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KVCC is a good school with intelligent people working there

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Former Employee - Athletic Coach in Kalamazoo, MI
Former Employee - Athletic Coach in Kalamazoo, MI

I worked at Kalamazoo Valley Community College part-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

The athletic department has good communication, and works together well.

Cons

Some of the facilities are not as good as other colleges.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work.

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  1. Mostly positive. Students and staff for the most part want to succeed.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Adjunct Faculty in Kalamazoo, MI
    Current Contractor - Adjunct Faculty in Kalamazoo, MI

    I have been working at Kalamazoo Valley Community College as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Most students that I have encountered are serious about their work. Teaching in that positive environment makes for a happy workplace. Staff seems genuinely focused on helping students achieve their goals.

    Cons

    Some people on staff really like their drama. If they can't watch their soap operas at home, they'll make one up at work. If you can stay away from the drama queens, you should be alright.

    Advice to Management

    Overall, keep heading in the direction you're going.


  2. Overall positive group of people, very nice facilities

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Kalamazoo Valley Community College

    Pros

    A good number of smart instructors. Smart, caring management. Or if the ones that aren't so smart, are at least caring. The facilities are top-notch, paid for by a residential property tax--all residents pay for KVCC even if they never attend! Every class has a few really engaged students who can provide some feeling of accomplishment and value to you as a teacher.

    Cons

    - Like any organization, there are some bizarre or silly rules that make no sense - Many students are zoned out and distracted - The pay for a part-time or adjunct instructor is almost criminally low--if it wasn't an interesting and overall positive experience to part-time teach, they would have no instructors--no one could live on this salary

    Advice to Management

    Try to shovel some of that tax millage money into teacher salaries


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