For Faculty and Staff

Faculty recruiting

Diversity in Faculty Searches: As part of SJSU’s commitment to diversifying the faculty, the 2017-2018 faculty searches will integrate diversity training earlier into the process.


African American Faculty and Staff Organization

Asian Pacific Islander Caucus

Center for Faculty Development: Provides opportunities for growth and renewal for faculty in all realms of their professional lives.

Chicano/Latino Faculty and Staff Organization

Faculty Diversity on Campus: The Office of Faculty Affairs is responsible for the recruitment of a diverse faculty. In addition, the office takes the lead in supporting initiatives that help to retain faculty and prepare them for a successful tenure and promotion review. 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Faculty and Staff Organization 

Staff Council:The San Jose State University Staff Council is dedicated to promoting staff interests to the University Administration, implementing programs and resources in the areas of professional development, wellness, appreciation and recognition. SJSU Staff council encourages staff campus engagement, promotes a positive staff culture and actively participates in University affairs in achieving its stated goals. 


Research, Curriculular and Create Activities Award: This award is available to all SJSU lecturers, tenure-track faculty and tenured faculty. The due date for this RSCA Award is Friday, December 22, 2017.

Accessible Education Center: Provides students and employees with accommodations and services.

Non-discrimination Policies: University catalog policies on non-discrimination as well as campus statements on diversity-related issues.

Unisex/Family Friendly Restroom Map: Where to find gender neutral bathrooms on campus. 


Concerning Behavior Referral Form: The Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) provides guidance, care and assistance to students and employees who are experiencing crisis, displaying odd or unusual behaviors, or engaging in other behaviors that may be perceived as being harmful (either to the student or employee individually, or to others). 

Crime Reporting: How to report crimes on campus to the University Police Department.

Employee Rights and Staff Complaints: Employees have equal opportunity, affirmative action and non-discrimination rights based in law. This site explains the relevant policies and the "Employee Discrimination and Harassment Complaint" form.

Office for Equal Opportunity: Facilitates the university's diversity efforts, investigates and resolves complaints of discrimination and harassment, provides training and consultation, and ensures adherence to compliance requirements.

Reporting Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents: Definition and relevant policies for hate crime and hate incidents as well as information on how to report them.

University Ombudsperson: Advocate for procedural fairness who supports the integrity of campus policies and procedures. The ombudsperson provides a neutral, confidential and informal place to discuss a concern with the assurance that no action will be taken, without consent.