UH Hilo Faculty and Staff Awards

Outstanding Support Employee

Award Criteria and Nomination Process

Outstanding University Support Employee Award Description

Presented to a university support service employee who has made significant contributions to the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.

Eligibility and Nomination

  1. Nominee must be working as a secretarial, clerical, technical or paraprofessional employee at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.
  2. Nominees who have retired within the academic year nominated will be considered.
  3. Nomination must be an individual nomination – no group or team nominations.
  4. Nominee must go beyond the call of his/her duties.


Criteria for nomination include (but are not limited to) exceptional contributions to:

  1. Develop procedure(s) to save UH Hilo money or make operations more efficient.
  2. Show sustained superior performance on the job.
  3. Exemplify excellence in service to students, faculty, staff and the general public.
  4. Other related criteria.


Administrators, faculty, staff or students may nominate candidates for the award.

  1. A completed nomination form.
  2. A statement summarizing the extent to which the nominee meets award criteria.
  3. Optional materials may include letters of support and other pertinent information provided by the nominee or nominator(s).