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The University of Kansas Reviews

Updated 16 November, 2017
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  • The work environment is fantastic with great people around me (in 32 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
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    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. "Office Aide"

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    I worked at The University of Kansas part-time

    Pros

    Very good with working around your schedule

    Cons

    Sometimes it isn't busy so you're bored


  3. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    this position allows flexible hours

    Cons

    web clock / online software is out of date


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  5. "Barista - Great College Gig"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Flexible with class schedules, great co-workers

    Cons

    None, pretty great management, student benefits.


  6. "Desk Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Desk Assistant in Lawrence, KS (US)
    Former Employee - Desk Assistant in Lawrence, KS (US)
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Able to study when not busy.

    Cons

    Graveyard shifts were sometimes bad.


  7. "4 years on KU"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    A great institution for Civil Engineering.
    KU on Wheels, KU IT, and KU Legal Services are some of the most satisfying services at the university

    Cons

    Watkins Health Service needs to be more useful.


  8. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    HR is easy to work with, good location, lots of opportunities on website

    Cons

    Some these Pros depend on the department you work in


  9. "Nice univeristy I would recommend"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The University of Kansas full-time

    Pros

    Beautiful and safe campus, relatively low living expenditure in town, good restaurants and bars close the campus

    Cons

    location is isolated obviously. It is easy to neglect the rapid change of outside world

    Advice to Management

    need to bring external experts to evaluate faculty/ staffs performances and encourage communications with other universities


  10. "Advising-Student Hourly"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at The University of Kansas part-time

    Pros

    Very flexible with school schedule. Very close knit office community. Good at accommodating emergencies/tests/ etc. Good way to learn how the university works on the administrative side. Great connections. Good experience if seeking career in student affairs.

    Cons

    Offices could be a bit gossipy at times. Unfortunately funding is subject to the state govt which effects what you can do.


  11. "Good Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Events are well communicated with employees.

    Cons

    The employers are usually quite busy.


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