Recent HR Update Articles

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...


UC Benefit Open Enrollment for 2017 for Faculty and Staff is Here! (2017-10-31)

It’s that time of year again. Open Enrollment began last Thursday, Oct. 26. Now is a great tim...


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...


Congratulations to September 2017's HR Employees of the Month! (2017-10-24)

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


Call for Nominations: HR Employee of the Month, October 2017 (2017-10-18)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


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...


Veterans Job Fair and Open House (2017-10-18)

UCSF and the UCSF Talent Acquisition team is committed to building a broadly diverse community to nu...


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...


Congratulations to August 2017's Employees of the Month! (2017-09-27)

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


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,...


Staff Performance Evaluation Training Reminder (2017-09-20)

As a reminder, in order to prepare the campus for the 2017 performance evaluation cycle we will be c...


Call for Nominations: HR Employee of the Month, September 2017 (2017-09-20)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


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...


Reminder: 2017-2018 Annual Flu Outreach Clinics (2017-09-12)

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


2017 Holiday Schedule and Curtailment Period (2017-09-12)

ACTION NEEDED: 2017 Holiday Schedule and Curtailment Period If you are considering department closu...


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...


Request for Volunteers: Retirement Planning Focus Group (2017-08-30)

UC is planning to enhance some of the retirement features in the At Your Service Online (AYSO) web a...


Exceptional Equity Requests - Process Update (2017-08-22)

Now that we are fully integrated onto the Career Tracks structure, we are updating the process to su...


FY18 STAR Program Update (2017-08-22)

As a follow-up to the July 11 HR Update article, there are a few updates to the FY18 STAR Program as...


Congratulations to July 2017's Employees of the Month! (2017-08-22)

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


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...


Ticket to Your UC Retirement - Thursday, Sept. 14! (2017-08-22)

Date: Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 Time: 9 a.m.–2 p.m.  Location: 513 Parnassus Ave., Cole ...


Call for Nominations: HR Employee of the Month, August 2017 (2017-08-16)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session (2017-08-16)

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 12–1 p.m. (Mission Bay, Genentech Hall GEN-N114)   The program ...


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...


Updated Staff Performance Evaluation Form (2017-08-09)

A subcommittee of the Great People, Great Place initiative convened this spring to update the curren...


Congratulations to June 2017's Employees of the Month! (2017-07-26)

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


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...


Call for Nominations: HR Employee of the Month, July 2017 (2017-07-19)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


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...


FY18 STAR Recognition Program (2017-07-12)

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


Career Tracks Watch List Jobs Update (2017-06-27)

The watch list job review is a key effort conducted by our Systemwide Career Tracks Steering Committ...


Reminder: July 4th holiday and HBS (2017-06-27)

Due to the July 4 holiday, please complete and approve HBS biweekly payroll timesheets by close of b...


Call for Nominations: HR Employee of the Month, June 2017 (2017-06-27)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


Congratulations to May 2017's Employees of the Month! (2017-06-27)

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


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 ...


Upcoming Wage Implementations and FY17-18 Salary Program (2017-06-14)

There are several salary and wage implementations taking place in the next several months. The follo...


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...


June 2017 Separations Deadlines (2017-06-08)

Reminders: 1. Send the separation Service Request System (SRS) ticket w/ completed and approv...


Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Period (2017-06-08)

Departments retain the discretion to offer compensatory time in lieu of overtime for non-exempt empl...


Career Arc: New Vendor for Outplacement Services (2017-06-08)

UCSF is transitioning to a new vendor to provide outplacement services for our Professional and Supp...


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 ...


Call for Nominations for 2017 Chancellor Awards for Diversity (2017-05-27)

The Office of Diversity and Outreach is pleased to announce nominations are currently being accepted...


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...


Congratulations to April 2017's Employees of the Month! (2017-05-24)

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


Administrative Guidelines: UCSF Campus 2017-2018 Salary Program for Policy-Covered Staff Employees (2017-05-17)

Overview The UCSF 2017–2018 campus salary increase program for policy covered staff will be e...


