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Sreenath MajumderSreenath Majumder, Howard and Myra Brembeck Associate Professor of Economics

 

Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology

Department: Niswander Department of Biology

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties: 

The Niswander Department of Biology at Manchester University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Biology.

The faculty member will provide instruction for undergraduate courses in Microbiology for Health Sciences, Immunology, Anatomy and Physiology, as well as introductory courses in Biology for majors and non-majors. There may also be opportunities to teach other courses as they relate to the faculty member’s areas of interest and expertise.

Applicants should have the ability and willingness to mentor undergraduate students in research. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose research focuses on microbiology as it relates to human or environmental health.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Teaching, generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities).
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, college, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate

Qualifications: 

  • ABD or PhD required with training in Immunology and Human A&P
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in Microbiology for Health Sciences, Immunology, Anatomy and Physiology, as well as introductory courses in Biology for majors and non-majors.
  • Willingness to mentor undergraduate students in research.
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use
  • Use of biological laboratory and field equipment

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.  

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.

 




Position:  Assistant Professor of Education

Department:  Education

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  Manchester University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track teaching position in Education reporting through the department chair to the Dean of Arts and Sciences and the Vice President of Academic Affairs.  Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Education, including mild intervention, elementary/secondary methods, and other courses as needed.  The successful candidate will also support the CAEP accreditation data collection and analysis process.  Workload may include observations of teacher candidates in clinical experiences.  The Department seeks an individual with a special education expertise, strong commitment to innovative progressive pedagogy including scholarship, service, a demonstrated record of commitment to and excellence in undergraduate teaching, and an interest in collaboratively furthering Manchester University’s distinctive mission. 

Essential Job Functions:   

  • Teaching generally 24 semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments)
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which includes but is not limited to high quality of scholarship, intellectual integrity, professional currency, cooperation of all phases of the academic program, openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching, and above all, a vital interest in student learning
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings – full faculty, division, department and committee – and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Secondary Job Functions:   

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree required, PhD or EdD preferred
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to effectively teach courses as assigned in special education and pedagogy
  • Teaching experience in P-12 school setting
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, email. electronic classroom platforms, and internet use.

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.

 




Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminology and Sociology

Department:  College of Education and Social Sciences – Sociology, Social Work, and Criminology

Campus:  North Manchester

The Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminology invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology, a full-time, tenure-track position. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate sociology and criminology courses and other courses in the liberal arts according to faculty interests and institutional needs, as well as coordinating the criminology major and minor programs. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education, an excellent undergraduate teaching record, and a clear interest in shaping a criminology program aligned with Manchester University’s distinctive mission and values.

Essential Job Functions:   

  • Teaching, generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments).
  • Maintaining professional effectiveness, which includes but is not limited to: intellectual integrity, professional currency, high quality scholarship, cooperation of all phases of the academic program, and above all, high quality teaching, openness to learn and adopt improved methods of teaching, and a vital dedication to student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, division, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual
Secondary Job Functions:
  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing curriculum, including new courses, as appropriate
  • Coordinating practicums
  • Assessing student learning
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate
Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree in criminology, criminology, sociology, or closely related field required; ABD considered
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in criminology and sociology
  • Ability to conduct scholarly inquiry and contribute to the knowledge base of the discipline
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content effectively and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community partners
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary, and supervisory skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, and internet use
  • Basic proficiency with Canvas or a similar online course management system
  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing curriculum, including new courses, as appropriate
  • Coordinating practicums
  • Assessing student learning
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications received by April 1 will receive priority consideration.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.





THIS POSITION IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.

Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

Department:   Nursing

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  We are looking for creative, entrepreneurial faculty to join Manchester University as we develop our new baccalaureate nursing program.  You will work in collaboration with our hospital clinical partner to develop a futuristic nursing program that addresses the critical nursing needs of Indiana—with a balance between both rural and urban health.  This tenure track position will play a major role in the direction of baccalaureate nursing at Manchester University.

Nursing faculty report to the Director of the Baccalaureate Nursing Program.

Essential Job Functions:  Responsible to develop and teach curricula in the baccalaureate nursing program at Manchester University. These responsibilities include: 

  • Teaching across the curriculum (may include summers) in the baccalaureate nursing program
  • Embracing active learning methods to facilitate lectures and group discussions
  • Finding ways to incorporate AR/VR if appropriate
  • Participating in curriculum development and implementation on both our Fort Wayne and North Manchester campuses
  • Building new partnerships with hospital and community leaders
  • Developing individual course syllabi
  • Advising 6 – 10 nursing students; holding posted office hours
  • Maintaining an active research agenda and taking part in professional development opportunities
  • Contributing to a collaborative departmental culture that promotes teamwork, a highly engaged faculty and a positive esprit de corps.
  • Developing a culture of student success throughout the program, culminating in graduates confident as they prepare to take the NCLEX.
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings – full faculty, division, department and committee
  • Adhering to the policies and procedures outlined in the faculty handbook

Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. or DNP in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse (RN) with an active Indiana nursing license, or eligibility for licensure as an RN in Indiana
  • Experience in clinical nursing
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience at the nursing baccalaureate level
  • A commitment to interdisciplinary education in health sciences
  • Evidence of an active research and scholarly agenda
  • Strong communication skills

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, 12 month position.  Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.

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

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume and teaching philosophy.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.




Position:  Assistant Professor of Political Science

Department:  History and Political Science

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:   

The Department of History and Political Science at Manchester University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Political Science, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of Arts and Sciences and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The faculty member will provide instruction for undergraduate courses in political science and for the liberal arts curriculum. The faculty member will have specialization in one or more of the following areas: racial and ethnic politics, international relations, comparative politics, political economy, environmental policy and law, human rights, political communication, and disability studies.

