University of South Alabama

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Updated June 8, 2015
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  1. Graduate Assistant

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Daphne, AL
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Daphne, AL

    I have been working at University of South Alabama (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great hours and flexibility from staff.

    Cons

    No disadvantages come to my mind.


  2. Not a bad experience, but could be better

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    Former Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Fairhope, AL
    Former Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Fairhope, AL

    I worked at University of South Alabama

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    By and large the students were great; developed a joy for teaching in my first professional teaching gig; university staff easy to work with

    Cons

    the pay. the pay is a joke here as it is everywhere for adjunct. Also, like many universities so many of the teaching staff have spent their lives in academia rather than the real world getting real world experience. That may be why my students liked me so much; I really did know what I was talking about.

    Advice to Management

    clean house, but be judicious in doing so


  3. I have learned a lot and gained good experience while working at USA.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of South Alabama

    Pros

    Many opportunities to learn and grow personally and professionally. It is cool to be a part of the USA community and most of the staff are nice.

    Cons

    Limited options for advancement within the USA community. Work can be routine and boring if you don't constantly look for interesting tasks.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in talented staff members or make sure backup plans are in place in order for better transition(knowledge transfer).


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    Adjunct Professor

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Mobile, AL
    Current Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Mobile, AL

    I have been working at University of South Alabama part-time (More than a year)

    Neutral Outlook
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    City and location of campus is very beautiful and relaxing.

    Cons

    Individual departmental faculty is hidebound and out of touch; being too long in the ivory tower of academia. It takes forever to make a decision regarding new programs, new relevant course offerings and addition of faculty

    Advice to Management

    Get real. Too many of your faculty have never had a job beyond academia. Get back to your roots as a "commuter college" serving non-traditional students who are working full time/ going back to school part-time and have little to no respect for a professor without real-world professional experience


  6. Great Experience

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Mobile, AL
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Mobile, AL

    I have been working at University of South Alabama part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Hands on experience within the department you are working and getting experience with reporting to PhD's, free tuition, excellent pay, great job while in school

    Cons

    Would have liked a bit more responsibility, professors can often be quite vague of what it is they want from you and I often found myself questioning whether I was doing enough or not

    Advice to Management

    Keep the GA program around, provides great opportunities for young students looking to further their education


  7. Gain experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of South Alabama part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The job is usually easy and you end up with a lot of experience and portfolio material.

    Cons

    The pay is low, but that's not why you get this job. Sometimes you have to work late on Sunday before publication.

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for keeping it "student media"


  8. Fun and exciting place to be

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    Current Employee - Staff in Mobile, AL
    Current Employee - Staff in Mobile, AL

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

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

    Pros

    Fun and exciting place to be

    Cons

    Starting pay could be better

    Advice to Management

    You are doing a great job


  9. Great Benefits

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mobile, AL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mobile, AL

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and lots of opportunities for promotions within your department or even with outside departments at South Alabama.

    Cons

    Can be political at times. The pay isn't as high as private companies.

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. Part Time Student Worker, last year was 2010.

    Former Employee - Logistics Coordinator in Mobile, AL
    Former Employee - Logistics Coordinator in Mobile, AL

    I worked at University of South Alabama

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

    Pros

    Great bosses, good pay, great experience

    Cons

    Could be a little boring, but that was the nature of the work, not the fault of USA.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what you're doing, it's great for students.


  11. My experience with this company was very complex and stressful.

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    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Mobile, AL
    Former Employee - Medical Assistant in Mobile, AL

    I worked at University of South Alabama full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great employee benefits package, and large network of primary and specialty physicians to choose from.

    Cons

    the number of physicians to work with in the specialty clinic on the same schedule

    Advice to Management

    assign each physician his own assistant per schedule in order to improve patient care and physician time.



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