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Smart people, stuffy management, challenging

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Director Communications in New York, NY
Current Employee - Director Communications in New York, NY

I have been working at Columbia University full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Autonomy, pay, smart people, environment

Cons

Senior admin doesn't care too much about the "staff," as they call everyone else.

Advice to Management

Walk the talk.

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  1. A great place to do research

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Scientist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Scientist in New York, NY

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Top environment and resources for research, great colleagues and personnel

    Cons

    Salaries for postdoctoral researchers are low and housing expensive

  2. Okay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at Columbia University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent Insurance
    Some offices have good work life balance
    Good vacation days

    Cons

    Tuition Benefits now have two year waiting period
    No upward movement in higher education
    Everyone coddles upper management

    Advice to Management

    Surround yourself with people that challenge your ideas, and don't be so afraid to fail

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