Job Posting: Chief Information Officer

Commission on Teacher Credentialing

JC-135238
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Chief Information Officer
C. E. A.

$7,190.00 - $10,334.00

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Under the direction of the Director, Administrative Services Division, Career Executive Assignment (CEA) B, the Chief Information Officer (CIO), CEA A, is Manager of the Enterprise Technology Services Section and responsible for managing the Commission’s Information Technology (IT) function with the primary objective of providing the necessary resources and services enterprise-wide to meet the Commission’s business goals and objectives.  This involves planning, organizing, and directing all IT personnel, assets, and budgetary resources consistent with the Commission's strategic business and IT plans. In addition, the CIO is responsible for working collaboratively with agency leadership including, Division Directors and Department Managers in providing oversight of IT projects impacting multiple areas within the agency and partnering as appropriate across divisions to meet the IT responsibilities of the agency.

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-135238
    Position #(s):
    192-403-7500-001
    Working Title:
    Chief Information Officer
    Classification:
    C. E. A.
    $7,190.00 - $10,334.00 A
    # of Positions:
    1
    Work Location:
    Sacramento County
    Job Type:
    Career Executive Assignment - Non Tenured, Full Time

    Department Information

    The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing is an agency in the Executive Branch of California State Government.  It was created in 1970 by the Ryan Act and is the oldest of the autonomous state standards boards in the nation.  The major purpose of the agency is to serve as a state standards board for educator preparation for the public schools of California. The licensing and credentialing of professional educators in the State, the enforcement of professional practices of educators, and the discipline of credential holders in the State of California.

    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 eligible to be appointed to this Career Executive Assignment (CEA) by the State of California.

    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:

    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 - Please see the Examination Information section of this job positing. 
    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.

    Examination Qualification Requirements

    All applicants must possess the knowledge and abilities, and any other requirements, described in this announcement.

    Note: Eligibility to take a CEA examination does not require current permanent status in the civil service.

    General Qualifications

    State civil service employees must possess essential general qualifications including integrity, initiative, dependability, good judgment, and ability to work cooperatively with others.

    Knowledge and Abilities

    Applicants must demonstrate the ability to perform high administrative and policy – influencing functions effectively. Such overall ability requires possession of most of the following more specific knowledge and abilities:

    • Knowledge of the organization and functions of California State Government including the organization and practices of the Legislature and the Executive Branch; principles, practices, and trends of public administration, organization, and management; techniques of organizing and motivating groups; program development and evaluation; methods of administrative problem solving; principles and practices of policy formulation and development; and personnel management techniques; the department’s or agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity Program objectives; and a manager’s role in the Equal Employment Opportunity Program.
    • Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of multidisciplinary professional and administrative staff; analyze administrative policies, organization, procedures and practices; integrate the activities of a diverse program to attain common goals; gain the confidence and support of top level administrators and advise them on a wide range of administrative matters; develop cooperative working relationships with representatives of all levels of government, the public, and the Legislature and Executive branches; analyze complex problems and recommend effective courses of action; and prepare and review reports; and effectively contribute to the department’s or agency’s Equal Employment Opportunity objectives.

    These knowledge and abilities are expected to be obtained from the following kinds of experience with substantial participation in the formulation, operation and/or evaluation of program policies (experience may have been paid or volunteer; in State service, other government settings, or in a private organization):

    CEA Level A - Responsible for broad administrative and program activities, including the execution and/or evaluation of program policies.

    CEA Level B - Responsible for extensive managerial and program administration or broad program manager experience with substantial participation in the formulation, operation, and/or evaluation of program policies.

    CEA Level C - Responsible for extensive highly professional influence and contributes to program, policy, and the methods to provide professional services needed to set policies, to meet the mission of the State department and often exercising technical and or professional skills that are required at this level.

    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:
    • Knowledge of the Commission’s mission, organization, and policies as well as its relationships with other state, federal and local entities. 
    • Knowledge and experience directing and managing a reportable IT project through all stages of the project approval lifecycle, including writing business analysis (feasibility study reports) including expense allocation worksheets, project supporting documents and writing project status reports.
    • Knowledge of State civil service laws, rules, policies, procedures and government information systems.
    • Experience establishing organizational expectations and ensuring that management and staff have the tools and resources to meet the expectations.
    • Ability to monitor performance against expectations and hold management and staff accountable for accurate and timely work products.
    • Ability to create an environment that promotes teamwork and respect; maintain regular contact with the team to assist them in adapting to any changes in direction or to facilitate overcoming obstacles.
    • Ability to encourage internal and external partnerships and collaborations for organizational improvements; provide access or opportunity to resources to support change efforts.
    • Experience preparing for, developing, and implementing an enterprise-wide IT project solutions.
    • Management of IT professionals and what steps you take to create a high-functioning, production and customer-service oriented IT office. 
    • Experience with IT policy development. 
    • Experience working directly with executive staff.  

    Examination Information

    The examination will consist of an Application and Statement of Qualifications review and evaluation weighted 100%. Applicants will be evaluated on how their education, training, experience and skills meet the minimum and desirable qualifications including the specified knowledge and abilities. Application packages without a Statement of Qualifications will not be accepted.

    A Statement of Qualifications is a narrative discussion of how the candidate's education, training, experience, and skills meet the minimum and desirable qualifications and qualify them for the position. The Statement of Qualifications serves as a documentation of each candidate's ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing and should be typed and no more than two pages in length.

    Resumes do not take the place of the Statement of Qualifications.

    If you meet the requirements stated in this announcement, you may take this competitive examination. Possession of the Examination Qualifications requirements does not assure a place on the eligible list. Your performance in the examination will be compared with the performance of others who take this examination, and all successful candidates will be ranked according to their scores.

    A minimum rating of 70% must be attained in the Examination to obtain list eligibility for this position. All candidates will receive written notification of their examination results.

    The results of this examination will only be used to fill this position. Applications will be retained for twelve months.

    Hiring interviews for the Job may be conducted with the most qualified candidates.

    The examining Department reserves the right to revise the examination plan to better meet the needs of the service, if the circumstances under which this examination was planned change. Such revision will be in accordance with civil service law and rules and all competitors will be notified.

    Special Testing Arrangements

    If you have a disability and need special testing arrangements, answer the Reasonable Accommodations question appropriately on your Application (STD 678). You will be contacted to make specific arrangements. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this announcement.

    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) 322-6253
    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.

    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