Staff Openings at MU


 

Position: Alcohol and Drug Prevention Coordinator/Academic Support Retention Liaison

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a shared full time position.  Under the supervision of the Director of Counseling Services provide leadership and coordination of a campus and community wide alcohol and other drugs (AOD) prevention which includes but is not limited to coordination and management of brief intervention services for student conduct referrals and implementation of evidence-based public health prevention strategies on campus.  

Under the supervision of the Director of Academic Support provide leadership and suitable interventions to support the transition, academic achievement, and persistence of students with emphasis on student athletes, students on academic probation, and students referred for attendance issues.  Additional responsibilities include assisting with the Summer Bridge Transition to College Program and the coordination of academic support services for Limited English Proficient (LEP) students.

The Alcohol and Drug Prevention Coordinator/Academic Support Retention Liaison will provide specific support services and resources which include, but are not limited to:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Delivery and management of individual substance evaluation (ISE) and on line intervention program.
  • Chair and provide leadership for the Alcohol and Drug Prevention Committee.
  • Work collaboratively with the community through participation in AACTION (Against Alcohol, Controlled substances, and Tobacco In Our Neighborhoods); write and complete monthly reports on annual grant.
  • Plan and coordinate, including securing funding, for annual alcohol awareness/education program
  • Hiring and supervision of CHOICES student workers and planned activities/events/programming..
  • First year student outreach.
  • Indiana Collegiate Action Network (ICAN)
  • Participate in weekly counseling team meetings
  • Secure and manage grant funding.
  • Maintain confidential student files

Academic Support Retention Liaison:

  • One-on-one student academic support advising
  • Workshop presentations on time management, study skills development, test-taking strategies, and others as needed
  • Student connectivity initiatives with the Athletic Department, Residential Life, and Multicultural Affairs
  • Collection and evaluation of data regarding students’ progress, which is provided to supervisor and administrators

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Marketing of counseling services which includes assuring maintenance and updating of counseling services website
  • Coordinate with student groups and/or faculty/staff for prevention efforts in related/overlapping areas, i.e. sexual assault, violence prevention
  • Assist in providing and/or arranging for training/education for staff, faculty, and/or students regarding alcohol and other drugs
  • Provide crisis intervention, as needed
  • Work with faculty to help on specific assignments
  • Serve on university college committees as assigned
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Participate in staff development and in-service training programs as appropriate

Qualifications:   

  • Master’s degree, especially in areas of student affairs, education, counseling, social work, psychology or closely related field.
  • Familiarity with environmental management strategies and evidence-based practices for prevention of abuse of alcohol and other drugs in a university setting.                  
  • Prefer experience working with alcohol and other drug related programs, policies or service delivery.
  • Demonstrated experience in event planning and facilitation.
  • Demonstrated experience or understanding of current approaches in student success, transition, and retention programming and research.
  • Experience working with ADA and Section 504 Guidelines preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with Limited English Proficient (LEP) students preferred but not required. 
  • Evidence of experience working with and being committed to a diverse community.
  • Effective interpersonal skills including active listening and problem solving; preferred knowledge of motivational interviewing skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to details.
  • Experience with public speaking and customer service
  • Ability to multitask and coordinate multiple program activities while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Computer literate; proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

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.

Work Schedule: 10 month position (August 1 – May 31): summer hours required for participation in First Year student summer orientation in June (4 days). This is a full-time, exempt position with a work schedule which will occasionally include evening and weekend hours. 

To Apply:   Please submit a cover letter, resume and application at: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

Email questions to hr@manchester.edu

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

Date posted: 04/09/2014


 

Position: Head Women’s Volleyball Coach/Instructional Staff

Manchester University is seeking applications for the position of Head Women’s Volleyball Coach/Instructional Staff. The position is a full-time assignment, reporting to the Director of Athletics and ESS Department Chair. The successful candidate will also be assigned additional responsibilities based on qualifications and experience.

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The head volleyball coach will manage and administer all aspects necessary in promoting and directing a successful women’s volleyball program. Responsibilities include conducting practices, game coaching, scheduling, team travel, budget management, hiring and supervising assistant coaches, recruiting qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic progress, fund-raising, and public relations.   

Responsibilities will also include teaching in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, depending on academic background and area of expertise.  A master’s degree is required to teach in the preferred areas of fitness and exercise prescription or sport management (facility management and sport finance).   Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree will be assigned to teach physical activity courses in the CORE curriculum.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Organizing and conducting practices during the traditional and non-traditional (where applicable) seasons
  • Game coaching
  • Scheduling
  • Coordinating team travel
  • Budget Management
  • Hiring and supervising assistant coaches
  • Recruiting qualified student-athletes
  • Monitoring academic progress of student-athletes
  • Fund-raising for special team trips
  • Internal/External relations: Work as an active and effective member of the athletic department in a collaborative and cooperative manner.  This includes, but is not limited to, attending staff meetings and professional training opportunities.
  • Travel, evening and weekend work are required as part of in-season and recruiting responsibilities.
  • Teaching as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
  • Previous experience as a college coach or student-athlete
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer proficiency in MS Office programs, e-mail and internet use

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

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 19 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 exempt position. Hours will include evenings and weekends.

To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and starting dates are negotiable. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Inquiries and nominations also are welcome. These materials should be sent to:

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

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


 

Position: Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach/Instructional Staff

Manchester University is seeking applications for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach/Instructional Staff. The position is a full-time assignment, reporting to the Director of Athletics and ESS Department Chair. The successful candidate will also be assigned additional responsibilities based on qualifications and experience.

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The head Men’s and Women’s Swimming coach will manage and administer all aspects necessary in promoting and directing a successful Men’s and Women’s Swimming program. Responsibilities include conducting practices, game coaching, scheduling, team travel, budget management, hiring and supervising assistant coaches, recruiting qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic progress, fund-raising, and public relations.

Responsibilities will also include teaching in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, depending on academic background and area of expertise.  A master’s degree is required to teach in the preferred areas of fitness and exercise prescription or sport management (facility management and sport finance).   Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree will be assigned to teach physical activity courses in the CORE curriculum.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Organizing and conducting practices during the traditional and non-traditional (where applicable) seasons
  • Game coaching
  • Scheduling
  • Coordinating team travel
  • Budget Management
  • Hiring and supervising assistant coaches
  • Recruiting qualified student-athletes
  • Monitoring academic progress of student-athletes
  • Fund-raising for special team trips
  • Internal/External relations: Work as an active and effective member of the athletic department in a collaborative and cooperative manner.  This includes, but is not limited to, attending staff meetings and professional training opportunities.
  • Travel, evening and weekend work are required as part of in-season and recruiting responsibilities.
  • Teaching as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
  • Previous experience as a college coach or student-athlete
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer proficiency in MS Office programs, e-mail and internet use

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

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 19 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 exempt position. Hours will include evenings and weekends.

To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and starting dates are negotiable. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references. Inquiries and nominations also are welcome. These materials should be sent to:

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

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


Position: Campus Safety Officer

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Sergeants of Campus Safety, the officer serves as an official of the University, and is responsible for the enforcement of University policies, and regulations.  The officer provides security to members of the campus community and the physical plant of the University, and responds with appropriate action during emergencies.

Essential Job Functions

  • Patrol the campus and respond with appropriate action in the event of fire, emergency weather conditions, or crimes against persons or property.
  • Assist the sergeants in maintaining liaison between emergency-service providers (police, fire, ambulance services, etc.) and the University.
  • Report violations of laws, University policies, and safety and security hazards to the sergeants.
  • Conduct investigations of crimes and incidents, and complete the required reports.
  • Assist crime victims through the reporting process, and in connecting with the appropriate resources.
  • Maintain security of all University buildings by checking, securing, opening, and closing buildings according to a schedule provided by the sergeants and other University officials.
  • Provide information to campus visitors upon request.
  • Monitor campus parking areas and roadways, and enforce traffic/parking regulations by issuing tickets, and/or booting/towing vehicles.
  • Provide traffic direction during University events and programs.
  • Provide escort services when requested.
  • Provide unlock services for classrooms, offices and apartments, upon request.
  • Assist motorists with jump starts, unlocks, and/or referrals to locksmiths or tow services when requested.
  • Maintain and update crime and fire logs, and produce a patrol report for each shift.

Secondary Job Functions

  • Assist in training new safety staff, under the supervision of the sergeants.
  • Assist with the supervision and scheduling of student staff.
  • Assist with programming and training needs for resident and commuter students, and for University employees.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Sergeants of Campus Safety.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, some college education preferred.
  • Experience in law enforcement, EMS or safety and security strongly preferred.
  • Must possess a current driver’s license, with a good driver’s record.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the use of a police radio.
  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, with a focus on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Must possess word processing skills and a level of proficiency in the use of computers.  Microsoft Office experience and understanding required.
  • Must be highly proficient in verbal and written communications, and possess public speaking abilities to assist with programs.
  • 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 be highly self directed, well organized, detail oriented, and able to complete tasks with a minimum degree of supervision.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact and work with students, parents, employees, and visitors.
  • Must possess good judgment in decision making, and a general understanding of how to respond to a variety of difficult situations.
  • Must be able to respect confidential information, and not to share it inappropriately.
  • 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.

Other Qualifications (Must be completed within one (1) year of appointment)

  • Certified in standard 1st aid, CPR, AED and blood borne pathogens.
  • Certified in NIMS courses:  IS100 and IS700.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of constitutional law, criminal and traffic codes, University policies, and department policies and procedures.
  • Attend and pass the INCLEA Campus Protection Course (CPO)
  • Must obtain EMT basic certification within two years of appointment.

Work Schedule: This is a full time, non-exempt position, forty (40) hours per week, with shift and work day rotation required.  Additional hours or schedule changes may be required occasionally, depending on the needs of the University.

To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and employment application to:
Preferred method of application:

http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

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


 

Position: Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs

Department:  Academic Affairs

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Responsibilities include:  Providing leadership and oversight of the academic program, faculty, athletics program and library.  The Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs has primary responsibility for maintaining and enhancing the quality of the curriculum and academic programs; assessment; instructional technology; and recruiting and developing the faculty.  The Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs will have a key role in working with faculty to develop programs that support students through graduation and to be successful after graduation.  The Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs will also work with faculty to carry out the University’s strategic plan under the leadership of Manchester’s next President, Dr. David McFadden. 

Qualifications: An earned doctorate; accomplished leadership in an academic environment; and distinction in full-time teaching, professional development, and scholarship.  Preference will be given to candidates with successful experience in academic administration. Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in student learning, faculty development, budgetary processes, diversity, and strategic leadership.  The ability to earn and maintain the respect of the 80-member faculty body is essential.  The search committee will seek confirmation of a collegial leadership style; strategic leadership skills; strong organizational skills; an abundance of energy, vision and creativity; and the highest level of professional integrity.  Polished written and oral presentation skills; familiarity with administrative technology; and an appreciation of the challenges and possibilities for small colleges in a changing environment are qualities critical to success in this position. 

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 19 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. Its mission is clear: “Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition.” As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time position, with a minimum regular schedule of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Additional hours are frequently 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 will begin April 7, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  A start date in August, 2014 is desirable.  Applications received after April 30, 2014 cannot be guaranteed full consideration.

To be considered, submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae and the names of at least three persons who can be contacted for evaluations of previous performance.  At least one of the references should have served in a supervisory capacity over the candidate.

