Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.89
Liaison Ann Drevno
Submission Date Jan. 25, 2016
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Saint Mary's College of California
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Jane Camarillo
Vice Provost for Student Life
Student Life
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Number of employees:
992

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
992

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:
107

Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
107

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

The College is committed to paying salaries according to the guiding principles of:

- Equity (internal fairness)
- Stewardship (financial/fiscal prudence)
- Market Forces (external competitiveness)
- Sustain a high quality education

For Dining Service employees:
Food service pays all employees a living wage.
Collective Bargaining Agreement with UNITE HERE Local 2850, AFL-CIO
with a common goal of fostering an amicable and collaborative relationship that will directly facilitate the delivery of efficient, high quality services to the Employers clients and customers.


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

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
992

Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
107

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

Standards: Specific contractor benchmarks; local city minimum wages; and living wage ordinances (e.g. Richmond, Ca)

Additionally, the College established a Faculty Salary Policy Committee and Benefit and Compensation Committee of the Staff Council to review market and internal equity data to make recommendations to the Cabinet for the standards for compensation.


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

Saint Mary's wages and benefits equal and/or exceed $15 per hour depending upon the specific duties, responsibilities, and labor market rates for each position.


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

Saint Mary's wages and benefits equal and/or exceed $15 per hour depending upon the specific duties, responsibilities, and labor market rates for each position.


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

Saint Mary's wages and benefits equal and/or exceed $15 per hour depending upon the specific duties, responsibilities, and labor market rates for each position.


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

Saint Mary's wages and benefits equal and/or exceed $15 per hour depending upon the specific duties, responsibilities, and labor market rates for each position.


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

Saint Mary's wages and benefits equal and/or exceed $15 per hour depending upon the specific duties, responsibilities, and labor market rates for each position.


The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
9 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?:
No

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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