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"Great people, great work, bad pay"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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Pros

Awesome people, and bosses. They are excellent at working with school schedules and very understanding and friendly. As long as you get done what you need to you have a very long leash.

Cons

The pay is pretty low and hours are few and far between. Also if you're a student there's no way to advance.

Advice to Management

none

Other Employee Reviews for University of Colorado

  1. "AWESOME"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Colorado part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Atmosphere at University of Colorado

    Cons

    I would probably have liked a little more responsibility


  2. "A mixed bag: some wonderful, dedicated employees but infrastructure is shoddy and state financing is skimpy."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Colorado full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of time off: 4-1/2 weeks per year for professional/exempt employees.
    Tuition remission of up to 9 credits per academic year.
    Good choices for health and dental insurance.

    Cons

    State funding for higher education is among the lowest in the U.S.
    Infrastructure is shoddy -- 30-year-old furniture, leaking roof, cramped space.
    Overly centralized micro-management of HR and financial issues.
    While most employees are great, some lack interpersonal and managerial skills.

    Advice to Management

    Let the Colleges manage their own finances to a greater degree; stop penalizing the departments that are growing and profitable by saddling them with annual "deficits" that they need to repay. One College grew by 17% but was limited to a 3% increase in its operations budget, which is untenable. The Chancellor should not be signing hard copies of every new employment letter of offer. Instead, the University should start using e-signatures and delegate approval of new hire offers to a lower level.

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