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Adjunct

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Former Employee - Adjunct Professor  in  New York, NY
Former Employee - Adjunct Professor in New York, NY

I worked at Columbia University as a contractor for less than a year

Pros

Pays well, looks amazing on your resume

Cons

Doesn't lead to full time

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    wonderful students, larger staff than many similar offices, many hours - easy to burn out

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Columbia University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The students are wonderful and it feels like everyone strives for excellence. Creates an atmosphere where people want to do as much as possible.

    Cons

    Salary at certain levels are low, and it can take time to be promoted. In addition, in some departments there is no room for professional growth because of the structure. There is a lot of bureaucracy to implement new programs and ideas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More professional development opportunities. More transparency surrounding politics and money. Clear career pathways.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A really reactive, not proactive work environment.

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    Current Employee - Operations Specialist  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in New York, NY

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great tuition benefits, easy hours, standard salary.

    Cons

    Progressive management doesn't seem to exist. People work here for years and years with no incentive to grow or move forward.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to attract young, smart talent and invest in changing your management models.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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