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Found 103 of over 107 reviews
3.5
48% Recommend to a Friend
Excelsior College President David Schejbal
75% Approve of CEO

Found 103 of over 107 reviews

3.5
48%
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75%
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Excelsior College President David Schejbal
David Schejbal
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  • "Leadership and executive staff try to provide small concessions to boost employee morale, but a lot of work still needs to be done.(in 4 reviews)
  • "Long hours, pay is decent for a non profit, but still a non profit pay scale(in 3 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work

    Nov 20, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The President and Provost have a strong vision for the future. The benefits are great. Incredible work/life balance. New leadership has a strong focus on students and how they can be successful. Lots of caring employees. Hybrid work.

    Cons

    Some processes are hard to change and there is a lot of red tape. Not enough remote positions.

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  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Lower level is better

    Dec 22, 2022 - Admissions Counselor in Albany, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good coworkers Punch in punch out mentality for lower levels is fine Lower stress at lower levels

    Cons

    Huge caseloads Hundreds to thousands of students per counselor Management comes and goes Frequent layoffs

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Good people, but disfunctional communication from up top

    Nov 4, 2022 - Faculty Member 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    There are many people who have dedicated decades of their lives to serving Excelsior students. The employees here are fantastic - dedicated, compassionate, caring.

    Cons

    Upper leadership has not taken the time to first learn about Excelsior's student population, faculty, or staff before making top-down decrees.

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    3 people found this review helpful
  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Great Employer

    Nov 2, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Wonderful mission and lots of staff who feel strongly about fulfilling a true need.

    Cons

    None. I enjoy working here.

    1 person found this review helpful
  6. 3.0
    Current Employee

    New name, new problems.

    Oct 26, 2022 - Admissions Counselor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent benefits and PTO, partially remote.

    Cons

    Only partially remote, which is weird for an online school. Lots of toxic positivity in management culture.

    3 people found this review helpful
  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Here I Am

    Aug 10, 2022 - Academic Coordinator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great coworkers. I've had good managers. Decent benefits.

    Cons

    I'm constantly worried if I will have a job. I haven't had merit raise in several years. A few COLA. But increase in pay is not guaranteed each year.

    2 people found this review helpful
  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    New Adventures

    Jul 29, 2022 - Faculty Services Coordinator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    I can say Excelsior is exceedingly do well and a wonderful organization to work for as the atmosphere is family oriented.

    Cons

    I have no cons. I'm just looking for a change.

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  9. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Synopsis

    Oct 14, 2022 - Community Partnership Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great time off and benefits

    Cons

    Not a lot of raises

    1 person found this review helpful
  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Great WFH culture

    Jun 20, 2022 - Executive Director in Albany, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Collaboration on important work. You can really make a difference. Great benefits. WFH and not miss a beat.

    Cons

    Regulated industry. Sometimes too conservative.

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    1 person found this review helpful
  11. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Place to Work!!!

    Jul 2, 2022 - Adjunct Professor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Just a great place to work!!

    Cons

    I have nothing negative to say.

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Excelsior College has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 107 reviews left anonymously by employees. 48% of employees would recommend working at Excelsior College to a friend and 41% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 17% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Excelsior College employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Excelsior College. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

48% of Excelsior College employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Excelsior College 3.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.5 for culture and values and 2.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Excelsior College to be management, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, career development, senior leadership.

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