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Saint Joseph's University Reviews

Updated February 22, 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
  • Poor decisions on the part of Upper Management led to serious shortfalls in funding (in 4 reviews)

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

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  1. "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!


  2. "Great Place to Work"

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

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

    Pros

    Beautiful Campus, nice staff and students, tuition benefits, great vacation time. Plus they are very compassionate when you need time off to care for a sick parent, child or any family member.

    Cons

    I have not experienced any cons.


  3. "Looks good at first."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    free tuition, work isn't difficult, great vacation time.

    Cons

    Back stabbing culture, If you don't fall in line with the "Saint Joe's way" people will try to force you out.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to manage.


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  5. "Graduate Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  6. "Visiting Instructor of Finance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Saint Joseph's University full-time

    Pros

    Great salary, polite colleagues, minimal administrative responsibilities

    Cons

    Schedules assigned very late, students complain about grades more than at other schools, lack of parking during basketball season if teaching nights


  7. "Graduate Assisstant"

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    Current Employee - Appalachian Experience Leader in Franklin, TN
    Current Employee - Appalachian Experience Leader in Franklin, TN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gaining professional development in an educational setting

    Cons

    working part time while obtaining my masters degree... can't wait to teach!


  8. "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


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Admissions"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    fun, good job, nice campus

    Cons

    lacks diversity from students to administration


  10. "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


  11. "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.



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