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"Eyes Wide Open"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Beach, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Beach, CA
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

--Enormous pride in serving the largest public university system in the country
--Interaction with energized students and brilliant faculty
--Established organization throughout the State of California
--Very good recognition in all market sectors: government, business, international

Cons

--Sudden layoffs, firings, "non-retentions"
--Constant threat of unpaid furloughs, salary reductions
--Fortress mentality, us-against-them
--With the California budget picture being what it is now, CSUCO is a bitterly gloomy and administratively rigid work environment

Advice to Management

In tough times, you cannot afford NOT to innovate. CSU faculty could be powerful allies and advocates in partnership with the Chancellor's Office, just as the CO is far more supportive of CSU faculty than most believe. You're both on the same team, and both sides can learn a great deal from the other.

Other Employee Reviews for California State University

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent work/life balance."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Long Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Long Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits. Opportunities for training are excellent

    Cons

    Very little coordination between departments. No central management of finances, so different groups perform projects independent of the organization as a whole. Tends to lead to much duplication of work.

    Advice to Management

    More consistancy.


  2. "Assistant Professor"

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

    I worked at California State University full-time

    Pros

    Flexible time allows for more freedom

    Cons

    Not as good pay or salary


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