The Foundation for California Community Colleges is on a mission to double its impact in the next 10 years. We are a group of relentless optimists and innovators in education, working collaboratively with public and private partners to help improve the student experience and expand pathways to economic and social mobility in communities across California. We are seeking a Specialist to join the Foundation in its mission of benefitting, supporting, and enhancing the California Community Colleges—the largest and most diverse system of higher education in the nation.
The Workforce Development Department (WDD) seeks to add a Specialist to support the Future of Work, Higher Education System Support (Future of Work and Learning Initiative, FWLI program) to its highly creative, collaborative, and multi-faceted team. Specialists play a critical role in ensuring high-quality delivery of WDD programs; participation in team development activities and applying knowledge and experience to support other projects, if needed, is also part of the role.
What You’ll Do
This position will support projects under the Foundation’s new program, Future of Work and Learning Initiative (FWLI), which aims to support ongoing efforts of the California Community Colleges to adopt more adaptable education approaches that strengthen connections between learning and work, increasing colleges’ capacity to more rapidly respond to the evolving needs of students and employer partners while helping close racial, economic, and social equity gaps.
What you bring
Ideal Candidate Qualities
What we Offer
You’ll join a group of mission-driven, passionate, equity-minded individuals with a strong desire to impact and change lives for the better through education. As the official nonprofit auxiliary to the Chancellor's Office, we aim to ensure our team reflects the diversity of the California Community Colleges and the 2.1 million students, campuses, and communities it serves. Individuals are hired for their deep understanding of each population’s unique needs, and will join a collaborative environment where each team member plays an important role in helping Californians across all communities improve their social and economic mobility and build a better future for themselves and their families.
We operate from an office located in downtown Sacramento’s thriving R Street corridor. Our benefits include the CalPERS defined benefit retirement plan, generous medical, dental, and vision, tuition reimbursement, and more. We take a strategic and comprehensive approach to investing in our people, fostering an environment for employee growth, and providing diverse opportunities for continued learning, professional development, and advancement.
To learn more about the position, read the full job description > Specialist, Workforce Development, Future of Work and Learning Initiative, Higher Education System Support
For immediate consideration, please submit a letter of interest and resume saved as Microsoft Word (.doc/.docx) or Adobe Acrobat PDF (.pdf) documents to [email protected] Please include in the subject line: “Specialist, Workforce Development, Future of Work and Learning Initiative, Higher Education System Support”.