Associate Vice Chancellor & Chief Human Resources Officer

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) seeks a transformational leader to serve as its next Associate Vice Chancellor & Chief Human Resources Officer (AVC/CHRO).

Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the AVC/CHRO is the senior human resources officer and a member of the Chancellor’s executive leadership team (cabinet). The AVC/CHRO leads, develops and manages comprehensive human resources programs that align with UCR's mission, the campus strategic plan and Principles of Community; the Chancellor’s organizational vision and goals; community-based medical school and health organization vision and mission; University policies, labor agreements, and Federal and State employment laws and regulations.

All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, a CV or resume, a cover letter and a statement of contributions to diversity. In a “Statement of Contributions to Diversity,” we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR.

UC San Diego’s Executive Recruitment Services (ERS) team is assisting UC Riverside in this search. For fullest consideration, application materials should be received by May 30, 2022.

Nominations and inquiries can be directed to Suzi Harris (

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Search Advisory Committee

Christine Victorino, Associate Chancellor (Chair)
Scott Biggerstaff, Principal Compensation/Classification Analyst
Takesha Cooper, Assistant Clinical Professor (Affirmative Action & Compliance Liaison)
Johnny Cruz, Interim Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
Valeria Dominguez, Graduate Student & President of the Graduate Student Association
Jennifer Vogel Farias, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, CNAS
Abhijit Ghosh, Associate Professor of Earth & Planetary Sciences (Faculty Representative)
Andrea Hidalgo, Sculpture Lab & Painting/Drawing Studios Supervisor (Staff Assembly Representative)
Erika Leon, Human Resources Business Partner, CHASS (Staff Assembly Representative)
Jamie Lopez, Counsel, Office of Legal Affairs
Manuela Martins-Green, Professor of Molecular, Cell & System Biology (Faculty Representative)
Katina Napper, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Personnel
Victoria Nguyen, Ungraduated Student
Veronica Ruiz, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, ASSET
Sylvia Vasquez, Human Resources Director, School of Medicine
Lorena Velasquez, Human Resources Project Manager
Daryle Williams, Dean, College of the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Contact Information

For questions regarding this search, please contact:

Suzi Harris
Senior Executive Recruiter
UCSD Executive Recruitment Services Team

Tanya Adams
Human Resources Manager
Office of the Chancellor – Administrative Services & Strategic Executive Team
951-827-2112 (office)