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Minnesota State Universities System Reviews

Updated April 1, 2019
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Minnesota State Universities System chief executive officer Steven Rosenstone
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  • "Lots of management disagreements, pressure put on to be in as many places as possible" (in 2 reviews)

  • "Strong unions tend to protect mediocre workers, which can sometimes lead to poor morale in a department when others have to pick up the slack" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "It was an amazing experience."

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    Former Employee - Photographer
    Former Employee - Photographer

    I worked at Minnesota State Universities System part-time

    Pros

    Awesome team and helpful experiences.

    Cons

    I can't think of any.


  2. "Good job in school"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Mankato, MN
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Mankato, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Minnesota State Universities System part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work during school and not bad pay

    Cons

    Funding can be limited at times

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Minnesota State Universities System full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and people are friendly

    Cons

    Same work everyday not much of a variety,


  4. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    flexibility
    good internship
    side job
    its ok

    Cons

    not enough hours
    unorganized
    not good corporate culture


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Watch out for lay offs"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Minnesota State Universities System full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    autonomy, low level managers are greate

    Cons

    upper level management makes odd decisions

    Advice to Management

    Let the low level manager have more autonomy and decision making power.


  6. "Instructor"

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    Current Employee - Instructor in Detroit Lakes, MN
    Current Employee - Instructor in Detroit Lakes, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Minnesota State Universities System full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Teaching and friendships that are developed

    Cons

    Trying to keep enrollment numbers

    Advice to Management

    We need to work harder to promote the benefits of 2 year technical education


  7. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Minnesota State Universities System full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and many wonderful people work here.

    Cons

    The work environment is formal and somewhat unfriendly. Work culture varies by department depending on who the supervisor is.

    Advice to Management

    Conduct some leadership development for supervisors and others who have influence over staff.

  8. "positive experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Minnesota State Universities System part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice working environment
    Perfect work/life balance

    Cons

    Some software implementation are not so smooth


  9. "Good review"

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

    I have been working at Minnesota State Universities System part-time

    Pros

    Good place to work
    good compensations
    cultures and values
    life and work balance
    encouraged employees to show their talents

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of


  10. "Sales Consultant"

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

    I have been working at Minnesota State Universities System part-time

    Pros

    Friendly Environment
    Great learning experience
    Caring staff

    Cons

    Pay is not as great