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Nominate someone for Employee of the Quarter
This award recognizes UW Staff for their efforts toward excellence in the workplace. Established in March 1985 as the Employee of the Month Award, it was revised to Employee of the Quarter in January 1990. This award is given to one current UW staff member every calendar year quarter. All Employee of the Quarter award winners in a calendar year are automatically considered for that year's Employee of the Year award.
Third-quarter nominations close September 9th.
During a reception sponsored by Staff Senate and the Office of the President, Staff Senate and a representative from UniWyo presents recipients with the following:
$500 from UniWyo Credit Union
Two tickets for a UW Department of Theatre & Dance performance
Two tickets for a UW Department of Music performance
Two tickets for a UW Presents event
Two sandwiches at Subway
Donation from the UW Art Museum
Eligible nominees must:
Be a classified staff member
Have completed his/her probation term prior to January of the nomination year
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 each nomination period closes, the Recognition Committee examines the potential
candidates. The committee chair ensures all nominations follow the process guidelines
and there are no descriptors used that compromise anonymity. The Recognition Committee,
or designated subcommittee, selects the final award recipient using a 7-point
The selection process is based on the following:
Nominee’s quality of work
Nominee's initiative and desire for improving work methods & working conditions in his/her environment
Nominee’s impact within the department/division/University as a whole