Staff Openings at MU

 

 

Position: Seasonal Mower

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This position will work from approximately May 1 to September 30 (roughly 5 months) or as needed to run a summer mowing crew of at least two summer student workers.  This crew will be responsible for mowing the Campus of Manchester University and the finish mowing of the Koinonia Environmental Center.

Essential Job Functions

  • Supervise Summer Student works on the mowing crew
  • Operate mowing equipment of all types including riding mowers, push mowers, weed eaters, and tractors
  • Drive Pickup Truck with trailer containing mowing equipment to Koinonia

Qualifications:

  • Ability to operated motorized lawn mowing equipment
  • Ability to work with University age students
  • Driver’s license that would allow you to pull a trailer with equipment
  • Ability to back a trailer

Physical Demands: The abilities to lift approximately 50 pounds, hear and speak clearly, Work in the outdoors in summer heat, ability to get on an off a mower multiple times during the day, ability to use power hand tools.

Work Schedule: This position works 20 to 30 hours per week, generally Monday through Friday, starting at 7:00am

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: Benefits Administrator/HR Generalist

Department: Human Resources

Job Responsibilities and Duties Reports to the Director of Human Resources.  The Benefits Administrators performs a variety of HR functions and duties in the University’s Human Resources Department, with a primary focus on Benefits.

Essential Job Functions

  • Daily coordination of the University’s benefits plans, including: health insurance for active and retired employees; life, dental, disability and worker’s compensation insurance plans.
  • Coordinate open enrollment and maintains Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts, health insurance, dental insurance and voluntary life insurance
  • Manage 403b retirement plans and process applications
  • Coordinate University’s compensation notification activities. Process annual employee salary increases and generates increase letters.
  • Manage and maintain compensation, benefits, and deduction in the University’s HRIS
  • Enter and maintain personnel data in Colleague, ADP, and EZ Labor and generate reports as needed.
  • Monitor and manage time and labor including the awarding and functioning of paid time off benefits in EzLabor.
  • Create data query report requests from HRIS.
  • Administer FMLA policy; short and long term disability insurance.
  • Maintain HR Metrics for medical claims and employment of staff and faculty and benefits.
  • Verify unemployment claims
  • Process and update workers compensation claims.
  • Update forms and upload to Gateway.  Modify text as needed, such as benefit information and policy changes.
  • Complete numerous year end tasks such as but not limited to updating tax documents, benefit deductions, benefit summary letters, salary changes, increase letters, update orientation folders, update forms, and update processes.
  • Process tuition remission paperwork
  • Update and maintain Summary of Benefits
  • Assist employees with benefit and other miscellaneous questions
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field strongly desired
  • 3-5 years of human resources experience
  • Solid PC proficiencies, including ADP, HRIS, report generator/query builder software, MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving and team building skills are required.
  • Must be trustworthy with sensitive information and able to function directly in a multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment. 
  • Polished interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong client service outlook.
  • Excellent conversational and written English skills
  • Ability to sit for long periods, keyboard for extended periods, speak and understand English well.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position with occasional weekend and evening 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: Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Department: Athletics

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reports to the Director of Athletics and is fully responsible for his/her sport including all aspects of coaching, eligibility, budget, scheduling, and recruiting.

