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Syracuse University Reviews

Updated June 19, 2018
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Syracuse University Chancellor & President Kent Syverud
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539 Employee Reviews

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Pros
  • "Administrative support and great working environment" (in 44 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours, employee discount, great people" (in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • "There are no cons to working here as far as I have seen" (in 13 reviews)

  • "Very low pay scale and heavy workload" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Great school with a record of excellence"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syracuse University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great location and environment
    Excellent facilities
    Nice people

    Cons

    The weather can be dreary at times
    The city is quite small

    Advice to Management

    Create more opportunities for graduates to stay and work at the university


  2. "Nice Staff"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Syracuse, NY
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Syracuse, NY
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Syracuse University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Consistent Hours, Understanding Staff, Good University Experience

    Cons

    Not great if you don't want to be around students all the time.

  3. "research assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syracuse University part-time

    Pros

    the place has a friendly environment

    Cons

    might not be suitable to work for winter


  4. "Student"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Student in Syracuse, NY
    Former Employee - Graduate Student in Syracuse, NY

    I worked at Syracuse University full-time

    Pros

    Good university with variety of courses offered.

    Cons

    Its not located in the prime industrial area which makes hiring tough


  5. "Food Services"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Easy to apply
    Easy to get

    Cons

    You work around their hours
    If their hours don't work with you, you have less hours


  6. "Great on-campus work opportunities for students"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Syracuse, NY
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Syracuse University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Healthy work environment with flexible hours. If you're lucky enough to get a desk job in the library or in a university office, you can do course work on the job

    Cons

    Pay was NY minimum wage, could have been higher


  7. "Great!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Syracuse University part-time

    Pros

    Students and faculty are awesome

    Cons

    None! The place is great!

  8. "Web order processing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Syracuse University full-time

    Pros

    Great staff, great benefits ,(once permanent)

    Cons

    Low pay, hiring freeze, unable to get permanent position after 3 1/2 years


  9. "Good Experience for students working"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Syracuse, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Syracuse University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management is very nice and helpful
    Good work for students

    Cons

    Walking to work is tough with the weather

    Advice to Management

    Get to know students more, try and help them be successful in other areas


  10. "Business analyst - iconsult"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Syracuse University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people
    Interesting jobs
    Good program manager

    Cons

    Some projects lead nowhere
    Some people are not motivated to work, slow down everything


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