The UCPath Center is the University of California's shared services center in Riverside, CA. The UCPath Center manages the payroll, benefits, and other human resources transactions for more than 200,00 UC employees working across ten UC campuses, five medical centers, three national labs and more. The staff at the UCPath Center work in a variety of areas including business operations, customer service, quality management, technology, training, human resources and communications.
The UCPath Center will execute the objectives of the UCPath Project. Part of the University of California’s Working Smarter Initiative, UCPath is a systemwide project to align HR, payroll processes and technology. The project includes replacing UC's 30-year-old payroll/personnel system with up-to-date technology and establishing a shared services approach to support all UC employees.
An online portal is available to all UC employees 24/7 to access their employment records and other important information. In addition, UCPath Center employees are available to answer questions about payroll, benefits and more during business hours.
What's in Riverside?
The short answer is probably, "more than you think." Riverside, California, is home to a host of local attractions making it a hub for all things fun. Don't miss the Mission Inn (a can’t-miss during the holidays), the historic Riverside Fox Theater, and a 25-acre amusement park called Castle Park. Best of all, living here means you're central to everything Southern California has to offer. You're an hour from Big Bear for some epic skiing. The drive is only 45 minutes to both Disneyland and breathtakingly beautiful Newport Beach. Plus, it's an easy 90 minutes to the world renowned San Diego Zoo. Don’t forget the proximity to one of the largest music festival destinations in the world, the Coachella Valley. Riverside’s location is about as ideal as it gets. If you venture out farther in the county, you'll enjoy everything from gaming at Morongo Casino Resort to wine tasting in Temecula. The only thing that could possibly top the locale is the weather. This sunny city boasts an average annual temperature of 72 degrees.
On the more practical side, the median home price in Riverside County is about 80 percent less than the rest of the state of California. That means you may find your neighbors flocked here from places like Los Angeles, Orange County or San Francisco. In fact, the average home price is 45% less than aforementioned Orange County according to the Riverside County Office of Economic Development. Whether you're buying your first home, looking to upgrade or starting a family, Riverside is the ideal spot for you to accomplish your goals. Speaking of family, ten schools in Riverside are rated 9 or better out of 10 according to GreatSchools.org. With 28 different neighborhoods, you'll find a diverse number of reasons why you'll love living and working in Riverside.
As an employee of the University of California, you are part of one of the most preeminent institutions of higher education in the world. Our students, faculty, staff and alumni exchange ideas, engage with their local governments, serve California schools, protect the environment and push the boundaries of innovation.
Thousands of California jobs, billions of dollars in revenues, and countless everyday household items — from more plentiful fruits and vegetables to compact fluorescent light bulbs — can be traced back to UC discoveries. Our faculty and alumni have founded many of the state’s leading businesses.
UC works hard to be a good employer and to make UC a place where people enjoy what they do and are rewarded for their contributions. This includes excellent benefits, competitive salaries, a stimulating and supportive work environment, a commitment to a diverse community and the opportunity to work with some of the brightest, most visionary thinkers of our time. If you have a passion for public service and making a difference, we'd love to hear from you.
- Health and wellness: Date-of-hire health benefits, with dental and vision care premiums 100 percent paid by UC.
- Vacation and holidays: For most full-time staff, this includes approximately 15 working days per year to start, increasing based on years of service. There are 13 paid holidays as well.
- Sick leave: Approximately one eight-hour day accrued each month.
- Pension plan: The University of California Retirement Plan is a traditional pension plan, providing a predictable level of retirement income for vested employees. The university contributes an equivalent of 8 percent of the employee’s pay toward his or her pension plan.
If you’d like to explore career options at the UCPath Center, we encourage you to learn more by visiting our online job portal. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career by joining a new and growing organization.