Shepherd University
3.6 of 5 10 reviews
www.shepherd.edu Shepherdstown, WV 500 to 999 Employees

Shepherd University Reviews

Updated Jun 18, 2014

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Shepherd University President Suzanne Shipley

Suzanne Shipley

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56% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosstudents are enthusiastic and engaged

    Conscompensation is low and teaching load is heavy

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Everyone works equally hard to make it a great place to work and to provide a great education for students

    Associate Professor (Current Employee)
    Shepherdstown, WV

    ProsSupport from administration, flexible schedule, and academic freedom

    ConsThere are many responsibilities on top of your teaching load.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsMost of the individuals working depending on department are really friendly.
    Steady paycheck

    ConsSometimes not enough advancement in the work place.
    Depending on department not enough training.

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

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    Great experience to be an intern while in college

    Office Intern (Former Employee)
    Shepherdstown, WV

    ProsGreat leadership and guidance. People are always willing to help and the environment is incredibly positive. The small town atmosphere is present in the office.

    ConsOccasionally there are people that do not add up to the office culture and that makes the work day uncomfortable. Very lax environment.

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsSchedule flexibility, scholastic community, collaboration with other professionals, easy access to health research resources, recreation and fitness facilities available

    Consuninterested students, low pay, no raises for four years, classroom audio-visual resources are limited

    Advice to Senior Managementaccess management techiques

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsPeople are the best thing about working here.

    ConsWork overload, burn out very quickly

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Always being watched but enjoyable people.

    Lifeguard (Former Employee)
    Shepherdstown, WV

    ProsMeeting up with great people and the benefit of using the gym.

    ConsAlways being watched by management. One bad move and you are done.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLoosen up!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fanatastic Atmosphere

    Program Assistant I (Former Employee)
    Shepherdstown, WV

    ProsProfessional Development, education, work environment, knowledgeable management, growth opportunities

    ConsLocation is inconvenient for young professionals. Salaries state mandated despite location with highest cost of living in the state

    Advice to Senior ManagementOverall I would say this is one of the best-run universities in the state and region

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

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    Efforts not recognized

    Assistant Professor (Current Employee)
    Shepherdstown, WV

    ProsWorking with good students is rewarding

    ConsVery political, old ways still used

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay attention to advice from faculty, not just executive staff

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Shepherd University

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsAs any academic environment would offer, there is a great deal of freedom.

    ConsSalary levels are embarrasingly low

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork harder at creating a premier institution. This will drive up salaries.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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