Recent HR Update Articles

Final Performance Evaluation "Best Practice" Webinar (2016-02-12)

The final of three performance evaluation webinars is scheduled for supervisors and managers on Wedn...


Career Tracks Group II: Round 1 Mapping Begins Feb. 16 (2016-02-12)

Round 1 Mapping Materials have now been made available to all of the Mapping Partners for Group II. ...


Career Tracks: Group I Round 1 Mapping Closed Feb. 12 (2016-02-12)

Round 1 Mapping for Group I closed on Friday, Feb. 12. Feedback received will be reviewed over the n...


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 ...


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...


Academic Turnaround Timing Planning (2016-02-07)

The timing considerations document for academic appointments has been updated. Please review this wh...


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...


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...


Career Tracks: Group II Manager and Supervisor Training Feb. 11 (2016-01-31)

Round 1 Mapping for Group II begins Feb. 16. In an effort to ensure that all supervisors and manager...


Reminder: Nominations Open for 2016 Chancellor Awards (2016-01-31)

Nominations are now being accepted for the following 2016 Chancellor Awards—deadline for submi...


Reminder: upcoming webinars about retirement options proposal (2016-01-31)

As you may know, UC is developing new retirement benefits for future UC employees (hired on/after Ju...


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

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


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...


Clarification Regarding the 2016 Calendar Year Performance Evaluation Process (2016-01-31)

This update is to clarify the 2016 transition to an annual, calendar-based performance evaluation cy...


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...


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...


Congratulations to UCSF HR's Hero Highlight Award Recipients! (2016-01-24)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce this quarter&rsq...


Career Tracks: Midpoint of Round 1 Mapping for Group I (2016-01-24)

This week marks the midpoint of Round 1 Mapping for Group I. As a reminder, all revision submission ...


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...


Congratulations to December's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-01-24)

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


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...


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

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


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 ...


Career Tracks Materials Available to Assist Supervisors and Managers in Round 1 Mapping (2016-01-18)

The Career Tracks initiative is now fully underway with Group I having begun Round 1 mapping Monday,...


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...


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

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


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

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


New Job Description Templates Available for Unrepresented Positions Jan. 11 (2016-01-10)

As a part of the Career Tracks initiative, pre-populated, customizable job description templates are...


Career Tracks: Round 1 Mapping Materials Available for Group I Jan. 11 (2016-01-10)

As promised during the manager and supervisor training held on Jan. 6, the Round 1 Mapping Materials...


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...


Organizational Charts No Longer Required for Recruitment or Reclassification Tickets (2016-01-03)

Effective Jan. 11, campus supervisors/managers will no longer be required to submit organizatio...


Change in certification requirement for Senior Clinical Research Coordinator and Clinical Research Coordinator Supervisors (2015-12-22)

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


At Your Service Online (AYSO) Year-End Closures (2015-12-20)

At Your Service Online (AYSO) benefits enrollment (for both new hires and current employees) will cl...


Affordable Care Act (ACA) Standard Measurement Period Outcomes (2015-12-20)

You may recall that as a result of the Affordable Care Act, effective Jan. 1, 2016, new benefits eli...


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 (2015-12-20)

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


Annual Call for Performance Evaluations (2015-12-13)

As you were previously informed by the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor, the UCSF Campus is movi...


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...


January 2016 Salary Implementations (2015-12-13)

In compliance with the agreements between the University, the California Nurses Association (CNA) an...


Career Tracks Training for Supervisors and Managers (2015-12-13)

In an effort to ensure all supervisors and managers are prepared to review the preliminary findings ...


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 ...


FY17 Salary Program Eligibility Cut-off Date (2015-12-13)

In anticipation of a potential salary program for FY17, UCSF HR would like to clarify the eligibilit...


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

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


Career Tracks Tools and Training Updates (2015-12-06)

All active job standards are now available on the Career Tracks section of the HR website, and can b...


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 ...


