Recent HR Update Articles

Introducing the HR Roadmap Toolkit (2019-09-18)

Human Resources is excited to launch our HR Roadmap Toolkit for customers and HR staff. Th...


Call for Nominations for 2020 UC Women's Initiative for Professional Development (UC WI) (2019-09-15)

UCOP recently announced the 2020 UC Women’s Initiative for Professional Development (UC WI). U...


Register now for the Staff Engagement Ambassadors' Summit, November 19, 2019 (2019-09-15)

On November 19, UCSF Staff Engagement Ambassadors and their Managers will gather for the 2019 A...


UPTE Contract Ratified: Upcoming Wage Implementations (2019-09-03)

On August 8, 2019, the University and UPTE (University Professional and Technical Employees) ratifie...


Congratulations to UCSF HR SPOT Award Winners: Michelle Lam and Mindy Lee! (2019-09-03)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award, Michelle Lam and Mi...


November 8th Veterans Job Fair and Open House (2019-08-29)

Talent Acquisition invites all UCSF Hiring Managers to join us for the fourth annual Veterans J...


UCSF Annual Flu Shot Clinics (2019-08-29)

UCSF will be holding free drop-in flu shot clinics for all UCSF employees, students, and volunteers ...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session, September 16 (2019-08-29)

Join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for a free 8-week mindfulness-based self...


Academic Salary Program 2019-20 (2019-08-29)

Following the July 15, 2019, announcement of the 2019-20 Academic Salary Program, HR Shared Ser...


Ready, Set, Chase! Thursday, September 5, 11am - 2pm at Mission Bay Conference Center Live DJ, games, transit resources, and more! (2019-08-19)

UCSF Financial and Administrative Services invite UCSF faculty, students, and staff to attend R...


Luke Hones, Manager of HRIS Retirement in February 2020 (2019-08-19)

Luke Hones, manager of the HR Information Systems (HRIS) team and IT Payroll functions, has announce...


PeopleConnect Enhancements and Weekly Drop-in Support Sessions begin Wednesday, August 28 (2019-08-15)

The PeopleConnect team is pleased to announce several enhancements to PeopleConnect and the re-estab...


Tip of the Month: Engagement Resources to Complement the Manager Advocacy Workshops (2019-08-05)

As part of our ongoing efforts to make UCSF a great place to work and to promote engagement, the fol...


Talent Acquisition Welcomes New Team Members (2019-08-05)

The Talent Acquisition team is happy to welcome six new Talent Acquisition Specialists to our group....


Faculty Development Day, September 17, 2019 (2019-08-05)

Academic Affairs and the Campus Council on Faculty Life are pleased to host the 2019 Faculty Develop...


Development Opportunity: Campus Manager Interview and Selection Strategies (2019-08-05)

UCSF’s Talent Acquisition (TA) team is excited to present Campus Manager Interview and Selecti...


Secure, Virtual Personnel File Reviews Available in PeopleConnect! (2019-08-05)

Hiring Leaders can now access personnel files securely and virtually in PeopleConnect. Hiring leader...


Corey Jackson, JD, Chief Human Resources Officer, to join UCSF on September 9, 2019 (2019-08-05)

UCSF leaders recently announced that Corey Jackson, JD, will be the new Chief Human Resources Office...


Academic Salary Program, 2019-20 (2019-07-15)

The University has announced the 2019-20 salary program for academics. Academic HR will be comm...


STAR Program Approved for FY20: PeopleConnect Case Submission Deadlines and Pay Dates (2019-07-15)

UC Office of the President has approved FY20 funding for UCSF’s STAR Program. The next due ...


FY20 Salary Ranges for Policy-Covered UCSF Employees (2019-07-15)

The FY20 Salary Ranges for policy-covered UCSF employees have been approved and are effective July 1...


Calling all Campus Hiring Leaders - Join Campus Talent Acquisition in August to get acquainted with our newly structured team and services (2019-07-11)

As UCSF continues to experience tremendous growth, our recruiting needs have grown, too. Talent Acqu...


Update: FY20 Salary Program for Policy-Covered Staff (2019-07-11)

UCSF Human Resources is pleased to announce that UC President Napolitano has approved a system wide ...


Campus Human Resources FY19 Highlights and Look Ahead (2019-07-11)

Dear Colleagues, Throughout fiscal 2019, Campus Human Resources has led many initiatives that adv...


2020 Salary Program for Policy-Covered Staff (2019-07-01)

UCSF Human Resources is pleased to announce that UC President Napolitano has approved a systemwide s...


New in PeopleConnect Management Actions: Enhanced Recruitment Form (2019-06-30)

An enhanced Recruitment Request form goes live in PeopleConnect Management Actions on July 5, 2...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR SPOT Award Winners (2019-06-27)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for your ...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month (2019-06-27)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Manager Advocacy Engagement Workshops (2019-06-26)

Our New Manager Advocacy Engagement Workshops are designed to help you get the most out of your 2019...


Upcoming Training: Affiliate, Research Visitors, and Volunteer Appointments (2019-06-26)

UCSF HR is pleased to announce upcoming training designed to help you learn more about Affiliate, Re...


UCSF HR Onsite Progress and Next Steps (2019-06-26)

UCSF HR Shared Services began a phased project in September 2018 to deliver monthly HR Onsite servic...


Academic Turnaround Timing Planning (2019-06-26)

An updated version of the Timing Considerations – Academic Appointments document can now be fo...


Upcoming Event: Addressing Bullying in the Workplace: Bystander Strategies (2019-06-17)

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HR Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Are Here (2019-06-16)

In April, we invited a group of HR customers to take part in the Campus HR Customer Satisfaction Sur...


Congratulations UCSF HR SPOT Award Recipient! (2019-06-16)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipient of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for y...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employee of the Month! (2019-06-13)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Engagement Survey Results and Manager Resources (2019-06-13)

On Tuesday, June 4, managers received the 2019 UCSF Staff Engagement Survey results. Please check th...


Upcoming PeopleConnect Management Action Staff Compensation Form Changes (2019-06-12)

Changes are coming to the Reclassification and Equity Review PeopleConnect Management Action form at...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session (2019-06-12)

Join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for a free 8-week mindfulness-based self-comp...


UCSF 2019 Staff Engagement Town Hall: Results (2019-06-12)

Gallup will share our 2019 staff engagement survey results, followed by a short presentation and bra...


FY20 Salary Program and Recent/Upcoming Wage Implementations (2019-06-02)

At this time, the FY20 Salary Program (merit and focal equity) for policy covered employees is still...


Fall 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Staff Certificate Program (2019-06-02)

The UCSF Office of Diversity and Outreach is now accepting applications. This program focu...


Join Campus Talent Acquisition for a Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop (2019-06-02)

Are you looking for a new opportunity? UCSF’s Campus Talent Acquisition (TA) team is continuin...


Stonewall50: Celebrating 50 Years of Activism and Resiliency (2019-05-30)

On June 28, 1969, in New York City’s Greenwich Village, the Stonewall Riots sparked what is cr...


Systemwide Staff Engagement Survey (different from the 2019 UCSF Staff Engagement Survey) (2019-05-13)

On Monday, May 13, 2019, some UCSF staff received an invitation to complete a systemwide staff engag...


Comment Period: Formal Review/Employee Comment Responding to Immigration Enforcement Issues Involving Patients in UC Health Facilities (Interim Policy) (2019-05-13)

The University of California is proposing an interim policy on Responding to Immigration Enforc...


Congratulations UCSF HR SPOT Award Recipients! (2019-05-12)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for your ...


The Difference Between the Inactive COLA and the Retiree COLA (2019-05-09)

The Inactive COLA (cost of living increase) applies to the HAPC (highest average plan comp...


Staff Renewals FY 2019-2020: Round 2 (2019-05-09)

Thank you for the completion of round 1 spreadsheets! As we outlined in the April 3 HR Update, Round...


Make a Positive Contribution to the LGBTQ Community at UCSF (2019-05-09)

Would you like to make a positive impact to the LGBTQ+ community? Consider joining the UCSF Com...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month (2019-04-29)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Employee Comment Period: Revision to UCSF Voluntary Catastrophic Leave Sharing Program (2019-04-28)

UCSF has revised the UCSF Voluntary Catastrophic Leave Sharing Program to include the part...


Updated Visa Recharge Fees Approval (2019-04-25)

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) received approval from UCSF’s Budget and...


UCSF Staff Assembly Elections (2019-04-24)

Voting is now open for the UCSF Staff Assembly Executive Board! All UCSF non-represented employees (...


Academic Recruitment - Submission Deadline (2019-04-24)

Search plans and search close requests for Faculty recruitments that need approval by...


Congratulations UCSF HR SPOT Award Recipient! (2019-04-15)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for your ...


Staff Renewals FY 2019-2020 - Round 1 (2019-04-14)

The first round of staff renewals began on April 17, 2019. As outlined in the April 3 HR Update, we ...


Mark Your Calendars for the Chancellor's Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion (2019-04-14)

Join us for the 12th Annual Chancellor’s Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion on&n...


Proposed Visa Recharge Fees (2019-04-14)

Upon approval from the ISSO Advisory Board, the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) wi...


ISSO Limited Services (2019-04-14)

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will be operating on minimal staffing, startin...


Coming Soon: Round 1 Staff Renewals for FY 2019-2020 (2019-03-31)

We recently closed the prelimnary round for staff renewals and we are now ready to start t...


Welcome New Academic Recruitment Team Member (2019-03-31)

The Academic Recruitment team is delighted to welcome Alan Chin as their newest Academic Recrui...


Now Accepting Nominations: Chancellor Awards for Diversity (2019-03-31)

Diversity, equity and inclusion are inextricably linked to UCSF's mission of education, research...


HR Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Are Here (2019-03-31)

In January, we invited a group of HR customers to take part in the Campus HR Customer Satisfaction S...


Save the Date - April 10 for SkillSurvey Reference Information Session (2019-03-27)

Please join Talent Acquisition on Wednesday, April 10 for a one hour information session on UCSF&rsq...


Timeline for FY20 Academic Renewals and Compensation Letters (2019-03-19)

Following up on our previous communication in the February 7 HR Update, we are providing the timelin...


