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  • Admin. Assistant Position: Great atmosphere, but very low pay and low morale

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    I have been working at Sarah Lawrence College full-time (more than 5 years)


    Beautiful campus, great faculty, lovely staff, nice buildings great physical work environment and people are trying to do good work and change the world.


    To pay for the 400 million debt the college has, they have cut many jobs making you grateful that you still have a job. But, the reality is the pay rate does not allow you to sustain yourself as a single income anywhere let alone the fact the college is in the most expensive village in the most expensive county of the country. I have gone into extreme debt ($10,000/yr) just to eat and live. And, have been so overworked most days and have had to take a second and third job outside of the college on weekends to help pay bills. Each staff cutback puts more work and stress on the remaining staff.

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    There is a disconnect between sr. management and campus philosophy which has led to low, low morale. Princeton has a student-staff ratio of 6 to 1. There should be an increase in staff to support the mission of the college not a decrease in staff. Reach out to Princeton

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    Administrative Assistant Interview

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    I applied through college or university. The process took a dayinterviewed at Sarah Lawrence College.

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    One of the best interview experiences I have had most likely because the college is based on conference-style and small classes. It lasted for 3 hours. I had the chance to visit classes and take a tour of the campus during my initial visit.

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Headquarters Bronxville, NY
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1925
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Sarah Lawrence College (SLC) was founded in 1928 as an institution of higher education for young women. The liberal arts school, located on a 40-acre campus in suburban New York, has been coeducational since 1968 and has an annual enrollment of some 1,200 undergraduate students and about 350 graduate students. Most of its courses are seminars limited to 15 students; the school has a student-to-faculty ratio of approximately 9-to-1, one of the lowest at any US university. SLC offers a wide range of academic concentrations, including performing arts, natural science... More

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