Performance Excellence Information for HR Administrators


  • Role, e-ARm
  • Location, how to access
  • Help documents

Changing Review Dates

  • Aligning the Performance Excellence process to college/MAU planning cycles, if applicable to help with alignment of goals with the strategic priorities of the MAU.
  • Unit defined review schedules and how to change dates for a group.
  • How to change individual review dates and why would you want to.

Things to Confirm Before Sending in a Review

  • Signatures, dates, one rating selected
  • Correct form? New form, interim vs. probation, etc.
  • Not more than 10 months late or 2 months early
  • Make sure the planning form is included, or remind supervisor to complete in 30 days.

Tips and Resources for Coaching Performance Excellence

Suggested Timeline

Tips and Best Practices

Consider a center review process by someone in HR or deas office to ensure consistency and goal alignment.

Create a MAU defined rating rubric to assist supervisors in determining ratings, and to ensure consistence in the overall ratings.

Special Considerations for New Employees

  • Have new employees complete the online, Performance Excellence class for Employees and/or Supervisors (depending on their role)
  • Conduct a Planning Meeting within 30 after their start date
  • Make sure you are aware of the type of probationary period that is required for the position

Probationary and Interim Reviews

If the employee has a 12-month probationary period (APA, APSA) take the following steps:

For all other employees who have a probationary period that doesn’t align with an annual review: