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Updated Aug 31, 2022

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3.8
74%
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59%
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Duquesne University President Charles J. Dougherty
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    HRIS

    May 18, 2022 - HRIS Coordinator in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Great benefits, PTO, co-workers were great

    Cons

    I thought they were all great!

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Part-time adjunct

    Aug 23, 2022 - Adjunct Professor in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Friendly people, including staff and other faculty.

    Cons

    The adjunct pay is lower than many other colleges in the area.

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  3. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Ehh it could be worse, but not much

    Aug 4, 2022 - IT Support Analyst in Pitts, PA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Some of the people are OK. There is a dining hall. They pay you. On-site vaccinations

    Cons

    Most people are horrible. No raises not even cost of living. Limited growth. No training or investment in employees. Low pay. Food and snacks are overpriced.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Long time no raise

    Aug 31, 2022 - Assistant Professor in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    The Mission is clearly known.

    Cons

    Long time no pay raise.

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Respectful and Encouraging Workplace

    Jul 14, 2022 - Teaching Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    High TA salary and full tuition remission for science graduate students

    Cons

    Minimal raises, non-compete clause, tedious workload

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Everyone that works here stays!

    May 10, 2022 - Academic Advisor in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Friendly, family-like environment, little on campus perks like events, tuition remission is a plus.

    Cons

    Can get pretty political, poor work ethic does not get addressed in various departments, pay is grossly different depending on school you work for.

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Work at the Writing Center!

    Apr 22, 2022 - Undergraduate Writing Consultant 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    An absolutely wonderful place to work and thoroughly enhanced my experience as a student at Duquesne-- invaluable professional development sessions, time to work on homework when not consulting, and endless opportunity to learn from those who come in.

    Cons

    No cons to report here.

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Great place to work...pre-Covid

    May 21, 2022 - Assistant Director in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Free tuition after 2 years of service 4+ weeks vacation after 1 year of service Time-off in December for Christmas break People are very pleasant to work for/with

    Cons

    Leadership is very "old school" WFH is not consistent across departments Flexible work schedules are not encouraged Very conservative views Limited opportunities for career advancement Senior leadership is not diverse in terms of race, very limited in terms of gender.

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Nice people

    May 9, 2022 - Vice President of Marketing and Communications 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    great location, good mission, not too big/not too small

    Cons

    very traditional, a little dated

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good

    May 5, 2022 - PhD Student 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Good campus and nice views

    Cons

    Not a lot of food options

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Duquesne University Reviews FAQs

Duquesne University has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 271 reviews left anonymously by employees. 74% of employees would recommend working at Duquesne University to a friend and 49% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -8% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Duquesne University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Duquesne University. This rating has decreased by -19% over the last 12 months.

74% of Duquesne University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Duquesne University 3.6 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.2 for career opportunities.

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

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