The mission of ASSET is to provide cost effective and high quality business support, and administrative services that are vital to ensure excellence in UCR's teaching, research, and public service; consistent with campus growth, enabling technology and enhanced customer service. 

As a service organization, the ASSET performs high-quality routine payroll, financial, and administrative transactional services. We are committed to providing a premier service experience for all clients that consistently exceeds their standards of service, quality, value and excellence.

Population Served


Clients Served

Planning Budget and Administration


Business and Financial Services

Human Resources

Environmental Health & Sciences

Planning Budget and Analysis

Institutional Research

Administrative Services and Strategic Executive Team

Facilities, Planning, Design, & Construction

Facilities Services

Planning Design and Constructions

Space Management

Campus Wide Sustainability Program

Real Estate


Chancellor Immediate Office

Chief Compliance Office

Governmental and Community Relations

VC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Office of Legal Affairs

Provost/Exec Vice Chancellor

Provost Immediate Office

Academic Personnel


Vice Provost, Academic Resolution


Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

VC Administration


Health, Wellbeing, and Safety

Student Services

Campus Life

VCSA Affiliates

University Advancement

VC Administration

Event Management & Protocol

Alumni Engagement


University Communication

Information and Technology Solutions (ITS)

AVC Office

Academic Engagement

IT Cybersecurity

Enterprise Infrastructure

Enterprise Solutions

Campus Support & Assessment

Palm Desert Center

Palm Desert Administration

Services Provided

Payroll & Time Reporting

  • Update employee payroll and personnel records 
  • Enter merit/wage increases, FAU changes and Salary Cost Transfers
  • Process and audit timesheets 

Leave Administration

  • Evaluate leave eligibility and prepare leave paperwork
  • Monitor leave utilization
  • Audit and report on leave process 


  • Schedule meetings
  • Process New Hire paperwork
  • Complete background checks 


  • Collect final timesheets
  • Prepare final pay paperwork
  • Coordinate final payments 

Contact Us

Jackie Rodriguez

Director of Business Operations

(951) 827-1123

Martha Alicia Castaneda

Payroll and WFA Supervisor - ASSET Payroll & WFA Unit

(951) 827-8254

Sonja Dawson

Payroll Analyst & Functional Lead


Brenda Montes

Payroll Analyst & Functional Lead

(951) 827-6715


Tonya Ray

Payroll and Administrative Services Specialist

(951) 827-6042

Sonja Elston

Payroll and Administrative Services Specialist

(951) 827-8231

Daniel Teeter

Payroll and Administrative Services Specialist

(951) 827-6716

Mailing Address

900 University Ave

Bannockburn H-108

Riverside, CA 92508



Open Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM-3:45 PM

General Contact Information

Phone: 951-827-8254