Excellent Professional Staff Member Award

This award was introduced in 2020. It recognises excellence in professional staff members.

Nomination Process

Nominations from Heads of School (or equivalent) should comprise:

  • A 1-page evidence-based statement in the format provided addressing the selection criteria;
    This should address as many selection criteria as possible and relevant for the candidate in relation to the award. Evidence should include examples, awards etc. Download the form here: Nomination Form – Excellent Professional Staff Member (2020)
  • The candidate’s CV, with attention to achievements relevant to the selection criteria, ie in the area of support and leadership.

Deadline and Submission

Please send the completed nomination form and the candidate’s CV to admin@acuads.com.au by Wednesday 30 September 2020. 

Please direct all queries to Shanti Shea An, Executive Officer, ACUADS admin@acuads.com.au (Office hours: Thursdays).

Awards are announced and presented at the annual ACUADS conference.

Selection Criteria

  • Outstanding support for projects with impact
  • Outstanding leadership of: other staff members; innovation; and/or technical advances



The Excellent Professional Staff Member Award has been generously supported by Professor Clive Barstow.