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Found 1,249 of over 1K reviews
3.6
67% Recommend to a Friend
American Campus Communities CEO William C. Bayless Jr.
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Found 1,250 of over 1K reviews

3.6
67%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
Approve of CEO
American Campus Communities CEO William C. Bayless Jr.
William C. Bayless Jr.
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  • "Low pay and was always difficult allowing residents to speak with management.(in 109 reviews)
  • "poor management and lack of discipline in higher(in 77 reviews)
  • "The industry is demanding and general managers are often expected to be a jack of trades and never fully are able to focus on growth within one path.(in 25 reviews)
  • "Upper management is poor(in 23 reviews)
  • "No work life balance for full time employees(in 20 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Position review

    Jan 31, 2023 - Leasing Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    flexibility, work culture, multiple locations

    Cons

    compensation, no room for promotions

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  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Be Aware Of The Full Picture

    Jan 5, 2023 - Assistant General Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great corporates engagement, Responsive HR Team, IT Team is great, large portfolio can lead to numerous growth opportunities. If you want to grow you can you just need to expose yourself to all the opportunities that are available to you.

    Cons

    Compensation is unbalanced, work life balance is poor, wide variance of work culture at all levels of employment/territories. You are required live on campus so be aware of the commitment level this will require. You work with students which means you also work with parents. Please be aware of the commitment level this will require.

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great experience

    Feb 2, 2023 - Community Assistant in Austin, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I loved working here as a student!

    Cons

    Base pay is a little low but you get a rent discount

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great Work/life/school balance

    Jan 30, 2023 - Community Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule Works with school guaranteed housing free parking free utilities

    Cons

    Overnight on-call shifts some holiday shifts

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee

    good company to work for during college

    Jan 23, 2023 - Resdiential Faculty 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very easy to get along with managers, they relate to the fact that we have classes and need to have flexible schedules.

    Cons

    Having to deal with negative customer interaction

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  7. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    The Nest: Resident Assistant

    Feb 2, 2023 - Resident Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    On-Campus housing, very close proximity shopping centers and grocery stores, friendly area, easy access to public transportation. On the job: Connect with residents, develop programming for residents, build relationships with campus faculty & staff.. Develop leadership skills.

    Cons

    On-campus housing is not covered. University offers not housing scholarships. Management at times displays very poor leadership.

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee

    CA

    Feb 6, 2023 - Community Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The work allows me to concentrate on school

    Cons

    even when you are not on clock, you have interactions with residents on your on time

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Analyst

    Jan 27, 2023 - Analyst in Austin, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, nice environment, based in Austin

    Cons

    The bonus could be more

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Working

    Jan 24, 2023 - Community Assistant in San Marcos, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fun environment, good job during college.

    Cons

    Difficult to work over holidays, especially while in college.

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  11. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Review

    Feb 5, 2023 - Leasing Manager in Kennesaw, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of PTO for employees

    Cons

    No work life balance for full time employees

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American Campus Communities has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 1,294 reviews left anonymously by employees. 67% of employees would recommend working at American Campus Communities to a friend and 58% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, American Campus Communities employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at American Campus Communities. This rating has decreased by -8% over the last 12 months.

67% of American Campus Communities employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated American Campus Communities 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at American Campus Communities to be benefits, coworkers, career development and the cons to be culture, management, compensation.

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