Can be instructional or non-instructional (Counselor, Librarian or Coach).
- Full Time - Tenured/Tenure Track: Teach a standard of 30 Equated Semester Units (ESU’s) per academic year (minimum of 9/maximum of 18 per academic semester). They also advise students, maintain office hours, and participate in curriculum/program development, continuing education and community services programs. Tenured/Tenure Track faculty are represented by the American Association of University Professors Union (AAUP). Tenure Track faculty can achieve tenure after five years if they satisfy the requirements outlined in the AAUP contract. Salary is based on a standard academic year of 36 weeks (Fall and Spring semesters); summer contracts are issued separately.
- Full Time - Lecturer: Responsible for teaching 15 ESU’s in a given semester or 30 ESU’s in an academic year. Lectureships are limited in duration – one or two academic semesters, to a maximum of three cumulative years. Lecturers also advise students, maintain office hours and participate in course preparation and evaluation.
- Part Time (Adjunct): Employed for a semester to teach specific courses within their field. Adjunct faculty positions are ongoing pooled positions and materials will remain on file and be reviewed on an as needed basis. They also advise students, maintain office hours, and participate in course preparation and evaluation.