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Employee of the Month Program

Student Affairs Employees of the Month

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November 2019 Employees of the Month

Kabria Allen-Ziaee
Housing
Auxiliary Services

Kelly Carland
Commencement Office
Office of the Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

Cristian Palomo
Cross-Cultural Center
Student Life & Leadership

Scott Serrantino
Disability Services Center
Wellness, Health & Counseling Services
 

Description

The Student Affairs Employee of the Month program will recognize contributions of staff employees from each cluster in the Division of Student Affairs.

Employees are nominated by their colleagues and reviewed by campus partners outside of the Division of Student Affairs.

Eligibility

Currently employed staff.

Student staff, temporary staff, or third party staff are not eligible.

Recognition

Staff who are recognized as employees of the month will be highlighted in our quarterly newsletter and will be eligible for Staff of the Year. All nominees will receive a certificate of recognition. There is no financial compensation connected to this award.

For questions please contact Alexandra Murillo.

Criteria for Nomination & Selection

A scoring model will be used by the Employee of the Month Selection Committee based upon the following criteria. However, an employee need not meet all these requirements to receive the award. In order for the committee to fully evaluate the nominated employee’s attributes and/or achievements, it is important that specific examples are cited in the letters of recommendation.

Attitude and Commitment

  • Dedicated to fulfilling job responsibilities
  • Demonstrates good customer service skills
  • Active involvement in committees, fundraisers, fairs, trainings, and other miscellaneous activities
  • Serves as a role model to others
  • Goes above and beyond the requirements of the job

Interpersonal Skills

  • Displays a helpful, cooperative and positive attitude towards superiors and co-workers
  • Consistently friendly and available to others
  • Uses effective listening skills
  • Has a team player attitude
  • Voluntarily assists co-workers in order to complete important department projects

Work Performance

  • Knowledgeable of UCI policy and procedure
  • High overall quality of performance
  • Accurately completes work assignments on time
  • Controls high stress situations tactfully and calmly
  • Takes initiative
  • Willingness to learn and take on new responsibilities
  • Ability to train others and gladly willing to do so

Personal Traits

  • Maintains an appropriate and neat personal appearance
  • Professional demeanor
  • Conscientious, honest, hardworking
  • Integrity, on and off the job

Nomination Due Dates

Nominations are due the last Friday or every month for the current month.

2019
November: November 22
December: December 20

2020
January: January 31
February: February 28
March: March 27
April: April 24
May: May 29
June: June 26
July: July 31
August: August 28
September: September 30
October: October 30