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Updated April 10, 2019
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Pros
  • "The work environment is profession" (in 25 reviews)

  • "Great people, Great institution, Professional" (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "Terrible benefits, low pay compared to peer universities" (in 15 reviews)

  • "Small town with not a lot around" (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Alden Library Student Team Leader"

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    Current Employee - Student Team Leader
    Current Employee - Student Team Leader
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very flexible schedule
    Excellent manager
    Decent pay

    Cons

    No hours available after 5pm


  2. "Graduate Student Teaching Assistant/Math Department"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Athens, OH
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Athens, OH

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

    Pros

    Minimal workload (15hrs/wk). Teaching is ok.

    Cons

    Given short notice of classes that I'd be teaching. They then wanted office hours and such very quickly.

  3. "Very Knowledgeable Faculty"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant

    I worked at Ohio University part-time

    Pros

    The faculty have a lot of experience and knowledge they can pass on to graduate students

    Cons

    GTA benefits have a lot to be desired.


  4. "Advancement Services"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Athens, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Athens, OH
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good people, flexible and understanding management

    Cons

    Repetitive work, could use more special projects


  5. "Not terrible experience, but not great"

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    Former Employee - Residential Assistant in Athens, OH
    Former Employee - Residential Assistant in Athens, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ohio University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good money for college students
    Good resume builder

    Cons

    Not willing to work with organization schedules
    Training is minimal and not very good

    Advice to Management

    Be more respectful of your students and what they're going through.


  6. "Overall a decent place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Athens, OH
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Athens, OH
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Local supportive community. Small town benefits.

    Cons

    a lot of politics. Very negative work environment. Not a lot of room to grow.


  7. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant

    I have been working at Ohio University part-time

    Pros

    Strong relationships and mentor-ships with professors, students often quite strong

    Cons

    Healthcare expensive on a grad school salary, unreliable salary semester-to-semester

  8. "great job for students"

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    Current Employee - Multimedia Specialist in Athens, OH
    Current Employee - Multimedia Specialist in Athens, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    I found management to be very flexible with scheduling

    Cons

    I have not had any problems working here


  9. "Good opportunity"

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

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

    Pros

    Working at a university has a lot of perks

    Cons

    Understaffed and failure to retain good employees

    Advice to Management

    Retain good employees


  10. "Zero consistency. Weak training programs."

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    Current Employee - Student Worker in Athens, OH
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Athens, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible schedule. decent managers, free food. decent culture

    Cons

    no consistency. low staff. little routine.

    Advice to Management

    implement training...wait, then try something else.