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Department of Public Policy & Administration

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Department Governance & Faculty Resources

Documents and resources related to the Department of Public Policy and Administration.




The Department’s guidelines for appointing and evaluating faculty members are set forth in its ARTP processes and procedures document, which has been approved by the University administration. This document applies to both full-time and part-time faculty.

Department Committees and Representatives

The Department uses a set of standing committees for making various decisions. For the 2018 Fall semester, the committees and their memberships are as follows.

  • Faculty Senate Representative for Fall 2019: Ted Lascher, Sara McClellan (alternate)
  • Full-Time Faculty Appointments Committee: TBD
  • Human Subjects Committee: Please contact the Research Integrity and Complicance Officer
  • Part-Time Faculty Appointments Committee: Ted Lascher (chair), TBD
  • Part-Time Faculty Evaluation Committee: TBD
  • RTP Committee: TBD

Faculty Recruitment

Temporary Part Time Faculty Positions

The temporary, part-time applicant pool from which all regular appointments are made is reconstituted each year during the spring semester for the following academic year. Those who have been in the pool or who have taught in the past must reapply and re-qualify annually.

To apply please send:

  • a letter of interest (listing classes you wish to teach and your qualifications)
  • a current resume or CV

We accept applications continuously during the year. We ask that those wishing to teach Fall 2019 submit an application by Friday, April 26, 2019. You may send either a hard copy or electronic application.

Sacramento State 
Department of Public Policy and Administration 
6000 J Street, mailstop 6081 
Sacramento, CA 95819 
Tahoe Hall 3038

Anticipated openings for AY 2019-2020:

  • PPA 230, Public Budgeting and Finance
  • PPA 297 A/B, Executive Fellows
  • PPA 298 A/B, Judicial Adm. Fellows

course catalog

You can visit the University's Temporary Faculty Lecturer Information webpage to see about other lecturer opportunities on campus.

Please note:  Those currently in the temporary part time faculty pool must re-apply each year. Applicants wishing to teach in the Fall 2019 semester must apply by Friday, April 26, 2019.

Tenured Faculty Positions

We do not currently have openings for tenured track faculty.