Employer of Choice

Our people are important. By building a more diverse workforce that is valued and supported, we can better attract, retain and inspire world-class faculty, administrators and staff.

Benchmarks/Key Performance Indicators

  • The diversity of our employees will be more reflective of our diverse student population.
  • The number of underutilized employee categories, as reflected in the Affirmative Action Plan, will be reduced by two by 2019
  • The number of minority employee applicants will increase 10% by 2020
  • Employee satisfaction across a variety of dimensions will be strengthened as reflected in climate survey results in 2020

Strategic Goals

  1. Strengthen and sustain communication and engagement throughout the University to support the shared community in which we live and learn.
  2. Build a diversified workforce where similarities and differences are celebrated and embraced.
  3. Promote employees’ personal and professional development and advancement.
  4. Establish a lifestyle- and family-friendly environment for all employees.
  5. Instill a culture of appreciation where employees are recognized and celebrated for their contributions to work and life at Rider.