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Liaison Ryan Buchholdt
Submission Date Aug. 12, 2015
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University of Alaska Anchorage
PA-10: Assessing Employee Satisfaction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Paula Williams
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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Has the institution conducted an employee satisfaction and engagement survey or other evaluation that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The percentage of employees (staff and faculty) assessed, directly or by representative sample:

A brief description of the institution’s methodology for evaluating employee satisfaction and engagement:
Invitation to participate sent out via dynamic listserv to all classified and exempt employees Criteria: Brief Qualitative and quantitative components Assess satisfaction and ascertain priorities with 13 items rated on a 1-5 Lickert Scale Employees select top 3 priorities from the same list. Quantitative analysis: Metrics of central tendency and T-test analyses Qualitative analysis: Categorical identification and Inform and give meaning to the quantitative findings Free responses included: Healthcare and were Satisfied with plan, dissatisfied with cost Cost increases disproportionate to salary adjustments Ongoing support for wellness programs Compensation Request for merit and step increases Clear process to audit jobs to ensure appropriate grade assignments Professional development: Mentoring Increased opportunities Inter-departmental communication and exchanges Communication Better communication between MAUs and community campuses Transparency from administration and governance Direct communication from administration rather than “trickling down” through Deans & Directors Ongoing opportunities to participate in surveys Leave benefits Request to combine annual and sick leave Additional cash-in options Parking Cost Space

A brief description of the mechanism(s) by which the institution addresses issues raised by the evaluation (including examples from the previous three years):
Review and recommendations from administrative leadership.

The year the employee satisfaction and engagement evaluation was last administered:

The website URL where information about the institution’s employee satisfaction and engagement assessment is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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