Career Opportunities

  • 15 Jun 2018 7:19 AM | Anonymous

    Occasional Instructors (Various Subjects) – Sacramento, CA

    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.

    CPS HR Consulting is hiring experienced professionals to teach skills and facilitate learning, to public sector employees on an as-scheduled basis.  Our current needs are listed below:

    • Program Analysis and Evaluation
    • Operational Excellence
    • Lean Process Improvement
    • Continuous Improvement

    Classes are taught either at our location in Sacramento, or at client locations throughout California.  We work with our trainers to determine schedules, and our office handles the logistics of scheduling, and the printing of all materials.

    Required Education and Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree, as appropriate, for the needs listed above.  Master’s degree preferred.  Experience in adult learning.

    Demonstrated experience teaching adult learners or as a trainer.

    Additional Information:

    These are non-regular positions, where incumbents work intermittently, as needed, and scheduled.

    Salary while teaching: $125 per hour.

    Apply online at   Applications accepted through July 15, 2018.


  • 15 Jun 2018 7:13 AM | Anonymous

    Talent Development Consultant - Sacramento County

    Job Description and Duties

    Under the general direction of the Talent Development Program Manager 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 delivers 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.

    Department Website:

    Position Details

    Job Code #: JC-114539
    Position #(s): 363-920-4800-XXX
    Working Title: Talent Development Consultant
    Classification: STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I
    Salary: $5,689.00 - $7,068.00
    # of Positions: 1
    Work Location: Sacramento County
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time


  • 07 Jun 2018 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    Senior Assistant (Trainer) - Sacramento, CA

    Office: Assembly Committee on Rules
    Classification: Senior Assistant ($4,018-$8,702/mo)

    Position Location: Legislative Office Building 1020 N Street, Sacramento, CA

    Position Description: The Senior Assistant is a full-time, professional-level position, supervised by the Director of the Capitol Institute.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Teaches and facilitates various training courses for Assembly employees and Assembly members.
    • Assists with the development of new course material.
    • Works with key Legislative staff to develop and update current course materials
    • Performs professional, analytical and administrative responsibilities for the Capitol Institute.
    • Assists with scheduling, preparing materials, and arranging speakers for guest presentations.
    • Routinely interacts with Assembly staff to answer questions on training materials and courses.
    • Performs other related work as assigned.
    Knowledge of/ Ability to:
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of Legislative experience.
    • Legislative process, including Assembly and Senate procedures.
    • Perform trainings, including public speaking and facilitating discussion.
    • Training methods and techniques.
    • Exhibit strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Exhibit strong written and interpersonal skills.
    • Display strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint.
    • Multitask and establish priorities.
    • Work additional hours based upon the business needs of the department.
    • Travel within the State of California.

    Contact: To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to:

  • 09 May 2018 7:54 AM | Anonymous

    Director of Business and Leadership Programs - Davis, CA

    Recruitment Period:
    Open date: May 8th, 2018

    Next review date:
     June 6th, 2018
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: 
    June 30th, 2018
    Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


    The Director/Senior Director of Business & Leadership is an academic appointee based in our Center for Professional Studies, with responsibility for overseeing a $5M portfolio of professional education programs in a variety of business, operations, management and leadership domains. As an academic leader in a self-supporting division, a continuing educator is first and foremost an academic entrepreneur who identifies new program opportunities, and develops high quality educational experiences that deliver value to learners and achieve financial sustainability. Under general oversight of the Associate Dean, the director is responsible for setting the overall direction of the portfolio, and developing an academic strategic plan and budget that is aligned with Divisional goals for mission expansion and financial growth. The director oversees academic quality, relevance and fiscal sustainability of public-facing open enrollment programs, and a contract training portfolio that serves organizational workforce development needs. The director identifies and leads new programmatic initiatives from concept to execution, grounded in knowledge of the subject domain and trends in the continuing education field. He/she innovates curricula, delivery models, business models, and credentialing. The director engages broadly in the regional business community (public/private sector) to represent the division, keep the pulse on future needs, create partnerships and develop new business opportunities. The director oversees a team of 12 program staff, led by two associate directors. As one of several portfolio leaders in the Center for Professional Studies, he/she actively contributes to and leads cross-functional initiatives that contribute to the success of the Center as a whole.

