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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.

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.

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.

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 (No longer accepting applications)

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.

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: 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.

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.

 

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

 


 

Position: Environmental Studies Scholar 

Department: Biology/Environmental Studies 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Environmental Studies Program is currently engaged in numerous extramurally funded field and laboratory research projects.  These include the 319 nonpoint source pollution project, dam removal, Mississippi River Basin Initiative, Redside dace, and Paired-watershed study.  The successful candidate will act as laboratory manager and assist with each of these projects including but not limited to collecting and analyzing water, organizing and archiving data, writing reports, and managing the research laboratory.  In addition, this individual will co-teach at least one entry-level ENVS Laboratory.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide assistance with ongoing research within the Environmental Studies Program
  • Write one scientific manuscript of publishable quality for an appropriate scientific journal
  • Co-teach at least one entry level ENVS Laboratory
  • Manage day-to-day laboratory functions
  • Serve as mentor for environmental studies students
  • Update Environmental web site 

Qualifications:

  • Have completed a BS degree in environmental science and/or biological sciences
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Experience with automatic water samplers and standard water analysis techniques
  • Experience with water analytical equipment
  • Competent computer skills with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with stream ecological indices
  • Be familiar with technical writing

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position with hours that may include some evenings and weekends.  This is a twelve-month appointment June 17, 2017 – May 31, 2018.  Monday through Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment.

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: Spartan Stream Operations Manager 

Department: Communication Studies 

Campus: North Manchester 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This position will serve as Operations Manager for Spartan Stream, Manchester University’s online audio and video streaming service 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Hiring, training, and supervising student workers
  • Overseeing live and recorded programming
  • Creating service IDs, introductions, and bumpers for sports and other programming
  • Overseeing advertising and promotions
  • Overseeing outreach to the surrounding community, including the Spanish-speaking community
  • Integrating Spartan Stream into the Manchester University community
  • Meeting with Communication Studies department chair to discuss issues, opportunities, and progress 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies, Graphic Arts, Journalism, Advertising, Film, or another field requiring significant experience in digital media production. Master’s Degree in a relevant area preferred.
  • Professional experience with video/audio production and social media preferred.
  • Knowledge of media production, distribution, and promotion.
  • Ability to train and supervise students. Ability to take initiative and communicate effectively. Ability to coordinate with other departments and the larger community. Spanish fluency a plus.
  • Ability to use video/audio production software such as Premiere Pro and Final Cut. Operate cameras, recorders, and accessories.

Work Schedule: This is a part-time position with hours that may include some evenings and weekends.   

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online and submit a cover letter and resume with your completed application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, Employment Coordinator.

 

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

 

 


 

Position: Administrative Assistant to the President’s Office 

Department: President’s Office 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The administrative assistant to the president’s office will be responsible for administrative duties that support the work of the president’s office and the vice president of finance. This position reports directly to the executive assistant to the president with a dotted line reporting to the president and vice president of finance.  

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

  • Provide a high level of customer service, professionalism and communication to those interacting with the president’s office via in-person, telephone and email.
  • Dotted line supervisor to president’s office student assistant.
  • Manage the president’s schedule, coordinating a large volume of meetings and travel.
  • Support the vice president for finance by scheduling meetings, organizing mail and answering phone calls.
  • Support the vice president for finance by taking minutes at the Institutional Vitality and other Board of Trustee committee meetings.
  • Arrange complex and detailed travel arrangements for the president and first lady.
  • Work with University advancement on president’s calendar and priorities for donor work.
  • Facilitate presidential events at Tall Oaks, including prioritizing, scheduling and managing invitations and participant lists.
  • Manage the president’s office budget.
  • Process the president’s expenses and reconcile the purchasing card.
  • Process payments submitted to the president’s office and manage institutional memberships.
  • Manage ADP Time and Attendance for the president and his direct reports.
  • Manage and facilitate the president’s relationship building and stewardship efforts, internally and externally.
  • Accomplish general office responsibilities, including answering phones, managing office mail, greeting guests and ordering office supplies.
  • Manage projects assigned by the executive assistant to president with logistical arrangements for meetings of the Board of Trustees, Commencement, President’s Leadership Council, All Employee Meetings, First Circle Forum and Henney Lecture. This includes, but is not limited to arranging catering, room reservations, audiovisual reservations and requesting marketing materials.
  • Maintain office files as outlined by the University records retention policy.
  • Manage president@manchester.edu email by prioritizing urgent emails and responding appropriately on behalf of the president’s office.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience or comparable combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of computers including managing a Windows environment, Microsoft Office Suite, telephone, copying, faxing, and scanning records.
  • Highly proficient in written communication for document composition and proofreading, and possess polished oral communication skills and telephone etiquette. 

