- Former Employee★★★★★
FT EmployeeOct 27, 2016 - Anonymous EmployeeRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
People in my unit were passionate about the mission and work of the school. Generally, people were open and welcoming. The salary is very high compared to other colleges in the Albany area.
Very poor financial management and enrollment forecasting. Silo-ed environment in many respects. If you don't take the initiative, you'll go unnoticed.Continue reading
Other Employee Reviews
- Current Employee, less than 1 year★★★★★
Change is hardMay 31, 2023 - Director in Albany, NYRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Excelsior has gathered strong academic leaders to take it into the future. Strong programs support adult learners and the military. Very strong communication and excellent remote work set up. Outstanding work/life balance.
Excelsior is going through significant changes, which is hard on long term employees.Continue reading
- Current Employee, more than 8 years★★★★★
Let's be fair (also, this IS Excelsior University)Mar 25, 2023 - Counselor/Management in Albany, NYRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Many students are amazing. Human Resources is trying. Leadership is undermining. JEDI is trying. Undermined. Faculty are ALWAYS trying. Look: the bottom line is that the workspace is demoralizing. Toxic people get promoted. People who have lost their voice keep their job. If these are the pros.... so be it. The final pro: people who want to complete their degree are able to do so and some amazing faculty are responsible for that.
There are not many great things to share lately. Job postings shared nationally that have already been filled with "former colleagues". Total confusion about.... many things related to academia and students. Thank GOD the faculty are still doing their jobs, because they have no idea what's going on due to ZERO communication. It's fine, though. It's all great and there are "so many opportunities". Show me.Continue reading