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University of Texas at Arlington Reviews

Updated June 26, 2017
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  • Low pay compared to private sector (in 19 reviews)

  • Most positions related to peer education were only available on a part-time basis (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "UTARI - Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Arlington, TX

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

    Pros

    Diversity - Work Culture - Innovative Projects - Encouraging new ideas - Futuristic work

    Cons

    Location- Transportation - Lab Space - Tools availablity


  2. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, TX

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

    Pros

    Fees Waiver
    Good Work Environment
    They understand you are a part-time worker and also have to study.

    Cons

    Usually nobody takes a sick leave so it becomes difficult to ask for leave if you become sick.

    Advice to Management

    Good Work


  3. "great place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Student Assistant in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - IT Student Assistant in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is opportunity for growth

    Cons

    It is highly very competitive


  4. "OK place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Instructional Technology Specialist in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Instructional Technology Specialist in Arlington, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Texas at Arlington full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The staff are really nice. Most have been working for UTA for a long time.

    Cons

    Employees are VERY underpaid. Workload is pretty heavy and gets worse as more and more students enroll. Little opportunity for raise unless you change positions. Sometimes the atmosphere feels more like a community college than a university.


  5. ""okay""

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Arlington, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Texas at Arlington (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work. Steep learning curve as expected.

    Cons

    Working over time is a requirement. Less pay as compared to the same position elsewhere.


  6. "Coordinator of Special Programs"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator of Special Programs in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Coordinator of Special Programs in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Texas at Arlington full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly work environment, easy to succeed.

    Cons

    Not many chances for advancement within departments. Lots of bureaucracy.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more opportunities for advancement.


  7. "Amazing"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Texas at Arlington full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    All Facilities Available on Campus.

    Cons

    I haven't faced any difficulties with this institution.

    Advice to Management

    Keep Progressing


  8. "State Agency/Job security"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Administrator in Arlington, TX
    Current Employee - Data Administrator in Arlington, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Texas at Arlington full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job security, lots to learn, available classes for management, analytics, time management, etc. State pays for medical, small premiums for dental and vision. TRS retirement system.

    Cons

    High Stress environment. Hard to advance at times.


  9. "Undergraduate Research Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Arlington, TX
    Former Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Arlington, TX

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

    Pros

    I was an undergraduate student and had the chance to do research experience. I was very fortunate to end up with a wonderful professors who has guided to learn and grow, and pay me for research as well.

    Cons

    The downside of research is that it is not easy. Answers are often difficult to find, since research is generally done in a new field.

    Advice to Management

    This goes above the actual department, but to the school it self. There are many professors with novel ideas, it would be nice if they could actually research their ideas instead of wasting time begging for money.


  10. "Finance Literacy Specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Literacy Specialist in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Finance Literacy Specialist in Irving, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Texas at Arlington part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Time flexibility
    - Light workload
    - Friendly staff

    Cons

    - Not that many hours

    Advice to Management

    Should interact more with employees


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