2022 UC-Coro Systemwide Leadership Collaborative Nomination Form


Program Purpose: 
To enhance leadership skills and foster relationships, networking, and collaboration across UC while building a pipeline for executive leadership positions

Program Benefits: 
  • The opportunity to build a network of UC leaders and a potential pipeline for executive leadership positions at UC
  • The ability to collaborate across organizational boundaries to solve problems and contribute to the betterment of UC
  • Access to a diverse slate of executive leadership from across UC 
  • Enhanced learning about UC's multiple locations, their strengths, and impact
  • Increased self and other awareness with a focus on inclusive leadership skills
  • Improve leadership skills through individual executive coaching

Program Components:
  • Eleven sessions, consisting of three, two-day intensive class sessions held at various UC locations (dependent on state, county, local, and UC health guidelines), plus five interactive virtual sessions
  • Individual executive coaching
  • Executive leadership interaction and interviews
  • Opportunities to learn about UC's unique educational opportunities, research, and public service
  • Peer consultancy opportunities throughout the program
  • A group project through which cohorts develop recommendations for a UC leader-sponsored initiative of systemwide import
  • A final group presentation for UC senior leaders that focuses on cohort recommendations
Program Expectations:
  • The program is rigorous and requires a firm commitment of approximately 80 hours of seminars and intersession assignments
  • The group project requires an additional time commitment of at least 40 hours
  • The program develops leadership skills, self, and other awareness, focusing on inter-UC location and cross-functional collaboration
  • Active participation is integral to the learning process and experience. 
  • Program participants must attend all sessions.  Conducting non-program work during sessions, absences, tardiness, violating cohort confidentiality, or other performance or behavior that is deemed detrimental to UC or Coro will result in dismissal from the program
Program Participants:
The program accepts up to 60 diverse senior staff, faculty, and academic personnel from UC locations to participate in either a northern or a southern cohort

Program Costs:
The UC_Coro Systemwide Leadership Collaborative Program cost remains $5,000 per participant.  This fee covers all program materials, assessments, facilitation partner fees, and executive coaching

Travel Costs:
  • The participant's UC location is responsible for covering all travel-related costs, including lodging, parking, and any meals not included in the program Participants manage their own travel arrangements and submit travel reimbursements to their location/department using the established location Travel & Entertainment policies and procedures
Northern California Cohort:  ANR, LBNL, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Merced, UCOP, UC San Francisco, UC Santa Cruz
Southern California Cohort:  ANR, UC Irvine, UCLA, UCOP, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara

  • Nomination Submissions Due:  MAY 9, 2022
  • We encourage nominators to consider diversity in all forms when considering potential staff and faculty participants
  • Multiple nominations per location are encouraged
  • Incomplete nominations will not be considered
  • Each UC location may define its own internal nomination process. Please contact your location's Human Resources office for more information before submitting an online nomination
Participant Nomination Requirements:
  • Potential program participants must report to one of the following leadership positions:
    • Chancellor or Provost
    • President's Executive Officer (COO, CFO, Systemwide Provost, etc.)
    • Medical Center Chief Officer (CEO, COO, CFO, CIO, etc.)
    • Vice President, Vice Chancellor, or Vice Provost
    • Academic Dean, Associate/Assistant Vice Chancellor, Vice Provost or Vice President
  • Classified as Director level or above in a permanent, career appointment
  • Served in the current position for at least one year
  • Demonstrates a desire to make an active contribution to UC
  • Shows evidence of leadership experience or potential, and meaningful involvement in their workplace or community
  • Possesses strong personal initiative and motivation
  • Has the ability to work collaboratively and well within a diverse group Is in good standing in work performance (not on any corrective action plan)
  • Has the commitment and support by nominating sponsor that nominee will complete pre-work and pre-program survey before the first day of program, additional intersession and project work; and attend all in-person and virtual sessions, and graduation

Nomination and Acceptance Timeline:
May 9, 2022: Nomination submissions due
May 23, 2022: Accepted Nominee Participant notified via email and sent online Nominee Acceptance Questionnaire
June 3, 2022: Nominee Acceptance Questionnaire due
Accepted nominees who do not complete the questionnaire by the due date will not be included in the 2022 program
July 8, 2022: Participant pre-work and pre-program survey  to be completed
August 3 and 4, 2022: Northern Cohort program begins
August 17 and 18, 2022: Southern Cohort program begins

Visit the UC-Coro Systemwide Leadership Collaborative website for more information.

Program Director:
Lisa Terry
Director, Systemwide Leadership and Organization Development
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