People, Performance & Culture

Meet the Team

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Executive Director of People, Performance & Culture

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What We Do

The People, Performance & Culture team works to foster a culture of excellence, collaboration, and innovation by supporting a diverse and inclusive community of IT professionals at UC Berkeley. We strive to provide exceptional partnership, consultation, and resources that enable Berkeley IT to achieve its strategic objectives. Our team is committed to collaboration, integrity, innovation, excellent services, and DEIB.

Key Functions & Services

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB)

Britt McClintock is Berkeley IT's DEIB Lead, responsible for managing:

People Operations

Clarissa Fermin leads People Operations for Berkeley IT bringing continuity through each employee's lifecycle by managing all departmental HR activities. Services provided include the following:

People, Performance & Culture Strategy

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Career & Workforce Development
  • Change Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Employee/Labor Relations
  • Employee Retention & Engagement
  • Health & Wellness
  • HR Policy Interpretation & Implementation
  • Succession Planning
  • Team Development


BRS (Berkeley Regional Services - BEARS) 

UCPATH job record updates including hire entries and more, new hire paperwork onboarding, background checks, visas, payroll, and more.

Senior HR Business Partner: Carole Salerno - Leaves of absence include FMLA, ERIT, disability management, worker's compensation, and labor relations.

People & Culture (P&C), Central Campus HR

Compensation, Talent Acquisition Team, Benefits Team, Employee & Labor Relations, People & Organization Development: Achieve Together, Records Team, UCB UCPATH Support.

RASC Retirement Administration Service Center 

Retirement counseling and guidance call 1-800-888-8267 or through your UCRAYS account.

Student Leadership Program One IT

 Amanda Bent, Student Leadership Program Specialist


Changes to benefits, taxes, vacation accruals, and more. Call 1-855-982-7284 or Ask UCPATH.