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Principal's Emerging Leader Award


Deadline for nominations: April 27, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

The Principal’s Staff Awards were established by Principal Bruce Kidd in 2016 to recognize and celebrate the outstanding contributions of administrative staff who consistently demonstrate excellent performance in support of UTSC strategic priorities and objectives.

The individual’s actions should make a measurable, demonstrable impact within UTSC and/or the broader University community. The contribution should be considered in relation to the scope of the nominees’ position. 

The Principal’s Staff Awards are open to candidates who are UTSC staff-appointed and non-probationary status.

 

Eligibility

The Principal’s Emerging Leader displays strong leadership competencies, is self-aware and focused on learning and professional growth. Examples of characteristics of an Emerging Leader include:

  • High integrity and honesty
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills
  • Understands and implements best management practices
  • Communicates well and handles problems/conflict effectively
  • Respect of staff and colleagues
  • High service orientation
  • Results focused
  • Appreciation for differing views, equity and diversity
  • Collaborative and team oriented
  • Contributes actively to success of staff and coworkers through sharing information, knowledge and highlighting participation and contributions of others
  • Demonstrates adaptability
  • Positive impact and accomplishments in leading others

 

Selection Criteria

Employees will have made an exceptional contribution in support of the criteria outlined within each award category and meet the eligibility criteria. The individual’s actions should make a measurable, demonstrable impact within UTSC and/or to the broader University community.  The contribution should be considered in relation to the scope of the nominees’ position.

 

The Nomination Package Components

A complete nomination package consists of ONE PDF file that contains the following:

  1. Only One Letter of Nomination written by a UTSC staff, faculty, student, alumni or a member of Campus Council and its committees
    1. The nomination must outline the specific contributions of the nominee that coincide with the criteria as well as detail the actions and impact of the nominee’s contribution 
  2. Only Two Letters of Support from students, staff, faculty or alumni
    1. Letters of support should provide concrete examples of the nominee’s influence and/or impact
  3. Only One Letter of Endorsement from the Chair or Division Head of the nominee’s home department/portfolio
    1. The point form letter must include a clear and concise description of the candidate’s accomplishments and reason for nomination

 

Please find the Principal's Emerging Leader Award Sample Nomination Package for your reference here.

 

The nomination package should consist of an electronic PDF file to be sent to: Desma Charlemagne-Michel, Director, Human Resource Services at desma.charlemagne.michel@utoronto.ca. When submitting your package, please copy the individuals who have written letters of support and letter of endorsement on the email.

 

The list of past recipients can be found at Principal's Emerging Leader Award Recipients.

 


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