Human Resources



The University offers a wide array of benefits for staff and academic employees. The UC Berkeley HR website covers many frequently asked questions, as does the UCOP At Your Service site. Additionally, you may contact Robbie Jackson, the Haas School's benefits counselor, with specific questions about enrolling in and using your benefits.


UC Benefits

Health and Welfare

Leaves of Absence

Planning for Retirement

Family Resources



UC Benefits

UC Berkeley Benefits — Information for career and academic staff on how to enroll in benefits at UC Berkeley.

University of California Benefits — UC system-wide information on human resources and benefits for UC employees.


Health and Welfare

University Health Services — The University Health Services' Tang Center offers many health-related services for faculty and staff.

Ergonomics — Provides information on how to prevent injuries resulting from ergonomic hazards, including information on back basics and healthy computing.

Disability Services — Information on disability services available on campus. Includes resources, guidelines for nondiscrimination, and short-term disability plan.

CARE Services — Provides free, confidential counseling, consultation, and referral for Berkeley faculty and staff.


Leaves of Absence

There may be times during your career at UC when you need to take a leave of absence. There are a number of types of approved leaves of absence: Family and Medical Leave, Furlough, Leave without Pay, Military Leave, Paid Leave, and Sabbatical.


Planning for Retirement

The University offers a retirement plan that is designed to help employees ensure that their "Golden Years" live up to the name, by providing a solid financial foundation and lots of flexibility so employees can make their own decisions about their investments. In addition to a generous defined benefit pension plan which provides retirement income based on age, years of service, and salary level at time of retirement the University also offers employees an impressive array of additional first-rate investment products designed to help employees achieve their goals for future financial security. These include:

More details are available on the UC Berkeley retirement and savings page.


Family Resources for Staff at Cal

Cal has many resources for families and parents, including Child Care Facilities, Educational Programs, Youth Sport Camps, and Elder Care.

Staff will find information in Berkeley's Guide to Work and Family. Additional information about child care services, youth programs, and staff leave policies can be found on each program's website:

Sick Child Care

In-Home Child Care

On-Campus Child Care

Off-Campus Resources for Child Care

Cal Recreational Sports - Youth Programs

UCB Leave Policies

Family Resources for Faculty

Faculty-specific resources and policies are available on the Haas Academic Affairs and Instruction website. Once you sign in, click "Info for Ladder-rank Faculty" and under Important Policies and Handbooks, click " Family-friendly website".


Key Contacts

Human Resources Director

Denise Boyd


Management & Organizational Development Specialist
Jailza Pauly

Human Resources Coordinator

Karese Young


Human Resources Supervisor

Robbie Jackson


Payroll Analyst

Pat Anderson


Human Resources Assistant

Shar Suke