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University of Arizona Reviews

Updated June 18, 2018
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University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart
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  • "Is not required to raise minimum wage with the" (in 20 reviews)

  • "State budget cuts continue to erode the schools' ability to serve in-state students" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Arizona part-time

    Pros

    flexibility, fun job, small classes, work-culture

    Cons

    Wages are lower than the private sector.


  2. "Excellent employer"

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    Current Employee - Knowledge Management Specialist in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Knowledge Management Specialist in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The benefits are fantastic, from medical to vacation to tuition reduction for self and family.

    Cons

    Wages are lower than the private sector.

  3. "Marketing Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Arizona part-time

    Pros

    Room for growth in the office setting

    Cons

    Was a student, cant really do a lot.


  4. "Research Assistant"

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

    I have been working at University of Arizona full-time

    Pros

    To learn something new everyday

    Cons

    low payment, long time working


  5. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Manager in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Arizona full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    This job has lots of flexibility, great benefits, very interesting projects, smart folks to work with, and good proximity to Tucson.

    Cons

    The University is very fragmented in its administrative support. Projects tend to be prototypical, so continuity in production is challenging.

    Advice to Management

    I really do not want to give advice to management. This twenty word limit to get information is rather frustrating.


  6. "Graduate Research Associate"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Associate
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Associate

    I have been working at University of Arizona full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very supportive environment with access to multiple core facilities.

    Cons

    Limited availability for collaborations with other institutions/industry due to distance from other major cities.


  7. "UA Bookstore Retail Associate"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Tucson, AZ
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Arizona (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great first job for college students. They are very flexible with their schedules and understand that the employees are also college students with busy school schedules.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    No advice. Management was great.

  8. "Good state benefits but lots of institutional issues"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at University of Arizona full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits (401K, health insurance)
    Tuition reduction program for family members

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy
    Poor pay for required amount of work
    Lots of turnover and leadership changes
    Limited opportunities for promotion


  9. "Good Life expierence"

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

    I have been working at University of Arizona part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, work life balance, and good people to work with

    Cons

    Salary is lower than most jobs


  10. "Great University"

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

    I have been working at University of Arizona part-time

    Pros

    Professor mentorship, school benefits, research opportunites

    Cons

    Variation in work load, lots of student emails


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