The UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program Selection Committee is pleased to announce the Employee of the Month Award recipients for July 2018. In addition to recognition, they will each receive a certificate and $50 Visa gift card.

Name: Kattie Dinh
Job Title: Academic Affairs Specialist
HR Team/Work Unit: Academic Affairs

Why Nominated: Kattie’s careful and timely review of academic packets have enabled new faculty and other academics to have their actions reviewed thoroughly and quickly. Additionally, she has managed requests for Multi-Location Agreement forms, providing smooth mediation between UCSF and other UC campuses, which is not an easy task. Kattie delivers consistency to her academic clients, and her calm and thorough professionalism supports the HR mission so ably.   She is very responsive, knowledgeable, resourceful, and her expertise has helped me grow in my role.

“Kattie’s outstanding customer service is why I feel she should be selected as Employee of the Month.”

What does Kattie enjoy doing outside of work?

“I enjoy spending time with my two boys exploring nature, going to the beach, and hiking.”


Name: Nikki Le
Job Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist
HR Team/Work Unit: Talent Acquisition

Why Nominated: Housing Services have been extremely pleased with Nikki’s screening process. She delivered amazing applicants for each of their nine recruitments and provided very helpful suggestions and tools to make their selection process insightful and fair.  Nikki’s communication enriches the experience, and supervisors have expressed gratitude for her prompt actions, professional insights, and helpful suggestions. Her collaborative and reliable nature is highly valued by Housing Services, and they have started utilizing the new tools she suggested which paint a better, in-depth picture of each job applicant. 

We are really pleased with our growing team, and Nikki was essential to finding the right people for the jobs!”

What does Nikki enjoy doing outside of work?

“If I could combine eating (amazing food) and traveling, that would be a dream! Besides that, I’m really into floral arrangements and photography (portraits and architectural) and hanging out with my awesome husband.”


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. Learn more about the UCSF HR Employee Recognition Program here (MyAccess login required).