University of Utah
3.9 of 5 189 reviews
www.utah.edu Salt Lake City, UT 5000+ Employees

University of Utah Reviews in Utah

Updated Apr 18, 2014
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3.9 128 reviews

                             

89% Approve of the CEO

University of Utah President David W. Pershing, Ph.D.

David W. Pershing, Ph.D.

(27 ratings)

83% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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U of U - Great state job.

Director (Former Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I worked at University of Utah full-time for more than a year

ProsCollege vibe. Beautiful campus with a lot of resources.

ConsLower pay. Poor cross-pollination between departments and groups.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't let staff become stagnant in their roles. Challenge them with personal development and new projects.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Excellent

Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I have been working at University of Utah part-time for more than a year

ProsGood pay,Nice Environment,Excellent place to work

ConsThe work is great and i dont have any cons for this job.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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University of Utah Experience

Visiting Scientist (Current Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I have been working at University of Utah full-time for more than 3 years

ProsScientific stimulation, great colleagues. I have switched fields to get to this position and the lab is a very informative, growth experience. Great place to advance career

ConsSince I am a visiting scientist, I find it hard to interact with other full time employees. Perhaps having scientific development programs will be immensely helpful

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Politics about ruin a fantastic job

Project Manager II (Current Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I have been working at University of Utah full-time for more than 5 years

ProsFlexible hours
Room for growth (if you are "in" with the right people)
Great benefits

ConsAdministration in my department is terrible
Politics-Politics-Politics
They forget they are dealing with real people and not just names

Advice to Senior ManagementAdministration need to continually train to remember how to deal with real people
Have Human Resources on the department level learn how to interact with humans
If something works, let it work

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good place to work

Project Coordinator (Current Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I have been working at University of Utah full-time for more than 3 years

ProsClose to mountains, good colleagues, semi-urban environment that is very kid friendly

ConsResearch funds are low already and dwindling further. This is unlikely to improve, though not specific to this University.

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Great place to learn and work at the same time

Computer Operator (Current Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I have been working at University of Utah part-time for more than a year

ProsGreat schedule options to work with class schedule. Duties are not too difficult. Supervisors and managers are willing to help and teach. You have to sometimes be an acting-librarian, helping patrons find books, research articles, etc.

ConsSometimes it gets a little monotonous. And there's a steep learning curve for some things you have to help with.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive us more duties and responsibility and make raises available.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place, people to work with.

Integration Engineer (Former Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I worked at University of Utah full-time for more than a year

ProsAdopting advanced technologies
Re-evaluate salaries
Great communication with management

Consnot so much to complain about

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice school at a nice location

Research Associate (Former Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I worked at University of Utah full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe university is in salt lake city, where you can do lots of outdoor activities, biking,hiking,fishing,hunting,camping,skiing etc, if you are an outdoor guy/gal.

I also love the campus and the atmosphere in my workplace. The campus bike/walk/skateboard friendly and you can get around with free campus shuttles. The staff and colleagues at the department I worked are nice and friendly.

ConsThe traffic to the school is sometimes miserable because the campus is located against the mountain and there are basically only two roads leading the campus.

Advice to Senior ManagementI think the university is well managed.

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Love working here. would work full time if offered.

Quality Assurance (Current Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I have been working at University of Utah as an intern for more than a year

ProsGreat people to work with.
convenient location
Managers are willing to here new ideas.

Consinternship so after a year you don't get to work here anymore.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Low stress, mediocre pay

Graphic Designer (Current Employee)
Salt Lake City, UT

I have been working at University of Utah full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat people, low stress, low expectations. Convenient to be on campus. Some perks that you wouldn't get at another job.

ConsSlow processes. Seems like everything is 10 years behind. Not up to private industry standards.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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