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Salary: $5,724.00 - $6,954.00
Posted: 02/06/2013

Job Description:

Working under the direction of the Administrator in the Instructional Resources Unit and the Director of the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources (CFIR) Division, the Education Programs Consultant will have primary responsibility for carrying out the following duties:

  • Work collaboratively with CFIR staff and serve as staff support to the Instructional Quality Commission to coordinate the review of instructional resources and assist in the development of curriculum framework.
  • Independently oversee and coordinate reviews of instructional resources by panels of curriculum subject matter experts.
  • Prepare State Board items on instructional materials; prepare reports and documents that may be required for a variety of state, national, and local audiences; and research current education issues and innovative educational improvement efforts, particularly as they relate to current and confirmed research on instructional materials and effective educational practices.
  • Participate in regular CFIR meetings; provide status reports as required by the Division Director and unit Administrator; and collaborate with other staff to address the Department’s goals and initiatives and to provide leadership in the adoption of instructional materials.


  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Experience in the process of instructional materials adoptions.
  • Ability to work independently and function as a team leader, and complete assignments.
  • Background in Science education and working with Science instructional materials.

WHO MAY APPLY: Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the Department of Personnel Administration's State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.

PLEASE NOTE: Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Laurie Garcia
Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division
1430 N Street, 3rd Floor, Suite 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 174 - 660 - 2656 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
02/20/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources
1430 N Street, Suite 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Laurie Garcia

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