Employment & Training Spec 3

Recruitment #PEX-9704-092590


LOCATION: City College of San Francisco, Workforce and Economic Development/VATEA Basic, Ocean Campus, 50 Frida Kahlo Way.
CONTACT: John Halpin, Associate Dean, (415)452-7013, jhalpin@ccsf.edu
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent-Exempt. Exempt employees are considered "at will" and serve at the discretion of the appointment officer. 
WORK SCHEDULE/LOAD: Two full-time (40 hours/week). full year (260 days per year) positions
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Employment & Training Specialist III will work under the direction of the Associate Dean for Career Services to focus externally on generating employment, internship, and apprenticeship opportunities and focus internally on assisting students to obtain paid work experience in their field of study. The internship connections, creating tracking systems, and reporting on outcomes. This position is part of a dynamic team at CCSF helping to build California's strong workforce, while focusing on equity, diversity, and inclusion. 
CCSF is seeking Employment and Training Specialist IIIs to work in the Education, Public & Social Services industry and one to work on Apprenticeship programs. 
Essential duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
1. Analyze local labor market needs and research available employment opportunities within designated industries.
2. Develop unsubsidized jobs, employment opportunities, internships, apprenticeships, and other work-based learning experiences for CCSF students seeking to increase their experience while pursuing career education at CCSF.
3. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with private and public sector employers, unions, professional organizations and non-government organizations. 
4. Guide CCSF students to pursue and obtain paid employment in their field of study; assist students to: conduct job search activities, prepare job application materials to meet skill and job expectations, prepare for interviews, and increase job readiness.
5. Follow-up with students and document job search activities and placement details. 
6. Engage with industry and liaise with Deans, Faculty, Centers, and Departments to bring employers to campus in a variety of ways, including industry advisory committees, career days, job fairs, employer showcases, or other networking events for students.
7. Compile data and statistical information and reports as required by SWP, Adult Education, and other categorical fund guidelines.
8. Work closely with the Employment Development Department, employment services providers, and other private, public, and community agencies to generate and provide job leads to CCSF students.
9. Enroll students in Cooperative Work Experience, ensuring college credit for work in their field of study.
10. Collaborate with San Francisco's workforce system to identify and refer eligible students to WIOA services and support.
11. Perform other job-related duties as required.  
1. Experience in sector strategy work in Education, Public & Social Services, and/or experience with apprenticeship programs. 
2. Expertise in one or more of the following: job development, job placement, apprenticeships, career advising, career/vocational education, job preparation and readiness, employment and training case management.
3. Bilingual or multi-lingual.
4. Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
5. Student-centered, and with a customer service orientation.
6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
7. Experience using multiple social media platforms. 

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.

Two (2) years (4000 hours) of experience in workforce development, human resources, recruitment, training or a closely related field.

Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of required education with additional qualifying experience in program/office/operations management, budget development and/or administration, or contract/grant administration. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units. 

Note: Work experience with the District as a College Work Study student or Lab Aide (3591) Classification will not be considered or applied as qualifying experience.

How To Apply


To be considered a candidate for this position, an online application must be submitted (go to the job announcement, job posting number CS00048P, on City College of San Francisco's job website at http://jobs.ccsf.edu/postings/3538 along with the following materials. 

Substitution of required documents is not permitted.

1. A letter expressing interest in the position specifically indicating how you meet the Minimum Qualification, as well as the Desirable Qualifications as listed in this announcement; AND

2. A current resume summarizing educational background and related work experience; AND

3.Verification of Education: Verification of qualifying education must include copies of transcripts, diplomas, or certificates posting your degree(s) and major(s). If verification cannot be obtained, the applicant must submit a signed statement with the application explaining why such verification cannot be obtained. Requests for waiver will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Foreign degree(s)/coursework used as qualifying to meet minimum qualifications must be evaluated by a foreign degree evaluation services organization, before an application can be processed. Please contact CCSF Human Resources at (415)241-2246 for evaluation sources. Failure to submit the required verification or request for waiver with the application at the time of filing will result in rejection of the application. 

Verification of Experience: Verification of experience may be requested at any time during this recruitment and selection process. All qualifying experience must be proven by submission of letter(s) of verification on official letterhead stationary, showing the name of the applicant, job title(s), duties and dates of employment, with the title and signature of the employer. 

Note: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process. 

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Issued:  December 19, 2018
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PEX-9704-092590
SFCCD/ S.Y. / 415-487-2440


All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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