Dear ANR Colleagues,
The annual performance review season for all ANR staff employees has begun. Performance reviews are an opportunity for staff and supervisors to step back from the day-to-day tasks to review past accomplishments and set clear goals for the future. People are at the core of ANR, and to be successful, people need to know how they're doing and how they can improve. It's also an opportunity to celebrate accomplishments and think about how we can develop professionally.
The process starts with each staff member preparing a Summary of Accomplishments. As you write your summary, I encourage you to identify potential trainings and development opportunities to share with your supervisor in the performance...
As you know, attracting and retaining highly qualified employees is a top priority for UC ANR. To be more competitive among many diverse employment markets, we have developed a plan to address the competitiveness of our staff salaries.
As part of UC ANR's overall compensation strategy, I have approved a four-year Market-based Adjustment Plan for non-represented staff to ensure salaries of existing staff are better aligned with the labor market. All non-represented staff are eligible to participate in this plan, regardless of their position's funding source. For some of you whose compensation has fallen behind market rates, the Division is making a significant effort to address this issue, as long...
Nominations are being accepted for the ANR Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Program until March 31. The purpose of the award program is to recognize and reward outstanding staff individual and team performance within Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Under the STAR Program, managers are able to recognize, acknowledge and reward employees for exceptional performance and/or significant contributions related to and supportive of individual, departmental, divisional, and/or organizational goals and objectives.
Managers may acknowledge and reward individuals and teams demonstrating:
Staff supervisors and managers who are ready for a leap in their professional development should apply for the Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP) by Wednesday, Jan. 20.
This program is designed to assess the management skills of high potential, early career staff supervisors and managers for future leadership opportunities at the University of California (academics are not eligible). The next MSAP will be held April 18-21 at the UCLA Conference Center in Lake Arrowhead.
One seat for the 2016 MSAP program is available for a UC ANR staff member.
We strongly recommend that unit leaders and program directors discuss the program with supervisors and managers who exhibit...
Are you a staff supervisor or manager who is ready for a leap in your professional development? If so, apply for the Management Skills Assessment Program (MSAP). The next MSAP will take place April 18-21, 2016, at the UCLA Conference Center in Lake Arrowhead.
This program is designed to assess the management skills of high-potential, early-career staff supervisors and managers for future leadership opportunities at the University of California (academics are not eligible).
UC ANR has one seat for the April 2016 program,and we are seeking applicants. Applications are due Jan. 20, 2016.
We strongly recommend that unit leaders and program directors discuss the...