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  • 11 Sep 2019 11:31 PM | Anonymous

    Statewide Learning Manager (CalHR Academy Manager)

    Department of Human Resources

    Job ID: JC-166988

    Position #(s): 363-920-4801-XXX

    Working Title: Statewide Learning Manager


    $6,495.00 - $8,070.00 per Month

    # of Positions: 1

    Work Location: Sacramento County

    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

    Final Filing Date: 9/20/2019

    Job Description and Duties

    CalHR is in search of a senior-level manager to lead the statewide Human Resources (HR) and Lean Academies. In this unique leadership position, you will have the opportunity to directly and positively impact over 150 state departments through HR skills training and continuous improvement programming. You will partner closely with agencies, departments, labor unions, human resources organizations, academia, and vendors to deliver innovative civil service led programs that support state HR professionals and those seeking to implement continuous improvement processes.

    As a CalHR Academy Manager, you will help build the California Human Resources Academy and lead the California Lean Academy, so bring your strong leadership skills and passion for talent development to this position and help us develop a highly-skilled civil service workforce to serve the needs of all Californians.


    Under the general direction of the Chief Learning Officer, the Staff Services Manager II Academy Manager responsibilities include:

    • Leads and inspires program staff to deliver outstanding training in support of statewide efforts to develop and sustain a highly talented civil service workforce.
    • Serves as a subject matter expert in the training of human resource management and continuous improvement when designing and implementing statewide training programs and when providing consulting services in support of statewide and agency and department-specific training initiatives.
    • Ensures statewide training programs, tools, resources, and services are properly evaluated for effectiveness and that they represent the best talent development solutions available.
    • Ensures the financial stability of the program by delivering programs to departments through academy programs, vendor contracts, and interagency agreements.
    • Develops, advocates, and implements policy changes to improve civil service talent development solutions and requirements.
    • Provides expert guidance and assists with the design, development, delivery of civil service taught training associated with CalHR’s training programs.
    • Partners with the Leadership Academy Manager to deliver statewide training solutions utilizing shared resources and development tools that align with the mission of CalHR.

    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

    Department Information

    CalHR Mission and Vision

    The California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) is responsible for all issues related to employee salaries and benefits, job classifications, civil rights, training, exams, recruitment and retention. For most employees, many of these matters are determined through the collective bargaining process managed by CalHR.


    Our Vision: To be the premier leader and trusted partner in innovative human resources management.


    Our Mission: To provide exceptional human resources leadership and services with integrity, respect and accountability to state departments and all current and prospective employees.

    Department Website:

    Special Requirements

    Applicants MUST include a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) with their application package that is no longer than three (3) pages in length, single-spaced and 12 point font.  A resume does not take the place of an SOQ.  A notation or reference to other materials such as resumes or the application will not be considered.  When completing the SOQ, please describe your experience, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to the following factors:

    • Describe your experience in leading a team that works across functional areas.
    • Provide an example of a time you worked with key stakeholders to design a solution to meet the needs of an organization.  How did you define the problem, resource the solution, and meet the needs of the customer?
    • Describe how you have applied a continuous improvement strategy to a project.  What was the project, what was your process, and how did you measure success?

    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: 9/20/2019

    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

    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 Human Resources

    Attn: Malayna Babb

    1515 S Street, North Building, Suite 500

    Sacramento, CA 95811-7258

    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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


    Malayna Babb

    1810 16th Street

    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 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.
    • Statement of Qualifications - A Statement of Qualifications is REQUIRED and must be submitted with your application to be considered for this position.  Please see section "Special Requirements" for further information.

