Career Opportunities

  • 05 Sep 2018 1:53 PM | Anonymous

    Talent Development Consultant - Sacramento, CA

    Job Description and Duties

    Join our Team of Experts!  We are hiring a Talent Development Consultant to become a part of our innovative team at the Statewide Training Center.  As a Staff Services Manager I (Specialist), you will engage in the development and implementation of Leadership and Lean programs that engage all civil service employees across the state.  Our programs support state workforce and succession planning efforts, progressively enriching the competencies of state employees and all levels of state leadership.

    Under the general direction of the Talent Development Program Manager (SSM II), the Talent Development Consultant’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Consulting with stakeholders regarding best practices for curriculum development. Leading a collaborative effort with partners and stakeholders to design, develop, implement, evaluate and continuously renew the state’s approach to developing employee competencies.
    • Providing subject matter expertise and delivering statewide employee training curriculum.
    • Creating and overseeing strategies to ensure that all levels of state employees receive the appropriate training.  Collecting and analyzing data to validate competency-related training and development strategies.  Establishing key performance indicators for measuring the effectiveness of the statewide employee development programs.
    • Collaborating with others to facilitate an employee development community of practice.  Consulting with  organizations to help them address challenges and achieve employee development goals and objectives.  Developing and delivering employee development presentations and workshops. 

    You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

    Department Information

    The California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) is responsible for all issues related to employee salaries and benefits, job classifications, civil rights, training, exams, recruitment and retention. For most employees, many of these matters are determined through the collective bargaining process managed by CalHR.

    Our Vision: To be the premier leader and trusted partner in innovative human resources management.

    Our Mission: To provide exceptional human resources leadership and services with integrity, respect and accountability to state departments and all current and prospective employees.

    Position Details

    Job Code #: JC-114539
    Position #(s): 363-920-4800-XXX
    Working Title: Talent Development Consultant
    Classification: STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I ($5,917.00 - $7,351.00)
    # of Positions: Multiple
    Work Location: Sacramento County
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time


  • 30 Aug 2018 9:36 AM | Anonymous

    Director of Professional and Industry Development - West Sacramento, CA


    The leading trade association in the construction industry is seeking a Director of Professional & Industry Development to lead, manage and mentor program team members that deliver stellar customer service to our membership. The Director of Professional & Industry Development will be responsible for the financial and programmatic success of the Construction Education Foundation's (CEF) programs which are designed to support & develop highly trained, effective, optimally productive, and a safe & healthy workforce. The primary job duties are as follows:

    • Primary staff liaison to Association councils that include; Safety & Health Council and Small Business Council and training & education committee. Facilitates regular meetings and appropriate engagement and utilization of member groups created to support program planning and implementation.
    • Advises CEF Executive Director & Board of Directors with development and execution of strategic goals/initiatives related to programs operating under the Professional & Industry Development (P&ID) department (Training & Education, Safety & Health).
    • Provides staff leadership and facilitation to assigned councils that include; Safety & Health Council and Small Business Council, in tracking related legislative and regulatory issues and recommendations for follow up action by the Advocacy staff/team, tracking and communicating follow up requests/tasks related to building and maintaining relationship(s) within Cal/OSHA and CalTrans.
    • Provides direct technical assistance and information to members as well as a variety of the Association committees, councils and districts regarding occupational safety, health, workers’ compensation regulation and issues.
    • Provides staff leadership and facilitation to assigned councils by providing its members with direct communication, technical assistance, best practices, employment and networking opportunities and any/all other resources specific to the group.
    • Oversees the planning and execution of all events related to the Safety & Health and Professional & Industry Programs and services. Oversees the negotiation of event venue and other vendor/service delivery contracts (as assigned/necessary).
    • Oversees annual marketing and submission of members projects/applications in the National Safety Awards Program.
    • Oversees training & education class/course development, the planning & development and of on-demand, web and live training/education courses/classes/programs with subject matter experts to deliver high-quality curriculum. Oversees development, implementation and maintenance of an online learning management system (LMS) and individual training course/class accreditation.
    • Primarily responsible for financial management include creation of annual budgets, subsequent monitoring of revenue/expense performance.
    • Primarily responsible for recruitment of sponsors & exhibitors. Manages benefit fulfillment of sponsors and exhibitors.
    • Oversees research, tracking and development of grant applications related to P&ID. Oversees compilation of annual data & evaluation reports for programs and services; tracking participation as well as participant/stakeholder evaluations and evaluation summaries.
    • Oversees development and coordination of effective marketing plans for P&ID programs. Ensures key strategy and messaging is established and maintains a strong collaboration with communications and marketing department. 
    • Attends and represents the Association at industry business meetings and networking events.
    • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with strategic partners, vendors, speakers/trainers, sponsors, members, volunteers and other contributors.

    Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) or equivalent from a technical school; or three to five years related experience managing training and/or safety & health programs and related budgets; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Accounting experience preferred. Experience in construction industry preferred.

    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.

    • Bachelor's or advanced degree in a four-year college our university
    • Three to five years' of experience in managing occupational safety & health and/or training programs
    • Leadership skills and the ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate with diverse groups of people within the construction industry
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; effective, diplomatic and friendly communication style
    • Comfortable presenting to small and large groups
    • Strong interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relations with other departments, agencies
    • Ability to work autonomously (self-direction is a must)
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and evolving work environment Flexibility to travel within state
    • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite
    • Strong organizational skill with a good attention to detail
    • Ability to work efficiently and show excellent time management skills


  • 27 Aug 2018 11:17 AM | Anonymous

    Professional Development Analyst - Sacramento, CA

    Job Description and Duties

    The Professional Development Office (PDO) is searching for a motivated, skilled, and challenge-seeking individual who enjoys conducting training, and is interested in working with an exciting team of professionals in a fast-paced environment. Under the direct supervision of the Training Officer II, the incumbent will be responsible for independently performing the full range of analytical training-related tasks within a small collaborative team responsible for providing professional development services to the legal, information technology, and administrative branches of the OLC, while demonstrating the OLC’s values, and consistently exercising a high degree of initiative, independence, and originality. Please see job bulletin for more information via the duty statement link below.

    You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

    Department Information

    The Office of Legislative Counsel (OLC) is a small civil service department whose mission is to provide legal services and information technology support services to the State Legislature. The State of California provides excellent health benefits and retirement options, sick leave and vacation accrual, and paid state holidays. This position is located in the heart of downtown Sacramento. OLC employees are excluded from collective bargaining and, therefore, receive enhanced benefits and do not contribute fair share.

    Position Details

    Job Code #: JC-124206
    Position #(s): 430-170-5157-XXX
    Classification: STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL) $3,063.00 - $5,129.00 RANGES L, M, N: $3,280 - $5,334
    # of Positions: 1
    Work Location: Sacramento County
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
    Work Shift: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Work Week: Monday - Friday


  • 27 Aug 2018 11:13 AM | Anonymous

    Associate Training Center Coordinator - Sacramento, CA

    Pay range: $56,471 - $70,589

    CPS HR Consulting has a great opportunity to learn and grow within our Training Center.  We are looking for someone with practical knowledge of training programs, client relations, and general product marketing to provide support and assistance to the Training Center.  This position is located in Sacramento, CA, and will assist with business development activities, have contact with clients, and provide support for various tasks while learning more about the courses we offer, our instructors, and our clients.  The ideal candidate will have some project management background, excellent technology skills and the ability to quickly learn new technology, have excellent customer service skills, love working in a fast-paced environment, and be adaptable to change.

    Typical job functions include but are not limited to:

    §  Assists with the selection, creation, and tracking of email marketing campaigns and enrollments.

    §  Provides project and proposal development support for the Training Center Manager and Coordinator; assists with internal training center proposals, RFPs, and other agreements; drafts proposals with cost estimates; drafts work plans and project schedules.

    §  Attends client calls; researches CPS products; recommends trainers and instructors.

    §  Performs some clerical duties as needed.

    §  Provides support for special projects including, but not limited to:  Formatting and publication of e-Materials/eBooks; ADA compliance; conducting research; editing and proofreading materials and documents; tracking project costs; developing project plans; coordinating with internal and external resources and stakeholders; and drafting and maintaining policy and procedures manual of standard operation procedures (SOPs).