    Minimum Qualifications: (must be attained at time of application)

    • Master’s degree in management, business, organizational leadership or related topic.
    • Min 5 years of professional experience in a higher education or training organization.
    • Prior experience supervising and managing people.
    • Prior experience teaching, developing and/or managing educational programs.

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of adult learning principles, and experience applying those principles to the design of engaging learning experiences.
    • Demonstrated skills in outreach, new business development, partnerships. 
    • Experience with budgeting and financial forecasting.
    • Experience using quantitative and qualitative data to assess new opportunities.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Track record of program leadership in an entrepreneurial educational context.
    • Knowledge of trends in continuing education.
    • Experience working in highly collaborative work environments.
    • Capacity to chart a vision and strategy for a portfolio.

    This is a full-time academic term appointment with an initial 1-year appointment, eligible for continued reappointment. Placement within the Continuing Educator II salary scale commensurate with experience. UC Davis Extension is unable to sponsor a work visa (H-1B) to fill this position. Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate that they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

    UC Davis provides 13 paid holidays, 24 days accrued vacation and 12 days accrued sick leave. Position eligible for full benefits/retirement package. For more information about our extensive benefits please visit To learn more about UC Davis and our local communities please visit:


  • 01 May 2018 2:57 PM | Anonymous

    Trainer (Staff Services Analyst) - Sacramento
    Final Filing Date: 5/10/2018

    Under the direction of the Training Officer II, the Staff Services Analyst (SSA) independently performs the full range of analytical training-related tasks. The incumbent must have excellent leadership, organizational, and communication abilities to support the agency’s mission, vision, values and business priorities. The position duties include but are not limited to the following: Research and analyze the most cost effective methods of providing training to OLC staff.  Develop, plan and implement course curriculums designed to offer timely, relevant, and quality training courses to all OLC employees. Train all OLC staff on an array of different subjects while supporting the vision, mission and values of the organization. Create, develop, and implement advertising and marketing schemes for OLC sponsored classes and activities. Consult and confer with supervisors and managers on employee training needs. Assist in preparing and implementing training needs analyses, surveys, and evaluations. Collaborate with management, vendors, contract administrators and staff to negotiate terms in contracts for on-site and off-site training to ensure all training and cost elements are accurate and competitive. Prepare memorandums, letters and e-mails. Administer and maintain the professional development website and learning management system for relevancy, and to ensure all courses and resources are current and meeting the professional development needs of all OLC employees. Create content, forecast training needs and develop schedules while providing back-up assistance to PDO support staff.

    Please note: AGPA eligible persons are encouraged to apply for this job opportunity. Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications for both the SSA and AGPA classifications.  


    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.

    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.

    Job Code #: 

    Position #(s): 

    Working Title: 

    $3,063.00 - $3,838.00 A
    $3,317.00 - $4,152.00 B
    $3,977.00 - $4,980.00 C
    $3,154.00 - $3,953.00 L
    $3,416.00 - $4,276.00 M
    $4,097.00 - $5,129.00 N

    Will Consider:
    $4,784.00 - $5,988.00 A
    $4,928.00 - $6,168.00 L

    # of Positions:

    Work Location:
    Sacramento County

    Job Type:
    Permanent, Full Time

    Work Shift:
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Work Week:
    Monday - Friday


  • 16 Apr 2018 8:24 AM | Anonymous

    Associate Governmental Program Analyst - West Sacramento

    Job Description and Duties

    Under the direction of the Manager of DGS University (within the Office of Strategic Planning, Policy and Research (OSPPR)), the Associate Governmental Program Analyst supports training for DGS employees by developing training plans, coordinating the delivery of external training services, contributing to new course curriculum, delivering training, and utilizing learning management system (LMS) software to plan, deliver, and track DGS training initiatives. The incumbent performs assignments either independently, as a lead, or in a team environment, and may provide guidance to support staff, student assistants and retired annuitants. Occasional travel and overtime may be required.

