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Found 363 of over 393 reviews
3.2
71% Recommend to a Friend
City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado
57% Approve of CEO

Found 362 of over 393 reviews

3.2
71%
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57%
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City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado
Juan Salgado
66 Ratings

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  • "The people are nice and supportive.(in 22 reviews)
  • "Good benefits(in 22 reviews)
  • "There are great colleagues who are very much dedicated to what they do.(in 12 reviews)
  • "Benefits and salary are good for full(in 8 reviews)
  • "This is a great opportunity to be able to learn the culinary arts very quickly.(in 7 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Early Childhood

    Nov 22, 2022 - Adjuct Instructor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Ability to teach classes remotely.

    Cons

    None at this time that comes to mind.

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

    CCC Experience

    Nov 10, 2022 - Coordinator of Academic Services 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The company is currently looking at part time and full time roles and creating inclusivity across campuses. CCC has a dedication to the City of Chicago residents offering Academic and Career and Technical programming. The CCC are dedicated to making sure that the student experience in capitalized by offering programs for traditional and non-traditional students.

    Cons

    The company could continue to work with part time and full time employees to enhance benefits comparable to Higher Education Organizations across the United States.

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  4. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Toxic Environment

    Nov 17, 2022 - Administration Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Personal time off and holiday pay!

    Cons

    An overwhelmingly toxic environment! Such as passive aggressive behavior from upper management, micromanaging, and outright retaliation tactics.

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Instruction

    Nov 3, 2022 - Associate Dean in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Working with Faculty to support student retention and persistence.

    Cons

    May be overwhelming at times.

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  6. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Good quality of life

    Nov 16, 2022 - Instructor, College Or University in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good quality of life and overall working conditions

    Cons

    Poor management, disorganized, high management turnover

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  7. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Confused Messed up Organization

    Nov 6, 2022 - ESL Teacher 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The students are fantastic and want to learn English

    Cons

    The bureaucracy and disorganization does not go far to help the students achieve their goals. And it does not support the teachers in their roles.

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  8. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Low pay

    Oct 24, 2022 - Math Tutor in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    None that I can think of

    Cons

    Low pay, no opportunity for job change

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  9. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Low pay

    Oct 26, 2022 - Adjunct Professor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great students, good opportunity to teach a variety of courses

    Cons

    Laughably low pay for adjunct instructors

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great Place to work if you love what you do

    Oct 11, 2022 - Faculty 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, vacation, students are a pleasure to work with

    Cons

    The starting pay could be better. The reimbursement process is cumbersome

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  11. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Just Horrible

    Oct 18, 2022 - Coordinator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Nice benefits if your are full time

    Cons

    Too many micromanagers and lack of effective leadership

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City Colleges of Chicago has an overall rating of 3.2 out of 5, based on over 393 reviews left anonymously by employees. 71% of employees would recommend working at City Colleges of Chicago to a friend and 56% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -13% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, City Colleges of Chicago employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at City Colleges of Chicago. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

71% of City Colleges of Chicago employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated City Colleges of Chicago 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.1 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at City Colleges of Chicago to be workplace, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be management, career development, senior leadership.

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