Quinnipiac University Reviews

Updated Jan 1, 2021

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4.1
87%
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Quinnipiac University University President  Judy D. Olian (no image)
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  • "100 level courses must follow the specific schedule and policies, not much room for classroom flexibility(in 4 reviews)

  • "Little opportunity for advancement for adjuncts(in 4 reviews)

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  1. COVID-19

    "Good place to work"

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

    I have been working at Quinnipiac University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    supportive, open to innovation, good programs

    Cons

    resources are strained due to the pandemic

  2. "Great People and place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Professor in Hamden, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Quinnipiac University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    People are flexible and supportive

    Cons

    too much values for students


  3. "Decent job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Polling Institute in Hamden, CT

    I worked at Quinnipiac University part-time

    Pros

    Decent job with paid training

    Cons

    Boring job reading off a script

  4. "Excellent"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Quinnipiac University part-time

    Pros

    Great experience polling and learning people’s opinions. Fair and random

    Cons

    Haven’t noticed many, some interviewees can use rude language

  5. "Trying for national recognition"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Department Chair in Hamden, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Quinnipiac University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    great colleagues, opportunities for growth

    Cons

    overworked department chairs and program directors

  6. "Great people, little opportunities for advancement for adjuncts"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - English Instructor - Adjunct in New Haven, CT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Quinnipiac University part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great faculty who care about their adjuncts

    Cons

    Little opportunity for advancement for adjuncts

  7. COVID-19

    "Good pay, low stress"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Quinnipiac University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    High paying for academic position, low publication requirements for tenure

    Cons

    Lost research funding with COVID, increased teaching load with COVID

  8. "QU Adjunct Prof"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Hamden, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Quinnipiac University part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Community, Student engagement, Flexible schedule

    Cons

    No tenure opportunities in this department

  9. "Job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hamden, CT

    I have been working at Quinnipiac University part-time

    Pros

    They treat their employees well

    Cons

    They are not the best with pay

  10. "Great Place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student in Hamden, CT

    I have been working at Quinnipiac University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice people. Friendly environment. Beautiful landscape.

    Cons

    There are no downsides that I am aware of.

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