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This web site is maintained by the Office of Academic Personnel at the University of California, Irvine. The purpose of the site is to provide faculty, staff, and administrators with online access to information about academic personnel policies and procedures at UC Irvine, with up-to-date information on UC academic salary scales, and downloadable forms for use in academic personnel actions.

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About the Office of Academic Personnel

The Office of Academic Personnel provides staff support to the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor on academic personnel matters. Additional responsibilities of this office include:

  • coordinating the annual academic personnel review cycle with Dean's office chief personnel officers (CPO) and serving as liaison for levels of review, including the appointee's home department and school, the Council on Academic Personnel, ad hoc review committees, the Vice Provost, the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor, and the Chancellor;
  • working with Dean's offices to implement personnel policies and procedures for academic appointees in teaching, research, and clinical appointments;
  • supporting CPOs in their role as advisors to faculty, staff, and administrators on topics such as academic rank and series concepts, leaves of absence, sabbaticals, and salary issues;
  • conducting employee training regarding academic policies and procedures and academic payroll/personnel issues;
  • providing access to updated salary scales, and coordinating periodic cost of living salary adjustments with Administrative Computing Services;
  • coordinating formal reviews of Deans and Chairs on behalf of the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor.
How to reach us:

Campus Address

354 Aldrich Hall
Zotcode: 1015

Telephone Number

(949) 824-7175

Fax Number

(949) 824-4522

E-mail Address acadpers@uci.edu

Mailing Address

University of California, Irvine
Academic Personnel
354 Aldrich Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-1015

Diane K. O'Dowd, dkodowd@uci.edu, 949-824-0663
Vice Provost, UCI

Joan Tenma, jtenma@uci.edu, 949-824-5104
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academic Personnel
  • Management of Office Operations
  • Management of Academic Personnel Policies
  • Liaison - UC Systemwide
  • Liaison - Academic Senate
  • Liaison - Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
Jeff Adachi, adachijk@uci.edu, 949-824-3470
Data Analyst
  • myData Faculty Database
Melissa Aguirre, aguirrm1@uci.edu, 949-824-3084
Data Analyst
  • myData Faculty Database

Marianne Beckett, mbeckett@uci.edu, 949-824-7525
Director, Academic Employee Relations and Faculty Development

  • Management of Academic Employee Relations
  • Management of Lecturer Review Process
  • Academic Bargaining Unit Specialist
  • Liaison — Labor Relations Office
  • Liaison — Non-Senate Academic Grievances
  • Policy Development & Training
  • Academic Compliance Initiatives
  • Compliance Policy Review
Jean Chin, jlchin@uci.edu, 949-824-1201
Data Management and Compensation Analyst
  • AP Review Project Manager
  • UCPath Academic Personnel Technical Implementation Lead
  • Academic Personnel Database Development
  • Webmaster
  • Pay Equity Study
  • Statistical Reporting
  • Technical Projects
  • Computing Support
  • Electronic forms developer
  • Compensation — Technical Implementation Lead
  • General Campus Negotiated Salary Trial Program (NSTP)
Lisa Ha, lnha@uci.edu, 949-824-9258
Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
  • Unit Responsibilities:
    • Claire Trevor School of the Arts
    • School of Social Sciences
    • School of Law
    • SOM - Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care
    • SOM - Urology
    • Center for Educational Partnerships
    • Department of Undergraduate Education
    • SOM - Dean's Office
    • IDP - Chicano-Latino Studies
    • IDP - Global Peace and Conflict Studies
    • IDP - History and Philosophy of Science Program
    • IDP - Transportation Science Program
Jennifer Henry, jnhenry@uci.edu, 949-824-0423
Academic Employee Relations Analyst
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Department Chair Workshops
  • Academic Compliance Initiatives
  • Compliance Policy Review
  • Academic Risk Management
  • Permanent Residency Coordinator
Linda Lynn, llynn@uci.edu, 949-824-2140
Academic Personnel Analyst
  • Liaison with Organized Research Units
  • One Time Payments
  • Unit responsibilities:
    • Divsion of Continuing Education/Summer Sessions
    • Office of Research/Organized Research Units
    • Paul Merage School of Business
    • Social Ecology
    • SOM - Dermatology
    • SOM - Emergency Medicine
    • SOM - Family Medicine
    • SOM - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    • SOM - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    • SOM - Radiation Oncology
Eva Maida, emaida@uci.edu, 949-824-9446
Data and Compensation Analyst
  • Webmaster
  • Statistical Reporting
  • Compensation Technical Implementation Support
  • Technical Projects
  • Computing Support
  • UCPath Academic Personnel Technical Implementation Support
Ilona Pak, ipak@uci.edu, 949-824-4072
Principal Academic Personnel Analyst
  • Academic Event Coordinator
  • Academic Personnel Policy Training
  • Review Process Lead
  • Office Management (office standards, security, etc.)
  • Liaison — Council on Academic Personnel staff
  • Liaison — Public Records Office (includes Subpoena responses)
  • E-Verify Coordinator
  • Unit responsibilities:
    • SOM - Neurological Surgery
    • SOM - Ophthalmology
    • SOM – Otolaryngology
    • Graduate Division
Toni Simpson, tjsimpso@uci.edu, 949-824-7175
Administrative Specialist
  • Front Office
  • Office Support
  • Committee Coordination
Chanthou Sung, csung@uci.edu, 949-824-5103
Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
  • Unit 18 Career Development Awards
  • General Unit 18 coordinator
  • Unit responsibilities:
    • School of Education
    • School of Humanities
    • Henry Samueli School of Engineering
    • Library
    • SOM - Anatomy and Neurobiology
    • SOM - Biological Chemistry
    • SOM - Epidemiology
    • SOM - Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
    • SOM - Orthopaedic Surgery
    • SOM - Pharmacology
    • CHS - Nursing Program
    • CHS - Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • CHS - Public Health Program
Peter Underwood, underwop@uci.edu, 949-824-2139
Data Analyst
  • myData Faculty Database
Nancy Vongsawat, nkvongsa@uci.edu, 949-824-6356
Principal Academic Personnel Analyst
  • myData Project Coordination
  • Recruit (online applicant system) Coordination
  • Review (online review system) Coordination
  • Records Management
  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
  • Unit responsibilities:
    • Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences
    • SOM - Plastic Surgery
    • SOM - Surgery
      • Beckman Laser Institute

Thuy Vu, thuydv@uci.edu, 949-824-4847
Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
  • Unit responsibilities:
    • Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science
    • School of Physical Sciences
    • SOM - Department of Medicine
    • SOM - Neurology
    • SOM - Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • SOM - Pediatrics
    • SOM - Psychiatry and Human Behavior
    • SOM - Radiological Sciences
    • SOM - Physiology and Biophysics

Office of Academic Personnel
University of California, Irvine • Irvine, CA 92697
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Last Updated: September 1, 2009

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