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Updated February 23, 2018
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University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto
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  • Low pay and you have to deal with unruly people at times (in 19 reviews)

  • Not a lot of room for advancement (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Research Assistant"

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

    I worked at University of Kentucky full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours and travel opportunities

    Cons

    other responsibilities as a grad student can be overwhelming at times

    Advice to Management

    help focus on skills that are more relevant to job markets outside academia


  2. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Registered Respiratory Therapist in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - Registered Respiratory Therapist in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling
    great benefits
    friendly environment
    Good career opportunities
    educational supoort

    Cons

    none that i know of
    none that i know of
    none that i know of
    none that i know of
    none that i know of
    none that i know of
    none that i know of

    Advice to Management

    Management does good job

  3. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Lexington, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Paid Masters, with tuition paid.

    Cons

    Working a lot more than what you are paid for!


  4. "NCT"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - NCT in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - NCT in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    professional work environment, good pay

    Cons

    sometimes they dont need me for work

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what youre doing


  5. "Decent place to live and earn a PhD"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Kentucky full-time

    Pros

    Cost of living is low in Lexington, KY
    Education is high quality
    Life as a grad student is pretty good for the most part - you have flexible hours, few commitments, college campus atmosphere
    Health insurance/benefits are okay

    Cons

    Salary varies widely between colleges/departments
    Paycheck is constantly off
    Graduate students are NOT paid during the summer


  6. "Great Place to Work"

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

    I worked at University of Kentucky full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, informed supervisors, good work and life balance

    Cons

    Not many opportunities to advance quickly

    Advice to Management

    Increase opportunity to advance or you will lose faithful employees


  7. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Independent research, flexible schedule, friendly environment, sometimes require team-work

    Cons

    Computer is not up to date

  8. "Good"

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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 Kentucky part-time

    Pros

    People, culture, environment, and

    Cons

    Older facilities and pay rates can be pretty low.


  9. "Patient Services Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Patient Services Coordinator in Lexington, KY
    Former Employee - Patient Services Coordinator in Lexington, KY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Kentucky full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work with a wide variety of providers. Fast paced environment.

    Cons

    Too many providers to work with.

    Advice to Management

    Employ more Patient Service Coordinators to improve the ratio of provider to coordinator.


  10. "Service Desk Analyst I"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Desk Analyst I in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - Service Desk Analyst I in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits. The management is outstanding in that they put the employee only second to the customer.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


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