Survey 5355 - Employee Benefits Survey - Non-Annuals

University of Northern Iowa
Online Voting and Surveys Results by Question
Employee Benefits Survey - Non-Annuals (Survey ID: 5355)
01/10/2011 12:00 AM - 02/10/2011 12:00 AM

1. How important are each of these university-provided health benefits to you?
 
  Not Enrolled Not Important Slightly Important Average Important Very Important

Health Insurance 1
(0.4%)
0
(0.0%)
2
(0.9%)
1
(0.4%)
9
(3.9%)
215
(94.3%)

Dental Insurance 0
(0.0%)
2
(0.9%)
4
(1.8%)
10
(4.4%)
71
(31.1%)
141
(61.8%)

Vision Insurance 36
(15.9%)
10
(4.4%)
12
(5.3%)
41
(18.1%)
59
(26.0%)
69
(30.4%)

Life Insurance 3
(1.3%)
6
(2.6%)
10
(4.4%)
32
(14.1%)
70
(30.8%)
106
(46.7%)

Long Term Disability 8
(3.5%)
2
(0.9%)
8
(3.5%)
30
(13.2%)
76
(33.3%)
104
(45.6%)

Long Term Care Insurance 40
(17.7%)
8
(3.5%)
10
(4.4%)
43
(19.0%)
58
(25.7%)
67
(29.6%)

Total Responses: 228
2. How satisfied are you with each of these university-provided health benefits?
 
  Not Enrolled Very Dissatisfied Dissatisfied Neutral Satisfied Very Satisfied

Health Insurance 1
(0.4%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(0.4%)
1
(0.4%)
45
(19.7%)
181
(79.0%)

Dental Insurance 2
(0.9%)
7
(3.1%)
29
(12.7%)
32
(14.0%)
84
(36.7%)
75
(32.8%)

Vision Insurance 68
(29.7%)
8
(3.5%)
32
(14.0%)
47
(20.5%)
41
(17.9%)
33
(14.4%)

Life Insurance 8
(3.5%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(0.4%)
45
(19.8%)
96
(42.3%)
77
(33.9%)

Long Term Disability 15
(6.6%)
0
(0.0%)
3
(1.3%)
63
(27.6%)
89
(39.0%)
58
(25.4%)

Long Term Care Insurance 67
(29.5%)
1
(0.4%)
6
(2.6%)
67
(29.5%)
53
(23.3%)
33
(14.5%)

Total Responses: 229
3. How important are each of these university-provided financial benefits to you?
 
 
  Not Applicable Not Important Slightly Important Average Important Very Important

Wages 1
(0.4%)
0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(0.4%)
22
(9.6%)
204
(89.5%)

Retirement Plan 0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
3
(1.3%)
25
(11.0%)
200
(87.7%)

Flexible Spending Accounts 23
(10.0%)
38
(16.6%)
18
(7.9%)
52
(22.7%)
57
(24.9%)
41
(17.9%)

Professional Development 8
(3.5%)
9
(3.9%)
19
(8.3%)
37
(16.2%)
97
(42.5%)
58
(25.4%)

Tuition Grant 20
(8.8%)
28
(12.3%)
30
(13.2%)
37
(16.3%)
57
(25.1%)
55
(24.2%)

Total Responses: 229
4. How satisfied are you with each of these university-provided financial benefits?
 
  Not Applicable Very Dissatisfied Dissatisfied Neutral Satisfied Very Satisfied

Wages 1
(0.4%)
13
(5.7%)
49
(21.4%)
33
(14.4%)
92
(40.2%)
41
(17.9%)

Retirement Plan 0
(0.0%)
1
(0.4%)
7
(3.1%)
24
(10.6%)
98
(43.4%)
96
(42.5%)

Flexible Spending Accounts 58
(25.4%)
1
(0.4%)
3
(1.3%)
47
(20.6%)
65
(28.5%)
54
(23.7%)

Professional Development 14
(6.1%)
16
(7.0%)
32
(14.0%)
67
(29.3%)
74
(32.3%)
26
(11.4%)

Tuition Grant 54
(23.7%)
5
(2.2%)
9
(3.9%)
63
(27.6%)
55
(24.1%)
42
(18.4%)

Total Responses: 229
5. How important are each of these other university-provided benefits to you?
 
  Not Applicable Not Important Slightly Important Average Important Very Important

Vacation Days 3
(1.3%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(0.4%)
9
(3.9%)
34
(14.9%)
181
(79.4%)

Sick Days 0
(0.0%)
0
(0.0%)
2
(0.9%)
15
(6.6%)
55
(24.2%)
155
(68.3%)

Personal Days 19
(8.4%)
4
(1.8%)
4
(1.8%)
35
(15.4%)
57
(25.1%)
108
(47.6%)

Sick Leave Conversion 5
(2.2%)
11
(4.8%)
10
(4.4%)
40
(17.6%)
71
(31.3%)
90
(39.6%)

Emergency Leave 1
(0.4%)
4
(1.8%)
6
(2.6%)
32
(14.1%)
62
(27.3%)
122
(53.7%)

Funeral Leave 2
(0.9%)
9
(4.0%)
10
(4.4%)
44
(19.5%)
61
(27.0%)
100
(44.2%)

Total Responses: 228
6. How satisfied are you with each of these other university-provided benefits?
 
