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University of Oklahoma Tulsa Reviews

Updated August 21, 2017
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University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren
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  • Low pay with little chance of pay increases (in 15 reviews)

  • I have found no cons to speak of (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great benefits - Pay keeps the lights on"

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    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Representative in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Senior Human Resources Representative in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, lots of PTO, generous understanding of work-life balance

    Cons

    State instituion, low pay for basic administrative employees

    Advice to Management

    Encourage fairness in financial distribution across all aspects of the University regardless of athletics or HSC.


  2. "it is good place for work"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Tulsa, OK

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

    Pros

    it is a good environment for full time job.

    Cons

    There is no much opportunities to develop

    Advice to Management

    More clear career path for employees

  3. "Practice Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Clinic Administrator in Owasso, OK
    Former Employee - Clinic Administrator in Owasso, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I enjoyed the staff that I worked with.

    Cons

    Management has unrealistic expectations. Suggestions were never acknowledged. No upward mobility.


  4. "Nice work environment"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Quiet work environment. Campus is small and safe. The job pays for my education while offering me a chance to enhance my academic career.

    Cons

    Health benefits are not high.


  5. "overall - good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Oklahoma full-time

    Pros

    Lots of paid time off and holidays. Good retirement package. Average health benefits. Overall job satisfaction varies greatly between departments but I'd say the majority is on the good side. Very stable organization so layoffs are a rarity.

    Cons

    Salaries aren't always competitive with surrounding organizations. Low turnover rates sometimes limits upward mobility. Some employee's are self driven but without performance incentives there are others who are ok with being below average.

    Advice to Management

    look into performance tracking and incentives to drive staff efficiency and help make up for the minimal upwards mobility available


  6. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Autonomous, No dress code, You can come at nights, Fas internet, access to library and gym. Good work environment.

    Cons

    Pay is not good at all. Needs to be self-motivated and create task for your self.


  7. "OU-Tulsa is a great place to work at any stage of your professional life"

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    Current Employee - Professional in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Professional in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends

    Pros

    OU-Tulsa is a great environment to work in. The benefit package is very generous, campus is very pretty and facilities are new and up to date, the main campus is in the center of Tulsa so it is an easy drive from anywhere (a large mall is across the street for lunchtime shopping and dining); other clinics are also convenient to everything. Free 24/7 fitness center on site. Lots of career growth opportunities and community spirited, service oriented environment.

    Cons

    This is a state employer so some salaries are not as high as the private sector, but the benefits and leave package are the best around.

    Advice to Management

    Continue encouraging employees to grow professionally, share thoughts, and look at ways to reward employees without raises.


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