Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sonoma State University has transitioned to remote instruction for Spring 2021. Employees continue to work remotely in almost all departments. Email is the best way to communicate with our faculty and staff. Please see the SSU COVID-19 site for more information.

Staff and Administrator Employment

Recruiting Services

Employment Services provides recruiting assistance to fill staff and administrator position openings, including applicant sourcing, position posting and advertising, and support in applicant screening, interviewing and selection. Current position openings may be found by accessing the Employment pages. The Recruitment Policy is also available for review in the repository of Sonoma State University policies.

Recruiting Procedures

Recruiting Procedures are available online to assist Appropriate Administrator with the recruiting process. The Recruitment Process aim to provide guidance for each phase of the recruitment for non-faculty staff and management positions.

Position Descriptions

A well-crafted position description is the cornerstone of any job. To assist managers in drafting positions descriptions, they will find general position descriptions for positions commonly recruited on campus (these position descriptions are password protected).

Position description template


Emergency Appointments

Staff Emergency Appointment Guidelines
An emergency appointment is typically used to fill a short-term absence, or may be used to fill a vacancy while a position opening is filled.

Independent Contractors

Independent Contractor Review
Employment Services provides initial review before departments may contract with an individual as an independent contractor. Complete this form and Forward it to your Human Resources Manager for review prior to making any arrangements to hire an independent contractor.