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University of Kentucky Reviews

Updated Jun 12, 2019

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Found 761 reviews

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University of Kentucky CEO Dr. Eli Capilouto
Dr. Eli Capilouto
268 Ratings
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  • "Low pay, long hours, not great health insurance(in 27 reviews)

  • "Cheap cost of living in Lexington helps to offset this though(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Kentucky full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    401k is great. Double what you put in.

    Cons

    Must pay to park in garage.

    University of Kentucky2019-05-13
  2. "The BEST place to work"

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

    I worked at University of Kentucky part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working at UK was like working with family

    Cons

    State college salaries are never the best

    University of Kentucky2019-06-12
  3. "Love it!"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at University of Kentucky part-time

      Pros

      The people and benefits are fantastic!

      Cons

      You'll probably have to buy a parking pass, but it isn't that expensive!

      University of Kentucky2019-06-11
    • "Great work culture"

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      Current Employee - Web Coordinator in Lexington-Fayette, KY
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at University of Kentucky part-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Its a great work environment for people of all backgrounds.

      Cons

      It is really difficult to find parking

      University of Kentucky2019-06-01
    • "Hospital - Good place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington-Fayette, KY
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at University of Kentucky full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Benefits, tuition benefit, stable

      Cons

      Parking, salary below average, over reliance on pay grades when considering career advancement

      Advice to Management

      Lack of advancement opportunities

      University of Kentucky2019-05-30
    • "Great Team atompshere"

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      Former Employee - Histology Technician in Lexington-Fayette, KY
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      good pay, fun team to work with

      Cons

      bad management, Management doesn't back up employees

      University of Kentucky2019-05-29
    • "Great place to work overall."

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      Current Employee - Assistant Professor 
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at University of Kentucky full-time

      Pros

      I love the environment overall. There is a bit of stress trying to secure funding, but that is to be expected.

      Cons

      There is some pettiness in my department, it can be distracting. Overall, it is mild and probably typical of any other workplace.

      University of Kentucky2019-05-25
    • "Student"

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        Former Employee - Ph D Candidate 

        I worked at University of Kentucky full-time

        Pros

        Tuition covered and the campus is nice

        Cons

        Low pay and traffic is horrible around campus

        University of Kentucky2019-05-23
      • "Radiology at UK Healthcare Lexington-Fayette KY"

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        Current Employee - Senior Staff Radiologic Technologist in Lexington-Fayette, KY
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

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

        Pros

        This is an excellent learning facility, great for entry level staff and veteran staff. A variety of exams including OR, Fluoroscopy and Trauma keep things exciting and engaging.

        Cons

        High volumes of patients, with high expectations on patient care and quality.

        University of Kentucky2019-05-22
      • "Security Officer"

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        Current Employee - Security Officer in Lexington-Fayette, KY
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at University of Kentucky full-time for more than 8 years

        Pros

        Great Health Insurance and retirement

        Cons

        Too much overtime and not enough staff

        Advice to Management

        Pay the employees better

        University of Kentucky2019-06-05
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