Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.19
Liaison Ian Johnson
Submission Date July 14, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Colorado College
PA-12: Assessing Employee Satisfaction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.76 / 1.00 Ian Johnson
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution conducted a survey or other evaluation that allows for anonymous feedback to measure employee satisfaction and engagement during the previous three years?:

Percentage of employees (staff and faculty) assessed, directly or by representative sample (0-100):

A brief description of the institution’s methodology for evaluating employee satisfaction and engagement:

Colorado College conducts a bi-annual campus climate survey.
The survey solicits opinions related to the overall campus climate in these areas:

* Job Satisfaction/Support
* Teaching Environment
* Professional Development
* Compensation/Benefits/Work-Life Balance
* Facilities/Resources
* Shared Governance
* Communication
* Respect and Appreciation

The overall goal of the survey is to provide the college with important information on what the College is doing well and where improvements are needed. The survey is available online for all staff.

A brief description of the mechanism(s) by which the institution addresses issues raised by the evaluation (including examples from the previous three years):

Key survey findings were presented at the College's Fall Conference and have highlighted several chief areas for improvement. For example, in reaction to the survey results, the College is now making a continued efforts to improve communication across the college, not only among senior leaders, but also within and across divisions and departments. Additionally, it is putting enhanced attention on the collective understanding of the staff compensation program and establishing professional development opportunities for staff.

2013 and 2015 Survey results are posted on the College website for public viewing.

In March 2015, the Colorado College spring conference for all faculty and staff focused on workplace excellence and employee satisfaction.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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