Instructional Support Specialist (Former Employee) – Houston, TX 77002 – July 29, 2017
A typical day at work included the frustrations of students and instructors having issues with the software and assignments. PATIENCE with everyone = success. I enjoyed my colleagues as well as the efforts of management to assist with the daily challenges.
Phones ringing, students not selecting correct extentions
To work at the Katy Campus is the best and that is why I gave HCC any three or fours starts. Since the transformation, there is no room to grow. District has stripped a lot of the responsibilities and does a bad job a planning. Get used to doing things last minute and it take FOREVER for them to make a decision. It's takes anywhere from 3-4 months to get hired own and willing to switch up stories to cover their tracks.
I would say, it is a great place for people who need to work and go to school at the same time, people who have retired, or for those with small children. Having off when the students are off is an excellent benefit!
Paid Holidays including Spring Break and Christmas Break.
Assistant (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – July 14, 2017
This was an after school part time job. I learned clerical skills and met new people every day. My boss was so fun as well as the staff. Although stressful at times it was a great after school opportunity.
Student Life Assistant (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – July 12, 2017
I always had good days. I got the job through student aide. The hardest part about the job was when you don't have an answer to give a caller. I learned how to manage my stress and time because the department I worked in helped students relax. Also made college fun for some individuals.
Included in the workday. The class was in the early morning before school
Teacher (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – July 11, 2017
The work environment was good as it was my high that I taught at on a daily basis. I did not have to travel anywhere, was in my own classroom and was able to set my daily schedule. The typical work day was challenging as things changed daily. You worked with both adults and high school students. I enjoyed working with the students. There was nothing routine about my job.
Meeting the people who allowed their art work to be hung in the gallery and the students who came to view them and to see the excitement on their faces when they found out that it was actually students art work.
Being able to be relaxed at all times with no stress what so ever
Not having to leave the gallery to eat lunch and also study and read homework for my classes
Culture and consistent of technology is good. Community of the people plays a part of it and levels of management can become a bit overwhelming. A good place to work if you have a family and need stability.
Pastry Chef (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – July 4, 2017
I started this journey in 2015 and Its the greatest decision I have ever made. Training at this school was awesome. The equipment was new and the kitchens were clean and my teachers were awesome. Im going back to get my associates degree as soon as I can.
Fun workplace and a great place to attain many skills
Tutor/Mentor (Current Employee) – Houston, TX – July 2, 2017
Working for HCC is a great place to work. I worked in the Upward Bound Office and mainly worked with high school students, with homework or with any other problems that they would need help with. In this office, not only do you do the job that you were hired for, but there are many opportunities for one to gain so much experience in the office life.
Call Center Representative (Former Employee) – Houston, TX – June 23, 2017
This job provided an excellent starting place for those that are interested in a call center career. The entire team was willing to assist at any given moment no matter how busy the office was. The environment is open but yet you could still hear your callers that were on your line. No loud talking people.
Teacher (Former Employee) – Westbury High School, – June 20, 2017
Taught students only for one hour approximately three days a week. Standard college computer applications class. In a college class, you really don't have the opportunity to get to know students as you do in high school. However, still enjoyed work with the students
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR (Current Employee) – Houston, TX – June 15, 2017
Even though the work force degrees do not require advanced degrees to teach there, they do not value your work experience. My department chairman is supportive at times, the department has moved to a new space and our new dean is very supportive in trying to get new equipment and expand our student base.