Cal Poly Report — August 12, 2020 

Note: Cal Poly Report is published monthly during the summer. Regular publication will resume Sept. 9.


Get to Know the Cal Poly Roadmap

Screenshot of the Roadmap to Fall 2020 website with an aerial photo of Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo County.Cal Poly recently debuted its new Roadmap website to help students, staff and faculty understand the outlook for fall. The landing page can help you find links to campus plans as they evolve and navigate online resources during the next academic year. Links to more details will be available through the Roadmap site in the coming weeks, once the CSU approves the university’s plans for fall. This virtual hub will be updated regularly as Cal Poly continues to adapt to public health guidelines and directives from the CSU Chancellor’s Office. Visit for more. Continue to visit the university’s coronavirus website for current health information, including case counts, health resources and safety protocol.

Cal Poly Announces Completion of Most Successful Capital Campaign in CSU History

Cal Poly announcing the successful completion of its comprehensive philanthropic campaign. The Power of Doing: The Campaign for Learn by Doing raised more than $832 million, the largest fundraising initiative in university and CSU history. Nearly 75,000 alumni, parents and community members contributed to the record-breaking $832 million. Nearly half of this support is in the form of bequest commitments and will support our students far into the future. Private donations raised in 2020 alone totaled more than $156 million, making this fundraising year the most successful on record for Cal Poly, a testament to the value that alumni and donors place on a Learn by Doing education for students. While the campaign’s legacy will improve student experiences for years to come, it is already having a direct impact on campus. “The scholarship support I received provided me with exceptional and unique opportunities in science and research,” said third-year biochemistry student Byungcheol So, recipient of a Dignity Health Cal Poly Scholarship and Frost Scholarship. Many students are directly supported by donors through scholarships. Others will benefit from programs and learning spaces gifted by donors. Read more on Cal Poly News.

Employees Asked to Complete COVID-19 Awareness Training by Aug. 31

Graphic with text reading COVID-19 updates and informationAll faculty and staff members have been assigned a COVID-19 awareness online training program, “COVID-19 Information for the Workplace,” on important safety and prevention information. Faculty and staff, please check your Cal Poly email for a link to the learning activity. Please note, this is not an indication or expectation that you return to work on campus. Cal Poly Corporation has also assigned the training to actively working employees, excluding those who are currently on furlough, and ASI is requiring it for staff who were working remotely and are returning to work on campus. Anyone needing assistance should contact their supervisor or Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor Christina Juarez at ext. 6674. Complete this course to learn what you can do to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Continue to check for important updates and advisories.

Train to be a Volunteer COVID-19 Contact Tracer

The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department needs volunteer contact tracers. There are free, online training courses available for you to serve as a COVID-19 contact tracer for the county. The training takes 21 hours to complete, and is sanctioned by the state and is held in conjunction with San Luis Obispo County Public Health. Anyone interested in participating can contact Christina Tutt for more information at

Introducing Student Diversity and Belonging

Graphic reading Introducing Student Diversity and BelongingStudent Affairs is pleased to announce Student Diversity and Belonging (SDAB), a coalition and collaborative of campus community centers that serve an active role in creating culturally-rich environments at Cal Poly and in the San Luis Obispo community. Formerly known as the Cross Cultural Centers, Student Diversity and Belonging is comprised of the Black Academic Excellence, Dream, Gender Equity, Multicultural, and Pride centers, as well as the Men and Masculinities Program. As a coalition, SDAB promotes the development and sustainability of diverse communities where the dignity and worth of all people are respected and affirmed through practices of equity, respect, appreciation and inclusion. The coalition challenges postures, practices and policies of bias and discrimination through an intersectional framework and work to create a campus where every student feels a sense of belonging and inclusion. For more information on SDAB, visit

