The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce April May as the 2017 UCSF HR Employee of the Year! April was chosen by the Employee Recognition Selection Committee from the Employee of the Month recipients selected between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017.

April was nominated for her professionalism, good work ethics, outstanding customer service skills, and for being a great colleague. You may read her Employee of the Month profile below.

Name: April May
Job Title: Academic Manager (was an Academic HR Generalist when she won Employee of the Month for February 2017)
HR Team/Work Unit: Academic Shared Services

Why Nominated:

  • “April May has just been an outstanding HR Generalist who is extremely efficient, responsive and very clear in her communications with me. She is incredibly knowledgeable and gives superb guidance paying great attention to detail. She is most dependable and always positive. She has been especially very patient with me as I am still learning processes. She has found and is using SmartSheet which is a very creative way in making improvements in work processes.”
  • “Since day one, April May has exemplified and demonstrated the true meaning of an employee of the month. Her consistent professionalism customer service and conscientious attitude is nothing less than outstanding.”
  • “She is a model Generalist and is always willing to lend a helping hand to the academic team and colleagues across the organization.”
  • “April always exhibits an exceptionally helpful attitude with employees, client departments, and colleagues. She makes employees feel welcome and goes above and beyond in assisting them with their needs. On a daily basis, she exhibits all the positive professional attributes that make up the wonderful image of UCSF Campus HR.”

What does April enjoy doing outside of work?

“Outside of work, I love to just spend time with my family. When we are not shuffling between soccer/basketball/t-ball games and swim lessons, we bike around the city, have dance parties in the kitchen, and drive down to San Jose to visit my parents and siblings.”


About the UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program
The Employee of the Month Award (MyAccess login required), created to recognize excellence and effort among UCSF HR employees, is a peer-nominated award and presented to two UCSF HR employees per month.

To access the Employee of the Month nomination form or to learn more about the UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program click here (MyAccess login required).

For questions, please contact the Employee Recognition Selection Committee.