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Great colleagues but lots of instability.

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant Director in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Assistant Director in Boston, MA

I have been working at Boston University full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

- Attracts quality staff and students.
- Time off is excellent, especially intercession (do not have to take vacation time)
- Diversity of backgrounds from staff and students

Cons

- High turnover
- Unclear policies
- Two year wait for retirement benefits

Advice to Management

Develop policy guidelines for staff
Explore healthy use of flex time

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  1. Students aren't always the best

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Boston University part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Campus easy to get to. Everybody is nice.

    Cons

    Lots of work in grading. Wonder how some students even got in.


  2. An easygoing academic institution

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrator in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Administrator in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Boston University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - The work week is 35 hours, never more
    - Slow pace of work can be both a pro and a con

    Cons

    - Low salary and benefits
    - Bureaucracy can be frustrating at times
    - Rarely promote internally

    Advice to Management

    Develop your people before they leave. Turnover is too high.


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