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Current Employee - Enrollment Counselor in Tempe, AZ
Current Employee - Enrollment Counselor in Tempe, AZ

I have been working at Grand Canyon University full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great company with a Christian foundation. Work environment is positive, over all. Very transparent in goals for company growth and opportunities to advance given the right immediate leadership. Salary is comparible to other schools I have worked for. Benefits are decent.

Cons

Close cubicle environment. Expectations to enroll are sometimes higher than what's available in leads given. Job security is based on producing admissions not on work ethics. Typical. If you don't produce students your job is not secured.

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  1. Helpful (5)

    Look elsewhere if you can

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Grand Canyon University

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good Pay as a University Development Representative
    Work from home office
    The programs offered to students and the service that students receive is great

    Cons

    Extremely high turnover rate
    Manager are bullied and end up bullying the reps assigned to them
    Long hours
    Not for people who have children as the hours and expectations are overwhelming
    Ridiculous expectations for number of students you are expected to enroll

    Advice to Management

    Administration...stop bullying your managers. Managers...stop bullying your subordinates. Administration...get real with your expectations for monthly enrollments.


  2. Helpful (2)

    If you aren't a bible beater, don't work here.

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    Former Employee - Marketing in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Marketing in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Grand Canyon University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Free graduate degree. They have a huge budget to work with when it comes to marketing projects and endeavors. Makes it easy to get things done when you have unlimited money. Health benefits were good and low cost.

    Cons

    Strict hours, low pay, no advancement, strict dress code, campus is in terrible area full of gangs, no room for advancement. They load on more and more work and your boss will NEVER say no to enrollment. Marketing is strictly a creative services environment, and has no real strategic voice in any of the campaigns. They let enrollment run marketing. For the most part the managment is bible beaters, and if you aren't you won't fit in, yet they don't practice what they preach. Most of managment is busy talking smack about thier team in thier office all day with the doors closed. It's constant gossip hour of the female managment in marketing.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to say no to sales/enrollment. Get some training for managers and hire ones that have college degrees, it is a university, after all.


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