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Updated February 12, 2018
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Pros
  • Nice work environment; good balance between life and work (in 11 reviews)

  • Great relationship with professors, professional work environment, flexible hours and excellent health insurance (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • No cons as its best place to work and study (in 5 reviews)

  • The money for all those vice deans, vice presidents, vice provosts, etc (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Teaching Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SUNY Albany part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Facility is good in SUNY albany

    Cons

    More hours shoould be provided to assistants


  2. "Nice Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SUNY Albany part-time

    Pros

    Nice work environment and co-workers

    Cons

    Nothing to say. Very nice experience

  3. "State benefits are great!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at SUNY Albany full-time

    Pros

    The State benefits are extremely good!

    Cons

    The bureaucracy makes things work slowly.


  4. "Graduate Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SUNY Albany part-time

    Pros

    Great ethos and really good people

    Cons

    gets in the way of graduate studies

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  5. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at SUNY Albany full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Career development, strong union, opportunity in various positions over time.

    Cons

    Pay doesn't match private sector.


  6. "Assistant professor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SUNY Albany full-time

    Pros

    tenure time protection and support from senior faculty

    Cons

    rigid organization culture and it is hard to get collaboration


  7. "Highest Paid Graduate Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SUNY Albany full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I was fortunate enough to work as the highest paid grad assistant even without a research position. I worked for the vice presidents office and then worked for the faculty of homeland security and cybersecurity. All my supervisors were very kind and supportive. They even paid for my Master's degree. Work was always easy to manage but could be challanging at times. I handled over 100 students per semester.

    Cons

    No cons to mention at all

    Advice to Management

    No advice at all

  8. "Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SUNY Albany full-time

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling with engaging student body. Very friendly liberal atmosphere, openness to different perspectives and opinions.

    Cons

    Not enough institutional support . Sometimes it becomes clear how students are treated like customers.

    Advice to Management

    Fund more faculty and grad student lines


  9. "Best place to work"

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    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Student Assistant in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at SUNY Albany part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good pay. Work load is less. You can study and concentrate on you courses.

    Cons

    No growth. No increment. No benefits. There is no chance for carreer growth. Lot of politics inside the management.


  10. "SUNY ALBANY"

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

    I have been working at SUNY Albany full-time

    Pros

    low stress job. Only work 20 hours a week and get 9 credits tuition paid for

    Cons

    can interact with exam time

    Advice to Management

    be more understanding of students time constraint


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