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University of Oklahoma Oklahoma City Reviews

Updated April 15, 2017
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Pros
  • Great environment, the family-like work environment in the office (in 27 reviews)

  • Extremely flexible hours for students; great work environment with friendly and efficient managerial staff (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay and disorganized management (in 10 reviews)

  • I have found no cons to speak of (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Norman, OK
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly working environment, good pay, part-time, student job, easy to learn, opportunity for promotion, great boss, great leads, not too hard.

    Cons

    It is constantly full of people and noise if you work day shifts, and if you work night shifts they go on till preety late.

    Advice to Management

    Show leadership by example, not by authority.


  2. "Undergraduate Research Assistant (ARRC)"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Norman, OK
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Great pay
    Tools to succeed are everywhere
    Personal contact with professors
    Professors have direct contacts with large companies and hiring managers

    Cons

    Some of the bureaucracy is unreasonable

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  3. "Printing Services"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Printing Associate in Norman, OK
    Current Employee - Printing Associate in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Extremely flexible hours for students; great work environment with friendly and efficient managerial staff.

    Close to campus

    Cons

    Can be lower pay than some alternative job options

    Advice to Management

    Consider raising the pay to retain employees. As much as I love working here, I will have to soon switch for need of more income.


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  5. "Research and publications"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Norman, OK
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere as with any research University.

    Cons

    The University is struggling to find funding, which may have a long term negative impact.


  6. "Terrific..!! Go for it."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Norman, OK
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Graduate Assistant, while pursuing degree. Good tuition waiver.

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons of working as a student.


  7. "Great for extra income if you're an independent student"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier/Facility Attendant in Norman, OK
    Former Employee - Cashier/Facility Attendant in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Oklahoma part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I worked at the Huston Huffman Fitness Center on the Norman Campus as a front desk cashier and as a facility attendant. Coworkers are mostly peer students and supervising staff are friendly, accommodating, and always ready to help.

    Cons

    Pay was hourly minimum wage with little increase in raises.

    Advice to Management

    Possibly raise pay rates based on performance or time spend working at the facility.


  8. "Food Server"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Food Service Worker in Norman, OK
    Current Employee - Food Service Worker in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    fun and lively environment
    good pay
    opportunities to to grow
    according to your schedule

    Cons

    tiring work
    long hours
    standing for long periods of time

    Advice to Management

    more one on one communication with staff


  9. "Food Services Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Food Service Supervisor in Norman, OK
    Former Employee - Food Service Supervisor in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Oklahoma full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful People
    Beautiful Campus
    Low Traffic
    Good Pay

    Cons

    Lack of upward mobility
    Heavy Favoritism

    Advice to Management

    Be more impartial


  10. "Transportation to and from dental college."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Route Driver in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Route Driver in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Oklahoma full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoying the patient's and the employee

    Cons

    To much political in bosses.And not enough gratitude to employees.

    Advice to Management

    Good Treatment of employees is a must,you get back what you put into them.


  11. "Working at the university for close to a year."

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    Current Employee - Facilities Analyst in Norman, OK
    Current Employee - Facilities Analyst in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment, the family-like work environment in the office.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think about.



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