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 Shared Services Center divisions:



Harvest Services provided:


Academic Personnel

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



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

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When it comes to bumblebees, does size matter?
While honeybee workers are all the same size, that’s not true for bumblebees. Scientists aren’t sure what’s behind the wide variety in bumble body sizes, but a new UC Riverside project aims to find out.  
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Joi Spencer, Dean of UCR’s School of Education, conducts a Q & A with Kevin Merida, Executive Editor of the Los Angeles Times, during the 54th Annual Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture
Going Behind the Headlines
The donor-supported Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture Series brings leaders in print, broadcast, and digital media to campus each year.
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UC Riverside invited to join the AAU
The University of California, Riverside, has been invited to join the Association of American Universities, or AAU, according to an announcement released today. Membership in the AAU is selective, and the association includes the nation’s foremost universities – those that claim the majority of competitively awarded federal research funding.
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Salton Sea environment detrimental to respiratory health of local children
UC Riverside-led study focuses on caregivers’ take on how the sea affects their children’s health
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