'Things Are Changing So Quickly.' Inside Cal Poly's Response to COVID-19

The EOC team meets on a regular Zoom call.Get an inside look on the Cal Poly News site at Cal Poly's Emergency Operations Center (EOC), which was fully activated in March to bring together employees from divisions and departments across campus to plan and coordinate the university’s response to the pandemic. “Every area of campus needs to be involved because we need to consider all populations and all needs and all circumstances,” said Lanaya Gaberel, director of Employee and Organization Development and one of the EOC’s planning section chiefs. Task forces were created to work on a wide range of tasks: virtual learning, technology support, isolation and quarantine plans, conducting COVID-19 testing, responding to bias incidents related to COVID-19, supporting international students, determining how employees may return to work, supporting the county’s alternate care site at the campus Recreation Center, and creating a strategy to clean, disinfect and install signage throughout academic buildings for fall. On the academic side, six different task forces were created, with nearly 100 people engaged in planning. Those task forces include a provost and deans' group and others focused on virtual teaching and learning, fall planning, study abroad and the International Center, the Office of the Registrar, and study spaces. Read more on Cal Poly News.

Bill and Cheryl Swanson Donate $1 million to the JUSTIN and J. LOHR Center for Wine and Viticulture

Bill and Cheryl SwansonBill and Cheryl Swanson, longtime supporters of Cal Poly, have donated $1 million to the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science’s JUSTIN and J. LOHR Center for Wine and Viticulture. The gift will fund the Swanson Center of Effort Conference Hall within the Grange Building. The 2,728-square-foot hall will be used as a central gathering place where academia and the community will come together to network, learn and celebrate. Lectures, meetings and events, all with a focus on industry and student enrichment, will be held in the conference hall. Construction of the JUSTIN and J. LOHR Center for Wine and Viticulture, which includes a 15,600-square-foot winery and a 12,000-square-foot grange hall, is nearing completion, with the winery schedule for completion in September 2020 and the grange hall in March 2021. Alumnus Bill Swanson (Industrial Engineering,’73) and his wife, Cheryl, have long been champions of Cal Poly, philanthropically supporting projects spanning the campus and its programs. The couple recently served as co-chairs for Cal Poly’s The Power of Doing: The Campaign for Learn by Doing capital campaign. Bill Swanson, retired Raytheon Co. chairman and CEO, has served on the Cal Poly Foundation Board since 2006 and was elected chair in 2014. Read more here.

Cal Poly Study Aims to Find Best Ways to Get Away from the Screen and Get Moving 

Sarah KeadleWith much of the country still staying at home to stop the spread of coronavirus, a new Cal Poly study on how to reduce the time spent in front of video screens is even more applicable than researchers initially thought. Sedentary screen time — watching TV, streaming movies, playing video games — consumes more than half of Americans’ available leisure time. Aside from work and sleep, Americans spend more time in front of their screens than doing anything else. All this sitting is far from harmless. Sedentary time increases risk for chronic disease, and previous studies have shown that sedentary screen time increases that risk more than other sedentary behaviors. Finding the best ways to get people away from their screens and get them moving is the goal of a new study led by Sarah Keadle, a professor in the Kinesiology and Public Health Department. Using StandUPTV, a smartphone-based app, Keadle and her colleagues at Cal Poly and Arizona State University will test three strategies: receiving adaptive text messages, being locked out of further screen time, or earning back screen time through exercise. Through these interventions and a self-monitoring routine, the research team hopes to help people cut their sedentary screen time by 50%. Researchers will also examine how reductions in sedentary screen time impact physical activity, sleep, diet, mood and disease risk factors. Read more here.

