The School of Computer Science
established the “Staff Recognition Awards”, in order
to honor outstanding staff members whose job performance and dedication
to the operations of SCS over the years merits special recognition.
The awards are also designed to promote an environment within SCS in which each staff member
can feel a sense of belonging and ownership.
Typically the successful nominees will exhibit strength in the
areas of Job Performance, Dedication, Positive Attitude, and contribution
as a Team Player.
The following descriptions are offered as guidelines for nominations:
The awardees will be announced on Thursday, 31 January 2013
during the SCS Founders' Day program.
- Job Performance: Individuals display excellence in job performance
by producing quality work consistently and dependably. They display
a deep knowledge of and expertise in their field. Exhibiting pride
in accomplishment, they strive toward job-related self-improvement
and seek to enhance both product standards and work efficiency.
- Dedication: Dedicated individuals go beyond the bounds of job
description and make the extra effort needed to complete a given
task. They exhibit loyalty to their co-workers and demonstrate
commitment to the goals of the school.
- Positive Attitude: “Customer Oriented” aptly describes
people with positive attitudes. They are friendly, courteous and
helpful, combining professionalism with enthusiasm. Strong communication
skills help them establish and maintain a rapport with members
of the community.
- Team Player: Good team players always treat other team members
with respect. They consider the ideas and opinions of others,
share information, and willingly accept responsibility. Utilizing
strong interpersonal skills, they work toward maintaining harmonious
relationships and by doing so, enhance team productivity.
SCS Staff Recognition Awards
Team Effort Award
PURPOSE: The School of Computer Science
is seeking nominations for the annual “Staff Recognition Awards”.
These awards have been established to honor SCS staff members whose
job performance and dedication to the operations of SCS merit special
recognition. Recipients will receive an engraved award and a monetary
ELIGIBILITY: The award is open to all full
time SCS staff members who have not received awards in the last
CRITERIA: The basis for selection will
be excellence in the areas of Job Performance, Dedication, Positive
Attitude and contributions as a Team Player.
PROCEDURES: Any Carnegie Mellon staff member,
faculty member, graduate student or undergraduate student may submit
a nomination. Packets should include the following:
A letter of
two pages or less justifying your position that the nominee satisfies
the criteria detailed within.
reference from at least 2 but no more than 4 other Carnegie Mellon
staff, faculty or students. This may include letters from outside
the department. One letter of reference should be from one of
the nominee’s supervisors, if at all possible.
Any other information
the nominator may consider appropriate. Please keep additional
information to a reasonable length.
The winners will be announced in February (date to be determined)
at Carnegie Science Center's Sports Works.
Nomination packets are due November 15, 2006 and should be sent
SCS Staff Recognition Award
SCS Dean's Office