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Statement of Work Examples

The examples on this page illustrate how you can complete your Statement of Work.


A Statement of Work contains essential information regarding the work that will be performed by an independent contractor. Use these examples as a guide or use our Fill-out Statement of Work when you are completing a requisition in Oracle Procurement, specifically the 'Describe Services' section and add as an attachment.

Statement of Work Examples

Personal Services

Personal services include instructors, translators, editors, writers, graphic designers, etc...

  1. Supplier Name: Technical Writing Inc.
  2. Project Scope: Provide technical writing services for the NOA project
  3. Period of Performance: April 01 through June 30, 2022.
  4. UCSD Project Manager: P.I. Barnie Dunn.
  5. Supplier Project Manager: John Doe
  6. Title: NOA Grant #R01 43462-2
  7. Physical Location: Work will be performed off campus at vendor's address.
  8. Supplies and Equipment: No University supplies or equipment will be used.
  9. Payment Rate: 50 hours @ $60.00 per hour
  10. Total not to Exceed: $3,000.00.
  11. Payment Terms: No discount, vendor will invoice bimonthly.
  12. Employee-Vendor Relationship: An employee-vendor relationship exists, Employee-Vendor Disclosure form faxed to Procurement & Contracts.
  13. Worker's Citizenship: Vendor is U.S. Citizen.

Professional Services

Professional Services are services provided by an individual or firm with specialized skills, knowledge and resources not available within a department. Examples include lawyers, consultants, accountants, doctors, language interpreters, mediators, etc.

  1. Supplier Name: Recruitment Inc.
  2. Project Scope: Provide applicant recruitment services designed to target under-represented groups, develop applicant pools for identified job groups, and promote UCSD as an employer of choice for diverse populations.
  3. Deliverables:
    1. Recruitment services report due 4/1/22
    2. Applicant pools per job group due 5/1/22
    3. Marketing promotion report/schedule due 6/1/22
  4. Period of Performance: 1/15/22 - 6/30/22
  5. UCSD Project Manager: Assoc. V.C. Barnie Dunn.
  6. Supplier Project Manager: John Doe
  7. Title: n/a
  8. Physical Location: Work will be performed on and off campus.
  9. Supplies and Equipment: Vendor will use office computer/ supplies when working on campus.
  10. Payment Rate: Flat fee $15,000
  11. Total not to Exceed: $15,000.00.
  12. Payment Terms: Vendor will invoice UCSD upon delivery of each deliverable.
  13. Employee-Vendor Relationship: Vendor is not related to, and has no past/ current affiliation with any UC employee.
  14. Worker's Citizenship: n/a.

Note: Many contractors provide a proposal, service agreement, or quote. Procurement & Contracts must review these documents before they can be included in the purchase order. You can't use these documents in place of a Statement of Work.

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