Staff Excellence Awards

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Award Overview

The University of Cincinnati Office of the Provost recognizes the invaluable service provided by staff to the success of the academic mission of the university.  To that end, the Office of the Provost will establish a Provost Staff Excellence Award Fund.  The fund will be used to celebrate staff contributions and provide awards to staff for exceptional performance that has directly contributed to the success of the academic mission.  

 

Eligibility

Any staff member reporting to a unit or college that is under the direction of the Office of the Provost that has a:

  •  Minimum of 2 years of service as of the application deadline
  • Current performance evaluation on file as of the application deadline.  The performance evaluation must indicate the staff member is meeting or exceeding job performance expectations

 

Nomination Process

Nominations may be made by any individual employed by the university. Self-nominations are also accepted.

  • Nomination forms are available September 1, 2018 (see below)
  • A nomination form must be completed and submitted to Susan Frazer no later than October 15, 2018

 

Award Criteria

The belief is that all staff are important and play a critical role in support of the academic mission, whether they work directly with students, support faculty or perform a business function. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a strong service attitude and a commitment to the success of the academic mission though their daily work. In 200 words or less, nominators must be able to describe how the nominee has gone above and beyond to perform their duties, in an outstanding manner that directly contributes to the success of the university’s academic mission.

 

Decision-Making Process

Year 1 – An ad hoc group of staff  from outside the Office of the Provost will be responsible for reviewing nominations, recommending award winners and making recommendations to the Provost regarding the celebration and award ceremony.  The Sr. Vice Provost for Academic Administration and Finance, along with the HR Director of the Office of the Provost, will guide the group, but will not be voting members. The celebration of staff and awards ceremony will occur mid-October.

Year 2 and beyond – The award recipients from the previous year will form the committee responsible for reviewing nominations, recommending award winners and making recommendations to the Provost regarding the celebration and award ceremony. The Sr. Vice Provost for Academic Administration and Finance, along with the HR Director of the Office of the Provost, will guide the group, but will not be voting members.

 

Nominate staff by clicking the link below. You will be directed to a Word document. Please complete the form, obtain necessary signatures, and scan completed form to Susan Frazer.  

 

Nomination Form