Essential Job Functions

  • Represent the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively.
  • Abide by the rules of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University at all times.
  • Fully responsible for coaching designated athletic team, including the traditional season and non-traditional season, if applicable.
  • Attendance at athletic staff meetings, mandatory student-athlete programs, admissions events, sports banquets and athletic fundraising activities.
  • Recruiting, including:
    • Taking the NCAA Division III Rules Test.
    • Recruitment of student-athletes with a commitment to academic success.
    • Supervises and coordinates athletic recruiting efforts with assistant coaching staff and admissions counselors.
    • Provides annual recruitment plan to athletic recruiting liaison.
  • Team Management, including:
    • Determines goals and objectives for sport within the philosophy of the institution.
    • Organizes and conducts practice sessions.
    • Insure appropriate safety precautions during practice, games and team travel.
    • Cooperation with the Athletic Training staff by submitting practice schedules, game schedules, and complete roster information in a timely fashion.
    • Works with the Sports Information Director in regard to internal and external publicity.
    • Works with Director of Athletics or Assistant Director of Athletics on scheduling and travel details.
    • Works with Director of Athletics on field or court preparations and insures facilities are set up.
    • Establishes guidelines for proper conduct of student-athletes.
    • Evaluates assistant coaches yearly and recommends any changes to Director of Athletics.
    • Provides adequate feedback and evaluation to student-athletes as to potential, progress, and performance.
    • Responsible for driving University owned vehicles to away competitions.
  • Eligibility, including:
    • Furnishes a list of team members for eligibility clarification before preseason, after preseason and at the end of the year.
    • Monitors student-athletes’ eligibility during season.
  • Budget, including:
    • Prepares the initial budget request.
    • Orders equipment through established procedures.
    • Arranges team transportation and makes hotel reservations and organizes team meals on off-campus trips.
    • Completes a yearly inventory.  Issues, collects and stores all equipment.  Arranges for equipment repair.
  • Conducts fundraising activities under the guidelines of the Department of Athletics.
  • Enhance professional growth by attending clinics and workshops as well as belonging to national and state coaching associations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
  • Qualifications:
  • Master’s preferred, bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience in NCAA Division III preferred as a coach or student-athlete.
  • Five-years coaching experience preferred.
  • CPR/AED First Aid Certification required (available on-site)

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 position that requires hours Monday through Friday and weekends.  

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, three references, 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: Director of Human Resources

Department: Human Resources

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Lead the University’s Human Resources (“HR”) functions; supervise the HR staff; provide advice, training and counsel to MU’s management team regarding HR issues.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage all Human Resources functions such as:
    • Provide supervision/direction for the HR staff—ensure excellent customer service
    • Supervise/facilitate staff and faculty recruitment process
    • Supervise University’s student employment program
    • Ensure effective on-boarding programs and practices for new-hires
    • Lead an effective employee feedback process
    • Provide advice/direction to leadership team and employees on employee-relations and policy issues
    • Personnel policy development and interpretation
    • Assure/coordinate delivery of HR services for employees on both MU campuses  
    • Manage the HR presence on the MU website/intranet
    • Direct benefits design and administration
    • Assure development  and implementation of equitable compensation plans
    • Manage outsourced HR services/vendors
    • Provide leadership/supervisor coaching and training
    • Ensure effective employee development and training programs
    • Title IX deputy coordinator
    • 403(b) retirement plan investment committee member

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of employment law and benefits management, including experience with self-funded health insurance plans, 403(b) retirement plans, and Title IX
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, motivate and lead a human resources team
  • Professionalism
  • Creative problem solving and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a deadline-driven environment
  • Proficient with administrative information systems and technology—working knowledge of MS Office, ADP and Colleague systems highly desirable
  • Highly polished writing, speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Personal warmth with a diverse constituency that includes faculty, staff, and students
  • Committed to excellent customer service and building service-minded teams
  • Support for the Manchester University mission  
  • HR leadership experience in a higher education; experience at institution(s) with health professions, non-degree professional education, on-line programs and/or multiple campuses preferred
  • Change management experience is highly desirable
  • Experience in training/development/coaching required; experience creating employee/leadership development programs/materials preferred
  • Skilled at creating and continuously improving processes, systems and procedures
  • A Master’s degree with a concentration in human resources or other related field and at least five years of broad HR experience at a senior level

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position with occasional weekend and evening 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 and encouraged to apply.

 


 

Position: Project Manager

Department: ITS

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Project Manager reports to the Director of Business Application Services.  Under minimal supervision this position oversees the many projects, both large and small, that the ITS team develops.  The employee primarily manages Business Application Services projects but may be called to manage projects from other departments or teams.

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities of the Project Manager include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide project oversight to ensure that projects are completed on budget and schedule.
  • Implement the means to provide visibility into the current ITS project workload to both internal and external customers.
  • Oversee business process improvement efforts within and without projects.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Secondary Job Functions

Secondary job functions of the Project Manager include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support as appropriate and permissible systems supported by Business Application Services.
  • Provide the Director of Business Application Services administrative support through the project management function.
  • Perform rudimentary office functions such as copying and printing.
  • Assist in special events, such as graduation, summer orientation, move-in day, among others
  • Participate in University-wide activities such as committees, etc., when appropriate.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science preferred.  High school diploma required.
  • Project management certification preferred.  Experience in a project management role required.
  • Experience in business process redesign required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel, and project management software tools.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication for documentation purposes.
  • 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 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 University business data.
  • 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 ITS operations.

