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Part-Time Lecturer Pool - Marketing (AY 24/25)

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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Part Time, Faculty - Business/Management, On-site (work in-person at business location)



The Marketing Area in the Orfalea College of Business at Cal Poly is creating a pool of eligible part-time lecturers to teach introductory principles of marketing, international marketing, market research, new product development and launch, product management, sales, sales technology, or other more advanced courses during the Summer, Fall, Winter, and/or Spring Quarters of the 2024-2025 academic year. Assignments will be contingent upon budget and enrollments.              

Initial rank and salary for lecturer faculty are based on professional experience and educational background and are determined by the hiring department. Most new lecturers are hired at the Lecturer A or B rank. As of July 2023, the classification salary ranges for the respective ranks are:

Lecturer A: $5,007-$6,359
Lecturer B: $5,925-$12,594
Lecturer C: $6,500-$13,831
Lecturer D: $8,184-$14,487

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Masters degree in business or related discipline and professional marketing experience required. Must demonstrate a strong teaching record and currency in professional field. Any exception to this qualification for any reason may only occur with the consent of the area's tenured and probationary faculty.

The Orfalea College of Business is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse university community that reflects and serves the population of California. We are seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.  Applicants must submit a diversity statement that displays evidence of the applicant’s ability to support a diverse, equitable, and inclusive experiential learning environment.

Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required. 


The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo will not sponsor an H-1B for this position.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU related work outside of California.


The faculty in the Marketing Area offer coursework in the fields of marketing. The courses offered in this area prepare students for careers in corporate environments.     


For full consideration, please attach a cover letter, resume/CV, copy of unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned (official sealed transcripts of highest degree will be required of all finalists prior to appointment), diversity statement, and teaching effectiveness to your online faculty application. If applicable, please also attach a copy of awards/commendations, a list of CSU courses previously taught, and courses requesting consideration to teach. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing your application.  

For questions, please contact the Marketing Area in the Orfalea College of Business by email at



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