Adjunct English Professor (Current Employee), St. Louis, MO – September 2, 2013
I took this job not for the salary or for the prestige, but for fun. I look forward, every week, to going into work. I love the energetic, creative atmosphere of my classes and I love seeing the students' grow and progress as writers.
Lead Housekeeper (Current Employee), St. Louis, MO – August 29, 2013
A typical day at work is I have three employees off and trying to make sure all schdules are being covered. While doing my job at work I learned how to manaage a hard situation and tuRn it into a successful day. Learning how to deal with all types of nationilty and different attitudes and being able to cope with them all. What I like about my job is – more... that when I find out that all co workers have shown up to work and have a great and positive attitude and is ready to work. – less
Shipping Clerk (Current Employee), Kirkwood, MO – July 30, 2013
Pros: great workplace
Cons: lack of hours per week
Receive books, help customers, transport books to other campuses. Learned how to operate a forklift Co-workers are great to work with Lifting boxes and Helping the mass amount of customers during rush Operating forklift and receiving goods
Pleasant teaching environment with diverse student population
Adjunct Instructor of Sociology (Former Employee), St. Louis, MO – July 4, 2013
Pros: flexible schedule
Cons: no job security; low pay
As adjunct faculty, it is an isolating workplace although some effort is made toward training and professional development both within my department and the college as a whole. Pay is low, but typical with adjunct positions. No job security is typical of adjunct positions. Support and answers to questions are difficult to get. Expectations for performance – more... and integration into the college are vague/limited. It is difficult to help students fully without knowing who to contact about what. – less
Clerk I/ Academic Advising (Current Employee), Saint Louis, MO – June 11, 2013
Typically hectic, constant traffic of students. Help maintain a level of peace, and as unstressful as possible. I have larned how to use the banner self service, and the oricle banner to check for students academic standings. The hardest part is the students can be difficult at times. I enjoy helping and being apart of a team.
Excellent work experience for a career working in a lab setting.
Chemistry Lab Assistant (Current Employee), St. Louis, MO – May 16, 2013
Pros: variety of work
Cons: pay is minimum wage
Working as a chemistry lab assistant has helped prepare me to work in an industrial chemical lab setting. A typical day involves preparing solutions, preparing labs for students, organizing chemical inventory, maintaining a clean laboratory, calibrating instruments, and standardizing solutions. I was also able to conduct new experiements and modify – more... them for students that had little laboratory experience. I learned various techniques used in analytical chemistry and became very comfortable working in a laboratory. The manager is the lab coordinator for the school and I worked directly under her. She is always available to answer questions and her door is always open to talk. My co-workers are my classmates and they are a joy to work with. The hardest part of the job is staying productive when there is down time. Often, we are allowed to study for classes or work on school projects. The most enjoyable part of the job is the variety of work. Every day is different and that keeps me looking forward to coming in to work each day. – less
Faculty/Adult Education (Former Employee), St. Louis, MO – April 22, 2013
Pros: flexible schedule
Cons: grant ended
Develop a quality instructional program based on sound assessment, teaching, learning, support service, and continual program improvement principles where learners participate consistently to improve basic computer skills to further their training, enrollment in post-secondary education and assist in their employment endeavors: Computer Basic Education – more... while implementing basic computer skills & software (Excel, Internet Explorer and Introduction to Keyboard, Microsoft Word & PowerPoint). – less
Work Study Tutor (Former Employee), St. Louis, MO – December 12, 2012
Pros: everything, i love my job.
Cons: my assignment is ending on december 21, 2012.
A typical day working as a tutor for the St. louis Community College is very fulfilling. I am stationed at an Adult Education Center, where I tutor adults in the subjects of math, reading, and language arts. I love the type of people there as well as the opportunity to make my hours fit my schedule. The hardest part of my job is having to explain to – more... the students that I will not be there in January 2013. – less
Ambassador (Former Employee), St. Louis, MO – December 7, 2012
Pros: knowledge, experience
Cons: no benefits, low pay
Assist student with entering college, by providing knowlege of college policy, finanical aide, and registering for courses. Gained knowledge of college policy and how to apply to them. Management and co-workers were fun to work with in gaining that knowledge of college policies. There were no hard jobs, just enjoyed learning. The part that was so enjoyable, – more... was informing student about the policies and helping them through their process of entering college. – less