Performance Appraisal Process
For the performance appraisal form and goal templates.
Register for training sessions about the system, goal setting, and final appraisals at http://hr.nau.edu/node/2491.
Frequently Asked Questions about the performance appraisal process, tool and timeline.
The following information is designed to help employees and supervisors understand and navigate the performance appraisal process. What you’ll find in these webpages:
Presents the performance management philosophy adopted in 2006 and provides a chart of the performance management responsibilities required of the employee, the supervisor and the university.
Overview of the yearly timeline for performance appraisals and some of the steps taken during different parts of the year
Key elements of the form
Reviews the key sections of the form and when they should be written
Unlocked Appraisal and Goal Templates
Unlocked versions of the forms that allow for easier editing and the ability to combine the appraisal form and additional goals all in one form. Recommended for those who are very familiar with Word.
Additional templates that can be added to the performance appraisal goal section
Supervisor’s Guidelines for Unique Situations
How to write the appraisal in unique situations such as new or transfer employees, employees who have just recently had a probationary appraisal, or continuing employees who have not been given job functions/standards or goals on the form.
More details and examples for writing different portions of the appraisal:
Writing Job Functions and Standards
Samples of how job functions and standards might be written.
A brief guide to defining and writing goals.
A sample of completed classified staff and service appraisals written at the end of the appraisal year.
Self Appraisal Resources
How to make the most of your self-appraisal. Includes tips for writing and step-by-step instructions for completion.