News

UC Davis & UC Davis Health Among Best Employers for Diversity

January 21, 2020
This is the first recognition for the Davis Campus and the second year running for UC Davis Health in the annual Forbes survey that recognizes US employers for excellence in cultivating diversity through inclusive practices.

HR & SSO Holiday Closures

December 11, 2019
In preparation for the winter holidays, HR/SSO has established the following operating plans: HR/SSO offices will be closed on the following dates:
  • Tuesday, December 24
  • Wednesday, December 25
  • Tuesday, December 31
  • Wednesday, January 1
All HR/SSO offices will be open to the public beginning Thursday, January 2, 2020
Specific plans for HR/SSO locations outside of observed holidays


SSO in Davis: Closed to the public with limited staffing

Minimum Wage Increase for Student Assistants effective Jan. 1, 2020

November 22, 2019
A minimum wage increase will become effective Jan. 1, 2019 for Student Assistant II, III, IV

On Jan., 2020, the minimum wage will increase to $13/hour pursuant to amendments to Section 1182.2 of the California Labor Code. The minimum wage will continue to increase by $1/hour annually, until it reaches $15/hour on Jan. 1, 2022.

At UC Davis, the minimum wage increase only affects Student Assistant II, III and IV titles as outlined below. Student Assistants who are below the minimum range for their title code will receive an increase equal to the salary range minimum.

UC Davis Jobs Temporarily Unavailable

November 21, 2019
All UC Davis job listings will be temporarily unavailable from Wednesday, Dec. 18 @ 5 p.m. to Sunday, Dec. 22 @ 8 a.m.

UC Davis normally has dozens of staff positions available at the Davis Campus, UC Davis Health and research stations, but for several days, the UC Davis job application system will not accept applications. 

How You Can Help SSO Better Serve You

November 19, 2019
Help the SSO Help You!

We continue to value your patience and partnership as we work towards UCPath stabilization. Below are updates and tips that you can use to help the SSO teams serve you better.

Instructions For Students Without TRS Timesheets

November 19, 2019
If a student has begun working, and is not in UCPath (so their TRS timesheet is not yet available), please follow the below instructions:  

Prior Pay Period: If the student is not yet in TRS, has not been paid for a prior pay period, and cannot wait until the next pay day, please ask them to submit a paper timesheet requesting an Off-Cycle Check. Once they are in UCPath, we will request an Off-cycle payment. 

Message from Executive Director, Jim Hankins

November 19, 2019
We asked Jim Hankins, the new Executive Director of the HR Shared Services Organization, for his initial impressions working at UC Davis. Here’s what he had to say.

I arrived at the SSO at a very exciting time, just as UC Path was about to go live. I couldn’t be prouder to have joined this SSO team, which is full of talented people driven to make things go smoothly for customers.

Funding Impacts When Home Department Code Changes

November 18, 2019
Position level funding must align with the Position Number and HR Department.

If the employee's HR Department code changes, you must add Position Level funding for what's effectively a "new" combination (position number and HR Department combination).