Staff Excellence Awards

Please help us recognize Bryan School administrative staff for their excellent performance in furthering our mission and goals

There are three awards for administrative staff, the Staff Excellence Award, the Spirit of the Spartan and the Hidden Hero.  The recipient of the Staff Excellence Award will receive a $1,000 award, a trophy, and special recognition. The recipients of the Spirit of the Spartan Award and the Hidden Hero Award will each receive a $500 award, a trophy, and special recognition. The award presentation will be at the April Biz+ Meeting and announced at the Bryan School Graduation Ceremony in May.

Who selects the award winner?

The Awards Committee of the Bryan Administrative Assembly evaluates the nominees and makes a recommendation to the dean and the Dean selects the final winner.

Who can make a nomination?

Students, alumni, staff, faculty, and administrators of the Bryan School may submit nominations by filling out one of the forms below.

 

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Staff Excellence Award         Nomination Form

The winner of the Bryan Staff Excellence Award will be the person who made the most valuable contribution to furthering the mission and goals of the Bryan School of Business and Economics during the year. Some of the criteria that should be considered include:

  • excellent performance of their assigned duties supporting the work of their unit and the Bryan School;
  • high professional standards and dedication to duty;
  • excellence in leadership; and/or
  • innovative or creative thinking and problem-solving

 Notable activities, behavior, and accomplishments can include:

  • high professional standards in carrying out his or her job assignment;
  • going that extra mile to follow through on tasks or projects or solving unusual or difficult problems;
  • suggesting and implementing new or improved processes or procedures to make the operations of the Bryan School or its units more effective, efficient, or useful to the Bryan School community; and/or
  • serving in an informal or formal leadership role in performing his or her assigned duties, encouraging excellence performance or innovative thinking in the workplace
  • serving the Bryan School community by participating in Bryan School committees or contributing to group projects or representing the Bryan School in University, civic, or professional organizations.

All nominations MUST have a letter of support from the immediate supervisor of the nominee.  You are encouraged to provide specific examples of the notable performance of your nominee since this will help the committee understand why you believe this person deserves special recognition.

Staff eligible for the Excellence Award must be full-time SHRA or EHRA staff members employed by the Bryan School of Business and Economics for at least two full years.  Additional years of service elsewhere at UNCG do not apply.  The winner is not eligible to be nominated again for a period of two years.

 

  1. Spirit of the Spartan (Team Player Award)         Nomination Form

This award is given to the Bryan School employee who:

  • treats other team members with respect;
  • considers the ideas and opinions of others;
  • shares information;
  • willingly accepts responsibility;
  • works beyond their office and/or department;
  • utilizes strong interpersonal skills;
  • this person should work toward maintaining harmonious relationships; and/or
  • they go above and beyond to enhance team productivity and broader university-wide collaboration.

Base your statement on one or more of the criteria listed above, please give examples of this nominee’s service to their team, the Bryan School and the across the University.

Nominees can be full-time or part-time SHRA or EHRA staff members employed by the Bryan School of Business and Economics for at least one full year.  Additional years of service elsewhere at UNCG do not apply.  The winner is not eligible to be nominated again for a period of two years.

 

  1. Hidden Hero Award        Nomination Form

This award is given to the Bryan School employee who:

  • works quietly behind the scenes for the good of the Bryan School and UNCG;
  • though not publicly celebrated, he or she demonstrates leadership through dedication and service;
  • shows consistent exemplary service that goes beyond the daily work of the employee; and/or
  • this person’s actions make an outstanding contribution that was unexpected.

Base your statement on one or more of the criteria listed above, please give examples of this nominee’s service to their team, the Bryan School and the across the University.

Nominees can be full-time or part-time SHRA or EHRA staff members employed by the Bryan School of Business and Economics for at least 1 full year.  Additional years of service elsewhere at UNCG do not apply. The winner is not eligible to be nominated again for a period of two years.

 

Previous winners will soon be added to this page.