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Valparaiso University Reviews

Updated May 16, 2017
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  • Low pay and increasing classroom size (in 7 reviews)

  • Not a lot of room for advancement in any department on campus you might work in (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "As a student working."

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    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Valparaiso, IN
    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Valparaiso, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Get to work with plenty of new people every semester.

    Cons

    The pay is low and never increases.


  2. "Short Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Valparaiso, IN
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Valparaiso, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Valparaiso University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very mission-oriented and driven to create a great experience for all.

    Cons

    Needs better name recognition for such a great institution.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on trying to be the best.


  3. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Conley, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Conley, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Valparaiso University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pretty good place to work. A lot of nice people and friendly staff

    Cons

    The pay is not as great but the benefits are good


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  5. "C.N.A"

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    Former Employee - Circulation Desk Assistant in Royal Oak, MI
    Former Employee - Circulation Desk Assistant in Royal Oak, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Valparaiso University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Close proximity to my classes
    Positive networking opportunities

    Cons

    Not that many work hours

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "Student Ambassador"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in Valparaiso, IN
    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in Valparaiso, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    it s positive for everybody who will work in future

    Cons

    not applicable for all type of person

    Advice to Management

    I hope the management team will go


  7. "Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valparaiso, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valparaiso, IN

    I have been working at Valparaiso University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Valparaiso University is the best place to work because it is an outstanding educational Private Lutheran University with a great group of students, staff and faculty.

    Cons

    Valparaiso University is the best place to work. The only reason I am seeking employment elsewhere is so that I am have the opportunity to grow professionally in my field of interest.


  8. "Library Student Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Library Student Assistant in Valparaiso, IN
    Former Employee - Library Student Assistant in Valparaiso, IN
    Recommends

    I worked at Valparaiso University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Managers are great people to work with.

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons!

    Advice to Management

    None.


  9. "Assistant Professor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valparaiso, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valparaiso, IN
    Recommends

    I have been working at Valparaiso University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice colleagues and friendly neighborhood

    Cons

    Low pay and increasing classroom size


  10. "Good people"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Valparaiso, IN
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Valparaiso, IN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Valparaiso University (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There are a lot of very dedicated and caring people here.

    Cons

    The pay is not industry-standard.


  11. "Graduate TA"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lynwood, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lynwood, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Valparaiso University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience with wonderful students and professors

    Cons

    Unable to help more student. Students fail to attend available sessions.


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