University of Melbourne Employee Reviews about "flexible working"

Updated 11 Aug 2020

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University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell (no image)
Duncan Maskell
37 Ratings
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  • "Reductions in no's of professional staff and centralisation of student services are creating overwork for academic and remaining professional staff(in 12 reviews)

  • "Academics are very smart in their subject area, but that does not always translate to good people and program management(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Melbourne Uni"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student in Melbourne

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Engaging lectures and good organisation

    Cons

    Melbourne model limits some degrees

  2. "Good experience!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Nice lecturers and tutors, great environment

    Cons

    Not any I can think of right now


  3. "Opportunities galore"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - PMO Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities galore across faculties and operational areas.

    Cons

    It's an enormous organisation; decision making is slow; restructures are frequent; change is constant

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  4. "Enjoyable work environment"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Marketing Communications Coordinator in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Good work-life balance - encouraged to work 9-5 only; lots of Personal Development opportunities such as online webinars and workshops; good HR and Finance structures; lots of resources.

    Cons

    A lot of red-tape, in typical public sector form - takes some time to adjust to many layers of management and approval processes etc.

  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Guest Services Officer in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    Great Hourly pay. Great work/study/life balance. Quite a basic job.

    Cons

    Communication from upper management to staff can be greatly improved. Hours are variable due to a casual contract.

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  6. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Call Center Student Caller in Melbourne

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    Great leadership team and colleagues

    Cons

    Part-time and casual workers are second in priority

  7. "Student"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student 

    I worked at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere! Everyone is friendly

    Cons

    Sometimes communication can be slow.. a bit concerning

  8. "Top notch University"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Student in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Overall brilliant experience with a quality learning experience

    Cons

    Some staff can be a little iffy at times

  9. "Excellent for work/family life balance"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analyst/Developer in Melbourne

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Large organisation so we can apply for internal positions

    Cons

    Any new change takes time to get implemented

  10. "Enjoyed my time here"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Human Resources Officer in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice environment, good support, friendly

    Cons

    Was only here 6 months and happy with everything I encountered

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