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Updated December 13, 2017
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Grinnell College President Dr. Raynard S. Kington
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Pros
  • flexible hours, office culture, supervisors open to your ideas (in 5 reviews)

  • Engaged, help others, good benefits, meet new people, guaranteed single room on campus, support network, strong sense of a team (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Low salary, small town, not much to do (in 4 reviews)

  • stressful work environment and transportation (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Working as a Tutor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Math Tutor in Grinnell, IA
    Former Employee - Math Tutor in Grinnell, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grinnell College part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Allows the student to earn some money. Creates an opportunity to strengthen skills in the respective fields.

    Cons

    There are no setbacks to voluntarily working part time as a student.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Great student work environment, but repetitive and somewhat poorly run"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Grinnell College part-time

    Pros

    Easy, decent pay, time to get other work done while on a shift

    Cons

    boring, lots of down time

  3. "Dining hall"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grinnell College part-time

    Pros

    The school is liberal and pc, non-discriminating

    Cons

    Perhaps too liberal, pc and non discriminating for someone's liking


  4. "Research Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Grinnell College part-time

    Pros

    Involves a lot of independent work

    Cons

    Eduction focused, and options are limited


  5. "Grill Emoloyee Student Leader"

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    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Dining Services in Grinnell, IA
    Former Employee - Dining Services in Grinnell, IA
    Recommends

    I worked at Grinnell College part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Easy job

    Cons

    bad head manager
    Unrealistic expectations for the staff


  6. "Student Employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Grinnell College part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours and diverse positions

    Cons

    Wages are not very high


  7. "Supervisor"

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

    I worked at Grinnell College part-time

    Pros

    great people, competitive salary, great school

    Cons

    hard work, time commitment, stressful

  8. "Great Institution"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    -Friendly community, and good benefits.

    Cons

    -The people are friendly and community is great, but location.


  9. "Grinnell College Information Desk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grinnell College part-time

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, competitive pay, good community

    Cons

    Attitude of supervisor
    Competitive work environment


  10. "Dining Worker"

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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 Grinnell College part-time

    Pros

    Nice staff, but sometimes they were rude.

    Cons

    The pay could have been better.


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