Welcome to Human Resources -  

Hello! On behalf of over 40 experienced and engaged members of the Office of Human Resources, welcome to the California State University, Northridge Human Resource’s web page.

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As a group we are committed to our mission of providing excellent human resource programs and services to support the creation and maintenance of an outstanding teaching and learning environment where all people are valued. We fulfill this mission by creating partnerships with our campus colleagues to develop creative systems to attract, retain, develop and engage a diverse and talented group of staff, administrators and faculty.

As a University, we employ more than 4,000 faculty and staff, enroll over 40,000 students, and rank 10th in the nation in bachelor degrees awarded to underrepresented students.  While you read these pages you will see that this is a great place to work because of our genuine commitment to people as we incorporate a “culture of caring” into all that we do and in how we do it.

In our written material and in the people you interact with, you will see that we emphasize: personal competence, professionalism, personal engagement, creativity, personal accountability and the value of diversity in the workforce. If you have trouble finding the information you are looking for within these pages, please contact us or stop by University Hall, Room 165.

We invite you to learn, engage, and connect with your colleagues by taking advantage of the many training and development opportunities available through the 2017-2018 Personal & Professional Development Program.  

Open Enrollment | September 11 - October 6

Open Enrollment takes place between Monday, September 11th and Friday, October 6th.  Remember, adding or making changes to your benefits as part of Open Enrollment is an easy online process via the eBenefits module in the CSUN portal.

  • Benefit election changes selected during Open Enrollment become effective January 1, 2018.  
  • For comprehensive instructions and information including an Open Enrollment Guidebook, and to review your plan options and the 2018 premium rates, visit the CSUN Open Enrollment website at Open Enrollment for 2018, or select the big red "Open Enrollment 2018" button in the right hand column.
  • For more information about the Benefits and Wellness Fair taking place September 20, 2017 from 9 - 11 AM at the SRC, visit:

If you anticipate making an election during Open Enrollment, you must have on file or complete the eBenefits Self-Service Electronic Signature Authorization form.  You may access the form at:

New CA Minimum Wage Rate Effective January 1, 2017

Effective January 1, 2017, the California Minimum wage increased to $10.50 per hour.  The current hourly salary range for Student Assistants is $10.50 (Minimum) and $17.26 (Maximum).  While Los Angeles City employers (including CSUN Campus Auxiliaries) have raised their minimum wage amount to $12.00 per hour, CSUN employees follow the California State minimum wage guidelines and our current minimum wage rate is $10.50 per hour.

The next anticipated increase to the CA state minimum wage will be to $11.00 per hour on 01/01/2018. (updated 06/2017).




Upcoming Events

The Buck Stops Here: Cash Handling Training

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Oviatt Library

While cash may be King, there are procedures to adhere to when handling cash and cash equivalency.  If you handle payment transactions, there are CSU/CSUN guidelines you must follow to protect the University.  This course is a great follow-up to Navigating the Audit Trail workshop. Read more