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

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


Exceptional Equity Request Guidance (2015-11-29)

During the recent salary planning process for UCSF Campus (for UCSF Health please see the notation b...


Congratulations to October's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2015-11-22)

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


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

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


Early HBS Closure for Thanksgiving Holidays (2015-11-15)

The HBS Processing Center will be closing the Nov. 21, 2015, pay period early due to the Thanksgivin...


UCSF HR Compensation Team Changes (2015-11-08)

With the recruitment of Crystal Morris into the compensation supervisor role and the retirement of B...


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...


Reminder: Changes to Initial and Continuing Eligibility for Benefits are Effective January 2016 (2015-10-25)

Note: This article is intended to be informational; departments do not need to take any action at th...


Congratulations to the Fall 2015 Hero Highlight Award Recipient! (2015-10-25)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the fall 2015 He...


Congratulations to September's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2015-10-25)

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


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

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


Reminder: Fall 2015 Labor and Employee Relations Training Series Continues Through Nov. 23, 2015 (2015-10-18)

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


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

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


Career Tracks: Opportunity to Submit Updated Job Descriptions (2015-10-18)

Department managers will receive a list of all employees who may be impacted by the Career Tracks Im...


Career Tracks Implementation Plan and Upcoming Town Halls (2015-10-13)

UCSF Staff HR Shared Services has partnered with the Career Tracks Advisory Committee comprised of r...


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...


Final Reminder: Visit an Upcoming Flu Shot Clinic (2015-10-11)

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


FY2015-2016 Merit and Equity Program (2015-10-07)

We are pleased to inform you the FY15-16 merit and equity program decisions and approvals are comple...


FY14-15 STAR Awards (2015-10-07)

Over the next week, departments will be notifying non-represented employees of achievement of U...


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...


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...


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...


Disability Awareness Month: On Beauty Film Screening (2015-09-30)

On Beauty Film Screening and Panel Discussion Date: Friday, Oct. 9 Time: 12–1 p.m. Where: C...


UCSF HR Staff Shared Services Compensation Supervisor (2015-09-27)

I am excited to announce that Crystal Morris has accepted the Staff Shared Services Compensation Sup...


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...


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...


Pregnancy Disability Leave Workshop for Staff and Non-Faculty Academics (2015-09-24)

Campus Pregnancy Disability Workshop Campus Human Resources offers a Pregnancy Disability Leave W...


October Salary Implementations for AFSCME and UPTE Job Titles (2015-09-24)

Per the agreement between the University, AFSCME, and UPTE all employees in job titles covered by th...


Academic Salary Program 2015-16 (2015-09-17)

HR Shared Services is ready to implement the range adjustments (effective 7/1/15) for academic emplo...


Congratulations to August's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2015-09-17)

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


HR Specialty Center Leadership Transition (2015-09-13)

Dear Colleagues, Mike Tyburski, Director of the Human Resources Specialty Center, is leaving UCSF...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-09-13)

Learning and Organization Development Offerings - Register through the UC Learning Center and e...


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...


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Reminder and IT Job Family Implementation Wrap-up (2015-08-20)

The Reconsideration Period for the IT (and related) Job Family ends Aug. 31. For more information on...


New Benefits Eligibility Rules Take Effect For Employees Typically Excluded from Eligibility (2015-08-16)

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) new benefits eligibility rules are taking effect in January 2016...


New Benefits Eligibility Rules Impact Continuing Benefits Eligibility (2015-08-16)

As mentioned in the above article, the Affordable Care Act is impacting initial benefits eligib...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-08-13)

Professional Staff Development  The September–November 2015 Professional Staff Developme...


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...


Congratulations to July's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2015-08-13)

The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the first two Em...


UCSF Temporary Employment Program Change in Administrative Fee (2015-08-12)

The UCSF Temporary Employment Program (TEP), which supplies temporary staff to the UCSF Campus and M...


Postdoctoral Scholar Shared Services is now Live! New Online Tools and Resources Available (2015-08-09)

The new Postdoctoral Scholar Shared Services Unit went live on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The unit wi...


