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Current & Prospective Faculty 

The purpose of this section of the website is to provide information and guidance to current and prospective faculty. Below are Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) developed by topic. Please feel free to contact our office if you need further assistance.

Full-Time Faculty Vacancies

Vacancies are posted at

Temporary Lecturer Positions

Some departments list vacancy announcements for projected Temporary Lecturer positions at

Other hiring information for Temporary Hiring can be found here

Faculty Laptop Program (FLP)

New Tenure-Track Faculty:  Brochure for 2018
Laptops are replaced every four years on a one on one exchange at the end of the cycle.  

Library Services - Laptop loan programlink
Temporary Faculty can use this service.

Salary and Compensation

CSU Faculty Benefits Summary Brochure
This brochure highlights the overall benefits package for CSU Faculty.

CSU Total Compensation Calculator
Select Faculty group and select various benefit options to calculate your estimated CSU benefits and salary package.

Paycheck Calculator
A spreadsheet created by the State Controller's Office to help estimate net monthly pay.

Cost of Living Comparison Calculator provide a simple calculator to compare the cost of living of two locations.


Courses currently offered are listed on our Workshop Calendar and in MyFresnoState at

Campus/CSU Required Compliance Training:  Current listing of Campus/CSU required training, frequency, policies, and contact information.  Training has transferred from skillport to csulearn.

CSU Learn: More information on compliance training can be found at the Organization Leadership website here:


MyFresnoState Help Tools: For help with rosters, grades, advisement, and other self-service features visit

Information for New Hire Faculty

When an application and appointment notice/contract is received from the department, Faculty Affairs will invite New Hire Faculty to a Payroll Intake Session to complete required Payroll Paperwork. The below information is presented and discussed and lasts approximately one-hour to receive basic information about the university and sign the appointment notice.

  • New Hire Payroll Intake Packet (PDF)
  • New Hire Payroll Intake Presentation (PDF)
  • New Hire Payroll Forms Presentation (PDF)
  • Policy/Resources Links (Word) (rev 05/2017)

Frequently Asked Questions Guides

Absence Management - Report Leave Usage (2008-2009)

CSU Policy and Procedures Governing Travel and Relocation Expense Reimbursement - see Attachment B

California State University, Fresno - Faculty Recruitment Reimbursement Documentation (Includes moving expenses)

Contact Information

Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs 
5200 North Barton Avenue MS ML55
Fresno, California 93740
Phone: 559/278-3027 | Fax #559/278-8190