University of San Diego Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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4.2
82%
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90%
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University of San Diego President and Trustee Mary E. Lyons
Mary E. Lyons
70 Ratings
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  • "Low pay, no opportunity for advancement(in 11 reviews)

  • "Not much room for growth or advancement(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "job at USD"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Research Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of San Diego part-time

    Pros

    Nice people, good environment, remote work allowed

    Cons

    Lousy supervisor, inattentive to detail

  2. "It all depends on the department you work in"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sustainability Coordinator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of San Diego full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, tuition reimbursement, pretty/peaceful environment

    Cons

    Lack of accountability culture, wasteful regarding finances and resources, lack of systemic processes, lack of institutional support for some departments, too few people with much power

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  3. "Fun and supportive"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student Worker 

    I worked at University of San Diego part-time

    Pros

    Fun environment, flexible hours, great coworkers

    Cons

    Can’t think of any cons

  4. "Loved it"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in San Diego, CA

    I worked at University of San Diego part-time

    Pros

    Flexible, family friendly, very professional

    Cons

    Hard to move up the chain

  5. "Campus rec"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Facility Manager in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at University of San Diego part-time

    Pros

    Great work environment and community

    Cons

    Only accepts work study students

  6. "-"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Student Caller Manager in San Diego, CA

    I worked at University of San Diego part-time

    Pros

    Good culture Fun environment Supportive Team

    Cons

    There are limited hours No real cons

  7. "A great environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of San Diego part-time

    Pros

    The faculty is very kind and there is a family atmsophere.

    Cons

    They could pay more for part time professors.

  8. "Great place to work."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director Administration in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of San Diego full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place to work loved the people - budgets could be challenging as a small campus.

    Cons

    Budgets were a challenge with so many competing needs. .

  9. "AMAZING!!!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at University of San Diego part-time

    Pros

    I really enjoyed my time there and miss working there

    Cons

    Nothing, everyone was nice and friendly

  10. "great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Associate Director in San Diego, CA

    I worked at University of San Diego full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of vacation time and good medical & retirement benefits.

    Cons

    Salary for those not in senior management may not me in line with cost of living

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