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"Uplifting the Whole People"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
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I have been working at University of Alberta full-time (More than a year)

Pros

The U of A fulfills their mission "Uplifting the Whole People" by creating a dynamic and supportive work place. There are a number of benefits to working on campus: diverse and positive work environment, opportunities to get involved, access to a lot of great facilities, skills development and courses, ongoing development and growth and many more benefits.

Cons

There is a combination of localized organization and central university management which creates a unique experience in every department but are all held together under the general guidelines. As with any large organizations, there are a number of rules and regulations to learn and follow. Although, the new employee orientation to the university is excellent, specific job training and mentoring is not as well developed as in the private sector.

Advice to Management

Better centralization of information and multiple methods of disseminating information so that employees do not need to search as much especially before they learn the U of A jargon.

Other Employee Reviews for University of Alberta

  1. "good and flexible work hours, the place is good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    it's very good and convenient to live and work at compus. work with my supervisor, good research experience.

    Cons

    the salary is low for student, but can't complain more since the funding is limited.


  2. "University of Alberta Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of Alberta full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good services and facilities for students.

    Cons

    low salary, irresponsibility of some supervisors regarding their students academic life and future.

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