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Metro State University of Denver Reviews

Updated September 26, 2017
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  • Low pay, often times expecting a lot more than what they were paying for (in 3 reviews)

  • Affiliates make crappy money, are treated without respect, and have no benefits (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Supplemental instructor"

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    Former Employee - Supplemental Instructore in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Supplemental Instructore in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Metro State University of Denver part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Had the opportunity to work with a diverse range of students and help them achieve educational goals.

    Cons

    I feel that the wage should of been higher for the service being provided.

    Advice to Management

    Help promote the program more


  2. "Great community and work environment"

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Adjunct Instructor in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Metro State University of Denver part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great staff, updated tech and facilities!

    Cons

    Without a Masters, teaching options are somewhat limited.

  3. "Front Desk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible Hours and learn basic customer service

    Cons

    A lot of new staff comes and go due to poor management


  4. "Office Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Office Assistant in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Metro State University of Denver full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best boss I've ever had, flexible

    Cons

    Not many tasks, besides that everything was great


  5. "Peer Mentor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Metro State University of Denver part-time

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers, flexible hours- worked with class schedule

    Cons

    This was a great position to hold while a student.


  6. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Metro State University of Denver full-time

    Pros

    a good place to go to school at

    Cons

    Has a large campus to learn


  7. "Affiliate Instructor"

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    Current Employee - Affiliate Instructor
    Current Employee - Affiliate Instructor
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Metro State University of Denver part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Campus is conveniently located downtown, and has classic yet modern feel. The engineering shop has state of the art facilities.

    Cons

    Pay is near the bottom of the going rate.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your affiliate faculty better.

  8. "WorkStudy- computer labs"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Metro State University of Denver part-time

    Pros

    you can do your homework at work

    Cons

    you will have to deal with hard customers


  9. "Homework with a side of IT"

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    Current Employee - IT Lab Technician
    Current Employee - IT Lab Technician

    I have been working at Metro State University of Denver part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    More schedule flexibility
    Allows time for classwork in between duties

    Cons

    Troubleshooting older technical systems that haven't been updated in 5+ years
    Working with the general public


  10. "Nursing Department"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Metro State University of Denver full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work from home one day a week, this benefit depends on the program director. Many employees don't have this options.

    Cons

    Very cut throat environment!! Watch your back. The jealousy of female millennials and nursing chair are a problem. Chair has poor leadership and employee management .

    Advice to Management

    Decide what cultural environment you want and hire people accordingly. Maybe you want a cut throat environment, then keep hiring cut throat people.


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