STRATEGY: Establish and communicate clear goals and direction at all levels.


1.  Develop process to cascade UCSF strategic goals throughout organization to ensure accountability, goal management and tracking/reporting process by June 30, 2013.

Completed; efforts ongoing related to employee engagement messages and strategies

2.  Develop a reward and recognition program aligned to achieving strategic goals by June 30, 2012.

Implemented STAR program for staff

STRATEGY: Enhance development opportunities for faculty and staff.

1. Complete succession management and development plans for top two levels of organization by June 30, 2013.

Completed in Medical Center and FAS

Conducted leadership training for Tier I and Tier II managers

2.  Develop three-year plan and initiatives for faculty development programs based on analysis of faculty climate survey by June 30, 2012. Content of Faculty Development Day is linked to climate survey

STRATEGY: Compensate faculty and staff based on performance and at market levels.


1.  Develop job families, including market pricing positions, for all non-represented staff by June 30, 2015.

Efforts ongoing, with challenges due to budget constraints

2.  Develop fundraising strategies for endowed chairs and other faculty support, both as part of other ongoing campaigns and by identifying potential foundations for a transformational gift by June 30, 2014.


Fundraising goals ahead of schedule

STRATEGY: Create an environment in which faculty and staff can thrive.


1.  Create action plans for all UCSF units and resurvey toward improving employee engagement by June 30, 2013.

Efforts ongoing to improve engagement

22 post-survey training sessions conducted for supervisors

2.  Increase efficiency via IT systems and develop three-year plan and initiatives to improve faculty climate based on analysis of faculty climate survey by June 30, 2013.


Implemented ADVANCE system and HR recruitment strategy has been developed

3.  Complete climate survey in Fall 2012, develop action plan based on results by June 30, 2013.


UC Office of the President released survey data in March 2014; action plan to follow