Distinguished Staff Awards Descriptions | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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TTUHSC Distinguished Staff Awards

There are five levels of Distinguished Staff Awards: 

The Chancellor’s Award of Excellence recognizes an individual who has five or more years of service. This team member demonstrates commitment to the Mission and Values-Based Culture of TTUHSC by exhibiting the behaviors inherent to each value–One Team, Kindhearted, Integrity, Visionary, Beyond Service–while motivating others to serve at the same level of excellence. A maximum of two (2) award recipients will receive $1,500.

The President’s Award of Excellence recognizes a team member with one or more years of service who integrates Integrity in the workplace by committing to honesty, ethical choices and transparency in their actions and purpose. The success they have achieved through their contributions to TTUHSC demonstrate their commitment to achieving short and long-term goals that influence the success of TTUHSC. A maximum of two (2) award recipients will receive $1,000.

The Quality Team Award recognizes a team of individuals who together epitomize the TTUHSC One Team value through open collaboration, constructive feedback, accountability, encouragement, and a team spirit that envelopes their daily interactions and long term goals. This team is a shining example of how the One Team behavior produces excellent, innovative results. A maximum of (2) awards per team will be awarded $2,500 divided equally (maximum of $500 per team member).

The Quality Supervisor Award recognizes a team member with a minimum of one year in an HSC supervisory position. As the leader of one or more team members, this individual leads with consistency, compassion, and respect that enables those team members not only to achieve goals but develop and grow as contributors to TTUHSC. A maximum of four (4) award recipients will receive $750.

The Quality Staff Award recognizes a team member who continually lives the TTUHSC value of Beyond Service by creating and delivering positive defining moments. They find the best positive outcomes, anticipate needs of others with a generous heart, and go the extra mile as they invest in the overall success of the TTUHSC Mission. A maximum of twelve (12) award recipients will receive $500.