Administrative Guidelines: UCSF 2015-2016 Salary Program for Non-Represented Staff Employees (2015-08-09)

The UCSF 2015-2016 salary increase program for non-represented staff will be effective July 1, 2015,...


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...


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...


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...


Reminder: Reconsideration Period for IT (and related) Job Family Ends August 31, 2015 (2015-07-30)

The Reconsideration Period for the IT (and related) job family ends on Aug. 31, 2015. All reque...


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...


Welcome Kellie Beale! (2015-07-18)

Kellie Beale will be joining HR as the Compensation Consultant in the HR Specialty Center. Kellie...


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...


Reminder: HR Customer Survey Runs Through Friday, 7/17! (2015-07-12)

The annual UCSF Human Resources customer satisfaction survey ends Friday, July 17. We use the survey...


IT Job Family Implementation Completion Timeline (2015-07-09)

The IT Job Family is now effective for non-exempt and exempt titles. A special thank you to the HR T...


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....


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-07-09)

The following are newly scheduled development offerings from August through September. Registration ...


Clarification: STAR Program Announcement (2015-07-09)

The STAR Program communication provided information about the maximum potential payouts for the FY14...


Staff Transitions in Campus HR Talent Acquisition (2015-07-09)

The Campus HR Talent Acquisition Team has recently undergone multiple staffing changes with the depa...


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...


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...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-07-01)

The following are newly scheduled development offerings from August through September. Registration ...


Career Tracks Update: Reconsideration Period for IT Job Family Has Begun (2015-07-01)

We would like to thank all managers and supervisors for your partnership in issuing the notification...


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...


Career Tracks Reconsideration Process - IT Job Family (2015-06-28)

The reconsideration period for the IT Career Tracks implementation is July 1–Aug. 31, 2015. Th...


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...


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...


IT Career Tracks Titles for New Postings Effective Immediately (2015-06-21)

Beginning immediately, all IT-related job titles will be posted using the new IT Career Tracks (CT) ...


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...


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 (...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-06-18)

The following are newly scheduled development offerings from August through September. Registration ...


Career Tracks Update: IT Job Family Employee Notification Letters (2015-06-14)

The IT Job Family Career Tracks Titles will become effective July 1, 2015, for monthly paid employee...


University of California Retirement Plan (UCRP) Membership and Appointment Transitions (2015-06-14)

This is a reminder that employees participating in the University of California Retirement Plan...


IT Career Tracks Webinars for Managers and Employees (2015-06-11)

Career Tracks Goes Live July 1, 2015 Webinar Invitation Career Tracks job classification has con...


Campus Annual Performance Evaluation Process Transition (2015-06-11)

Per the June 2, 2015, email from John Plotts, the Senior Vice Chancellor - Finance and Administratio...


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...


Staff Joining Compensation Team (2015-05-28)

I am happy to announce that we have identified the two HR generalists who will be joining the Compen...


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...


Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Period (2015-05-20)

June is the election period for employees represented by AFSCME-PCT, AFSCME-SX, UPTE-HX, UPTE-TX, UP...


POSTPONED: Commuter Alert: Doyle Drive Closure (2015-05-14)

*This closure has been postponed. Stay tuned for updates.* Commuter Alert: Doyle Drive Closu...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Transitions in UCSF HR Compensation unit (2015-05-07)

As you may know, several members of the UCSF Human Resources Compensation unit will be retiring at t...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


UCSF Staff Assembly - 2015 Call for Nominations (2015-04-26)

Dear UCSF Non-Represented Staff, It is election time for UCSF Staff Assembly Executive Board posi...


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...


New Performance Evaluation Form For Non-Represented Staff (2015-04-16)

As part of a process of continuous improvement, Human Resources has designed an easy-to-use performa...


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...


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...


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 ...


Upcoming Giants Home Games (2015-04-09)

Transportation Services recently sent an email to Mission Bay employees alerting them to likely...


