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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







Student Assistant - California AfterSchool Network 

As the Student Assistant, one will provide administrative support to the CAN Program Team and Executive Director. The Student Assistant will perform a variety of functions to support the activities of CAN including but not limited to correspondence, reception, logistics, and general office operations.



Senior Content Specialist 

Under the guidance of the Communications Manager, this position represents an exciting opportunity for an individual with a solid background in writing for public relations and communications. The Senior Content Specialist will communicate the objectives and impact of the Foundation’s diverse portfolio of programs, helping to synthesize complex ideas into compelling content. The position is a lead role in the communications team, part of the Advancement Division of the Foundation.  



User Support Specialist

The User Support Specialist is a member of the Platform team responsible for supporting external users of, also referred to as the Platform. User Support to our educational partners and students is of utmost importance and the specialist is on the front line in providing customer service and technical related support. 



Program Director, Policy and Outreach -  California AfterSchool Network

Under the supervision of CAN’s Executive Director, the Program Director works with statewide and national stakeholders to design and implement a comprehensive statewide implementation plan to increase the quantity and quality of Out-of-School Time opportunities for youth in California. This position engages and leads statewide and national Out-of-School Time experts, practitioners, funders, researchers, advocates, professional development and technical assistance providers, curriculum providers, school district administrators, and California Department of Education staff, to shape CAN project goals and directions.  As a member of the CAN team, the Program Director makes independent decisions about day-to-day operations and complete project management responsibilities in partnership with CAN’s Executive Director. 



Conference Services Manager 

Under the direction of the Director of Strategic Partnerships and in collaboration with the Chancellor’s Office, the Conference Services Manager provides strategic direction for Chancellor’s Office Education Services Division conferences, events and summits, and facilitates event integration with the goals outlined in the Vision for Success and Guided Pathways. The Conference Services Manager is responsible for overseeing event marketing/communications, contracting, budgeting and staffing plans. 



UI/UX Development Student Assistant 

Provides support and assists with analyzing, assessing and recommending best practices for optimizing the user experience and consolidation of a variety of content and technology platforms developed and maintained by the Foundation. Additionally, the candidate will provide support and assist with front-end development including developing, maintaining and supporting web applications and websites. 



Contracts and Operations Specialist 

The Contracts and Operations Specialist will report to the Program Manager, overseeing contracts management functions, and performing high level administrative functions.  The incumbent will support the program in securing and assembling agreements that result in cost savings and overall value to the community colleges.  The incumbent must have the ability to evaluate requests for services, set appropriate priorities, and communicate priorities to peers and customers tactfully, but effectively -- committed to maintaining positive working relationships.  The Contracts and Operations Specialist also performs administrative duties such as maintaining an integral database of information, serving as a liaison between various parties in the supply chain, interfacing with the Finance Department to track revenue, ensures the fulfillment of contract terms, monitors vendor relationships & performance, and coordinates vendor requests.  The ideal candidate is one that excels in a fast-moving environment, loves a challenge, defines professionalism, understands people, and doesn’t miss a detail. 



CollegeBuys Director 

The Director of CollegeBuys will lead the program’s business development and business operations activities.  The ideal candidate will possess experience in program management, contracts management, business development, and relationship management.  The incumbent will be guided by the program’s Strategic Business Plan which is geared towards reinforcing the program’s overall value to the California Community Colleges. The program’s primary metrics are based upon overall volume of contract usage and cost savings by the community colleges and partner institutions. To support the program’s objectives, the incumbent will deploy awareness and outreach campaigns geared towards increased community college understanding of each contract, and reinforcing the program’s value proposition; while providing corporate partner trainings on supporting CollegeBuys agreements and California’s community colleges. 



Data Services Specialist - California College Guidance Initiative 

CCGI Data Services Specialists facilitate 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  



Student Assistant - Call Center 

Under immediate supervision, the Student Assistant Call Center Agent interfaces with the public to provide information regarding available services, schedule appointments; and performs related work as required. 



Director of Communications - Career Ladders Project 

The Director of Communications will be responsible for external and internal communications for the Career Ladders Project. This is a new role that will have a high degree of autonomy in establishing best practices and new processes for CLP while building its communications capabilities. As Director, you will establish annual communications goals and strategies, develop a consistent brand voice for the organization, create content, and manage storytelling across channels including online, social media, publications, media relations, video, blogs, and email. 



User Support Specialist - California College Guidance Initiative 

The User Support Specialist is a member of the Platform team responsible for supporting external users of, also referred to as the Platform. User Support to our educational partners and students is of utmost importance and the specialist is on the front line in providing customer service and technical related support. 



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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