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University of Missouri St Louis Reviews

Updated November 14, 2018
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Pros
  • "Working as a student at Umsl comes with great people who teach to many skills" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Laid back, open minded, great for college student" (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "State budget cuts, lack of raises" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Hiring Freeze, low wages, no benefits, no guarantees" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Student Leadership"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Missouri St Louis part-time

    Pros

    Tons of opportunities to get involved and grow as a leader.

    Cons

    Could be paid more off campus.


  2. "Business Support Specialist I"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Missouri St Louis full-time

    Pros

    flexible, always learning something new, the people

    Cons

    very little pay increase, pay does not reflect performance

  3. "Children's Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Missouri St Louis full-time

    Pros

    Room to move around, health benefits

    Cons

    Salary is low, the supervisor was mostly absent and unpredictable


  4. "Bad decisions made by executives"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Missouri St Louis full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    the hours are great, the location is beautiful, student interaction is ++, coworkers are dedicated to the university

    Cons

    Frequent layoffs due to lack of state funding, most decisions are made for the good of the higher ups with little consideration of the impact on the workforce, history of tolerating harassment/bullying behavior by execs

    University of Missouri St Louis Response

    Aug 20, 2018 – Executive Director of Human Resources

    Thanks for recognizing the dedication of your UMSL coworkers!

    UMSL finished the last two fiscal years in surplus after a significant budget realignment, which included some layoffs, in 2016. In... More


  5. "Depends on What Department"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of Missouri St Louis full-time

    Pros

    Tuition Reduction, Impactful campus serving a high need community, lost of opportunity to gain experience

    Cons

    Toxic Work Environments all over campus, some leaders high up do not want change, you never feel like you are given the support needed to support the students

    Advice to Management

    Need to discipline leadership who are not working efficiently or who are breaking HR protocol

    University of Missouri St Louis Response

    Aug 6, 2018 – Executive Director of Human Resources

    Sorry you had this experience, it obviously falls short the kind of environment we aspire to create. We would be happy to speak with you further if you call Human Resources at 314-516-5811.


  6. "UMSL"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Missouri St Louis full-time

    Pros

    Great people. Friendly staff where most get along well

    Cons

    State budget cuts, lack of raises


  7. "Tour Guide"

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    Current Employee - Campus Tour Guide in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Campus Tour Guide in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Missouri St Louis part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, great networking

    Cons

    Only part time , can't get promoted

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what they're doing

  8. "Ups and Downs"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Teaching PRofessor
    Current Employee - Assistant Teaching PRofessor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Missouri St Louis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Still have fair degree of independence

    Cons

    Academic freedom is slipping. Uniformity seems the goal.


  9. "Senior Instructional Support Consultant"

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

    I worked at University of Missouri St Louis part-time

    Pros

    Easy job, decent pay, leadership experience

    Cons

    hard to take off work

    Advice to Management

    Creat schedules well in advanced


  10. "Student Assistant- Technical at the CON"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant
    Current Employee - Student Assistant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning environment, students are given respect and most of the supervisors are previous students which helps connect with them as a student worker.
    It does depends on the school and department that you work on though

    Cons

    You are limited to 20 hours a week or less. No benefits or opportunities for advancement. The pay is pretty bad.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. Students love their jobs and you are giving us an amazing opportunity to learn and grow!


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