Staff Openings at MU

 

 

 

Position: Director of Human Resources

Department: Human Resources

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Lead the University’s Human Resources (“HR”) functions; supervise the HR staff; provide advice, training and counsel to MU’s management team regarding HR issues.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage all Human Resources functions such as:
    • Provide supervision/direction for the HR staff—ensure excellent customer service
    • Supervise/facilitate staff and faculty recruitment process
    • Supervise University’s student employment program
    • Ensure effective on-boarding programs and practices for new-hires
    • Lead an effective employee feedback process
    • Provide advice/direction to leadership team and employees on employee-relations and policy issues
    • Personnel policy development and interpretation
    • Assure/coordinate delivery of HR services for employees on both MU campuses  
    • Manage the HR presence on the MU website/intranet
    • Direct benefits design and administration
    • Assure development  and implementation of equitable compensation plans
    • Manage outsourced HR services/vendors
    • Provide leadership/supervisor coaching and training
    • Ensure effective employee development and training programs
    • Title IX deputy coordinator
    • 403(b) retirement plan investment committee member

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of employment law and benefits management, including experience with self-funded health insurance plans, 403(b) retirement plans, and Title IX
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, motivate and lead a human resources team
  • Professionalism
  • Creative problem solving and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a deadline-driven environment
  • Proficient with administrative information systems and technology—working knowledge of MS Office, ADP and Colleague systems highly desirable
  • Highly polished writing, speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Personal warmth with a diverse constituency that includes faculty, staff, and students
  • Committed to excellent customer service and building service-minded teams
  • Support for the Manchester University mission  
  • HR leadership experience in a higher education; experience at institution(s) with health professions, non-degree professional education, on-line programs and/or multiple campuses preferred
  • Change management experience is highly desirable
  • Experience in training/development/coaching required; experience creating employee/leadership development programs/materials preferred
  • Skilled at creating and continuously improving processes, systems and procedures
  • A Master’s degree with a concentration in human resources or other related field and at least five years of broad HR experience at a senior level

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position with occasional weekend and evening hours.

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 and encouraged to apply.

 


 

Position: Assistant Director of the Manchester Fund

Department: Office of University Advancement

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Director of The Manchester Fund, the Assistant Director of The Manchester Fund is responsible for managing a portfolio of donor prospects as assigned and project management of student philanthropy initiatives and alumni class giving.  This position is also responsible for social media management as it relates to fundraising.

Essential Job Functions

Responsibilities of the Assistant Director of The Manchester Fund include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage a portfolio of assigned donor prospects.
  • Develop and manage a strong Senior Class Gift program.
  • Develop and manage a four-year student philanthropy program
  • Develop and manage a Reunion Class Giving program with support from the office of Alumni Relations.
  • Develop and coordinate departmental social media posts related to fundraising and philanthropy initiatives.
  • Be actively involved with the Students Today Alumni Tomorrow group and other student engagement groups and committees for projects relating to philanthropy initiatives.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 1-2 years fund-raising experience preferred.
  • Must have effective oral and written communication skills and exceptional people skills.
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential.  Must represent Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism.
  • Must 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.

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, exempt position.  Forty (40) hours per work week typically 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and some evening and weekend hours dependent on the Phonathon calling schedule.  However, depending on project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours and weekend work will be required as needed.

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: Residence Hall Director

Department: Residential Life

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Director of Residential Life, the Hall Directors perform a variety of support for individual students as well as for the Department of Residential life as a whole.  The Hall Director will provide this support through supervision of the Resident Assistant advising student groups, supporting students in the negotiation of their University career as well as serving the department through various committee works. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Meeting with students to talk about roommate issues, complaints or concerns in the building, and other student service questions that may arise.
  • Doing rounds in the building to touch base with residents – stopping by rooms with open doors to chat with residents.
  • Weekly 2-hour staff meeting
  • Weekly 1:1 meetings with each of the RAs on staff
  • Weekly Hall Council Executive Board Meeting
  • Weekly Hall Council Meeting
  • Weekly Student Group Meeting
  • Weekly HD Staff Meeting
  • Weekly 1:1 with Director of Residential Life
  • 2 to 3 Desk Staff Meetings per semester
  • Regularly attend committee meetings
  • Meetings with different departments on campus for job-related information

Secondary Job Functions

  • Organizing information for Student Groups
  • Preparing agendas for staff meetings
  • Managing programming/Hall budget
  • Document weekly reports – every other week
  • Reading and following up with RA Weekly Reports
  • Reading and following up with SuccessNet requests
  • Reading and following up with RA Programming Evaluations
  • Managing Desk Functions
  • 4 hours a day of office hours
  • Weekly Occupancy Reports
  • Conduct Meetings and Incident Reports
  • Being on call for a rotating 1 week period Monday - Sunday
  • Responding to emergencies while on call
  • Responding to emergencies in general (within own building or as a witness to the situation)
  • Follow up of situations if appropriate and necessary (sometimes with other University officials)
  • Deal with and clean up Blood Borne Pathogens
  • HDs are responsible for two of the following Secondary Job Functions:
    • Advising RHA
    • Advise Food Committee
    • Advise Mediation Team
    • Advise Conduct Review Board
    • Advise University Hearing Panel
    • Resident Assistant Council
    • Hall Opening and Closing Coordination
    • Room Renewal
    • Web Page
    • Coordinating RA Evaluation Process
    • Coordinating RA Selection Process
    • Coordinating HD Selection Process

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree required.
  • 2-3 years of experience in residential life or student leadership positions preferred.
  • Must be self directed, well organized and committed to the mission of Residential Life and Manchester University.

