- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
UC ANR's hiring blitz continues! Thanks to the increased 2021-22 state funding, eight more UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Advisor positions are now released for recruitment. The recruitments are being staged to avoid overwhelming our Human Resources colleagues.
- 06 Central Sierra Local Food Systems Advisor, Amador
- 10 Vertebrate Pest Management Advisor, Napa
- 14 Specialty Crops Advisor, Sonoma
- 17 Viticulture Advisor, San Joaquin (with Sacramento, Stanislaus, and nearby areas)
- 48 Integrated Pest Management Advisor, San Diego
- 51 4-H Youth Development Advisor, Placer-Nevada
UC ANR Remote Work Guidelines amended with limitations to out-of-state residency
Many employees have requested flexible work arrangements that would provide opportunities to (1) work remotely from home or another location that is outside of their official post of duty, and/or (2) work flexible hours that vary from the traditional “8 to 5.” That said, the success of UC ANR's research and extension work and related outcomes relies upon building and maintaining trusted relationships within our communities.
UC ANR is funded and supported by the people of California. As the cooperative extension arm of the University, UC ANR's role is to bring vital, practical, science-based information...
The University invites comments on proposed revisions to Section 759 of the Academic Personnel Manual: APM - 759, Leaves of Absence/Other Leaves Without Pay
In May 2021, the Regents Working Group on Innovation Transfer and Entrepreneurship (“Regents Working Group”) recommended in its final report that APM - 759 be revised to explicitly state that a leave without pay can be used for innovation and entrepreneurship pursuits. The proposed revisions to APM - 759 are responsive to the Regents Working Group recommendation.
The proposed revisions to APM - 759 are posted to the Academic...
Fortunately, the rate of COVID-19 cases is declining in most of the state! While we are eager to see such statistics, many communities are still experiencing a high rate of cases, according to the CDC COVID Data Tracker. With that status in mind, we need to remain vigilant in implementing our Reopening Guidelines, Safety Standards and site-specific COVID Prevention Plans. This includes ongoing safety measures such as completing a Clearance to Work Survey...
Employee Comment: Proposed Presidential Policy on Integrated Pest Management
The University of California Office of the President invites comments on a proposed Presidential Policy on Integrated Pest Management (“IPM”). The policy is newly proposed to address the following key issues:
- The issuance of the Integrated Pest Management (“IPM”) Policy intends to establish the University of California's requirements for the implementation of an IPM Program at every UC location as recommended by the UC Herbicide Task Force formed by former President Napolitano with support from the Regents, including:
- identification of local and systemwide oversight structures and...