Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Shane Stennes
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
PA-10: Assessing Employee Satisfaction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 August Horner
Sustainability Student Asst
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:

2015 will mark the third year that the University will measure faculty and staff engagement utilizing a survey instrument developed in 2013. The survey's results are then utilized to develop specific action plans that address results. Participation rates to the survey are very strong with an overall rate of 57%(47% faculty, 60% staff) in 2013, growing 64% (53% faculty and 68% staff) in 2014.

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

Key Metrics of E2 Survey:
Commitment and Dedication, Effective Environment, Engagement, Strengths and Opportunities, Commitment to Excellence, Confidence in Leaders, Development Opportunities, Respect and Recognition, Authority and Empowerment, Clear Expectations and Feedback, Collaboration, Support and Resources, Work Structure, and Process.

Reports are provided for every unit in the university of size minimum 10 employees. The Office of Human Resources also helps action plans to implement strategies necessary.

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:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.