Performance Assessment Schedule

The new Performance Assessment Review Cycle is January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014 (Calendar Year Cycle). Each section of the PAR should be completed according to the following schedule:

Step 1: INITIAL AGREEMENT:  (Section 1) Due: January 15, 2014

    • Supervisor establishes written goals and job expectations for the 
       individual and work group.
    • Employee and supervisor should meet to review the performance        expectations for the next fiscal year and discuss essential criteria 
       by which the employee will be evaluated. 
    • All participants should complete and sign of the PAR Initial Agreement
      and forward it to the PAR Coordinator in CO-316.

Step 2: INTERIM ASSESSMENT PERIOD: (Sections 2 and 3) Due: June 15, 2014

     • Supervisors should meet with the employee to discuss his
       progress based on the established goals for the individual and 
       work group and to implement any necessary development plans 
       halfway through the rating period.
     • All participants should complete and sign the Interim Assessment and 
       forward it to the PAR Coordinator in CO 316.

Step 3: FINAL ASSESSMENT PERIOD: (Sections 3,4,5 & 6) Due: December 31, 2014

     • Supervisors should meet with the employee to discuss his/her 
        evaluation of the overall performance for the entire rating cycle.
     • All participants should complete and sign the Final Assessment 
       and forward the completed packet to the PAR Coordinator in CO-316.
     • An Initial Agreement for the next Fiscal Year Cycle should be
       finalized with the employee and also submitted at this time.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

    • PAR forms must be completed on all employees employed with 
      Montclair State University for more than 30 days.
    • If an employee transfers to another campus department, current 
      supervisors should conduct a "close-out" PAR prior to the employee's
      last day of work. This should document his/her performance through 
      the last day of work. The new supervisor should establish an Initial 
      Agreement with the new employee. 
    •The Reviewer (the supervisor's manager) may not change the PAR 
      rating unless it is mutually agreed upon by both the Ratee and the Rater.