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Missouri State University Reviews

Updated April 3, 2019
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Missouri State University Interim President Clifton M. "Clif" Smart, III
Clifton M. "Clif" Smart, III
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  • "Full Time salary hours can be long some times, lots of expectations for minimum money (of the university)" (in 7 reviews)

  • "unethical leadership and hiring practices, lack of support in job function, low pay" (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Good college to start, physics department is open and supportive"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Springfield, MO
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Springfield, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good colleagues both fellow students and professors

    Cons

    smaller budget means less research opportunities that pay the bills.


  2. "Underpaid"

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    Current Employee - Web Programmer Analyst/Server Administrator in Springfield, MO
    Current Employee - Web Programmer Analyst/Server Administrator in Springfield, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Missouri State University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Healthcare plan is unbeatable. Tons of vacation & sick days. Mostly laid back work environment.

    Cons

    Grossly underpaid compared to similar/lesser jobs in the surrounding area.

    Advice to Management

    Make the pay competitive at a minimum.

  3. "Good experience"

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    Former Employee - Architect/Project Manager
    Former Employee - Architect/Project Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Missouri State University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great work / life balance
    Defined pension
    Lots of holidays
    Vacation was fair

    Cons

    Salary was not commensurate with work load.


  4. "Great company to work for as a student worker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Very flexible hours, caring supervisors

    Cons

    Limits on hours worked, lower pay


  5. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant

    I have been working at Missouri State University part-time

    Pros

    There are flexible working hours and graduate assistantships pay for your schooling while also receiving a stipend on top of that.

    Cons

    Can be demanding and sometimes ambiguous.


  6. "Instructional Staff"

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    Current Employee - Missouri in Springfield, MO
    Current Employee - Missouri in Springfield, MO
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Missouri State University part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I love my students. My coworkers are professional and supportive. The work environment is comfortable and encouraging.

    Cons

    Few opportunities to move into a full-time position.


  7. "Great flexibility!"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Springfield, MO
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Springfield, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Missouri State University part-time

    Pros

    There is no better place to pursue a graduate assistantship than Missouri State. Tuition waivers plus monthly stipend. Flexible schedules, great people.

    Cons

    You are tied to a one- or two-year position that may or may not relate to your degree. In most positions you can make great connections, though.

    Advice to Management

    Develop graduate assistant roles with more responsibility

  8. "Good for students"

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

    I have been working at Missouri State University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours/good pay for student workers

    Cons

    Sometimes difficult conditions to work in


  9. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Springfield, MO
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Springfield, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, interesting projects, good feedback, new opportunities

    Cons

    Heavy workload with some unreasonable deadlines


  10. "Research Assistant review"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Missouri State University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, kind management, free credit hours.

    Cons

    lower pay, other than that there are no cons.