Updated FY18 Salary Ranges (2017-05-17)

Increases to the salary ranges are typically implemented in parallel with a merit program. However, ...


Call for Nominations: HR Employee of the Month, May 2017 (2017-05-17)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


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...


2017 Staff Renewals - Round 2 (2017-05-11)

Staff HR Shared Services thanks you for all your hard work on Round 1 of staff renewals! UCSF HR is ...


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, ...


Congratulations to March 2017's Employees of the Month! (2017-04-26)

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


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 ...


Upcoming Salary Implementations for Represented Staff (2017-04-19)

EX, NX, DX and CX bargaining units have upcoming salary increases over the next several months. Plea...


Call for Nominations for HR Employee of the Month for April (2017-04-19)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


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...


UC Health Benefits - Family Member Eligibility Recertification Project (2017-04-05)

As announced over the last couple of months on UCnet, the University is beginning a “Family Me...


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...


Staff Renewals 2017 (2017-03-29)

The 2017 staff renewal process will start on April 10 and mirror last year’s campus process. S...


Congratulations to February 2017's Employee of the Month! (2017-03-29)

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


Call for Nominations for HR Employee of the Month for March (2017-03-22)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


Pre-employment background checks are live! (2017-03-12)

As of today, March 13, 2017, the campus is now live with pre-employment background checks for all st...


Reminder: Staff Internship Program (2017-03-12)

Human Resources is providing an exciting internship opportunity for staff to get hands-on training a...


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...


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Decision Notifications (2017-03-12)

The Career Tracks Project Team is on target to deliver reconsideration decisions the week of March 1...


Reminder: Change to HR Update Weekly Email Schedule (2017-03-05)

This is a reminder that next week the weekly HR Update email publication schedule will change from M...


Systemwide issuance of revised APM 330 - Specialist series (2017-03-05)

In response to the systemwide issuance of a revised APM 330 - Specialist series, and after convening...


Upcoming Academic Renewal Workshops (2017-03-05)

HR Academic Shared Services will be offering four workshops focused on FY18 academic renewals! De...


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....


Ticket to Your UC Retirement (2017-02-20)

Campus Human Resources is sponsoring its next Finance Day workshop on Wednesday, March 8 to provide ...


Congratulations to January 2017's Employees of the Month! (2017-02-20)

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


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...


Career Tracks: Ongoing Use of the Student Intern Titles (2017-02-13)

The March HR Liaison Meeting will include training on the use of student interns, along with the ref...


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Decision Timeline (2017-02-13)

As previously noted in HR Update, during the week of Jan. 23 the Career Tracks Project Team communic...


Updated Documents for STAR Awards (2017-02-13)

The STAR award program (requires MyAccess login) is a great opportunity to reward employees for...


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...


Your IRS Form 1095 (2017-02-13)

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires UC to provide full time employees with a IRS Form 1095-C, Emp...


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...


Mindfulness-Based Self-Compassion Program: Introduction Session (2017-02-05)

Join the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for a 6-week mindfulness-based self-compassio...


Congratulations to December 2016's Employee of the Month! (2017-01-29)

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


Congratulations to UCSF HR's Hero Highlight Award Recipient! (2017-01-29)

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


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 ...


Career Tracks: Supervisor's Guide for Employees in Professional Series: Special Advancement Conditions for Employees in Level P1 (2017-01-29)

Human Resources invites managers and supervisors to “A Supervisor’s Guide: Special Advan...


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...


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Update (2017-01-22)

The Reconsideration Period closed on Jan. 13. Due to volume and timeline, the Career Tracks Project ...


Call for Nominations for HR Employee of the Month for January (2017-01-22)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


Career Tracks: Employees Transitioning from Exempt to Non-Exempt Effective Jan. 15 (2017-01-16)

Employees moving from exempt to non-exempt will be transitioning from a monthly to biweekly pay sche...


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Period Has Closed (2017-01-16)

The Reconsideration Period that began on Nov. 1, 2016, closed on Jan. 13, 2017.   The Projec...


Performance Evaluation - Best Practices Webinars: Revised Schedule and Login Information (2017-01-16)

An additional performance evaluation best practices webinar session has been added to the schedule d...


