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Metropolitan State University of Denver Employer Reviews

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Very flexible but not too productive
Student Ambassador (Former Employee), Denver, COJanuary 14, 2014
A lot of sitting around and waiting for students. Learned a few administrative skills. Management and coworkers were very nice. Not s very hard job an the relationships were great.
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Database Administration
Software Engineer and Database Administrator (Current Employee), Denver, CONovember 4, 2013
I work in the office of Advancement and External Relations at MSU Denver, developing the Raiser's Edge database which oversees all school constituents, donors, events, and solicitor prospects.

Due to MSU Denver being a foundation, the majority of their funding comes from the state or these solicitor prospects and donors.

Responsibilities include project – more... planning and implementation, global database audits and maintenance, metrics gathering and analytics, and daily advancement and external relations tasks. – less
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Great department in a growing college system in central Denver
Adjunct Instructor for Industrial Design Dept. (Current Employee), Denver, COOctober 14, 2013
Pros: flexible schedule, great campus and work environment.
Cons: last minute canceling of courses and limited work hours.
Metro State continues to impress me with the faculty, improved campus, facilities, and dedication to providing an affordable high-quality education. The Industrial Design department at the Auraria campus continues to reflect the changes and improvements seen throughout the college, and i'm flattered to be a contributor to this team of professors. I – more... enjoy sharing my knowledge and professional experience with the students in this positive and nurturing environment. – less
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great variety of transportation
Assistant to the AVP of Human Resources (Current Employee), Denver, COSeptember 9, 2013
Very busy department during the summer semester. I have learned a multitude of duties, from being an admin assistant to managing the FT Faculty and Administrators salaries and making sure that their pay is correct. The hardest part of the job is that I feel like I'm doing more than I should and is not appreciated. The most enjoyable part of my job is – more... the employees I support on a day to day basis. I love interacting with people and love giving great customer service to everyone. – less
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Metro State Diploma Mill University. Or, The University of Unemployment, whichever.
Broadcast/Communications Graduate (Former Employee), Classrooms & LabsMay 22, 2013
First of all, Metro State College is a diploma mill. But, when I read about employees unfortunate experience working there, I now wonder what kind of institution they are. Students aren't getting their money's worth. It's a disgrace what goes on in the administration departments -- adults acting like little brats while students are paying high tuition – more... and/or loan debt. Metro State just smells funny. – less
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Horrible
accounting services (Former Employee), MetroMay 17, 2013
Pros: location
Cons: management, coworkers, polices that make no sense
This was the worst place I've ever worked. I took a pay cut to come here but thought it would be woth it. I quickly discovered It was a struggle to go to work every day. Management would not stand behind university procedures. Whoever yelled the loudest or went the highest up the chain got whatever they wanted. Was constantly bullied by professors and – more... other admin. – less
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Mostly a very good place to work
Financial Aid Counselor (Former Employee), Denver, COFebruary 20, 2013
Pros: fellow workers
Cons: management
The best part of the job was interacting with students and faculty. The hardest part of the job was the petty politics and changing "office scapegoat" that kept most of the staff uncomfortable.
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Academic Advisor
Professional Academic Advisor (Current Employee), Denver, CONovember 7, 2012
I love where I am. MSU denver is a great place to work for. I have been here for the last 8 years. I graduated from MSU Denver in 2006.
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One of the worst management
Writer (Former Employee), Denver, COJuly 30, 2012
Pros: you can set your own lunch time
Cons: inconsiderate management, tension between employees, management not trusting their employees, lack of direction
I've had quite a bit of experience with several management in many companies and have to say that the management is very passive aggressive in how they belittle their employees especially the newer hires. Management was confused about where to place the position I applied for and had different supervisors in a month. No one cared to provide an orientation – more... of the culture and system of the organization. The interview process was not planned very well.

Learned that the school cares about image more than quality of education which is really disappointing because I was intrigued by the classes they offer.

The most enjoyable part of the job were the student workers and the most of the employees. Although management somehow seemed to enjoy creating tension between employees, there were some that held their own very well was genuine. – less