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University of Nevada, Reno Reviews

Updated April 19, 2019
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University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson
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Pros
  • "The university tutoring center has a great work environment, making it enjoyable to come to work and interact with all coworkers every day" (in 19 reviews)

  • "Great people work there and they offer flexible hours, for my position at least" (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Pay is low for the type of work being done" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Parking is expensive and as a part-time worker, you often won't get a parking pass" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Associate Professor in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good colleagues, great community, beautiful campus

    Cons

    no merit raises for the past several years


  2. "Student Worker"

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    Current Employee - Student Worker
    Current Employee - Student Worker
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    An opportunity for international student legally work in US

    Cons

    Lack of growth opportunity for career advancement

  3. "Graphic Designer"

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    Former Employee - Graphic Designer in Reno, NV
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer in Reno, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Stable job, decent benefits (health and dental insurance, no vision but an HSA), incredible retirement plan, yearly cost of living adjustment of 3%, pretty decent work environment if you find the nice people and beautiful campus

    Cons

    Horrible management and advancement opportunities, bad culture, no meaningful raises or promotions, unclear expectations set for my department, and a lot of gossip and politics

    Advice to Management

    Encourage your people to grow outside of the job and take advantage of professional development opportunities, take lower level employees seriously when they report gossip instead of telling them to grow thick skin


  4. "Great Place to work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work! Flexible with hours.

    Cons

    Pay is low due to the minimum wage of the state.


  5. "Programming and Marketing department review"

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    Former Employee - Marketing in Reno, NV
    Former Employee - Marketing in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people are amazing. They are always looking out for your success and answer all questions with helpful solutions.

    Cons

    Pay is low for the type of work being done

    Advice to Management

    Offer more incentive for employees to stay


  6. "Great School"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno part-time

    Pros

    Helped pay out of state tuition

    Cons

    none to report from me


  7. "Great Place to work in always"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very great environment to work in

    Cons

    None I can think of actually

    Advice to Management

    NA

  8. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant II
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant II
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent benefits and sometimes good supervisors

    Cons

    Vertical relationships with people, lots of bureocracy and have to jump through a lot of hoops to get stuff done. NOT flexible at all.


  9. "chaos"

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

    I worked at University of Nevada, Reno full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    had a cafeteria onsite for lunch

    Cons

    didn't like how execs understood business


  10. "Flexible"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Reno, NV

    I have been working at University of Nevada, Reno part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible and good work environment

    Cons

    No cons, but it is dependent on who you directly work for