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...


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Period Closes Friday (2017-01-08)

The Reconsideration Period, which began on Nov. 1, 2016, will be closing this Friday, Jan. 13.  ...


Career Tracks: Pay Decisions Training Now Available (2017-01-08)

The Compensation Unit would like to thank managers and supervisors who were able to attend the Pay D...


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

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


Step Increase for HX Employees (2017-01-08)

Per the contract agreement between the University and UPTE (HX), employees in HX non-probationary ca...


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...


Performance Evaluation Best Practices Webinars: Schedule and Login Information (2017-01-04)

Dear Managers and Supervisors, The following is the schedule and login information for the upcomi...


Did You Know Disability Insurance Premiums Are Paid in Arrears? (2016-12-27)

Voluntary Disability Insurance is the only plan where the premium deductions are paid in arrears.&nb...


AYS Online (AYSO) Year-End Closures Extended (2016-12-27)

The At Your Service Online (AYSO) new and current benefits enrollment portals annual closure (announ...


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

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


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Period Closes Jan. 13, 2017 (2016-12-26)

The reconsideration period for the Campus Career Tracks Implementation is Nov. 1, 2016–Jan. 13...


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....


Call for Nominations for HR Employee of the Month for December (2016-12-17)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


Congratulations to November 2016's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-12-17)

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


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Update Regarding Final Decisions (2016-12-11)

Based on feedback the Career Tracks project team has identified two instances in which a manager/sup...


Career Tracks: Top Reconsideration Discussion Themes (2016-12-11)

The project team is providing top reconsideration discussion themes to assist managers/supervisors i...


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...


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Clinic Added Monday, Dec. 19 (2016-12-05)

Due to high demand, the Career Tracks project team has added an additional Reconsideration Clinic on...


Career Tracks: Quick Start for Career Tracks Job Descriptions (2016-12-05)

The Career Tracks Project Team and the Compensation Unit have created a quick start document to assi...


Call for Calendar Year 2016 Performance Evaluations (2016-12-05)

This is a reminder that the campus transition to a calendar-based annual performance evaluation cycl...


Career Tracks: Upcoming Compensation Educational Opportunities (2016-12-05)

The Compensation Unit continues its educational opportunities, building on the basic principles of C...


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Clinics (2016-12-05)

The Reconsideration Period began Nov. 1, 2016, and will continue through Jan. 13, 2017. More informa...


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...


At Your Service Online (AYSO) Year-End Closures and Impact to Benefits Enrollment Process (2016-12-04)

The At Your Service Online (AYSO) new and current benefits enrollment portals will close at 5 p.m. o...


Update on Department of Labor FLSA Changes (2016-11-27)

On Nov. 22 a federal district judge issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking implementati...


SRS Training for Departments: How to Submit the Ideal Academic Ticket (2016-11-27)

Academic HR Shared Services is pleased to invite you to attend a Service Request System (SRS) traini...


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...


IRS Retirement Plan Contribution Limits for 2017 (2016-11-20)

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced the 2017 Retirement Plan Contribution limits:&...


Postdoctoral Scholars Contract Training (2016-11-20)

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


Open Enrollment for Faculty and Staff Ends this Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. (2016-11-20)

Open Enrollment ends tomorrow Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. Don’t miss your opportunity to: ...


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...


Congratulations to October 2016's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-11-17)

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


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

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


Exceptional Equity Process related to Career Tracks implementation (2016-11-13)

As indicated in previous communications, the implementation of employees into the new Career Tracks ...


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Period Nov. 1, 2016-Jan. 13, 2017 (2016-11-13)

The reconsideration period for the Campus Career Tracks Implementation will be from Nov. 1, 2016&nda...


Call for Nominations for HR Employee of the Month for November (2016-11-12)

Would you like to recognize a stellar HR employee who has gone the extra mile for your department or...


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 ...


New Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits Orientation (2016-11-02)

UCSF HR is excited to announce the launch of its new Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits Orientation! ...


UC Benefits Open Enrollment 2017 for Postdoctoral Scholars (2016-11-02)

Began: Thursday, Oct. 27 at 8 a.m. Ends: Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. Garnett-Powers & Associa...


