oct 2017 9:43 PM | Anonymous

    Senior Workforce & Labor Relations Consultant - Sacramento, CA

    Provide a wide range of senior level employee relations and labor relations support.  Identify, investigate, and resolve union and employee issues including escalated grievances (arbitration and mediation stage), work environment scans and investigations that are deemed to be conducted external from the affiliate/region.  Provide guidance to Human Resource Business Partners (HRBP's) and Sutter Shared Services (S3) on policy and CBA interpretation and on complex employee relation issues including terminations.    As appropriate, represent Sutter Health in grievance, mediation, arbitration hearings or other labor or employment-related administrative proceedings. Actively participate in and/ or lead the development of employee engagement/proactive employee relations programs supporting the overall employee value proposition and support affiliates with implementation of the programs.  Function as lead on the development and analysis of bargaining proposals while assessing the potential impact on Sutter Health policies and programs, and statutory and regulatory operations and compliance.  Based on assignment, negotiate contracts, including those that are complex/ challenging/ politically sensitive, with a strategic focus on overall organizational objectives and conduct effects bargaining.  As a part of the bargaining process, communicate with managers of bargaining unit employees regarding contract interpretation, policy interpretation and compliance.  Represent affiliates during organizing campaigns including overall management of the campaign and its elements.  Lead assigned projects for system-wide solution.

    Education: BA/BS degree in HR, Business Administration or Pyschology, or equivalent experience required. MA/MS degree desired.

    Experience:  Requires an educational background in Human Resources, as would normally be acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or Psychology or the equivalent as obtained through a human resources position as typically acquired in 6 or more years of experience. Must have experience demonstrating the ability to develop, implement and administer human resources programs.  Healthcare system experience is helpful, particularly in a multiple stakeholder environment.  Must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of management and staff to achieve desired outcome results as well as to manage large projects and initiate/ implement/ administer diverse programs. Experience in facilitating and leading mediation required. Experience serving as second chair during negotiations required. Lead negotiator and campaign experience preferred.

    Knowledge:  Knowledge of Labor Relations and Employment laws and processes is required, as is a contemporary “human resources” perspective of labor relations.  Knowledge of employment and employee relations, regulations, law and processes are required.   Must be able to represent Labor Relations in an influential and persuasive way in dealing with a broad range of Labor Relations and Human Resources issues. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of all areas Human Resources, including compensation, benefits, recruitment, workforce planning, HRIS/e human resources, and training & development.  Knowledge of dispute resolutions and mediation techniques. Must have extensive knowledge of how to lead labor negotiations. Must have familiarity with a variety of issues that impact workplace performance and programs impacting the employee value proposition.

    Required Skills: Must have the skills to effectively lead change and transition.  Requires strong collaboration skills to facilitate open sharing of information between various areas of functional expertise within the system and the affiliates.  Demonstrated ability to effectively manage/recommend through functional (vs. line) leadership and personal influence to achieve a positive effect.  Exceptional written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are required to establish and maintain highly effective working relationships in an extremely fast paced and demanding work environment.  Strong analytical and conceptual skills.  Ability to develop creative solutions.  Must have demonstrated organizational skills with a keen attention to detail and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects within given timelines.

    Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento
    Organization: Sutter Health System Office
    Employee Status: Regular
    Benefits: Yes
    Position Status: Exempt
    Union: No
    Job Shift: Day
    Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
    Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
    Weekend Requirements: None
    Schedule: Full Time
    Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

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  • 16 Oct 2017 6:45 PM | Anonymous

    Instructional Designer - Roseville, CA 

    Our Organization

    Rabobank N.A. is an award-winning, full-service bank serving California communities grounded in agriculture. With more than $14 billion in assets, Rabobank provides a wide range of financial products and services for individual, business, and food and agribusiness customers. Multi-function ATMs at approximately 100 branches, and online and mobile banking resources empower Californians to bank when, where and how they want. Committed to service, Rabobank’s more than 1,500 employees take pride in improving their communities personally and professionally. Rabobank N.A. is a nationally chartered bank, FDIC member and equal opportunity lender.

