University of Auckland Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2021

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4.3
85%
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93%
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University of Auckland Chancellor Scott St John
Scott St John
50 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work-life balance is def the advantage(in 27 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours, interesting work(in 26 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "There are no cons, it was a great working environment(in 9 reviews)

  • "Not a good place to work for professional staff(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good overall

      Jul 19, 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fair pay, nice people, and good experience

      Cons

      Time management is important especially when you are busy with courseworks

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work!

      Jul 14, 2021 - Student Success Advisor in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours. Ability to work from home.

      Cons

      Communications between services could be improved

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Supportive Team

      Jul 8, 2021 - Library Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Had a great manager who genuinely cared for staff and students

      Cons

      Not much to be honest. Especially if you're studying full time

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Flexible Job

      Jul 18, 2021 - Customer Service Representative in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Casual employment, perfect for students still studying and juggling work and studies Friendly team and environment Enjoyable workplace with a lot of customer interaction

      Cons

      Lower expectations due to advantageous flexibility nature of the role = less potential to develop professionally

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good pay, average experience

      Jul 5, 2021 - Resident Advisor (RA) in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - pays the bills - meet lots of people

      Cons

      - alot of the job is poster creation and odd labouring tasks - messes with sleep schedule

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      good place to work

      Jul 20, 2021 - PhD Researcher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to work, flexible working hour

      Cons

      To many meetings, lacking of support from manager level

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Jul 5, 2021 - Software Developer in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly co workers and job flexibility.

      Cons

      None that I can think of.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Solid employer

      Jun 26, 2021 - Senior Manager in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Professional development, autonomy, WFH, technology and resources available.

      Cons

      Long time to career progression, specialized sector with not many options to move away from as there are only other two unis in town.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      A place where Professional staff are second-class citizen

      Jul 11, 2021 - Professional Staff in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working in a safe environment and amongst intelligent academics.

      Cons

      Big organization where bureaucracy is inevitable. Lack of clear career path or performance incentive for individuals.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      a place to work

      Jun 20, 2021 - Project Coordinator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      friendly environment, learn new skills, work with variety of people

      Cons

      there are lots of employee and not all are connected

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