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Work Study Program Assistant

POSITION: Work Study Program Assistant
REPORTS TO: Director, Corporate Work Study Program
SCHEDULE: Full-time
START DATE: July 2019
PAY: Salaried

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Milwaukee is a private, Catholic, Jesuit high school serving students of diverse backgrounds living in Milwaukee, WI whose educational options are financially limited. Cristo Rey Jesuit’s mission is to provide an affordable Catholic secondary education with a college prep curriculum and Corporate Work Study Program to prepare graduates for success in college, work, and life.


The Work Study Program Assistant will assist in the day-to-day operations within the Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP), including onboarding, training, supervising and incentivizing students, and communicating to students, families, and corporate job partners.


  • Assist student worker morning dismissal and transportation
  • Manage student incentive programs including Employee of the Month
  • Compile, write, and publish monthly e-newsletter
  • Supervise students working at the school
  • Assist with parent communication (newsletter, phone calls, scheduling)
  • Teach weekly CWSP Skills Course (using materials and curriculum from the Cristo Rey Network)
  • Support training and motivation of student workers
  • Assist with data management (customer relationship database and student data) and record-keeping of student employees (I-9 forms, work permits, tax forms, agreements, Department of Labor compliance and other employment related documentation)
  • Assist in an administrative role of the Corporate Work Study Program as needed. This could include helping with mailings, phone calls, writing copy for promotional materials or event planning
  • As needed, transport students to and from work
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Self-motivated, high-energy, engaging, can-do attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-driven atmosphere
  • Reliable and punctual, able to be ready to work at 7:00am
  • Ability to relate to and motivate high school students
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with creativity and ability to edit content for a wider audience
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to work on simultaneous projects, varied in nature, in a fast-paced environment, with a sense of urgency for goal achievement
  • Technology skills desired for use of Salesforce, Power School, and Excel databases, and Constant Contact for newsletter
  • Fluency in Spanish strongly desired
  • Sensitivity to the ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds of the student body
  • Ability to work in a faith‐based organization
  • Valid driver’s license; must be insurable with good driving record
  • Strong personal alignment with the Cristo Rey Catholic and Jesuit mission

To apply for this position:

If you are qualified and interested in this position, send:

  • A cover letter with salary requirements,
  • A comprehensive resume, to:

Elise McNamara, Associate Director
Cristo Rey Jesuit Corporate Work Study Program
1215 S. 45th Street
West Milwaukee, WI 53214
414-436-4600 x231
Or by email to:


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