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Updated January 15, 2019
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Pros
  • "Exciting and fun work environment" (in 58 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance is unbeatable" (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "Currently going through budget cuts" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Graduate students are treated pretty badly here" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Support Specialist at University of Missouri"

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    Former Employee - Student Assistant IT in Columbia, MO
    Former Employee - Student Assistant IT in Columbia, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Works around your schedule, $0.25 raise available every semester if you do training, ability to do homework while working

    Cons

    Slow in the summer, can be boring at times


  2. "Overall positive"

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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 Missouri part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility and students were enjoyable

    Cons

    Hierarchical Structure made it challenging to create any necessary change

  3. "Overall good experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Missouri full-time

    Pros

    Learned a lot as this was my first job after graduating

    Cons

    Pay was a little low


  4. "Institutional Confusion at MU"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teaching students.

    Many friendly though harried/stressed coworkers.

    Cons

    University leaders and faculty lack vision for education, resulting in under-served students as well as compromised quality of research.

    No clear standards for success.

    Advice to Management

    Reflect on what it means to be a university, then develop aims and standards accordingly.


  5. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

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

    I worked at University of Missouri part-time

    Pros

    Autonomy and opportunities for leadership development

    Cons

    Organizational restructuring and program elimination

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Lab Technician"

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

    I have been working at University of Missouri part-time

    Pros

    Slow, nice campus, nice people, nice city and good life-work balance.

    Cons

    Depends much on who you meet. I met a pushing woman for my supervisor, so life was tough. But there are many nice supervisors tho.


  7. "Executive Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Missouri full-time

    Pros

    Loved being surrounded by so many beautiful people, contributors!

    Cons

    I can’t think of any “cons” I loved working there!

  8. "Work Study Positions"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University of Missouri part-time

    Pros

    It is an easy way to make a little extra cash while going to school full time. Your employers are usually very understanding about your class schedules and obligations.

    Cons

    The pay is not that great.


  9. "Graduate assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Missouri part-time

    Pros

    Great campus environment, students and professors are very nice.

    Cons

    No downside to share about, as a student employee, it is the really nice working environment.


  10. "Low Moral"

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

    I worked at University of Missouri full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, but still missing the mark.

    Cons

    Low moral and the administration doesn't do anything to help.