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Position: Certified Athletic Trainer

Department: Athletics 

Campus: North Manchester Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Clinical certified athletic trainer 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. Assist with the supervision of athletic training students in a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Education (CAATE) approved undergraduate and graduate athletic training program by serving as a preceptor.  Primary coverage of the athletic training room in the fall overseeing men’s and women’s cross country, women’s tennis, and women’s golf, women’s basketball in the winter and indoor/outdoor track and field in the spring.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries suffered by student athletes representing Manchester University
  • Facilitate physician appointments and referrals
  • Oversee coverage of the athletic training room serving as the head athletic trainer for men’s and women’s cross country, women’s tennis, women’s golf-Fall Season
  • Lead athletic trainer for women’s basketball-Winter Season
  • Lead athletic trainer for men’s and women’s track and field teams-late winter/spring Season
  • Assist in overlap coverage, particularly in October and February
  • Team coverage for games (home and away) 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
  • Represent the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively
  • Attendance at athletic training staff meetings
  • Coordinate Pre-Participation physicals, administer baseline IMPACT testing, and injury documentation using SportsWare
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Athletic Trainer

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree required.
  • BOC Certified and Indiana Licensed.
  • Current BLS/CPR Certification for Health Care & Public Safety.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, ten (10) month exempt, salaried position.  Travel is required and includes flexible work hours, especially in-season.  M-F with weekends 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: Erforeman@manchester.edu

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



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:Web Coordinator

Department: Marketing 

Campus: North Manchester Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the director of marketing, the web coordinator manages the University website and oversees website design and development to align with the University’s marketing strategies and initiatives. This position will be closely aligned with Manchester’s Information Technology Services and will often work collaboratively with the Web Programmer.

Essential Job  Functions

Responsibilities of the web coordinator include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Leads the design, creation, development and maintenance of the University website in accordance with web standards and brand standards for messaging, graphics and photography style
  • Uses Sitefinity CMS to develop templates, master pages, web parts and widgets, and pages that are responsive and cross-browser and device compatible
  • Oversees the updating and maintenance of the entire site, delegating as appropriate
  • Oversees training of University personnel to use Sitefinity CMS to maintain web pages
  • Constructs effective systems that optimize web pages for Google Analytics, SEO, tracking and performance metrics
  • Works in collaboration with Marketing and Communications staff to create content and design that is in accordance with brand standards and messaging strategies
  • Works in collaboration with Information Technology Services staff to ensure effective and efficient functioning of the website
  • Works in collaboration with other University personnel to ensure that website content is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Participates actively in following current trends in web design and new development technologies and appropriate professional development activities related to web design, content and maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum of five years of experience in web design\development\management required
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Experience with Telerik Sitefinity or similar content management systems
  • Must have programming experience in HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Proficient in web design software, including Adobe Design Suite and Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Organized, accurate, self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to work with minimum supervision in a timely manner.
  • Trustworthy with knowledge of confidential University business data and can relate well to people from all areas, representing the University in a professional manner.
  • Working in a collegial and collaborative manner with colleagues, students and other customers

Work Schedule: This is a full time, 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 adjustments may be required.

Physical Demands: This position necessitates regular exposure to a computer monitor and sitting at a keyboard for extended periods of time. The employee must see, hear and speak clearly, negotiate several flights of stairs, and lift approximately 20 lbs.

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 ancoble@manchester.edu

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


Position: Director of Development

Department: Office of University Advancement

Campus: North Manchester Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Director of Development is a member of the University’s major gift fundraising team, and is responsible for generating annual, major and deferred gifts for the University.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Major donor identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship:  Manage a portfolio of major gift prospects. Work with the University’s  administrators, faculty, staff and designees to identify, cultivate and solicit major gift prospects (individuals, corporations and foundations) for priority goals of the University and provide stewardship in recognition of their philanthropy.
  • Strategic planning/campaign priorities: Develop and implement strategies to attain the University’s annual and campaign development goals.
  • Planned giving:  Develop and implement a planned giving marketing plan for the division. Work with donors on making planned and estate gifts to the university.
  • Moves management: Keep accurate and timely records implementing donor action steps for each assigned prospect and reporting on all donor visits. Correspond by face-to-face visits, mail, email and phone with donor prospects as part of the action step plan.
  • Travel, evening and weekend work: There will be extensive travel involved throughout an assigned territory. Occasional evenings and weekend work required. The director will be expected to maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Internal/External Relations: Work as an active and effective member of the development team in a collaborative and cooperative manner.  This would include but is not limited to attending staff meetings and professional training that would enhance the ability to reach University goals.
  • Confidentiality: Maintain all information in a highly confidential manner.

