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Librarian Review Timetable
Academic Merit and Special Reviews

November 2-16, 2015:

Review Initiators will confer with librarians. Any recommendations for an off-cycle review for a librarian who is not automatically scheduled for a merit review during this review period should be brought to the Library Human Resources Department's attention by November 16. Candidates and Review Initiators may begin to assemble documentation at any time.

December 1, 2015 to January 29, 2016:

Review Initiators and librarians should put together the formal documentation which will be used in the review. This should include:

  1. Review Initiator's recommendation. (Comments prepared by persons at higher levels of supervision (e.g. division heads, department heads, Assistant/Associate University Librarians) may be included in the academic review file.)
  2. Librarian's signed self-evaluation.
  3. A current CV or new or updated Biography Form 1501 available online at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/LHRD/forms.html
  4. Carefully chosen 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.
  5. Librarians at or above the rank of Librarian III are expected to prepare more complete documentation of significant achievement. This may include names from which letters of evaluation may be solicited. Those should be provided to the Review Initiator by December 1, 2015.

January 4-22, 2016:

Any requests for deferral of a scheduled merit increase review must be made to the Review Initiator and CAPA by January 22 at the latest.

February 1 to March 4, 2016:

Review Initiators should prepare and submit formal merit increase recommendations to the Library Human Resources Department no later than March 4.

March 7-31, 2016:

The Library Human Resources Department forwards documentation for all merit increases in the Librarian series (including off-cycle merits) to CAPA.

April 1 to May 6, 2016:

CAPA reviews dossiers for Library-wide parity and confers with the University Librarian about any problems.

May 31, 2016:

Last date for CAPA to forward documentation and recommendations to the University Librarian.

June 2016:

The University Librarian makes advancement decisions, consults with CAPA as required.

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