Montclair State Reviews

Updated Jun 25, 2020

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3.8
71%
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66%
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Montclair State President Susan A. Cole
Susan A. Cole
82 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits, collaborative work environment, opportunities for growth(in 22 reviews)

  • "Great people to work with always understanding(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "When you work part time, it is truly(in 6 reviews)

  • "There's really no cons working there(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great for students"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Assistant in Montclair, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Montclair State part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Montclair State has a working policy for students who need work part time. Students are only allowed to work 20 hours a week which is good to give the student time for school work. Flexible scheduling is also a plus.

    Cons

    For some residence buildings hours can be late at night which can be troublesome for students who have to take early classes.

  2. "Great School"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student in Montclair, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Montclair State full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Beautiful campus. But very windy

    Cons

    Parking. Not nearly enough, even with the new garage

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  3. "Great experiance overall"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Grad Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Montclair State part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Full tuition coverage, Flexable Schedule, Priority Registration for Grad Courses

    Cons

    Parking is a hassel and not free for GAs - must purchase your own pass

  4. "Research Assistant"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Montclair State part-time

    Pros

    Great experience and team building for students

    Cons

    Limited employment for the summer

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Poor management and vision from the top down"

    2.0
     

    I worked at Montclair State

    Pros

    Reasonable hours. Not the worst pay in academia.

    Cons

    There is no clarity of vision for more than a few weeks.

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  6. "Rec Center"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Area Supervisor 

    I have been working at Montclair State part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to move up

    Cons

    Pay is okay Shifts can be redundant

  7. "Alumni Relations"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant 
    Recommends

    I worked at Montclair State part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The office workers were all very close and have become friends. The amount of work expected was typical and the office is accommodating of a student schedule

    Cons

    The office can be hectic but manageable

  8. "Great"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Montclair, NJ

    I worked at Montclair State part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I could work from home.

    Cons

    The building I worked in was drafty.

  9. "A Friendly Environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community School Coordinator 

    I have been working at Montclair State full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The environment is friendly. I have yet to meet someone how isn't helpful or supportive.

    Cons

    Nothing negative to report yet.

  10. "harassing"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Montclair, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Montclair State full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great benefits, tuition waiver, the university overall is a great place to work facilities department is not

    Cons

    facilities management are beyond bias, it is constant harassment also inappropriate relationships between management

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