Lancaster University Employee Reviews about "flexible working hours"

Updated 8 May 2020

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  • "Lack of transparency from senior management; Going for a promotion is like shooting at moving goalposts(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Good Student Job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - RAID Student Ambassador 

    I worked at Lancaster University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working available, signing up for shifts that you are available for. Friendly environment working alongside other students.

    Cons

    Be prepared for long shifts at some events.

  2. "Great work experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Web Developer in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lancaster University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff Flexible work arrangements defined projects with liberty to apply new skills Great leadership

    Cons

    There were no downsides in working with Lancaster University


  3. "better pay than other student jobs"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - IT Operations Assistant in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lancaster University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    pays better than minimum wage, mostly flexible working hours, chill environment

    Cons

    sometimes have to get up before 7am

  4. "Student ambassador"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lancaster University part-time

    Pros

    Well paid, flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Limited working opportunity for tours

  5. "Lecturer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lecturer in Lancaster, England
    Recommends

    I have been working at Lancaster University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, great working environment

    Cons

    inconvenient locations for spouses to find jobs and to go for international conferences

  6. "Good working environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Analyst 

    I have been working at Lancaster University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly Team Good pay for part time work Flexible working times

    Cons

    None I can think of

  7. "Good work for a student"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Lancaster University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible work allowed me to work around my studies

    Cons

    Bit too informal around structuring work

  8. "Very flexible for students"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lancaster, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lancaster University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work, amazing atmosphere, if you are looking for a part-time job then the university provides great opportunities.

    Cons

    Management changes often, so new people in charge often take time to adapt and the flow of work is disrupted. But it really isn't that big of a deal.

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  9. "Student Ambassador"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lancaster University part-time

    Pros

    -Friendly atmosphere -Flexible working hours -Good hourly pay

    Cons

    -A lot of competition when it comes to finding work opportunities

  10. "A wide range of student jobs"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Lancaster University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly environment Approachable co-workers Flexible working hours to match academic timetable

    Cons

    National Minimum Wage for most part-time student jobs Many hierarchies

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