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Bemidji State University Reviews

Updated September 30, 2017
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  1. "Not too bad"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ARHD
    Current Employee - ARHD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bemidji State University full-time

    Pros

    I work in Housing and Residential life (ARHD in a res hall). The job is rewarding, compensation structure is sound, and support network is phenomenal.

    Cons

    Lots of bureaucracy but that's expected with a large (public) organization

    Advice to Management

    You rock!


  2. "circulation desk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    easy job and the management is very down to earth

    Cons

    the management can also be extremely rude

    Advice to Management

    sarcasm is not a great learning tool

  3. "Assistant Professor"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Professor in Bemidji, MN
    Former Employee - Assistant Professor in Bemidji, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bemidji State University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Beautiful Campus
    Small class sizes
    Good technology support
    The campus is small so there is an underground tunnel system for the winter months
    Supports campus wellness

    Cons

    Lack of communication from deans office
    Lacks consistency among department policy and the university policies
    No time for professional development but yet it is expected

    Advice to Management

    Work on better communication between the deans and the departments.


  4. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bemidji State University part-time

    Pros

    work study eligible, work-life balance, friendly supervisors

    Cons

    student rate pay, restrictions, amount of hours


  5. "Dishwasher"

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    Current Employee - Dishwasher in Bemidji, MN
    Current Employee - Dishwasher in Bemidji, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bemidji State University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free meal, basically a buffet.

    Cons

    Fast paced. Few hours. Have to get your food at 6:45 and eat it after work.

    Advice to Management

    Hire one more employee.


  6. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bemidji State University part-time

    Pros

    Good people, good learning experiences

    Cons

    There are none, it is a good part-time job.


  7. "Desktop support"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bemidji State University part-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers
    Challenging and rewarding tasks
    Effective management

    Cons

    Minimum wage, but great otherwise

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  8. "Great place to begin your work experience!"

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    Former Employee - Resident Assistant in Bemidji, MN
    Former Employee - Resident Assistant in Bemidji, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Bemidji State University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible, nice people, cool job benefits, free room and board, and opportunity for growth.

    Cons

    Hard to make changes, suggestions are sometimes ignored, low pay for expectations.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff's suggestions more. We have a direct connection to the students and can offer the best suggestions and ideas.


  9. "Great Place to Learn"

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    Current Employee - Circulation Desk Assistant in Bemidji, MN
    Current Employee - Circulation Desk Assistant in Bemidji, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Bemidji State University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I worked at the library on campus for two years and love the people I work with. Great way to learn how to research properly and in your downtime you can work on homework.

    Cons

    Sometimes there isn't much to do, but that's not always a bad thing.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with the students more and ask what they want for improvements.


  10. "Gallery Attendant"

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    Former Employee - Gallery Attendant and Office Assistant in Brooklyn Park, MN
    Former Employee - Gallery Attendant and Office Assistant in Brooklyn Park, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Bemidji State University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Study Time, Simple, Easy, Fun, New Art exposure.

    Cons

    Odd Schedule, Less flexible once the schedule is set.


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