Academic Assistant (Former Employee), Phoenix, AZ – April 17, 2014
Working with the Dean's in Academic Affairs was not a pleasant environment. Most of the Dean's commented on students who came to their office for help/issue. They acted like it was a bother. No wonder enrollment continues to decline. A horrible work place
Library Assistant (Former Employee), Decatur, GA – April 15, 2014
Pros: use resorces for homework while working, academic holidays and breaks
Cons: limited hours, long shifts
I helped to catalog and code library books and equipment, checked materials in and out and maintain records, helped students and faculty in using all materials in the LRC, help maintain the visual presentation of the library, and provided tutorial services. I have learned how to maintain inventory and different research methods. Management and co-workers – more... are friendly and easy to talk to. The hardest part of the job was moving and changing entire sections of book and materials. The most enjoyable part of the job is interacting with patrons and co-workers. – less
Recruiter/Admissions Advisor (Current Employee), Bakersfield, CA – April 9, 2014
I have learned to be more patient and kind while helping my participants with their daily activities at the day care. Also, it such a great reward when you know that you have made them happy because you have helped them in your own small way.
Library Assistant (Former Employee), Addison, IL – March 27, 2014
I’m looking for an opportunity to make a difference within anything that pertains to be a part of a successful team. I’m able to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks in fast paced environment and I possess an attentive quality and an eye for detail.
My demeanor is very professional yet pleasant. I have the ability to interface with people using – more... tact and diplomacy. Critical thinking and problem solving are some of my areas of strength along with outstanding written and verbal communication skills. I’m looking for a position that will provide challenges and opportunities to developing personally and professionally. – less
Good Company with limited advancement opportunity (After a time)
Specialist III (Current Employee), Naperville, IL – March 24, 2014
Pros: benefits, co-workers
Cons: lack of advancement opportunities
DeVry cares about its employees. They have good benefits, and they attempt to provide frequent team building activities and opportunities. On any given day, multitasking is at the forefront of my activities. I am trained to complete a wide variety of different requests. I find myself completing at least one of each type every day. It is a fast-paced – more... environment which keeps you on your toes. I enjoy this aspect of my work immensely. I have learned how to interact with both customers and all levels of management. This position has also further ingrained in me the value of flexibility and versatility in the workplace. The hardest part of the job is at the end of each session, when the volume of our requests spikes. As with any job though, the most difficult time is also the most rewarding time. It brings out the best in most employees and allows them to prove their worth. As for my co-workers, I love them. If I find employment elsewhere, saying goodbye to them will be exceedingly difficult for me. They are easily the most enjoyable aspect of my job. All of this being said, once you reach level III in any department within DeVry, advancement becomes arduous due to a dearth of openings at the next level. – less
Faculty Assistant (Former Employee), Long Beach, CA – March 22, 2014
Pros: great work environment. access to professors.
Cons: low pay
Typical Day at Work - Receive homework and lab assignments from the professor. Grade and record homework and lab assignments. Be ready to assist students in the lab area.
Management - The professors were great. One of them gave me some "latitude" to give an "ultimatum" to students of an "Introduction to C Programming" class, because the students were – more... trying to take advantage of me in completing their homework.
Coworkers - I did not have much interaction with the other Faculty Assistants; it was more about working with the professors to ease their burden. The professors were great to work with because of their friendly and professional manner.
The Hardest Part of the Job - Keeping up with the Introduction to C Programming homework assignments. It was more than just looking at answers from the Instructor's book; it was looking to see if the assignment was done correctly, in terms of the plan of the software program, and the execution of writing the code correctly.
To see the students succeed to the next level. – less
Assistant Professor (Adjunct) (Current Employee), Charlotte, NC – March 17, 2014
Great place to work as an adjunct. I teach English Composition, Literature, Technical Writing courses at DeVry. Students are mature and consistently eager to learn. Dean of the University is understanding and accommodating concerning work load.
working at DeVry has been an rewarding experience to work in a diversity work place. I enjoyed the time while working at DeVry. The Staff members was
Registrar Department (Former Employee), Chicago, IL – March 15, 2014
Pros: working at devry was a great experience.
A typical day while working at DeVry has been a day I looked forward to come to work. I made it my business to connect with the knowledge my of my co-workers in the registrar office they showed me different ways of using the costumer service tactics while working in the registrar office I connect with the students and other staff member within DeVry. – more... The hardest part of the job is to connect to the job duties. The most enjoyable part of the job is the learning part of different function of the job. Meaning learn the new technology of the duties of the job. I learn how to have the enjoyably experience of learn new things as it come to the job performance of being knowledgeable. What more can I say about the Devry registrar Department but it was rewarding to work with them. – less
Learning from the work environment I am currently in.
Part-time Federal Student worker (Current Employee), Washington, DC – March 14, 2014
My present work consists of going through documents and sorting them out. After that the documents will be scanned and indexed onto the system. I am learning how to work in an office environment and the culture of the company.
Productive and fun workplace. Enjoyed interacting with students everyday. Worked with a fantastic team of people.
Admissions Advisor (Former Employee), North Brunswick, NJ – March 12, 2014
Pros: the people i worked with.
Cons: due to low enrollment i was part of a national reduction in force, it was sad to leave my team and the students i was in the process of working with.
Each day brought something new. Met with new students and guided existing students. Management was always willing to help you to succeed. Hardest part of the job was the incoming of new leads. Had no control over the # of leads coming in. Was randomly assigned new prospects. I learned persistance is a necessity to getting some students to commit to – more... continuing their education. Most enjoyable part of the job was meeting a new student and watching them grow and continue their education. They would come to me often just to let me know of their success. Made me feel like I did my job well. – less
Managed the Student Account Office under the direction of a corporation.
Director of Student Accounts (Former Employee), Chicago, IL – February 26, 2014
Pros: working with a great staff, and assisting students in understanding the cost for their education.
Cons: working for a large corporation managed university.
My daily responsibilities include managing 15 office staff, managing the receivables for the universities, attending meetings with students, staff, and management and technology departments.
I have learned that communication is important in management and working with a corporation. My management skills are fair, productive, and efficient in creating – more... an efficient work environment.
The hardest part of my job would be delivering bad news to my staff.
The most enjoyable part would be creating a good work environment for staff and assisting students with continuing their education. – less