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Position: Director of Academic Advising and Student Success

Department: Student Success Center: Advising

Campus: North Manchester 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Dean for Student Success the Director of Academic Advising and Student Success provides vision and oversight for all academic advising processes and practices at the University, including but not limited to, development and execution of a holistic advising model, faculty and staff training, student advising at orientation, and evaluation of advising processes. The successful candidate in this position will be responsible for working directly with special populations of students such as first year students, transfer students, undecided students with undeclared majors, at-risk, and academic probationary students; and participate in several aspects of the early alert/ warning referral system campus wide.

Essential Job Functions: Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for planning, directing and evaluating a comprehensive academic advisement program in coordination with academic deans, program chairs, faculty advisors, athletics, student experience, student success, first year experience, institutional research, Registrar, Student Financial Services, and all other relevant departments.
  • Responsible for development, implementation and assessment of academic advising goals in conjunction with Dean of Student Success
  • Compile and present reports, proposals and recommendations related to advising
  • Design and implement effective and ongoing training programs for faculty advisors to ensure outstanding and consistent academic advising services to students
  • Provides updated information regarding students’ academic performance throughout the semester to academic advisors, coaches, and Academic Support Services
  • Serve as an academic advisor/success coach to specific at-risk student groups, undeclared and transfer students
  • Assist students in selecting and declaring an academic major.
  • Teach and empower student to keep their class schedule in line with their graduation requirements
  • Develop advising system to monitor the academic progress of undeclared students, transfers, and at-risk students using existing and new technology databases.
  • Assist Registrar with assigning students to faculty advisors once major is declared.
  • Coordinate with Success Net team, relevant departments and advisors to the use and evaluate early alert interventions and processes.
  • Work collaboratively with Director of Academic Support and Director of Career and Professional Development to ensure appropriate programs and services are provided to undeclared and at-risk student groups.
  • Serve as liaison to the Academic Standards Committee and coordinate all necessary student outreach in compliance with academic standards policy
  • Work collaboratively with Director of Orientation to develop a college-wide pre-registration process using faculty and staff resources.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate athletics liaison program to enhance advising and academic support for student athletes.
  • Plan and execute peer academic success coaching program
  • Employ, supervise, and instruct the peer academic success coach team
  • Coordinates the Exit Interview & Withdrawal processes, and gathers retention-related data
  • Interpret academic policies and procedures to students, faculty, staff, and other interested parties. Receives requests from students seeking exceptions to policies.
  • Ability to understand and act within Manchester policies and academic standards as well as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).
  • Follow professional standards (presently NACADA and Council for the Advancement of Standards) for academic advising and for establishing best practices.

 Secondary Job Functions

  • Attend Student Success Center, All Staff, and Retention Committee meetings.
  • Serve on designated committees that are designed to support the needs of students related to academic advising
  • Maintain professional memberships as appropriate.
  • Assumes other duties as assigned by the Dean of Student Success.

 Qualifications:

  • A minimum of Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree with commensurate experience required
  • Experience in higher education or position involving academic advising or counseling
  • Strong student-focused outlook
  • High degree of computer proficiency required, including academic advising software, software for word processing, email capabilities, access Datatel for student information, calculator to calculate GPA and GPA in the major, telephone, copier/fax and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication for document composition and proofreading purposes and possess polished oral communication skills and telephone etiquette.
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential.
  • 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. 
  • Confidentiality is a must.
  • 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 seasonal demands of workload.
  • The abilities to lift approximately 20 lbs.; hear and speak clearly; sit for up to 8 hours per day; and keyboard for extended periods are all essential qualifications for this position.

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 the project cycles and workflow demands of the department, 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 jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Custodian (second shift)

Department: Custodial Services

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Custodians will be responsible for cleaning, light maintenance and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure all University facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Clean and service restrooms, toilets, showers, water fountains, kitchen areas, laundry rooms, computer labs, study rooms, lounge areas, lobby areas, offices and elevators
  • Clean and maintain floors and stairs
  • Trash removal and container maintenance
  • Maintain entrances and including snow removal up to main walk way
  • Open facilities-weekdays
  • Clean classrooms and offices
  • Clean windows, vents and walls
  • Dusting
  • Changing light bulbs

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Ability to interact well with a wide variety of people
  • Team and customer service oriented
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Self-reliant
  • Basic computer 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, non-exempt position.  Forty work hours per week will be the general rule.  However, depending on the business needs of the University, additional hours 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: https://forms.manchester.edu/hr/apply/staff/

E-mail questions to jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Custodian (second shift)

Department: Custodial Supervisor

Campus: Fort Wayne Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Custodians will be responsible for cleaning, light maintenance and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure the facility’s needs are maintained in a manner consistent with the healthy, safe and sanitary expectations of the University.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Clean and service restrooms, toilets, showers, water fountains, kitchen areas, laundry rooms, computer labs, study rooms, classrooms, lounge areas, lobby areas, conference rooms, auditoriums, offices, stairs and elevators
  • Clean and maintain floors and stairs
  • Trash removal and container maintenance
  • Maintain entrances and including snow removal up to main walk way
  • Open facilities-weekdays
  • Clean windows, vents and walls
  • Dusting
  • Manage light duty work orders
  • Help with scheduled events including setup/cleanup needs
  • Changing light bulbs

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Ability to interact well with a wide variety of people
  • Team and customer service oriented
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Self-reliant
  • Basic computer skills

Work Schedule: This is a full time, non-exempt position.  Forty work hours per week will be the general rule.  However, depending on the University’s scheduled, additional hours may be required, including evenings 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 and completed employment application to:

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

E-mail questions to jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Assistant Athletic Instructor - Wrestling

Department: Athletics

Campus: North Manchester

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

Essential Job Functions:

  •  Teach, demonstrate and develop wrestling 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 wrestling 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 wrestling for 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 wrestling; previous coaching preferred
  • Certification in CPR w/AED & First Aid.
  • Appropriate Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position. This is a nine (9) month position, 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 jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Assistant Athletic Instructor – Track and Field 

Department: Athletics 

Campus: North Manchester 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reports to the Director of Cross Country and Track and Field is responsible for instructing and assisting with all aspects of the Track and Field program. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach, demonstrate and develop Track and Field 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 Track and Field 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 Track and Field 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. 

Secondary Job Functions:  

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Cross Country and Track and Field and Director of Athletics.
  • Coordinate team service projects
  • Coordinate team fundraising efforts 

Qualifications:

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

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position. This is a nine (9) month position and will 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 jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Aurora Advisor 

Department: Alumni Relations 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Aurora Advisor is responsible for overseeing the development, production and distribution of the online Aurora yearbook for the Office of University Advancement.  Reports to the Director of Alumni Relations.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Recruit editors and student staff
  • Advise students in all aspects of the yearbook: theme creation, design, photography, and writing  
  • Advise students in promoting the yearbook on campus
  • Monitor student work hours
  • Manage and develop a yearly budget
  • Supervise editor internships in conjunction with an academic department (Communications)
  • Attend weekly yearbook meetings with yearbook staff
  • Meet bi-weekly with Director of Alumni Relations
  • Proofread and upload the final product
  • Contact students, faculty and staff when yearbook is available to be viewed online
  • Distribute yearbook to essential identified offices 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor degree and/or extensive experience in yearbook development and/or graphic design.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with personal computers, including publishing software Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, as well as Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrate ability to use printers, copiers, and telephones.
  • Must be self-starter/self-motivated, well-organized, detail-oriented and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be proficient in written and oral communication 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 possess the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple activities simultaneously while completing tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Must be trustworthy.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Must be personable, patient, flexible, reliable and able to manage interruptions.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines for yearbook completion each year.   

Work Schedule: This is a part-time paid hourly 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 jnsteele@manchester.edu

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