Agency Report

Directorate for Geosciences

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  145  

2018 Engagement Score
68.2

Change from 2017
2.1 


Parent Agency
National Science Foundation (Engagement Score: 75.5)
Mission
To support basic research that advances the frontiers of knowledge and drives technological innovation while improving understanding of the many processes that affect the global environment.
Website
https://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=GEO

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 145 of 415 2.1  68.2 66.1 65.9
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 238  of 408 3.0  57.2 54.2 57.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 157  of 408 4.6  54.8 50.2 48.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 289  of 408 5.6  53.7 48.1 54.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 261  of 408 2.4  46.4 44.0 48.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 209  of 408 1.5  71.0 69.5 72.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 162  of 410 1.8  79.7 77.9 76.8
Pay 206  of 410 2.7  64.2 61.5 56.2
Strategic Management 240  of 409 5.0  58.8 53.8 56.1
Teamwork 283  of 409 1.2  67.8 66.6 67.3
Innovation 252  of 409 1.1  64.5 63.4 65.9
Training and Development 150  of 410 7.6  65.2 57.6 62.7
Work–Life Balance 219  of 409 -0.3  63.4 63.7 61.3
Support for Diversity 289  of 409 1.2  58.5 57.3 56.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 290  of 408 0.8  46.7 45.9 47.4
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)