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Assistant Facilitator

The Center for Collaborative Policy, California State University, Sacramento is recruiting for two Assistant Facilitator positions.  Successful applicants will have the ability to: document technical and interpersonal discussions (including conditions of conflict); write reports on complex, multi-topic conditions; use web-based facilitation and meeting management tools such as Go-To Meeting/Webinar; WebEx, Doodle, Survey Monkey, MindMapper, etc.; and have excellent verbal and written skills, strong interpersonal skills, and knowledge of and interest in collaborative policy making practice and theory.

  • Duties Include:
  • Accurately and objectively record information from fast-paced, highly technical discussions
  • Prepare draft and final detailed summaries and reports from meetings
  • Render complex and lengthy information into clear and accurate lay person terms
  • Provide logistical support for meetings
  • Develop meeting agendas, facilitation plans, and group process plans
  • Schedule and conduct stakeholder interviews
  • Conduct policy research

Salary is $3897 - $5847/month. It is the general practice of Sacramento State to hire at the lower end of salary range. This position is covered by health benefits. Application review will begin July 9, 2014 and will continue until positions are filled. Final application deadline is July 23, 2014.

For further information and to view duties, qualifications and application process, see:   http://www.csus.edu/about/employment/.  All submissions are done electronically.   

The website Job Identification number is #101088.

For more information on the Center for Collaborative Policy, see www.csus.edu/ccp.

California State University, Sacramento is an equal opportunity/ADA employer.


Business Development Director

The Center for Collaborative Policy, California State University, Sacramento is recruiting for a Business Development Director.  The successful applicant will have experience in attracting significant revenues from public and private sector sources for collaborative public processes and activities.   The applicant is also expected to be a senior practitioner in conducting multi-party collaborative public processes with a high degree of complexity.  Responsibilities include:

  • Directly generate revenue for the Center through communicating with prospective clients as well as teaming partners, responding to competitive proposals, pursuing sole source agreements and creating other statewide business opportunities.
  • Develop and implement an annual Business Development Plan, and train and coach Center practitioners to execute the Plan and attract client business.
  • Develop, supervise and provide oversight for the Center business development personnel and data system.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Attractive benefits are provided.  Application review will begin on July 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

For further information and to view duties, qualifications and application process, see:   http://www.csus.edu/about/employment/.  All submissions are done electronically.   

The website Job Identification number is #101075.

For more information on the Center for Collaborative Policy, see www.csus.edu/ccp.

California State University, Sacramento is an equal opportunity/ADA employer.



Senior-Level Mediator/Facilitator

The Center for Collaborative Policy, California State University, Sacramento is seeking Senior Mediator/Facilitator with experience in independently mediating, facilitating and managing projects with a very high degree of policy, political and stakeholder complexity.  The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in:

  • Developing and executing collaborative processes such as assessments, multi-party consensus-building and dispute resolution, public engagement, visioning, and strategic planning.
  • Working with government officials at various levels, with a solid understanding of political dynamics as well as how public policy is developed and implemented.
  • Preparing detailed and clear analyses of qualitative information, often leading to written findings/recommendations and oral presentations. 
  • Working impartially with stakeholders and colleagues with very diverse backgrounds, styles and perspectives.
  • Attracting client cases and generating revenue.
  • Supervising, managing, and mentoring more junior practitioners.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Attractive University benefits are provided, including retirement benefits with the California Public Employees' Retirement System. Application review continues until the position is filled.

For further information and to view qualifications and application process, see: http://www.csus.edu/about/employment/.  All submissions are done electronically.  The website Job Identification number is #101007.  For more information on the Center for Collaborative Policy, see www.csus.edu/ccp.

California State University, Sacramento is an equal opportunity/ADA employer.