State employment in higher education 96 2012 colorado

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Unformatted text preview: in state employment at public colleges and universities. State employment in higher education 96 2012 Colorado Business Economic Outlook increased 4.9% in 2009 and 3.8% in 2010. While still relatively strong, job growth is expected to continue to slow into 2012. Employment at state higher education institutions is anticipated to increase 2.8% in 2011 and 0.9% the following year. The state’s public higher education institutions employ nearly two-thirds of state employees. These workers include administrative staff, instructors, support staff, and student work-study positions. To meet tight budgets, full-time instructors are increasingly being replaced by lower-cost adjunct positions. Total statewide enrollment at higher education institutions has grown sharply during the economic downturn as unemployed or underemployed workers seek additional education and training. The most recent economic downturn has been notable for the slow recovery of the job market and the structural changes in the economy. Many workers will be unable to return to a position...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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