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East Tennessee State Reviews

Updated July 10, 2017
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Pros
  • Plethora of Pto (sick and personal days), many paid holidays, great benefits (in 7 reviews)

  • This is a great place to work; benefits are fantastic and management is very supportive (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Low pay (but you're getting plenty of benefits), difficulty advancing- stagnant in your position once hired, parking can be a bit of a bear (in 7 reviews)

  • For the amount of work we do, the pay is horrible (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "ETSU is doing well, the state of TN isn't"

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    Current Employee - Lecturer in Johnson City, TN
    Current Employee - Lecturer in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Retirement benefits, relaxed environment, enjoyable to help students learn

    Cons

    Uncertain state economy, continued rumors of job insecurity.

    Advice to Management

    Need to find non-government sources of income.


  2. "Great learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Johnson City, TN
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Improved exposure to teaching
    Improved communication skills
    Great place to work
    New growth opportunities
    Excellent weather in north East Tennessee

    Cons

    Small place
    No night life
    No good restaurants in the vicinity
    parking sucks
    concert sucks
    food in the cafetaria sucks

    Advice to Management

    Add more parking space in east tennessee state university, johnson City, Tennessee, United states Area code 3 7 6 1 4

  3. "Great summer experience"

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    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Johnson City, TN
    Former Employee - Lab Technician in Johnson City, TN

    I worked at East Tennessee State part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    ETSU has good work relations, decent pay for an undergraduate worker.

    Cons

    The office for hiring was hard to work with.


  4. "Working at ETSU has been rewarding."

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Johnson City, TN
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at East Tennessee State part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The supervisors are willing to work with you.
    You get to set you own hours.
    The office setting is quiet and people leave you alone so you can actually get stuff done.

    Cons

    They don't install the latest software on the computers.
    The office is not open on the weekends.
    All you get is a cubical not an entire office.


  5. "it was a great place to work."

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    Former Employee - Maintenance in Johnson City, TN
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at East Tennessee State full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    people work in a team effert. the benefits.

    Cons

    it did not pay enough.


  6. "Little bucs"

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    Current Employee - Student Worker in Johnson City, TN
    Current Employee - Student Worker in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at East Tennessee State part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's wonderful and it counts as scholarship money. It's a better alternative as a student then working fast food.

    Cons

    I don't get to work enough and I don't make enough.


  7. "Good Environment and good benefit"

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    Former Employee - Administration Office Worker in Johnson City, TN
    Former Employee - Administration Office Worker in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at East Tennessee State part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice campus environment and friendly co-workers. Job is not hard, but very good pay and benefit.

    Cons

    Work-Life balance can be a little hard to achieve when it gets busy.

  8. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at East Tennessee State full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great students, supportive staff and faculty, good benefits for employees, good infrastructure and support services like physical plant and OIT.

    Cons

    Administration has too many people, slow to respond, student services have problematic areas. Salary low compared to peer institutions.


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at East Tennessee State (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great students, supportive staff and faculty, good benefits for employees, good administration and student services.

    Cons

    Too many special interests instead of focusing on students' success. OIT is slow to respond or defaults to 'no', and physical plant has problematic areas. Salary low compared to peer institutions.


  10. "ETSU"

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    Current Employee - Executive Aide
    Current Employee - Executive Aide
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This is a great place to work! I love the people and the benefits are great. At least in my department, everyone is treated with respect and given plenty of opportunities to learn and better themselves.

    Cons

    Parking can be a challenge depending on what's going on on campus.


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