Managers, employees to meet for performance reviews

Performance Management CycleIt’s that time again for managers to begin meeting with their direct reports to discuss their performance throughout the 2021-22 Performance Cycle. This should be a conversational meeting that allows both the employee and the supervisor to freely discuss progress and accomplishments from the current cycle. This is also the time complete a new work plan and prepare goals for the new Performance Cycle.

Timelines

SHRA Review Timeline

  • March 31 - The performance cycle for SHRA employees ends.
  • March 1 through April 15 - SHRA final appraisals may be conducted.
  • April 30 - Ratings and comments with final signatures must be submitted to Human Resources.

EHRA Review Timeline

  • April 30 - The performance cycle for EHRA employee ends.
  • April 1 through May 15 - EHRA final appraisals may be conducted.
  • May 30 - Ratings and comments with final signatures must be submitted to Human Resources.

The performance review should:

  1. Recognize accomplishments and/or identify developmental needs;
  2. Promote greater understanding of current and/or future goals (University, departmental, work unit), as well as the employees’ specific role in facilitating achievement of these objectives; and
  3. Discuss skills development/enhancement opportunities to encourage continuous learning and to enable career growth.

Things to remember:

Probationary/Transfers

  • All employees hired as of Oct. 1, 2021, must also receive final reviews.
  • Those hired after Oct. 1, 2021, will not receive a rating but work plans/interim reviews should be completed.
  • Probationary reviews are required quarterly for probationary and transfers; and
  • The second-level supervisor of the employee is required to review the performance plan and interim appraisal before they are issued to the employee.

Annual Appraisal

  • Supervisors rate each Institutional and Individual goal to determine overall rating.
  • Comments should support ratings for performance that does not meet, meets and/or exceeds expectations.
  • Employees who received disciplinary actions during the performance cycle and/or who have any rating of “Not Meeting Expectations” cannot receive overall rating of “Exceeding Expectations.” 
  • The second-level supervisor of the employee is required to review and sign the annual appraisal before they are issued to the employee.

If you have questions or need assistance, contact Camilla Norris, employee relations manager, by email at norrisc@uncsa.edu.

Contact Camilla Norris

March 3, 2022

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