Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.34
Liaison Elida Erickson
Submission Date March 1, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, Santa Cruz
PA-12: Assessing Employee Satisfaction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Ellen Vaughan
Water & Climate Action Manager
Sustainability Office
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Has the institution conducted a survey or other evaluation that allows for anonymous feedback to measure employee satisfaction and engagement during the previous three years?:

Percentage of employees (staff and faculty) assessed, directly or by representative sample (0-100):

A brief description of the institution’s methodology for evaluating employee satisfaction and engagement:

2017 UC Staff Engagement Survey

The Staff Engagement Survey is a joint effort developed by the CUCSA (Council of UC Staff Assemblies) and the UC Systemwide Human Resources. It is aimed (a) to understand the current state of engagement of the UC workforce system-wide and how it differs according to key organizational segments and demographics; (b) determine what drives engagement at UC; (c) identify strengths to build on and opportunities to address, that is, be able to create a shortlist of actions to respond to these issues and improve employee engagement across the system; and (d) facilitate Involvement and communication with leaders and employees throughout the process.

A brief description of the mechanism(s) by which the institution addresses issues raised by the evaluation (including examples from the previous three years):

The University will use the study findings to inform strategic initiatives and action plans, and to enhance policies and programs that foster a more welcoming, inclusive, and healthy campus climate.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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