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Seton Hall University Reviews

Updated June 16, 2017
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Pros
  • In addition, work-life balance is great because you can pretty much work when it is more convenient for your schedule (in 5 reviews)

  • Friendly work environment with helpful managers (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • With my stipend, I can only cover 50% of my cost of living, but I am expected to work/study full time (in 3 reviews)

  • Upper administration (deans and higher) is often demanding, uncompromising, and completely uncaring about their employees' feelings (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great College athletics experience"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Baseball Coach in Madison, NJ
    Current Employee - Assistant Baseball Coach in Madison, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Seton Hall University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere to promote competitive D1 athletics. Great people to work for

    Cons

    they will work you long and hard


  2. "Wonderful environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Orange, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Orange, NJ
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Seton Hall University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It was a great place to work. I enjoyed my co-workers and the colleagues in other departments. The students make it worthwhile!

    Cons

    There's no real downside. Higher education is not known for high salaries so I didn't expect one!

  3. "Not that great, not too bad"

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    Former Employee - Clerical Assistant in South Orange, NJ
    Former Employee - Clerical Assistant in South Orange, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Seton Hall University (More than a year)

    Pros

    nice people, beautiful campus, free food

    Cons

    long hours, not a lot of pay

    Advice to Management

    Stop pushing the Catholic mission on these kids.


  4. "Resident Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Resident Assistant in South Orange, NJ
    Former Employee - Resident Assistant in South Orange, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Seton Hall University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Student staff workers are given ample training and resources to succeed

    Cons

    You will have little to no say in most cases when it comes to employee treatment.

    Advice to Management

    Be open to taking criticism and concerns from RA's


  5. "Its alright. Does not pay enough"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Orange, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Orange, NJ

    I have been working at Seton Hall University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Nice campus

    Cons

    Not enough pay. Very bureaucratic


  6. "Great training ground for Student Affairs Pros"

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    Former Employee - Administrator in South Orange, NJ
    Former Employee - Administrator in South Orange, NJ

    I worked at Seton Hall University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, that is just the right size to make you feel like you know the people you work with
    Tuition remission policy is solid- take advantage!
    Human resources has increased the services they provide
    Professional development is supported

    Cons

    Salaries tend to be on the low side, compared to some other institutions in the area
    Employees have to pay for parking

    Advice to Management

    Half day Fridays in the summer, should be converted to Fridays off. So many institutions in the area provide that.


  7. "Resident Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Resident Assistant in South Orange, NJ
    Current Employee - Resident Assistant in South Orange, NJ

    Pros

    Lots of experience
    Good Training
    Free Housing
    Great Staff

    Cons

    bad communication
    Communication from higher ups to RAs is not the best, but it is okay

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more

  8. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant in South Orange, NJ
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in South Orange, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I have been working at Marketing Analytics full-time
    Pros
    If you like Javascript; it is used heavily in house.

    Cons

    Cons
    There is no growth for developers.
    The technologies they use are old.
    The management has no mentoring skills.
    The management has no interest in individual growth of the team members.

    Advice to Management

    Learn to treat people as you desire to be treated by others,
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  9. "Great place but low salary"

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    Former Employee - Academic Coordinator in South Orange, NJ
    Former Employee - Academic Coordinator in South Orange, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Seton Hall University (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The atmosphere is amazing. Great student and great coworkers. Beautiful and peaceful campus.

    Cons

    The university doesent pay well across the board. And they pay once a month. Movement is hard if not impossible.

    Advice to Management

    Make salaries more competitive so employees don't leave.


  10. "Student"

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    Former Employee - Student in White Plains, NY
    Former Employee - Student in White Plains, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Seton Hall University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent location, great teachers and high level of learning

    Cons

    Part-time only; missed out on many social events

    Advice to Management

    Be more inclusive to part-timers


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