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June 26, 2023

June 23, 2023

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Dear GSAOs and Department Managers,

May 10, 2023

May 5, 2023

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Dear SHARE Region, 

As you begin to enter lecturer appointment requests on the Smartsheet, we wanted to clarify the entry process regarding steps/points and salaries. 

Since the salaries listed on the appointment letters are inclusive of the range adjustment, SHARE would like for departments to enter whatever is on the appointment letters onto the Smartsheet. We are uncertain of when the new IX salary scales for 2023-2024 will come out, but in the meantime: 

April 28, 2023

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Dear SHARE Region,

We are getting ready to process Lecturer separations. In an effort to ensure that we do not end lecturer appointments that you intend to reappoint, we ask that you please take a few minutes to review the Lecturer End Date report and inform us what action is required for the appointment by completing column A.

April 27, 2023

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Hello SHARE Region,

Thank you to those of you that met with us this last Wednesday for our Spring meeting. Below are some useful resources from our meeting.

  • Here is the meeting recording of the Spring meeting on 4/19/2023

April 25, 2023

Full article on BRS website.

April 16, 2023

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Dear SHARE Region,

We have some important HR updates to share with you about upcoming deadlines.

Lecturer Deadlines:

Sarah Jarquin is back from leave and will be spearheading our Lecturer hiring efforts for the SHARE Region along with Danielle Molina this year. Please note that we will not be creating a new smartsheet this year.

April 4, 2023

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We are pleased to announce this year’s Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Award Program for staff covered by Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and for clerical staff covered by the CX bargaining unit. The STAR Award program this year includes the SPOT Award (up to a maximum of $500): 

  • The SPOT Award (up to a maximum of $500 per award, but may be lower than $500) is designed to recognize a significant and outstanding contribution(s) on a particular effort above and beyond position duties.

March 28, 2023

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Dear SHARE Region,

Summer sessions hiring continues to begin earlier year over year. In order to reduce unnecessary onboarding we will be placing ASE/GSRs on short work breaks (SWB) over the summer like we have done over the past three years. The units that will be exempt from this will be Space Sciences Laboratory, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

Here are some short work break details to share: 

March 8, 2023

2023 processes announced by SSALL and BRS HR Manager, Supervisors.

March 6, 2023

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Dear SHARE Region,  

For your eligible faculty with available funding that can be used for summer ninths compensation (such as endowed chair funds, start-up funds, etc.), I am writing today to let you know that Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) will begin collecting the information this month to set up summer salary payments. 

February 28, 2023

APO announced this news to the campus in an email on 2/21/23.

February 24, 2023

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Dear SHARE Region,

I hope you are all doing well! Below are some important HR updates, we would like to share with you.

Staffing Changes:

We have recently made some changes to our organizational structure and we have promoted Ana Chavez to Operations Supervisor. As a result, we have been working diligently at finding her replacement and have promoted Nicole Villagran-Tartari to HR Partner.

February 13, 2023

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We hope you are doing well so far this semester. We know everyone is navigating change and uncertainty and hope you are taking care of yourselves. We have a couple of quick items to share with you. 

Preventing Late Pay Grievances:

December 13, 2022

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We understand how much stress everyone has been under lately and hope you had a chance to rest and relax over the weekend. We wanted to share a few upcoming deadlines, however we will be as flexible as possible, so think of them as guidelines for helping us complete them as timely as possible. 

Purchasing Deadlines before curtailment:

October 28, 2022

Dear Campus Colleagues, 

I am following up on my recent email from 9/23/22 (see attached)where I outlined the details you need to know for the Spring ‘23 ASE/GSR and Lecturer Hires actions. I wanted to remind you about some important details:

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Dear Campus Colleagues, 

We hope this email finds you well! We kindly ask you to cascade this to your Academic Analysts.

As we approach the end of Fall Semester, we wanted to provide you with a couple of reminders for Lecturers to ensure they are processed timely and their pay and benefits are not impacted:

October 24, 2022

This is a link to the BRS News article.

October 17, 2022

This is a link to the BRS News article of 10/13/22.