The Council of UC Staff Assemblies (CUCSA) is accepting award nominations for the Kevin McCauley Memorial Outstanding Staff Award and the Outstanding Senior Leadership Award. The awards honor employees who are supportive and inclusive of staff, and encourage equity and diversity. Deadline to upload award nominations is the close of business, Tuesday, February 19, 2019

·  The Kevin McCauley Memorial Outstanding Staff Award is designed to recognize staff members with the University of California, who are supportive and inclusive of staff, and encourage equity, diversity, and community, are forward thinking, and do not compromise quality. Eligibility: Staff members who hold positions designated as non-represented by a collective bargaining unit and non-faculty. Must be full-time, Career staff. 

·  The Outstanding Senior Leadership Award is designed to recognize senior-level leaders who are supportive and inclusive of UC staff, and encourage equity, diversity, and community. Eligibility: Leaders who hold positions designated as Senior Management Group (SMG). If you are unsure if your nominated leader is designated as SMG, you can verify with your location's SMG Coordinator

Instructions: To nominate someone for consideration, please submit a written document (no more than three pages) that outlines your nominee’s excellence in each of the categories below. Due no later than February 19, 2019 to Paul Cody , 1st Year CUCSA Representative, pvcody@ucdavis.edu, that outlines your nominee’s excellence in each of the below categories for their respective award.

Outstanding Staff

  • Support of Staff - Examples include: volunteering for staff events, organizing staff, providing for staff needs that are otherwise unmet by your campus.
  • Communication with Staff - Examples could include:  town halls, brown bag lunches, emails to the campus, etc.
  • Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Community - Examples include:  participating in specific events or forums to support equity, diversity, and campus community building programs
  • Support of Local Staff Assembly - Examples could include:  volunteering with Staff Assembly, leadership roles in Staff organizations.
  • Support of System wide initiatives that affect staff. - Examples include: System wide committee service, Multi campus initiatives
  • Other - Feel free to include other activities you feel are pertinent to this award. Examples are volunteerism in the local community.

Senior Leadership

  • Support of Staff - Examples include: recognition programs, attendance at staff events such as picnics, etc.
  • Inclusion of Staff - Examples include: staff participation on Chancellor’s Advisory Committees, search committees for executive position, etc.
  • Communication with Staff - Examples could include:  town halls, brown bag lunches, emails to the campus, etc.
  • Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Community - Examples include:  specific events or forums to support equity, diversity, and campus community building programs
  • Support of Local Staff Assembly - Examples could include:  meetings with Staff Assembly leadership, sponsoring staff-friendly events, etc.
  • Support of CUCSA - Examples include:  attendance at CUCSA events, inclusion of CUCSA delegates in activities, etc.
  • Other - Feel free to include other activities you feel are pertinent to this award.