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Nomination Process & Eligibility

Please help us honor fellow staff members for their dedication and service to UHD. By nominating someone for one of the awards, you are giving them special recognition for their hard work. You may either nominate an individual for an award or write a letter in support of a nomination package being prepared by someone else.​

Staff Excellence Awards

The nomination process is simple. Prepare a package, which includes a nomination form and at least two additional statements of support for your nominee. Please send the sealed nomination packages by campus mail to Employment Services and Operations  S910.

Please Note: To be considered for one of the awards, each nomination package must be complete. A complete nomination package consists of a nomination form and at least two (but not more than five) separate statements from different people in support of the nominee. Incomplete nomination packages will not be reviewed by the board. All nominations forms and supporting letters must be typed, printed out, and submitted together as one complete nomination package. All nomination forms and letters of support MUST be hand signed (no digital signatures will be accepted). ​ 

Eligibility ​

Nominees must demonstrate the following qualities and meet the following criteria:

  • Continued productivity in excess of normal job description
  • Initiative that results in a benefit to UHD
  • A positive attitude that affects fellow coworkers and the general public
  • Dependability, responsibility and stability
  • At least three years of service with UHD in a full-time position
  • Nominated with a completed and signed nomination package
  • Have not received the President’s Choice or Staff Excellence Award in the last five years

Please Note: Current members of the Staff Council Executive Committee are not eligible. UHD administration is not eligible.​

​​Staff Council Impact Awards

(Rookie of the Year, Whistle While You Work, Goes the Extra Mile, Best Boss, and Rising Star)
The nomination process is simple. Prepare a nomination form, print it, and then hand sign it. No digital signatures will be accepted. Please send the sealed nomination form by campus mail to Employment Services and Operations (910-S).

Selection process

The Awards Review Board (ARB), which is appointed by the Staff Council President, selects the winners from the eligible nominees. The ARB is comprised of former award winners, an ESO representative, members of Staff Council, and professional staff members.​

Please send the sealed nomination forms by campus mail to: ESO, Suite S910.

If you have any questions about the nomination process, please contact:

Last updated 10/14/2020 6:46 AM