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3.9
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great company

    Jun 3, 2022 - Assistant Director in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Loved the environment, very supportive

    Cons

    Salary on the lower end compared to other universities

    1 person found this review helpful
  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

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    Jun 26, 2022 - Assistant Director Financial Operations 
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    Pros

    There is nice environment and nice people.

    Cons

    Terrible work and life balance.

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee

    American University

    Aug 31, 2022 - Assistant Director of Admissions 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great team and a wonderful manager

    Cons

    Unionized position with little room for growth

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great place to work

    Jan 31, 2022 - Assistant Director in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Wonderful people, strong and caring administration

    Cons

    Salary, but this is higher ed. Par for the course

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good organization to work for

    Jan 27, 2022 - Assistant Director of International Admissions in Washington, DC
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Working directly with students on campus

    Cons

    Parking fee for all employees

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  7. 1.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    AU

    May 16, 2022 - Assistant Director, Marketing & Ticketing 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    living in D.C & working in athletics

    Cons

    terrible pay while working more than you should

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Short Term can be okay

    Aug 25, 2021 - Assistant Director in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    -Great retirement benefits -Inclusive workplace -Beautiful campus

    Cons

    -Less appreciation for service staff -Added responsibilities with no additional pay -Little room for development or advancement -Divide between faculty and staff, staff underappreciated/underpaid

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    2 people found this review helpful
  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great people doing great work

    May 25, 2021 - Assistant Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    People, Mission, and Retirement Benefits

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, Legacy Technology, and Egos at the top

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  10. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Good People

    Oct 12, 2021 - Assistant Director in Washington, DC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits, short work week

    Cons

    Salary sucks big time yup

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  11. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Some good, a lot bad

    Sep 10, 2021 - Assistant Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits and beautiful campus

    Cons

    low staff support, high turn-over, and questionable actions from leadership.

    1 person found this review helpful
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Assistant Director professionals rate their compensation and benefits at American University with 3.3 out of 5 stars based on 28 anonymously submitted employee reviews. This is 6.2% better than the company average rating for salary and benefits. Find out more about Assistant Director salaries and benefits at American University.

87% of Assistant Director employees at American University would recommend their employer to a friend. This rating has increased by 35% in the past 12 months. Assistant Director professionals have also rated American University with a 3.9 rating for work-life-balance, 4.1 rating for diversity and inclusion, 4.2 rating for culture and values and 3.4 rating for career opportunities.

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