Buena Vista University Reviews

Updated February 28, 2015
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  1. Great Experience for Students

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - STA in Storm Lake, IA
    Current Employee - STA in Storm Lake, IA

    I have been working at Buena Vista University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Everyone is so nice and we all work together well. Also, a lot of alumni work there, which it's nice to see them coming back. I am only a student, but if I wanted to find a job in Western Iowa I would definitely go to BVU as a first choice. It's so diverse and I really cannot get over how friendly everyone is.

    Cons

    A lot of alumni work there. There are quite a few people who did not get their undergraduate from BVU though and everyone still gets along. I have little complaints.


  2. A nice place to work; high turnover and burnout rates

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Storm Lake, IA
    Former Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Storm Lake, IA

    I worked at Buena Vista University

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    nice co-workers;
    cutting edge technology

    Cons

    no opportunity for advancement or promotion;
    high turnover;
    high burnout

    Advice to Management

    Pay your long-term adjuncts a decent wage; also adjuncts should have some hope of getting a full time position. As of now, adjuncts are good enough to teach a class, but not good enough to hire full time.


  3. Buena Vista University

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Storm Lake, IA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Storm Lake, IA

    I worked at Buena Vista University

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    I really enjoyed the people I was working with and getting the chance to know them on a personal and professional level, great experience.

    Cons

    I found no downsides to working at Buena Vista University

    Advice to Management

    No advice at this time



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