Recent Benefits Articles

Retirement Planning FAQs (2017-09-10)


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...


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 ...


UCSF Residents and Fellows Insurance - Departmental Premium Contributions 2017-2018 (2017-08-07)


Anthem Blue Cross Evidence of Coverage Booklet 2017 (2017-08-07)


Anthem Blue PPO Prescription Drug Program 2017 (2017-08-07)


Health Net HMO Plan Summary (2017-05-25)


Insurance Plan Rates 2017-2018 (2017-05-25)


Blue Cross PPO Plan Summary (2017-05-25)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Departmental Premium Rates 2017-2018 (2017-05-21)


COBRA Rates 2017-2018 (2017-05-14)


Health Net HMO: How to Select a Primary Care Physician (2017-04-30)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Declaration of Domestic Partnership (2017-04-30)


Residents and Fellows Insurance Action Form (2017-04-27)


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...


Social Security: Planning for Retirement (2017-03-06)


Untitled (2017-03-05)


Medicare Enrollment for Employees (2017-03-04)


FAQ’s: Medicare Enrollment for Employees (2017-03-02)


Ticket to Your UC Retirement Presentation (2017-03-01)


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

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


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...


GME Insurance Database Instructions (2017-02-07)


Expediting Eligibility (2017-01-24)


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...


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...


Pregnancy Disability Leave Workshop Flyer, January 2017 (2016-12-20)


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...


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: ...


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

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


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...


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

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


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...


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...


Open Enrollment for Postdoctoral Scholars 2017 (2016-10-24)

Open Enrollment for Postdoctoral Scholars 2017 will start on Oct. 27 at 8 a.m. and will end on ...


Open Enrollment Help Desks (2016-10-23)

UCSF FACULTY, STAFF AND MEDICAL CENTER EMPLOYEES Open Enrollment Begins 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. ...


Continuing Eligibility for Benefits (2016-10-16)

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


New Employee Benefits Overview for Postdocs (2016-10-10)

UC’s Health & Welfare and Retirement benefits are an important part of your total compensa...


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...


Your UC Retirement Plan (2016-09-07)


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

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


Anthem Blue Cross Member Resources (2016-08-22)


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...


Health Plan Comparisons 2016-2017 (2016-05-30)


Cobra Rates 2016-2017 (2016-05-30)


COBRA Information (2016-05-30)


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...


GME Program Coodinators FAQs (2016-04-20)


Health Net HMO Mental Health Care Summary (2016-04-20)


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...


Health Sciences Compensation (HSC): Voluntary Life and AD and D Enrollment Form (2016-04-06)


Health Sciences Compensation (HSC): Voluntary Life and AD and D Enrollment Outside of PIE Process Document for HR Generalists (2016-04-06)


Health Sciences Compensation (HSC): Long-Term Disability Process Document for HR Generalists (2016-04-05)


Health Sciences Compensation (HSC): Long-Term Disability Claim Process and Instructions (2016-04-05)


Health Sciences Compensation (HSC): Long-Term Disability Claim Form (2016-04-05)


Health Sciences Compensation (HSC): Basic Life and AD and D (2016-04-05)

Automatic/employer paid Benefit:  2 times annual “Y” salary up to $200,000 (on...


Health Sciences Compensation (HSC): Basic Life and AD and D Insurance Claim Process Document for HR Generalists (2016-04-05)


Health Sciences Compensation (HSC): Basic Life and AD and D Conversion Policy Process for HR Generalists (2016-04-05)


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...


Imputed Income for Postdoctoral Scholars (2016-01-13)


Health Net - Evidence of Coverage Booklet (2016-01-13)


VSP Evidence of Coverage (2016-01-13)


CORE Benefit Package (2016-01-11)


COBRA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (2016-01-11)


Appointment and Job Changes (revised) (2016-01-07)


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

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


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

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


Residents and Clinical Fellows - VSP Plan Summary 2014 (2015-12-17)


Postdoctoral Scholars Retirement Program FAQs (2015-12-09)


BELI Resource Sheet with ACA Compliance (2015-11-29)


Episode 2 - Appointment Extensions and Job Changes (2015-11-29)


Missed Enrollment Action - Campus Employees (2015-11-29)

Employees who have missed their Enrollment Period/Open Enrollment, seeking an exception should compl...