Apply at: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

Email questions to hr@manchester.edu

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

Date Posted: March 11, 2014


 

Position:  Residential Hall Director

Responsibilities: This 10 month live-in position is responsible for managing daily operations of a 129-270 bed coed residence hall. The hall director will supervise 5-7 Residential Assistants, coordinate programming, facilitate community development, advise hall council, and adjudicate judicial hearings within an expanding residential life program. Additional assignments may include advising student groups, serving on departmental committees, collaborating with other campus offices, and training paraprofessional staff members. The selected candidate will respond to emergency situations as part of an on-call rotation.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with a preferred minimum of 2 years residence hall experience. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resumes.

Work Schedule: This full-time (10 month), exempt salary position requires a minimum of 4 office hours per business day in addition to regularly scheduled meetings. Extensive evening and weekend hours can be expected.

What We Offer: A salary of $22,500 is offered with a furnished apartment and meal plan. cable, internet, and all utilities provided. Reserved parking and access to campus recreation facilities. Paid sick time; health, life, and dental insurance; tuition; and retirement plans are additional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a dynamic educational environment committed to faith, learning and service.

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: To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume and application at: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

Email questions to hr@manchester.edu

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

Date Posted: April 9, 2014


 

Position: Director of Campus Safety

Reporting to the Vice President for Student Development, the Director of Campus Safety serves as the unit head for the Campus Safety Department.  The director oversees the provision of safety and security to the campus community, and is responsible for the day-to-day management and operation of the department.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Train, schedule, and direct the activities of sergeants, officers, administrative assistants, receptionists, cadets and other employees.
  • Serve as liaison with emergency service providers (police, fire, ambulance services, etc.).
  • Provide liaison between officials from Local, State and County agencies and the University.
  • Oversee the investigations of crimes and incidents, and maintain records and statistical data for reporting and disclosure purposes.
  • Oversee the provision of safety and security to the campus community.
  • Provide oversight and direction of the Event Security Team.
  • Provide oversight and direction of the traffic/parking enforcement program.
  • Provide direction and oversight for the auto registration program.
  • Provide oversight for the collection of parking fees and fines.
  • Provide oversight of the University’s emergency radio communications systems.
  • Provide compliance advice regarding OSHA regulations.
  • Oversee the University key control and lock services program.
  • Chair and advise the University Safety Committee, and oversee the University safety program.
  • Oversee and maintain lost and found property.
  • Prepare and monitor budgets.
  • Ensure compliance with federal regulations and clery reporting.
  • Assist in Campus patrols when needed.

Secondary Job Functions

  • Assist the Vice President for Student Development in matters of student conduct.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Vice President for Student Development.

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in criminal justice, public administration, psychology, or related field of study required; Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferred.
  • Law enforcement academy training required.
  • Preference given for an individual who could supervise a sworn and non-sworn office
  • Preference given for an individual having previous college or university experience.
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a full time police officer and two years of experience as a supervisor in a law enforcement agency.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of constitutional law, criminal and traffic codes, University policies, and department policies and procedures.
  • Certified in NIMS courses IS100, IS700, and IS200
  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, with a focus on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the use of a police radio, other emergency equipment and emergency notification systems.
  • Expert knowledge of Clery Act, Title IX, Campus SAVE ACT, and other relevant federal regulations.
  • Must possess a current driver’s license, with a good driver’s record.
  • Must possess word processing skills and at least a moderate level of proficiency in the use of computers.  Microsoft Office experience and understanding required.
  • Must be highly proficient in verbal and written communications, and a good public speaker.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • 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 be highly self directed, well organized, detail oriented, and able to complete tasks with a minimum degree of supervision.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact and work with students, parents, employees, and visitors.
  • Must have demonstrated consistent use of good judgment in decision making, able to respond to a variety of difficult situations, and able to defuse volatile situations.
  • Must be able to maintain the confidentially of sensitive information.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and promote harmonious team environment.
  • A strong commitment to excellent customer service is required.
  • Must be able to flex work schedule to meet occasional demands of the University.
  • Advanced conflict management skills
  • Excellent listening and other communications skills
  • Training skills experience

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 19 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, exempt position, forty (40) hours per week, with a regular schedule of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Additional hours or schedule changes may be required occasionally, depending on the demands of the job and the needs of the University.

