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College of Charleston Reviews

Updated October 3, 2017
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Pros
  • great people, beautiful campus, independent work environment (in 4 reviews)

  • There is a very nice work environment and most people are passionate about their jobs (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay, bureaucracy, little room for growth (in 4 reviews)

  • Salaries are low (even for the area which is notorious for low paying jobs) unless you are in upper management (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Love this place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at College of Charleston part-time

    Pros

    Everyone was so helpful and nice when it came to learning new skills

    Cons

    Can't think of any at this point


  2. "Ok, not much aimed towards diversity."

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    Former Employee - Student in Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - Student in Charleston, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at College of Charleston full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Location is in the center of downtown and shopping areas. Great access to cabs and Ubers. Party central, always booming on the weekends.

    Cons

    Improper representation of people of color and what best suits them. Lack of inclusion of diverse events for those who need the help.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to listen to the input of ALL students.

  3. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Leasing Agent in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Leasing Agent in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at College of Charleston full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    upbeat atmosphere, nice benefits

    Cons

    If you want something fast paced this will bore you

    Advice to Management

    Management is great


  4. "IT Helpdesk Support"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at College of Charleston full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work and great employees

    Cons

    Has little training for new employees


  5. "Love it"

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    Current Employee - Office Assistant in North Charleston, SC
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in North Charleston, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at College of Charleston part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly staff; great management; great way to have a start in your field; great way to serve the campus community.

    Cons

    There isn't really a lot of negative things I have. There is some confusion in terms of where students call for information, but nothing major


  6. "Good place to get your start or to end up before retiring"

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

    I have been working at College of Charleston full-time

    Pros

    Very understanding managers and a good place to learn and research and experiment.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy involved gets in the way of accomplishing things. Also underpaid compared to industry averages.

    Advice to Management

    Stop getting too involved and micro-managing.


  7. "Resident Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at College of Charleston part-time

    Pros

    Half off housing and you get paid

    Cons

    On-call schedule and lots of programming

    Advice to Management

    Be mindful that your resident/desk assistants are also students trying to figure out their lives outside of college.

  8. "IT"

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

    I have been working at College of Charleston full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, good people to work with, good professional development

    Cons

    People who don't do their job get to keep it, not much room for growth


  9. "Budget"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at College of Charleston full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Able to work independently

    Cons

    Cost of parking and health insurance

    Advice to Management

    Stop micro-managing


  10. "Good opportunities for graduate student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very pleasant, helpful, and worth it

    Cons

    nothing I can see as a cons


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