University of Tampa Reviews

Updated Aug 5, 2020

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3.7
59%
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72%
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University of Tampa President  Ronald L. Vaughn
Ronald L. Vaughn
29 Ratings
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  • "Minimum wage for most positions, not a lot of room to grow given these are student jobs(in 8 reviews)

  • "There are no cons in my opinion(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Work Study Job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Tampa, FL

    I worked at University of Tampa part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I had the sweetest supervisor in the Financial Aid office.

    Cons

    Had to deal with a lot of angry students and/or parents.

  2. "Eh."

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Communications Specialist in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Tampa full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Beautiful Campus. Nice Coworkers. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Slow moving infrastructure. Management doesn’t listen.


  3. "Not recommended"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Director in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of Tampa full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pretty campus, lots of "lunch" meetings

    Cons

    Academic bullying, sexism and age discrimination are commonplace. Support functions are understaffed; employees are overworked and overstressed.

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  4. "Excellent place to work!"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Education Abroad Advisor 

    I worked at University of Tampa full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits Great summer hours Great campus!

    Cons

    My experience would have likely been different had I worked in a different department. The university as a whole is a great place to work

  5. "Great resume booster"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Lab Mentor in Tampa, FL

    I worked at University of Tampa part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Professors running labs are great

    Cons

    outdated equipment/ lab spaces and not enough room for all students

  6. "Student Worker"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Student Worker in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Tampa part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good leadership Beautiful Campus Good Hours Good Manager

    Cons

    Low Pay Little acknowledgement Expensive school

  7. "Cool at first, but be prepared for burn out"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Admissions Counselor in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Tampa full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Ability to work independently and collaboratively Travel and change of scenery Good for networking Free tuition

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations for the low pay Overtime is required (various nights and weekends) Management causes unbearable stress and is the main reason why people leave

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  8. "Mixed bag"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Professor 

    I worked at University of Tampa full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, benefits, and staff. Tampa is a nice city.

    Cons

    Poor workplace culture, disinterested students

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  9. "I am filling this out for Salary info"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Student in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of Tampa full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good school Professors care a lot good academic program

    Cons

    EXPENSIVE as sin but scholarships are there, I went on the GI bill congested campus terrible parking expensive books expensive

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  10. "Great benefits, burnt out employees"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at University of Tampa full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I enjoyed meeting new people, making connections, and impacting students lives.

    Cons

    Burnt out employees and there is a lack of solidified roles in various departments. Not much room for advancement, either due to the university's politics.

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