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CSU Fullerton Reviews

Updated November 30, 2017
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CSU Fullerton President Mildred García
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Pros
  • Flexible, good work environment, applicable work experience (in 16 reviews)

  • Most staff and faculty are friendly and the contact with students is a high point of this working environment (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay so you have yo take up other jobs too (in 9 reviews)

  • There were really no cons for this position (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Admin. Support Assistant - Sociology Department"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fullerton, CA
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Fullerton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CSU Fullerton (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fantastic environment in this department, wonderful people, great pay and benefits once full-time, great management/supervisors.

    Cons

    There were really no cons for this position.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Pretty good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CSU Fullerton full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, rewarding to work with students

    Cons

    Pay in educational field is lower than educational achievement

  3. "Stepping Stone"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Analyst
    Former Employee - Administrative Analyst
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CSU Fullerton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Stepping stone to better opportunities.
    Benefits are great
    Tuition fee waiver
    No need to take work home
    Opportunities to learn new skills, learn what you can and run

    Cons

    Pay is very low
    Stingy management, union has to fight for paltry increases
    Overemphasis on union but the union is not very strong
    Management is unstable, lots of interim and many unfilled positions
    Too many students and not enough staff
    Traffic and parking is a nightmare
    Longterm employment here can be career suicide

    Advice to Management

    Good people who deserve better pay leave, under-performing people stay.


  4. "Student Assistant At School"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Fullerton, CA
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Fullerton, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CSU Fullerton part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I work as a student assistant so it is great due to it always being so close to me after classes. I am also able to get 20 hours a week and able to take some days off if I needed to study

    Cons

    The wage here is minimum but other than that it is okay.


  5. "Nice Place for Work!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CSU Fullerton part-time

    Pros

    easy job, everyone helps you

    Cons

    environment is okay, not a good pay


  6. "Student Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Student Assistant in Fullerton, CA
    Former Employee - IT Student Assistant in Fullerton, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CSU Fullerton part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very fun environment to work

    Cons

    Sometimes it boring but overall very nice

    Advice to Management

    Doing great! Keep it up.


  7. "Admin coordinator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CSU Fullerton full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, union, job security.

    Cons

    Less pay, no raises, limited mobility.

    Advice to Management

    Listen and respect the staff.

  8. "Parking and Transportation"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Fullerton, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Fullerton, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CSU Fullerton part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, understanding, raise opportunities, first time job hire, great supervisors

    Cons

    No benefits, irate customers, 20 hour maximum weeks, only students can apply/get hired


  9. "Therapist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CSU Fullerton full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful staff that are dedicated to serving the students and meeting their psychological needs.

    Cons

    I enjoyed working for CSUF and did not experience any "Cons".


  10. "Office Assistant HRL"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CSU Fullerton part-time

    Pros

    - amazing job training
    - great staff
    - fun work environment

    Cons

    - if you're working during the summer be prepared for all the craziness of move-in

    Advice to Management

    - keep up the amazing work


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