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Grand Canyon University Reviews

Updated October 13, 2017
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  1. "Campus Cashier"

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

    I worked at Grand Canyon University part-time

    Pros

    Living on campus made it easy to work on campus. Co-workers were always fun too.

    Cons

    Working odd hours or not as many hours as I wanted between classes was hard.


  2. "Good Company-Long Hours!"

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

    I worked at Grand Canyon University full-time

    Pros

    Christian company who really cares about making education affordable for all.

    Cons

    Doesn't seem to care about employee feedback.

  3. "Outbound Qualifying Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Grand Canyon University part-time

    Pros

    Able to work with fellow students which allowed for a friendly, collective environment.

    Cons

    Worked within an outbound calling center that repeatedly called the same individuals multiple times daily.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Technical support representative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Grand Canyon University part-time

    Pros

    they believe in servant leadership and it shows.

    Cons

    As a student worker the pay is not very good and the hours are limited.

    Grand Canyon University Response

    Sep 29, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you are able to see servant leadership demonstrated in the workplace.


  5. "Quality Assurance Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Grand Canyon University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Paid time off, racially diverse employees

    Cons

    Conservative and not at all gay-friendly

    Advice to Management

    Please do not impose your beliefs on your employees


  6. "Depends on department"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grand Canyon University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Education benefit, ample time off (if you can use it)

    Cons

    Some departments not run according to Christian and servant leader principles taught by the University

    Advice to Management

    Take a hard look at your Marketing Dept


  7. "Enroll students for online program in your specific educational department"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Grand Canyon University full-time

    Pros

    PTO, 20 days a year and around 13 paid holidays

    Cons

    Numbers, numbers, numbers. Constant fear in not meeting monthly quota and then being fired.

  8. "University Counselor"

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    Former Employee - University Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - University Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grand Canyon University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    work hours, employee benefits, work environment.

    Cons

    Covert discrimination noted, needs to be honest and transparent.

    Advice to Management

    "At Will" policy changes required


  9. Helpful (1)

    "University Counselor"

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    Current Employee - University Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - University Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grand Canyon University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoyable atmosphere working with others

    Cons

    Having to be on the phones all day


  10. "Research Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grand Canyon University full-time

    Pros

    They're a Christian university and everyone is pleasant to work with.

    Cons

    They pay is awful and raises are promised but not guaranteed.

    Advice to Management

    Pay according to the degree and character of the individual

    Grand Canyon University Response

    Oct 3, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoy your coworkers. GCU regularly evaluates our compensation and benefit package to remain competitive with other employers. However... More


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