Assistant Director-Budget and Grants

Wayne State College   Wayne, NE   Full-time     Finance
Posted on September 8, 2021

Assistant Director-Budget and Grants

Nature of Work:

  • Oversees the budget and financial components of grant operations by working independently with limited supervision.
  • Assists the Budget Director with the College’s complex budget functions.
  • Develops reports, analyzes data, ensures compliance, provides training and guidance, formulates process improvements, and implements procedures.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting major, experience with governmental accounting procedures;
  • Comprehensive familiarity with software applications, especially spreadsheets and budget management systems;
  • Experience with detailed and complex files and reports;
  • Extensive analytics experience including the ability to detect trends in financial data and determine the cause and effect of scenarios.


Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive and comprehensive fringe benefit package. Annual salary range is $56,497-$70,621.

General Information

Wayne State College has been educating students for more than 100 years. Located in Northeast Nebraska, close to Sioux City, Iowa, and within a two-hour drive to Sioux Falls, Omaha and Lincoln, the College is one of the most dynamic, regional public colleges in the Midwest. One of three members of the Nebraska State College System, the College distinguishes itself by providing educational excellence in a small, personalized setting. The beautiful 128-acre campus serves over 3,900 students who have a choice of more than 130 programs of study. In fall 2020, the College welcomed the second largest freshmen class in its history, driven by new academic programs and partnerships, updated and new facilities, and a continuing focus on supporting students with generous scholarships in their academic and co-curricular experiences. Wayne State has been the recipient of a number of awards, honors, and distinctions due to its commitment to service, student success, and providing an exceptional education at an affordable cost. The entire community is focused on making Wayne State a great place for students to thrive and advance their futures, and there is a collective sense of excitement about the future of the College.

EEO Statement

The Nebraska State Colleges are equal opportunity institutions and do not discriminate against any student, employee, or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities. Each College has designated an individual to coordinate the Colleges’ non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinators assigned at each College and identified on each College website.

WSC is an EOE.