University of Melbourne Employee Reviews about "working environment"

Updated 3 Aug 2020

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University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell (no image)
Duncan Maskell
47 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. "good"

    5.0
    Current Contractor - Library Assistant 

    I have been working at University of Melbourne

    Pros

    good working environment, friendly staff

    Cons

    can not think of any

  2. "casual RA at University of Melbourne"

    3.0
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    Former Contractor - Casual Research Assistant in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at University of Melbourne for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - good hourly rates (40-45 AUD per hr) - interesting and versatile work - access to a great work environment

    Cons

    - limited development opportunities - no workplace benefits (i.e. sick leave, paid annual leave)


  3. "Good tutor experience"

    4.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Tutor 

    I worked at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    Multicultural working environment and good coworkers

    Cons

    high work pressure and no one can ask for help

  4. "Research Experience in Unimelb"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne full-time

    Pros

    Nice working environment Proper stipend provided by scholarship

    Cons

    Sometimes the environment is too relax, lack of competition

  5. "Interview for Stat. Peer Assistant"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Math and Stat Peer Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time

    Pros

    It is a very friendly working environment, with a supportive supervisor

    Cons

    Can't really think about one

  6. "Great experience during my undergrad"

    5.0
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    Former Contractor - Research Assistant in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Melbourne for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, great colleagues, interesting work

    Cons

    Not really a con but it was a short term contract role

  7. "Good working environment and student engagement"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Tutor in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    respectful working environment, time flexibility

    Cons

    career progress is slow

  8. "Always nice to work in uni"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Graphic Designer in Parkville
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Melbourne for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and flexible working environment

    Cons

    Restriction on design possibility due to university rules

  9. "Student Success Student Co-ordinator"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Student Coordinator in Parkville
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Melbourne part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexibilility, fair pay and increases within Hew levels, good colleagues and working environment, excellent maternity leave benefits

    Cons

    Quite hierarchical, division between academic and professional staff, faculties work in silo, various restructures

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  10. "working environment and career progress"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Data Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Melbourne part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good working environment and staff training, flexible working hours

    Cons

    very good work environment, haven't found cons

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