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Spotlight Award


  Definition Recognition of a staff member who is “living” the Operating Principles within his or her work at UC Berkeley. These staff members contribute and provide inspiration to others.   Spotlight Award
Eligibility Any Student Affairs campus employee is eligible to be featured, including work study and non-work study student employees.
  Budget Source Learning & Development budget.
Approval Level No approval needed.
  Information Requested Complete the “Appreciate” form located at
Criteria All recognition awards use one or more of the following Operating Principles:
•  We include and excel, together  
•  We are accountable to each other 
•  We imagine and innovate 
•  We focus on service
•  We simplify   

For the comprehensive descriptions, please see: vcaf.berkeley.edu/what-we-do/leading-best-practices/operating-principles

  Amount Staff members receive a token of appreciation of their choice. Gift will not exceed more than $25.
Time Period of Award For the award period of July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014, awards may be granted for achievements that occurred during the current fiscal calendar year.
  Frequency of Award Staff can be recognized multiple times on both the SA Learning & Development and the campus Kudos website. Note that an employee is only eligible for two gifts within the fiscal year.