ACC Reviews

Updated September 3, 2014
Updated September 3, 2014
46 Reviews
3.9
46 Reviews
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  1.  

    Two Words: PAID HOLIDAYS!

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    Former Employee - Student Services  in  Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Student Services in Austin, TX

    I worked at ACC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Paid holidays
    Long breaks for Christmas
    Decent Pay

    Cons

    It took a long time to be promoted to a full-time position. Also, the salary range is just "ok" for the amount of work that you do. I have yet to cap out at the top of the range so I can't say whether or not there would be a raise thereafter.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Performance Reviews and appopriate raises would be nice.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Evening Coordinator  in  Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Evening Coordinator in Austin, TX

    I have been working at ACC part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It is hard to hired on as a permanent employee

    Cons

    High turn over rate because of the rate of pay!! People move on to brighter and better employment. Half of the staff is hourly employee with no benefits.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be open to new ideas and overlook adversity. increase wages, the requirement for the positions does not match the pay. The Professors and Managers receive the better pay.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    ACC is Good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ACC

    Pros

    State Benifits are a plus

    Cons

    Pay will stay the same

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  5.  

    Good

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    Former Employee - Medical Operations  in  Albuquerque, NM
    Former Employee - Medical Operations in Albuquerque, NM

    I worked at ACC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company - great compensation

    Cons

    Extremely disorganized. Stressful. Tough working environments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire better people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great place to work if you work it to your advantage!

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    Current Employee - Supervisor  in  Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Austin, TX

    I have been working at ACC full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits to include Winter and Spring Breaks. Flexibility, supports gaining additional degrees while working. Great people.

    Cons

    Too many exceptions to the rules. Whoever yells the loudest gets it. The top is scared to make decisions until its too late which causes decisions to be made by default. College needs automation of forms. There isn't any upward mobility; flat organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create a process for providing promotions. Offer 4 day work weeks in the summer time.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was great, I would go back if I still lived in Austin.

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    Former Employee - Admissions Assistant  in  Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Admissions Assistant in Austin, TX

    I worked at ACC full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The pay was pretty good for the job and full benefits were nice. Great group of people to work with. Paid holidays - when the college is closed you don't work so you'll get a nice break for Christmas and Thanksgiving. Schedule never really changed it was a normal M-F/8-5. Tuition wavers were very nice 3 free classes a year.

    Cons

    Just needs a little upgrading still using paper documents that should be converted to electronic format or at least given the option to do either - lots of paperwork.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ACC

    Pros

    Good experience and managment team

    Cons

    Working environment needs to be improved

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work and be a student at the same time.

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    Current Employee - Supplemental Instruction Leader  in  Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Supplemental Instruction Leader in Austin, TX

    I have been working at ACC part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Professional yet laid back. Competitive pay. Flexibility.

    Cons

    Part time employee hour restrictions do not allow much income.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Adjunct Professor - community college

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor  in  Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Austin, TX

    I have been working at ACC part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Freedom to control what you teach. Interesting because what I teach is always changing - makes you keep up with technology changes.

    Cons

    A lot of red tape to get purchases or supplies. Don't know whether class will happen until 2 days before start of semester because attendance may not be high enough or course may be reassigned to full time faculty.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow adjuncts to sign up for more than 30 hours/week equivalent.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Too political and racist

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ACC full-time

    Pros

    Paid time off in winter and spring. Good benefits

    Cons

    Views of senior management are one sided and race based.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you work here, keep your head down and watch who you talk to.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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