Affordable Care Act - Information for HR Professionals, Managers, PI's (2015-11-09)

Affordable Care Act: Information for HR Professionals, Department Managers and Principal Investigato...


Benefits Eligibility quick View Guide (2015-11-08)


Benefits Eligibility Scenarios (2015-11-08)


Benefits Eligibility ACA Training - Episode 1 (2015-11-08)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - GME Health and Welfare Benefits FAQs (2015-11-02)


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...


Residents and Clinical Fellows - GME Insurance Contacts (2015-10-22)


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...


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

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


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

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


How to Report a Disability Claim (2015-07-15)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Delta Dental PPO EOC (2015-07-08)


UC Safe Harbor (DC Plan), 403(b) and 457(b) FAQs (2015-06-16)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Beneficiary Designation Form (2015-06-16)


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...


UCSF Residents and Fellows Insurance: Departmental Premium Contributions 2015-2016 (2015-05-31)


Departmental Rates Cobra Rates 2015-2016 (2015-05-31)


Health Insurance: The Basics (2015-05-31)


Prescription Coverage Summary 2015 (2015-05-25)


Health Net Prescription Claim Form (2015-05-25)


Health Plan Comparisons 2015-2016 (2015-05-20)


Cobra Rates 2015-2016 (2015-05-20)


Departmental Rates and Cobra Rates 2014-2015 (2015-05-20)


Departmental Rates and Cobra Rates 2015-2016 (2015-05-20)


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...


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Health Sciences Compensation Plan, Voluntary Life Insurance Rate Sheet (2014-11-06)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Medical Plan Rates (2014-10-05)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - CHIP Premium Assistance Subsidy (2014-10-01)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - COBRA Acknowledgment Form (2014-09-30)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Delta Dental PPO Plan Summary 2014 (2014-09-30)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - 2014 Departmental Premium Contributions (2014-09-30)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Disability/Life and AD and D (2014-09-30)

Disability Insurance Residents and Clinical Fellows are automatically enrolled in the Cigna Plan ...


COBRA Information for Residents and Clinical Fellows (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - VSP Choice Network Directory (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Overview of Dental and Vision Coverage (2014-09-26)

Residents and Clinical Fellows - Overview of Dental and Vision Coverage   Dental Coverage...


Residents and Clinical Fellows - ACA Notice (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Imputed Income (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - ABC RX Copay Summary (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - ABC Member Claim Form (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - ABC Mail Order Pharmacy Instructions (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - ABC Prescription Drug Reimbursement Form (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Health Net Claim Form (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Health Net Prescription Claim Form (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Medical Plan Options (2014-09-26)

Medical Plan Options for Residents and Clinical Fellows The University provides you and your elig...


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Health Net Prescription Benefit Summary (2014-09-26)


Residents and Clinical Fellows - Information for GME Program Coordinators (2014-09-26)

GME Insurance Database - for GME Program Coordinators GME Insurance Database Instructions UC...


Statement of Health Application and Enrollment Instructions (2014-05-19)

To apply for or increase your coverage in the Supplemental Life Plan or to enroll eligible depend...


Considering Retirement (2014-05-19)

Obtain an estimate of your University of California Retirement Plan (UCRP) benefit by visiting the "Retirement Estimator" page via your At Your Service Online account.


Making Benefits Changes (2014-05-18)

Employees newly hired and/or newly appointed into a position which provides a greater level of benef...


Retirement Planning (2014-05-17)

Fidelity Retirement Services Access your UC Retirement Savings Programs. Enroll, change, can...


Residents and Fellows Landing Page (2014-04-12)

Health Benefits For UCSF Residents and Clinical Fellows UCSF offers its residents and fellows a c...


Postdoctoral Scholars (2014-04-12)

Open Enrollment for Postdoctoral Scholars Open Enrollment Begins 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 and Ends ...


