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Current Employee - Bio Statistician in Sydney (Australia)
Current Employee - Bio Statistician in Sydney (Australia)

I have been working at University of Sydney

Recommends
Recommends

Pros

Fantastic employee benefits - lots of paid sick leave, paid maternity leave, 17% superannuation and a 35 hr working week with flexitime.

Cons

Not as great pay as you could get in industry jobs.

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  1. Depends on the faculty

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Sydney

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Teaching at the university pays well but it really depends on the faculty. e.g. in Business & Economics, rallying for better conditions and pay (e.g. getting paid for time spent on training) is commonplace, but almost unheard of in Science.

    Cons

    Depending on the discipline you might often meet very arrogant academics who think that their qualifications give them the right to treat you in a condescending manner.

    Advice to Management

    I would suggest more involvement with unions, but as with companies, that is not likely to happen.

  2. Friendly environment

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at University of Sydney

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good working hours, friendly people (many of whom are students as well). Work is clearly explained, with good filing systems. Flexibility throughout the day and appreciation of work life balance

    Cons

    Generally, I didn't feel especially challenged in the day to day work as an admin assistant. Would have welcomed more mentoring.

    Advice to Management

    Suggest more regular staff emails and perhaps a newsletter to keep everyone up to date about progressions in the workplace

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