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Wayne State Reviews

Updated October 16, 2018
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  • "You will have to pay for parking every day (" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Low pay (other universities pay staff at least" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Academic Services Officer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Academic Services Officer in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Academic Services Officer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wayne State full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, PTO/vacation/ sick time. Access to continued education, systematic evaluation and promotion, tenure process for academic staff

    Cons

    Not a very flexible work culture


  2. "PhD GRA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wayne State full-time

    Pros

    At my department, everything is good as per the research point of view

    Cons

    Salary is very less but its ok for one person

  3. "Pretty great place to work, if you work for the right people or department"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wayne State full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, often flexible vacations and scheduling

    Cons

    Lots of silos, recent turnover in top management, bad actors are often not pushed out


  4. "Great place to work - the nicest people possible."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wayne State part-time

    Pros

    - Helping students
    - Flexible scheduling

    Cons

    - Sometimes a little too much work to fit into hours


  5. "Graphics"

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

    I worked at Wayne State part-time

    Pros

    Great working environment with coworkers, ability to learn new skills, and schedule flexibility.

    Cons

    Inconsistent information/pricing because of supervisor's interests/personal relationships with people in other departments.

    Advice to Management

    Communication needs to be improved greatly.


  6. "Good Place to work"

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

    I have been working at Wayne State part-time

    Pros

    Great Place to work, great people, great team

    Cons

    Nothing as such, just limited facilities

    Advice to Management

    Provide more facilities


  7. "Good place to begin career"

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    Current Employee - Professor in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Professor in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wayne State full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good environment to grow
    great medical school

    Cons

    not highly qualified staff and administrative assistants

  8. "resident advisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Wayne State part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    1.friendly staff
    2.humane hours
    3.meal plan access

    Cons

    1.work overload
    2.less staff , so more individual work

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. "Excellent Atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wayne State full-time

    Pros

    The culture, mission, and people are great

    Cons

    The only negative is paying for parking daily or risking street parking


  10. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wayne State full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits for employees and families

    Cons

    Long commute with long drive times during school hours


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