Staff Excellence Awards
Excellence In Service: Classified Staff
The employee must have been a full-time classified staff member for at least three years.
An individual may not receive this award more than once in five consecutive years.
Direct reports to the President are not eligible for nomination.
II. Criteria:The nomination criteria shall include, but is not limited to, the following:
Demonstrates high standards of service to Valdosta State University.
Demonstrates exemplary performances in various aspects of his/her employment (skills, cooperation, job knowledge, attendance, self-improvement).
Demonstrates the following qualities and characteristics: initiative, reliability, and a professional attitude.
Demonstrates leadership through voluntary participation in staff functions and/or service on committees.
Nominations can be made by any full-time classified staff or faculty member. Self-nominations will not be accepted.
Documentation shall consist of the following (to be submitted in one package):
A completed nomination form.
Up to five letters of support; a minimum of one must be from a colleague, if possible, in the nominee’s work area.
Additional letters may be submitted by:
Fellow employees outside the nominee’s work area
Letters of support/recommendation from employee spouses or relatives will not be accepted.
V. Selection Committee:
The Selection Committee will consist of one representative from each division and one representative from the Council on Staff Affairs.
VI. Selection Schedule:
The Selection Committee will review the nominees submitted and will recommend two nominees to the President.