Research Foundation

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.

RESEARCH FOUNDATION EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION  (PDF)

Current Job Openings

Updated May 16, 2019

Recruitment ID: 658
Human Resources Assistant (PDF)
Research Foundation Administration
Open until filled.  Application review begins May 31, 2019.  Applications submitted after May 30, 2019 may not be considered. 
Recruitment ID: 657
Grants/Contract Analyst I, II (PDF)
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Open until filled.  Application review begins on May 28, 2019.  Applications received after May 27, 2019 may not be considered.
Recruitment ID: 656
GIS Assistant III (PDF)
Geographical Information Center
Application deadline is May 29, 2019
Recruitment ID: 655
Business Services Analyst (PDF)
Research Foundation Administration
Open until filled. Application review begins on May 17, 2019. Applications received after May 16, 2019 may not be considered.
Recruitment ID: 654
Staff Research Associate (PDF)
Center for Regenerative Agriculture
Open until filled. Application review begins on May 10, 2019. Applications received after May 9, 2019 may not be considered.
Recruitment ID: 653
Business Services Assistant (PDF)
Research Foundation Administration
Application deadline is May 7, 2019
Recruitment ID: 652
Health Education Specialist/Nutrition Education Specialist I, II, or III (PDF)
Center for Healthy Communities
Application deadline is May 3, 2019
Recruitment ID: 651
Program Assistant I, II, or III (PDF)
Center for Healthy Communities
Application deadline is May 3, 2019
Recruitment ID: 650
Program Analyst/Registered Dietician I, II, or III (PDF)
Center for Healthy Communities
Application deadline is May 3, 2019
Recruitment ID: 643
Financial Director (PDF)
Foundation Administration
Open until filled. Application review begins May 17, 2019.
Recruitment ID: 649
Biologist Interpreter (PDF)
Geographical Information Center
Application deadline is May 3, 2019
Recruitment ID: 648
Assistant Coordinator, Northeast Information Center (PDF)
Northeast Information Center
Open until filled. Application review begins April 29, 2019. Applications received after April 28, 2019 may not be considered.
Recruitment ID: 647
Program Manager (PDF)
Regenerative Agriculture Initiative
Application deadline is April 26, 2019.
Recruitment ID: 646
CED Assistant II (PDF)
Center for Economic Development
Application deadline is May 6, 2019.
Recruitment ID: 644
CED Assistant III (PDF)
Center for Economic Development
Application deadline is April 22, 2019.

Internal Openings

There are currently no internal 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

rfhrjobs@csuchico.edu

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(opens in new window) to install. After you install this software, click on the "Employment 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.