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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: Admissions Counselor

Department: Recruiting

Campus: North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

The Admissions Counselor has primary responsibility for one-to-one recruitment of prospective students. The Admissions Counselor will also be responsible for overall development and management of the program’s inquiry pool, conversion of inquiry to applicant, applicant to admit, admit to deposit, and deposit to confirm in adherence to specific goals set by the Director of Admissions and the Associate Director for Recruitment.  This individual will be expected to adhere to and contribute to the University and Admissions mission and vision statements and delivery of professional, personal service.

Essential Job Functions

Off-campus:

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

On-campus:

  • Correspond to applicants within the program through email and handwritten notes.
  • Act as a liaison to incoming students.
  • Meet with prospective students and their families on campus.
  • Give campus tours as needed.
  • Participate in on-campus recruiting events

Telemarketing:

  • Make outgoing calls to inquiries from the program to determine the interest level in Manchester University.
  • Make outgoing calls to applicants from the program to discuss their next steps in the process, their financial aid package, and determine their interest level in Manchester University,

Application Processing:

  • Receive, evaluate and process applications from the program, and communicate with applicants on all steps necessary to complete the application process.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two or more years’ experience recruiting, preferably with focus in
    • transfer student programs, and/or
    • diversity and multi-culturalism programs.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, travel extensively, read maps and have reliable transportation.
  • Must have the capacity to be flexible, assertive, intuitive, patient, personable, and empathetic.
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office Suite.
  • Multi-lingual and/or Bi-lingual preferred, preferably in Spanish.

 Qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships both internally and externally.
  • Ability to influence, communicate, respond and interact with a wide array of individuals.
  • Strong time management, detail orientation and organizational skills.
  • Solid sense of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-based environment.

Work Schedule: This is a full time, 12-month, exempt, staff position.  The hours per week will vary depending on the recruiting cycle; however, they are generally forty (40) to fifty (50) hours.  Evening and weekend hours are required at specific times in the recruiting cycle.  
What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:
Preferred method of application: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

E-mail questions to jnsteele@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

Campus: North Manchester Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: To maintain and repair buildings on the North Manchester and Fort Wayne Campuses. This position reports to the Project Manager/Trade Supervisor.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintain University buildings
  • General construction for special projects
  • Basic plumbing repair
  • Basic electrical repair
  • Basic carpentry repair
  • Preventative maintenance on buildings and systems

Qualifications:

  • High School education or equivalency
  • Driver’s license
  • Intermediate carpentry skills
  • Intermediate painting skills
  • Basic plumbing skills
  • Basic electrical skills
  • Ability to work with students, faculty, outside customers, and outside contractors
  • Knowledge of power tools, man lifts, and fork lifts
  • Significant construction experience preferred
  • 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, non-exempt position. Forty (40) hours per week will be the general rule. However, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours of workday schedule 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 jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Peace Studies Coordinator  

Department: Peace Studies 

Campus: North Manchester 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Serve as the coordinator of the peace studies program, reporting to the director.  This is a one-year appointment with the possibility for a one-year renewal.   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Organize and manage campus activities and special events
  • Develop and provide leadership for participation in off-campus conferences and other gatherings in support of peace and justice
  • Provide clerical support for University committees related to the Peace Studies Institute; supervise student workers; maintain social media and web-based publications
  • Assist select student-led organizations, and mentor students to develop skills related to peace and justice work
  • Represent the peace studies program to prospective students and audiences in the broader community 

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Assist peace studies faculty in academic-related responsibilities such as grading exams and recording grades 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the pursuit of peace and justice
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Previous experience in campus organizing and activism is desirable
  • Residence at Peace House (rent partially subsidized by the peace studies program) is desirable 

Work Schedule: This position is full-time during the academic year and part-time during the summer months. The coordinator may receive unpaid time off when classes are in recess. The coordinator is expected to use a standard Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm schedule, although some variations of schedule will be required. The position requires limited travel and some weekend commitments. 

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: Building Systems and Automation Manager 

Department: Facilities Operations 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: To manage and maintain the automated building systems on the North Manchester and Fort Wayne Campuses. 

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

  • Install and program energy management systems
  • Monitor automated alarms and communicate with trades on any necessary maintenance
  • Manage energy use by carefully programming used spaces
  • Manage energy costs by continually working to minimize waste in system operations
  • Gather, organize, and analyze utility data
  • Advise director on utility budgeting
  • Engineer and propose system expansion
  • Communicate with customers and outside contractors
  • Manage emergency backup power systems (generators)
  • Daily work orders
  • Provide backup for card reader programmer, security camera systems, and work order system
  • Assist trades as needed
  • Attend weekly supervisor staff meetings
  • Assist ITS with data installation
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Pager duty 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency.  Post-secondary education/degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum three to five years of experience
  • Basic knowledge of computers, including software for word processing, email capabilities, telephone, copier/fax and Excel spreadsheets
  • Basic computer programming knowledge
  • 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, non-exempt position. Forty (40) hours per week (7:00 A.M.-4:00 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: 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.