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Reviews for The University of Iowa

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
3.60
Support from management
3.40
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
3.80
Internal Communication
3.40
Office / Work Environment
3.60
Environmental Friendliness
4.40
Work-Life Balance
4.20
Challenging Work
3.60
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

Career factor

Gender Equality
3.80
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
3.20
Overall compensation for your work
3.80
Company Image
3.80
Job Security
3.40
Handicapped Accessibility
4.20
Workplace Safety
3.80
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

Flex. working hours in 2 of 5 reviews Parking in 1 of 5 reviews Easy access to public transportation in 2 of 5 reviews No stock or equity options 401(k) in 2 of 5 reviews No onsite daycare facility Reimbursed daycare in 1 of 5 reviews Ability to work remotely in 3 of 5 reviews No desirable office location Tuition assistance in 4 of 5 reviews Paid Parental Leave in 1 of 5 reviews 401(k) Match in 2 of 5 reviews Flexible spending account in 3 of 5 reviews Paid time off in 3 of 5 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 4 of 5 reviews No relocation allowance Life insurance in 4 of 5 reviews

The following perks are offered

On site cafeteria in 2 of 5 reviews No meal or transportation allowance Health and wellness programs in 4 of 5 reviews Employee discounts in 2 of 5 reviews No vehicle allowance Employee events in 1 of 5 reviews No dogs allowed Fitness center on site in 2 of 5 reviews No company provided food and/or drink
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  • 29.Apr 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • My interactions are specific to a small team without oversight and not relevant to other employees.

What I like about the company

Was able to work within what my schedule allowed.

What I dislike about the company

Needs a better work life balance

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Tuition assistance is offered
  • Company
    The University of Iowa
  • City
    Iowa City
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Not specified

The following perks were offered to me

Fitness center on site is offered
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  • 21.Apr 2019
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Pay adjustments to meet market standards in order to retain experienced employees

What I like about the company

Great learning environment for those starting out in their field

What I dislike about the company

Employee parking is expensive and inconvenient

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
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
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
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking 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
    The University of Iowa
  • City
    Iowa City
  • 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

Job Security

Always layoffs

Suggestions for improvement

  • Make more doors automatic for the disabled, not have managers be HR reps

What I like about the company

Hours never changed, enjoyed working with other staff

What I dislike about the company

Management. Having your HR rep also be manager.

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

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) 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
    The University of Iowa
  • City
    Iowa City
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • A good addition would it be the free parking for the employees

What I like about the company

Everything works well. The salary is Very good with comfortable working hours

What I dislike about the company

The directions and the feedback could be more specific

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
2.00
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
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Easy access to public transportation is offered Reimbursed daycare is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Tuition assistance is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    The University of Iowa
  • City
    Iowa City
  • 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 events is offered
  • 23.Sep 2018
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would have a debit card for health care flexible spending accounts. We have to wait too long for reimbursement.

What I like about the company

When I had a major illness they were wonderful about letting me take the time off that I needed and work when I was feeling better

What I dislike about the company

Having to pay for parking and not being able to park close by my office building

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
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
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Easy access to public transportation is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely 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
    The University of Iowa
  • City
    Iowa City
  • 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 Fitness center on site is offered