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Virginia Commonwealth University Reviews

Updated December 13, 2018
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  • "low pay and no option for growth" (in 19 reviews)

  • "never got a raise, no room for growth" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Student Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    this job is the best job for a student

    Cons

    this job is very easy


  2. "Graduate Teaching assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    University environment. Good start for teaching experience.

    Cons

    Nothing worth mentioning. Everything is okay.

  3. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Virginia Commonwealth University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    vcu in generally has really great benefits

    Cons

    the particular place I worked for had short on-boarding and training.


  4. "Great place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Learning experience is good
    Good work culture

    Cons

    There is no cons at this moment


  5. "System Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Virginia Commonwealth University full-time

    Pros

    Nice environment, research opportunity, learning opportunities

    Cons

    Very limited career growth path, low salary

    Advice to Management

    Review salary brackets


  6. "Av Tech"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virginia Commonwealth University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very relaxed, will set up equipment and will be able to do homework the rest of time.

    Cons

    dealing with people who have bad temper


  7. "Former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Work environment, people, nice city of Richmond

    Cons

    Big university, greedy president, rising price

  8. "Very convenient"

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    Former Employee - Desk Assistant in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Desk Assistant in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Virginia Commonwealth University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It is very Relaxed and very flexible. Works very well with school schedule.

    Cons

    Pay is not great but do-able


  9. "TA VCU"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Virginia Commonwealth University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling and great environment

    Cons

    It gets a bit overwhelming sometimes


  10. "Great Environment to Work"

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    Former Employee - Adjunct Professor in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Adjunct Professor in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very supportive staff. Great opportunities to advance and work in the community. Pay was good.

    Cons

    The lengthy process to become full-time faculty.

    Advice to Management

    Keep providing wonderful support to part-time and adjunct faculty.