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As an educator, the current climate feels bleak

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

I worked at San Jose State

Disapproves of CEO
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

The positives come from the environment of your department

Cons

I am feeling dissatisfied with students who want a grade without the work

Advice to Management

Honor the hard work of your part time faculty!

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  1. Great place to work.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at San Jose State

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, Open-minded friendly coworkers, Happy people, Low stress environment

    Cons

    No advancement, no challenges, no responsibility growth and corresponding career and compensation growth

    Advice to Management

    Take risks, innovate, ask more of employees, consolidate employees, increase wages, thin the remaining, increase wages, thin the remaining, end up giving pay of two previous to one remaining, thereby doubling existing income of all, -replace those not contributing/bad influence.


  2. Wonderful, IF you get the right boss!

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Support Specialist in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Support Specialist in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at San Jose State

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very supportive of advancing education and professional development, a lot of opportunities to try out different roles in the university, a refreshing change after working in the corporate world for 15 years.

    Cons

    Low pay, stifling bureaucracy, plenty of academic politics, major funding issues, some faculty were demanding and very difficult to support.

    Advice to Management

    Try to keep San Jose State a university instead of molding it into a corporation. Education should not be so rationalized. Focus should be on learning, not the bottom line. This should be the mission of all the CSUs, not just SJSU


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