Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.13
Liaison John Alejandro
Submission Date March 24, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of San Diego
PA-13: Assessing Employee Satisfaction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Alison Sanchirico
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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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 assessed, directly or by representative sample:

A brief description of the institution’s methodology for evaluating employee satisfaction and engagement:
The survey was distributed to all Exempt, Non-Exempt, and Faculty via an anonymous link. Both English and Spanish versions of the survey were provided. The response rate was approximately 27%.

A brief description of the mechanism(s) by which the institution addresses issues raised by the evaluation:
The results of this survey are part of USD's Stride to 2024 Goal #4, Elevating Faculty & Staff Engagement. This goal is to "Attract, retain and develop faculty who are high-impact teachers and engaged scholars, and foster a campus environment that embraces all employees as collaborators in the educational enterprise."
• In the summer of 2018, USD launched a new recruitment system, Jobs at USD.
• In 2019, USD created two compensation task force groups for Exempt and Non Exempt employees and another for Faculty to evaluate current salary structures and pay grades.
• Strategic Initiative Proposal program was created to encourage employee innovation
• Ongoing and new leadership development programs

Website URL where information about the employee satisfaction and engagement evaluation is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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