Compensation & Strategic Rewards
Susan Wright, Manager-Compensation and Benefits Services
Susan Wright began her UCSF career in 1985 as an Employment Representative focusing on the delivery of staffing services to campus clients. In her extensive years of service, Susan served briefly as a Management Intern in the Medical Center Administration and has held a variety of progressively responsible positions in Human Resources. Susan possesses two professional certifications: Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR); a degree in History and Political Science from the University of Rochester; and a teaching credential earned at San Francisco State University. As Manager of Compensation and Strategic Rewards, Susan leads a team of Compensation Consultants who deliver strategic and operational services in the areas of organization-wide compensation and rewards for both UCSF campus and UCOP. Susan also provides staff support to the UCSF Compensation Committee in support of Senior Leadership Compensation programs.
Sheila Lester, Compensation Specialist
Sheila Lester previously worked in Human Resources at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she held a position as a receptionist and then later as a Staffing Assistant. She came to UCSF in 1997 and began working as a Client Services Representative in Central HR on a temporary basis. She became career in the same title in 1998, working with Staffing and Compensation and later providing assistance to LER. Sheila now serves as Lead Client Services Analyst for Compensation and Strategic Rewards. In her current role, she is responsible for classification and compensation services, reporting, triaging client's requests, and serving as point person for questions regarding compensation and classification. She serves as the Lead for the four Client Services Analysts within HR.
Crystal Morris, Compensation Consultant
Crystal Morris, a graduate of Howard University, joined UCSF Human Resources Department in 1989. During her many years of service, Crystal has worked as an Employment Representative, a Professional Recruiter for the then Medical Center Team, Manager of the Temporary Employment Program, and now a member of the Compensation and Strategic Rewards Unit. Crystal also served a one-year internship as Manager of Learning and Development in HR. Throughout her career, Crystal has served on the Chancellor's Advisory Committee for Diversity, Staff Issues, and Committee for the Advancement of Women and has been an active member of the Black Caucus of UCSF. In 2005, Crystal was honored to receive the Staff award for the Chancellor's Award for the Advancement of Women. In November 2009, Crystal joined the Compensation and Strategic Awards Unit continuing her long and industrious Human Resources affiliation.
Fanni MuÑoz, Compensation Specialist
Fanni Muñoz has a Master's Degree in Psychology and more than 10 years of counseling experience before starting her UCSF career in 2000 as a Client Services Representative in Central Human Resources. She worked with Staffing, Compensation, and Labor Relations, where she honed her HR skills and now serves as a Client Services Analyst for Compensation and Strategic Rewards. In her current role, she is responsible for classification and compensation services, reporting, triaging client's requests, and serving as a point person for questions regarding compensation and classification. She also holds a Professional Certification in Human Resources Management (HRM) from San Francisco State University.
Ricardo RodrÍguez-Vidal, Lead Compensation Consultant
Ricardo Rodríguez-Vidal, M.Ed., is the Lead Compensation and Rewards Consultant with the Campus Human Resources Office and a certified mediator. He provides comprehensive professional services related to classification, compensation, and strategic rewards programs; develops and administers salary programs; serves as consultant to client departments; and provides individual, departmental, and campus-wide training. Ricardo has been with UCSF since 1990 and has held a variety of positions during that time, all within Campus HR. He came to UCSF with a graduate degree in education and a number of years of experience managing the placement office of a San Francisco non-profit organization, helping develop market-relevant curriculum and successful employment counseling strategies and participating in the development of vocational training programs.