Faculty Openings at MU



Position: Head Women’s Volleyball Coach/Instructional Staff

Manchester University is seeking applications for the position of Head Women’s Volleyball Coach/Instructional Staff. The position is a full-time assignment, reporting to the Director of Athletics and ESS Department Chair. The successful candidate will also be assigned additional responsibilities based on qualifications and experience.

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The head volleyball coach will manage and administer all aspects necessary in promoting and directing a successful women’s volleyball program. Responsibilities include conducting practices, game coaching, scheduling, team travel, budget management, hiring and supervising assistant coaches, recruiting qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic progress, fundraising, and public relations.

Responsibilities will also include teaching in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, depending on academic background and area of expertise. A master’s degree is required to teach in the preferred areas of fitness and exercise prescription or sport management (facility management and sport finance). Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree will be assigned to teach physical activity courses in the CORE curriculum.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Organizing and conducting practices during the traditional and non-traditional (where applicable) seasons
  • Game coaching
  • Scheduling
  • Coordinating team travel
  • Budget Management
  • Hiring and supervising assistant coaches
  • Recruiting qualified student-athletes
  • Monitoring academic progress of student-athletes
  • Fundraising for special team trips
  • Internal/External relations: Work as an active and effective member of the athletic department in a collaborative and cooperative manner. This includes, but is not limited to, attending staff meetings and professional training opportunities.
  • Travel, evening and weekend work are required as part of in-season and recruiting responsibilities.
  • Teaching as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
  • Previous experience as a college coach or student-athlete
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer proficiency in MS Office programs, email and internet use

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

General Information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 19 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University College of Pharmacy, where graduates are awarded the Pharm.D. Doctoral degree.

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time exemp position. Hours will include evenings and weekends.

To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and starting dates are negotiable. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Inquiries and nominations also are welcome. These materials should be sent to:

Preferred method of application: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

Or:

Human Resources

Manchester University

604 E. College Ave.

North Manchester, IN 46962

E-mail: ajjudy@manchester.edu

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach/Instructional Staff

Manchester University is seeking applications for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach/Instructional Staff. The position is a full-time assignment, reporting to the Director of Athletics and ESS Department Chair. The successful candidate will also be assigned additional responsibilities based on qualifications and experience.

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The head Men’s and Women’s Swimming coach will manage and administer all aspects necessary in promoting and directing a successful Men’s and Women’s Swimming program. Responsibilities include conducting practices, game coaching, scheduling, team travel, budget management, hiring and supervising assistant coaches, recruiting qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic progress, fundraising, and public relations.

Responsibilities will also include teaching in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, depending on academic background and area of expertise. A master’s degree is required to teach in the preferred areas of fitness and exercise prescription or sport management (facility management and sport finance). Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree will be assigned to teach physical activity courses in the CORE curriculum.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Organizing and conducting practices during the traditional and non-traditional (where applicable) seasons
  • Game coaching
  • Scheduling
  • Coordinating team travel
  • Budget Management
  • Hiring and supervising assistant coaches
  • Recruiting qualified student-athletes
  • Monitoring academic progress of student-athletes
  • Fundraising for special team trips
  • Internal/External relations: Work as an active and effective member of the athletic department in a collaborative and cooperative manner. This includes, but is not limited to, attending staff meetings and professional training opportunities.
  • Travel, evening and weekend work are required as part of in-season and recruiting responsibilities.
  • Teaching as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
  • Previous experience as a college coach or student-athlete
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer proficiency in MS Office programs, email and internet use

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

General Information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 19 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University College of Pharmacy, where graduates are awarded the Pharm.D. Doctoral degree.

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time exemp position. Hours will include evenings and weekends.

