Classified Staff Senate

Announcing the President's Staff Service Awards

Employee Recognition Event

Friday May 17th, 2019

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Hannaford Hall - Abromson Center - Portland Campus

 

This year, in conjunction with the President's Office, the Faculty, Professional, and Classified Staff Senates will resume the practice of recognizing outstanding Faculty, Professional, and Classified Staff at the Annual Employee Recognition Event to be held on Friday May 17th, 2019.

The President's Awards for Staff Achievement and Staff Excellence will honor one Faculty Member, one Professional Staff and one Classified Staff who demonstrates leadership and innovation in their field. These individuals will embody President Cummings' goals of USM being a "Great Place to Work" and providing an environment where students are connected on a personal level with at least one person at USM.

 

To nominate a colleague, please use the Nomination Form.


President's Award for Staff Achievement

The President’s Award for Staff Achievement will honor a USM Faculty Member, Professional Staff, and Classified Staff with less than six years of service. This award recognizes an individual who in their short time at USM has excelled in their field and has regularly set and achieved goals.  The winners of the President's Award for Staff Achievement will each receive a $150 cash prize and a framed certificate signed by President Cummings.  They will also be invited to participate on next year's award selection committee. Nomination criteria are that each individual:

    1. Demonstrates achievement in their professional area.

    2. Demonstrates leadership and initiative in actualizing USM’s commitment to be an outstanding, accessible and affordable institution and community partner as outlined in USM’s Mission Statement.

    3. Performs position responsibilities with a focus on innovation and demonstrates both a knowledge and commitment to best practice in their respective field.

    4. Contributes positively to the quality of life at USM supporting the President’s goals of making USM a great place to work and a place where our students are known and feel valued.

    5. Serves as a role model to other USM community members.


President's Award for Staff Excellence 

The President's Award for Staff Excellence will honor a USM Faculty Member, Professional Staff, and Classified Staff with six or more years of service.  This award recognizes an individual who has consistently demonstrated excellence in leadership and who exemplifies commitment to USM's mission.  This individual should be a strong role model who has served their colleagues in a mentor capacity. The winners of the President's Award for Staff Excellence will receive a $200 cash prize and a framed certificate signed by President Cummings.  They will also be invited to participate on next year's award selection committee.  Nomination criteria are that each individual:

    1. Demonstrates ongoing excellence in their professional area.

    2. Demonstrates leadership and initiative in actualizing USM’s commitment to be an outstanding, accessible and affordable institution and community partner as outlined in USM’s Mission Statement.

    3. Performs position responsibilities with a focus on innovation and demonstrates both a knowledge and commitment to best practice in their respective field.

    4. Contributes positively to the quality of life at USM supporting the President’s goals of making USM a great place to work and a place where our students are known and feel valued.

    5. Serves as a role model and mentor to other USM community members.