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New and Recently Revised Policies and Procedures

Recent UCOP and UCR HR policy updates:

On September 16, 2019, UCOP released the revised BFB-RMP-7, Protection of Administrative Records Containing Personally identifiable Information policy. The policy revision was undertaken to eliminate policies that are no longer needed; clarify the roles of Privacy Officials, Records Management Coordinators, and Information Practices Coordinators; and align policy with the UC Statement of Privacy Values. Additionally, the revisions align RMP-7 with the newly revised IS-3, Electronic Information Security Policy, which covers all electronic information that needs to be secured.

Effective, May 16, 2019, the University of California revised Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM)-63: Investigatory Leave to clarify the responsibilities of both the employee and university during the investigatory leave process. The policy was also reformatted with the addition of two new sections: Section III.B - Circumstances When Investigatory Leave May Be Warranted and Section III.C - Written Notice.

UCR Campus Policy 650-85: Volunteer (without salary) Appointments was revised on August 9, 2019.

Local Procedure 3: Types of Appointments (Limited) and Local Procedure 3: Types of Appointments (Partial-Year) were revised and published on March 22, 2019.

Local Procedure 3: Types of Appointments (Contracts) was revised and published on March 21, 2019.

Effective, March 5, 2019, UCOP published technical edits to eleven (11) UC policies. The technical edits ensured gender pronouns were removed from the policies listed below and replaced with gender neutral language. Additional technical edits include updates to document links, office titles and typographical amendments.

Local Procedure 20: Recruitment and Promotion was updated and published on February 13, 2019 to include the following:

  • Organizational units will be authorized to approve limited appointments for durations less than three months or less than 500 hours in any 12 consecutive months. Units must ensure compliance and communication to departments and appointees regarding these parameters.
  • Limited appointments designated for durations of less than three months or less than 500 hours in any 12 consecutive months are exempt from the requirement to competitively recruit.

UCR Policies and Procedures

In accordance with UCR Campus Policy Number: 350-11, HR will utilize HR News and ScotMemos to communicate proposed new policies and changes to existing University of California, Office of the President (UCOP) and University of California, Riverside (UCR) policies. Proposed and actual changes will also be posted on the Human Resources (HR) website at: hr.ucr.edu.