|Submission Date||July 24, 2015|
Virginia Commonwealth University
PA-10: Assessing Employee Satisfaction
Director of Sustainability
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:
In support of its Strategic Plan, Quest for Distinction, VCU developed the Great Place Initiative. Its goal is for all people who are part of VCU to experience the university as a great place to learn, work and live.
VCU administered a climate survey, focus groups and town halls to evaluate employee satisfaction and engagement.
A brief description of the mechanism(s) by which the institution addresses issues raised by the evaluation (including examples from the previous three years):
Upon receiving the results from the survey, focus groups and town halls, VCU committed to the following:
- Assessment of current programs;
- Planning of programs, policies and benefits;
- Modify/develop existing/new programs; and,
- Implement new programs and policies
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:
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