Concordia University Reviews

Updated June 29, 2015
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Pros
  • For me it is a good opportunity the simulate the real work environment and face different challenges (in 6 reviews)

  • Good pay and working hours not that stressful (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Very little career growth path across teams, dept (in 2 reviews)

  • Very low pay scale, No significant growth chance (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Professor

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Concordia University

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling and freedom to develop your course as you see fit.

    Cons

    Not much continued education support


  2. A small private university that provides the opportunity to develop your roles as an administrator

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Student Services in Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Director of Student Services in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Concordia University full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Company Values: Ethical choices are never in question
    Upper administration is open and encourages 2-way communication
    Small campus allows for deep employee relationships

    Cons

    Training is limited, must be able to think on your feet and adjust quickly, small private institutions do not pay as high as other institutions would

    Advice to Management

    Courage the development of young employees and help mentor them into future leadership positions


  3. Being a consultant with Concordia

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Concordia University full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    A value, christian ethics related university; friendly staff, some highly qualified faculty and staff; great potential for becoming a top christian university.

    Cons

    Compensation and benefits need to be reviewed soon to bring up to national standards for university pay and benefits.


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  5. student

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Concordia University full-time

    Pros

    It is a good school for international student.

    Cons

    Sometimes to be a fulltime student can be tired if you also work part time.


  6. Helpful (1)

    Teaching Assistance

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant and Lab Demonstrator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant and Lab Demonstrator in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    in touch with very up to date science

    Cons

    does not provide industrial experience for me


  7. Teacher Assistant

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Student in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Concordia University

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility, Resources and pretty good work life balance

    Cons

    Wage was fairly low and job itself was pretty straight forward and dull


  8. Alumni Relations - administrative

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QC - Quebec in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - QC - Quebec in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Concordia University

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Very collegiate, helpful colleagues. Lots of opportunity to join the team and feel valued, but mostly by staff, not management.

    Cons

    It seems like procedures take precedence over what makes sense. Alot of turnover in staff in Advancement Department. Overall, very easy-going and pleasant place to work.


  9. Good, till it gets repetitive

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fund Raiser in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Fund Raiser in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Atmosphere, people, ambiance, stress free work

    Cons

    repetitive nature of the job, same bonus for different performance levels


  10. Team work experience, Good payment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Concordia University part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good Payment
    If you get hired you will be there unless you quit by yourown
    Dynamic environment and good opportunity to experience the team work
    Equal environment of race and gender

    Cons

    High pressure on meeting deadllines
    Unpredictable load pressure

    Advice to Management

    They will test your English language proficiency and will evaluate your presentation skills
    Offer and bonus for invigilatoring


  11. Best University

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Healthy Environment, good Professor, nice labs

    Cons

    its in Canada, its very cold out there... don't feel like going to the univ

    Advice to Management

    stop asking money for each and every single thing



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