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An enriching work environment is to be found at GAC

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Food Service in Saint Peter, MN
Former Employee - Food Service in Saint Peter, MN

I worked at Gustavus Adolphus College part-time (Less than a year)

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

Pros

Benefits to working at Gustavus are excellent managers, coworkers, and sense of community. With it being a college campus, there are always coworkers willing to help you out in a bind. Management is respectful and leads by example.

Cons

No applicable cons to working at Gustavus

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  1. Great community with lots of support

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Peter, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Peter, MN

    I have been working at Gustavus Adolphus College full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    -Feeling of campus-wide community -Diverse employment opportunities -Student workers are supported by full time staff and there is an understanding that school comes before work -Many opportunities for promotion for student workers

    Cons

    -Seems to be bad blood between students and upper management -Very different atmosphere between faculty and administrators/upper management


  2. There's no I in Team

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

    I have been working at Gustavus Adolphus College full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    -Flexible/mobile work environment -Great feeling of community -Campus-wide pride for the greater good -Benefits, although having recently been slashed a bit, are still quite acceptable for the industry -Many opportunities to participate in campus discussions outside of the individual department -Students are friendly, caring and accepting of others, as are staff

    Cons

    -Salaries, in general, are a bit low, but if you are working in education for the money, you are in the wrong industry -Sometimes upper management/officials of the college can seem difficult to reach -There is a lot of focus on "bottom lines" and not enough focus on ideas that cannot be fiscally measured

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen openly to all professors/administrators/support staff and engage them in open conversations to help them (and the college) thrive.


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