The NOCRC has many positions for which we are actively recruiting. Please see below for position listings, job descriptions, and instructions on how to apply.

For more information on these jobs, please contact Ms. Jesse Crete, NOCRC AEBG Director at



CTE/I-BEST Special Projects Manager 

 The North Orange County Regional Consortium for Adult Education through the Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) is recruiting for a CTE/I-BEST Special Projects Manager.  This position will manage NOCRC’s AEBG CTE and I-BEST (Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training) strategies.  Including working with adult education students and regional industry partners; fostering student and community awareness of AEBG activities and student support services; planning and implementing a variety of activities that are designed to encourage and support adult education student enrollment into career technical education.  The CTE/I-BEST Special Projects Manager will also serve as liaison in coordinating project activities with NOCRC Members, Partners, community agencies, service providers, businesses, and other workforce initiatives and work with CTE faculty in order to promote and create a positive classroom learning environment for adult students, veterans and other populations with barriers to employment, and to assist participants/students successfully complete the program. 


The CTE/I-BEST Special Projects Manager is a 40-hour per week, 12-month temporary position (contract up for renewal annually) with health benefits, vacation, and sick pay.  The salary is a day rate of $250/day.  This position will be based at the NOCRC offices and will work predominantly in the North Orange County Region.


Minimum Qualifications include: 

  • Knowledge of Career Technical Education; Workforce Development; Adult Education Block Grant; State and Federal grant policies, procedures and practices; procedure and practices; effective communication and writing; implementation and evaluation of grants; organizational operations and grant budget management.
  • Ability to manage and provide technical assistance in working with populations with barriers to employment, to oversee and participate in the preparation of student related activities; Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action or plan, organize and prioritize work to meet pre-set deadlines and schedules; Assess, develop, implement and evaluate project activities; Work both independently and in a team environment; Utilize word processing and spreadsheet software; Coordinate and conduct meetings; Utilize correct English, grammar, spelling punctuation, and vocabulary; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other team members, and with both internal and external customers.
  • Education and Experience - Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Business, Counseling, Sociology, Public Relations, etc.) AND minimum two (2) years of progressive work in workforce development and/or career technical education.
  • Position requires a valid California Driver's License - Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Board Policy 6010, Section 4.0).


Desired qualifications include:  

  • Experience collaborating and facilitating multi-stakeholder projects, strategies, and processes;
  • Experience working with community agencies, businesses and facilities that serve adult student populations;
  • Experience in a CTE/Workforce Development environment;
  • Experience in managing projects/strategies, collaborative agreements, and related budgets;
  • Management experience in postsecondary education;
  • Experience working with multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, and low-income populations.


Working Relationships:

The CTE Special Projects Manager maintains frequent contact with various colleges, faculty and students, state and federal agencies and departments, external employment, and human resources personnel, business, trade and labor representatives, local non-profit organizations and local workforce development practitioners.


For more information regarding this position, please view the flyer and job description links below.

 CTE/I-BEST SPM Flyer_Rev.pdf

 CTE/I-BEST SPM Job Description.pdf


To Apply: email BOTH a resume and cover letter not to exceed three (3) pages, describing how you meet the required education, qualifications, and experience related to this position in either Word or pdf format to Ms. Jesse Crete at  Applicants must provide both documents per the instructions above to be considered.


Position closes at 11:59 pm on Friday, February 9, 2018.