SUNY Reviews

Updated May 12, 2021

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4.1
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Pros
  • "The work environment was stress free and we were allowed to complete our homework while working(in 10 reviews)

  • "New york area, great place, Great teaching experience(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay per credit for adjuncts(in 7 reviews)

  • "base salary is low, no much room for promotion(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Unit secretary

      May 4, 2021 - Unit Secretary in Stony Brook, NY
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      Pros

      Good working conditions and hours

      Cons

      You have to pay for parking

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      May 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Surrounded by smart and talented people

      Cons

      Lower salaries compared to other places

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Bureaucracy At Its Finest

      May 4, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      - the people are great - health benefits - pension

      Cons

      - bureaucracy - old ideas - roadblocks - insanity

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      EHS

      Apr 12, 2021 - EHS Officer in New York, NY
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      Pros

      flexible, friendly, low stress, inclusion

      Cons

      low budget, red tape, scandal

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      All good

      Mar 22, 2021 - Faculty in Northeast, NY
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      Pros

      Helpful to me for learning new online systems.

      Cons

      Only had 1 class and wished more was available.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      work life balance

      Mar 17, 2021 - Research Assistant in Stony Brook, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work time flexible and usually no extra time at work

      Cons

      few opportunities for future development

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work for pension and benefits

      Apr 5, 2021 - Academic Advisor in Centereach, NY
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      Pros

      Pension, benefits, paid time off is generous

      Cons

      Higher ed in general is low pay, especially for positions that require graduate degrees, with many unpaid overtime hours, short staff.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      SUNY

      Mar 10, 2021 - Coordinator in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Great work environment, and leadership

      Cons

      No room for improvement, a lot of task for one position

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Worth navigating this large institution to find great colleagues and important work being done

      Mar 25, 2021 - Professor in Albany, NY
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      Pros

      Some very strong colleagues, helpful staff and grad students

      Cons

      At times SUNY lives up to its bureaucratic reputation

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      SUNY research foundation has good benifits

      Feb 4, 2021 - Research Assistant in Buffalo, NY
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      Pros

      Good benefits, They provide one of the best-valued and affordable health benefits.

      Cons

      The stipend hikes do not keep up with inflation.

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