Recognizing Outstanding Supervisors

The University of Texas at Austin Outstanding Supervisor Awards Program honors and recognizes the invaluable contributions of eligible non-teaching supervisors whose outstanding leadership, dedication, competence, communication, integrity, equity, and inclusion have had a significant impact on the University.

The 2024 Recipient List is available online.


Current UT Austin Classified and Administrative & Professional supervisors 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 are selected and awarded $1,500 each.

*The awards are subject to withholding for taxes.

View 2024 Recipient List