SLICE Awards

University Operations employees stand out as a group committed to a special set of values:

Service

We value the act of making a contribution through improving customer service and satisfaction, and through fulfilling our promise to this community.

Leadership

We encourage leading by example through the use of best practices, acting with integrity, upholding ethics, promoting diversity in the workforce, and fostering collaboration, communication and cooperation among coworkers.

Innovation

We believe in promoting change for the good of our employees and the university, and we value constantly striving for improvement of work processes and systems.

Creativity

We value putting forth new ideas, implementing unique concepts and developing new, creative approaches to workplace challenges.

Excellence

We think everyone should strive to perform at a level above and beyond normal job duties.

View past winners:

2008 Winners

Susan Campbell

Susan Campbell

Senior Systems Analyst, Technology Resources for ECS

"Sue graciously and efficiently responds to the many requests she receives from my staff and me for operational support in addition to serving as the primary technical lead on all space-related projects and other development projects. She successfully keeps all these balls in the air but is never too busy to patiently answer my questions."



Susan Harnden

Susan Harnden

Senior Social Worker, Human Resources

"Susan defines excellence in consistency, professionalism, civility and quality of work product. She is a sought after supervisor for the UT School of Social Work's MSW students and rises to the varying challenges training new therapists offers."



David Kazmirski

David Kazmirski

Parking Services Supervisor, Parking and Transportation Services

"Excellence is what Dave stands for; he will make sure that everything was done to the best of his knowledge and that his employees were treated right."

 



Juliana Murphy

Juliana Murphy

Senior Systems Analyst, Technology Resources for ECS

"Juliana always has the customer in mind when she is working on a project. She thinks through how they will use the system and frequently anticipates needs. She also makes sure to communicate these ideas back to the clients to ensure it fits with the overall vision."



Chelsea Oakes

Chelsea Oakes

Administrative Associate, Parking and Transportation Services

"If you need someone to fill in for any position, Chelsea is able to do it. She is customer focused, has the ability to put herself in the customer's shoes, and performs any task given to her with a quickness and completeness that is second to none."



Sue Stewart

Sue Stewart

CADD Supervisor, Campus Planning and Facilities Management

"Sue consistently follows through to make sure that her customers are completely satisfied. She is always respectful towards her clients, and has developed the trust and rapport that allow them to turn to her with confidence."



Don Verett

Don Verett

Captain, University Police Department

"I believe that Captain Verett is an excellent example of what we are looking for in SLICE Award recipients. He certainly is outstanding in every core value plus some. I am very fortunate to get to work with him on a daily basis."



Photo of Roy Ruiz, Pat Clubb, Juliana Murphy, Susan Campbell, Sue Stewart, Steve Kraal and Liz Beaman

Pictured (l-r): Roy Ruiz, Pat Clubb, Juliana Murphy, Susan Campbell, Sue Stewart, Steve Kraal, Liz Beaman