Nominate an Outstanding Staff Member

We invite your nominations for the 2017-2018 Division of Social Sciences Staff Recognition Award Program.

In recognition of outstanding service to the Division of Social Sciences and to the University, the division will award one division staff member a Staff Recognition Award. The winner will receive a cash award and a plaque, and will be publicly honored at the annual Fall Breakfast.

Nominations for 2017-2018 will be accepted until Friday, June 8, 2018.

To nominate an eligible (eligibility guidelines below) individual:

1) complete and submit the nomination form

2) email any supporting documentation describing the nominee’s qualifications and achievements to Pam Dewey.

Pam will forward your nomination to the nominee's supervisor and unit head requesting their approval and a letter of support for the nomination.

Fill in each box and click the submit button. Boxes marked with an asterisk "*" are required.

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Please write a statement in the space below (200 word minimum) describing your nominee’s qualifications and achievements for this award, including references as appropriate to their distinguished performance within and beyond the job description, personal interaction, initiative and/or creativity, or unique one-time contribution. This award is the highest honor that a staff member can obtain within the Social Sciences and a strong case must be made regarding the merit of the individual. Include as much information as possible about why your nominee is worthy of this honor. Links to online information about your nominee’s qualifications are very helpful.

** Submission Deadline is Friday, June 8, 2018. **


To be eligible, a staff member must meet all of the following criteria. The employee must:

  • be appointed in a non-academic, career staff position in Social Sciences at the time of nomination
  • be employed by UCSC prior to 5/1/2018
  • have received, at least, a satisfactory performance evaluation during the 2017-2018 fiscal year
  • not have received a formal corrective action during the 2017-2018 fiscal year
  • be employed in a non-academic, career staff position in the Division of Social Sciences at the time of the distribution of the award (October 2018)