Exceptional (4.5 - 5.0):
Significantly and consistently exceeds expected performance level.
Highly Effective (3.5 - 4.4):
Consistently achieves and often exceeds expected performance level.
Effective (2.5 - 3.4):
Consistently achieves expected performance level.
Inconsistent (1.5 - 2.4):
Inconsistently achieves expected performance level; needs improvement.
Unsatisfactory (1.0 - 1.4):
Rarely achieves expected performance level; requires significant and immediate corrective action.
Note for Classified Staff and Regular staff completing the Traditional Appraisal: The overall rating is calculated based on each goal's rating and weighting.
Conversion to DHRM rating scale for Classified Staff: When submitting rating information to DHRM for merit processing, the university converts the overall ratings for Classified Staff to the DHRM rating scale as follows:
- (UVA Rating) 1-Unsatisfactory = (DHRM Rating) 1-Below Contributor
- 2-Inconsistent = 2-Meets
- 3-Effective = 2-Meets
- 4-Highly Effective = 2-Meets
- 5-Exceptional = 3-Extraordinary
The above information is as of April 02, 2021