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Megan Flinn
Megan Flinn, custodial supervisor

  


Position: Custodian

Department: Custodial Services

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Custodians will be responsible for cleaning, light maintenance and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure all University facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Clean and service restrooms, toilets, showers, water fountains, kitchen areas, laundry rooms, computer labs, study rooms, lounge areas, lobby areas, offices and elevators
  • Clean and maintain floors and stairs
  • Trash removal and container maintenance
  • Maintain entrances and including snow removal up to main walk way
  • Open facilities-weekdays
  • Clean classrooms and offices
  • Clean windows, vents and walls
  • Dusting
  • Changing light bulbs

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Ability to interact well with a wide variety of people
  • Team and customer service oriented
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Self-reliant
  • Basic computer skills

Work Schedule: This is a full time, non-exempt position.  Forty work hours per week will be the general rule.  However, depending on the business needs of the University, additional hours 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. To apply online, please submit an employment application, cover letter and resume to: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html

E-mail questions to jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Web Programmer 

Department: Office of Information Technology 

Campus: North Manchester or Fort Wayne Campus 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: 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.

Secondary Job Functions

  • Assist in special events, such as graduation, summer orientation, move-in day, among others
  • Participate in University-wide activities such as committees, etc., when appropriate. 

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

E-mail questions to jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Electrician 

Department: Facilities Operations

Campus: North Manchester/Fort Wayne 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Seeking an electrician with knowledge of institutional and residential wiring.  This position reports to Project Manager / Trade Supervisor. 

Essential Job Functions: 100% Perform day to day onsite maintenance of utility systems

  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems
  • Work on safety electronic systems
  • Perform preventative maintenance on electrical systems and equipment.
  • Maintain underground electrical systems
  • Locate underground systems i.e. electric wires, gas lines, steam lines, water lines.
  • Maintain electric vaults
  • Maintain foodservice equipment
  • Maintain lighting system
  • Maintain electric motors
  • Man pager duty

Qualifications:

  • High School education or equivalency
  • Driver’s license
  • Ability to work with students and faculty and outside customers
  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Self-reliant and self-motivated
  • Ability to work in tight spaces
  • Strong background as an institutional electrician preferred
  • Background in primary distribution systems preferred

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

E-mail questions to jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Director of the Center for Service Opportunities 

Department: Success Center: Experiential Learning 

Campus: North Manchester 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Director provides leadership and vision for the Center for Service Opportunities. Through building and fostering partnerships within the community and academic colleges, they work with a student team to effectively organize, implement, and encourage community-based learning and service activities on and off campus. 

Essential Job Functions:

Responsibilities of the Director of the Center for Service Opportunities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Oversee the Center for Service Opportunities (CSO)
  • Hire, train, and supervise the CSO student staff
  • Monitor and track university-wide service and volunteer hours
  • Partner with the Fort Wayne Campus for service-related opportunities
  • Responsible for all marketing and promotion of service, community-based learning and other CSO initiatives including presentations to academic departments and classes, community agencies and other groups as requested
  • Collaborate across the institution and develop partnerships with faculty to integrate service learning into academic courses and programs.
  • Maintain an electronic inventory and tracking system for all service and community based opportunities.
  • Lead development of annual goals and continual improvements to ensure effectiveness, efficiency, output and impact
  • Develop, prepare and monitor all departmental budgets
  • Provide trainings and appropriate documents for all service and community-based programs.
  • Research, write and submit grant proposals to ensure sustainability of funded programs.
  • Write and present reports to the institution, grantors, and community partners.
  • Collaborate with Student Success Center team on broader initiatives.
  • Enhance institutional visibility by participating in professional development activities including involvement in state, regional, and national associations and community based programs/organizations.
  • Facilitate recognition programs and awards for service-learning and volunteer activities.
  • Partner with faculty and the Office of Institutional Research to provide opportunities for students to conduct research related to community issues and showcase community service initiatives. 

Community Relations:

  • Research and seek out placement sites for service engagement opportunities.
  • Maintain relationships with and provide support to all community, organizational, and educational partners.
  • Maintain current and initiate new relationships with community partners as to enhance and provide growth for The Center for Service Opportunities.
  • Conduct site visits with all community based-learning placement locations.  

