Fairmont State University

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Love teaching the students!

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Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Fairmont, WV
Current Employee - Adjunct Professor in Fairmont, WV

I have been working at Fairmont State University part-time (more than a year)

Recommends
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Recommends
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Pros

Good community, great students, good work atmosphere, terrific hours.

Cons

Extremely low pay that does not reflect the level of education required nor the huge responsibility for educating today's youth.

Advice to Management

In order to keep qualified faculty, pay raises are in order.

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    Current Employee - Faculty Equivalent Academic Professional in Fairmont, WV
    Current Employee - Faculty Equivalent Academic Professional in Fairmont, WV

    I have been working at Fairmont State University full-time (more than 3 years)

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    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent co-workers, great campus and supportive administration. Open to innovation.

    Cons

    Tough budgetary times. Faculty salaries too low. Resources are not always available for projects, but that may make us more creative in the long run.

    Advice to Management

    Need more strategic thinking

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    Former Employee - Various Job Titles in Fairmont, WV
    Former Employee - Various Job Titles in Fairmont, WV

    I worked at Fairmont State University

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    enjoyed working with the student population;

    Cons

    did not enjoy the changes occurring in higher education in regards to becoming more of a business rather than a platform for academia

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