• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate Colleges [Community Colleges]
  • Institution: 2 Year
  • Enrollment: 3,000-9,999

2023 Recognition Categories

  • Job Satisfaction & Support
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Mission & Pride
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Faculty & Staff Well-being
  • Shared Governance
  • Faculty Experience

What makes your college a great place to work?

President's Statement

Central Lakes College is a great place to work because we are all about people- our employees, our students, and our communities. We nurture a culture of relationships, respect, and voice. We know and care about each other. We value every individual and believe that everyone's voice matters. We embrace our mission - build futures - knowing that students are our reason for being.

Employee Comment

I love coming to work each day. I know that I will be surrounded by excellent, caring people and get to have an impact on student's lives. My role is incredibly meaningful to me, and I am privileged to be able to play the small role I play in our student's lives. I know I am cared about and appreciated here.

Vital Statistics

    Employee Counts

  • Full-time Administrators: 11
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: 19
  • Full-time Faculty: 86
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: 93
  • Adjunct Faculty: 30

    Average Annual Salary

  • Full-time Administrators: $112,472
  • Full-time Faculty: $77,011
  • Full-time Exempt Professional Staff: $90,285
  • Full-time Non-exempt Staff: $57,153

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 16%
  • Full-time Staff: 21%
  • 5 Years Recognized
  • 3 Years Honor Roll

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