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Updated Sep 29, 2022

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3.8
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  • "Extremely low pay and no chance for salary adjustments.(in 16 reviews)
  • "5. Management doesn't take interest or take the initiative to understand the basic functions.(in 7 reviews)
  • "Some leadership is incompetent and ONLY in those positions because they knew the right folks.(in 7 reviews)
  • "Poor knowledge of Manager and VP(in 4 reviews)
  • "Difficult supervisors and colleagues at times.(in 4 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great culture and experience gained

    Sep 29, 2022 - Student Assistant in Frisco, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    This was a great opportunity to work while I completed my degree. The culture was welcoming to student assistants and supportive in every way.

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons, honestly.

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  2. 2.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Micromanaging culture of fear

    Sep 26, 2022 - Director in McKinney, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good benefits Decent time off for staff

    Cons

    Highly contentious, politicized environment Vindictive leadership Faculty vs. Administration - high levels of discord Exceedingly poor communication across the institution

    1 person found this review helpful
  3. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Great Benefits

    Sep 26, 2022 - Administration Assistant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits and opportunity to learn

    Cons

    Low pay to the point unlivable

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Good overall but some areas need major improvement

    Sep 15, 2022 - Licensed Professional Counselor 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Work/life balance within the department is great (being able to take sick days and care for family etc); diverse population of students and support from direct management

    Cons

    No option for remote; often understaffed/threat of losing positions - counselors here make 20k less than at Dallas College; insurance is ok-need referrals for every provider- core values are not always reflected in decision making like valuing diverse students/employees

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  5. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Too Political

    Sep 8, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    A lot of shining stars at Collin

    Cons

    Can be a very difficult place to work

    1 person found this review helpful
  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Collin College Full Time Professor

    Aug 8, 2022 - Professor 
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    Pros

    Great Schedule, Great Pay, Yearly Raises, Good Co-workers

    Cons

    Salary ceiling Potential Travel Potential of classes not making

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Easy work environment with little advancement potential

    Aug 8, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Easy place to work and keep a steady schedule

    Cons

    Little to no advancement potential

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Excellent College that Puts Students First

    Aug 3, 2022 - Career Center Manager in McKinney, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    - Focused on putting students first - Wide range of high-impact academic programs - Extremely inexpensive tuition - Excellent services and resources for supporting students with admissions, financial aid, academic advising, career development, and more

    Cons

    - Pay is on the lower end, but friendly, supportive coworkers make it a great place to work

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Math Tutor

    Aug 2, 2022 - Math Lab Tutor in Plano, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Fun and Intellectual Atmosphere to be in.

    Cons

    Students sometimes come unprepared and don't care to learn.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great place to teach

    Jul 28, 2022 - Adjunct Professor in McKinney, TX
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    Pros

    Great place to teach. Very efficiently run. Lots of support. Very little red tape. Lots of teaching options - in-person, online, dual credit.

    Cons

    Limited full-time opportunities. When a full-time opportunity does open, it's very competitive.

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Collin College Reviews FAQs

Collin College has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 202 reviews left anonymously by employees. 74% of employees would recommend working at Collin College to a friend and 71% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Collin College employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Collin College. This rating has decreased by -11% over the last 12 months.

74% of Collin College employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Collin College 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.3 for career opportunities.

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

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