Nominations sought for 2024 Staff Employee of the Year awards

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Every year, UNC Charlotte awards and recognizes exemplary employees for their hard work and dedication to the campus community and beyond. The Human Resources Department is now accepting nominations for the 2024 Staff Employee of the Year awards. Any permanent employee of UNC Charlotte can submit a nomination, and employees are encouraged to recommend colleagues for this honor.

Nominations can be submitted on behalf of an individual employee or a team. All permanent staff employees (SHRA and EHRA) with two or more years of continuous service at UNC Charlotte are eligible for consideration in any one of the five categories:

  • Devotion to Duty
  • Innovation
  • Human Relations
  • Community and Public Service
  • Safety and Heroism

An exception may be made for employees with less than two years of service in the category of safety and heroism.

Nominations must be submitted online using the 2024 Staff Employee of the Year Nomination Form by 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 16.

Award recipients will be honored at the annual Employee of the Year Award and Staff Recognition event on Wednesday, April 10.

More information about the Staff Employee of the Year awards can be found on the Human Resources website or by reviewing University Policy 101.11. Additional questions concerning nominations, the selection process or other awards aspects can be directed to