Employee Excellence

Recognize the actions of those who enhance BCIT's community.

2013 Award Recipients [PDF]

Award Criteria [PDF]

Employee Excellence Awards honor the contributions made by members of the BCIT community in achieving BCIT's commitments to our students and to each other.

Over 190 nominations were received this year; acknowledging the actions of individuals and groups who typified the values and culture of the Institute. The difficult task of selecting this year's diverse group of award recipients was handled by a number of School and Institute Committees representing all employee groups.

The deadline for nominations will be March 3, 2014

The 2014 award recipients will be honored at a celebration on May 2014.

Awards

Outstanding Contribution - Individual

This award recognizes an employee who surpassed the expectations of the Institute, its staff or students during the past year (April 2013 through March 2014) by seizing an opportunity to do more than what was asked of them – going the extra mile – while demonstrating a positive attitude, using strong judgment, and utilizing good communication skills.

The four recipients will be awarded $1,000 each.

Nominations are adjudicated by a committee consisting of representatives from each of BCIT's employee groups. To nominate an individual for the Outstanding Contribution award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the  completed form to employee_recognition@bcit.ca.

Outstanding Contribution - Department

This award recognizes a department that has surpassed the expectations of the Institute, its staff or students during the past year (April 2013 through March 2014 by seizing an opportunity to do more than was asked of it – going the extra mile while demonstrating a positive attitude, using strong judgment, and utilizing good communication skills.

The four recipients will be awarded $1000 each.

Nominations are adjudicated by a committee consisting of representatives from each of BCIT's employee groups. To nominate a department for the Outstanding Contribution - Department award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the completed form to employee_recognition@bcit.ca.

Teaching Excellence

The Teaching Excellence Award is presented to an Instructor from each of BCIT's schools, who exemplifies teaching excellence in their field.

The recipients will be awarded $1,000 each. In addition to the annual recognition celebration, instructors are also recognized at the Spring Convocation.

Nominations are adjudicated by a Committee organized by each School. To nominate an individual for the Teaching Excellence award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the completed form to employee_recognition@bcit.ca.

Applied Research

Outstanding contribution in terms of advancement of knowledge, or advancement of economic and/or societal well-being, through the development, application and/or implementation of technology.

The recipient will be awarded $1,000 for professional development purposes.

Nominations are adjudicated by the Research Award Committee. To nominate an individual for the Applied Research award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the completed form to employee_recognition@bcit.ca.

Applied Research-New to Research

This award recognizes an individual or group at BCIT that is new to research and has made an outstanding contribution in terms of advancement of knowledge or, creation of a new research program, through the development, application and/or implementation of technology during the past year (April 2013 through March 2014)

The recipient will be awarded $1000.

Nominations are adjudicated by a committee consisting of representatives from each of BCIT's employee groups. To nominate an individual or group for the Applied Research-New to Research award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the completed form to employee_recognition@bcit.ca

Leadership

The Leadership Award is presented to four BCIT employees, one from each employee group, who demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities.

The four recipients will be awarded $1000 gift certificate. 

Nominations are adjudicated by a committee consisting of representatives from each of BCIT's employee groups. To nominate an individual for the Leadership award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the completed form to
employee_recognition@bcit.ca.

Team Collaboration

This award recognizes cross-functional groups, task teams that have made a significant contribution to BCIT's business processes, student success or employee morale during the past year (April 2013 through March 2014).

The recipients will attend lunch with the President and be awarded $1000.

Nominations are adjudicated by a committee consisting of representatives from each of BCIT's employee groups. To nominate a team or group for the Team Collaboration award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the  completed form to employee_recognition@bcit.ca

Sustainability

This award recognizes an individual who has enhanced BCIT's position as a leader in environmentally sustainable practices during the past year (April 2013 through March 2014).

The recipient will be awarded $1000.

Nominations are adjudicated by a committee consisting of representatives from each of BCIT's employee groups. To nominate an individual for the Sustainability award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the completed form to employee_recognition@bcit.ca

Inclusivity

This award is for teams or individuals who embraced the principles of the BCIT inclusivity philosophy by promoting an environment that is collaborative, understanding and of mutual respect.

The recipient(s) will be awarded $1000.

Nominations are adjudicated by the Diversity/Inclusivity Committee. To nominate an individual or team for the Inclusivity award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the completed form to employee_recognition@bcit.ca.

Service Excellence

This award is for a team or individual who took the initiative to improve the value and efficiencies of the services BCIT provides in the past year (April 2013 to March 2014).

The recipient(s) will be awarded $1000.

Nominations are adjudicated by a committee consisting of representatives from each of BCIT's employee groups. To nominate an individual or team for the Service Excellence award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the  completed form to employee_recognition@bcit.ca.

Unsung Hero

This award is for a team or individual who over a number of years has consistently gone above and beyond without fanfare.

The recipient(s) will be awarded $1000.

Nominations are adjudicated by a committee consisting of representatives from each of BCIT's employee groups. To nominate an individual or team for the Unsung Hero award, please download the nomination form, save to your desktop and submit any additional documentation and the completed form to employee_recognition@bcit.ca.


Awards Celebration

The Employee Excellence Awards celebration will be held in May 2014.

Employee credentials

All employees who attain new credentials deserve a pat on the back for their commitment! If you or one of your co-workers has achieved a new credential, any kind of credential, in the past year (2013-2014), submit the following information to your Human Resources Advisor: 


Employees whose names are submitted may be recognized in a future issue of Update and potentially in their local newspapers.

Books or published papers

All employees who have published books or papers deserve recognition for their achievement! If you or one of your co-workers has published a book or paper in the past year (2013-2014), submit the following information to your Human Resources Advisor:

Employees whose names are submitted may be recognized in a future issue of Update and potentially in their local newspapers.