Staff Openings at MU

 

 

 

Position: Full Time University Safety Officer

Department: University Safety

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Director of University Safety, this official of the University serves as an integral member of the Student Experience team, and is responsible for helping maintain a safe and secure learning environment for the campus community. The University Safety Officer is also responsible for the enforcement of University policies, and regulations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Patrol the campus and respond with appropriate action in the event of fire, emergency weather conditions, or crimes against persons or property.
  • Assist the director in maintaining liaison between emergency-service providers (police, fire, ambulance services, etc.) and the University.
  • Report violations of laws, University policies, and safety and security hazards to the director.
  • Conduct investigations of crimes and incidents, and complete the required reports.
  • Assist crime victims through the reporting process, and in connecting with the appropriate resources.
  • Maintain security of all University buildings by checking, securing, opening, and closing buildings according to a schedule provided by the director and other University officials.
  • Provide information to campus visitors upon request.
  • Monitor campus parking areas and roadways, and enforce traffic/parking regulations by issuing tickets, and/or booting/towing vehicles.
  • Provide traffic direction during University events and programs.
  • Provide escort services when requested.
  • Provide unlock services for classrooms, offices and apartments, upon request.
  • Assist motorists with jump starts, unlocks, and/or referrals to locksmiths or tow services when requested.
  • Maintain and update crime and fire logs, and produce a patrol report for each shift.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, some college education preferred.
  • Experience in law enforcement or safety and security strongly preferred.
  • Must possess a current driver’s license, with a good driver’s record.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Must pass pre-employment testing and evaluations.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the use of a police radio.
  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, with a focus on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Must possess word processing skills and a level of proficiency in the use of computers. Microsoft Office experience and understanding required.
  • Must be highly proficient in verbal and written communications, and possess public speaking abilities to assist with programs.
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential. Must represent Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented, and able to complete tasks with a minimum degree of supervision.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact and work with students, parents, employees, and visitors.
  • Must possess good judgment in decision making, and a general understanding of how to respond to a variety of difficult situations.
  • Must be able to respect confidential information, and not to share it inappropriately.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Must be able to flex work schedule to meet occasional demands of the University.

Other Qualifications (Must be completed within one (1) year of appointment)

  • Certified in standard 1st aid, CPR, AED and blood borne pathogens.
  • Certified in NIMS courses: IS100 and IS700.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of constitutional law, criminal and traffic codes, University policies, and department policies and procedures.

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, non-exempt position, forty (40) hours per week, with shift and work day rotation required. Additional hours or schedule changes may be required occasionally, depending on the needs of the University.

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 begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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


 

Position: Executive Director of Development

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, the Executive Director of Development is a departmental leader within the University’s advancement team.   The Executive Director is responsible for managing the fundraising programs and personnel. In addition, the Executive Director is a leadership gifts officer.

Essential Job Functions

  • Serve as departmental supervisor and administrator. Assist the vice president for advancement in the general administration of the department, including serving as divisional head in the absence of the vice president. Work may include representing the division or middle management staff on interdepartmental committees such as strategic planning and University Council.
  • Manage the development department’s budget.
  • Serve as leadership gifts officer. Qualify, cultivate, solicit, close and steward gifts for an assigned group of major gift donors and prospects of $25,000 or more.
  • Lead the development team in achieving the annual goals of the fundraising program; including leadership gifts and annual giving from individuals, corporations and foundations. Has responsibility for reporting on progress.
  • Work directly with the vice president for advancement to establish strategies and moves for presidential prospects.
  • Lead the implementation of special fund-raising initiatives. Projects may include overseeing special events, such as ground breakings and dedications; donor appreciation events; and coordinating the installation of donor recognition items. 
  • Oversee and supervise the design and production of all development material including publications, brochures, web-based, and social media content.
  • Participate in divisional activities that support Manchester University’s mission, vision, and strategic goals.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the vice president for advancement.
  • Maintain all information in a highly confidential manner.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred.
  • CFRE preferred, with five or more years’ relevant experience in fund raising, financial planning, or not-for-profit management.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use a personal computer for:
    • Word processing
    • Spreadsheets
    • E-mail
    • Presentations
    • Fundraising software (preferred)
    • Raiser’s Edge Blackbaud (preferred)
  • Proficiency to operate a telephone and calculator.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication for document composition and proofreading purposes and possess exceptional oral communication skills and telephone etiquette and exceptional people skills.
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with all people at all organizational levels, and of diverse backgrounds, interests and values are essential.  This position must represent Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism and credibly.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Must possess the abilty to multitask and coordinate multiple activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Must be trustworthy with knowledge of confidential University and donor information.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends frequently and to travel up to 40 percent of the time.  It is essential that the person holding this position be able and willing to fly on commercial aircraft.

