Academic Personnel Directory

Leadership

Diane K. O'Dowd, Vice Provost, Academic Personnel
dkodowd@uci.edu, 949-824-0663
Nina Bandelj, Associate Vice Provost, Faculty Development
nina.bandelj@uci.edu, 949-824-1476
Marianne Beckett, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academic Personnel
mbeckett@uci.edu, 949-824-7525


Staff

Melissa Aguirre, Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
m.aguirre@uci.edu, 949-824-2140
  • Interim COVID-19 Research Recovery Program
  • Institutional Reference Check
Unit responsibilities:
  • SOM – Medicine (all divisions)
  • School of Physical Sciences
Kristin Beattie, Academic Labor and Employee Relations Director
k.beattie@uci.edu, 949-824-5103
  • Management of Academic Labor Contracts: Lecturers (IX), Librarians (LX), Postdoctoral Scholars (PX),
    Academic Student Employees (BX), Academic Researchers (RA)
  • Management of Academic Employee Relations

Karisa Breckenridge, Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
kbrecken@uci.edu, 949-824-5104
  • Unit 18 Professional Development Awards
Unit responsibilities:
  • Center for Engaged Instruction
  • Claire Trevor School of the Arts
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • School of Social Sciences

Jean Chin, Director of Systems, Data, & Compensation Initiatives
jlchin@uci.edu, 949-824-1201
  • Management of Academic Compensation
  • Management of Academic Data and Reporting
  • UCPath Academic Personnel Implementation
  • Academic Personnel Systems and Technical Projects
Kristyanne Crosby, Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
crosbykm@uci.edu, 949-824-4522
Brian Guinea, Academic Personnel Analyst
bguinea@uci.edu, 949-824-5459
Unit responsibilities:
  • School of Social Ecology
  • SOM – Beckman Laser Institute
  • SOM – Center: Stem Cell Research
  • SOM – Otolaryngology
  • SOM – Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • SOM – Pediatrics
  • SOM – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • SOM – Plastic Surgery
  • SOM – Psychiatry and Human Behavior
  • SOM – Radiation Oncology
  • SOM – Radiological Sciences
  • SOM – Surgery
  • SOM – Urology
Kelly Lindlar, Academic Labor and Employee Relations Associate Director
klindlar@uci.edu, 949-824-2139
  • SOM – Academic Employee and Labor Relations Lead
Jennifer R. Luong, Principal Compensation Analyst
ramirj11@uci.edu , 949-824-4847
  • Pay Equity Study
  • General Campus Negotiated Salary Trial Program (NSTP)
  • Academic Compensation Lead
  • UCPath Academic Personnel Support


Unit Responsibilities:
  • Program in Public Health
Eva Maida, Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
emaida@uci.edu, 949-824-9446
  • ScholarSteps
  • Statistical Reporting
  • Technical Projects
  • Webmaster
  • AP Review Technical Support
  • Electronic forms developer
Unit responsibilities:
  • Center for Educational Partnership
  • Division of Continuing Education
  • Office of Research/Organized Research Units
  • School of Education
  • Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lilia Nesbitt, Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
liliag5@uci.edu, 949-824-9258
  • Permanent Residency Coordinator
Unit Responsibilities:
  • Library
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Law
Ilona Pak, Associate Director of Academic Advancement and Compensation
ipak@uci.edu, 949-824-4072
  • Academic Personnel Policy Training
  • Review Process Lead
  • Office Management (office standards, security, etc.)
  • Removal Expense Exception
  • Systemwide Policy Review and Campus Policy Implementation
  • E-Verify Coordinator
Unit responsibilities:
  • Global Affairs
  • Graduate Division
  • Paul Merage School of Business
  • Sustainability
Alysha Shetty, Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
alshetty@uci.edu, 949-824-7435
  • Public Records Office (includes Subpoena responses)
  • Scholars at Risk Sponsorship Program
  • UC OATS – Lead (outside professional activities system)

Unit responsibilities:
  • Donald Bren School of ICS
  • SOM – Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care
  • SOM – Dean’s Office (non-academic units)
  • SOM – Dermatology
  • SOM – Emergency Medicine
  • SOM – Family Medicine
  • SOM – Neurological Surgery
  • SOM – Neurology
  • SOM – Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • SOM – Ophthalmology
  • SOM – Orthopaedic Surgery
Vanissa Tsang, Project Analyst and Executive Assistant
vanissa.t@uci.edu, 949-824-3470
Nancy Vongsawat, Associate Director of Academic Advancement and Compensation
nkvongsa@uci.edu, 949-824-6356
  • Management of Office Operations
  • Chancellor’s Fellow, Chancellor’s Professor, and Distinguished Professor Appointments
  • Executive Searches — Support
  • Endowed Chairs
  • Five Year Administrative Reviews
  • Recruit (online applicant system) Coordination
  • Review (online review system) Coordination
  • Records Management
  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
Unit responsibilities:
  • School of Biological Sciences
  • The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
  • SOM – Dean’s Office Liaison
  • SOM – Anatomy and Neurobiology
  • SOM – Biological Chemistry
  • SOM – Community and Environmental Medicine
  • SOM – Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
  • SOM – Physiology and Biophysics

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