The University of Massachusetts Amherst

SBS Outstanding Staff Award

Recipients receive a $1,000 award and a plaque at an SBS event. Up to two awards will be granted each year. One award will be for Exempt (formerly known as professional) and one for Non-exempt (formerly known as classified) staff members.
Nomination Eligibility
Department Chairs/Heads, department faculty members, graduate or undergraduate students, and Exempt and Non-exempt staff may nominate an individual. Nominees must be a College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) employees. Nominees will be confidentially notified that they have received a nomination.
Award Timeline
The previous deadline for nominations was March 25, 2022. The upcoming deadline is March 24, 2023.
Award Criteria
Nominees should have demonstrated impact through one or more of the following: Growth in areas of responsibility; Improved a work process or system that significantly increased efficiency or resulted in a fiscal savings; Performs duties with superior integrity and dedication; Favorably represents their office, administrative unit, SBS, and university; Fosters collaboration; Creates a positive and motivating work environment. Length of service in the College may also be considered as part of the award determination.
Evaluation Criteria
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