DEIB Focused Data

​​​​​DEI Climate Data: Employee Experience Survey

Sept. - Oct. 2019

Organized by Dr. Mary A. Brumbach, Chief Strategy Officer

Download the full Employee Experience Survey (PDF - 2.4MB)

Purpose

To assess employee experience in terms of diversity and inclusion and from the findings, build a strategic plan to create a high performing diverse and inclusive work and learning environment for DCCCD.

About the Survey

  • Completely anonymous and conducted by external third party
  • Used 7 constructs of Diversity & Inclusion based in current research
  • Constructs included Belonging, Fairness, Opportunities and Resources, Decision Making, Diversity, Voice and Contribution to a Broader Purpose.
  • Used 27 questions related to the constructs and, in addition, gathered demographic information such as race/ethnicity, role, tenure, location, gender, and others​​

Key Factor: Engagement

The level of connection, motivation and commitment a person feels for the place they work.

Questions that have been statistically identified as having the greatest impact on employee engagement

Questions that have been statistically identified as having the greatest impact on employee engagement (Average DCCCD Score)

Other Factors: Average DCCCD Score for all Participants
  • Belonging: I can be my authentic self at work: scores unfavorable at 26, neutral at 29 and favorable at 63.
  • Decision Making I am satisfied with how decisions are made at DCCCD scores unfavorable at 42, neutral at 32 and favorable at 25.
  • Voice There is open and honest communication: scores unfavorable at 38, neutral at 28 and favorable at 34.
  • Belonging Even when something bad happens (critical feedback/negative interaction, etc.), I don’t question whether I belong at DCCCD: scores unfavorable at 18, neutral at 26 and favorable at 53.
  • Belonging I feel respected at DCCCD scores unfavorable at 28, neutral at 22 and favorable at 59.​​

Other Factors: Average DCCCD Score for all Participants

Other Factors: Average DCCCD Score for all Participants
  • Contribution to Broader Purpose: scores neutral at 5 and favorable at 93.
  • Diversity: scores unfavorable at 12, neutral at 21 and favorable at 65.
  • Opportunities and Resources: scores unfavorable at 14, neutral at 21 and favorable at 64.
  • Belonging: scores unfavorable at 18, neutral at 22 and favorable at 58.
  • Fairness: scores unfavorable at 33, neutral at 24 and favorable at 50.
  • Voice: scores unfavorable at 33, neutral at 29 and favorable at 36.
  • Decision Making: scores unfavorable at 44, neutral at 29 and favorable at 31.​

Insights

  • Responses from the majority of participants are very similar across all factors
  • Individuals who are identifying as multi-racial, other or not-specific are scoring lower in all categories
  • Ratings for diversity are 13 and 9 points lower, respectively between White and African-American & White and Hispanic/Latinx
    • Survey questions were:
      • DCCCD values diversity
      • DCCCD builds teams that are diverse

The scale is: significantly lower than average, lower than average, slightly lower than average, neutral, slightly higher, greater than average, and slightly higher than average.

  • Number of responses: Overall DCCCD is 1.4K, White is 554,​ African American is 282, Hispanic Latinx is 202 and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 251.
  • Engagement: Overall DCCCD scores 64%, White is 66% (slightly higher), African American is 65%, Hispanic Latinx is 71% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 49% (slightly lower than average).
  • Decision Making: Overall DCCCD scores 30%, White is 31% (slightly higher), African American is 32%, Hispanic Latinx is 36% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 18% (significantly lower than average).
  • Fairness: Overall DCCCD scores 51%, White is 55% (slightly higher), African American is 51%, Hispanic Latinx is 54% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 38% (slightly lower than average).
  • Opportunities and Resources: Overall DCCCD scores 64%, White is 66% (slightly higher), African American is 65%, Hispanic Latinx is 68% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 53% (slightly lower than average).
  • Voice: Overall DCCCD scores 36%, White is 40% (slightly higher), African American is 36%, Hispanic Latinx is 43% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 22% (significantly lower than average).
  • Belonging: Overall DCCCD scores 59%, White is 62% (slightly higher), African American is 58%, Hispanic Latinx is 66% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 46% (slightly lower than average).
  • Diversity (circled): Overall DCCCD scores 65%, White is 74% (greater than average), African American is 61% (lower than average), Hispanic Latinx is 65% and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 45% (significantly lower than average).
  • Contribution to a Broader Purpose: Overall DCCCD scores 93%, White is 93%, African American is 95%, Hispanic Latinx is 95% and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 88%.

Insights

  • Lowest favorable scores across the factors are in Decision Making and Voice
  • Multi-racial and other are significantly lower in both factors 
    • Survey questions for Decision Making
      • I am satisfied with how decisions are made at DCCCD
      • Perspectives like mine are included in the decision making at DCCCD
      • I am included in decisions that affect my work
    • Survey questions for Voice:
      • There is open and honest two-way communication
      • When I speak up, my opinion is valued
      • I can voice a contrary opinion without fear of negative consequences​

The scale is: significantly lower than average, lower than average, slightly lower than average, neutral, slightly higher, greater than average, and slightly higher than average.

  • Number of responses: Overall DCCCD is 1.4K, White is 554, African American is 282, Hispanic Latinx is 202 and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 251.
  • Engagement: Overall DCCCD scores 64%, White is 66% (slightly higher), African American is 65%, Hispanic Latinx is 71% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 49% (slightly lower than average).
  • Decision Making (circled): Overall DCCCD scores 30%, White is 31% (slightly higher), African American is 32%, Hispanic Latinx is 36% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 18% (significantly lower than average).
  • Fairness: Overall DCCCD scores 51%, White is 55% (slightly higher), African American is 51%, Hispanic Latinx is 54% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 38% (slightly lower than average).
  • Opportunities and Resources: Overall DCCCD scores 64%, White is 66% (slightly higher), African American is 65%, Hispanic Latinx is 68% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 53% (slightly lower than average).
  • Voice (circled):Overall DCCCD scores 36%, White is 40% (slightly higher), African American is 36%, Hispanic Latinx is 43% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 22% (significantly lower than average).
  • Belonging: Overall DCCCD scores 59%, White is 62% (slightly higher), African American is 58%, Hispanic Latinx is 66% (slightly higher) and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 46% (slightly lower than average).
  • Diversity: Overall DCCCD scores 65%, White is 74% (greater than average), African American is 61% (lower than average), Hispanic Latinx is 65% and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 45% (significantly lower than average).
  • Contribution to a Broader Purpose: Overall DCCCD scores 93%, White is 93%, African American is 95%, Hispanic Latinx is 95% and Tow or more races, other and not specified is 88%.

Insights

  • Lowest favorable scores across the factors are in Decision Making and Voice
  • Full-Time Faculty are 11 and 10 points lower than the DCCCD average, respectively, in these categories
    • Survey questions for Decision Making:
      • I am satisfied with how decisions are made at DCCCD
      • Perspectives like mine are included in the decision making at DCCCD
      • I am included in decisions that affect my work
    • Survey questions for Voice:
      • There is open and honest two-way communication
      • When I speak up, my opinion is valued
      • I can voice a contrary opinion without fear of negative consequences​​​

The scale is: significantly lower than average, lower than average, slightly lower than average, neutral, slightly higher, greater than average, and slightly higher than average.

  • Number of responses: Overall DCCCD is 1.4K, Staff Full-Time is 649, Faculty Full-Time is 234, Administrators is 101 and Not Specified is 55.
  • Engagement: Overall DCCCD scores 64%, Staff Full-Time is 63%, Faculty Full-Time is 62%, Administrators is 70% (slightly higher) and Not Specified is 38% (significantly lower than average)
  • Decision Making (circled): Overall DCCCD scores 30%, Staff Full-Time is 29%, Faculty Full-Time is 19% (lower than average), Administrators is 44% (greater than average) and Not Specified is 14% (slightly lower than average)
  • Fairness: Overall DCCCD scores 51%, Staff Full-Time is 49%, Faculty Full-Time is 47%, Administrators is 51% and Not Specified is 34% (lower than average)
  • Opportunities and Resources: Overall DCCCD scores 64%, Staff Full-Time is 63%, Faculty Full-Time is 50%, Administrators is67% and Not Specified is 47% (lower than average)
  • Voice (circled): Overall DCCCD scores 36%, Staff Full-Time is 32% (slightly lower than average), Faculty Full-Time is 26% (lower than average), Administrators is 44% (greater than average) and Not Specified is 16% (significantly lower than average)
  • Belonging: Overall DCCCD scores 59%, Staff Full-Time is 57%, Faculty Full-Time is 54% (slightly lower than average), Administrators is 59% and Not Specified is 38% (significantly lower than average)
  • Diversity: Overall DCCCD scores 65%, Staff Full-Time is 63%, Faculty Full-Time is 62%, Administrators is 60% and Not Specified is 31% (significantly lower than average).
  • Contribution to a Broader Purpose: Overall DCCCD scores 93%, Staff Full-Time is 92%, Faculty Full-Time is 92%, Administrators is 97% and Not Specified is 88% (slightly lower than average)