Faculty Affairs & Development

Welcome! The Office of Faculty Affairs & Development (FAD), located within the Division of Academic Affairs at California State University, Dominguez Hills. FAD is responsible for professional, personnel, and labor relation services for faculty, librarians, counselors, as well as Teaching Associates, Graduate Assistants, and Instructional Student Assistants.

FAD also serves as a central clearinghouse for faculty-related procedures, policies, and programs. It is responsible for assisting faculty as they move through the University from appointment to retirement.

The Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs & Development works closely with the College Deans, Associate Deans, and Department Chairs on matters related to faculty tenure and promotion, recruitment and retention, and interpreting the of provisions of the CSU-CFA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Given the broad scope of policies, procedures, collective bargaining agreement provisions, personnel forms, and documents applicable to all matters related to faculty, you are invited to use the links provided on this webiste to browse the materials and services. We encourage you to contact us at any time with your questions or concerns.


Mission Statement

With an emphasis on quality and responsive service, the Office of Faculty Affairs & Development provides many of the Human Resources needs of the University’s academic personnel within the Division of Academic Affairs.  FAD is responsible for many broad, academic-related programs and activities, which include full-time academic recruitment, all faculty evaluation processes, and various kinds of leaves of absence. With the Faculty (Unit 03) Collective Bargaining Agreement and different campus policies as governing authorities, Faculty Affairs and Development strives to meet the needs of the University’s  faculty concerns while addressing the complex and sensitive matters that can, directly and indirectly, impact them.