Davidson College Photos
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
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A fantastic community atmosphere.
A great number of colleagues who are very competent at their jobs.
An environment that challenges you to work hard and be creative.
A supervisory structure that accommodates personal lives--births, deaths, etc.
The amenities of working on a college campus make this an endearing place to work.
Decision making processes can be slow.
Hiring processes can be very slow.
Job mobility is sometimes an issue--few opportunities to advance within a department.
Advice to Management
Communication around campus can be difficult sometimes--hard to know what people in other silos are doing. Davidson has reached a size where it's just a bit bigger than its small-community feel, and effective communication has suffered over the past five years. Fixing that (beyond Glassdoor.com reviews) is challenging, but will greatly benefit the community at large.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
I applied through college or university. The process took 3 days – interviewed at Davidson College.
There was no interview. Basically you e-mail that you want a job and they give it to you. You have to sit through a one hour training session to learn how to do your job.
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The 1,700 students at Davidson College account for about a fifth of the population in a small North Carolina town with the same name. Located just north of Charlotte, the liberal arts school offers 20 majors and 12 minors in areas such as anthropology, art, economics, history, and philosophy. It also offers pre-professional programs in medicine, law, business, ministerial, and management. Students are bound by a strict honor code that allows self-scheduled, unproctored exams and prohibits students from cheating and stealing. The school was founded in 1837 by Presbyterian...