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Towson University CEO Timothy Chandler
Timothy Chandler
65 Ratings
  1. "Positive experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Towson University full-time

    Pros

    Allows for a flexible schedule.

    Cons

    There are a limited number of hours.

    Towson University2018-04-01
  2. "Resident Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Towson University full-time

    Pros

    Working on campus is convenient.

    Cons

    The workplace is very political and non-transparent.

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent.

    Towson University2018-03-24
  3. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Towson University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule and friendly work environment

    Cons

    Pay and traffic in the area

    Towson University2018-03-15
  4. "Towson University Review"

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    Current Employee - IT Support Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Towson University for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Great benefits; medical, dental, vision Generous sick and vacation leave

    Cons

    Low pay, Merit and cost of living adjustment is dependent on the state granting them. Often times it can be years between raises.

    Advice to Management

    Work on diversity. It can be difficult for a person of color to advance at the university.

    Towson University2018-03-09
  5. "General Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Towson University part-time

    Pros

    Culture, flexibility, good work environment , work-life balance

    Cons

    very low hourly rate and poor senior management

    Towson University2018-02-23
  6. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Towson University part-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits per research position

    Cons

    Bad Management if you work for buildings other than the CLA building?

    Towson University2018-02-03
  7. "Student employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Towson University part-time

    Pros

    Opportunities for students to earn extra income

    Cons

    minimum wage payment as a student employee

    Towson University2018-01-16
  8. "Marketing Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Specialist in Towson, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Towson University part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Excellent work/family life balance and benefits

    Cons

    Not much room for growth

    Advice to Management

    More opportunities for growth

    Towson University2018-01-28
  9. "Assistant Professor of Mathematics"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Towson University full-time

      Pros

      Great location convenient to several major cities.

      Cons

      The workload and life/work balance.

      Towson University2018-01-23
    • Helpful (2)

      "Adjunct jobs in liberal arts"

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      Former Employee - Adjunct Faculty in Baltimore, MD
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Towson University part-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Occasionally you will have a handful of students who care about learning and not grades. Elbow patches on tweeds not required.

      Cons

      No benefits, low pay, the university standard for getting in appears to be wether or not you can get a student loan.

      Advice to Management

      Stop increasing the bloat in desk jobs and management positions and hire some teachers

      Towson University2018-01-18
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