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Miami University Reviews

Updated June 27, 2017
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  • Sometimes you will encounter unappreciative students who are not very friendly to student workers (in 9 reviews)

  • Low pay, but that is to be expected for student employment (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Resident Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Resident Assistant in Oxford, OH
    Former Employee - Resident Assistant in Oxford, OH

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

    Pros

    it was a fun job, got to meet the residents and made some good friends (both residents and other RAs)!

    Cons

    you have to pick your year and llc carefully so you get less problematic residents


  2. "Developer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Developer in Oxford, OH
    Current Employee - Developer in Oxford, OH

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

    Pros

    Easy and good work culture
    Very good benefits
    Nice Managers

    Cons

    Pay is low when compared to private sector and some other universities.

  3. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Oxford, OH
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Oxford, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Miami University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free school along with great research and teaching experience along with an amazing faculty that are always helpful and give great guidance for future endeavors.

    Cons

    Just like any graduate assistant the pay is lower compared to a full time job but that happens for every graduate assistant. Besides that there is no real con.

    Advice to Management

    No real advice to management because it would be unrealistic to ask for increased pay because we are graduate assistants getting a free education.


  4. "Student Manager Dining"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Manager in Oxford, OH
    Current Employee - Student Manager in Oxford, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Miami University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Greater appreciation for what it take to feed all the students that come through

    Cons

    Many complain that the work is not worth the pay, but when you work hard you'll be rewarded

    Advice to Management

    Get to know student workers and managers better


  5. "Great Place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Oxford, OH
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Oxford, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Miami University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice campus, friendly colleagues, lots of resources, good income

    Cons

    nasty secretaries in most departments, boring place to live, hate to explain to people that I don't live in FL.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job


  6. "Wonderful people and a great mission"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oxford, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oxford, OH
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Miami University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great people, working with college students keeps you young, beautiful campus, generous benefit package, worthy mission, talented achievement-oriented students

    Cons

    slow and inefficient processes are frustrating, higher ed bubble


  7. "Lab Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Oxford, OH
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Oxford, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great staff and an easy job, everyone was very helpful.

    Cons

    Limited hours due to student standing.

  8. "decent job, crap pay"

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    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Oxford, OH
    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Oxford, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Miami University part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -student job
    -don't have many other options in town
    -flexible hours

    Cons

    -pay is garbage, even for student managers
    -job can be very demanding

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees


  9. "Miami"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Oxford, OH
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Oxford, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Miami University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Love this job, wish funding had not run out. Great place to work and very friendly people, helpful too

    Cons

    Far for me to drive every day


  10. "Business School: Decent salary for grunt teaching work"

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    Current Employee - Visiting Assistant Professor in Oxford, OH
    Current Employee - Visiting Assistant Professor in Oxford, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Miami University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, compensation, benefits, very quiet summers, laid back town, Cincinnati just one hour drive away, get to network with a lot of companies visiting the campus.

    Cons

    Massive teaching loads, no time for research if looking for tenure position, upper tier faculty get paid way more, some students come from very privileged backgrounds -- struggle to comprehend doing bad or accepting fault.


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