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Lycoming College Reviews

Updated May 25, 2018
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  1. "Call Agent for Community Needs Assessment"

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    Former Employee - Student in Williamsport, PA
    Former Employee - Student in Williamsport, PA

    I worked at Lycoming College part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent to improve communication skills and getting to know the community.

    Cons

    Some locals refuse to participate or will be rude.


  2. "Wonderful sense of community"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lycoming College full-time

    Pros

    Close knit faculty. Quality instruction is a priority. Increasingly diverse student body. Affordable area to live. Lots of support for new faculty.

    Cons

    Lower benefits than comparable institutions. Teaching prioritized over research.

  3. "Visiting Professor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Lycoming College full-time

    Pros

    Staff and faculty were kind

    Cons

    Dreary environment, bad pay, unresponsive administration, and my dept. chair had a bad habit of lying and stealing.


  4. "Circulation and Shelving Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Lycoming College part-time

    Pros

    Wonderful staff to work with and environment
    Very accommodating with schedules during your semester

    Cons

    Pay could be a little better.


  5. "Housekeeper"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Lycoming College full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The majority of the staff are friendly, the two week winter paid time off is nice and the health insurance is okay, but costly.

    Cons

    The faculty have a sense of entitlement, as do a lot of the people in upper management on both sides of faculty and staff, the lack of communication everywhere on the campus becomes irritating after a while and the very poor pay.

    Advice to Management

    Better pay and better inter-campus communication.


  6. "Lycoming College Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lycoming College part-time

    Pros

    Laid back working environment and atmosphere

    Cons

    Inconsistency and Lack of communication from the top down

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Great Position"

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    Former Employee - Student Development Officer in Williamsport, PA
    Former Employee - Student Development Officer in Williamsport, PA
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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    I love working at Lycoming College. Wonderful people and great atmosphere.

    Cons

    There are really no cons.

  8. "It's Okay"

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    Current Employee - English Tutor in Williamsport, PA
    Current Employee - English Tutor in Williamsport, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Lycoming College part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    This position is only open to students, but I would highly recommend the position to anyone who is proficient in writing. My co-workers are my peers and we all get along well.

    Cons

    Some tutoring sessions are brutal and the pay is minimum wage. I get the school can't afford to shell out money to student workers, but we should be adequately compensated for the important work we do.

    Advice to Management

    Increase some budgets for student worker pay.


  9. "Wonderful Administration"

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    Current Employee - Campus Ministry Assistant in Williamsport, PA
    Current Employee - Campus Ministry Assistant in Williamsport, PA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Lycoming College (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Great communication.
    - Wonderful students, faculty and staff. The administration is great.

    Cons

    - Confusing at times with organization.


  10. "Education at its finest!"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Williamsport, PA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Williamsport, PA

    I have been working at Lycoming College (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Close-knit community and great place to work.

    Cons

    Salaries are very low, a lot of turnover from employees leaving for higher paying positions elsewhere.


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