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physical facilities employee recognition program

Recognition Categories and Awards

Recognition Categories

Category Topics

Customer Service (Internal and External to Physical Facilities)

Demonstrates exceptional customer service, an on-going commitment to customers, innovation or creativity in customer service and continuous improvement in customer relations. 

Going Above and Beyond 

Contributes by working beyond the boundaries of the scope of their every day positions proactively. Demonstrates commitment to the achievement of departmental and university goals through dependability, accountability and dedication to continuous improvement. Exhibits a desire to be helpful and courteous toward others.


Makes exceptional efforts toward enhancing the operational effectiveness of departments, divisions and the University as a whole through creativity, innovation and continuous improvement. This individual shows creativity and adaptability to new or changing situations or requirements by responding with practical new approaches and goes beyond routine responsibility to ensure the delivery of excellent service.


Works effectively to create a team environment that promotes communication, trust, cooperation and a respect for differences in working toward building collaborative relationships across different workgroups and departments. Places team goals above personal goals while working toward the achievement of departmental and university initiatives.


Demonstrates high morale, enthusiasm, congeniality and a supportive attitude in contributing toward the accomplishment of stated initiatives and enhancing the image of Physical Facilities and the University overall. Employees in this category respond creatively to challenges, maintain the highest standards in their work, establish productive working relationships and promote a respectful and supportive workplace.


Serves as a role model in fostering communication, cooperation and teamwork among co-workers. Exhibits a willingness to share knowledge, an ability to identify obstacles to achievement and implement solutions, while creating an atmosphere that encourages positive attitudes, open communications and innovative thinking. Inspires commitment and excellence in others by maintaining high personal standards of conduct.


Recognition Awards

  • Recipients of recognition will receive monetary awards
  • Recipients will receive a certificate of recognition
  • Recipients will also be invited to attend an annual luncheon with the Vice President for Physical Facilities, a guest of the recipient and other honored guests