Loss of Eelgrass in Morro Bay Estuary May Cause Widespread Erosion

Ariel photo of the Morro Bay estuary.The large-scale loss of eelgrass in the Morro Bay estuary may be causing widespread erosion, according to a new Cal Poly study. In recent years, Morro Bay’s iconic eelgrass beds, which provide the estuary’s primary living habitat, experienced a massive die-off, declining more than 90 percent since 2007. Efforts to restore the eelgrass have had mixed success in many parts of the bay, and this seagrass is now only found near the harbor mouth and sporadically in other regions of the estuary. Seagrass systems are found throughout the world and provide many ecosystem services including fish nursery habitats, forage for migratory birds, nutrient cycling, carbon storage and sediment stabilization. “The loss of eelgrass in the Morro Bay estuary is analogous to the loss of trees in a rainforest,” said Ryan Walter, lead author and a Cal Poly physics professor. “Not only do you lose the plants, but you also lose all of the services they provide for the entire ecosystem.” Read more on Cal Poly News.

Student Success

Students Create Space Cybercrime for Virtual DEF CON Hacker Convention

Bree ZedarLast summer, it was determined that hackers had breached NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena a year before, stealing data that included information related to a Mars mission. While the hack was discovered before more serious damage could be done, it revealed that the effects of cybercrime could extend even beyond the planet. It also inspired a space-themed hacker challenge that Cal Poly students created for this year’s DEF CON Safe Mode competition, Aug. 6-9. “Protecting data in space has become an increasingly relevant topic, so it’s exciting to work with something that has such tangible applications,” said Bree Zedar (pictured), a mechanical engineering senior from Marina del Rey, who created the storyboard and puzzles for the challenge. DEF CON, held annually in Las Vegas, is one of the largest hacker conventions in the world. This year, the convention — which usually features speakers and challenges related to cybersecurity — will be held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.

Cal Poly Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Better Understand Structural Behavior During Earthquakes

Graduate student researcher Jerry Luong makes final adjustments to the axial load system before testing a concrete wall in 2019. The NSF-funded actuator system will enable higher and more consistent application of axial and lateral forces using computerized control of multiple actuators via a new hydraulic pump.Cal Poly recently received a grant of $340,374 from the National Science Foundation to purchase equipment that will help students and faculty better understand how buildings respond during earthquakes. The grant will fund the purchase of a unit consisting of two actuators with higher force and displacement capacities than was previously possible in Cal Poly’s laboratories, along with the hardware and software for automated control of the system. This dual-actuator system will be used to better understand the earthquake response of structures built and tested collaboratively by students and faculty members in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design and College of Engineering. The experimental results characterize structural performance and will allow students in the Architectural Engineering, Architecture and Construction Management departments, as well as students in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, to compare these results with predictions using theoretical models and computer simulations commonly used in industry. (In the photo, graduate student researcher Jerry Luong makes final adjustments to the axial load system before testing a concrete wall in 2019.) Read more on Cal Poly News.

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Faculty & Staff

Nishi Rajakaruna is Recipient of Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award

Nishi RajakarunaUniversity Advising has announced the 2019-20 Outstanding Faculty Advisor Awardee is biological sciences Associate Professor Nishi Rajakaruna. He is often the first faculty member that first-year students and their families meet when they arrive on campus. As the faculty-in-residence in the yakʔitʸutʸu residential community since 2018, Rajakaruna takes great pleasure in getting to know the residents and their families, helping students find their way, and connecting students with other faculty and resources on and off campus. He is an active mentor. With his residents, Rajakaruna created the Plants, Peaks and Pals Club, for hiking, botany, and natural history enthusiasts; and Camellia Club, a community for tea enthusiasts. Both clubs have continued to provide settings for students, now scattered across the country, to interact with each other via regular virtual gatherings and stay connected to the Cal Poly community, even from afar. Rajakaruna joined Cal Poly in 2017 after teaching botany at the College of the Atlantic, in Bar Harbor, Maine, and at San José State University. Read more at

