Ithaca College Reviews

Updated 6 Jul 2020

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4.1
76%
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56%
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Ithaca College President Thomas R. Rochon
Thomas R. Rochon
50 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible hours, one of the better on campus jobs to have(in 8 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and campus is overall friendly to be apart of(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "The pay is minimum with almost no room for advancement(in 4 reviews)

  • "Troublesome student wages issues (not raising wages to levels promised, near-minimum wage)(in 4 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Nice sized organization"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Coordinator 

    I worked at Ithaca College full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Small department sizes, good benefits

    Cons

    Pay less than other schools

  2. "Be Sure to Find a Good Fit"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Worker 

    I worked at Ithaca College part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay, work study options

    Cons

    Some toxic departments, not all jobs created equal

  3. "Employer that recognizes the whole person with free Mind Body Me program."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Admissions Counselor in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ithaca College full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great location, people, and leadership.

    Cons

    Not the highest pay scale.

  4. "Alright if you don't question anything"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - N/A in Ithaca, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Ithaca College full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Salary Lots of PTO Beautiful Location Professional Development funding Free Parking

    Cons

    Homogeneous leadership/ lack of diversity No chance at upward mobility (i.e. no chance at getting promoted) Campus is physically inaccessible Lack of support for staff

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  5. "Fun, Flexible, and Great for Resume"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Ithaca, NY

    I have been working at Ithaca College part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Really eager to work with you around your student schedule. Bosses are laid back and really just eager for you to learn

    Cons

    Lots of events outside of work that need to be attended, like events every semester.

  6. "It's like any other student job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Student Worker 

    I have been working at Ithaca College part-time

    Pros

    As a senior, I've worked in many different jobs at Ithaca College. One of the main pros is that every single boss is very understanding of the fact that we are students first

    Cons

    20 hour limit per week Inconsistent Scheduling

  7. "Loved the work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Resident Assistant in Ithaca, NY

    I have been working at Ithaca College part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    strong culture, training, standards, leadership and peers

    Cons

    lack of autonomy when working

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  8. "Could be better"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Associate Professor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ithaca College full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great location, students are great.

    Cons

    Lack of policy to prevent self dealing, allows faculty to take advantage of students and sytem.

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  9. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Human Resources Assistant 

    I worked at Ithaca College part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get a well rounded HR experience

    Cons

    Can be a little repetitive

  10. "Beautiful campus, passionate people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ithaca College full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Everyone is so committed to giving there best everyday. The offer many opportunities to engage with staff and students for social events and really care.

    Cons

    Lots to do, with limited resources. Salary compensation pretty low

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