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Collin County Community College Reviews

Updated October 10, 2017
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Pros
  • Good benefits; lots of vacation and personal time; 8am - 5pm schedule so there is not a lot of overtime or working late; (in 2 reviews)

  • Relaxed atmosphere, flexible scheduling, good pay (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Need to increase the number of full time faculty (in 6 reviews)

  • Money is low, upward mobility is slight (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great Culture and Resources"

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    Former Employee - Associate Professor
    Former Employee - Associate Professor

    I worked at Collin County Community College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Incredibly diverse student population, lots of resources available to aid in the teaching process, great colleagues, lots of campus wide events.

    Cons

    Little opportunity for upward mobility. Less than ideal pay.


  2. "A place to learn and grow"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Collin County Community College full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Supportive staff and leadership in a mentorship environment.
    Opportunities to learn new skills, challenge yourself and grow your career.
    Good work life balance and low stress positions.

    Cons

    Processes move very slowly.
    Salaries on low end of spectrum.

  3. "IHCE"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Collin County Community College full-time

    Pros

    Facilities are clean and up to date
    Students are given an excellent education at a very low cost

    Cons

    College does not support the culinary department

    Advice to Management

    Lack of HR support for FMLA


  4. "Great Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part Time Staff in McKinney, TX
    Current Employee - Part Time Staff in McKinney, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Collin County Community College (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful place to work for. People are kind and driven.

    Cons

    It takes some time to get things done because of the red tape


  5. "Why Collin?"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Collin County Community College part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good for a diverse group of people.

    Cons

    Hard to land full-time teaching positions.

    Advice to Management

    Give new people to the area a chance.


  6. "Ok place to begin OR end your career"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Collin County Community College full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Comfortable, A lot of holidays.

    Cons

    Boring. Very loa pay. No career progress. People don't ever want to retire which chokes the talent hoping to climb up. Management makes not very transparent in decisions

    Advice to Management

    More transparency


  7. "Slowly declining"

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    Current Employee - Admissions Representative in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Admissions Representative in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Collin County Community College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent co-workers
    Good pay
    Not too hard of a job

    Cons

    Non-sensical rules
    Angry students
    New management/higher ups not the best

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff, we know what kinds of procedures work best for both us and students.

  8. "Student Asst."

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

    Pros

    Good job. Worth applying for.

    Cons

    Not many bad things about it.


  9. "overall very good experience"

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    Current Employee - Professor in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Professor in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Collin County Community College full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    nice people, good benefits but expensive but others have worse. positive.

    Cons

    organizational design seems complex. too many layers of managers due to matrix.

    Advice to Management

    try to find simple ways of doing things without so much red tape


  10. "A+"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Collin County Community College part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, was able to study on downtime.

    Cons

    I had no issues while working here.


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