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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

I worked at University of Calgary full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great to make a difference in the lives of young people. Progressive, flexible. family-friendly environment. Many great academics and professionals to work with and learn from.

Cons

Large, top heavy, bureaucratic and slow to change. As in many post-secondary institutions, services are not what they could be as a result of significant funding cuts over the years.

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The current president has the institution on the right track. Post-secondary education in Canada clearly needs a new business model if government funding is inconsistent and cannot be relied upon.

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    Fantastic environment and great pension/benefits

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at University of Calgary full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours and fun environment

    Cons

    Lacks leadership from various departments.

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    Follow through with suggestions from all exit interviews

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    Great perks, little pay

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Calgary

    Pros

    benefits are good. depending on your supervisor it can be a really great experience. conferences and lots of room for professional development

    Cons

    little room for growth, no real advancement in place for post-docs. Taxed as employees, but do not pay into and therefore do not qualify for EI.

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