Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


Position Summary: Operating independently, while under general supervision of the Dean, manage the College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences financial operations, monitor and reconcile accounts, create financial reports, analyze and interpret financial data, and offers advice and budgetary consultation to the Dean. Serves as College liaison for all financial, employment system, and budget issues that impact the college (both internal and external). Ensures compliance with university policies and procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).


Minimum / Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, or related field
  • Three years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with fiscal management
  • Experience with automated personnel and financial systems
  • Experience complying with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to produce accurate financial reports
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent judgment, including ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to provide fiscal leadership for the college, its departments and programs

Highly Desired

  • Degree in Business or Accounting
  • Experience with fiscal management in higher education
  • Knowledge of higher education database systems
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing technologies and policies
  • Familiar with government purchasing processes and accounting systems


60% Management of college financial operations.

20% Management of the college employment system.

15% Management of the college budget development process.

5% Other activities.


The College of Education, Hospitality, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHHS) has approximately 130 faculty and instructional academic staff serving 2,900 students enrolled in major programs and the entire campus undergraduate population through general education course offerings. The college houses the departments of Food & Nutrition; Human Development & Family Studies; Kinesiology & Health; Psychology; Rehabilitation & Counseling; School Counseling, School Psychology, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, & Art Education; Teaching, Learning & Leadership. In addition to the seven departments it houses two schools and an institute, the School of Education; School of Hospitality Leadership; and Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute.

CEHHHS offers the following undergraduate degree programs: Art Education; Career, Technical Education & Training; Criminal Justice & Rehabilitation; Dietetics; Early Childhood Education; Family & Consumer; Sciences Education; Food Science & Technology; Golf Enterprise Management; Health, Wellness & Fitness; Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management; Human Development & Family Studies; Marketing & Business Education; Psychology; Real Estate Property Management; Rehabilitation Services; Science Education; Special Education; Technology Education; Technology & Science Education.

CEHHHS offers the following graduate degree programs: Applied Psychology; Career & Technical Education; Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Education; Food & Nutritional Sciences; Marriage & Family Therapy; Rehabilitation Counseling; School Counseling; School Psychology.


The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: Facts and data about the university:


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office at 715.232.2149.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
  2. Resume
  3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

Official transcript(s) will be required at time of hire.

To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by April 2, 2019. Applications may continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

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