The chocolate war download.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/527131468_d2b5854fae1.jpg” alt=”" width=”197″ height=”250″ />For anyone without a puke and feces fetish, a college custodial job isn’t The American Dream. The upcoming October 27 switch from NYU Management of the University’s custodians to management by CBS, an outside firm, brings with it yet another reason to avoid a job involving jumpsuits and Sunday mornings spent cleaning vodka-scented vomit from hallway floors.
Current janitors won’t lose their jobs or benefits but all future “custodial workers” (talk about the most PC term ever) won’t receive the tuition remitance benefits currently in place. Seems like a pretty hypocritical move for an institution that claims to be “A Private University in the Public Service.”
John Beckman, NYU’s VP of Public Affairs, says the school-wide cuts aim to redirect $25million in administrative fees towards as-yet unspecified academic programs. This specific change means that NYU won’t have to fill custodial admin positions, freeing up some cash for more important things. Like John Sexton’s flights to and from Abu Dhabi every other weekend.
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