Eastern Kentucky University

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Eastern Kentucky University Reviews

Updated October 15, 2014
Updated October 15, 2014
17 Reviews
3.7
17 Reviews
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  1.  

    Learned a lot and met great people in the process.

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Richmond, KY
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Richmond, KY

    I worked at Eastern Kentucky University part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Graduated and really love this school!

    Cons

    No job opportunities at this college.

    Recommends
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    Excellent workplace with great benefits.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, KY

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

    Pros

    Fantastic benefits: Insurance, holidays, time-off, free tuition and then vacation you may not be able to use because you've already been off 2 weeks for Christmas, a week for Spring Break, etc. Academic atmosphere which encourages independent thought and a youthful, hopeful energy you won't find elsewhere.

    Cons

    Funding and budgets determine raises. Years without a raise.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage job advancement within the institution.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Nice Part Time Experience with Flexibility

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Richmond, KY
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Richmond, KY

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, teaching environment, opportunity to work with students

    Cons

    Parking is not convenient at times, budget cuts

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Eastern has potential

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    Current Employee - Academic Advisor in Richmond, KY
    Current Employee - Academic Advisor in Richmond, KY

    I have been working at Eastern Kentucky University

    Pros

    Good people - The hierarchy is pretty approachable and open to new ideas. There seems to be some good changes taking place and Eastern needs to capitalize on thier strengths and continue to seek out quality students and invest in them staying. The retirement plan is very good, and the benefits are not bad as well. Free parking for employees is a plus, but parking nazis need help with customer service!

    Cons

    The infrastructre of the University needs work and quality of students is low. Eastern really needs to invest in more mentoring and personal contact with students, not more in electronic resources, which is very impersonal.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    think forward for retention and don't hesitate to hire outside people enough money to bring new ideas.

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