Program Assistant (Former Employee), Cleveland, MS – May 28, 2015
My job was very fun and commendable. I enjoyed working with the public and being a multi-tasker. The most important thing about the particular position I was able to help people and provide services that would better help their physical lives. I also helped my co-workers whenever my help was needed. For the most part, I helped anyway whether they needed the help or not.
Graduate Assistant / Adjunct Instructor (Former Employee), Cleveland, MS – May 26, 2015
Pros: Helped with tuition, Outdoor trips
Cons: Low Pay
My assistant-ship with the outdoor program made my master's degree possible and was an excellent work experience. I was responsible for a wide variety of small and large scale events that have prepared me to work under pressure successfully.
Graduate Assistant (Former Employee), Cleveland, MS – October 31, 2014
A typical day included administrative tasks, date entry, research, typing reports, and assisting supervisors with assignments. I learned about academic research, and economics and community statistical – more... data/analysis. My supervisor were very knowledgeable about each project and resourceful. My coworkers were team prayer and fun to work with. The hardest part was finding exactly what was need from academic research that related to project. I enjoyed learning from professors and other peers. – less
Very productive, positive, and wonderful atmosphere
Human Resource Clerk (Former Employee), Cleveland, MS – January 20, 2014
Pros: inviting atmosphere, family-oriented, opportunity to help individuals in a meaningful way
Cons: unfulfilled promises to advance
A typical day at work involved answering phone calls, processing employment applications, posting jobs, and managing filing. I learned how to properly post job postings, process & direct employment applications, – more... and file employee documents. Management was very clear and direct. I knew each and every day what my daily tasks were to be. My co-workers were excellent! They were not only concerned about my work-life but my life outside of work as well. We were like a family. The hardest part of the job was turning down applicants who may have missed the deadline. The most enjoyable part of the job was helping unemployed individuals receive a job. – less
Learning Environment while writing about local news
News Editor (Current Employee), Cleveland, MS – December 2, 2013
Pros: meeting with important contacts around the city and university
Cons: having to be very stern with staff to get stories in on time.
We me twice a week to assign stories and to check with staff to make sure stories were coming along in a timely manner. Editors edited stories before sending to copy editor. The hardest part of my job – more... was making sure news stories came in on time. When they did not, I had to stay up very late editing. I enjoyed working with the staff. It was a fairly relaxed environment, and encouraged productive criticism. – less
Coordinator of Transfer Recruiting (Current Employee), Cleveland, MS – November 19, 2013
Pros: travel, company car, per diem
Cons: large recruitment area, college location, lack of technology
I have really enjoyed my time working at the University. I work closely with the next generation of students who lead our world. I take great pride in the job I do. We have a very structured methods of – more... recruiting freshmen and transfer students for various academic programs across numerous disciplines.
I learned that students need more attention past the recruitment period. I would love to transition into student affairs and work with students more closely and over the course of their entire college career. Through my experience, I have developed a love for the students. – less
Service/Tech Crew Member (Former Employee), Cleveland, MS – April 25, 2013
Pros: hands-on, very educational, rewarding and meaningful work
Cons: no definate schedule, general lack of hours for work
A typical day at the BPAC was, in exclusion of show days, involved cleaning the back areas, ensuring the safety of electrical systems, and maintaining the premises. Show days were a full 12-hour affair – more... that included setting up proper lighting and sound ques, ensuring the safety and care of props and set, as well as maintaining a proper space for the performers to prepare. The management was well taught and always had something for us to do. My co-workers were college-aged adults like me who enjoyed theatre, so we often got along fine. The hardest part of my job was the lack of proper scheduling and defined hours. One day I would be there for only a few hours doing really nothing of interest and the next I would be there from dawn to far after dusk working tirelessly on sets. My favorite part of working here was that I worked with theatre and art people and I very much enjoyed their company. – less