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...


Early HBS Close for the Nov. 19 Pay Period (2016-11-02)

Due to the Thanksgiving holidays, the Nov. 19, 2016, pay period will close early in HBS. HBS will be...


Career Tracks: Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Forms for Employees Transitioning from Exempt to Non-Exempt (2016-10-30)

Employees transitioning from exempt to non-exempt effective Jan. 15, 2017, as a result of the Career...


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...


Payroll Entry Blackout due to Career Tracks Conversion Nov. 1-4 (2016-10-26)

Due to the implementation of Career Tracks into the Payroll Personnel System (PPS), there will be an...


Career Tracks: Reconsideration Process (2016-10-24)

The reconsideration period for the Campus Career Tracks Implementation will be from Nov. 1, 2016&nda...


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 ...


UC Benefits Open Enrollment for 2017 for Faculty and Staff (2016-10-24)

Starts: Thursday, Oct. 27 at 8 a.m. Ends: Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. Get sta...


Congratulations to UCSF HR's Hero Highlight Award Recipients! (2016-10-24)

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


Congratulations to September 2016's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-10-24)

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


Faculty Compensation and Benefits Training (2016-10-24)

Training: Friday, Dec. 2 from 9–10 a.m. at Parnassus N 729 Cynthia Lynch Leathers, Ass...


Important Information Regarding a Change in the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Impacting Non-Faculty Academics and Staff Employees (2016-10-16)

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) has approved a change in the federal Fair Labor Standard...


Call for Nominations for October HR Employee of the Month (2016-10-16)

As a reminder, all UCSF employees can nominate a member of the UCSF Human Resources organization for...


Dancing Outside the Box, a film by David Block: Oct. 18, 12-1:30, Byers Hall Mission Bay (2016-10-16)

The UCSF Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Disability Issues, in conjunction with the Reel Ab...


Continuing Eligibility for Benefits (2016-10-16)

Last year UC implemented a new method to measure hours for continuing benefits eligibility based on ...


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...


Reminder: Wave 1 of HR Customer Satisfaction Survey Underway (2016-10-16)

The first wave of HR’s new customer satisfaction survey is now underway! The survey is taking ...


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: Manager and Employee Support Activities Continue (2016-10-02)

Activities to help prepare managers, supervisors, and staff policy-covered (PSS & MSP) employees...


Career Tracks: Final Mapping Results (2016-10-02)

Final mapping results and notification letters have been released to mapping partners as of Friday, ...


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...


Reminder: 2016-2017 Annual Flu Outreach Clinic (2016-10-02)

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


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&...


ACTION NEEDED: 2016 Holiday Schedule and Curtailment Period (2016-10-02)

If you are considering department closure or change in schedule during the December holidays, you mu...


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...


Upcoming Veterans Open House and Job Fair Nov. 7 (2016-09-26)

The University of California is among the best public university systems in the world with a long hi...


Career Tracks: Two Activities Rescheduled (2016-09-26)

Career Tracks implementation activities continue this week. Two activities have been rescheduled due...


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

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


Congratulations to August 2016's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-09-25)

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


Ticket to Your UC Retirement Event (2016-09-18)

Thanks to everyone who attended "Ticket to Your UC Retirement Finance Day” on Sept. 8. Th...


Call for Nominations for September HR Employee of the Month (2016-09-18)

As a reminder, all UCSF employees can nominate a member of the UCSF Human Resources organization for...


Career Tracks Activities Calendar for Managers and Staff (2016-09-18)

Many activities have been planned to help prepare managers, supervisors, and staff policy-covered (P...


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...


Temporary Change in Replacement SPA for Policy-covered Staff Positions (2016-09-11)

The Aug. 29 changes in process for policy-covered staff recruitments that now require a Career Track...


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...


Fall Wage Implementations (2016-09-11)

There are several salary and wage implementations taking place in the next few months. The following...


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...


