Ferris State University
3.4 of 5 12 reviews
www.ferris.edu Big Rapids, MI 1000 to 5000 Employees

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DSA (Former Employee)
Big Rapids, MI (US)

I worked at Ferris State University part-time for more than a year

ProsWork study is guaranteed pay and experience and you work with fellow peers.

ConsNot always the most interesting jobs.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure to treat the students with respect. They are working for you by choice.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Not the ideal place to work, even for a university cafeteria.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Ferris State University part-time


Pros: Flexible work hours, work around school schedule. Close to campus, walking distance from many of… Cons: Often drama because most employees are college students. Management is not very helpful and often in a bad mood, tend to play favorites and sometimes… Advice to Senior Management: Be less strict, it's a college cafeteria. Most of the people who see the workers are other college… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Overall - good place to work

Professor (Former Employee)

I worked at Ferris State University full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: For a university - leadership pretty accessible. Friendly and helpful staff and faculty. Small town feel - many people have… Cons: Lots of interim management. A bit adversarial in union negotiations. On the other hand - union was unnecessarily combative. President made a lot… Advice to Senior Management: Deans have got to be held more accountable and more of an advocate for… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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