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 21 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 position.  A minimum of forty (40) hours per week (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday) will be the general rule.  Frequent workday schedule changes, evenings, weekends and travel will be required to fulfill position requirements.

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 begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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


 

Position: Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Director of Career and Professional Development, the Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development serves students and alumni in the career development process and works with outside constituents to increase the number and quality of employment opportunities available to Manchester graduate.  The Assistant Director performs duties in three main areas 1) student services 2) program and event management and 3) office administration.

Essential Job Functions:

Student Services

Provide individual and group career counseling to students, faculty, staff and alumni in areas of major and career choice; career planning, research and implementation; job search strategies and readiness; utilization of career resources; and graduate school research, preparation and application. 

  • Help maintain and promote an effective career information library, website and resource system.

Program and Event Management

Facilities various programs and special events that serve students and alumni for the purpose of evaluating major, career choice/planning and networking

  • Perform career programming for academic classes, residence life units, student groups, special events, etc.
  • Create and maintain programs (workshops, class and club presentations, newsletters, marketing pieces, etc.) through which career development opportunities are provided to students, alumni, employers and other interested persons.
  • Assist the Director of Career Services in the creation and implementation of employer relations programming including: networking nights, employer site visits, and on-campus recruiting

Office Administration

Ensure the operational duties of the office are completed that promote and market the student services available. Maintain collaborative relationships with faculty, alumni, athletics and other student services.

  • Create an ongoing marketing plan to promote services
  • Hire, train and supervise student assistants
  • Manages and/or oversees social media for the office.
  • Assist in the development and advancement of Manchester Mobile Career Development Application
  • Monitor, update, and fix issues related to Spartan Jobs, online job posting system
  • Participates in staff activities/meetings; an annual performance evaluation; and, professional development activities including involvement in state, regional, and national associations.
  • Performs other essential duties and tasks as they occur.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of three years of experience in a career services, corporate recruiting, business development, corporate relations, or human resources setting.
  • Ability to relate well to students and to provide educational services to address their career needs and motivations.
  • Knowledge of career development theory, literature and resources.
  • Demonstrated strategic skills with a proven track record of follow-through and accomplishment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to collaborate with faculty and interact with high-level executives. Ability to work well with diverse constituents.
  • Experience making presentations to small and large audiences.
  • Strong writing and critiquing skills for resumes, cover letters, applications, graduate school materials, and other career related documents.
  • Professionalism with excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills.
  • Superior customer service skills exercising tact, discretion, and judgment in all areas of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee multiple tasks with attention to detail, a motivated/enthusiastic work style, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and computer/web-based technology.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.

Preferred

  • A master’s degree is preferred (bachelor’s required).
  • Current knowledge of theory and best practices in employer relations.
  • Professional with extensive connections in the Indiana business community is a plus.

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 21 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: Full-time (40 hours per week), 10-month position (August 1 – May 31). Occasional deviations from this schedule will be necessary to complete responsibilities.  Regular travel will be required to employer sites.

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 begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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

 


 

Position: Photographer/Videographer

Department: Marketing

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the director of marketing, the photographer/videographer captures still photographs and captures, edits and produces marketing videos as they relate to institutional marketing needs.  This person also manages the hiring, development and task lists of student photographers and videographers.

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities of the photographer/videographer include, but are not limited to:

  • Captures still digital photographs for on-location events and portraits and set up shots within a studio setting for marketing needs, including Manchester magazine
  • Maintains an online digital library of photographs to share with designers, media professionals and others who use photos
  • Captures digital video in both studio and on-location settings
  • Maintains a digital library of video footage and edits and produces marketing videos that support the University’s marketing initiatives
  • Collaborates with and directs student assistants who may help with photography and video projects
Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary degree or minimum of three years’ experience in both photography and video production required
  • Comprehensive understanding of digital camera equipment, as well as studio lighting for both still photography and video.
  • Proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier and other associated video editing software
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work in both Apple and PC computer formats
  • Organized, accurate, self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to work with minimum supervision in a timely manner
  • Good communication skills, oral and written
  • Trustworthy with knowledge of confidential University business data and can relate well to people from all areas, representing the University in a professional manner
  • Previous work experience in higher education is a plus.
  • Applicants should be prepared to show photography and video samples if/when they are scheduled for a personal interview and participate in a short video assignment as a way to demonstrate their skills.