Ticket to Your UC Retirement-Finance Day Workshop (2016-09-05)

Event Date:         Thursday, September 8, 2016 Event Time:...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Mapping Partner Strategy Discussions (2016-09-05)

The Career Tracks Project Team will be hosting two webinars during the week of Sept. 12 to prepare M...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Transition Period Changes Now in Effect (2016-09-05)

There are several changes to the processes for policy-covered staff (PSS & MSP) that are now eff...


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

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


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Talking Points for Managers and Supervisors Recruiting During the BrassRing Conversion Period (2016-08-28)

HR Staff Shared Services is partnering with Talent Acquisition to convert open requisitions in Brass...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Campus Has Completed Round 2 - Now What? (2016-08-28)

The departmental review of Round 2 results has officially closed for the campus!  The Career Tr...


Career Tracks Group III: Round 2 Closed Aug. 26 (2016-08-28)

The Round 2 review for Group III closed Aug. 26. Thank you to everyone who worked tirelessly to revi...


Performance Evaluation Process 2016 (2016-08-25)

This is a reminder that the campus transition to a calendar-based annual performance evaluation cycl...


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...


Career Tracks Group III: Round 2 Ends Friday, Aug. 26 (2016-08-21)

Group III, Round 2 mapping has entered its final week, and all submissions are due to the HR Career ...


Congratulations to July 2016's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-08-21)

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


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Additional Communication Launch - NEXT UP (2016-08-14)

Beginning on Aug. 17, the campus Career Tracks project team will email department administrators and...


Call for Nominations for HR Employee of the Month for August (2016-08-14)

As a reminder, all UCSF employees can nominate a member of the UCSF HR organization for the UCSF HR ...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Reminder - Transition Period Begins Aug. 29 (2016-08-14)

As a reminder, we will be entering the Transition Period on Aug. 29 to allow HR Staff Shared Service...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: One More Session to Learn How to Write a Career Tracks Job Description (2016-08-14)

UCSF Compensation facilitated its first Learn How to Write a Career Tracks Job Description training ...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Open Job Postings Review Period (2016-08-14)

The mapping partner(s) for all departments with open positions have been contacted to share the resu...


Career Tracks Group III: Round 2 Mapping Midpoint (2016-08-14)

This week marks the midpoint of Round 2 Mapping for Group III.  Reminders: Round 2 end...


Legacy and Career Tracks Notification Process for Job Postings Effective Aug. 8 (2016-08-07)

For the period of Aug. 8–26 departments will receive email notification of both lega...


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...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Learn How to Write Career Tracks Job Descriptions (2016-08-04)

As announced in HR Update on July 25, all policy-covered (PSS & MSP) classification requests mus...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Reclassification and Exceptional Equity Blackout Effective Aug. 29 (2016-08-04)

As announced in HR Update on July 25, we are entering the home stretch of the Career Tracks implemen...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Job Postings in Career Tracks Titles Effective Aug. 29 (2016-08-04)

As announced in HR Update on July 25, we are entering the home stretch of the Career Tracks implemen...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Mapping Clinics Continue (2016-08-03)

What you can expect at each Mapping Clinic: Get answers to your department/unit-specific quest...


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...


UCSF Campus Career Tracks Website Enhancements Now Live! (2016-07-31)

The UCSF Campus Career Tracks website went live today with an exciting makeover to provide tailored,...


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...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Upcoming Process Changes Effective Aug. 29 (2016-07-24)

In order to prepare for the implementation of Career Tracks UCSF HR Staff Shared Services will u...


Career Tracks Group III: Round 2 Has Begun (2016-07-24)

Round 2 mapping spreadsheets were shared via UCSF Box with all mapping partners Monday, July 25. &nb...


Career Tracks Group II: Round 2 Closed July 22 (2016-07-24)

The Round 2 review for Group II closed July 22. Thank you to everyone who worked tirelessly to revie...


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

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


Congratulations to June 2016's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-07-24)

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


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...


Department of Labor Changes to Fair Labor Standards Act Legislation (2016-07-24)

The Department of Labor issued a ruling which will significantly increase the minimum salary level g...


Career Tracks Group III: Round 2 Begins Monday, July 25 (2016-07-14)

Round 2 mapping spreadsheets will be made available via UCSF Box to all mapping partners on Monday, ...


