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University of New Orleans Reviews

Updated Aug 5, 2019

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University of New Orleans CEO Peter J. Fos
Peter J. Fos
35 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great place to work, despite difficult economic times in state(in 8 reviews)

  • "great work environment, good research knowledge(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Constant Budget Cuts that are being slowly turned around(in 18 reviews)

  • "This is a public university subject to state budget constraints(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great employer"

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    Current Employee - Math Tutor in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of New Orleans part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent support from administration. Schedule flexibility. Great cancellation policies.

    Cons

    Finals week is busy and stressful, especially if you are also a student.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work! The atmosphere is amazing.

    University of New Orleans2019-08-06
  2. "Laid Back"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of New Orleans part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, very personable and friendly.

    Cons

    Pretty monotonous work, but easy.

    University of New Orleans2019-08-05
  3. "Student"

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    Former Employee - Student 

    I worked at University of New Orleans full-time

    Pros

    The only cheap option for BSEE

    Cons

    Most teachers care less than the students

    University of New Orleans2019-06-01
  4. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of New Orleans part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    No problems, I had a positive experience.

    Cons

    Lacking in resources, a public school.

    University of New Orleans2019-05-16
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Tiring"

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    Current Employee - Rather Not Say 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at University of New Orleans full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people who work here are down to earth, funny, kind, and thoughtful. The instruction is top notch. The students are generally happy to be helped. Vacation and sick days accrue and do not expire. The pay is decent.

    Cons

    Hands down the most disorganized and filthy institution I have ever worked at. There is trash all over campus, the classrooms are rarely cleaned, the AC/Heat goes out regularly. People are frustrated and unhappy, and there is no room for advancement, since management always hires externally for higher positions. The students are unhappy and frustrated because UNO does nothing to ensure that they have enough classes, loses...

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    Advice to Management

    Promote your people from within, so many of them deserve it, having been here for years. Nicklow and Amouzegar, get into a classroom and teach a class so you can see how frustrating it is for there to be no AC/Heat , non-working technology, and inadequate space. Fire Sodexo and hire back regular, vested employees who give a darn about this campus. Meet the students where they are, instead of slapping cosmetic fixes on...

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    University of New Orleans2019-02-22
  6. "Civil & Environmental"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 

    I have been working at University of New Orleans part-time

    Pros

    Good Environment, Outstanding Professors, Cool Campus

    Cons

    Not enough resources for research

    University of New Orleans2019-01-23
  7. "Good, but not amazing."

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of New Orleans part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Helpful professors, lots of opportunity for anyone who knows what they want.

    Cons

    Course list offered is tiny - sometimes without a lot of options.

    University of New Orleans2018-12-18
  8. "Great for Covering Tuition Cost"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of New Orleans part-time

    Pros

    Your tuition and fees are paid for by school.

    Cons

    Lots of downtime during the day.

    Advice to Management

    Let students work more than part time if possible.

    University of New Orleans2018-10-19
  9. "Grader"

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    Former Employee - Tutor/Grader in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends

    I worked at University of New Orleans part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Had tremendous opportunities to learn

    Cons

    None that I can recall

    University of New Orleans2018-09-12
  10. "Undergraduate Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in New Orleans, LA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of New Orleans part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good, helpful environment. Productive atmosphere

    Cons

    The resources could have been added.

    Advice to Management

    It would be better to add more dynamism.

    University of New Orleans2018-08-16
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