Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a lead a/v technician.

A Lead A/V Technician is liable for overseeing as well as setting up, installing, operating, testing and troubleshooting audio and video equipment.

The primary responsibilities for this position are setting up and running sound, creating and operating spotlight, conferring with meeting or concert director to establish cues and directions, creating and installing custom lighting systems, coordinating audio feeds with television images, mixing sounds inputs and feeds, sending in equipment for repairs as needful, switching video data sources from one camera to another, monitoring sound feeds to ensure quality, ensuring the equipment is installed according to the designed layout, creating and installing custom lighting systems, performing duties on location.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Strive to follow proper channels in solving work related issues.

Be a good role model to other workmates when it comes to being organized in the work area.

[employee comments goal]

Pick up new duties as a way of learning and improving oneself

Put more effort in undertaking assigned duties and finding out methods of doing those tasks faster.

[employee comments goal]

Learn to appreciate what other group members have put in.

Learn to talk in a very clear and concise way that other people can understand.

[employee comments goal]

Help others to perform tasks that are provided without feeling shortchanged

Communicate effectively in every situation to every person in the workplace

[employee comments goal]

Assume responsibility for every action and task without passing on blame

Seek new opportunities that challenge the capability to a new level of performance

[employee comments goal]

Learn to coexist with coworkers and the management for a peaceful office environment

Make use of the learning materials or coaching lessons to become more efficient

[employee comments goal]

Consider maintaining a schedule book or appointment card or an electronic device with reminders to help one be on time

Make the necessary effort to meet deadlines on time or ahead of schedule and stop blaming others for missed deadlines or tasks not done

[employee comments goal]

Use tools that will help one to determine the value of the task at hand and further own prioritizing skills in order to prioritize tasks effectively and meet deadlines

Share problems and tasks with other employees but learn to say not to them when one is short of time

[employee comments goal]

Devote own attention to tasks that one needs to complete first and save later dates for projects with later deadlines

Delegate tasks that actually need to be delegated in order to avoid feeling overloaded and overwhelmed

[employee comments goal]

Decide what projects or tasks need to be completed first and make sure that everyone is onboard

Create a skills catalog in order to make sure that the right resources are available where and when one needs them

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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