Staff Award Nomination Form

The Penn State Lehigh Valley Staff Awards Selection Committee is calling for nominations for the staff awards listed below. If you are interested in nominating someone that meets the eligibility criteria for one of the awards, please complete this nomination form below. All form submissions will be reviewed by the Staff Award committee.

All nominations are due by July 7, 2023.

Outstanding Staff Award

The Outstanding Staff Award recognizes a staff member for extraordinary service to the Penn State Lehigh Valley campus. 

Nominee Qualifications

  • Has/have been employed full-time at PSU-LV for at least two consecutive years (eligible after the second full year of employment).
  • Has/have not received this award over the past three years.

Award Criteria

  • Provides a unique level of service that fosters business relationships/further enhances the reputation of Penn State Lehigh Valley
  • Assumes responsibilities in addition to the duties of the position for initiatives above and beyond their current role and responsibilities which have a positive and significant impact on our campus community and beyond. 
  • Demonstrates excellence in upholding the strategic priorities of academic excellence, campus exposure and increased enrollments.

Nomination

  • The PSU-LV Staff Awards Selection Committee shall call for nominations.
  • Any employee or student of PSU-LV campus may nominate a staff member meeting the above eligibility criteria by using the nomination form.
  • While staff members may draw students’ attention to the awards, they are not to distribute nomination forms to students.

Responsibility of Recipient

  • Recipients of this award shall make themselves available as mentors to other staff members.

 

Staff Spirit Award “For the Glory”

The Spirit Award recognizes a staff member who demonstrates Penn State Lehigh Valley “spirit.”  This spirit can be in the form of attitude, energy, enthusiasm, cooperation, willingness to go above and beyond, morale building efforts, good citizenship, teamwork, etc. 

Nominee Qualifications

  • Has/have been employed full-time at PSU-LV for at least two consecutive years (eligible after the second full year of employment).
  • Has/have not received this award over the past three years.

Award Criteria

  • Promotes positive morale through actions of good spirit.
  1. Fosters community by building bridges for individuals or groups to come together for intellectual or social connections.
  2. Acts in a humanitarian way by “doing the right thing” for another person or group.
  • Creative Problem Solving
  1. Develops innovative solutions.
  2. Breaks down boundaries and/or create new relationships to improve the way work gets done.
  • Working Behind the Scenes
  1. Consistently provides high quality, reliable and critical work that if undone, would halt highly visible operations.
  2. Demonstrates a steady willingness to improve work situations and does so without prompting or fanfare.

Nomination Guidelines

  • The PSU-LV Staff Awards Selection Committee shall call for nominations.
  • Any employee or student of PSU-LV campus may nominate a staff member meeting the above eligibility criteria by using the nomination form.
  • While staff members may draw students’ attention to the awards, they are not to distribute nomination forms to students.

Responsibility of Recipient

  • Recipients of this award shall make themselves available as mentors to other staff member
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