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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work, but...

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

    I worked at University of Dayton full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - committed to values
    - listens to the ideas from employees at all levels
    - benefits were great!

    Cons

    - LOTS of politics
    - people are promoted because they are liked, rather than that they are good for the position
    - currently, the univ. is more focused on structures than people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    work to bring in fresh talent and new ideas as opposed to sticking to internal candidates. Be willing to embrace change instead of resisting it.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    OK place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Professor  in  Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Dayton, OH

    I have been working at University of Dayton full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues, decent place to work

    Cons

    Not the most supportive environment.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Resident Assistant

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Dayton

    Pros

    Received free room and board

    Cons

    Administration of department was horrible to deal with

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  5. 2 people found this helpful  

    Educational benefits & friendly environmnet, bogged down by beaurocratic blah blah

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer  in  Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Dayton, OH

    I worked at University of Dayton full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits package is good, tuition remission is great especially for family members..
    The university community is very inclusive and friendly of every equal-opportunity factor (age, race, gender, etc).

    Cons

    Pay is lower than average for the industry (IT), even with tuition remission benefits figured in to the 'total package'. Great for younger employees and first-time employees, or for parents putting their kids thru college, but not for the in-betweens or post-kid adults.
    Beaurocracy of the place is overwhelming sometimes. P.C. rules the day to the extreme and can hamper creativity.
    Promotions above mid levels can be slow/non-existant (unless they're "laid off").

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Respect your employees, don't do underhanded things. Be open with information and keep people informed as plans develop. Find a way to get anonymous feedback if you really want honest feedback. Remember people want to work in that environment because it -isn't- a big corporation and -doesn't- come with that high stress level and paperwork/red tape.

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