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Valencia College Reviews

Updated July 8, 2017
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Pros
  • Valencia offers great benefits to employees on top of the usual health and retirement (in 8 reviews)

  • awesome benefits, PTO, half-day Fridays during the summer, opportunity for professional development (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • Very few full time opportunities, it's adjunct or bust (in 19 reviews)

  • Part time work as a teacher in a college is not a high paying job anywhere (in 14 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great for Students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Recommends

    Pros

    Very flexible and accommodating for working students.

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Stop all the senseless diplomatic regulations and exchanges.


  2. "Great environment!"

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    Former Employee - Instructional Assistant in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Instructional Assistant in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Valencia College part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Gained teaching experience, pays well.

    Cons

    Not enough hours, only part time

    Advice to Management

    None, everyone is amazing there.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Very positive environment."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Recommends

    I worked at Valencia College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very small campuses where all the staff know each other and even get to know students very well. Most of the coworkers are always willing to help out and get to know you. Opportunities to advance within the college.

    Cons

    If you don't make friends, you won't get very far.


  4. "you feeel great bout helping others"

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

    I worked at Valencia College full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    they care about non-traditional people who work there and non-traditional students

    Cons

    there are no cons here


  5. "Atlas Lab Kissimmee campus"

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    Current Employee - Atlas Lab Assistant in Kissimmee, FL
    Current Employee - Atlas Lab Assistant in Kissimmee, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Valencia College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, Already on campus so I had a short commute to class, Leadership experience, not physically demanding I got to sit at a desk most of the time, I was always up to speed on new things occurring on campus

    Cons

    I only worked 20 hrs a week but that's was the legal maximum and my manager couldn't control that


  6. "I have be very fortunate in working here, I have progressed from 3rd Shift computer operator to Network Director."

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

    Pros

    Good people, great benefits, great hours

    Cons

    Work loads can sometimg become an issue


  7. "Great Place to work, benefits etc. Low salary"

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    Current Employee - Campus Manager in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Campus Manager in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Valencia College full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company Culture
    Benefits - especially time off

    Cons

    salary is low, but you can expect that in education

    Advice to Management

    None at this time

  8. "Excellent!"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Valencia College full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great benefits. Great environment.

    Cons

    Raises should be equitable between all different categories: Career service, professional, and faculty

    Advice to Management

    Merit pay raise.


  9. "An excellent college."

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    Former Employee - Editor in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Editor in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Valencia College full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The college is very open to applicants from all backgrounds. I was fortunate to work with editors from Russia, India, and others.

    Cons

    Contracts are annual at times.

    Advice to Management

    I advise more applicants be accepted based on credentials suited for the job.


  10. "Student Worker"

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    Former Employee - Student Ambassador in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Student Ambassador in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Valencia College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work environment, training, office culture, company values

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    NA


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