Compensation & Benefits Policies
The survey aims at targeting the policies and practices regarding
faculty from higher education institutions, mostly in the hospitality
sector and focusing Europe and North America.
Effective date of data is July 1st, 2013, taking into
possible salary increases at that time.
The survey is defined taking into account its interest for you as well
as those of participants which will benefit from the survey results that
they will buy. Some of their data might not be analysed for your own
needs even though they will be collected for the attractiveness of the
survey. Likewise, the survey will take into account the wide variety of
practice across markets as much as possible.
The content of the survey is defined by the following groups of
areas - markets
positions being evaluated
the three geographical areas, the following typology of academic
institutions have been contacted:
most academic institutions
in hospitality and business management - some 40 potential participants
Other European Countries
hospitality education institutions - some 100
- Most hospitality education institutions
- some 80
The following 14 benchmark positions will be
covered by the survey - bearing in mind that many different systems
exists in the areas covered by the survey and that certain positions are
only relevant to Hospitality schools:
Professor : Full Professor and a world
leading expert in his field, for whom an ad-hoc compensation package has been
- Tenured Full Professor
: PhD + minimum ten years of academic (i.e. teaching and research)
experience after PhD
- Tenured Associate Professor
: PhD + minimum five
years of academic (i.e. teaching and research) experience after PhD
- Tenured Assistant Professor
: PhD + up to four years of
academic (i.e. teaching and research) experience after PhD
Senior non-tenured Professor
: Master + minimum ten years of professional experience or five years of
academic (i.e. teaching) experience after Master
- Non-tenured Professor
: Master +
minimum five years of professional experience or two years of academic
(i.e. teaching) experience after Master
Senior Lecturer/Instructor : Senior
Lecturer/Instructor and one of the world experts in his/her arts - e.g.
Senior MOF or a former 3-Michelin star cook - for whom an ad-hoc
compensation package has been defined
- Senior Lecturer/Instructor
: a minimum of ten years of
professional experience, including a minimum of two years in a
supervisory role in a renowned enterprise
: a minimum of five years of professional
experience, including a minimum of one year in a supervisory role in a
- Clinical Professor
: minimum Master's degree + a minimum of 20 years of management
experience including a minimum of ten years at senior management level;
mostly teach to Executive Master's level students
- Senior Visiting Lecturer/Adjunct Professor
: A Master's degree and a minimum of ten years of management experience
including a minimum of five years at senior management level; mostly
teach to Master's (graduate) level students
- Senior Visiting Lecturer/Adjunct Instructor
: a minimum of ten years of
professional experience, including a minimum of two years in a
supervisory role in a renowned enterprise;
- Visiting Lecturer/Adjunct Professor
: A Bachelor's degree and a minimum
of 10 years of professional experience including a minimum of five years
at management level; teach to Bachelor or Diploma/Associate
(undergraduate) level students;
- Visiting Lecturer/ Adjunct Instructor
: a minimum of five years of professional experience, including a
minimum of one year in a supervisory role in a renowned enterprise.
Important remark: position titles vary a lot from
one academic system to another. The definition of the
accountabilities of each benchmark position will be The reference of
the academic institutions to assign their professors and teachers
with benchmark positions appropriately. The benchmark position
description document will include the titles that one may find in
the various academic systems.
They include academic staff-related policies and
rules regarding their employment also taking into account the variety of
remuneration systems in the considered countries.
In the survey, they will be collected for each
benchmark position and in a format that allows a simple statistical
processing - e.g. a number or a "yes/no" answer
evaluation system possibly used by the institution
- Policy for
budgets if any
- Policy for
personal development (for non-tenure track positions):
- Base salary policy type [by
or between minimum, midpoint and maximum amounts]
- Base salary
for each benchmark position / grade if applicable
policy for publishing
in complement to salary
compensation for managerial responsibilities (only professors)
- Policy for
consulting and continuous education activities under the school's name
of off-shore campuses (apart from mobility policy)
The data will be ideally collected for each faculty
- Data concerning the job holder: birth date/age,
hiring date, highest degree, number of years of teaching, relevant
benchmark position, main field taught
data [amount in local currency] : annual base salary, annual
variable pay (if any)
The participant data will be collected through a
database questionnaire to be downloaded from our dedicated secured
This database will contain all the necessary data and
instructions to facilitate participants in reporting their inputs.
Either you will enter directly the salaries on the
program or, for larger organizations, you will have the possibility
to upload pertinent salary data from PeopleSoft, SAP or other HRIS
systems via a preset Excel (xls) spreadsheet.
This ensures proper completion of the document and
facilitates the data collection process.
