SPOT AWARDS are for "in-the-moment contributions." They recognize significant employee achievements and contributions, as they occur, for a specific project or task over a relatively short period of time. A Spot Award lets employees know that someone has noticed their noteworthy contribution. Prize amount is $1,000, or up to 10% of base salary, whichever is lower.

To be an eligible nominee for a Spot Award through this portal, an employee needs to have the following qualifications:

  • Nominee's home department must be within the School of Medicine and a participating department on this portal
  • Nominee must be either a campus policy-covered staff (PSS or MSP) or a represented staff in the clerical (CX) bargaining unit
  • Nominee must hold a career or contract position at 50% time or more for the last 6+ months
  • Nominee must have received a satisfactory performance rating on the nominee’s most recent performance evaluation
  • Start a new nomination by entering the email address of the staff member you are nominating:

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