University of Houston-Victoria

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University of Houston-Victoria Reviews

Updated February 20, 2015
Updated February 20, 2015
7 Reviews
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  1.  

    Very nice people to work with and nice environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Houston-Victoria

    Pros

    very good working environment and culture

    Cons

    Not a lot of career advancement opportunities

    Recommends
  2.  

    Quality varies by department

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    Current Employee - Staff
    Current Employee - Staff

    I have been working at University of Houston-Victoria full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    A quiet place to work. Time-off policies are clear. Time off for fitness. Much training is available to help staff to move forward and upward.

    Cons

    Policies change very quickly. Upper executives come and go quickly, increasing stress at times. Some supervisors can protect staff from this stress, and some cannot.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Strive for stability. Institute policy changes more slowly and explain reasons behind changes. Consider not just execs but others at school--even in small ways--in terms of changes and policies.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Fair work environment. Needs to be more considrate of staff

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Houston-Victoria

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. No tension, great staff.

    Cons

    Poor salary. Management needs to improve on its open door policy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve salary. Encourage staff more.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    I received the attention and assistance needed to complete my graduate degree

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Houston-Victoria part-time

    Pros

    Close to home; multiple learning opportunities.

    Cons

    I cannot think of a con to share.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Growing environment and opportunities

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Houston-Victoria

    Pros

    Advancement opportunities due to growth of university

    Cons

    Pay and communication is lacking at times

    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Small university with big plans to expand.

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    Former Employee - Staff in Victoria, TX
    Former Employee - Staff in Victoria, TX

    I worked at University of Houston-Victoria full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Small environment. Get to know everybody at some level.

    Cons

    Everybody gets to know you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management is very approachable. Should not deviate from this approach.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Great people, too much unstability

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Houston-Victoria

    Pros

    The people are good and hardworking.

    Cons

    Very unstable environment. People keep leaving, not good employee retention program. A lot of politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to fix what you have before trying to grow and expand.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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