Our Mission

In support of the University's goal for preeminence among U.S. research institutions, the Academic Personnel Office facilitates the recruitment, development, and retention of academic employees of the highest caliber.

We provide leadership, training, and assistance on policy issues associated with the employment and advancement of academic employees.

Our Goals

  • To promote diversity, success, and excellence at UCR through academic personnel programs, policies, and procedures.
  • To ensure that academic officials are trained and supported regarding policies affecting academic appointees.

Our Values

Excellence: We adhere to best practices and policies to ensure that our academic environment promotes success, pride, and wellness.  

People: We value our colleagues and stakeholders, and treat them with respect, dignity, fairness, and equal opportunity.      

Integrity: We are open, honest, ethical, and fair.  Our colleagues and stakeholders trust us to adhere to our word.   

Continuous Improvement: We are continuously moving forward, innovating, and improving.  

Service: We maintain consistent and open communication with our colleagues and stakeholders, and develop relationships based on mutual respect and the University’s Principles of Community.