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Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia Reviews

Updated March 29, 2017
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Pros
  • Great place to work, where people are valued, students are top priority, research is respected and service is greatly appreciated (in 5 reviews)

  • I enjoy working with not only the people in my department and division but also the faculty and staff persons (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Not really any cons that I can think of (in 2 reviews)

  • working part time while obtaining my masters degree (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Assistant Professor"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours and supportive department

    Cons

    Relatively underpaid, under-resourced, and they are chipping away at benefits


  2. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment. Clean and safe school. Many connections run through the school.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Make this school more well known across the nation!


  3. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good exposure and on hand experience

    Cons

    None that I have come across thus far

    Advice to Management

    They are doing a great job


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  5. "Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phila, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saint Joseph's University (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The Jesuit mission should drive decisions

    Cons

    Frequent changes in top administration

    Advice to Management

    Transparency


  6. "Saint Joseph's University"

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    Former Employee - Food Marketing Librarian in Wallingford, PA
    Former Employee - Food Marketing Librarian in Wallingford, PA

    I worked at Saint Joseph's University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    collegial environment, beautiful campus, Jesuit mission

    Cons

    financial problems, leadership change, business school overshadows School of Arts and Sciences


  7. "Technical Operations Specialist seeking an Instructional Design Position"

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    Current Employee - Technical Operations Specialist in Doylestown, PA
    Current Employee - Technical Operations Specialist in Doylestown, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I enjoy working with not only the people in my department and division but also the faculty and staff persons. I like to interact with people around campus and to make sure their technology needs are met as well as the delivery mode.

    Cons

    My current schedule is Tuesday through Saturday. I am looking for more of a traditional work week and of course to advance my career.


  8. "Gate attendant"

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    Current Employee - Gate Attendant in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Gate Attendant in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is a good college to work with

    Cons

    No benefit except free education in the contract I have


  9. "student"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Philadelphia, PA

    Pros

    good faculty both in undergraduate and graduate programs

    Cons

    classes are conducted in the late evening hours

    Advice to Management

    cover requirements


  10. Helpful (1)

    "EXCELLENT"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saint Joseph's University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Everyone is so very nice. Care about your well being and next steps that you want to take professionally. Get off a lot of holidays because it is Jesuit! Kids are great at the campus as well.

    Cons

    They are letting a lot of people go so it may be challenging to get a job there. Some of the management can be harsh and unreliable at times.

    Advice to Management

    Be more understanding.


  11. "Faculty"

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    Current Employee - Faculty in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Faculty in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saint Joseph's University full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, where people are valued, students are top priority, research is respected and service is greatly appreciated. Pay is okay. Colleagues are helpful and caring. Faculty is transparent about common university and college issues.
    Place is beautiful and well kept.student population is well behaved, confident, and by and large ready to study.

    Cons

    Lack of diversity is a problem. Cost is high which prevents foreign students from applying.supprt for foreign students is lacking. Off and on lay-offs can be stressful.

    Advice to Management

    Spend money on a variety of courses that are cutting edge. human resource needs to be revamped.


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