These resources feature information about human resources topics for UC Santa Cruz staff and applicants. It includes excerpts, examples, and summaries of policies, as well as references to benefits that include eligibility requirements. The reader is encouraged to refer to the full text of University policies, collective bargaining agreements, and other official source documents, which take precedence over the information on this site.

A-Z Form Finder
Find links to frequently used Staff Human Resources forms.

A-Z Local Process/Resource Locator
The University of California Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) governs the employment relationship between the University and managers, supervisors and professional staff who are not represented by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (union). UC Santa Cruz has developed local processes for implementing policy and collective bargaining agreements. Be sure to consult the universitywide policies, collective bargaining agreements and the corresponding UC Santa Cruz implementing processes for guidance.

Worksheets for New Recruitment Requests and Job Offers:

  • Position Control Request - Use the Job Builder tool to create a new position or update an existing position or job description. Positions track details for a specific job in a specific department, location, union, and funding source regardless of whether an incumbent exists.
  • Job Opening Request Form - Used by the hiring unit to request a new job opening (open recruitment, campus only recruitment, non-recruitment, waiver of recruitment) and to identify selected candidate(s).
  • Existing IT Requests in ServiceNow - Select "Ticket Status" to see your open requests.

UC Office of the President, Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM)
This manual contains the universitywide personnel policies that apply to staff members at the University of California.

Bargaining Agreements
For terms and conditions pertaining to employees who are exclusively represented by a collective bargaining agreement (union).

UC Santa Cruz Administrative Policies
Built on the efforts of campus policy and procedure "owners", this site is designed to make policy and procedure information widely accessible so that members of the campus community can make decisions and streamline campus administrative processes with the knowledge that their actions conform with official campus policies. In addition, such information provides a basis for individual and departmental accountability.

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Getting Help

For additional assistance please reach out to your Employee Relations team member. Their contact information can be found on our Locate Your Team page.