Project Manager, My Destination: Graduation Grant Grant Funded**

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, West Mason Street, Green Bay, WI, United States
Full Time Academia Human Resources Program Management Research

Job Description

Department:  Student Success

Reports To:   Dean, Student Success

FLSA Status:   Exempt

Amount of Travel Required:   Occasional

Salary Grade:  D

Positions Supervised:  Administrative Assistant, My Destination: Graduation Grant



LOCATION:  Green Bay

STANDARD HOURS:  40 hours per week. Typical hours Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Flexibility required to include other evening and/or weekend hours as necessary.


*Current benefit eligible employees will be placed within the pay range based on their current rate/range.


**This position is Grant Funded with an estimated end date of November 2018.


Required online application available on website:


Location:  Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Human Resources, 2740 West Mason Street,  Green Bay, WI  54307-9042. All postings are considered current and available until removed from the website.


Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry. 

The College is seeking to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population.


Manage the My Destination: Graduation Grant program for Northeast Wisconsin Technical College including budget, program deliverables, and evaluation.


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)

  • Provide leadership to the My Destination: Graduation Grant teams. Create an environment of open, honest dialogue.
  • Responsible for budget management, including budget revisions, which meet U.S. Department of Education and NWTC procurement and financial process specifications. Ensure all required programmatic and budget reports are submitted on time to the U.S. Department of Education
  • Initiate human resource actions to address staff vacancies and performance issues. Complete performance reviews. Communicate performance expectations and provide positive and constructive feedback.
  • Apply project management processes to ensure successful project implementation that is on time and within budget; program deliverables are met, and activities completed as outlined in the My Destination: Graduation U.S. Department of Education Grant Work with the project coordinators to provide U.S. Department of Education, monthly progress reports. Share reports with the Dream Core Team Meet project objectives by analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
  • Responsible for establishing and engaging the project’s Advisory Team.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings, conferences, and communications between involved systems and partners.
  • Provide direction to consultants engaged in project development, implementation, and evaluation.


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, or job type.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Financial Aptitude - Ability to understand and explain economic and accounting information, prepare and manage budgets, and make sound long-term investment decisions.
  • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
  • Project Management - Ability to organize and direct a project to completion.
  • Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.
  • Strategic Planning - Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a culture in which the long range goals can be achieved.


Education: Master's Degree in Business Administration or related degree
Experience: Two years related work experience in project management

**An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered

Computer Skills

Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; database management software

Certificates & Licenses

Must possess a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License and be insurable under the District’s standard vehicle/liability insurance policy.

Other Requirements

Knowledge of federal regulations and compliance requirements relative to federal grants or contracts, preferably with the U.S. Department of Education Successful experience managing multi-year, projects with budget over $2 million which met project outcomes on time and within budget


Physical Demands



O (Occasionally)


O (Occasionally)


C (Constantly)

Handling / Fingering

N (Not Applicable)

Reach Outward

N (Not Applicable)

Reach Above Shoulder

N (Not Applicable)


N (Not Applicable)


N (Not Applicable)

Squat or Kneel

N (Not Applicable)


O (Occasionally)

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.


Business Analysis, Project Management