Job Posting: PC 4976

Department of Education

PC 4976

$7,354.00 - $9,205.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/30/2022

Job Description and Duties

This is a reposting. If you previously submitted an application for this position, you do not need to reapply.

Under direction from the Education Administrator I in the Title I Monitoring and Support Office (TIMSO) and the Director of the Student Achievement and Support Division (SASD) and working cooperatively with program units and supervisors throughout the California Department of Education (CDE), the Education Programs Consultant (EPC) will review programs and services for alignment with legal requirements for Title I, Part A in local educational agencies (LEAs) statewide. The EPC will provide technical assistance to LEAs in the design, implementation, and evaluation of Title I services; develop and implement tools for use in LEAs regarding Title I, Part A and Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) provides guidance on Consolidated Application program requirements; and conduct presentations or trainings on Title I policy implementation. The TIMSO is responsible for the oversight during the monitoring process of the Title I, Part A and CSI programs. Travel is required for this position.

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 #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
PC 4976
$7,354.00 - $9,205.00 A
$5,279.00 - $6,604.00 A
$6,373.00 - $7,977.00 B
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Student Achievement and Support Division

Department Information

The California Department of Education (CDE) oversees the state's diverse and dynamic public school system, which is responsible for the education of more than six million children and young adults in more than 10,000 schools with 295,000 teachers. The CDE and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction are responsible for enforcing education law and regulations; and for continuing to reform and improve public elementary school programs, secondary school programs, adult education, some preschool programs, and child care programs. The CDE's mission is to provide a world-class education for all students, from early childhood to adulthood. The CDE serves our state by innovating and collaborating with educators, schools, parents, and community partners, preparing students to live, work, and thrive in a highly connected world.

Special Requirements

Interested individuals MUST submit an SOQ with their application. The SOQ should have a title of “Statement of Qualifications, Your Name,” be no more than 2 pages, no smaller than 12-point font, and address the following:

1. In one paragraph, please describe your educational background and work experience that you feel most qualifies you for the position based on the job announcement.

2. Describe your experience and ability to research, analyze, interpret, and implement various legal or regulatory requirements such as Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and/or Title I, Part A.

3. Describe your experience and ability in conducting compliance reviews or providing written narrative advice to state or local agencies on compliance with federal or state laws and regulations, or similar guidance.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. 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: 9/30/2022

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. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

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 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:

Department of Education
Attn: C&P PC 4976/JC-313087
1430 N Street, Ste. 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

Department of Education
C&P PC 4976/JC-313087
1430 N Street (Lobby Drop-Off Box)
Sacramento, CA 95814
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 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 required and must be included.
  • Degree and/or School Transcripts
  • Other - Cover Letter
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    A STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS IS REQUIRED. Please see the Special Requirements section for instructions.

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:
1. Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
2. Knowledge of research techniques related to program planning, administration, and evaluation.
3. Ability to work effectively in both independent and diverse multi-task team environments.
4. Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
5. Knowledge and expertise in standards-based curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development in low-performing schools and districts.


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website: Benefits Summary

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Tirzah Phipps
(916) 319-0591

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:
Randi Thompson, EEO Officer
(916) 445-9174
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.

Examination Information

Individuals must have taken and passed an examination to obtain list eligibility for the classification in order to apply. The examination bulletins may be viewed on the California Department of Education Web page at:  Open Examinations - Jobs at CDE (CA Dept of Education)

NOTE: Examination packages are temporarily being accepted electronically. You can submit your examination package electronically to the restricted mailbox at, or submit it by mail or in person with the attention to:


California Department of Education

Examination and Recruitment Office

1430 N Street, Suite 1802

Sacramento, CA 95814

Additional Application Information

  • How to Apply for state jobs:
  • Submitting an electronic application through your CalCareers Account is highly recommended.
  • Important: Make sure your contact information, i.e., address, phone number(s), etc., is current in your CalCareers Account.
  • DO NOT include ANY confidential information on any documents you submit for a job vacancy, such as your State Application, resume, or educational transcripts. Confidential information that should be excluded or removed from these documents includes, but is not limited to, your Social Security Number (SSN), birthdate, age, student identification number, driver license (unless required), examination results, LEAP status, and marital status.
  • Incomplete or late application packages will NOT be considered.
  • In order for experience to be considered, applications must be completed fully, including the “From” and “To” employment dates, “Hours Per Week”, employer contact information, and “Duties Performed" fields for all jobs listed in the “Employment History” (Resumes do not take the place of these fields on the STD. 678).
  • If you choose to not submit electronically and are mailing or dropping off your hard copy State Application (STD. 678), please use the revised 12/2021 version.
  • If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications, please include a copy of your degree or unofficial transcripts for verification. Foreign transcripts must be accompanied by an academic credential evaluation.

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.