Meeting between two CEHS Redss Lab colleagues

Managers – Evaluation and Reappointment

The Annual Managerial Evaluation and Reappointment process enables managers to self-evaluate their performance and enter into a dialogue with their unit and division leaders regarding the manager’s performance. Managers are appointed under annual contracts that mirror the University’s fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th).

Managerial Competencies

(2019-2020 Managerial Competency Framework)

Each year, managers are evaluated on the following competencies:

  • Community – Connecting to community through strategic partnerships, collaborations and services.
  • Innovation – Embracing innovation, experimentation and creativity for excellence and efficiency.
  • Social Justice – Understanding and working to dismantle barriers to the opportunities and privileges appropriate to all residence of New Jersey.
  • Success – Continually promoting academic excellence and post-graduate achievement.
  • Sustainability – Building practices and programs for long-term survival and flourishing of the University.

Managerial Rating Scale
  • Outstanding – Performance far exceeded expectations; based on exceptionally high quality of work, completion of a major goal or project, or unique contribution to the unit, department, or University.
  • Exceeds Expectations – Performance exceeded expectations; based on achievement of goals, objectives and targets
  • Meets Expectations – Performance met expectations; based on achievement of goals, objectives and targets.
  • Needs Improvement – Performance met expectations inconsistently; based on achievement of goals, objectives and targets.
  • Unsatisfactory – Performance was unsatisfactory and failed to meet minimum expectations.

Managerial Reappointment Schedule (2020 – 2021)

Managers are evaluated for reappointment annually. Managers who are approved for reappointment by the President following the schedule below are reappointed for the July 01, 2020 – June 30, 2021 period.

Managerial Performance Evaluation and Reappointment process launched in Workday.
Manager submits their self-assessment in Workday which is then automatically routed to their immediate supervisor. All managers must complete a self-assessment.
Immediate supervisor evaluates all of their managers and consults with their Unit Head/Division Vice President to review performance evaluation and reappointment recommendations for all of their managerial staff prior to meeting with the manager being reviewed. Immediate Supervisor meets with Manager being reviewed to discuss performance evaluation and revise if necessary. Once acknowledged by both parties the performance evaluation is automatically routed to the Unit Head.
Unit Head reviews and submits performance evaluations and reappointment recommendations for all of their managerial staff, then the performance reviews are automatically routed to the Divisional Vice President.
Vice President submits performance evaluations/reappointment recommendations using Workday. Any performance concerns or non-reappointment recommendations will have been discussed with the VPHR prior to 04/03/2020.
VPHR reviews performance evaluations/reappointment recommendations for completeness and content, then forwards all recommendations to the University President.
President notifies all managers of reappointment recommendation decision and provides recommendation to the Board of Trustees for approval.
Board of Trustees acts on the President’s reappointment recommendations.
University President releases reappointment letters via Workday.
Employee signs reappointment letter electronically in Workday.