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Tufts University Reviews

Updated November 13, 2017
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Tufts University President Anthony P. Monaco
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  • fairly low pay, but increases each semester (in 10 reviews)

  • I did not work for that long so I have no idea what the cons are for people working full time (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Grad Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Great collaborative space to work, everyone is super friendly.

    Cons

    Location not as great, there is some crime around the campus.


  2. "Mail Room Staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Tufts University part-time

    Pros

    Nice co-workers. Wonderful environment. Well paid.

    Cons

    nothing to complain about for the job

  3. "Tufts"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good facilities and programs for postdocs

    Cons

    Nothing in my experience so far .


  4. "Assistant Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Organizational culture, benefits, colleagues, facilities

    Cons

    Pay is less competitive than other area universities


  5. "Alumni Relations Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, everyone is very friendly.

    Cons

    Not enough pay for the amount of work you are expected to do.


  6. "Great community"

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    Current Employee - Program Coordinator
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    University was going through some growing pains and making some major reorganization. Not much professional development and average compensation.


  7. "Friendly University with Good Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Grants Coordinator in Medford, MA
    Former Employee - Grants Coordinator in Medford, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tufts University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Intelligent, Kind Coworkers, Many Resources on Campus

    Cons

    Moderate Pay, but good benefits

    Advice to Management

    Continue to offer advancement opportunities

  8. "PhD Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Small department, always an opportunity to learn more

    Cons

    Your experience is in the hands of your advisor


  9. "International Programs and Partnerships Resident Counselor"

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    Former Employee - Residence Counselor in Medford, MA
    Former Employee - Residence Counselor in Medford, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tufts University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Met some amazing people and loved the job overall!

    Cons

    Long work hours and have to live in the dorms

    Advice to Management

    Make sure to build strong teams!


  10. "Mixed Bag"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tufts University full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and salary. Opportunity for internal movement.

    Cons

    Disorganized. Duplication of work everywhere. Lack of defined systems.

    Advice to Management

    Overhaul the advancement department.


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