Congratulations UCSF HR SPOT Award Recipients! (2019-03-17)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for your ...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month (2019-03-17)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Academic Recruitment Team: Impending Staff Shortage and Submission Deadlines (2019-03-17)

Beginning April 15 through May 1, the Academic Recruitment team will experience a staff shortage;...


Job Builder Pilot Launches (2019-03-17)

We are excited to announce that the Job Builder pilot launches April 1, 2019! What is Job Builder...


Upcoming Staff Renewals 2019 (2019-03-04)

The annual staff renewal process will begin in late March. To ensure a smooth process, we are provid...


Upcoming Academic Renewal Workshops (2019-03-04)

HR Academic Shared Services will offer four workshops to prepare for FY20 Academic Renewals! ...


Process Change: Reimbursement of Moving Expense Payments for Academics (2019-03-04)

UCSF has streamlined the process for the reimbursement of moving expense payments for academics: ...


Updated UCSF Criteria for Advancement (2019-03-04)

The UCSF Criteria for Advancement have been recently updated. Specifically, the examples of exc...


The UCSF Staff Assembly is Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2019 Awards! (2019-03-03)

This program aims to support activities that enrich the professional lives and careers of its member...


Congratulations UCSF HR SPOT Award Recipients (2019-02-19)

We are pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the UCSF HR SPOT Award. Thank you for your ...


Mark Your Calendar for UCSF's 4th Annual Staff Resource Day (2019-02-18)

Join us on Tuesday, March 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the 2019 Staff Resource Day at Millbe...


Talent Match Series (2019-02-14)

On Thursday, March 28, the UCSF Talent Acquisition team will launch a yearlong series to provid...


UCSF Lactation Accommodation Program: What Managers and Supervisors Need to Know (2019-02-14)

Join Family Services, Human Resources, the Women’s Health Resource Center and Legal Aid for an...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month (2019-02-12)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Announcing the 2018 UCSF HR Employee of the Year! (2019-02-12)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce Ann Chau as...


Pathway/Ticket to Your UC Retirement (2019-02-12)

Campus Human Resources is sponsoring their next Pathway/Ticket to Your UC Retirement event...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period Investigation and Adjudication Framework for Staff and Non-Faculty Academic Personnel (Staff and NFAP Framework) under the SVSH Policy (2019-02-11)

The University of California is proposing a revision to the Investigation and Adjudication Framework...


New Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits Overview - Location Change (2019-02-03)

Starting on March 4, the New Employee Benefits Overview for Postdoctoral Scholars will be moving to ...


Academic Renewal Planning (2019-01-31)

With the fiscal year coming to a close, UCSF HR would like to remind you of important steps to ensur...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session (2019-01-31)

Join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for an eight week mindfulness-based self-comp...


New Employee Orientation Updates (2019-01-28)

With the New Year, we have a couple New Employee Orientation (NEO) updates to share with the campus....


PeopleConnect Update (2019-01-28)

The PeopleConnect Team has implemented a few enhancements to Management Actions to streamline the pr...


Improvements to Gallup Access Dashboard (2019-01-23)

As of January 23, Gallup Access will have a redesigned dashboard; the screen you see when ...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period PPSM 63 Investigatory Leave (2019-01-23)

The University of California is proposing revisions to PPSM 63 – Investigatory Leave, whi...


FY19 STAR Program Update (2019-01-21)

As we enter 2019, Human Resources is now accepting approved FY19 STAR Achievement award requests. In...


Additional Campus Performance Evaluation Webinar (2019-01-15)

Due to problems with Zoom and the internet on January 8 and 9, an additional Performance Evaluation ...


Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (2019-01-13)

"Life Theatre” is an Emmy award winning acting troupe that creates engaging, interactive,...


Do Not Delay! 2019 Founders Day Chancellor Awards Nomination Deadline is February 14! (2019-01-06)

Please nominate deserving individuals for the following staff awards celebrating extraordinary colle...


New Location for Payroll Rush Check Pickup (2019-01-02)

With the transition of Accounts Payable to Supply Chain Management, the location to pick up payroll ...


UCSF 2019 Follow-up Staff Engagement Town Hall (2019-01-02)

UCSF Learning and Organization Development (L&OD) will present findings from the inaugural Engag...


Staff Engagement Ambassadors' Summit (2019-01-02)

We’re preparing for our inaugural Staff Engagement Ambassadors’ Summit, a time...


Effective February - Exciting Changes to HR Update (2019-01-02)

As part of HR’s effort to enhance our communications with our clients, we are pleased to share...


Thank You For Your Partnership in 2018 (2018-12-19)

David Odato, AVC of Human Resources, provides a look back at the year and a summary of highlights ma...


New Opportunities in Human Resources (2018-12-16)

Are you looking for a new opportunity in HR, or do you know someone who would be a great fit? The fo...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2018-12-16)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period Open Access for Theses and Dissertations (2018-12-16)

The Office of the President invites comments on a revised proposed Presidential Policy on Open Acces...


Quick Hire Toolkit and Webinar Reminders (2018-12-12)

The Alternatives to Open Recruitment Toolkit is now available in PeopleConnect to aid managers once ...


HR Reduced Staffing Hours 12/24/2018 to 1/4/2019 (2018-12-10)

UCSF Human Resources will be operating with reduced staff from Monday, December 24, 2018 to Friday, ...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period Proposed Title IX Regulations from the U.S. Department of Education (2018-12-10)

The U.S. Department of Education recently released proposed Title IX rules primarily addressing how ...


Postdoctoral Scholar Salary Scale Change and Implementation (2018-12-06)

On November 27, 2018, the National Institute of Health (NIH) announced its fiscal year 2019 Ruth L. ...


Address Verification for W-2 and 1095-C Distribution (2018-12-03)

Employees who wish to receive their W-2 and 1095-C electronically need to make a one-time posit...


Additional Campus Performance Evaluation Process Training Dates and Toolkit Updates (2018-12-03)

In case you missed the training in November, two additional webinars will be conducted in January to...


New Care Talk: A Conversation About How Managers Can Foster Engagement (2018-12-03)

UCSF Learning & Organization Development (L&OD) has created a new course in response to the ...


Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (2018-11-26)

*Please note that the Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention training has been rescheduled to the...


PeopleConnect Management Actions Update (2018-11-26)

It has been nearly a month since we successfully transitioned to PeopleConnect Management Actions fo...


2018-2019 UCSF Annual Policy Notification (2018-11-26)

Each year, UCSF provides an annual notification of important policies and guidelines to the UCSF com...


UC Presidential Task Force on University Wide Policing Employee Comment Period (2018-11-25)

Colleagues, As you may be aware, President Janet Napolitano, initiated a Task Force in April of t...


Job Description and Advertisement Workshop (2018-11-18)

UCSF’s Talent Acquisition team is continuing its yearlong series to provide job seekers and hi...


Congratulations to the Most Recent UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2018-11-18)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the most recent ...


Season for Giving HR Canned Food and Fundraising Drive (2018-11-12)

Campus Human Resources is sponsoring a holiday food drive from November 13 to December 11. Put the &...


Diversity and Inclusion Staff Certificate Program: Now Accepting Applications (2018-11-12)

The Winter 2019 program focuses on foundational concepts which are essential to building an inclusiv...


New UCSF Recognition Program Look and Website Layout (2018-11-06)

The UCSF employee recognition program has a new and improved, user-friendly platform. The new platfo...


Save the date: Quick Hire Alternatives Webinars (2018-11-04)

With the upcoming elimination of the Quick Hire Process at the end of 2018, HR will offer ...


FY20 Merit and Focal Equity Salary Program Eligibility Cutoff Date (2018-11-04)

In anticipation of a potential salary program for FY20, UCSF HR would like to communicate the eligib...


Upcoming Wage Implementations (2018-10-29)

There are several represented wage implementations coming up in the next couple of months. The follo...


New Manager-Led Volunteer Program: UCSF Volunteers (2018-10-28)

UCSF Volunteers is a new manager-led volunteer program where teams volunteer together out in th...


Temporary Employment Program Move (2018-10-28)

TEP (The UCSF Temporary Employment Program) has moved back to Laurel Heights! TEP has been located a...


Revised Performance Evaluation Training Schedule (2018-10-24)

Due to conflict with other campus meetings, the performance evaluation training scheduled for Novemb...


Management Actions - Drop In Support Sessions (2018-10-23)

Drop in support sessions will be offered to help support users with questions about Management Actio...


Academic Turnaround Timing Planning (2018-10-23)

An updated version of the Timing Considerations – Academic Appointments document can now be fo...


HR Reduced Staffing on October 22 to October 25 (2018-10-16)

Due to the planned strikes at UCSF on October 23 – October 26, HR staff will be supporting pre...


Congratulations to the September 2018 Employee of the Month! (2018-10-15)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the Employee of ...


PeopleConnect Management Actions Cutover Update (2018-10-14)

As a reminder: All new HR transaction requests will be initiated in PeopleConnect Management Actions...


2019 Staff Internship Program: Development Opportunities For Your Staff (2018-10-14)

All Professional and Support Staff (PSS) staff in your department have received an email inviting th...


New Benefits Eligibility Rules for Domestic Partners Beginning January 1, 2019 (2018-10-14)

All benefits-eligible employees are able to enroll their domestic partners and their partners’...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period: PPSM 66-Medical Separation and PPSM 81-Reasonable Accommodation (2018-10-09)

The University of California is proposing revisions to PPSM 66 – Medical Separation and P...


PeopleConnect Management Actions Cutover Update (2018-10-02)

In case you missed it, David Odato announced that starting Monday, October 29, all new HR transactio...


Next Wave of the HR Customer Satisfaction Survey Starts Next Week (2018-10-02)

The next wave of the Human Resources customer satisfaction survey begins next week. The survey is co...


Elimination of Quick Hire Process (2018-10-02)

Last year HR announced that the quick hire process for hiring short-term employees would b...


