Category Archives: PTR

Compilation of Policies and Best Practices: UofT Librarians and Research Leaves

Looking for that one statement or clause pertaining to research leaves or research days? Not sure what your application for a research leave should include? The UTFA librarians committee has compiled this guide which might help: Final-Sep22-2013-ResearchLeavePolicies-Librarians

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PTR – Goals and Objectives for Librarians and Workload

At the last Joint UTFA Librarians and Administration Committee (members are Suzanne Meyers Sawa, Jeff Newman, Harriet Sonne de Torrens, Sandra Langlands, Victoria Owen, Christina Sass-Kortsak), it was made clear by administration that goals were understood as the equivalent of … Continue reading

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Performance Evaluations at UofT for the Librarians

This is the time of year in which UofT Librarians’ performances are evaluated for PTR and promotion purposes. Senior administrators have all been given the same guidelines and forms for submitting their evaluations back to those they supervise. The central … Continue reading

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PTR and UofT Librarians on Research Leaves – Important Update

This is the time of year when questions concerning the annual performance arise.  As a way of keeping you informed (please direct colleagues to this site), the UTFA Librarians Committee will share information with the community. A recent memo from the … Continue reading

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Annual Performance Review – Progress Through the Ranks

Are your goals mutually discussed and agreed upon? Is your supervisor using the appropriate terms to rate your annual performance review (see below)? Have you been given a reasonable and fair amount of time to respond to your supervisor’s comments? … Continue reading

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Librarians Numeric Ratings for PTR

Supervisors have been given guidelines on the numeric ratings everyone receives in their annual performance reviews. For your information the numeric ratings with descriptions are: Superior Performance  8-9 ;  Surpasses Expectations 6-7 ; Achieves Expectations    3-5 ; Below Expectations   … Continue reading

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Numeric Ratings – PTR

In the Procedures and Criteria for submitting your Annual Activity Report, you will note that your letter of assessment will include a numeric rate, which has, up until now, been hidden. This numeric rate should help to clarify your PTR … Continue reading

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