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Nominations Sought for 2015 Staff Excellence Awards

April 7, 2015

UC Merced Staff Assembly seeks nominations for its 2015 Staff Citation of Excellence Award program.

Each year, five UC Merced staff members are recognized and celebrated for their outstanding service to the university. Staff Assembly encourages everyone on campus to nominate and/or endorse a staff member who goes above and beyond and exemplifies the following characteristics:

  • Exemplary performance and a strong commitment to the university’s mission of teaching, research and community service
  • Initiative, innovation and creativity
  • Demonstrated effective leadership, team building and teamwork
  • Community support and citizenship
  • Focus on customer satisfaction
  • Work process improvements
  • Significant accomplishments

Eligibility criteria is posted on the Staff Assembly website at Staff Excellence Awards Guidelines. Nomination forms can be submitted online via the Staff Excellence Awards nomination form.

Nominations and required endorsements are due by noon Friday, April 24. No exceptions.

The five selected individuals will be honored at the staff picnic May 22 during Staff Appreciation Week, and each receives a personalized crystal cube, a commendation letter signed by Chancellor Dorothy Leland and the president of Staff Assembly, and a $500 cash award (subject to tax withholding). The winners’ names also will be prominently displayed on a perpetual plaque.

For additional information, please visit the Staff Excellence Awards section of the Staff Assembly website.