University of Massachusetts Reviews

Updated August 30, 2015
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  1. Great department

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Amherst, MA
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Amherst, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly staff. Great to help faculty and students. Free education!

    Cons

    Some tasks are a little tedious, but nothing that a few clever scripts can't fix!

    Advice to Management

    Keep on trucking!


  2. Great Public University

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Massachusetts part-time

    Pros

    Cares about its students and personnel and this University is on the rise

    Cons

    At this point I do not have any cons for this institution.


  3. Immature staff that use students for their own personal agenda

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Honestly nothing, I did more in that office then 5 upper staff members combined

    Cons

    Horribly organized, bad union staff workers, injustice, political game and full of liars who only want people on their side

    Advice to Management

    Grow up and learn to be management


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  5. Research assistant

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts part-time

    Pros

    For Ph.D. program, you got paid to get your own degree. So enjoy it!

    Cons

    Umass Amherst may not be a top graduate school, and a little country like


  6. Excellent experience. Great individuals and management. Felt like a home and very helpful environment

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Treasurer in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Treasurer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Massachusetts full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great management. Opportunity to meet well established scholars and government officials. Calm work environment. Looked forward to work everyday. Tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    Salary was low. Job security was an issue due to budget constraints.

    Advice to Management

    Increase salary and benefits.


  7. One of my best working experiences in the United States

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Lowell, MA
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Lowell, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule. Understanding Professors.

    Cons

    Wasn't a full time employee


  8. Dartmouth

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great school. Learned alot here.

    Cons

    Looks like a prison, but still cool.


  9. Good fellows here!

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Amherst, MA
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Amherst, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Massachusetts full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It is a quiet and small town but full of natural atmosphere

    Cons

    Comparing to other college town in US, the living cost is high


  10. Great Place to Work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Massachusetts full-time

    Pros

    Awesome work environment, very focused, lots of professionals

    Cons

    People don't move around in positions so unfortunately its sometimes stagnant

    Advice to Management

    don't promote based on longevity.


  11. Great school. Great employer

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Worker
    Former Employee - Student Worker
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good atmosphere and community. Pay is good and the pace of work is easy to keep up with

    Cons

    Have to deal with a laid back schedule from a lot of the employees.,

    Advice to Management

    Management can be hit or miss. Review upper levels more often. Perhaps performance rewards would help?



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