Nomination Criteria

Each campus department or community service agency employing CSB/SJU students is invited to nominate an exceptional student employee or student employee team that contributes to the college/agency work environment in a special way.   Application information will be distributed in December. 

Application Deadlines 

            Friday, February 10, 2006           Individual nominations due
            Friday, February 24, 2006           Team nominations due

Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduate students employed on-campus or in community service agencies.  Graduate students working in student employment positions (not Resident Advisors, Graduate Assistants or Teaching Assistants) are also eligible.
  • Students must be employed for a minimum of 3 months full-time or 6 months part-time between June 1, 2005 and May 31, 2006 (anticipated). 
  • Student nominees will be evaluated on the following criteria:  reliability, quality of work, initiative, professionalism and uniqueness of contribution.  
  • Team nominees will be evaluated on how well the team works collaboratively on a common project, service or goal.  The selected team will need to exhibit synergy - where the team performs in a way that is greater than the sum of its parts.
  • Teams must be comprised of the same membership for a minimum of 3 months full time or 6 months part time between June 1, 2005 and May 31, 2006 (anticipated).

Selection Criteria
Students will be evaluated on the following qualities:

  1. Reliability
  2. Quality of Work
  3. Initiative 
  4. Professionalism
  5. Uniqueness of Contribution
    (In case of a tie, uniqueness of contribution will be the deciding factor.)

Teams will be evaluated on the following qualities:

  1. How well the team works collaboratively on a common project, service or goal
  2. Team synergy - where the team performs in a way that is greater than the sum of its parts
  3. That all team members are responsible to ensure the common goal is achieved and the absence of one member would be detrimental to the success of the team

Awards

  • Each nominee and team, in addition to the nominating supervisor, is invited to an invitation only Recognition Breakfast on Tuesday, April 11, 2006
  • Each nominee and team will have a photograph displayed on each campus during National Student Employee Week, April 9-15, 2006
  • Each campus Student Employee of the Year will receive a certificate and congratulatory letter from MASEA (Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators)
  • The state winners will receive a certificate and check for $75.00 from MASEA
  • The MASEA regional winner receives a plaque and a check for $150.00
  • The MASEA winner will be submitted for the National Student Employment Administrators "Student Employee of the Year Program".