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 21 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 position. Forty (40) hours per week will be the general rule. However, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours of workday schedule adjustments may be required. This position requires attendance at events throughout the year that are outside of typical working hours.

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 begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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

 


 

Position: Receptionist (Fort Wayne Campus)

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The receptionist provides a variety of clerical assistant to the Fort Wayne campus including the College of Pharmacy, conference services, and facilities management.

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities of the receptionist include, but are not limited to providing general clerical/administrative support such as:

  • Serve as the first point of contact for the Fort Wayne campus
  • Provide high levels of customer service
  • Maintain a neat and professional reception and work area
  • Effectively communicate (verbally and in writing) all pertinent department and program information to both internal and external constituents.
  • Effectively communicate to the appropriate office or individual the arrival of visitors to campus
  • Create and display appropriate signage to communicate upcoming events for the lobby of the Fort Wayne campus
  • Order and maintain supplies for departments and divisions housed on the Fort Wayne campus
  • Ensure the appropriate management of mail and packages to and from the Fort Wayne campus
  • Provide additional support to conference services for scheduled events
  • Provide support to the Fort Wayne facilities manager as requested.
  • Support priority needs of other College units with approval from the Vice President and Dean
  • Support the administrative needs of the Fort Wayne faculty as requested.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and administrative or clerical experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and provide strong attention to detail
  • Commitment to collaborative work and team-based outcomes
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons of all organizational levels are essential. Must represent Manchester University College of Pharmacy with the highest degree of professionalism

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 21 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, non-exempt position, 40 hours per week, with a regular schedule of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Additional hours or schedule changes may be required occasionally.

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 begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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


 

Position: Assistant Athletic Instructor – Football Coach

Department: Athletics

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reports to the Head Coach and is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the program.

Essential Job Functions

  • Teach, demonstrate and develop football theories and skills in student athletes
  • Teach physical health and safety to student athletes
  • Teach team-concepts and team-play to student athletes
  • Lead and direct the football academic studies program
  • Design customized work-out and practice instructions for individual student athletes
  • Represent the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
  • Teach and follow the rules for football of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University
  • Successfully complete the NCAA Division III Rules Test online.
  • Teach and assure appropriate safety precautions and practices during team practices, games and travel.
  • Coach practices and competitions.
  • Evaluate and counsel individual athletes
  • Recruit prospective student-athletes (some travel required).
  • Maintain appropriate office hours, files, and paperwork.
  • Drive campus fleet vehicles to away competitions. (On-site training provided)
  • Attend athletic and campus-wide staff meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of football; previous coaching preferred
  • Goalkeeping experience preferred
  • Certification in CPR w/AED & First Aid.
  • Appropriate Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required

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 21 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, salaried position.  This is a nine (9) month position and is paid over a twelve (12) month period, starting August 1 of each academic year. Workday schedule varies; evenings, weekends and travel will be required. Hours will be determined with current coaching staff upon hire.  Includes weekend evening work.

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 begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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

 


 

Position: Associate Dean for Natural and Health Sciences

Department: College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences, the Associate Dean for the Natural and Health Sciences will be responsible for daily operations of the Natural and Health Sciences departments, compliance with internal policies and procedures and external regulatory requirements, and alignment of decisions with the strategic direction of the College and the University. This position reports to the Dean and is a member of the College’s Leadership Team.

Essential Job Functions

  • Support the Dean and the Senior Administration in achieving the strategic priorities of the institution.
    • Serve as a strategic partner in evolving the culture and structure of the institution as directed by the Dean, President and Board of Trustees
    • Collaborate to develop and implement student learning outcomes that integrate curricular and co-curricular experiences
    • Collaborate with other academic and administrative units to meet institutional goals and priorities

  • In conjunction with the Dean, department chairs and faculty, develop and implement strategic planning efforts designed to continuously develop, implement and evolve new initiatives, educational outcomes and scholarly work.
    • Collaborate with department chairs both internal and external to the College to steward a highly integrated interdisciplinary environment that supports teaching, scholarship and service.
    • Collaborate with academic deans and senior leadership to promote interdisciplinary faculty work, interdepartmental/cross-college alliances and interdisciplinary programs.

