Hofstra University Reviews

Updated Aug 5, 2020

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4.0
77%
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63%
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Hofstra University President and Trustee Stuart Rabinowitz
Stuart Rabinowitz
90 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Low pay by urban American standards for adjuncts(in 16 reviews)

  • "below minimum wage salaries, no annual raises(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent staff with plenty of drive to help others.

    Cons

    The work environment can be hectic at times.

  2. "Excellent environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Secretary in Hempstead, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hofstra University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great professional people to work with

    Cons

    I did not find any cons with this organization


  3. "Administrator"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Administrator 

    I have been working at Hofstra University full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, people you work with

    Cons

    Salary, leadership does not protect workers

  4. "Overall good place to work, but needs major changes to keep employees happy and to get them to stay long term."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hempstead, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hofstra University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits, work-life balance for non-traveling positions, co-workers.

    Cons

    Working weekends, inconsistent management, out-of-touch President and other VPs.

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  5. "all depends on department"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Worker in Hempstead, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working at the university is convenient from a proximity standpoint, can be great if you have a good department or supervisor

    Cons

    Student aide jobs have irregular hours and terrible pay

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  6. "."

    3.0
    Former Employee - Aide in New York, NY

    I worked at Hofstra University part-time

    Pros

    It was an easy front desk job

    Cons

    It was a little boring

  7. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Volunteer Peer Alliance Mentor 

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

    Pros

    - You get to meet new and interesting people

    Cons

    - It is only volunteer. Not paid.

  8. "Great Experience"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Instructor 

    I have been working at Hofstra University part-time

    Pros

    I have had a wonderful time working here the faculty and staff are beyond wonderful.

    Cons

    Cannot think of one at the moment

  9. "Great opportunity for students who would like to work, but have to work around a class schedule."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hofstra University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You develop skills which could be useful in future positions after your studies.

    Cons

    The pay isn't great, but they allow you to study when there is not work to be done.

  10. "Enjoy working with the students"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Adjunct Associate Professor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hofstra University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility in adding relevant industry content

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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