Qualifications:       

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred.
  • Experience in conducting successful personal solicitations for major gift fundraising.
  • Knowledge of planned giving techniques and vehicles 
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer proficiency in MS Office programs, email and internet use.
  • Experience in fundraising software helpful.

Work Schedule: This is a full time, exempt 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. 

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 ancoble@manchester.edu

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


Position: Director of Instructional Design

Campus: Fort Wayne Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Director of Instructional Design is an exempt twelve month staff position with the Pharmacy Program. The focus of the position is to maximize the use of instructional and educational technologies and assist in the design, development, implementation, and assessment of instructional strategies and methods by working collaboratively with faculty and administrators. Additionally, the designer supports faculty use of the learning management system and other instructional technologies to supplement classroom instruction.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maximize teaching and learning effectiveness at the College through evidence-based and appropriate instructional design and collaborative work with faculty.
  • Educate and mentor faculty on developing and implementing effective instructional and assessment strategies, through faculty workshops and face-to-face and virtual interactions.
  • Optimize use of instructional technology through faculty development and provision of basic troubleshooting support to faculty for use of the learning management system as well as other instructional technologies.
  • Collaboratively assess the effectiveness of instructional methods and strategies employed in the curriculum by assisting in the selection and development of instructional strategies and corresponding assessments.
  • Facilitate student academic success through education about the development of optimal learning and studying strategies.
  • Research published information on instructional topics, such as eLearning, to keep current on effective strategies and trends in instructional design.

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Participate in teaching where appropriate
  • Participate in relevant committees and task forces.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:

  • MS or MA in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Educational Technology, Education or directly related field
  • 2-4 years' related experience in academic learning environment. Preferably three (3) years of experience as an instructional designer preferably including experience providing front-line support for faculty using a learning management system
  • Demonstrated ability to maximize use of instructional technology tools and resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and employ instructional design strategies and pedagogical techniques to enhance classroom teaching and curricular development.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide basic troubleshooting support for faculty use of a learning management system and other instructional technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver training to individuals and groups in person and virtually. Exceptional English written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with instructional methodology assessment strategies.
  • This individual must have the ability to exhibit excellent customer service, integrity and confidentiality when working with both internal and external customers.

Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of instructional design theory and practice.
  • Ability to operate independently and employ solid decision-making skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships both internally and externally.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage time.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Works collaboratively in a team-based environment.

Work Schedule: Generally daytime hours, Monday through Friday. Occasional evenings and weekends.

To Apply: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and names and contact information of three references.

Preferred method of application: https://forms.manchester.edu/hr/apply/staff/

For more information, please contact Jennifer Henriksen, Pharm.D., Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
jahenriksen@manchester.edu
PH: 260-470-2740

Email questions regarding application to ancoble@manchester.edu

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



Position: Assistant Athletic Instructor – Volleyball

Department: Athletics

Campus: North Manchester Campus

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

Essential Job Functions

  • Teach, demonstrate and develop Volleyball 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 Volleyball 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 Volleyball 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 effort

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of Volleyball; 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 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.

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 ancoble@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 

Department: Student Success

Campus: North Manchester Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

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 of Career and Professional Development performs duties in three main areas 1) student services 2) employer relations 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. 

Employer Relations:

Build productive employer relationships and attract more companies to source Manchester students and alumni for full-time employment and foster greater interest in liberal arts graduates. Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts employer outreach meetings
  • Assists Director with the Employer Advisory Board
  • Coordinates/creates internship, externship and co-op programs
  • Collaborates with office staff in the creation and implementation of employer relations programming including: networking nights, employer site visits, and on-campus recruiting
  • Participate in community activities through local chambers of commerce, work groups, and leadership activities to expand the number, quality and diversity of professional opportunities available
  • Ensure that employer relations activities holistically represent the needs students on both the North Manchester and Fort Wayne campuses

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.

  • 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.