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

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


Call for Nominations for HR Employee of the Month for July (2016-07-14)

As a reminder, all UCSF employees can nominate a member of the UCSF HR organization for the UCSF HR ...


Career Tracks Group II: Round 2 Ends Friday, July 22 (2016-07-10)

We have entered the final week of Group II, Round 2 mapping with all submissions due to the HR Caree...


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: ...


UC Retirement Choice Program Reminder (2016-07-10)

This is a reminder that newly hired employees eligible for full benefits (as outlined in their offer...


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...


Career Tracks Group II: Round 2 in Progress (2016-06-22)

Round 2 mapping spreadsheets were shared via UCSF Box with all mapping partners on Monday, June 20. ...


Congratulations to May 2016's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-06-22)

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


Compensatory Time Off Election Period (2016-06-19)

Just a reminder that June is the election period for employees represented by AFSCME-EX, AFSCME-SX, ...


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...


Career Tracks Group I: Round 2 Closed June 17 (2016-06-19)

The Round 2 review for Group I has closed effective June 17. Thank you to everyone who worked tirele...


Career Tracks Group II: Round 2 Has Begun (2016-06-19)

Round 2 mapping spreadsheets were shared via UCSF Box with all mapping partners Monday, June 20. &nb...


Call for Nominations for HR Employee of the Month for June (2016-06-19)

As a reminder, all UCSF employees can nominate a member of the UCSF HR organization for the UCSF HR ...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Compensation Basics for Managers and Supervisors - New Webinar Session! (2016-06-19)

If you missed the live training held on May 13, you have another opportunity to attend live!  ...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Refreshed Job Descriptions Now Available (2016-06-12)

Refreshed job descriptions (requires MyAccess login) are now available on the Career Track...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: New Talking Points for Managers and Supervisors (2016-06-12)

In response to feedback from the Career Tracks Advisory Committee, the Career Tracks Project Team ha...


Career Tracks Group I: Round 2 Ends Friday, June 17 (2016-06-12)

We have entered the final week of Group I, Round 2 mapping with all submissions due to the HR Career...


Career Tracks Group II: Round 2 Begins Monday, June 20 (2016-06-12)

Round 2 mapping spreadsheets will be made available via UCSF Box to all mapping partners on Monday, ...


Telecommuting and Remote Worker Resources (2016-06-09)

Labor and Employee Relations has developed new resources to support telecommuters and remote workers...


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...


Upcoming Wage Implementations and FY16-17 Salary Range Updates (2016-06-05)

There are several salary and wage implementations taking place in the next several months.  The...


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...


Reminder: Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Mapping Clinics (2016-06-02)

Career Tracks Mapping Round 2 is right around the corner! What Round 2 means for Managers and...


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...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Delays in Refreshed Job Description Templates (2016-05-30)

The Career Tracks Project Team has made some cosmetic changes to the master file of the Career Track...


Reminder: Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Mapping Clinics (2016-05-30)

Career Tracks Mapping Round 2 is right around the corner! What Round 2 means for Managers and Sup...


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...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Mapping Clinic Room Change May 25 (2016-05-22)

Due to the large number of participants who have RSVP’d for the mapping clinic on Wednesday, M...


Reminder: Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Mapping Clinics (2016-05-22)

Career Tracks Mapping Round 2 is right around the corner! What Round 2 means for Managers and Sup...


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...


Call for May Nominations for UCSF HR's Employee of the Month Award (2016-05-22)

As announced in the May 2, 2016, HR Update, we are pleased to remind you all UCSF employees can nomi...


Congratulations to April 2016's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-05-22)

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


Compensation Unit Update: Current workload and delays in service (2016-05-22)

Human Resources was tasked with implementing Career Tracks across the campus by November 2016. The p...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Compensation Basics Manager and Supervisor Training (2016-05-15)

Thank you to everyone who attended the Compensation Basics Manager and Supervisor Training held on F...


Career Tracks: Group I, Round 2 Mapping Has Begun (2016-05-15)

Round 2 Mapping Spreadsheets were shared via UCSF Box with all mapping partners Monday, May 16. &nbs...


