Deadline Approaching for Exemplary Staff Awards

May 20, 2010 - Campus Bulletin

The deadline for nominations for the 2010 President's Awards for Exemplary Staff Service is May 31. There are seven award categories, six for individual nominations and one for a team nomination.

The awards program was created in 2004 to recognize U of G staff who have consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence and have exceeded the expectations of their normal employment responsibilities.

There are six award categories, five for individual nominations and one for a team nomination.

The awards are:

Innovative Leadership Recognition Award
: Honours an employee who is an innovative thinker and creative implementor who motivates and inspires others through his or her vision.

Service Excellence Recognition Award: Recognizes a staff member who is on the front line and who motivates and inspires others to excel in customer service.

Hidden Hero Award: For an employee who supports others and provides excellent service behind the scenes.

University of Guelph Spirit Award: Honours someone who demonstrates University spirit by fostering a sense of belonging to the U of G community or by supporting and promoting the University.

Community Service Award: Recognizes an employee who demonstrates Guelph’s commitment to community service through volunteer work on or off campus.

Exemplary Team Recognition Award: Honours teams that work cohesively, demonstrate a shared commitment to providing exceptional service and use their combined expertise to produce high- quality results.

All non-academic full- and part-time U of G staff who have been employed here for at least two years are eligible for the awards. Employees selected receive $2,000 and are recognized during an annual community event. Teams share the cash prize.

More information is available online. A hard copy of the nomination package is also available from the executive offices on Level 4 of the University Centre.

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