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University of Memphis Reviews

Updated December 9, 2018
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  • "Rather low pay, sometimes unpredictable direction for department" (in 10 reviews)

  • "No cons for working at the University" (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Admin Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Memphis full-time

    Pros

    Absolutely love working here. The people, the process, the benefits.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative about working at The University of Memphis.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Graduate Teaching assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Memphis full-time

    Pros

    It is good for students to get tuition waved and earn enough money to live by themselves

    Cons

    It might be challenging if you have bad students in your class

  3. "Pretty good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at University of Memphis full-time

    Pros

    Great leave time and benefits

    Cons

    Little mobility, a lot of politics

    Advice to Management

    Give more opportunities to employees to move upward as well as salary increases.


  4. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Memphis part-time

    Pros

    Convenient to work as a student
    Once you're in the system, it's easy to switch departments

    Cons

    Communication infrastructure isn't always the best


  5. "Resident Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Memphis full-time

    Pros

    Free room and board for resident assistants.

    Cons

    The resident assistants are underpaid.


  6. "Graduate assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Memphis part-time

    Pros

    Very friendly and they offer good amount

    Cons

    Some professors are rude and behaves harshly

    Advice to Management

    Assure mutual relationships to the graduate assistants


  7. "A Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Memphis, TN
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Well management and enriched facility

    Cons

    Poor security in neighborhood areas

  8. "Academic Counselor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Memphis (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good work life balance at the university

    Cons

    less than annual raises which can be challenging


  9. "Good work/life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Memphis full-time

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, great vacation time

    Cons

    Salary is lower than industry


  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Memphis part-time

    Pros

    No interference by management in day to day work

    Cons

    Work schedule depends on your boss!