Program Specialists at University of Southern California give their company a 2.9 out of 5.0, while the average rating for University of Southern California is 4.2, making them 37% less happy than every other employee at University of Southern California and 29% less happy than every other Program Specialist on CareerBliss - the happiest Program Specialists work for Smithsonian Institution.
What do you like about working at University of Southern California?
"The dynamic nature of the day to day work. The constant change, the students and the intellectual nature of our programs."
Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?
"The school is really important, as the schools tend to be their own entities within the university - very silo'd. So - check out your team - will they support change? Will they be great to work with? Moving around can be difficult - depending on the school."
What don't you like about working at University of Southern California?
"While my supervisor is fantastic, the system works against the team and we constantly have to work around things to get anything done. Everything costs an arm and a leg."
What suggestions do you have for management?
"Value staff and students more. Give faculty more support staff. Do away with the strict hierarchy of power. More collaboration between departments. Written policies and procedures. Stronger leaders."
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