Guidelines for Selecting Exemplary Employees

The following criteria should be kept in mind as exemplary employee nominations are made. Please note that previous recipients are not eligible. 

1. Exemplifies the guiding principle that "Every person at BYU-Idaho is a teacher." Past President David A. Bednar taught, "Each interaction with a student or colleague is a potential teaching and learning opportunity."

2. Demonstrates a positive attitude.

a. Takes interest and pride in their own specific assignments and BYU-Idaho as a whole.
b. Is cooperative, courteous, friendly, and demonstrates a concern and helpfulness to other employees.
c. Always presents a neat personal appearance.

3. Is conscientious in performance of job duties.

a. Demonstrates a high degree of skill and proficiency in carrying out assigned tasks.
b. Strives to improve skills and work methods as a means toward greater productivity and efficiency.
c. Is a willing worker, accurate, demonstrates initiative, and does not require constant supervision.

4. Goes the "Extra Mile."

a. Has performed specific and unusual activities worthy of recognition at BYU-Idaho.
b. Volunteers time and expertise to other persons and organizations in the community.

5. Has been working for BYU-Idaho for a minimum of 5 years.