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Faculty, Staff, & Management Careers

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Why Work at Chico State?

There’s a reason so many Chico State alumni decide to build their careers at their alma mater. The city is charming, the people are great, and working in higher education has a positive impact on the lives of young adults and their families.

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Exceptional Medical Benefits

Medical, dental, vision, and optional life insurance plans. Levels of coverage suitable for your needs and a large employer contribution.

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Retirement Pension

A retirement system that accumulates over your career and distributes a monthly payment during retirement that does not expire.

CalPERS Retirement Plan

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Time off, Vacation, and Holidays
  • Eligible for up to 14 paid holidays
  • Ample vacation
  • Sick time

Popular employee perks: fee waiver program  |  counseling services  |  employee unions  |  more perks

Charming Chico

With a population of roughly 100,000, Chico is big enough to offer opportunity and small enough to get anywhere within 15 minutes.

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Bidwell Park

Home to Bidwell Park’s(opens in new window) 3,670-acres of hiking, biking, and walking trails, Chico offers endless outdoor recreation opportunities.

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Downtown Chico

Our campus is located right next to charming downtown Chico(opens in new window) with dining, retail, and farmers markets that create a welcoming atmosphere.

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Chico State Campus

Our university is unquestionably one of the most beautiful campuses(opens in new window) within the CSU system and is an arboretum.

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Sierra Nevada Brewing

Chico is the home of the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. This is where it all started.
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Student Impact

Your job has a direct impact on students graduating and their ability to increase the economic opportunities for themselves and their families.

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Building Community

The University plays a major role in shaping the broader community. It’s strategic priority of equity, diversity, and inclusion cultivates a welcoming and inclusive campus where students, faculty, and staff have an equitable opportunity to thrive. Our diversity-oriented Faculty and Staff Associations make it easy to get involved.

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Strategic Priorities

All of Chico State’s priorities are predicated on the primacy of student success enabled by excellence of faculty and staff as well as communication, technology, and philanthropy.

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