CAFES Names Hendricks and Kleier Associate Deans

Catherine Kleier and Bill HendricksBill Hendricks, longtime head of Cal Poly’s Experience Industry Management department, and Catherine Kleier, most recently a professor of biology at Regis University in Denver, Colorado, have been named associate deans of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. Hendricks and Kleier join current Associate Dean Jim Prince. Executive Associate Dean Richard Cavaletto will retire later this year and will be honored then. Hendricks, who joined Cal Poly in 1994, earned a doctorate in philosophy, recreation and leisure from the University of Utah. Kleier earned a doctorate in organismic biology, ecology, and evolution from the University of California, Los Angeles. She will begin in September. Following Hendricks' transition to his associate dean role, Jerusha Greenwood, currently an associate professor in the Experience Industry Management Department, will serve as the interim head of that department while a search for a permanent head is conducted. 

Engineering Professor Will Review Scientific Innovations for National Institutes of Health

Eric Espinoza-WadeMechanical engineering Assistant Professor Eric Espinoza-Wade, who became interested in rehabilitation engineering as a doctoral student designing technology for older adults and later working with stroke victims, will play a vital role in improving the nation’s health by reviewing scientific innovations for the National Institutes of Health. Espinoza-Wade said his appointment as a member of the NIH’s Biomedical Computing and Health Informatics Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, will also teach him how to better craft his own research ideas and proposals — and will help Cal Poly and its students gain valuable insight. “My role will allow me to stay abreast of cutting-edge research and will also allow me to remain aware of research opportunities for our students,” Espinoza-Wade said. “It will also allow me to discuss scientific achievement at Cal Poly with other experts in the fields of health and engineering and to make them aware of some of the exciting activities happening on campus.” Read more here.

Every year, the Army Corps of Engineers sends the vessel, Yaquina, to Morro Bay to deepen the harbor entrance up to 40 feet. While that ensures boats can safely access the harbor, dredging harbors and building jetties there might also have changed the ebb and flow of tides into the bay, said Stefan Talke, a Cal Poly civil and environmental engineering professor who has published numerous papers on the impact human intervention has on tides. Talke’s tide research was recently the focus of an article in Knowable, which was then picked up by BBC News under the headline "How Humans are Altering the Tides of the Ocean." Read more in the CENG Connection news blog.

Learn How to Set Up a Remote Workstation

Illustration of a man and a woman sitting separately at a desk illustrating good and poor posture.Environmental Health and Safety has created virtual training and resources that can help employees set up an ergonomic workstation at home. By following basic ergonomic principles, remote employees can set up a workstation that is safe, comfortable and helps increase productivity and opportunities. Setting up an ergonomic workstation may sound daunting, yet it is easily attainable with regular household items. Help is available through the Cal Poly Learning Hub. Anyone who works for four or more hours a day at a computer or is experiencing discomfort, should complete the Ergonomics for Office Workers training available online via the Learning Hub. Anyone with questions can contact Christina Juarez in the Environmental Health and Safety office at ext. 6674 or For more information on ergonomics and safety visit the EHS website

CTLT Offers Virtual New Faculty Foundations

The Cal Poly Learn by Doing logo at the Cal Poly Welcome Center. Photo by University Photographer Joe Johnston.All new tenure-line, lecturer and teaching staff are invited to participate in the Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology’s Virtual New Faculty Foundations. CTLT staff have prepared a combination of asynchronous and synchronous online activities and events to introduce new teaching personnel to the CTLT staff and services, other new faculty colleagues in their cohort, and staff and faculty from across campus who will share their resources and experiences. Workshops cover topics such as launching a successful course, online teaching, teaching with diversity and inclusion, creating accessible course materials and teaching with technology. Participation will help participants get ahead of challenges most new faculty members face and learn how to directly support CSU and campuswide initiatives. Mark your calendars for the following opportunities: Access to self-paced resources begins Aug. 24; drop-in Zoom sessions, Aug. 31-Sept. 3; morning synchronous Welcome Sessions, Sept. 3. Questions? Contact the CTLT at

New NINJIO Training Video About 401k Hacking

Illustration of a malicious individual accessing information on a computer.Watch this month’s information security video from NINJIO, “401 Chaos,” to learn how cybercriminals take over an email account, root around for valuable information and ultimately use it to empty bank accounts. In this episode, Celeste is shocked when she finds her CalPERS 401k account nearly empty, potentially delaying her retirement plans. This episode highlights steps you can take to protect your own accounts, like enabling multifactor authentication (MFA), checking your email rules, and monitoring your bank accounts. All NINJIO training videos are available on the Cal Poly Learning Hub under the Staff and Faculty Training tab on the My Cal Poly Portal.

