Table3-4B Criteria for Evaluation of Performance In University Service

CAE Guidelines

Criteria for Evaluation of Performance

Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty

 

University Citizenship

 

Reviewers will base their evaluation upon the documented degree of excellence achieved in University Citizenship for service activities. The candidate is expected to provide a clear explanation of the nature and importance of accomplishments, initiatives taken, leadership roles, etc. Reviewers will be looking for specifics.

 

It is the responsibility of the candidate to demonstrate the impact of their citizenship/service efforts and activities. Documentation of those efforts should identify the nature and importance of an activity, their role in the activity, and their level of participation and contribution to the activity, along with a description of the forum and/or entities involved. 

 

The activities listed below are not all-inclusive and the committee may consider items submitted by the faculty member that are not listed, but are relevant.

 

Viewed as Exemplary:

  • Committee membership acclaim/citations, accompanied by documentation of candidate's contributions, accomplishments, leadership roles, etc. 
  • Service awards from organizations within the field of discipline
  • Leadership in planning/organizing a campus recruiting event
  • Leadership role in successful internship and/or co-op and/or practicum programs
  • Organization of a professional conference at a regional or state level; serving as a section chair or higher at a regional, national, or international conference
  • Participation in community development activities and grants integrated with one’s discipline
  • Organization of consortia to articulate with and perpetuate one’s program or discipline
  • Office held in an organization related to the discipline at the regional, national, or international level
  • Establishment of professional or scientific alliances
  • Membership as a board member or officer/official in academic, professional, or scientific societies/organizations
  • Membership as a board member, officer, official, or consultant in government regulatory or advisory bodies
  • University-level committee, commission, or board membership
  • College-level committee chair
  • Leadership on university, college, and academic program area committees and boards
  • Leadership to the professional community and professional associations at the international, national, or regional level
  • Holding office as part of the executive board of professional or scientific associations at the international, national, or regional level
  • Leadership in professional committees and working groups at the international, national, or regional level
  • Advising a student organization related to one's discipline (e.g., a student chapter of a professional organization)

 

Viewed as Favorable:

  • Publication of discipline-related, non-refereed articles in magazines, newspapers, web sites, blogs, etc. that are provided for the general public
  • Presentations for service or professional organizations outside of area of expertise
  • Active and regular participation in successful internship and/or co-op and/or practicum programs
  • Projects integrating and engaging students with businesses, industry, or government
  • Advising a student organization outside of one's discipline
  • Participation on advisory boards
  • Participation in campus/program recruiting events
  • Participation in campus/program marketing initiatives, e.g., creation/design of marketing materials
  • Participation in the integration of community with program activities
  • Office held in an organization related to the discipline at the state or local level
  • Membership in professional or scientific organizations/societies
  • Student retention and recruiting activities
  • College-level and/or Division-level administrative positions held
  • College-level committee membership
  • Academic Division-level ad hoc committee membership
  • Active participation on university, college, and academic program area committees and boards
  • Service awards from organizations outside the field of discipline
  • Significant participation in successful internship and/or co-op and/or practicum programs
  • Discipline-related presentations in public forums
  • Organizing University forums or exhibits
  • Active participation in noteworthy events
  • Participation on university, college, and academic program area committees and boards
  • Participation on professional committees and working groups
  • Holding office as part of the executive board of professional or scientific associations at the state or local level
  • Leadership to the professional community and professional associations at the state or local level
  • Leadership to professional committees and working groups at the state or local level

 

Viewed unfavorably and/or not considered:

  • Minimal activity with respect to University Citizenship
  • Poorly documented citations in any University Citizenship activities; citations without evidence of candidate's contributions, accomplishments, leadership roles
  • Publication of non-refereed minor newspaper articles, letters to the editor, blogs, op-eds, etc.
  • No evidence of exemplary performance