Federal Work Study

  • Work closely with the Financial Aid office on campus and with Human Resources to ensure that Federal Work Study students are appropriately hired and paid.
  • Place and supervise eligible work study students within community service organizations 

Programming

  • Administer the “Pathways” summer service program
  • Administer AmeriCorps and VISTA programs when present on campus
  • Coordinate the “Community Dinner” programing with the Fellowship of Churches
  • Oversee all literacy functions and programming through the Indiana Reading Corps program
  • Maintain files and documentation for all programs 

Other Essential Functions

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to supervise staff, delegate as appropriate and complete all associated personnel actions in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ability to identify and analyze a variety of issues and problems, making recommendations and/or acting to resolve them.
  • Ability to develop and interpret policy and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively manage budgets.
  • Ability to oversee multiple tasks with attention to detail, a motivated/enthusiastic work style, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of internal and external constituents at all organizational levels.
  • Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the university community and the public.
  • Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and associated software.
  • Knowledge of student development theories and practices as well as experiential learning theories.
  • Knowledge of programs which enhance and integrate relationships between academic and student affairs.
  • Knowledge of nonprofit/not-for-profit agencies. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Individuals with a Master’s degree in counseling, college student personnel, higher education administration, educational leadership or related field will receive highest consideration.  
  • Minimum two or more years of experience in a higher education or service related setting. 
  • Must possess working knowledge and/or experience in a collegiate environment to understand the academic culture and must be responsive to the needs of students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and administrators.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team member skills
  • Experience in assessment and reporting 

Work Schedule: This is a full time, 12 month, exempt position with a forty hour per week schedule of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Some evening and weekend hours may be required. Flexible hours or schedule changes may be required for programming. Travel to community partner sites and professional development conferences is 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 apply online at: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html.  A cover letter and resume should be submitted with the online application. Questions can be e-mailed to jnsteele@manchester.edu.

 

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


Position: Assistant Football Coach (No longer accepting applications)

Department: Athletics 

Campus: North Manchester  

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

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach, demonstrate and develop sport specific 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 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 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.
  • Teach up to 2 Credits in ESAT Department
  • Game Day Management Responsibilities
  • Coordinate team service projects
  • Coordinate team fundraising efforts 

Qualifications:

  • Previous coaching preferred
  • Certification in CPR w/AED & First Aid.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required 

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position.  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: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html.  E-mail questions to jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Student Employment Coordinator 

Department: Human Resources 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Student Employment Coordinator (“Coordinator”) will be responsible for the student employment program. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Office of Student Success to maximize experiential learning opportunities for students on campus.  In addition, the Coordinator will perform a variety of administrative duties that support the work of the human resources department.  This individual will serve as the primary point of contact for visitors to the human resources office. They will assist with office responsibilities such as processing mail, ordering supplies and maintaining filing systems.   

Essential Job Functions:

  • Leads all student employment functions including:
    • Training student supervisors on student employment policies, practices and procedures.
    • Maintains the Student Employee Handbook.
    • Maintains job openings on the Spartan Jobs web-site.
    • Processes applications and responds to student applicants.
    • Coordinates with the Office of Student Success to conduct student orientations and trainings.
    • Provides training for students on using ADP Time and Attendance.
    • Assists students in completing new employment paperwork.
    • Enters and maintains all student employee data in HRIS systems.
    • Works with students and staff on the federal work study program.
  • Ensures that the University meets federal work study program goals.
  • Appropriately directs all incoming foot traffic for human resources.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources or related discipline.
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in Human Resources.
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office Suite and HRIS software, preferably ADP and Colleague. 
  • Experience writing reports and business correspondence. 
  • This individual must have the ability to exhibit excellent customer service, integrity and confidentiality when working with both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to operate independently and employ solid decision-making skills.
  • 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 detail orientation, critical thinking, time management and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of human resources concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local employment regulations/legislation. 
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality and discretion.
  • Works collaboratively in a team-based environment. 

Work Schedule: This is a full time, non-exempt position. Forty (40) hours per week (8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. M-F) will be the general rule.  However, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the department, additional hours or workday schedule changes may be required occasionally. 

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

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online by visiting ADP Workforce NowSubmit a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application. If you have any questions about the application process, please e-mail Jenny Steele, employment coordinator, at jnsteele@manchester.edu.  

