The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service recognizes consistently superior professional achievement within and beyond the position.
Candidates must be in full-time professional service capacities with more than 50% of their assignment in non-teaching services. The latter include academic administration, business affairs, student affairs, institutional support technologies, instructional and research support technologies and directors of campus libraries. Candidates must have completed three years of continuous, full-time professional service in the position for which they are nominated. Recipients of any Chancellor's Award may not be nominated for another Chancellor's Award within a 10-year period.
Nominees for the award must be individuals who have sought improvement of themselves, their campuses and ultimately the State University and, have transcended the normal definitions of excellence. At all position levels, nominees shall be those individuals who can serve as professional role models for a University system in the pursuit of excellence. The following criteria shall be used in selecting persons for nomination for the award:
1. Evidence of superb performance in fulfilling the job description.
2. Evidence that the candidate demonstrates excellence in professional activities beyond the parameters of the job description.
3. Evidence of capabilities and accomplishment in the areas of leadership, decision making, and problem solving.
4. Specific examples of professional recognitions, initiation of ideas, development of proposals, committee activities, etc.
5. Evidence that the candidate can serve as a professional role model for a University system in the pursuit of excellence.
6. Evidence that the candidate has repeatedly sought improvement of her/himself, the campus, and the State University.
7. Evidence that the candidate has transcended the normal definitions of excellence.
Last Updated: 11/6/12