Harvest Shared Services Center was formed in 2013 to enact a coordinated and efficient structure for delivering academic personnel, human resources, and payroll services. Whether serving academic or staff employees, our focus is to educate, transact, and enforce the "people-related" policies of the college, the campus, and external agencies. See below for detailed information about the services offered, forms you will need, and specific contacts by department.
 

Harvest Tree Clients

 

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Harvest Services provided:

 



Academic Personnel
 

Merit & Promotion
Academic Personnel Analysis
Academic Leave Analysis
Senate Recruitment
Non-Senate Recruitment
Academic Separation Analysis 

 

Payroll
 

Full Accounting Unit (FAU) Salary Cost Transfer (SCT) Transactions Offboarding & Onboarding Processes Position Management
Leave Processes Pay Rate Changes Additional Compensation Changes Other Non-FOM Processes

 

Human Resources
 

Adhoc Reports (as needed) HR Audits/Data Analyses Audits of HR Policy Matters Compliance Training Coordination
HR Professional Development/Training HR Analysis of Policy Re-classification & Equity Requests Staff Recruitments

 

UCR News

Air polluting smokestack
Is it feasible to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere?
A UC Riverside engineer discusses direct air capture
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Rock Angelino poster
Want to know L.A.'s Latinx story? Follow the music posters
Beginning around 1990, the demographic landscape of the Los Angeles area changed dramatically through an infusion of immigrants from Mexico and Central America. But historian Jorge Leal says its impact on the neighborhoods of the Los Angeles area has never been charted in earnest. With his recently published research, Leal has taken a furtive step into documenting the Latinx community’s emerging L.A. footprint, using an unconventional source. If you want to know about the Latinx community’s presence in L.A. over the past 30 years, Leal says to follow the music posters.
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When two similar atomic layers with mismatching lattice constants — the constant distance between a layer’s unit cells — and/or orientation are stacked together, the resulting bilayer can exhibit a moiré pattern and form a moiré superlattice. 
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Rita Kohli book cover
UCR faculty member's book shares stories of teachers of color
“What are you … on their side?” The comment was one of many snarky remarks white teachers made about interactions between a Latino colleague and his diverse student population. In the staff lounge at the Sacramento, Calif., public school, the same teachers called the students “monkeys bouncing off the walls” and “losers.” The Latino teacher pushed back. But he reached a point where it was so frustrating to be in the lounge that he stopped going.
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