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Great learning experience

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Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Associate in Columbus, OH
Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Associate in Columbus, OH

I worked at The Ohio State University

Recommends
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Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

All the cultural benefits that come from being near a major university. Friendly coworkers. Good support.

Cons

Undergrads. Buckeye sporting events shutting down most traffic. Very inflexible with time off.

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    Good benefits, bad management

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    Current Employee - Systems Developer/Engineer in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Systems Developer/Engineer in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at The Ohio State University

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

    Pros

    The best part about working for OSU are the benefits, particularly the educational ones. You can often get flex time to take classes.

    Cons

    As far as a career in IT goes, it is very limited. The raises are miniscule and there is not much room for advancement. OSU tends to be management-heavy. There is a 1:1 director/associate director to developer ratio in my department. Management's philosophy is that "you don't need a technical background to manage technology."

    Advice to Management

    Re-examine the matrix-management model or expect a lot of turnover from your IT workforce. Reduce the number of project managers and directors. Hire IT leadership with technical backgrounds.


  2. Good place, but bad pay

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at The Ohio State University

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It is a huge school, very diverse. And Columbus is a good place to work, large enough to have all kinds of amenities and opportunities.

    Cons

    Pay is low in our department, but it depends on departments.


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