Career Opportunities

  • 06 Aug 2017 9:11 PM | Anonymous

    Instructional Designer - Santa Clara, CA

    My name isAseemSehgal and I am a Team Manager-US Recruitments for fortune 500 clients with Infotree Services.

    I am writing to gauge your interest in a Instructional Designer in Santa Clara CA. Please review the job specifications below and let me know if you may be interested in discussing this role further. Please contact me on 734-928-2144. Please share your updated resume with me.

    Position            Instructional Designer

    Location           Santa Clara CA

    Duration           16+ Months

    Client                Intel


    We are currently seeking talented Instructional Developer to supports business learning performance to gather and validate technical learning requirements. Develops learning interactive, online content applying various instructional theories and principles., understands the performance expectations and gaps, and assists in deriving the appropriate learning solution.
    Key job functions include, not limited to the following:
    • Design, create, and maintain training curriculum, including course outlines, training guides, instructor guides, reference guides, and additional supporting material; (tutorials, digital interactives, story boards, tests, etc.) that transform technical information into professionally written, engaging instruction;
    • Work with subject matter experts to fully understand latest product functionality, and identify target audience’s training needs and gaps in current curriculum
    • Organizes and works under strict time and production deadlines, while producing quality training deliverables.
    • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Distance Learning, or related field
    • Formal education and/or experience in IT technical subject matter required
    • At least 5 years’ experience in instructional design, distance learning, corporate training, or a directly related field
    • Demonstrated experience in the following tools: Articulate Storyline, Captivate, Photoshop
    • Demonstrated experience to communicate technical concepts and processes using clear, simple language and visuals
    • Excellent writing and editing experience
    • Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Graphic design, Photoshop, etc.
    • Current or recent working knowledge of instructional design tools & methodologies

    Current or recent experience designing online and face to face curriculum
    Experience in developing Hi tech training products

    Thanks & Regards,
    AseemSehgal
    Team Lead- Recruitments

    Infotree Service Inc.

    Email id: asehgal@infotreeservice.com

    Mailing Address : 215 Ann Arbor Rd, Suite 304, Plymouth, MI 48170

    Office:  734-928-2144

    E-Fax- 734 927 9390

     

    http://infotreeservice.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/infotree2.png 

  • 06 Aug 2017 9:06 PM | Anonymous

    Learning & Development Program Mgmt. - Pleasanton, CA 

    Description 

    This senior level employee is primarily responsible for leading project teams, staying on budget, identifying risks and issues, and leading on departmental or cross-functional teams.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.
    • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
    • Leads multiple large-scale projects with full responsibility and accountability for the outcomes.
    • Develops, analyzes, and manages complex project plans which include schedule, and resource forecast.
    • Manages and monitors the program financials of multiple large projects.
    • Monitors and controls overall project performance and quality against plan and makes adjustments as needed.
    • Oversees project activities related to organizational change management (e.g., development and execution of user adoption, implementation, and training plans) as defined by the project.
    • Promotes adherence to established processes and policies (e.g. SDLC including domain standards, Kaiser standards).
    • Oversees allocation of resources, schedules, and task assignments to ensure proper project management practices are in place.
    • Manages the work of large project teams by monitoring internal and external resources.
    • Leads others in requesting and managing internal and/ or external resources based on the alignment of team member skills and project demands.
    • Communicates a clear vision of project goals and objectives to the team.
    • Delivers individual performance feedback to team members.
    • Manages, monitors and mitigates project or component risks.
    • Monitors the compliance of project plans by ensuring team members follow policies and procedures.
    • Ensures the alignment, buy-in, engagement and support of diverse project stakeholders by building and maintaining relationships as well as communicating appropriately with internal customers, third party vendors, and business leadership.
    • Ensures success of project by identifying and working closely with the right stakeholders based on their level of influence and decision making.
    • Provides insight to key stakeholders and project sponsors by developing project goals, setting the prioritization of deliverables, discussing involvement of business processes (e.g. project change management, communication) and facilitating decisions necessary for project delivery.
    • Communicates tough issues to stakeholders and keeps an independent opinion.
    • Reviews vendor performance levels and ensures service level agreements are met.
    • Participates in contract negotiations with service vendors and reviews project invoices submitted by vendor for accuracy.

