Recognizing Outstanding Supervisors

The nomination period for the 2024 awards ended on 11/15/2023, and the nomination forms are now being reviewed by the awards committee. Award recipients will be notified and recognized in April.


Current UT Austin Classified and Administrative & Professional staff members who were continuously employed for at least 20 hours per week from September 1, 2021, to August 31, 2023, were eligible for the awards. In addition, return-to-work retirees who met those employment requirements were also eligible. Previous honorees who received an award more than five years ago were also eligible.

Outstanding Supervisor Award Recipients must:

  • Be currently functioning in a supervisory capacity;
  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership ability;
  • Contribute to and demonstrate a commitment to the University's core purpose and values;
  • Create a positive and motivating work environment.
  • Maintain open lines of communication within the department and throughout the University;
  • Encourage professional development;
  • Demonstrate fairness and equity in resolving issues;
  • Remain open to feedback concerning their performance.


Supervisory staff members will be selected and awarded $1,500 each.

*The awards are subject to withholding for taxes.

View past five years recipients