Qualifications

  • Exemplary customer service and communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: ability to interact with all persons.
  • Ability to keep confidences and handle confidential information.
  • Consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Must be highly self-directed and proactive.
  • Creative problem solving and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently on diverse projects and consistently meet deadlines. 
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact with persons at all organizational levels is essential. 

Work Schedule: This is a full-time exempt position with a minimum regular schedule of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend and evening hours required. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online and submit a cover letter and resume with your completed application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator.

 

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

 

 


 

Position: Director of Alumni Relations 

Department: Alumni Relations 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, the Director of Alumni Relations plans and implements comprehensive alumni outreach, engagement, and communications programs that build greater alumni interest, involvement, and pride in Manchester University.   

Essential Job Functions:

The Director will work toward fulfilling the following eight overarching goals for Manchester’s alumni relations programs:

  • Establish Manchester University as a resource to and for its alumni.
  • Enhance Manchester’s outreach programs for alumni, including Alumni Days, Homecoming, regional alumni events and other on- and off-campus programs.
  • Expand and enhance communications between Manchester and its alumni.
  • Develop and implement a diversified, intentional, and meaningful portfolio of engagement opportunities for alumni.
  • Continue to strengthen the Manchester University Alumni Association Board of Directors.
  • Integrate alumni relations as a key strategic partner with Manchester’s fundraising programs.
  • Elevate the profile of Manchester alumni internally and externally.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of a Parents Program. 

Responsibilities of the Director of Alumni Relations will include, but not be limited to, the following: 

  • Together with the Manchester University Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Vice President of Advancement, and others, develop and implement a strategic plan – with measurable objectives – for alumni outreach, engagement, and communications programs.
  • Collaborate with Manchester colleagues in student recruitment, career services, and communications to help ensure that alumni programs support Manchester University’s overall strategic plan and objectives.
  • Use alumni outreach and engagement programs to support increasing dollars and donors to The Manchester Fund, help identify major and planned giving prospects, and recognize and steward donors to Manchester University.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive social media strategy to support alumni outreach and engagement objectives.
  • Foster linkages between alumni and current Manchester students and student organizations to help develop future alumni leaders, volunteers and donors.
  • Lead the preparation of yearly operational plans to achieve yearly measurable objectives.
  • Develop specific measurable objectives to achieve each year in support of this strategic plan; track and evaluate progress toward achieving these objectives.
  • Serve as the primary staff liaison and staff support to the Manchester University Alumni Association Board of Directors and work to ensure their meetings and work on behalf of Manchester University are productive and has impact.
  • Work with the Director of Advancement Services on strategies to enhance and expand contact and other information on Manchester University alumni through alumni surveys, publishing an alumni directory, and other activities.
  • Keep informed about best practices in alumni relations programs to identify, plan, and implement ones that will add value to Manchester University.
  • Oversee the development and management of the alumni relations budget.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for University Advancement. 

Supervisory Responsibilities: The Director will supervise a full-time Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and one full-time support staff member. 

Qualifications: The idea candidate will have most, if not all, of the following qualifications.

  • Bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) from an accredited college or university, preferably Manchester.
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible alumni or constituent relations experience, preferably in higher education.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing internal and external partnerships to support mission and goal fulfillment.
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting and maximizing the time and talents of volunteers and helping to instill excitement and engagement in support of goals and strategies.
  • Knowledge of best practices in alumni relations and in the use of social media and other technologies to foster connection and affinity.
  • Experience in recruiting and developing skilled and empowered staff members to achieve expected results.
  • Ability to manage effectively multiple priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High energy and capacity to convey commitment and passion for Manchester University.
  • Proficiency in using alumni and development database systems, web and e-communications (including social media), and Microsoft Word, Excel, and other desktop/laptop computer software.

Work Schedule: This is a full time, exempt position.  Forty (40) hours per work week 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F will be the general rule.  However, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours or workday schedule change will be required as needed. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should apply via ADP.  Please submit a cover letter and resume with your completed application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, Employment Coordinator.

