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CSU Monterey Bay Reviews

Updated Jun 20, 2019

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Dianne F. Harrison
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  • "Salaries are on the low side, cost of living rather high(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great easy job for a student"

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    Former Employee - IT Support Analyst in Seaside, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at CSU Monterey Bay part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule Friendly people Get to do homework during work

    Cons

    Job can get dull after months of it

    CSU Monterey Bay2019-06-19
  2. "Great Atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Researcher in Monterey, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CSU Monterey Bay part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours and interesting work

    Cons

    low pay and restrictions on overtime

    CSU Monterey Bay2019-06-20
  3. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Adjunct Lecturer in Salinas, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at CSU Monterey Bay part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great location. Good students.

    Cons

    Part time salaries are only OK

    CSU Monterey Bay2019-04-27
  4. "Not a good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CSU Monterey Bay full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    No Pros as hostile work environment

    Cons

    Hostile work environment where colleagues bully, humiliates, insults for no reason.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to new employees, ask them how are they doing, any issues?

    CSU Monterey Bay2019-05-28
  5. "CSUMB Site and Work Ambience"

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    Former Employee - Lecturer in Seaside, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at CSU Monterey Bay part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great location on the former Fort Ord, Central Coast California. Small university with great growth potential, new buildings going up regularly. Strong union, good tech support for teachers.

    Cons

    Salaries are on the low side, cost of living rather high.

    CSU Monterey Bay2019-03-18
  6. "Rollercoaster"

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    Former Employee - Resident Advisor 

    I worked at CSU Monterey Bay full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I was able to meet some amazing people and make amazing memories.

    Cons

    The supervision is constantly changing so the job is very fast-paced to accommodate who ever is in charge at the moment.

    CSU Monterey Bay2019-01-29
  7. "Outreach Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at CSU Monterey Bay full-time

    Pros

    Great people and wonderful opportunities for advancement

    Cons

    Not much . Love the place

    CSU Monterey Bay2018-12-09
  8. "Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CSU Monterey Bay full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The students are amazing and deserve better Fellow staff members are amazing and friendly

    Cons

    Not a nurturing environment for People of color, especially Black women Pay does not match the amount f work they ask you to do Professional development opportunities are limited Monterey Bay area is not the best place for young, people of color Administration is not accessible though it is a small campus

    Advice to Management

    Build structures and systems for equitable promotions in the company Create spaces where professional of staff are listened to and not attacked because they ask questions CHANGE THE ADMINISTRATION

    CSU Monterey Bay2018-12-12
  9. "Assistant Professor"

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    Former Employee - Professor 

    I worked at CSU Monterey Bay full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Academic environment, great students, beautiful campus, strong on social justice

    Cons

    Incompetent staff and faculty, university politics, harassment issues, slow to change

    CSU Monterey Bay2018-11-05
  10. "TA"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Seaside, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CSU Monterey Bay part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Employee training is good Payroll is patient

    Cons

    Remote time clock system is more complicated than it should be

    CSU Monterey Bay2018-10-14
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