Staff Workforce Standards in Higher Education

Colleges everywhere are faced with the challenges of declining enrollment while continuing to effectively provide services. Non-instructional staff is an integral part of their mission and it is important to ensure that the composition of the staff workforce will continue to support the success of the college. Benchmark comparisons with other institutions can help with planning for the workforce needs of a rapidly changing future. McKnight Associates recently conducted a staffing survey of community college districts in Southern California. See below for a summary of their findings.