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Recommendation Details
Text of Recommendation
Direct UCSF to strengthen its directives, procedures, and internal controls for procuring contract services on sponsored projects. Updated processes could include the following: Conducting annual training for those individuals who procure contract services, including Principal Investigators. Specifically, the training should include the following: Clarification on the documentation requirements for entering into a contract or consulting agreement, including when to use the Sole Selection & Price Reasonableness Justification Form, Federal Funds Checklist, and BearBuy Professional Services/Consulting form; An overview of the process for contracting the services of a University of California-system employee, including the requirement to complete the Temporary Interlocation or Multi-location Appointment Form. Implementing a manual review process to ensure individuals who initiate contract services complete all applicable forms required by University of California and UCSF procurement policy.
Recommendation Number
5.3
Recommendation Status
Open
Significant Recommendation
Yes
Recommendation Questioned Costs
$0
Recommendation Funds for Better Use
$0