 

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

 

 


 

Position: Admissions Counselor 

Department: Admissions 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Admissions Counselor has primary responsibility for one-to-one recruitment of prospective students in an assigned territory.  The Admissions Counselor will also be responsible for overall development and management of the territory’s inquiry pool, conversion of inquiry to applicant, applicant to admit, admit to deposit, and deposit to enrollment/matriculation.  The Admissions Counselor will adherence to specific goals set by the Director of Admissions by creating relationships with students/families through telemarketing and outreach, application processing, travel and overall enrollment coordination .  This individual will be expected to adhere to and contribute to the University and Admissions mission and vision statements and delivery of professional, personal service. 

Essential Job Functions: Off-campus:

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

On-campus:

  • Correspond to applicants within the program through email, telephone, texting and handwritten notes.
  • Act as a liaison to incoming students.
  • Meet with prospective students and their families on campus.
  • Give campus tours as needed.
  • Participate in on-campus recruiting events such as Preview Days, Academic Days, orientation programs and other events.
  • Interact as necessary with faculty, advisors, coaches and other Manchester administrators to coordinate successful campus visits.

Telemarketing:

  • Make outgoing calls to inquiries from the program to determine the interest level in Manchester University.
  • Make outgoing calls to applicants from the program to discuss their next steps in the process, their financial aid package, and determine their interest level in Manchester University,
  • Provide information on Manchester curriculum, financial aid, the application process, scholarships, campus life housing, and other services and activities.
  • Promote and schedule campus visits for prospective students.
  • Record comments, interest level and other necessary record updates in the department’s CRM system.

Application Processing:

  • Receive applications from the program, and communicate with applicants on all steps necessary to complete the application process.
  • Evaluate applications based on transcripts, test scores, rank, and recommendations.
  • Process applications resulting in admission or recommendation for admission.

General Activities:

  • Participate in weekly admissions meetings.
  • Support and model a team “can-do” attitude in the admissions office and throughout the University community.
  • Establish and maintain relationships within the University community.
  • Represent the University at approved professional organizations.
  • Organize and manage several responsibilities at one time. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, travel extensively, read maps and have reliable transportation.
  • Must have the capacity to be flexible, assertive, intuitive, patient, personable, and empathetic.
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office Suite.
  • Multi-lingual and/or Bi-lingual, preferably in Spanish. 

Qualifications

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

Work Schedule: This is a full time, 12-month, non-exempt, staff position.  The hours per week will vary depending on the recruiting cycle; however, they are generally forty (40) hours.  Evening and weekend hours are required at specific times in the recruiting cycle. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment.

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter and resume with your completed application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, Employment Coordinator.

 

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  

Campus: North Manchester  

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 Office of Residential life as a whole.  The Hall Director will provide this support through supervision of the Resident Assistants, advising student groups, supporting students in the negotiation of their University career as well as serving the department through various committees and collateral projects.  

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 talk with residents.
  • Daily supervision of 5-7 student Resident Assistants
  • 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 HD Staff Meeting
  • Weekly 1:1 with Director of Residential Life
  • Regularly attend committee meetings
  • Meetings with different departments on campus for job-related information 

Secondary Job Functions

  • Preparing agendas for and facilitating staff meetings
  • Managing programming/hall budget
  • Reading and following up with Starfish referrals
  • Reading and following up with RA Programming Evaluations
  • Average 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 - Monday
  • Responding to emergencies while on call, including evenings and weekends
  • 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)
  • HDs are responsible for two of the following Secondary Job Functions:
    • Advise RHA
    • Advise Conduct Review Board
    • Advise University Hearing Panel
    • Resident Assistant Council
    • Hall Opening and Closing Coordination
    • Room Renewal and Occupancy
    • Web Page and Social Media Management
    • Coordinating RA Evaluation Process
    • Coordinating RA Selection Process
    • Coordinating HD Selection Process
    • Advise 1-2 needs-based collateral assignments decided on prior to RA training

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.  

Work Schedule: Flexible, 40 hours per week with some expected overtime for on-call responsibilities and emergencies. 10-month position contract from August 1-May 31. Some work during evenings and weekends is expected. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter and resume with your completed application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, Employment Coordinator.

