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Updated December 11, 2017
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  1. "PST"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Florida International University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Staff, they look out for all employees

    Cons

    Management is too much into themselfs

    Advice to Management

    n/A


  2. "HW/COM review"

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    Former Employee - Program Coordinator in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Program Coordinator in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Florida International University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    the benefits are very good

    Cons

    salaries tend to be low and at the college of medicine, your opinion matters if you are an MD

  3. "FIU College of Law Disrespects and Mistreats Employees"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Florida International University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    There are no pros for this employer.

    Cons

    The FIU College of Law treats professional level employees in a disrespectful manner. Individuals there do not care about the well-being of employees. For example, on February 9th of 2016, the FIU College of Law laid off three long time employees with no notice whatsover. I was one of them. I had always tried to be conscientious and to do a good job. I was called into an office and told to clean out my office immediately and leave by the end of the day. It takes months to get a university job, and I ended up being unemployed for over a year as a result of this mistreatment. My layoff letter stated that I was not terminated for any performance-related issue.
         This mistreatment is completely inappropriate for a public university like FIU. This is the way an inhumane corporation would treat its employees. The FIU College of Law just wanted to save a few bucks by laying off some employees and making the remaining employees take on their work. FIU College of Law thus ruined the lives of its laid off employees.

    Advice to Management

    Management should have given adequate notice and should have treated the employees with respect. In the current employment climate, they should have given at least a 6 month severance package. The culture and values of FIU College of Law are reprehensible.


  4. "not great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Liberal work
    good schedules, good life balance
    good management

    Cons

    Bad in recognizing talent
    very low salary than compared to the living cost


  5. "Must know someone to get in"

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    Former Employee - Worked At the Law School
    Former Employee - Worked At the Law School
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent salary and benefits package

    Cons

    Administration created a hostile work environment making it tough to collaborate with colleagues


  6. "Maybe a place to start"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The students are fascinating.

    Cons

    Poor management. Wierd administrative priorities.

    Advice to Management

    How does becoming one of the largest schools help us?


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Disorganized and unstable"

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

    I have been working at Florida International University part-time

    Pros

    Little to no oversight. You can do what you want in your classroom. They have an excellent computer lab.

    Cons

    If you need a job as an adjunct then you will probably work here eventually. Be nice to the secretary and other staff as they are the ones actually responsible for getting you a job next semester. There is no oversight, teaching feedback or reviews. You will be left alone and no one will ask about the quality of the education. Often times there are conflicts with where and when you are teaching. This unfortunately makes it very difficult to give the best you can to the students. It is also extremely hard to know if you will be teaching the next semester. No one answers emails or the office phone.

    Advice to Management

    Be available by email. There shouldn't be no communication at all. Let us know when the dates/times of classes are shifted. The students deserve better.

  8. "Pay wasn't all to great"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The Electrical Engineering department exposes you to many materials/research being worked on.

    You can also meet

    Cons

    Job description said worked up to 20 hours. In reality, you were expected to work 40+ hours per week. They didn't consider that a person could be a full-time engineering student.


  9. "I Do Not Recommend this Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Florida International University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I really enjoy the people that I work with directly. I am at the Biscayne Bay campus and I like the sense of community there. It is obvious that the professors, advisors, and career development care for the students.

    Cons

    The pay is awful; experience is not taken into account. I was not given the opportunity to negotiate my salary but took the job anyway because I was extremely interested in the position. Unfortunately, the pay cut has really impacted me financially. This is a cheap university that does not offer any perks. The University of Miami is a much better employer.


  10. "Very unprofessional; clique mentality."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Florida International University full-time

    Pros

    Great students to work with in a lovely setting.

    Cons

    Unprofessional administrators in a community that treats employees unfairly.


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