Upcoming Performance Evaluation Training In November (2018-10-02)

UCSF HR will be conducting two training webinars in early November on the campus performan...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period Principles of Accountability with Respect to Financial Transactions Policy (2018-10-01)

The Office of the President invites comments on a proposed Presidential Policy on the Principle...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period Use of University Vehicles and Driver Selection Policy (2018-10-01)

The Office of the President invites comments on a proposed revision to Presidential Policy BFB-BUS-4...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period Protection of Administrative Records Containing Personally Identifiable Information Policy (2018-10-01)

The Office of the President invites comments on a proposed Presidential Policy BFB-RMP-7, Protection...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Policy (SVSH Policy) (2018-10-01)

The Office of the President invites comments to the proposed revisions to the Sexual Violence a...


Manager Engagement Workshops (2018-09-25)

Our 2018 Employee Engagement results are in, and this year we are pleased to announce new Manager Wo...


Process Updates to the Rehire Retiree Process (2018-09-25)

To help clarify, the Rehire Retiree process, the Quick Guide now reflects that this proces...


Payroll Online Payment Option Now Available (2018-09-25)

The Payroll Office has begun offering an online payment option beginning in September 2018. UCSF emp...


Updated Exceptional Equity Reasons (2018-09-25)

As part of our ongoing efforts to attract and retain the best talent to UCSF, the compensation team ...


Coming 10/29: Campus Transition from SRS to PeopleConnect Management Actions (2018-09-19)

David Odato, Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, has announced that starting Monday, October...


ISSO Limited Services from October 15 to October 19, 2018 (2018-09-19)

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will be operating with minimal staffing Octobe...


Action Needed: 2018 Holiday Schedule and Curtailment Period (2018-09-19)

If you are considering department closure or change in schedule during the Thanksgiving and/or Winte...


Recent Updates to Campus Administrative Policies (2018-09-10)

Please take a moment to review the following recently updated Campus Administrative policies: ...


H-1B Premium Processing Fee Increase (2018-09-05)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) just announced an increase to the U.S. Citizenship an...


Student Employees to Begin Using HBS (2018-09-03)

In early October 2018, student employees with certain appointment types will begin reporting wo...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session (2018-09-03)

Join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for an 8-week mindfulness-based self-compassi...


Save the Date - Interactive Town Hall on Engagement (2018-08-29)

When: Friday, September 14, 2018 Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Where: Watch and part...


Location Change for New Employee Benefits Overview (2018-08-27)

On Tuesday September 4, 2018, our New Employee Benefits Overviews will be relocated to accommodate l...


UCSF Annual Flu Outreach Clinics (2018-08-21)

UCSF will be holding free drop-in flu shot clinics for all UCSF employees, students, and volunteers ...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period PPSM 30-Compensation (2018-08-16)

The University of California is proposing revisions to PPSM 30 – Compensation, which appl...


Accepting Applications for the Staff Assembly Scholarship Award (2018-08-16)

Applications for the Fall 2018 Staff Assembly scholarship award cycle are now being accepted. A...


FY19 Salary Program for Policy Covered Employees (2018-08-13)

Last month, HR shared information that the FY19 system-wide merit increase program for policy covere...


Compensation Team Update (2018-08-13)

The Campus Compensation team has continued to be restructured to meet the needs of campus and H...


Staff Internship Program (2018-08-13)

Interested in a WIN-WIN staff development opportunity? Host a UCSF Staff Intern! According to the 20...


Reasonable Accommodation and Interactive Process Training (2018-08-13)

UCOP Risk Services and the Office of General Counsel, in coordination with the statewide Disability ...


UCnet on Emergency Support from UC's Benefit Plans (2018-08-08)

UCOP has released updated information about emergency support from UC’s benefit plans for thos...


Talent Acquisition Workshops (2018-08-08)

UCSF’s Talent Acquisition team is continuing its yearlong series of providing job seekers and ...


Results of the 2018 Staff Engagement Survey (2018-07-26)

UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, has shared the results of the 2018 UCSF Staff Engagemen...


Change in New Employee Benefits Overview Time and Location (2018-07-23)

Effective August 13, 2018, the timeframe for the New Employee Benefits Overview for Faculty/Staff an...


2018-19 Salary Program for Policy-Covered Staff (2018-07-22)

UCSF Human Resources is pleased to announce that UC President Napolitano has approved a system wide ...


2018 Staff Engagement Survey Results (2018-07-11)

Engagement survey results are now available to managers on the new Gallup Access website. Managers s...


Correction to Clarification Regarding Minors in Labs (2018-07-04)

Published on September 11, 2016, the article “Clarification Regarding Minors in Labs,” c...


Performance Evaluation Cycle (2018-07-04)

As the fiscal year ended on June 30, we would like to remind you that the Performance Evaluation cyc...


FY19 Salary Program and July 2018 Wage Implementations (2018-07-02)

At this time, the FY19 Salary Program (merit and focal equity) for policy covered employees is still...


Engagement Survey Results Coming Next Week (2018-06-28)

UCSF Learning and Organization Development and Gallup will release results from the 2018 Staff Engag...


Next Wave of the HR Customer Satisfaction Survey Starts Next Week (2018-06-28)

The next wave of the Human Resources customer satisfaction survey will begin next week. The survey i...


Academic Salary Program 2018-19 (2018-06-25)

As announced on May 7, 2018, regarding the academic salary program, HR Shared Services will be imple...


Early HBS Close for the June 30th Pay Period (2018-06-25)

Due to the July 4th holiday, the June 30, 2018 pay period will close early in HBS for Managers ...


Implementation of Health Sciences Policies (2018-06-24)

Summary: A suite of health sciences-related policies have been revised in the Academic Personn...


UCSF Clinical Leadership Accelerator (2018-06-24)

Managers and supervisors, please inform clinical faculty of an excellent opportunity to learn how to...


Staff Internship Program (2018-06-18)

Interested in a win-win staff development opportunity? Host a UCSF Staff Intern! According to the 20...


FY19 STAR Recognition Program (2018-06-17)

The STAR award is a great opportunity to reward employees for accomplishments contributing to UCSF&r...


Faculty Development Day (2018-06-17)

Please remind all existing and new faculty to attend the 2018 Faculty Development Day...


Academic Lead HR Generalist Position (2018-06-17)

Are you looking for awesome new opportunity in HR? We have new openings and always eager to support ...


Fall 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Staff Certificate Program: Applications Extended to June 15 (2018-06-10)

This program focuses on foundational concepts which are essential to building an inclusive work envi...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session (2018-06-04)

Join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for an 8-week mindfulness-based self-compassi...


Tips for Handling Employees Separating in June (2018-06-03)

Repost from News from the Controller’s Office June 2018 Issue. Each year, we have a large n...


Upcoming Wage Implementations and San Francisco Minimum Wage Increase (2018-06-03)

In July 2018, there is a new minimum wage ordinance in San Francisco and several represented wage im...


UCSF Staff Assembly Elections (2018-05-30)

Voting is now open for the UCSF Staff Assembly Executive Board! All UCSF non-represented employees (...


UCSF Annual Staff Resource Day (2018-05-28)

Staff Resource Day offers information and presentations to support the personal and professional lif...


Postdoctoral Scholar Salary Scale Change and Implementation (2018-05-21)

On May 9, 2018, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced its fiscal year 2018 Ruth L. Kirsc...


New UCSF Toolkit: Setting Salary in Compliance with AB 168 Legislation (2018-05-21)

The UCSF Toolkit for setting salary in compliance with the AB 168 Legislation is now available. This...


Now Available: Refreshed Career Tracks Job Standards and Job Description Templates (2018-05-21)

Refreshed Career Tracks Job Standards and Job Description Templates are now avai...


Spring 2018 Update from the AVC HR (2018-05-21)

Dear Colleagues, As we approach the end of the fiscal year, I am pleased to share a few updates o...


Academic IT Applications Coordinator (2018-05-16)

Are you an IT Applications Coordinator or Business Analyst professional seeking an exciting new oppo...


2018 Staff Renewals: Round 2 (2018-05-14)

Thank you very much for all your hard work on Round 1 of the staff renewals! UCSF HR will have a Rou...


Talent Acquisition Workshops (2018-05-14)

UCSF’s Talent Acquisition team is offering a yearlong series to provide job seekers and hiring...


UCSF Staff Assembly Nominations (2018-05-14)

Elect your colleagues for UCSF Staff Assembly Executive Board! All UCSF non-represented employees (c...


Separation Date for Upcoming July 1 Retirements (2018-05-14)

For employees retiring on July 1, 2018, please note that employees under the UCRP 1976 Tier must sep...


Now Available for Use: Skill Survey Pre-Hire 360 Reference Check Service (2018-05-07)

You gave us feedback and we listened! According to our Recruitment Satisfaction Survey, an overwhelm...


TalentPlus: Recruitment and Selection Assessment (2018-05-07)

The Talent Acquisition team is committed to finding innovative methods to improve the interview and ...


New Online System for Form I9 and E-Verification (2018-04-02)

The University of California Office of the President has selected an online system by Tracker Corpor...


Salary Setting and Interviewing Best Practices for New AB168 Legislation (2018-04-02)

As mentioned in HR Update on March 11, training on best practices for interviewing and setting salar...


Staff Renewals FY 2018-2019 (2018-03-26)

The 2018 Staff Renewal process has begun! Many of you are familiar with the annual renewal cycle, ho...


Life Theatre: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (2018-03-25)

Staff and faculty who are due for UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training have ...


Chancellor's Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion (2018-03-25)

The 11th Annual Chancellor's Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion will be held at Parnass...


The Next Wave of the HR Customer Satisfaction Survey (2018-03-25)

The next wave of the Human Resources customer satisfaction survey will begin next week. The survey i...


Talent Acquisition Workshops (2018-03-22)

UCSF’s Talent Acquisition team is launching a yearlong series to provide job seekers and hirin...


Congratulations to UCSF HR's 2017 Employee of the Year! (2018-03-18)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce April May as the...


Upcoming Academic Renewal Workshops (2018-03-18)

HR Academic Shared Services will be offering four workshops focused on FY19 Academic Renewals! De...


Crystal Morris Retirement (2018-03-13)

It is with mixed emotions that I announce the retirement of Crystal Morris from UCSF, and her last d...


UCSF Administrative Management Professionals (2018-03-11)

  The UCSF Administrative Management Professionals (AMP; formerly ABOG) Mentorsh...


