Outstanding Maverick Awards Program
- Current Employee
Current UTA Classified and Administrative & Professional staff members who are below Director level are eligible and regular benefits eligible employees (appointed 50% to 100%) who have been employed for a minimum of two years are eligible for nomination. The nominee must have been continuously employed between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2020. In good standing from their most recent performance evaluation ("meets expectations" or higher). Previous honorees who received an award more than five years ago are also eligible.
Works effectively as part of a team to successfully accomplish a task or meet a goal advancing departmental goals and/or UTA mission
Builds effective collaborative relationships across different groups of departments within the organization to define and solve problems or reach agreements on a course of action while considering multiple perspectives striving to create outstanding projects that contribute to a better UTA
Creates a team environment that promotes communication, trust, cooperation and respect for differences, meeting strategic and operational goals through an extraordinary team effort
Contributes to a group effort which has a significant impact on departmental goals, fostering cooperation, collaboration, and open communication. Places team goals above personal goals while achieving a distinctive result or product (teams may constitute an entire department, and can be cross-functional).
For questions about the Maverick Award nomination process, eligibility or nomination criteria, or the Outstanding Maverick Award, please contact the Office of Human Resources or 817-272-5554.
Outstanding Maverick Award History (PDF)