Revised, September 1993
Revised, April 2001
Revised, October 2014
If letters of reference are appropriate, candidate provides review initiator a list of persons from whom letters may be solicited. Review initiator may solicit any number of letters and is not bound by candidate's list. Review initiator receives letters, which are confidential,and takes them into account in arriving at a comprehensive evaluation of candidate.
Candidate submits self evaluation and supporting documentation to review initiator.
Review initiator writes a final evaluation and recommendation,addressing as fully as possible concerns and issues raised by candidate and by administrative reviewers consulted.
Candidate signs the final evaluation/recommendation and may respond in writing. Candidate may request redacted copies of confidential solicited letters and respond in writing.
In The Library, dossier is forwarded to additional administrative reviewers as appropriate; dossier is forwarded to Library Human Resources Department (LHRD); candidate reviews documentation checklist and signs certification statement.
In affiliated libraries, dossier is certified and receives final review per local unit procedures. APO forwards affiliated library dossiers to LHRD.
Ad hoc committee convenes, reviews dossier, writes recommendation to final decision maker and places the letter in the dossier.
In the course of their deliberations peer review committees, AULs and final decision makers may request additional information. Candidate is notified if material is added to the review file and may request redacted copies. Candidate may respond in writing.
Candidate may request an informal meeting with the University Librarian, or, in affiliated library cases, with the dean or director.
In a formal petition, candidate's letter of petition is added to original dossier, along with summaries of confidential material that may have been requested. CAPA reviews file and makes recommendation to University Librarian or Vice Provost.
In affiliated library cases Vice Provost decides both the initial case and the petition.