Presidential Award Nominations

Purpose
Reward and recognize individuals for their significant achievements to the betterment of the University and whose actions exemplify Notre Dame’s Core Values.

Nomination Process

  • Nominations may be made by any Notre Dame employee.
  • A Selection Committee will review each of the nominations and present their rankings to the Executive Vice President and the Associate Vice President for Human Resources for final approval.
  • Completed nominations must be received by 5:00 p.m., March 25, 2010.

Selection Criteria for Presidential Achievement Award
Any regular staff employee, exempt or non-exempt, who has accomplished a significant achievement over the past calendar year or has measurably contributed on a regular basis to the overall mission of the University.
Nominees typically will have accomplished a significant achievement in one or more of the following areas: an improvement in productivity, a creative solution to a significant problem, a break-through effort that resulted in extraordinary innovation or improvement, a contribution that significantly impacted the university’s long-term success or a suggestion that resulted in a reduction in cost.
All nominees are expected to positively demonstrate the University’s Core Values (Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Leadership in Mission and Leadership in Excellence).
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Selection Criteria for Presidential Values Award
Any regular staff employee, exempt or non-exempt, who lives the University’s mission and is a role model exemplifying all of the Core Values.
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Selection Criteria for Presidential Leadership Award
The Presidential Leadership Award is designed to recognize any regular staff supervisor, exempt or non-exempt staff supervisor for their outstanding servant leadership.
This nomination must be made by the employees of the leader. The nominee should demonstrate outstanding servant leadership: building community; orienting goals and achievements in line with the University Mission; exhibiting strong stewardship of institutional resources (time, talent, financial); and developing a shared vision of institutional excellence. Positive demonstration of the University’s Core Values (Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Leadership in Mission, Leadership in Excellence) must also be present.
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