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Assistant Director - Budget and Grants

Company: Wayne State Foundation
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Assistant Director - Budget and Grants


Nature of Work: Oversees the budget and financial components of grant operations byworking independently with limited supervision. Assists the Budget Director with the College’s complex budget functions.  Develops reports, analyzes data, ensurescompliance, provides training and guidance, formulates process improvements,and implements procedures.


Examples of Work Performed:

  • Overseethe budget and financial portions of pre-award cycle grant proposals; includingverification that the budget proposal conforms with College, Board, grantingagency, state, and federal guidelines, policies, and procedures; and prepare grantapplication Board reports.
  • Overseethe budget and financial portions of post-award cycle grants; includingverification that budgets and expenditures conform with College, Board,granting agency, state, and federal guidelines, policies, and procedures;prepare grant award Board reports; initiate new account set-up anddistribution; maintain grant files; ensure grant deadlines and compliancerequirements are met; monitor budgets; approve expenditures to ensurecompliance with generally accepted accounting principles, policies, andprocedures; prepare and submit grant financial reports; compile and submitreimbursement requests/claims; maintain sub-award policy and procedures manual;and distribute College audit reports to grantors.
  • Workindependently and collaboratively with campus faculty and staff who are writingand administering grants.
  • Prepareand evaluate budget projections and trend analysis, including the developmentof predictive models to analyze financial consequences of policy and programchanges to assist with strategic decision-making.
  • Advise,train, and inform faculty, staff, and grant program directors on grant and/orbudget questions, processes, and procedures.
  • Formulateand implement improvements to budget and grant related processes includingrefining modeling assumptions and methodologies that result in improvedprojection accuracy.
  • Assistthe Budget Director in the oversight of complex budget operations including thedevelopment, implementation, and reporting of the College’s annual operatingand biennium budget processes; working cross-functionally with other Collegeand System staff from various departments including but not limited to humanresources, institutional research, accounting, financial aid, and athletics todevelop, maintain, and distribute various budget reports.
  • Serve asBudget Director during absences and as needed.
  • Performother related duties and complete special projects as assigned by the BudgetDirector or the Vice President for Administration and Finance.


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


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accountingmajor; experience with governmental accounting procedures
  • Comprehensivefamiliarity with software applications, especially spreadsheets and budgetmanagement systems
  • Experiencewith detailed and complex files and reports
  • Extensiveanalytics experience including the ability to detect trends in financial dataand determine the cause and effect of scenarios


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


For acomplete listing of job requirements and application procedures, visit ourwebsite at, call 402-375-7403, or e-mail





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