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September 03, 2019

CMU Faculty and Staff Member Benefits Survey Launches Sept. 16

Each year, Carnegie Mellon University reviews and updates its benefit programs based on faculty and staff member feedback, market practices, competitive data and other factors. This input is used to inform CMU’s faculty and staff member benefits strategy.

To get your vital feedback on the programs and benefits that mean the most to you, the Office of Human Resources is asking all domestic, benefits-eligible faculty and staff members to complete a confidential CMU Faculty and Staff Member Benefits Survey by Friday, October 4.

On Monday, Sept. 16, all domestic, benefits-eligible faculty and staff members will receive an email with instructions on how to access the online survey. The survey will take about 15 minutes to complete. As an added incentive, Aon will randomly select 25 survey participants to receive a $25 gift card.

Why Conduct A Survey? 

This survey is your opportunity to tell us what you value most about the university’s benefit programs. The goal of the survey is to help the university best match the benefits the community wants while maximizing available resources. It is not a cost saving measure; it is a tool to help tie our benefit programs to CMU’s strategic goal of attracting, retaining and developing the best talent. Your opinion and the opinions of your colleagues will help shape faculty and staff member benefits at CMU over the next few years, beginning with the 2021 benefits plan year.

Your Responses Are Confidential

To ensure individual responses are kept confidential, the Office of Human Resources is working with Aon, an independent consulting firm, to conduct the survey and analyze the results. Each survey recipient is assigned an individual participation link. This allows Aon to categorize, analyze and report on survey responses by aggregate groupings and demographics to enable the Office of Human Resources to better understand and respond to community needs. Responses will not be identified by the individual, and only collective results will be reported to the university.

If you have issues accessing the survey, please contact the Human Resources CMUWorks Service Center at 412-268-4600 or cmu-works@andrew.cmu.edu.