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Concordia University Reviews

Updated February 3, 2015
Updated February 3, 2015
45 Reviews
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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 benefits and working hours (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Some political issues at the senior management level that still need to be resolved (in 2 reviews)

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

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  1.  

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

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Being a consultant with Concordia

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

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

    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.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Team work experience, Good payment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Best University

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

    I have been working at Concordia University

    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 ManagementAdvice

    stop asking money for each and every single thing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    A good student job

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

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

    Pros

    -Friendly Environment
    -Management are very understanding of employees since we are all students. They are very lenient if you give them one week notice that you want to take a day off.

    Cons

    -Not enough employees during rush time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Good place depending on who is your supervisor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant

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

    Pros

    Less stress and pressure than other universities

    Cons

    Less funding than other universities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Review profile of all professors

    Recommends
  8.  

    Site Coordinator, Goodman Institute

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Site Coordinator in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Site Coordinator in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Concordia University part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive hourly salary; opportunities to meet professionals because the students here are also working; served snacks and drink

    Cons

    there is not much space to show your talent because all you need to do is to follow instructions; limited opportunities to gain a full-time position

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    good environment with diversity culture company

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

    I worked at Concordia University (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    As a graduate student I worked here as teaching and research assistant.

    Cons

    The rate of salaries is less than normal in compare to other north american universities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    it has a good potential to became one of the top university in Canada if there was more investment in research and study

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Concordia Student Union- A world of opportunity

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

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

    Pros

    Wonderful and friendly staff. Very knowledgeable and ambitious. Office culture promotes social justice, sustainability ; food, health, wellbeing, consumption, etc. Safe working space, cultural and diversity awareness, student-run initiatives.

    Cons

    Turnover rate is high due to the policies of the Union- students are elected on a yearly basis.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    It is an excellent place to work.

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

    I have been working at Concordia University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of benefits. 9-5 job.

    Cons

    Very busy during start of the term.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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