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Excellent

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Minneapolis, MN
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

I have been working at University of Minnesota

Pros

Work/Life Balance
Senior Management does an excellent job
Benefits are great, retirement plan is amazing
Working with youth and developing college students

Cons

Very large organization, sometimes hard to get things changed or approved
Can take a long time to find the right person to talk to

Recommends
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for University of Minnesota

  1.  

    Great place for steady, stable employment; very limited opportunity for high achievers/climbers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at University of Minnesota full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great campus/work environment; good people; predictable & steady work; decent benefits; flexible & good work-life balance values; actively promotes/rewards health & wellness

    Cons

    bureaucratic, limited opportunity for high level (internal) training for growth & development, non-competitive pay, faculty-run administration keeps the U behind the times in business practices

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to operate more like a business - hire the right talent, compensate them (merit-based opportunities), run more efficiently, bring high-level mgmt jargon political posturing down to a practical and workable level

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great for students with a busy schedule and heavy work load.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Study Monitor  in  Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Study Monitor in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at University of Minnesota

    Pros

    As a Study Monitor at the McNamara Academic Center you are able to
    do homework,
    get work study benefits,
    reasonable amount of hours,
    they work around your schedule,
    meet athletes,
    friendly bosses

    Cons

    boring,
    tedious,
    no real work experience.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    engage more.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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