"FORM 7 SITE SUPERVISOR’S PERFORMANCE REVIEW FOR LIS 591"
1 FORM 7 SITE SUPERVISOR’S PERFORMANCE REVIEW FOR LIS 591 PRACTICUM STUDENTS Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The Site Supervisor’s written review is required by the student’s Practicum Faculty Advisor in order to assign the student’s final grade. Site Supervisors may use this form to record their review, or use a format of their choice. Submit the Review to the Practicum Faculty Advisor (or the Practicum Coordinator) at the end of the semester. The Advisor and/or the Practicum Coordinator can advise the Site Supervisor of the deadline for the completion of the Performance Review. Performance Review Form Student Name ________________________________________________________________________ Practicum Site _________________________________________________________________________ Practicum Department/Position ___________________________________________________________ Supervisor/Reviewer ___________________________________________________________________ Review Period/Semester ______________________________________________________________ Job Description: please record the student’s Practicum responsibilities: ___________________________________________________________________________________ __ ___________________________________________________________________________________ __ ___________________________________________________________________________________ __ Ratings Exceeds Expectations – work is above requirements for the student practicum position* in nearly all areas. The student’s commitment to learning the professional position are noteworthy. Meets expectations – Work generally meets and sometimes exceeds requirements for the student Practicum position. Student should continue her/his efforts to develop professionally. Below expectations – Work usually does not meet the basic requirements of a student Practicum position. Student would benefit from increased supervisor guidance and a plan to improve performance. 2 N/A – “not applicable” *student Practicum position – this is an apprenticeship-type position within which the student is not expected to perform at a professional level but is trained, supervisor, and mentored to approach professional – level performance.Appraisal Job Knowledge Over Time: Demonstrates over the course of the Practicum increasing knowledge and skills to progressively perform, from a pre-professional to a professional level, the assigned work effectively, including procedural and reporting requirements, language, reasoning, and any other professional job-related skills. Exceeds expectations _____ Meets expectations _____ Needs improvement _____ Comments: Reliability/Commitment to Job: Completes work within time assigned without sacrifice of accuracy, quality, or service-consumer satisfaction; assumes responsibilities and ensures tasks are followed to completion; and can be dependent upon to be available for work by exhibiting a good attendance record. Complies with organization policies and procedures. Exceeds expectations _____ Meets expectations _____ Needs improvement _____ Comments: Quality/Quantity of Work: Meets expectations of both quality and quantity. Accurately and thoroughly completes work. Delivers service in a way that reflects credit upon the organization. Exceeds expectations _____ Meets expectations _____ Needs improvement _____ Comments: Human Relations Skills: Demonstrates progressively strong interpersonal and communication skills, including clarity or oral and written communication; and exhibits respect, courtesy, and tact in dealing with fellow workers, department managers and supervisors, and the general public. Eventually understands and responds to requests and knows when to ask for clarification before proceeding. Exceeds expectations _____ Meets expectations _____ Needs improvement _____ Comments: 3 Teamwork/Cooperation: Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with supervisors and co-workers; responds positively to direction and adapts well to changes; seeks counsel from supervisor on ways to improve performance; and shows tact, courtesy and effectiveness in dealing with other. Demonstrates appropriate flexibility to meet the work needs of the organization. Exceeds expectations _____ Meets expectations _____ Needs improvement _____ Comments: Organizational Skills: Demonstrates increasing and sufficient ability to plan, organize, and prioritize workload to make the best use of resources and efficiently carry out job responsibilities. Extent to which the student meets deadlines, manages resources, and effectively balances tasks and priorities. Exceeds expectations _____ Meets expectations _____ Needs improvement _____ Comments: Initiative and Creativity: Ability to independently anticipate and act on needs; demonstrates creativity in devising new and better methods. Extent to which the student, after training, is self-directed, resourceful, and creative in meeting job objectives. Exceeds expectations _____ Meets expectations _____ Needs improvement _____ Comments: Judgment: Identifies problems and takes appropriate actions within established guidelines. Appropriately determines which problems to refer to supervisory/senior personnel. Exceeds expectations _____ Meets expectations _____ Needs improvement _____ Comments: Supervision/Leadership: (only for students with supervisory responsibilities) Consider the extent to which the student applies sound, acceptable supervisory practices in the execution of his/her supervisory responsibilities; evidence of demonstrated skill in generating interest and enthusiasm is staff; and the student’s effectiveness in developing personnel. Exceeds expectations _____ Meets expectations _____ Needs improvement _____ Comments: 4 Strengths of Practicum Student Worker: (This section can be used to identify and describe the student’s strengths demonstrated in a job-specific area). Areas for Further Development: (This section can be used to identify and describe areas for further professional development in a job-specific area). Overall Performance: (This section can be used to assess the overall performance of the Practicum student). General Questions Your feedback about your Practicum experience is valuable to GSLIS. If you prefer to respond anonymously, please go to https://illinois.edu/survey/Secure?id=7173771 1. Was this your first experience as a Site Supervisor of a GSLIS Practicum student? 1. How would you describe your experience with GSLIS administration regarding your Practicum student? 2. Please comment on the value of your Practicum experience and the value you believe it would have to other professionals. 3. Do you recommend that other professionals take a GSLIS Practicum student? ____________________________________________________________ __________________ Supervisor’s Signature Date Return Form 7 to: Practicum Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Graduate School of Library and Information Science University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 501 E. Daniel Street Champaign, IL 61820-6211 5 Telephone: 217-333-3280 Fax: 217-244-3302 11/20/08 http://www.lis.uiuc.edu/courses/practicum/pdfs/591-form7.rtf