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Updated December 9, 2017
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Esther L. Barazzone
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  1. "Sustainability Metrics Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chatham University part-time

    Pros

    Good management and the University is great.

    Cons

    Not any that I can think of.


  2. "risky but interesting work environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chatham University full-time

    Pros

    lots of good intentions and low-key but warm Midwestern friendliness;
    charming, picturesque campus;
    increasing vibrancy and innovation

    Cons

    unpredictable and sometimes unfair management tactics
    top-down culture of policy making

    Advice to Management

    keep working to improve reasonableness, transparency, timeliness, and power-sharing; otherwise, growth and innovation will be stymied at the implementation level.

  3. "Administrative"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Chatham University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    nice people, good tuition benefits

    Cons

    extremely low pay, not much room for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Pay scale needs revised


  4. "Student Employee"

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    Current Employee - Communication Department Program Coordinator in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Communication Department Program Coordinator in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Chatham University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working under a professor gives the advantage of knowing your chosen profession more intimately.

    Cons

    pay is only supplementary and hours are set by school

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "Overall great place to work. Immediate supervisor not a good leader."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chatham University full-time

    Pros

    Great staff, encouraging work environment, beautiful campus.

    Cons

    Immediate supervisor was a poor leader and didn't communicate well at all. However, upper management was great to work for.


  6. "manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chatham University full-time

    Pros

    good place to work now

    Cons

    there are no cons to this job


  7. "Adjunct Professor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chatham University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good students, nice atmosphere

    Cons

    low pay, no stability

  8. "Physician Assistant Student"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Chatham University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Unique problem based learning curriculum

    Cons

    There is a level of secrecy in the program that ends up inhibiting learning

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "PACE center tutor (student work)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Chatham University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great community with the other tutors
    opportunity to get a certification
    serve an important role helping students
    schedule is completely flexible
    work with little oversight, no manager looking over your shoulder and nit-picking

    Cons

    Because sessions are by appointment you don't know how many hours you are going to be getting
    Good for extra money, but you will need another job
    Sometimes students give up and just drop of the map


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Chaos"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some great faculty and staff

    Cons

    Toxic atmosphere, high turnover of faculty and staff


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