CALIFORNIA STATE ASSEMBLY
ASSEMBLY JOB POSTINGS
Senior Field Representative Office of Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Nora Campos (AD-27)
Acts as an official representative and liaison of the Member within District 27
Field Representatives, Interns
Functions as the senior field representative in the Assembly Speaker pro Tempore’s district office, assisting the District Director. Acts on behalf of the Assembly Speaker pro Tempore and District Director within specified guidelines.
• Acts as the Assembly Speaker pro Tempore’s representative by responding to a variety of constituent inquiries and concerns, which includes interpersonal communications and responses to telephone calls, email, and mail, as well as serving as a liaison for constituents with State agencies by providing accurate, complete, timely, and helpful information.
• Attends meetings of community groups and local government, communicates and presents clearly and concisely at events and meetings about various legislative goals and community initiatives on behalf of Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Campos.
• Liaison with stakeholders and report back with recommendations for action on issues of importance to the district.
• Responsible for tracking and recommending strategies for achieving district priorities and executing community outreach plans.
• Identify, plan, and coordinate neighborhood events, including advancing the site, producing written materials, drafting talking points, preparing background information, and staffing the Member.
• Complies with Assembly policies and rules as outlined in the Personnel Policy Manual.
• Does other related work as needed.
• Work weekends and evenings when legislative functions dictate.
KNOWLEDGE OF/ABILITY TO:
• Demonstrates a strong commitment to promoting the highest quality of life for all Californians, especially those in the 27th Assembly District.
• Intimately aware, engaged, passionate in affairs and issues related to the community and of the 27th Assembly District and surrounding areas.
• Principles, functions, practices, and operations of the California State Legislature.
• District and State issues, current events, and relevant legislation.
• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with constituent groups, elected officials, government agencies, and business leaders.
• Strong written communication and presentation skills – ability to research and draft memoranda, reports, and talking points.
• Analyze, develop and/or implement public policy.
• Motivated self-starter that takes initiative on projects and issues affecting the 27th Assembly District.
• Work independently, efficiently, and effectively in a fast paced environment.
• Volunteer recruitment and management.
• Build coalitions among diverse stakeholder groups.
• Access, input and retrieve information from a computer – experience with Microsoft Word and standard internet browsers.
• Three to five years’ experience as a policy aide or field representative for an elected official required.
• Experience with grassroots organizing, advocacy, public policy and/or community development work experience a plus.
• Fluency in Spanish and/or Vietnamese.
• Driving required; must have a California State driver’s license, insured vehicle, and clean driving record.
• Dedication to quality assurance in work products.
• Critical thinking and creative problem solving
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing deadlines simultaneously
• Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher
• Discretion and excellent work ethic
• Strong political acumen
• Team player
• Strong leadership skills
• Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent state benefits, including health, dental, and vision care. Participation in the California Public Employees Retirement program.
Send a resume, cover letter, and three writing samples, and four references via email to:
Charisse Ma Lebron-Cannon, District Director
Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Nora Campos, District 27
100 Paseo de San Antonio, Suite 319, San José, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 277.1220 • Fax: (408) 277.1036 • Email: Charisse.Lebron-Cannon@asm.ca.gov
Resume must not exceed 2 pages in length. Cover letter must not exceed 1 page in length, and include salary requirements. Writing samples must not exceed 2 pages per sample; one sample should demonstrate multilingual skills, and another sample should demonstrate public relation skills. References must include three work-related references, and one personal reference.
PRIVATE OR GOVERNMENT SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS
Periodically, the Assembly Rules Committee receives information about job opportunities in private and other government sectors. You may contact these entities directly for more information.
To apply for a position, send a cover letter, your resume, and references to the address listed in the announcement. We will update this listing as new job announcements are provided to us.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND CEO
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a public policy trade organization is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Assistant to the President and CEO.
About the Silicon Valley Leadership Group
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 375 of Silicon Valley's most respected employers. Leadership Group members collectively provide one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley. The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is a proactive member-driven organization engaged on issues impacting both the economic health and quality of life in the Silicon Valley region, including housing, transportation, the environment, energy, education, taxation and economic vitality.
