Performance Management

Performance Management

Performance management is a process that promotes conversation and feedback between managers and employees. The performance appraisal system is also a valuable tool to develop individual capacity and skill. Appalachian State University provides the AppState Careers performance management module as a tool for setting meaningful goals and evaluating employees fairly and consistently across the organization. 

Timeline Image

Start DateDue DateAction Item
April 1May 30Create Performance Plan
April 1May 30Second-Level Approval of Plan
April 1May 30Employee Acknowledgement
March 1 March 31Employee Self-Appraisal 
April 1April 30Supervisor Appraisal
April 1May 30Second-Level Approval of Appraisal
April 1May 30 Appraisal Review Meeting
April 1May 30 Employee Acknowledgement of Appraisal

Status Reports

Final Overall Performance Ratings for the 2021-2022 Performance Plan Cycle

Overall Rating CategoryNumberPercent
Insufficient Time of Employment1005%
Evaluation Not Done402%
Separated Prior to Completion855%
Exceeding Expectations75341%
Meeting Expectations81645%
Not Meeting Expectations50%
Exempt (EHRA Only)231%


2022-2023 Performance Plan Completion Status

2022-2023 Performance plan completion status. 94% complete, 4% incomplete. updated 3-10-23


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Performance Management Information Center

 Video Tutorials

Employee Self-Appraisal 
Probationary Performance Plan and Appraisal
Supervisor Appraisal

User Guides

SHRA User Guide [PDF - 1.5 MB]
EHRA User Guide [PDF - 1.4 MB]

Sample Plans/Goals

Sample Individual Goals [PDF]
Sample Institutional Goals  [PDF]