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Minnesota State Universities System Reviews

Updated May 18, 2017
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Minnesota State Universities System chief executive officer Steven Rosenstone
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  • If you love what you are doing then the long hours will not matter (in 2 reviews)

  • Increased enrollment with limited spaces and employees to handle the growth (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Mankato, MN
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Mankato, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Great clients
    - Amazing team (coworkers)
    - Fun and fast paced environment
    - Lots of hands on experience.
    - Work with teams to meet the needs of real clients.
    - Very rewarding job.
    - A lot of opportunity for growth.
    - Management and admin recognizes issues in structure or organization, and works quickly and carefully to fix them.
    - Teams and management are understanding. Your co-workers are willing to help you.
    - Everyday challenges push you to be more creative.

    Cons

    - Tight deadlines
    - Could interfere with school. Be organized and honest with your workload.


  2. "Salary Structure"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Mankato, MN
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Mankato, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Minnesota State Universities System part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very friendly about almost everything

    Cons

    Salary structure is not that good, its been stuck since many years.

    Advice to Management

    Need to increase salary

  3. "MNSCU System"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great mission, many campuses have terrific facilities

    Cons

    Bargaining units, especially the IFO have crippled any ability to be nimble in educational offerings; many of the campuses should be shuttered due to low enrollment

    Advice to Management

    Fix the aforementioned


  4. "good place to gain experiences"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    -Diverse working environment
    -Autonomy to do your work

    Cons

    -Need to be proactive to approach people
    -A little bit disorganized


  5. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Minnesota State Universities System part-time

    Pros

    Good environment and supportive collegue

    Cons

    High teaching load and frequent grading


  6. "Awesome place to work"

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    Former Employee - Student Mentor - Faculty in Saint Cloud, MN
    Former Employee - Student Mentor - Faculty in Saint Cloud, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Minnesota State Universities System full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Co workers, team work, great people to work for.

    Cons

    No cons at all.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing a great job.


  7. "Educational Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great people and variety of work in the day

    Cons

    Have to be in a union, no raises

  8. "Great part time job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very relaxed environment to work in

    Cons

    Minimal hours available in the department


  9. "Information Security Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Information Security Analyst in Mankato, MN
    Current Employee - Information Security Analyst in Mankato, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The company build you from nothing.

    Cons

    Salary is not to the expectation

    Advice to Management

    Improve the salary rate.


  10. "ITS - MNSU - Mankato"

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

    Pros

    None, none, none, none and none.

    Cons

    1. Unorganized
    2. No Training
    3. No promotion system in place
    4. No communication between departments
    5. Expectations are high
    6. Full time staff are lazy
    7. Schedule is on first come first serve not based on your class schedule

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your part time employees. They are not their to be pushed around.


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