Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for an oracle/sybase database administrator.

An Oracle/Sybase database administrator is assigned the primary role of developing databases that have the Oracle/Sybase platform and manage all elements of the databases. He or she will create primary database storage and objects. In addition to that, he or she will perform monitoring and optimize the performance of all the Oracle databases.

Other roles he or she will handle include; develop and maintain all Oracle databases, install and configure all new Oracle's relational database management, perform backup and recovery operations on Oracle databases, develop security mechanism on Oracle databases, ensure data security and integrity, provide technical support on the development teams and manage sharing resources amongst applications.

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


Show willingness to learn from other speakers and the new ways of doing public speaking.

To engage my audience more while delivering the speech to grasp their attention.

[employee comments goal]

Learn to articulate or communicate in a proper manner that can be well understood by people.

Try to ask the right questions that will act as a guide to coming up with proper solutions.

[employee comments goal]

Learn to manage clients? problems well enough and to ensure they are satisfied.

To improve on my technical deduction and logical isolations skills and capabilities.

[employee comments goal]

Make sure that each team member understands the role that they and other members play in achieving the company's goal

Use past team projects to identify what people did well and make changes based on their newly identified strengths

[employee comments goal]

Learn to be clear and accurate while providing information, ask good questions and listen carefully

Try to stay uninvolved with office or department conflicts, drama or politics that undermine one's professional behavior

[employee comments goal]

Understand how to coordinate a project, implement, and test it in order to deliver a product that produces an effective working system

Be able to keep the project moving towards completion even when facing aggressive schedules or discouraging developments

[employee comments goal]

View failure as part of the game and take failure as a learning experience to realize success

Put more effort in analyzing situations, conduct research, compile data, and make conclusions based on facts obtained from the research

[employee comments goal]

Show more willingness to learn how to create, use, and troubleshoot computer networks

Seek for assistance when faced with a problem related to using a computer service

[employee comments goal]

Learn how to create impressive web pages using appropriate web design techniques and programming paradigms

Show more interest to follow and learn the latest trends in programming

[employee comments goal]

Always train others in an area of expertise and always share knowledge with colleagues

Welcome chances to learn new skills and seek for more opportunities that enhance knowledge in existing skills

[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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