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Updated December 27, 2018
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  1. "Lab tech"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY

    I have been working at SUNY (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very helpful with many opportunity.

    Cons

    None overall. I had no bad experiences.


  2. "My second home"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    The community and co-workers make this the kind of place you look forward to going to everyday.

    Cons

    State supervision means there is always a budget crisis

  3. "Great Benefits but No Upward Mobility"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Financial Analyst in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Financial Analyst in Albany, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    work/life balance, relaxed workplace, and great benefits

    Cons

    no innovation, no real opportunities for upward mobility


  4. "staff accountant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SUNY part-time

    Pros

    good colleagues and work life balance.

    Cons

    boring work and tedious tasks


  5. "Terrific and engaging"

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    Former Employee - Student Worker in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Student Worker in New York, NY

    I worked at SUNY (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Healthy work-student life balance, supervisor was very understand

    Cons

    I did not have any negative experiences


  6. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very friendly work environment and helping people

    Cons

    Very less pay for the kind of work I was doing.


  7. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Oswego, NY
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Oswego, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at SUNY full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, great benefits and opportunities to advance through civil service exams.

    Cons

    No cons at this time.

  8. "PAR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at SUNY full-time

    Pros

    The Permanency/Tenure keeps administrative employees and the advantages of Union negotiation power

    Cons

    SUNY is at the mercy of the state budget allotment which gets smaller every year

    Advice to Management

    Consider work from home options to reduce brick and mortar expenditures


  9. "Pressure cooker environment"

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

    I worked at SUNY full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Learn a lot amongst smart colleagues.

    Cons

    Long hours, pay is not commensurate. High turnover.


  10. "Data Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Albany, NY
    Recommends

    Pros

    good health insurance, vacation and sick leave days, good retirement plan.

    Cons

    base salary is low, no much room for promotion