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Yeshiva University Reviews

Updated February 8, 2017
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Yeshiva University President Richard M. Joel
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Pros
  • closed on all major Jewish holidays, pleasant colleagues, flexible about scheduling (in 13 reviews)

  • Small school, collegial environment, great work/life balance, several days off (all Jewish holidays, of which there are several) (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • no raises at YU for the past many years (in 4 reviews)

  • Poor financial managment in past has led to present day problems (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great school"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yeshiva University full-time

    Pros

    Great law school and opportunities

    Cons

    the building can get a touch up, but great location

    Advice to Management

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  2. "Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in New York, NY

    I worked at Yeshiva University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    opportunity for advancement if watchful

    Cons

    beauracratic and burdensome procedures and process


  3. "Low pay, good work-life balance."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Freedom to do your job without constant supervision and micromanagement.

    Cons

    Low Pay, Low employee morale. Too many people working here for years that are comfortable, and unwilling to change.

    Advice to Management

    Increased salarie


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  5. "Instructor"

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    Current Employee - Instructor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Instructor in New York, NY

    I have been working at Yeshiva University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, great students, great people to work with.

    Cons

    Smaller university than the major universities.


  6. "Excellent"

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

    Pros

    The people were excellent to work with and for

    Cons

    Union salary was too low for New York City

    Advice to Management

    Please be respectful to everyone


  7. "Past at YU"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Get to leave early on friday

    Cons

    They're dishonest. Higher ups are making upwards of 300K a year and the others make peanuts. No upward mobility.


  8. "YU"

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    Former Employee - Hebrew Teacher in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Hebrew Teacher in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work environment, exemplary colleagues, challenging students. It can be an exhilarating, fun place to work with a sense of purpose and accomplishment,

    Cons

    Low pay and absolutely no job security. Rife with nepotism and rich in the old boys network frame of mind and attitudes. Aloof, condescending and incompetent management.

    Advice to Management

    They are in the middle of a change of management at the top. That change needs to trickle down throughout the institution.


  9. "Yeshiva University"

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Students are bright and engaged. I had no problems with management.

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Don't run this institution into the ground. Focus on the core, keep it strong, and build it up slowly. Don't focus on the frills.


  10. "Good Place, Lots of Potential"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Yeshiva University full-time

    Pros

    Great Work-Life balance, several weeks vacation + many legal and Jewish holidays off, Early Fridays

    Cons

    Leadership needs to change and some rules/standards do not reflect a modern office environment

    Advice to Management

    Need change of senior management


  11. "Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place and overall learning experience.

    Cons

    Could be more pay and guidance.



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