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Award Criteria

Enhancing the Trinity Experience Award:

This award may be presented to an individual or a team who has demonstrated exceptional service and commitment to the University and/or our visitors.

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing exceptional support/assistance and/or customer service to the University community and/or our visitors;
  • Identifying and developing innovative systems and processes that enhance the Trinity experience in a significant way;
  • Creating an inclusive environment at Trinity that embraces diversity and equality;
  • Exemplifying good citizenship through personal volunteerism or by helping to position the University as a good citizen in the wider world.

Individual Leadership Award:

This award may be presented to an individual who has demonstrated the most outstanding leadership skills that have had a positive impact on a team.

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrating exemplary leadership skills that have a positive impact on a Team and/or Department/School/ University.
  • Demonstrating outstanding leadership skills with external partners/agencies, strengthening the University's external engagement with, and contribution to society.
  • Effectively building and articulating the vision and mission of a team/unit by fostering inclusivity and motivation of group members and ensuring a deep level of commitment from all team members.
  • Inspiring a sense of collaboration, co-operation and trust to enable the team/unit to achieve its defined goals and objectives.
  • Creating sustainable and/or innovative methods for improving organizational performance and operational efficiency. (E.g. securing long-term professional development for the group members of the
  • Team/Department/School/Service/Unit /University through capacity building including leadership skills in areas of responsibility).

Outstanding Colleague Award:

This award may be presented to an individual who delivers outstanding service to the Trinity Community.

Examples might include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribution and service that has earned the respect of colleagues and/or students for their professionalism, dedication, team work and contribution to improving morale, efficiencies and superior service;
  • Provision of assistance and support to colleagues that is above and beyond the expectations and/or a formal job description;
  • Enhance the quality of service through identifying continuous improvement initiatives above and beyond the call of duty.