Nominations for Recognition Awards Due Sept. 11

Posted: July 15, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 15, 2009 at 8:29 am

Nominations for the Outstanding Achievement Award, the Exceptional Support Award, the David W. Rossell Quill Award and the Martha J. Reiner Quality Customer Service Award are due in Human Resources and Payroll by close of business on Friday, Sept. 11. The presentation ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29.

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 recognizes those employees upon whom departments rely for the smooth running of daily functions and operations. These employees consistently demonstrate exceptional customer service, initiative, enthusiasm, commitment and energy. Recipients of this award will receive $250.

The David W. Rossell Quill Award is granted to administrative and professional faculty 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. Additional department funds, up to $500, may be added to the initial award amount.

The Martha J. Reiner Quality Customer Service Award is presented to individuals who have contributed to quality customer service enhancement at the university. 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 are available on the HR web page under Forms and Materials. Completed nominations should be sent to the Reward and Recognition Office, mailstop 3C3. For more information, contact the Reward and Recognition Office at 703-993-2739.

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