Academic Leadership Resources

Current Department Head/Chair List rev. 3/2023

General Information

Department Head/Chair Responsibilities (pdf) rev. 2/2020

Election Process for Internal Department Heads/Chairs (pdf) 02/2018

Academic Leadership Academy - Spring 2020 (pdf)


Academic Personnel Processes (Link to AP Calendars page)

Academic Calendars (Link to Office of Registrar)

Payroll Calendars (Link to Payroll Services)

Work Schedule for Current Calendar Year (Link to Human Resources)

Unit 3 - California Faculty Association (CFA)

Faculty Contract (CFA Unit 3) February 3, 2022 - June 30, 2024

Faculty Handbook

Faculty Salary Schedule (pdf) rev. 8/2022

Academic Recruitment and Appointments

Professional Growth and Development

Evaluation of Faculty

Evaluation of Department Heads/Chairs

Evaluation of Deans

Leaves with Pay (Sabbatical and Difference in Pay Leaves)

FERP (Faculty Early Retirement Program)

PRTB (Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base)

Administrative Time / Assigned Time / OSF

GRIF (Grant Related Instructional Faculty) and Research Fellows

Faculty Visas / H1-B Scholars

Lecturer Appointments

Substitute Faculty

Volunteer Faculty

Outside Employment

Additional Employment

Summer Term Information

Unit 11 - Academic Student Employees (UAW)

Unit 11 Contract (November 9, 2021 - September 30, 2023)

Academic Student Employee (ASE) Description of Duties Form (ASE 101) (doc)

Academic Student Employee (ASE) Salary Schedule (pdf)

Graduate Assistants (GA)

Teaching Associates (TA)

Instructional Student Assistants (ISA)

Other Resources

Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology (Link to CTLT)

Civil Rights and Compliance Office (Link to CRCO)

Employee Assistance Program (Link to HR)

Harassment / Retaliation Prevention (Link to CRCO)

Human Resources (Link to HR)

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