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AFT Professional Staff – Evaluation and Reappointment

Reappointment of AFT bargaining unit members (whether faculty or professional staff) is a contractual right found in Agreement between the State of New Jersey and the Council of New Jersey State College Locals, Article XIII, Appointment and Retention of Employees.  The reappointment schedules and forms have been agreed to locally.

All performance reviews are now initiated in Workday.

Reappointment Schedules

Year of Service Duration of Reappointment Reappointment Schedule
In First Year of Service One Year First Year of Service –
One-Year Reappointment Schedule
Completed One or Two Years of Service One Year One to Two Years of Service –
One-Year Reappointment Schedule
Completed More Than Two Years of Service and Less Than Five Years of Service One Year Between Two and Five Years of Service –
One-Year Reappointment Schedule
Completed Five Years of Service and Are Eligible for Their Initial Multi-Year Contract Multi-Year Completed Five Years of Service –
Initial Multi-Year Reappointment Schedule
Completed Five Years of Service and on Multi-Year Contract Which Expires June 30, 2022 Multi-Year Completed Five Years of Service on Multi-Year Contract Which Expires June 30, 2022 –
Reappointment Schedule

Please note: all dates are “no later than.” For example, for the first step of the One-Year Reappointment for Unit Professional Staff Members in Their First Year of Service, submission of candidate recommendation form to immediate supervisor, must occur no later than Friday, January 17, 2020.

Dates refer to initiation, completion, or submission (as appropriate) and are not subject to change without notification to and approval of the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. Deadlines that fall on a Saturday or Sunday will be observed on the following business day unless otherwise noted.

One-Year Reappointment – Unit Professional Staff:
Unit Professional Staff Members in Their First Year of Service*

1/29/2021
Candidate submits application to Immediate Supervisor.
2/5/2021
Recommendation from Immediate Supervisor and reappointment materials forwarded to Candidate
2/12/2021
Candidate reviews and signs-off. Once signed-off, application submitted to Immediate Supervisor for acknowledgement
2/16/2021
Recommendation from Immediate Supervisor and reappointment materials forwarded to Unit Head
2/26/2021
Recommendation from Unit Head to division Vice President
3/12/2021
Recommendation from division Vice President and reappointment materials forwarded to Human Resources for review.
3/31/2021
Recommendations from President to Board of Trustees and NON-reappointment (ONLY) notification to Candidate
4/16/2021
Board of Trustees Meeting
4/19/2021
Notification of Board of Trustees’ action
5/3/2021
Acceptance of reappointment to President or designee

* Professional Staff requesting review by the Professional Staff Review Board (PSRB) in accordance with LSPA 1.3.2 shall be provided an individual calendar for review of the relevant personnel action.

One-Year Reappointment – Unit Professional Staff:
Unit Professional Staff Members Who Have Completed One or Two Years of Service*

11/23/2020
Candidate submits application to Immediate Supervisor.
11/30/2020
Recommendation from Immediate Supervisor and reappointment materials forwarded to Candidate
12/3/2020
Candidate reviews and signs-off. Once signed-off, application submitted to Immediate Supervisor for acknowledgement
12/7/2020
Recommendation from Immediate Supervisor and reappointment materials forwarded to Unit Head
12/21/2020
Recommendation from Unit Head to division Vice President
1/15/2021
Recommendation from division Vice President and reappointment materials forwarded to Human Resources for review.
2/2/2021
Recommendations from President to Board of Trustees and NON-reappointment (ONLY) notification to Candidate
2/12/2021
Board of Trustees Meeting
2/15/2021
Notification of Board of Trustees’ action
3/1/2021
Acceptance of reappointment to President or designee

* Professional Staff requesting review by the Professional Staff Review Board (PSRB) in accordance with LSPA 1.3.2 shall be provided an individual calendar for review of the relevant personnel action.

