Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was named a 2021 Great College to Work For, receiving an Honor Roll designation and recognition in six key areas. Those areas are Compensation & Benefits; Mission & Pride; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging; Professional Development; Job Satisfaction & Support; and Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness.
“It is exciting to receive this recognition at Gulf Coast because our employees are vital to achieving the college’s mission and giving students so many opportunities for success,” said Dr. Mary S. Graham, MGCCC president. “By fostering open lines of interactive communication and ensuring our employees feel a sense of belonging and pride in their workplace, MGCCC empowers each of them to fulfill our mission of inspiring excellence and accelerating achievement.”
MGCCC has been named a Great College to Work For over the past 10 years and has made the Honor Roll four times.
The Great Colleges to Work For® program was designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces, and to further research and understand the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture in higher education. The ranking is based on faculty and staff surveys designed and implemented by ModernThink LLC for The Chronicle of Higher Education. The ModernThink Higher Education Insight Survey measured ten core dimensions, plus a Faculty Experience dimension, reflecting managerial and organizational competencies.
To see the survey results, visit 2021 Great Colleges to Work For.