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Found 81 reviews

3.7
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Thomas F. George
6 Ratings
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)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Student Leadership"

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      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.

    • "Graduate Research Assistant"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

        Pros

        1. no pushing 2. Faculty and staff are friendly

        Cons

        1. salary is relatively low.

      • "Faculty"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

        Pros

        It's located in a metropolitan area replete with cultural activities. Educational benefits are provided.

        Cons

        Some decisions by campus leaders are not well thought out before implementation. Some supervisors do a poor job of communicating with staff. You sometimes learn about things that will impact you via email or the rumor mill.

      • "Business Support Specialist I"

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        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

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

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        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

      • "Bad decisions made by executives"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at University of Missouri St Louis full-time for more than 9 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

        August 20, 2018Executive 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 those two years we have also provided merit increases to faculty and staff. In 2017 ...

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      • "Depends on What Department"

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

        August 6, 2018Executive 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.

      • "UMSL"

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

      • "Tour Guide"

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        Current Employee - Campus Tour Guide in Saint Louis, MO
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at University of Missouri St Louis part-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Flexible schedule, great networking

        Cons

        Only part time , can't get promoted

        Advice to Management

        Keep doing what they're doing

      • "Ups and Downs"

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        Current Employee - Assistant Teaching PRofessor 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at University of Missouri St Louis full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Still have fair degree of independence

        Cons

        Academic freedom is slipping. Uniformity seems the goal.

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