  • Develop, promote and evolve a dynamic College culture that supports meaningful personal lives and professional accomplishments.
    • Develop and foster a collaborative faculty team by developing and implementing effective recruitment and retention practices. Functions as the chief personnel officer of the division. Establishes suitable screening procedures for recruiting faculty and staff. Makes recommendations to the Dean regarding appointment, promotion, and tenure. 
    • Empower all employees through professional development, mentoring and coaching to maximize their success in support of the mission and goals of their department and the College.
    • Lead professional development for chairs and those interested in administrative leadership

  • Support the Dean in achieving efficient and successful administration of the College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences.
    • Promote success through alignment of the division’s human, financial and physical resources with department, College, and University strategic priorities.
    • Aid in the development, management, and evaluation of the departments operating budgets in collaboration with the department chairs and the dean.
    • Assist the department chairs with personnel issues within the department or between faculty
    • Assist the department chairs with student issues or problems
    • Serves as liaison between faculty and administration and between the College and the University.  Responsible for recommending and maintaining strong communication between College and University offices and practices.
    • Directs the annual evaluation of faculty members in the natural and health sciences.  Makes recommendations to the Dean on other personnel matters such as compensation, sabbatical leaves, faculty absences, research and travel allocations in accordance with University policies.
    • In close collaboration with the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Quality and Success, secure and maintain professional accreditation for departments as applicable.
  • Contributes as a professor through pursuit of an active research agenda and as an effective classroom instructor in her or his academic discipline. Cultivates a curricular specialty both for personal intellectual fulfillment and to relate meaningfully to faculty and students.

Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree appropriate for College faculty appointment.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Proficient budgetary and supervisory skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to students and diversity in all its forms.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, implement, and evaluate  academic programs and services.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, trustees, service providers, community members, and education partners.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Effective presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Must represent Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity.
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented, motivated, energetic, self-directed, flexible, assertive, proactive, and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Must possess the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Must be trustworthy with knowledge of confidential institutional and student information.
  • Must be able to present a positive attitude and contribute to a productive team environment.
  • Must be able to flex work schedule to meet demands of the position.
  • Supervise support personnel as appropriate

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 21 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, either 10 or 12-month, exempt, staff position with faculty appointment, with a weekly work schedule that will regularly exceed 40 hours and often include evening and weekend responsibilities as well as occasional travel.

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 begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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

 


 

Position: Marketing Writer

Department: Marketing

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the director of strategic communications, the marketing writer is assigned to writing projects related to institutional marketing needs.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsibilities of the marketing writer include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Composes messaging for projects related to marketing publications, the University website, video scripting, email and direct mail communications, alumni and parents’ newsletters, and other marketing needs
  • Develops and edits content-rich stories for admissions, advancement and other key departments
  • Helps plan content and writes stories, as assigned, for Manchester magazine, a bi-annual publication targeting alumni and friends of the University 
  • Writes admissions communications targeted at prospective students
  • Develops an intimate understanding of University branding and messaging strategies
  • Communicates directly with internal customers, including faculty, staff, administrators and students on writing projects
  • Develops strong internal communications practices for the University

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree and minimum of one to three years’ experience in marketing writing required
  • Organized, accurate, self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to work with minimum supervision in a timely manner
  • Strong editing skills 
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Trustworthy with knowledge of confidential University business data and can relate well to people from all areas, representing the University in a professional manner
  • Previous work experience in higher education is a plus
  • Applicants should submit writing samples

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 21 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 position. Forty (40) hours per week will be the general rule. However, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours of workday schedule adjustments may be 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 begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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

 


 

