UC Davis Unit 18 (IX) New Employee Orientation

The Non-Senate Instructional Unit (IX) is a systemwide bargaining unit of Non-Senate Faculty who provide important instructional services at University of California campuses and medical centers. New employee orientations are scheduled each academic term, including a Non-Senate Faculty specific session. The Unit 18 (IX) New Employee Orientation is designed to familiarize new employees in the IX unit with relevant information about working at the University and inform new instructors about the Union and what membership entails. Attendance at the orientation is voluntary and is not required as a term of employment or union membership.

Unit 18 (IX) appointees are represented by a union, the University Council - American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). A union representative will provide a thirty minute presentation at the Unit 18 (IX) New Employee Orientation. Further information about the UC-AFT may be found at: https://ucaft.org/.

The Unit 18 (IX) New Employee Orientation is designed for the following titles:

  • Lecturer
  • Lecturer – PSOE - Part-Time
  • Demonstration Teacher
  • Supervisor of Teacher Education
  • Field Work Supervisor
  • Coordinator of Field Work
  • Field Work Consultant
  • Child Development Demonstration Lecturer
  • Teacher - Special Programs
  • Teacher - Lawrence Hall of Science
  • Substitute Teacher
  • K-12 Instructor

The Unit 18 (IX) New Employee Orientation schedule is listed below:

Academic Year 2017-2018

The Unit 18 (IX) New Employee Orientation will be held Thursday, April 19th, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at the UC Davis Conference Center – Conference Room A.

  • The University will present information from 11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
  • The UC-AFT will present information from 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
  • The UC Davis campus map can be found here.

The Unit 18 (IX) New Employee Orientation will be held immediately following the New Employee Welcome Event (NEW) on April 19th from 8:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (optional campus tour from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) at the UC Davis Conference Center.

  • New faculty, academic appointees, staff and postdocs at the Davis campus are invited to attend an inspiring New Employee Welcome (NEW) event. Held quarterly, NEW acquaints employees with UC Davis' mission, Principles of Community, culture and noteworthy accomplishments. The morning includes a full breakfast, presentations from UC Davis senior leadership, and opportunities to network. The morning also hosts a campus resource fair, an optional campus tour and is sure to engage any new employee!
  • If you plan on attending the NEW, registration is required.  Registration information can be found here.
  • Attendance at the NEW is not a prerequisite for attending the Unit 18 (IX) New Employee Orientation.

Transportation and Parking:

UC Davis transportation and parking information can be found here.