Guidelines for Selecting Exemplary Employees

The following criteria should be kept in mind as exemplary employee nominations are made. Please note that previous recipients are not eligible. To see a list of previous recipients of this award click here.

1. Exemplifies the guiding principle that "Every person at BYU-Idaho is a teacher." Past President David A. Bednar taught, "Each interaction with a student or colleague is a potential teaching and learning opportunity."

2. Demonstrates a positive attitude.

a. Takes interest and pride in their own specific assignments and BYU-Idaho as a whole.
b. Is cooperative, courteous, friendly, and demonstrates a concern and helpfulness to other employees.
c. Always presents a neat personal appearance.

3. Is conscientious in performance of job duties.

a. Demonstrates a high degree of skill and proficiency in carrying out assigned tasks.
b. Strives to improve skills and work methods as a means toward greater productivity and efficiency.
c. Is a willing worker, accurate, demonstrates initiative, and does not require constant supervision.

4. Goes the "Extra Mile."

a. Has performed specific and unusual activities worthy of recognition at BYU-Idaho.
b. Volunteers time and expertise to other persons and organizations in the community.

5. Has been working for BYU-Idaho for a minimum of 5 years.