    §  Communicates with clients, class participants, and instructors to accomplish business unit objectives.  Communication may include answering questions, providing project or service status updates, resolving issues, written correspondence, and email.



    Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as Business, Communications, Marketing, Government, or Political Science.


    One year of relevant experience related to the duties outlined above.  Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Office, must be comfortable with and quick to learn technology, have excellent customer service skills, be able to work in a fast-paced environment, and easily adapt to change.  Previous work in the non-profit or public sector is a plus.

    Our generous benefits package includes paid time off, a variety of medical plans, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, along with membership in the CalPERS retirement system.

    Applications will be accepted through September, 9, 2018

    CPS HR Consulting is a Joint Powers Authority public agency providing consulting services to government agencies and non-profit organizations across the United States and Canada.  We bring expertise from both the public and private sectors to help our clients in many aspects of human capital management.

    We have developed a successful culture that expects and supports the participation of every employee in achieving the goals and values of the organization.  We enjoy a collaborative environment where innovation is encouraged.  There are rewarding and challenging work opportunities for motivated, creative employees.  We offer flexible work schedules, technology connected work teams, and opportunities to grow within our organization.  Check out the video featuring our employees on our Careers page.


  • 15 Aug 2018 3:04 PM | Anonymous

    Operations Manager - Sacramento, CA

    Job Description and Duties

    Are you looking for a vibrant, team oriented job where you have an opportunity to use your talents to make a difference? The Office of Professional Development (OPD) operates within the Division of Operations (OPS) for the Department of Justice (DOJ). OPD’s mission is to enhance professional development and performance for all DOJ employees through education and training. 

    The OPD is currently seeking a motivated professional to work as a Staff Services Manager I (SSM I). Under the general direction of the Director (SSM II), the incumbent will serve as manager over the administrative and operational functions of the OPD. This position is responsible for leading a team that provides a wide variety and full realm of administrative services and performs various operational tasks of the OPD. The areas addressed include, but are not limited to, student registrations, training records, class scheduling, facilitation of and coordination of logistics for various classes, business services, facilities, contracts, procurement, budget development, Help Desk and video conferencing services, and program control. In addition, the SSM I will be part of a management team that will deliver leadership level courses to develop existing leaders and enhance DOJ’s bench strength and contribute to the department’s overall succession planning efforts.

    You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

    Department Information

    • This position is located in the Division of Operations, Office of Professional Development (OPD) in Sacramento.
    • Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below, as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility.
    • For more information about the Department please visit the Attorney General’s website at

    Position Details

    Job Code #: JC-121909
    Position #(s): 420-090-4800-XXX
    Working Title: Operations Manager
    Classification: STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I ($5,971.00 - $7,351.00)
    # of Positions: 1
    Work Location: Sacramento County
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
    Work Shift: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Work Week: Monday - Friday


  • 31 Jul 2018 10:19 AM | Anonymous

    Learning and Development Specialist - West Sacramento, CA

    Job Description and Duties

    The CalSTRS Administrative Services Branch is seeking a motivated individual to work as a Staff Services Manager I (Specialist) in the Human Resources Division.  

    The Administrative Services Branch provides Human Resources, Facility Management, and Procurement Management services to internal and external business partners. We strive to provide assistance that is friendly, accurate and efficient while enhancing CalSTRS’ ability to provide the best services possible to our members.

    It is the purpose of Human Resources to support the total operation in meeting its goals through its most valuable resource—its PEOPLE. Human Resources is committed to building a successful and sustainable workforce of engaged employees.

    The Training Services unit researches best practices, designs and delivers targeted learning opportunities and recommends development opportunities provided by third-party vendors or institutions of higher education.

    Under the general direction of the Staff Services Manager II (SSM II), Learning and Development Manager, the incumbent functions as a Learning and Development Specialist and organizational culture subject-matter expert and advisor and performs the most sensitive and complex analytical and consultative work. This role carries its own workload and also provides leadership and consultation on creating a socially intelligent workplace enterprise-wide through the research and development of training strategies.

