Working at Iowa-2014 Survey Results

PDF icon2014 Survey Report.pdf

2014 Report Format

Demographics for Survey Respondents

  • All regular faculty and staff appointed at 50% time or more on October 1, 2014 were eligible to participate in the survey.  Demographics for job classification, age and gender are displayed.  Job classification categories included all regular faculty, professional and scientific staff (including those represented by SEIU) and all merit staff (including supervisory, confidential and those represented by AFSCME).  Survey participation by gender, race, and ethnicity was consistent with the distribution within the survey population.

Survey Analysis - Trended Comparison 2008-2014

  • The trended results section compares the results of seven (7) survey items from 2008, 2012, and 2014 to identify any potential trends.  Each survey provides a snapshot of the current population at a certain point in time.  The data does not represent the change within a constant cohort of respondents. 
  • A graphic display compares data points representing the summation of all “agree” responses in each of the four sets of survey data.  The trend lines represent a “best fit” regression analysis for both your organization and University results, with solid lines indicating a statistically significant trend, up or down.  These trends must be viewed in the context of organizational or other changes since 2008.  No trends in the 2014 University report met the test for statistical significance.

Survey Analysis - Snapshot Results for 2014

  • The snapshot section provides response data for all twenty (20) survey items from University respondents.  The bar graph displays responses from faculty and/or staff in each of the employee categories (faculty, professional and scientific, and merit staff) and the distribution of responses across the six response options (strongly agree, agree, slightly agree, slightly disagree, disagree, and strongly disagree).