Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.85
Liaison Ruairi O'Mahony
Submission Date May 1, 2015
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University of Massachusetts Lowell
PA-10: Assessing Employee Satisfaction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lauren Turner
Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources and Equal Opportunity and Outreach
Human Resources and Equal Opportunity and Outreach
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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:
UMass Lowell has not undertaken a formal survey for evaluating employee satisfaction and engagement since 2012, however, the University feels strongly that informal measures are in place that allow employees to provide feedback on these areas. In some instances the feedback is anonymous, but the Department of Human Resources strives to work with other Departments and groups across campus to create a safe environment where all employees feel that their feedback is heard, valued, and considered.

A brief description of the mechanism(s) by which the institution addresses issues raised by the evaluation (including examples from the previous three years):
UMass Lowell provides routine training on performance appraisal managements, one to one sessions with employees or managers and collaboration with the labor units.

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:
UMass Lowell completed the Top 100 Places to Work Survey conducted annually by the Boston Globe in June 2012. The survey was administered by Workplace Dynamics LLP, an independent research company.

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