Information for Job Seekers

Find information for those who are seeking employment in the SDSU College of Education, whether faculty/staff, or student employment.

COE Faculty Position Announcements by Department

Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education

Educational Leadership

Counseling & School Psychology

About Faculty & Staff Positions

SDSU is an established and acknowledged leader in the 23 campus California State University system (CSU). With more than 6,400 faculty and staff and over 33,000 students, it is one of the largest universities in the western United States.

Diversity, equity, inclusive excellence

SDSU is a diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.

Welcome! We are happy that you are interested in working with us!

The College of Education: SDSU started here.
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is the oldest higher education institution in San Diego, and it began as a training facility for teachers. The College of Education continues to maintain a standard of excellence it has demonstrated for its over 100 years of service.

The College of Education has been ranked in the most recent U.S. News & World Report survey as:

  • #1 best education schools among CSUs
  • #1 in San Diego County
  • #7 in California
  • #40 among public universities nationwide
  • #54 among all universities nationwide

US News & World Report 2019 rankings of Schools of Education, SDSU's College of Education ranks #1 among CSUs, #1 in San Diego County, #7 in California, #40 among public universities nationwide, and #54 among all universities nationwide

The college comprises 7 diverse departments/schools committed to one unified mission: to prepare effective professionals for a variety of societal service delivery and leadership roles across a range of settings including schools, postsecondary institutions, social service agencies, and vocational rehabilitation organizations.

Both the university and the College of Education hold a commitment to diversity, equity, and excellence.

The college contributes to the knowledge base in both educational theory and practice through professional inquiry and scholarship.

The college engages in strategic partnerships with the field of practice to improve client outcomes, to increase institutional effectiveness, and to promote social justice.

SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

Note: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University (CSU). Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Contact Maribel Flores, Assistant to the Associate Dean, College of Education at [email protected] or 619-594-1425.

Student Positions

Alyssa Ancheta is the Student Worker Coordinator for the College of Education.

If you have questions about becoming a student worker for the College of Education, contact Alyssa at [email protected] or 619-594-6091.

The Federal Work Study (FWS) Program is a part-time employment program designed to help students meet their cost of attendance. 

Other student employment positions include graduate assistant, instructional student assistant,  and teaching associate. Learn more and find current openings via the SDSU Department of Human Resources.

Career Services provides programming and training to prepare SDSU students for career success. The Aztec Mentor Program and Internship Central are 2 key resources students can use to gain the skills and experience that employers value.

In addition, students can participate in Career Fairs, Workshops, On-Campus Interviews and conduct job and internship searches via Aztec Career Connection. To access Aztec Career Connection, use your RedID and WebPortal password. Career Services is open daily, and has walk-in hours that students can attend without a prior appointment.

International students, find everything you need to know about working at SDSU and off campus from the International Student Center.

For questions about the content on this page, contact Maribel Flores, Assistant to the Associate Dean, College of Education, at [email protected] or 619-594-1425.