Headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) employs nearly 2,300 team members operating 10 institutions, which house approximately 5,200 inmates, statewide. The department's focus includes inmate programming and education, physical and behavioral health care, re-entry services, and community programs, and is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA). Candidates will model the NDCS Values of integrity, respect, compassion, growth, and excellence as we accomplish our mission, "Keep people safe."
Information about the Department can be found at: www.corrections.nebraska.gov. For more information call Sandra Palin at 402-471-1604. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please contact 402-479-5812.
Cornhusker State Industries, 800 Pioneers Blvd, Lincoln
Examples of Work
Maintain inventory cycle count systems, conduct annual physical audits of shop inventories, manufacturing cost and manufacturing accounting systems and service billing systems in Enterprise One (E1) for CSI. Maintain business office related E1 reporting functions.
Prepare private venture payrolls and maintain workforce development records. Perform or assist in other daily Business Office functions as assigned by CSI Budget Officer. Responsible for managing CSI staff that performs work functions as follows: preparing CSI inmate payroll; preparing laundry billing summaries; preparing daily A/R, mailing, misc. billing activities and other Business Office functions.
Manage daily cycle counts in E1. Coordinates reports & directs reports to inventory control & warehouse for completion. Review count activity & provide detailed analysis of cycle count variance results to NDCS Assistant Controller to maintain integrity of inventory.
Manage daily manufacturing accounting process in E1, including work-in-progress, work order journal entry updates, completions and analysis of variances. Maintain shop integrity through process & control of traveler forms that direct misc. issues, inventory issues, non-stock transfers, and warranty activity. Initiate and manage all miscellaneous service billings for CSI.
Process purchasing documents in E1 and other functions in the absence of the Budget Officer. Primary supervision of inmates is required. Monthly, maintain/process vehicle logs for all CSI vehicles.
Update ACA files annually. Process inmate payroll for all CSI Administration inmates.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Post-secondary degree in office management, secretarial/office support, customer service, administration, or a related area OR one year of experience in office management, secretarial/office support, customer service, or administration, including use of computer software such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management OR one year of coursework/training or experience involving research, presentation, or publication in an area related to the programs or functions of the employing agency.
PREFERRED: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with Accounting emphasis.
Work experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience using E1/NIS.
OTHER: Applicant accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exam and, at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid NE Corrections Training Program.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of office processes and procedures; customer service processes and principles; administrative and office/clerical procedures and associated computer applications such as word processing, file management, record keeping and database management. Ability to formulate and recommend alternative courses of action; communicate and exchange information and ideas with others; create reports using word processing or other computer applications; summarize technical data and results of research into reports; track and monitor information; retrieve information from a variety of sources and have strong computer skills.
Must be able to maintain high level of confidentiality. Must have strong organizational skills.
State Of Nebraska