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Updated December 7, 2017
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Pros
  • Great team, respects your studies if you're a student, they invest in your professional development, great work-life balance, amazing pay considering (in 7 reviews)

  • The working environment is tidy and quiet (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "A great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parkville (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parkville (Australia)
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really good conditions. Worked with a lot of nice people.

    Cons

    I had problems with my manager. Not a very nice person.

    Advice to Management

    Respect your employeees and their contribution


  2. "salary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great location, amazing campus, great facilities

    Cons

    too stressful, busy campus, slow management

  3. "Good work -life balance"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Comparatively less stress
    Good pay
    Flexible hours

    Cons

    Promotions are not very clear. In order to get a promotion from one level to another, one has to find another position within university which is time consuming and not good

    Advice to Management

    have a clear promotion and career development plan


  4. "Masters Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parkville (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parkville (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Prestige of the university means nothing in the end.

    Cons

    Students were arrogant and many were bullies. Staff were also arrogant and bullied students.


  5. "Student"

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    Former Employee - Student in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Employee - Student in Melbourne (Australia)

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

    Pros

    The overall exp was good and I am really proud to be from this uni

    Cons

    Placement and job opportunity is very low


  6. "General Manager"

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Employee - General Manager in Melbourne (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Melbourne full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Always lots of variety and things going on. Leading edge in terms of research and the brand opens doors

    Cons

    Very political organisation. If you aren't in the "in" club you don't get opportuntiies. Opportunities and promotions strongly based on who you know and now what you deliver

    Advice to Management

    Improve performance management systems


  7. "Student"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Normal , nice , friendly, working hours

    Cons

    Low paying , old environment , no team work

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great for equal opportunity and fairness, generous 17% superannuation, beautiful campus in a great location.

    Cons

    The bureaucracy can often make it difficult to make a meaningful difference


  9. "Senior Lecturer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Lecturer in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Senior Lecturer in Melbourne (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good city, good interdisciplinary collaborations, excellent academics

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy. Academics exploited and spread too thin on too many task.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your academics.


  10. "tutor at university of Melbourne"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tutor in Melbourne (Australia)
    Current Employee - Tutor in Melbourne (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The students usually are very good.

    Cons

    The pay is not very good.


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