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"Great support structure, friendly professional environment, but not strict on students"

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Former Employee - Research Assistant in Lexington, KY
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Lexington, KY
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Pros

-) Associate with others of similar interests
-) Support for graduate students, including additional fellowships and conference funding
-) Sets high expectations and pushes you to meet them
-) Extremely friendly and supportive environment, making you look forward to working each day

Cons

-) Review for teachers is limited to student evaluations and a single in-class observation, making it difficult to receive feedback and react to it
-) Somewhat a "teach them to swim by throwing them in the deep end" situation

Advice to Management

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Other Employee Reviews for University of Kentucky

  1. "Not a bad place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits package tends to be good compared to other employers in the area.
    A flexible work schedule is offered.

    Cons

    There is little to no room for job growth
    Management seldomly promotes from within
    Innovation is not enocouraged by middle management

    Advice to Management

    Managers must find ways to prevent burn out by rotating employees.
    Provide more opportunities for employees to move into other positions.


  2. "UK is okie dokie."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, close to residence, provides educaitonal oppourtunities for myself and my family, some employees are great to work with at the college.

    Cons

    Eliteness of the university means that it is hard to get contact with high up supervisors and things move at a slow pace.

    Advice to Management

    The leadership seems to be distant from the staff but this could be due to the university being such a large organizaton.

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