April 15, 2005  


Annual Performance Evaluation Forms Have Changed

By Carmella A. Huser

The performance evaluation forms that we will be using this year have been substantially revised. The revisions more fully integrate safety into the evaluation process, make the forms easier to use and more clearly describe the responsibilities of those who supervise staff and those who do not supervise others.

Important Changes

1. There are two new performance evaluation forms, one for Non-Supervisory Staff and another for Supervisors and Leads. These forms are available on line (http://www-group.slac.stanford.edu/hr/forms.html). Old evaluation forms should not be used.

2. The performance period has been extended to 13 months this year, from April 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005. In the future, the evaluation period will be May 1 through April 30.

3. Individual goals developed as a result of the Integrated Safety Management System must be included in the goal setting process.

4. Supervisors must certify that the annual review of the routine Job Hazard Analysis and Mitigation (JHAM) process has been completed with the employee prior to the completion of the appraisal process and that the ES&H Employee Training Assessment (ETA) has been reviewed and updated as appropriate.

5. Forms must be submitted to Claudia Ransom (HU) on June 10 for non-bargaining unit employees and on June 30 for bargaining unit employees.

Who is Evaluated?

All regular employees must be evaluated, excluding Research Associates or new employees who have been at SLAC for less than one year. New employees are evaluated on their one-year anniversary date.

Evaluations should be completed by the assigned supervisor. For employees who carry out extended assignments under the oversight of other work groups, the assigned supervisor should solicit and integrate input from the management of those other work groups. The evaluations of recently transferred employees should be completed by the assigned supervisor with input from the former supervisor.

Attend a Performance Evaluation Workshop

All supervisors and managers conducting performance evaluations are expected to attend one of the Performance Evaluation Workshops. In addition to explaining the performance evaluation process and forms, this year’s workshops will stress: (1) how to set safety and other performance goals and (2) how to conduct performance meetings with employees.

The two-hour long workshops will be held in the Redwood Rooms C/D, ROB Bldg. 48. The schedule is:

Monday, April 18, 10 a.m. - noon
Tuesday, April 19, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Contact Erin Shatara, Ext. 2265, erin@slac.stanford.edu to confirm a time.


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