Questions and Answers about Penn State University

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If you were in charge, what would you do to make Penn State University a better place to work?


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Have paid parental leave for staff (right now we are really lagging in this area compared to other Big 10 universities -


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I can't imagine anything being much better, so I don't know. It would be nice if the position paid more, but I think just about everybody would say something like that, so I do not see it as a real issue. For a college student working only a couple of hours a week, it was not bad at all.

Answered - Teaching Assistant & Tutor (Former Employee) - York, PA

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I don't know. I think it would have been easier if students would sign up so we could take one student (or group) come in at a time. Open walk in office hours are nice, but it can be difficult as an LA fielding questions from three different units at the same time.

Answered - Learning Assistant (Former Employee) - University Park, PA

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Provide a more competitive compensation and more market competitive roles.

Answered - Data Analyst (Former Employee) - State College, PA

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Increase wages of staff

Answered - Research Technician (Former Employee) - University Park, PA

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Improve processes and procedures to minimize employee downtime.

Answered - Dispatcher (Former Employee) - University Park, PA

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I would have more outdoor workspace.

Answered - Economic Research Assistant (Former Employee) - Pennsylvania

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