Foundation Classified Outstanding Leadership award

This award, funded by the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation, recognizes an exemplary classified staff member who has excelled in leadership and supervision of other employees at the University.

Who is eligible for the Foundation Classified Outstanding Leadership award

  • All classified staff with a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience at the University of Nevada, Reno.
  • Nominee must be a full-time or part-time classified employee of the University of Nevada, Reno and may be employed at any of the University's locations.

Criteria for the award

  • Demonstrated exceptional leadership and character through their actions.
  • Inspires others to work collaboratively and creatively.
  • Involved in the mentorship and development of others to achieve higher levels of performance.
  • Commitment to personal and professional development for themselves and others.

Award recipients receive the following

  • Recognition at "Honor the Best Ceremony"
  • $2500 monetary award*

Nomination form

Nominations are currently being solicited for 2024 and are due Friday, March 15, 2024.

Foundation Classified Outstanding Leadership Employee Form

*All monetary awards, including gift cards, are considered supplemental wages and are treated as taxable compensation for the employee.