TCU Reviews

Updated April 8, 2015
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  1. Amazing university culture and spirit! Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Learning Assistant In the AASO in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Learning Assistant In the AASO in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at TCU part-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Best place on earth. Great work environment for all positions. Loving and caring student body as well as administration. You can sense the feeling of, "We are all in this together." Great benefits. They will match up to 11% of your salary for your 401(k) after you have worked there for two years. You also get benefits such as the ability to pursue a degree while working there. You can take up to 6 semester hours per semester.

    Cons

    I honestly cannot think of one con!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. There is always room for growth!

  2. Student

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TCU full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Helpful, positive, encouraging, destiny, money, quick, easy, determination

    Cons

    Peer frustration, slow, hard, tiring, annoying, draining

  3. Adjunct professorship allows for great freedom with pittance wages

    Former Employee - Adjunct Professor; Graduate Student in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Adjunct Professor; Graduate Student in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at TCU part-time

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Technology is up-to-date and reliable and there is fantastic freedom within the classroom to teach however you see fit.

    Cons

    The pay is low (for graduate students teaching courses) and the focus is on satisfying undergraduate students and somewhat less on teaching them.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your graduate students.

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  5. Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TCU full-time (more than 3 years)

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture, Interested in your development, great benefits, plenty of time off

    Cons

    Parking needs to be fixed

    Advice to Management

    Keep TCU growing

  6. I love the TCU culture

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at TCU part-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Everyone is friendly. Someone will always greet you with a smile.
    Family oriented community.
    Training is always accessible. There are seminars within departments.

    Cons

    If you don't want to be around college students, I would suggest not working at a university. Hours are strict... pretty much 9-5.

  7. 10 Years

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Health Administration in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Health Administration in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at TCU full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working for the betterment of the student body

    Cons

    Pay and retirement are not up to par

    Advice to Management

    Demand up to date standards for aging staff members.

  8. A good ole boy network

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at TCU full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wonderful women, lovely campus, great speakers and events to attend. HR sponsors great programs.

    Cons

    Still heavily weighted with men in the upper echelons. Truly the women have to be twice as good to be thought of as half as good.

    Advice to Management

    Take off the gender blinders!

  9. Great institution which cares about well-being of employees

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at TCU part-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Working in Student Affairs during a restructuring and facility enhancements did not take away from the camaraderie and cordiality among my colleagues. Very well-organized but not micro-managed, Student Affairs stood out as a very satisfied division.

    Cons

    The students aren't all terrible, but in fact friendly and cordial. However their lack of imagination and creativity was sometimes frightening. Human Resources needs an internal audit as well.

    Advice to Management

    Student Affairs understands current trends in higher education, but are some of these trends worth adding to the price of tuition? There also seems to be a large divide among divisions. I sometimes felt like I didn't know anyone else outside of my division!

  10. I loved working for TCU, the people that I worked with on a daily basis made working there a wonderful experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Program Coordinator
    Former Contractor - Program Coordinator

    I worked at TCU as a contractor (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The Benefits are great, the management is good and I always felt as though they really cared about their employees, much more than any other company I have ever worked for. If I ever have the opportunity to work for TCU again I would jump on it.

    Cons

    It is extremely difficult to get a job at TCU because of the sheer volume of people that apply for jobs here.

  11. GREAT PLACE TO WORK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TCU full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Family environment, relational campus, high achieving students, financially sound

    Cons

    Lack of diversity faculty, staff and students (not just racial, across the board)

    Advice to Management

    Be more intentional with support for underrepresented groups.

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