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Florida A&M University Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum
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Pros
  • Able to make good connections with other employees (in 2 reviews)

  • Working as an assistant at Famu has a great benefit because your able to make your schedule around your class schedule (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Sadly, that's what a lot of people do there (in 3 reviews)

  • Faculty think they're at the best school in the nation, but not even ranked on any of the rankings that actually matter (in 5 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Administrative Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Florida A&M University full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment, friendly coworkers.

    Cons

    Parking was challenging and limited.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage physical stress walking daily.


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Assistant
    Former Employee - Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Florida A&M University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome people that are so cool.

    Cons

    None of these people are trying to be a bad guy.

  3. "Asistant Director"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Director
    Current Employee - Assistant Director
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Florida A&M University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with FTAIC students, commitment to student success and diversity

    Cons

    Managing facilities issues, staying in tune with students needs

    Advice to Management

    Continue to provide direct and support of f ont line staff.


  4. "Graduate life"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tallahassee, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tallahassee, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Florida A&M University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Compassionate mentors and professors (understanding of life's ways)

    Cons

    Lazy and relaxed mentors and professors (Not able to help enthusiastic students)

    Advice to Management

    allow people to retire and allow the university to make progress


  5. "Trends"

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    Current Employee - Professor
    Current Employee - Professor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Florida A&M University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Some of the best students and faculty are at FAMU

    Cons

    The administration is taking money away from instruction and services. The graduation rate is low.

    Advice to Management

    Studnets do not need high paid administrators. Students need more professors and staff.


  6. "OPS Student Office Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Florida A&M University part-time

    Pros

    Works well with class schedule

    Cons

    To get all your hours you might not have any free time throughout the day.

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Great institution"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida A&M University full-time

    Pros

    Love this university great place. Employees care about students

    Cons

    Higher ups need to stop playing politics

  8. "WORK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida A&M University part-time

    Pros

    good benefits and pay and job stability

    Cons

    over worked and no loyalty to senior employees

    Advice to Management

    learn to change since the company is steady changing with innovative ideas


  9. "Grad student assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Florida A&M University full-time

    Pros

    Comfortable environment to be productive

    Cons

    Students may not be amicable to do their work


  10. "Community Outreach Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tallahassee, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tallahassee, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Florida A&M University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment and helpful staff

    Cons

    Paper work takes more than a reasonable amount of time to process.


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