California School Employees Association

California School Employees Association

Leadership Development Trainer/MESD Representative

Based in San Jose, CA


Are you a leader? Can you deliver professional development training that helps other leaders realize their potential? Are you driven to work for change and social justice?

Then this role in our San Jose headquarters office may be a natural fit for you.

Our union is dedicated to improving and expanding the rights of classified school employees by securing benefits, pensions, protections and funding for the service they provide.

If you believe our values for affordable health care and security for working families are worth fighting for, and if you are committed to advocating for the rights, dignity and welfare of working people, and if you feel passionate about improving lives, our schools and communities, this opportunity will have special appeal to you.

You'll present a high-quality training curriculum to enhance all aspects of CSEA culture and develop leaders. You'll have considerable exposure to leaders of CSEA at all levels.

CSEA has approximately 250,000 school employees who work in school districts and community colleges in California. Our members are para-educators, administrative staff, food service, bus drivers and employees in IT, grounds, maintenance and operations.

Examples of duties:

  • Deliver high-impact modules, webinars or workshops at meetings and conferences
  • Develop, coach and mentor leaders, members and staff
  • Train and certify members and staff to deliver modules
  • Identify training and development needs through root cause and gap analyses
  • Research and write content
  • Manage projects with defined objectives, deliverables and timelines
  • Evaluate impact of training
  • Prepare status reports and updates
  • Act as change agent
  • Align training activities with CSEA initiatives
  • May be assigned to other tasks and/or special projects as needed

Requirements and experience:

  • Three years experience as a trainer or facilitator
  • A Bachelor's degree in a subject that still excites you
  • ATD certification in Leadership Development programs is perfect
  • Experience with instructional design, webinars and learning management systems and a flair for graphics and visuals are a plus
  • Experience designing blended learning programs is highly valued
  • Self-starter with initiative and sound judgment
  • Super communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be cool under pressure
  • Demonstrated commitment to service
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential
  • Ability to travel overnight and work occasional weekends

This position is located in San Jose, CA and titled Member Education/Staff Development Representative within CSEA. We have 12 offices in California with approximately 300 dedicated employees. A complete list of offices and locations is on our website.

The salary range for the Member Education/Staff Development Representative is $71,473 - $98,550. Starting salaries are typically at the first step on our salary range, although consideration may be given for candidates with exceptional qualifications and experience.

Additional outstanding benefits include 17 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, medical benefits for you and your family, life insurance coverage and a pension plan.

To Apply:
Go to www.csea.com/careers, upload your résumé and write a cover letter that that explains your qualifications, interest and career goals. Only applications on our website will be considered.

Questions? Contact HR at HREmail@csea.com. Please do not send résumés or other documents to this email.

CSEA requires all employees be fully vaccinated except where barred by disability or religious objection.

CSEA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and supporting a diverse workforce.

This is an exempt position under the Fair Labor and Standards Act.


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