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Salary: $4,400.00 - $5,348.00
Posted: 07/08/2013

Job Description:


  • Program Responsibilities: Independently be responsible for developing and/or maintaining the rubrics for the California Distinguished Schools Awards Exemplary Practice Program to support the successful implementation of the California Department of Education (CDE) model programs which promote the vision, mission and goals of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI). Gather information regarding educational techniques which are expected to improve student academic performance and promote student well-being; prepare CDE web site training modules for technical assistance to local educational agencies concerning award program development.
  • Verbal Communications: Develop and make presentations before client groups at regional meetings using teleconferencing, videos, hand-outs, etc.; and serve as a program expert and respond to questions from attendees or participants regarding the development and finalization of Exemplary Practice Program rubrics. Communicate with teachers, principals, superintendents of school districts and county offices of education, curriculum and evaluation specialists, education services directors, representatives of educational institutes, foundations, other state departments of education, business and industry leaders and representatives, parents and students.
  • Written Communication: Write, review, edit and/or otherwise prepare a variety of educational documents including scoring rubrics, informational materials, assistance materials and packets, published materials supporting the California Distinguished Schools Awards Exemplary Practice Programs, and other documents for statewide and local dissemination; prepare written responses to letters and other inquires and draft correspondence for signature of upper management and the SSPI.
  • Administrative Duties: Participate in staff meetings; keep supervisors apprised of the status of projects and problems; prioritize, coordinate, and monitor assignments; establish and maintain working procedures to ensure deadlines are met; perform other job related duties as required.


  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships with individuals and groups possessing varied backgrounds and perspectives
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Be self-directed and organized
  • Ability to prioritize assignments
  • Skilled with Windows, Word, Excel, and Access


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.


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.


Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Katina Oliphant
1430 N Street, Suite 5602
Sacramento, CA 95814


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 4022 174 - 001 - 5393 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/29/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Executive Office
1430 N Street, Suite 5602
Sacramento, CA 95814
Katina Oliphant

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