Community College of Philadelphia

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  1.  

    Prospective of interpersonal student problem solving.

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Agent in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Agent in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Community College of Philadelphia as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Develops you as a Professional Learner in your gift.

    Cons

    The process is already framed in the time frame of someone other than you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If, possible, try identify the gift and learning ability of the student and reasonable time frame in which it can be accomplished.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Part-time employment, Full-time disengagement

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    Former Employee - Academic Mentor in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Academic Mentor in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Community College of Philadelphia part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Had the opportunity to teach out-of-school youth how to organize and develop their academic goals through career development and establishing effective study habits.

    Cons

    Aloofness is not conducive to a work environment within an academic institution.
    Miscommunication between entry-level and senior management led to poor delegation of high priority tasks and mediocre execution of deliverables to student body.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold employees accountable for their actions. Micro-manage your team. Efface blurred lines of communication and delegate roles accordingly. Follow-up is crucial to efficient teamwork.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Good place to get a part time job during you are a student.

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    Current Employee - Math Tutor in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Math Tutor in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Community College of Philadelphia part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good working environment and good studying atmosphere.

    Cons

    nothing that I feel bad.

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  5.  

    Hard to move up if you are entry level and/or part-time

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Community College of Philadelphia part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Great colleagues, new buildings and renovations on all campuses
    -Benefits: great if you are full-time, decent if you are part-time. Tuition remission, dental/medical are fully paid for full-time employees. Tuition remission is 1 class for part-time and 2 classes after 2 years and employees pay into their medical/dental - coverage is great for what you pay.
    -Fun events year-around that foster positive employee morale
    -Diverse staff, faculty, and student population
    -Professional development is there if you take advantage of it (online trainings and every semester on campus)
    -Some members of administration are very encouraging and supportive in helping you utilize your best skills - I feel valued by my supervisor and department
    -Some of the instructors are incredible educators with passion for their jobs

    Cons

    -Almost no opportunities to move up if you are entry level or part-time - I work 2 jobs to sustain myself. I can't get another job on campus because it would put me in full-time status and they would have to pay benefits - even if you have the skills and excellent performance reviews, if you don't have their narrow definition of "experience" you are stuck in your position.
    -I haven't had a raise in years due to a quarrel between the union and administration
    -Some departments lack communication skills and are not helpful to students
    -Some members of the union have been around for a long time and have grown comfortable with doing very little
    -Some students come to my office often frustrated from being shuffled around by other staff members without clear solutions to their problems.
    -Some instructors are not so passionate about teaching.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Make your best employees feel valuable and let their annual performance reviews be reflected in their pay or upward mobility within the company
    -Get a contract between the union and administration

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Student Ambassador

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Community College of Philadelphia

    Pros

    Flexible hours, unique experiences, great people to work with and very accomodating.

    Cons

    Unorganized and a lot of thinking on your feet/ not knowing what you're going to do.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lower amount of hours required and less work study like jobs.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    CCP needs improvement

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    Current Employee - Teacher in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Teacher in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Community College of Philadelphia

    Pros

    great city, good diverse student body.

    Cons

    students having harder time getting financial aid. p/t needs better $

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    fight harder for grants to fund programs and be pro-active with each dept like FSU

    Recommends

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