The University believes that recognition is an important part of the total employment concept. CSUSB's recognition programs provide visible and tangible acknowledgement in several ways such as job performance, service anniversary, and significant contribution to a team and/or special project. There are four (4) award categories that recognize exceptional performance and special achievements by campus staff; Outstanding Employee, Special Achievement, Distinguished Service, and Team Achievement. The Human Resources Department administers the following programs:
Each summer, up to two staff employees are selected to receive this award based on their performance in the previous fiscal year. During the nomination period of May through June, eligible employees may be nominated for their overall job performance against the following criteria:
Eligibility requirements for nominees:
The winners are announced and presented with a plaque by the University President at the annual Convocation in September. Winner(s) also receive a financial award, designated parking space for one academic year, complimentary CSUSB Theatre tickets and complimentary CSUSB Athletic tickets.
This award is designed to acknowledge a staff employee for a specific contribution to their department, division, or University. This contribution may be for a single event, project, or idea over the past year that has enhanced productivity, efficiency, or effectiveness, provided less waste or generated cost savings beyond the regular expectations of the staff member's position. Eligibility requirements for nominees:
The winners are announced and presented with a plaque by the University President at the annual Convocation in September. Winner(s) also receive a financial award, complimentary CSUSB Theatre tickets and complimentary CSUSB Athletic tickets.
There are up to ten (10) staff employees or "runners-up" pooled from the President's Outstanding Employee Award and the President's Special Achievement Award nominees presented with the Divisional Distinguished Service Award. Numbers of winners are commensurate with the staff population of the division. Eligibility requirements for nominees:
The winners are announced and presented with a plaque by the University President at the annual Convocation in September. Winner(s) also receive a financial award.
This award is designed to encourage, recognize and reward employees for involvement and participation in a specific project, initiative, or event by a team (department or division) that supports one or more of the following attributes:
The maximum monetary gift is $2000 per team. Teams with more than 10 members will receive a pro rata share of $2000 or less than $200 each. Faculty and MPP team members receive plaque only (excluded from financial incentive).
Any CSUSB employee may submit a nomination. Nominations need to be approved by all levels of supervision for each employee nominated, up to the Dean/Director level before submitting to Human Resources. Nomination forms are available in Human Resources, SH-110 and also downloadable on our website at http://hrd.csusb.edu/.
Nominations for teams working on projects / initiatives / events that are completed by June 30th of the fiscal year are eligible for submission. Teams must have at least five (5) employees with 51% participation from staff positions (non-MPP or Faculty). Students and student assistants are not eligible. Team members who leave the University prior to Convocation are not eligible for the award. Special exception may be made for those retiring prior to Convocation.
The Nomination Review Committee consists of representatives from each division who evaluate all submissions meeting the criteria above. Nominations are evaluated on substantive and specific examples supporting the various criteria. Remember, the Nomination Review Committee may not be as familiar with the team's achievement so please be as comprehensive as possible - the only information the Committee relies upon to make a determination is what is provided on the nomination form! It is the responsibility of the Nominator(s) to make sure all participating team members who should be recognized are included in this nomination.
To view a list of prior award winners, please click on link to the Wall of Fame: