Each year, the UNBC President’s Awards for Service Excellence, Creative Initiative and Leadership acknowledge outstanding contributions from employees while supporting the overall strategic priorities of the University. Nominations are submitted by peers and the Employee Recognition Awards (ERA) Selection Committee reviews all nominations and selects deserving recipients for 2023.
- Service Excellence Award
- Creative Initiative Award - Individual
- Creative Initiative Award - Team
- Leadership Award - CUPE
- Leadership Award - Exempt
The President’s Award for Service Excellence recognizes an individual or a team for their contribution through service to the University demonstrating responsiveness, reliability, resourcefulness, high standards, and/or exceptional customer service.
Consider individuals or a team who have consistently demonstrated exceptional client service, and have achieved outstanding results, have had a significant positive impact on the lives of students, staff, faculty and/or other community members beyond the position’s normal responsibility. They demonstrate professionalism, respect, and integrity in the delivery of the services.
The President’s Award for Creative Initiative recognizes contributions or implementation of a new program or idea that leads to improved productivity, and/or significant cost savings to the University.
Consider individuals or teams who have challenged the status quo with new solutions and applied new ways of thinking that positively transform the campus and community.
These solutions may be new systems, technologies, products, programs, or policies that tackle process, social, cultural, civic, or health and safety issues. They are entrepreneurs who look for a better way of doing their job. They solve problems by identifying an ongoing challenge and creating an innovative system technology, process, product, program, or policy. They create solutions that reduce time, resources, health, and safety risks, and/or costs associated with delivering a service or product.
Two creative initiative categories:
The President’s Award for Leadership recognizes individual employees for their contribution through leadership to the employees of the University.
These leaders promote workplace well-being and the importance of work-life balance; demonstrate and support equity, diversity, and inclusion for all employees; celebrate individual and team successes.
They provide employees with access to opportunities to develop new skills, and create opportunities for employees to share ideas, improve existing processes or services, and provide feedback on priorities or goals.
These leaders have improved the employee experience through improved services or operations that contribute toward a positive daily employee experience.
Two leadership categories:
- Individual CUPE employee (includes academic services)
- Individual Exempt employee (includes academic services)
All UNBC administrative and support staff employees are eligible to be nominated for these awards as either an individual or group. Each candidate will have served a minimum of twelve consecutive months prior to the nomination and remain a current employee at the time of recognition.
Nominations are accepted from staff, faculty, senior administration, and students of UNBC. Each nomination must include three supporting signatures and have the Supervisor’s support. Details of nominations will remain confidential.
The ERA Selection Committee consists of representatives from each of the employee groups at UNBC. They will review the nominations and recommend deserving recipients.
Nominations must be submitted via this form by Friday, December 15, 2023.
If you have any questions about this program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Allow 3 to 5 business days for a reply.
We suggest you work on your nomination in a Word document then copy and paste your answers into the Nomination Statement portion of the submission. You cannot save your work in this form.