References and Links
Performance Review Intro and Tool: From Organizational Effectiveness, an overview of performance evaluations and information about the online tool (accessible through Employee Self Service) used to complete Professional and Scientific staff reviews.
Performance Review Process: Deadlines, tips, and step-by-step processes for evaluating all staff groups, with links to forms and templates including a self-evaluation instrument designed for Merit staff.
Performance Descriptors: Defines the five descriptors (outstanding, exceeds expectations, successfully meets expectations, needs improvement, unsatisfactory) typically used in annual staff evaluations.
Setting Goals: Guidance and templates for setting employee goals, especially for Professional and Scientific staff.
Universal and Technical Competencies: Defines universal competencies expected of all employees and technical competencies associated with specific Professional and Scientific positions.
Community Expectations: Summary of UI core values, key policies, and other expectations for all University of Iowa employees.
Faculty Reviews: The Office of the Provost outlines review processes for probationary, non-tenure-track, and tenured faculty members, including best practices and common problems.
Employee Relations: Information and resources to help resolve conflicts, address performance issues, administer progressive discipline, and ensure fair and consistent treatment of employees.
Labor/Union Relations: Additional information specific to the university’s union-represented staff groups.
Guidelines for Supervisors and HR Reps: From Employee and Labor Relations, an overview of policies and procedures related to conflict management, performance management and discipline, and other topics.
Performance and Discipline: Procedures for managing unsatisfactory performance and inappropriate workplace behavior, including a step-by-step guide to progressive discipline.