This position supports the President and CEO for the organization in collaboration with office colleagues. The scope of duties for the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO includes the following:
Scheduling Primary Point of Contact:
• Field all meeting requests
• Coordinate short and long range calendar goals and all logistics
• Organize and produce daily schedule
• Manage all travel arrangements and logistics such as President and CEO’s statewide duties, Board-related duties, and speech requests
• Liaison with members, assistants to member executives, and internally with colleagues and key stakeholders on mutual calendar goals
• Maintain detailed filing system for meeting support materials including membership, CEO one-on-ones, minutes as needed and other collateral with careful attention to deadlines
• Serve as advocate in working with Senior Advisor to President and CEO to maximize efficiencies in President and CEO’s time including protecting desk time
• Confirm all details are accurate in the calendar prior to meetings
• Responsible for reaching annual member Board and CEO one-on-one visit goals
• Partner with President and CEO as well as the Membership team on reaching goals through high priority new member visits and support material
Project Managing/Event Planning/Coordination:
Assist in special event planning, including:
• Produce meeting e-notices for member Executive Advisory Committee and Operations Committee meetings
• Secure relevant agenda and list of participants for conference calls and in person meetings hosted or attended by CEO and relevant collateral
• Coordinate on weekly radio talk show, "The CEO Show," including confirming speakers
Silicon Valley Leadership Group Operations
In addition to core duties above, all Leadership Group employees participate in and support organizational functions and events. Key roles for this position include: the annual Applied Materials "Silicon Valley Turkey Trot," annual San Francisco 49ers "Pasta Bowl" charity dinner, special city trips and participation in Leadership Group organizational events and meetings as appropriate, and may include some early morning and evening events and meetings.
Assist with personal needs including travel arrangements, vacations, outside appointments.
The successful candidate for this position will have the following characteristics:
• High attention to detail
• Extremely organized in thought and in practice
• Manage time well with competing priorities
• Have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Self-starter; able to work independently and collaboratively
• Quickly develop a rapport with member company representatives, public officials and partner organizations
• Have some familiarity with Silicon Valley, local, state and federal public policy and business news-related events
• Comfortable attending and assisting President and CEO at larger and smaller sized events, forums and meetings
• Capable of working in team-oriented environment
The successful candidate for this position will have the following qualifications:
• A college degree – familiarity with Silicon Valley, California, U.S. and global business and political landscapes is a plus
• Have strong "office" skills – proficiency with office tools and technology, particularly Google and Office products
• Experience working in fast-paced environment
• Interest in public policy and non-profit work is a plus
This position is “at will” and the salary range for this position is $45,000 – $55,000, depending upon experience and qualifications.
The benefits package includes paid holidays and vacation, medical, dental, long term disability and life insurance coverage paid for employee, 401K plan participation after six month employment and VTA Ecopass.
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO
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Students, Faculty, Staff, and the Community
TENURE-TRACK POSITION IN CALIFORNIA HISTORY
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
Beginning Fall Semester 2013
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THE COUNTY OF ALAMEDA
The County of Alameda seeks an administrative analyst for the Human Impact and Prevention Budget. The Human Impact and Prevention Budget is a decision-making tool and community engagement process that aims to raise awareness of the role of County government and the safety net, develop new cross-sector partnerships and investments, and strengthen systems that support preventive approaches to community health.
This position is supported by a two-year grant from The California Endowment in partnership with the County of Alameda under the leadership of Supervisor Wilma Chan with the support of the Board of Supervisors. The position includes a competitive salary and benefit package.
The Human Impact and Prevention Budget Analyst will be within the County Administrator’s Office, reporting to a Principal Administrative Analyst, and partner closely with the office of Supervisor Wilma Chan as well as other Board member offices.
Key position responsibilities and core competencies include the ability to:
- Research and analyze information and data regarding state legislation and budget impacts on, but not limited to, county health and human services programs;
- Prepare reports that outline the effects of proposed state budget cuts on residents;
- Assist in developing recommendations for county leadership and regional outreach strategy;
- Present findings to key stakeholders through organizing cross-sector forums, town hall-style budget hearings, and conference workshops;
- Prepare community relations material including website and social media content;
- Ensure compliance with grant budget parameters.
Please contact Alexandra Boskovich at 510-272-6693.