Additional Functions:

  • Participates in professional development opportunities and collaborations within Student Success and Student Experience.
  • Serves on various committees that relate and provide service to the Center for Student Success and the University.
  • Provide general administration and management of the department in absence of the Director.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree and 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.
 

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 as well as the Fort Wayne campus.

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 ancoble@manchester.edu

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


Position: Director of Academic Support and Disability Services

Department: Student Success

Campus: North Manchester Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

The Director of Academic Support serves as part of the Success Center leadership team and administers all academic support services and interventions.   The director develops and implements individualized learning strategies and programs for students at risk and students with learning and physical disabilities and other cognitive challenges.  The director provides educational approaches for academic intervention, act as liaison to faculty and department/division chairs, provide disability education and compliance regulation to faculty, provide resources and services for all students, implement and supervise the Student Success Program (SSP), peer-tutoring program, disability support services, co-facilitates SuccessNet, design and conduct relevant workshops and programs for students, teach a study-skills course, oversee the management and implementation of the Quick Start Transition summer programs, and serve on relevant committees.  The Director supervises Academic Support staff and is responsible for managing budgets for Academic Support and The Writing Center.

Essential Job Functions

  • Coordinate of the Student Success Program (SSP)
  • Serve as a secondary academic advisor to the students in the program
  • Promote self-efficacy with SSP students
  • Teach a study skills course in the fall semester for SSP students
  • Participate in Summer Orientation Days
  • Assist with fall orientation for new students
  • Serve on the following committees:
  • Retention Committee
  • Success Net Committee
  • Residential Living Appeals Committee
  • Oversee coordinating of the peer-tutoring program
  • Promote and market academic support services to students and faculty in conjunction with the Success Center
  • Provide consistent data analysis of departmental programs in order to evaluate program effectiveness and ensure the appropriate supports are available to students
  • Coordinate services for Student with Disabilities
  • Provide appropriate disability support services to eligible students on both North Manchester and Fort Wayne campuses
  • Provide support to university staff and faculty on both the North Manchester and Fort Wayne campuses related to disability support services for students
  • Proactively work and communicate with students and parents in securing appropriate learning/physical disability documentation
  • Review documentation to determine eligibility for services for students with disabilities
  • Determine accommodations for students with disability
  • Coordinate academic assessment for students with disabilities
  • Provide informal academic counseling for students with disabilities
  • Notify Residential Life, the Office of Financial Aid, Office of the Registrar, and the Business Office when accommodations affect those offices
  • Provide effective communication systems to all university faculty, staff, and administration regarding the current legal decisions pertaining to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504
  • Assist faculty and staff as needed regarding accommodations
  • Act as a liaison between the university and various community agencies
  • Meet with prospective students with disabilities and their families to explain resources and services

Secondary Functions

  • Co-facilitate the SuccessNet Program
  • Educate staff, faculty, and students about SuccessNet, its role, how to refer, and what to expect
  • Co-facilitate weekly meetings of SuccessNet team
  • Provide timely provision of follow up to the referral source for all referred students
  • Provide timely provision of interventions for referred students, which may include linking students with appropriate resources to assure success
  • Review, evaluate and analyze statistical data-reports for trends (completed at fall and spring semester end)
  • Oversee management of academic support and writing center
  • Maintain the Academic Support facilities
  • Prepare and monitor budgets and requisitions
  • Develop effective, collaboratively, working relationships with faculty and staff
  • Prepare activity reports

Oversee the management and implementation of the Quick Start Transition summer programs

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in the area of learning disabilities, psychology, counseling, education, educational therapy, special education, or related field
  • Minimum five years of experience in education
  • Must be able to read and interpret psychoeducational evaluations
  • Must have a knowledge and experience with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Must possess strong classroom and individual teaching skills
  • Must be able to work closely with a variety of people (faculty, staff, and students)
  • Must possess a high level of proficiency in word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, database, and desktop publishing principles and applications.  Microsoft Office experience and understanding required.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication for document composition and proofreading purposes and possess good oral communication skills
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Must possess the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Must be trustworthy with knowledge of confidential student information.

Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt, staff position with a regular work schedule that will include occasional evening hours and weekend responsibilities.  Regular travel to the Fort Wayne campus will be required as well as other occasional travel.