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Joette EisengartJoette Eisengart, senior director of operations for Student Affairs, is retiring after serving Cal Poly in a variety of roles for more than 30 years. Eisengart began her career at Cal Poly in 1988, serving as the office manager for the vice president for Information Systems. She later became the assistant to the dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, where she managed the college’s budgets, HR matters, and oversaw a variety of financial and programmatic projects. In 1995, Eisengart moved into a new role as executive associate to the vice president for Student Affairs, and later ascended to become director of operations for the division. In 2017, she was promoted to her current role as senior director of operations for Student Affairs when, in addition to fiscal and human resources management, her leadership role was expanded to oversight of information technology, communications and assessment for the division. Eisengart has been recognized for her outstanding contributions throughout her time at Cal Poly. In 2006, she received the division’s Chandler Award for Outstanding Service, and was also recognized by the Disability Resource Center for her outstanding fiscal and resource planning support. In 2014, Eisengart was nominated as one of the university’s Outstanding Staff members. Overall, she has served five Student Affairs vice presidents during her career. Along with spending more time with her family, including her son, daughter and four young grandchildren, Eisengart plans to travel cross-country with her husband, Bruce. She also plans to learn how to fly fish, explore and do everything she never had time to do while working.

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In Memoriam

Will Alexander, who helped start the Political Science Department at Cal Poly, passed away in Chico, California on June 27 at 94 years old. Alexander was raised in Parkdale, Oregon, on his family’s farm, where he greatly enjoyed 4-H and Boy Scouts. His attendance at Oregon State University was interrupted by serving in the Navy during World War II. He had a lifelong interest in education, earning a bachelor’s degree in agriculture and master’s degrees in agriculture education and political science, and a doctorate in political science. He met Anna MacGillivray while at OSU, and they married in 1950. He began his 30-year teaching career in 1958 at Cal Poly. He was the first chair of the Political Science Department and hired nearly a dozen faculty. He was also chairman of the Academic Senate. In 1964-65, he was awarded a Fulbright Grant to teach at Aligarh Muslim University and took his family to India. In 1979-81, Will and Anna served as Peace Corps Volunteers in Kenya. Building on these experiences, Alexander put his mark on the Cal Poly curriculum by creating a new teaching field called World Food Politics. He continued to study Third-World population growth and hunger in his retirement.

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Campus Announcements

Canvas Launches in the My Classes Portlet 

Canvas logoBeginning fall 2020, Canvas will fully replace PolyLearn as Cal Poly's official Learning Management System (LMS). Starting Sept. 9, students and faculty will be able to access Canvas from the My Classes portlet on the My Cal Poly Portal. Canvas will be integrated with the My Cal Poly Portal in the same way PolyLearn was previously. Access to PolyLearn will still be available via a link at the bottom of the My Classes portlet for past quarters only. Faculty will have access to the Canvas Dashboard from the My Apps list, Canvas course pages (including whether or not they are available to students), the Faculty Center and Canvas Support site and the PolyLearn homepage for materials and student participation from previous quarters. Students will have access to the Canvas Dashboard from the My Apps list, Canvas course page (if made available), the Canvas Support site and the PolyLearn homepage for materials and to participate, if the course is still available. The Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) is available for support. Please see our recorded webinarsscheduled workshopsconsultation request, and other resources. Learn more about logging in here.

