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Performance Appraisal

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Learn about conducting a performance appraisal, the process of assessing, summarizing, and developing the work performance of an employee.

UC San Diego career employees should receive a written performance appraisal annually. Employees may participate by completing a self-appraisal of their performance. Each vice chancellor area and/or department may use one or more of the following models, according to needs and specific job classifications:

In addition, a vice chancellor area — with the approval of the Human Resources Department — may create a customized model to meet specific performance appraisal needs.



UCSD Staff Education & Development provides education and training for performance appraisal and development.

Resources available to support employee performance development include:

For more information, contact Staff Education & Development, (858) 534-4890.
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Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.