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Found 73 reviews

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University of Hartford CEO Walter Harrison
Walter Harrison
42 Ratings
Pros
  • "Benefits, great people with a sense of purpose/mission, good work/life balance(in 5 reviews)

  • "Flexible schedule and friendly people(in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "Higher ups bend to student complaints, even in the face of blatant cheating(in 2 reviews)

  • "(in 2 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great People"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Receptionist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Hartford part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Work study opportunities are plentiful and employers are welcoming and understanding.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of

  2. "Acoustical Engineering and Music Major"

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    Current Employee - Student in West Hartford, CT

    I have been working at University of Hartford full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Great student to teacher ratio.

    Cons

    The food is terrible. My degree requires the music school as well as the school of engineering to work together. However, more often than it should, essential courses offered in both commonly clash with have time conflicts that nether side helps to accommodate for.

  3. "Good amount of freedom"

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      Former Employee - Computer Science Tutor 

      I worked at University of Hartford part-time

      Pros

      As long as you are available in the tutoring lab, you pretty much have free time.

      Cons

      Students come to you expecting answers and not assistance.

    • "Research Assistant"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at University of Hartford part-time

        Pros

        Flexible work schedule depending on job.

        Cons

        Minimum wage is standard for campus jobs.

      • Helpful (1)

        "Work environment is good; Administration far below average"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Hartford, CT
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

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

        Pros

        Congenial and committed coworkers. Most people want to do the right thing.

        Cons

        Administration (new president) easily misled. Same old politics.

        Advice to Management

        Stop doing the same thing and expecting different results. Don’t allow uninformed power hungry employees to take credit for another’s work while attempting to discredit good employees.

      • "I am working as adjunct professor"

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        Current Employee - Adjunct Professor Michal Zapatka in Old Saybrook, CT
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at University of Hartford full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        It’s a great opportunity to advance in a career

        Cons

        Pay isn’t accurate at all

        Advice to Management

        Stop being so cheap toward the Old Saybrook division. I work hard and deserve way more.

      • "Student"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Hartford, CT

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

          Pros

          The teaching staff was very helpful

          Cons

          I wish there was more material

        • "Assistant director of admissions"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at University of Hartford full-time

          Pros

          Friendly staff, sincere boss, professional development

          Cons

          Salary, not much room for growth

        • "Former Employee"

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            Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I worked at University of Hartford part-time

            Pros

            It was a great experience

            Cons

            Timing could have been better

            Advice to Management

            None

          • "Employee in Residential Life Department"

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              Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
              Doesn't Recommend
              Neutral Outlook
              Approves of CEO

              I have been working at University of Hartford full-time for more than 2 years

              Pros

              Get to connect with many people and see direct results

              Cons

              Organization struggles to communicate effectively

              Advice to Management

              Be more proactive and less reactive to problems within department

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