One-Year Reappointment – Unit Professional Staff:
Unit Professional Staff Members Who Have Completed More Than Two Years of Service*

10/13/2020
Candidate submits application to Immediate Supervisor.
10/22/2020
Recommendation from Immediate Supervisor and reappointment materials forwarded to Candidate
10/27/2020
Candidate reviews and signs-off. Once signed-off, application submitted to Immediate Supervisor for acknowledgement
11/5/2020
Recommendation from Immediate Supervisor and reappointment materials forwarded to Unit Head
11/16/2020
Recommendation from Unit Head to division Vice President
11/24/2020
Recommendation from division Vice President and reappointment materials forwarded to Human Resources for review.
12/10/2020
Recommendations from President to Board of Trustees and NON-reappointment (ONLY) notification to Candidate
12/21/2020
Board of Trustees Meeting
12/22/2020
Notification of Board of Trustees’ action
1/5/2021
Acceptance of reappointment to President or designee

* Professional Staff requesting review by the Professional Staff Review Board (PSRB) in accordance with LSPA 1.3.2 shall be provided an individual calendar for review of the relevant personnel action.

Multi-Year Reappointment – Unit Professional Staff:
Unit Professional Staff Members Who Have Completed Five Years of Service And Are Eligible For Their Initial Multi-Year Contract*

10/7/2020
Notify Candidates of Reappointment Process
10/13/2020
Consultation between immediate supervisor and Candidate.
10/21/2020
Candidate submits self-evaluation to Immediate Supervisor.
10/26/2020
Recommendation from Immediate Supervisor to Candidate
10/29/2020
Last day for candidate to provide and submit a response to their Immediate Supervisor’s recommendation.
10/30/2020
Recommendation from Immediate Supervisor to Unit Head.
11/3/2020
Recommendation from Unit Head to Candidate.
11/6/2020
Last day for candidate to provide a written response to Unit Head’s recommendation and reappointment materials
11/10/2020
Recommendation from Unit Head to division Vice President.
11/19/2020
Recommendation from division Vice President to Candidate.
11/24/2020
Last day for candidate to provide a written response to division Vice President and reappointment materials.
11/25/2020
Recommendation from division Vice President to HR.
12/10/2020
Recommendations from President to Board of Trustees and NON-reappointment (ONLY) notification to Candidate
12/21/2020
Board of Trustees Meeting
12/22/2020
Notification of Board of Trustees’ action
1/5/2021
Acceptance of multi-year contract to President or designee

* Professional Staff requesting review by the Professional Staff Review Board (PSRB) in accordance with LSPA 1.3.2 shall be provided an individual calendar for review of the relevant personnel action.

Multi-Year Reappointment – Unit Professional Staff:
Unit Professional Staff Members On Multi-Year Contracts Which Expire June 30, 2022*

3/17/2021
Consultation between Immediate Supervisor and Candidate.
3/29/2021
Candidate submits self-evaluation to Immediate Supervisor.
4/5/2021
Recommendation from Immediate Supervisor to Candidate
4/8/2021
Last day for Candidate to provide a written response to Immediate Supervisor’s recommendation and reappointment materials returned to Immediate Supervisor for approval
4/9/2021
Recommendation from Immediate Supervisor to Unit Head
4/16/2021
Recommendation from Unit Head to Candidate
4/21/2021
Last day for Candidate to provide a written response to Unit Head’s recommendation and reappointment materials
4/22/2021
Recommendation from Unit Head to division Vice President
5/10/2021
Recommendation from division Vice President to Candidate
5/13/2021
Last day for Candidate to provide a written response to division Vice President and reappointment materials
5/14/2021
Recommendation from division Vice President to HR
6/7/2021
Recommendations from President to Board of Trustees and NON-reappointment (ONLY) notification to Candidate
6/22/2021
Board of Trustees Meeting
6/23/2021
Notification of Board of Trustees’ action
6/29/2021
Acceptance of multi-year contract to President or designee

* Professional Staff requesting review by the Professional Staff Review Board (PSRB) in accordance with LSPA 1.3.2 shall be provided an individual calendar for review of the relevant personnel action.