The candidate must also meet award-specific criteria:
SPS Award for Advocacy: Must have advocated for policies and practices that helped create a positive environment for students, faculty and/or staff.
SPS Award for Cultural Competency: Must have shown leadership in creating a more culturally competent and diverse NIU community.
SPS Award for Excellence in Supervision: Must have demonstrated outstanding leadership and ethical practices when supervising professional and student staff.
SPS Award for Institutional Advancement: Must have shown leadership in activities, programs and/or research that helped advance their department and the university.
SPS Award for Partnership and Collaboration: Must have cooperated and collaborated for the betterment of the NIU community. Recipients may be individuals or groups (departments, offices, etc.). Recipients are not limited to SPS employees.
You can nominate someone by filling out the online nomination form. You'll upload a nomination letter that explains how the nominee meets the award criteria and a second letter of support through the form. We encourage you to consider nominating SPS staff at all levels.