Human Resources

Human Resources

Human Resources (HR) at California State University San Marcos recruits, retains, and develops a quality staff which supports the teaching and diversity mission of the University and offers effective human resource services and programs.


Voluntary Summer 9/80 Work Schedules

Option 1: May 30, 2016 - August 5, 2016

Option 2: June 6, 2016 - August 12, 2016

Employees who would like to participate in the Summer 9/80 Work Schedule must complete a "9/80 Work Schedule Request Form" and forward to their appropriate administrator for determiniation of approval or denial.  Completed original forms must be submitted to Human Resources prior to May 6, 2016 for processing.

Upcoming Campus Trainings

Situational Leadership® II (SLII®) - for MPPs*
*Please note that this is a 2-day program.

To be a leader others want to follow, managers set clear and attainable goals, provide the appropriate leadership style, and provide feedback. The goal of a Situational Leader is to help others develop competence, motivation and confidence.

  • Dates: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 AND

                 Tuesday May 3, 2016

  • Locations: McMahan House Great Room (April 27) AND

                      USU Ballroom A/B (May 3)

  • Time: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (both days)
  • Presenter: Dr. Victoria Halsey, Vice President of Applied Learning, the Ken Blanchard Companies

First Time Manager® - Essential Skills Every Lead & Manager Should Master - designed for CSUSM Lead Workers and new Managers

Please note that this class is at capacity. If anyone is interested, please contact HR at x4418 to be placed on a wait list.

Using Ken Blanchard's First Time Manager® program, this one-day workshop helps leads and new managers by showing them foundational skills needed to balance relationships with results, resulting in improved performance, not only for them, but for their entire team.

  • Date & Time: May 12, 2016 (8:30 am - 3:30 pm)
  • Location: McMahan House Great Room
  • Presenter: Kathleen Riley Cuff, Senior Consulting Partner, the Ken Blanchard Companies

Outlook 2010: Controlling an Out of Control Inbox

Designed for employees who have been using Outlook 2010, this session will help participants make their work day easier and more efficient by learning how to customize their Outlook environment and track, share, assign and quickly locate items.

  • Date & Time: May 24, 2016 (8:30 am - noon)
  • Location: Computer Lab, Markstein 304
  • Presenter: Shannon Hoolihan, SCH Consulting

To register, please visit the Employee Training Center (ETC) at, click the "ETC Portal Login" button and log on using your campus ID and password; then click on the "Schedule" link under "My Menu" on the left-hand side of the page, click on the workshop title on the calendar and select the "Register" button located on the upper right-hand corner of the box. Upon successful registration, you will receive an enrollment confirmation email, containing all the details of the workshop as well as a link that will add it to your Outlook calendar.

New Sign-In Hours - Effective 1/4/2016

In order to provide more efficient service to the campus, the Office of Human Resources (OHR) is requesting all New Hire Paperwork/Sign-In documents be completed during the following times:

8:00 am - 1:00 pm (Monday - Thursday)

(Note: other times can be made available by requesting an appointment via email to

If departments will be hiring multiple personnel during the same week (ie. group of student assistants), please contact OHR to set up a group appointment.

Please remember, employees must complete their Sign-In documents on or before their first day of employment.  They cannot begin work until they have signed on to the state payroll system.

(Last updated 4/21/2016)

HR Contact Information:
Phone: (760) 750-4418
Fax: (760) 750-3141
Location: Craven Hall, Suite 1200
Mailing Address: Human Resources
                      California State University San Marcos
                      333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
                      San Marcos, CA 92096-0001

Hours of Operation:

  • Our standard hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
  • We are closed on all campus holidays.
  • We are closed on Saturday and Sunday.

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