Faculty Handbook

DEC Written Evaluation and Recommendation Report for Librarians

Preface – The following form should be used by the Department Evaluation Committee to issue their written evaluation and recommendation report for non-tenured faculty, faculty applying for promotion in rank, faculty being considered for tenure, and professional assessment of members employed as Librarians.

Faculty Member: _________________________________________________________________

Rank: __________________________________________________________________________

Department: _____________________________________________________________________

Academic Year 20_______ - 20_______

Evaluation Purpose1: ______________________________________________________________

Overall Rating for Renewal of Non-Tenured Faculty2: ____________________________________

DEC Recommendation: The DEC should provide their recommendation regarding either: 1) Renewal of a Non-Tenured Faculty Member; 2) Promotion in Rank; or 3) The Award of Tenure.

 

1 Evaluation Purpose may be either 1) Annual Defined Term Appointment Renewal Evaluation; or 2) Promotion in Rank; 3) Tenure consideration, or 4) Professional Assessment.

2 An overall rating of “Satisfactory”, “Marginal”, or “Unsatisfactory” should be provided for the annual non-tenure renewal evaluation.  No overall rating is necessary for a promotion or tenure evaluation.

 

The DEC should identify strengths and weaknesses in narrative form for the following evaluation criterion and categories.

1. Article 8.3.1.1-Load Credit activity-Professional effectiveness in providing library services.

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2. Article 8.3.1.2-Professional Activity, e.g. attendance and participation in conferences and workshops, membership and service in appropriate professional organizations and other professional activities.

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3. Article 8.3.1.3-Productive service to the department and University

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4. Article 8.3.1.4-Creative activity appropriate to one’s field, such as delivering papers at conferences, research, study and publication

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5. Article 8.3.1.5-Years in Rank

We the undersigned members of the DEC, submit the attached written evaluation and recommendation. We certify that this report shall be distributed in accordance with the following distribution instructions.

Distribution Instructions: The Department Evaluation Committee shall make three copies of their written evaluation and recommendation (this form) with supporting reasons. The original copy of this form along with the written evaluation should be placed in the member’s personnel file. The second copy should be transmitted to the Library Director, and the third copy should be provided to the affected member upon issuance.

Printed Name ______________________________ Signature___________________ Date_______________
     
Printed Name ______________________________ Signature___________________ Date_______________
     
Printed Name ______________________________ Signature___________________ Date_______________
     
Printed Name ______________________________ Signature___________________ Date_______________

I, the subject of this evaluation, am signing this to indicate that I have received a copy of the Department Evaluation Committee’s written evaluation and recommendation. I may submit additional comments to the Athletic Director in accordance with the following schedule:

1st Year Appointees Within three (3) calendar days after the DEC due date
2nd Year or Later Appointees Within one (1) calendar week of the DEC due date
Tenure and Promotion Candidates Within one (1) calendar week of the DEC due date
   
Signature: __________________________________________ Date________________________

 

Rev. Senate R-01-09-06
Admin Approval January 3, 2002
Rev. Senate R-03-02-02
Admin. Approval 4-17-03

 


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