    Department Information

    The California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) is the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. CalSTRS administers a hybrid retirement system, consisting of traditional defined benefit, cash balance and voluntary defined contributions plans. 

    We encourage you to join us in our beautiful headquarters building in West Sacramento, overlooking the Sacramento River within walking distance of restaurants and shops in historic Old Sacramento. Enjoy the full service cafe, free on-site gym and bicycle library and parking fees of only $45.00 per month, featuring priority parking for low-emission vehicles and fully equipped pay-per-charge electric vehicle charging stations. In addition to these state-of-the-art amenities, CalSTRS offers thriving wellness and sustainability programs, an award-winning employee recognition program, and ongoing learning and development opportunities.

    Position Details

    Job Code #: JC-119961
    Position #(s): 815-261-4800-008
    Working Title: Learning and Development Specialist
    Classification: STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I ($5,689.00 - $7,068.00)
    # of Positions: 1
    Work Location: Yolo County
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time


  • 31 Jul 2018 10:03 AM | Anonymous

    Training Officer I - Sacramento, CA

    Job Description and Duties

    Are you a skilled, experienced, and creative trainer looking for an opportunity to contribute your strengths to a team of like-minded individuals?  Are you passionate about delivering effective and innovative training content and have experience with a variety of facilitation modalities?  Are you looking for a collaborative work culture?  Are you interested in ongoing professional training and development opportunities?  Would you like to work in a beautiful downtown area with convenient transportation options, pre-tax parking, bicycle commuting benefits, on-site ATMs, a variety of lunchtime options including seasonal farmers’ markets?  If that’s you, CalVCB encourages you to apply for this Training Officer I position with the Victim Compensation Division, Resource Branch, where you can be a vital part of making a real difference to California survivors of violent crimes.

    Under the direction of the Training and Policy Manager (SSM I), the Training Officer I (TO I) serves as a trainer for the California Victim Compensation Board. The TO I provides subject-matter expertise on the learning and development process and performs more responsible, varied, and complex work involving planning, organizing, developing, conducting, and evaluating staff training on CalVCB policies and procedures.

    Department Information

    The California Victim Compensation Board's (CalVCB) mission is to assure the rights of California victims of crime by providing responsive financial compensation through a stable Restitution Fund.  The CalVCB is a special funded department under the direction of the Government Operations Agency.  If your goal is to make a difference in a small, compassionate agency, this is the job for you.  We value diversity and inclusion, facilitate and support employee recognition, and actively promote career development.  If you are interested in becoming part of a diverse workforce where you have a sense of accomplishment and purpose, CalVCB invites you to apply for this employment opportunity.  

    Position Details

    Job Code #: JC-120650
    Position #(s): 040-215-5197-002
    Working Title: Trainer - CalVCB
    Classification: TRAINING OFFICER I ($4,784.00 - $5,988.00 A)
    # of Positions: 1
    Work Location: Sacramento County
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
    Work Shift: Supervisor Discretion
    Work Week: Monday through Friday


  • 19 Jul 2018 8:34 AM | Anonymous

    Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Sacramento, CA

    Position Details



    $4,784.00 - $5,988.00 A

    Will Consider:


    $3,063.00 - $3,838.00 A

    $3,317.00 - $4,152.00 B

    $3,977.00 - $4,980.00 C

    Work Location:

    Sacramento County

    Job Type:

    Permanent, Full Time

    Work Shift:

    8:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Work Week:

    Monday - Friday

    Job Description and Duties

    Looking for a vibrant, team oriented job where you have an opportunity to use your talents to make a difference? The Office of Professional Development (OPD) operates within the Division of Operations (OPS) for the Department of Justice (DOJ), State of California. OPD’s mission is to enhance professional development and performance for all DOJ employees through education and training. OPD offers a wide variety of desktop application, professional development, mandatory and leadership classes. OPD also operates a desktop application support help desk and oversees DOJ’s video conferencing system.

    Responsibilities for the AGPA include monitoring program budget, preparing vendor contracts, and working closely with managers and Operations Team to ensure day-to-day administrative services are provided efficiently and effectively.

