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University of North Alabama Reviews

Updated June 13, 2014
Updated June 13, 2014
5 Reviews

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  1.  

    Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Assistant to Vice President  in  Florence, AL
    Former Employee - Assistant to Vice President in Florence, AL

    I worked at University of North Alabama full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, culture, environment are great! Employees have the opportunity to have input into major decisions because of the "Shared Governance" concept. Tuition remission for employees, their spouses and children is very good.

    Cons

    The general economy in Northwest Alabama is not good. It could be difficult for a spouse to obtain meaningful employment in this area other than the University.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    A good place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  Florence, AL
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Florence, AL

    I worked at University of North Alabama full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    It has an excellent Benefit Package

    Cons

    Do not provide merit increases

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    provide merit increases

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    This was an incredible experience that laid the foundation for my work ethic

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    Former Employee - Course Assistant  in  Florence, AL
    Former Employee - Course Assistant in Florence, AL

    I worked at University of North Alabama as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    There was supervision and guidance but also a lot of independent research that led to furthering my knowledge and bolstering my aptitudes.

    Cons

    It was only a seasonal position but most are not like that.

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    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    My UNA experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Florence, AL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Florence, AL

    I worked at University of North Alabama

    Pros

    Great benefits.
    Peaceful city.
    Great weather.
    Good working environment.
    Colleagues are reasonable and respectful of each other
    Because of the relative small size of the city and the University, most people will know you by your name, which can be a pro or a con depending on your personality.

    Cons

    Politics
    Florence is peaceful but a very small city
    UNA is on proration so bonuses or pay increases are out of question

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sometimes the Management has a tendency to be a little autocratic. It would help to enlist more feedback from the mid and low level staff.

  6.  

    Enjoyed my time at UNA...the students are wonderful...but politics not so much so

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of North Alabama

    Pros

    The students are great leaders and so interested in growing and learning

    Cons

    Management is not good about communicating (heard most 'news' from outside sources first) and excruciatingly hard work is expected but not really rewarded
    Gossip mill

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