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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.

Reappointment Forms

Form Name Form Purpose
Annual Reappointment Recommendation Form To evaluate and recommend (one year) reappointment contract of a professional staff employee (AFT)
First Multi-Year Recommendation Form To evaluate and recommend (initial three year) reappointment contract of a professional staff employee (AFT)
Reappointment Multi-Year Three Year Form To evaluate and recommend (three year) reappointment contract of a professional staff employee (AFT)
Reappointment Multi-Year Four Year Form To evaluate and recommend (four year) reappointment contract of a professional staff employee (AFT)
Reappointment Multi-Year Five Year Form To evaluate and recommend (five year) reappointment contract of a professional staff employee (AFT)

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, 2020 Multi-Year Completed Five Years of Service on Multi-Year Contract Which Expires June 30, 2020 –
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*

January 17, 2020
Submission of candidate recommendation form to immediate supervisor
January 24, 2020
Recommendation to candidate from immediate supervisor
January 31, 2020
Recommendation of immediate supervisor to unit head
February 14, 2020
Recommendation from unit head to division Vice President
February 28, 2020
Recommendation to President and candidate from division Vice President
March 6, 2020
Last day candidate can request meeting with division Vice President, and review of submitted recommendation packages by Human Resources
March 20, 2020
Recommendations from President to Board of Trustees and notification to professional staff members
April 3, 2020
Board of Trustees Meeting
April 6, 2020
Notification of Board of Trustees’ action
April 17, 2020
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*

November 8, 2019
Submission of candidate recommendation form to immediate supervisor
November 15, 2019
Recommendation to candidate from immediate supervisor
November 22, 2019
Recommendation of immediate supervisor to unit head
December 6, 2019
Recommendation from unit head to division Vice President
January 8, 2020
Recommendation to President and candidate from division Vice President
January 15, 2020
Last day candidate can request meeting with division Vice President, and review of submitted recommendation packages by Human Resources
January 24, 2020
Recommendations from President to Board of Trustees and notification to professional staff members
February 7, 2020
Board of Trustees Meeting
February 10, 2020
Notification of Board of Trustees’ action
February 21, 2020
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*

October 23, 2019
Submission of candidate recommendation form to immediate supervisor
October 30, 2019
Recommendation to candidate from immediate supervisor
November 6, 2019
Recommendation of immediate supervisor to unit head
November 13, 2019
Recommendation from unit head to division Vice President
November 22, 2019
Recommendation to President and candidate from division Vice President
November 25, 2019
Last day candidate can request meeting with division Vice President, and review of submitted recommendation packages by Human Resources
November 29, 2019
Recommendations from President to Board of Trustees and notification to professional staff members
December 13, 2019
Board of Trustees Meeting
December 16, 2019
Notification of Board of Trustees’ action
January 3, 2020
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*

October 23, 2019
Consultation between immediate supervisor and candidate, and submission of candidate recommendation form to immediate supervisor
October 30, 2019
Immediate supervisor notifies candidate of recommendation
November 6, 2019
Recommendation of immediate supervisor to unit head
November 13, 2019
Recommendation from unit head to division Vice President
November 22, 2019
Recommendation to President and candidate from division Vice President
November 25, 2019
Last day candidate can request meeting with division Vice President, and review of submitted recommendation packages by Human Resources
November 29, 2019
Recommendations from President to Board of Trustees and notification to professional staff members (including statement on career development needs, if pertinent)
December 13, 2019
Board of Trustees Meeting
December 16, 2019
Notification of Board of Trustees’ action
January 3, 2020
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, 2021*

February 7, 2020
Consultation between immediate supervisor and candidate with respect to functional working relationships and job responsibilities
February 21, 2020
Candidate completes self-evaluation and forwards to immediate supervisor
March 6, 2020
Immediate supervisor notifies candidate of recommendation
March 13, 2020
Recommendation of immediate supervisor to unit head
March 27, 2020
Recommendation from unit head to division Vice President
April 10, 2020
Recommendation to President and candidate from division Vice President
April 24, 2020
Last day candidate can request meeting with division Vice President, and; review of submitted recommendation packages by Human Resources
May 15, 2020
Recommendations from President to Board of Trustees and notification to professional staff members (including statement on career development needs, if pertinent)
June 3, 2020
Board of Trustees Meeting
June 3, 2020
Notification of Board of Trustees’ action
June 18, 2020
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.