UC San Francisco - Bloated, slow-moving bureaucracy | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Bloated, slow-moving bureaucracy"

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    Current Employee - Administrative in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UC San Francisco part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great research institution, incredible minds on the academic side.

    Cons

    Outside of the professors, postdocs, and students, it is rare to find people other than the "No" bureaucrat model. One has to pull teeth to get anything done, especially if a task requires multiple departments (e.g., HR and Payroll) to work together. It's maddening.

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    UC San Francisco2015-05-18
  1. "I love it here"

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    Current Intern - Volunteer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UC San Francisco for more than a year

    Pros

    A beautiful campus in an amazing city, wonderful people and patients

    Cons

    Sometimes hard to get around from campus to campus during busy times of day

    UC San Francisco2020-02-03
  2. Helpful (1)

    ""Squeezed dry" is right"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UC San Francisco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very worthwhile and valuable mission; good benefits.

    Cons

    Very low pay. Very bureaucratic. You need to train yourself how to do tasks. Extremely difficult to fill administrative positions because of low unemployment rate locally and inadequate salary.

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    UC San Francisco2020-02-20

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