The annual Distinguished Administrator Award recognizes outstanding administrative and professional performance and inclusive excellence that help NYU meet its strategic initiatives and contribute to the attainment of University goals.
Significant changes, modifications, or approaches that enhance work productivity, efficiency, and quality
Ensuring each interaction with internal and external customers is positive and effective
Accomplishments that have a positive impact on the entire department, school, or unit or across parts of the University
Building interactions and partnerships that produce results and leave others feeling welcomed, respected, and valued, regardless of cultural, ethnic, racial, class, gender, sexual orientation, language, and other human differences
Demonstrating honesty and adherence to the highest standards of moral and ethical values and principles through personal and professional behavior
Demonstrating commitment to values of diversity in performance of responsibilities and in interactions with members of the NYU community, and demonstrating outstanding efforts to promote an environment free from bias and discrimination
Developing and inspiring others to achieve extraordinary results
Developing an innovative process or procedure that directly impacts the University community in a positive manner
Contributing to raising awareness and consciousness about inclusion within the context of the University’s vision
Influences and enhances the NYU and/or local New York community
The Selection Committee will consider many characteristics to determine the winners, but the criteria will be used extensively. Each nominee should excel in one or more of the preceding areas.
Eligible Roles: New York University administrators and professional staff are eligible to receive the award, however the following positions are not eligible:
The recipients of the Distinguished Administrator Award will be announced in the spring. The winners are honored at an evening dinner celebration hosted by NYU's president where the award recipients are formally recognized. Winners receive a certificate of achievement and a monetary gift.
An award recipient's school or administrative division may host an event to celebrate this honor or recognize nominees. Awardees should also be featured in newsletters and/or other appropriate communications or publications of the school or administrative unit.
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