Managing employee performance with job descriptions, performance programs and evaluations is an ongoing process of communication between a supervisor and an employee and provides an opportunity to address issues in a timely fashion and to more effectively foster employee development. By clarifying job expectations, responsibilities, and providing specific feedback, you enhance your staff's ability to be successful in their work and meet expected outcomes and goals.
If there are concerns about an employee's performance or behavior, please contact Human Resource Management for guidance before undertaking any action. The Governor's Office of Employee Relations provides a helpful reference, Supervisor's Guide to Counseling, but we advise you to please contact Human Resource Management before undertaking any action.
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between UUP and the State of New York and the SUNY Policies of the Board of Trustees states that professional employees shall be evaluated by their immediate supervisor formally, in writing, once each year during the term of appointment and as changing conditions warrant. The evaluation shall be based on a performance program determined by the immediate supervisor after consultation with the employee, a copy of which shall be given to the employee.
If the employee is serving a term appointment, the immediate supervisor shall provide the professional employee with a dated copy of the final evaluation report as soon after the completion of the evaluation process as practicable, but not less than forty-five (45) calendar days prior to the notification date for non-renewal of a term appointment.
Permanent and Management Confidential employees are evaluated on a one-year cycle from July 1 - June 30 of each year.
The purposes of evaluation include:
Forms and resources:
University Police Annual Performance Appraisals:
Once a classified employee has passed probation, permanent employees are evaluated on a one-year cycle from April 1 - March 31 of each year.
Classified employee position classification standards, outlining basic duties and illustrative tasks, are available from the New York State Department of Civil Service.
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