Faculty Information

Thank you for considering a faculty position in Extended Education. Your dedication provides our students with valuable educational opportunities to get ahead, graduate earlier, and make the most of their academic experience at CSUMB.

Hiring process

  • Individual academic departments recruit for new instructors teaching university degree-track credit courses.
  • Extended Education recruits for new instructors teaching for directly for the College of Extended Education (e.g. International Programs, CST On-line, MIST, Nursing and Science Illustration).
  • All questions concerning initial hiring paperwork should be directed to Academic Personnel staff. The hiring process and forms are available Academic Personnel.

New faculty hire process (with no prior term appts.)

  1. Academic department directs instructor candidates to complete the online application.
  2. Academic department submits Candidate Recommendation Form (includes salary level & rank) to Academic Personnel.
  3. Academic department works with Extended Education to create Offer Letter for new hire (instructor) teaching in EE Degree Programs, Summer or Winter.
  4. Academic Personnel completes background check and creates job record in OASIS.
  5. Instructor completes New-Hire Packet and submits to Academic Personnel (Tide Hall, B23).
  6. Academic department processes all steps to support faculty (building access, parking, keys requests…).
  7. Academic department ensures that all course information is correct on Class Schedule.
  8. Academic Personnel finalizes appointment.

Teaching Independent Study & Special Topics Classes

Faculty may not volunteer to teach Independent Studies or other classes offered during Special Sessions.

Independent Studies

Course numbering

Independent Studies are identified by the course number 197, 297, 397 or 497 as appropriate.

Rate of Pay

a) The basis for approximating faculty workload is 1/3 unit per student (e.g., one student taking one credit Independent Study = .33 unit; or six students = 2 units).

b) This calculation is independent of how many credits the student receives for the class.

c) The calculation is based on the number of enrolled students per course section, multiplied by the adjusted factor (.33).

d) Use the Pay Calculator for 2357 to determine actual rate of pay at .33 units.

e) Use the Low Enrollment Salary as the rate of pay.

Agreement Form

Students must complete and submit the Independent Study Agreement Form to the academic Department.

Special Topics

Credits and units correspond to contact hours. Special Topics courses do not repeat material presented by regular semester courses.

Course numbering

Special Topics are identified by the course number 195, 295, 395 or 495 as appropriate.

Rate of Pay

Special Topics classes are paid, as other special session courses for academic credit at a reduced rate.

Faculty Workload Policy for Independent Studies & Special Topics

Contracts, Pay Schedules & Faculty Pay Calculator Information

Summary of process

  1. Extended Education creates Instructor contracts based on information entered into the student/course information system (OASIS). The contract identifies the pay schedule classification.
  2. Extended Education sends contracts to faculty for signature.
  3. Contract must be signed and returned to Extended Education prior to the start of class.
  4. Payments are processed at the end of each month for classes longer than 2 months. Classes less than 2 months are paid at the end of the course.

Faculty duties include:

Teach assigned courses. Ensure accuracy of class roster. Post grades by the Grade Due date.

Teaching Situations Pay Schedule
Extended Education Special Sessions terms (Summer, Fall, Winter or Spring) and Extended Education Credit Programs: (e.g. Science Illustration, Nursing, MBA, etc.) 2322
Instructors who teach a university degree-track credit course during Summer Session 2357
Non-Credit and Professional Development 2363

We hope that the calculators will help you to determine the financial gain of teaching during our special sessions. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Extended Education at extended@csumb.edu or call (831) 582-5159.

Schedule 2322 contract & payment process - credit

This process is used for Instructors who teach in all EE Special Sessions terms (Summer, Fall, Winter or Spring) and Extended Education Credit Programs: (e.g. Science Illustration, Nursing, MBA, etc.)

Note: Summer Session Instructors teaching university degree-track credit courses will use Schedule 2357 in Summer Only.

2322 Pay schedule calculations

Faculty appointed to the 2322 Instructional Faculty Classification.

Faculty paid on an enrollment and per unit basis.

Unit rate = Base Pay$ (Enrollment & Rank) x number of units

2322 Faculty pay calculator

To determine the salary for a course being taught, you will need:

  • Your Faculty Rank (e.g. Lecturer B, Assistant Professor, etc.)
  • Number of students enrolled
  • Number of units

Schedule 2357 Contract & payment process (summer)

This process is used for Instructors with a prior year CSUMB teaching contract and those who teach a university degree-track credit course during Summer Session.

Extended Education creates contracts and pays for teaching during the summer sessions (self-support summer session).

Note: Summer Session Instructors teaching for Extended Education Credit Programs courses will use schedule 2322. (e.g. MBA, Nursing, Science Illustration, etc.)

2357 payments

Faculty appointed to the 2357 Instructional Faculty Classification.

Faculty paid on an enrollment and per unit basis.

Unit rate = 1/30th Base Pay$ (academic full time annual salary /30 x%) x units

Faculty pay calculation by student enrollment: (1/30th Base Pay$ x %) x units

  • 20 or more students: 1/30th Base Pay$ (100% x units)
  • 19 -14 students: 1/30th Base Pay$ will be reduced by 5% for each
  • (19=95%; 18=90%; 17=85%; 16=80%; 15=75%; 14=70%)
  • 13 or less students: Low Enrollment Rate (1/30th Base Pay$ x 65%)

2357 Faculty pay calculator

To determine the salary for a Summer course being taught, you will need:

  • Your full time annual salary (OASIS navigation: Self Service> Payroll and Compensation > Compensation History)
  • Number of students enrolled
  • Number of units

Full Compensation

Class enrollment of 20 students or more

Low Enrollment Compensation

Class enrollment of 19 students or less. Note: Class enrollments 12 or less are subject to cancellation.

Schedule 2363 contract & payment process -non-credit

This process is used for Instructors who teach for Extended Education Non-Credit Programs. (i.e. ALC/IEP, etc.)

  1. Faculty appointed to the 2363 Instructional Faculty Classification.
  2. Faculty pay is calculated by enrollment and on an hourly or flat rate basis per course.

iLearn Access, Evaluations and Grades

iLearn Access

When to contact the Center for Academic Technology (CAT) 582.4648 for assistance: You may contact CAT if you have questions or need help with your iLearn class and/or roster. Even if your iLearn class is setup and you are able to access or not. If you have issues with students still not listed from the OASIS faculty center, contact CAT for assistance.

Evaluations

  • The evaluation process is administered by the Center for Academic Technologies.
  • Evaluations are all online during the summer. Students will receive an email 7 days before the end of the class session inviting them to complete an evaluation.
  • Faculty can view the results of the evaluations only after the grade due date.

Grades

  • Grade rosters are open on the last day of the session.
  • Grades are entered by faculty in OASIS by the posted grade due date.
  • Faculty who miss the grade due date may use OASIS to enter grades.
  • The Registrar's Office will post grades to student records after the end of all sessions.