Employment at SSU

At Sonoma State University, it is our objective to recruit, retain and engage a team of well-qualified employees. Our work-life balance, quality of life, and professional development, and benefits programs assist us in meeting that objective.

Sonoma State University offers a comprehensive and attractive benefits program to its employees. Further information on the benefits offered may be found at the link on each job posting. In addition, to view the total cost of your benefits and salary, you can visit the Total Compensation Calculator which demonstrates the significance of the benefits package and its complement to base salary.

Job Opportunities (Faculty, Staff and Management)

Due to the application system upgrade, as well as recent campus closure associated with wildfires, impacted recruitment deadlines will be extended. If a position is listed on our website, it remains an active recruitment and you are encouraged to apply. Thank you very much!

Internal Applicant

Questions? Contact us at human.resources@sonoma.edu or (707)664-2166


For additional details regarding Faculty Affairs opportunities, including tenure-track, temporary, coaching, visiting professor and post-doctoral fellow positions, please click here. Please direct questions regarding the faculty application process to facultysearch@sonoma.edu.

External applicants, it is not necessary to register to view job postings.

Internal applicants, use your Seawolf ID and password to login. If you do not know your Seawolf ID and/or password, please contact the IT Help Desk 664-HELP (4357) or or helpdesk@sonoma.edu.

Search for Senior Director for Athletics

For more information about this position, see the job posting link below:

Senior Director for Athletics Position Announcement

All members of the campus community are invited to attend the open forums for the Athletics Director. All open forums will be held on the Sonoma State University campus.

Search for Vice President for Student Affairs

Sonoma State University President Judy K. Sakaki has recently announced a national search for an Vice President for Student Affairs. See below for more information about this outstanding opportunity.

VP for Student Affairs Position Announcement

All members of the campus community are invited to attend the open forums for the Vice President for Student Affairs. All open forums will be held on the Sonoma State University campus.

Search for Associate Vice President for Strategic Communications

For more information about this position, see the job posting link below:

Associate VP for Strategic Communications Position Announcement

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process. Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and CVs with cover letters should be submitted electronically via the Sonoma State website. For confidential inquiries, please send a communication to david@anothersource.com. Electronic submission of materials is required for this search.

Search for Associate Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs

For more information about this position, see job posting link below:

Associate VP for Research and Sponsored Programs Position Announcement

Screening of applications will begin on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. Application must be submitted electronically via the Sonoma State website. CVs with cover letters are required for this search. For inquiries, nominations, and referrals please contact the HR office, hr@sonoma.edu



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