Syracuse University
4.0 of 5 126 reviews
www.syr.edu Syracuse, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

Syracuse University Reviews in Syracuse, NY

Updated Jun 28, 2014
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4.0 80 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

Syracuse University Chancellor & President Kent Syverud

Kent Syverud

(4 ratings)

87% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Satisfying Experience

    General Employee (Current Employee)
    Syracuse, NY

    ProsRelaxed work environment, understanding superiors, fantastic meals

    ConsDisorganized work ethic, new employees take time to fit in

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Syracuse University Online Platforms is fun

    Web Developer (Former Employee)
    Syracuse, NY

    Pros- Great work environment
    - Fun people to work with
    - Great boss
    - Very flexible, I chose my hours
    - Was offered a full time position after I graduated

    Cons- Other departments might not be as fun
    - Pay could be better but not bad for a college job
    - Mostly students worked where I did so some people were unqualified for the position

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe management needs to take better care when hiring and could also benefit from moving into a new space that is more conducive to collaboration.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Research Assistant (Current Employee)
    Syracuse, NY

    ProsMany great opportunity here with a lot of chance to get in touch with the latest tech. Good campus life, nice and comfortable city.

    ConsWinter here is horrible in Syracuse, a huge a mount of snow. I not a fan of SNOW, so that would be a headache for me

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    RSA (Current Employee)
    Syracuse, NY

    ProsThe people here are very helpful, co-operative and friendly. The job is full of respect. They also take extra care of our health and safety.

    ConsWeather is the most challenging part. It is varying too much with snow for almost half a year and walking in snow for job becomes quite difficult.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSome arrangement for traveling to work place on weekend is required.

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    Project Leader (Current Employee)
    Syracuse, NY

    ProsVery very good opportunity to train practical skills and put everything you learnt into practice

    ConsThe payment is not high, just 10 dollars around. It's really not a good place to make money.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease the salary

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Student Applications Processor (Former Employee)
    Syracuse, NY

    ProsNice people, friendly environment, good salary

    Consthere are no cons to working at Syracuse University

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to take a part time job for full time student in SU

    RSA (Current Employee)
    Syracuse, NY

    ProsEasy work, easy to apply and flexible hours

    ConsLow Pay, very boring work (but it is ok to do your own home work while in work as long as they are not conflicted)

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Syracuse offers those who are willing to meet new people great opportunities to advance in their careers

    Graduate Teaching Assistant (Former Employee)
    Syracuse, NY

    ProsThe University is a very large institution offering anyone with a can-do attitude an opportunity to find a way in.

    ConsRecent leadership changes has many people fearing that they will need to find new jobs over the course of the next 5 years.

    Advice to Senior ManagementReplace the old regime including the RCM model to create more collaborative channels across depts and schools.

    – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Resources, Friendly Environment

    Adjunct (Current Employee)
    Syracuse, NY

    ProsGood benefits, nice resources, flexible schedule.

    ConsBureaucracy is substantial. In-fighting. Senior faculty don't back up Junior faculty if not convenient.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBack up your employees rather than defer to student complaints.

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    Main Desk Assistant (Current Employee)
    Syracuse, NY

    ProsVery easy work. Depending on who your assistant residence director is it could be laid back or very up tight.

    ConsVery low pay. Could have to work a lot of hours if you are actually trying to make a substantial amount of money.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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