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Yeshiva University Reviews

Updated April 18, 2019
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Pros
  • "many legal and Jewish holidays off, Early Fridays" (in 15 reviews)

  • "Great Work life balance all through out the departments" (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "There was a complete lack of communication, and there were no raises in the time I worked there" (in 3 reviews)

  • "There is no room for advancement" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Productions Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yeshiva University part-time

    Pros

    Off for all of the Jewish Holidays

    Cons

    Not enough action going on


  2. "sinking ship"

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    Current Employee - Professor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Professor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    dedicated but underpaid and beleaguered faculty

    Cons

    mismanagement on all levels; corruption among executives and administrators; indifference to academic programs; declining student quality; weak president and provost

    Advice to Management

    If you want the university to survive, listen to faculty concerns about compensation and benefits

  3. Helpful (1)

    "No funds, no raises for 5 years, poor management and communication"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of holidays off and flexibility.

    Cons

    The school has no money. The law school is a mess - there is no management or cohesiveness among departments. No raises in over 5 years. No structured feedback or training. It's a mess. Very low salaries.

    Advice to Management

    Try to manage. Make a plan on how to run an office.


  4. "Okay"

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    Current Employee - Advisor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Advisor in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, good hours, nice people for the most part

    Cons

    Management. People are promoted because of experience, but don't get any management training

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your managers- send them to management training. It will benefit everyone in the long run


  5. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    vacation time is very good

    Cons

    discrimination, workers are not appreciated, terrible salaries

    Advice to Management

    In need of much better management


  6. Helpful (1)

    "A Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yeshiva University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Other faculty and some staff

    Cons

    Administration, Assistant Deans, desire to "dumb down" undergraduate and graduate degrees

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your faculty: they understand what students need. You only think you know what they WANT. Not the same thing.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great departmental team -- wonderful people. Terrible upper management."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Yeshiva University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Enjoyed interacting with members of my department. Genuine sense of comraderie.

    Cons

    Appalling upper management. Couldn't be bothered to find out what most people did.

    Advice to Management

    Take time to really learn what your staff members do, respect their work, and interact with them.

  8. "Executive secretary"

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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The best reason why I’ve worked at my current job it’s a busy, professional and happy place

    Cons

    No room for improvement


  9. "Nowhere But Here"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Yeshiva University full-time

    Pros

    It's a fun atmosphere with a lot of really smart people.

    Cons

    Not really awesome for advancement opportunities particularly if you are a minority.

    Advice to Management

    Take employees concerns seriously.


  10. "Great opportunities on the horizon"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Recent shift in upper management that promises great changes in the nearby future and improvement to productivity.

    Cons

    Workflow can be stalled by tradition.