Arizona State University Reviews

Updated August 24, 2014
Updated August 24, 2014
404 Reviews

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404 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • great benefits package with medical insurance and retirement plan (in 17 reviews)

  • The work environment is very encouraging and the co-workers are very helpful (in 17 reviews)


Cons
  • No performance based or cost of living raises (in 6 reviews)

  • Not a lot of room for advancement (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Make the most of your teaching experience. Students are fantastic.

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    Current Employee - Faculty Adjunct  in  Mesa, AZ
    Current Employee - Faculty Adjunct in Mesa, AZ

    I have been working at Arizona State University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    On line courses are editable you are completely in control of your course and Instructional Designer is available to assist.

    Cons

    Do not encourage or support adjuncts.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    OKED

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    Current Employee - Systems Analyst Senior  in  Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst Senior in Tempe, AZ

    I have been working at Arizona State University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work of people to work with. Lots of technologies to use and you never get board.

    Cons

    Upper management is uptight. They are willing to terminate without notice if you are not being as productive as they think you should be. They are not as laid back like the rest of the university.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Taking people into consideration is always a plus. Treating people like an asset is not something that should be at the forefront of any management team.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Lab Manger

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    Current Employee - Lab Manager  in  Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Lab Manager in Tempe, AZ

    I have been working at Arizona State University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There is a discount for tuition.

    Cons

    They require a very high retirement contribution about 10% mandatory.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Great graduate programs

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Arizona State University

    Pros

    Nice weather, pools, palm trees, innovative, lively

    Cons

    Way too hot in the summer

  6.  

    Great if you looking for a comfortable job with good benefits including tuition, low salary

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    Current Employee - Research Technician  in  Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Research Technician in Tempe, AZ

    I have been working at Arizona State University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible with schedule, lots of sick leave, great benefits

    Cons

    No salary increases, lack of leadership in some departments, not completely up to date with technology

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Definitely a higher-archey. Top managers don't speak to many staff below them.

  7.  

    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Office Specialist Senior  in  Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Office Specialist Senior in Tempe, AZ

    I have been working at Arizona State University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, expectations clearly laid out, good place to study and work

    Cons

    some jobs at asu do not allow you to take classes at night or in the morning before coming in to work but for the most part they will help you go to school

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more flexibility around classes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    It was good, just worked for 2 weeks

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    Former Employee - Online Video Editor  in  Tempe, AZ
    Former Employee - Online Video Editor in Tempe, AZ

    I worked at Arizona State University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Simplest on campus job, pays fairly well.

    Cons

    Sitting and looking at video gets boring if prolonged.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good Job guys.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great research institution but they are money-hungry bastards.

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    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant  in  Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Tempe, AZ

    I have been working at Arizona State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefits are good, but it seems that they do not care so much about work injuries pertaining to office ergonomics.

    Cons

    Work-life balance was terrible for me. My research professor made me work Christmas and Christmas Eve. Always called with last minute dead line demands for his proposals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve your relations with your RAs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    A mediocre place to work

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant Professor  in  Tempe, AZ
    Current Employee - Research Assistant Professor in Tempe, AZ

    I have been working at Arizona State University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Stable government employment, a university environment

    Cons

    poor pay, little chance for advancement, heavy handed top-down management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat employees with respect

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Affordable/ Solid education but not phenomenal academically.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Arizona State University

    Pros

    Great weather
    Friendly people and diverse student body
    Very good social scene
    Professors/ TA's are available to help for the most part

    Cons

    Academics are not great
    Do a poor job of bringing in diverse employers for careers after college
    Non-existent professional development in curriculum
    Lack of preparation for the real world.

    Neutral Outlook

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