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 AM – 5:00 PM M-F) will be the general rule but scheduling flexibility is important.  There will be times per month when the normal job requirements will require early morning or late night hours.  Depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours 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.


 

Position: Admissions Counselor

Department: Admissions

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Associate Director for Recruitment, the Admissions Counselor has primary responsibility for one-to-one recruitment of prospective students in an assigned territory from inquiry to enrollment by various means including, but not limited to, telemarketing, application processing, and travel. 

Essential Job Functions

Off-campus:

  • Participate in off-campus recruiting events such as University fairs, high school visits, and other campus and off-site visits as needed.
  • Plan special events and arrange travel schedule.
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with high school guidance counselors and MU alumni within the assigned territory.
  • Represent Manchester University in a professional manner at all times.

On-campus:

  • Correspond to applicants in assigned territory through email and handwritten notes.
  • Act as a liaison to incoming students.
  • Meet with prospective students and their families on campus.
  • Give campus tours as needed.
  • Participate in on-campus recruiting events such as Spartan Days, Scholarship Days, orientation programs and other events.
  • Interact as necessary with faculty, advisors, coaches and other Manchester administrators to coordinate successful campus visits.

Telemarketing:

  • Make outgoing calls to inquiries from an assigned territory to determine the interest level in Manchester University.
  • Make outgoing calls to applicants from an assigned territory to discuss their next steps in the process, their financial aid package, and determine their interest level in Manchester University,
  • Provide information on Manchester curriculum, financial aid, the application process, scholarships, campus life housing, and other services and activities.
  • Promote and schedule campus visits for prospective students.
  • Record comments, interest level and other necessary record updates in the Datatel Colleague database system.

Application Processing:

  • Receive applications for assigned territory, and communicate with applicants on all steps necessary to complete the application process.
  • Evaluate applications based on transcripts, test scores, rank, and recommendations.
  • Process applications resulting in admission or recommendation for admission.

General Activities:

  • Participate in weekly admissions meetings.
  • Support and model a team “can-do” attitude in the admissions office and throughout the University community.
  • Establish and maintain relationships within the University community.
  • Represent the University at approved professional organizations.
  • Organize and manage several responsibilities at one time.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff, and the public
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and public presentation skills.
  • Commitment to the values and goals of a private, liberal arts University
  • Ability to work independently and work collaboratively with a team
  • Must be well organized, personable, driven, mature, dependable, articulate and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Must have the capacity to be flexible, assertive, intuitive, patient, empathetic, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to read a map
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Must have reliable transportation

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, exempt, staff position.  The hours per week will vary depending on the recruiting cycle; however, they are generally forty (40) to fifty (50) hours.  Evening and weekend hours are required at specific times in the recruiting cycle. 

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 the Manchester Fund

Department: Office of University Advancement

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Director of The Manchester Fund, the Assistant Director of The Manchester Fund is responsible for managing a portfolio of donor prospects as assigned and project management of student philanthropy initiatives and alumni class giving.  This position is also responsible for social media management as it relates to fundraising.

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities of the Assistant Director of The Manchester Fund include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage a portfolio of assigned donor prospects.
  • Develop and manage a strong Senior Class Gift program.
  • Develop and manage a four-year student philanthropy program
  • Develop and manage a Reunion Class Giving program with support from the office of Alumni Relations.
  • Develop and coordinate departmental social media posts related to fundraising and philanthropy initiatives.
  • Be actively involved with the Students Today Alumni Tomorrow group and other student engagement groups and committees for projects relating to philanthropy initiatives.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 1-2 years fund-raising experience preferred.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills and exceptional people skills.
  • 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 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 University business data.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team 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 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 work week typically 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and some evening and weekend hours dependent on the Phonathon calling schedule.  However, depending on project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours and weekend work will be required as needed.

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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