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 ancoble@manchester.edu

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



Position: Employment Coordinator

Department: Human Resources 

Campus: North Manchester Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

The Employment Coordinator leads the recruiting and on-boarding process for all employees and student employees. This individual will be the first point of contact for candidates and must represent Manchester University in the highest regard, exhibiting a high level of professionalism in all interactions and communications.  She/he will also provide administrative support to the human resources team as needed including record keeping, file maintenance and HRIS entry.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coordinate and enhance the full-cycle recruitment process and new employee orientation/on-boarding processes.
    • Regular employees:
      • Maintain Position Descriptions for all faculty and staff positions
      • Prepare job postings and maintain the Manchester University “Careers” web-page
      • Attend/host job fairs to promote employment at Manchester University
      • Place advertisements in newspapers, trade publications and web-sites as determined with the hiring manager
      • Process and upload applicant information into the applicant database
      • Coordinate applicant information for the search committee and hiring manager
      • Correspond with applicants as needed and send applicant declination letters
  • Student employees:
    • Educate student supervisors on student employment policies, practices and procedures
    • Maintain the Student Employee handbook
    • Maintain job openings on the Spartan Jobs web-site
    • Process applications and respond to student applicants
    • Assist students in completing new employment paperwork
    • Provide training for students on using EZLabor
    • Enter and maintain all student employee data in HRIS systems
      • Manage adjunct faculty contracts, orientation, EZLabor training, supplemental pay and hours tracking for PPACA reporting.
      • Manage the on-boarding process for all new employees:
        • Prepare offer letters in coordination with the Hiring Manager and HR Leadership
        • Complete and review all pre-screening requirements and background checks
        • Facilitate and coordinate new hire orientation
        • Collect new hire paperwork, complete orientation checklists and lead campus tours
        • Facilitate and coordinate 90 day ‘Success Check’ with new employees
  • Prepare and send all new hire announcements following the new hire announcement guidelines.
  • Update organizational charts and post updates to the Manchester University intranet weekly.
  • Maintain HR Metrics for recruitment, student employment and on-boarding.
  • Assist with all employee payroll processing; i.e. supervisor approvals, reviewing reports and grids.
  • Provide data to external customers for employment verifications.
  • Manage the contractor/non-employee process to include completing of background checks.
  • Promote and track participation in our performance management system.
  • Serve as a customer service point of contact for all disciplines within Human Resources.

Qualifications:

              • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related discipline.
              • 1 – 3 years’ experience in human resources, recruiting or related role.
              • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office Suite and HRIS software, preferably ADP and Colleague. 
              • Experience writing reports and business correspondence. 
              • Experience facilitating training programs and public speaking.
              • This individual must have the ability to exhibit excellent customer service, integrity and confidentiality when working with both internal and external customers.
              • Ability to make sound decisions and operate with minimal supervision.
              • Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships both internally and externally.
              • Ability to influence, communicate, respond and provide support at all levels of the organization.
              • Strong time management, detail orientation and organizational skills.
              • Knowledge of human resources concepts, practices and procedures.
              • Knowledge of adult learning theory and/or workforce development.
              • Works collaboratively in a team-based environment.

              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: Web Programmer

               Department: Office of Information Technology

              Reporting to the Web Programming Team Leader while also responsible to the Director of Marketing, the web programmer performs a variety of Internet and web programming functions for the University.  The web programmer works closely with Marketing’s web coordinator.

               Essential Job Functions

              Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

              • Complete web-related design and implementation tasks as prescribed by the Director of Marketing.
              • Identify, justify, design, code, and test program applications to meet the needs of the University departments including Marketing. 
                • Support current web pages/applications for the University web sites, including Telerik Sitefinity and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.
                • Support and help develop electronic forms in order to integrate as many University processes as possible.
                • Attend meetings to provide insight and technical information regarding web and portal functionality.
                • Ensure that all system modifications conform to the University’s self-audit policies.
                • Maintain and expand skill set to include new development technologies.
                • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

              Qualifications:

              • Bachelor’s degree in computer science preferred.  High school diploma required.
              • Minimum of three to five years web programming experience required.
              • Experience with Telerik Sitefinity and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server preferred.
              • SQL database knowledge required with Microsoft SQL Server preferred.
              • Must have programming experience in HTML, JavaScript, CSS, ASP.NET, C#, and VB.NET.
              • Should have experience configuring IIS and the ability to maintain a Windows server running IIS.
              • Should have experience developing web sites based on current W3C standards.  All sites should be Section 508 accessible.
              • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products – specifically Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access.
              • Must be capable of producing quality technical documentation for archival and training purposes.
              • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential.  Must represent the Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism.
              • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
              • Must possess the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
              • Must be trustworthy with knowledge of confidential University business data.
              • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
              • Must be able to flex work schedule to meet occasional demands of the University ITS operations.
              • Must be able to type in a professional manner and at a professional speed.

