Support Staff of the Year Award

The award recognizes the outstanding contributions of support staff to K-State Libraries. One recipient each year is honored with a plaque of recognition and a monetary award sponsored by the Friends of the K-State Libraries.


The Support Staff of the Year award is available to any university support staff member who has completed at least 1 year of service at K-State Libraries and has no unsatisfactory ratings in any category on their last performance review. Award recipients are not eligible for the award more than once every 2 years.



University support staff may be nominated based on the following areas. Criteria are based on the K-State University Support Staff Award for Excellence.


2021 winner

Jesica Sellers, maintenance and repair technician I

One nominator said of Sellers, “She has maintained a positive and professional attitude during this difficult time. Her flexibility in changing workspaces and assisting other library staff was inspiring and reflects the values that makes Kansas State University a truly special place.”


Previous winners