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Employee of the Quarter

Employee of the Quarter


Please submit nominations for Employee of the Quarter here.


The purpose of this award is to recognize UW Staff for their efforts toward excellence in the workplace. Established in March 1985 to recognize outstanding staff as the Employee of the Month Award, it was revised into the current program in January 1990.  This award is given to one current UW staff member every calendar year quarter.

Nomination Period

Open now and closes Friday, December 6th at 5:00 p.m.


Staff Senate and a representative from UniWyo will present recipients with the following:

  • $500 from UniWyo Credit Union  Uniwyo Credit Union

  • Reception sponsored by Staff Senate and the Office of the President

  • Two tickets for a UW Department of Theatre & Dance Performance

  • Two tickets for a UW Department of Music Performance

  • Two tickets for a UW Culture Programs event

  • Two sandwiches at Subway

  • Donation from the UW Art Museum 

  • Plaque

  • Automatic consideration for the Employee of the Year Award


To be eligible the nominees must:

  • Be a classified staff member

  • Have completed his/her probation term prior to January of the nomination year

Nomination Process

Each nomination must be submitted using the online form.  If an incomplete form is received prior to the deadline, the nominator will be contacted to complete the form correctly.

Each nominee must have a minimum of three nominations.

After the nomination period closes, the Recognition Committee will examine the potential candidates.  The committee chair will ensure that all of the nominations follow the process guidelines and that there are no descriptors used that compromise anonymity.  The Recognition Committee, or designated subcommittee, will select the final award recipient by rating each selection criteria category on a 7-point likert scale.  The committee chair will not participate in this final process.

Selection Criteria

The selection process will be based on the following information:

  • Nominee’s quality of work

  • Initiative & desire for improving work methods & working conditions in his/her environment

  • Nominee’s impact within the department/division/University as a whole

Recent Winners

2019 Employees of the Quarter

2018 Employees of the Quarter 

2017 Employees of the Quarter

2016 Employees of the Quarter   

2015 Employees of the Quarter  

2014 Employees of the Quarter   

2013 Employees of the Quarter 

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