University of Nevada Las Vegas
3.4 of 5 45 reviews
www.unlv.edu Las Vegas, NV 50 to 149 Employees

University of Nevada Las Vegas Reviews in Nevada

Updated Jul 2, 2014
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University of Nevada Las Vegas Acting President Donald D. Snyder

Donald D. Snyder

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    Tough place to work

    Professor (Current Employee)
    Las Vegas, NV

    ProsDecent salary. Assistant professors face tough standards, but are provided the time to pursue research interests.

    ConsExtremely political. Managment style can be dismissive and confrontational. A negative spin is put on almost any accomplishment. Deans and management concentrate on monitoring faculty, rather than providing the resources required to be successful.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAllow departments to manage themselves. The focus should be on providing faculty with the resources required to be successful.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Extremely politicized. You never know which end is up. Everyone keeps his or her head down in fear so as not to get ta

    Department Head (Former Employee)
    Las Vegas, NV

    ProsLiving in the desert. Food in the city of Las Vegas.

    ConsVery dangerous. Officials engage in vicious behavior to protect their extraordinarily high salaries.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPretty good.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Student Worker (Current Employee)
    Las Vegas, NV

    Pros-Good Hours
    -Holidays match with student holidays

    Cons-Pay is not good
    -Classified workers do not respect students
    -Classified workers are not trained in proper management
    -Most Managers do not understand federal laws( expect to have to fight to get both breaks in a 8 hour day)

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A good working experience when you get past the budget cuts and low morale. Better days ahead.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Las Vegas, NV

    ProsWhen I was hired at UNLV seven years ago, it was a great place to work. Extraordinary family/work balance, liberal vacation and sick leave policies. My work was challenging and rewarding and salary and benefits were good.

    ConsBefore applying for a job at UNLV, please research thoroughly the budget cuts and economic woes UNLV and the state of Nevada are enduring. Positions, colleges, programs, and departments have been cut. No raises of any kind since 2007 and morale is very low as the people who are still employed are experiencing stress and overwork situations.

    If you can find the right position here, it should be very satisfying.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConcentrate on developing staff - beyond the requirements of tenure - and build a stronger infrastructure for the future. More empowerment of middle management, more training of supervisors will go a long way toward strengthening a financially troubled organization that has potential.

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    Don't Do it

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Las Vegas, NV

    Prospay for part of education

    Consthere are numerous cons. management is clueless, very condescending in Delivery Services, only want results and don't care about the individuals.

    Advice to Senior Managementget a clue

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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