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Employee Recognition Application Form

The President or whoever is soliciting nominations for the Employee Awards for Service, Outreach, and Research Excellence, which recognizes exemplary service or contribution to the University.  One recipient will be selected in each of the three categories - Service, Outreach, or Research and will receive a $ ?????????????? cash award at the Spring Convocation held in January. Anyone may nominate an individual for these awards; an individual may nominate himself/herself.   

All permanent classified & professinal staff members are eligible for consideration.  According to the MUS Pay Plan, in order to qualify for a cash award an individual must have demonstrated exceptional performance in all of the following areas:    

The effort of work grealty exceeds expections.
The individual must maintain a consistent level of satisfactory or higher job performance on a recurring basis over a significant period of time. 
The service, project or product is of the highest quality and greatly exceeds typical job performance expectations.

In addition, the individual must have demonstrated exceptional performance in one of the following areas:

The amount of work produced clearly exceeds standard expectations for others.
The service, product, or project is exceptionally creative and innovative.
Cost Savings/Revenue Generation
The product or service will create a substantial, documented cost-saving or revenue-generating effort.
Efficiency of operations is measurably enhanced by the employee’s work.
Life Safety/Safety of Working Conditions
Action(s) taken by the employee results in the prevention of serious property damage and/or physical injury and is outside the scope of the employee’s regularly assigned job duties and responsibilities.

Nomination Requirements: 
The required nomination packet should consist of the following materials: ??????????????

Nomination packets are to be sent electronically no later than ??????????????

Selection Process:
The recipient will be selected by a committee appointed by the ??????????????

Nominator Information
Name (First and Last):
email Address:
Job Title:
Nominee Information
Name (First and Last):
email Address:
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Job Title:
Years at MSU:
Supervisor's Name (First and Last):
Supervisor's email Address:
Employee Excellence Award Type
See definitions above
Select one from the following areas:

Strategic Alignment
Require Criteria
See definitions above

Additional Criteria (minimum of one)

See definitions above
Demonstrated exceptional performance in one
or more of the following areas:
An abstract of not more than 200 words that will be included in either the Professional Council's or Staff Senate's Annual Report.

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