 

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

 

 


 

Position: Director of Assessment 

Department: Pharmacy Program- Office of Academic Affairs and Assessment 

Campus: Fort Wayne 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reports to the assistant dean for academic affairs and assessment and is responsible for leading the planning, development, and implementation of assessment and accreditation efforts across all academic and operational areas of pharmacy programs within the College. 

Essential Job Functions: These consist of three domains:  Service, Scholarship, and Administration. 

Scholarship (10-15%)

  • Participate and assist faculty in the scholarship of discovery, application and integration.
  • Disseminate the results of scholarly endeavors in appropriate forums, including publications, presentations and teaching

Service (10-15%)

  • Actively serve on College and University committees as relevant to the position and as assigned.
  • As appropriate, serve as mentor to new faculty and staff.
  • Contribute meaningfully to departmental and College developmental and planning activities such as retreats and workshops.
  • Participate in local, state, and national professional organizations and professional development activities.
  • Participate in self-determined community service activities or those as determined by the College or University.

Administration (70-80%)

  • Continually develop and promote a dynamic culture of assessment for pharmacy programs within the College.
  • Empower all employees to incorporate assessment principles and practices into their work to achieve the mission and goals of the pharmacy programs within the College.
  • Lead efforts to continuously evaluate and improve both educational outcomes and programmatic structures and processes for pharmacy programs.  This includes but is not limited to the use of exam analytics, development of rubrics and development of test questions.
  • Collaborate with faculty and administrators to advance assessment practices across the University.
  • Utilize assessment data to drive strategic planning and decision making.
  • Evaluate, monitor and modify the assessment plan for pharmacy programs based on available data.
  • Complete and disseminate assessment reports.
  • Contribute to College and institutional activities.
  • Oversight of pharmacy programs accreditation responsibilities.
  • Should be involved in both pharmacy and PGx programs. 

Requirements:

  • M.Ed. or MS or MA in a directly related field.
  • Prior assessment experience in higher education or pharmacy academia.
  • Thorough knowledge of assessment theory and practice.
  • Familiarity with current assessment tools and resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess curricular effectiveness and student learning, and suggest improvements based on the results.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Effective presentation skills. 

Qualifications:

  • Ability to provide effective feedback and coaching.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and manage time.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, and internet use.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Understanding of current pharmacy education and practice is preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with external accreditation processes is preferred.
  • Record of scholarly activity is preferred. 

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position with hours that may include some evenings and weekends. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter and resume with your completed application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, Employment Coordinator.

 

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

 

 


 

 

Position: Laboratory Technical Specialist 

Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Campus: Fort Wayne 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Serves as a teaching laboratory assistant and research laboratory technician.  Also monitors laboratory safety and serves as liaison to the University’s Risk Management Committee on issues that relate to laboratory safety and OSHA/EPA compliance.  Requires ability to set-up laboratory experiments and oversee student work in a teaching laboratory.  Assists in establishing and enforcing chemical hygiene and health compliance policies and procedures to assure that the laboratories comply with local, state and federal regulations.  Performs additional technical scientific and professional work in support of the University’s laboratory research programs.  Duties include performing laboratory audits to recognize, evaluate, and control chemical or biological contaminants as a part of a comprehensive safety program which assures that Manchester University provides a safe and healthy work and learning environment for its students, faculty and staff.  Coordinates the monitoring, recording, and handling of hazardous materials with applicable outside agencies/vendors. 

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

  • Sets up teaching laboratories and provides oversight and guidance during classroom laboratory activities.
  • Maintains cell lines and laboratory stocks.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and monitors laboratory inventories.
  • Provides technical support to research scientists.
  • Directs the development, implementation and maintenance of campus laboratory safety programs, including hazardous waste management.
  • Consults with the Leadership Team, faculty and staff to identify problems, develop improvements, and create and maintain quality standards in the research laboratories.
  • Conducts regular inspections of facilities, equipment and hazardous work materials to ensure compliance with safety standards.  Assures that Hazardous Waste Manifest, Material Safety Data Sheets, etc. are correctly processed in a timely manner and that all records are maintained in specified locations.
  • Develops and maintains program to ensure standardization of control and disposal procedures.
  • Assures compliance with various federal, state, local and industry-recognized rules, regulations and procedures governing hazardous materials and safety that may impact Manchester University.
  • Regular and reliable attendance at the University during regular scheduled days and work hours is an essential function of this position. 

