Spot Awards are designed to recognize special contributions, as they occur, for a specific project or task. A Spot Award lets employees know that their noteworthy contributions have been noticed. At the same time, it recognizes and reinforces the behaviors and values that are important at the University of Minnesota and within IT@UMN.
Individual employees may be nominated for a Spot Award based on one or more of the established performance standards. Performance standards eligible for this award include:
Anyone may nominate staff for Spot Awards. Each award nomination must include:
The VPCIO has approval authority for Spot Awards.
The award may be picked up by the nominator for presentation to the awardee upon notification from the Executive Liaison.