I would be grateful if you’d participate in a short survey about workplace, career, and professional satisfaction levels among archivists. My goal is to see how archivists feel about our workplaces and gauge levels of professional satisfaction. Identifying our strengths, and areas that need improvement, is a step toward helping the archives profession remain a fulfilling and rewarding field. This survey is for everyone in the profession, those beginning their career to those approaching retirement. Thanks for a few minutes of your time.

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* 1. I understand this survey is anonymous and that my name and identity will be kept anonymous/confidential. I understand that this survey information is gathered for educational purposes.

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* 2. What type of department or organization do you work at?

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* 3. What is your employment status?

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* 4. Where are you in your professional career?

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* 6. What is your age?

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* 7. What is your highest level of college degree completed?

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* 8. Please describe your race/ethnicity.

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* 9. Please describe your gender identify.

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* 10. In a typical week, how often do you feel stressed about work?

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* 11. How likely are you to look for another job in within the next six months?

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* 12. Over the past year, I have enjoyed my job

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* 13. I like going to work everyday

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* 14. I feel rewarded and appreciated for my work

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* 15. I am in a supervisory position (I oversee others).

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* 16. I’m proud of the work my organization does

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* 17. I have clear opportunities for professional growth at my place of work

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* 18. My job is challenging and makes use of my skills and abilities

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* 19. I am satisfied with my overall compensation (salary, benefits, etc.).

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* 20. I enjoy the people I work with

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* 21. At my institution people respect each other

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* 22. I respect my boss/supervisor

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* 23. At my institution there is two-way trust between management and staff

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* 24. There is collaboration between colleagues at my institution

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* 25. I am satisfied with the level of communication at my institution

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* 26. I am publicly praised for my work in front of my coworkers

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* 27. I am publicly criticized for my work in front of my coworkers

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* 28. I have been discriminated against on the job

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* 29. There is not a toxic work environment at my place of employment

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* 30. I satisfied my office workspace

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* 31. Have you seriously considered leaving the archival profession?

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* 32. What do you like and dislike about being an archivist? What are our biggest problems in the workplace?

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* 33. What additional thoughts do you have about workplace happiness, or the challenges of obtaining such in the archival profession?

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