New Employee Benefits Overview for Faculty and Staff (2014-03-21)

This one-hour orientation is intended to empower employees newly eligible for UC benefits to make informed decisions regarding their benefits options during their Period of Initial Eligibility (PIE).


Pregnancy Disability Leave Workshop (2014-03-21)

The Pregnancy Disability Leave Workshop for Campus Staff is intended to enable you to create a personalized plan for your leave. 


Health Sciences Compensation (HSC): Long-Term Disability Insurance ()

Automatic/employer paid 90-day waiting period Benefit: 60% of “Y” monthly salary ...


Recent Compensation Articles

FY18 STAR Plan Program Administrator Webinar, Aug. 2017 (2017-09-19)


FY18 STAR Award Payment Calendar (2017-08-22)


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...


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 Award Employee Notification (2017-08-20)


FY18 STAR Award Employee Notification via Email (2017-08-20)


Exceptional Equity Request Form (2017-08-17)


Compensation Org Chart (2017-08-09)


Student Intern Form (2017-08-09)


FY18 STAR Recognition Program (2017-07-12)

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


FY18 Salary Ranges - Effective May 21, 2017 (2017-07-11)


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...


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...


Updated FY18 Salary Ranges (2017-05-17)

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


2017 UCSF Campus Salary Equity Principles (2017-05-17)


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...


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"...


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...


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

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


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

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


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...


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

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


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...


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: 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...


Supervisors Guide for P1 to P2 Positions Final (2017-01-29)


Teamsters' Represented Clerical and Allied Services Employees (CX Unit) (2017-01-24)


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

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


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...


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...


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

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


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...


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

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


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

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


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: Reconsideration Clinics (2016-12-05)

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


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

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


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...


Compensation Responsibility Matrix (2016-12-02)


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

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


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 ...


Manager FLSA Training (2016-11-12)


Employee FLSA Training (2016-11-04)


FAQ: Biweekly Pay Transition (2016-10-31)


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...


Career Tracks Exceptional Equity Request Form (2016-10-30)


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...


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...


NEW: Department of Labor Updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act for Academic and Staff Employees (2016-10-17)

Due to a recent change in the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), most full-time and part-time ...


Transition Assistance Memo (2016-10-17)


HBS Job Aid: How to View Vacation Balances (2016-10-17)


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...


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

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


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

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


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 Wage Implementations (2016-09-11)

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


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...


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...


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 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...


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 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 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 ...


Career Tracks Job Function Summaries (2016-08-18)


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...


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 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: 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: Additional Communication Launch - NEXT UP (2016-08-14)

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


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...


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: 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: 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: Mapping Clinics Continue (2016-08-03)

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


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,...


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 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...


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 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...


Comprehensive Listing of Job Families and Functions (2016-07-14)


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, ...


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 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. ...


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 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...


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 Begins Monday, June 20 (2016-06-12)

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


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 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 Talking Points for Managers and Supervisors (2016-06-12)


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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

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


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...


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...


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 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 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: 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...


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...


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 ...


FY16-17 Salary Program Announcement (2016-04-03)


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...


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 ...


UCSF 2015-16 Salary Program (2016-04-03)

General Information and Timeline 3% Control Point Merit Increase 1% Focal Point Salary E...


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...


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...


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: 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: 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...


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 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: 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...


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...


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 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...


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 ...


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...


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 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...


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 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. ...


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 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...


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 ...


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,...


Career Tracks Job Standards (2016-01-10)


Career Tracks Job Description Templates (2016-01-10)


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

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


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

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


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 ...


January 2016 Salary Implementations (2015-12-13)

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


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

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


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...


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...


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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...


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...


Career Tracks Salary Structure (2015-08-11)


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,...


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

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


Has Your HR Representative Changed? (2015-07-27)

Staffing the new specialized Labor and Employee Relations (LER), Compensation, and Postdoc Shared Se...


Welcome Kellie Beale! (2015-07-18)

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


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...


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...


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) ...


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...


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...


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...


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


The Classification / Reclassification Process (2014-09-25)

Overview The process of classification involves the assignment of a set of duties and responsibil...


Stipends (2014-09-25)

Stipends are methods of providing additional compensation when employees are temporarily assigned si...


