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Adjunct Instructor at Sanford-Brown
in Fenton, MO

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"I loved teaching"

What do you like about working at Sanford-Brown?

"I loved working w/ the students and researching new ways to teach material"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Training for new instructors w/ no academic experience might be difficult"

What don't you like about working at Sanford-Brown?

"Lack of planning by executive team. Went through 3 CEO's in 5 years"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire appropriate individuals that know what their strengths and weaknesses are."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at Fairleigh Dickinson University
in Teaneck, NJ

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"A good foot in the door, but barely. There is no room for advancement."

What do you like about working at Fairleigh Dickinson University?

"I get to teach, but beyond that it's not supportive and the university doesn't really care about the students or faculty."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Only take a job here if you are starting out and can live at home with mom and dad for a year while you gain teaching experience."

What don't you like about working at Fairleigh Dickinson University?

"The pay. If added up, an adjunct can make a maximum of $15,000 per year, but only if they worked more hours than the full time faculty."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hire more full time professors. The adjunct to full-time ratio is about as bad as it can get and demonstrates a lack of respect or care for both the students and the teachers."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
in Daytona Beach, FL

What do you like about working at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University?

"Working with great faculty and smart students within human factors."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would ensure that you have a Ph D. and funding already."

What don't you like about working at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University?

"No room for growth without a Ph D. and research funding."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would allow for those willing to teach and work with the students the opportunity to work in the department full time."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at Tarrant County College
in Fort Worth, TX

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"its a great place to work"

What do you like about working at Tarrant County College?

"it was some extra money and fun to teach college"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"stay on top of your grades and do not let your students control the class room"

What don't you like about working at Tarrant County College?

"there was some equipment that needed to be bought but the school could not afford"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"make sure to trust the teachers and that they do know what there doing"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at Everest College
in Tampa, FL

What do you like about working at Everest College?

"Great diversity, and helping others to succeed academically and professionally."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself, be truthful about all past employments, and skills."

What don't you like about working at Everest College?

"Little advancement, little training, and little professional development. Pay always stays the same."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be less conservative, be able to try other methodologies, pedagogy."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at ITT Tech
in Everett, WA

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"Great place, lots of fun, wonderful amount of help."

What do you like about working at ITT Tech?

"Everyone was wonderful about helping, answering questions and sharing knowledge."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't be nervous and keep your cool when presenting and know your subject."

What don't you like about working at ITT Tech?

"Some quarters, you would have a full workload and then other quarters you would have no classes."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I don't have any suggestions for this management. Everyone was great."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at University of Arizona
in Tucson, AZ

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Teaching at the University was a great job at a world class school."

What do you like about working at University of Arizona?

"I liked the prestige of working at a school with a great reputation and the support and latitude that I received from my supervisors."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ask that you and your supervisor agree on a timeline for additional courses or checkpoints leading to a full-time assignment."

What don't you like about working at University of Arizona?

"There was not much of an opportunity to teach more than one class per semester or grow into a full time position."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"It would have been good to have a little more classroom supervision and feedback. I appreciated the trust but would like to have learned more from experienced educators."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at DeVry University
in Dallas, TX

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"Enjoyed teaching student, great return of investment"

What do you like about working at DeVry University?

"Seeing my students enjoy the subject and gaining in knowledge. Excellent felling to see them achieve and grow."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Is the profession of teaching to be one of passion or just another job. Passion means that one will go beyond the basics of teaching the subject and provide the extra desire to help others learn."

What don't you like about working at DeVry University?

"Restricted growth when working as an adjunct and subject to course availability. Some institutes rate performance on number of students that dropped out of class rather than achievement."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Students do not always know what they need or what they want to do as a life endeavour, terminating an education is part of life and must not be held against the instructor."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at Richland College
in Decatur, IL

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"It was a good technical and teaching experience."

What do you like about working at Richland College?

"Richland Community College provides good work experience in a friendly enviornment."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"There is no other tips I can offer beyond the usual interview skills."

What don't you like about working at Richland College?

"There is really nothing I do not like about working for Richland."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Provide more opportunity to part-time staff to do adjunt teaching."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at Brookhaven National Laboratory
in Brookhaven, MS

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"One of total satisfaction in giving instruction to others."

What do you like about working at Brookhaven National Laboratory?

"The support that I received from the administration and other teachers."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would suggest that they use the support given by the instructors."

What don't you like about working at Brookhaven National Laboratory?

"I did not like that there were not more classes that were availabel for the students to take."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest the the administration add more classes to the curriculum."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at State University of New York
in Plattsburgh, NY

What do you like about working at State University of New York?

"relative independence, working with students who are motivated, current colleagues"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Find out how you are evaluated and, if faculty, how the Dean's criteria match (or don't) match with the criteria you are provided by the department for which you work."

What don't you like about working at State University of New York?

"Former colleagues who were bullies, administrators who don't follow procedure for evaluating employees"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Follow the rules for evaluating employees, not allow people to violate procedures"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at Brown Mackie College
in Cincinnati, OH

What do you like about working at Brown Mackie College?

"Student successfully designed and implemented completed course with some of the highest grades during the course as exhibitedStudent learning outcomes. Increasing student motivation"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do their due diligence concerning the stability of the company"

What don't you like about working at Brown Mackie College?

"Salary does not satisfy my standard of living. Limited opportunities for advancement."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Increase quality, target objectives follow the strategic plan, remain Focus"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at Wake Technical Community College
in Raleigh, NC

What do you like about working at Wake Technical Community College?

"Helping people, solving problems, working with students, teaching, research, working with the public"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"be prepared to be busier than you have ever been in your life"

What don't you like about working at Wake Technical Community College?

"old facilities, beaurocracy, long hours, unknown process for promotion, silo coworkers"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"advocate more, be progressive, network, raise the prestige and importance of the department, help facilitate collaborations, look for global opportunities, work together"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at Syracuse University
in Syracuse, NY

What do you like about working at Syracuse University?

"Academic freedom; academic lifestyle; work environment; daily interaction with peers."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Keep publish or perish in mind; stay true to you goals, visions, and standards."

What don't you like about working at Syracuse University?

"The lowering of standards in order to attract and retain students."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Re-evaluate the long-term impact that short-term quick fixes can have on quality and reputation."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Adjunct Instructor at College of Southern Nevada
in Las Vegas, NV

What do you like about working at College of Southern Nevada?

"I have a job. Many of the most talented students come from poor neighborhoods, which makes me feel needed."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Pray. Pray. Pray. Pray. Pray. Pray. Pray. Pray. Pray. Pray."

What don't you like about working at College of Southern Nevada?

"Adjuncts make $2k for each course after taxes. The salary rate posted here looks unreal. Adjuncts are allowed to teach three courses per semester. Do the math (definitely not 26k).Adjunct have to beg for every single class. Secretaries assign the classes and full-timers can bump adjunct any time.Written and oral requirements often do not match.Policies are set by administrators whose only interest is to keep themselves needed.Most classrooms have no windows and the wall-to-wall carpets are musty."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"(1) I would offer full-time positions to adjunct instructors who have successfully worked for the college for years.(2) I would eliminate unnecessary/abortive programs and lower salaries for high-ranking administrators. I would prepare a balance sheet that would keep only profitable programs alive.(3) Lower the administrative load on teachers."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
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