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Provides applicable and necessary new employee/student orientations for laboratory safety.
  • Maintains detailed records associated with the specific duties within the safety program.
  • Participates in laboratory audits and follow-up inspections relating to safety.
  • Performs other duties as requested. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, biology or related field.  Master’s Degree and experience in pharmacogenomics laboratory preferred.
  • Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline.
  • Knowledge of principles, theories and practices of biological chemistry.  Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures related to the laboratory.  Knowledge of principles of storage and distribution of goods.  Knowledge of applicable measurement and/or sampling methods and technologies.
  • Ability to work with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism.
  • Capacity to apply principles of chemical hygiene to include recognition, evaluation and control of recognized hazards.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English and ability to communicate with individuals over the phone or in person.
  • Works collaboratively in a team-based environment and maintains effective working relationships with employees at all levels of the College and University.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage time.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development. 

Work Schedule: This is a full time, exempt position with hours that may include some evenings and weekends. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter and resume with your completed application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, Employment Coordinator.

 

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

 

 


 

Position: Administrative Assistant to the Dean  

Department: College of Education and Social Sciences  

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reporting to the Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences, the Administrative Assistant to the Dean provides general administrative support while managing details pertaining to the administration of the College in support of the Dean in their role as chief operating officer of the College. In addition to assuring effective communication between the College and other University offices, the Administrative Assistant also supervises any assigned student workers.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assists the Dean in preparing letters of appointment, annual renewal letters for full and part-time faculty, as well as arrangements for summer faculty employment.
  • Assists with faculty searches, supporting search committees and overseeing plans for interviews, and new faculty orientation.
  • Assists the Dean with faculty personnel matters pertaining to midpoint reviews, promotion and tenure, sabbaticals, and other approved leaves.
  • Provides assistance in managing course schedules, monitoring faculty teaching loads, and processing instances of academic dishonesty.
  • Assists with record-keeping pertaining to College minutes, faculty annual reports and evaluations, faculty professional development, and summer grant awards.
  • Maintains accurate filing systems including electronic and hard copies.
  • Assists the Dean with College financial matters and budget oversight, including adjunct and overload costs.
  • Reconciles p-cards for department chairs and assists the Dean in monitoring departmental budgets.
  • Assists with planning and coordination of College-sponsored events and programs.
  • Manages the collection and maintenance of course syllabi.
  • Assists, as needed, in the preparation of materials for meetings of the Board of Trustees.
  • Coordinates records for January session off-campus classes taught by College faculty.
  • Supervises students employed by the College and assists the Dean in reconciling timecards.
  • Manages the Dean’s calendar of appointments.
  • Updates and maintains the College’s web pages, electronic and print bulletin boards, and other promotional materials.
  • Supports the teaching and research responsibilities of the Dean.
  • Assists the Dean with other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of office experience in a clerical, secretarial, or administrative assistant role.
  • High level of proficiency in word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, database, and desktop publishing applications. Microsoft Office experience and understanding required.
  • High level of proficiency in spoken and written English with demonstrated ability to clearly compose and accurately proofread documents.
  • Self-directed, comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision, with a commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented; able to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously, while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Professional appearance with the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels. Must represent Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism.
  • Trustworthy and able to maintain confidences when dealing with sensitive and confidential University information.
  • Positive attitude with a commitment to support a harmonious team environment.
  • Able to work extended hours to meet occasional seasonal demands of the office.

Work Schedule: This is a half time, non-exempt position. Twenty (20) hours per week (between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F) will be the general rule. However, depending on project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours and/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. 

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter and resume with your completed application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, Employment Coordinator.

 

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

 


 

Position: Men’s Soccer Assistant Coach 

Department: Athletics – Men’s Soccer 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: Reports to the Head Coach and is responsible for instructing and assisting with all aspects of the Men’s Soccer program, mainly the Reserve Team and Goalkeeper instruction. 

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

  • Lead all activities for the Men’s Soccer Reserve Team (20-30 student-athletes)
  • Instruct Goalkeeper Training several times per week
  • Teach, demonstrate and develop Men’s Soccer theories and skills in student athletes
  • Teach team-concepts and team-play to student athletes
  • Represent the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times
  • Teach and follow the rules for Men’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, optional)
  • Drive campus fleet vehicles to away competitions. (On-site training provided) 

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of Men’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 

Work Schedule: This is a part time, non-exempt position with the hours determined by the Head Coach.  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. 

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter and resume with your completed application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, Employment Coordinator.

 

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