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EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  STAFF SERVICES MANAGER I
Salary: $5,079.00 - $6,127.00
Posted: 03/28/2013

Job Description:

DUTIES

Under the general direction of the Director, Personnel Services Division, the incumbent manages the Selection Services Office and provides selection services to the California Department of Education (CDE). The incumbent will promote and be accountable for customer satisfaction and quality service; and will initiate or recommend changes that promote innovative solutions to meet customer needs in accordance with laws, rules, and regulations governing the California State Civil Service Merit System.

  • Oversees and reviews the work of staff responsible for independently facilitating exam development sessions in accordance with the above guidelines and the annual exam plan for civil service exams, including CEA’s, with subject-matter experts using the results of the job analysis to develop the appropriate exam tool, exam base and exam plan for each exam.
  • Oversees and reviews the work of staff responsible for independently facilitating Job Analysis sessions in accordance with the above guidelines and the annual exam plan, with subject-matter experts to determine the appropriate exam tool, exam base and exam plan for each exam.
  • In order to meet program goals and objectives, manages and coordinates the daily operations of the Selection Services Office by providing direction, guidance, and leadership to staff, in accordance with CDE policies, procedures and processes for personnel management.
  • In order to establish and maintain effective communication channels and to represent the CDE on current selection issues, the incumbent.
  • In order to manage services provided by the Selection Services Office, the incumbent develops and recommends policies and procedures using knowledge of, and having access to, current and changing personnel practices and trends gleaned from within the department, other state departments, and the private sector.
  • Participates with CalHR in the development of statewide examinations for classifications used by CDE.
  • Develop and oversee administration of the Annual Exam Plan for CDE. Consult with program managers on an ongoing basis determining and negotiating current and future examination needs, and change of exam priorities.
  • Provide training to staff, personnel liaisons, managers and supervisors on personnel policies and procedures in order to introduce new selection processes, train new staff, and keep personnel knowledge current utilizing various available training materials or developing necessary training materials.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to utilize a variety of analytical techniques
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Knowledge of State laws, regulations, policies and procedures related to personnel
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to direct, review, and evaluate the work of others

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 California Department of Human Resources’ 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:
AnnetteKahn/4329
California Department ofEducation
Personnel Services Division
1430 N Street, Suite 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY: April 18, 2013

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 4329 174 - 206 - 4800 -
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/18/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Personnel Services Division
1430 N Street, Suite 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814
Annette Kahn

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