DeVry University

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Great schedule for faculty -- pretty good pay -- a lot of teaching.

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Current Employee - Professor in Dallas, TX
Current Employee - Professor in Dallas, TX

I have been working at DeVry University full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

For full-time faculty - great schedule; reasonably competitive pay; make sure you work for a good dean -- I am happy to have a great one. Most faculty are good to work with. A lot of long tenured individuals. No pressure to publish.

Cons

As full-time faculty, you will be teaching a lot more than at a typical research university -- the schedule is still good though. Not a lot of faculty are interested in research and there is no departmental funding to do so.
Some administrators require faculty to rigidly stick to pre-designed curriculum, which can be good start from new instructors, but can be annoying for more experienced ones.
Will probably be required to teach online from time-to-time.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Encourage research activity; hire more PhD's to be full-time instructors and let the experienced, qualified instructors be creative in delivering top quality material to their students. Each campus should be allowed to be distinguish itself based on its strengths.

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    Decent Job

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    Current Employee - Student Central Manager in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Student Central Manager in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at DeVry University full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Starting salary is better than most universities.
    It is easy to move up in the organization
    Tuition benefit is pretty good.
    Most campuses have a family environment

    Cons

    You must work a lot of hours to be successful
    Students can be challenging

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be clear to your staff at all times

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Current Employee - Student Success Coach in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Student Success Coach in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at DeVry University full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    People, work/life balance, locations, management

    Cons

    pay, benefits, future growth, fairness

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to improve

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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