Public Information and Marketing (Former Employee), St. Louis, MO – July 4, 2014
Pros: colleagues that care.
Cons: no raise for three years.
Not a progressive place to work, slow to change No incentive - pay raises or promotions not based on merit, Lack of support. Many incompetent people in positions without any recourse. Managers do not have accountability. Protocol archaic.
Secretary (Former Employee), St. Louis, MO – June 22, 2014
Pros: work with great people, traveling, benefits
Cons: short work breaks, working late hours most of the time.
Managed all administrative task with the District Office Manager. Work with the sales team in setting up appointments with clients to implement the usage of the discover card. Interact with customers in person or by telephone to process telephone and other telecommunications-related orders for new installations. The hardest part of the job was making – more... sure the credit card machines were functionally at all times. The most enjoyable part of the job was working with the sales team, traveling, and friendly environment and the benefits. – less
Admin. Secretary II to Dean of Com, Math & Eng (Former Employee), Kirkwood, MO – June 12, 2014
Pros: staff, faculty and some of their leaders
Cons: low ceilings; few advancement opportunities for classified staff
During my time with StLCC I worked within two positions that were fulfilling and rewarding. I learned many things during my time within STLCC and was awarded graciously with leadership and training opportunities. I loved working with the staff and faculty and although things may have changed due to financial constraints and student related issues on – more... the campus, I believe the CC is still a great place to work. – less
Media Assistant (Current Employee), 11333 Big Bend Rd, Kirkwood, MO – June 4, 2014
I act as liaison with the IT department to troubleshoot computers and media issues within the classrooms. We help instructors with any technical issues they have in the classrooms. Most of my co-workers are students. The hardest part of the job is technology because as we all know that technology is changing everyday and we have to keep with technology. – more... The most enjoyable about me job is the people I work with. We are all students and we help each other. The part that I really enjoy about my job is being able to help instructors with any technical issues they face. – less
Good people, fair work environment, good pay for education sector
Instructor, Physics (Former Employee), St. Louis, MO – May 26, 2014
Pros: friendly staff, liked the students, good pay for teaching
Cons: older facilities and equipment
I worked at the Forest Park campus for a semester filling in for the full-time instructor in Physics. The other community college faculty and staff were very helpful and friendly. Since I was a "temp" I didn't get paid terribly well, but the salaries for full-time faculty far exceed the rates that adjuncts are paid. The facilities were somewhat lacking, – more... I had to share an office and the labs were somewhat run-down and the computers were old. – less
Student Assistant/Computer Technician (Former Employee), St. Louis, MO – February 10, 2014
A typical day at work was instructing students on proper computer and software usage, creating various office documents and managing the office. I, in turned, learned how to navigate the software programs better. The management is super cool and so are the people I worked with. The hardest part of the job was leaving. The most enjoyable part of the – more... job was being surrounded by instructors who went the extra mile to educate students as well as staff. – less
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