Non-Academic staff are governed by Campus Human Resources. Employees fall into one of three general categories: Professional and Support Staff (PSS), Management and Senior Professionals (MSP), and Senior Management Group (SMG). 

Data Sources: PSS and MSP data were generated using the UCLA Workforce Report, which is prepared by the Office of Academic Planning and Budget; SMG data were generated using data provided by the Academic Personnel Office.

Data Definitions

Managers & Senior Professionals (MSP). Managers and senior professionals provide leadership and professional expertise at the highest levels to major university units, programs or fields of work, and are accountable for their areas of responsibility.

Professional & Support Staff (PSS). Professional and support staff provide administrative, professional, technical, and operational support through independent judgment, analytical skill, and professional or technical expertise, or are responsible for providing clerical, administrative, technical, service, and maintenance support for university departments, programs, and fields of study.

Senior Management Group (SMG). Positions designated as senior management provide leadership requiring the exercise of a high degree of independent judgment in the development of university-wide or campus-wide policy and program direction and accountability for long-term results. Titles in this category include the following: Chancellor, Executive Vice President and Provost, Administrative Vice Chancellor, all other Vice Chancellor and Vice Provost positions. To view more detailed data, please see our Leadership Dashboard. The Leadership Dashboard is also where you will find demographic information on Deans and Department Chairs.

Headcount. The total number of individuals. Counts whole persons (as distinguished from FTE, which calculates percentage of time in an appointment).

Race/Ethnicity. The following racial/ethnic categories are reported: American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian/Asian-American, Black/African-American, Latina(o)/Chicana(o)/Hispanic, Two or More Races, White, and Unknown. Individuals categorized as Asian/Asian-American self-identified into one of the following groups: Asian, Chinese/Chinese-American, Filipino/Pilipino, Japanese/Japanese-American, Korean/Korean-American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Pakistani/East Indian, Other Asian. Individuals categorized as Black/African-American self-identified into one of the following groups: Black/African-American (Not of Hispanic Origin), Black/African American. Individuals categorized as Latina(o)/Chicana(o)/Hispanic self-identified into one of the following groups: Hispanic, Latin American/Latino, Mexican/Mexican-American/Chicano, Other Spanish/Spanish-American. Individuals categorized as White self-identified as one of the following groups: European, Middle Eastern, North African, White (Not of Hispanic Origin), White.