Florida Gulf Coast University
3.2 of 5 13 reviews
Fgcu.edu Fort Myers, FL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Good Start for Career as Faculty

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Florida Gulf Coast University

ProsEasy to get in, flexible, city is beautiful to live in

ConsAdvancement is tough, pay is miserable

Advice to Senior ManagementBoard of Regents--pony up with the pay

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Has lots of potential opportunities but requires initiative and drive for success.

Campus Recreation Employee (Current Employee)
Fort Myers, FL

I have been working at Florida Gulf Coast University


Pros: Smaller Campus atmosphere New additions/renovations continually underway Family-like workplace atmosphere Cons: Compensation is below average. Sometimes drama filled. Advice to Senior Management: Following through more with policies laid out. Take student input more… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Stay away from NO TENURE UNIVERSITY!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Florida Gulf Coast University full-time


Pros: Location, location, location:) Met some great people in various schools… Cons: NO tenure + low salary = breeding grounds for mediocrity. Too many colleagues who came to FGCU because they would not get tenure in any… Advice to Senior Management: Institute TENURE system (that will never happen). Get rid of multi-year rolling contracts. Fire all deadwood assistant professors who… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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