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Facilities Manager (Current Employee) –  610 Beacon St, Boston MA 02515September 27, 2016
Supervise, train and otherwise maintain the day to day operational effectiveness of the Housing and Rental Department. Train new personnel, update techniques for continuing employees, monitor and assign workloads, measure effectiveness and design and implement goals for each employee.Handle delicate cases, analyze confidential and personal information to effect resolution. Interaction with students, staff and superiors providing information, answering questions, receiving complaints, take orders and requests in behalf of the University.
Pros
Healthcare, Union Benifits, Tuition for Familiy members
Cons
Parking
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Nice place to work
Teaching Assistant for 'Analog VLSI Circuit Design (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAJanuary 31, 2017
If you want a stable job and a stable salary, this is the place you want to go. All you can do is go there, work, eat lunch, work and go home. It's not bad as there is not much challenges and you are not likely to get fired, but it is just not exciting.
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Research Assistant (Current Employee) –  Boston, MAJanuary 20, 2017
Very good job culture
Low compensation and benefits for Boston area
Good job security
Very friendly environment
Good work and life balance
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flexible
Licensing Specialist (Current Employee) –  Boston, MAMarch 16, 2017
i love the open atmosphere at the university. Great attention to people and heir lives, very understanding and flexible to the needs of employees. Benefits are good.
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Great Benefits, Time Off
Administrative Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Boston, MANovember 2, 2016
Boston University is a great place to work with excellent benefits and time off. A lot of diversity. You will learn how a large university operates.
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A challenging day full of decisions both operational, resource allocation customer interaction,. Very demanding.
Associate Director of Mail Services (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAFebruary 8, 2017
Begin the day.
Assess resources.
Allocate responsibilities based on resources available.
Monitor organizational needs and respond according to priorities.
Respond to customer requests effectively.
Handle any emergencies i.e. illness, vehicle breakdown etc.
Get all daily operational requirements met.
Take care of necessary issues if employee not available.
Work culture was no news is good news.
The hardest part of the job was reducing overtime to save jobs.
The most enjoyable part of the job was accomplishing all daily responsibilities in a timely complete manner. Ultimately satisfying the customers needs.
Pros
Being allowed to do your job.
Cons
Constant cutbacks of resources.
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A great place to learn and to grow your career
Post-doctoral Associate (Current Employee) –  Boston, MAJanuary 11, 2017
Boston University provides a high quality work environment.
The faculty staff are often remarkable in many aspects and the training provided is very satisfying.

I recommend BU as a great place to learn and develop your professional skills as well as for growing your career.
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Productive and Friendly Work Environment
Drafting & CAD Assistant (Co-op) (Current Employee) –  Boston, MAJanuary 30, 2017
The work environment at Boston University (Facility and Planning Department) is well established and the managers, and more generally every member of the staff, make it easy to feel comfortable and ready for personal and professional improvement. The days can be fairly monotonous, but it is a dynamic work place and most likely there is always something new to get done.
Pros
Friendly and good pay check
Cons
Slow to get everyone on the same page
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Good work/life balance
International Scholar Administrator (Current Employee) –  Boston, MAApril 10, 2016
Boston University provides an excellent benefits package and encouragement to grow within one's own department and across the institution.
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Great mentorship, supportive environment
Research Assistant (Current Employee) –  Boston, MAOctober 27, 2016
Great mentorship in a supportive environment. Some drudgery when executing repetitive experiments. Friendly coworkers. Management sometimes doesn't provide enough structure. Freedom to solve problems creatively.
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Research Intern (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAJanuary 14, 2017
I worked for BU. At this time, this is hard for me to evaluate the quality of BU's training program, caliber of the students of BU. In a decade, when I'm more mature, I will think back this experience as a strawberry on a waffle filled with wipple cream.
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Great University awful work enviroment
Financial Administrator (Current Employee) –  Boston, MAMarch 4, 2016
BUASC is a great environment if you don't want to grow. The department needs structural shift to meet the needs of the younger generation.
Pros
Benefits
Cons
Hierarchy, no growth opportunities
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Academic Administrator of MCBB (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAMarch 21, 2017
A lot has changed since I have been there, so I am not sure that a review from me at this point is that useful. At the time it was a good environment and a supportive one. Low salaries though.
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A great place to grow.
Associate Professor (Former Employee) –  College of Communication in Boston.November 29, 2016
BU will give you as much responsibility as you can handle. No politics. Decency and interesting people to work with. Wish they were here in warm Sarasota!
Pros
Collegiality.
Cons
MUCH committee work.
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Wonderful experience
Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAFebruary 6, 2017
Coursework includes: Statistical Methods in Quantitative Research, Applied Multiple Regression and
Multivariable Methods, Data Science in R, Statistical Learning, Time Series and Forecasting
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Fun College Job
PHOTO LAB TECHNICIAN (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAMarch 3, 2017
I worked here in college to get extra money. It was a great way to earn extra money, learn photographic processes and be involved helping students with their questions about photography.
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Opportunity to learn new skills like ms azure
Research Assistant (Current Employee) –  Boston, MAMarch 8, 2017
Very good to assist a professor in his works and learning new technologies like ms azure, db, and power bi.
Looking forward to more such opportunities
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Good College Job
Media Assistant (Current Employee) –  Boston, MAJanuary 28, 2017
This job was a good college job which gave me some good IT experience. I was mainly responsible for loaning media equipment and troubleshooting tech problems that faculty would run into.
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Best University to work for
Personal Assistant - USA (Former Employee) –  Boston, MAFebruary 15, 2017
I have enjoyed my time working for Boston University.

They have inclusion policy that make you feel comfortable dealing with everyone in the university.
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Great place
Laboratory Technician (Current Employee) –  Medical campusMarch 20, 2017
Great place to work, as I have worked there for some time. I would definitely consider this university if you are applying for a position. The location is
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