     

    Qualifications

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum seven (7) years experience managing project(s) using project life cycle methodologies (e.g., SDLC, process management, organizational change).
    • Minimum four (4) years experience implementing large, complex projects in a corporate environment.
    • Minimum four (4) years experience leading project teams.
    • Minimum seven (7) years experience managing project budgets.
    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, MIS or related field and Minimum eight (8) years of IT or related business experience, including Minimum seven (7) years experience managing projects. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Three (3) years experience working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional technology and/or business solutions.
    • Five (5) years experience in business analysis.
    • Five (5) years experience working in a large matrixed organization.
    • Five (5) years experience working with Microsoft Project.
    • Four (4) years experience in large-scale infrastructure implementation.
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent project/program management certification.

     

    Primary Location

    : California-Pleasanton-Pleasanton Tech Cntr Building F Scheduled Hours (1-40): 40 Shift: Day Working Days: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM 

    Job Schedule

    : Full-time 

    Job Type

    : Standard 

    Employee Status

    : Regular Employee Group (Union Affiliation): Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt 

    Job Level

    : Individual Contributor 

    Job Category

    : Project Program Management Public Department Name: Project Management Office 

    Travel

    : Yes, 10 % 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.

    Apply Now
  • 06 Aug 2017 9:00 PM | Anonymous

    Training and Education Center Director - Oakland, CA  

    THE POSITION:
    The Training and Education Center Director directs the Center as the leading-edge source for innovative learning in the County and the community it serves; provides expert professional assistance to County management and senior management in private and non-profit organizations in the areas of training and organizational development; directs the operation of a 10,000 square foot comprehensive, state-of-the-art conference/teleconference facility and; develops and implements a business plan that operates the center as an entrepreneurial entity for the benefit of its customers and the community.

    This is a single position classification reporting to the Director, Human Resource Services.  The scope of responsibilities are Countywide and regional, servicing clientele encompassing both internal County departments and employees as well as external customers, including but not limited to high level management from private companies, senior management from other cities, counties and districts and boards and executives from non-profit entities.

    Key Duties:

    • Develop and direct the design of business, strategic and marketing plans for the successful operation of the Training and Education Center in its role as the leading-edge source for innovative learning in the County and the regional community, with the vision of increasing productivity and quality public service.
    • Assist in the development, modification and implementation of the business, strategic plans of other County departments in support of County executives and their staff.
    • Develop and direct the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the Training and Education Center.
    • Develop and direct the successful operation of the Training and Education Center's separate businesses (services and products) e.g. training programs, organizational consulting, and facility rentals.
    • Evaluate revenue potential, manage costs and invest resources for the enhancement of services and products for internal County and external customers.
    • Develop and direct development programs for executive, mid-management, and line staff in various areas, i.e., online learning, reengineering, organizational development, entrepreneurial government and leadership, and customer focused, high quality services.

       

    THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
    The successful candidate is a seasoned professional whose background reflects progressively responsible Training and Organizational Development and leadership experience with proven success building organizational capability and enhancing employee performance through innovative programs. 

    In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications of the position, the ideal candidate will exemplify the following critical attributes:

    • Results Orientation – Successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in achieving results by setting and attaining challenging goals.
    • Strategic Decision Making – A tactical thinker that is able to gather, organize and evaluate information; establish short and long term goals; execute a plan of action and make adjustments, if required.
    • Program Management – Ability to design, implement and manage multiple programs and direct the related personnel and resources to ensure successful execution of program activities.
    • Political Savvy – Proven ability to exhibit confidence and professional diplomacy while effectively relating to people at all levels internally and externally.
    • Business Acumen – Using economic, financial, market and industry data to understand and improve business results, understand industry trends and leverage one’s own understanding of the organization to contribute to effective business strategies and tactics.
    • Collaboration – Proven ability to work cooperatively with others to accomplish objectives to build and maintain mutually-beneficial partnerships, leverage information and achieve results.
    • Change Leadership – Provides direction and focus during the organizational change process and assist with the development of strategies to manage the change process.
    • People and Organizational Development – Actively commits to plan and support the development of staff and identifies new technical and/or business capabilities needed to improve organizational performance and efficiency.

