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Sacred Heart University Reviews

Updated November 20, 2017
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  • Crap pay, no benefits, complete isolation (in 4 reviews)

  • Mostly Low pay, and short staffed departments (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Intramurals Supervisor"

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

    I have been working at Sacred Heart University full-time

    Pros

    Everything! The staff is great, the perks are great and the atmosphere is great.

    Cons

    There are no cons as of now

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


  2. "No Problems"

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    Current Employee - Level I Technician in Fairfield, CT
    Current Employee - Level I Technician in Fairfield, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The hours are very forgiving, you learn things really quick and in a safe environment. The people are great

    Cons

    Nothing wrong with working here for entry levels job

  3. "Graduate Assistant"

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

    Pros

    Flexible
    Provided experience in a variety of tasks
    Helped make an advanced degree more attainable/affordable

    Cons

    Hours of work often depended on the needs of the office and not the normal business hours.


  4. "Great Place to Work"

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

    I worked at Sacred Heart University full-time

    Pros

    Growing school with lots of opportunity. Great location in Fairfield, CT. The employees that work there are all great!

    Cons

    Not a lot of parking


  5. "Growing university with great people!"

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    Current Employee - Management in Fairfield, CT
    Current Employee - Management in Fairfield, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sacred Heart University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Growth and improvements abound! So many opportunities to mingle with colleagues through events and fun wellness activities.

    Cons

    Fast growth is difficult to keep up with.

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget about the people who make this university operate.


  6. "Adjunct"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A great place to work with amazing students and amazing faculty.

    Cons

    The administration runs SHU like a business. The students don't matter to them as much as the money they bring in.

    Advice to Management

    Slow down the growth and get back to the basics of what a university should be about - giving the best possible education to the students.


  7. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sacred Heart University full-time

    Pros

    Location and benefits are good,

    Cons

    Low salary, unorganized, inexperienced management

    Advice to Management

    Take a management course which will improve skills

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Not a great place to work."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sacred Heart University part-time

    Pros

    Good holiday parties and many dedicated people.

    Cons

    HR is very weak and does not respond to discriminatory problems. Don't work there.


  9. "Great Community"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Sacred Heart University full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment and great campus.

    Cons

    Lack of parking and lack of increases in salary.


  10. "great culture"

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

    Pros

    People are great to work with, growing university, employee wellness is high priority.

    Cons

    lack of resources, salary, needs to create more opportunities for employees to advance.


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