Staff Award

The College of Nursing Staff Award is an employee recognition program developed to encourage and reward employee contributions to the college. The award is based solely upon merit, not the number of nominations.

The CON Staff Award Committee is a college-wide employee team comprised of six CON staff members serving two year terms.  

All CON staff/non-faculty category employees are eligible for award nominations, except the following:

Staff members in a probationary period at the time of nominations;
Staff members employed on a temporary basis; and
CON Staff Award Committee members, during the term of their service.

Any CON nominee will be limited to receiving the award for no more than two consecutive years.

Procedure:

A call for nominations will be distributed via email, by the Chair of the Committee to all faculty and staff.
Nominations should be forwarded to the Chair in a confidential envelope. The committee will review CON Staff Award nominations annually.
The Chair will compile the nomination forms and forward information to committee members in preparation for rating and review by the Committee.
The Committee will confidentially review all nominations and make a recommendation to the Dean.
Awards will be presented at the last Faculty Council meeting of the academic year.

Nominations:

Nominations should be written utilizing the CON Staff Award nomination form.
All nominations will remain confidential.
Nominations should detail the employee's outstanding contribution and demonstrated ability to work effectively with other departments and external organizations.

Criteria:

Improve, add value to, or exceed the quality service expectations of internal and external clientele; or
Demonstrate extraordinary effort or achievement; or
Demonstrate collaboration to achieve or exceed college goals; or
Demonstrate a significant project accomplishment; or
Exhibit documented evidence of overall outstanding work performance (i.e., results from faculty or staff surveys, letters of praise or other documentation).

Award/Recognition:

Certificate;
Name plate on centrally located multi-plate plaque;
Personal office plaque;
Monetary reward ($500);
Award recipient will be published in the ETSU Accent;
Award recipient will be featured in the CON Friday Newsletter;
Article about the award recipient will be posted on the CON website

CON Staff Award Nomination Form

CON Staff Award Recipients