Staff Awards

The College of Business annually presents five awards, each with a specific set of criteria, to staff members. A committee, comprising former award recipients, reviews the nominations and submits recommendations to the dean, who makes the final determination. The award recipients are announced at the college’s annual faculty and staff banquet held in the spring semester.

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Nominees must be full-time College of Business staff members

 

STAFF AWARD COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • Jennifer Clark, Chair
  • Marissa Mainwood
  • Alexa Mitsuda
  • Aiden Sizemore
  • Esther Widener
  • Andrea White, Ex-Officio

 

Nomination Process

The nomination period is now open. All nominations are due no later than midnight on Friday, January 17, 2020.


Please review each award description and its criteria below, and then complete the form at the bottom of this page to nominate worthy staff member.

Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award

This is the highest award presented to a College of Business staff member. Each nominee must have one nomination and at least one additional nomination or letter of support. Each nomination must include details in support of the nominee that matches MVP award criteria. There must be at least three eligible individuals nominated in order for this award to be presented. Individuals may be nominated by College of Business faculty or staff members. Self-nominations are not allowed. The Staff Awards committee will prioritize specific nomination requests, but reserves the right to consider nominees for any of the available awards.


Eligibility

  • Nominees must be full-time staff members, who have been employed by the College of Business for a minimum of three years. Additional years of service at FSU do not count.

Criteria

Nominees for this award must:

  • Be exemplary and efficient in fulfilling their job responsibilities
  • Communicate professionally with colleagues
  • Demonstrate a servant leadership mentality
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Seek continuous growth and improvement as a professional
  • Carry out their job with integrity and dedication
  • Foster an atmosphere of cooperation and creativity among their peers

Emerging Leader Award

This award honors a staff member who has been in their position for less than three years. Each nominee for this award must have one nomination and at least one additional nomination or letter of support. Each nomination must include details in support of the nominee that matches award criteria. This award category requires at least two eligible nominees for this award to be presented. Nominations may be made by College of Business faculty or staff members. Self-nominations are not allowed. The Staff Awards committee will prioritize specific nomination requests, but reserves the right to consider nominees for any of the available awards.


Eligibility

  • Nominees must be full-time staff members of the College of Business who have been in their position for less than three years.

Criteria

Nominees for this award must:

  • Excel in learning their job
  • Demonstrate initiative in their position
  • Be resourceful, adaptable, coachable and efficient
  • Exhibit excellent customer service
  • Be a valuable addition to their department/area

Esprit de Corps Award

This award is presented to a staff member who demonstrates a positive, can-do attitude, while promoting an environment of cheerfulness and camaraderie. Each nominee for this award must have one nomination and at least one additional nomination or letter of support. Each nomination must include details in support of the nominee that matches criteria for the award. This award category requires at least two eligible nominees for this award to be presented. Nominations may be made by College of Business faculty or staff members. Self-nominations are not allowed. The Staff Awards committee will prioritize specific nomination requests, but reserves the right to consider nominees for any of the available awards.


Eligibility

  • Nominees must be full-time staff members of the College of Business. Length of service to the college is irrelevant.

Criteria

Nominees for this award must:

  • Exhibit consistent pride, fellowship and loyalty
  • Uphold the college’s cultural traditions
  • Demonstrate respect for faculty, staff and students
  • Excel in customer service
  • Be committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace

Ingenuity Award

This award honors a staff member who is able to think creatively and develop innovative solutions to issues that affect their team, students, or the college as a whole. This is the person who is never willing to accept “because that’s the way we’ve always done it” for an answer. Each nominee for this award must have one nomination and at least one additional nomination or letter of support. Each nomination must include details in support of the nominee that matches criteria for the award. This award category requires at least two eligible nominees for the award to be presented. Nominations may be made by College of Business faculty or staff members. Self-nominations are not allowed. The Staff Awards committee will prioritize specific nomination requests, but reserves the right to consider nominees for any of the available awards.


Eligibility

  • Nominees must be full-time staff members of the College of Business. Length of service to the college is irrelevant.

Criteria

Nominees for this award must:

  • Be resourceful and adaptable
  • Be able to develop innovative solutions to problems in their area
  • Be willing to consider new procedures and technologies
  • Demonstrate initiative in their position

Extra Mile Award

This award honors a staff member who can always be counted upon to step in to help when needed due to staff shortage, extra workload or other team challenges. This person is always the first to ask, “How can I help?”. The Extra Mile Award nominee’s initiative and dedication to the mission of the college is an inspiration to the entire team. Each nominee for this award must have one nomination and at least one additional nomination or letter of support. Each nomination must include details in support of the nominee that matches criteria for the award. This award category requires at least two eligible nominees for the award to be presented. Nominations may be made by College of Business faculty or staff members. Self-nominations are not allowed. The Staff Awards committee will prioritize specific nomination requests, but reserves the right to consider nominees for any of the available awards.


Eligibility

  • Nominees must be full-time staff members of the College of Business. Length of service to the college is irrelevant.

Criteria

Nominees for this award must:

  • Go out of their way to find ways to contribute to the team
  • Go above and beyond their daily duties on a regular basis
  • Be someone who volunteers to assist when it is needed

Staff Award Nomination Form

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