We promote a welcoming and inclusive work environment throughout the California Community Colleges.

Through strategic partnerships and collaboration, we support the Chancellor’s Office and the Vision 2030 by providing services to foster a workplace that values all employees and is characterized by fair and equitable treatment of staff, open communications, personal accountability, trust, mutual respect and fun. We are dedicated to establishing equitable processes and procedures that attract and retain a diverse, qualified, high-performing and professional workforce and ensure compliance with all federal, state and local laws pertaining to personnel matters. Our work encompasses the following areas:

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    Employee Journey

    Manage recruiting, hiring, onboarding, offboarding and exam administration.
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    Employee Growth and Development

    Support employees through professional development and performance management.
  • Employee Relations

    Coordinate labor relations, mediation, employee engagement and employee recognition.
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    Benefits and Compliance

    Administer pay and benefits, maintain payroll records, and ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. Oversee employee health and wellness, medical leave administration, reasonable accommodation as well as policy development.
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    Foster, cultivate and preserve a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility by embracing and encouraging our employees’ differences and valuing their opinions and feedback.
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    Purchasing and Facilities

    Manage maintenance, leasing, purchasing, mail distribution and security.

Key Resources

How to Prepare a Job Application Package

Each job posting on the CalCareers website contains a Job Application Package Checklist. Job application package requirements will differ depending on the position and classification. To assist in the process, the Department of General Services Office of Human Resources provides information about how to prepare a job application package.

How to Write a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ)

An SOQ is a mechanism for obtaining an applicant’s qualifications and experience in job-related areas. If you are asked to provide an SOQ, this is your opportunity to showcase the skills, experience and knowledge you have to be successful in the position. Learn about how to write a statement of qualifications.

How to Prepare for an Interview

An in-person or virtual job interview will enable the hiring manager to determine whether your skills and experience align with the job duties. This is your chance to stand out from the other candidates by showing how well you communicate and that your skills match the job requirements. Learn about how to prepare for an interview.

  • Tiffany Argento

    Meet Our Team

    Tiffany Argento | Director of People and Culture Operations

    Tiffany Argento brings more than 15 years of experience in leadership, employee relations and human resources in both the public and private sector. As the director of People and Culture Operations, she oversees an office responsible for providing service and support to the agency’s most valuable asset — its people.

    Learn More

To contact People and Culture Operations, please email HumanResources@CCCCO.edu or call (916) 445-7911.

Team Member Role
Toija Currie Manager of Culture and Talent Management
Melissa Shanks Manager of People and Culture Operations
Hanan Boyd Employee Relations and Special Projects Lead
Carol Poletti Business Services Analyst
Melonie Dovolani People and Culture Analyst
Kirsten Leeper People and Culture Analyst
Cassidy Sheen People and Culture Analyst
Traci Jackson People and Culture Analyst
Mark Bledsoe Payroll Transactions Specialist
Dandrea Russell Retired Annuitant
Shereen Sahota
People and Culture Analyst