It’s time to start the process for 2020-21 performance appraisals . That may feel odd to many of you and understandably so – because of disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic, many appraisals for the 2019-20 period were not completed until November or December.
This year, we have reset the process and returned to a normal schedule, which opens March 8. The appraisal period covers April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021 – a stretch that falls fully within the pandemic. When considering duties and accomplishments for appraisal, please include responsibilities created or impacted by our response to COVID-19, including the challenges of remote work and on-site work, along with the changes required to maintain campus operations. As usual, core job duties will be reviewed and appraised.
PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL TIMELINE 2020-2021
April 1, 2020 - March 31, 2021
|Summary of Accomplishments Opens||March 8, 2021|
|Appraisal Process Opens||March 8, 2021|
|Employee Submits Summary of Accomplishments||
April 5, 2021
|Manager Completes Employee Appraisal & Submit to HR for Review
(HR review required for overall rating of ‘Met Some Expectations’ and ‘Met Few Expectations’)
|April 23, 2021|
|HR Provides Feedback on Appraisals (if any)||May 3, 2021|
(HR to issue Division and School Ratings Report)
|May 11th – May 24th|
|Appraisals Released to Managers||
May 25, 2021
Manager Meets With Employee & Adds Final Comments
|June 4, 2021|
|Employee Writes Final Comments & Signs Appraisal||June 8, 2021|
|Manager Reviews Employee Comments & Signs Appraisal||June 14, 2021|
|System Closes||June 14, 2021 at 9:00 PM PST|
An appraisal will be considered late if it is not submitted in the Saba system by June 8. Requests to complete an appraisal outside Saba must be approved in advance by Human Resources.
If unforeseen circumstances, (e.g., unexpected leave of absence, illness, etc.) prevent a submission in Saba, the supervisor must complete a paper appraisal and secure the appropriate department/school signatures. Appraisals completed outside of Saba are a rare exception. All paper documents must be completed and routed to firstname.lastname@example.org for upload into the employee’s Saba account.