Project Specialist (LTE)

Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Posted: 8/26/19
Deadline: 9/9/19
Salary: The full pay range is $22.05 to $29.19 per hour. The typical starting range is $22.05 to $23.84 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About This Organization

Nicolet College

At Nicolet College, our mission is to transform lives and enrich communities, and we see change as an opportunity to transform even more lives and to serve our communities even better. To accomplish this mission, we are redesigning higher education to serve today’s learners in the most inclusive, creative, and flexible ways imaginable. Our community, employers, and students face many challenges, and Nicolet College is responding with innovative programs, strong employer partnerships, and student-centered practices.

Nicolet College, is a comprehensive two-year college located on the shores of Lake Julia in Wisconsin’s beautiful North Woods region. We are seeking a thoughtful, innovative, enthusiastic, and student-focused professional to join our team as a full-time Project Specialist. We are an employer of choice and offer exceptional benefits, not to mention our quality of place.

Job Duties

Position Summary:
The Project Specialist is responsible for coordination efforts between Nicolet College and the Wisconsin Indian Education Association (WIEA) to ensure deliverables are met for a grant-funded partnership project that align with tribal outreach objectives. The position supports 3 departments: business program, university transfer program, and tribal outreach. This individual acts as a point of contact, along with the Tribal Outreach Coordinator, for the Lumina Foundation – sponsored “All Learning Counts” project and will be expected to support the development and management of the working relationships with employees at Wisconsin Technical Colleges, the Wisconsin Indian Education Association, and Wisconsin tribal governments and/or their designees.

The position is based at the Rhinelander Campus and will travel to other locations throughout Wisconsin, with variable hours that may include activities that take place during the day, evening, or on weekends. Occasional overnight travel may be required. This limited-term position is funded by a grant through the Lumina Foundation through December 31, 2021. The selected candidate may be employed through the duration of the grant, subject to successful performance.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
• Associate Degree, vocational education with 1 year of demonstrated project management experience, or high school degree with 2 years of demonstrated project management experience.
• Knowledge of regional American Indian Culture(s).
• Possession of a valid driver license.
• Professional and effective written and verbal communication skills.

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The full pay range is $22.05 to $29.19 per hour. The typical starting range is $22.05 to $23.84 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Other Info

Required Application Materials

Apply at Attach a cover letter that addresses how your background and experience are consistent with the requirements of the position, a current resume, and unofficial transcripts of coursework/certificates. Applications received by 4 p.m. on Monday, September 9, 2019, will receive full consideration. Position will remain open until filled. Nicolet Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities.