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Criteria and Rules

Managers' Award to Staff 


  • All staff members in the FAS Division are eligible for nomination. Managers are not eligible
  • Nominations should be specific and based on:
    • Staff member’s contributions toward achieving departmental, division and/or campus goals and;
    • Outstanding quality of work and attributes as defined by the FAS Division Values Statement


  • Each unit can nominate up to two employees –within their unit, per cycle
  • Units are composed of the following:
    • Business & Financial Services
    • Facilities Development & Management
    • FAS Administration
    • Human Resources & Payroll Services
    • University Police (includes Emergency Management)
    • CSUSM Corporation 
  • The VP's Office will solicit nominations from FAS Leadership Council (FASLC)
  • Each unit will determine their own process for making a nomination as long as the Managers of the unit make the nomination decision
  • Nominations will be forwarded electronically to the FASLC for review and selection
  • FASLC members will review nominations with their units and select their top choices
  • FASLC members will select the top two awardees