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.  

Rest and Revive Sleep Program - Launches November 6th

To help you feel more productive, healthy, and focused, Human Resources has teamed up with Kaiser Permanente to bring you Rest and Revive. During this fun, easy-to-follow online program, you’ll receive six weekly emails with practical suggestions for getting better rest — and avoiding common mistakes that keep you up at night. Along the way, you can find tips on physical activity, healthy eating, and making sure your bedroom is set up to help you sleep.  The first email will give you the tools to log your sleep habits and daily routines and assess your progress. Get ready — it’s the first step on the path to better rest.  For more information and to register, visit

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).