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Great support structure, friendly professional environment, but not strict on students

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Former Employee - Research Assistant  in  Lexington, KY
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Lexington, KY

I worked at University of Kentucky

Pros

-) Associate with others of similar interests
-) Support for graduate students, including additional fellowships and conference funding
-) Sets high expectations and pushes you to meet them
-) Extremely friendly and supportive environment, making you look forward to working each day

Cons

-) Review for teachers is limited to student evaluations and a single in-class observation, making it difficult to receive feedback and react to it
-) Somewhat a "teach them to swim by throwing them in the deep end" situation

Advice to ManagementAdvice

none

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Other Reviews for University of Kentucky

  1.  

    Not a bad place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY

    I have been working at University of Kentucky

    Pros

    The benefits package tends to be good compared to other employers in the area.
    A flexible work schedule is offered.

    Cons

    There is little to no room for job growth
    Management seldomly promotes from within
    Innovation is not enocouraged by middle management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managers must find ways to prevent burn out by rotating employees.
    Provide more opportunities for employees to move into other positions.

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Benefits Help

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    Current Employee - Technical Project Specialist III  in  Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Technical Project Specialist III in Lexington, KY

    I have been working at University of Kentucky

    Pros

    Benefits, our retirement is good, healthcare good, educational benefits good

    Cons

    No raises across the campus in 3 years, just in Healthcare

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your staff, get down off pedestal and do some work.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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