Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.19
Liaison Emma Blandford
Submission Date March 2, 2021

STARS v2.2

Georgia Institute of Technology
PA-13: Assessing Employee Satisfaction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.19 / 1.00 Anne Rogers
Sustainability Program & Portfolio Manager
Office of Campus 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?:
Yes

Percentage of employees assessed, directly or by representative sample:
19.30

A brief description of the institution’s methodology for evaluating employee satisfaction and engagement:
GT Strategic Consulting has conducted surveys to the following units (staff populations only) during the past three years:

A&F Workplace Experience Survey (2017)

College of Engineering OE Survey (2018)

College of Design Culture & Engagement Survey (2019)

The responses received from each survey are as follows:
A&F Workplace Experience Survey – 995 out of 1648 (60% response rate)
College of Engineering OE Survey – 178 out of 390 staff (46% response rate)
College of Design Culture & Engagement Survey – 37 out of 54 staff (69% response rate)

These surveys were administered using the Qualtrics survey platform. The questions were comprised of categories related the following attributes:
Communication
Career progression and development
Supervisor support
Psychological safety
Culture
Organizational commitment

To get the % of employees assessed, the total employees of these departments was added against the total employee headcount of the university.
2092 assessed
10,814 total employees
= 19.3% employees assessed related to employee satisfaction.

A brief description of the mechanism(s) by which the institution addresses issues raised by the evaluation:
At the conclusion of these various surveys, a combination of focus groups, action planning, and staff engagement events were leveraged to provide actionable strategies and methods to address the issues raised from the survey results.

Website URL where information about the employee satisfaction and engagement evaluation is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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