Parent and Family Programs to Host Mustang Family Insights sessions on Aug. 18, 19, 26 and 28

Parent and Family Programs Presents Mustang Family Insights Join Parent and Family Programs for three upcoming Mustang Family Insights sessions featuring the city of San Luis Obispo, families and supporters of first-generation students, and the Students with Dependents Initiative. Featured panelists include representatives from the city of San Luis Obispo, Equal Opportunity Program (EOP), Financial Aid Office, Career Services, Student Diversity and Belonging, Academic Advising, and Students with Dependents. Upcoming session dates are:
The city of San Luis Obispo (Aug. 18, noon-1 p.m.).
First-Generation Students (Aug. 19 and 26, 5-6 p.m.).
Students with Dependents (Aug. 28, 4-5 p.m.).
Hosted by Parent and Family Programs, Mustang Family Insights is a resource webinar series for Cal Poly parents and supporters featuring campus and community experts. Register for upcoming sessions and view past episodes at Stay informed about the series by following Parent and Family Programs on FacebookInstagram and signing up for department newsletters. Interested in being featured in an upcoming session? Email

New On-Demand Resources Available for Student Employees and their Supervisors

Photo of three students talking with Cal Poly logo in the background.The Employee and Organization Development Department provides many professional development support resources for student employees and their supervisors. This includes newly released toolkits that provide on-demand courses, articles, videos and books addressing the unique professional development and mentoring needs of student employees. The newly released Student Employee Toolkit is specifically designed for student employees to support their success in their new job, build their professional network, develop a growth mindset, master business skills and develop their professional image. A second, Managing Student Employees Toolkit, provides supervisors with resources covering topics such as employee engagement, building cohesive teams and managing a multigenerational workforce. More resources to support student employees and their supervisors can be found in the August Learn & Grow Newsletter.

ITS Introduces Support Center for Tech Services and Support 

Screenshot of the ITS Support Center webpage.On July 31, Information Technology Services (ITS) launched the new virtual Support Center, powered by Atlassian. Support Center is an online portal where students, faculty and staff can request tech support or one of the many other services that ITS offers. Whether you email the ITS Service Desk at or click “Submit a Ticket” from the ITS Service Catalog at, your request will now be managed through Support Center. Email notifications from Support Center are sent from when you submit a request, when subsequent action is taken to provide assistance, and when your request is resolved. Note that you may now be prompted to log in to Atlassian with your Cal Poly credentials when you are trying to access self-help articles in the ITS Knowledge Base. This prompt shows up for some users with Atlassian accounts. Service and support requests for Cal Poly accounts and software downloads are still temporarily being managed through the Service Request System (SRS), accessed through the Technical Service Request link under My Apps in the My Cal Poly Portal. They are expected to be transitioned into Support Center in the next phases of the project. Anyone with questions can contact the ITS Service Desk at or ext. 6-7000.

Connect with Your Campus Learning Community on LinkedIn

Illustration of various people connected virtually across the globe.The Employee and Organization Development Department has a newly launched LinkedIn page providing faculty, staff and student employees with a collaborative, online learning community to keep you up-to-date about Cal Poly and CSU learning and development opportunities. This interactive learning community is managed and updated daily, keeping you connected to the latest campus resources and events such as book and learning circles, live workshops, and CSUwide learning activities. Preview upcoming events (as far as two months in advance), get early access and preregister for limited-time programs, and set up customizable event notifications all while building and refining your professional brand online. The EOD LinkedIn page keeps you connected with your Cal Poly community by offering you an online learning community to engage with program hosts and speakers before, during and after learning events; easily invite your teammates to upcoming learning events; and keep the learning discussions going after a live learning event has ended. Follow EOD today to connect with our Learn and Grow community.

