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Updated Jan 14, 2022

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3.8
60%
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37%
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New School President David E. Van Zandt
David E. Van Zandt
158 Ratings
Pros
  • "The New School is a wonderful institution, with a great community(in 24 reviews)

  • "Good place to work, good benefits(in 20 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay relative to similar for-profit companies(in 24 reviews)

  • "Underpaid, poor ratio of full time and part time faculty(in 15 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Some good some bad

      Jan 12, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place, good people and open to ideas.

      Cons

      Like most places that fit their mold. Try to undercut you on pay. Will cry poor. Overall direction of the school is unclear.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      great opportunities for students

      Jan 5, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salaries, colleagues, and supervisors

      Cons

      Not enough (interesting) courses to be a TA for

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good Place

      Jan 5, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy going with good team management

      Cons

      Pay is not as much as the work

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Equitable Enviorment

      Jan 3, 2022 - Events Assistant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexibility around class schedule. Great pay. Learned new skillsets and software.

      Cons

      No room for growth, or staying to work within the department after graduation.

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Have to start somewhere

      Jan 14, 2022 - Student Worker 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Always assigned work to do, nice coworkers

      Cons

      Was suddenly let go along with other student workers, my supervisor didn't train me – it was my coworker who trained me

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      decent

      Jan 13, 2022 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The community is strong and collaborative.

      Cons

      The wages are unless at the top.

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      good school - few resources

      Jan 9, 2022 - Teacher in Tbilisi
      Recommend
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      Pros

      wonderful students, dedicated teachers, fair admin.

      Cons

      Run more like a local school but honest admin.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Could be better, could be worse

      Jan 9, 2022 - Equipment Center Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Access to making center facilities Decent health care Generous paid time off Access to free classes

      Cons

      Noncompetitive pay High staff turnover Annual increases in cost of healthcare No structure for raises Opaque org chart

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Director

      Dec 14, 2021 - Director in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits for full-time employees

      Cons

      -Very disorganized -It can take a many months to get a job approved to be listed when a staff member leaves -Not much upward mobility

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Recruiting

      Dec 14, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great atmosphere and great colleagues

      Cons

      Not too much to complain about

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