Loyola University Reviews

Updated August 31, 2015
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Loyola University President and Trustee Rev Michael J. Garanzini
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Pros
  • Good benefits and fulfilling work (in 5 reviews)

  • Solid sense of community, beautiful campus, the opportunity to work with a variety of students with a multitude of interesting needs (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay for those not on tenure-track, but performance/work load expectations just as high (in 6 reviews)

  • No cons I can see in my 3 week internship (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Working at a University

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Loyola University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They are really flexible and courteous of my class schedule and any unexpected days that need to be taken of for either emergency or personal reasons

    Cons

    Sometimes I do not feel completely competent in certain areas to answer questions that may come up


  2. Graduate Student view

    Current Employee - Grad Student/Scientist
    Current Employee - Grad Student/Scientist

    I have been working at Loyola University (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Small student/faculty ratio is great

    Cons

    Moving to the new research building will take time to get labs up and running again.


  3. Student Assistantship

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loyola University part-time

    Pros

    Jesuit University committed to its mission and vision. This assistantship covered a year's worth of graduate school tuition.

    Cons

    Assigned tasks that were not program-related.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a timeline of tasks to be completed so that certain tasks do not fall to the wayside.


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  5. Student Office Assistant

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    Former Employee - Student Office Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Student Office Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loyola University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, worked in residential hall, even workload across the board.

    Cons

    Minimum wage due to work-study.


  6. Research Assistant

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Loyola University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people who are really focused on scholarship and community development.

    Cons

    separation of departments does not always foster the best efficiency possible.


  7. Residential Monitor

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    Current Employee - Resident Monitor in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Resident Monitor in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Loyola University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Exceptional people *(Women) that work overnight shifts and Campus Safety.

    Cons

    Those exceptional people are stuck in one department with little opportunity to move up or out.

    Advice to Management

    Don't allow night monitors to become burned out doing only night shift...allow them the opportunity.


  8. Undergrad Researcher

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    Former Employee - Undergrad Researcher in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Undergrad Researcher in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great opportunity to put my skills together and synthesize a project.

    Cons

    Not really a con, but didn't get it funded for longer to keep the project going in the long term.


  9. giid workplace overall

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maywood, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Maywood, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Loyola University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice benefits, flexible hours, friendly environment

    Cons

    poor job outlook, bad administration


  10. Student Assistant Position

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work place atmosphere and ability to work around school schedule

    Cons

    Never had a bad experience as a student assistant.


  11. Bleh

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great co-workers and friendly environment.

    Cons

    disorganized internal structure since partnership with Trinity Health. Many benefits were taken away.



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