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Updated February 23, 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. "Teaching assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Arizona part-time

    Pros

    1) On time Payment
    2) Many opportunities to learn

    Cons

    1) Salary could be much higher


  2. "Program Coordinator"

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits; employee growth; Education at discounted rate

    Cons

    I cannot think of anything negative to say.

  3. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Tucson, AZ
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great staff, and student community.

    Cons

    Many graduate assistants feel that university executive leadership lacks understanding of student needs.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on funding programs that support underrepresented students.


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Arizona part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I enjoy working in my department. People are collaborative rather than competitive and it's an environment with exciting research being done all the time.

    Cons

    For graduate assistants, pay and job security vary widely by department. Some don't make enough to live on and don't know whether they will have funding from one semester to the next.


  5. "Good research school"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    - Very highly ranked for AMO physics, Optical Sciences and Astronomy
    - Research focused

    Cons

    i don't personally feel anything.


  6. "Group Fitness Instructor"

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    Current Employee - Group Fitness Instructor in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Group Fitness Instructor in Tucson, AZ

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

    Pros

    Flexible Postive environment working with people

    Cons

    problems are reoccurring and do not get solved by higher level management


  7. "Student Jobs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Arizona part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedules are perfect for students

    Cons

    Students are unreliable and working with them can be difficult

  8. "Computer Science Research Assistant Review"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Opportunities for learning
    -Livable pay
    -Pays for tuition

    Cons

    -Must be independently motivated and curious


  9. "Great Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Law Library Fellow in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Law Library Fellow in Tucson, AZ

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

    Pros

    Great culture and wonderful benefits.

    Cons

    I can't think of any.


  10. "Research Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Arizona full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, flexible hours, independence

    Cons

    Position was grant-based and dependent on incoming funds


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