Salary Equity Guidelines (2014-08-18)


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...


Recent Disability Management Articles

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...


Dancing Outside the Box Flyer (2016-10-13)


Requesting a Leave of Absence (2016-02-12)

Requesting a Leave of Absence Employees may request a leave of absence related to: Pregnancy, ...


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...


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...


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Supervisor Incident Protocol (2014-09-17)

An "Incident" is: A near miss (but no exposure, injury or illness occurs), or An e...


Supervisor's Guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (2014-09-08)

This guide provides a broad overview of the 1993 Federal Family and Medical Leave Act. The Departmen...


Your Rights and Obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (2014-09-08)


Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Process (2014-09-08)

Supervisor’s Guide to FMLA Introduction Key Provisions Guide for Administering Routin...


Factsheets and Resources (2014-08-04)

Factsheets and Resources Your Guide to UC Disability Benefits Partial Disability Fa...


Priority Reassignment (2014-08-04)

Definition: Priority Reassignment is a preferential employment process whereby an employee with a...


Reasonable Accommodation Aid (2014-08-04)

The following aid is designed to help department managers and supervisors respond to ...


Pregnancy Disability Leave Workshop (2014-03-21)

The Pregnancy Disability Leave Workshop for Campus Staff is intended to enable you to create a personalized plan for your leave. 


Recent Executive Compensation Articles

UCSF MSP Approval Authority Matrix (2017-10-12)


Approval Authority Matrix for MSP Administrators (2017-10-10)


Executive Compensation Data Gathering Form (2017-02-27)


Senior Management Group: Conflicts of Interest and Outside Professional Activities (2017-02-20)


UCSF SMG HBS Reporting Procedures (2017-02-20)


Executive Compensation (2017-01-30)


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


UCSF Senior Management Group Service Center (2014-05-26)

The UCSF Senior Management Group (SMG) Service Center serves campus and UCSF Health employees whose ...


Approved Actions (2014-05-26)


UCOP Salary Actions (2014-05-26)


Recent Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Articles

FSAP Postdoctoral Training Program (2017-10-23)

UCSF is the second largest employer in San Francisco with approximately 23,000 employees working at ...


8-Week Mindfulness-Based Course (2017-10-19)

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) offers mindfulness-based courses for faculty, staff,...


The Physician's Existential Dilemma (2017-09-30)

By Ana Dolatabadi, Psy.D., M.A.  The physician’s encounter with patient suffering and ...


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 ...


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...


FSAP Brochure (2017-01-25)


Consent to Release Information Form (2016-09-29)


Threat Management Investigation Guide (2016-09-29)


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...


Resident Wellness Articles (2015-06-30)

Below are past article contributions to UCSF’s quarterly Residents Report: The Physician...


When the Bedpan Hits the Fan: Anger Management for Physicians (2015-06-30)

By Andrew L. Parker, Ph.D. Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Just as the level and complexity...


It's Up to You, Will You Thrive or Just Survive Your Residency? (2015-06-30)

By Michelle Sokoloff, PsyD Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Becoming a skilled physician inv...


The Art of Sleeping: Setting the Stage for Sleep During Your Residency (2015-06-30)

By Rachel D. Steinberg, Psy.D. Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Sleep is an essential compon...


Self Care During Your Residency: You Can't Take Care of Others If You Don't Take Care of Yourself (2015-06-30)

By Rob Starkey, Psy.D. Faculty and Staff Assistance Program The stresses of residency are numero...


Brief Mindfulness Exercises for the Busy Physician (2015-06-30)

By Manuel Manotas, Psy.D. Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Imagine you are about to make an ...


Compassion Fatigue: An Occupational Risk for Physicians (2015-06-30)

By Jamine Ergas, PsyD Faculty and Staff Assistance Program Residency and Fellowship is a very st...


Self-Compassion as a Healthier Motivator (2015-06-30)

By Toni R. Galace, Psy.D. Faculty and Staff Assistance Program As residents you constantly juggl...


Developing Self-Compassion During Residency (2015-06-30)

By Joseph Zamaria, PsyD Faculty and Staff Assistance Program The time that you spend in residenc...


