Classified Employee of the Month award

The Classified Employee of the Month award is awarded each month to classified staff. It is designed for the following:

  • Recognizing outstanding full-time and part-time classified staff who exemplify the University's standards for excellence and innovation
  • Rewarding those employees who show exemplary individual achievement, contribution, and performance in their jobs and other related duties beyond their own offices
  • Acknowledging those whose efforts have inspired and supported the performance and achievement of others
  • Providing 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

Classified Employee of the Month eligibility

  • 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 the University's physical locations
  • Has not been selected as Employee of the Month within the past twelve (12) months

Award criteria

  • 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 receive the following

The Classified Staff Employee of the Month award recipient shall receive:

  • A certificate suitable for framing
  • Their name will appear for the month on the Lawlor Events Center marquee
  • A letter from President Brian Sandoval congratulating them and inviting them to have coffee and a pastry with him
  • A Blue Card entitling them to discounts and freebies:
    • Free 30-day membership to the E. L Wiegand Fitness Center
    • Two complimentary tickets to an athletic event (excluding premium games)
    • Two complimentary tickets to a University Theatre and Dance performance

Nomination forms

Nominations are due the first of each month for consideration the following month. 

Classified Employee of the Month Nomination Form