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Passionate people serving the greater good

UCOP is the core of the university system. Our diverse staff of dedicated employees propels UC’s mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. Our careers reflect the expansiveness of the UC system, from health care, technology and legal fields to communications, policy and direct student and faculty support. UC is the largest employer in our state and for good reason — the array of career opportunities we offer is unmatched by any other industry.

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Our mission

UC’s mission can be distilled to its primary aims: teaching, research and public service. At heart of all three tenets is people.

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Our values

Diversity and inclusion

We embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in all forms. We strive for a community that fosters an open, inclusive and productive environment where we respect the potential of all individuals to make a positive contribution.


We adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, quality and expertise. We strive to be leaders in our respective disciplines and to foster a system that delivers superior outcomes.


By establishing an environment which supports creative and diverse thinking, we consistently evaluate perspectives, re-define problems and seek opportunities to identify, test and implement new solutions that produce desired outcomes. We accept risk-taking as an opportunity to learn.

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