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Good place to work, low pay
Grant Services Generalist, TAACCCT (Former Employee) –  Plainfield, NJOctober 8, 2018
I was the primary point of contact to assist new students. It was a great job. I was hired to support a grant program to provided free Allied Health training for our students.
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4.0
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good working environment and good management
Adjunct Professor, part-time (Former Employee) –  Cranford, NJOctober 3, 2018
adjunct professor compensation is notoriously low

not a lot of room for advancement in my field

overall a good place to work and offers a lot of opportunity for students
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3.0
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Very busy
Grant Accountant Consultant (Former Employee) –  Cranford, NJSeptember 29, 2018
Everyone very helpful and great teamwork. Their students are number ONE and always put their students interest and success first.
Environment are very pleasant
Pros
Holidays are nice
Cons
under staff
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4.0
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Administrative
Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) –  Cranford, NJAugust 23, 2018
Perform all supporting and direct student contact-related tasks of a complex nature, in a manner that ensures complete satisfaction. Efficiently manage outbound calls to students. Update Excel spreadsheets, communicate all information and messages regarding student data. Strive to increase survey studies based on data provided.
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Jr accounting
Jr Accountant/ Payroll (Former Employee) –  Cranford, NJAugust 22, 2018
There was not any room for improvement or people person. No room for employment or encouragement. Issues on issues nor cooperation. culture difference.
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3.0
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No summary
Director of Facilities (Current Employee) –  Cranford, NJAugust 19, 2018
No Summary was written in this box.this is a public institution serving about 20,000 students annually. The President of this institution is a dynamic leader with a truly deep passion to help students.
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4.0
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Productive workplace and great way to learn.
Student- Worker in the ESL (Former Employee) –  Elizabeth, NJJuly 16, 2018
As this was my first job in the united states, this was a great way to learn the day to day activities in my new surroundings. I was assisted with good training and was praised upon my work as I have tried to excel in all fields in the office.
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UCC Higher Ed
Part Time Librarian (Former Employee) –  Cranford, NJJuly 16, 2018
I worked knowing full well I would never be full time. They are following the same path as Kean University and they will suffer the same way as them. They need more full time and less adjuncts
Pros
Nice campus
Cons
state of fear of saying the wrong things to the wrong people.
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The Students are Great
Adjunct Professor (Current Employee) –  NJJuly 13, 2018
I enjoy teaching the students at this school. They are very eager and ready for instruction. The classes are short and the learning platform is easy to navigate.
Pros
Canva
Cons
part-time
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4.0
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Great place
Proctor in Student Assessment (Current Employee) –  Cranford, NJJuly 10, 2018
I loved it there , just not many full time positions. I think that as a educational organization it has grown as provides students with a fair educational for them to succeed.
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2.0
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Bully Culture is Prevalent
Manager (Current Employee) –  Cranford, NJJuly 9, 2018
Bullying is top down. There is propensity to dress down peers and subordinates in meetings. It's horrifying to watch. When brought to upper management's attention, nothing is done. Upper management doesn't want to work too hard so the path of least resistance is the norm.
Deadlines are rarely adhered to and cost overruns are the norm due to very poor project management.
Pros
Great gym facilities, Students are great
Cons
Lazy Managers, Directors, Sr Management
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4.0
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productive and fun workplace
Student Worker (Former Employee) –  Cranford, NJJuly 4, 2018
work is generally self explanatory and steady.

Workers and bosses are good people to work with and for.

workplace culture is relaxed mostly. some fun will take place here and there.
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Productive and a Fun Place to Work.
Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) –  Cranford, NJJune 18, 2018
Perform all supporting and direct student contact-related tasks of a complex nature, in a manner that ensures complete satisfaction. Efficiently manage outbound calls to students. Update Excel spreadsheets, communicate all information and messages regarding student data. Strive to increase survey studies based on data provided.
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5.0
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Great college
COMPUTER LAB ASSISTANT (Former Employee) –  Cranford, NJ 07016May 18, 2018
It was a wonderful place for me to start college. The ALC is a great tutoring center. You can get help almost at anytime. It was tough at first, but we were students. We learn.
Pros
Great people to work with.
Cons
Angry students.
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Adjunct Professor (Current Employee) –  new jerseyMay 9, 2018
Good place to work, good atmosphere, challenging, parking is easy.
there is a good attitude among fellow workers and the environment is challenging and fun
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3.0
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rewarding work but no benefits
ESL, GED and Computer Instructor (Former Employee) –  Elizabeth, NJMay 5, 2018
The salaries at UCC are low, and in the non-credit department there's only part-time positions without any benefits. The work is rewarding because he help people change and improve their lives.
Pros
help people
Cons
no benefits
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4.0
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Great Review
Non-Credit Instructor (Current Employee) –  Cranford, NJMay 2, 2018
As an instructor, its a good position. You may have to stay on top of the department chairs in order to get access to the choice classes. The one drawback is the lack of parking on the Cranford Campus.
Cons
Lack of parking on the Cranford Campus
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5.0
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It was great experience
Peer Math Tutor (Former Employee) –  Cranford, NJApril 23, 2018
The environment and employees are very helpful and it is a memorable work experience. There are very helpful and experienced supervisors all the time to help us.
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4.0
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Typical school job
Student Worker (Former Employee) –  Cranford, NJApril 16, 2018
Worked at the Student Life office, and the management is
fair, and pleasant to work with.

Don't go in expecting to make lots of money though, it is
part time, and you're making a little bit less than minimum
wage.

But, they do work with your schedule, and the trade off is
working and going to school in the same place, so its at
least convenient in that sense.
Pros
Work/Class convenience, good managers
Cons
Low pay
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2.0
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done
Adjunct Professor (Part-time) (Former Employee) –  Cranford, NJApril 16, 2018
I have nothing bad to say about it. Some of the students in the nursing program wanted and received grades they did not deserve. It's unfortunate that students are being pushed through even when it comes to college.
Pros
the cafe is good and most of the people
Cons
administration pushes kids through
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