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University of Puerto Rico Reviews

Updated August 18, 2017
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  • Low salaries and many dispute with labor union (in 6 reviews)

  • low payment, no growth in education and positions of jobs (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Bursar Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Humacao, PR
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Humacao, PR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Friendly place with a lot of diversity and open minded individuals. Your coworkers treat you like family.

    Cons

    None. It's an awesome place to work. 15-20 minutes away from the beach


  2. "Professor"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Professor, Spanish in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Assistant Professor, Spanish in Huntsville, AL
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Puerto Rico full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Culture, salary, travels, teaching, learning

    Cons

    Crowded rooms, many classes, or sections, political parties criteria influence over professional requirements and academic specializations

    Advice to Management

    More culture as less political ambitions

  3. "Assistant Professor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Puerto Rico full-time

    Pros

    UPR is an excellent environment to work with warm people. They let you be very independent.

    Cons

    Sometimes there are a few persons who could interfere with your progress.


  4. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in San Juan, PR
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in San Juan, PR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Decent stipend for the amount of work
    -Tuition is covered

    Cons

    -Administrative staff is clinically insane
    -Unstable funding

    Advice to Management

    See a shrink!


  5. "Research"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University of Puerto Rico full-time

    Pros

    Amazing hardworking people, great teamwork, and innovative research.

    Cons

    Parking is not enough and can get expensive

    Advice to Management

    Help alleviate employee parking demands


  6. "Adjunct Professor"

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

    Pros

    Great college environment in a tropical island.

    Cons

    To be paid way too less when you do the same work as a tenured professor.


  7. "No bad"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in San Juan, PR
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in San Juan, PR
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Puerto Rico full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility with time management, excellent medical insurance plan, best University in PR, receive the best students from the island therefore the level of teaching can go deeper.

    Cons

    To obtain tenure is not necessarily related to performance but for others stuffs. There is no a plan to growth in: campus size, enrollment, research and new full time faculty with tenure.
    They relied mainly in contracts for professors and most of the cases are part timers.

  8. "Good Experience Internship"

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    Former Employee - Programner and Analyst in Bayamon, PR
    Former Employee - Programner and Analyst in Bayamon, PR

    I worked at University of Puerto Rico part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The group had all the equipment necessary to make the job and if not the administration was willing to help us

    Cons

    With all the changes the administration was doing to the systems we felt confuse sometimes

    Advice to Management

    Would recommend to keep having an open and clear conversation with the things that are happening and will happen in the future


  9. "supervisor de mantenimiento"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ponce, PR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ponce, PR

    Pros

    good working enviroment,excellent medical plan, good schedule

    Cons

    little opportunity to grow, low pay,

    Advice to Management

    increase salary scale according to responsability and experiences


  10. "Director of Finance"

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    Current Employee - Director Fo Finance in Carolina, PR
    Current Employee - Director Fo Finance in Carolina, PR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Near to my home and free tuition for my sons.

    Cons

    Low salaries and many dispute with labor union.

    Advice to Management

    Select employes according to position requirements.


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