    Position Details

    Job Code #: JC-107223
    Position #(s): 306-273-5393-008
    Classification: ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST ($4,784.00 - $6,168.00)
    # of Positions: 1
    Work Location: Yolo County
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
    Work Shift: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Work Week: Monday - Friday


  • 09 Apr 2018 10:02 AM | Anonymous

    Staff Services Analyst - Sacramento

    Job Description and Duties

    The CalSTRS Benefits & Services Branch is seeking a motivated individual to work as a Staff Services Analyst in the Member Account Services Division.

    The Benefits and Services Branch includes Service Retirement, Disability and Survivor Benefits, Member Account Services, Customer Service, Business Transformation and Retirement Readiness. The Benefits and Services Branch directly supports the organization’s mission to secure the financial future and sustain the trust of California’s educators.

    Member Account Services (MAS) is comprised of five teams: Employer Services, Training and Teachers’ Retirement Law Educational Services, Legislation, Analytical and Information Services, System and Data and Compensation Review. The division is the primary communication interface with the plan’s participating employers. It is also the custodian of the members’ accounts from election to benefit/termination status. The division is also responsible for Compensation Review whose primary focus is prevention of pension abuse. Over a million contribution lines are submitted monthly from participating employers and MAS staff ensures the timeliness and accuracy of the contribution data. Strong analytical abilities centered in data analysis and mathematical calculations along with good communication skills are needed.

    The Program Anlaysis & Training unit is responsible for providing training to the county offices of education, community colleges, K-12 school districts, charter schools and CalSTRS staff. The unit is the subject matter expert in the Teachers’ Retirement Law and the California Code of Regulations that the division is responsible for administering.

    Under the supervision of the Pension Program Manager II (PPM II), the Staff Services Analyst (SSA) is the first journey level of the Analyst series and performs a range of assignments requiring analytical skills and effective written and verbal communication skills. In state travel may be required on occasion.

    Does this opportunity seem right for you? If so, see the Application Instructions sections and apply now.


  • 23 Feb 2018 2:20 PM | Anonymous

    Associate Governmental Program Analyst (eLearning Developer)

    Scope of Position:

    Under the general direction of the Manager, Statewide Training Unit (SSM I), the eLearning Developer works in support of the Personnel/Payroll Services Division’s human resources and payroll systems, in a collaborative team that is responsible for activities associated with analysis, development, and delivery of online and instructor- led training. The position works in the Customer Support Section, focusing on the eLearning development and online delivery of training programs for statewide human resources staff by using best practices for instructional design and adult learning.  Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    (Candidates must perform the following functions with or without reasonable accommodations.)

    • Utilizing a variety of software applications, specifically Adobe Captivate, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Connect, Adobe Presenter, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Microsoft Office Suite, and in collaboration with subject matter experts, apply adult learning concepts to analyze, design, develop, and implement engaging and interactive instructional eLearning and instructor-led courses, training simulations and vignettes, webinars, videos, teleconferences, and exercises that enhance retention and knowledge transfer for personnel and payroll staff.
    • Utilizing project and/or program standards, produce and maintain business process flow diagrams, reference manuals, job aids, programs, training aids, or other learning materials.
    • Ensure curricula, course objectives, and training materials meet ADA compliancy, division standards, and departmental training guidelines and specifications.
    • Make presentations to small and large groups.
    • Work with departments and control agencies to determine needs, gather information, identify impacts, negotiate agreements, identify issues, develop alternative solutions, and make recommendations.
    • Work with subject matter experts to ensure content is correct and consistent with division standards and departmental practices and policy.
    • Represent the State Controller's Office on various task forces comprised of departmental, control agency, program administrators, and business partner representatives.
    • Perform a variety of administrative tasks in support of special projects.

    Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

    • Skilled user of Adobe Captivate or other software authoring tools (e.g., Articulate Storyline) to develop engaging and interactive presentations, quizzes, and/or demonstrations
    • Skilled user of Adobe Creative Suite and Adobe Presenter software or multimedia software programs
    • Skilled user of MS Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, and Access
    • Experience with Adobe Connect or other web-based collaboration tools
    • Experience with learning management systems (LMSs)
    • Experience with lesson plan development and/or storyboarding
    • Excellent communication and organization skills with attention to detail and customer service focus
    • Ability to analyze situations and adopt effective course of actions
    • Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative
    • Ability to multitask and to adjust to changing priorities
    • Ability to handle stressful and/or sensitive situations with tact
    • Collaborative, professional, accountable, and trustworthy
    • Demonstrable pattern of punctuality and dependability
    • Knowledge of the State’s human resources and payroll operations, policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of the State’s Uniform State Payroll System (USPS)

