Job Posting: PC# 2957

Department of Education

JC-172903
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PC# 2957
EDUCATION PROGRAMS CONSULTANT

$6,699.00 - $8,385.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 10/25/2019

Job Description and Duties

This is a reposting.  If you previously submitted an application for this position, please do not reapply. Your completed application will be considered in the applicant pool.

Under the direction of the Education Administrator I of the Standards Implementation Support Office (SISO) and the Director of the Educator Excellence and Equity Division, and working cooperatively with program units throughout the California Department Of Education (CDE), the Education Programs Consultant (EPC) works as a team leader, team member, and/or independently in assigned areas of responsibility or projects to support the development and dissemination of educational programs that support the implementation of California’s Computer Science Standards (CSS) and the Computer Science Strategic Implementation Plan (CSSIP), as well as high-quality professional learning for educators that advance student learning. The SISO is responsible for ensuring that every California student has equitable access to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and computer science education provided by highly prepared teachers and leaders. The EPC will:

  • Provide guidance, technical assistance, and respond to field inquiries that promote the implementation of the CSS and the CSSIP. Develop and expand Department web resources related to computer science education for use by the field. Draft correspondence for the signature of managers and develop talking points. Disseminate research and best practices in computer science education.
  • Conduct workshops and presentations to promote the implementation of the CSS and the CSSIP for various audiences at local, regional, and statewide meetings and conferences. Respond to questions regarding the CSS and the CSSIP from administrators, teachers, CDE staff, and the general public.
  • Conduct, compile, and interpret research as required to meet unit and departmental responsibilities, and to advance the computer science education in California. Develop, review, analyze, and interpret state and federal statutes, administrative regulations, policy documents, departmental procedures, and applicable research in the field of computer science education. Prepare and recommend changes in legislation, regulations, and policies to facilitate the expansion of computer science education in California.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-172903
Position #(s):
174-590-2656-XXX
Working Title:
PC# 2957
Classification:
EDUCATION PROGRAMS CONSULTANT
$6,699.00 - $8,385.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Facility:
Educator Excellence & Equity Div.

Department Information

The California Department of Education (CDE) oversees the state's diverse and dynamic public school system, which is responsible for the education of more than six million children and young adults in more than 10,000 schools with 295,000 teachers. The CDE and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction are responsible for enforcing education law and regulations; and for continuing to reform and improve public elementary school programs, secondary school programs, adult education, some preschool programs, and child care programs. The CDE's mission is to provide a world-class education for all students, from early childhood to adulthood. The CDE serves our state by innovating and collaborating with educators, schools, parents, and community partners, preparing students to live, work, and thrive in a highly connected world.

http://www.cde.ca.gov/

Special Requirements

Individuals must take and pass an examination to obtain list eligibility for this classification. The examination bulletin can be found at the following link:

https://www.cde.ca.gov/re/di/jb/edprogconsultant.asp.

 

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 10/25/2019

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Education
Attn: CPMO PC 2957 / JC 172903
1430 N Street, Ste. 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Attn: CPMO PC 2957 / JC 172903
1430 N Street (Lobby Drop-Off Box)
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Degree/Diploma
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is REQUIRED and must be submitted with your application to be considered for this position; see below Desirable Qualifications for further instructions.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

Knowledge and understanding of computer science education, particularly in the areas of professional learning, curriculum and instruction. Experience teaching kindergarten through grade twelve (K–12) students, computer science concepts. Familiarity with California’s CSS and the CSSIP. Experience working with school districts, county offices of education, and professional development providers. Excellent communication abilities (both written and verbal), strong public-speaking and presentation skills, and good organizational habits are all essential.

Statement of Qualifications

A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required for this position. Your responses must be submitted in Arial 12 point font, with one inch page margins. Please include your name, the date, and the name of the position for which you are applying, in the top, left hand corner of the first page. The SOQ must address the questions listed below, in the order listed. Appropriate language, punctuation, and grammar are important factors along with your responsiveness to the questions. Your SOQ should be no longer than three pages, total.

 

  1. Describe your experience with computer science education in a K–12 setting.
  2. Describe your experience developing and providing professional development/professional learning for educators.
  3. Describe your experience facilitating meetings, including how you would handle a challenging individual.
  4. Describe your leadership style and provide examples through your experience.
  5. Summarize your experience working collaboratively with another organization, educational agency, or state agency.
  6. Summarize your experience developing and delivering presentations at workshops, conferences, and educational meetings.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Monique McWayne (PC# 2957)
(916) 319-0505
MMcWayne@cde.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Sharon Felix-Campos EEO Officer
(916) 445-9174
oeoinfo@cde.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Application Instructions:

  • Submitting an electronic application through your CalCareer Account is highly recommended.

  • Important: make sure your contact information, i.e., address, phone number(s) etc. is current in your CalCareer Account.

  • Do NOT include ANY confidential information on any documents you submit for a job vacancy, such as your State Application, resume, or educational transcripts. Confidential information that should be excluded or removed from these documents includes, but is not limited to, your Social Security Number (SSN), birthdate, age, student identification number, driver license number (unless required), examination results, LEAP status, and marital status.

  • Incomplete or late application packages will NOT be considered.

  • If you choose not to submit electronically and are mailing or dropping off your hard copy State Application (STD-678) REV.07/2019 version.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off