AB168 Salary History Legislation Toolkit Now Available (2018-03-11)

As a follow up to the HR Update article on January 3, we are pleased to announce that the ...


Welcome Millo Mau Pasquini (2018-03-07)

We are pleased to announce that Millo Mau Pasquini will be joining UCSF HR as our new...


Staff Renewals FY 2018-2019 (2018-03-05)

As announced in the February 15 HR Update and based on client feedback, we have implemented an ...


Are You Ready to Be Hired: Ace That Interview! (2018-03-05)

Are you a UCSF professional who is seeking different opportunities within UCSF? If you are ready to ...


Lead Compensation Analyst Position (2018-03-05)

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your leadership, process improvement, and project managem...


Timeline for FY19 Academic Renewals (2018-03-01)

UCSF HR is implementing a staggered approach for the FY19 academic renewals and compensation letters...


Academic Turnaround Timing Planning (2018-03-01)

An updated version of the Timing Considerations – Academic Appointments document can...


PeopleConnect Management Actions Update (2018-02-27)

In January, HR decided to delay the full launch of PeopleConnect Management Actions (PCMA) to implem...


Welcome Our New Academic HR Manager (2018-02-25)

We are pleased to announce the hire of April May as our new Academic HR Manager, Shared Services, ef...


Ticket to Your UC Retirement (2018-02-22)

UCSF Events Calendar Campus Human Resources is sponsoring their next Finance Day workshop on Frid...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period: Presidential Policy on Supplement to Military Pay (2018-02-22)

The University invites comments on the Draft Revised Presidential Policy on Supplement to ...


In Case You Missed It: Changes to Taxability of Moving Expenses (2018-02-13)

The Controller’s Office has issued initial information about changes to the taxability of movi...


Staff Renewals FY 2018-2019 (2018-02-12)

The annual staff renewal process will begin in March. To ensure a smooth renewal process and provide...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session (2018-02-11)

Join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for an eight week mindfulness-based ...


UCSF Job Fair (2018-02-07)

Hiring managers will be onsite conducting interviews! UCSF is seeking individuals who have clinic...


2018 Federal Fair Labor Standards Act Changes (2018-02-05)

Important Information Regarding a Change in the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Impacting No...


Spring 2018 Labor and Employee Relations Training Series for UCSF Supervisors and Managers (2018-02-04)

Beginning February 20, 2018, Labor and Employee Relations (LER) will be offering a series of nine tr...


Academic Renewal Planning (2018-02-04)

With the fiscal year coming to a close, UCSF HR would like to remind you of important steps to ensur...


2018 Chancellor Awards (2018-02-04)

Do not delay! 2018 Chancellor Awards nomination deadline is February 16!! Please nomina...


Immigration Enforcement at UC Locations (2018-01-31)

In regard to potential immigration enforcement actions at any UCSF location related to the recently ...


Performance Evaluation Process (2018-01-22)

The 2017 calendar year-based performance evaluation cycle concluded December 31, 2017. Annual perfor...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Regarding Staff Policy 30 - Compensation (2018-01-22)

The University of California is proposing revisions to Staff Policy 30 – Compensation, which a...


Winter 2018 Update from the AVC Human Resources (2018-01-16)

Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year! With the new year, it is time for my annual update on UCSF Human...


2018 Chancellor Awards (2018-01-07)

Do not delay! 2018 Chancellor Award nominations are open from January 8 - February 16!! ...


2017 Year End Update from the AVC Human Resources (2017-12-20)

Dear Colleagues, As 2017 draws to a close, I am pleased to highlight a few HR accomplishments of ...


Academic Turnaround Timing and Planning (2017-12-18)

An updated version of the Timing Considerations - Academic Appointments document can ...


2018 Chancellor Awards (2017-12-17)

Nominate deserving colleagues for 2018 Chancellor Awards: Nominations will open on January 8 an...


Presidential Proclamation Restricting U.S. Entry (2017-12-17)

Posted by International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) Effective December 4, 2017, the Sup...


HR Reduced Staffing 12/25/17 to 1/5/18 (2017-12-13)

From December 25, 2017 to January 5, 2018, UCSF Human Resources will be operating with reduced staff...


FSAP is pleased to provide biofeedback sessions using the HeartMath system starting January 2018! (2017-12-13)

Using the HeartMath™ techniques, you will learn to reduce your stress and anxiety, develop sel...


Early HBS Close for the December 16 Pay Period (2017-12-05)

Due to the winter holidays, the December 16, 2017 pay period will close early in HBS. The HBS system...


Now Available for Use: Skill Survey Pre-Hire 360 Reference Check Service (2017-12-05)

You gave us feedback and we listened! According to our Recruitment Satisfaction Survey, an over...


Announcement About Phillip Babcock (2017-11-07)

On December 13th, Phillip Babcock will be starting a new position in the Vice Provost of Academic Af...


Welcome Our New Academic Affairs Strategic Business Partner (2017-11-06)

We are pleased to announce the hire of Phillip Babcock as our new Academic Affairs Strategic Busines...


Now Accepting Applications for the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program (2017-10-24)

We are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for a professional dev...


Establishing UCRP Benefits Eligibility for Domestic Partners (2017-10-18)

Employees in either a same-gender or opposite-gender domestic partnership (regardless of age) may be...


UCSF's Response to the Northern California Wildfire: Resources and Updates (2017-10-18)

General Human Resources guidelines and resources for impacted staff HR policies – staff ...


Postdoctoral Scholars to use HBS for Leave Usage Reporting Starting November 2017 and Training Information (2017-10-18)

HR recently announced the use of Huntington Business Systems (HBS) by postdoctoral scholars to ...


U.S. State Department Suspends Non-immigrant Visa Processing in Turkey (2017-10-18)

On Monday, Oct. 9 the United States Department of State announced suspension of non-immigr...


Have You Explored UCSF PeopleConnect? (2017-10-18)

At the beginning of October, Human Resources launched UCSF PeopleConnect, HR’s new, intuitive ...


Advisory Work Group Focusing On Retiree Health Benefits Being Convened by UC Office of the President (2017-10-18)

After recent discussion about potential changes to UC post-employment health benefits, UCOP a...


UCSF PeopleConnect is Live (2017-10-11)

Last week, Human Resources launched UCSF PeopleConnect, HR’s new, intuitive portal for UCSF ...


Advancement Process for Junior and Assistant Specialists (2017-10-10)

In an effort to streamline and expedite the advancement process for Junior and Assistant Specialists...


ISSO Limited Services, Oct. 24-27, 2017 (2017-10-10)

Notification posted by the International Students and Scholars Office. The International Students...


Guidelines for Managers - Staff Impacted by Wildfires (2017-10-09)

Please utilize these guidelines for managers with information and resources to support staff wh...


Postdoctoral Scholars to use HBS for Leave Usage Reporting starting November 2017 (2017-10-04)

Beginning in November postdoctoral scholars will be able to utilize Huntington Business Systems (HBS...


FY17-18 Campus Workers' Compensation Rate (2017-10-04)

The UCSF campus workers' compensation rate for FY 17-18 is $0.79 /$100 payroll, a reduction of...


Human Resources Launches UCSF PeopleConnect (2017-10-01)

Human Resources is pleased to announce the launch of UCSF PeopleConnect, HR’s new, intuitive...


UCSF PeopleConnect Launch and HR Website Content Migration (2017-09-27)

We recently announced the upcoming launch of UCSF PeopleConnect, HR’s new portal for UCSF em...


Flu Shots: It's Not Too Late (2017-09-27)

Occupational Health Services' annual flu shot clinics have ended, but it’s not too late to...


UCSF Launches New Recognition Platform (2017-09-27)

UCSF has officially launched UCSF Recognize, a new organization-wide recognition platform that allow...


Information on the Termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program (2017-09-20)

On Sept. 5 the Trump administration announced it would end the DACA program, effective March 5,...


Welcome Tanisha Willoughby to the VPAA! (2017-09-13)

We are pleased to announce that Tanisha Willoughby will be joining the VPAA office on Sept. 18 ...


UC Fair Wage for Fair Work Pay Increases (2017-09-12)

The final wage increase as part of UC’s  Fair Wage/Fair Work plan is being implemented th...


Quarterly Update from the AVC Human Resources - Summer/Fall 2017 (2017-09-12)

Dear Colleagues, It has been a busy summer in UCSF Human Resources, and I am glad to share an upd...


Next Wave of HR Customer Satisfaction Survey (2017-09-06)

The next wave of the Human Resources customer satisfaction survey starts next week! The survey is co...


2017-2018 Annual Flu Outreach Clinics (2017-08-30)

UCSF will be holding free drop-in flu shot clinics for all UCSF employees, students, and volunteers ...


DocuSign H-1B visa application packet (2017-08-30)

As a result of the Visa Lean project that was conducted in early 2017, a group of HR staff and depar...


Upcoming Quick Hire Process Changes (2017-08-22)

In 2016, UCSF Human Resources and the Office of Diversity and Outreach convened a workgroup of depar...


2017 UCSF Faculty Climate Survey and Faculty Family Friendly Initiative (3FI) Reports Available (2017-08-22)

The results of the 2017 Faculty Climate Survey are now available on the UCSF Academic Affairs websit...


UCSF Staff Assembly Scholarship Program: Apply by Sept. 30 (2017-08-09)

The UCSF Staff Assembly is now accepting applications for the Fall 2017 award cycle! The aim of this...


Guidance for Communications-Related Jobs (2017-07-26)

The Office of University Relations leads communications, community and government relations, brand i...


UC and FUPOA Reach 4-Year Agreement (2017-07-26)

You may have heard that UC and the police union FUPOA have reached agreement for a new contract. The...


Transition in Learning and Organization Development (2017-07-25)

Sausan Fahmy, Director of Learning and Organization Development, recently announced plans to retire ...


Final Management Engagement Training Sessions (2017-07-19)

It is important that all managers take this training prior to conducting action planning to learn of...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Regarding Staff Policy 20 - Recruitment and Promotion (2017-07-18)

The University of California is proposing revisions to Staff Policy 20 – Recruitment and Promo...


