Employment Opportunities

Positions Available on the SSSF Campus – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

January 19, 2023


Special Events Coordinator

The International Office for the School Sisters of St. Francis in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a Catholic women’s religious community and non-profit organization, is looking for a Special Event Coordinator to assist the Director of Mission Advancement in advancing the vision and mission of the congregation. The Special Events Coordinator will be responsible for the management of special events that raise revenue while engaging various constituencies.


  • Partner with the Director of Mission Advancement to grow and enhance current special events while developing event strategies to increase engagement and cultivation of key constituencies.
  • Coordinate all the details of events including preparing the event budget and supervising of event.
  • Coordinate and monitor event timelines and ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Initiate, coordinate and/or participate in all efforts to publicize the event including the editing and designing of promotional materials.
  • Coordinate event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, pre- and post-event evaluations. Prepare nametags, materials, gift bags, registration lists, seating cards, etc.
  • Work closely with the Director of Mission Advancement in the creation and theme of special events.
  • Track event finances including check requests, invoicing, and reporting.
  • Other duties as needed.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 or more years of experience in special event planning required
  • Team-oriented with a strong work ethic
  • Organized with a focus on the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the presence and personal style to represent the School Sisters of St. Francis mission to diverse constituents
  • Proficient in usage of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint software
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including some evenings, weekends as needed.
  • Driver’s license required.

This is a part-time, 24-hour per week, benefit-eligible position that includes health/dental/vision insurance, company paid short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and 403(b) employer contribution and paid vacation/holiday time.

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to:

Pamela Mueller, Director of Mission Advancement, School Sisters of St. Francis: pmueller@sssf.org


To apply for these positions, please contact Sonia Riecan at sriecan@sssf.org, or you can apply in person.

Sonia Riecan, BA, MSHR
SSSF HR Manager-U.S. Province
1545 South Layton Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Phone: 414-385-5241
Fax: 414-385-5313

Jennifer Sutton
Human Resources Asst./Recruiter – U.S. Province/Sacred Heart
1545 South Layton Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Phone: 414-385-5229Fax: 414-385-5313

Application for Employment (pdf)  



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EEOC Statement - We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and do not discriminate in our hiring or employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sex, military service, genetic testing, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected by Local, State of Federal Law.

Online Application

Fill out our online application following the directions below.

  1. Open the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader and save the blank application.
    (You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader here if you do not already have it on your machine.)
  2. Save a copy of the blank application to your computer.
  3. Complete the form.
  4. Save the completed form.
  5. Email the completed form to the appropriate Human Resource Staff Member.