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Southern Polytechnic State Reviews

Updated November 11, 2014
Updated November 11, 2014
38 Reviews
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  1.  

    Great on campus job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Call Center in Marietta, GA
    Current Employee - Call Center in Marietta, GA

    I have been working at Southern Polytechnic State part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, easy to learn and great boss

    Cons

    It is only open 4 hours a day Mon-Thurs

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Student Assistant

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Southern Polytechnic State

    Pros

    Alot of research, good hands-on experience, great faculty and staff to work with

    Cons

    pay sucks, alot of work for not much pay, work load can be difficult at times and easy at other times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay more for the work that is done or offer some other form of compensation instead of more pay

  3.  

    Great opportunity; mostly fair

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Academic Administrator in Marietta, GA
    Current Employee - Academic Administrator in Marietta, GA

    I have been working at Southern Polytechnic State full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good academic and work climate

    Cons

    Being taken over by another state institution. Many things changing; no benefit to our school

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 3 people found this helpful  

    Southern Polytechnic State - SPSU Police is a great Department to be apart of.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Police Officer in Marietta, GA
    Current Employee - Police Officer in Marietta, GA

    I have been working at Southern Polytechnic State full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good team of supervisors who were always there to help you. I loved that place! To have a rewarding career combined with a staff that supported and gave you proper training what more do you want? The Chief clearly demonstrated that he is a good leader.

    Cons

    The shifts aren't always great...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the positive vibes and superb leadership!!!!!!!!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Southern Polytechnic State Police Department ROCKS!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Police Officer in Marietta, GA
    Former Employee - Police Officer in Marietta, GA

    I worked at Southern Polytechnic State full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The Pros would be:
    There is such a positive culture here at police dept.
    I get the training I want.
    Command staff works with you to keep campus safe. Also, they are always available if you need to talk to them or need advice.

    Cons

    I could not get the shift I wanted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Advice to Command Staff, the way you interact with the officers is an example of TRUE LEADERSHIP.
    Do not change the way you guys work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    SPSU Police- Good people, Fun place, Wonderful Department!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Police in Marietta, GA
    Former Employee - Police in Marietta, GA

    I worked at Southern Polytechnic State full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The opportunity to interact with young adults and keeping the campus safe. The high-ups of the department are professional and friendly.

    Cons

    It can get dull at times....but otherwise no, no cons.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great management techniques!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    SPSU Police Department is a GREAT place to work at!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Police Officer in Marietta, GA
    Former Employee - Police Officer in Marietta, GA

    I worked at Southern Polytechnic State full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers
    Get to work with young adults
    The command staff is awesome! They don't "micro-manage" as others have falsely claimed.
    Lots of training......A++

    Cons

    They pay not what I wanted

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the awesome work! Great team to be apart of.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Fun working in the Career Center

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Career Specialist/Administrative Assistant in Marietta, GA
    Current Employee - Career Specialist/Administrative Assistant in Marietta, GA

    I have been working at Southern Polytechnic State full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Working with the students, something different from corporate, slower pace, more time off

    Cons

    Biggest challenge is the low pay and not much room for professional growth unless you use access to classes to move elsewhere

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good place to work early in your career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Assistant II in Marietta, GA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Assistant II in Marietta, GA

    I have been working at Southern Polytechnic State full-time

    Pros

    Free Tuition (For any degree at any state school)
    Very laid back
    Good Benefits

    Cons

    Slow to change
    A lot of bad upper and middle managers (You would think they would be weeded out, but they stay forever)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay a little better, and treat everyone the same.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Student Assistant

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Southern Polytechnic State

    Pros

    It is good to gain experience.

    Cons

    The payment is very low at the time

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