Fairfield University Reviews

Updated Jan 8, 2021

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Fairfield University President Mark Nemec
Mark Nemec
15 Ratings
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  1. "Best NCAA campus with the best college basketball teams"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Fairfield, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fairfield University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working at their Spirit Shop was a whole lot better.

    Cons

    I was required to wear slip resistant shoes when working at the Tully Dining Commons but I was just fine with that decision.

  2. "Great Employer and work environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Student in Fairfield, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fairfield University part-time

    Pros

    -Flexibility for student workers -Good pay -Work with your schedule

    Cons

    -Long hours -Not much room for growth -Limited jobs for non-work study students


  3. "amazing"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Office Assistant 

    I have been working at Fairfield University part-time

    Pros

    very nice peopl2, great place

    Cons

    There are no downsides to working here

  4. "A good job for students"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Building Manager in Fairfield, CT

    I worked at Fairfield University part-time

    Pros

    Little to do and little hours

    Cons

    They pay Minimum wage for the job.

  5. "Growth Mindset"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Area Coordinator in Fairfield, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fairfield University full-time

    Pros

    Professional Development Opportunities, strategic budgeting and planning.

    Cons

    Lack of diversity in senior leadership and student body.

  6. "Very fun"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Summer Camp Counselor in Fairfield, CT

    I worked at Fairfield University part-time

    Pros

    lots of fun, different things to do, good people

    Cons

    can't think of any now

  7. "great experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Fairfield, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Fairfield University full-time

    Pros

    independence, great colleagues, great students

    Cons

    diversity is tough, upper level management out of touch

  8. "Teaching Assistant"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Fairfield, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fairfield University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Super nice co-workers/professors, great students, very nice modern teaching facilities

    Cons

    Need a better cafe on campus

  9. "Rec plex"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Gym Attendant in Fairfield, CT

    I worked at Fairfield University part-time

    Pros

    Good at sometimes nice work

    Cons

    No down sides here good atmosphere

  10. "Definitely enjoyable but occasional issues with boss"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Conference Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fairfield University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    fast paced and gave opportunity to thrive in whatever you want to work in.

    Cons

    Non clear instructions and occasional busy work

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