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Salary: $2,686.00 - $3,362.00
Posted: 04/08/2014

Job Description:


Independently, or under general instructions, composes and tracks correspondence on a wide range of subjects requiring a thorough knowledge of procedures and policies of the California Department of Education, especially the Office and Division; edits and proofreads documents; copy, scan, and file documents; prepares office supply orders. Independently establishes and maintains logging and tracking systems to produce various statistical reports to implement and evaluate program activities. Provides technical and computer support including using Word and Excel to the professional staff in the development of program initiatives, policies, and directives.

Organizes and prepares materials for dissemination at workshops and conferences; and serves as the unit’s Information Technology (IT) Coordinator and IT liaison between the unit and division IT Coordinator. Make appropriate travel arrangements; reviews travel expense claims, which includes outside consultants’ travel claim reimbursements; prepares travel request packages and assists staff with travel arrangements.

Gathers data; along with other information, as directed by other office staff.

Maintains appointment calendars and itineraries for the administrator and consultants; schedules meetings and answer/screen telephone calls and e-mails from department staff, other state agencies, and the public; determines appropriate referrals to unit staff and follows-up to meet deadlines. Arranges meetings and conferences, prepares agendas, attend meetings to take notes or summarization for minutes, and prepares and distributes minutes. Where appropriate, provides information on established programs, policies, rules and regulations by using considerable judgment in responding to questions.

Tracks status of correspondence and assignments for staff and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Excellent communication and customer services skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent organizational skills


Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement), may apply. For information on how to obtain list eligibility, please visit the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) website at 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 CalHR 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:
Tonika Washington, AGPA
College Preparation & Postsecondary Programs Office
1430 N Street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 0880 174 - 615 - 1139 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/29/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
College Preparation & Postsecondary Programs
1430 N Street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tonika Washington

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