Employment Opportunities at Wyoming Catholic College

Open Job Postings


Job Title: Admissions Officer

Department: Admissions

Reports to: Director of Admissions

Position Summary: The Admissions Officer will be responsible for assisting in the recruitment of students to Wyoming Catholic College, while also assisting in office tasks.

Essential Functions/Primary Job Responsibilities:


  1. Carry increasing applicant load, up to 50 applicants
  2. Execution of social media plan and managing work study student for photography
  3. Assist with on-campus events
  4. Plan visitor experience and assist with visitor hosting
  5. Filing and office tasks
  6. Phone calls to prospects as needed
  7. Handling incoming leads from website or email inquiries


Education/Experience: The successful candidate will be a graduate of WCC or closely aligned Great Books college. They will practice professional conduct at all times, and be able to take responsibility for their own projects and work schedule. Organization and independent time management are essential. 

Specific Skills/Specialized Knowledge:  Must be comfortable talking about the mission, academics, and experience of WCC with a variety of people.

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to jonathan.tonkowich@wyomingcatholic.edu.

Job Title: Janitorial Supervisor

Salary: Depending on experience

Reports to: Director of Physical Plant

Benefits: Full Employee Benefits

Hours: 40 hours per week; Monday – Friday (flexible)

Position Summary: Wyoming Catholic College is seeking a full-time Janitorial Supervisor. The Janitorial Supervisor will be responsible for the cleanliness of all buildings of Wyoming Catholic College, as well as managing the janitorial aspects of Holy Rosary parish facilities. The Janitorial Supervisor will direct the student janitorial work-study staff, training and supervising the work-study students to maintain an orderly, safe, and efficient cleaning operation. In addition, he/she will be responsible for communicating with the Physical Plant Director and assisting with other jobs associated with the Physical Plant. This posting is a full-time position with benefits. Start date as soon as May 31, 2021.


  • Basic skills with cleaning tools
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Well organized, strong attention to detail, creative, and reliable
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to supervise college work study students, which both includes encouragement as well as formal and informal discipline
  • Able to effectively represent the college to Holy Rosary Parish
  • Work collaboratively with others as well as independently
  • Basic computer and spreadsheet skills
  • Any additional maintenance skills, such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, etc are a plus
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Send a letter of interest and resume to Mrs. April Pendleton, Director of Business and Financial Aid Office at apendleton@wyomingcatholic.edu.

Wyoming Catholic College
Attention: April Pendleton
306 Main Street
Lander, WY  82520

Job Title:         Donor Relations Officer, Alumni Engagement & Auxiliary Services

Department:    Advancement

FLSA Status:   Exempt

Reports to:       Vice President of Advancement

Benefits:          Full

College Overview: Wyoming Catholic College is a four-year private college located in Lander, Wyoming, offering a single degree program that provides a Bachelor of Arts in the Liberal Arts. The school forms its students through a rigorous immersion in the primary sources of the classical liberal arts tradition, the grandeur of the mountain wilderness, and the spiritual heritage of the Catholic Church. Grounded in real experience and thoughtful reflection, its graduates love truth, think clearly, and communicate eloquently, engaging with the world as it is.

Position Summary: The College’s Advancement Office is seeking an experienced and energetic fundraising professional who will work in close collaboration with the entire Advancement team to expand its current fundraising efforts, with specific focus on developing the College’s Alumni Engagement and Auxiliary Services programs. The Officer’s time would be distributed between the various elements of this position; particular emphasis would be dependent on the needs of the Advancement office (as determined by its Vice President), with a goal percentage of 50% Auxiliary Services, 30% Alumni Engagement, and 20% General Fundraising. While travel is not expected to be a major part of this position, the Officer must be willing to travel to meet alumni, benefactors, or potential benefactors, as necessary.

