After seven years in my current job, I finally, finally was offered a new position!!!
leaving the academic side of the university and moving to the
administrative side, something I've wanted to do for quite a while. In
fact, I've been looking, sometimes very seriously for a job, on and off
for five years. But I think I've found the right thing for me.
most of you know, my job since my new boss arrived, has changed
dramatically, and not for the better. It's been a constant frustration
for over a year and I was beginning to lose all hope for change. But,
as always, God has a plan and I think it's a great one.
get a promotion, more pay, interesting (new!) work, and new
co-workers. Even better, since I'll be in a more professional setting, I
won't be the lone staff member sequestered away with a bunch of
academics who don't know or care about me. I'll be part of a team; I'll
have an office that's mine (with no common printer and common key
lock!); I'll be in the same building as the Chancellor..... There are a
ton of benefits to this!
are a few drawbacks, mainly the hours that will mean more traffic to
deal with. But I'm staying focused on the positives because I'm so very,
Yay!! I start my new job in a little over a week!