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Glynnis Jackson and Marc BookerThe UAB Division of Student Affairs has many exceptional staff members who serve our students with professionalism, kindness, and integrity. Each month, based on a pool of nominations, the Professional Development Committee announces the Employee of the Month.

The March Employee of the Month is Glynnis Jackson a residence life coordinator for Student Housing and Residence Life. Her excellent work ethic and commitment to UAB students make her a staffer to be celebrated.

What nominators said about Glynnis Jackson

Glynnis Jackson has been a strong leader and teammate since she joined the Student Housing and Residence Life staff in 2021. Glynnis consistently goes above and beyond to ensure her student staff, and residents are supported and have what they need to be successful at UAB.

As the chair of our Student Staff Selection committee, Glynnis has worked tirelessly since October to plan and execute our selection cycle for over 100 student staff members in our department, communicating expectations and processes effectively to applicants and professional staff alike while ensuring an effective and efficient selection process. Glynnis is consistently looking for ways to be more transparent and inclusive, this year including hard copies of interview questions for candidates to refer to during their interview, ensuring that our process is accessible to all students.

Glynnis has handled several high-level incidents over the last year that have challenged her as a person and a professional. Despite the difficult circumstances she's encountered, she never misses an opportunity to learn from others and support those around her in any way she can. Whether she's going to Buffalo Wild Wings with her RAs because they've had a long week or offering to help another pro staff member with health and safety checks, Glynnis is one of the most reliable, supportive, and hardworking members of our SHRL team.