Performance Evaluation

Supervisors and employees are strongly encouraged to discuss job performance and goals on an informal, day-to-day basis. Additional formal performance evaluations are conducted to provide both supervisors and employees the opportunity to discuss job tasks, identify and correct weaknesses, encourage and recognize strengths and discuss positive, purposeful approaches for meeting goals.

The performance of all employees is generally evaluated according to an ongoing 12-month cycle. Each supervisor shall conduct a performance review on an annual basis and discuss the evaluation with the employee. The employee must sign the evaluation form and may retain a copy.

Performance reviews are an integral part of the College's personnel program. An evaluation will provide both the College and the employee with various benefits such as those indicated in the objectives of the performance review listed below:

to let employees know how well they are performing their job;

to improve employee performance through counseling, which can motivate individual development;

to provide employees deserved recognition;

to identify additional training needs;

to justify salary increases, transfers and promotions;

to assist employees in their personal and professional development;

to help employees realize their maximum potential in their job.

A supervisor should use the review process to gain a better understanding of an employee's potential and develop and train the employee for maximum use of his/her abilities.

From the employees perspective, the process demonstrates how well they are progressing and in what ways they can improve.

Policy No.  209  Issued  1/1/2004