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HR processes: academic hiring

To create a new position or refill an existing position, follow this academic step-by-step process guide.

View this Job Aid for comprehensive information on the guidelines and process for hiring postdoctoral scholars.

HR processes: staff hiring & management

BPH Staff Recruitment Process Visual Aid.

To hire for a new position or refill an existing position, follow this visual aid or step-by-step guide.

To request the complete BPH Staff Recruitment Guide & Toolkit for Hiring Managers, contact

Achieve Together is UC Berkeley’s performance development program for non-represented staff, which is driven by a series of regular check-in conversations and results-driven goals.

The UCPath Online portal gives you access to many employee self-service features and, if applicable, manager self-service features.

  • Employee self-service includes: update name, address, phone number, emergency contacts; review leave balances; add, delete, update direct deposit; review online pay statements; update federal/California tax withholding; enroll in benefits; enter life event(s)
  • Manager/supervisor self-service includes: direct reports’ employee information; absence balances; compensation rates

You will continue to use the At Your Service Online portal to: view and update beneficiary information; view and print past W-2s; view past benefits information; view or change retirement savings account information

HR processes: student hiring

For any questions or to request a one-on-one training session, please contact the BPH Student Hiring Team at

These process maps were designed on a platform called Promapp, a cloud based tool that is part of UC Berkeley’s process improvement toolset. Please use the “Feedback” feature in the upper right hand corner of the maps to help keep these processes up-to-date and accurate.

Note: these forms have been replaced by the BPH Student Hire Information Smartsheet Form that is linked within the process maps above

Process for student financial aid awards

If your division, unit, or center would like to award a tuition/fees payment (excluding fee remission) or stipend to a student, please complete the new BPH Financial Aid Smartsheet. Before submitting a request, please be sure it has been approved by the fund manager.