Upcoming Faculty Renewal Workshops (2015-04-09)

The HR Service Centers are teaming up to offer four workshops focused on processing faculty renewals...


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...


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...


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...


Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (2015-03-24)

Life Theatre Sexual Harassment Prevention Training - Fulfills UCSF and AB1825 requirements D...


Living Well at UCSF Offers Free Walking Groups for Faculty and Staff - Surprise Giveaways in April! (2015-03-24)

Take a walk with colleagues and still have time to finish your lunch! There are Walk Fit groups at n...


Staff Learning and Organization Development Learning Opportunities (2015-03-22)

The following are newly scheduled development offerings during April and May. Registration inst...


Academic Renewal and Compensation Letter Process 2015 (2015-03-22)

This article provides departments with information about the timing and overall process for the rene...


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...


Emergency Vacation Leave Sharing Program - Update (2015-03-08)

The Emergency Vacation Leave Sharing Program (EVLSP) was implemented in October 2014 to support thos...


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...


Search Firm Guidelines (2015-02-16)

In our continued effort to meet the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) conciliati...


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 ...


New Talent Acquisition Resources (2015-02-16)

New Tool: Verbal Offer Guide In an effort to better assist hiring managers through the selection pr...


Job Description Development Workshop Sessions: March and April (2015-02-12)

This workshop is designed to assist both new and seasoned managers on practical tips and tools when ...


New Directors for HR Shared Services (2015-02-08)

I am pleased to announce the appointments for three leadership positions for HR Shared Services: ...


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...


Chancellor Awards Deadline Extended (2015-01-29)

UCSF is fortunate to have two Chancellor Awards that are solely and uniquely devoted to honoring the...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


Reminder: Nominations are open for the 2015 Exceptional Service and Management Chancellor Awards (2015-01-08)

It is time to celebrate colleagues who have gone above and beyond in their service to the University...


Career Tracks Information Sessions (2015-01-08)

Career Tracks job classification is under way for non-represented IT employees! Career Tracks will r...


UC Systemwide Human Resources Clarifies Effect of Sutter-Blue Shield Contract on UC Medical Plans (2015-01-08)

On Jan. 1, 2015, Blue Shield of California sent letters to members who have used Sutter Health provi...


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 (2015-01-04)

In October, the United States Department of State published a substantial change to J-regulations wi...


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-...


Turnaround Time Planning Document for Departments (2014-11-06)

In response to departmental requests to have a resource for planning, a document has been developed ...


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. ...


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...


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...


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...


Reminder: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training at Mission Bay (2014-10-30)

Please register! This sexual harassment prevention training course is required by the State of Ca...


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...


Reminder: Visit an Upcoming Flu Outreach Clinic (2014-10-23)

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...


Reminder: Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint at Laurel Heights (2014-10-19)

Microsoft Word Workshop - Half-day course at Laurel Heights – Nov. 21, 8:30 a.m.–12...


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...


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....


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-...


Reminder: New Professional Staff Development Series--Fall Series (2014-08-26)

Sign up now for the popular Professional Staff Development Series (PSD). PSD is an interactive, mult...


Reminder: Updated Final Engagement Post-Survey Training Sessions (2014-08-26)

To ensure that all UCSF supervisors and managers at all levels are introduced to the updated 2014 en...


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...


Mark Your Calendar: Introduction to Mindfulness Presentation (2014-08-17)

Event: Introduction to Mindfulness  Date: Sept. 4, 2014  Time: 12–1 p.m....


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


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...


Reminder: Increased Visa Recharge Fees Effective July 1 (2014-05-29)

Increased visa recharge fees will be applied to all requests submitted to the International Students...


Equity Focal Point Review Process (2014-05-12)

On April 28, 2014, John Plotts the Senior Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration and the Chai...


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...


HR Service Partnership Agreement Announcement: Academic Calendar Guidelines for Advancement Actions (2014-03-02)

HR Shared Services is pleased announce new Academic Calendar Guidelines for Advancement Actions. The...


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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