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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







Senior Business Operations Specialist, Community Impact 

(12-Month Limited-Term, Benefited Position) Under the guidance of the Department Directors, this position provides an exciting opportunity for an individual with a solid background in project management and system implementation and analysis to support program growth. The Senior Business Operations Specialist is responsible for providing project leadership and support within the Foundation’s expanding Smog Check Referee Program and related projects. In particular, ownership of the successful transition and implementation of the department’s new administrative tool, provide comprehensive data and systems analysis, assess program capacity and quality assurance, and provide strategic recommendations for program improvements. The Senior Business Operations Specialist provides project management and technical support to ensure high quality, cost-effective and timely execution of initiatives within the department. 



Assistant,    CollegeBuys 

The CollegeBuys Assistant reports to the Manager of CollegeBuys and is responsible for providing administrative support to the Foundation’s CollegeBuys Department. The Assistant will perform a variety of standard administrative functions, customer service and support, coordination of calendars/events, logistics, and compiling legal and compliance documents. The Assistant is expected to reliably perform job responsibilities with a high-level of attention-to-detail and completeness within prescribed deadlines.



Staff or Senior Accountant, Conference Services 

This position is responsible for full-cycle finance and accounting functions for assigned projects and programs and serve as accountant, financial analyst, and advisor to project and program owners. This position manages tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, contract/grant reporting, financial reporting, cash receipts and deposits, special events support, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. 



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. 



Conference Services Coordinator

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.



Student Assistant, Operations

This position is responsible for supporting the operational, administrative and logistical services of the Foundation. Working closely with the Operations Team, the Assistant will be responsible for ensuring smooth day-to-day operations of the Foundation.



Student Assistant, Business Operations 

The California College Guidance Initiative is looking for a student assistant to join the Business Operations team. As part of the Business Operations Team, you will be providing administrative support and assist with the administration of the day to day operations of the California College Guidance Initiative. The ideal person for this team has a solid work background in administrative support using a variety of software programs ideally Salesforce or related CRM. You should enjoy tasks such as data entry, research and CRM system audits. 



Full-time, Call Center Agent 

The FCCC, under contract with BAR (Bureau of Automotive Repair), Smog Check Referee Program (“Program”), provides by appointment only, test-only facilities throughout the state. These facilities are authorized to perform referee functions for consumers whose vehicles were unable to receive a smog certificate through a licensed commercial smog station. The stations are located on California community college campuses or C.T.E. centers. The Referee sites inspect and test vehicles, and determine if the vehicle should be given a smog certificate or be sent back to a Smog check station for repairs. The call center works cooperatively across a variety of air quality programs that may be in operation from time to time. Under immediate supervision, the Call Center Agent interfaces with the public to execute the activities of the Foundation call center and performs related work as required. 



Director, Collaborative Impact Programs 

We have provided fiscal sponsorship and management services to dozens of programs and organizations since 2000. The director in this new position will be responsible for evolving this existing work into a newly conceptualized, cohesive program, and will lead strategic efforts to double the impact of the Impact Program through partner growth and increased internal efficiencies. As the program develops the director will expand networks and spheres of influence, working closely with partners to elevate and strengthen the impact of the program. A strong candidate possesses proven non-profit management expertise to evolve this program to its full potential. Desired qualities include program planning, resource development, capacity building, technical assistance, and development of outcomes and metrics to assess program success.  



Financial Analyst 

Reporting to the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, the Financial Analyst is a member of the newly organized Financial Planning and Analysis team, working in collaboration with the Accounting and Programs teams. This position acts as a strategic business analyst to departments and programs. As a critical support to the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, the Financial Analyst will assist in financial planning, forecasting, budgeting, and reporting activities, leading to continuing financial sustainability, cost recovery strategies, and future insights.  



District Partnerships Manager, CCGI

The District Partnerships Manager is responsible for managing CCGI’s implementation efforts for a group of K-12 districts in a region of California. S/he is the primary day-to-day support for these CCGI partner districts, driving strategy that is consistent with CCGI’s core principles and serving as a key liaison with individual school districts and schools. The District Partnerships Manager facilitates capacity building meetings and professional develop trainings and offers one-on-one user support to encourage the use of S/he works closely with the Deputy Director of District Partnerships, other District Partnerships Managers, and Partner District Data Services Specialists.



Technology Project Specialist 

Incorporated in 1998, the Foundation for California Community Colleges (Foundation) is the official non-profit serving the California Community Colleges’ (CCC) system, Board of Governors, and the statewide Chancellor’s Office. The Foundation is the trusted partner of the California Community Colleges— facilitating collaboration, accelerating innovation, and increasing system wide resources. The Technology Project Specialist works closely with internal Foundation programs, program leads from the Chancellor’s Office, and a variety of system stakeholders to implement technology projects.  



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. 



Deputy Director of Integration, CCGI 

The California College Guidance Initiative is looking for a person with both technical expertise and experience in the California state postsecondary systems to support the Team. As part of the Team, you will be designing and managing the postsecondary and financial aid integrations with, California’s official college and career planning platform for K-12th grade students, parents, and educators.

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



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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