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Updated January 17, 2018
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  1. "teaching assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    flexible to work in Duke

    Cons

    salary is not high for a student

    Advice to Management

    Good


  2. "Great place to be"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Duke University part-time

    Pros

    Awesome employees and faculty there

    Cons

    Can be competitive at times

  3. "Great place to work and live"

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

    I have been working at Duke University full-time

    Pros

    Cost of living, training and advancement

    Cons

    doing things the duke way


  4. "Great School"

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

    Pros

    High faculty-student ratio, amazing hardworking ambitious people all around

    Cons

    Unfriendly to people who don't have a car.
    Tuition was expensive


  5. "IT Manager"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in Durham, NC
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Duke University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Senior Management team who focus on continual improvement and trying to become a preferred provider for our customers.

    Cons

    Tend to get bogged down in processes but they are continuing to work on this.


  6. "Administrative Coordinator"

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

    I have been working at Duke University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, salary okay, environment okay

    Cons

    Your work/life balance depends on what manager you get. Not across board.

    Advice to Management

    Give managers more mandatory training


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Duke University full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and lots of opportunities.

    Cons

    Many jobs have soft funding.

  8. "feedback"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Duke University full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and well know institution

    Cons

    low moral and poor work culture

    Advice to Management

    listen to employees concerns


  9. "Lab Technician"

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    Former Employee - Research Phd in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Research Phd in Greensboro, NC

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

    Pros

    Wonderful people and attitudes from staff and most of the professionals.

    Cons

    Some of the PI's have forgotten that there should be a balance of play and work with the technician level workers.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the HR strong as they are efficient, fair, and great to deal with! Generally found most of the staff very personable and helpful as opposed to other research universities. Keep fostering this type of community.


  10. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Director in Durham, NC
    Current Employee - Director in Durham, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Duke University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People, education benefit, flexibility, mission, purpose

    Cons

    Low pay, limited resources,


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