Professionally staffed confidential offices
Each office in this section is a “Confidential Resource.” A campus employee who is a Confidential Resource does not have the Responsible Employee obligation of all other campus employees to notify OPHD (the Title IX office) upon learning of an incident of sexual harassment, sexual violence, or other violations of the UC Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment involving a UC Berkeley student (or, under certain circumstances, employees).
Provides free, confidential assessment, referral, and consultation services for UC Berkeley faculty, staff, visiting scholars, and postdoctoral appointees.
Provides free, confidential conflict resolution and problem-solving services, including coaching and mediation, to all staff, non-Senate academics, as well as faculty who perform staff management functions.
Provides confidential conflict resolution services, coaching, referrals, clarifying policies and procedures. Empowers students and postdoctoral appointees to make informed decisions with the goal of resolutions that meet their needs.
Survivor Support Team: offers affirming, empowering, confidential support for students, faculty, staff, postdocs who have experienced sexual violence, harassment, or stalking.
Prevention Team: provides consulting and trainings to support department-level prevention of SVSH: sexual harassment prevention toolkit; bystander intervention; procedural, structural & environmental changes; norms messaging; & train-the-trainer.
Oversees academic personnel cases, faculty conduct, and faculty welfare, including programs that help faculty members advance their careers while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
Consultation and workshops on issues important to faculty welfare
Consulting, facilitation and training to faculty and departments on equity, inclusion and diversity
Consults with academic units on preventing sexual harassment and situation management.
The campus Title IX office; receives and addresses reports of discrimination, harassment, and sexual violence. Works with supervisors on early resolution and preventive measures.
Provides consultation to managers in need of support to address conflict in the workplace. Conducts workplace investigations of bullying; assists with the disciplinary process.
Faculty peer resources
As part of a new pilot program (Faculty Link) run out of OFEW, faculty mentors are available for one-on-one advising to assist faculty in achieving success, satisfaction, and belonging.
Faculty who provide informal advice to faculty and assist in mediating conflicts and disputes.
Faculty who advise on matters in the jurisdiction of the Committee on Privilege and Tenure.