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Sinclair Community College Reviews

Updated April 27, 2018
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Pros
  • The network of faculty and staff work hard together to ensure that the most effective learning environment is maintained (in 4 reviews)

  • They are a great employers with great benefits (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Full-time faculty hires almost always go to friends, family members and those sleeping with faculty members (in 4 reviews)

  • Low pay, no health insurance, required job training not compensated (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "End Support Technician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sinclair Community College part-time

    Pros

    Very low stress job where you treated professionally and fair. Fun atmosphere and friendly co-workers.

    Cons

    Hard to advance to upper tier jobs within the school


  2. "SCC Overview"

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

    I have been working at Sinclair Community College full-time

    Pros

    Sinclair is always focused on the best interest of the student.

    Cons

    Continue to find the need and endeavor to meet it.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Workforce Development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Sinclair Community College full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice State of Ohio benefits

    Cons

    Adolescent leadership - all kinds of petty politics and questionable morals - no professional development - people treated like assembly line workers

    Advice to Management

    Clean house and understand the value of competent management


  4. "Library Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    flexible schedule and friendly co-workers

    Cons

    Low pay and work is repetitive


  5. Helpful (1)

    "I enjoy and appreciate my job and the people I work with."

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant II in Kettering, OH
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant II in Kettering, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sinclair Community College full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    There are many dedicated, wonderful people who work here. The majority of the faculty and staff have a cooperative, helpful, friendly attitude that makes them great to work with. There is a very positive culture at Sinclair. People here are doing good work.

    Cons

    The wages are not high enough for support staff. I don't have many complaints although I wish the food from Aramark was better.


  6. "Treat part-time contract and adjunct faculty poorly"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Sinclair Community College part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Students are great. Working at Sinclair makes you feel like you are making a difference in young people's lives

    Cons

    Full-time faculty hires almost always go to friends, family members and those sleeping with faculty members. Hiring is by small, biased committee with sign off by department chair and dean. No objective or merit based reviews. Class assignments are made by a single person that distributes assignments at whim.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the deans and department chairs. They are destroying departments, talented faculty are leaving as soon as they can find another position, leaving only poor faculty to teach students.


  7. "Tutoring"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sinclair Community College part-time

    Pros

    Laid back
    Comfortable
    Quality supervisors and co-workers

    Cons

    No real cons except boredom when there are no students to tutor unless you have homework to do.

  8. "Adjunct Faculty"

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    Former Employee - Administrator/Educator in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Administrator/Educator in Dayton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sinclair Community College part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities and interesting challenges.

    Cons

    Can not think of any cons

    Advice to Management

    Looks for opportunities while problem solving.


  9. "Love my job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dayton, OH
    Recommends

    I have been working at Sinclair Community College full-time

    Pros

    I have worked at Sinclair for 4+ years now and have loved every minute of it. They are a great employers with great benefits. I am very fortunate to have a very understanding manager who believes that your health and your family come first.

    Cons

    Performance management is non existent, everyone receives the same raise regardless of their position, duties and/or abilities. No maternity/paternity leave for new parents. If you do not have the leave time available you are taking the time unpaid and if you have had to use your FMLA for anything else, you are not guaranteed to keep your position.

    Advice to Management

    Implement a leave policy for new parents, men and women. Update your performance review system/policy.


  10. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sinclair Community College full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employees are devoted and dedicated to students. The College is continually working to improve the student experience. Team members are well trained, educated and invested in doing what is right for students.

    Cons

    Federal and State policy hinder our ability to design and deliver all that would benefit students.

    Advice to Management

    utilize the knowledge of your front line staff, they interact daily with students and truly know the operational needs of the college.


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