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Drugs (2014-09-09)

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Club Drugs Resources (NIDA) Cocaine Reso...


External Resources (2014-09-08)

Addiction Alcohol National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Alcoholism Infor...


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

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


Optimism: How It Can Work For You (2014-08-14)

"An optimist is the human personification of spring." —Susan J. Bissonette Many ...


Liberate Yourself Through Forgiveness (2014-08-14)

"Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude." —Martin Luther ...


Beginning to Understand Our Emotional Intelligence (2014-08-14)

Only in recent years has there emerged a scientific model of the emotional mind that explains how so...


Setting Healthy Workplace Boundaries (2014-08-14)

When we talk about interpersonal or workplace boundaries, it can sometimes be a difficult concept to...


Balancing Your Internet Use (2014-08-14)

We spend a lot of time on our computers while at work, but what about at home? The Internet has prov...


Beat Procrastination Now, Stop Putting It Off (2014-08-14)

Procrastination can stop you from achieving things of which you are capable and hinder growth in you...


Basics of Anger Management (2014-08-14)

Anger is a feeling that is among the most frequently verbalized emotion for both children and adults...


How We Change, Stages of Change (2014-08-14)

The one constant in life is change, and those changes come in a variety of ways. Often we focus on c...


Managing Uncertainty in Times of Change (2014-08-14)

As we are all aware, UCSF is enduring budget cuts, which will have a significant impact on our Campu...


Elderly Caregiving: Choices, Challenges, and Resources for the Family (2014-08-14)

By many estimates, the group of American citizens 65 years and older will quadruple in the next thre...


Managing Ourselves During Difficult Global Times (2014-08-14)

With a brief survey of the tragic national and international events covered by the media over the pa...


Preventing Parental Burnout: Coping Strategies for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities (2014-08-14)

When a child is diagnosed with learning disabilities, all of the attention is focused on helping the...


Foods and Moods During the Holiday Season (2014-08-14)

For many of us, our food intake may be a way of suppressing or soothing particular thoughts or feeli...


Ways to Enjoy the Holiday Season (2014-08-14)

The weather has turned chilly, and the calendar on your desk is getting thinner. All clues that the ...


Articles for Better Health (2014-08-12)

Self-Improvement Achieving Good Mental Health Re-Energize with Self-Care Using Exercise to...


Achieving Good Mental Health (2014-08-12)

Most Americans believe that good emotional health is just as important as good physical health. In f...


Reenergize with Self-Care (2014-08-12)

Taking care of you is probably one of the most important things you can do. Caring for yourself...


Using Exercise to Enhance Your Mood (2014-08-12)

Most of us know that exercise has a definite physiological benefit. Physicians have prescribed exerc...


A Personal Strategy for Engaging and Building Your Resilience (2014-08-12)

How do we deal with difficult events that change our lives such as the loss of a job, serious illnes...


Meet the FSAP Team (2014-06-26)

Andrew Parker, Ph.D., FSAP Manager Andrew L. Parker, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist with the F...


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Recent Health Care Facilitator Program Articles

One Medical Flyer 2017 (2017-10-23)


Primary Care options Flyer (2017-10-22)


2018 Open Enrollment Help Desk Schedule (2017-10-18)


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 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...


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Become Your Own Patient Advocate (2014-05-04)

Resources for selecting a health plan, provider, getting the most from your plan and what you can do...


About the Health Care Facilitator Program (2014-05-01)

Learn more about the program and the services we provide. Would you like to better understand and...


Health Care Facilitator Program (2014-04-07)

The Health Care Facilitator program aims to empower all employees and retirees to fully access their...


Recent HR Academy Articles

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...


Navigating the Campus HR Forms Page (2017-03-06)

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


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...


Communications Script Handout (2015-04-07)


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Recent HR Business Services Articles

HR Funding Model and Billing FAQs PDF (2017-01-24)


HR Funding Model and Billing FAQs (2014-06-17)

View FAQs in PDF format (Updated January 2017) What is changing with the HR Billing proce...


Recent HR Information Systems Articles

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...


