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The Foundation for California Community Colleges is a unique nonprofit organization that benefits, supports, and enhances the California Community College system. Our office is located in Sacramento, California. If you have questions regarding job opportunities or responding to a specific job announcement, please email







Instructional Designer, Success Center 

The Foundation for California Community Colleges is seeking an individual to join our Success Center team who has experience, dedication and motivation to support the Chancellor’s Vision for Success and our Center’s goals and activities, as well as an inclination toward building long term relationships across our organization, the Chancellor’s Office and the system of 115 California community colleges. Our Center’s role is to support the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and Foundation in implementing the Vision for Success. This work is engaging, fast paced, and ever evolving. Our team is committed, goal oriented and future-focused. This position will be charged primarily with developing high-quality professional development courses and tools for the Vision Resource Center.  



Student Assistant, Equity

Provides administrative support and assists with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the Equity Department. The Student Assistant will perform a wide variety of functions to support the programs and activities of the department including calendar scheduling, meeting notes, data entry, mailings and provide general office/program assistance as needed.



Senior Specialist, Education to Work Partnerships

This position represents an exciting opportunity to help shape and lead the day-to-day implementation of the Apprenticeship Expansion Project (AEP) which focuses on cross-sector understanding and coordination among statewide and regional partners including workforce, education, and community organizations, to drive expansion of new and innovative pre-apprenticeships, enhanced on-the-job training, and registered apprenticeships as pathways for low-wage workers to secure middle-skill jobs in California.



Grants Specialist

The Grants Specialist job purpose will be securing and managing state and federal grants and contracts, an area for growth for the Foundation. This new position will serve within the resource development team of the Advancement Department, working together to achieve team goals. Resource development specialists research potential funding opportunities, organize project planning, write competitive grant and contract proposals, manage active grants and contracts, and facilitate funder and strategic partner relationships. 



Administrative Assistant, Resource Development

This new position represents an exciting opportunity for an individual with robust attention to detail and desire for accuracy to manage constituent record keeping and reporting. The Administrative Assistant, Resource Development will serve within the Advancement Department of the Foundation and provide administrative support to resource development activities with a focus on database management.



Deputy Director of Articulations, CCGI 

CCGI works in partnership with K-12 school districts to ensure these tools get systematically integrated into students’ middle and high school experience, that educators have the information they need to help students, and that students’ verified transcript data moves with the student from high school to postsecondary systems and institutions to maximize opportunities for successful selection of, preparation for, transition to, and completion of a postsecondary program of study.

The Deputy Director of Articulations helps to manage the development, maintenance and user support related to data-informed functionality on This includes articulations with CCCApply and Cal State Apply, tools that help students monitor their progress towards 2 standards (e.g. CSU and UC Eligibility Tools and other future enhancements), as well as data sharing with the California Student Aid Commission.  



Deputy Director of Communications, CCGI 

The Deputy Director of Communications will drive CCGI’s communications strategy, working to frame and position the organization’s work both internally and for a variety of external audiences, including high school students, parents, educators in both K-12 and higher education, and staff in legislative offices, foundations and organizations with allied interests. Increase awareness and visibility of CCGI’s work and act as CCGI’s brand ambassador, ensuring quality and consistency of communications 2 across all departments. 



Data Analyst, Partner District Data Services, CCGI 

CCGI Data Analysts, Partner District Data Services facilitates the upload processes of transcript and catalogs files from K-12 school districts, including ensuring the accuracy and quality of those files, to inform the student and educator-facing tools on Additionally, Analysts are expected to troubleshoot data loading and processing tools (like SQL and Python scripts), identify and contribute to areas of improvement in the ETL process, as well as to lead in the execution of 2 special projects for the Data Services team when needed; acting upon shared commitment of increasing educational access and equity. 



Senior User Experience Specialist 

The Senior User Experience Specialist will create web and mobile designs using elements that are functional, attractive, and ADA compliant. They will be responsible for gathering user requirements, designing and prototyping graphic elements, testing, building user-friendly navigational components, and making necessary adjustments using multiple design tools. 



Manager, Software Developer

The Manager, Software Development will be responsible for developing new and existing applications in support of the Vision Resource Center, a professional development initiative developed to support community college staff as they work collectively on implementing the Vision for Success outlined by the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges system.



BAR Site Referee, Greater Los Angeles Area

The Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) Smog Check Referee program was created to improve the smog check process and help reduce air pollution for all Californians. Referee centers are state contracted emissions test facilities that provide a wide array of resources for California motorists, including specialized services other smog stations are not authorized to perform. The Foundation for California Community Colleges (Foundation) is contracted by BAR to manage the Smog Check Referee program at 31 Community College campuses. In addition to a wide array of services for consumers, Referee centers offer valuable career training opportunities for California Community College students.



Program Associate, Career Ladders Project

Career Ladders Project (CLP) promotes equity-minded community college redesign. We collaborate with colleges and their partners to discover, develop, and disseminate effective practices. Our policy work, research, and direct efforts with colleges lead to system change—and enable more students to attain certificates, degrees, transfers, and career advancement. The Program Associate will work collaboratively with CLP directors, providing project management and administrative support for cross-functional teams on a number of CLP projects. The position will be based at the CLP office which is located at 678 13th Street, Oakland, CA 94612. CLP operates under the fiscal sponsorship of the Foundation for California Community Colleges, the non-profit auxiliary for the California Community Colleges.



Student Smog Technician (throughout CA)

Student will receive hands-on experience performing emissions inspections alongside the BAR Referee while training on “live” vehicles in a real-world environment.


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