Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Shared Responsibilities

Who does what?

The success of the Wayne LEADS is completely dependent upon full participation of all employees, supervisors, senior leadership, and Human Resources.

Employee Responsibilities

Employee specific responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with supervisor to link individual tasks and duties to performance objectives and aligning performance objectives to department objectives
  • Ensuring individual objectives are updated as needed
  • Participating in status update meetings
  • Gathering data for Status Updates and Final Assessment
  • Identifying career interests

Supervisor Responsibilities

Supervisors provides support and direction throughout the year by:

  • Communicating the Strategic Plan and department/unit goals and guiding position objectives
  • Discussing and approving the performance objectives
  • Participating in status update meetings
  • Gathering data for Status Updates and Final Assessment
  • Conducting the Final Assessment meetings
  • Providing ongoing coaching, support and feedback

Human Resources Responsibilities

Human Resources is responsible for:

  • Providing clarity on the steps in this process
  • Helping employees and supervisors find the right resources and tools
  • Reviewing and approving final assessments
  • Providing just-in-time performance consulting to all employees and supervisors

Senior Leadership Responsibilities

Senior Management is responsible for:

  • Cascading goals throughout the entire organization
  • Assisting in building a culture of accountability and mutual respect
  • Providing cross-departmental / cross-functional perspective
  • Ensuring complete compliance with Wayne LEADS