The Model of Excellence Award program celebrates the extraordinary achievements of full-time University Staff and Administrative & Professional employees of Auburn University Libraries that reflect collegiality, leadership, efficiency and commitment to service. The program encourages excellence and recognizes staff accomplishments.
The following Standards of Excellence are used by the nominators and the selection committee to identify Administrative & Professional and University Staff employees for their notable contributions to the mission of the Libraries and the University:
- Performs above and beyond job expectations to improve service, quality, and the department's or Libraries' image;
- Exemplifies professionalism and dedication to excellent service by putting forth extra effort;
- Performs outstanding contributions of significance; and/or
- Achieves specific or sustained accomplishments that exceed normal expectations.
To be eligible, nominees must be a regular, full-time University Staff or Administrative & Professional employee employed by Auburn University Libraries for a minimum of two years. Employees are eligible to receive the award every three years.
Employees who are currently on a Performance Improvement Plan or are on any stage of the progressive discipline process are ineligible. The HR Manager will confirm that sufficient documentation is on file.