SAMFORD UNIVERSITY Employee Reviews in United States

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Swim Instructor (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALNovember 3, 2015
I loved it. Sanford University is the best. The people are great, the environment is great, and everything about it is great.
Pros
Everything
Cons
Nothing
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Healthy work environment with great teamwork
Resident assistant (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALAugust 28, 2015
With the job of being an RA in a college dorm, having the whole RA staff to help you is a necessity. They do everything possible to back each other in. Especially in times of crisis
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Productive and fun work place with enjoyable people and experiences.
Campus Recreational Facility Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALAugust 12, 2015
Not too hectic and busy. Always fun people around. Great experience with a great staff. The ability to meet new students from all parts of campus.
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Great place to work
Box Office Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Birmingham, ALApril 24, 2015
Great place to work for Samford University student employees. Provides experience in customer service and working in a theater setting.
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Wonderful university
Intern (Current Employee) –  Birmingham, ALMarch 4, 2015
Fantastic school and an encouraging place to work. There are many job opportunities to be found on campus and from campus.
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Beautiful campus but limited growth opportunities
PLANETARIUM DIRECTOR (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALJuly 18, 2014
Beautiful working conditions, but staff are under-payed and under-valued. Being micromanaged by a PhD isn't much fun, either!
Pros
flexible hours, good benefits package
Cons
management not concerned with professional development of staff
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Fun job recruiting high school students
Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALMarch 25, 2014
This job was an absolute blast being able to help high school students decide the best fit for their college career.
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Full time Nurse practitioner program
Family Nurse Practitioner Student (Current Employee) –  Birmingham, ALFebruary 15, 2014
Instructors are very encouraging and supportive of students.
Pros
instructors
Cons
intensive program
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Great work environment
Athletic Trainer (Former Employee) –  Homewood, ALJanuary 8, 2014
Track & Field/ Cross Country
- Responsible for the medical care of track and field/ cross country athletes
- Provide coverage for home and away practices and meets
- Develop athletic injury prevention and rehabilitation programs
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Campus Rec. Supervisor/ Intramural Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALSeptember 17, 2013
Very helpful college job. Worked full-time as a student athlete.
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Some good/ Some bad
Coordinator of Graduate Nursing Student Services (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALSeptember 15, 2013
Worked for Samford for 11 years. Everything great until supervisor decided she did not like me. Watched me until I made a mistake on time sheet. Used a technicality to terminate me.
Pros
great benefits. easy going atmosphere in office suite
Cons
some supervisors decide they do not like you and find reason to terminate you.
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Great place to work.
Tech Support (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALMay 28, 2013
The people are wonderful. The job security is good. The advancement is decent. The benefits are awesome.
Pros
tuition benefit, healthcare package, holidays.
Cons
lots of office politics.
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Great place, behind the curve.
Assistant Engineer (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALMay 20, 2013
Samford University is a great place, however behind the eight ball somewhat in terms of technology.
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School of Business, Teaching Assistant (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALApril 17, 2012
Assitint two teachers in punctual research projects directly related to business management
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I love the campus and the learning environment at Samford
Administrative Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, ALFebruary 13, 2012
Samford is a fantastic place to work at. There is something about the stately architecture and the grounds that is appealing, but more than that it is the dedication of the teaching staff that makes for a great environment.
Cons
only part-time employment was offered, i need full-time hours to sustain my income.
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Overall rating

4.5
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4.0
Compensation/Benefits
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