    Additionally, ideal candidates will have exceptional experience in the following areas:

    • Curriculum design and training delivery, for both instructor led and e-learning.
    • Strategic and tactical leadership and management practices.
    • Staff career development programs.
    • Background with conference/meeting planning services and demonstrated acumen with
      marketing concepts and techniques.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major study in organizational development, instructional design or education, public or business administration, industrial psychology or a closely related field. Master’s Degree preferred.

    AND              

    The equivalent of seven or more years of professional level organizational development and training experience, at least four of which have been in the strategic design, administration, and marketing of training and development programming in a large public agency or company.

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

    Knowledge of:  

    • Methods of organizational development intervention and training.
    • Curriculum and instructional design/development.
    • Business Plan development.  
    • Oral and written communication techniques.
    • Marketing concepts and techniques.
    • Public administration.
    • Supervising and counseling.
    • Conference/meeting planning services.
    • Principles of program budgeting and finance.
    • Principles of financial and program planning.  

    Ability to:

    • Handle a wide variety of situations with diplomacy and tact.
    • Work with diverse customers and communities.
    • Deliver exceptional customer service, both internal and external.
    • Accomplish goals and objectives, building collaboration across organizations.
    • Lead and manage organizational change.
    • Handle complex personnel issues.
    • Make politically astute decisions.
    • Self-initiate, think independently.
    • Develop and implement comprehensive, visionary, strategic business plan.
    • Plan, implement, execute, and evaluate training, organizational development, and conference services.
    • Plan, develop, oversee and conduct organizational development interventions.
    • Speak and write effectively.
    • Develop curriculum and deliver training.
    • Build alliances and cooperative relationships within the County and in the external business community.
    • Negotiate business agreements.
    • Market center facilities.
    • Read, understand, present and explain financial reports.

    EXAMINATION COMPONENTS

    THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST OF the following steps:

    1) A review of candidates' applications to verify possession of minimum requirements. Those candidates who possess the minimum requirements for the class will move on to the next step in the examination process.

    2) A review of candidates’ Supplemental Questionnaires to select the best qualified applicants to continue in the process.

    3) An oral interview which will be weighted as 100% of the candidate's final examination score. The oral interview may contain situational exercises.

    CANDIDATES MUST ATTAIN A QUALIFYING RATING ON EACH PORTION OF THIS EXAMINATION.

    We reserve the right to make changes to the announced examination components. Alameda County utilizes a Civil Service Selection System founded on merit. Such a system is competitive and based on broad recruitment efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to test in an examination process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position. Many of our recruitments are targeted and specific to the needs of a current vacant position, in which case, the eligible list may be exclusively used for that current vacant position. Other recruitments may be more broadly used for both current and future vacancies, or for other alternate jobs with comparable scopes of work.To learn more about our recruitment and selection process, please visit the “What You Need to Know” section of our website, www.acgov.org/hrs.

    Selection Plan

    Applicants will be informed via email with reasonable notice in advance of any examination process which will require their attendance. The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the Agency:

    TENTATIVE SELECTION PLAN

    Deadline for Filing:

    Tuesday, August 22, 2017

    Review of Applications for Minimum Qualifications:

    August 25, 2017

    Review for Best Qualified:

    August 30, 2017

    Oral Examination:

    Week of September 18, 2017

    *WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ANNOUNCED RECRUITMENT & SELECTION PLAN*

    Alameda County and the Human Resource Services Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination and/or selection process to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Alameda County’s Reasonable Accommodation Policy and applicable statutes. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this or other phases of the examination/selection process, please contact the assigned Human Resources Representative listed on the job announcement before the last date of filing. Alameda County requires applicants to provide supporting documentation to substantiate a request for reasonable accommodation. In order to qualify for a reasonable accommodation, applicants must have a disability/medical condition pursuant to the ADA, FEHA and applicable statutes.

