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Anoka-Ramsey Community College Reviews

Updated April 4, 2018
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  1. "Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Tutor in Coon Rapids, MN
    Former Employee - Tutor in Coon Rapids, MN

    I worked at Anoka-Ramsey Community College (More than a year)

    Pros

    good environment to work in. receive help from fellow employees.

    Cons

    It was difficult working and going to school at the same time


  2. "good health benefits/people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Anoka-Ramsey Community College full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    nice benefits - health insurance very good. kind folks.

    Cons

    low innovation, low desire to actually improve, bad/unproductive employees protected.

  3. "Student Worker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Anoka-Ramsey Community College part-time

    Pros

    Great environment and welcoming staff

    Cons

    Small university and limited funding available


  4. "Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Tutor in Coon Rapids, MN
    Former Employee - Tutor in Coon Rapids, MN
    Recommends

    I worked at Anoka-Ramsey Community College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great community and support. Able to do my own hw during slow times.

    Cons

    Low pay and semester based employment for peer tutors


  5. "Adjunct Faculty"

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    Former Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Cambridge, MN
    Former Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Cambridge, MN

    I worked at Anoka-Ramsey Community College part-time

    Pros

    Loves many of my co-workers
    Loved helping students

    Cons

    Pay for the amount of hours put in
    Lack of organization in my department


  6. "Student worker"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker in Coon Rapids, MN
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Coon Rapids, MN

    I worked at Anoka-Ramsey Community College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to start for students to build credit

    Cons

    Nothing to say anything bad about


  7. "Fulltime Unlmited Mathematics Instructor"

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    Former Employee - Full-time Unlimited Mathematics Instructor in Iowa City, IA
    Former Employee - Full-time Unlimited Mathematics Instructor in Iowa City, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Anoka-Ramsey Community College (More than a year)

    Pros

    Small School. Some faculty worth learning from.

    Cons

    Had to commute between the Coon Rapids campus and Cambridge campus. Instructors more concerned about being friends with students than teaching. Instructors refuse to change and adapt unless they get something out of it. High turnover of administration

    Advice to Management

    Stay there and actually change something

  8. "Director of Development"

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    Former Employee - Director of Development in Coon Rapids, MN
    Former Employee - Director of Development in Coon Rapids, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Anoka-Ramsey Community College full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good employees, support the mission, helpful. Great chance to help students and the community.

    Cons

    Administration uses short-term thinking and expects long-term returns.

    Advice to Management

    Consider the investment of long-term efforts.


  9. "Working at ARCC was a good experience."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Anoka-Ramsey Community College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Many committed students, especially the adult learners. Reasonable salary. Faculty have flexibility in selecting course materials and designing courses.

    Cons

    Some of the faculty colleagues were stand-offish with the adjunct instructors.

    Advice to Management

    Management was very supportive of faculty.


  10. "A-R is a rewarding place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    + working directly with students towards their goals
    + great faculty and staff
    + workout facility with gym and yoga

    Cons

    - unsatisfactory pay
    - high turnover

    Advice to Management

    Exit surveys - find out why deans don't ever stay.
    improve website


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