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University Staff Council

Yearly Recognition & Excellence Awards

Each year the Staff Recognition and Excellence Awards honor professional contributions and quality service of our University staff with special public acknowledgement for their contributions and exemplary work.

University Staff Council offers offers 6 distinguished awards: Staff Member of the Year, Kay Egan (Person for Others), Megs Langdon (Person for Community), Student Service (Person for Students), Team Spirit and Rising Star (New Employee).

The Staff Recognition and Excellence Award initiative was a collective effort by University Staff Council and volunteer members who represent a diverse cross-section of departments and seasoned staff members from each campus.

Nominations will be accepted online and on official paper nomination form until October 24, 2014.

About the Program:


Purpose

Staff Council's Staff Recognition and Excellence Awards recognize the extraordinary professional contributions and quality service of our University staff (non-exempt and exempt) and their integral role in advancing Loyola University Chicago's mission and fulfilling Loyola's promise in preparing people to lead extraordinary lives.

Eligibility

All regular staff members, full-time and part-time (20+ hours per week) are eligible, provided that they are on non-probationary status and in good standing with his/her respective department and University at the time of nomination. Previous award recipients are ineligible. Awards will be selected by elected Staff Council members. To avoid possible conflicts of interest, elected Staff Council members are not eligible to nominate or be nominated during their terms in office.

Criteria & Award Categories

Nominees must have consistently performed in an exemplary manner, exceeding the expectations of their position, and should demonstrate commitment to the mission of the University and reflect Loyola's values, as well as the following attributes: Integrity, Trust, and Ethics; Ambassadorship; Mutual Respect and Collaboration; Superior Customer Service (internal/external); Professionalism, Pride in Work and Accountability. 

Nomination

The Loyola community (staff, students, faculty, administrators) is invited to participate in nominations. All nominations should include specific and current examples of the staff member's achievements and contributions that reflect the principle criteria and attributes mentioned above. Nominations will be accepted online and on official paper nomination form (can be downloaded).

To avoid possible conflicts of interest, elected Staff Council members are not eligible to nominate or be nominated during their terms in office.

Selection Process

All nominations and corresponding forms will be kept confidential before, during and after the selection process. Nomination forms will be multi-point system based on criteria and attributes. Inquiries and concerns will be forwarded to Chair of Staff Recognition & Excellence Awards Committee. 

Award Prizes

Individual recipients of the Staff Member of the Year ($1,000), Kay Egan ($500), Megs Langdon ($500), Student Services ($500), and Rising Star ($250) Awards will receive monetary awards.

Recipients of the Staff Member of the Year, Kay Egan, and Student Services Awards will also received one (1) day paid time-off. 

Team Spirit Award recipients will receive a team photo; Choice of complimentary ice cream social, continental breakfast, or pizza lunch for the department / group / team of (up to 25).

Individual recipient of the Rising Star Award will receive a gift certificate for dinner for two. 

All Recipients will receive:

  1. A certificate in recognition of their service 
  2. A letter of recognition from the President
  3. A feature article in Inside Loyola
  4. Recognition on the Staff Council website

Winners must be present to receive their award prizes.

Presentation and Award Ceremony

The 2014 Staff Recognition and Excellence Awards Ceremony will be held November 24th, 2014 from 4:00-5:00pm in the Sister Jean Multipurpose Room, Damen Student Center at the Lake Shore Campus.

2013 Nominees

University Staff Council received a very large number of nominations for the 2013 Yearly Recognition & Excellence Awards. Below are a list of Departments nominated for various categories mentioned above.

Kay Egan

Athletics
Campus Safety
Conference Services
Office of Student Development
Oncology Institute
Oncology Institute Cancer Center
Quinlan School of Business
Quinlan School of Business
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
University Marketing and Communication

Rising Star

Athletics
Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy, School of Law
Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office
Career Development Center, Center for Experiential Learning
Center for Experiential Learning
Executive Education, Quinlan School of Business
Facilities
First & Second Year Advising
First and Second Year Advising
Health Law--School of Law
Leadership Development & Second Year Experience
Office for International Programs
Office of Medical Education
Planned & Major Gifts - Advancement Division
Quinlan School of Business

Team Spirit

Athletics
The Bridge to Loyola team
Campus Reservations
Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Undergraduate Admission Office

Staff Member of The Year

Athletics
Campus Safety
CAS Dean's Office
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Conference Services
Educational Affairs
Facilities
First and Second Year Advising
Institute of Pastoral Studies
Loyola University Museum of Art
Medical Education
Office of Research Services
Office of Student Development
Office of the Vice President for Student Development
Provost
Psychology
Stritch Educational Affairs
University Marketing and Communication

Student Services

Athletics
Campus Recreation
Campus Safety
Center for Experiential Learnin
First & Second Year Advising
Institute for Paralegal Studies
Law-Office of Career Services
Lewis Library
Office of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution
Registration and Records (Stritch SSOM)
Residence Life

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University Staff Council
Loyola University Chicago · 1032 W. Sheridan Road · Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773-508-6000 · E-mail: StaffCouncil-LS@luc.edu

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