Careers & Opportunities

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Careers & Opportunities

Equity and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do. We are diverse – in our personal and career backgrounds, our skills, our cultures, and the communities we call home. We are united in our passion for educational equity and our belief in the power of data and collaboration to transform student futures.

The California College Guidance Initiative is a fully-remote organization, and our team is distributed throughout the state of California. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages and provide a wide range of opportunities for professional and career development. CCGI is housed at the Foundation for California Community Colleges but is an autonomous initiative with its own mission, goals, and leadership team.

Diversity & Inclusion

The California College Guidance Initiative is an equal opportunity employer, and we hire without regard to race, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, veteran status, national origin, disability, or genetics.

Open Positions

Recruiting for the California College Guidance Initiative is managed by our fiscal sponsor, the Foundation for California Community Colleges. To submit an online application, click on the name of the position, then use the “Apply” link.

Communications Manager
Posted: 4/27/22
CCGI is looking for a skilled communicatorto develop content, collateral, and outreach strategies that will help ensure all California students have free access to data-informed college, career, and financial aid tools through CaliforniaColleges.edu. The ideal candidate for this role is a gifted writer and storyteller, passionate about educational equity, and able to communicate complex ideas simply and connect individual stories to broad societal and policy issues. They can communicate in Spanish (verbal and written) and has experience in communications outreach to Spanish-speaking audiences. They must be detail-oriented, comfortable handling multiple projects, and able to adjust to changing priorities.

Senior Bilingual Communications Specialist
Posted: 4/27/22
CCGI is looking for a skilled communicator to support content and outreach strategies to help ensure all California students have free access to data-informed college, career, and financial aid tools through CaliforniaColleges.edu. In this role, they will support the creation and management of marketing and promotional materials, translate of all external organizational collateral into Spanish, respond to staff requests for communications support, and maintain communications projects and tasks on Salesforce. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, comfortable handling multiple projects, and able to adjust to changing priorities. They are a gifted project manager, as well as a strong writer and storyteller, passionate about educational equity, and able to communicate complex ideas simply and connect individual stories to broad societal and policy issues. Candidates must be fluent in Spanish (verbal and written) and should have experience in communications outreach to Spanish-speaking audiences.

Associate Product Manager, CaliforniaColleges.edu Student and Educator Experience
Posted: 4/1/22
CCGI is looking for an innovative and detail-oriented associate product manager to help envision and write key enhancements and new features on CaliforniaColleges.edu. They will be responsible for writing product requirements that define how tools function, conducting quality-assurance testing, and collaborating directly with members of cross-functional teams to ensure accuracy, effectiveness, alignment, and clarity. The ideal candidate has one or more years of experience in project management. They should be a meticulous writer with a track record of writing technical documentation, know how to research, summarize findings, and present to others to help drive understanding, and be passionate about supporting students and educators.

Instructional Content Developer
Posted: 4/1/22
CCGI is looking for an instructional content developer to manage student lessons on CaliforniaColleges.edu. They will be responsible for both creating new college and career planning lessons for 6th-12th grade students and for the continual review and iteration of all college, career, and financial aid lessons on CaliforniaColleges.edu. This role will work with staff in product management, user research, and user experience design to ensure a seamless student experience that makes full use of the platform’s college, career, and financial aid planning tools. The ideal candidate is a strong writer with a keen interest in developing accurate, engaging content for an elearning or edtech platform.. They should have a deep understanding of the importance of college and career readiness in a student’s journey and be committed to maintaining expertise on college, career, and financial aid policy and counseling trends.

Data Analyst, Technical Assistance
Posted: 2/8/22
CCGI is looking for an analyst with experience in college or K-12 admissions and student record management to oversee the receipt, processing, and troubleshooting of transcript-related cases. They will work closely with experts from local education agencies to provide advice on issues involved in creating transcript files and ensure that the transcript data provided is accurate and delivered in a timely manner. The ideal candidate should be comfortable managing others and have an interest in large educational systems and educational equity issues faced by students. This position does not write production code. However, a level of comfort with the software tools and languages in use at CCGI (Jira, Excel, Salesforce) is recommended.

Director, CaliforniaColleges.edu User Experience
Posted: 10/22/21
CCGI is looking for a leader and manager with expertise in user research and user experience to join the CaliforniaColleges.edu Team. Our ideal Director, CaliforniaColleges.edu User Experience has extensive experience developing, driving, and leading user experience and user research teams. The Director, CaliforniaColleges.edu User Experience will provide strategic leadership and mentorship to the User Experience division, which is responsible for delivering the user experience of CaliforniaColleges.edu.

RFPs

There are no open RFPs at this time.

Contact

If you have questions about CCGI career or RFP opportunities please contact us.