Georgia State University Reviews

Updated Aug 11, 2020

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Georgia State University President Mark P. Becker
Mark P. Becker
304 Ratings
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  • "Low pay compared to other USG institutions(in 46 reviews)

  • "There were no cons while I was working there(in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Teaching Assistant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia State University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great structure and scheduling for this position.

    Cons

    I have no complaints or suggestions. Great experience overall.

  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Development Associate in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia State University full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment and benefits

    Cons

    salary - promotions and raises


  3. "Good, but could be better"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Georgia State University part-time

    Pros

    Lots of extra time to self-study. Kind staff, low stress environment.

    Cons

    Wish salary was higher, but that's on the feds.

  4. "Good place to work for students"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Resident Assistant 

    I worked at Georgia State University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible, decent pay, supportive community

    Cons

    Disorganized, can put a lot more responsibility on high achieving students than is reasonable

  5. "Good for students"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier 

    I worked at Georgia State University part-time

    Pros

    Worked well around student schedules

    Cons

    Lack of good management, favoritism was apparent

  6. "A fine employer in the heart of Atlanta"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Administrative Specialist in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Georgia State University full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, great MARTA-accessible locations

    Cons

    Not much room for upward mobility in many cases

  7. "Low expectations"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Instructor in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Georgia State University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good students and flexible schedule

    Cons

    Tons of bureaucracy and pays very little.

  8. "Great job for students"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - University Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Georgia State University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The faculty really works with you and treats you well.

    Cons

    Pay is hard to manage sometimes through the portal.

  9. "Academia is awful. And it's even worse in Georgia."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Professor of English in Decatur, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Georgia State University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, intellectual culture, access to the arts

    Cons

    Low wages, uninterested students, treated like volunteers, low morale across the board

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  10. "great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Instructor 

    I have been working at Georgia State University part-time

    Pros

    A great place to work

    Cons

    Do not have any complaints

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