Job Posting: CAAL-Skills Program Manager

CA Workforce Development Board

CAAL-Skills Program Manager

$8,016.00 - $10,742.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 10/13/2020

Job Description and Duties

As a California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) Information Technology Manager I and leader of the Cross System Analytics and Assessment for Learning and Skills Attainment (CAAL-Skills) team, the incumbent works closely with state and county workforce development, training and related education and human services leaders to develop the capacity to produce and display the data analytics needed to evaluate participating program efficacy. The incumbent has leadership and full management responsibilities to organize, plan, coordinate, direct and control all activities associated with the day-to-day operations and strategic planning of this team. In addition, the incumbent functions as the program leader responsible for tactical execution and strategic planning for CAAL-Skills technology, systems, data, business relationships and overall success of the program.

Position exists in downtown Sacramento.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

Office - Cubicle

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
CAAL-Skills Program Manager
$8,016.00 - $10,742.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Work Week:

Department Information

The California Workforce Development Board is the Governor’s agent for the development, oversight, and continuous improvement of California’s workforce investment system and the alignment of the education and workforce investment systems.  The State Board and its staff provide active ongoing policy analysis, technical assistance, and program evaluation to inform and shape state policy on the design of state workforce policies and their coordination with other relevant programs, including education and human service programs. The State Board, in consultation with Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) state plan partners, drafts the State Plan and serves as the broker, convener, facilitator, and matchmaker to bring the disparate elements of the state’s workforce, education, human services, and economic development programs into alignment through coordinated partnership.

Department Website:

Special Requirements

It is strongly encouraged to apply through your CalCareer Account at

Please only submit ONE application per JC #. Electronic applications submitted through your CalCareer Account are highly recommended and will be received/processed faster than other methods of filing. 

If you are unable to apply electronically through your CalCareer account, please mail a completed and signed State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 and application package to the mailing address provided in the “Application Instructions” section below and ensure the following:

  • Clearly indicate the Job Code #, Position Number and the Classification Title of this position in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section located on the first page of your State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678.

  • Clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility (list, transfer, reinstatement, etc.) in the “Explanations” section located on the first page of your State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678.

  • Remove and do not submit the “Equal Employment Opportunity” questionnaire (page 5) with your completed State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678.  This page is for examination use only.

  • Do not include your full Social Security Number on your documents and/or do not provide any LEAP information.    

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: 10/13/2020

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 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:

CA Workforce Development Board
Attn: Job Control # 216307
Human Resource Services Division, MIC 54
PO Box 826880
Sacramento, CA 94280-0001

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Attn: Job Control # 216307
EDD/Human Resource Services Division (6th floor solar)
722 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 04:30 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 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.
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required.

    Please see “Statement of Qualifications Requirements” section for more detail on the SOQ.

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:

The preferred incumbent has many of the following education, experience, and abilities.

1. Communication, Management & Leadership

a. Have strong written and verbal communication skills.

b. Have a proven track-record of presenting technical information to technical and non-technical staff and management.

c. Have excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.

d. Have a proven track-record of executing tactically while thinking and planning strategically.

2. Relationship Management

a. Have experience maintaining and building interorganizational and intraorganziational relationships with diplomancy and tact.

b. Have strong relationship management skills.

3. Project / Program Management

a. Have experience managing portfolios of multiple projects and initiatives with varying levels of complexity and priority.

b. Have experience as a senior level project manager with full responsibility for:

i. the successful implementation and integration of complex solutions on time and within budget.

ii. employee, consultant and vendor teams

iii. implementation efforts with one time costs greater than $10M.

c. Have experience working with State of California ‘control agencies’ (e.g., CDT, DOF).

d. Have experience in writing and managing contracts; writing solicitations and managing procurements; creating financial plans and performing expense management; and, writing grant proposals.

4. Data Projects

a. Have experience implementing and / or managing data-centric projects, programs or initiatives.

5. Workforce System

a. Have an understanding of California’s workforce system and have a working knowledge of the relationship between workforce system partners.

b. Have experience analyzing workforce participant and provider information.

c. Have a working knowledge of federal and state funded workforce programs.

d. Have experience analyzing workforce system information and have at least one year of experience working with workforce system programs and / or partners.


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website,, and the CalPERS website,

Contact Information

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

Department Website:
Hiring Unit Contact:
Daniel Rounds
(916) 657-1434

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:
EEO Officer
(916) 657-1474
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.

Statement of Qualifications Requirement

The SOQ is a narrative discussion of how your education, training, experience, and skills meet the minimum and desirable qualifications and qualify the candidate for this position. The SOQ serves as documentation of candidate experience and ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing. The statement should be typed, in a minimum of 12 point font, single-spaced, on standard-sized paper (8.5" x 11"), and no more than 5 page(s) in length. Resumes and cover letters do not take place of the SOQ. Applications submitted without the required SOQ will be considered incomplete, and may not be considered for this position.

Please describe how your education, training, experience and skills can be applied to each of the desirable qualifications identified in this position statement. If you do not have the specifically identified experience, describe how your experience can be applied to each of the desired qualifications.


The Employment Development Department may require a new probation in accordance with applicable probationary period rules.

Click on the link to complete the Employment Development Department Recruitment Survey: EDD Recruitment Survey

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