Lorain County Community College

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Lorain County Community College Reviews

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
11 Reviews
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  1.  

    I teach Math at LCCC. High levels of study. Liberal relations with the students. Possibilities to "catch" others.

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Elyria, OH
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Elyria, OH

    I have been working at Lorain County Community College part-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very good atmosphere between the teachers. Possibilities of working with an individual students if they are initially behind. Anything else is about the same as at any other college.

    Cons

    One should be really a good teacher to work there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management leadership is really strong. If one wants to continue a research in addition to teaching it is possible. As I wrote anything else is more or less standard.

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    Great Higher Ed Experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lorain County Community College as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Innovative school with a lot going on. University Partnership Bonus. Friendly staff with little drama. Enjoyable team orientated environment.

    Cons

    Miscommunications at times, lack of funding/resources

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Weigh your pros and cons with the eyes of a student.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Satisfied

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    Current Employee - Administrative Staff in Elyria, OH
    Current Employee - Administrative Staff in Elyria, OH

    I have been working at Lorain County Community College part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Personable experience, compensation is above average, flexible hours with flexible time-off policies, benefits are substantial

    Cons

    Promotions are rare and slow, company values aren't always exemplified, strong leadership varies for each department

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Adjunct Instructor

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lorain County Community College

    Pros

    Faculty is great to work with and always there is you have any questions.

    Cons

    They cancel classes last minute with little notice.

    Recommends
  6.  

    Good place to work

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    Former Employee - Office Support in Elyria, OH
    Former Employee - Office Support in Elyria, OH

    I worked at Lorain County Community College part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good leadership
    Good values
    Good benefits for full time workers

    Cons

    Not much room for career growth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Rewarding and enriching

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    Current Employee - Physical Therapist Lab Assistant in Elyria, OH
    Current Employee - Physical Therapist Lab Assistant in Elyria, OH

    I have been working at Lorain County Community College part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    teaching what you love/ desire
    immediate and future rewards

    Cons

    decreasing budget of material margins to maintain low tuition rates

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Great leader and innovative school

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor

    I have been working at Lorain County Community College part-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The President is a dynamic, transformative leader that has made the school a model for community colleges across the country - A university partnership program that allows students to earn select BA/BA and Master's degrees from universities around Ohio - Continuously adds programs in response to job needs in the area - Strong Nursing and Allied Health programs - The Science and Math department has several Ivy League and top tier educated faculty and adjuncts - MIT Fab Lab - Friendly, professional culture.

    Cons

    Like many colleges, they grossly underpay adjuncts, and of course, provide no health benefits for adjuncts as well. Culture feels like it is shifting in a negative way. Very few FTTT positions. Due to the. University partnership program, Ph.Ds are usually required, although people with Master's or BA/BS degrees may find they qualify for teaching a lab or one of the certificate programs. Recent increases in enrollment mean very few parking spaces on some days so plan on getting there early.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more engaged with the professional development of all your faculty- not just full-time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Great experience as a student worker!

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    Former Employee - IS&S Consultant in Elyria, OH
    Former Employee - IS&S Consultant in Elyria, OH

    I worked at Lorain County Community College part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The staff you work with is great! As a student worker, hours are very flexible around a class schedule. I kept track of my own hours, and really enjoyed that. I highly recommend seeking employment for students looking to make some cash while in school.

    Cons

    The hours of work were inconsistent, but I would imagine this was only for my position. My duties were data entry for switching over to MyCampus. Some weeks I had thirty hours of work and other weeks I had two hours. It obviously would have been nice to make more than minimum wage, but the position didn't really demand more than that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up! Lorain County Community College has got it figured out!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Good job to have while a student

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    Former Employee - Tutor
    Former Employee - Tutor

    I worked at Lorain County Community College part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, nice people, clean environment. You get a sense of community and helpfulness most of the time. Pay raise after earning a degree.

    Cons

    Not enough hours. Dealing with the general public (students) can at times be difficult.

  11.  

    Growing and serving the citizens of Lorain County

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    Current Employee - Staff in Elyria, OH
    Current Employee - Staff in Elyria, OH

    I have been working at Lorain County Community College full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Close to home, good benefits currently. Plenty of work to be done, not a lazy atmosphere.

    Cons

    Culture is in a state of transition. The larger the institution gets the less family-like it becomes.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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