    Position #:051-220-5393-750

    Salary Range:$4,784 - $5,988

    Issue Date:2/15/2018

    Contact: Jesse Rios, (916) 322-3682


    Personnel / Payroll Services Division
    300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1001
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Final Filing Date: March 1, 2018


  • 12 Jan 2018 1:36 PM | Anonymous

    Learning Consultant IV - Walnut Creek


    Responsible for a full range of learning and development activities for instructor-led and web-based training and learning programs. Conducts needs assessments, designs and develops curriculums/instructional plans, delivers training, evaluates training programs for effectiveness, and consults on a broad array of learning and development issues. Advises on appropriate instructional technologies, including e-learning/web-based formats.

    Essential Functions:

    • Needs assessment: Conducts complex needs assessments for individuals and teams and may provide on-going analysis of learning programs across a broad spectrum of positions.
    • Instructional design & development: Designs and develops complex course curricula and related content and materials. May oversee development of curricula or programs by other learning consultants in support of an assigned functional area. May evaluate and identify necessary improvements to existing Training programs or curricula by other learning consultants.
    • Training delivery: Delivers and facilitates professional level programs for employees and management.
    • Program evaluation: Evaluates complex training programs for effectiveness and desired outcomes and utilizes feedback to initiate changes, refinements and improvements.
    • Consulting: Determines and prioritizes key short and long range learning goals and objectives in alignment with company/regional strategic goals and direction. Researches emerging trends in learning Methods. Coaches, mentors, supports and serves as consultant to all levels of management and teams to ensure success.
    • Provides leadership and support to associate and intermediate level training consultants. May be responsible for leadership of learning/instructional design projects.
    • The above areas may be executed in an e-learning environment. May also apply to the need for general learning and development background to compliment a learning systems enterprise.

    Basic Qualifications:


    • Minimum eight (8) years of progressive experience in learning, instructional design, instructional delivery, instructional technology, or e-learning applications required.


    • Bacherlor's degree with emphasis in human resources, training, e-learning, training/learning technology, education, or a related field

    OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field required.

    • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

    License, Certification, Registration

    • N/A.

    Additional Requirements:

    • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of business operations, management practices and principles, and human resources management trends and practices.
    • Thorough knowledge of policies, practices and systems.
    • Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards.
    • Full knowledge of industry practices.
    • Broad application of principles, theories, and concepts in applicable discipline, plus working knowledge of other related fields.
    • Proficient in use of: word processing, spreadsheets & scheduling software.
    • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Minimum twelve (12) years of progressive experience in learning, instructional design, instructional delivery, instructional technology,or e-learning applications preferred.
    • Health care experience preferred.
    • Master's degree with emphasis in human resources, training, e-learning, training/learning technology, education, or a related field OR two (2) years of experience in a directly related field preferred.

     ***This position is durational (temporary) for up to one year with full benefits.***

    Apply Now

  • 05 Jan 2018 11:55 AM | Anonymous

    Job Description and Duties

    The CalSTRS Administrative Services Branch is seeking a motivated individual to work as an Associate Governmental Program Analyst 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.

    This team 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 direction of the Staff Services Manager I (SSM I), Learning and Development Manager, this position will  apply the fundamentals of adult learning principles to develop and deliver various training classes to CalSTRS employees, and perform a variety of training-related activities.

    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:

    • Knowledge of adult learning principles and instructional design models
    • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
    • Ability to provide high level of customer service
    • Ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and independence
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple and competing deadlines
    • Creative problem solving skills
    • Detail oriented
    • Knowledge of or ability to collect, track and report data
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
    • Ability to make recommendations and sound decisions
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite 2010
    • Enjoy working in an open space environment with a collaborative team approach
    • Have good attendance, be punctual and dependable
    • Demonstrate ability to work with others as a contributing team member
    • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

    Position Details

    Job Code #: JC-93838
    Position #(s):




    $4,784.00 - $5,988.00 A

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

    Apply Now

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