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Prospective Employee Information

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university and is part of the 23-campus California State University system. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. The emphasis of the University is a "learn by doing" educational experience for its students.


Cal Poly offers excellent fringe benefits including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement (Social Security and Public Employees’ Retirement System - PERS), and educational benefits for eligible employees. Eligibility is subject to collective bargaining unit and policy. Employees may also be eligible for other benefit programs, such as employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance, depending on their employee category. For more detailed information, please refer to the Benefits page.


Cal Poly's University Housing provides an array of information designed specifically for Faculty and Staff. The Housing web site serves as a one-stop resource for Faculty and Staff in the areas of rental housing information, available real estate, and relocation assistance. University Housing also provides information to help acquaint New Faculty and Staff with both the Cal Poly and San Luis Obispo area communities.


All available Staff, Management and Faculty vacancies can be viewed on-line at Cal Poly Jobs. Cal Poly, an equal employment opportunity employer, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The university actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.