Changes to the Staff Performance Appraisal Process for 2020

Monday, December 7, 2020

As communicated by the Provost on November 12, changes apply to the Staff performance appraisal process for 2020, as follows: 

Staff can choose between one of the following options:  

  1. A normal performance appraisal using the Staff Confidential Appraisal Form (docx)
  2. A performance conversation between the employee and their manager without completing the form  

With either option, Staff’s performance rating for 2020 must be no less than the average performance rating over the previous three performance appraisal years, rounded to the nearest available performance rating. With department head approval and documented rationale, Managers may choose to award a performance rating higher than the average of the last three years.

To support Staff and Managers, Human Resources has created two webpages with the following information and clarification to support the process: