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Columbia University Employee Reviews about "great benefits"

Updated Dec 1, 2021

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Columbia University President and Trustee Lee C. Bollinger
Lee C. Bollinger
1,077 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly environment and great benefits(in 147 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is understood given the academic calendar(in 146 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "relatively low pay compared to private sector(in 68 reviews)

  • "As with many large orgs, there is a fair amount of red tape(in 52 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good experience

      Nov 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Caring, flexible, and great benefits.

      Cons

      Can do better with salary

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      An overall good place to work

      Dec 1, 2021 - Assistant Director 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Stable job, great benefits, supports employees getting education

      Cons

      Lack of transparency and innovation, political

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Institution

      Oct 27, 2021 - Billing Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Benefits, including PTO and medical

      Cons

      No cons to report at this time

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Loved It

      Nov 10, 2021 - Alumni Relations in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, work was constant, great benefits

      Cons

      Working hours weren't consistent enough

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Safety advisor

      Nov 8, 2021 - Safety Advisor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great place to work. Great benefits.

      Cons

      salary could be a little higher

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Working Condition

      Sep 14, 2021 - Research Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly environment and great benefits.

      Cons

      The pay is not very high.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great work/life balance

      Sep 9, 2021 - Associate Director in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Credible institution - great benefits - tuition reimbursement - work/life balance

      Cons

      Hierarchical system - very traditional and antiquated ways of doing things. Pay is good but could be better

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work, but very demanding

      Jul 8, 2021 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits and a collegial atmosphere depending on your group

      Cons

      underpaid for the amount of work and tight deadlines

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    9. 4.0
      Current Temporary Employee, more than 1 year

      Likely depends on the department - but my experience was good

      Jul 8, 2021 - Anonymous Temporary Employee in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Those who work full time get great benefits as they work at Columbia.

      Cons

      Depending on the department, the salary isn't competitive.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Overal a great place to work or make a career.

      May 25, 2021 - Coordinator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent work/life balance, great benefits (especially for union employees), and amiable colleagues.

      Cons

      Starting pay isn't the highest, upward mobility isn't always possible depends on one's role, sometimes short staffed so one ends up taking on more work.

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