Frequently Asked Questions for CSU Careers

Is this job still available?
How do I apply?
Where should I send my resume?
How do I obtain a list of job openings within the CSU?
What is the salary range for staff and management positions?
What is the salary range for tenure track or temporary faculty positions?
Are citizens of a county other than the United States eligible to work for the CSU?
How do positions get posted to the CSU Careers Website?
What is an RSS feed?
How do I subscribe to an RSS feed?
How many people visit CSU Careers every month?
Where can I find general statistical information about CSU Employees?
How do I submit a suggestion for an improvement to the CSU Careers website?

Is this job still available?
Each CSU campus has its own hiring process. Contact the campus that posted the position to find out if it is still available. Here is the list of campus human resources websites for faculty and staff.

How do I apply?
Each CSU campus has its own hiring process and CSU Careers does not accept resumes on behalf of the campuses. You will need to apply directly to the campus that posted the position. Application instructions should be available either in the job posting or on the Human Resources website for the campus that posted the position. Here is the list of campus Human Resources websites for faculty and staff.

Where should I send my resume?
Thank you for your interest in the CSU. We do not accept resumes through the csucareers@calstate.edu e-mail address for current or future openings.

Each CSU campus has its own hiring process. You may contact the campus that posted the position to find out the status of your application. Here is the list of campus human resources websites for faculty and staff.

How do I obtain a list of job openings within the CSU?
To search for job openings within the CSU, conduct a search on available positions through the csucareers site.

What is the salary range for staff and management positions?
There is a range based on the position’s classification. Each CSU campus handles its own recruitment and determines its own salaries within the pay range established for each classification.

What is the salary range for tenure track or temporary faculty positions?
Each CSU campus handles its own faculty recruitment and determines its own salaries within broad systemwide salary pay ranges established for each academic rank. Average starting salaries vary by campus, and individual offers will depend on the education, experience, and qualifications of candidates. Starting salaries also can vary substantially by academic discipline.

Aggregated new faculty salary data is published annually in the Report on Faculty Recruitment and Retention Survey. This report includes information on average salaries by campus and by academic discipline as well as by rank.

Are citizens of a county other than the United States eligible to work for the CSU?
All offers of employment to new employees are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee's identity and work authorization consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

How do positions get posted to the CSU Careers Website?
The CSU Careers website is for jobs within the CSU only. Each CSU campus has designated individuals responsible for posting and maintaining their own job listings on the CSU Careers Website.

What is an RSS feed?
An RSS (Rich Site Summary) feed is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. The CSU makes available the content of a user’s job search as an RSS feed to whoever subscribes to it. An RSS feed for a CSU job search allows a user to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest job updates based on the user’s search parameters and saves a user time by not needing to execute the same search repeatedly.

How do I subscribe to an RSS feed?
After you have conducted a job search using the Quick Search or an Advanced Job Search from the CSU Careers homepage, click on this symbol (RSS feed icon Subscribe via RSS) to subscribe to the feed. Click on this symbol RSS help icon, located next to the RSS feed symbol, if you would like specific instructions on how to subscribe to an RSS feed.

How many people visit CSU Careers every month?
There are approximately 30,000 visitors to the site every month, or on average 1,000 visitors per day.

Where can I find general statistical information about CSU Employees?
The CSU Employee Profile provides demographic information on CSU employees at all 23 campuses plus the chancellor’s office.

How do I submit a suggestion for an improvement to the CSU Careers website?
Please submit your suggestion through the Careers Feedback Survey. We value your feedback and we are always striving to improve the experience of prospective CSU job seekers.