Staff Openings at MU

 

 

 

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 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: 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, 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: Certified Athletic Trainer

Department: Athletics

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reports to the Head Athletic Trainer and Director of Athletics and to assist in clinical coverage of D-III athletics at Manchester University.  Coverage of team practices as well as home and away event coverage as assigned by the head athletic trainer. Travel consists of 50-75% of the away schedule. Assist with the supervision of athletic training students in a CAATE approved undergraduate and graduate athletic training program by serving as a preceptor.

Essential Job Functions

  • Represent the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively.
  • Prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries suffered by student athletes representing Manchester University
  • Serve as head athletic trainer for baseball. Manchester’s baseball team is highly successful having advanced to the NCAA Championships six times in the last decade.
  • Assist in overlap coverage, particularly in October and February
  • Team coverage for games (home and away) as assigned by the head athletic trainer for JV football
  • Coverage of home tennis matches as assigned by the head athletic trainer
  • Assist with the supervision of athletic training students in a CAATE approved undergraduate and graduate athletic training program by serving as a preceptor
  • Other coverage as assigned by Head Athletic Trainer

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required.  BOC Certified and Indiana Licensed. Current CPR/AED Certification.

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 part-time, non-exempt positionw ith an estimated 400-500 housr worked throughout the year. Most of these hours will be evenings and weekends during peak in-season times. Travel will be required. Pay will commensurate with experience.

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 – Swimming & Diving

Department: Athletics

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

Essential Job Functions

  • Teach, demonstrate and develop swimming & diving 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 swimming & diving 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 swimming & diving 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 swimming & diving; previous coaching 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, salaried position. This is a nine (9) month position with the option to be paid over a twelve (12) month period, starting no earlier than August 1 or later than September 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: 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 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.


 

Position: Administrative Assistant

Department: Natural and Health Sciences

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This position reports to the Associate Dean of Natural and Health Sciences.  The incumbent will be responsible for a variety of administrative and coordination duties including, but not limited to those outlined below.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serves as first point of contact for the associate dean
  • Provides a high level of customer service, welcoming visitors, answering phones, coordinating communication and maintaining professionalism of the office.
  • Assists associate dean in management of division budget.
  • Effectively communicates (verbally and written) pertinent information to internal and external constituents.
  • Maintains calendar for the associate dean scheduling meetings and appointments as required.
  • Develops professional correspondence, distribute and file as required.
  • Maintains a secure system for all operational files and records.
  • Provides administrative support to faculty as needed.
  • Provides administrative support for meetings, taking minutes, distributing and filing as required.
  • Performs general office responsibilities, including keyboarding, managing office mail, ordering supplies and updating office records.
  • Assists with planning and coordination of special events and programs as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Associate degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Three years administrative or clerical experience required.  Experience in academic setting or higher education preferred.
  • Professional integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive matters diplomatically and discreetly.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office software.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and provide strong attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Ability to be self-directed and take initiative in completing job functions.

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 part-time, 20 hours per week position with occasional overtime 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: Maintenance Technician

Department: Maintenance

Job Responsibilities and Duties: To maintain and repair buildings and structures on the Manchester University Campus.This position reports to the Trade Supervisor.

Essential Job Functions

  • Repair and maintenance to all buildings on N.M. campus
  • Repair and maintenance on Fort Wayne Campus
  • Basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC  repair
  • General construction for special projects
  • Pager duty
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • High School education or equivalency
  • Driver’s license
  • Basic carpentry skills
  • Basic plumbing and electrical skills
  • Ability to work with students, faculty and outside customers
  • Ability to work with outside contractors
  • Knowledge of power tools, man lifts, and fork lifts
  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • Ability to use computers

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. 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 evenings and weekends 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: Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

