COACHE Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey

COACHE, based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is a consortium of institutional leaders working to improve outcomes in faculty recruitment, development, and retention. COACHE developed and administers the COACHE Faculty Job Satisfaction Survey and has published a series of Benchmark Best Practices and Special Reports that feature promising practices from member institutions, including the ways in which COACHE data informed their decisions and strategies.

Since 2013, Georgetown University has partnered with COACHE to administer the survey to all full-time tenured, tenure-track, and non-tenure track faculty members. Review the latest results, learn about actions Georgetown has taken based on the results, read more about the upcoming survey below.

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How Georgetown Uses Results

As noted in this Provost Blog post, the goal of the survey is to identify both our areas of strength and of concern, and to guide our actions for improvement. Survey data will be used to directly engage faculty concerns as Georgetown develops policies and programs. Read more…

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Review the 2022 and 2020 Survey Results

2022 results for Main Campus respondents were presented to MCEF on January 27, 2023; access the report here (GU login required) (new window).

2020 survey responses from Main Campus faculty were presented to MCEF on June 11, 2021; access the report here (GU login required). (new window)

Topics covered by the COACHE Survey include:

  • Shared Governance
  • Department Engagement, Quality, & Collegiality
  • Appreciation & Recognition
  • Retention & Negotiation
  • COVID-19 Response
  • Nature of Work: Research, Teaching, & Service
  • Resources & Support
  • Interdisciplinary Work, Collaboration, & Mentoring
  • Institutional Leadership
  • Tenure & Promotion