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Review averages

  • 30 employees say

    Excellent (15)
    50%
    Good (8)
    26.666666666667%
    Satisfactory (3)
    10%
    Subpar (4)
    13.333333333333%
    3.69
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

Company summary

Marshall University has a kununu score of 3.75 out of 5 based on 29 reviews.

This is above the Industry average (Primary & Secondary Education/Higher Education/E-Learning) of 3.63 and above the overall kununu average of 3.33.

 

What reviewers like about the company

“I needed help when in first started in the Bursar office. And the manager was wonderful helping me learn and train for the job.” (Current employee, July 2018)


“The only positive aspects of my job were the customers.“ (Former employee, July 2018)


“I have had opportunity to progress over the years and have been given increasing responsibility. I have been rewarded when I identify problems and constructive solutions” (Current employee, June 2018)


“The benefits packages are good, especially if you are single. There are opportunities to advance, but they are not consistent. Work environment can be positive. Provide coffee and snacks some days. Leadership of the main campus is good. Communication with employees is consistent.” (Current employee, April 2018)

 

What reviewers don’t like about the company

“Lack of communication between administration and faculty. Too many committees that don’t accomplish anything. Too many meetings. Low pay compared to similar higher education institutions“ (Current employee, April 2018)


“We have upper admins who are ultra critical. A path to more constructive criticism would be welcome” (Current employee, June 2018)


“Paying for parking, but they do make it really easybto deal with.” (Current employee, May 2018)


“The only problem I have with working at Marshall is that we do not receive free parking. We must pay for parking passes to come to work, and even then it is not guaranteed that we will get a spot. It is a bit frustrating.” (Current employee, January 2018)

 

Best Factor

The best performing factor for Marshall University is Attitude towards older colleagues (4.21 out of 5)

 

Worst Factor

The worst performing factor for Marshall University is Overall compensation for your job (2.86 out of 5)


Overall, 83% of reviewers would recommend Marshall University as a place to work.

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Reviews for Marshall University

Reviews - What employees say

3.69 Employees say
0.00 Applicants say

Suggestions for improvement

  • Limited terms on Dean's positions. Anonymous reporting for employees who feel they are being singled out due to gender or refuse to play office politics

What I like about the company

The benefits packages are good, especially if you are single. There are opportunities to advance, but they are not consistent. Work environment can be positive. Provide coffee and snacks some days.

Leadership of the main campus is good. Communication with employees is consistent.

What I dislike about the company

Lack of growth and opportunities to move up.

Leadership who pick sides and do not provide feedback to employees

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
2.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered 401(k) Match is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    Marshall University
  • City
    Huntington
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • 12.Apr 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Better communication between administration and faculty/staff. Eliminate some layers of management.

What I like about the company

Great coworkers. Paid conferences. Very flexible work hours. Loads of training. Free parking.

What I dislike about the company

Lack of communication between administration and faculty. Too many committees that don’t accomplish anything. Too many meetings. Low pay compared to similar higher education institutions

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Marshall University
  • City
    Huntington
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • There is a problem with enforcing behavioral rules.

What I like about the company

Marshall is a very nurturing environment and encourages faculty to participate in discussions about the sompany atmosphere. The people are kind, welcoming, and helpful.

What I dislike about the company

The grounds are not well maintained. Wildlife roams buildings and the buildings are so uncomfortably hot at times that I sweat.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered 401(k) is offered Desirable office location is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Marshall University
  • City
    Huntington
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered

Review averages

  • 30 employees say

    Excellent (15)
    50%
    Good (8)
    26.666666666667%
    Satisfactory (3)
    10%
    Subpar (4)
    13.333333333333%
    3.69
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

kununu score comparisons

Marshall University
3.69
30 reviews

Industry average (Primary & Secondary Education/Higher Education/E-Learning)
3.65
76,030 reviews

kununu average
3.35
3,118,000 reviews