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East Carolina University Reviews

Updated December 17, 2014
Updated December 17, 2014
81 Reviews
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81 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Greenville is a great place to live and an excellent location (in 7 reviews)

  • Always striving for excellence, setting student's education as a priority, and investing in faculty and staff to excel at their jobs (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • lack of cost of living raise, tight state budget, have to pay for parking (in 3 reviews)

  • It is in a small town, though this only bolsters the school spirit within the community (in 2 reviews)

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  1.  

    Excellent work environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at East Carolina University full-time

    Pros

    Outstanding coworkers and location and staff.

    Cons

    State benefits outweigh salary potential.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Best people and place I have worked in 15+ years of experience.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great School and great accounting program

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at East Carolina University

    Pros

    This is a great school

    Cons

    As usual with the accounting profession

  3.  

    College of Business, ECU

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    Former Employee - Teaching Instructor in Greenville, NC
    Former Employee - Teaching Instructor in Greenville, NC

    I worked at East Carolina University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Well-managed business school with clear and compelling vision.

    Cons

    Consensual decisions can be time-consuming.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your focus on students is excellent.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Student worker

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenville, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greenville, NC

    I have been working at East Carolina University part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great to be on campus. Easy access and good benefits of being an employee as well.

    Cons

    Most hiring managers won't hire you for a second job if you work on campus.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to work.

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    Former Employee - Research Specialist in Greenville, NC
    Former Employee - Research Specialist in Greenville, NC

    I worked at East Carolina University full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Stability. Career branding created some mobility.

    Cons

    SPA employees have stability, but are unable to get raises based on merit. Laziness gets rewarded as often as hard work, so can become demoralizing after a while. SPA employees forced into pension with no match.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Working at East Carolina University was a wonderful experience; I grew both professionally and personally.

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant

    I worked at East Carolina University part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The university, and specifically the office I worked for, felt like a family. My supervisors and coworkers gave me autonomy with most of my tasks, but they also were supportive and willing to assist me whenever I needed them. Additionally, I was challenged and able to experience various aspects of university operations and to interact with individuals from various departments.

    Cons

    Occasionally, there were communication issues among departments or between employees that created some unnecessary headaches/problems.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great experience, want to return!

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    Former Employee - College of Business Lab Technician in Greenville, NC
    Former Employee - College of Business Lab Technician in Greenville, NC

    I worked at East Carolina University part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Opinion truly considered, even as "just a student"

    Cons

    None I can think of

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Fun

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    Former Employee - Teaching Instructor in Greenville, NC
    Former Employee - Teaching Instructor in Greenville, NC

    I worked at East Carolina University as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Interesting working with students, course designs are a plus, great school spirit, really nice weather, pay is okay.

    Cons

    Parking is a pain, students are always on the phone, pretty much the usual with any university nowadays, not too many negatives.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant Professor in Greenville, NC
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant Professor in Greenville, NC

    I worked at East Carolina University part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    There are flexiable hours and time

    Cons

    There were no cons it was great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership, management, money, skills and so on

  11.  

    Review of the IT Help Desk/Lab Assistant

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    Current Employee - IT Student Help Desk in Greenville, NC
    Current Employee - IT Student Help Desk in Greenville, NC

    I have been working at East Carolina University part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The employer was very helpful in helping with future career endeavors. If asked they will give you a review of your interview.

    Cons

    Usually working at a student job you can do homework but they constant change the rules on the situation. At one point you could always do homework, another time you could not do homework at all, and currently you can do homework after 4pm. Usually this doesn't matter but all of the other positions will allow you to do schoolwork.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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