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April 25, 2022


To:   Department Heads, Managers, and Business Officers

Fr:    Lisa Romero, Interim Director, Human Resources

Re:      2022/2023 Performance Cycle for Policy-Covered (Non-Represented) Staff

The 2022/2023 ePerformance cycle for policy-covered (non-represented) staff began April 1, 2022.  The evaluation documents for this cycle will be created in ePerformance today.

Eligible Employees

As of now, only career and partial-year career employees (policy-covered) are included in ePerformance.  If you wish to include your department’s contract employees, please submit an HR/ServiceNow ticket to Staff Position Management and Workforce Administration and they will create the performance documents for those employees.


Please note: Represented employees are not included in ePerformance. Please refer to the HR website for instructions on performance development for represented employees.

Step 1: Define Criteria (a.k.a. Goal Setting) - Due May 1, 2022

Now is the time for Supervisors and Employees to meet and discuss goals.  Either or both, the Supervisor and Employee, can enter goals into the Define Criteria section of the evaluation document.  Before completing Define Criteria, the Supervisor and Employee should agree on the goals for the performance cycle.  Once the goals are set, the Supervisor completes Define Criteria and the process moves to Check-In 1 (which will be due in the Fall).

ePerformance Due Dates

While the due dates are coded in the system, please note that you have some flexibility.  While nothing happens if a deadline passes, we highly recommend as a best practice to not go more than two weeks beyond the deadline.  As an example, if the deadline for completing Define Criteria is May 1, 2022, we recommend completing that step no later than May 15, 2022.

During the course of this evaluation cycle, we will send reminder communications regarding the next steps in the ePerformance process, including Check-Ins 1 and 2, Finalize Criteria, and the Self-Evaluation/Manager Evaluation.  


Performance Development Resources

If you need a refresher on how to navigate the Define Criteria section of ePerformance, please watch our Define Criteria Demonstration.  

For tips on creating meaningful goals, please refer to Goal Setting Reference - Tips for Creating Meaningful Goals.

For general information on performance management, please refer to the Performance Development page on the HR website.



If you have any questions, please submit an HR/ServiceNow ticket to Staff Position Management and Workforce Administration. 


Thank you.