    Your Function:

    Rabobank, N.A. has an exciting opportunity for two temporary Instructional Designers located in our Roseville Executive Offices! The Instructional Designer is responsible for assessing training needs and for developing training course content, materials and coverage. Also responsible to maintain knowledge of instructional technologies by attending workshops, classes on training, reviewing training publications, and networking.

    Responsibilities will include and are not limited to the following:

    • Participates as key member of project teams and attends regular meetings to support new product introduction and process and technology innovation to ensure training programs are developed and ongoing resources are in place for employees. 
    • Develops training materials, including instructional guides/procedural manuals, job aids, reference tools, and Level I-III evaluation instruments, multimedia visual aids and all other educational materials including web based learning.
    • Works with subject matter experts and Audit/Compliance/Legal to ensure materials are accurate and complete.
    • Develops and delivers training required for project processes and resources. Supports program development, as needed.
    • Performs all other job duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Your Profile:

    The successful candidate will possess the following:

    • Bachelor's Degree preferred, with 0-2 years related experience, preferably in instructional design. In a financial institution is preferred but not required; or Training Certifications with 5 years related experience, preferably in a financial institution; or High School Diploma or equivalent with minimum of 5 years related experience, preferably in a financial institution.
    • Human Resources background preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Proficient with MS Office Suite.
    • Possess excellent human relations, communications and business writing skills.
    • Possess excellent time management and organizational skills; is a self-starter.
    • Able to cope with pressure resulting from meeting required deadlines and reporting requirements and training responsibilities.
    • Exemplary motivation, enthusiasm, and professionalism.
    • High level of accuracy and great attention to detail.
    • Able to make and support sound decisions.
    • Consistently demonstrate tact, discretion and good judgment.
    • Exhibit high degree of professionalism and confidentiality in handling and having access to sensitive information.
    • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
    • Able to work effectively without direct supervision.
    • Able to comprehend and interpret Bank policies and procedures.
    • Must be able to travel throughout bank’s footprint to perform required duties (25% to 50%).

    We Offer:

    Rabobank is committed to attracting, retaining, and rewarding employees. We offer competitive salaries, bank wide cash bonus plans, generous benefits, and a supportive work environment with global career growth potential.

    Additional Information:

    Rabobank is an Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer.


    For immediate consideration, please complete an on-line application and/or submit your resume.

    Apply Now

  • 16 Oct 2017 6:43 PM | Anonymous

    Director of Organizational Development - Sacramento, CA 

    PICO California aspires to create a just and inclusive society that recognizes and embraces the inherent dignity of all Californians. Our mission is to unlock the power of people to place their values into the heart of state, regional, and local civic decision-making. Founded 20 years ago, PICO California operates out of three offices (Sacramento, Berkeley, and Los Angeles) that serve 485 congregations within 19 member federations across 73 cities located in six major regions: Central Valley, Inland Empire, Southern California, Los Angeles, Bay Area and Northern California. Our network of more than 500,000 Californians extends from San Diego to Del Norte. PICO volunteer leaders are among the people most impacted by equity issues: immigrants, the formerly incarcerated, low-wage workers, chronically uninsured and underinsured, and young people. Our diverse institutional membership from more than a dozen faith traditions anchors our outreach, analysis and action in a prophetic theology of resistance that helps people understand the systemic roots of their shared suffering as well as articulate an alternative narrative that liberates individuals and communities from the dominant cultural norms that perpetuate inequity.

    Position Overview

    The Director of Organizational Development is responsible for equipping California federations with the formation, tools and coaching necessary to create an organizational culture of leadership where the staff, Boards of Directors and Executive Directors are routinely and systematically developed. This will have been achieved where there is a clear leadership bench in each federation.


    1. Assessment of PICO CA Federations

    • Develop a clear rubric for assessing health of PICO CA federations
    • Lead and coordinate assessment processes within each federation in PICO CA.
    • Work in partnership with PICO National Director of Federation Support to develop alignment of content and practice.

    2. Clarity through Theory of Change

    • Coaching California federations in developing a clearly defined 2-5 year theory of change which outlines clarity of purpose, defined upstream forces, an assessment of organizational strengths and needs, and outlined strategies for achieving the goals. 