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: Flexible schedule

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: Assistant Athletic Instructor – Women’s Soccer Coach

Department: Athletics

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

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach, demonstrate and develop soccer 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 women’s soccer 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 women’s soccer 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.

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of women’s soccer; previous coaching preferred
  • Goalkeeping experience preferred
  • Certification in CPR w/AED & First Aid.
  • Appropriate Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required

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, exempt, salaried position.  This is a nine (9) month position and is paid over a twelve (12) month period, starting August 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 krjohnson@manchester.edu

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



Position: Physical Plant Secretary      

Department:  Physical Plant

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reports to the Director of Operations and is responsible for serving customers of the Physical Plant.

Essential Job Functions

  • Answer Telephone and log calls
  • Sign out keys to employees and contractors
  • Work with customers and contractors at counter
  • Manage fleet vehicle reservation for faculty and staff
  • Receive shipments of UPS, Fed EX and direct delivery
  • Maintain documents in the office
  • Dispatch employees
  • Distribute mail to physical plant employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Assist Accounts Payable Specialist
    • Disbursements are coded to the proper general ledger accounts and project codes
    • Enter Vouchers into general ledger software system
    • Research departmental changes Ensuring
    • Provide information to utility companies for exempt status

Qualifications:

  • High School education or equivalency
  • Accounts payable experience preferred
  • Ability to work with faculty, staff, students, contractors and public
  • Knowledge of computers, telephone, calculator, copy machine, fax machine, two-way radio and pager system
  • Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Two years clerical and organizational/customer services assistance
  • 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
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential.  Must represent the University with the highest degree of professionalism.

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 changes 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 krjohnson@manchester.edu

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

 


 

Position: Pharmacy Laboratory Technician

Department: College of Pharmacy

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Director of Laboratory Experience, the Pharmacy Laboratory Technician collaborates with the director, the Laboratory Experience Coordinator, and responsible faculty to maximize student learning outcomes in curricular and research laboratory experiences.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare the laboratory for instruction according to faculty instruction.
  • Return equipment and supplies to storage after each laboratory and ensure that laboratory is clean after each laboratory experience.
  • Order supplies for each lab, including non-sterile and sterile compounding labs.
  • Maintain and keep inventory of supplies. 
  • Serve as a resource during each laboratory for both faculty and students.
  • Serve as a standardized patient as necessary
  • Collaborate with faculty to recruit, train, implement and reimburse standardized patients.
  • Completion of clerical work such as: alphabetizing, making copies, and handing back packets to students.
  • Organize labs according to semester. 
  • Set up for certificate programs, OSCE examinations, and elective classes during each semester, for example, immunization
  • Collaborate with Fort Wayne facilities manager for any facilities issues that arise.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • 2 years' experience as a pharmacy technician
  • Pharmacy Technician license in Indiana and PTCB certification is preferred
  • Typing, computer entry, basic math, and communication.
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical/medical terms, abbreviations, and symbols.
  • Job requires continuous reading skills and verbal communication skills.
  • Job requires occasional written communication skills.

General Information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 21 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University College of Pharmacy, where graduates are awarded the Pharm.D. Doctoral degree.

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

Work Schedule: This is a full time, non-exempt position requiring 40 hours per week. Regular hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Additional hours or 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: Assistant Athletic Instructor – Football Coach

Department: Athletics

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

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

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, exempt, salaried position.  This is a nine (9) month position and is paid over a twelve (12) month period, starting August 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 krjohnson@manchester.edu

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

 


 

Position: Full Time University Safety Officer

Department: University Safety

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Director of University Safety, this official of the University serves as an integral member of the Student Experience team, and is responsible for helping maintain a safe and secure learning environment for the campus community. The University Safety Officer is also responsible for the enforcement of University policies, and regulations.

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 director 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 director.
  • 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 director 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.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, some college education preferred.
  • Experience in law enforcement 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 pass pre-employment testing and evaluations.
  • 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.

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, 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.

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: Social Media Content Specialist

Department: Admissions

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Social Media Coordinator, the Social Media Content Specialist will help define and execute specific campaigns and strategies. Duties may include community management, content creation, assisting with the editorial calendar, posting on behalf of the University, data analysis, interviewing, photography, and coordination with outside individuals and departments. Strong writing skills, message segmentation, an understanding of the current and upcoming social networks, experience managing accounts, and ability to work creatively and take ownership of projects is a must. Experience with Photoshop/Illustrator, Hootsuite, and possibly video editing is desired. A knowledge of Manchester and working relationships is helpful but can be developed and is not required.

           

Essential Job Functions

  • Seek out stories and events to promote through social media channels.
  • Help develop and implement the editorial calendar for institutional social media accounts.
  • Create original written, photographic, and graphical content.
  • Serve as a backup to post and interact with users on institutional accounts.
  • Manage specialized communities as needed.
  • Assist with writing segmented messages to a variety of constituents to help drive conversations
  • Help design and implement campaigns to meet the needs of Admissions, Alumni, Advancement, Career Services, Marketing, and others.
  • Other responsibilities and projects as assigned by the Social Media Coordinator.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior content development or organizational social media management preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff, and the public in appropriate ways that promote Manchester positively
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Desire to grow professionally and participate in professional organizations as appropriate
  • Commitment to the values and goals of Manchester University
  • Ability to work independently and work collaboratively with a team
  • Must be well organized, personable, driven, mature, dependable, articulate and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Must have the capacity to be flexible, assertive, intuitive, patient, empathetic, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality

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, 12-month, exempt, staff position.  The hours per week will vary depending on the project cycle; however, they are generally forty (40) hours.  Evening and weekend hours may be required at specific times in the year. 

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.


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