    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:

    The desirable qualifications for this position include:


    • Possess in-depth knowledge, experience, and technical credibility in the areas of human resources, training methodology from design to implementation, and continuous improvement processes leveraging Agile and Lean practices;
    • Have the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively with all levels of state government;
    • Be able to work closely with subject matters experts in various disciplines as they relate to human resource best-practices and policy, as well as those who are proficient in continuous improvement methodologies;
    • Expert-level familiarity with continuous improvement methodologies and how to apply them to business process;
    • Communicate confidently, clearly, and persuasively both verbally and in writing;
    • Have successful experience managing programs from design to implementation;
    • Have experience supervising a team that focuses on performance and delivers on mission;
    • Will value teamwork and have the leadership skills to create an environment where the staff have the opportunity to achieve their full potential while delivering outstanding products and services to customers; and
    • Be a strategic leader and creative problem solver that strives to deliver results.


    In addition to State employee benefits, CalHR offers convenient transportation options, including light-rail, pre-tax parking; on-site ATM; nearby; a variety of nearby shopping venues, restaurants, and a seasonal Farmers market (spring and summer). CalHR offers ongoing learning and development opportunities through our onsite Statewide Training program.

    Contact Information

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

    Department Website:

    Human Resources Contact:
    Malayna Babb
    (916) 322-3855

    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:
    EEO Officer

    (916) 324-1128

    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.

  • 12 Aug 2019 2:00 PM | Anonymous

    Black/Green Belt (CSSBB, CSSGB) or Certified Lean Practitioner

    Organization Delegata

    Schedule Full-time

    Job Description:

    Delegata is putting together a team to propose for reengineering process at a highly visible California State Department.  The project is one that, upon success, would be a showpiece on the resume of anyone involved. 

    We are looking for a CSSBB, CSSGB, or certified lean practitioner from ASQ or other certifying bodies to join the team we are building.

    This person would be a part of a team that goes into a frequently maligned department that has decided to establish credible governance and process discipline and re-imagine operations that touch 26 million Californians at least once every couple years.

    For more information, please contact:

    Matt Harris

    Director of Transformation

    2450 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 400
    Sacramento, CA 95833

  • 02 Aug 2019 10:55 PM | Anonymous

    Senior Quality Consultant - Job ID 1150053

    Job Description

    Job ID 1150053

    Category Quality Assurance

    Organization Health Net Federal Services

    Schedule Full-time

    Position Purpose: The Quality Consultant, Sr. provides enterprise-wide, strategic process quality consulting services to all parts and levels of the enterprise. This individual is a Quality professional with an advanced professional quality certification. The Sr. Quality Consultant assists/facilitates/leads management in the development and deployment of the quality culture across the organization. The Sr. Consultant uses customer-focused principles, practices and techniques in order to advance performance excellence and promote customer satisfaction. This position facilitates cross-functional initiatives to continuously improve quality and increase customer satisfaction and serves as a champion for quality throughout the enterprise.

    • Facilitates strategic improvement initiatives for the organization that are broad in scope, far-reaching in impact, and/ or critical to business success
    • Leads teams in strategic process design work and instructs the teams in the application of quality tools and methodologies such as Lean and Six Sigma
    • Provides enterprise-wide quality consulting services
    • Mentors and/or coaches Quality Consultants and other internal quality professionals in the development of organizational expertise in quality management
    • Administers a peer review process to evaluate the methods, outcomes and effectiveness of projects and initiatives 
    • Facilitates and advises the Quality Improvement Committee, comprised of the major Business Process Owners of the organization. The committee manages the portfolio of improvement initiatives for the organization. 
    • Participates in the development and design of tools for measuring, assessing and reporting customer satisfaction
    • May serve as the Management Representative for ISO 9001:2015 registration and as such, be responsible for managing the ISO registrar and surveillance activities; the internal preparation and review for surveillance. Will be a significant contributor to Management Review by the Senior Executive team. 
    • Other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or related discipline. 
    • Minimum five to seven years in a quality related function. 
    • Experience in managed healthcare industry preferred
    • ISO experience preferred
    • URAC experience a plus

    License/Certification: Six Sigma Blackbelt and Certified Quality Manager or other quality certification required

    This position will be supporting a Federal government contract, therefore it requires U. S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense form SF86 or higher security.

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