Job Posting: Public Information Officer (Staff Services Manager II (Specialist))

Commission on Teacher Credentialing

JC-332029
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Public Information Officer (Staff Services Manager II (Specialist))
STAFF SERVICES MANAGER II (SUPERVISORY)

$7,204.00 - $8,950.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Under the administrative direction of the Director, Administrative Service Division, the incumbent serves as the Commission's primary representative for media and other public relations and communications programs and activities.

This advertisement will run until filled with the following cutoff dates for review of applications:

  • October 10, 2022
  • October 20, 2022
  • October 31, 2022
  • November 10, 2022
  • November 21, 2022
  • December 2, 2022
  • December 12, 2022

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-332029
Position #(s):
192-403-4801-XXX
Working Title:
Public Information Officer (Staff Services Manager II (Specialist))
Classification:
STAFF SERVICES MANAGER II (SUPERVISORY)
$7,204.00 - $8,950.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) is conveniently located in the downtown area near many popular restaurants, shops, public transportation, and affordable parking options.  The purpose of the CTC is to ensure integrity and high quality in the preparation, conduct and professional growth of the educators who serve California's public schools.  Its work shall reflect both statutory mandates that govern the Commission and research on professional practices.  

Telework opportunities will be considered for this position.

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Attn: Office of Human Resources
1900 Capitol Ave
Sacramento, CA 95811

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Office of Human Resources
1900 Capitol Ave
Sacramento, CA 95811
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • Statement of Qualifications - SEE STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS SECTION.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Training or experience in developing strategic communications plans
  • Background in education policy
  • Skills in management of public administration, including effective communication skills

Benefits

Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Human Resources Contact:
Casey Martino
(916) 323-7157
cmartino@ctc.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Rhonda Brown
(916) 323-4714
RBrown@ctc.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Statement of Qualifications

Provide a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) no more than three pages, 12 font, single-spaced, addressing the following items. Applications without a SOQ will not be considered.

  • Please describe your experiences in communications for a governmental agency (State or Federal).
  • Please describe how you would prepare a response to an inquiry from a local or state educational partner on a sensitive issue and still maintain being objective for the Commission’s mission.
  • A question comes in from the media outlining an issue that may have a negative impact on the Agency.  How would you present to Executive management your response and how you came to that conclusion.
  • Please describe a time when a controversial, high exposure news story effected your employer and how you handled that situation.
  • Please describe your experience in working with a legislative body, internal stakeholders, and the public arenas.
  • Please describe how you have, or would, handle Public Records Act requests in your previous work.

Applicants who fail to submit the Statement of Qualifications will be eliminated from this appointment process.

Note: Resumes, letters, and other materials will not be evaluated or considered as responses to the Statement of Qualifications.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off