Grinnell College
4.2 of 5 23 reviews
www.grinnell.edu Grinnell, IA 500 to 999 Employees

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88% Approve of the CEO

Grinnell College President Dr. Raynard S. Kington

Dr. Raynard S. Kington

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100% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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I worked at Grinnell College part-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat employees and very accommodating

ConsPaid the minimum wag and very little structure

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

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I have been working at Grinnell College part-time

ProsMeet many smart and interesting students

ConsWage is low, and sometimes is busy.

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Have currently worked there for years

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Grinnell College full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat benefits and lots of free events on campus.

ConsLow to non-existent merit increases for staff; higher merit increases for faculty.
Not much professional development for support staff.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore professional development options for support staff and better pay increases.

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

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A great progressive campus to start your career in education.

Admission (Former Employee)
Grinnell, IA

I worked at Grinnell College part-time for more than a year

ProsGreat students, community, and resources.

ConsLocation and weather are not ideal.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to build and foster a strong community amongst your employees.

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

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Worked in Admissions during Senior Year

Senior Interviewer (Current Employee)

I have been working at Grinnell College as an intern for more than a year

ProsVery friendly admission staff. Provided an excellent opportunity for a student to work in the office and see admission work up close and get an idea of how college admissions works.

ConsI had no bad experiences during my time working at Grinnell. The office was very new, friendly, and a good place to work.

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Very flexible and caring

Student Assistant (Current Employee)
Grinnell, IA

I have been working at Grinnell College part-time for less than a year

ProsExcellent variety of job opportunities

ConsTough to balance work and academics

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep work hours flexible

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

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Cannot be better

Student Assistant (Current Employee)

I have been working at Grinnell College part-time for less than a year

ProsFriendly people, supportive peers and efficient administration

Consisolated location, there's nothing to the town except the college

Advice to Senior Managementnone

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

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Student worker

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Grinnell College

ProsSupervisors are pretty nice people.

ConsDo not have any cons

Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

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Supportive and promoting

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Grinnell College part-time for more than a year

ProsThe students are inspiring and the faculty and staff are intellectually curious.

ConsLocation- it can be isolating, especially for single adults.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Grinnell College is amazing

Technology Consultant (Current Employee)
Grinnell, IA

I have been working at Grinnell College part-time for more than a year

ProsIt's been a pleasure working for the college. The experience has been extremely fun and rewarding. I couldn't wish for a better job.

ConsIt's been a pleasure working for the college. The experience has been extremely fun and rewarding. I couldn't wish for a better job. There's nothing to complain about.

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

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