Nominations Sought for Outstanding Mason Employees

Posted: July 16, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

August is the time to recognize Mason employees. The Office of Human Resources and Payroll is accepting nominations for four awards: the Outstanding Achievement Award, the Exceptional Support Award, the Quill Award and the Martha J. Reiner Quality Customer Service Award.

The presentation ceremony for these awards will take place on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 10:30 a.m.

The Outstanding Achievement Award is presented for achievements that result in significant benefit to the university, school, institute or department. These achievements improve processes, save time or money and/or improve customer service. The recipients will receive $500.

The Exceptional Support Award is designed to recognize employees upon whom departments rely for the smooth running of daily departmental functions and operations. These employees consistently demonstrate exceptional customer service, initiative, enthusiasm, commitment and energy. Recipients of this award will receive $250.

The Quill Award is granted to administrative and professional faculty at Mason for working on projects or initiatives outside the realm of normal work duties that advance the university’s mission. The recipient will have shared his or her expertise on projects that have contributed to the stature of the department and/or the entire university.

This award also recognizes that the recipient displayed leadership while involved in this work. The award amount is $500 from the central awards account. Up to $500 from department funds may be added to the initial award amount.

The Martha J. Reiner Quality Customer Service Award is presented to individuals who have contributed to the enhancement of quality customer service at Mason.

The criteria for this award are exceptional initiative in “going the extra mile” to provide service to internal and external customers with timely and appropriate follow-up, responsiveness to the needs of students, patrons or customers, and demonstrated improvement of customer service and satisfaction. The recipient of this award will receive $500.

Nomination forms can be found on the Human Resources web site under Forms and Materials. Completed nomination forms should be sent to Lucy Cummings, MS 3C3, by Friday, Aug. 24. For more information, contact Cummings at 703-993-2739.

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