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Updated February 15, 2018
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  • High work load and poor work life balance (in 13 reviews)

  • Not a lot of room for advancement in the administrative arena (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Overall Good benefits at Emory

    Cons

    Not found anything wrong


  2. "administrative assistant"

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    Current Employee - Administrative in North Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Administrative in North Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    best pace people condition near me to work for work in team

    Cons

    nothing everything its good everything with the university its a great choice and place fore work

  3. "Emory Police Department"

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    Current Employee - 911 Operator/Call Taker
    Current Employee - 911 Operator/Call Taker
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay. Safe environment.

    Cons

    Parking costs and locations and traffic congestion.


  4. "full time research specialist lead, lab management, grant preparation"

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    Current Employee - Lead Research Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Lead Research Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    very nice learning environment, lots of different facilities can enjoy

    Cons

    pay is not competitive b/c pay is based on funding


  5. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule. Great advisor.

    Cons

    At least a 30 minute ride on shuttles from Emory to GTech


  6. "Emory admin"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emory University part-time

    Pros

    Great school, smart people, enjoyable

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Good leadership


  7. "Research"

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    Current Employee - Director in Decatur, GA
    Current Employee - Director in Decatur, GA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits are offered to employees

    Cons

    Very low pay, not competitive

    Advice to Management

    Be more competitive with Industry standards for compensation. Many good people leave because of this.

  8. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Great environment, very friendly people

    Cons

    Not a lot of mobility, but that’s what the degree is for!


  9. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Director in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emory University (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good science across whole campus

    Cons

    Obviously location in Atlanta can be very hot in the summer when going across campus!


  10. "Getting to where it needs to be"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Small class sizes and personal attention

    Cons

    You pay a lot for additional things throughout the year and reading material can be over $200 per class.


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