    You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

    Desirable Qualifications

    Energetic, highly motivated individual eager to work in a dynamic training environment. Ability to conceptualize, research, interpret, analyze, apply logical thinking to situations, and adopt effective courses of action. Ability to conduct business analysis and implement project plans to ensure deliverables remain within scope of the solution based on business requirements and management priorities. Ability to take initiative and present ideas effectively. Ability to manage a varied and changeable workload and be flexible to changing priorities in order to meet deadlines. Outstanding time management, communication, and organizational skills with attention to detail. Excellent writing, grammar, and proofreading skills. Knowledge of the state budgetary, contracts and purchasing processes and policies. Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Positive, dependable, collaborative, and able to work in a team environment. Strong customer service and leadership skills are important qualifications for success in this job.

    To Apply, Click the Following Link:

    Final Filing Date:  Monday, July 23, 2018

  • 25 Jun 2018 2:46 PM | Anonymous

    Succession Management Program Analyst

    State of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

    Join a unit in Peace Officer Selections and Employee Development as an Associate Governmental Program Analysts (AGPA) and help shape the important work that will be done to ensure a well-developed pipeline of candidates for future Executive Leadership positions.  The analyst team works with a Staff Services Manager I to manage a program that will potentially serve up to 800 employees in the Department with Career Development initiatives.  Tasks will include:

    • Collecting and analyzing data
    • Serving as a liaison to program participants
    • Conducting presentations regarding the program
    • Providing consultation to create and implement Leadership Development Plans
    • Tracking progress of program participants
    • Traveling within the State (up to 20 percent)

    Recruitments for positions in the State of California are based on merit principles.  Candidates must first review the minimum requirements and complete an online exam for Associate Governmental Program Analyst.  Any current AGPAs working for the State of CA with eligibility to transfer may also apply.  See to learn the steps for getting a State job.  This position can be found on the website by searching Job Control #115697.

    The job is located on the Highway 50 corridor off Bradshaw Road.

    Final filing date is July 5, 2018.

  • 15 Jun 2018 7:22 AM | Anonymous

    Instructional Designer (Intermittent Work)

    Pay Range:  $40 - $90 per hour

    The Training Center at CPS HR Consulting is looking to hire an experienced eLearning Instructional Designer to work intermittently to design and develop learning experiences in the forms of instructional material, training courses, and multimedia technologies.  In this position, you can enjoy the flexibility of working basis from home.

    The eLearning instructional designer will work collaboratively with staff and subject-matter experts to develop learning objectives, rewrite content, structure learning activities and create visual aids for blended, online and instructor-led learning; and may also develop assessments and adapt existing materials in other formats. 

    We are looking for experienced individuals with knowledge of instructional design, e-learning development, blended learning, and classroom training delivery.  The successful candidate will be well versed in multimedia technology, project management, troubleshooting, technical writing, and course development and have a proven track record and demonstrated experience.  This candidate must be able to work both independently and on a team.


    1. Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Instructional Design/Technology, Learning and Development, Education or a closely related field.  Master’s degree is preferred.

    2. At least three years of experience as an instructional designer, including primary responsibilities for designing and developing eLearning modules.

    3. Strong communication and facilitation skills; effective with adult learners, to large or small groups - in person, or remotely (using webinar technology software).

    4. Experience using eLearning development tools; Articulate Storyline and Captivate are preferred.

    5. Experience using a Learning Management System (LMS), Litmos Training Ops (ViewCentral) preferred.

    6. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Power Point, Office 365, OneDrive and SharePoint.

    8. Ability to communicate effectively, learn, and work independently.

    9. Ability to read and effectively utilize training manuals and other written materials.

    Apply online at  Applications will be accepted through 7/15/18. 

    When applying for this position, please submit a portfolio of projects and sample work via email to:

    CPS HR Consulting is a Joint Powers Authority public agency providing consulting services to government agencies and non-profit organizations across the United States.  We bring expertise from both the public and private sectors to help our clients in many aspects of human capital management.  The Training Center at CPS HR Consulting offers a comprehensive range of career development courses for both organizations and individuals.  Our courses are focused on the skills and knowledge that employees need to succeed in today’s public sector workplace.


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