Statistical Consulting Service Available During Summer

The Statistics Department provides a statistical consulting service to the university community to facilitate research design and data analysis in a wide variety of disciplines. Consulting will be available through Friday, Sept. 4, by appointment only. Steve Rein will serve as the consultant. He is available to advise on data collection, experimental design and analysis of research projects. In addition, he will be available to lead seminars or tutorials on requested topics and offer advice on various computer packages available at Cal Poly. Faculty, staff and students interested in utilizing the consulting service are encouraged to access the Statistics Department website for additional information, including what to bring to a consulting session. To schedule a consultation, email


Event Calendar

To find out what’s going on at Cal Poly, visit the Events Calendar. The site includes community events that are open to the public and Campus Life events open to students, faculty and staff. The calendar also includes events at the Performing Arts Center. A link from the calendar allows staff, faculty and students to check facility availability before requesting and reserving on-campus locations for activities and events. For more information about publishing an event on the calendar, contact

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Upcoming Events @ Home

Per guidance from the Big West and Big Sky conferences, all of Cal Poly's fall sports events have been postponed until 2021. Check for updated information on fall sports.

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Job Vacancies

Employment Opportunities

For all available job openings, visit All new positions opened this week are listed below. To apply, go online and complete the application form. Current employees can also find job postings at CSU Careers, an internal job site for CSU employees. For assistance, call Human Resources at ext. 6-2236. 

#496979 — Clinical Lab Scientist II — Per Diem (Per Diem Non Exempt Healthcare), Student Affairs — Campus Health and Wellbeing. $19.92-$84.86 per hour. Anticipated hiring range: $38.12-$42.35 per hour. Open until closed.

#496926 — Academic Advisor (Student Services Professional II), Academic Affairs — College of Liberal Arts. $51,648-$73,440 per year. Anticipated hiring range: $51,648-$57,600 per year. Open until closed.

#497256 — Health Information Assistant (Administrative Support Assistant II), Student Affairs — Campus Health and Wellbeing. $32,460-$55,104 per year. Anticipated hiring range: $32,460-$38,400 per year. Open until closed.

#497126 — STEM Tutor Coordinator (Student Services Professional II), Academic Affairs – Academic Programs and Planning — Office of Writing and Learning. $51,648-$73,440 per year. Anticipated hiring range: $51,648-$56,820 per year. Open until closed.

To find internally posted positions, start from the Cal Poly Portal. Click “Cal Poly Jobs” on the left-hand menu. On the next page click “Apply.” There you will see all internally and externally posted positions. For a full list of available jobs, go to

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Visit for all available job openings. The part-time lecturer pools are now open. Visit for current openings, further information and how to apply. For assistance, call Academic Personnel at ext. 6-2844. 

There are no new listings at this time.

Corporation Employment Opportunities

Cal Poly Corporation is a separate entity operating in concert with the university to provide a diverse range of services and resources to students, faculty and staff. To view all available job postings or apply, visit the Corporation website. For assistance, contact Human Resources at ext. 6-1121.

There are no new listings at this time.

ASI Employment Opportunities

Candidates are asked to visit the ASI website to complete an ASI application and apply for open positions. For more information, visit the ASI Business Office in UU 212 or call ext. 6-5800.

There are no new listings at this time.

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Submission Guidelines for Cal Poly Report

Cal Poly Report (CPR) is Cal Poly's official employee newsletter, designed to communicate information about officially sanctioned university news or events to faculty, staff and administrators. Submissions may run a maximum of three times and should be limited to 150 words. To help ensure CPR continues to contain only relevant and approved information, submissions are required to come from or be approved by the employee designated to approve submissions in the respective colleges, units and work areas. A list of designated approvers is available on the Cal Poly Report index website. Entries submitted by those other than the designated approver must be accompanied by an approval form signed by the unit's approver. The approval form is available online in fillable pdf format or a downloadable Microsoft Word format. CPR is published weekly during the school year, except during academic breaks, and monthly in the summer. The deadline for each issue is 12:30 p.m. the Friday prior to publication.

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