Classified Employee of the Month


Due the first of each month for consideration the following month.

The nomination form may be downloaded on the SEC forms page.

Purpose of Award

  • recognize outstanding full-time and part-time classified staff who exemplify the College's standards for excellence and innovation;
  • reward those employees who show exemplary individual achievement, contribution, and performance in their jobs and other related duties beyond their own offices;
  • acknowledge those whose efforts have inspired and supported the performance and achievement of others;
  • provide awards to such employees by a means that is fair, with equal consideration of all eligible staff, regardless of the focus or level of responsibility within the University.

Who is eligible?

  • Nominee must be a full-time, part-time classified staff employee of the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Must have been employed for at least one (1) year
  • Can be employed at any of UNR's physical locations
  • Has not been selected as Employee of the Month within the past twelve (12) months

Criteria for Award

  • Has a positive attitude toward work responsibilities, co-workers, and customers, and serves as a role model for others
  • Is productive, exhibits commitment to quality in carrying out job responsibilities, and is an asset to the staff of their department
  • Is willing to take initiative, and accepts and carries out additional responsibilities beyond regular job assignments.
  • Is consistently dependable and punctual in reporting for duty, completing assignments on time, and participating in additional responsibilities.


Award recipients shall receive:

  • A certificate suitable for framing;
  • Their name will appear for the month on the Lawlor Events Center marquee sign.
  • A "Blue Card" entitling them to a bunch of discounts/freebies (for a complete list, visit Employee of the Month Rewards).
  • A letter from President Marc Johnson congratulating them, and inviting them to have coffee and a pastry with him.