Staff Achievement Awards

Simon Fraser University presents the Staff Achievement Awards annually to recognize Simon Fraser University staff who have demonstrated outstanding achievement within the University or their community.  The Awards are open to Administrative and Professional (APSA and Excluded), Clerical and Technical (CUPE local 3338), and Trades (Poly Party) staff who are employed on a full-time or part-time continuing basis and who have made a significant contribution in one of the following Award categories:

Award Categories

Athletic/Artistic Achievement Award: 

Achieving local, national or international success in any facet of physical or artistic endeavours.

Community Contribution Award:

Giving of time and energy to foster goodwill and compassion for others.

Innovation Award:

Development and improvement of methods, processes and procedures by demonstrating original thinking in extraordinary and rewarding benefits for the betterment of the Staff and the University.

Leadership Award:

Exemplifies significant leadership skills such as the ability to lead and guide Staff, develop Staff talents and successfully manage an efficient and effective unit at the highest level.

Lifetime Achievement Award: 

Demonstrating years of leadership, devotion and commitment to Simon Fraser University over the course of their employment.

Personal Achievement Award: 

Overcoming adversity or prevailing over difficult circumstances by demonstrating courage, resilience and determination.

Student Service Award:

Enhancing the University’s ability to meet their Employee/Student needs in an efficient and professional manner by going the “extra mile” and anticipating and proactively meeting their expectations.

Team Award:

To recognize Staff teams that exemplify collaboration and cooperation; and that demonstrate a significant contribution with results on behalf of their Department and the University. This award must be for a minimum of two Staff members working together.

Work Performance Award: 

Demonstrating work performance that is consistently above and beyond the call of duty.

 

Nomination

ELIGIBILITY TO NOMINATE

Simon Fraser University Staff, Students, Faculty, Alumni, and members of the general community may nominate eligible staff from one of the staff groups (e.g., Administrative and Professional, Clerical and Technical, and Trades).

NOMINATION DEADLINE

The actual date is identified in a call for nomination announcement.  For 2017 the deadline for receipt of nominations in Human Resources is Monday, September 11, 2017 via email only to staffnom@sfu.ca.

Staff Achievement Awards Application Form and Instructions  

Selection and Award Process

An Awards Selection Committee, appointed by the University, reviews nominations and recommends awards for outstanding employees for each Award category. The President notifies successful award recipients and the recipient's supervisor, and their nominators.   Award recipients will be invited to attend the annual Awards Ceremony for Faculty, Staff and Students of Simon Fraser University.

Note:  The Awards Selection Committee, may, at their discretion, transfer a nominee from the category they were originally nominated to another category for which they are more qualified.