2022 Max Carraway Employee of the Year Award


This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Finance & Administration Chief of Staff.

Each year, Florida State University celebrates the outstanding contributions of its USPS and A&P employees through the Max Carraway Employee of the Year Award. This award recognizes employees whose service and contributions extend across campus. The winner receives a reserved parking space for one year, a $1,000 stipend, and two seats in the President’s Box for one football game!


  • All nominees must be full-time or part-time (50% FTE or greater) USPS or A&P employees.
    • USPS nominees must have been employed with FSU for at least six months.
    • A&P nominees must have been employed with FSU for at least one year. 
  • All nominees must have achieved at least an above satisfactory performance rating during this period.


  • Provides consistent service excellence to FSU customers (students, faculty, and staff).
  • Displays a continuous attitude of service excellence.
  • Provides customer excellence which results in positive policy changes.
  • Exemplifies a caring and sharing attitude.

To Nominate

If you know a deserving USPS or A&P employee, nominate them by submitting the online nomination form along with a brief statement (250 words or fewer) explaining how the nominee exhibits the following values:

  • Customer-focused approach to work.
  • Owns problems presented to them.
  • Notices potential problems and seeks solutions.
  • Negotiates solutions, shows empathy, and offers choices while focusing on what can be done.
  • Educates customers to help them be better consumers of the University’s services.
  • Courteous and always understands they represent FSU.
  • Treats employees like important customers and provides timely, quality-conscious service to improve efficiency.

Nominations are due by March 31, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Thank you for your participation!

Questions? Contact Shelley Lopez at s.lopez@fsu.edu.

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