To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and starting dates are negotiable. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Inquiries and nominations also are welcome. These materials should be sent to:

Preferred method of application: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

Or:

Human Resources

Manchester University

604 E. College Ave.

North Manchester, IN 46962

E-mail: ajjudy@manchester.edu

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs

Department:  Academic Affairs

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Responsibilities include:  Providing leadership and oversight of the academic program, faculty, athletics program and library.  The Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs has primary responsibility for maintaining and enhancing the quality of the curriculum and academic programs; assessment; instructional technology; and recruiting and developing the faculty.  The Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs will have a key role in working with faculty to develop programs that support students through graduation and to be successful after graduation.  The Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs will also work with faculty to carry out the University’s strategic plan under the leadership of Manchester’s next President, Dr. David McFadden. 

Qualifications: An earned doctorate; accomplished leadership in an academic environment; and distinction in full-time teaching, professional development, and scholarship.  Preference will be given to candidates with successful experience in academic administration. Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in student learning, faculty development, budgetary processes, diversity, and strategic leadership.  The ability to earn and maintain the respect of the 80-member faculty body is essential.  The search committee will seek confirmation of a collegial leadership style; strategic leadership skills; strong organizational skills; an abundance of energy, vision and creativity; and the highest level of professional integrity.  Polished written and oral presentation skills; familiarity with administrative technology; and an appreciation of the challenges and possibilities for small colleges in a changing environment are qualities critical to success in this position. 

General Information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 19 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University College of Pharmacy, where graduates are awarded the Pharm.D. Doctoral degree.

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Its mission is clear: “Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition.” As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time position, with a minimum regular schedule of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Additional hours are frequently required.

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

To Apply:  Review of applications will begin April 7, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  A start date in August, 2014 is desirable.  Applications received after April 30, 2014 cannot be guaranteed full consideration.

To be considered, submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and the names of at least three persons who can be contacted for evaluations of previous performance.  At least one of the references should have served in a supervisory capacity over the candidate.

Preferred method of application: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Or mail to:

Office of Academic Affairs
Manchester University
604 E College Ave.
North Manchester, IN 46962

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Instruction & Access Services Librarian

Department: Library

Job Responsibilities and Duties: In order to further the Library’s mission to support learning, teaching, and research at Manchester University, the Instruction & Access Services Librarian provides general reference service, research support, and participates in user-centered library instruction.  Responsibilities also include managing and coordinating circulation, reserves, and interlibrary loan. This position reports to the Library Director.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work with Instruction & Emerging Technologies Librarian to provide library instruction for first year seminar courses.
  • Provide specialized instruction, collection development, and related support to assigned liaison departments.
  • Help maintain library website and online course guides in liaison areas.
  • Provide leadership and management for Access Services including circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, and stack maintenance.
  • Revise policies and procedures; collect and interpret statistics related to Access Services.
  • Supervise team of library student workers employed in Access Services.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities.
  • Work in a professional and team-oriented manner within, and beyond, the university community.
  • Maintain compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual and Staff Employee Handbook, where applicable.

Qualifications:

  • A MLS/MLIS degree or equivalent from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited institution is required.
  • 1-2 years academic library experience is preferred, with a background in library instruction.
  • Knowledge of current bibliographic tools in print and digital format, as well as core reference resources.
  • Experience with integrated library systems and familiarity with learning management systems is preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to work with university community members of all skill levels and academic backgrounds.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; a strong public service orientation.
  • Flexibility and the capacity to embrace change within an ever-evolving academic library environment.

General Information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 19 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University College of Pharmacy, where graduates are awarded the Pharm.D. Doctoral degree.

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt, administrative faculty position. It is 40-hours per week, typically 8 hours per day, M-F. Regular semesters may include one evening from 6:00-9:00 pm for general reference service. Schedule is approved by the Library Director.

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

To Apply: This position begins August 1, 2014. The review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, current resume, essay (500-words or less) on the “Role of Library Access Services in the Digital Age,” official transcripts of all graduate level work, three letters of recommendation, and a faculty application to:

Preferred method of application: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Or mail to:

Office of Academic Affairs
Manchester University
604 E College Ave.
North Manchester, IN 46962

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


 

 

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