Employment Opportunities

Positions Available on the SSSF Campus – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

June 17, 2016

There are multiple positions open for the hours of 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Available position range from 26 to 40 hours per pay period. All positions require current Wisconsin licensure. Prior experience in geriatrics is preferred. Some positions include benefits.

CNA - Maria Linden Independent Senior and Assisted Living**
12 hr. day shift position 7am to 7pm every other weekend.  Must have current Wisconsin licensure and successfully completed a CBRF Medication Administration course.  Must be able to read, write and speak English.  Understand and follow DHS 89 regulations for RCAC.  Medical office skills and bi-lingual a PLUS!  Candidate needs to be willing to assume cleaning responsibilities as part of their expected duties.

Full- time position on our food service team for a qualified candidate with leadership skills and scratch food preparation (cooking and baking) experience in a senior living setting.  The ability to follow recipes and maintain a clean and sanitary working environment is essential.  Experience in catering large scale events would be helpful. The ideal candidate will function as part of a team and demonstrate confidence to work independently.   Serv-safe certification preferred and/or proven working knowledge of food safety and sanitation standards according to state and federal guidelines.  Must be able to lift/move 20 lbs. and push/pull up to 60 lbs.  In addition standing for long periods of time is required.  Varied shifts with the primary hours on 2nd shift. Hours of kitchen operation 5:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.  Benefits available.

Director of Foundation Giving/Grant Writer**
This is a part-time position, 20-24 hours per week. The Director will advance the mission of the School Sisters of St. Francis organization through all phases of proposal/grant/contact development. Duties to include: conduct research to identify funding sources;  develop grant proposals for development projects;  prepare letters of intent, project budgets and grant reports;  obtain and review information from government/foundations/corporate and international prospects;  maintain Grant Reference Library and Grant files;  prepare written acknowledgements;   work closely with the Director of Mission Advancement in the creation of funding proposals;  update Provincial and International Teams on funding goals; act as a resource to SSSF projects seeking granting revenue; maintain a funding calendar that clearly outlines foundation strategies and grant deadlines;  prepare monthly performance reports that highlight current funding requests and their status. The successful candidate will:  be able to work independently and possess competency in grant writing and research with attention to detail; foster a positive, supportive work environment with good interpersonal skills; possess strong verbal and written skills with the ability to multi-task; maintain strict confidentiality and adhere to deadlines.  A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field of study from an accredited college/university is required.  Three or more years of experience in grants, sponsored research or development office preferred. Membership in a professional development organization is desired. Benefits available

Food Service Aide
Part-time positions with hours varying from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm on weekdays and from 6:30 am – 6:30 pm on weekends. Primary responsibilities are dishwashing, stocking, cleaning, serving meals and cashiering. Some wait staff and general kitchen experience required. Must be able to lift/move 20 lbs., push/pull up to 60 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to read, write and speak English.

Gift Officer/ Special Events Coordinator**
This is a part-time position, 32 hours per week. The Gift Officer/Special Events Coordinator will join a dynamic, mission advancement team that is working together to dramatically impact the mission of the School Sisters of St. Francis through donor development visits and special events. The Gift Officer/Special Events Coordinator will manage a portfolio of benefactors, alumni and community leaders who are major gift donors and prospects. This portfolio will be made up primarily of individuals, but will also include some corporations and foundations.  The successful candidate will cultivate and solicit donors to meet annual fundraising goals; ensure effective ongoing communication of the School Sisters of St. Francis mission, goals and achievements to identified prospects; and work with the International Team and Director of Mission Advancement to identify funding needs. The successful candidate will also grow and enhance current special events while developing strategies to increase engagement and cultivation of key constituents. Candidate qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years of experience in fundraising is required, with demonstrated success in both cultivating and soliciting high-level prospects and donors along with event planning experience in a non-profit or faith-based setting.  Demonstrated success in volunteer management, events management and devising cultivation and solicitation strategies is a plus. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate: Excellent written and verbal communications skills; orientation towards detail and deadlines; strong organization skills, ability to problem solve and prioritize work duties; computer proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and Raiser’s Edge data collection software.  Benefits available

Maintenance Mechanic**
Full time position, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with weekend on-call rotation required.  Responsibilities include general maintenance of building and grounds.  Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and be able to lift up to 70 pounds.  Must be able to read/write and speak English. Benefits available.

Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse - Part time position, (72 hrs. per pay period) available, 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.  Current State of Wisconsin License required.  Responsibilities include general nursing care to residents of Sacred Heart Convent. Work within a team structure with all members and staff, while using strong leadership skills in responding to situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures and protocol. Must be willing to perform duties as assigned by Nursing Supervisor(s). Prior experience in geriatrics is preferred. This position includes benefits.

Benefits available where indicated including health, dental, vision, disability insurance, pension and 403(b).


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Send your resume to
Human Resources,
School Sisters of St. Francis
1501 S. Layton Blvd. Milwaukee, WI 53215
e-mail hr@sssf.org or fax to 414-385-5313
For jobs marked ** please fax to 414-944-6060