CUCSA Award Nominations

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 is February 12, 2018.

The CUCSA Kevin McCauley Memorial Outstanding Staff Award acknowledges the exemplary contributions by staff members in support of their fellow staff at the University of California. Eligible staff members hold positions designated as non-represented full time career staff. Previous award winners will not be eligible for three (3) academic years. Current CUCSA delegates, CUCSA leadership, or Staff Advisors to the Regents are not eligible.

The CUCSA Outstanding Senior Leadership Award is designed to recognize senior-level leaders at the University who are supportive and inclusive of UC staff, and encourage equity, diversity, and community. Eligible staff members hold positions designated as senior management per UC SMG policies. Previous award winners will not be eligible for three (3) academic years.

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 12, 2018 to Darolyn Striley , 1st Year CUCSA Representative, dstriley@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.

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