SVC Communication

Update about our work environment

July 22, 2021
We wanted to provide some updates about our work environment and the FAS Telework and Workspace Program (TWP).As policies evolve for how we gather at UCSF, FAS continues to follow the Chancellor’s guidance on telework: that those who can telework continue to do so through October 1.

FAS All Staff Update July 2021  

July 12, 2021
Dear Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) Community, Here are a few updates to keep you in the loop (scroll for details):  Learner Panel: Connecting to UCSF’s Teaching Mission  - Read the story  Leadership Updates

Hiring and Salary Freeze Ends June 30, 2021

July 01, 2021
Effective July 1, 2021, the exceptional hire Senior Vice Chancellor (SVC) signature approval is no longer required for new hires. 

Thank you for sharing your voice -  2021 engagement survey 

May 26, 2021
We asked you to share your voice about how work is going for you, and you accomplished something extraordinary! Our FAS participation increased for the 2021 UCSF Staff Engagement Survey to 84% compared to 81% in 2019, the last year we took the survey. 

Escalating wave of cyberattacks against health care institutions

May 11, 2021
A major cyber-attack occurred at Scripps Health in southern California on May 1 making it clear that hospitals and healthcare institutions are being aggressively targeted by cybercriminals. The likely source of this attack was a successful phishing attempt that resulted in downtime for many of...

Share Your Voice - Staff Engagement Survey Launches Tomorrow

April 26, 2021
Tomorrow is the launch of our 2021 UCSF Staff Engagement Survey (see the Chancellor’s message for details about this year’s program). Transformational changes in our work life have tested us, and we rose to the challenge. Our People helped UCSF weather the pandemic and lead us in the ongoing...

Community Support - George Floyd: Bearing Witness in Solidarity and Community

April 19, 2021
It is recognized that some of us are feeling the weight of the Derek Chauvin trial as jury deliberations get under way.  Against the backdrop of several recent mass casualty shootings and two more fatal police shootings involving people of color—Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo—the trial over the...

FAS All Staff Update March 2021

March 08, 2021
Updates to keep you in the loop

FAS Telework and Workspace Update 

February 25, 2021
With the support of the FAS Executive Team, we are writing to share information about the FAS Telework and Workspace Program (TWP), an exciting new initiative that embraces more flexible work arrangements for many FAS positions post-pandemic, including hybrid (onsite + telework) and telework. 

Timely Updates: Vaccine rollout, DEI training and Parnassus Heights Plan

January 22, 2021
Hello FAS Colleagues,    Three important messages came out this week that we want to make sure you saw: