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Great place to find caring atmosphere where students' and employees' whole persons are important.

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Current Employee - Associate Professor, Business School in Baltimore, MD
Current Employee - Associate Professor, Business School in Baltimore, MD

I have been working at Loyola College in Maryland full-time (More than 10 years)

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

Nice main campus facilities, good technology, supportive colleagues, friendly students (hold door for each other and are very respectful with everyone), low stress environment, top-50 business school

Cons

Not-so-nice satellite campuses, some administrative bloat, some leadership turnover, limited parking, regional vs. national brand

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  1. Nice way to earn some spending money.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Welcome Desk Attendant in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Welcome Desk Attendant in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Loyola College in Maryland part-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Social, not much time commitment.

    Cons

    Scheduling gets a bit tricky.

    Advice to Management

    Don't expect students to stick around during holidays.


  2. Excellent Place to Work (with a few qualms)

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

    I have been working at Loyola College in Maryland full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Welcoming and tight-knit community, mission-driven institution, strong core values, excellent benefits, fantastic people. Located in the beautiful neighborhoods to the North of Baltimore City, which means that it's a pleasant drive to work regardless of where you live (as long as you don't live south of the city). Regarding the "excellent benefits"... Loyola will contribute 9% of your salary to your retirement fund, as long as you contribute 2%. Yes, I know that is a ridiculously good deal. Administrators also get one sick day and one personal day every pay period (2 weeks), which is pretty generous, especially because you also get many university holidays off (like a full week to two weeks for Christmas and New Years). Plus, there's tuition remission for both you and your children (as long as you've worked here long enough).

    Cons

    As another reviewer mentioned, it can get stagnant at times, depending on the leadership of your division/department. A lot of people have been at Loyola for many years which, while a testament to how much they like Loyola, can make it difficult to bring in new ideas or create change. There's a certain level of stability that the campus and community enjoys, for better or for worse. Also, the HR department is absolutely incompetent, unfortunately. Everyone seems to struggle with anything HR-related, whether it's getting the right benefits package or simply getting an e-mail answered. Also, the students are pretty sheltered, homogenous, and entitled... depending on where you work. Overall, I wouldn't say it's a very "dynamic" place to work. If you like working 9-to-5 with excellent benefits and flexible vacation time, you'd like Loyola.

    Advice to Management

    Stay connected with the students... they're the reason we're all here. Don't let politics and Loyola's "image" set the direction of the university. Loyola doesn't need to be the "best" (how do you even meaningfully define that?). It simply needs to do an excellent job at what it's supposed to do, which is creating men and women for and with others.


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