HR Update; May 13, 2011
In this Edition
- New Location for HR/AP All-Hands Meeting, May 18
- UCSF Reorganizes Diversity-Related Efforts Under One Office
- UCSF May Wellness Activities and Champions Walk
- Influencing Without Authority
- UC Retirement Readiness Education Programs for Faculty & Staff
New Location for Human Resources/Academic Personnel All-Hands Meeting, May 18
In order to accommodate all attendees to participate in Human Resources/Academic Personnel All Hands meeting on May 18 from 2-4 PM, the meeting will now be held at the Laurel Heights Auditorium.
As we are finalizing details of the OE AP/HR transition, we want to meet with the staff HR and AP community to share where we are to date and what will be happening over the next several months.
At the meeting we will present:
- The new HR/AP service delivery model
- The staffing strategy and recruitment process to staff the new organization
- The composition of the shared services clusters (which departments are grouped together)
- The overall implementation plan and timeline
We strongly encourage you to attend so that you can learn about the plans for the new AP/HR organization. For those of you who cannot attend, the meeting will be recorded and posted on the OE website. I want to acknowledge and thank those of you who have been actively participating in the various work groups and I look forward to meeting with you on May 18th.
UCSF Reorganizes Diversity-Related Efforts Under One Office
As part of UCSF’s ongoing commitment to strengthening diversity and outreach, the University is coordinating and consolidating programs under the recently formed Office of Diversity and Outreach. The restructuring also reflects the University’s work to achieve operational excellence and efficiencies.
“Establishing a centralized office will facilitate greater collaboration, improve our effectiveness and serve as the lynch pin for cultural transformation on our campus,” said Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD, who was named vice chancellor for diversity and outreach in December 2010. “We will coordinate and assess diversity activities on campus and identify areas of need so as to implement more diversity training and accountability measures.”
Several departments and units including Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity, Sexual Harassment Prevention and Resolution and the LGBT Resource Center will now fall under the umbrella of the diversity office overseen by Navarro. To see the full article, click here.
UCSF May Wellness Activities and Champions Walk
Living Well @ UCSF invites the entire UCSF campus community to the upcoming Living Well events and activities. Several events and activities will be available from May 1 to May 18, concluding with the UCSF Champions Walk on May 18.
Participants in the UCSF Champions Walk will receive a free T-shirt compliments of our UC wellness sponsors: StayWell and Kaiser Permanente (while supplies last). Organized walks will take place at Parnassus, Mission Bay, Mt. Zion, SFGH and Laurel Heights. All walks will begin at noon, but please arrive 15 minutes early to pick up your T-shirt.
Please register in advance for one of these walks at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XSM5XND
Whether you walk, attend a lecture, get greener at EarthFest or get your 10 Minute Recess on, please join your UCSF friends and colleagues in celebration of National Health & Fitness month!
Influencing Without Authority
Friday, May 20th 8:30 to 12:30, Laurel Heights Regents Room S-1
Effectively exercising influence even when you may not have the formal authority to mandate action is a challenge we all face. This workshop explores the primary strategies of influence – and provides frameworks and tools to select the most appropriate strategy for the circumstances.
The course will be presented by Raj Kapur of the Center for Project Management.
Log on to the UC Learning Center at https://learningcenter.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/ and search for “Influencing” in the search box to register
Free UC Retirement Readiness Education Programs for Faculty & Staff
Are you ready for retirement? Start to plan now - it’s never too early. Check the Retirement Readiness Workshop Schedules for new listings today!
Did You Know? You may attend a workshop at any UC campus. Just check the schedule for your preferred location and sign up online.
UC Retirement Plan (UCRP): UC’s Defined Benefit Plan
- Schedule “The Features of UCRP” workshop for your department - click here
- Read about The Future of UCRP
The UC Retirement Savings Programs: 403(b), 457(b) & Defined Contribution (DCP Plans)
- Attend a Workshop at a location near you and make your reservation online - click here for the schedule
- Arrange to have these workshops at a meeting in your department – click here
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