Performance Management Frequently Asked Questions
- Why are we launching a campus-wide performance management program?
- To align all Rice Schools and Departments to the University's vision, mission and goals.
- To standardize the performance management system across the organization.
- To help develop a Performance Development program.
- When will the program officially start?
The program will officially begin July 1, 2023.
Supervisor's will receive their employee's official goal-setting form via email from AdobeSign on July 5, 2023
- As a supervisor, what will I be expected to do during this process?
Communicate with the members of your staff. The basis of this new system will be focused on goal creation.
- Help your staff create goals and action plans.
- Follow-up with your staff on their progress.
- Evaluate your staff on their performance over the course of the year.
- As a staff member, what will I be expected to do during this process?
In collaboration with your supervisor, create annual goals and action plans.
Follow-up with your supervisor.
- When will we begin to set goals?
Preparation to set goals will begin now.
Document goals for when the program officially begins July 1, 2023.
- Will there be training that will help me set goals?
Yes, training will begin April 2023.
- Will there be tools and resources to aid me with the process?
Yes. On-demand training, tools and resources will be available and posted on the KnOWLedge Café
- If we have a performance review form within our department, can we continue to use our form?
No. All departments are required to utilize a standardized form created for the university-wide performance management program.
- Will this program replace our current performance management initiatives?
Yes. All departments are expected to participate in the university-wide performance management program (i.e., adhering to timelines, forms, etc.).
- What is the timeline for implementing the performance management program?
Please refer to more information for timelines here.
- How will this be tied to pay raises?
Please refer to more information for Compensation Guidelines here.
- If I have questions during the process, who do I contact?
Additional questions? Contact email@example.com