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 will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and employment application at: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

Email questions to hr@manchester.edu

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

Date Posted: April 17, 2014


Position: Director of Grants

Department: Office of University Advancement

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

Reports to the Executive Director of Development. The Director of Grants researches, prepares, and submits grant proposals to support institutional priorities.

Responsibilities of the Director of Grants include but are not limited to the following:

•   Analyze grant prospects for project match and funding capacity

•   Formulate grant seeking strategy for each good match prospective funder

•   Provide support to faculty and staff for project and proposal development

•   Write letters of inquiry and grant proposals

•   Research and compile pertinent institutional information for priority projects

Determine information and data necessary for each grant proposal, create submission checklist, and assure that all supporting documents are prepared and included in the submission package

•   Serve as liaison between the University and grants-related consulting agencies

•   Keep abreast of relevant grant news and trends

•   Manage all institutional grant activity, including submission data, denials, and awards

•   Manage and update all web pages related to grants on the university’s web site

•   Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

•   Bachelor’s degree in a related field

•   3-5 years of successful writing experience

•   Solid PC proficiencies, including MS Word

•   Experience in Raiser’s Edge or other development data systems preferred

•   Excellent organizational, problem solving and team building skills

•   Trustworthiness when handling sensitive information

•   Capacity to function effectively in a multi-tasking, deadline driven environment

•   Polished interpersonal communication skills

•   Strong client service outlook

•   Ability to sit for up to four hours, keyboard for extended periods, speak, write and hear English clearly

General Information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 19 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University College of Pharmacy, where graduates are awarded the Pharm.D. Doctoral degree.

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

Work Schedule: This is a part time, non-exempt position.  A minimum of twenty (20) hours per week will be a general rule when in the office.  Frequent workday schedule changes, evenings, and weekends may be required to fulfill position requirements. 

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

To Apply: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and employment application at: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

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


Accepting Internal candidates only

Position: Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Advancement

Job Responsibilities and duties:  Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, the Administrative Assistant provides primary administrative support for the Vice President and plays a central role in fulfilling the mission of the Advancement Division.  They will work directly with the Vice President for Advancement to coordinate timely and efficient work with the Office of the President, and to provide primary support for: calendar management, correspondence (oversight as well as composition of drafts), travel arrangements, review and preparation of print materials, budget management, facilitation of visit reports, Raiser’s Edge record-keeping, well-timed distribution of documents, oversight of divisional events and related projects for which the Vice President is directly responsible. They will coordinate divisional staff meetings by reserving meeting location(s), establishing agenda, and ensuring that minutes are recorded.  They will also assist with preparation for and participate in Alumni Days and Homecoming; oversee the recruitment, selection and management of divisional student assistants; maintain divisional calendar; provide professional, donor-centered service to campus visitors and with telephone calls; process account payables for the division by securing proper budget account numbers and appropriate signature(s); and other duties as assigned by the vice president.


Qualifications:  
An earned high school diploma or equivalency; Bachelor’s degree desired. Minimum five years of experience as administrative assistant for an executive in an academic or business environment. Must possess a high level of proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and database management.  Microsoft Office experience required. Must be highly proficient in written communication to assist with document composition and proofreading, and must possess polished oral communication skills and telephone etiquette; exceptional interpersonal skills desired. Ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels is essential. Must represent 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 highly trustworthy with confidential information. Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment. Must be able to adjust work schedule to meet occasional seasonal demands. The abilities to lift approximately 20 lbs., hear and speak clearly, sit for up to eight hours per day, and keyboard for extended periods are all essential qualifications for this position.

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 19 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. Its mission is clear: “Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition.” As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community.

Work Schedule: This is a full time position, with a minimum regular schedule of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. 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: Please submit a cover letter, resume and application at: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

Email questions to hr@manchester.edu

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

Date Posted: April 22, 2014


 

 


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