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Sacred Heart University Reviews

Updated May 19, 2017
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  • Mostly Low pay, and short staffed departments (in 3 reviews)

  • Pay is not competitive, no benefits package for adjuncts (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Growing university with great people!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great & Fun"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Milford, CT
    Current Employee - Director in Milford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sacred Heart University (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, and atmosphere -- fun environment as a whole. No day is the same on campus, and there is a great work/life balance.

    Cons

    Mostly Low pay, and short staffed departments.


  3. "Graduate Student for Master's Degree in CyberSecurity"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Product Manager/Project Manager in Fairfield, CT
    Current Employee - Product Manager/Project Manager in Fairfield, CT

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

    Pros

    Great Collegiate atmosphere. - working in a truly collabritive environment.

    Cons

    Firefighting and projects without requirements and end goal.


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  5. "nothing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Bridgeport, CT
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Bridgeport, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    good atmosphere, good faculty, educational

    Cons

    - - - - - - - - -


  6. "on campus job"

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    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Fairfield, CT
    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Fairfield, CT

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

    Pros

    as a student i'm working as a lab assistant

    Cons

    No downsides in the sacred heart university


  7. "Holy Grounds"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Weymouth, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Weymouth, MA

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

    Pros

    Love the girls I work with. Very Flexible.

    Cons

    Sometimes a little slow on the weekends, so the day go by slow.


  8. "GA"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfield, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfield, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    good atmosphere, kind people, good values.

    Cons

    i have no cons for working here


  9. "University Advancement"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - University Advancement in Brookline, NH
    Former Employee - University Advancement in Brookline, NH

    I worked at Sacred Heart University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Co-workers were great! Understanding of school schedule.

    Cons

    - - - - -


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Adjuct instructor"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Trumbull, CT
    Current Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Trumbull, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Intimate learning environment contributes to a positive environment.

    Cons

    Poor salary is discouraging particularly given the cost of living in Fairfield County, CT.

    Advice to Management

    Compensate employees so they will be willing to stay and make a long term investment into the success of the university.


  11. "Work study"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfield, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fairfield, CT
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Sacred Heart University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hang out with friends and get paid

    Cons

    Managers dont care about you


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