This award is given to a staff member or group who responded to an institutional priority, either planned or extraordinary, that transcended normal job responsibilities and who achieved outstanding results.
Demonstrated a combination of the following:
Kept objectives that are related to organizational priorities at the top of his or her individual priorities and those of the work group or team
Identified and contributed to solutions that address the identified priority
Took action to call attention to and eliminate barriers to task achievement.
Sought out or accepted additional responsibility in the context of the task
Performed more than was minimally required to complete the task
Communicated regularly with stakeholders about progress and outcomes.
Persisted until the priority was addressed and the commitment was successfully met
Volunteered for service project(s) outside of his or her own unit