Pros: flexible work schedule, foster self-management of time and assignments
Cons: only part time work available with no benefits, little or no opportunity to become full time.
Only part time work available with no benefits due to limited state budget, but encourages people to gain what experience they can and move on to better opportunities.
Learned a lot about networking security technology as applied to a campus environment with both students and faculty/staff needs, as well as diverse applications used by the different populations.
Coworkers are supportive of teaching new technologies and their related troubleshooting requirements.
While the tough part of the job is dealing with the vastly different levels of expertise of clients and their different expectation levels, resolving their issues or squeaking an extra year's lifetime out of a piece of equipment can be rewarding.