Manager, Learning and Innovaton Center, Sister Bay

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, West Mason Street, Green Bay, WI, United States
Full Time Academia Business Development Education Management Training

Job Description

LOCATION:  Sister Bay

STANDARD HOURS:  Typical hours Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Flexibility required to include other evening and/or weekend hours as necessary.

MINIMUM Salary*:  $60,449 per year

*Current benefit eligible employees will be placed within the pay range based on their current rate/range.


Required online application available on website:


Location:  Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Human Resources, 2740 West Mason Street,  Green Bay, WI  54307-9042. All postings are considered current and available until removed from the website.


Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry. 

The College is seeking to attract ethnically diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population.



Oversee the daily operations of the Learning and Innovation Center, ensure business activities fit the needs of the community, offer appropriate courses, and look for opportunities to meet demands and future trends of local business.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Provide leadership to operational and instructional teams regarding day-to-day operations. Create an environment of open, honest dialogue.
  • Assist in the development of the vision and direction for the department. Develop action plan items consistent with the goals and objectives of the department and that support student success and Northern Door community needs.
  • Develop and monitor department budget. Monitor revenues and expenses to ensure operation within budget.
  • Facilitate team action plan consistent with the strategic direction and the mission, vision, and values of the College and that support student success and Northern Door community needs.
  • Foster an environment to improve the performance of the team(s) and or department.
  • Initiate human resource actions to address staff vacancies and performance issues. Complete performance reviews. Communicate performance expectations and provide positive and constructive feedback.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate the offering of courses in the region in collaboration with instructional divisions and partners. Develop a marketing plan, execute marketing strategies and continually assess community needs.
  • Assess needs of the community through need assessment activities; work with advisory groups, community agencies, professional organizations and individuals.
  • Manage the safety and functionality of the physical facility as well as technological equipment/software through working with college resources and local vendors. This includes environmental health and safety related to the processing kitchen and Innovation Lab.
  • Collaborate/partner with Corporate Training and Economic Development Department to ensure the needs of the business community are exceeded.
  • Advocate for, advise, and assist students to ensure students success/goal attainment.
  • Participate and lead meetings, committees and other groups to improve the College.
  • Manage student and instructor issues, performing a liaison role and facilitating resolution.


Competency Statement(s)

  • Values - Demonstrate behaviors and action that support the College’s values - Customer Focus, Everyone Has Worth, Passion and Inspiration, Collaboration, Emotional Intelligence, Results and Accountability, Valuing Talent and Well Being, and Ethics.
  • Student Success – Demonstrate behaviors and actions that support student recruitment, retention, and student success initiatives.
  • Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
  • Change Management - Ability to encourage others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Delegating Responsibility - Ability to allocate authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate people.
  • Innovative - Ability to look beyond the standard solutions.
  • Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
  • Management Skills - Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
  • Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Marketing or a related field.
Experience: Two years of related occupational experience working in developing, implementing and maintaining community education programs, with emphasis on working with an adult clientele

**An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office Suite (intermediate experience required), email, internet, social networking, mobile devices, etc.


Other Requirements

Previous supervisory experience required. Experience in written and oral communication required. Flexibility to work nights/weekends as needed.

Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the District’s standard insurance policy terms.


Physical Demands



F (Frequently)


F (Frequently)


O (Occasionally)

Handling / Fingering

N (Not Applicable)

Reach Outward

N (Not Applicable)

Reach Above Shoulder

O (Occasionally)


O (Occasionally)


O (Occasionally)

Squat or Kneel

O (Occasionally)


O (Occasionally)

10 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)

11-20 lbs

O (Occasionally)

21-50 lbs

O (Occasionally)

51-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)


12 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)

13-25 lbs

O (Occasionally)

26-40 lbs

O (Occasionally)

41-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)


N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)

Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Other Physical Requirements

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (as needed)


The College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the College may deem appropriate.

NWTC does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or other protected classes.


College Administration, Classroom Teaching, Corporate Training

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree