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Employment Opportunities

In order to be considered for positions with The CSU, Chico Research Foundation, it is necessary to apply for a specific position during a stated recruitment period and follow the stated procedures and closing dates. Each announcement lists the required application materials. The Foundation does not maintain mailing lists for job announcements. A separate application is required for each posted position.


Current Job Openings

Updated March 22, 2017

Administrative Assistant
Education for the Future

Recruitment ID: 532
Application review begins April 10, 2017. Open until filled.

Project Assistant
Education for the Future

Recruitment ID: 531
Application review begins April 10, 2017. Open until filled.

Account Specialist / Technician
Research Foundation Administration

Recruitment ID: 530
Application review begins March 31, 2017. Applications received after March 30, 2017 may not be considered. Open until filled.

Health/Nutrition Education Coordinator
Center for Healthy Communities

Recruitment ID: 529
Application review begins March 24, 2017. Applications received after March 23, 2017 may not be considered.

GIC Senior Project Analyst
Geographical Information Center

Recruitment ID: 528
Application Review begins on April 3, 2017. Applications received after April 2, 2017, may not be considered. Open until filled.

Program Assistant (PA) - Serving Yuba County - Application Deadline Extended
Center for Healthy Communities

Recruitment ID: 520
Application Deadline is March 13, 2017

Director of Volunteer Services

Recruitment ID: 525
Supplemental Application
Application review begins February 10th.  Open Until Filled.

Grants/Contracts Analyst I or II - Still Accepting Applications
Research and Sponsored Programs

Recruitment ID: 513
Application review will begin on February 8, 2017. Applications received after February 7, 2017 may not be considered.

GIS Assistant II (Full-Time) 
Geographical Information Center 

Recruitment ID: 434
Continuous Opening

Student Caller (Student Position)
Student Caller Availability (Supplemental Application)
Chico State Calling Center 
Recruitment ID: 429 
Continuous Opening

Internal Openings

Internal openings are only open to current CSU, Chico Research Foundation employees. If you are not currently employed with the CSU, Chico Research Foundation, you are not eligible to submit an application.

There are currently no internal only openings.

Some Positions Require a Supplemental Application in Addition to the Employment Application


Be sure you have reviewed all requirements and have included all requested application materials when you submit your application. Before submitting your application, please review it carefully for accuracy and completeness. Attention to detail is important. Poor grammar, spelling errors, and/or incomplete fields may adversely affect consideration of your application for employment. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Applications must be submitted by the date and time listed on each position announcement. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. It is the applicant's responsibility to allow adequate mail and delivery time. 

Applications can be submitted:

By Mail

CSU, Chico Research Foundation 
25 Main Street, Suite 203
Chico, CA 95928-5388

In Person

CSU, Chico Research Foundation
25 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 206
Chico, CA 95928-5388

By Email


By Fax

(530) 898-3391

After the closing date, all complete and qualified applications are forwarded to the search committee for further consideration.  In most cases, this process takes approximately two to three weeks to complete.  Applicants determined to be most qualified for the position will be contacted for an interview.  Before making a formal job offer, reference checks, background investigation and fingerprinting may be conducted.  The search committee makes a recommendation to the hiring authority who then forwards the decision to Human Resources.

The employer is the CSU, Chico Research Foundation, a private non-profit corporation serving as an auxiliary organization of California State University, Chico. Employment with the CSU, Chico Research Foundation is considered at will.

The Application for Employment and any Supplemental Applications are in a special format called Portable Document Format or .pdf. This format requires a special reader software. If you do not have this software click here to install. After you install this software, click on the "Employment Application or Supplemental Application" and it will automatically open in the Acrobat Reader for you.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

The CSU, Chico Research Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.
It is the Research Foundation’s policy to hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  All new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work.  Prospective applicants with a disability may request and receive reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process.

Disclosure of Campus Crime Statistics

An annual security report disclosing crime  statistics for California State University, Chico can be obtained by contacting the Chico State University Police Department (530) 898-5372 or here.