Management Staff Engagement Training - New Dates Added (2017-06-21)

It is important that all managers attend this training prior to conducting action planning to learn ...


Formal Review / Employee Comment: Electronic Information Security (IS -3) (2017-06-14)

The Office of the Vice President and Chief Information Officer invites comments on drafts of a presi...


Academic Salary Program 2017-18 (2017-06-07)

HR Shared Services will be implementing the range adjustments (effective 7/1/17) for academic employ...


Spring 2017 Update from the AVC Human Resources (2017-06-01)

Dear Colleagues, It is such a busy time of year that I will keep my message brief, but I do want ...


Updated Visa Recharge Fees, Effective July 1, 2017-June 30, 2019 (2017-05-27)

Notification posted by the International Students and Scholars Office. The International Students...


Staff Engagement Survey Resources for Managers (2017-05-24)

Survey results were released by email directly from Gallup Help on Monday, May 1 and via reminder em...


Early HBS Close for the May 20 Pay Period (2017-05-17)

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the May 20, 2017, pay period will close early in HBS. The HBS syste...


UCSF Staff Assembly Nominations (2017-05-17)

Elect your colleagues for UCSF Staff Assembly Executive Board! All UCSF non-represented employees (c...


Fall 2017 Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program Now Accepting Applications (2017-05-16)

The UCSF Office of Diversity and Outreach is excited to announce the opening of the application peri...


UC Office of the President FAQs on Immigration Enforcement Actions (2017-05-10)

The UC Office of the President (UCOP) Office of General Counsel has issued Frequently Asked Question...


UC Systemwide Staff Engagement Survey for Policy-Covered Staff (2017-05-10)

The UC Office of the President (UCOP) has just announced the biennial systemwide UC Staff Engagement...


Academic Personnel Recruitment (AP Recruit) System Update (2017-05-02)

A new functionality has been released in the AP Recruit system to track “soft offers,” w...


Your Compensation Specialist listed in Find Your HR Representative Tool (2017-04-26)

You are now able to find your compensation specialist in the "Find Your HR Representative"...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Staff Policy 3 - Types of Appointment (2017-04-26)

The University of California is proposing revisions to Staff Policy 3 – Types of Appointment, ...


ISSO Limited Services, May 30-June 2, 2017 (2017-04-26)

Notification posted by the International Students and Scholars Office. The International Students...


UC/Teamsters Ratify Tentative Agreement (2017-04-23)

The University of California and the Teamsters reached agreement on a new system-wide contract that ...


HR Service Request System (SRS) Worklist and Staff New Hire Ticket Enhancements (2017-04-12)

We are excited to announce enhancements to the HR Service Request System (SRS). There were two major...


Employee Comment Period: Presidential Policy on Export Control (2017-04-10)

The Office of the President invites comments on a proposed new Presidential Policy on Export Control...


Changes to the Compensation Unit (2017-04-05)

Due to the implementation of Career Tracks, the structure and work flow within the Compensation Unit...


New Student Intern Process Goes Live April 3! (2017-03-29)

The New Student Intern Process will be live Monday, April 3, 2017. When departments submit a student...


Campus HR Forms Page Now Available! (2017-03-12)

We are excited to announce the campus HR forms page is now available on the HR website! This tool wa...


Pre-employment background check informational webinars (2017-02-26)

As advertised in HR Update on Feb. 14 the campus will be going live with pre-employment background c...


Timeline for FY18 Academic Renewals and Compensation Letters (2017-02-26)

UCSF HR is implementing a staggered approach for the FY17 academic renewals and compensation letters...


HBS Unavailable Saturday, Feb. 25, midnight to 3 p.m. (2017-02-20)

HBS production will be moving to Quincy on Feb. 25. Currently, the outage window is midnight to 3 p....


Guidance for managers/supervisors related to calls for a national general strike on Feb. 17 (2017-02-13)

We understand that some groups are calling for a national general strike on February 17. This activi...


Staff Internship Program (2017-02-13)

Get hands-on training and enhance your skills! Apply as an intern within UCSF! This internship progr...


New Background Check Process: UCSF Process Change Effective March 13 (2017-02-13)

UCOP has updated PPSM 21: Selection and Appointment Policy. The revised policy requires that a pre-e...


Staff Engagement Survey Ambassador Orientations Closing Soon (2017-02-05)

The 2017 Staff Engagement Survey is scheduled to begin on Feb. 27 and end on March 17. Your Sur...


Academic Renewal Planning (2017-02-05)

With the fiscal year coming to a close, UCSF HR would like to remind you of important steps to ensur...


Employee Comment Period: Proposed Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Policy (2017-02-05)

The Office of the President invites comments on a proposed new policy for Unmanned Aircraft Systems ...


Save the Date: Staff Resource Day, Feb. 10 (2017-02-05)

Staff Resource Day Feb. 10, 2017 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Mission Bay Campus 1855 4th St. Willia...


Congratulations to UCSF HR's 2016 Employee of the Year! (2017-01-29)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce Annette Wheeler ...


Winter 2017 Update from the AVC Human Resources (2017-01-25)

Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year! With the new year, it is time for my annual update on UCSF Human...


Service Partnership Agreement: Update on 2016 Process Improvement Progress (2017-01-25)

The HR Service Partnership Agreement (SPA) subcommittees advise on HR’s service targets and re...


Save the Date: Staff Resource Day, Feb. 10 (2017-01-16)

Staff Resource Day Feb. 10, 2017 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Mission Bay Campus 1855 4th St. Willia...


Jan. 11 Payroll Deduction Holiday (2017-01-08)

The Jan. 11 biweekly payday will be a "deduction holiday." This means that fixed-amou...


Nominations Open for 2017 Chancellor Awards for Exceptional University Service and Management (CAEUSM) (2017-01-08)

It is time to celebrate your colleagues who have gone above and beyond in their service to UCSF or i...


Staff Internship Program (2017-01-08)

Host departments needed for staff internship pilot. Recruit an experienced and motivated pro...


Teamsters' Clerical Unit Contract Expired, Status Quo and Strike Update (2017-01-04)

UCSF Directors, Managers, and Supervisors: The union that represents our clerical and allied serv...


Employee Comment: Business and Finance Bulletin, Travel Regulations (2016-12-26)

The University invites comments on Proposed Revised Presidential Policy Business and Finance Bulleti...


Proposed New Environmental, Health and Safety Policy (2016-12-19)

UC is proposing a new Environmental, Health and Safety Policy and invites employees to comment....


2016 Year End Update from the AVC Human Resources (2016-12-11)

Dear Colleagues, As we near the end of 2016, I am pleased to share updates on UCSF Human Resource...


UCSF HR Operating with Reduced Staff Dec. 19-Jan. 2 (2016-12-04)

From Dec. 19 to Jan. 2, 2017, UCSF Human Resources will be operating with reduced staff. For any HR ...


Affordable Housing Complex at Mission Bay Welcomes Applications (2016-12-04)

Affordable Housing Complex at Mission Bay Welcomes Applications Some Priority Given to Employees of...


UC Bargaining Update: Teamsters' Contract Extended Until Dec. 9, 2016 (2016-12-04)

Please be advised the contract between the University of California and the Teamsters has been exten...


FY18 Salary Program Eligibility Cutoff Date (2016-12-04)

In anticipation of a potential salary program for FY18, UCSF HR would like to clarify the eligibilit...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-11-20)

New Learning and Development Resources! We are pleased to announce the introduction of three new ce...


Postdoctoral Scholars Contract Training (2016-11-20)

Training sessions have been scheduled to provide guidance to administrators and principal investigat...


Update to the HBS Timekeeping System Support Contacts on Dec. 5 (2016-11-17)

The HBS Processing Center (HBSPC) and Controller’s Office Solution Center (COSC) are broadenin...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-11-13)

The following development offerings are posted. Registration instructions and additional course deta...


Prop 64 - Use of marijuana is still prohibited at the University of California (2016-11-12)

Prop. 64, regarding the legalization of recreational marijuana use, passed on November 8, 2016. Howe...


Increase in Department of Homeland Security Immigration Filing Fees Coming December 2016 (2016-11-06)

Notification submitted by International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO). The U.S. Department ...


Formal Review/ Employee Comment Period: Nondiscrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace Policy (2016-11-02)

The University of California is proposing a revision to the systemwide Nondiscrimination and Affirma...


Parking Eligibility Updates with Career Tracks (2016-10-30)

With the transition to Career Tracks, employees at all levels in Grade 26 or higher will be eligible...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-10-30)

The following development offerings are available through December 2016. Registration instructions a...


Career Tracks: CTO Usage and Payout for Employees Transitioning from Non-exempt to Exempt (2016-10-24)

Comp time off (CTO) will be paid out at the time of the transition for employees transitioning from ...


Flu Shots: It's Not Too Late (2016-10-16)

Occupational Health Services’ annual flu clinics have ended, but it’s not too late to ge...


2016/2017 Human Resources Customer Satisfaction Survey Launching this Month (2016-10-09)

As part of our continuous improvement efforts, UCSF Human Resources will launch the 2016/2017 Human ...


Service Partnership Agreement: 2016 Process Improvement Progress (2016-10-09)

We are pleased to share progress on HR’s Service Partnership Agreement (SPA) process improveme...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-10-09)

The following development offerings are available through December 2016. Registration instructions a...


Career Tracks: New Town Hall Date Added at Mission Bay (2016-10-02)

Our sincere apologies to employees who attempted to attend the Employee Town Hall at Mission Bay on ...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-10-02)

The following are our development offerings from October–December 2016. Registration inst...


ISSO Limited Services, Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2016 (2016-10-02)

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will be operating on minimal staffing Oct. 31&...


Academic Turnaround Timing Planning (2016-09-26)

An updated version of the Timing Considerations - Academic Appointments document is now on the UCSF ...


Visa Training for Departments on Academic and Postdoc Positions (2016-09-26)

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) and Human Resources (HR) are pleased to invite...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-09-25)

The following are our development offerings from October–December 2016. Registration inst...


