Areas of Consideration:
Impact: Service, dedications, professionalism, and compassion in deal with internal or external publics (students,
faculty, staff, and community). Inspires an overall sense of belonging that leads to a welcoming campus
Effectiveness: Promotion of University core values and purpose including character, collaboration, respect, and
service to the campus community.
Innovation: Contribution toward more efficient or productive operations including money-saving ideas,
exceptional fiscal responsibility, and improving service quality.
Significance: Accomplishments through campus work assignments that contribute to the success of UCO in the
community either directly or thought significant support of others from the campus.
Nominations are not complete unless this form accompanies a one-page, typewritten letter describing how the
nominee exhibited traits in all areas of consideration, including specific examples of Impact, Effectiveness,
Innovation and Significance. See sample nomination letter below.
EMPLOYEE EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE AWARD NOMINATION FORM
In order to create an environment where UCO employees feel that they are publicly recognized for performance that
reflects the innovation, passionate, student and customer-centered focus that Central has embraced, one quarterly $500
award will be presented four times a year, and three annual $1250 awards, as indicated below*.
Eligibility: The quarterly award is available to UCO staff members (except directors and above) who have a minimum
of six months of continuous employment prior to nomination. The annual is available to all staff
employees who have a minimum of six months of continuous employment prior to nomination.
Nominations may be made by anyone including faculty, staff, students and campus vendors.
Due Dates: Quarterly nomination forms must be received by Human Resources no later than the last working Friday of
the indicated nomination period, Annual nomination forms are due to Human Resources no later than the
Instructions: Please complete this form and submit it along with one-page, typewritten letter describing how the
nominee exhibited traits in all areas of consideration. Include specific examples.
*NOMINATION PERIOD: Annual (July 1 – June 30)
(1Qtr) July – September (2Qtr) October – December (3Qtr) January – March (4Qtr) April – June
Name of Nominee Department Campus Extension
Nominator’s Name (Please Print) Nominator’s Title Nominator’s Department
Nominator’s Signature Nominator’s Box Number Campus Extension
Name of Nominee’s Supervisor Department Title Campus Extension
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