Auxiliary Services Responsibilities

  • Working with the Vice President of Advancement and Executive Directors of COR Expeditions and Western Heritage Program, discover, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift prospects
  • Manage follow-up mailings for all program attendees, with particular emphasis on soliciting feedback for future marketing efforts and funding to enhance the programs’ offerings
  • Send quarterly appeals to past attendees, as well as email updates throughout the year, highlighting past successes and future opportunities
  • In collaboration with the Vice President of Advancement, oversee the portfolios of the Auxiliary Services’ Executive Directors, creating a comprehensive cultivation strategy for each prospect and ensuring that strategy is implemented; additionally, manage a personal portfolio of prospects (individuals and foundations)
  • Implement training and stewardship programs for COR missionaries and their support groups
  • Record all donor contacts in the database, and query on impending actions when necessary
  • Participate in monthly planning and strategic meetings with the Advancement team and the various programs’ Executive Directors to coordinate marketing and fundraising effort
  • Meet regularly with the College’s President, Vice President of Advancement, and Academic Dean to review the programs’ progress, marketing, and scheduling, and to ensure that each program is flourishing, while furthering the College’s mission and vision
  • Oversee the maintenance of the various programs’ informational and fundraising websites

Alumni Engagement Responsibilities

  • Design and implement a comprehensive Alumni Engagement strategy
  • Work with the Advancement Office staff to create segmented, alumni-specific appeal packages for inclusion in the Office’s regular printed and electronic solicitations
  • Design and execute a campaign focused on increasing alumni giving percentages, including pre- and post-Graduation events and reunions
  • Track, update, and report on alumni careers and noteworthy accomplishments, including interviews and articles featuring specific alumni for the College’s publications and appeals
  • Maintain the WCC Alumni Association portal on the College’s website and create monthly email blasts highlighting its content
  • In conjunction with the Alumni Association officers, oversee the creation and maintenance of an Alumni Directory, including opt-out forms; produce a print, when desired/appropriate
  • Identify major gift prospects among the alumni, and craft individualized plans for their cultivation
  • Serve as the Office’s initial Point-of-Contact for Advancement-related alumni matters


  • The ideal candidate will be well-versed in and able to communicate the College’s mission and the benefits of its educational model and auxiliary programs to a wide range of benefactors
  • Thorough understanding of and experience with the College’s auxiliary services, including an expectation that they regularly audit the programs being offered
  • Excellent storyteller with a polished manner (in written and in-person communications)
  • Strongly self-motivated, mapping out and executing cultivations with minimal oversight
  • Understanding of and passion for liberal education and the Catholic Faith is essential
  • Personable, self-motivated, and professional
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher

Salary will be commensurate with the experience, expertise, and skills of the person who takes the position. Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and references to:

Joseph Susanka, Vice President of Advancement
Wyoming Catholic College
306 Main Street
Lander, WY 82520

Department: Administration
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
Benefits: Full

College Overview: Wyoming Catholic College is a four-year private college located in Lander, Wyoming.  The school’s mission is to form students through a Great Books curriculum studying the best of the Western Tradition, immersion in the outdoors of the Rocky Mountain West, and spiritual formation through faithful adherence to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.  The school offers a single degree program for a Bachelors of Arts in the Liberal Arts.

Lander, Wyoming: With approximately 8,000 permanent residents (and many more during the summer months), Lander lies in the valley of the Popo Agie River on the southeastern edge of the majestic Wind River Mountain Range. With a charming and vibrant Main Street that caters to Western fashions, artistic tastes, and outdoor adventure, Lander is unique. National Geographic named it one of the premier “Adventure Towns” in America, and it was a finalist in a nationwide “Coolest Towns” competition.

Position Summary: Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Accounting and Finance will be responsible for the direct management of several key accounting and reporting functions within the organization, including budgeting, planning and forecasting, financial and regulatory reporting, internal controls, audit, and monthly financial statements.

Essential Functions/Primary Job Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the CFO, compile information for the creation of the annual College budget
  • Produce monthly financial statements
  • Manage accounting staff, who enter AP/AR, monthly journal entries, etc.
  • Serve as management’s liaison to the external audit team during their preliminary and on-site field work, in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Preparation of IRS Form 990
  • Support CFO, payroll staff, and Human Resources departments in payroll management
  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis, and provide expert financial perspective to CFO
  • Manage and monitor cash-flow


Education, Knowledge, and Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Ten years of accounting and finance experience, with a preferred minimum five years in a leadership role.
  • Professional demeanor
  • Self-motivation to complete assignments on-time and above expectations
  • Ability to build rapport with co-workers and faculty to effectively complete tasks
  • Expert skills with the Microsoft Excel, and preferred experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge accounting system
  • Understanding and commitment to the mission of Wyoming Catholic College

Salary will be commensurate with the experience and expertise of the applicant. Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirement, and references to:

Kelsey Ball, Executive Assistant
306 Main St., Lander, WY 82520

Job Title: Student Life and Chaplaincy Coordinator
Location: Lander, WY
Employment Status: Exempt


The Student Life and Chaplaincy Coordinator will:

  • Plan, facilitate, and run student life and chaplaincy events
  • Assist the Chaplaincy department with logistics such as ordering materials, adoration scheduling, printing, calendaring, communication with parish, etc.
  • Assist with standard Student life business (event planning and prep, prefect meetings, phone check-ins, etc.)
  • Assist with student services such as shuttles, housing, serving as a counselor liaison, and helping respond to the needs of sick students.
  • Assist with logistical details for the Student life and Chaplaincy departments
  • Offer at least one theology practicum each semester
  • In cooperation with the College’s chaplains offer spiritual direction and pastoral counseling to students
  • Organize and offer at least two spiritual retreats each academic year
  • Serve as a cantor at daily College Masses and at the celebration of Liturgy of the Hours
  • Participate in ELP and OAP trips, and coordinate trips with a particular focus on the spiritual life of the students.
  • Build rapport with students on coffee dates, informal hangouts, and hosting hospitality events

Successful Candidates must:

  • Understand the mission and vision of Wyoming Catholic College and strive to embody the formation the College offers.
  • Be willing to have working hours outside the typical 9-5 schedule.
  • Have experience and qualifications for giving retreats and spiritual direction
  • Have a desire to work with College-aged students
  • Have strong teamwork skills
  • Be an effective communicator and be able to adapt and resolve conflict.
  • Be of upstanding moral character and comfortable and able to advise students about moral behavior.
  • Be creative, joyful, and youthful, without necessarily being young.

An ideal candidate will also:

  • Have personal experience of Catholic Great Books liberal arts education at the college level.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, their resumé, and three references to:

Dr. Kent Lasnoski, Assistant Dean of Students
306 Main Street, Lander, WY 82520

Director of Human Resources Job Description

Job Title: Director of Human Resources

Department: Administration

Position Summary:  The Director of Human Resources manages the human resource functions of Wyoming Catholic College.  In addition to these responsibilities, the Director of Human Resources will be responsible for chairing the College’s Risk Management Committee and overseeing the Information Technology Department.

Essential Functions/Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Human Resources
    • Maintain appropriate records and documentation of all College employees.
    • Manage the job search function of the College. This includes: creating the job description with the help of the particular search committee, posting for the position, managing and advertising for the job, collecting applications, sorting applications for basic qualifications, bringing qualified applications to the search committee, and setting up interviews and visits.
    • Create faculty contracts and understandings of employment.
    • Coordinate the onboarding process. This includes: helping answer questions about moving to Lander, completing new employee paperwork, explaining benefits, coordinating job specific equipment and supplies needed by the new employee, introducing new employees to Lander and to the College, and running new employee orientation.
    • Manage employee benefit programs (health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, SIMPLE retirement plan et al).
    • Track vacation and sick time.
    • Arrange office assignments and appropriate signage.
    • Work with the Finance and Accounting office to confirm employees are being paid their correct wage and any raises or bonuses are included.
    • Ensure that the College is in compliance with human resource law (i.e. FMLA, Workers comp, etc.).
    • Direct student work study program. This includes: working with supervisors to determine how many student workers are needed, assigning student jobs, navigating any conflicts between students and supervisors, handling work study disciplinary matters, tracking student work hours, and coordinating with students seeing outside the College employment.
    • Coordinate the exit process. This includes: departure paperwork and documentation, exit interviews, collecting any College belongings in possession of the employee (keys, credit card, etc.).
    • Edit Employee Handbook, Staff Handbook, and Organizational Structure document on an annual basis, as well as when changes become necessary mid-year. Keep the policies in line with current operations of the College.  Propose additional policies as needed.
  • Risk Management
    • Chair the Risk Management Committee
    • Schedule quarterly meetings of the Risk Management Committee.
    • Ensure that tasks assigned during previous risk management meetings are completed on time.
    • Review all incident reports and determine which issues need to be brought to the Committee.
    • Review College’s insurance policy and waivers to ensure they remain aligned with the activities of the College.
  • Information Technology
    • Manage the Director of IT and any IT interns.
    • Manage the Information Technology budget in conjunction with the Director of IT.
    • Ensure that the particular technology needs of the College based on the technology policy are being met. This will include making sure that the dorm phones are operational and that the internet filters are in place.

Send a letter of intent and resume to Jon Tonkowich, Executive Vice President at jtonkowich@wyomingcatholic.edu

Wyoming Catholic College admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, hiring and employment practices, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.