    For more information regarding our Reasonable Accommodation procedures, please visit our website, www.acgov.org/hrs

    BENEFITS

    Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

    For your Health & Welfare Benefits

    • Medical – HMO & PPO Insurance
    • Dental – PPO & DHMO Insurance  
    • Vision
    • Basic Life Insurance 
    • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage) 
    • County Allowance (Employer Credit)
    • Health Flexible Spending Account
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Accident, Critical Illness & Hospital Indemnity
    • Employee Assistance Program

    For your Financial Future

    • Short-term Disability Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Retirement Plan – (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
    • Deferred Compensation Plan

    For your Work/Life Balance

    • 11 paid holidays
    • Vacation and sick leave accrual
    • Vacation purchase program
    • Management Paid Leave**
    • Group Auto/Home Insurance
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Group Legal
    • Guaranteed Ride Home
    • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
    • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
    • Child Care Resources
    • 1st United Services Credit Union 

    *Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.

    ** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.

    Conclusion

    All notices related to County recruitments for which you have applied will be sent/delivered via email. Please add @acgov.org and alamedacountyHR@acgov.org as accepted addresses to any email blocking or spam filtering program you may use. If you do not do this, your email blocking or spam filtering program may block receipt of the notices regarding your application for recruitments. You are also strongly advised to regularly log into your County of Alameda online application account to check for notices that may have been sent to you.

    All email notices that will be sent to you will also be kept in your personal online application account. You will be able to view all of your notices in your online application account by clicking on the "My applications" button on the Current Job Openings page. Please take the steps recommended above to insure you do not miss any notices about a recruitment for which you have applied. The County of Alameda is not responsible for notices that are not read, received or accessed by any applicant for a County recruitment.

    NOTE: All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box alamedacountyHR@acgov.org are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. All notices are generated through an automated email notification system. Replies to the email box are routed to an unmonitored mailbox. If you have questions please go to our website at www.acgov.org/hrs. You may also contact the Human Resources Analyst listed on the job announcement for the recruitment for which you have applied.

    Sam Gee, Personnel Services Manager
    Human Resource Services, County of Alameda
    510-267-9492

    Apply Now 

     

  • 27 Jul 2017 9:46 AM | Anonymous

    Technical Writer - El Dorado Hills, CA

     This is Ramesh from Benvia LLC. I have a Job opportunity as "Technical Writerwould appreciate if you can let us know your interest in this Job.


    Job Title   :  
    Technical Writer

    Locations :  El Dorado Hills, CA

    Duration   :  6+ months CTH (purely CTH )

    Interview  :  phone and in person is a must

     

    "U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time." 

     

    Job Description & Responsibilities include:

    ·        Researches, designs, and prepares paper-based and online job aids, reference materials and audit documentation.

    ·        Employs appropriate documentation development methodologies to ensure that the information developed is relevant, readily understandable, and easily accessible.

    ·        Must be knowledgeable regarding current technical communication standards and styles as well as cutting-edge applications for creating online and hard copy materials. Is able to function independently with minimal oversight and direction.

    ·        May instruct and guide lower level technical professionals. Assignments are broad in nature and complex in scope.

    ·        Typically designs and develops approaches that are implemented by others.

    ·        Ability encompasses in-depth knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization.

    ·        Generally requires 5 to 8 years of professional experience directly related to all aspects of the primary product, program or technology. Fully competent professional.