Reclassification Pause Effective May 16 (2016-05-15)

The reclassification pause for unrepresented positions is now effective and will be in place through...


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

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


2016 Staff Renewals: Round 2 (2016-05-15)

Thanks very much for all your hard work on Round 1 of staff renewals! UCSF HR will have a second rou...


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...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Mapping Clinics (2016-05-07)

Career Tracks Mapping Round 2 is right around the corner! What Round 2 means for Managers and Sup...


Career Tracks Group I: Round 2 Begins Monday, May 16 (2016-05-07)

Round 2 mapping spreadsheets will be made available via UCSF Box to all mapping partners on Monday, ...


Career Tracks Group III: Round 1 Feedback Results (2016-05-07)

The review for Group III’s Round 1 feedback is currently underway by the Career Tracks Project...


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...


Departments Can Now Nominate HR Employees for UCSF HR Employee of the Month (2016-05-01)

Beginning May 2016, any UCSF employee will be able to nominate a member of the UCSF HR organization ...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Career Tracks Salary Structure and Compensation Basics Training (2016-05-01)

Career Tracks Round 2 will be launching for Group I on May 16, which will include the disclosure of ...


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 ...


UC Regents Approve New Retirement Program for Future Employees (2016-04-27)

At the March 2016 UC Board of Regents meeting, the Regents approved a new retirement program for emp...


Career Tracks Groups I, II, III: Round 1 Has Ended - Now What? (2016-04-21)

The final group, Group III, has ended the Round 1 review process as of April 15. The Career Tracks p...


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

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


Congratulations to March 2016's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-04-21)

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


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...


At Your Service (AYS) Online Closure (2016-04-17)

UC Office of the President is temporarily closing At Your Service (AYS) Online at the end of this we...


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

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


Career Tracks: Group II Round 1 Feedback Submissions Data (2016-04-17)

The review for Group II’s Round 1 feedback is currently underway by the Compensation Unit and ...


Career Tracks: Group III Round 1 Mapping Closed April 15 (2016-04-17)

Round 1 Mapping for Group III closed on Friday, April 15. Feedback will be reviewed over the next fe...


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

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


Reminder: UC Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Non-Supervisory Staff (2016-04-10)

A couple of weeks ago, the University of California introduced a new training for employees and affi...


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...


FY 16-17 HR Administrative Guidelines for Salary Planning (2016-04-03)

Administrative Guidelines: UCSF Campus 2016-2017 Salary Program for Non-Represented Staff Employees ...


Career Tracks: Midpoint of Round 1 Mapping for Group III (2016-04-03)

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


Ticket to your UC Retirement - a huge success! (2016-04-03)

Last month, the HR benefits team sponsored the “Ticket to your UC Retirement” event at M...


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...


Career Tracks: Group I, II, III New Job Standards Now Available (2016-03-31)

The following standards are now available on the HR website:  Job Family: Patient Support...


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

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


Career Tracks: Groups I, II, III New Job Standards Now Available (2016-03-27)

UCSF Campus and Health are the first medical school and health system to implement Career Tracks acr...


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...


Career Tracks Group III: Materials Available to Assist Supervisors and Managers in Round 1 Mapping (2016-03-23)

Group III began Round 1 mapping Monday, March 21. If you have not received a mapping spreadsheet tha...


Career Tracks: Groups I, II, III Manager and Supervisor Mapping Clinics (2016-03-23)

Wonder why an employee was mapped to a specific function and/or level?   Want to share thoug...


Career Tracks Group III: Round 1 Mapping Begins March 21 (2016-03-20)

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


Career Tracks: Groups I, II, III Manager and Supervisor Mapping Clinics (2016-03-20)

Wonder why an employee was mapped to a specific function and/or level?   Want to share thoug...


Career Tracks: Group II Round 1 Mapping Closed March 18 (2016-03-20)

Round 1 Mapping for Group II closed on Friday, March 18. Feedback will be reviewed over the next few...


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...


