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Great part-time job while you're in school.

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Former Employee - Desktop Support Assistant in Iowa City, IA
Former Employee - Desktop Support Assistant in Iowa City, IA

I worked at University of Iowa part-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

I worked in the IT department, and it was overall a positive experience. The hours were flexible and everyone that works there is really friendly. Learned quite a bit about IT support and working with people. I got a regular raise in pay, as much as 25 cents per semester.

Cons

Sometimes the work is menial, like loading and unloading trucks of equipment. One manager was occasionally condescending, but nice overall. You'll occasionally have other students that are hard to work with, but that's to be expected in any job.

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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Great part time job for college student

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    Former Employee - Finance Assistant in Iowa City, IA
    Former Employee - Finance Assistant in Iowa City, IA

    I worked at University of Iowa part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, everyone is nice, almost too nice at times. There is always food around for your typical college student.

    Cons

    If you enjoy cubicles, work gossip than you'll love this job. Personally I can't stand that type of work environment. Also good luck trying to do anything creative.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Former Iowa One Card employee

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Iowa City, IA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Iowa City, IA

    I worked at University of Iowa part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    *Chill work environment
    *Great front office people

    Cons

    *Arrogant, lazy, stubborn, and stuck up employees
    *Impatient/rude customers
    *Poor dress code (women wear jeggings) <--- How are they professional?
    *Poor management
    *Poor training program (1 day training per station)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    *Clearly communicate employee expectations
    *Create weekly training programs (per station)
    *Keep personal and professional relationships separate (do not let them intertwine)
    *Teach employees how to handle customers properly
    *Teach employees how you want the job done (you are very UNCLEAR of how the job needs to be done)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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