Position: Career and Professional Development Specialist

Department: Student Success Center

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Director of Career and Professional Development this individual provides administrative support to the office and the entire Success Center. Supports students through connections to resources for career and major interest identification, experiential learning, career preparation and graduate placement. Responsible for coordination of on-campus recruiting and assists staff with event management. This is accomplished through collaboration with all Student Success Center staff and a holistic approach to meeting the needs of students, alumni and employers.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide prompt and friendly student and alumni assistance with career exploration and search preparation and processes
  • Provides direction toward appropriate resources and assists students/ alumni with editing resumes and job search correspondence
  • Monitors and prepares career profile packets
  • Supports effort to connect students with experiential learning and career development opportunities
  • Monitors and posts all jobs, internships, co-op and service opportunities in Spartan Jobs
  • Sends “Job Blasts” to all students every two weeks
  • Compiles reports as needed
  • Notifies appropriate candidates and/or departments of employment opportunities
  • Coordinate and/or assistant in holding career related events that enhance the career outcomes of Manchester University students and alumni
  • Teacher Recruitment Day in Fort Wayne (hosted by the Consortium of Northern Indiana Colleges)
  • On-campus Interview Days
  • Coordinates on-campus interview days for employers and students including a follow-up summary to employers based on students’ perceptions of interview
  • Serves as resource person for students and alumni
  • Maintains, monitors and updates of Manchester Connect database of alumni and friends of OCS
  • Monitors requirements for students’ eligibility for interviewing
  • Organizes the annual Accounting Reception for employers and students
  • Maintains accurate statistics on employers/interview
  • Collaborate on the implementation and preparation of reports that evaluate the outcomes of student success center initiatives
    • Student Professional Development
      • Maintains database and prepare reports that include counseling statistics of all personnel
    • Career and Professional Development
      • Collects, tabulates, and prepares reports for the six-month-out and five-year-out surveys
      • Compiles results of the mini-survey for seniors
      • Provides detailed data and statistics as needed by other offices/ departments for marketing, grants, and reports
  • Compiles and prepares Annual Report which includes keeping accurate statistics in the following categories:  counseling/advising appointments, presentations/workshops, employer contact, and job search assistance
  • Support the Digital Media presence of the Student Success Center
  • Maintains and generates content for Student Success Center social media accounts.
  • Posts material to the Website and Command Center TV

Qualifications

  • Ability to relate well with students, staff, faculty, and employers
  • High School Diploma.  Associates or bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in administrative support and/or customer service position
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills
  • Strong computer and office skills
  • Ability to multitask and coordinate multiple program activities simultaneously with close attention to detail while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner 
  • Strong organization skills
  • Must be trustworthy with knowledge of confidential institutional information
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and provide means by which to create a harmonious team environment within the overall department
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and situations

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 21 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, 12-month non-exempt position.  Hourly wage, not salaried.  Typically Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with occasional evening and weekend hours.

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 begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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

 


 

Position: Administrative Assistant

Department: Deans of the College of Education and Social Sciences and the College of Business

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Deans of the College of Education and Social Sciences and the College of Business, the Administrative Assistant provides general secretarial support while managing details pertaining to the administration of the Colleges in support of the Deans in their roles as chief operating officers of the Colleges.  In addition to assuring effective communication between the Colleges and other University offices, the Administrative Assistant also supervises any assigned student workers.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists the Deans in preparing letters of appointments, annual renewal letters for full and part-time faculty, as well as summer faculty employment arrangements.
  • Assists with faculty searches, supporting search committees and overseeing plans for interviews and new faculty orientation.
  • Assists the Deans with faculty personnel matters pertaining to midpoint reviews, promotion and tenure, sabbaticals, and other approved leaves.
  • Provides assistance in managing course schedules, monitoring faculty teaching loads, and processing instances of academic dishonesty.
  • Assists with record-keeping pertaining to annual reports and evaluations, faculty professional development, and summer grant awards.
  • Maintains accurate filing systems including electronic and hard copies
  • Assists the Deans with financial matters and budget oversight, including adjunct and overload costs.
  • Assists with planning and coordination of College-sponsored events and programs.
  • Manages the collection and maintenance of course syllabi.
  • Assists, as needed, in the preparation of materials for meetings of the Board of Trustees.
  • Assists in the selection of student honors such as scholarships, student research symposia, Who’s Who, National Dean’s List, USAA Scholar.
  • Coordinates records for January session off-campus classes taught by College faculty.
  • Works with registrar’s and president’s offices with commencement preparation.
  • Supervises students employed by the Colleges.
  • Manages the Deans’ calendars of appointments.
  • Updates and maintains the Colleges’ web pages, electronic and print bulletin boards, and other promotional materials.
  • Supports the teaching and research responsibilities of the Deans.
  • Assists the Deans with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of office experience in a clerical, secretarial, or administrative assistant role.
  • High level of proficiency in word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, database, and desktop publishing applications. Microsoft Office experience and understanding required.
  • High level of proficiency in spoken and written English with demonstrated ability to clearly compose and accurately proofread documents.
  • Professional appearance with the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels. Must represent Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism.
  • Self-directed with a commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Well organized, detail oriented, and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Able to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Trustworthy and able to maintain confidences when dealing with sensitive and confidential University information.
  • Positive attitude with a commitment to support a harmonious team environment.
  • Able to work extended hours to meet occasional seasonal demands of the office.

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 21 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 position. Forty (40) hours per week (8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. M-F) will be the general rule. However, depending on project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours and/or workday schedule changes may be required occasionally.

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 begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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



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