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


Position: Seasonal Mower

Department:  Physical Plant

Campus: North Manchester 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This position will work from approximately May 1 to September 30 (roughly 5 months) or as needed.  This crew will be responsible for mowing the  Manchester University campus and the finish mowing of the Koinonia Environmental Center. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Mow and maintain approximately 50 acres of grounds
  • Operate mowing equipment of all types including riding mowers, push mowers, weed eaters, and tractors
  • Drive pickup truck with trailer containing mowing equipment to Koinonia
  • Work with the grounds crew as needed 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to operate motorized lawn mowing equipment
  • Ability to work with University-age students
  • Driver’s license that would allow you to pull a trailer with equipment
  • Ability to back a trailer
  • Abilities to lift approximately 50 pounds, hear and speak clearly, work outside in summer heat, get on an off a mower multiple times during the day, and use power hand tools.

Work Schedule: This position works 20 to 30 hours per week, generally Monday through Friday, starting at 8:00am

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html.  Please submit a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application.  Questions may be directed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator, at jnsteele@manchester.edu.

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


Position: Peace Studies Coordinator 

Department: Peace Studies 

Campus: North Manchester 

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

Essential Job Functions:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html.  Submit a cover letter and resume with your completed application. E-mail questions to jnsteele@manchester.edu

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


Position: Associate Director for Recruitment 

Department: Admissions 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Associate Director for Recruitment serves as part of the admissions leadership team that is responsible for all outreach associated with recruiting and enrolling new students to the University.  In collaboration with this team, the Associate Director will plan, design, implement and execute specific strategies as part of the enrollment goals of the University. The Associate Director will supervise all admission counselors, field representatives, student assistants, and oversee any volunteers involved with recruitment of new students. 

Essential Job Functions:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead and direct all aspects of student recruitment and outreach efforts for the College.
  • Manage a small, designated territory for recruitment:  maintaining regular contact with prospects and applicants; developing and carrying out recruitment strategies; developing familiarity and cultivating relations with high schools and other key constituents to the college; communicating with prospects and applicants about their financial aid eligibility and scholarship opportunities.
  • Work with Director of Admissions and Assistant Director of Operations in recruitment of students enrolling in January session and/or Spring semester.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Leadership Team, the Marketing Committee, and Student Financial Services, plan, design, implement and execute specific strategies as part of the enrollment plan.
  • Supervise, train, evaluate, and manage assistant directors, senior admissions counselors and admissions counselors and their respective territories.
  • Coordinate admissions student telecounselor phone campaigns in conjunction with the Assistant Director of Operations.
  • Give direction and support to all on-campus as well as off-campus volunteers who are involved in the recruitment activities.
  • Analyze recruitment data, develop recruitment strategies and formulate short and long term strategies and goals to increase inquiries, applications and admits.
  • Design and implement a schedule for staff recruitment and events.
  • Regularly assess and report on success of activities undertaken, providing key measures and benchmarks wherever possible.
  • To ensure that appropriate follow-up strategies are implemented with inquiries, prospects, applicants and admits throughout the recruitment cycle.
  • Assist with all on and off campus programming for prospects, applicants and admitted students.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with secondary schools, community colleges, other organizations and institutions representing potential student prospects and referrals.
  • With support of Assistant Director of Operations and Director of Admissions, create a communication outreach plan for the entire recruiting cycle utilizing Recruit (CRM) 

Secondary Job Functions

  • Assist in crafting strategic targeted communication messaging for inquiries, prospects, applicants and admitted students.
  • Assist in identifying new territories and areas for prospective students.
  • Serves on various committees as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree required, Master’s degree preferred; three to five years of admissions experience in student recruitment, preferably in a highly competitive private sector environment or in a higher education-related industry.
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including short and long-term goal setting and achievement, and the ability to motivate staff toward results.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills required.
  • Ability to interact persuasively and effectively with a variety of populations.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, handle multiple projects, meet deadlines and manage details.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality.
  • Must possess a high level of proficiency in MS Word, Access and Excel.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to travel 2-5 weeks per year.
  • Must be able to work hours outside of the 8am-5pm traditional business hours that would include evenings and weekends. 

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt, staff position.  Forty (40) to fifty (50) hours per week (8:00am-5:00pm M-F) will be the general rule with a work schedule that has to be highly flexible to also include evening hours and weekend responsibilities as necessary.  Must be able to travel 2-5 weeks per 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. Apply online at: http://www.manchester.edu/OHR/apply/staff/index.html. Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.  E-mail questions to Jenny Steele.