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Human Resources

Human Resources is here to serve our community of educators in Stockton, Sacramento and San Francisco. Our role is to identify and support the employment-related needs of our faculty and staff, job seekers and especially our students. Please contact us any time.


What's New for You


» SAVE THE DATE: New Manager Development session for Pacific supervisors and managers in April. Pacific's "Performance Management for Supervisors & Managers" will equip supervisors and managers with immediate solutions to typical and complex challenges including:

  • Reviewing University tools and resources to increase your effectiveness as a manager
  • Establishing expectations & goal setting
  • Managing struggling employees & holding people accountable
  • Coaching conversations & appropriate documentation practices
  • Creating an action plan to identify how specifically you will manage your team's performance

Supervisors and Managers will participate in an interactive daylong session led by Kyra Cavanaugh of Life Meets Work. Lunch provided, limited dates and seating. Registration information available:

  • Tuesday, April 25: Stockton
  • Wednesday, April 26: Sacramento
  • Thursday, April 27: Stockton  

(3/27/2017)

»Staff Compensation Study Questions/Comments/Suggestions - Perhaps you have gone to HR's Staff Compensation Study website and read the frequently asked questions. Now you have questions that you cannot find answer, or you have comments and suggestions - to whom and where do you address these. HR has setup a dedicated email address for this purpose. We encourage you to send your questions, comments or suggestions to staffcompstudy@pacific.edu and we will try to respond within a week. (3/27/2017)

» Pacific values its employees and loves to see them grow within the UniversityThis document includes tips and suggestions for both applying for jobs internally and for managers looking to hire an existing University employee. (3/21/2017)

» Search Committee Training
Hiring managers and search committee chairs and members can maximize their chance of the perfect hire with a deeper understanding University of the Pacific's search process and tips and strategies to find the best person. Additionally, knowing their responsibilities under the University's Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer (AA/EOE) plans if important to their success. The Search Committee Training is designed to do these things. The orientation consists of understanding your role as a search committee member, a review of the applicant tracking in PeopleAdmin, selection criteria, anti-bias awareness, interviewing skills, reference checking, and more. It also fulfills the University's legal compliance requirements under AA and EEO. The training program takes under one hour and Human Resources recommends it for the first meeting of the search committee for the open position in question. Please contact your Human Resources Department for more information on scheduling a training. As a reminder, we have updated information on Hiring and Section under Manager Resources on our website. (3/21/2017)

» Performance Review TrainingPerformance Reviews are due to HR on July 1st every year. HR and L+D are offering trainings for staff and managers beginning on March 21st through May 11th. To review dates and register, click on the following links:  For Managers: Preparing and Delivering Effective Performance Reviews. For StaffTrack Your Success: Preparing For Your Performance Review.

Departments/groups may also reach out directly to Cari Keller (ckeller@pacific.edu) for manager sessions or Kristina Ordanza (kordanza@pacific.edu) for staff sessions. (3/13/2017)

» SharePoint Trainings - Register for SharePoint trainings at the Stockton and Sacramento campuses by clicking on the links below. Stockton Campus:  SharePoint Essentials on March 21st from 9 am to 11 am or the SharePoint Drop-In on March 21st from 1 pm to 3 pm.  Sacramento CampusSharePoint Essentials on March 28th from 1 pm to 3 pm or the SharePoint Drop-In on March 28th from 9 am to 11 am. (3/13/2017)

» Staff Years of Service Announcement - Save the Date! - Mark your calendar and plan to attend the luncheon on Thursday, May 25, on Knoles Lawn from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  We will celebrate staff members' milestones, and we also will be announcing the two recipients of the Cavanaugh Distinguished Service Award. (2/23/2017) 

» 2017 Call for Nomination Cavanaugh Distinguished Service Award - The Cavanaugh Distinguished Service Award recognizes one non-exempt and one exempt staff member on the Stockton Campus who have made significant and meaningful contributions to Pacific. The nomination period is March 1 through April 14, 2017. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit nominations. (2/23/2017)

» Procedure for on the job injuries - When an employee is injured on the job they must follow the proper procedures to ensure they are sent to the appropriate medical facility and the claim is filed in the correct manner. Please click here for more information. (2/23/2017)

» University to perform a comprehensive internal audit of the Employment Eligibility Verification form I-9.
University of the Pacific, in an effort to ensure compliance with federal employment laws, is conducting an extensive internal audit of our Employment Eligibility Verification form I-9 across the three campuses. Pacific is required to have a completed I-9 form on file for all employees. This includes regular full-time and part-time staff, faculty, temporary casual employees and students. The employer will be assessed significant fines for incomplete or missing I-9 forms.  

In the next few months, Human Resources will review and identify forms missing or incomplete.  HR will notify the employee and request assistance in correcting an error or incomplete information.  Please assist us with corrections or omissions as quickly as possible. If you have any questions, Human Resources will provide additional information on the audit process and results when completed. (2/22/2017)

» Annual Staff Performance Reviews - Supervisors, to help make this process successful for you and your employees, Human Resources will offer one-hour open sessions on all three campuses to provide guidance for performance review conversations. Schedule details are forth coming. (2/14/2017)