SF State University Reviews

Updated Jun 15, 2021

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SF State University President  Lynn Mahoney
Lynn Mahoney
37 Ratings
Pros
  • "Diversification and inclusive work environment(in 29 reviews)

  • "Very flexible hours and love the people(in 16 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay for a fair amount of work(in 24 reviews)

  • "Wage is set by research advisor and can be CA minimum wage not SF(in 22 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good for students

      May 23, 2021 - Cashier in San Francisco, CA
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      Pros

      Friendly, Welcoming, Open, Good for students

      Cons

      Nothing that I can think of for students

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Awesome

      Jun 15, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great working space for students

      Cons

      To big univ. to walk around

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Jun 14, 2021 - Data Scientist in Chicago, IL
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      Pros

      constructive environment, group meetings, strong research coordinators.

      Cons

      not the most famous academic institution.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      If you do what you love you'll love what you do

      May 6, 2021 - Student Services Professional II in San Francisco, CA
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      Pros

      benefits, fulfilling work, community, opportunities for leadership and professional development training

      Cons

      cost of living, pay -- layoffs -- we are expendable

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Engineering Department

      May 11, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Department and Professors offer a lot of opportunities for students to achieve in the future

      Cons

      Department can be disorganized and switch classes around and remove classes which can delay gradation dates

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Working in a lab

      May 14, 2021 - Graduate Assistant 
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      Pros

      Keep learning new things every day

      Cons

      No much to complain on this

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      So much potential

      May 14, 2021 - Student Service Professional II in San Francisco, CA
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      Pros

      The students are great to work with and very passionate.

      Cons

      Administratively. SFSU is a mess. There are many contradicting policies and many are out to date. A lot of the training was not what was written down since everything had not been updated. The department I worked in has a very a high turnover rate so it was hard to ever really build anything outside of trying to control fires.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Grader job all pay the same regardless of skill needed

      May 7, 2021 - Instructional Student Assistant in San Francisco, CA
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      Pros

      Can do job remotely, independently

      Cons

      Low hourly pay for the skills needed for upper division

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Gta

      May 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Work pretty independently with guided curriculum

      Cons

      Little support from professors when teaching lab section

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      NA

      May 11, 2021 - Community Service Officer (CSO) in San Francisco, CA
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      Pros

      Very supportive staff and team.

      Cons

      No cons. Enjoy my time working there.

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