Fall 2016 Labor and Employee Relations Training Series for UCSF Supervisors and Managers Begins Oct. 4, 2016 (2016-09-18)

Labor and Employee Relations (LER) is offering a series of 2.5 hour training modules to give managem...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-09-15)

The following are our development offerings from September–December 2016. Registration in...


Clarification Regarding Minors in Labs (2016-09-11)

While volunteers are welcomed at UCSF, it is critical we protect the health and safety of all volunt...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-09-11)

The following are our development offerings from September–December 2016. Registration in...


2016-2017 Annual Flu Outreach Clinic (2016-09-11)

UCSF will be holding free drop-in flu shot clinics for all UCSF employees, students and volunteers f...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-08-28)

The following are our development offerings from September–December 2016. Registration in...


Web-Based Search Request Form Now Available for Academic Recruitments (2016-08-25)

From the Office Of Academic Affairs: The Academic Recruitment team has created a new web-based fo...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-08-21)

The following are our development offerings from August–December 2016. Registration instr...


Changes to the UCSF Home Loan Programs: MOP, SHLP, and FRAP (2016-08-07)

Mortgage Origination Program (MOP): The loan limit has been increased to $1.4M for appointments/r...


Update to Academic Multi-Location Appointment and Honorarium Processes (2016-07-31)

From the Office Of Academic Affairs:  There has been a recent update to the academic multi-loc...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-07-31)

The following are our development offerings from August–December 2016. Registration instr...


Approval Authority for Appointments at the Assistant Professor Rank (2016-07-31)

Effective immediately, review by the Committee on Academic Personnel (CAP) will no longer be require...


Update from the AVC HR - Summer 2016 (2016-07-31)

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to share the latest news from UCSF Human Resources. Please read on ...


Reminder: Policy and Guidelines for Rehiring UC Retirees (2016-07-31)

In August 2014 UC implemented revised guidelines for the Policy on Reemployment of UC Retirees. Thes...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-07-24)

The following are our development offerings from July–December 2016. Registration instruc...


Issuance of Revised Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) (2016-07-24)

Five Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) were revised and recently issued by President Napol...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-07-14)

The following are our development offerings from July–December 2016. Registration instruc...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Compensation Basics for Managers and Supervisors - New Session! (2016-07-10)

If you missed the live webinars held on May 13 and June 22, you have another opportunity to attend!&...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-07-10)

The following are our development offerings from July–December 2016. Registration instruc...


UCSF HR Website Enhancements Now Live! (2016-07-10)

A week ago UCSF HR went live with website enhancements.  The exciting enhancements include: ...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-07-04)

The following are our development offerings from July–December 2016. Registration instruc...


FY16-17 Salary Program (2016-06-23)

We are pleased to inform you that the FY16-17 Salary Program decisions and approvals are complete.&n...


New Enhancements Coming Soon to the UCSF HR Website! (2016-06-23)

UCSF HR is very pleased to be launching website enhancements and additions next week. The changes ar...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-06-22)

The following are our development offerings from June–December 2016. Registration instruc...


Teamsters Day of Action (2016-06-19)

Dear All, The communication below from the Office of the President with respect to the Teamsters ...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-06-19)

The following are our development offerings from June–December 2016. Registration instruc...


Introducing the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program (2016-06-06)

The UCSF Office of Diversity and Outreach (ODO), under the direction of the Vice-Chancellor for Dive...


Academic Salary Program 2016-17 (2016-06-05)

HR Shared Services will be implementing the range adjustments (effective 7/1/16) for academic employ...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Job Family and Function Name Change for Med Educ Programs and Grad Med Educ and Residency (2016-06-02)

Based on feedback from subject matter experts, the following has occurred with the “Med Educ P...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-06-02)

The following are our development offerings from May–December 2016. Registration instruct...


Career Tracks Group I: Round 2 Mapping Midpoint (2016-06-02)

This week marks the midpoint of Round 2 Mapping for Group I. Reminders: Round 2 ends on Fri...


Updated Visa Recharge Fees, Effective July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 (2016-05-30)

Notification posted by the International Students and Scholars Office. The International Students...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-05-22)

The following are our development offerings from May–December 2016. Registration instruct...


2016 Chancellor's Diversity Awards (2016-05-22)

The 2016 Chancellor’s Diversity Awards nominations are open now. Each year these Diversity Awa...


Helpful tips when completing Rehired Retiree Forms in DocuSign (2016-05-22)

The Talent Acquisition team has noticed an increase in calls requesting assistance in trouble shooti...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-05-15)

The following are our development offerings from May–December 2016. Registration instruct...


Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training: Fulfills New UCSF and AB1825 Requirements (2016-05-15)

Date: May 24, 2016 Time: 1–3 p.m. Location: Parnassus, HSW 301 Staff and faculty members ...


Change in UC Emergency Loan Program (2016-05-15)

The UC Emergency Loan Program (Employee Emergency Loan Fund Policy, E-526-48) has been rescinded. In...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-05-05)

The following are our development offerings from April–June 2016. Registration instructions an...


Request for Your Assistance With Proper Handling of EDD Envelopes/Forms Received (2016-05-05)

Please ensure all forms you receive from the California Employment Development Department (EDD) are ...


ISSO Limited Services, May 30-June 3, 2016 (2016-05-01)

Notification posted by the International Students and Scholars Office. The International Students...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Reclassification Pause (2016-05-01)

UCSF Campus non-represented employees are being transitioned to new job codes under the Career Track...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Spring 2016 (2016-04-29)

Dear Colleagues, I am writing to share the latest news from UCSF Human Resources. Please read on ...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-04-21)

The following are our development offerings from April–June 2016. Registration instructions an...


HR website enhancements launching this week (2016-04-17)

UCSF HR is excited to announce several enhancements to the HR website. Based on your feedback, we ar...


UCSF Staff Assembly Nominations (2016-04-17)

Elect your colleagues for UCSF Staff Assembly Executive Board! All UCSF non-represented employees (f...


Changes Coming to Verification of Employment (2016-04-17)

Beginning in May, employment and income verifications for current employees will transition from the...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-04-17)

The following are our development offerings from April–June 2016. Registration instructions an...


Career Tracks: Group I, II, III New Job Standards Now Available (2016-04-10)

The following standards are now available on the HR website: Job Family: Student Services, Job...


Career Tracks: Group III Round 1 Deadline Friday, April 15 (2016-04-10)

As a reminder, all revision submission packets are due back from each unit’s primary Mapping P...


New F-1 OPT STEM Regulations - Effective May 10, 2016 (2016-04-03)

Notification posted by the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO). New F-1 OPT STEM Re...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-03-27)

The following are our development offerings from April–June 2016. Registration instructions an...


UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Non-Supervisory Staff (2016-03-27)

Last week, the University of California introduced a new training for employees and affiliates who a...


Dates for FY16-17 Staff Renewals (2016-03-23)

The process for staff renewals will be starting on April 1. Spreadsheets listing employees with dist...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-03-20)

The following are our development offerings from April–June 2016. Registration instructions an...


Background Checks Process Improvements (2016-03-20)

UCSF Audit and Advisory services conducted a review of the campus background check process to valida...


Formal Review/Employee Comment: Staff Policies 64/65/67 - Termination and Staff Policies 70/71 - Complaint Resolution (2016-03-20)

The University of California is proposing revisions to the following policies, which apply to staff ...


Rehired Retiree Updated Forms and DocuSign Link (2016-03-20)

The DocuSign forms for rehired retiree approvals have recently been updated, which resulted in a new...


Staff Renewals FY 2016-2017 (2016-03-20)

The process for staff renewals will be starting on April 1, 2016. Spreadsheets listing employee...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-03-13)

The following are our development offerings from April–June 2016. Registration instructions an...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-03-06)

The following are our development offerings from March–April 2016. Registration instructions a...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-02-21)

The following are our development offerings from January–April 2016. Registration instructions...


Academic Renewal Planning (2016-02-07)

With the academic year coming to a close, UCSF HR would like to remind you of important steps to ens...


Academic Turnaround Timing Planning (2016-02-07)

The timing considerations document (requires MyAccess login) for academic appointments has been...


Mark Your Calendar: "Riding My Way Back" Documentary Screening (2016-02-07)

Riding My Way Back Screening and Panel Discussion Date: Monday, Feb. 22 Time: 12–1 p.m...


Share your feedback about Staff Resource Day (2016-02-07)

Thank you to everyone who made the first UCSF Staff Resource Day a success! Whether or not you were ...


Empower your growth and development! (2016-01-31)

The Learning and Development department will be at the Staff Resource Day on Feb. 5 to answer questi...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-01-31)

The following are our development offerings from January-April 2016. Registration instructions and c...


NIH Announces Increases to Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Scholar Stipend Levels (2016-01-31)

The NIH has issued the new salary scale related to experience level stipends for postdoctoral schola...


Super Bowl Transportation Impacts (2016-01-27)

With the Super Bowl coming to the Bay Area, there are a variety of events that will occur throughout...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-01-24)

The following are our development offerings from January-April 2016. Registration instructions and c...


Congratulations to UCSF HR's 2015 Employee of the Year! (2016-01-24)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce Kevin Ching is t...


H-1B Processing Slowdown with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) (2016-01-24)

Notification submitted by  International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) Academic Human R...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Winter 2016 (2016-01-24)

Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year! I am pleased to share several updates on activities in UCSF Huma...


Staff Participation in Upcoming UCSF Staff Resource Day (2016-01-18)

As you know, the first UCSF Staff Resource Day will be on Feb. 5, 2016 from 11 a.m.–1:30 ...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Regarding Staff Policy 21 - Appointment and Selection (2016-01-14)

The University of California is proposing revisions to Staff Policy 21 – Selection and Appoint...


Mark Your Calendar: Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (2016-01-10)

Event: Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training – Fulfills UCSF and AB1825 requireme...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2016-01-10)

The following are newly scheduled development offerings from January–April 2016. Registration ...


Performance Evaluation "Best Practices" Webinars (2016-01-07)

As promised in the Dec. 14, 2015, edition of HR Update, which announced the annual call for performa...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-12-20)

The following are newly scheduled development offerings from January–April 2016. Registration ...