               Work Schedule: This is a full time, exempt position. Forty (40) hours per week (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM M-F) will be the general rule but scheduling flexibility is important.  There will be times per month when the normal job requirements will require early morning or late night hours.  Depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours or workday schedule changes may be required occasionally.

              What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

              To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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

              E-mail questions to krjohnson@manchester.edu

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


               Position: Environmental Studies Grants Coordinator

              Department: Biology

              Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Environmental Studies Grants Coordinator is a non-exempt twelve month staff position supporting the Environmental Studies Program and Biology Department at Manchester University.  The focus of the grant funded position is to assist in the administrative coordination and management of extramurally funded grants through Sate and Federal Agencies as well as non-profit organizations. This position will require collaborative work with faculty, students and administrators.  The grants range from a dam removal project funded through the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service to the Upper Middle Eel River Initiative through Indiana Department of Environmental Management Section 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution Program.

               Essential Job Functions:

              •  In collaboration with Program Director, Environmental Studies, ensure compliance with the standard operating procedures for the submission, approval, management and reporting of grants at Manchester University.
              • Serve as project manager for the grants obtained by the Environmental Studies Program and Biology Departments at Manchester University.
              • Under the direction of the Program Director, Environmental Studies, order supplies, request purchase orders, submit requests for reimbursements, and complete monthly purchase card reports.
              • Prepare required reports for signature by investigators and student workers.
              • If appropriate, manage and approve timecards for student employees.
              • In collaboration with Program Director, provide administrative support to prepare required grant reports.
              • Plan, market, and execute a cost-share program with local agricultural producers within the Beargrass watershed.
              • Provide collaborative leadership with grant management to insure compliance with all parts of grant requirements and permitting.  This will include collecting ecological data as necessary, grant budget management, and assisting to provide deliverables.

               Qualifications:

              • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
              • Ability to operate independently and employ solid decision-making skills.
              • Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships both internally and externally.
              • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage time.
              • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
              • Works collaboratively in a team-based environment.

              Work Schedule: This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Weekends and evenings as necessary.

              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 Physical Plant, Grounds and Custodial Services

              Department: Maintenance

              Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Vice President of Finance/CBO, the Director of Physical Plant, Grounds and Custodial Services is responsible the following functions:

              Essential Job Functions

              • Manage the operations, cleaning and general maintenance of all buildings and grounds for both Campuses.
              • Oversee and manage the physical plant equipment used on both campuses
              • Ensure that all mechanical systems on the campuses are functioning properly and efficiently
              • Oversee the planning and efficient use of staff and provide direction to the physical plant and grounds staff including consultation with external technical vendors as required.
              • Oversee and manage the physical plant and grounds budget for the University with an eye toward energy conservation and operating efficiencies
              • Oversee material and supply budgets for assigned areas of responsibility including EPA and OSHA requirements
              • Budget for and oversee deferred maintenance required and plan for programs addressing deferred maintenance
              • Develop and manage energy and conservation  programs  for the Campuses
              • Manage internal (special) projects as assigned
              • Assist in the development of and implementation of Campus Master plans
              • Purchase Energy commodities as appropriate. (Natural Gas)

               

              Qualifications:

              • Bachelor’s Degree in related building operations discipline or equivalent experience in such operations
              • Minimum five years in related building or contract trades with management experience
              • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail-oriented and comfortable working with minimal supervision
              • Must be able to complete tasks within required time and financial constraints
              • Must be trustworthy with knowledge of confidential University information
              • Must be able to work occasional overtime to meet deadlines
              • Must possess outstanding interpersonal skills, both written and oral.  Professional appearance and interaction with all customers (internal and external) is essential. 
              • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment
                • Must possess the ability to multi-task especially within the constraints of the above described responsibilities

              Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position with hours that may include some 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 krjohnson@manchester.edu

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