Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:
California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and
residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution
(HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus
CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and
academically diverse student body in the nation. The University
enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as
first-generation college students.
Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who
reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The
ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy
of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have
demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will
contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an
inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working
environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and
those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.
Academic Year Part-Time Lecturer
Communication and Education
Communication Arts and
Sciences/Communication Sciences and Disorders Program
Salary commensurate with education and
Priority Review Date:
07/15/22; complete applications
received after that date may be considered as needs arise.
How to Apply:
Applicants must provide
- A current cover letter (including how you have addressed, or
plan to address teaching to diverse student groups)
- A CV
- A list of courses you believe you are qualified to teach and
for which you wish to be considered (please complete the
CMSD Course Offerings checklist )
- A copy of unofficial transcripts for your highest earned
- Contact information of three professional references
Additional information may be requested at a later time. All
applicants must apply online, applications submitted via email or
in-person to the department will not be considered. For information
about specific courses offered, please refer to the University Catalog
The Communication Sciences and Disorders Program in the Department
of Communication Arts and Sciences is collecting application
materials for a pool of part-time lecturers with positions
available as determined by need during the 2022-23 academic year.
Appointments from the part-time pool are temporary and often made
just prior to the start of the academic term.
The minimum education requirement for a lecturer appointment is a
Masters degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or
Experience teaching or clinical experience in the subject area of
interest. Currency in the field with an active California state
license and ASHA certification of clinical competence in
Speech-Language Pathology. Preference for Bilingual candidates and
candidates with experience working with diverse populations.
Lecturer positions in the department carry responsibilities in the
areas of teaching. Teaching assignments are based upon
qualifications of the individual and the needs of the
Communication Sciences and
is a program in the Department of
Communication Arts and Sciences. The CMSD Program offers a BS and
MS degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Masters degree
recipients are also eligible for a Speech-Language Services
CMSD courses address the scientific framework for understanding
human communication, focusing on anatomical, physiological,
neurological, acoustic, psychological and cultural bases of speech,
language, and hearing processes and disorders. Emphasis is placed
on evidence-based assessment and treatment.
Coursework is supplemented by observation of expert clinical
sessions that gives students experiences with disorders in the
areas of language, voice and resonance, phonology, articulation,
fluency, swallowing, hearing, cognitive and social aspects of
communication, and problems that necessitate the use of oral,
manual, augmentative and alternative communication techniques and
Job-related questions should be directed to:
Jessika Lawrence, Program Director
400 W 1st
Street, AJH 130B
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing
campus facilities to be fully immunized against COVID-19 or have
received a medical or religious exemption. Selected candidates
should be prepared to comply with this requirement.
This position may qualify for benefits including tuition fee waiver
(if eligible). California State University, Chico offers a number
of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health
insurance). For more information and eligibility criteria, please
All work must be performed within the State of California.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the application status of applicants or
continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated
reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of
For disability-related accommodations, please call the ADA
Coordinator at (530) 898-5959.
All positions are contingent on funding.
About Chico State:
Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research
experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global
engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides
Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential
learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience
prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and
inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources.
Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the
The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the
state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San
Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor
leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene.
We acknowledge and are mindful that California State University,
Chico stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first
people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their
distinctive spiritual relationship with this land and the waters
that run through campus.
California State University, Chico is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without
regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age,
sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual
orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability,
marital status, or protected veteran status and only employ
individuals authorized to work in the U.S.
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