Gettysburg College
3.8 of 5 18 reviews
www.gettysburg.edu Gettysburg, PA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Jun 12, 2014

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3.8 18 reviews

                             

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Gettysburg College Interim President Janet Morgan Riggs

Janet Morgan Riggs

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92% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Amazing work environment

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat benefits, awesome coworkers and a beautiful campus!

    ConsNone that I can think of. One of the most rewarding jobs I've ever had!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great student employment (library, Special Collections)

    Digital Archivist (Former Employee)
    Gettysburg, PA

    ProsLaid-back atmosphere, trusted with materials and esteemed for skills by librarians, ability to work at own place, decent amount of schedule flexibility.

    ConsCan be repetitive, some limits on available times to come in to work, sometimes expected to be well versed in library-related software and writing trends.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRemember that not all student employees know much about the behind-the-scenes/ inner workings of libraries.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great atmosphere for personal and professional development

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSupportive; forward and positive thinking; life-changing

    ConsNone I can think of

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    it's work

    Employee (Current Employee)
    Gettysburg, PA

    Prosbenefits are good, especially if you have children. most of college tuition expenses will be paid by employer

    Consvery little upward or lateral mobility. sometimes any changes in the systems, etc are found out from the customer rather than management.

    Advice to Senior Managementbetter communications with employes on process changes in department and community overall.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A supportive environment

    Assistant Professor (Current Employee)
    Gettysburg, PA

    ProsIt truly is a supportive environment. I have wonderful colleagues who make an effort to get along with one another. The factions and backstabbing that are often found in academia are relatively minimal here. People want each other to succeed, and that makes it a pleasant place to work.

    ConsIt can be a bit sleepy. People are afraid to step on each others toes, which is mostly a good thing, but perhaps a little more passion and drive wouldn't hurt.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fun but dull.

    Assistant Professor (Current Employee)
    Gettysburg, PA

    ProsStudents are motivated, a lot come from good homes. Additionally the facilities are top notch. and Janet Morgan Riggs is phenomenal.

    ConsLocation, location, location. Administration is obsessed with rankings and it shows when they refuse to do what's in the best interest for the long-run.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork with alumni more.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat benefits (lots of vacation time and decent time off for holidays; good insurance benefits), great colleagues, flexible and understanding supervisors

    ConsNot a lot of opportunity to move up, not necessarily a fast paced environment; some of the benefits don't apply to single people

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Polite, good students and great colleagues, but not for me.

    Visiting Assistant Professor (Current Employee)

    ProsI had some great colleagues and good opportunities to pursue research outside of teaching.

    ConsLocation. The tourist-oriented town is not very friendly to newcomers and major cities are close, but not really close enough.

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    Good experience as a strudent employee

    Work Study Student (Current Employee)
    Gettysburg, PA

    ProsThe managers are very flexible with schedules to ensure that you have enough time to get your school work done. School always comes first with this college

    ConsIt pays minimum wage, but you cannot really complain being that it is fairly low skill jobs that for the students

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good ole Boys place

    Supervisor (Current Employee)
    Gettysburg, PA

    ProsAbsolutely wonderful benefits, beautiful place to work. Nice environment if you are a people person. Great if you have children attending college.

    ConsCommunication is often poor between departments and inside departments. If you happen to work for a department with poor management there is much inequality amongst how hourly staff is treated, and in certain areas how men vs women are treated.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay is not equal amongst sexes, should be changed, a supervisor should be evaluated by their staff they supervise. Then their supervisor should base his evaluation on that supervisor based on what their staff said, nothing worse then having a manager who rarely sees you evaluate you. For they truly can do a thorough job, can only base a evalue on what they think you are doing.

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