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California Polytechnic State University
Academic Personnel

Building 1, Room 315
One Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0004

Phone: 805-756-2844
Fax: 805-756-2916 or 805-756-5185


Academic Personnel supports faculty, staff, and administration regarding implementation of the Unit 3 Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement, as well as the implementation of the Unit 11 Academic Student Employee Collective Bargaining Agreement. Academic Personnel provides support to Teaching Associates, Graduate Assistants, and Instructional Student Assistants with regard to appointment notification and hiring processes; student grievance/arbitration; and posting of vacancy announcements.

The Academic Personnel Team


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Albert Liddicoat

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Personnel 805-756-5217
Adrienne Ratner

Assistant Vice President, Employee and Labor Relations

Faculty grievances, disciplinary matters, academic affairs leadership development initiatives



Elena Morelos

Director of Academic Employment

Reassignments, MPP academic recruitment, classification, compensation, position development questions, CAP and other policies


Amanda Duda

Academic Employment Coordinator

Class Climate, Lecturer and TA appointments, special projects (i.e., Interfolio), employment verifications, background checks, faculty applicant help desk


Carol Sammons

Lead Academic Employment Analyst

Tenure-track, Lecturer, TA and Graduate Assistant appointments, summer assignments and extended education pay


Chris Blackburn

Senior HRIS and Reporting Analyst

12.12 entitlement, volunteer assignments, resignations, CMS-HR (PeopleSoft) access, and salary processes including GSI, SSI, and range elevation

Jennifer Myers

Lead Faculty Recruitment and Process Analyst

Faculty recruitment, Class Climate, AP technology projects (i.e., PageUp and Interfolio), and extended education appointments

Lindsay Chirstiansen

Faculty Program and Executive Recruitment Coordinator

Support executive recruitments, assisting with faculty evaluations (i.e., RPT and periodic evaluations), lecturer appointments, MPP/Dept. Chair/Head document processing and assisting with leaves

Lindsay May Howell

Faculty Programs Analyst/VP Administrative Support

Faculty evaluations (i.e., RPT and periodic evaluations, Interfolio), Leaves, FERP, PRTB, executive assistant to Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Personnel


Nicole Hadley

Academic Employment and Work Visa Analyst

H-1B visa processing, Instructional Student Assistants (ISAs), special consultants, and faculty service payment requests


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Click the link for registrar, payroll, work schedule, LWP, periodic evaluation, RPT, documentation and payment calendars.

Important Dates

Summer Term

Baker Science Building

Summer Eligibility Lists, Instruction, and Forms

Summer Term Info

H-1B Visas

Information on applying for an H-1B Visa.

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Visit this page to access Interfolio resources, instructional guides and training dates. For assistance submitting your electronic Working Personnel Action File (WPAF) for a performance or periodic evaluation.

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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly strongly values diversity and inclusion, especially in the classroom and among its areas of study. To promote inclusive teaching strategies across the university and increase curricular coverage of areas related to diversity and inclusion, a university-wide cluster of tenure-track faculty search was launched.

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