Rosaura Ortega is a Administrative Assistant I for the Centers for Academic Success on the CSN Charleston campus. She is described as a model employee by her colleague Joe Hicks and has the ability to maintain an upbeat, positive attitude during the uncertainty and challenges the community has experienced since the COVID-19 pandemic.
She goes above and beyond her duties to meet the evolving needs of CSN students and staff. Ms. Ortega is known to seek knowledge and request additional training to better herself and make her working environment positive for those around her. Her attention to detail is outstanding and she serves at the point of contact for her department with the Disability Resource Center, ensuring that all DRC session are scheduled in advance.
Her positive attitude and focus on CSN students helped her department pivot to an completely online service model in seven working days at the onset of the pandemic. Her ability to go above and beyond expectations has been demonstrated time and again. She is an exceptional asset to her team.
If you would like to nominate someone for CEOM, please submit the Nomination Form to Connie Jo Harris to Connie.Harris@csn.edu. Do not send through interoffice mail. Thank you.
The Classified Employee of the Month will receive $200, a certificate, a designated parking spot and be recognized on a plaque at all three campuses.
The purpose of this award is to recognize exceptional classified employees who stand out among the many employees that consistently perform at a high level.
Ranking and selection by the council members is “blind.” The employee name and work area on the nomination form will be hidden from the council, thus we are asking for the nominator’s cooperation in not mentioning names and work areas in the narrative, when possible. Nominees who are not selected as the CEOM, will be considered for two additional months. As the recipient of the nomination forms, Connie Jo does not participate in the rating of nominees.