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Recent Labor & Employee Relations Articles

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

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


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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, ...


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

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


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...


PPSM Local Implementing Procedures: PPSM-2.210: Absence from Work (AFW)--Maximum Vacation/PTO Leave (2017-02-27)


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...


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 ...


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...


CX Contract Expiration (2017-01-04)


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

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


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

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


2016-2017 UCSF Campus Annual Policy Notification (2016-12-15)


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...


LER Officer of the Day, December 2016 (2016-12-04)


Impairment Guidelines 2016-09 (2016-10-20)


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...


Telecommuting Agreement Template (2016-09-20)


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...


Statement from Diversity and Outreach and Human Resources on Abusive Conduct and Bullying (2016-09-15)


Campus Labor and Employee Relations Assignments (2016-08-01)


Teamsters Day of Action (2016-06-19)

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


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, ...


Remote Work Guidelines and Resources (2016-06-06)

Overview      Remote Work Resources...


Remote Worker Agreement Template (2016-06-06)


Receipt of University Equipment (2016-06-05)


Home Safety Checklist for Telecommuting (2016-06-05)


Telecommuting Guidelines and Resources (2016-06-01)

Overview      Telecommuting Resourc...


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 ...


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...


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...


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

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


December LER Officer of the Day Calendar (2015-12-13)


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...


UCSF Whistleblower Policies and Procedures (2015-10-15)

University of California Office of the President UC Whistleblower website University of Californi...


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...


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...


Has Your HR Representative Changed? (2015-07-27)

Staffing the new specialized Labor and Employee Relations (LER), Compensation, and Postdoc Shared Se...


Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Form: CNA Nurse Employees (NX) (2015-05-21)


Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Form: CUE Clerical Employees (CX) (2015-05-21)


Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Form: Health Care Professional Employees (HX) (2015-05-21)


Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Form: Patient Care Technical Employees (EX) (2015-05-21)


Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Form: Professional and Support Staff (PSS) (non-exempt) Employees (2015-05-21)


Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Form: Research Support Professionals (RX) (2015-05-21)


Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Form: Service Employees (SX) (2015-05-21)


Compensatory Time Off (CTO) Election Form: Technical Employees (TX) (2015-05-21)


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...


Access Guidelines (2015-01-26)


PPSM-70 Claim Form (2014-12-02)


PPSM-70 Local Implementing Procedures: Complaint Resolution (2014-12-02)


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Bargaining Units and Contracts (2014-11-03)


Voluntary Catastrophic Leave Sharing Program (2014-10-08)

I. Policy The Catastrophic Leave Sharing Program permits temporary salary and benefits continuati...


Critical Position Background Checks (2014-10-06)

In order to minimize risks to campus safety and security, final candidates for and/or employees who ...


UCSF Guidelines and Policies (2014-10-06)

  Welcome to UCSF Guidelines and Policies There are many university policies, covering a ...


Flextime Scheduling: Guidelines and Procedures (2014-10-06)

I. Objective To allow employees flexibility in scheduling their work hours within the policy requ...


PPSM Additional Premium Holidays (2014-10-06)

In order to maintain a consistent practice with the competitive health care market and facilitate be...


Health-Related Titles (2014-10-06)


PPSM Local Implementing Procedures: PPSM 60-Layoff and Reduction in Time (2014-10-06)


PPSM Local Implementing Procedures: PPSM-2.210: Absence from Work (AFW)--Maximum Vacation/PTO Leave (2014-10-06)


Substance Abuse in the Workplace Policy (2014-10-06)


PPSM 70 Implementing Procedures - Campus (2014-09-29)


Zero Tolerance Standard for Workplace Violence (2014-07-17)

UCSF is committed to maintaining a safe workplace that is free from threats and acts of intimidation...


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...


Recent Learning and Development Articles

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

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


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...


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Professional Staff Development Fall 2014 Series (2014-08-21)


New Professional Staff Development Series--Fall Series (2014-08-16)

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


New 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...


Recent Service Center A Articles

UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Recent Service Center B Articles

UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Recent Service Center C Articles

UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Recent Service Center E Articles

UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Recent Shared Services Articles

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...


