CAAL-Skills Program Manager-CA Workforce Development Board



As a California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) Information Technology Manager I and leader of the Cross System Analytics and Assessment for Learning and Skills Attainment (CAAL-Skills) team, the incumbent works closely with state and county workforce development, training and related education and human services leaders to develop the capacity to produce and display the data analytics needed to evaluate participating program efficacy. The incumbent has leadership and full management responsibilities to organize, plan, coordinate, direct and control all activities associated with the day-to-day operations and strategic planning of this team. In addition, the incumbent functions as the program leader responsible for tactical execution and strategic planning for CAAL-Skills technology, systems, data, business relationships and overall success of the program.

Position exists in downtown Sacramento.

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


Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Additional Documents


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:

The preferred incumbent has many of the following education, experience, and abilities.

1. Communication, Management & Leadership

a. Have strong written and verbal communication skills.

b. Have a proven track-record of presenting technical information to technical and non-technical staff and management.

c. Have excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.

d. Have a proven track-record of executing tactically while thinking and planning strategically.

2. Relationship Management

a. Have experience maintaining and building inter-organizational and intra-organziational relationships with diplomacy and tact.

b. Have strong relationship management skills.

3. Project / Program Management

a. Have experience managing portfolios of multiple projects and initiatives with varying levels of complexity and priority.

b. Have experience as a senior level project manager with full responsibility for:

i. the successful implementation and integration of complex solutions on time and within budget.

ii. employee, consultant and vendor teams

iii. implementation efforts with one time costs greater than $10M.

c. Have experience working with State of California ‘control agencies’ (e.g., CDT, DOF).

d. Have experience in writing and managing contracts; writing solicitations and managing procurements; creating financial plans and performing expense management; and, writing grant proposals.

4. Data Projects

a. Have experience implementing and / or managing data-centric projects, programs or initiatives.

5. Workforce System

a. Have an understanding of California’s workforce system and have a working knowledge of the relationship between workforce system partners.

b. Have experience analyzing workforce participant and provider information.

c. Have a working knowledge of federal and state funded workforce programs.

d. Have experience analyzing workforce system information and have at least one year of experience working with workforce system programs and / or partners.


Position Details
Job Code #: JC-216307
Position #(s):
Working Title: CAAL-Skills Program Manager