The Miller College Staff Awards are given annually to recognize staff members, either classified or professional, for outstanding contributions to the Miller College of Business. Awards are given at the Miller College fall annual meeting.

Any employee (faculty or staff) of the Miller College of Business can nominate a candidate for the Rising Star Award or Outstanding Staff Award by completing an online nomination form that includes specific information about the candidate on the selection criteria listed below.

Each recipient will receive a plaque and a monetary award.

2020 Award Nominations

Rising Star Award

  • Nominees must be within their first three years of service in the college.
  • They will have shown growth in their area of responsibility.

Additional Criteria

  • Creates a positive and motivating work environment
  • Goes above and beyond their normal responsibilities in terms of time given or degree of effort
  • Serves as a positive role model, mentor, and/or leader for faculty, staff, and/or students

Nominate a Candidate for the Rising Star Award 

Outstanding Staff Award

  • Nominees must have four years minimum as a staff member in the Miller College.
  • They continue to develop skills and procedures to improve areas of work and responsibility.

Additional Criteria

  • Creates a positive and motivating work environment
  • Goes above and beyond their normal responsibilities in terms of time given or degree of effort
  • Serves as a positive role model, mentor, and/or leader for faculty, staff, and/or students

Nominate a Candidate for the Outstanding Staff Award

Awards Chosen by the Dean

Dean’s Choice Award

Each year the Bryan Dean will recognize an exceptional staff member in the Miller College of Business and acknowledge them for their dedicated work.

Criteria

  • Nominees must have two years minimum as a staff member at Miller College of Business 
  • Goes above and beyond their normal responsibilities in terms of time given or degree of effort
  • Performs duties with superior integrity and dedication  
  • Serves as a positive role model for faculty, staff, and/or students
  • Demonstrates excellence in an area selected by the Dean
  • Is not the recipient of another award in the same year

Exceptional Staff Performance Award

This award given by the Bryan Dean, recognizes a staff member who receives high performance evaluation marks and demonstrates excellence in executing job responsibilities and duties.

Criteria

  • All staff who received an average rating of 4.0 or “Good” or higher on current year evaluation and have worked one year as a staff member in the Miller College are eligible
  • Shows growth in areas of responsibility
  • Creates a positive and motivating work environment
  • Serves as a positive role model, leader, or mentor for faculty, staff, and/or students