     

    Required Skills:

    ·        Superior writing skills

    ·        HTML

    ·        Adult Learning

     

    Nice to have:

    ·        IT Policy experience

    ·        Society for Technical Communication or American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)

    ·        eLearning

    ·        Process development and documentation skills

     

    Thanks & Regards

     

    kanagala Ramesh

    kanagala.Ramesh@benvia.com

    Work: (732) 917-4883

    Fax: (908) 548-0859

    Benvia LLC

    http://www.benvia.com

     

  • 27 Jul 2017 9:43 AM | Anonymous

    eLearning/Content Developer - Rancho Cordova, CA

    Contract Job Opening:

    Title - eLearning/Content Developer
    Location - Rancho Cordova, CA
    Duration - Long term contract

    Skills- elearning/Curriculam development, LMS experience, Captivate , storyline experience

    Send me your updated resume to patrick.j@objectwin.com for more details


    Letter Value: E4AC7F-39161E

     

     

  • 19 Jul 2017 9:01 AM | Anonymous

    Learning Technologist Specialist Consultant IV -  Walnut Creek, CA

    Job Number:

     609147 

    Posting Date

    : Jul 14, 2017, 7:47:01 PM 

    Description

    You will work within Kaiser Permanente’s Enterprise Learning Department in a diverse learning technologist role that will span between supporting customer requests and system enhancement projects by facilitating, recommending, testing, and implementing the most effective learning solutions and technologies to effectively support and develop our 200K+ employee population. Your responsibilities will include facilitating internal customer requests for integration and deployment of online content (SCORM, AICC, X-API, external vendors) with the enterprise learning management system (Saba Cloud); consulting with customers and a matrix team of specialists to identify issues, recommendations, alternate solutions, or additional services. Your responsibilities will also include participating and/or testing Saba Cloud enhancement projects, integration with other KP systems, and learning development tools to identify opportunities, challenges, and changes. You will work in a dynamic, team-oriented, and customer-focused environment with other technologists, developers, consultants, system owners, IT, project managers, and leaders. Excellent people, communications, and team skills will be as important as technical skills. You must be self-motivated to explore ideas, solutions, research, and learn from others to continue to develop your expertise to optimize the value of your role, your team, and your customers.

    Essential Functions: 

    • Gains thorough understanding of customer’s needs, goals, and proposed solutions, and manages customer requests for integration with the enterprise learning management system (Saba Cloud).
    • Reviews proposed solutions and/or works with a team of specialists, system owners, and/or IT to identify potential issues, recommendations, alternate solutions, or additional services, and guides customers as appropriate; may perform technical deployments and updates, and technical troubleshooting of the learning management system, courses, browsers, and end-user mobile and desktop devices.
    • Participates in testing and/or coordination of Saba Cloud enhancements (including mobile, collaboration, assessments, X-API, 508 compliance, etc), integration with other systems, and learning development tools, and gives input to implementation, change management, and training plans.
    • Develops and maintains current knowledge of learning technologies, learning best practices, our technical environment (systems, end-user devices, mobile apps, network), workforce needs, and recommends, participates, and/or leads changes or innovations.
    • Develops and maintains excellent communications and working relationships with a diverse team of technologists, developers, system owners, IT, customers, and leaders in a matrix environment.
    • •    Excellent customer-facing, verbal, and written communication skills working with technical and non-technical team members, customers, and leaders to ensure success for customer, learning audience, and internal team members.
    • •    Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team environment balancing between excellent ongoing customer support and system enhancement project work.
    • •    Strong curiosity, desire to learn and grow, and willingness to experiment with new technologies and solutions.
    • •    Understanding of learning management system key functions and communications protocols (SCORM, AICC, and X-API preferred).
    • •     Advanced knowledge of online learning development tools, JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS, and interoperability with learning management systems, browsers, and mobile apps strongly preferred.
    • •     3 years minimum experience meeting customer needs in a technology support role, including adhering to rigorous testing, production deployment, and troubleshooting procedures.
    • •    2 years minimum experience testing system enhancements, assessing impact to existing roles, protocols, content, and giving input to implementation plans.
    • •    5 years minimum experience in a combination of technical and/or customer support roles. 

    Primary Location

    : California-Walnut Creek-501 Lennon Lane Scheduled Hours (1-40): 40 Shift: Day Working Days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8 AM Working Hours End: 5 PM 

    Job Schedule

    : Full-time 

    Job Type

    : Standard 

    Employee Status

    : Regular Employee Group (Union Affiliation): Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt 

    Job Level

    : Individual Contributor 

    Job Category

    : Education / Training Public Department Name: Human Resources 

    Travel

    : 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.

