California State University Emeritus & Retired Faculty & Staff Association


CSU-ERFSA Announces Search for Executive Director


Executive Director (part-time position)

California State University Emeritus and Retired Faculty and Staff Association

The California State University Emeritus and Retired Faculty and Staff Association (CSU-ERFSA) is a state-wide association devoted to addressing the concerns and protecting the rights and benefits of retired CSU faculty and staff. CSU-ERFSA has a membership of approximately 2,000 retired faculty and staff from the 23 CSU campuses and the CSU Chancellor’s Office,. For further information, visit

Qualifications: a) retired faculty or staff status from the California State University system; b) membership in CSU-ERFSA; c) three or more years of experience as a department chair or in a management position; d) skill in planning, organizing, and implementing long-range projects; e) experience in staff supervision, f) competence in oral and written communication; g) experience managing budgets; h) familiarity with governance and labor issues facing CSU faculty and staff; i) familiarity with issues affecting CSU retirees such as health insurance programs and benefits; and j) the ability to interact effectively with members. 

The Position of Executive Director of CSU-ERFSA:

The Executive Director implements the policy decisions of the State Council, the Executive Committee, and the Association’s officers and is responsible for staff supervision and evaluation as well as the day-to-day operation of the central office. The Executive Director serves as an ex-officio non-voting member of all committees as well as the State Council; makes arrangements for the Fall and Spring State Council meetings, the Executive Committee and other committee meetings; and prepares and distributes written materials related to such meetings. The Executive Director is responsible for maintaining appropriate accounting procedures and, on a quarterly basis or more frequently if directed by the Executive Committee or the President, will work with the Treasurer to report the financial status of the association to the Executive Committee. The Executive Director maintains liaison with affiliated retiree groups on each CSU campus, responding to requests for information or materials and encouraging activities of interest to retirees at the campus level. The Executive Director responds to inquiries from members, either by resolving their concerns or providing directions on how to address those concerns. The Executive Director is responsible for maintaining an accurate database of CSU-ERFSA members and provides a listing to campus affiliates when requested.

The Executive Director together with the President negotiates agreements with external organizations and ensures that such agreements are being honored.  The Executive Director follows up with the relevant parties for further action if needed.

This is a part-time twelve-month position and normally the Executive Director is expected to be in the office at least once per month

Salary: The current CSU-ERFSA budget includes a monthly salary of $1,500 plus a $2,000 annual travel allowance. Additional benefits such as health insurance or pensions are not provided. Effective Date of Appointment is July 1, 2022: Initial appointment is for a two-year term, subject to renewal for an additional two years, based on satisfactory performance. (Note that CSU-ERFSA Policy requires that this position be advertised every four years. The incumbent Executive Director may be considered for reappointment as part of this process.)

Applications: Candidates should submit a cover letter, a current resume and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin on January 19, 2022. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration. Submit application to: 

Barry Pasternack, CSU-ERFSA President
The Retiree Center - Mail Stop 8339
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91330-8339

or via email:

CSU-ERFSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of age, disability, veteran status, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion or sexual orientation.

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