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Stephen F. Austin State University Employer Reviews

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Graduate research and teaching assistants [will do about anything]
Teaching/Research Assistant (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXDecember 1, 2014
I enjoyed every minute of my time at SFASU. Working with the fire ecology and GIS groups was a driving factor towards my knowledge and passion in the fields. I was exposed no only to projects but various stages and responsibilities of research management and teaching.
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Great College position
Office Assistant (Former Employee), Fort worth TXSeptember 8, 2014
Pros: work life balance, flexable
Cons: not many hours
The position is perfect for students attending school and looking for a job.
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Job Description
Lieutenant/Parking Manager (Current Employee), Nacogdoches, TXAugust 6, 2014
Over the day to day operations in the parking office.
Supervise 15 employees, monitor access control, update software, address problems as they arise.
Deal with customer conflicts.
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Okay place to work.
Residence Life Custodian (Current Employee), Nacogdoches,TXAugust 5, 2014
I run errands and clean restrooms. I've learned how to deal with a bed bug outbreak. Managers and co-workers are alright. The best part about the job is that it's not hard at all.
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I was a student
Student (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXJuly 24, 2014
Pros: very professtional
Cons: the price
I was in the forestry program, working toward a degree in the forestry field.
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Great place to work!
Stage Manager (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXJuly 7, 2014
Not many responsibilities
Very workable hours
Fantastic co-workers
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Living at work with friends
Community Assistant (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXApril 29, 2014
Pros: friends everywhere, free food
Cons: living at work, never got a real break
I was a community assistant in a freshman hall at my university. I worked in Steen Hall, which was two towers tall and had a total of ten floors on each tower. I worked on the east side on the ninth floor which gave me the opportunity to work on the coed side. Every other morning I worked my desk shifts downstairs at the front desk so I would wake up – more... and get dresses and ride the elevator down to work. It was nice literally living at work, but it was also so tiring because I was always there. That was probably the hardest part of the job, because I had to learn how to balance a full time schedule of classes, and a full time job. I felt like I could never get away from my boss, because he lived on the first floor. I had great coworkers and we had a lot of fun working together. The most enjoyable part of my job was being able to interact with my students on my floor and build relationships with them. I still talk to quite a few of them today. – less
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Productive in every facet imaginable
Graduate Assistant - Instructor (Current Employee), Nacogdoches, TXApril 18, 2014
Pros: everything
Gave me the tools to assimilate and disseminate knowledge and grow not only as an educator but as a contributing citizen to society. The most enjoyable experience I have had to date.
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Fun and open environment
Safety and Aquatics Graduate Assistant (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXFebruary 24, 2014
I enjoyed everything about SFA I had a student position so I was not making a lot of money, but it was by far the most enjoyable job that I have ever had.
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CAROL IS AMAZING
Assistant for the Convention Coordinator (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXFebruary 17, 2014
Carol is the best boss. She is so fun to work for and really appreciated our hard work! Always taught me great life lessons as well as career goals
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Awesome
Desk Assistant (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXFebruary 6, 2014
What's better than sitting at a desk and getting paid to do your homework and help residents when they come in?
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Productive and fun working environment.
Student Instructor for Microeconomics (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXFebruary 4, 2014
Work with a small group of students and teach them the principles of microeconomics.
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Great learning and research environment
Research Assistant (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXFebruary 2, 2014
Pros: flexible work hours (research)
My Research advisor will and has done anything possible to advance my areas of research and provide materials and instruments to complete quality research in your field of choice.

I learned a variety of imaging techniques for thin films and nanostructures (i.e. SEM - EDS, AFM, STM) as well as methods to create quality thin films for devices such as – more... my Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells of which my research entails. – less
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Great job
Research Associate (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXOctober 4, 2013
Loved working for the university, but with like every state job, the pay was not what I needed.
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Learning environment laid back and effective
Graduate Assistant (Current Employee), Nacogdoches, TXJuly 3, 2013
Pros: free access to data, lab equipment, big office
Cons: leadership base is lacking
- Thesis research, classwork, studying etc.
- Have learned more about how to learn, relying upon self-motivation and determination to complete a task
- Difficulty in addressing certain issues involving procedural time-frames due to inadequate leadership
- Able to have learned a multi-faceted approach to the geological sciences
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SFA is a Division I college with over 13,000 students.
Graduate Assistant (Athletics Marketing and PR) (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXJune 24, 2013
I enjoyed working in NCAA Athletics Marketing the most out of all my previous jobs. Loved the atmosphere, the staff, and promoting all in house events.
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Stephen F. Austin Education Department
Research Specialist and Adjunct Professor (Current Employee), Nacogdoches, TXJune 14, 2013
Pros: just about everything
Cons: kind of in the middle of nowhere
What a wonderful place to work. I could not find advancement given that I graduated from there, but the time I was able to work there was extremely rewarding. It has an excellent family style setting and staff. They are also extremely scholarly driven, and I would recommend that anyone looking for a great place to live and work to check it out.
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Great place for students to work
Graduate Assistant (Current Employee), Nacogdoches, TXApril 29, 2013
I loved working on campus when I was completing my undergraduate as well as graduate degrees at SFASU. They understand that school comes first and are willing to be flexible with your schedule.
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Excellent learning experience
Graduate Assistant (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXApril 14, 2013
As a graduate assistant I learned invaluable lessons in research, data analysis, and data entry. I also gained an exceptional amount of experience in multitasking.
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Good job for a student
Student Assistant (Former Employee), Nacogdoches, TXMarch 27, 2013
Pros: study time
Cons: minimum wage
It's a good job for a student because you can study at work most of the time.

About Stephen F. Austin State University

Stephen F. Austin State University (commonly SFA) is a public university located in Nacogdoches, Texas. Founded as a teachers' – Read more