Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.48
Liaison Dayna Cook
Submission Date Sept. 28, 2020

STARS v2.2

Northern Arizona University
PA-12: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.38 / 3.00 Matthew Muchna
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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The local living wage (based on a family of four and expressed as an hourly wage):
17.10 US/Canadian $

Percentage of employees that receive a living wage (benefits excluded):

Does the institution have significant contractors with employees that work on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:

A list or brief description of significant on-site contractors:

Sodexo - Dining Services
American Campus Communities- Leased properties on Campus

Percentage of employees of on-site contractors known to receive a living wage or be covered by collective bargaining agreements (i.e., union contracts):

Total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time or full-time employee or pay grade meets or exceeds what percentage of the living wage?:
None of the above (i.e. the lowest paid regular employee or pay grade earns less than the living wage)

A brief description of the minimum total compensation provided to the institution’s lowest paid employee or pay grade:

This area has remained consistent from our previous STARS submission.

Our minimum benefit eligible compensation amount is currently $10.50 per hour. Benefits include retirement, health insurances, life insurances, disability insurances, paid time off, and tuition assistance. The amount of compensation depends on the employee’s benefit elections.

Any employee who works more than 20 hours for more than 20 weeks is eligible for voluntary benefits (medical, vision, and dental), life Insurance, and retirement plans for partners, dependents, and spouses.

Has the institution made a formal commitment to pay a living wage?:

A copy or brief description of the institution’s written policy stating its commitment to a living wage:

No, however, the university continues to make employee pay a priority and is in the process of updating the staff classification and compensation structure to improve market relevance.

Website URL where information about employee compensation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

Data submitted by HR Cassie Petit.

Data submitted by HR Cassie Petit.

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