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San José State University Reviews

Updated June 25, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work environment lots to learn (in 16 reviews)

  • Great place to work for a first job or for a college student looking for a job with flexible hours (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Nothing / No cons to be mentioned (in 15 reviews)

  • If I have to say something, low pay (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Good source of income and learning for Masters Students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I worked at San José State University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment, Great colleagues

    Cons

    No cons (at least for me)


  2. "CS Tutor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at San José State University part-time

    Pros

    nice friendly and clean environment

    Cons

    parking is often packed as from mon through thurday

  3. "Intramural Sports Intern"

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

    I worked at San José State University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment.
    Matthew Lee is the best supervisor

    Cons

    - budget not enough
    - a more sophisticated application process is required


  4. "Sanitation Needs Work"

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    Former Employee - Cleaner in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Cleaner in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at San José State University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The school offered many employee services. The work was well managed by the managers. The sanitation team for each of work well however they are not being managed properly.

    Cons

    The cons of working here was the the condition of some of the buildings. They do not have working ac.


  5. "Great Mission"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at San José State University full-time

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, high calibur staff, team players, people stay for a very long time, great mission of serving students, super benefits, a rising star

    Cons

    Salary not competitive, bureaucratic so processes can be cumbersome and time-consuming.


  6. "Awesome work experience"

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    Current Employee - Student in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Student in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at San José State University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Flexibility of the work schedule!

    Cons

    Rigorous work can be tiresome sometimes!


  7. "Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Administrator in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Network Administrator in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at San José State University (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice work environment and good benefits.

    Cons

    did not found any such cons of working here.

  8. "Adjunct Faculty"

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    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Adjunct Faculty in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at San José State University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Adjuncts (in my department) treated like full-timers.
    Lots of resources on campus including lounges and offices.
    Student body is diverse and exciting to teach.
    Healthcare provided for faculty with 0.4 appointment or above.

    Cons

    Pay, like all of the CSU System, is abysmal.


  9. "Part-time contract job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at San José State University part-time

    Pros

    Provides opportunities for career development.

    Cons

    Working as a part time and contract employee.


  10. "specificity is missing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at San José State University part-time

    Pros

    appreciate the tool and collection of jobs coming to employees

    Cons

    it is hard to find the right job- overload of information.

    Advice to Management

    Make targeted emails to both employees. and maybe you can extend your service be come a recruiter for the company looking to hire


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