Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Ruth Miller
Submission Date March 7, 2016
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Gettysburg College
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jim Biesecker
Director of Facilites Planning & Management
Facilities Services Office
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Number of employees:
1327

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
1327

Does the institution have employees of contractors working on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
Yes

Number of employees of contractors working on campus:
10

Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
10

A brief description of the sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements covering staff, faculty and/or employees of contractors:

Gettysburg College targets salaries for administrative and support staff at levels that are competitive with similar organizations and institutions in order to attract and retain qualified and high-performing individuals. The benefit program provides a competitive menu of benefits that encourages a culture of wellness while reflecting the diverse needs of its faculty and staff.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (assessing employee compensation)?:
Yes

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
1327

Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
10

A brief description of the standard(s) against which compensation was assessed:

Gettysburg College targets salaries for administrative and support staff at levels that are competitive with similar organizations and institutions in order to attract and retain qualified and high-performing individuals. The benefit program provides a competitive menu of benefits that encourages a culture of wellness while reflecting the diverse needs of its faculty and staff.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, full-time employees:

Gettysburg has support staff who work over 1700 hours per year, regular, full-time administrators who are 10- to 12-month employees scheduled to work at least an average of 37.5 hours per week on a sustained basis, and tenured faculty members.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time employees:

This includes support staff employees who work more than 1,000 hours annually, but no more than 1,769 hours. Regular part-time administrators are employees scheduled to work less than an average of 34 hours per week, but more than 20 hours per week on a sustained basis.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular) staff:

We call these employees casual and they are temporary, part-time employees that work less than 999 hours per year, who receive no benefits.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular, adjunct or contingent) faculty:

Gettysburg College targets salaries for faculty at levels that are competitive with similar organizations and institutions in order to attract and retain qualified and high-performing individuals. The benefit program provides a competitive menu of benefits that encourages a culture of wellness while reflecting the diverse needs of its faculty and staff.


A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid student employees (graduate and/or undergraduate, as applicable):

Students can choose however many hours they want to work in a week that fits with their schedule in most jobs on campus, and are usually paid by the state's minimum wage.


The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
7.25 US/Canadian $

Does the institution have an on-site child care facility, partner with a local facility, and/or provide subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of faculty and staff?:
Yes

Does the institution offer a socially responsible investment option for retirement plans?:
Yes

The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable compensation policies and practices is available:
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