Department: Athletics

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reports to the Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Director of Athletics and is fully responsible for assisting 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 for the sport of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University at all times.
  • Fully responsible for assisting head coach for 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 online.
    • Recruitment of student-athletes with a commitment to academic success.
    • Assists head coach in developing annual recruitment plan to athletic recruiting liaison.
  • Team Management, including:
    • Assists in determining goals and objectives for sport within the philosophy of the institution.  A written copy may be requested by the Director of Athletics.
    • Assists in organizing and conducting 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.
    • Arrange for alternate eating plans if practice times conflict with food service schedule.
    • Assists in establishing guidelines for proper conduct of student-athletes.
    • Provides adequate feedback and evaluation to student-athletes as to potential, progress, and performance.
    • Responsible for driving University owned vehicles to away competitions.
    • Assists in completing reports as required in for the athletic department.
  • Eligibility, including:
    • Monitors student-athletes’ eligibility during season.
  • Budget, including:
    • Assists in preparing the initial budget request.
    • Assists in ordering equipment through established procedures.
    • Assists in arranging team transportation and makes hotel reservations and organizes team meals on off-campus trips.
    • Assists in completing a yearly inventory.  Issues, collects and stores all equipment.  Arranges for equipment repair.
  • Assists in conducting 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.

Secondary Job Functions

  • Teach up to two hours in ESS or other department of interest
  • Additional administrative duties in the athletic department based on successful candidates additional qualifications.

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, salaried position.  This is a ten (10) month or twelve (12) position with the option to be paid over a twelve (12) month period, starting August 1 of each academic year. Travel is required and includes flexible work hours, especially in-season.  M-F with weekends 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: Assistant Baseball Coach and Fitness Center Coordinator

Department: Athletics

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reports to the Head Baseball Coach and Director of Athletics and is fully responsible for assisting 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 for the sport of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University at all times.
  • Fully responsible for assisting head coach for 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 online.
    • Recruitment of student-athletes with a commitment to academic success.
    • Assists head coach in developing annual recruitment plan to athletic recruiting liaison.
  • Team Management, including:
    • Assists in determining goals and objectives for sport within the philosophy of the institution.  A written copy may be requested by the Director of Athletics.
    • Assists in organizing and conducting 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.
    • Arrange for alternate eating plans if practice times conflict with food service schedule.
    • Assists in establishing guidelines for proper conduct of student-athletes.
    • Provides adequate feedback and evaluation to student-athletes as to potential, progress, and performance.
    • Responsible for driving University owned vehicles to away competitions.
    • Assists in completing reports as required in for the athletic department.
  • Eligibility, including:
    • Monitors student-athletes’ eligibility during season.
  • Budget, including:
    • Assists in preparing the initial budget request.
    • Assists in ordering equipment through established procedures.
    • Assists in arranging team transportation and makes hotel reservations and organizes team meals on off-campus trips.
    • Assists in completing a yearly inventory.  Issues, collects and stores all equipment.  Arranges for equipment repair.
  • Assists in conducting 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.

Secondary Job Functions

  • Teach up to two hours in ESS or other department of interest
  • Additional administrative duties in the athletic department based on successful candidates additional qualifications.
  • 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, salaried position.  This is a ten (10) month or twelve (12) position with the option to be paid over a twelve (12) month period, starting August 1 of each academic year. Travel is required and includes flexible work hours, especially in-season.  M-F with weekends 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: Director of Residential Life

Department: Student Experience

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Dean of Student Experience, the Director of Residential Life provides the oversight to the entire Residential Life program and the University’s conduct system.

Essential Job Functions

  • Supervision of Hall Director staff
  • Co-supervision of Administrative Assistant
  • Oversee conduct system.
    • Train Hall Director staff to adjudicate cases
    • Work with Student Conduct Review board and hearing panels to adjudicate cases
    • Serve as the advisor to the University Hearing Panel
    • Adjudicate administrative hearings for more serious conduct cases
  • Serve as an active member of SuccessNet student intervention team
  • Chair the Request to Live Off Campus exemption committee
  • Be on call for weekday emergency consolations with Hall Director staff
  • Serve in weekend duty rotation with other Student Experience Directors
  • Respond to campus emergencies when appropriate
  • Communicate on a regular basis with key constituents: Dean of Student Experience, Maintenance, Custodial Services, Athletics, Registrar, Student Financial Services, Student Experience Center Directors, Student Success Center, Admissions, Director of Public Relations, current students, parents of current students as well as perspective students
  • Communicate and coordinate various retention efforts on campus
  • Implement professional staff recruitment, selection, and hiring
  • Participate and present at New Student Orientation and Welcome Week
  • Present at Admissions recruiting events (perspective parents and students)
  • Plan and administer room renewal process
  • Orchestrate move in and move out dates for opening, closing, and break times
  • Oversee RA selection
  • Coordinate and facilitate evaluation process of RA and HD staff

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree required.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in Residential Life or higher education setting.
  • Must be highly self directed, well organized and comfortable with leading a department.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication and have solid public speaking ability.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to multitask and balance many projects at the same time.
  • Must be able to display strong judgment and critical thinking skills at all times of day or night.

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: Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends. This is a 12 month, full-time position.

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: Director of Grants & Sponsored Programs

Department: Institutional Effectiveness

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Quality & Success, the Director of Grants & Sponsored Programs manages and oversees the pursuit and implementation of external funding opportunities such as grants and sponsored programs, successfully securing and directing funds to support the mission and strategic priorities of the University.  The Director manages activities relating to grants and sponsored programs, establishes and oversees processes to ensure compliance with funder and federal standards, provides support to administration, faculty and staff leading grants, and provides resources and training to support a culture of effective grant management and research. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Grant Management:  Implement grant strategy to focus on institutional priorities and manage pre-award and post-award activities for grants as appropriate to ensure a centralized and consistent process and to achieve successful funding and execution of grants (30% of time)
    • Analyze grant prospects for project match and funding capacity
    • Formulate grant seeking strategy for prospective funders and collaborate with Institutional Effectiveness leadership to prioritize opportunities that best align with institutional priorities
    • Manage institutional grant activity and records, including submission data, denials, awards and reporting requirements in collaboration with the Budget Office
    • Coordinate pre-award activities including assisting administration, faculty and staff in the development, preparation and submission of grant proposals, ensuring that all applications meet funder and University guidelines and published deadlines, and collaborating with the Business Office on grant proposal budgets
    • Coordinate post-award activities including collaboration with the Business Office and grant leaders to establish financial accounting, tracking, evaluation and reporting of all grant activities in accordance with University and funder guidelines
  • Compliance:  Establish and implement processes to ensure compliance with all funder and federal standards to ensure success of existing grant programs and potential for future funding (30% of time)
    • Develop, recommend and implement policies and procedures for the administration of contracts and grants
    • Research and implement best practices to ensure compliance with federal standards
    • Maintain relationships with grant agencies and training to remain current on expectations for grant compliance
  • Editing, Research and Writing:  Support administration, faculty and staff writing grants with research, advice and editing of grant proposals which align with institutional priorities  (30% of time)
    • Provide research and editing support to faculty and staff writing grant proposals
    • Research and compile pertinent institutional information for priority projects
    • Write letters of inquiry and grant proposals for select opportunities
  • Training and Resources: Procure and disseminate resources and lead training opportunities for administration, faculty, staff and students to cultivate a culture of research which enhances the learning environment and heightens institutional success with grants and sponsored research (10% of time)
    • Conduct training programs to educate administration, faculty and staff on the policies and procedures for proposal development and grant administration
    • Promote external funding opportunities to faculty and staff
    • Manage and update all web pages related to grants on the university’s web site

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 3-5 years of successful experience in writing, planning and administering grants
  • Knowledge of federal compliance standards
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and team building skills
  • Trustworthiness when handling sensitive information
  • Capacity to function effectively in a multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment
  • Polished interpersonal communication skills and ability to collaborate with successfully with internal and external audiences
  • Strong client service outlook
  • Ability to sit for up to four hours, keyboard for extended periods, speak, write and hear English clearly

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 (40 hours per week), exempt position, 12-month position, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional deviations from this schedule will be necessary to complete responsibilities. Occasional travel will be required to funder and/or professional development 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.



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