Employment Opportunities at Shepherds College in Union Grove, Wisconsin
If you're looking to make a change, then maybe it's time to make a difference. Shepherds College, the country's leading three-year post-secondary educational program for students with intellectual disabilities, is looking for passionate, motivated people to join our team! We believe that everyone has valuable skills and experience to offer, and we would love to see if your unique qualities can help to meet the needs of our growing team.
Current Open Positions
To Apply for Any of the Following Positions
- Download & print the Employment Application PDF using Adobe Reader (free download).
- Download & print our Statement of Faith.
- Download & print our Biblical Responsibilities document.
- Complete Application, Statement of Faith and Biblical Responsibilities document.
- Return completed application, Statement of Faith and Biblical Responsibilities document, along with your résumé, to Tracy Kiesler, Human Resources Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail:
Attn. Tracy Kiesler
1805 15th Avenue
Union Grove, WI 53182
- Transcripts and a copy of your highest degree earned will be required
Shepherds College Fellowship Program
Shepherds College is excited to announce our NEW PAID fellowship program beginning in July 2019! The program starts in July and goes through June of the following year. All participants of the fellowship program will receive a stipend that is paid on a bi-weekly basis, FREE housing for the entire year and free meals during work shifts. Fellows will primarily serve in our Student Life program where they will help facilitate the daily living skills progression and other extracurricular programming to encourage students’ growth towards Appropriate Independence. Specialized internships and a professional mentoring program will also be available! Click here for more information.
Shepherds College Student Life Program
The following positions are currently available within our Student Life program:
Student Life Staff
Part Time & Full Time Opportunities Available; Full Time is Benefit Eligible; Combination of Weekdays & Weekends Available; Monday - Friday from 12pm - 9pm, Saturdays & Sundays from 7am - 9pm; Pay is commensurate with experience.
Student Life Staff - Weekends
Part-Time; Saturdays & Sundays from 7am - 9pm; Pay is commensurate with experience.
Student Life Staff - Pool
Part Time; Must work a minimum of 2 shifts per month (6 – 7 hours each); Monday – Friday from 12pm – 9pm, Saturdays & Sundays from 7am - 9pm. Pool workers will be called on an as needed basis; Pay is commensurate with experience.
One on One Social Skills Student Life Staff Coach
As the 1-1 Social Skills Student Life Staff for Shepherds College (SC) you will help guide a particular student in relational connections and provide training and coaching in developing social and reading skills, all in an effort to promote students’ growth towards Appropriate Independence™. You will provide socials skills coaching, facilitate activities between student and peers, provide tutoring, administrate the guidelines and policies in the student handbook, communicate information about the student’s behavior to the student life team, advisor, and other appropriate personnel.
Skills/Qualifications for this position include being a born again Christian committed to a church, High School Diploma or GED, experience or interest in working with individuals with intellectual disabilities; experience with autism is a plus. Must be an effective communicator, including both verbal and written communication, must possess strong social skills, must possess a high-level of professionalism, including the ability to maintain confidentiality
Schedule / Hours: Part-Time (8 hours/week); Wednesdays from 6pm to 8pm, Fridays from 6pm to 8pm, Saturdays from 10am to 12pm & Sundays from 2pm to 4pm OR from 6pm to 8pm.
As a Student Life Staff member, you will be working hands-on with our students to develop the skills necessary for life after graduation. Whether you are teaching students how to cook or facilitating an outing to a baseball game, you will be creating a positive and lasting impact in their lives and futures. This position is perfect for future educators, social workers and those who have a passion for ministry.
Skills and qualifications for these positions include being a born-again Christian committed to a church, a Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required (a degree in social work, psychology or special education is a plus), experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, a strong commitment to student learning and development, effective communication skills (including both verbal and written communication) and a high level of professionalism, including the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Shepherds College Academic Program
The following positions are currently available within our Academic Program:
Dean of Education
As the Dean of Education you will be responsible for maintaining curriculum standards with academic, Bible and specialty major classes; overseeing occupational training components including field experiences, specialty major instructors and advisory teams. The position oversees and maintains accreditation standards to meet compliance. In addition, The Dean of Education supports and trains faculty and academic staff and oversees the day-to-day logistics of the academic day.
Skills and qualifications for this position include being a born-again Christian committed to a church, a Master’s degree is preferred; Higher Education major is a plus, five years of full-time experience in teaching and/or administration (including at least three years of leadership experience), experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability-related needs of college students and faculty, must be a quality educator with a commitment to student learning, effective communicator; including verbal and written communication, strong organizational skills and a high level of professionalism with the ability to maintain confidentiality.
Full Time & Benefit Eligible; Monday – Friday, 1st Shift Hours. Pay is commensurate with experience.