Student Affairs Employee Recognition Program

We have created the Employee Recognition Program to honor employees in the division who support our mission through excellence in student retention, customer service, leadership, and morale building. Please take a moment to nominate a colleague to receive an Excellence Award.

Nomination Form Award Recipients

AWARDS

Excellence Award for Student Retention

Criteria:

  • Seeks ways to continually remove barriers when interacting with students
  • Identifies creative ways to positively impact retention
  • Collaborates effectively across units to help students persist
  • Nominator’s description of why the employee should receive this award, including specific examples and the criteria.

Excellence Award for Customer Service

Criteria:

  • Interacts in a friendly and helpful manner with both students and colleagues even when having a bad day
  • Goes above and beyond to assist individual students as needed
  • Suggests new ways to improve the quality of services to students
  • Nominator’s description of why the employee should receive this award, including specific examples and the criteria.

Excellence Award for Leadership

Criteria:

  • Demonstrates ability to creatively problem-solve
  • Shows willingness to assist beyond normal expectations
  • Develops trust and credibility through open, respectful communication and demonstrating accountability
  • Nominator’s description of why the employee should receive this award, including specific examples and the criteria.

Excellence Award for Morale Building

Criteria:

  • Demonstrates concern for morale of colleagues
  • Offers support assistance, and encouragement to colleagues
  • Demonstrates positive and productive attitude even in difficult situations
  • Nominator’s description of why the employee should receive this award, including specific examples and the criteria.

Eligibility

  • Must be an employee of Student Affairs for at least six months.
  • Must have not received any disciplinary notice or action within the past 12 months
  • Employees cannot win the same award more than once in a calendar year

Selection committee

  • Comprised of senior Leadership
  • Committee members are ineligible to be nominated
  • Will review and score the nominations
  • Vice Chancellor has final say over award selection

Selection process

Following the close of nominations for that quarter, senior leadership will review nominations and make selections based on rubric.

Timeframe to accept nominations Awards Given
April through September October
October through March April