    3. Staff Development

    • Design a streamlined staff development curriculum, in partnership with lead Organizers from across the state, to use in weekly staff development in local federations.
    • Lead Beginner/Intermediate/and Advanced Organizer cohorts that meet biannually
    • Collaborate with the PICO California Director of Faith in Formation to align the development pathways of staff and clergy/grassroots leaders
    • Provide training and support in supervision and coaching best practices, which result in transformational leadership.

    4. Board Development

    • Development of board training curriculum to ensure all board members of local federations are fluent in the financials, have a ownership and command of their local theory of change, and have an annual review of their Executive Director.
    • Design and lead annual California Board of Director training.
    • Create and staff a cohort of California Board Presidents to share best practices and ensure ownership of both local federations and PICO CA collective theory of change and state efforts.
    • Creation of tools including but not limited to: annual performance evaluations, staff work plan templates, personal and professional development plans for staff etc.
    • Assistance in developing conflict resolution/mediation processes, training and support.

    5. Executive Director Coaching and Support

    • Provide ongoing cultural competency training as it relates to staff supervision and coaching.
    • Ensure shared understanding of PICO California expectations around racial equity and updated personnel policies at the federation level
    • Assistance in leading with emotional intelligence and a deep-grounded sense of purpose.
    • Support on developing and leading strengths based teams.


    • Commitment to beloved community, social justice and the mission of PICO CA
    • Cultural competence to work in a multicultural, multi-faith environment
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in relevant field
    • 5+ years experience in Organizing and/or Directing within the PICO Network or local federations.
    • A proven track record of effectively coaching in multi racial, multi faith environments.
    • Ability to handle multiple, high-leverage partner relationships in execution of overall organization strategy
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills
    • Excellent time management and the ability to travel to all areas of the state.
    • Experience working in social movement, community-based organizations, and ideally in faith based institutions.
    • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, authenticity and unwavering commitment to mission of building leader led organizations with race at the center of the analysis.
    • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. 

    Preferred Skills:

    • Bilingual Spanish
    • Proficiency with MS Office and Apple/MacBook proficiency
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively  communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board or other outside partners
    • Bridge-building and conflict resolution orientation

    This position would be based in the Sacramento or Los Angeles office and report to the Co-Directors.
    PICO California is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in its staff, and offers a competitive salary and generous benefits.

    Application Procedure:

    All applicants must apply for this position online. (Click the “Apply for this Position” button below) Please have the following documents ready to upload to your online application:

    1. An electronic file of your resume (preferably in PDF format) including salary history and 3 references ready to be uploaded with your online application.
    2. A cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in this position

    If you need assistance or experience any technical difficulties with your online application, please contact  Resumes will not be accepted via this email address.

    PICO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

    Apply Now
  • 16 Oct 2017 6:40 PM | Anonymous

    Training & Workforce Development - Account Executive - Rancho Cordova, CA

    Summary: Responsible for selling services and workforce training to business, industry, and government organizations. The Account Executive is responsible for generating revenue based quarterly and annual goals and sales projections; keeping up-to-date with developments and emerging needs in workforce development training; and providing input into the product development, marketing, and strategic efforts of the department. Primary duties involve exercising discretion and independent judgment in matters of significance related to coordinating activities that lead to increased revenue.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Prospects for new client acquisition through networking, events, referrals, following up on leads, providing presentations, and cold calls.  Sales territory includes local, regional, state, and beyond.
    • Conducts discovery meetings with prospective businesses and industries to determine training needs and develop training plans.
    • Conducts needs assessments/diagnostic sales calls with prospective clients for the purpose of developing proposals for customized training. Prepares renewal contracts and quotes for existing clients. 
    • Assists in the creation of training proposals and plans in consultation with qualified instructor, trainer, or subject matter expert. 
    • Understands California Employer Training Panel (ETP) options available to clients for financial resources.
    • Maintains up-to-date records and prepare reports on workforce activities as required by the College's corporate team. 
    • Facilitates cooperative relationships with outside agencies, including: Business & Industry, Adult Career Centers, Business & Industry Organizations, Economic Development, Chamber, Commissioners, etc. 
    • Keeps up to date with changes in workforce development policies at the state and local level. 
    • Completes other duties as assigned.


    Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


    Core Competencies:

    Integrity Acts in a way that demonstrates personal integrity; serves as a positive example of why others should trust the motives of the organization; views self as a reflection of the organization by following through on commitments and accepting ownership of mistakes; leaves others with the clear impression that integrity is a core organization value. 

    Professionalism Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments. 

    Adaptability Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. 

    Organization Support Follows policies and procedures; completes projects and tasks correctly and on time; supports organizations goals and values. 

    Communication Communicates effectively and appropriately; uses good judgment as to what to communicate to whom as well as the best way to get that accomplished; speaks in clear and credible manner, selecting the right tone for the situation and audience; listens to others and allows them to make their point. 


    Job Competencies:

    Technical Job Skills Possesses sufficient job skills and knowledge to perform the job in a competent manner; is able to demonstrate skills and knowledge in day-to-day situations. 
    Customer Focus Personally demonstrates that external or internal customers are a high priority; identifies customer needs and expectations and responds to them in a timely and effective manner; anticipates and prevents delays or other things that can adversely affect the customer; keeps customer informed about the status of pending actions and inquiries about customer satisfaction with products or services. 

    Planning Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets and meets goals and objectives. 

    Productivity Meets or exceeds productivity standards that have been established for organizational level or position; has successfully combined skills, ability and effort level to ensure that expectations related to results/output are achieved. 

    Results Oriented Achieves results within established timelines; understands and demonstrates that intentions, activities, and results are not the same; expects that obstacles will occur and refuses to accept favorably those who seek to justify poor results [by describing intentions or activities, who get derailed by obstacles and fail to take effective steps to avoid or overcome them, and /or who frequently miss deadlines without giving prior warning]. 


    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience – Associate’s Degree; proven sales record in workforce training solutions, preferably in an educational setting.Required degree(s) must be from institutions accredited by recognized U.S. accrediting agencies. Degrees from non-U.S. institutions are recognized only if equivalence has been established and provided.

    Language Skills – Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to students, employees and clients.

    Mathematical Skills – Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions; ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Computer Skills – To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Access and Outlook; and master proprietary software used to maintain student records.


    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


    Travel:  More than 50% of the work performed in this position will be outside of the office setting meeting prospects.


    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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  • 16 Oct 2017 6:38 PM | Anonymous

    Learning and Development Specialist - Rocklin, CA

    Salary Level: Based on qualifications

    The Learning and Development Officer is responsible for the management and development of Farm Credit West's learning and development programs.

    Evaluate and analyze learning and development needs across all levels of the association's employee base.

    Partner with subject-matter experts to conduct needs analysis, design, develop, implement and evaluate training sessions and programs.

    Design, develop, facilitate and deploy training and development programs, performance support tools, job aids, training manuals, materials and related documentation.

    Collaborate with managers and external vendors to develop the appropriate training method and delivery training. Assigns training to new employees and reports on completed training at year-end.

    Administer learning management system and knowledge base page on company-wide intranet. Ensure videos, presentations, and related materials are appropriately formatted, edited, and uploaded for employee access.

    Manage the development of a career framework, targeting key roles to facilitate professional growth, retention and the internal movement of talent in all job types.

    Continuously identify opportunities for improved efficiency and effectiveness and deploy performance improvement initiatives including but not limited to on boarding new employees.

    Manage and develop an annual budget for Association-wide learning and development programs.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications : Successful candidate will possess the following:

    Undergraduate degree in Human Resources, Communications, Business or realted field plus five or more years of experience in Learning and Development.

    Presentation/facilitation skills, with the ability to conceptualize and present at both the "big picture" and detail level.

    Strong decision making skills as well as strong interpersonal, communication, customer service and team skills.

    Effective problem solving skills as well as effective negotiation, influencing and marketing skills.

    Able to work with various training vendors to deliver job specific training.

    Possess advanced computer skills including managing and understanding of LMS and web content development via Articulate, Camtaisa, or video software.

    Must be able to travel to perform certain required duties.

    Closing Date: Open until filled

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