Employment Opportunities

Cal State Monterey Bay offers extraordinary opportunities to our faculty, staff and administrators as well as our students. We're a growing campus in a beautiful location with a collaborative atmosphere and generous benefits package - including employee housing and tuition reimbursement! See how we're doing what matters!

We offer the following categories of employment:


Our dedicated, engaged staff and administration put the students at the heart of their work. Many are drawn to the university's Vision Statement, and build life-long careers at CSUMB.


By valuing innovation, compassion, and the principles set forth in the Vision Statement, the university's leaders set the strategic goals and guide the direction of a growing university that is making its mark on the region.


The CSUMB faculty is committed to teaching, research, and mentoring students. They are outstanding academics in their fields, and educational innovators who cross disciplinary boundaries to solve prepare students to be productive citizens of California and the world.


University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay is a legally separate nonprofit corporation that supports the mission of the university through grant and contract programs and administering business operations such as dining services, student housing, and the bookstore.

Student & seasonal positions

Student workers make many valuable contributions to the university while developing their resumes and job skills.

The CSU Summer Arts Program is based at CSUMB, and also has seasonal opportunities.

CSU Summer Arts Positions

Student Assistant Positions

Learn more about CSUMB

This three minute video is a great introduction to what CSUMB is all about. From our outstanding academic programs to the important role the university plays in the region, you'll begin to see what makes us a great institution to be a part of.

Have more time? Check out the extended 11-minute version that also covers the history of the campus.

Important to know

Equal employment opportunity

California State University, Monterey Bay is committed to providing equal opportunity to all persons interacting with the University and to provide a welcoming and respectful environment for all.

Equal Opportunity Policy Statement

Equal Employment Opportunity - It's the Law notice

Important background check information

Per the CSU Background Check Policy, current employees who are under voluntary consideration for positions in which a background check is required by law, or who are under voluntary consideration for positions that the CSU has designated as sensitive are required to undergo a background check (including criminal records check). This provision applies to current employees unless they have successfully completed a CSU background check within the past 12 months on the same campus.

The background check requirement also applies to current CSU employees in positions for which new laws require such background checks. Positions in which background checks are currently required by law include, but are not limited to the following:

• Sworn CSU Police Personnel (California Government Code §1029 and 1031)
• Police Officer Cadets (California Government Code §1029 and 1031)
• Police Dispatchers (Commission Regulation 1959)
• Positions with direct contact with minor children at a camp operated by the CSU (Education Code §10911.5)
• Positions with access to stored criminal offender record information (11 CCR §703 and 11 CCR § 707)
• Positions with access to patients, drugs or medication (California Labor Code §432.7)


California State University, Monterey Bay participates in E-Verify, a service of the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration. For additional information, see the E-Verify notices below. Learn about your right to work.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA)

The California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (“CANRA”) (Penal Code §§ 11164-11174.3), is state legislation designed to protect children from abuse and neglect by establishing legal obligations for "mandated reporters" and procedures. The California State University Executive Order 1083 defines the provisions of this legislation and, for purposes of this policy, all CSU employees, including University Corporation employees, are designated as mandated reporters.

Annual security and fire safety report notice of availability

To view or request a copy of these reports which contain information on campus security, personal safety, crime and fire statistics, go to the University Police Department's Statistics and Clery webpage at https://csumb.edu/police/statistics-and-clery.


We are committed to making digital content accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you cannot access any of the materials above, please contact CSUMB University Personnel by phone at (831) 582-3389 or email university_personnel@csumb.edu for an alternative accommodation.