Creighton University Reviews

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  1. Admissions (Intern)

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Creighton University

    Pros

    - Great people
    - Cared about the incoming students
    - learned a lot about social media, put in different marketing roles

    Cons

    - No compensation (It was an internship)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
  2. Find a home here

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    Former Employee - Marketing in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Marketing in Omaha, NE

    I worked at Creighton University full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent sense of community. Fantastic time off during the holidays. Even if you are not an alum, student or even catholic, you can believe in the Creighton spirit.

    Cons

    difficult to move "up" and often titles are handed out to pacify an employee. Titles that mean very little in terms of a raise or upward movement to management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value the people that make you look good. If you find yourself countering to keep an employee who is leaving, it is too late.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  3. Great place to work as they live the mission of the university.

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    Current Employee - Business Partner in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Business Partner in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Creighton University full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, benefits and family atmosphere.

    Cons

    Not the higest wages; however the benefits are great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lead by example.

    Recommends
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  5. You'll never find better people to work with

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Omaha, NE

    I worked at Creighton University full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Like I said, the best people, plus the values, the work ethic and the sheer student friendliness of the school

    Cons

    Can be too laid back sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Expansion, expansion, the more programs that Creighton has, the better it would be for everyone who wishes to pursue higher education

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Love the People!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Creighton University full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The people you work with are great. They are like family. Creighton does a lot for the employees with professional development opportunities, lunches, and opportunities to volunteer for causes. Great flexibility for work-life balance. The cost of insurance is less than others that I have had or seen.

    Cons

    This is education - do not expect to make a lot of money. If you want to park in the parking lots, you have to pay for parking. Only get paid once a month. It takes forever (it seems like) for change to happen within the organization. Silos between divisions which is frustrating to deal with.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Deal with the silos between divisions. Explain why you make the decisions you make. You will gain more support if you do. The staff - faculty division is getting larger. The staff support and often times do the work of faculty and upper management. Reward them for it.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  7. Great school student job

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Creighton University

    Pros

    Easy on campus access. Flexible hours for a student schedule. Great people. interact with prospective students from all over the country.

    Cons

    Many students do not take their work study program seriously.

  8. I have enjoyed working at Creighton for over 20 years.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Laboratory Supervisor in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Laboratory Supervisor in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Creighton University full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good coworkers.
    Good benefits, especially health care and tuition remission for self and family members.
    Able to take classes for a nominal fee.
    Able to attend Mass, bible study, and spiritual direction.
    Opportunities for employee/career development.

    Cons

    Salaries are a bit lower than other places.
    Workplace satisfaction varies depending on department, school, etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep communicating with employees; they are interested in what is going on in the institution, and prefer to find out from management rather than the news media.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  9. A great place to work

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    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Creighton University part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The friendly atmosphere is definitely a plus

    Cons

    There are lulls in the workload

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. Great program for GRAs in the College of Business

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Omaha, NE

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

    Pros

    You get 1000/month for working 10 hours a week.
    You also get compensated for 9 credit hours per year.
    (These numbers could change by year, but you always get at least 6 credit hours paid for, and at least 500/month. It just depends on how many GRAs there are that year and how much money they have budgeted)
    You get to set your own schedule with the professor that you are an assistant for.

    Cons

    You don't always have work to do.... I guess this can be a Pro depending on how you look at it.
    Really there are no cons.

    Recommends
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  11. Pleasant work environment, a bit difficult to advance

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE

    I worked at Creighton University full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Creighton is a nice university setting. Opportunities for employee development. People appreciate the Catholic and Jesuit identity of the university.

    Cons

    Advancement plan for employees is non-existent. It really depends upon whether you can make connections on your own. HR doesn't help out much, but it's small enough that you can make connections if you try.

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