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University of New Orleans CEO Peter J. Fos
Peter J. Fos
33 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice environment, low work pressure, hard working students(in 5 reviews)

  • "Flexible Schedule with the ability to engage with students on a daily basis(in 4 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. "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

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      "Tiring"

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      Current Employee - Rather Not Say 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at University of New Orleans full-time for more than 6 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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    • "Good, but not amazing."

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      Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

    • "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.

    • "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 2 years

      Pros

      Had tremendous opportunities to learn

      Cons

      None that I can recall

    • "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 2 years

      Pros

      Good, helpful environment. Productive atmosphere

      Cons

      The resources could have been added.

      Advice to Management

      It would be better to add more dynamism.

    • "N/A"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

      Pros

      Salary and flexible work hours

      Cons

      Micro managment, workload, high turnovers and no room for advancment

    • "Gratuare Research Assistant"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

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

      Pros

      Great environment to learn and earn your masters degree

      Cons

      Long hours with much work happening at home

    • "A little over two years in..."

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Tuition reduction for schools on UNO school system is excellect, especially for master's programs.

      Cons

      Raises slow to come by, promotions only occur by going out for other positions

    • "IT"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      We have a great University President (President Nicklow)

      Cons

      Constant Budget Cuts that are being slowly turned around

      Advice to Management

      Continue to be open to ideas from lover-level employees

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