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Sonoma State Reviews

Updated March 21, 2017
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Ruben Armiñana
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  • Very little opportunity for professional development (in 2 reviews)

  • Get paid once a month and the pay isn't the greatest, just slightly above minimum wage (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Pretty Good"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sonoma State part-time

    Pros

    Very easy going work
    Good if you like helping people

    Cons

    Might feel dumb if you don't know the answer


  2. "Student Technician"

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    Current Employee - Lead Student Technician in Rohnert Park, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Student Technician in Rohnert Park, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonoma State (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great location, and very nice people

    Cons

    New president is making a lot of negative changes


  3. "Housekeeper"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sonoma State part-time

    Pros

    Summer employment opportunity perfect for students, flexible hours, optimistic and team atmosphere, opportunity for additional hours

    Cons

    Some weeks are slower than others, making it hard to project monthly income

    Advice to Management

    None


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  5. "Awesome place to work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Santa Rosa, CA
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Santa Rosa, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonoma State part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, knowledgeable colleagues, great culture

    Cons

    Not that I know of

    Advice to Management

    Keep going :)


  6. "Great part-time work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lecturer/Professor in Petaluma, CA
    Former Employee - Lecturer/Professor in Petaluma, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonoma State (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very supportive faculty and nice campus

    Cons

    No benefits and few opportunities for part-time lecturers


  7. "Sonoma State Peer Mentor (FYE)"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sonoma State part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    works around schedule, nice co workers,

    Cons

    works more hours than you are paid

    Advice to Management

    specify duties


  8. "Sonoma State Student Center"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sonoma State part-time

    Pros

    Friendly and welcoming staff.
    Very flexible with work schedule.

    Cons

    Monthly paycheck.
    Building open 24 hours during finals week.


  9. "University Culinary Services"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible, customer service, and cooking!

    Cons

    Lack of communication within management.


  10. "Great Customer Service Experience with Flexible Schedule"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Assistant in Lafayette, CA
    Former Employee - Front Desk Assistant in Lafayette, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Sonoma State (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very accommodating to college class schedule, able to work in between classes, gain customer service experience, learn project management skills, build connections to professors/faculty/staff that help provide recommendations and assistance

    Cons

    Monthly paycheck instead of biweekly


  11. "Administrative Coordinator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sonoma State full-time

    Pros

    The work life balance here is great!

    Cons

    The rate of pay is very low for the amount of work. It also tough to move up here.



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