York University Employee Reviews about "flexible hours"

Updated Jun 3, 2020

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York University President Mamdouh Shoukri
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  1. "Working at University"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at York University part-time

    Pros

    York has Flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Campus us faraway from downtown.

  2. "Great Employer, fun work, hands-on"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Science Lab Assistant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

    I worked at York University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours Friendly environment Good leadership Hands-on varying responsibilities

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  3. "Work-study experience"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Program Coordinator 

    I worked at York University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours; helping other students; collaborating on new projects

    Cons

    Power distance; time management of projects

  4. "Great Faculty, mediocre bureaucracy"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Research Assistant 
    Recommends

    I worked at York University part-time

    Pros

    Awesome professor, gained a ton of valuable experience. Made a nice amount of money as a student in a pretty interesting position. Flexible working hours a huge plus.

    Cons

    The administrative assistants do their best to keep things running smoothly but as both an employee and a student I experienced some frustrations with the inefficiency of the bureaucratic system.

  5. "Perfect for busy schedules"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Night Porter in Toronto, ON

    I worked at York University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Hours Friendly Environment Extensive Training Helpful Managers

    Cons

    Minimum Wage Pay Could get boring at times

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  6. "Graduate Student in Life Sciences"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I worked at York University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of independence, flexible working hours, excellent health insurance

    Cons

    STRIKES, variable pay depending on TA ships, very slow HR department.

  7. "Research Assistant"

    3.0
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    Former Contractor - Research Assistant 

    I worked at York University for less than a year

    Pros

    -Flexible hours -Work remotely -Depending on the professor you can learn a lot

    Cons

    -Structure seems disorganized -Experience highly dependent on supervising professor.

  8. "Great student job"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Intramurals Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at York University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -On campus job -Flexible hours -Great management

    Cons

    -Minimum wage -Was disorganized at times

  9. "Very flexible"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Laboratory Technician in North York, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at York University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    flexible hours are provided for you

    Cons

    good environment to work in

  10. "Concierge"

    5.0
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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at York University for less than a year

    Pros

    Pay, Easy job, flexible hours

    Cons

    Sitting for long periods of time

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