Award for Service Excellence

The Award for Service Excellence is granted to a member of the administrative staff to tangibly recognize the importance of quality service excellence in the student experience. The award recognizes the key role that employees play in positions geared toward service.

Eligibility:

All permanent employees in the Faculty of Social Sciences with continuous employment for at least one full year.

Nomination process:

Candidates for the Award for Service Excellence must be nominated by at least one person (colleague, professor or student from within the Faculty of Social Sciences), and their nomination supported by the Chair, Director or supervisor of the unit in which the employee works. Nominations should include:

  • A letter of recommendation from the chair of director
  • A description of the candidate's contribution

Nominations must be submitted to the Faculty's Chief Administrator before March 15. If no candidates are submitted, the Dean, Vice-Deans and the Faculty's Chief Administrator will propose nominations.

Selection process:

The selection committee will be chaired by the Dean and composed of the Faculty's Chief Administrator and of two former winners of the administrative staff award.

Selection Criteria:

  • The degree to which the nominee's efforts enhance the Faculty's reputation;
  • How innovative the nominee is in providing service;
  • How big and how broad an impact the nominee's service has created;
  • How consistently the nominee maintains these high service standards.

 

Award:

At the Dean's Brunch, the recipient will receive a commemorative plaque as well as a cash award of $750. Every year, the name of the recipient will be added to the Faculty plaque to be displayed permanently.

Recipients

2017

Daniela Gutiérrez de Pineres
Academic Assistant

2016

Bruno Cinanni
Coordinator Mentoring Center

2015

Anick Mineault
Operations Coordinator

2013

Graciela Dancose
Interdisciplinary and Faculty Programs Officer

2012

Ginette Tessier
Academic Assistant

2011

Diane Richot
Operations Coordinator

2010

Irène Paré
Academic Assistant

2009

Gail Petrin
Academic and Administrative Assistant

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