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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 January 14, 2019

Administrative Specialist

Recruitment ID: 630
Open until filled. Application review begins February 1, 2019. Applications received after January 31, 2019, may not be considered.

Information and Assistance Specialist and Aging Programs Specialist

Recruitment ID: 631
Open until filled. Application review begins February 8, 2019. Applications received after February 7, 2019, may not be considered.

Program Assistant
Center for Healthy Communities

Recruitment ID: 629
Application deadline is January 10, 2019

Project Assistant
Office of Outreach, Research and Grants

Recruitment ID: 627
Open until filled. Application review begins January 11, 2019. Applications received after January 10, 2019 may not be considered.

Biologist Interpreter
Geographical Information Center

Recruitment ID: 628
Application deadline is January 11, 2019

Payroll Technician
Foundation Administration

Recruitment ID: 625
Open until filled. Application review begins January 25, 2019.

Postdoctoral Fellow
University Farm

Recruitment ID: 618
Open until filled. Application review begins January 31, 2019

Student IT Assistant
Foundation Administration

Supplemental Application
Recruitment ID: 600
Open until filled. Application review begins December 12, 2018. Applications received after December 11, 2018, 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

(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.