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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







Full-time Bilingual Call Center Agent 

The FCCC is under contract with ARB (California Air Resources Board) to administer the Diesel Hotline. The Hotline is responsible for providing year-round call center services to stakeholders and the public who are subject to various diesel fleet regulations to reduce particulate matter, oxides of nitrogen, and greenhouse gases. It provides accurate, detailed regulatory and incentive program information for various CARB diesel regulations, via telephone and e-mail. Under immediate supervision, the Call Center Agent will be responsible for duties related to outreach and compliance assistance for all ARB heavy-duty diesel and incentive programs. 



Executive Assistant, Online College 

The Executive Assistant performs a wide variety of functions to support the activities of the Office of the President and Chief Executive Officer (“President”) and provides ad hoc support to the Online College’s Executive Team. The Executive Assistant consistently and effectively: (1) assists the President to meet internal and external commitments and to accomplish organizational and individualized goals, (2) represents interests as needed in an efficient, effective and collaborative manner, (3) acts as a trusted confidante, keeping the best interests of the organization at the decisional forefront at all times, and (4) represents the office of the President via phone, email, and in-person with key internal and external constituents. This position works closely with the Executive Team on the coordination of special meetings, office events, and activities related to the day-to-day operations of the Office of the President. 



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. 



Conference Services Coordinator 

Under the direction of the Conference Services Manager and in collaboration with the Chancellor’s Office, the Conference Services Coordinator provides support for Chancellor’s Office Education Services Division conferences and events and facilitates event integration with the goals outlined in the Vision for Success and Guided Pathways. The Conference Services Coordinator will assist with the management and support of day-to-day functions for planning and execution of events, including managing the complete Request for Proposal process, communications with venues, managing event registration process through Cvent, providing onsite support at events, and providing general administrative support to the Director of Strategic Partnerships and the Conference Services Manager. 



Project Specialist, Success Center 

The Foundation is looking an individual to join our Success Center team who has experience supporting activities that focus on system change, professional development, and sharing best practices. Our Center’s role is to support The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and Foundation in implementing the Chancellor’s Vision for Success. This work is engaging, fast paced, and ever evolving and requires a flexible personality who enjoys working in a team-based environment. This position will support the achievement of grant-funded programmatic goals related to student success. This position will support the Strategic Projects and Initiatives unit of the Success Center by participating in organizational, project management, and other activities on multiple grant projects.  



Student Assistant, Conference Services 

Provides administrative support and assists with the day-to-day operations of the Conference Services team. The Student Assistant will perform a wide variety of functions to support the activities of the department including calendar scheduling, working with Excel spreadsheets, data entry, event registration website maintenance, name badge preparation and provide general event-related assistance as needed 



Director, CollegeBuys 

The CollegeBuys Director champions the department’s 3-Year Strategic Business Plan, and leads the program’s relationship acceleration and business development objectives. Aligned with the Foundation’s double impact goal, the Director is guided by the program’s 3-Year Strategic Business Plan. The ideal candidate already possesses a robust comprehension of the CCC system, and relationships with the system’s decision makers; and must demonstrate a successful track record in program and staff management, corporate relations, and business development. The ideal candidate must capably deploy strategies that foster continued growth and expanded delivery of value for CollegeBuys and its stakeholders. The candidate is also expected amplify coordination between Foundation programs, and develop and enact a plan that identifies opportunities for cross-promotion and expanded impacts.  



Senior Software Developer 

The Senior Software Developer 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. 



Technology Project Specialist 

The Technology Project Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining the design, planning, implementing, and promotion of technology related projects, while working closely with the internal Foundation programs, the Chancellor’s Office and a variety of system stakeholders, to successfully implement technology projects.  



 Deputy Director,

 The California College Guidance Initiative is looking for a product designer/manager to join the Team. As part of the Team, you will be designing the future of California’s official college and career planning platform for K-12th grade students, parents, and educators, The ideal person for this team has extensive experience developing user interface designs and product specifications, a deep knowledge and/or curiosity about the needs and behaviors of students, educators, and parents, and a passion for educational equity.



Senior Communications Specialist, Career Ladders Project

 Career Ladders Project 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. CLP is looking for an experienced communications specialist to write and help produce and manage internal and external communications for CLP in all formats, including website posts and other web content, social media posts and campaigns, program communications including tools for the field, event communications, email marketing, and print publications.



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.



Technology Project Coordinator

 The Foundation is the trusted partner of the California Community Colleges— facilitating collaboration, accelerating innovation, and increasing system wide resources. Under the direction of the Technology and Special Projects Director, the Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting technology projects by collaborating with project team members to support the delivery of innovative technology products. The Project Coordinator will take an active role in ensuring all aspects of Foundation projects are delivered on time, on budget, and to the highest standard of quality.



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.



Director of Learning and Partnership Development, Guided Pathways

 Guided Pathways is an integration framework driving to optimize system and college cohesion in order to advance the Vision for Success and visibly transform the student experience. Join us in this important work that will shape the future of the California Community Colleges system and directly impact generations of students to come!

The purpose of this job is, in collaboration with the Visiting Executive for Guided Pathways, develop strategies/ structures for organizational learning and tool creation (to effectively gather, synthesize, and share learnings from the field). Facilitate cross-pollination of learning within the Guided Pathways team and documentation of college- level and regional learning. Ensure college innovations are documented and shared internally and with the field.



Project Specialist, Guided Pathways

 The Guided Pathways Project Specialist (GPPS) is responsible for tracking the design, planning, implementing, and promotion of all Guided Pathways related projects, tasks, and deliverables, while consistently communicating with Foundation programs, the Chancellor’s Office and a variety of internal and external system stakeholders and partners, to ensure the timely and successful implementation of all Guided Pathways tasks and deliverables throughout the state. The GPPS maintains a macro vision of Guided Pathways initiatives to support communications, projects, and priorities across multiple partner organizations and move them all seamlessly towards the larger goal of CCC institutional reform.



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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