  Not Applicable Very Dissatisfied Dissatisfied Neutral Satisfied Very Satisfied

Vacation Days 0
(0.0%)
8
(3.5%)
5
(2.2%)
6
(2.6%)
56
(24.6%)
153
(67.1%)

Sick Days 1
(0.4%)
1
(0.4%)
5
(2.2%)
2
(0.9%)
64
(28.1%)
155
(68.0%)

Personal Days 20
(8.8%)
5
(2.2%)
8
(3.5%)
25
(11.0%)
62
(27.2%)
108
(47.4%)

Sick Leave Conversion 16
(7.0%)
4
(1.8%)
10
(4.4%)
30
(13.2%)
67
(29.4%)
101
(44.3%)

Emergency Leave 6
(2.7%)
1
(0.4%)
7
(3.1%)
24
(10.6%)
87
(38.5%)
101
(44.7%)

Funeral Leave 9
(3.9%)
0
(0.0%)
10
(4.4%)
29
(12.7%)
93
(40.8%)
87
(38.2%)

Total Responses: 228
7. Please choose the best answer for each of the following:
 
  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree

Overall, I am satisfied with my current UNI health benefits(Health, Vision, Life, and Long Term Care Insurance & Long Term Disability) 0
(0.0%)
4
(1.8%)
0
(0.0%)
110
(48.2%)
114
(50.0%)

Overall, I am satisfied with my current UNI financial benefits (Wages, Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending, Professional Development & Tuition Grant) 8
(3.5%)
22
(9.6%)
27
(11.8%)
121
(52.8%)
51
(22.3%)

Overall, I am satisfied with my current other UNI benefits(Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days, Sick Leave Conversion, Emergency & Funeral Leave) 0
(0.0%)
9
(3.9%)
10
(4.4%)
105
(46.1%)
104
(45.6%)

I know where to find information about my UNI benefits 0
(0.0%)
6
(2.6%)
11
(4.8%)
99
(43.2%)
113
(49.3%)

I understand the UNI benefit options that are available to me 3
(1.3%)
14
(6.1%)
21
(9.2%)
122
(53.5%)
68
(29.8%)

I would be interested in additional health insurance plan options (i.e. higher deductible plan for lower monthly premiums) 19
(8.3%)
59
(25.8%)
89
(38.9%)
54
(23.6%)
8
(3.5%)

I would be interested in additional dental plan options (i.e. increased benefits for higher premiums) 10
(4.4%)
33
(14.5%)
88
(38.6%)
71
(31.1%)
26
(11.4%)

Total Responses: 229
8. Overall, how do you feel UNI's benefits compare to those offered by other employers?
 
  Percentage Responses
Much better 34.4% 78
Better 43.2% 98
Same 12.3% 28
Worse 4.0% 9
Much Worse 0.9% 2
Don't Know 5.3% 12
Total Responses: 227
9. In an effort to evaluate the budget reduction options put into effect in the 2009-2010 academic year, please rate your satisfication with each of the measures taken.
 
  Not Applicable Very Dissatisfied Dissatisfied Neutral Satisfied Very Satisfied

TIAA-CREF Employer Contribution Reduction 17
(7.5%)
52
(23.0%)
64
(28.3%)
35
(15.5%)
46
(20.4%)
12
(5.3%)

Unpaid Leave 10
(4.4%)
44
(19.4%)
49
(21.6%)
46
(20.3%)
68
(30.0%)
10
(4.4%)

Other campus reductions 19
(8.5%)
15
(6.7%)
37
(16.5%)
87
(38.8%)
57
(25.4%)
9
(4.0%)

Total Responses: 227
10. Did you participate in the budget reduction survey conducted last fall which was used to make recommendations to the UNI administration?
 
  Percentage Responses
Yes 72.1% 165
No 11.4% 26
Unsure 16.6% 38
Total Responses: 229
11. Do you believe that the UNI administration listened to your suggestions from the budget reduction survey last year?
 
  Percentage Responses
Yes 29.9% 67
No 12.9% 29
Unsure 42.0% 94
Not Applicable - I did not participate 13.4% 30
Other 1.8% 4
Other Responses:
I'm sure they "listened" but I don't know how much our input influences them.
Not employed Here
I think they listened to the overall, it wasn't what I wanted but I understand all opintions have to
I was not here at that time
Total Responses: 224
12. Do you believe that the UNI administration listened to your opinions during the budget meeting last year?
 
  Percentage Responses
Yes 21.8% 49
No 12.0% 27
Unsure 33.3% 75
Not Applicable - I did not participate 31.1% 70
Other 1.8% 4
Other Responses:
I'm sure they "listened" but I don't know how much our input influences them.
Not employed Here
Same as above
I was not here at that time
Total Responses: 225
13. In the past, the P&S Council has recommended changes to benefits based on surveys similar to this one. Some of the items that have been direct results are the Vision insurance option and full tuition grants.
Are there other benefits that you would like UNI to explore?
 
  Percentage Responses
Flexible Work Schedules 54.0% 115
Promotion Opportunities 39.4% 84
Tuition assistance for family members 53.1% 113
Cafeteria style benefits 18.3% 39
Staff Wellness Programs 52.6% 112
Other 8.5% 18
Other Responses:
free parking and membership to the WRC
Better dental plan - the current plan is terrible!
Dental Benefits
Paid Parking Pass and No charge for Wellness Center membership
telecommuting
short term disability
Free Use of Wellness Center
Wage survey for grant funded programs
work from home
Discounted access to UNI events such as athletics and Gallagher Bluedorn
lower "Family" health premium
Ability to take loans against our TIAA-CREF accounts.
Conversion of sick days to help pay for cafeteria plan upon retirement
adult day care
Cost of living wage increases
professional development similar to Uof IA
Free parking for faculty/staff
e-learning such as skillsoft
Total Responses: 213