Employment Opportunities at Shepherds College
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 school 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. If you are mission-driven and you’re looking for a purpose, not just a job, Shepherds College might be just place for you!

About Us

  • We strive to model the likeness of Jesus Christ in the way we work with others.
  • 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.

About You

  • You love working with others in a professional, faith-based community.
  • You are passionate about serving others and working with individuals with intellectual disabilities.
  • You are driven to succeed and excel not only in your career but in your life overall.
  • You work well within a team to accomplish more and pursue excellence.


Shepherds offers a robust benefit package which includes the following:

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • FSA & HRA Plans
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous PTO & Seasonal Breaks
  • Paid Medical Leave, Bereavement & Jury Duty
  • Voluntary Insurance Options (Short Term Disability, Critical Illness, Accident, Whole Life Insurance, Term Life Insurance)
  • Tuition Assistance & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Team-Oriented Culture & Supportive Work Environment

Current Open Positions

To Apply for the Following Positions

  1. Fill out the Employment Application.
  2. Fill out our Statement of Faith & Biblical Responsibilities document.
  3. Transcripts and a copy of your highest degree earned will be required prior

Shepherds College Student Life Program

The following positions are currently available within our Student Life Program:

Student Life Staff

Student Life Staff make Shepherds College a fun place to be. Our students come to SC for a true college experience, and so much of that happens in Student Life. As a Student Life staff member, you will be working hands-on with our students to develop the necessary skills for life after graduation. We train, motivate, and challenge our students to reach their highest potentials, and we have fun doing it. Whether you are teaching students how to prepare a meal or facilitating a social outing, you will be creating a positive and lasting impact in their lives and futures. This position is perfect for aspiring educators, future social workers, and anyone with a passion for ministry.

Full Time (Benefit-Eligible), Part-Time & Pool Staff Opportunities Available; Weekdays from 3pm to 9pm, Weekends from 7am – 9pm; Combination of Weekday & Weekend Shifts Available; Pay is commensurate with experience.

Student Life Area Supervisor

As a Student Life Area Supervisor, you will oversee and supervise a designated living area within our Student Life program. You will oversee and implement evening & weekend programming within your designated living area, guide students in the application of daily living skills training and provide supervision and direction for students through the implementation of both structured activities and leisure time interactions, all in an effort to promote students’ growth towards Appropriate Independence™.

Full Time & Benefit Eligible; Weekdays from 12pm to 9pm OR 3pm to 9pm, Weekends from 7am – 9pm; Combination of Weekday & Weekend Shifts Available; Pay is commensurate with experience.

Emergency Response Staff (ERS) Sleep-In Shifts

The Emergency Response Staff (ERS) is responsible for sleeping overnight in a designated living area on campus, and responding to emergencies that may arise within the designated living area, including weather, fire, and medical emergency situations.

Full Time (Benefit-Eligible) & Part-Time Opportunities Available; Weekdays from 8:30pm to 8:30am, Weekends from 9pm to 7am; Pay is commensurate with experience.

Shepherds College Advancement Team

Advancement Officer:

As a Shepherds College Advancement Officer, you will initiate and cultivate relationships with potential major donors (individuals, businesses, and foundations) who have the capability of making significant financial contributions to the ministry of Shepherds College to maintain and build strong relationships with existing major donors; and to professionally and effectively ask for financial gifts to fund the mission and programs of Shepherds College.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Build relationships and secure major gift support ($10,000 and above) for Shepherds College through personal visits with donors and prospective donors, including individuals, businesses/corporations, churches, and foundations. Inform potential contributors of the needs of Shepherds College and encourage gifts to the annual fund and projects. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Full alignment with the Shepherds College Mission Statement and Statement of Faith
  • Successful background in donor development, recruitment, and/or business sales and marketing  
  • Bachelor’s degree with three years successful experience in major or planned gifts preferably in higher education or ministry
  • Ability to lead diverse initiatives and influence people towards goals 
  • Strong social and people skills
  • Demonstrated ability to persuade and call to advance God’s Kingdom through financial stewardship


Please contact Pam Piper, HR Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator, at ppiper@shepherdscollege.edu with any questions or concerns regarding Shepherds College employment opportunities.