The University Award for Excellence

Description

The University Awards for Excellence is designed to recognize individuals for outstanding achievements. This award is based on achievements in activities beyond normal duties.

Criteria

Nominees will be evaluated on their actions that surpass meritorious performance in their job. The following criteria will be considered.

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

Examples that constitute performance beyond expected standards include:

  • Performing extra duties substantially beyond those normally assigned
  • Working on special projects or serving on a committee or team
  • Creating opportunities for employees to improve skills and abilities
  • Making special efforts to recognize excellence in others

EXCEPTIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARD EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF OPERATIONS

Examples that contribute toward efficiency and effectiveness include:

  • Developing new and creative ways to reduce waste or improve operational efficiency
  • Improving service to stakeholders (such as students, parents, alumni, employees)

OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY AND/OR VISITORS

Examples of outstanding service include:

  • Contributing to public service and outreach
  • Delivering exceptional service to University projects or on committees

SPECIAL EFFORTS IN PROMOTING WORKFORCE DIVERSITY

Examples that contribute to improving sensitivity to and implementation of diversity include:

  • Increasing awareness of and respect for different cultures
  • Being proactive to diversify the workplace
  • Taking action to protect and champion diverse populations

How to Nominate

Submit a Nomination - Remember, all nominations must be completed by 5pm on January 30, 2017

This link will take you to the "Competition Space" to submit an application for your nomination.

Visit our Assistance for Nominators page for help. 

Eligibility

  • Nominee must be benefits-eligible
  • Nominee must not have been one of last year's recipients

Nomination Requirements

  • Nominations must be submitted before the deadline
  • Resumes, ancillary materials, and more than five letters of recommendation will not be accepted

Deadline for Nominations

Nominations must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 30, 2017.