ERIC Number: ED244655
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Performance Appraisal and Merit Compensation. Community Colleges: Quality Education for a Learning Society. Round Table Talk.
Anderson, Robert A., Jr.
Detailed information is provided on the Performance Appraisal/Salary System adopted by the New Mexico Junior College (NMJC) Board in 1981 as the basis for the performance evaluation of all college employees. Introductory material discusses the concepts of performance appraisal and merit compensation and provides an update on changes in NMJC's Performance Appraisal/Salary System that were implemented in 1982-83. Next, section I provides information on the philosophy and objectives of the system, the general assumptions upon which it is based and the responsibilities of the personnel involved in the evaluation process. Section II outlines the procedures for the performance appraisal, providing definitions of key terms and performance categories; a description of the seven parts of the appraisal forms; general instructions for performing appraisals; a short discussion of the college's normalizing procedure; an explanation of the performance appraisal review and procedures for handling the completed performance appraisal; a timeline; and a sample of a completed performance appraisal. Section III provides a general description of NMJC's compensation method, including information on compensation categories, meritorious points, and salary pool groups. Appendices contain performance appraisal instructions and sample forms. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges (64th, Washington, DC, April 1-4, 1984).