UCSF Human Resources operating with reduced staff from 12/21/15 to 1/3/16 (2015-12-20)

From December 21 to December 30, 2015 UCSF Human Resources will be operating with reduced staff. For...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-12-13)

The following are development offerings for January–March 2016. Registration instructions...


Certification Requirement Change for Senior Clinical Research Coordinator and Clinical Research Coordinator Supervisors (2015-12-13)

Due to increasing concerns and feedback from the campus on the ability to recruit Clinical Research ...


UCSF Human Resources operating with reduced staff from 12/21/15 to 1/3/16 (2015-12-13)

From December 21 to December 30, 2015 UCSF Human Resources will be operating with reduced staff. For...


Updated Faculty Salary Calculator (FSC) Worksheet (2015-12-06)

The Faculty Salary Calculator (FSC) Worksheet (located under the “Resources for Administrators...


Mark Your Calendar: Staff Resource Day, Feb. 5, 2016 (2015-12-06)

Save the date for Staff Resource Day on Feb. 5, 2016, from 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at ...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-11-19)

The following are development offerings for January–March 2016. Registration instructions...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Fall 2015 (2015-10-30)

Dear Colleagues, It’s already time for my fall update on initiatives in UCSF Human Resource...


ISSO Limited Services, Oct. 26-30, 2015 (2015-10-18)

This article is from UCSF’s International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO). The Internat...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-10-18)

The following are development offerings from November and December. Registration instructions a...


Postdoc Negotiations: UC, Union Reach Tentative Agreement for Postdocs (2015-10-12)

UC and the United Auto Workers (UAW) have agreed to extend their 2010 contract for UC’s more t...


Update: Merits/Equity for Staff and Range Adjustments for Academics (2015-10-04)

The timing of the Fiscal Year 2015-16 Salary Program implementation will result in retroactive pay t...


Career Tracks- IT Job Family Implementation Closure (2015-10-01)

The Career Tracks IT Job Family Implementation has closed Sept. 30, 2015.  We’d like to e...


Fair Wage and Minimum Wage Updates (2015-10-01)

UC is implementing its Fair Wage/Fair Work plan (starting on Thursday, Oct. 1) and the San Francisco...


Fall 2015 Labor and Employee Relations Training Series Begins Oct. 5, 2015 (2015-09-24)

Labor and Employee Relations (LER) is offering a series of two-and-a-half-hour training modules to p...


Redelegation of Authority Guide for Staff Employees: House Hunting, Moving, Relocation Allowance, and Hiring Bonus (2015-09-24)

Department managers have received authorization to include and approve additional terms/reimbursemen...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-09-13)

Learning and Organization Development Offerings - Register through the UC Learning Center and e...


HR Specialty Center Leadership Transition (2015-09-13)

Dear Colleagues, Mike Tyburski, Director of the Human Resources Specialty Center, is leaving UCSF...


FRAP Program Limit Update (2015-09-09)

The Faculty Recruitment Allowance Program (FRAP) maximum listed in Table 40 on the UCOP website was ...


Academic Recruitment Drop-in Workshops Available in September (2015-09-01)

Join Academic Affairs at this one-hour workshop for an in-depth review of the new academic...


HR Update Article Sample (2015-08-30)

Main content Link to LMS ...


Final Sessions - Managers' Engagement Survey Training (2015-08-13)

The Post Engagement Survey Training which has been offered over the last 6 weeks by UCSF Learning &a...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-08-13)

Professional Staff Development  The September–November 2015 Professional Staff Developme...


New UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Now Live! (2015-08-09)

UCSF HR is excited to share that the HR Employee Recognition Program is now live! Please not...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Summer 2015 (2015-07-30)

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to share my summer update on activities in UCSF Human Resources, in...


New Academic Recruitment Policies and Procedures Effective August 1, 2015 (2015-07-30)

Academic Affairs announced new recruitment policies and procedures last week. Effective August 1, 20...


Has Your HR Representative Changed? (2015-07-27)

Staffing the new specialized Labor and Employee Relations (LER), Compensation, and Postdoc Shared Se...


Post Engagement Survey Training (2015-07-23)

Time is running out! It is highly recommended that all UCSF managers attend this training. It will f...


From the ISSO: Federal Government Resumes Premium Processing for H-1B Extensions (2015-07-18)

This article is from UCSF’s International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO). Beginning Ju...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-07-09)

The following are newly scheduled development offerings from August through September. Registration ...


Clarification: FY 15/16 Salary Program (2015-07-09)

There has been feedback that the message regarding the FY 15/16 Salary Program has caused confusion....


FY 15/16 Salary Program Update (2015-07-05)

On June 24, 2015, UC President Napolitano announced that with the approval of the State budget for F...


2015 HR Customer Satisfaction Survey Starts Today (2015-07-05)

The annual UCSF Human Resources customer satisfaction survey starts today and will be open through n...


Coming Soon: Staff new hire email account setup automation starting July 12 (2015-07-01)

Starting July 12, newly hired staff employees will have an Active Directory and UCSF email acco...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-07-01)

The following are newly scheduled development offerings from August through September. Registration ...


HR Transformation Progress Update (2015-06-28)

We continue to make progress toward our July 29 go live for the transition to consolidated postdoc a...


2015 HR Customer Satisfaction Survey Starts Next Week (2015-06-28)

The annual UCSF Human Resources customer satisfaction survey will launch next week. We use the surve...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-06-18)

The following are newly scheduled development offerings from August through September. Registration ...


Mark Your Calendar: Watch Fed Up with LivingWell! (2015-06-18)

Date: Monday, June 29 Time: 4:30 p.m. Locations: Cole Hall (Parnassus) and Byers Auditorium (...


Win $500 in Step it Up: The No Sugar Challenge, June 22-July 17 (2015-06-18)

Challenge yourself to reduce your added sugar consumption in the newest edition of Step it Up: The N...


Commuter Alert: Doyle Drive Closure (2015-06-11)

Commuter Alert: Doyle Drive Closure – Thursday, July 9 at 10 p.m. through Monday, July 13...


Toast of the Mission 4th Anniversary Open House Celebration (2015-06-07)

Toastmasters International Club - Toast of the Mission (TOTM), chartered and established in 2011 at ...


UCSF Staff Assembly Call for Elections (2015-05-28)

Dear UCSF Non-Represented Staff, It is election time for UCSF Staff Assembly Executive Board posi...


USCIS Premium Processing for H-1B Extensions and Transfers Suspended May 19 to July 27, 2015 (2015-05-21)

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just announced this week that it will temporar...


POSTPONED: Commuter Alert: Doyle Drive Closure (2015-05-14)

*This closure has been postponed. Stay tuned for updates.* Commuter Alert: Doyle Drive Closu...


UC Oracles Toastmasters Open House (2015-05-12)

Date: Thursday, May 28 Time: Noon–1 p.m. with Q&A until 1:30 p.m. Location:&nb...


UC Walks Day is May 20! (2015-05-12)

Join Living Well at UCSF on May 20 for UC Walks Day! Walk at the same time as thousands of UC s...


HR Transformation: HR Partners Manager Recruitment (2015-05-10)

The next step in our efforts to transform UCSF Human Resources to improve customer service and effic...


ISSO Limited Services, May 26-29, 2015 (2015-05-10)

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will be operating on minimal staffing May 26&n...


New Policy for Shortening J-1 Programs (2015-05-10)

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has issued a guidance directive notifying institutions of new pro...


HR Staff Moving to Postdoc and L/ER Teams (2015-05-05)

UCSF Human Resources is happy to announce the HR generalists who will be moving into the n...


Paper Payroll Checks to be Printed and Mailed by Wells Fargo Bank Beginning in June 2015 (2015-05-03)

UCSF will be transitioning to a new check printing service in June 2015. The initial announcement to...


J-1/J-2 Policy Limiting Electronic Transfer of DS-2019 Forms (2015-05-03)

In recent outreach efforts, the U.S. Department of State has requested universities restrict the ele...


Nominate a Green Champion for the Sustainability Awards! Deadline Extended to May 11 (2015-05-03)

Seeking faculty, staff, students, or teams to be recognized. Do you know of a green champion wh...


From Renee Navarro and David Odato: progress review for new recordkeeping requirements (2015-05-01)

The next step in our effort to meet UCSF's compliance obligations (background here) with the Off...


HR Website Search Enhancements Launched (2015-04-26)

UCSF HR is excited to announce the launch of enhanced search functionality for the HR website! The n...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Spring 2015 (2015-04-26)

Dear Colleagues, In my spring update on UCSF Human Resources, I am pleased to share progress and ...


SRS Enhancement to Support Compliance Reporting (2015-04-16)

To support reporting requirements for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), th...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-04-16)

Register for courses through the UC Learning Center or learn more on the Learning & Or...


Two Campus Onboarding Updates Start this Week (2015-04-12)

1.) New Hire Badge Fee Eliminated Departments no longer need to enter a chart string for ...


Career Tracks Orientation Session Invitation to All IT Employees (2015-04-12)

Find out how Career Tracks, UC’s new program to clarify job classifications and facilitate car...


Upcoming Faculty Renewal Workshops (2015-04-09)

The HR Service Centers are teaming up to offer four workshops focused on processing faculty renewals...


Upcoming Giants Home Games (2015-04-09)

Transportation Services recently sent an email to Mission Bay employees alerting them to likely...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Period: Presidential Policy on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence (2015-04-05)

The University invites comments on the proposed revisions to the Presidential Policy on Sexual Haras...


From Jenny Schreiber: HR Reporting Changes for Service Center Consolidation (2015-04-02)

I'm excited to announce another important step in the consolidation to one Shared Service Center...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-04-02)

Register for courses through the UC Learning Center or learn more on the Learning & Or...


Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (2015-03-24)

Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training - Fulfills UCSF and AB1825 requirements D...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-03-22)

The following are newly scheduled development offerings during April and May. Registration inst...


Labor and Employee Relations Spring 2015 Training Schedule (2015-03-15)

Labor and Employee Relations (LER) Spring 2015 Training Schedule for UCSF supervisors and managers b...


Formal Review/Employee Comment Regarding Staff Policy 80 - Staff Personnel Records (2015-03-12)

The University of California is proposing revisions to PPSM 80 Staff Personnel Records, a policy whi...