IMPORTANT : Participants will be required that all
incumbents covered by the survey be reported, To respect an
equal weighting amongst various participants, especially for well
populated positions, the program will ensure that reported
data in the survey will not exceed 3 inputs per position/per company
(i.e. Q1, median and Q3)
Once the participant data inputs process is completed, by a click of
a button (provided that the computer is connected to a network), the
company inputs will be automatically
transferred to TymWork for analysis and consolidation.
With the help of a database approach, it will
enable us to:
control the participants data completion;
a clear and structured approach in collecting inputs;
improve the data cleaning process.
Survey report (outcome)
With the above described approach, the
database will be used to produce the final report.
be produced within the program. However, participants
will be able to export the results onto Excel spreadsheets so
participants can make some copy/paste of the data or even
customize their own outcome report.
survey will remain anonymous for
confidentiality reasons. Therefore
no raw data
will be available nor
company codes will be disclosed.
The survey is designed so the output process
is totally under control of the participants (within
confidentiality limits) which is a
great added value to the survey.
Completion date :
Data to be returned via questionnaire application (automated email attachment).
expected online by the
end of September, 2013
The Ecole Hôtelière
de Lausanne (EHL) is taking over most the costs related to
the development and marketing of this survey. However, to
alleviate such investment, participants will be invoiced CHF
900.- (=> US$ 950.- / EUR 720.-) as
participating fee for the 2013 edition. For participants
invoiced in Switzerland, a 8% VAT will be added to the above
survey is a close code survey, i.e. company codes
will not be disclosed to the survey participants, including
EHL the main sponsor, or any other third parties.
As in the past,
participants will be asked, when first
launching the survey application, to accept not to divulge
any confidential information related to the survey to
References to companies salary
data should be restricted to the participant’s HR
Access of the survey questionnaire and the
results outcome on the website will be password protected.
The questionnaire is freely accessible
for download on this webpage. To ensure that the data you
enter be secured on your PC, during program installation,
you will be requested to enter a password that will be
communicated to you once you have registered.
These will be securely released once survey results
available and only to the survey’s participants.
EHL QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY (v 1.0) -
Once registered, click on the below icon to download the
ELH 2013 questionnaire.
online by June 17th)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLING THE QUESTIONNAIRE PROGRAM
ON YOUR COMPUTER
of the Program
Questionnaire is not password protected. However, when you will open the
application, you will be required to enter
an Account Name and Password. These will be communicated to you while you
downloading the above application, and depending the level of security your
computer is set, you will be warned that the application is unknown from
Microsoft. Do not worry, as the application has not been submitted to Microsoft
security process, this is a normal warning message. Continue by selecting "Run
make sure that the program that will be executed comes from
website, and you will run the program safely.
The installation program is named "EHL_setup.exe"
If your local
IT still has an issue with the above, you can download a .zip
version that will limit the number of warnings as the file is not an
.exe file or ultimately request a USB
key with the program to be mailed to you directly.
have an issue with the installation of the software, please contact
Questions & Answers
regarding the questionnaire application
Q. How do I
complete the questionnaire?
A. Screen templates
are rather self-explanatory. However, you have the possibility within the program
to access an instruction guide as well as the survey job description booklet.
Q. How do I sent it back when
A. Once you've
completed the questionnaire, you come back to the startup screen (Home screen). You
will see on the command bar (bottom of the screen) a button with "
SEND YOUR DATA" . By clicking on it,
automatically create an email with an attachment (Xport.ehl13) to the attention of
TymWork with you inputs. Make
sure that you are online (your email program open) as your email program will
be solicited to perform this action. Once the email shows up on your screen with
Q. It seems that no automatic
email is being created to forward my inputs?
A. Should, for
whatever reasons, the automatic email does not work (could be some issues with
older versions of Outlook or Lotus Notes, your inputs to be transferred to TymWork can be located in
Just create a new email with your mail program to the attention of
EHL_Survey@tymwork.com with the
(not the file Xport.xls)
Q. I am still using Windows XP. Is
the EHL program compatible with my operating system?
Yes the program should runs flawlessly on XP, but VISTA/WINDOWS 7
or 8 would be highly recommended.
Q. How do I save my work?
A. Your input is
automatically saved as you work on the questionnaire. Should you quit the
application, you can re-enter the questionnaire at a later stage to come back
where you left it!
Q, Can I print my work?
clicking on the appropriate report print buttons you will get your data questionnaire printed for references.
Beware that the
questionnaire to be returned to TymWork is to be completed on the database
only and not on a hard copy!
About TymWork & Co
are consultants focusing on human resources management based in Geneva,
Switzerland, providing international expertise within EMEA. We have a
proven track record since 1999 in delivering quality data, complete
confidentiality and discretion, and an impartial, objective
comprehensive market study.
Should you have any further questions on any other consulting activities
carried out by TymWork & Co, please do not hesitate to contact us
tel : +41 78 630 7884
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