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sully1127
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January 1970

Indiana University seems to me to be seriously behind other research institutions of its kind as far as what it is willing to pay its employees and the benefits that it gives those employees.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$25k-$50k
Not eligible for bonus
None taken
Yes
As someone expecting a child right now, I have been disappointed by the lack of support for my employment class. I am also required to take almost half of my annual vacation time during a week-long period when the library is closed for the winter holiday. This leaves me only a week of paid time off to see family that live in other parts of the country. There is great disparity of benefits between different pay grades, and people that I work with closely are given many more opportunities to achieve a good work-life balance. This makes this employer very difficult to recommend, although I love the work I do.
Improve my benefits (e.g. medical, maternity)
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anon1657
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January 1970

There is so much bureaucracy that it's frustrating and often feels hard to do a good job and get anything done.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
$25k-$50k
Not eligible for bonus
None taken
Not for Pay, Promotion
Yes
Improve my compensation
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Madam bloom2015
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January 1970

I've worked here for over 4 years. There is some inequity between employee class types. Faculty members receive paid parental leave, while professional and support staff must use accrued paid time off, but your jobs is protected for 12 weeks under FMLA. As professional staff member, I had to be very stingy about taking any time ahead of the birth so that I would have enough PTO saved to cover (just part) of my maternity leave. Though, it was a comfort knowing I had a job to come back. Also, experiences vary from department to department. Thankfully, my supervisor was open to allowing me to come back part time and work my way back up to full time.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$25k-$50k
$0-$10k
8 hours
None taken
Yes
Yes
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Lady LuLu1024
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January 1970

Raises are not easy to come by. The only raise you get is when you switch jobs/departments within the university.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
$50k-$80k
$0-$10k
8 hours
None taken
No
Depends on the department
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Lady luck
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January 1970

I've never had children, but from what I've seen it's extremely family friendly.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$25k-$50k
$0-$10k
8 hours
None taken
Yes
Maybe.

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Women Review Indiana University for Culture, Pay and Gender Equality | Fairygodboss

Free, anonymous reviews of Indiana University by female employees, including pay, hours, maternity leave, flextime, and company culture

3.6 stars, based on 5 reviews Company Website sully1127 anon1657 Madam bloom2015 Lady LuLu1024 Lady luck