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Performance Management

Performance Evaluations


The performance evaluation is an important tool to support the professional development of University employees.  Evaluations provide an opportunity to recognize employees' contributions, and to encourage collaboration between supervisors and employees in aligning  goals and performance with the mission and values of the University.


Evaluations for Classified Employees

Classified employees of the University are evaluated on a fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) basis in accordance with Louisiana State Civil Service rules, through the  Performance Evaluation System (PES) in Cornerstone. Supervisors of Classified employees outline behavior and work expectations at the start of each fiscal year. Employees are rated at the conclusion of each fiscal year.

Steps for Planning

    Step 1: Evaluating Supervisor
    Step 2: Second Level Review
    Step 3: Evaluating Supervisor Discussion and Sign-Off
    Step 4:  Employee Acknowledgement

Steps for Review

    Step 1: Evaluating Supervisor
    Step 2: Second Level Review
    Step 3: Evaluating Supervisor Discussion and Sign-Off
    Step 4:  Employee Acknowledgement


More information on PES can be found via the link below:

https://www.civilservice.louisiana.gov/Divisions/EmployeeRelations/pes.aspx


Evaluations for Faculty Members

Faculty members are evaluated annually on a calendar year basis (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31) based on their performance during the previous year.  Faculty receive ratings based on Teaching, Research, Service and Administration (if applicable).  Department Heads and Deans provide ratings that can be reviewed by the Provost.


    Step 1: Faculty Member Self Evaluation
    Step 2: Department Head Review
    Step 3: Dean Review
    Step 4: Department Head Discussion and Acknowledgement
    Step 5: Faculty Member Acknowledgement

 


Evaluations for Unclassified Staff

Unclassified Staff members of the University are evaluated annually on a calendar year basis (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31) based on their performance during the previous year.  Supervisors rate employees based on their progress towards goals and competencies.

    Step 1: Employee Self-Review
    Step 2: Evaluating Supervisor Review
    Step 3: Second Level Evaluator Review
    Step 4: Evaluating Supervisor Discussion and Sign-Off
    Step 5: Employee Acknowledgement
    Professional Competencies

    Procedures for Evaluation of Unclassified Employees

 


Evaluations for Executive and Senior Administrators

    Step 1: Executive & Sr. Administrator Self-Assessment
    Step 2: Executive & Sr. Administrator Supervisor Review
    Step 3: Sr. Administrator 2nd Level Evaluator Review
    Step 4: Executive & Sr. Administrator Discussion & Sign-Off
    Step 5: Executive & Sr. Administrator Acknowledgement