Advancement & Athletics

Advancement & Athletics Employees


This page covers the goal setting and appraisal process for Advancement and Athletic department employees who are eligible for an appraisal in Workday on the Fiscal-Year cycle (July 01 – June 30).

Includes: All Classified Staff, University Staff employees, and A&P Faculty in the Advancement and Athletic departments.

Excludes: Employees on Academic New Hire Probation.

Latest Updates

The timeline for FY20 Year-End Reviews is currently being reviewed and we'll update this site with more information as soon as possible.

FY20 Appraisal

  • Appraisal Timeline

    The timeline for FY20 Year-End Reviews is currently being reviewed and we'll update this site with more information as soon as possible.

  • Process/Steps

    • STEP 1: Employee completes self-evaluation and submits to manager
    • STEP 2: Manager completes employee's appraisal and submits to secondary reviewer
    • STEP 3: Secondary reviewer (manager's manager) reviews/approves appraisal
    • STEP 4: Manager holds 1:1 meeting with employee and acknowledges appraisal in Workday
    • STEP 5: Employee acknowledges appraisal in Workday
  • Rating Scale

    The overall rating is calculated based on each goal's rating and weighting:

    4.61 - 5.00: Exceptional:

    Significantly and consistently exceeds expected performance level.

    3.71 - 4.60: Highly Effective:

    Consistently achieves and often exceeds expected performance level.

    2.61 - 3.70: Effective:

    Consistently achieves expected performance level.

    1.71 - 2.60: Inconsistent:

    Inconsistently achieves expected performance level; needs improvement.

    1.00 - 1.70: Unsatisfactory:

    Rarely achieves expected performance level; requires significant and immediate corrective action.

    Conversation 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

FY20 Goal Setting

Initial goal setting should be complete, and managers should be conducting ongoing feedback throughout the year until appraisals launch in June 2020.

The 'Goal Setting Resources' section below has job-aids and information on navigating to your goal setting page, adding and editing goals, and archiving old goals.