Position Description

Workforce & Economic Development Assistant
Location Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Employment duration Regular
Position Status Full-Time
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Position Summary
Serve as the first point of contact and source of general information on Workforce Development Services (contracting training, continuing education and facility rentals) and general college services. Provide   administrative support to the Division of Workforce and Economic Development, coordinate facility rental requests and perform billing services for facility rentals and workforce contracts.

Duties & Responsibilities

Provide accurate and timely internal and external correspondence regarding contract services, technical assistance, continuing education, and facility rentals.

Serve as a college link between business partners and community agencies along with the Workforce Development Manager, Continuing Education Manager and Vice President, WED & Community Relations.

Enter information from development staff into college databases for the purposes of building and scheduling classes as well as providing dashboard outcome reporting.

Enter information into CRM to keep the status of projects current.  Remove outdated and incorrect contact information as necessary.

Build Workforce and Economic Development classes in Peoplesoft.

Coordinate class spaces and accommodations when needed.

Procure instructional material. Ensure relevant and quality of handouts, book orders, presentations, facility set up, AV needs, etc.

Invoice clients per contract terms.

Collaborate with internal and external customers to ensure successful experience for business clients and students to include scheduling training, ensuring contract documents are in order, etc. Launch contract evaluations at the close of projects.

Participate in grant-funded contracts through, grant billings, budget status, reporting, etc.

Register students, ensure student grades are entered and certificates provided, etc.

Collaborate with workforce and economic development team to research, plan, develop, and assist in executing sales and marketing strategies.

Participate in WATG application development, budget development, implementation, and evaluation. Work with client specialists and grants team to develop and evaluate outcomes.

Collaborate with Marketing department to ensure internal divisions and departments and external stakeholders receive appropriate assets to support enrollment in contract training, technical assistance projects, and continuing educations offering.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Associate degree in business administration, communication, finance, marketing, administrative professional or related field from a regionally accredited institution required.

Minimum of three years of professional experience in an office setting. Experience in event planning, sales, contract fulfillment and invoicing preferred.

Experience in educational contract training preferred.

Experience in PeopleSoft or similar Enterprise System preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required.

Must possess excellent problem resolution, organizational, interpersonal, communication, and project management skills.

Compensation & Benefits
Compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; short-term disability; long-term disability; paid time off and holidays; flexible spending account; Wisconsin Retirement System; 403(b) and 457; employee assistance program; educational assistance; and employee wellness program.

How To Apply
To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application.  You should have the following information available when completing an application:

  • Contact information (addresses, phone numbers)
  • Employment History
  • Education
  • Electronic copy of resume and transcripts

Application materials submitted via mail, fax, email, or in-person will not be considered.

Incomplete applications or applications noting "See Resume" will not be considered.

Please note that Mid-State’s main form of communication during the recruitment process is email.  In addition to receiving communications from email addresses with an @mstc.edu domain, you may receive emails from donotreply@invalidemail.com.  Please be sure to watch your inbox as well as junk, spam, and clutter folders.

Continuous recruitment with first review of completed applications starting Monday, June 29th appllications received on or after June 29th may be considered in a secondary pool.

Equal Opportunity
Mid-State Technical College, an equal opportunity employer and educator, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admission, treatment, and access. Mid-State Technical College provides reasonable accommodations to assist persons with disabilities to access or participate in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: VP-Human Resources, 32nd Street N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, Phone: 715-422-5351 or Email:aaeo@mstc.edu.

Optimize Your Online Application Experience
Below you will find a few technical tips to help ensure a positive and successful online application experience:

  • Be sure to fill in each field in the application.  You will receive an error message at the time of submission and your application will not be submitted if each required field is not filled in.
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  • Your application session will remain open for 24 hours assuming you do not close your browser.  To ensure submission, complete the application process within that time frame.
  • The following browsers are currently supported:

Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11
Google Chrome

  • The following operating systems are currently supported:

Windows 7 and 8, both 32-bit and 64-bit, as well as Mac OS 10.6 and greater.

If you experience issues in submitting your online application, please contact Human Resources at 715.422.5351.

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