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Updated Jun 30, 2022

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3.6
70%
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72%
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Jackson State University President Thomas Hudson
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Love it

    Jun 19, 2022 - Student Success Coach in Jackson, MS
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Love the company and work environment

    Cons

    There are no cons for me.

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  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great starter position

    Jun 30, 2022 - Academic Advisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Winter breaks with pay, decent pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Working on weekends , management , politics which is everywhere and room for advancement

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    WorkJackson State University

    May 30, 2022 - Research Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    No discrimination and full benefits

    Cons

    Pay might be relatively on the low side

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good Place

    May 24, 2022 - Assistant Professor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great Environment and Good People

    Cons

    City, Food, Crime and Distance

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good position

    Apr 13, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Jackson, MS
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great locations to start a career

    Cons

    There are not cons that I can think of

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great place to work!

    Apr 11, 2022 - Executive Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly environment. Great colleagues. Student-focused. Great majors for students to choose from.

    Cons

    None. The school is a great place to work and a great place for students of all races, despite being an HBCU.

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  7. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Needs a lot of work.....

    Apr 5, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great chemistry research department and professors

    Cons

    Terrible pay, horrible working conditions, corrupt administration, toxic environment, immature faculty and staff

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Digital Logics lab

    Mar 16, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Professors are great and are very understanding

    Cons

    there are no cons so far

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  9. 1.0
    Former Employee

    mid level jobs

    Apr 18, 2022 - Laborer in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    easy work and nothing strenuous

    Cons

    bad management and hard to work for

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Good place with room to grow

    Mar 10, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Some flexibility and options for different kinds of work

    Cons

    Leadership can overly monitoring and not always places to improve

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Jackson State University Reviews FAQs

Jackson State University has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 112 reviews left anonymously by employees. 70% of employees would recommend working at Jackson State University to a friend and 49% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Jackson State University employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.6 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Jackson State University. This rating has decreased by -15% over the last 12 months.

70% of Jackson State University employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Jackson State University 3.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 2.9 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Jackson State University to be culture, career development, benefits and the cons to be management, senior leadership, compensation.

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