Congratulations to February 2016's UCSF HR Employees of the Month! (2016-03-17)

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


FSAP Satellite Office Opening at Mission Center Building on March 23 (2016-03-14)

As members of the UCSF Campus and UCSF Health community, the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (F...


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

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


Career Tracks: Group III Supervisor and Manager Training Now Available (2016-03-13)

A recording of the Supervisor and Manager Training, along with the PowerPoint presentation, is now a...


Career Tracks: Group II Round 1 Deadline Friday, March 18 (2016-03-10)

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


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

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


Timeline for FY17 Academic Renewals and Compensation Letters (2016-03-06)

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


Career Tracks Group III: Job Descriptions Not Located During Initial Search (2016-03-06)

On Friday, March 4 Mapping Partners received a list of employees for whom job standards could not be...


Career Tracks: Group I Round 1 Feedback Results (2016-03-06)

The review for Group I’s Round 1 feedback is currently underway by the Compensation Unit and v...


Career Tracks: Midpoint of Round 1 Mapping for Group II (2016-03-06)

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


Upcoming Academic Renewal Workshops (2016-03-06)

HR Academic Shared Services will be offering four workshops focused on FY17 Academic Renewals! De...


Dedicated Career Tracks Section in HR Update (2016-02-28)

The weekly HR Update email distributed on Mondays will now have a dedicated Career Tracks ...


Shared Services Staff Manager for Teams B and E (2016-02-25)

I am excited to announce Norma Fong has accepted the Staff Manager position for teams B and E in HR ...


Career Tracks: Groups I and II Manager and Supervisor Mapping Clinics (2016-02-25)

Wonder why an employee was mapped to a specific function and/or level?   Want to share thoug...


Career Tracks: Group III Manager and Supervisor Training (2016-02-25)

Round 1 Mapping for Group III begins March 21. In an effort to ensure all supervisors and managers a...


Planning for Academic Non-Renewals, Layoffs, and Terminations (2016-02-25)

Workshop: Planning for Academic Non-Renewals, Layoffs, and Terminations Monday, March 21, 2016 &nb...


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

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


Career Tracks Group II: Materials Available to Assist Supervisors (2016-02-21)

Group II began Round 1 mapping Tuesday, Feb. 16. If you have not received a mapping spreadsheet that...


Career Tracks Group I and II: Manager and Supervisor Mapping Clinics (2016-02-21)

In order to support managers and supervisors as they continue to work through the Career Tracks Mapp...


Reminder: Nominations due March 1 for 2016 Chancellor Awards (2016-02-21)

Nominations are still being accepted for the following 2016 Chancellor Awards—deadline for sub...


LinkedIn for Managers Training Session (2016-02-21)

Ever wonder what LinkedIn is all about? Want to improve your professional networking profile? If you...


Congratulations to UCSF HR's January 2016 Employees of the Month! (2016-02-21)

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


Career Tracks: Group I Round 1 Mapping Closed Feb. 12 (2016-02-15)

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


Career Tracks Group II: Round 1 Mapping Begins Feb. 16 (2016-02-15)

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


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

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


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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

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


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...


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...


Congratulations to December 2015'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 Hero Highlight Award Recipients! (2016-01-24)

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


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...


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 ...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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

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


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...


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 ...


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 ...


January 2016 Salary Implementations (2015-12-13)

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


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 ...


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...


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 2015'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...


Congratulations to September 2015'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 ...


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...


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...


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...


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

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


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...


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

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


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...


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

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


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Congratulations to August 2015'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 ...


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...


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...


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 Impact Continuing Benefits Eligibility (2015-08-16)

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


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...


Congratulations to July 2015'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...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


Welcome Kellie Beale! (2015-07-18)

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


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...


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....


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...


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...


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

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


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...


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...


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...


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...


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) ...


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...


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...


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...


Commuter Alert: Doyle Drive Closure (2015-06-11)

Commuter Alert: Doyle Drive Closure – Thursday, July 9 at 10 p.m. through Monday, July 13...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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

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


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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

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


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...


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...


Career Tracks Information Sessions (2015-01-08)

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


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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

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


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...


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...


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...


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: Academic Calendar Guidelines for Advancement Actions (2014-03-02)

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


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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