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Call for nominations: Staff Career Achievement Award

From: Human Resources

Each year, Virginia Tech offers multiple award programs to recognize employees for their commitment to the university and community, new ideas, and teamwork. Thanks to the efforts of more than 10,000 employees, the university continues to grow, innovate, and remain a great place to learn and work.

Nominations are being accepted for the Staff Career Achievement Award.

The Staff Career Achievement Award recognizes the contributions of staff members who recognizes the contributions of staff members who retired the previous year and distinguished themselves through exemplary performance and service during their career.

  • Full-time university or classified staff who served a minimum of 10 years at Virginia Tech, retired the previous year, and had a history of outstanding performance are eligible.
  • A dean or vice president must submit nominations.
  • Award winners will receive up to a $2,000 pre-tax award.

Submissions are also being accepted for the Administrative and Professional Faculty Award, President’s Award for Excellence, and McComas Staff Leadership Award.

New this year, nominators will use a new platform to learn about the award and submit nominations. Visit, select the appropriate award, and create a nomination. Form fields are set up to auto-populate information and help speed up the process and improve accuracy. In addition, the system will automatically send nominations through a review and approval process. Nominators can start a nomination, save, and go back later to complete. Nominators can also check the status of one of their submitted nominations to see if it is pending review or has been approved.

Submit your nomination by Thursday, Feb. 15.

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