8th Annual Chancellor's Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion (2015-03-05)

Event: 8th Annual Chancellor's Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion Date: Tuesday, April...


Flexible Spending Account Deadlines Approaching (2015-03-01)

March 15, 2015, is the last day to incur eligible expenses for both the Health and Dependent Care...


UC Learning Center News (2015-02-18)

Ethical Values Training The UC Ethical Values training has temporarily been taken off-line. This re...


New Talent Acquisition Resources (2015-02-16)

New Tool: Verbal Offer Guide In an effort to better assist hiring managers through the selection pr...


Change to Business Process for Academic Appointment and Advancement Actions (2015-02-16)

HR academic generalists will use a new Advance system notification process for academic appointment ...


Search Firm Guidelines (2015-02-16)

In our continued effort to meet the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) conciliati...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-02-08)

Register for courses through the UC Learning Center or learn more on the Learning & Or...


Updated Faculty Salary Calculator (FSC) Worksheets with new NIH Salary Cap (2015-02-05)

As previously announced, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has published updated information r...


Academic Business Officers Group Now Accepting Applications for Mentorship Program (2015-02-02)

The Mentorship Program, sponsored by the Academic Business Officers Group (ABOG), is now accepting a...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-01-29)

Register for courses through the UC Learning Center or learn more on the Learning & Or...


Chancellor Awards Deadline Extended (2015-01-29)

UCSF is fortunate to have two Chancellor Awards that are solely and uniquely devoted to honoring the...


Residents/Fellows Keying Recharge - Service Information and Renewal Process (2015-01-25)

UCSF HR offers payroll keying services for residents and fellows, which is a population that is outs...


Living Well at UCSF Presents Step it Up: New Year, New You! (2015-01-22)

Have the winter blues? Sign up for the new online wellness challenge, Step it Up: New Year, New...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-01-22)

Register for courses through the UC Learning Center or learn more on the Learning & Organization...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Winter 2015 (2015-01-21)

Dear Colleagues, With 2015 well underway, it’s time for my quarterly update on UCSF Human R...


Career Tracks Information Sessions (2015-01-08)

Career Tracks job classification is under way for non-represented IT employees! Career Tracks will r...


Join Living Well for the 5th Annual Wellness Expo (2015-01-08)

Date: Jan. 14, 2015 Time: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Location: Millberry Union Event and Conference...


Microsoft Excel Workshops - Jan. 23 Limited Seats Available (2015-01-08)

Microsoft Excel Intermediate This half-day workshop is for business users who are already familiar ...


English Language Requirement for New J-1 Exchange Visitors (2015-01-04)

In October, the United States Department of State published a substantial change to J-regulations wi...


Join Living Well for the 5th Annual Wellness Expo (2015-01-04)

Date: Jan. 14, 2015 Time: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Location: Millberry Union Event and Conference...


English Language Requirement for New J-1 Exchange Visitors (2014-12-28)

In October, the United States Department of State published a substantial change to J-regulations wi...


New Professional Staff Development Series - March 2015 (2014-12-22)

Sign up now for the popular Professional Staff Development (PSD) Series. PSD is an interactive, mult...


Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Not Supported Beginning July 13, 2015 (2014-12-20)

What’s Happening: Microsoft Windows Server 2003 will reach its end-of-life on July 13, 2015. M...


UC Learning Center System Upgrade (2014-12-18)

The UC Learning Center (UCLC) will receive a system upgrade in early February. Changes include an up...


HR Assessment by Chazey Partners: executive summary and next steps (2014-11-25)

UCSF Human Resources is pleased to share the executive summary of findings from Chazey Partners'...


New Course Offering: Accomplishing More with Less, Jan. 23 (2014-11-20)

Sign up now for a new offering of the popular Accomplishing More With Less course. In this one-...


UC Benefits Open Enrollment for 2015 (2014-11-06)

For All Eligible Faculty and Staff Starts: Thursday, Oct. 30, 8 a.m. Ends: Tuesday, Nov. ...


Turnaround Time Planning Document for Departments (2014-11-06)

In response to departmental requests to have a resource for planning, a document (requires MyAc...


Support UCSF through the 2014 UCSF Employee Giving Program (2014-11-05)

The 2014 UCSF Employee Giving Campaign is underway! Faculty and staff members are encouraged to make...


Step it Up Wellness Challenge: Holiday Edition! (2014-10-30)

Living Well at UCSF presents Step It Up: Holiday Edition! This fun challenge will help you stay acti...


Change to HR Headcount Freeze Date Change -- now December 1 (2014-10-30)

In previous years, the headcount freeze date for HR billing has been January 1 for the upcoming fisc...


Don't Forget: Visit an Upcoming Flu Outreach Clinic (2014-10-29)

UCSF will be holding free drop-in flu shots to all UCSF employees, students, and volunteers from Mon...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Fall 2014 (2014-10-22)

Dear Colleagues, In this update on HR activities, I am pleased to share information about the Cha...


Change to HR Headcount Freeze Date Change -- now December 1 (2014-10-20)

In previous years, the headcount freeze date for HR billing has been January 1 for the upcoming fisc...


Sexual Harassment Prevention Training at Mission Bay (2014-10-19)

Please register! This sexual harassment prevention training course is required by the State of Ca...


Labor and Employee Relations Case Management Tools and Resources (2014-10-19)

Over the last year, a concerted effort has been made to identify Human Resources (HR) functions and ...


Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint at Laurel Heights (2014-10-11)

Microsoft Word Workshop - Half-day course at Laurel Heights – Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m....


UCSF Annual Flu Outreach Clinics (2014-10-11)

UCSF will be holding free drop-in flu shots to all UCSF employees, students, and volunteers from Mon...


Faculty Practice Organization (2014-09-18)

Faculty Practice Organization - SFFPO Business Unit A new Business Unit called "Faculty Practi...


New Course Offering: Accomplishing More With Less, October 10 (2014-09-17)

Sign up now for a new offering of the popular Accomplishing More With Less course. In this one-day w...


Living Well at UCSF Seeks Participants for Group Interviews (2014-09-10)

Are you trying to add more healthy habits to your life? For example: Eating healthy foods, exer...


UCSF HR Process Maps Now on New HR Website (2014-09-07)

The Staff and Academic HR process are now available in the Knowledge Bank on the new UCSF HR website...


Microsoft Excel Courses at Laurel Heights--New Sessions, Oct. 2014 (2014-09-04)

Microsoft Excel Intermediate – Oct. 17, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Microsoft Excel Advanced...


New Course Offering: Accomplishing More with Less, Oct. 10 (2014-09-04)

Sign up now for a new offering of the popular Accomplishing More With Less course. In this one-...


Academic Demographics System (ADS) to be discontinued on November 30, 2014 (2014-08-26)

On July 1, 2013, UCSF required the use of a web-based tool called AP Recruit to facilitate the acade...


New Guidelines: "UCSF Criteria for Advancements--Faculty Series" (2014-08-16)

New campus guidelines have been issued which update the UCSF criteria for advancements in the facult...


New Professional Staff Development Series--Fall Series (2014-08-16)

Sign up now for the popular Professional Staff Development Series (PSD). PSD is an interactive, mult...


Updated: Final Engagement Post-Survey Training Sessions (2014-08-16)

To ensure that all UCSF supervisors and managers at all levels are introduced to the updated 2014 en...


Supplement To Military Pay Revised and Extended Through June 2018 (2014-08-16)

The Policy on the Supplement to Military Pay, which expired on June 30, 2014, has been revised and e...


SPA Update: New Affiliate Resources and Updated Processes (2014-08-10)

As part of the Service Partnership Agreement (SPA), clarification on affiliate titles was jointly id...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Summer 2014 (2014-07-16)

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to share my summer update on UCSF Human Resources news and initiati...


Educational Technology Services to Implement No-Show Charges (2014-07-01)

Educational Technology Services (ETS) will phase in a fee assessment over the course of the 2014-15 ...


Controller's Office Solution Center to Offer Payroll Processing Support (2014-06-01)

As the Controller’s Office Solution Center continues to broaden its scope, effective June 5, 2...


New Service Partnership Agreement Effective July 1, 2014 (2014-05-30)

The new HR Service Partnership Agreement (SPA) is effective July 1, 2014. We look forward to partner...


New Course Offering -- Accomplishing More With Less, Aug. 1 (2014-05-30)

Sign up now for a new offering of the popular Accomplishing More With Less course. In this one-day w...


UCSF to Participate in SF-wide Effort to Hire Youth Through Summer Program (2014-05-29)

Have some special projects that need to be completed? UCSF is participating in a San Francisco commu...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Spring 2014 (2014-04-17)

Dear Colleagues, UCSF Human Resources started 2014 with clear priorities for process improvement ...


HR Service Partnership Agreement Announcement: Labor and Employee Relations Support to Campus (2014-04-14)

Labor and Employee Relations Support to the Campus, April 2014 Human Resources is pleased to prov...


New PAN Review Compliance Process, April 2014 (2014-03-30)

UCSF HR Shared Services and the UCSF Controller’s Office-Payroll are pleased to announce a new...


Academic Renewal Process (2014-03-19)

This communication provides an overview of the academic renewal process and offers a best practice p...


HR Service Partnership Agreement Announcement: Guidelines for Postdoctoral Scholar Salary Setting (2014-03-02)

HR Shared Services is pleased to share new Guidelines for Postdoctoral Scholar Salary Setting and up...


Updated Funding Forms for New COA (2014-02-27)

UCSF Human Resources has developed new forms for the chart of accounts conversion. Effective March 1...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Winter 2014 (2014-01-15)

Dear Colleagues, Happy New Year! In my first update of 2014, I am pleased to share news about a n...


Academic Recruitment Procedures: Document Update (2014-01-14)

The "Academic Recruitment Procedures" document has been updated and includes revisions tha...


Update from the AVC Human Resources - Fall 2013 (2013-09-30)

Colleagues,  I am writing to share some updates on UCSF Human Resources’s recent and u...


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New OSHA Reporting Requirements Take Effect Jan. 1, 2015 (2015-01-08)

Starting in 2015, UCSF supervisors will have to report the following to the Occupational Safety and ...