Kingsborough Community College Reviews

Updated Jan 11, 2021

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66%
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Kingsborough Community College President Peter Cohen
Peter Cohen
6 Ratings
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  • "CUNY handled hourly cuts and layoffs during the pandemic poorly(in 6 reviews)

  • "Part time position only, not allowed to work more than 20 hrs per week(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kingsborough Community College full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pretty campus and nice co-workers

    Cons

    A lot of red tape

  2. "Gave me opportunities to grow, and amazing colleagues"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Continuing Education Instructor in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kingsborough Community College part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Respect, friendly vibes, professionals, and willing to help colleagues

    Cons

    Hard to say any cons in my experience. But in my dept, we are not FT.

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  3. "Excellent"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Professor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kingsborough Community College full-time

    Pros

    They care and are proficient

    Cons

    not enough courses, not enough work

  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Lead Developer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kingsborough Community College full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great Scenery and a community on working for the students.

    Cons

    To far to commute and public transportation does not help, better have a car.

  5. COVID-19

    "Close-Knit Place to Work"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Non-teaching Adjunct 

    I worked at Kingsborough Community College part-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    CUNY handled hourly cuts and layoffs during the pandemic poorly.

  6. "Handled all kind of office work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Systems Administrator 

    I worked at Kingsborough Community College part-time

    Pros

    Amazing experience, met new people, customer satisfaction

    Cons

    No Promotion, low salary, and very easy work

  7. "Good experience"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - College Assistant in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kingsborough Community College part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good experience to have on your resume, you do a lot of admin work that can lead to better jobs.

    Cons

    Doesn’t pay well, no health insurance.

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  8. "College Assistant (Tutorial Services)"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Tutor 

    I have been working at Kingsborough Community College part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Time. You can make a schedule that fits you. And low entry requirements.

    Cons

    If the session is unbooked, you don't get paid. So, sometimes if you have sessions unbooked in between other booked sessions, you need to stay there and no get paid.

  9. "It was nice while it lasted."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - College Assistant 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kingsborough Community College part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The amount of work experience i Gained working there is what helped me get my dream job. ive met so much people working there and made so much friends

    Cons

    A dead end job no raises or chance to advance.

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  10. "Good Learning Opportunity to Gain Experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - College Assistant 

    I worked at Kingsborough Community College part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A good sized institution where you can see both familiar and new faculty, staff, and student faces.

    Cons

    No room to move up, it is also deep in Brooklyn which can either be a negative or a positive.

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