The purpose of the OSU IT Recognition Committee is to build a culture of recognition across OSU IT, drive increasing levels of engagement, and create and sustain an IT recognition program that aligns with the university-wide Talent Management Initiative. The committee works in alignment with the OSU IT Strategic Plan, building on our cultural commitment to appreciate the role of our IT workers and acknowledge their ability to contribute to OSU’s success.
The committee has identified three types of recognition described below:
Formal awards are considered annually for OSU IT members. Know someone who's done outstanding work? Consider nominating them for one of six OSU IT annual awards!
Peer recognition is a vital part of OSU IT's culture. We encourage employees to give each other praise for work that's well done, as well as our managers to promote this level of recognition consistently across OSU's IT community. It is especially important that individuals feel valued for the work they accomplish. Consider these four skills of authentic appreciation:
Current OSU IT community members can also post recognition in the OSU IT Kudos teams channel. You may also reference our mini-guide to building a culture of appreciation.
The CIO is committed to an inclusive and equitable IT recognition program that supports a workplace culture that promotes and encourages the acknowledgement of OSU IT staff for contributions to the organization, the university, and the community in a manner that focuses on the intrinsic value of our team members:
The IT Recognition Committee is responsible for advising OSU’s CIO and other IT leaders on strategic directions for professional recognition. The committee is tasked with designing a recognition program for the OSU IT workforce that’s:
Customized to motivate and honor our IT workers
Aligned with our cultural commitment, as defined in OSU IT Strategic Plan
Transparent in how recognition plans are created and put forth into action