Employment

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.

About Us: 

• We seek excellence in every aspect of the work we do. We do not want to just meet the standard, we want to raise the bar.
• Professionalism is more than just a suit and tie. Attitude and work ethic are important here. 
• We thrive on creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. Innovative ideas are welcome and expected. 
• A man named Henry Ford said it best, "If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself." 
• Our strengths outweigh our weaknesses. We cultivate what drives each of us while improving areas of growth. 
• We strive to model the likeness of Jesus Christ in the way we work with others.

About You: 

• You love working with others in a professional community.
• You see a need and meet a need.
• You are driven to succeed and excel not only in your career, but in your life overall. 
• You work well with a team to accomplish more.

Benefits: 

• Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance 
• FSA & HRA Plans
• 401k Plan with Company Match 
• PTO & Paid Seasonal Breaks 
• Paid Medical Leave, Bereavement & Jury Duty 
• Team-Oriented Culture and Supportive Work Environment

Current Open Positions

To Apply for Any of the Following Positions

  1. Download & print the Employment Application PDF using Adobe Reader (free download).
  2. Download & print our Statement of Faith.
  3. Download & print our Biblical Responsibilities document.
  4. Complete Application, Statement of Faith and Biblical Responsibilities document.
  5. Return completed application, Statement of Faith and Biblical Responsibilities document, along with your résumé, to Tracy Kiesler, Human Resources Assistant, at tkiesler@shepherdscollege.edu or by mail:
    Attn. Tracy Kiesler 
    1805 15th Avenue
    Union Grove, WI 53182
  6. 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.

Emergency Response Staff

(Sleep-In Shift) - Part Time or Full Time Opportunities Available; Full Time is Benefit Eligible; Weekday & Weekend Shift Available from 8:30pm - 8:30am. 

SUMMARY

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.

Requirements for these positions include being a born again Christian committed to a local Bible believing church with a lifestyle that is in agreement with the Shepherds College Mission Statement, 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.

Business Office

The following position is currently available in our Business Office:

Accountant

As an accountant you will be responsible for A/P and A/R functions, post receipts, assist with 1098-T’s, reconcile subsidiary ledgers, record standard journal entries, general ledger analysis, prepare periodic statements and provide clerical support to our VP of Finance.

Skills and requirements for this position include being a born again Christian committed to a bible believing church, data entry, good math skills, proficiency in Microsoft Excel, attention to detail, and thoroughness, along with the ability to maintain confidentiality. A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is preferred.

Full-time & Benefit Eligible, Monday – Friday, 1st Shift Hours; Pay is commensurate with experience.

Shepherds College Academic Program

The following positions are currently available within our Academic Program:

Culinary Arts Director

As the Culinary Arts Director, you will be responsible for the successful oversight of the Culinary Arts training program for our Culinary Arts department. You will serve as the lead instructor and develop and enhance the training program, evaluate occupational training needs of the students, manage our accreditation and budget for Culinary Arts, as well as oversee the Culinary Arts Assistant, the Food Service Manager, and the Café Manager. You will also plan our special events days catering (Open House, Preview Days, and other Chamber sponsored events).

Skills and requirements for this position include being a born-again Christian committed to a local bible believing church. A bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts is preferred. ServSafe Manager Certification is required. Experience with individuals with an intellectual disability is favored.

Full Time & Benefit Eligible, Monday - Friday, 1st Shift Hours (Occasional special events will require work after hours); Pay is commensurate with experience.

Special Education Instructor

As a Special Education Instructor, you will instruct classes as assigned, evaluate the academic needs of students and assist in the selection of appropriate curriculum materials which meet the needs of students and the objectives of the program, present lessons utilizing effective instructional methods; complete weekly lesson plans, assess students’ knowledge, understanding, and skill acquisition regularly, complete and maintain student records on an ongoing basis, contribute to continuous school improvement and serve on an internal accreditation team, interact with instructors and advisors regarding the academic goals of individual students, evaluate and assess prospective students and participate in writing summary reports.

Skills and qualifications for this position include being a born-again Christian committed to a local bible believing church, a Bachelor’s degree in education is required; special education is a plus, experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities, must be a quality educator with a commitment to student learning, effective communicator; including verbal and written communication, strong organizational skills, high level of professionalism with the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Full Time & Benefit Eligible; Monday - Friday, 1st Shift Hours; Pay is commensurate with experience

Special Education Advisor

The Advisors for Shepherds College will promote student growth towards Appropriate Independence™, facilitate academic progress, advocate for student needs, develop goals and supports in order to promote student achievement, manage behavioral needs, provide personal and professional guidance, act as the primary liaison and point of first contact between parents of advisees and Shepherds College, and instruct as assigned.

Full Time & Benefit Eligible; Monday – Friday, 1st Shift Hours; On-call responsibilities for medical and behavioral emergencies; Pay is commensurate with experience.

Shepherds College Maintenance and Domestics

The following position is currently available within our Maintenance & Domestics Department:

3rd Shift Security and Domestics

As 3rd Shift Security and Domestics you will provide a safe and secure nighttime environment and perform all custodial duties necessary to keep the Shepherds campus clean, sanitary and fresh both inside and out.

Skills and qualifications for this position include a high-school diploma or GED, at least one year experience in janitorial/custodian work, previous experience with individuals with disabilities preferred.

Full Time & Benefit Eligible; Monday – Sunday from 9pm – 7am Every Other Week; Pay is commensurate with experience.

 

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