UO Senate Classified Staff Leadership Award
The UO Senate Classified Staff Leadership was created at the February 9, 2011 Senate meeting. The award recognizes the individual "who is a change agent; an individual who understands that change is about values and belief systems, and believes their function is to continue to improve and to make a difference through their actions and through collaborative relationships in a complex organization," who demonstrates leadership in advancing the three issues of Classified Staff on the University campus:
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Demonstrates leadership that promotes personal and professional development for Classified Staff in all areas of eduction, culture, and international awareness, as well as, fosters respect and understanding of the value of lifelong learning and inquiry in the development of all faculty, staff, and students.
A RESPECTFUL WORK ENVIRONMENT
Demonstrates leadership, and the wise exercise of civic responsibilities in building a collaborative relationship between management, faculty, staff and students; an individual whose actions in cultivating and building respect and recognition make a difference toward a supportive and respectful workplace environment.
Demonstrates leadership that embraces and respects the differences in each of us; a change agent whose actions demonstrates the commitment to make a difference and impact the lives of others, is true to the principles of equality of opportunity and freedom from unfair discrimination, and is committed to an open system of accountability and transparency in University operations.
The three (3) sitting UO Senators representing Classified Staff shall be responsible for facilitating the award process. The three sitting and all past UO Senators representing Classified Staff, currently employed by the University, shall be invited to participate in the selection process. The entire campus, including faculty, Officers of Administration, Classified Staff, and students would be solicited for a minimum of a one paragraph nomination for the award. The UO Senate President shall inform Human Resources and request the nominations from the entire campus.
2012 L. Jane Brubaker (Campus Operations)
2011 Carla McNelly (Office of Multicultural Academic Success)
December - announcements to university community requesting nominations
February - deadline for receiving nominations
March - review nominations and make selection
April - award announcement