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

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


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...


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

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


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 ...


Staff Renewals 2017 (2017-03-29)

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


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...


Upcoming Academic Renewal Workshops (2017-03-05)

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


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...


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...


Speadsheet: HCOMP faculty salary increases over 10 percent (2017-02-26)


FY18 Academic Renewal Timeline (2017-02-26)


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...


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...


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...


Performance Evaluation Process 2016 (2016-08-25)

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


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...


Upcoming Academic Renewal Workshops (2016-03-06)

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


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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

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


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...


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

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


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

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


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...


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...


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

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


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

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


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

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


Has Your HR Representative Changed? (2015-07-27)

Staffing the new specialized Labor and Employee Relations (LER), Compensation, and Postdoc Shared Se...


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...


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

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


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


PPSM 70 Implementing Procedures - Campus (2014-09-29)


Recent Talent Acquisition Articles

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...


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...


Quick Hire One Pager (2017-08-22)


Quick Hire Status and Timeline (2017-08-22)


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...


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...


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...


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...


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

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


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...


SRS Enhancement to Support Compliance Reporting (2015-04-16)

To support reporting requirements for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), th...


Search Firm Guidelines (2015-02-16)

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


Resume Supplement/Conviction History Form (2015-02-16)


Verbal Offer Guidelines (2015-02-16)


New Talent Acquisition Resources (2015-02-16)

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


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

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


Rehired Retiree Process and Policy (2014-12-10)


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Search for A Job at UCSF (2014-10-08)

  • Search openings. View all current opportunities or search on specific criteria to find jobs that match your interests.
  • Submit resume/CV. You may send your resume/CV without submitting to a specific job.


Reemployment of UC Retired Employees Policy Guidelines and Process (2014-08-18)

Effective January 1, 2009, the new Policy on Reemployment of UC Retired Employees into Senior Manage...


Policy and Approval Process for Rehired Retirees into Staff Positions (2014-08-18)


Employees and Applicants: Frequently Asked Questions About the UCSF Career Site (2014-08-11)


Recent Temporary Employment Articles

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...


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Excellence Through Community Engagement Learning (EXCEL) (2014-05-06)

The EXCEL program (formerly the Community Outreach Internship Program) is a clerical/administrative ...


Recent Transactional Services Articles

June 2017 Separations Deadlines (2017-06-08)

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


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Recent Workers Compensation Articles

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...


Workers' Compensation Pharmacy Benefit Network Brochure (2015-04-12)


UCSF Office of the Registrar Academic and Holiday Calendar (2014-11-13)


Workers Compensation Payroll Calculator (Legacy) (2014-09-30)


Supervisor Incident Protocol (2014-09-17)

An "Incident" is: A near miss (but no exposure, injury or illness occurs), or An e...


Worker's Compensation Facts for Employees (2014-09-17)

REPORTING AN INJURY OR ILLNESS -Top- When should I report an injury or illness? If the injur...


Workers' Compensation Policies and Other Resources (2014-09-12)

General Policies and Resources University of California Workers' Compensation Self Insuran...


Workers' Compensation General Information (2014-09-11)

What It Is Since 1913, California Workers’ Compensation law has guaranteed prompt, automati...


Workers' Compensation Benefits (2014-09-11)

Medical Care  Your claims administrator will pay all reasonable and necessary medical care f...


Reporting Work-Connected Fatalities and Serious Injuries (2014-09-11)

In the event of a work-related fatality or an injury serious enough to require inpatient hospitaliza...


Workers' Compensation Contact Information (2014-09-11)

Campus Disability Management Services 3333 California St. Suite 330 San Francisco, CA 9414...


Employee Incident Protocol (2014-09-03)

Form: Employee Incident Report (EIR) An "Incident" is: A near miss (but no e...


Worker's Compensation Policies And Resources (2014-08-04)

Worker's Compensation Self Insurance Policy About the systemwide workers compensation progr...


Workers' Compensation Medical Provider Information (2014-06-23)

Primary Treating Physician (PTP)  Your primary treating physician (PTP) is the doctor with o...