    Apply Now

  • 13 Jul 2017 10:55 AM | Anonymous

    Dice Career Fair

    San Francisco, CA – Technology, Security Clearance and Cyber Security Career Fair

    • San Francisco, CA Career Fair
    • July 21, 2017
    • 11:00am-3:00pm
    • Hilton San Francisco Airport Bayfront
    • 600 Airport Blvd
      Burlingame, CA 94010
    • Free Admission
    • Map This Event

     

    Participating Companies

    • Crunchyroll
    • iRhythm Technologies
    • Location Labs by Avast
    • Addastaff
    • County of Santa Clara
    • First Republic Bank
    • Prudential Financial
    • Recology
    • Teledyne Imaging Sensors
    • More companies may be added

     

    Sponsors

  • 13 Jul 2017 10:49 AM | Anonymous

    Master Trainer - Sacramento, CA  

    Who is eligible to be a Master Trainer (MT)?

    ØØ MT’s have an interest and expertise in helping students figure out what to do with their life after high school.

    ØØ Master Trainers are retired educators, career counselors, and parents. Individuals who have personal relationships with our potential Clients or are able to develop those relationships quickly.

    ØØ Master Trainers need to be personable, outgoing, ready & willing to promote & support the STE@M™ Mentoring Programs.

    ØØ  Master Trainer:

    • o   Excel at organizing & delivering training
    • o   Wants to expand their income based on personal effort
    • o   Has a track record of championing the STE@M™ Mentoring Programs

    What does a Master Trainer do?

    1. Master Trainers set up & implement the STE@M™ Mentoring Program MasterMind for middle school or high school students. Currently, a MasterMind has 8 sessions, 60-­‐90 minutes each + a CELEBRATION.

    • 2       Master Trainers set up & conduct Professional Development Training for Educators on the STE@M™ Mentoring Program. MT’s provide follow up implementation support for the Educators s/he trains.
    • 3       MT’s set up & deliver Event presentations

    How are Master Trainers compensated?       See MT Compensation chart.

    ØØ MT’s are Independent Contractors, compensated via 1099. They are responsible for their own expenses. MT’s Trainers are compensated in 5 Categories:

    • o   Conducting MasterMinds
    • o   Professional Development
    • o   Event Presentations
    • o   Playbook sales
    • o   Referring others to be MT’s

    What is the Training Fee to be a Master Trainer?

    ØØ  The 2017 fee is $1,500 with an annual renewal of $500.

     

    What training is required to become a Master Trainer?

    ØØ  Training includes participation in the Professional Development Training.

    ØØ  Future MTs set up & conduct a Master Mind + Celebration at school of their choice.

    ØØ MT’s are trained on how to promote and present the Programs to Clients. Training will be via SKYPE or in person.

    ØØ Ongoing coaching with me as needed.

    Who are the organizations that will sponsor STE@M™ Mentoring Programs?

    We have 3 Client groups:

    ØØ Government, Education & Community organizations: Workforce Development, Labor Dept.CA Chancellor’s Office: Doing What Matters; School Districts, County Offices of Education, Charter & Private Schools, Home School Networks.

    ØØ Private Sector: Corporations & Tutoring organizations who have an interest in STEM & workforce development.

    ØØ   Non-­‐Profits who have a focus on STEM, education, workforce development, girls & after school programs.

    Do Master Trainers have a restricted territory?

    ØØ Not at this point. As a new program, each MT has their choice of where they want to focus their efforts to develop & grow their MT business. We will discuss possibilities and, with assistance from me, the MT will develop their own marketing plan to reach specific Clients.

    For additional information: Cari Lyn Vinci

    916-­‐220-­‐2830

    Cari@InVINCIbleEnterprises.com

     

  • 13 Jul 2017 10:45 AM | Anonymous

    Technical Writer - Culver City, CA 


    Duration : 6+ Months Contract
     

    Job Description / Expectations 
    An excellent opportunity for a Technical Writer interested in contributing to a dynamic company in our Culver City office. High level responsibilities include create and update documentation, including online help files and pdf files to support the legal billing software. This is a three to six month contract which is renewable upon completion of initial contract. 

