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CSU Sacramento Reviews

Updated May 3, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great location, excellent benefits, beautiful campus" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Good pay, great work culture makes it less stressful for students to balance studies and part-time job" (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not many promotional opportunities and low pay for the amount of work required" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Not a lot of room for advancement" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Love my job!"

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

    I have been working at CSU Sacramento full-time

    Pros

    Just a great place to work.

    Cons

    Sacramento traffic can be frustrating!


  2. "Graduate Student Assistant and Grader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good learning experience for graduate students

    Cons

    Sometimes you have to re-grade all the assignments

  3. "Sac State Professor"

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    Current Employee - Professor in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Professor in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CSU Sacramento full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great flexibility and independence in professional growth

    Cons

    Easily get bogged down in teaching with not have enough resources

    Advice to Management

    More resources to keep professors productive and happy


  4. "Resident advisor"

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

    I have been working at CSU Sacramento full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Being on campus and engaging with the new freshman

    Cons

    The employees that they hire aren’t up to par

    Advice to Management

    Evaluate the employees more


  5. "Teaching Associate"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Associate in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Associate in Sacramento, CA
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CSU Sacramento part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - good communication
    - good community
    - flexible schedule

    Cons

    -low pay
    -no room for advancement


  6. "School job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CSU Sacramento part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great flexibiloty for school schedule.

    Cons

    Only able to work 20 hours a weeks

    Advice to Management

    Make your students feel comfortable with coming to you if school is getting hard.


  7. "Student experience"

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    Current Employee - Student in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Student in Sacramento, CA

    I have been working at CSU Sacramento full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Overall good professors, nice campus, regular university improvements, health and wellness proactive, campus involvement opportunity excellent, foodservice good, beautiful outdoor location..

    Cons

    Student network of assistance through campus run programs poor, student overall attitude and commitment to supportive and engaging peer associations poor, targeting on campus high, opportunities to find answers and support in certain areas low, some professors can target and act in negative immature manner as well.

    Advice to Management

    Better oversight and screening of student employees, better system of monitoring fairness of treatment and grading.

  8. "Good people and a lovely vibe"

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

    I worked at CSU Sacramento part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great, competent people with a talent and a passion. Love the campus and the city.

    Cons

    The usual higher education meetings and lengthy process to move forward or complete a project


  9. "Sac State"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CSU Sacramento full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful benefits and retirement packages.

    Cons

    The management does not support their employees. They also do not offer competitive salaries to existing employees. We are over worked and under paid.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your people. Find out what they need to be successful. Offer them more compensation especially to employees who have been here a long time. If you can do that then you might be able to keep the good ones.


  10. "Student worker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CSU Sacramento part-time

    Pros

    good place to understand work

    Cons

    could change a few things


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