Librarians - Merits and Special Reviews


November 1 - November 15:

  • Review Initiators confer with Librarians. Any Librarian who is not automatically scheduled for a Merit Increase Review during this review period but who wishes to be reviewed should inform the Review Initiator by November 15.
  • Candidates and Review Initiators may begin to assemble documentation at any time.
December 3: For promotions and reviews seeking a greater than standard merit increase, Librarians are expected to prepare more complete documentation of significant achievement. This may include names from which letters of evaluation may be solicited. Those names must be provided to the Review Initiator by December 3.
December 3 - January 31:

Review Initiators and Librarians assemble the formal documentation which will be used in the review, including:

  • Review Initiator's and Unit Head's recommendations.
  • Librarian's signed self-evaluation.
  • copies of reports, articles, and books which the candidate has authored or edited and other documentation which the candidate believes may be of assistance in the evaluation.
  • New or updated Biography Form 1501.
January 2 - January 24: Requests for deferral of a scheduled Merit Increase Review must be made to the Review Initiator and CAPA by January 24.
February 1 - March 2: Review Initiators should prepare and submit formal Merit Increase recommendations to APO by March 2.
February 4 - March 11: APO forwards documentation for all Merit Increases in the Librarian Series (including accelerated and decelerated merits) to the Library Human Resources Department.
April 1 - May 10: CAPA reviews dossiers for Library-wide parity and confers with the University Librarian about any problems.
May 31: Last date for CAPA to forward documentation and recommendations to the University Librarian.
June: The University Librarian makes advancement recommendations and consults with CAPA as required.
July: The Vice Provost makes final decisions.