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Updated December 10, 2018
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  1. "Budget Analyst"

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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 Colorado full-time

    Pros

    Great benefit, relaxed company, great place to grow

    Cons

    most jobs are related to grants


  2. "CU employment"

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    Former Employee - Technical Specialist III in Boulder, CO
    Former Employee - Technical Specialist III in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Solid 40 hour work week, Working with the students

    Cons

    Promotions and raises are few and far between. Only get paid once a month.

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within and provide merit raises.

  3. "Supplier"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Colorado part-time

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere and good people to work with

    Cons

    Schedule changes often and events are cancelled


  4. "Depends on Department - Avoid DS"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boulder, CO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are decent.
    Inevitably meet some cool people.

    Cons

    Personal growth can be stymied by self-serving upper management.
    Bureaucracy, lack of courage and imagination.

    Advice to Management

    Look into servant leadership.


  5. "Administration"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Colorado part-time

    Pros

    Good managers, very helpful with career growth opportunities

    Cons

    no Telecomute opportunities to work from home


  6. "Amazing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time

    Pros

    Overall great benefits and pay

    Cons

    Not really any cons that I can think of.


  7. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Business Services Professional in Aurora, CO
    Former Employee - Business Services Professional in Aurora, CO

    I worked at University of Colorado full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, collaborative science, pay is great

    Cons

    Leadership and diversity need to be a priority

  8. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time

    Pros

    People, flexibility, ability to make more money during summer

    Cons

    Less salary for CJ professionals than PA professionals


  9. "Graduate Course Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Boulder, CO
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Flexible timings
    Bi weekly pay

    Cons

    No tuition wavier
    no medical benefits


  10. "No real promotional opportunities"

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

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time

    Pros

    Stable, good benefits, decent pay, considering total compensation

    Cons

    Politics, slow moving, pay under market generally

    Advice to Management

    Develop staff within before hiring from outside