Missouri Baptist University awarded Top Workplace by St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Student talking to professor in the nursing program

MBU only higher education institution to make 2019 list 

For the seventh time in as many years, Missouri Baptist University has been named as a Top Workplace in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

MBU ranked 12th among all large organizations. The University was the only higher education institution to make the list.

“We’re proud to have earned a spot for the 7th consecutive year on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch list of Top Workplaces,” said Dr. Keith Ross, president of Missouri Baptist University. “This recognition reaffirms our commitment to our Christ-centered mission and to fostering a culture where employees feel engaged and flourish. Our talented employees are second to none and work enthusiastically to carry out the mission of MBU every day. We celebrate this special recognition because it’s based on the insights of our valued team members.”

Click here to read the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s article about the 2019 recipients.

This year, MBU was one of only 150 organizations selected for the Top Workplaces out of the 1,286 St. Louis-area organizations that were invited to take part in the process.

MBU provides full-time employees comprehensive medical and dental plans, and a voluntary vision plan is available. Life insurance, long-term disability, and long-term care are also provided. MBU participates in a generous retirement program. Employees who have worked full time for one year, along with their dependents, receive tuition concession, and employees are eligible for a partial tuition concession for graduate courses. Full-time faculty and staff have substantial time off with vacation, sick days, nine paid holidays, along with spring break and a two-week Christmas break per department requirements. A multitude of professional development opportunities are available to employees. In addition, all employees receive free membership to MBU’s Sports and Recreation Complex, offering access to an indoor track, a state-of the-art training and fitness center and free fitness classes.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by Philadelphia-based Energage, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.