University of Colorado Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Sep 14, 2020

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University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy
Mark Kennedy
12 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, not just health insurance but also discounted events(in 44 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, including total hours of PTO, benefits, office space, salary was decent but not high(in 25 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, low opportunity for advancement(in 16 reviews)

  • "Salaries do not match living cost in Boulder(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ophthalmic Technician 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and environment which promotes learning/advancement

    Cons

    No real downsides with this company.

  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, CO
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits and the university seems to care about employees.

    Cons

    Pay isn’t fantastic, but it’s not horrible either.


  3. "Great benefits, hard to advance"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Researcher 

    I have been working at University of Colorado part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits. Good work/life balance

    Cons

    Can have a lower salary and hard to advance

  4. "Great benefits not worth the stress"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Patient Access Coordinator in Boulder, CO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The pay is high, the benefits are great

    Cons

    Administration is lacking. Since new higher ups have taken over the turnover rate has significantly increased.

  5. "Good for starting out"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, CO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits for both healthcare and perks, such as tuition assistance

    Cons

    Pay is less than it could be

  6. "Supporting all of Colorado"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Annual Giving Coordinator in Denver, CO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time

    Pros

    - Flexible managers - Great benefits - Mission driven

    Cons

    Working in a large system lends itself to complexities that often stem from multiple campuses being involved.

  7. "Same old"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, not just health insurance but also discounted events

    Cons

    It's a university and so getting raises is difficult and really can happen at 2 specific times a year.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Great benefits, toxic work culture and poor upper leadership"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sustainability Procurement Program Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The benefits are great - 10% 401a matching and 21 days of PTO + 10 days of sick leave that can be used as PTO and 10 paid holidays.

    Cons

    Upper management creates a toxic work culture. A lack of transparency and poor leadership/communication leads to a negative environment

  9. "Review"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Professional Research Assistant in Aurora, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Colorado full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits. Great work life balance.

    Cons

    A lot of politics between different department chairs that make it difficult for professional advancement

  10. "Task Saturated"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Boulder, CO

    I have been working at University of Colorado full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits and perks for working at CU

    Cons

    Too many responsibilities for one person. Slightly anti-male culture on campus. Expected to do more because of gender norms.

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