Office Assistant II
Length of Service: 14 years
Employee of the Month for April 2014
Susan Phelps is the longest-serving staff member in Academic Affairs and is the heart of our office. She is without a doubt an outstanding person. She has consistently gone above and beyond her regular job duties. Several examples illustrate this type of performance Commencement, Convocation, Founders day to name a few. This April will mark her 24th Commencement ceremony. Her extreme dedication has meant working through tight deadlines, serious illness and sometimes even broken bones to ensure these ceremonies are perfect. This is just a portion of her responsibility. No matter the situation, Susan always steps up and gets the job done. This often means learning new computer skills and stepping outside of the box. Sue jumps in with both feet making sure that everything in the front office continues to run efficiently. She is always willing to assist other colleagues and to help Academic Affairs.
Susan also has the ability to motivate her co-workers even when they appeared exhausted. She would without hesitation step in to relieve them or would encourage them and let them know how much she appreciated their efforts. This quality she possesses is very important for our office.
Sue's willingness to accomplish whatever task that needs to be completed without missing a beat makes her deserving of the employee of the month.
Congratulations to Susan on her selection as the April 2014 Employee of the Month!