    Description 
    • Partner with Technical Writers, Product Managers and other Subject Matter Experts to determine technical documentation needs. 
    • Ability to document complex topics, requiring analytical skills 
    • Understands and can operate in Agile Development environment. 
    • Maintains and updates documentation systems and has functional operating knowledge of development tools which integrate with online help requirements. 
    • Research and write/update existing or new technical documentation — including system maintenance and user manuals, online help systems, flow charts, API documents, and system overviews. Research phase may include reading about the project, consulting with developers and end users, reviewing specifications, requirements documents, user stories, running the software and attending meetings/demos to gather information. 
    • Follow established standards (department and those accepted in the profession) while writing and editing as well as makes recommendations for changes. 
    • Updates existing projects appropriately. 
    • Provide documentation estimates based on specifications and/or requirements document. 

    REQUIREMENTS 

    Education
     
    o At least five years in a software technical writing capacity, with at least five years documenting accounting and/or legal software. 

    Core Competencies and Skills 
    o Conceptual knowledge of software development and data processing concepts. 
    o Excellent technical aptitude or ability to learn about new software and document functions. 
    o Firm understanding of accrual and cash accounting principles. 
    o Understands or considers audience needs and can adapt writing style to the appropriate audience. 
    o Ability to work independently as well as take guidance from existing staff. 
    o Ability to scope a project to determine technical documentation needs (e.g., documentation goals, end-user audience analysis, resources necessary, format for documentation, timeframe to complete documentation). 
    o Ability to scale projects appropriately to fit within tight deadlines. 
    o Ability to innovate and solve problems independently and creatively. 
    o Excellent written and oral communication skills that allow you to create high-quality documentation and communicate at highly technical as well as administrative levels. 
    o Is adaptable to different writing standards and practices and can offer pragmatic suggestions for improvement. 
    o Can adapt to the changing needs of a business and understands the needs of the business might sometimes override traditional technical writing and/or journalistic standards/practices. 
    o Proficiency in Microsoft Word or other word processing software. 
    o Extensive experience with Robohelp
    o Understanding of single source or DITA concepts. 
    o Positive attitude reflecting high motivation and enthusiasm. 


    Thanks & Regards,
    Suresh Akula
    Lead Technical Recruiter,
    CAT Technology Inc.
    411 Hackensack Avenue, 7th Floor
    Hackensack, New Jersey
    Voice:  201-257-5081 Ext 363
    Fax:     201 342 2385
    Email:-
    Suresh@catstaffing-us.com
    www.catamerica.com || www.cattechnologies.com ||

     

  • 10 Jul 2017 10:04 PM | Anonymous

    Instructional Designer (Technology), Comission on Post - Sacramento, CA 

    Job Code #: JC-71496
    Position #(s):

    275-330-2947-001

    Classification:

    INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER (TECHNOLOGY), COMISSION ON POST

    $5,053.00 - $6,325.00

    # of Positions: 1
    Work Location: Sacramento County
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

    Department Information

    The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is the nation’s largest public pension fund in providing retirement and health benefits to public employees, retirees, and their families and employers.

    Headquartered in downtown Sacramento, we are a destination employer within Northern California. CalPERS is family friendly and situated in close proximity to the Napa Valley, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and other desirable destinations. CalPERS offers benefit packages, competitive salary, and opportunities for advancement. Join an organization with an international reputation for leadership and innovation. If you are interested in becoming part of a diverse workforce where talent, experience, and expertise are valued, CalPERS invites you to apply for this employment opportunity. The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is the nation’s largest public pension fund in providing retirement and health benefits to public employees, retirees, and their families and employers. Headquartered in downtown Sacramento, we are a destination employer within Northern California. CalPERS is family friendly and situated in close proximity to the Napa Valley, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and other desirable destinations. CalPERS offers benefit packages, competitive salary, and opportunities for advancement. Join an organization with an international reputation for leadership and innovation. If you are interested in becoming part of a diverse workforce where talent, experience, and expertise are valued, CalPERS invites you to apply for this employment opportunity.

