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Welcome to Faculty Affairs

Welcome to the Office of Faculty Affairs an Development at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Located within the Division of Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs is responsible for professional, personnel, and labor relation services for faculty, librarians, counselors, as well as Teaching Associates, Graduate Assistants, and Instructional Student Assistants.

Faculty Affairs and Development serves as a central clearinghouse for faculty-related procedures, policies, and programs. It is responsible for assisting faculty as they move through the University from appointment to retirement.

The Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Development works closely with Deans, Associate Deans, and Department Chairs in matters related to faculty tenure and promotion, recruitment and retention, as well as the interpretation of provisions of the CSU-CFA collective bargaining agreement.

Given the broad scope of policies, procedures, collective bargaining agreement provisions, personnel forms, and documents applicable to Faculty Affairs, you are invited to use the links provided on the Website to browse these documents and services. We encourage you to contact us at any time with your questions or concerns.

Mission Statement

With an emphasis on quality and responsive service, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development provides many of the human resources needs of the University’s academic personnel within the Division of Academic Affairs.  For faculty personnel of the University, Faculty Affairs and Development is responsible for a number of broad, academic-related programs and activities, which include full-time academic recruitment, all faculty evaluation processes, and various kinds of leaves of absence. With the faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and various campus policies as governing authorities, Faculty Affairs and Development  strives to meet the needs of the University’s  faculty concerns while addressing the complex and sensitive matters that can directly and indirectly impact them.




2016/2017 CBA Salary Program

The following is a summary of the highlights of the faculty salary program for fiscal year 2016/2017, based on the new Collective Bargaining Agreement reached between the CFA and the CSU which was ratified by the CSU Board of Trustees on May 24, 2016 and will remain in effect through June 30, 2018:


Effective June 30, 2016:

  1. All Unit 3 faculty (tenure-line, lecturers, counselors, librarians and coaches) on active pay status or on leave will receive a 5.0% GSI via a mass update by the State Controller’s Office (SCO) as of 11:59 pm

Effective July 1, 2016:

  1. 1   All Unit 3 faculty (tenure-line, lecturers, counselors, librarians and coaches) on active pay status or on leave will receive a 2.0% GSI via a mass update by the SCO
  3. The compounded base pay increases will be incorporated into the July 2016 pay warrant to be issued on August 1, 2016.
  4. Faculty who held Unit 3 appointments in AY 2015/2016 but who are not active or on leave on the date of the GSI are eligible for the GSI at the time of reappointment, if reappointed into the same class and range at the same campus in AY 2016/2017.  These increases will be manually keyed by the campuses.
  5. Faculty appointed after July 1, 2016 must be hired at a salary no lower than the new range/rank CSU salary minimum but will not otherwise receive the raises
  6. Newly hired employees appointed effective July 1, 2016 are eligible for the increase unless the offer of appointment specifically excludes the application of any negotiated salary increase.
  7. Newly hired employees appointed effective on or after July 2, 2016, or who are newly appointed to a tenured or probationary position at the campus after holding a temporary position at the same campus, are not eligible for the increase unless the offer of appointment includes language providing for the application of any negotiated salary increase.  If the new salary is below the new salary range minimum, the salary must be increased to the new minimum of the salary range.
  8. The summer 2016 GSI will not impact salary rates for appointments in the summer self-support classifications 2357 or 2457. 
  9. When mass updates are run, a small number of payments may suspend from the automated process and require further analysis.  These payments may require additional time for manual processing by the SCO or by Payroll Services.


Effective July 1, 2016:

  1. The minimum promotion increase will be 9% (rather than the former 7.5% increase) upon the effective date of promotion
  2. The new salary after promotion may not be below the minimum salary range for the new rank


GSI increases on June 30, 2016 and July 1, 2016:

  1. The salary rates for classifications 2322 and 2323, including low enrollment Special Schedule rates, will be increased by 5%, followed by an increase of 2%, effective July 1, 2016

Further updates on the implementation of salary increases will be provided as new information is received. 


*The 2017/2018 increases will be addressed in a future announcement