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University of Cincinnati Reviews

Updated October 16, 2017
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Pros
  • Best workplace with perfect balance of work - life balance and opportunity to grow and learn substantially within short timeline (in 14 reviews)

  • Good co-workers, good work environment (in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • The job had extremely low pay at 10 dollars an hour (in 20 reviews)

  • But that is part of being a graduate student (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Assistant (Engineering)"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati full-time

    Pros

    Proximity to downtown. Lots of great sports games to enjoy.

    Cons

    The college has been struggled by tight research budgets.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Varies by department"

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    Former Employee - Peer Leader in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Peer Leader in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    It was flexible, with a great culture and great management. Professional development is there, and really what you make of it.

    Cons

    Pay raises are very difficult to achieve, changes are often slow, high expectations of workloads. Almost no advancement without switching departments.

  3. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Cincinnati part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Able to use graphics and design in other avenues
    -Develop management skills

    Cons

    -Book needed final editing before printing. Still waiting on prints


  4. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Cincinnati, OH

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

    Pros

    I learnt a lot in the field of Vibrations and Structural Dynamics here at UC and applied it to engineering structures.

    Cons

    Nothing to mention as everything I experienced was awesome


  5. Helpful (1)

    "10 years and counting."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, gorgeous campus. It's been a fun place to work and I've learned a lot, both in doing my "day job" and as an adjunct faculty.

    Cons

    Too many silos, very hard to break that dynamic. Currently a lot of turnover in leadership and a large sense of uncertainty and change fatigue.


  6. "Part time in Residence Halls"

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

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati part-time

    Pros

    Good student - part time balance,
    freedom to pick best suitable hours,
    Lots of Free time,
    Cool work- mostly just to speak with residents

    Cons

    Sometimes could be boring and monotonous

    Advice to Management

    -


  7. "Program Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Cincinnati full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great University with great staff to work towards the best scenerios for the students.

    Cons

    Management is slow to change, and needs to understand the scope of work delegated to employees.

  8. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati full-time

    Pros

    Industry related curriculum and professors

    Cons

    Less technical facilities for students


  9. "Pros and cons"

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    Current Employee - Zone Coordinator in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Zone Coordinator in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at University of Cincinnati full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Working with multiple divisions within the university.

    Cons

    Lack of planning by management. Lack proper communication


  10. "Human Resources"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Cincinnati full-time

    Pros

    Great environment with work/life balance. Wonderful opportunities for personal enrichment. Many good individuals.

    Cons

    Politics are strong, some weak administrators.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on doing the right thing for the University and less on self preservation.


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