Compensation & Classification

Staff Human Resources propels the University mission of education, research and public service by engaging and developing people and empowering our campus partners to build organizational strength.

UC Santa Cruz recognizes that our success is only possible through the hard work and dedication of our employees. The University considers it a priority to foster a rewarding environment that emphasizes excellence. Employee compensation plays an integral role in attracting and retaining a diverse workforce.

The Compensation Unit provides consulting services to the campus community in the following areas:

  • Compensation planning, development and administration
  • Classification and reclassification of positions
  • Implementation of wage changes
  • Salary administration and awards
  • Fair Labor Standards Act implementation and training
  • Collection and distribution of salary survey data

Staff Contact Information - Compensation Office

Mailstop: SHR | email: shr-comp-group@ucsc.edu Area Code: 831 Location: Scotts Valley Center, 100 Enterprise Way
Shelby Young Compensation & Operations Manager 459-2223 syoung@ucsc.edu
Karen Schloss Principal Compensation / Classification Analyst & CruzPay Supervisor 459-1258 keschlos@ucsc.edu
Beverly Cranford Senior CruzPay Analyst 459-1579
750-9241
bcranfor@ucsc.edu
Benjamin Short Principal Compensation & Classification Analyst 459-1869 bshort@ucsc.edu
Kristin Mellon Compensation & Classification Analyst
889-8314
kmellon@ucsc.edu
Victoria Iriberri Compensation Generalist 459-1870 viriberr@ucsc.edu
Laura Buchanan Compensation Generalist 459-2878 llbuchan@ucsc.edu