University of Missouri-Kansas City Employee Reviews

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Great Place for Students to Work
Office Assistant (Current Employee), Kansas City, MOMarch 19, 2015
Working in UMKC's office of admissions great, schedule is flexible great place to work while trying to finish school for both graduate and undergradute.
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Goood place
Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant (Former Employee), Kansas City, MOMarch 3, 2015
Like the academic environment and respectable professors. It is a nice place to Learn a lot to benefit my future career.
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Continuing Education
Athletic Department Graduate Assistant (Current Employee), Kansas City, MONovember 6, 2014
I enjoy working/learning in an environment I am familiar with (Higher Education Athletics)
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Great Experience
Laboratory Assistant (Former Employee), Kansas City, MOSeptember 6, 2014
Pros: make your own hours
I participated in a school sponsored (SEARCH) project at my University. I worked directly under my Organic Chemistry Professor along with a Post doc, a master student, and four other undergraduate students. I gained valuable experience with many analytical techniques using research quality equipment. As well as different techniques for synthesizing polymers.
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Great environment on campus, friendly and helpful teachers.
Cap Stone Competition (Former Employee), Kansas City, MOAugust 18, 2014
-It was an excellent place to to receive my bachelors.
-There were many options to advance my learning outside of the classroom.
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Research Assistant
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Kansas City, MOFebruary 12, 2014
• Designed mechanical, hardware and software part for an optical communication product prototype
• Developed light sensor array for positioning, tracking and communication system
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great professors, easy work!
Graduate Research Assistant (Former Employee), Kansas City, MOFebruary 22, 2013
Pros: flexible schedule, easy work
Cons: none.
I worked for Professors for 2 years, easy work, decent pay. Flexible schedule, as I was a student too.
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administrative assistant at the university of missouri-kansas city
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Kansas City, MODecember 28, 2012
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Tutor (Biology, Chemistry, Spanish) 2010 - 2012
Responsibilities:
• Assist students in achieving a better understanding in a specific subject.
• Help students understand their instructors' instructions, comments, and priorities.
• Help students develop their abilities through questioning, applying, and practicing concepts and techniques.
• Engage the student actively in the tutoring process.
• Train and guide students as well as other clients in the use of technology in the learning center including internet use, software, videos and audios.

University of Missouri-Kansas City
Administrative Assistant Sep. 2009- May 2012
Responsibilities:
• Drafting, editing and delivering correspondences
• Calendar management
• Records Management
• Reconciling and Budgeting accounts
• Reviewing and organizing Hiring and Termination packets
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Excellent experience with mark and recapture techniques and data collection.
Small Mammal Research (Current Employee), Kansas City, MOOctober 19, 2012
A typical day is checking small mammal traps and collecting data. I learned many important aspects of being an Ecologist that will be very beneficial down the road.
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Good Place to teach
Graduate Teaching Assistant (Current Employee), Kansas City, MOOctober 11, 2012
Good place to teach. Professors help a lot when teaching a lab.
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Good company to work for.
Assistant Vice Chancellor (Former Employee), Kansas City, MOOctober 4, 2012
Pros: flexible schedule
Cons: lots of events to attend, tough on work/life balance
Working in higher education is a very rewarding experience. I was able to do the job I was trained to do and share some of my experiences in the classroom as an administrator with students.