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.

Technologist, Integrations
Posted: 5/25/23

CCGI is seeking a Technologist, Integrations to support the design, development, and testing of integrations, transcript-informed functionality, and account management on, including:

  • Tools that help students monitor their progress towards standards (e.g. Eligibility Tools and other future enhancements, such as California Community Colleges (CCC) placement requirements, CTE Pathways, etc.)
  • Integrations with other relevant data and technology tools (e.g. California Community College application (CCCApply), California State University application (Cal State Apply), University of California application, and California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)).
  • Integrations with Single-Sign-On (e.g. Clever, SAML)
  • Integrations of datasets (e.g. California Department of Educator, California Community College Curriculum Inventory)

The Technologist will write product requirements and specifications that define how integrations and data on function as well as conduct quality assurance testing to ensure these tools and data function as designed.

Training Manager, Engagement & Implementation
Posted: 5/8/23

CCGI is seeking an effective facilitator and collaborator to join the Central California regional team that supports partner districts to effectively implement The ideal candidate possesses a strong background in training, teaching, presenting, and/or facilitation and can confidently communicate across a wide spectrum of K-12 educational practitioners and stakeholders. This position reports directly to the Director, Engagement & Implementation for their region.

The Training Manager, Engagement & Implementation provides districts in their region with training support to learn about, implement, and maintain sustained district-wide utilization of the college and career planning tools on In collaboration with one another and with other team members in their Region, Training Managers equip district practitioners with the training support and connect them to the resources they need to effectively use with their students.

Deputy Director, Educator Experience
Posted: 5/5/23

CCGI is looking for a product manager professional to lead the day-to-day operations of the Educator Experience team that provides product requirements that define how tools on function for a diverse group of users utilizing with K-12 students, conducts quality assurance testing to ensure tools function as designed, and manage’s vendor-based development lead.

The ideal candidate is a collaborative leader who has a knack for problem-solving and details, knowledge of educator needs, and ability to lead a team in building and testing new features. They should have knowledge and/or interest in supporting the needs of students, educators, and parents and familiarity with the needs of K-12 educators. To be successful in this role, you must be able to collaborate with other subject matter experts on a project-management basis.

Technical Assistance Manager
Posted: 4/25/23

CCGI is looking for an educator eager to be part of the Technical Assistance team. The ideal Technical Assistance Manager has meaningful experience in coaching students, families, and/or educators on the “a-g” requirements and making recommendations on which classes students should take based on their unique situations, abilities, and goals. Someone who is working towards fluency in understanding how validation levels, test scores, and college classes impact on students’ completion is well positioned to thrive and grow in the role.

The Technical Assistance Manager supports K-12 school districts/LEAs in improving the accuracy of transcript data and reconciling issues with CMP. They also provide guidance on how to address issues affecting the data-informed functionality on that impact student accounts.

Chief Technology Officer
Posted: 4/21/23

CCGI has retained Scion Technical to conduct a search for our Remote Chief Technology (CTO) position. This is an immediate, direct-hire opportunity. The position details can be found here. All questions should be directed to Scion Technical.

Data Analyst, Strategic Impact
Posted: 4/10/23

CCGI is looking for an experienced data analyst to join the Strategic Impact team. The Data Analyst, Strategic Impact contributes to the development of CCGI’s data visualization and analysis tools and promotes a data-driven approach to CCGI’s work. As a part of the Strategic Impact team, you will be a key collaborator, aiding in the expansion, refinement, and development of CCGI’s data analytics and visualization tools to help advance our organizational mission. The ideal candidate has extensive experience creating intuitive data products and visualizations that concisely and thoughtfully answer the most critical organizational questions. They must be comfortable using tools like SQL and Python to power analytical dashboards and query our data warehouse to produce reports and analyses. They have extensive experience developing dashboards governed by strong UX/UI best practices, as well as a deep knowledge and/or curiosity about the needs and behaviors of students, educators, and parents. Additionally, the Data Analyst, Strategic Impact is expected to develop comprehensive documentation and resources to support staff and external stakeholders in accessing, using, and interpreting data products.

Senior Manager, Engagement & Implementation
Posted: 3/7/23

CCGI is looking for an effective collaborator and experienced educator to join the regional team that supports partner districts to effectively implement The Senior Manager, Engagement & Implementation manages a portfolio of assigned school districts within their region and serves as the primary liaison to those districts’ CCGI leads. The ideal candidate possesses a solid understanding of K-12 educator needs and priorities, strong background in supporting students with college and career planning, and can confidently articulate the role of in closing opportunity gaps for underserved students in California to a wide spectrum of K-12 educational leaders, practitioners, and stakeholders.

District Data Support Analyst, Technical Assistance
Posted: 3/7/23

CCGI is looking for an analyst to join the team that supports Local Education Agencies (LEAs) as they implement transcript-informed functionality on The Technical Assistance District Data Support Analyst, will oversee the receipt, processing and troubleshooting of transcript-related cases, including: recurring management of transcript files from various LEAs in California; troubleshoot discrepancies found by educators; and support LEA staff to resolve the file issues. The ideal candidate for this position has experience working in college/K-12 admissions and student records management. The candidate should have an interest in large educational systems and the equity challenges that students face when navigating such systems as well as a strong desire to manage others.

Director, Engagement & Implementation
Posted: 3/6/23

CCGI is looking for an experienced educational leader to oversee and coordinate the regional team that supports partner districts to effectively implement The Director, Engagement & Implementation will lead the regional effort to drive K-12 district partnerships and ongoing, effective utilization of the college and career planning tools on The ideal candidate has demonstrated leadership ability to influence others to achieve actionable change, possesses a deep understanding of K-12 educator needs and priorities both at the practitioner level and leadership level, and can confidently articulate the role of in closing opportunity gaps for underserved students in California.

Design Manager
Posted: 3/1/2023

CCGI is looking for a graphic, web, and/or video design professional to support our Communications Team with creating visually and aesthetically engaging content for external and internal audiences. The Design Manager’s primary responsibilities are to support CCGI’s Communications team by designing, developing, and ensuring quality control of branded communications, with a particular emphasis on helping develop interactive instructional content. The ideal candidate will be able to support the design and development of external- and internal-facing materials including, but not limited to, PDFs, slide decks, graphics, social media posts, and videos. They are also responsible for ensuring the brand consistency and organization of design materials and files. The Design Manager will work closely with the Communications team and CCGI staff at large to ensure communications materials meet organizational needs. They will not only ensure that all communications are aligned to internal design and brand standards, but work with the Deputy Communications Director to ensure materials are aligned with organizational messaging and meet regulatory compliance (i.e., ADA compliance).


There are no open RFPs at this time.


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