    To take a look at CalPERS as a destination employer click here.

    Job Description and Duties

    CalPERS seeks an Instructional Designer (Technology) in the Human Resources Division, Learning Technology and Design Unit to support enterprise-wide training programs.

    To view the position duty statement, please see attachment.

    Occasional overtime may be required.

    Are you creative? Does technology excite you? Do you enjoy collaboration?

    If the answer is YES, join the CalPERS Learning Technology & Design team and use your creativity to help develop eLearning and training programs to support CalPERS’ high performing team members.

    CalPERS is firmly committed to provide a continuous learning environment for team members to achieve and sustain our high performance work culture. In keeping with our core values and strategic goals, CalPERS offers extensive learning approaches, training resources, and learning opportunities to all levels.

    Under the general direction of the Staff Services Manager I (SSMI), the Instructional Designer will work collaboratively in a team setting to:

    • Provide a wide range of instructional design services for learning delivered to CalPERS team members
    • Partner with leaders and subject matter experts to identify training needs and appropriate methods of instruction to ensure learning objectives are met
    • Provide technical and administrative support for GoLearn (the Learning Management System used at CalPERS)
    • Provide oversight and support for all administrative aspects of CalPERS training operations, and
    • Act as a training technology liaison to continuously build and maintain effective communication and working relationships throughout the organization.

    Special Requirements

    Supplemental Questions
    In addition to completing your online job application, you must complete the supplemental questionnaire form located here. Applications received without submitting this form may not be considered.

    Live Scan
    Candidates new to CalPERS are required to submit to a criminal history review process utilizing Live Scan fingerprinting.

    CalPERS Disclosure Requirements
    If employed, you may be subject to rules imposed by Personal Trading Regulations and Conflict of Interest Code that apply to CalPERS employees, which require disclosure of certain investment information and use of a designated trading platform for securities transactions, as well as filing a Statement of Economic Interest (Form 700).

    Application Instructions

    Completed applications and all required documents must be received by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.

    Final Filing Date: 7/20/2017

    Who May Apply

    Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

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

    How To Apply

    Complete Application Packages (Applications and any applicable or required documents) must be submitted electronically through your CalCareer account at www.jobs.ca.gov.

    Required Application Documents

    Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

    • Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
    • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.

    Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

    Desirable Qualifications

    In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

    • Experience working in a training and development organization
      Experience in the design of curricula and instructional materials using adult learning principles, training industry trends, and effective training methodologies
      Experience using eLearning development tools and related software, such as Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, iSpring, Lectora, etc.
      Experience using HTML, JavaScript, and other website development software and tools to customize websites
      Experience in the administration and support of a Learning Management System (LMS) or similar automated tracking system
      Ability to troubleshoot and provide technical assistance to individuals to resolve system issues
      Experience gathering data and providing statistical reports that are accurate and easy to interpret
      Experience in marketing, customer service, and project management skills
      Strong organizational, analytical, and research abilities
      Demonstrated commitment to CalPERS Core Values: Quality, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Openness & Balance

    Benefits

    CalPERS employees are eligible for a number of benefits. Health benefits and leave programs are available for most permanent, full-time employees and some permanent, part-time employees. Benefit eligibility may depend on length of service and may be subject to collective bargaining agreements, which are contracts negotiated between the State of California and employee organizations that define employees' wages, hours, and conditions of employment. Some added benefits CalPERS offers include:

    • Alternate Work Schedules
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Child Care

    For more details about employee benefits, visit the California Department of Human Resources website.

    Contact Information

    The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

    • Human Resources Contact:
      CalPERS Careers
      (916) 795-3065
      careers@calpers.ca.gov
    • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

      EEO Contact:
      CalPERS EEO
      (916) 795-0154
      EEO@calpers.ca.gov
    • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

    Apply Now

© ATD Sacramento Chapter Mail@tdsac.org

Thanks to the generosity of QuestionPro and its Survey Software we are able to track new and exciting data for our stakeholders. QuestionPro's advanced features allow us to collect responses and distribute vital information to participants.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software