Aug 02, 2018

Residential Life Faculty

$30,000 - $33,000 yearly
  • Shepherds College
  • Union Grove, WI, USA
Full time Education

Job Description


The Residential Life Faculty for Shepherds College (SC) will serve in a dual purpose role to 1) guide students in the implementation of daily living skills training and provide supervision and direction for students through the implementation of both structured activities and leisure time interactions, and 2) provide practical training and teaching for SC classes, all in an effort to promote students’ growth towards Appropriate Independence™.  Hours / Schedule: Sunday - Thursday OR Tuesday - Saturday from 12:00pm - 9:00pm.



Oversees All Aspects of Residential Life For SC Students:

  • Implement evening programming and supervises leisure time for students
  • Pass medications and train students in personal medication and health
  • Provide assistance and hands-on adaptive skill set training to students
  • Administrate the guidelines and policies in the student handbook
  • Manage behavioral issues among students and communicate information regarding student behavior to the residential life team, the student’s advisor, and other appropriate personnel
  • Train and assist students with meal planning, preparation, and grocery shopping
  • Complete required documentation, assessments, and communication
  • Facilitate the work of volunteers who interact with students during the evenings
  • Assist students with finances, personal care, and health management
  • Work closely with other faculty members to ensure that the various components of the program are working in harmony, complementing one another
  • Organize, continue, and develop systems in order to maintain consistency, cleanliness, progression, and promote student growth for weekdays and weekends
  • Attend faculty/staff meetings, as assigned



  • Instruct classes as assigned
  • Evaluate the academic needs of students and assists 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; completes weekly lesson plans
  • Assess students’ knowledge, understanding, and skill acquisition on a regular basis
  • Complete and maintain student records on an ongoing basis
  • Contribute to continuous school improvement
  • Additional classroom/instructional responsibilities as assigned



  • Work effectively with team members
  • Maintain positive and supportive relationships with students and their families
  • Treat each student with respect and dignity
  • Communicate in a courteous and professional manner
  • Actively participate in trainings and meetings
  • Consistently demonstrate Christ-likeness in actions and words



  • Born again Christian committed to a local Bible believing church with a lifestyle that is in agreement with the Shepherds College Mission Statement
  • Bachelor degree is preferred; degree in education or special education is a plus
  • Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities
  • Effective communicator, including verbal and written communication
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Possess a high-level of professionalism, including the ability to maintain confidentiality

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