Student Affairs Staff of the Month

Nominations are due on the fifth of every month for the previous month  | Nomination form »

About the Division of Student Affairs (DSA) Staff of the Month Program

The Division of Student Affairs Staff of the Month program recognizes the significant contributions of staff employees from across the Division of Student Affairs. Staff are nominated by their colleagues because of outstanding service to the University community and reviewed by members of the Division of Student Affairs Professional Development Committee.



Eligible: Current Student Affairs staff (including ASI and Athletics) Non-eligible: Student staff, vendors.



Staff who are recognized as DSA Staff of the Month will be highlighted via the VPSA website, VPSA social media, etc. All nominees will receive a nomination e-certificate. There is no financial compensation connected to this award.


Nomination and Selection Criteria

A scoring model will be used by the DSA Professional Development Committee based upon the following criteria. Candidates should meet all three criteria to be considered for the award. In order for the committee to fully evaluate the nominated employee’s service, it is important that at least one example is provided for each of the criteria within the nomination form. The same example can be used for multiple or all criteria as long as sufficient explanation is given for how the example relates to each criteria.

  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Initiative and/Leadership (facilitates/provides innovative programs/services)
  • Positive Attitude and/or Teamwork (displays a helpful and cooperative attitude toward others; assists with important projects/initiatives)

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Nomination Due Dates

Nominations are due on the fifth of every month for the previous month.



Please contact Dr. Larry Martin.