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East Tennessee State Reviews

Updated March 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Great students, supportive staff and faculty, good benefits for employees, good administration and student services (in 4 reviews)

  • This is a great place to work; benefits are fantastic and management is very supportive (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • I developed an ulcer trying to improve the quality of the programs at ETSU (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Good university"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tennessee in Johnson City, TN
    Former Employee - Tennessee in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. Good college to pursue masters of bachelors
    2. Teachers are good in CS department
    3. Many CS and IT courses are offered

    Cons

    1. CS department is small
    2. CS stream may not get jobs in local areas
    3. Not is a big city, may lack outside resource.


  2. "Resident Director- Graduate Assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at East Tennessee State full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people. Supportive staff. Diverse within the school. No traffic. Minimal crime. Peace of mind.

    Cons

    Pay is not super. Work you over the specified hours. Don't hire international students full-time unless they are professors.

    Advice to Management

    Increase salaries and give a meal plan.


  3. "Not a good place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Johnson City, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Johnson City, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The mountains near campus are pretty

    Cons

    Working for ETSU's Facilities Management department was the worst experience that I've ever had in the workplace.


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  5. "Maintenance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at East Tennessee State full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The pros are that there is a a lot of time of sick and PTO. They pay for most of you and your family education

    Cons

    The pay is not great and is not ran efficiently


  6. "GA"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Cooperative learning environment , easy to learn

    Cons

    Language problem sometimes with some people

    Advice to Management

    Great working environment


  7. "Resident Advisor"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Resident Advisor in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Resident Advisor in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    the room and board was cheap

    Cons

    we had to do late night building rounds


  8. "Stacks GA at Sherrod Library"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Johnson City, TN
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Pays for Grad School.
    Work is light, with plenty of time to study.
    Fun coworkers, and a good boss.

    Cons

    There's a decent bit of customer service.
    It's busy during the first and last two weeks of each semester.

    Advice to Management

    Building semester long work schedules in excel works, but it's better to use dedicated software.


  9. "ETSU review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Johnson City, TN
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at East Tennessee State (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Safe, quite and clean environment

    Cons

    Lower than national average salary


  10. "Best student job I've had"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Multimedia Director in Johnson City, TN
    Current Employee - Multimedia Director in Johnson City, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Working at the newspaper is a good opportunity for students to build up their portfolios as a writer or multimedia journalist.

    Cons

    It's exclusively a part time job as most position hardly pay with any consistency.


  11. "Good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Tuition is covered and you get a small stipend. Mostly flexible hours.

    Cons

    Low pay and most of the time working outside your field of interest.



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