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Great opportunity while in school

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Former Employee - Student Employee in Des Plaines, IL
Former Employee - Student Employee in Des Plaines, IL

I worked at Oakton Community College part-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Flexible hours for students who need it most. Relaxed atmosphere.

Cons

There are no benefits and employment can be terminated at any time due to departmental budget cuts. Positions go from semester-to-semester.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Not for those looking to move up

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    Current Employee - Computer Lab Aide in Des Plaines, IL
    Current Employee - Computer Lab Aide in Des Plaines, IL

    I have been working at Oakton Community College part-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    relaxed environment, Benefits of being a instructor are nice, vacation time, pension after 30 years. Ability to work over the summer session as well for extra pay. Typical benefits working in academia environment.

    Cons

    No room to move up. Bureaucracy is awful here on the main campus. Nothing gets done efficiently. Wasteful taxpayer spending on things we don't need.

    Advice to Management

    Help those who show passion and dedication to move up. Many are stuck and with no raise and slowly losing incentive to work efficiently.


  2. I love Oakton!

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Des Plaines, IL
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Des Plaines, IL

    I have been working at Oakton Community College part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great full time and part time staff Great office staff Pays well Classrooms are great Clean Staff feels like a community Administration in my department is wonderful, very helpful, and supportive

    Cons

    Adjuncts are still second-class citizens Students are still entitled

    Advice to Management

    Give the adjuncts more hours and benefits.


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