All newly-hired SPA employees must serve a probationary period of twelve (12) months. Once the employee reaches their 12th month of employment with the University/state, they will automatically be move to the status of permanent, career-status employee. Supervisor are not required to submit any documentation to remove an employee from probationary status.
Employees cannot be removed from probation before they reach their 12th month. In addition, supervisors should provide the employee a work plan within their first 30 days of hire and provide on going feedback on performance, during their first year. Along with corrective action and a performance improvement plan when necessary.