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Eastern Kentucky University Reviews

Updated February 7, 2017
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Pros
  • Family friendly, great benefits, good people to work with (in 3 reviews)

  • Great learning experience if you have aspirations of becoming a professor (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • State budget cuts affect university (in 5 reviews)

  • University's Budget is tied to the State Budget and Enrollment (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Richmond, KY
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Richmond, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Eastern Kentucky University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment
    Helpful colleagues
    Benefits

    Cons

    Budget cuts
    chain of command problems


  2. "THE JOB DONE RIGHT"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Surveyor in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Surveyor in Louisville, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Eastern Kentucky University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    amazing ownership and performance ability

    Cons

    small operation so not full time

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  3. "great place to work and learn"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eastern Kentucky University part-time

    Pros

    friendly and fun staff, surrounded by positive energy, understanding with schedules

    Cons

    can be disorganized at times


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  5. "Decent Part Time Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Will work well with flexible schedules

    Cons

    only pay minimum wage for most jobs


  6. "assistant professor of finance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    new building, close to a city.

    Cons

    is not fair to some employees


  7. "Federal Work Study Job, Desk Worker"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Desk Worker in Richmond, KY
    Current Employee - Desk Worker in Richmond, KY

    I have been working at Eastern Kentucky University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They work with your class schedule, if you live on campus it makes getting to your job a lot easier, made plenty of friends through this job.

    Cons

    Hard to get a job because most you have to have federal work study to recieve it. Very few hours at min wage because of fed work study.


  8. "Great for building experience"

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    Former Employee - Network Analyst (Student) in Richmond, KY
    Former Employee - Network Analyst (Student) in Richmond, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eastern Kentucky University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work hours
    Great team to work for
    Access to a more high end network than most places in Kentucky

    Cons

    Low pay
    IT staff very unstructured in certain departments

    Advice to Management

    Innovate in a time of budget cuts


  9. "Tutor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Eastern Kentucky University part-time

    Pros

    Not knowing what sort of problems your students will bring you brings a great deal of excitement to the job.

    Cons

    It can be tough to put yourself in your students place in order to help them; you don't want to go above their heads with material they might now have learned yet.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great job. I've never worked with a finer set of people!


  10. "Pretty Good"

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

    I worked at Eastern Kentucky University part-time

    Pros

    As a student, your schedule fits around your classes, and the pay is fair for the job that you do.

    Cons

    No potential for a raise, no benefits, and no chance for promotion, because it's a student job.


  11. "Director"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eastern Kentucky University full-time

    Pros

    Time off for Holidays and other breaks

    Cons

    Budget cuts affecting benefits packages significantly



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