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Santa Clara University Reviews

Updated Sep 12, 2019

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Santa Clara University CEO Kevin O’Brien
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  • "Low pay for the people that actually teach full time(in 14 reviews)

  • "Only a part-time position at the moment(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great people and valuable work experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Operations Assistant 

    I worked at Santa Clara University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good opportunity to learn and develop skills such as responsibility, commitment, and time management that are translatable to the work world after graduation. Staff members were fantastic while working there.

    Cons

    N/A - Lots of great learning opportunity!

    Santa Clara University2019-09-12
  2. "Great environment to learn and grow in."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Parking Control in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Santa Clara University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The colleagues you meet can quickly become friends.

    Cons

    A LOT OF INTERNAL POLITICS

    Santa Clara University2019-09-12
  3. "Wonderful place to work"

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    Current Employee - Intramural Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Santa Clara University part-time

    Pros

    flexible hours and a wonderful staff. love working here

    Cons

    cannot always get as many hours as i wanted

    Santa Clara University2019-08-09
  4. "Great Balance"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Receptionist 
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Santa Clara University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy to get to shifts Works around class schedule Can do homework on duty

    Cons

    Some late nights Mail sorting can be a lot

    Santa Clara University2019-08-06
  5. "PART TIME OFFICE ASSISTANT AT AN OFFICE AT SCU"

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    Current Employee - Office Assistant 

    I have been working at Santa Clara University part-time

    Pros

    really nice staff with flexible hours in light of my schoolwork, good pay

    Cons

    cant think of any cons

    Santa Clara University2019-07-10
  6. "A Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Facilities 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Santa Clara University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great People, Relatively Easy Work, Interesting Projects

    Cons

    Workplace Seems a Bit Scattered at Times

    Santa Clara University2019-07-05
  7. "Great People to Work With"

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    Current Employee - Student Program Assistant 

    I have been working at Santa Clara University part-time

    Pros

    Awesome people, overall great university

    Cons

    Could do better with employment portal

    Santa Clara University2019-06-10
  8. "Culture and overall experience as an employee is shifting"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Santa Clara University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, community-oriented culture,

    Cons

    Compensation structure hasn’t kept up with current market, lack of strong leadership,

    Advice to Management

    Lithe higher ed marketplace has shifted and yet SCU is still operating with the same systems and culture reflecting an old economy.

    Santa Clara University2019-06-16
  9. "Nice place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Santa Clara University full-time

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, great students, nice work environment

    Cons

    Salary not great compared with cost of living in the area

    Santa Clara University2019-06-12
  10. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Santa Clara University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great bosses and superiors, flexible work hours, $1/hour raise each year

    Cons

    I do not have any cons

    Santa Clara University2019-05-23
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