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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: Graduate Admissions Counselor 

Department: Recruiting 

Campus: North Manchester 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Graduate Admissions Counselor has primary responsibility for recruitment of prospective students for Manchester’s graduate programs.    The Graduate Admissions Counselor will be responsible for overall development and management of recruitment and enrollment strategy, including:  developing the graduate inquiry pool, conversion of inquiry to applicant, applicant to admit, and admit to enrollment/matriculation.  The Graduate Admissions Counselor will adhere to specific goals set by the Director of Admissions by creating relationships with students and other stakeholders through phone outreach, in person outreach, application processing, travel, recruiting events and overall enrollment coordination.  This individual will be expected to adhere to and contribute to the University and Admissions mission and vision statements and deliver professional, personal service. 

Essential Job Functions:

 Recruiting:

  • Act as a liaison to prospective/incoming students.
    • Correspond with program applicants through email, telephone and texting.
    • Meet with prospective students, their families, and other stakeholders on campus.
  • Interact with Manchester’s faculty and staff to coordinate student recruitment and enrollment.
  • Plan special events and arrange strategic recruiting travel, as needed.
    • Possibilities include off-campus recruiting events such as information fairs, college visits, or employer visits.
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with market influencers and MU alumni in areas that may strengthen the programs
  • Build graduate program recognition, while elevating Manchester’s reputation.
  • Represent Manchester University in a professional manner at all times.

 Phone Outreach and Application Nurture:

  • Make outgoing calls to program inquiries, delivering best practices in customer service.
  • Provide information on program curriculum, the application process, financial aid, and other student services.
  • Make outgoing calls to program applicants to discuss next steps in the process, their financial aid package, and determine their interest level in the program and Manchester University.
  • Record comments, interest level and other necessary record updates in the department’s CRM software system.
  • Provide timely outreach (e.g. 8 business hours) to new student inquiries to increase the likelihood of conversion from inquiry to application.

 Application Processing:

  • Receive program applications, and communicate with applicants on all steps necessary to complete the application process.
  • Process completed applications into organized electronic files, ready for review.
  • Facilitate faculty committee evaluation of applications based on college transcripts and recommendations.
  • Alert applicants of the committee’s decision and next steps.

 Marketing:

  • Provide market input and feedback to enrollment and marketing for consideration in marketing materials and advertisements

 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.
  • Other duties may be assigned, commensurate with experience and demonstrated capacity. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, be willing to travel, read maps and have reliable, local transportation.
  • Must have the capacity to be flexible, assertive, intuitive, patient, personable, and empathetic.
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office Suite.
  • While not required, mastery of multiple languages is appreciated.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Previous experience in recruiting a plus, especially if experience was related to online academic programs.
  • 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, 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 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

Email question 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 

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.