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"Good Job and Good Team"

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Former Employee - Desk Attendant in Bellingham, WA
Former Employee - Desk Attendant in Bellingham, WA
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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Western Washington University part-time (More than a year)

Pros

Worked with School Schedule
Good way to meet peers

Cons

Not very many hours available

Advice to Management

Allow Desk Attendants to do more in the community

Other Employee Reviews for Western Washington University

  1. "Western is a Great Place to Work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Assistant in Bellingham, WA
    Current Employee - Program Assistant in Bellingham, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Washington University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    WWU is one of the best employers in Bellingham. Compensation is (so I hear) low relative to other universities, but for Bellingham, it's very good. For benefited employees, the benefits are great, especially if your position is exempt. Staff in many cases have it better than faculty when it comes to overall compensation (other than tenured faculty of course). Work-life balance is understood, so it's a great workplace for someone with a family.

    Cons

    The normal schedule is 8AM to 5PM. That can be difficult for people with young children in school; but with the right supervisor and the right kind of position, a different start time can often be negotiated. Many positions are part-time and have no benefits; but positions open up quite frequently and once you're "in" at Western, you're encouraged to apply for positions when they become available.

    Advice to Management

    Professional development is very important for all levels of staff, especially for retention; learning should be encouraged beyond offering support for taking courses at Western. Keep seeking to forge ties with the community around you, in formal and informal ways.


  2. "Met my expectations but wasn't impressed."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Calculus Study Group Facilitator in Bellingham, WA
    Former Employee - Business Calculus Study Group Facilitator in Bellingham, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Western Washington University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    beautiful campus, a lot of freedom in how we structured our sessions.

    Cons

    many students don't care, it's just a class they have to pass.

    Advice to Management

    A little more structure.

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