Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jennifer deHart
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Unity College
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Steve Kahl
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Number of employees:
152

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
0

Does the institution have employees of contractors working on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
No

Number of employees of contractors working on campus:
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Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
0

A brief description of the sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements covering staff, faculty and/or employees of contractors:
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (assessing employee compensation)?:
Yes

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
55

Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
0

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

The percentage of faculty and staff paid a living wage is based on the CUPA-HR survey (College and University Professionals Association) as its benchmark and researches the State of Maine actual wage database as well for additional information that is more locally based rather than a national standard. The CUPA standard is adopted from a national database for sustainable salaries (i.e. criteria 2 for PA 9).

+ Date Revised: Dec. 18, 2014

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

minmum wage


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

minmum wage


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

minmum wage


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

Adjunct staff stipends are typically $800 per credit


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

minmum wage


The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
7.50 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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