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    Pamela Lunde

    Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

    LOCATION: Green Bay
    STANDARD HOURS: Typical hours Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Flexibility required to include other evening and/or weekend hours as necessary.
    MINIMUM STARTING WAGE*: $24.81/hour
    *Current benefit eligible employees will be placed within the pay range based on their current rate/range.

    Required online application available on website:

    The College is seeking to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Consideration will be given to equity-minded individuals committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.

    Maintain financial entries, records, reports, and general ledgers for programs funded by grants. Prepare and analyze revenues, expenditures, budget entries, and perform billings and collections for grant related activity. Responsible for having a working knowledge of federal and state guidelines and regulations relating to grants.

    Reasonable Accommodations Statement
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.

    Essential Functions Statement(s)
    • Serve as a financial resource for college departments by providing financial and technical support and consultation on grant related activities.
    • Prepare, analyze, and/or review financial transactions and financial schedules for grants (e.g., journal and budget entries, budgets, budget modifications, etc.).
    • Create, analyze, and report financial spending analysis and related projections for grants.
    • Perform billing and accounts receivable follow-up for assigned grants.
    • Review and monitor individual grants and transactions for compliance with private, local, state, and federal fund requirements.
    • Understand and utilize accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America; standards outlined in the Wisconsin Technical College System Financial & Administrative Manual; state statutes; and/or grant guidelines to govern transactions and processes.
    • Assist with financial grant reports and requests for granting authorities and external audits as needed.

    Competency Statement(s)
    • Values – Demonstrate behaviors and action that support the College’s values – Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.
    • Student Success – Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student success initiatives.
    • Diversity Oriented – Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, socio-economic background, or job type.
    • Customer Oriented – Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following College’s procedures.
    • Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
    • Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
    • Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
    • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the details of a project or task.
    • Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
    • Self-Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
    • Tactful – Ability to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others.
    • Time Management – Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
    • Working Under Pressure – Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

    Education: Associate degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. Bachelor’s degree in related area preferred.
    Experience: Minimum of three years general accounting experience. Experience in accounting for grants preferred.
    **An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.
    Computer Skills
    Advanced spreadsheet skills, working knowledge of computerized accounting and ERP systems and word processing.

    Other Requirements
    Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the District’s standard insurance policy.

    Physical Demands Lift/Carry
    Stand O (Occasionally)
    Walk O (Occasionally)
    Sit C (Constantly)
    Handling / Fingering N (Not Applicable)
    Reach Outward N (Not Applicable)
    Reach Above Shoulder N (Not Applicable)
    Climb N (Not Applicable)
    Crawl N (Not Applicable)
    Squat or Kneel N (Not Applicable)
    Bend N (Not Applicable)
    10 lbs or less O (Occasionally)
    11-20 lbs N (Not Applicable)
    21-50 lbs N (Not Applicable)
    51-100 lbs N (Not Applicable)
    Over 100 lbs N (Not Applicable)

    12 lbs or less N (Not Applicable)
    13-25 lbs N (Not Applicable)
    26-40 lbs N (Not Applicable)
    41-100 lbs N (Not Applicable)

    N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
    O (Occasionally) Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day)
    F (Frequently) Occupation requires this activity from 33% – 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)
    C (Constantly) Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

    The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.
    Northeast Wisconsin Technical College does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Talent and Culture.

    NWTC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or other protected classes. Inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Chief Officer for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at (920) 498-6826 or [email protected].

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