Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.42
Liaison Mary-Lee Townsend
Submission Date Oct. 6, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Western University
PA-10: Assessing Employee Satisfaction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Stefanie De Adder
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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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:

The WE SPEAK Faculty and Staff Survey 2012 was offered to all full-time and part-time employees at Western University. More than 56% of full time staff replied, resulting in a total of over 3000 respondents. The survey was made available through e-mail and focused on issues including work engagement, workplace safety, communication and collaboration, involvement in decision-making, individual team recognition, respect, and opportunities for learning and career advancement.

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

A total of 21 topics were considered in this survey and only three areas scored below the benchmark. Progress is currently being made to ensure that those weaknesses are addressed by the appropriate departments and a follow-up survey will likely be conducted in the future.

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:

More information can be found on page 4 of the Western News, April 18th 2013/Vol. 49, No.14 http://communications.uwo.ca/westernnews/downloads/wnews-pdf/2013/WN_April18_FA.pdf

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