The performance appraisal is a supervisory tool used to acknowledge an employee’s contributions and achievements, to foster performance in the employee’s present job, and to provide development planning for the future. It is a systematic approach in which a verbal and written review of past performance is made, and plans are developed to improve future performance and to support professional growth.
Read more about the University Performance Appraisal in the Supervisory Guide to Conducting Performance Appraisals.
While evaluation, communication and an environment of professional development should be available all year, a written performance appraisal for each employee is due to Human Resources by April 30 of each year. A notification from HR will be sent alerting you that a written appraisal period is approaching.