University of California, Riverside

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Chancellor's Campus Conversations - HR Summary


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Strategies

Human Resources is proud to participate in the Chancellor's Campus Conversations to discuss current opportunities and challenges facing the UCR campus. This page provides an update on activity related to the key items which were identified during the roundtable discussions.

  • Strengthen central HR functions, including support for onboarding and recruitment, better communication with units/departments, and automated systems
  • Increase staff retention and morale by offering more opportunities for professional development, internal promotion, and career advancement
  • Address staff workload, to ensure student and faculty needs are met
  • Provide pathways to hire UCR undergraduate and graduate students upon graduation

Strengthen central HR functions, including support for onboarding and recruitment, better communication with units/departments, and automated systems

Onboarding Support: FOM

Onboarding Support: FOM - Staff from across campus have collaborated on the design of a new employee onboarding process which will be part of our Future Operating Model as we transition to PeopleSoft in December 2017.

Recruitment

The Talent Acquisition & Diversity Outreach Team (TA) provides specialized recruitment services to organizational units . Please check out our menu of services and meet our talented team of professional recruiters.

Automated Systems
July 2018 iRecruit will be retired and replaced with a robust applicant tracking system: PeopleSoft Talent Acquisition Manager.
2018-2019

Transition to a web-deployed performance management tool.

Metrics
Client and new employee satisfaction, reduced time to hire and onboard, reduced recruitment cost (reduced need to contract with head-hunting firms), improved quality of applicant pools, and streamlined performance management process.

Increase staff retention and morale by offering more opportunities for professional development, internal promotion, and career advancement

 Professional Development

In 2016 Human Resources launched a framework for staff professional development. We have added courses and programs to develop staff to be successful in their jobs and accomplish their career goals. Examples of new courses include:

  • Facilitator Skills Training
  • Presentation Skills
  • Business Writing
  • Collaborative Leadership
  • Franklin Covey All Access Pass
  • People Management Certificate program (online)

Please take a moment to check out our expanded course catalog.

In recognition of the campus commitment to ongoing professional development, creation of an annual individual development plan for every employee is now part of the annual performance management process.

Career Tracks & Career Progression

Career Tracks provides employees with greater mobility and transparency for positions across the UC system. Information can be found by visiting the Career Tracks website.

Metrics
 173%
Increase in the total number of classes over the past 2 years
86%
Increase in the total number of attendees over the past 2 years
July1, 2016
UCR Professional Development courses are free to UCR staff

 Address staff workload, to ensure student and faculty needs are met

HR is helping manage staff workload through increased support for hiring processes to expedite filling of vacant positions.

Provide pathways to hire UCR undergraduate and graduate students upon graduation

HR is partnering with others on campus, including the Student Manager Initiative Committee, to:

  • Develop structured internships and part time employment to help students develop the skills that will prepare them for UCR careers upon graduation Market UCR as an employer of choice to graduating UCR students.
Metric

Increase the number of UCR graduates hired into staff positions.

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Human Resources
1201 University Ave., Suite 208
Riverside, CA 92507

Tel: (951) 827-5588
Fax: (951) 827-2672

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