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Job Satisfaction

 Satisfaction with Work

This graph is based on a set of questions, such as, "work gives a sense of accomplishment, is satisfying, is challenging" that assessed an employee's satisfaction with work itself. The results appear to show that a majority of staff employees are very satisfied with their work across all four University of Minnesota campuses. Satisfaction with work is reported to be slightly lower for bargaining unit staff as compared to all groups of staff employees.

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Satisfaction with Work by Campus

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Satisfaction with Work by Employee Group

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 Satisfaction with Promotion

This graph is based on responses to statements that assessed staff's satisfaction with promotion opportunities, such as "good chance for promotion, unfair promotion policy, promotion of ability." Overall, satisfaction with promotion was low across all campuses, with the Morris campus reporting the lowest promotion satisfaction. Bargaining unit employees showed the lowest average satisfaction across job categories.

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Satisfaction with Promotion by Campus

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Satisfaction with Promotion by Employee Group

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 Satisfaction with Coworkers

This graph is based on responses to statements that assessed staff's satisfaction with their coworkers, such as "The majority of the people I work with are helpful, intelligent, responsible." Overall, staff were very satisfied with their coworkers across all campuses and job categories

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Satisfaction with Coworkers by Campus

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Satisfaction with Coworkers by Employee Group

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 Satisfaction with Supervisor

This graph is based on responses to statements that assessed staff's satisfaction with their supervisors, such as "praises good work, tactful, up-to-date." Overall, staff were generally satisfied with their supervisors.

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Satisfaction with Supervisor by Campus

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Satisfaction with Supervisor by Employee Group

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 Overall Job Satisfaction

Overall, I am satisfied with my employment at the University.

78% of the employees reported that they were satisfied with their employment at the University.

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Would you recommend employment at the University to a friend?

A majority (73%) of staff employees indicated that they would consider recommending the University as an employer to a friend.

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If I were doing it again, I would accept a position at the University.

Almost 81% of staff would seek employment with the University again.

Would Accept Another Position at the University