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The University of Kansas Reviews

Updated 13 January, 2018
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  • The work environment is fantastic with great people around me (in 33 reviews)

  • Good work-life balance, benefits and (mostly) great people to work with (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "IT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The University of Kansas full-time

    Pros

    great insurance and generous vacation/sick days.

    Cons

    This organization is well known for lower than average compensation


  2. "Customer Service"

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    Former Employee - Call Center Representative in Kansas City, KS (US)
    Former Employee - Call Center Representative in Kansas City, KS (US)
    Recommends

    I worked at The University of Kansas full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, variety of hours, diversity, great cafeteria

    Cons

    Lack of parking for staff

    Advice to Management

    Get more parking for staff and visitors


  3. "KU School of Business Student Intern Review"

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    Former Employee - Records Assistant in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Former Employee - Records Assistant in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The University of Kansas (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment to work around educators and ability to form friendships with your professors.

    Cons

    It may not offer the most competitive pay


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  5. "EECS Shop Attendant"

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    Former Employee - EECS Shop Attendant in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Former Employee - EECS Shop Attendant in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The University of Kansas part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good base pay for a part time job
    Flexible hours
    A lot of free time to do homework

    Cons

    None that come to mind


  6. "GTA Position"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The University of Kansas part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience working with cooperating professors and overall interface with students and tutoring sessions.

    Cons

    Silly time reporting tools that are not intuitive, in addition to confusing procedure for actually being hired through a specific department.

    Advice to Management

    Better time reporting and overall access to available solutions when problems arise.


  7. "Student Worker in Oliver Dining Services"

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    Former Employee - Student Manager in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Former Employee - Student Manager in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The University of Kansas part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good pay, easy work environment, nice people.

    Cons

    Lack of training by management

    Advice to Management

    Take time to train employees more than just on their first day.


  8. "Generally good experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at The University of Kansas full-time

    Pros

    You will live in lawrence which is a good city. The KU campus is beautiful.

    Cons

    Although Kansas city is 40 mins from here, you don't have much option to travel with car.


  9. "Shared service center"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at The University of Kansas full-time

    Pros

    Good team and excellent management!

    Cons

    Nothing to share atleast of the team that I work with.


  10. "rockchalker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The University of Kansas part-time

    Pros

    Great place to gain experience while in your undergrad.
    Treated like a full-time employee
    Challenging but you will learn a lot

    Cons

    Sometimes need more direction with work projects


  11. "Work study"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The University of Kansas part-time

    Pros

    Fun and relaxed environment. Great people and right on campus

    Cons

    Not much pay, but for obvious reasons. No benefits either


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