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.


Current Job Openings

Updated September 19, 2019

Recruitment ID: 684
Senior Grant and Contracts Analyst (PDF)
Chico State Enterprises - Business Services
Application Deadline is October 5, 2019
Recruitment ID: 683
Senior Nutrition Assistant (PDF)
Application Deadline is October 11, 2019
Recruitment ID: 681
Assistant Garden Currator (PDF)
Gateway Science Museum
Application Deadline is September 30, 2019
Recruitment ID: 682
Administrative Assistant (PDF)
Center for Healthy Communities
Application Deadline is September 24, 2019
Recruitment ID: 678
Social Media Communications Assistant - Chico State Students Only (PDF)
Chico State Enterprises
Application Deadline is September 10, 2019
Recruitment ID: 677
Student Client Support Specialist - Open to Chico State Students (PDF)
Application deadline is September 2, 2019
Recruitment ID: 676
Proposal Development Specialist Trainee or I or II (PDF)
Chico State Enterprises
Application deadline is September 2, 2019
Recruitment ID: 675
Board Operator/Morning Host/Producer (PDF)
North State Public Radio
Application deadline is September 2, 2019
Recruitment ID: 674
CED Assistant II (PDF)
Center for Economic Development
Application deadline is August 30, 2019
Recruitment ID: 666
Contracts Officer I/II (PDF)
Chico State Enterprises
Open until filled.  Application review extended to August 22, 2019
Recruitment ID: 667
Application Developer (PDF)
California Department of Fish and Wildlife office, Sacramento, CA
Application deadline is August 9, 2019

Recruitment ID: 000
Chief Executive Officer(opens in new window)
Chico State Enterprises
Open until filled.
Recruitment ID: 664
Ecological Reserves Field Coordinator II (PDF)
Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve
Open until filled. Application review begins August 12, 2019. Applications received after August 11, 2019 may not be considered.

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

By Fax


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" and it will automatically open in the Acrobat Reader(opens in new window) 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