Skip over menu?
  

The University of Alabama:What's it like to work here?

Skip over sub-menu?
On the HR or Talent Acquisition team? These reviews are waiting for your response. Get access to receive new review notifications right to your inbox for free.

Reviews for The University of Alabama

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
3.67
Support from management
3.67
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
3.95
Internal Communication
3.43
Office / Work Environment
4.28
Environmental Friendliness
3.78
Work-Life Balance
3.57
Challenging Work
3.93
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

Career factor

Gender Equality
3.81
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.95
Career Development
3.62
Overall compensation for your work
3.57
Company Image
4.43
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.33
Workplace Safety
4.33
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

Flex. working hours in 7 of 21 reviews Parking in 4 of 21 reviews Easy access to public transportation in 2 of 21 reviews No stock or equity options 401(k) in 17 of 21 reviews Onsite daycare facility in 1 of 21 reviews Reimbursed daycare in 1 of 21 reviews Ability to work remotely in 4 of 21 reviews Desirable office location in 8 of 21 reviews Tuition assistance in 13 of 21 reviews Paid Parental Leave in 5 of 21 reviews 401(k) Match in 7 of 21 reviews Flexible spending account in 12 of 21 reviews Paid time off in 13 of 21 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 14 of 21 reviews No relocation allowance Life insurance in 12 of 21 reviews

The following perks are offered

On site cafeteria in 5 of 21 reviews Free (company provided) Meals in 1 of 21 reviews Health and wellness programs in 13 of 21 reviews Employee discounts in 16 of 21 reviews No vehicle allowance Employee events in 8 of 21 reviews No dogs allowed Fitness center on site in 5 of 21 reviews Free Snacks/Drinks in 1 of 21 reviews
Filter reviews

Filter

Reviews

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would provide timely feedback during the annual review process.

What I like about the company

My schedule is flexible, and the university was very supportive during a recent health scare.

What I dislike about the company

I disapprove of the lack of feedback I receive from my immediate supervisors.

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    The University of Alabama
  • City
    Tuscaloosa
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
Have a question about The University of Alabama? Get answers from others who know this company!
  • 01.Feb 2019
  • Employee

Company Culture

It's extremal positive.

Suggestions for improvement

  • Equal Rights for everyone including people with disabilities.

What I like about the company

There is nothing really we are like family and are very close.

What I dislike about the company

The should not group people by their disability and treat people the same.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00
  • Company
    The University of Alabama
  • City
    Tuscaloosa
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • 03.May 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Better pay! Equal pay across the board among individuals in the same position

What I like about the company

Great work environment! Team gets along great. Minimal drama.

What I dislike about the company

Upper management (deans) seem to not care about the wellbeing of employees. Make unnecessary Dey that don’t directly affect them!

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    University of Alabama
  • City
    Tuscaloosa
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Free (company provided) Meals is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered
  • 01.Mar 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Add more employee benefits like onsite child care and a gym

What I like about the company

I like my coworkers. The environment is friendly

What I dislike about the company

There could be more benefits, like free access to a gym

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

The following benefits were offered to me

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

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered
  • 23.Nov 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Better perks and salary for the lower level employees

What I like about the company

Friendly co workers. Great job perks

What I dislike about the company

Raises tend to go to those already over paid

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    University of Alabama
  • City
    Tuscaloosa
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 16.Nov 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • More cleaning options and dumpster location more accessible

What I like about the company

I see a future with this company plenty of room for advancement

What I dislike about the company

Having to pay for a parking decal and not having anywhere close to the building your working

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Reimbursed daycare is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    University of Alabama
  • City
    Tuscaloosa
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 14.Nov 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • get rid of the time clock. better pay raises. treat all faculty and staff equally

What I like about the company

Benefits and vacation time are very good for families.

What I dislike about the company

Lack of cost of living raises - treating hourly staff like third class steerage on the Titanic

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

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    University of Alabama
  • City
    Tuscaloosa
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered
  • 22.Mar 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • work-life balance needs improvement

What I like about the company

university is a stable work environment

What I dislike about the company

x

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

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    University of Alabama
  • City
    Tuscaloosa
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered
  • 13.Jan 2017
  • Employee

Workplace Safety

UA's Occupational Health and Safety is top-notch: well-trained and always on top of regulations

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    University of Alabama
  • City
    Tuscaloosa
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former job since 2015
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered
  • 06.Jan 2017
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Communications Parking Events to help with staff morale

What I like about the company

Working with younger people Interesting work Not stressful

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Tuition assistance is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    University of Alabama
  • City
    Tuscaloosa
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered