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Position: Chief Business Officer

Department: Office of the President 

Campus: North Manchester Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Chief Business Officer will serve as the lead finance and business officer for the University, responsible for the institution’s financial well-being. The incumbent will be a strategic partner to the President and a member of the President’s Cabinet.  This individual will provide leadership within financial services, student financial services, physical plant/facilitates operations, information technology services and auxiliary services.

Essential Job Functions

  • In conjunction with the President and Cabinet, develop strategic priorities and plans to fulfill the University’s mission and vision. 
  • Provide vision and leadership in maintaining and achieving the University’s strategic priorities and plan for all facilities, capital projects, audits, procurement, and budget development.
  • Offer the President and Board of Trustees counsel on what is needed to appropriately shape institutional investment strategies/policies and long range financial planning/policies.
  • Lead the development, implementation and evaluation of short, mid and long range operational plans and goals for finance and operations in support of the University’s strategic plan.
  • Monitor, report and make suggestions to assure the financial  sustainability and viability of the University.
    • Develop, implement and administer programs, processes and procedures to improve financial operations, and 
    • Develop, implement and administer programs, processes and procedures to mitigate financial risks to the institution.
  • Provide leadership over all business and financial operations, including:
    • Finance (accounting, payroll and budgeting);
    • Student financial services;
    • Plant operations, maintenance, purchasing;
    • Information technology services;
    • Food services; and
    • Auxiliary services (campus store and conference services).
  • Ensure compliance with Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) accounting principles and other applicable and externally-mandated governance, policies, guidelines and laws.
  • Serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet.
  • Serve as treasurer of the Board of Trustees.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree and/or CPA preferred.
  • Ten to fifteen years’ experience in finance with at least five years in a senior level leadership role; experience in higher education or non-profit organizations preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience leading change in a growing organization.
    • Experience successfully implementing major change initiatives
    • Experience successfully working with a major change initiative cross-functionally
  • Advanced computer skills within Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel; experience working with ADP and Colleague preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Highly organized, detail oriented, analytical, motivated, energetic, self-directed, flexible, assertive, proactive, and comfortable completing tasks with minimal direct supervision.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, service providers, community members, and educational partners.
  • Ability to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Commitment to represent Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity.
  • Must be trustworthy with knowledge of confidential University information.
  • Must be able to work extended hours to meet occasional seasonal demands of the office.

Work Schedule: Typically working 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 or workday schedule changes may be required.

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/

Email questions to alpursch@manchester.edu

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


Position: Assistant Football Coach (Offense) 

Department: Athletics 

Campus: North Manchester 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: To assist in the coaching and recruitment of student-athletes in the Manchester University Football program.  Ideal candidate will coach an offensive position. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coach a designated position assigned by HFC and OC
  • Eligibility, including:
    • Help HFC furnishes a list of team members for eligibility clarification before preseason, after preseason and at the end of the year.
    • Help HFC Monitors student-athletes’ eligibility during season.
      • Works with the Student Success Center to coordinate support for student-athletes.
  • Recruiting, including:
    • Recruit student-athletes in assigned recruiting area
    • Recruitment of student-athletes with a commitment to academic success.
    • Help coordinate athletic recruiting efforts with assistant coaching staff and admissions counselors.
    • Provide an annual recruitment plan to HFC for their specific recruiting area.
    • Report on the recruitment plan to HFC.
  • Retention, including:
    • Work with the HFC to establish retention programs and retention rates for his position group and the football program.
    • Improve the retention rate for the football program.
    • Help HFC Track retention rates within the football program.
      • Benchmark internally, within the University, and
      • Externally, with other NCAA Division III schools.
    • Report on retention progress for the football program.
  • Coaching, Scheduling and Team Management, including:
    • Determine goals and objectives for position group within the philosophy of the institution and football program. 
    • Organize and conduct practice sessions.
    • Insure appropriate safety precautions during practice, games and team travel.
    • Cooperation with the Athletic Training staff
    • Work with Director of Athletics on field or court preparations and insure facilities are set up.
    • Establish guidelines for proper conduct of student-athletes within position group.
    • Recommend student-athletes for awards.
    • Provide adequate feedback and evaluation to student-athletes as to potential, progress, and performance.
    • Responsible for driving University owned vehicles to away competitions.
    • Complete reports as required in for the athletic department. 

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Strength and Conditioning coach for football program. Design and implement.
  • Additional duties assigned by HFC or Athletic Director
  • Teach up to 6 Hours in ESAT Department or based on area of expertise
  • Willingness to enhance professional growth by attending clinics and workshops as well as belonging to national and state coaching associations.
  • Ability to represent the Athletic Department in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to abide by the rules for the sport of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University at all times.
  • Ability to attend athletic staff meetings, mandatory student-athlete programs, admissions events, sports banquets and athletic fundraising activities.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively. 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred, bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Experience in NCAA Division III athletics preferred, as a coach or student-athlete. 
  • Successful completion of the NCAA Division III Rules Test.
  • CPR/AED First Aid Certification required (available on-site).
  • 3 to 5 years collegiate coaching experience.
  • Proficient in the use of Front Rush recruiting software and Hudl
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, and Power Point software 

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position.  This is a twelve (12) month position.  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 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 - Football 

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 Football program. 

Essential Job Functions:

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

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Director of Athletics.
  • Coordinate team service projects
  • Coordinate team fundraising efforts 

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of Football; 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 that 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.