President's Staff Excellence Award

The President’s Staff Excellence Award is administered by the President’s Cabinet to recognize not only superior performance and commitment to the university, but to also recognize individuals who exhibit a commitment to community through volunteerism and philanthropic service. This honor is awarded once a year.

 This award recognizes superior performance in the following areas:

SERVICE EXCELLENCE

  • Demonstrates exceptional ability in quality of work, proficiency, initiative, skills in dealing with people, dependability, and creativity
  • Exhibits through personal qualities a high degree of the following: teamwork, positive attitude, willingness to cooperate, ability to relate to others (colleagues and students) in a manner that reflects well upon the University
  • Shows ongoing desire for improvement
  • Has a knowledge and understanding of the University and its functions
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships/communication with co-workers, leadership, and internal/external customers

COMMITMENT TO UNIVERSITY

  • Service demonstrates an attitude of ongoing commitment to assist Henderson in achieving its mission
  • Contributions have long-lasting benefits to the individual and the university community
  • Supports and participates in departmental and university initiatives

COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY

  • Serves as a volunteer within the community
  • Represents Henderson through community engagement and philanthropy

AWARD ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible, nominees must have been selected for the Staff Award of Excellence within the current fiscal year and remain in good standing with the university.

AWARD HONOREES WILL RECEIVE

  • President’s Staff Excellence Award Plaque to be presented at the Staff Awards Luncheon
  • $500 monetary award (this is considered taxable compensation to the recipient in accordance with the IRS code)
  • Designated campus parking spot for the duration of the following fiscal year