University of North Texas

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A fun environment with some good and bad people.

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Former Employee - Student Technician in Denton, TX
Former Employee - Student Technician in Denton, TX

I worked at University of North Texas part-time (more than an year)

Pros

Good pay for a part time student position, flexible hours, you work with many other students which can be pretty fun, and the pay is relatively good.

Cons

Some management was very shady in ways they handled things. The department I worked in received a pay cut in order to save some money for a new building as well as every other department minus one who received a pay raise. This department did not deserve a raise, received no new responsibilities, and did practically nothing aside from having a pretty face. Overall many departments were upset because the top tier management made all decisions without even consulting our managers or asking for advice on how to do things. Eventually they asked for their advice after enough people from multiple departments complained and things were rearranged to satisfaction. My position specifically went from $15/hr to $9/hr at first. We later got it raised to $11/hr do to logical complaints.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You hold an open door policy but many people feel that if they ever came in with a complaint or issue that they'd be fired. Be a bit more transparent, work as a team and don't just do everything YOU feel is correct.

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    i enjoy the work here

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Denton, TX
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Denton, TX

    I have been working at University of North Texas part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    You get good experience about your field of study. Nice people and nice working environment

    Cons

    There is no disadvantage in working with university of north texas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You people just awesome. Thank you

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    UNT is a great place to work with a strong and diverse culture

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    Former Employee - Director of Decision Support in Denton, TX
    Former Employee - Director of Decision Support in Denton, TX

    I worked at University of North Texas full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    UNT maintains a collegial and collaborative environment where consensus is valued.
    There is an abundance of positive energy within the UNT workforce
    Many of the top-level managers have progressive attitudes toward change

    Cons

    UNT is not as salary competitive as the broader market
    There is not as strong an alignment of strategic objectives and resources as there could be under the current threats to the sector

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Two things:

    1) Continue to accelerate the process toward evidence-based management.
    2) Continue to embrace diversity - gender, racial, ethnic, cultural, intellectual, and philosophical - this is a strong draw and compelling reason to love the institution.

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