Business Operations Center (BOC): Administrative Services Business Partner TeamBOC Administrative Services Business Partner Team provides business and financial services to central administrative units. Support includes account management services, business operational policy support and personnel funding review. Provides financial transaction processing for purchasing, travel, gift acceptance and cashiering activities. Also provides financial transaction processing for statewide program units.
Business Operations Center (BOC): Payroll ServicesBOC Payroll Services Team provides payroll services for all ANR employees including payroll compensation policy interpretation, payroll calculations and disbursement, coordination of monthly and biweekly time reporting, time reporting system support and UCPath payroll interface.
Business Operations Center (BOC): UCCE Business Partner TeamBOC UCCE Business Partner Team provides business and financial services to UCCE county offices statewide. Support includes account management services, business operational policy support, post-award grants management and personnel funding review. Also provides financial transaction processing for purchasing activities, travel, gift acceptance and cashiering actions.
Development ServicesDevelopment Services provides fundraising services and resources to support the research and extension mission of UC ANR. Development Services supports RECs, Cooperative Extension Advisors and Specialists, statewide programs, and various research initiatives. Development Services staff are available to provide best practices, tools and support for developing plans for projects that need funding, advice for working with donors, and development of giving day campaigns.
Facilities, Planning and Management (FPM)Facilities, Planning and Management (FPM) supports the facilities needed to deliver UC ANR's mission of research, education and public service. FPM provides services in the following areas: Project Management; Contract Administration; and Building Services. Project Managers provide assistance with feasibility studies, space planning, cost estimates, building codes, regulatory compliance (UC, state and local) and green building requirements, as well as project oversight and implementation for new and remodeled facilities. Contract Administrators provide assistance with the bidding process, administration of agreements for professional, architectural and construction services, and document archives. Building Services coordinates janitorial and maintenance for UC ANR's headquarters building in Davis, CA.
Financial ServicesFinancial Services is responsible for: Accounting: Manages ANR general ledger and payroll ledger reviews, chart of accounts maintenance, financial system user access, financial journal and interlocation transactions. Manages ANR cost accounting and ANR rates. Financial Compliance: Coordinates ANR Financial Audit and Compliance Services including financial policy review and interpretation and responding to UC, federal, state and sponsoring agency audits. Ensures ANR's compliance with university, state, and federal financial policies. Financial Reporting: Develops financial reports used by ANR leadership, Office of the President, Regents, and stakeholders including federal, state, and other public and private granting agencies/sponsors. Financial Systems: Coordinates implementation of ANR and UC systemwide financial systems.
Government and Community RelationsGovernment and Community Relations provides support and training for all UC ANR employees on the topics of advocacy, effective communication, and relationship building with government officials, in order to build awareness and support for UC ANR. Other functions include spearheading advocacy efforts and events and developing tours (in-person and virtual).
Human Resources: Academic Human ResourcesAcademic Human Resources is the principal department for all academic personnel matters within UC ANR. Academic HR provides consulting services in applying academic personnel policies and procedures involving recruitment, temporary hires, advancement, compensation, visa/work eligibility and employee relations for academic appointees in UC ANR.
Human Resources: Staff Human ResourcesStaff Human Resources focuses on providing the UC ANR community support, consulting, and coordination in the areas of staff classification, compensation, recruitment, employment, employee and labor relations, leaves, performance management, staff employee development, and interpretation of UC system-wide personnel policies and collective bargaining agreements, and training.
Information TechnologyInformation Technology (IT) provides the support for ANR academics, staff and affiliates for information technology needs across the state. This includes hardware, software, and applications. Functions include system administration, IT service desk, IT, Email, Telecommunications, network, content management, applications development services. Manages cyber security protection for ANR systems.
News and Information Outreach in Spanish (NOS)News and Information Outreach in Spanish (NOS) is a team in Riverside that conducts outreach to the Latino community and other underserved communities. NOS staff develop audio, video, graphical and written communications products in both English and Spanish.
Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG)Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) coordinates submission of proposals and acceptance of extramural contracts and grants with various federal, state, industry, and non-profit sponsors on behalf of ANR Principal Investigators. This includes executing subawards and negotiating award terms and conditions with sponsors to ensure that academic freedom is preserved to allow unrestricted publication of research results. In addition, OCG provides Proposal Development Services targeting the development of interdisciplinary and strategic proposals consisting of large budgets and multi-institutional efforts. To assist with the success of obtaining funding for projects, OCG also offers educational opportunities for principal investigators to improve grant writing and proposal development skills.
Policies, Compliance & Programmatic Agreements (PCPA)Policies, Compliance & Programmatic Agreements Unit (PCPA) within the Controller's Office provides the following services: Agreements: Develops ANR memorandum of understandings, County CE support agreements, licenses, leases, programmatic and cooperative agreements, no-cost contracts and agricultural by-product agreements. Records requests: Coordinates all ANR records requests including California Public Records Act, California Information Practices Act, California Political Reform Act, and subpoena requests. Policy and legal guidance: Provides UC, ANR, state and federal policy and legal guidance to ANR employees and develops new ANR policies. Coordinates Child Abuse Neglect Reporting Act and UC Whistleblower reporting. Manages ANR delegations of authority. Monitors mandatory UC and ANR trainings.
Program Support UnitProgram Support Unit (PSU) is ANR's event planning unit. PSU provides a full suite of event planning options, consultation, coordination and support services. PSU also manages the ANR conference rooms at the Davis building.
Resource Planning & Management (RPM): Budget OperationsRPM Budget Operations Team is responsible for ANR funds management, staffing reconciliation and staffing reporting, costing analysis for personnel actions, position control/hiring freeze, manage commitment list, budget transactions, AREERA plan and implementation, budget portion of fiscal close, and COVID-19 reporting.
Resource Planning & Management (RPM): Capital PlanningRPM Capital Planning Team is responsible for sustainability reporting, capital planning, capital financial plan, capital reporting, capital notification letters and coordination with UCOP and UCD.
Resource Planning & Management (RPM): Reporting & AnalysisRPM Reporting & Analysis Team is responsible for the annual ANR budget call; deficit management reporting, executive and external reporting, UCCE county fund source report, strategic plan financials, rate & recharge, budget letters & schedules.
Risk & Safety ServicesRisk & Safety Services provides support and resources for all ANR personnel and programs to identify and mitigate risks, prevent injuries or property damage, prepare for emergencies, and comply with environmental, health, and safety regulations. Major functions include: risk assessment, review of facility use agreements, insurance services, incident reporting, insurance claims management, background checks, injury investigation and prevention, training, worksite inspections, OSHA compliance, environmental protection, emergency preparation, response, and recovery.
Statewide Programs & REC Operations (SWPR): ANR Leadership Support & ANR CE Specialist SupportThis Statewide Programs and REC Operations (SWPR) team manages the budget, financial, personnel, programmatic and administrative operations supporting ANR Leadership funding (Vice President, 2 Associate Vice Presidents, and 3 Vice Provosts). Also provides support to a group of ANR systemwide CE Specialists.
Statewide Programs & REC Operations (SWPR): Research & Extension CentersSWPR Research and Extension Centers Operations Team provides budget, financial, personnel, programmatic and administrative operations support to 9 Research and Extension Centers.
Statewide Programs & REC Operations (SWPR): Statewide Programs and InstitutesSWPR Statewide Programs Team provides budget, financial, personnel, programmatic and administrative operations support to 10 Statewide Programs and Institutes. Also provides support to Strategic Initiatives, Program Teams and Workgroups, Academic Assembly Council, Endowed Chairs, Program Support Unit, Strategic Communications, Government and Community Relations units.
Strategic CommunicationsStrategic Communications supports ANR employees in telling the ANR story, promotes the impact of ANR work with key audiences including the media and elected officials, helps extend research-based information to our target audiences, and is responsible for core internal and external communications platforms such as ANR Update, the Connected newsletter, the employee newsletter and a number of ANR websites such as the home page and the News page.