We especially seek a faculty member who can grow an interdisciplinary program in a combined department that provides students with broad preparation in the discipline.

Essential Job Functions:   

  • Teaching generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which includes but is not limited to high quality of scholarship, intellectual integrity, professional currency, cooperation of all phases of the academic program, openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching, and above all, a vital interest in student learning
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings – full faculty, division, department and committee – and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual

Secondary Job Functions:

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate

Qualifications:

  • ABD or PhD in Political Science
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to effectively teach courses as assigned in Political Science and related areas
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, email and internet use.
  • Basic proficiency in using LMS and classroom technology

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.





Adjunct Faculty Positions

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Individuals interested in serving as an adjunct professor at Manchester University may submit an application through the link below. Please specify the academic area(s) in which you would like to adjunct.

There are currently no open adjunct positions available.



Staff Positions

Fort Wayne Campus:

North Manchester Campus:Due to the unknown impact of COVID-19 on higher education, the following open positions are currently on hold. 

For positions with Sodexo, the University's food service provider, please apply directly through their website at sodexocareers.com.  


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





Position:  Administrative Assistant to the Office of Academic Affairs   

Department:  Academic Affairs

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The administrative assistant in the Office of Academic Affairs will be responsible for a variety of academic administrative duties that support the work of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and staff in the Office of Academic Affairs along with faculty and administrative governance committees.  This individual will serve as the primary point of contact for queries to the Office of Academic Affairs and will be responsible for answering or directing those queries with a high level of customer service. She/he will also provide a high level of customer service, professionalism and support for the unit through all types of business correspondence, assist with planning and/or coordinating academic affairs related meetings or events and completing other office responsibilities such as processing mail, ordering supplies and maintaining filing systems.

Essential job functions: Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • Provide a high level of customer service, professionalism and smooth communication to all individuals interacting with the Office of Academic Affairs via email, phone, and in-person.
  • Strategically manage the Vice President’s schedule, which encompasses coordinating a large volume of meetings, preparation and logistics across two campuses. Arrange travel plans, itineraries and agendas and compile documents of travel-related meetings as necessary for staff within the Office of Academic Affairs.
  • Create and maintain a manual of standard operating procedures for the Office of Academic Affairs.
  • Lead planning and coordination of academic affairs projects and events (including but not limited to Student Research Symposium, Academic Excellence Banquet, Annual Beginning and End of Year Receptions, etc.).
  • Coordinate academic affairs related honor/awards processes (Kauffman/Study Abroad, Realizing the Dream, Dean’s List, Faculty Research and Creative Endeavor Grants, Faculty/Student Summer Research Grants, Faculty Awards for Excellence, etc.).
  • Serve as the staff liaison to the Undergraduate Promotion and Tenure Committee by receiving and posting materials and communicating information regarding mid-point review, promotion, tenure and sabbaticals.
  • Provide logistical support (arranging catering, room reservations, material preparation, audiovisual reservations and marketing materials) for academic affairs related meetings and events including but not limited to (AGC and undergraduate faculty meetings, CETL and Honors meetings, Faculty Workshop, New Faculty Orientation, etc.).
  • Provide administrative support for designated academic governance committees maintaining internal intranet sites, posting meeting agendas, schedules and minutes.
  • Assist Office of Academic Affairs staff in maintaining relevant and up-to-date departmental ChetNet and outward facing OAA website.
  • Manage paperwork and processes relevant to academic affairs (including but not limited to VIA attendance, OAA policies and procedures, phone lists and directories, annual OAA calendar, etc.).
  • Maintain designated academic affairs files as outlined by the University and or office records retention policy.
  • Provide oversight for student office workers in collaboration with the Administrative and Institutional Research Officer.

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalency, post-secondary education/degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum three years of experience.
  • Basic knowledge of computers including managing a Windows environment, advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite, calculators, telephone, copying, faxing, and scanning records.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication for document composition, proofreading and possess polished oral communication skills and telephone etiquette.
  • Exemplary customer service and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Ability to interact with persons at all organizational levels.
  • Ability to keep confidences and handle confidential information.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and complete detailed assignments in a fast –paced 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, non-exempt position with a minimum regular schedule of 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.  However, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands, additional hours or workday schedule changes may be required occasionally.

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

 



Position:  Admissions Counselor

Department:  Admissions

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The Admissions Counselor is responsible for one-to-one recruitment of prospective students to meet individual and institutional goals to Manchester University.  The primary function is to conduct the various recruitment and admissions activities designed to attract, prepare and enroll students to Manchester University.  This position will develop dynamic and inclusive relationships with students/families and lead them through the entire enrollment process. This individual will be expected to adhere and contribute to the University and Admissions mission and vision statements and delivery of professional, personal service.

Essential job functions: 

Off-Campus & Travel:

  • Plan, implement and participate in off-campus recruiting events such as University fairs, high school visits, and other campus and off-site visits as needed.
  • Introduce students and families to Manchester through individual interactions and/or group presentations and do appropriate follow-up with new interested students.
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with high school guidance counselors and Manchester alumni in areas that may strengthen the institution.
  • Represent Manchester University in a professional manner at all times.

On-campus/Daily Responsibilities:

  • Correspond with applicants through email, telephone, texting and handwritten notes.
  • Meet with prospective students and their families on campus and provide campus tours as needed.
  • Participate in on-campus recruiting events such as Spartan Days, Preview Days, Academic Days, LEAD Celebration, Admitted Student Days, scholarship events, etc.
  • Interact with faculty, advisors, coaches and other Manchester administrators to coordinate successful campus visits.
  • Evaluate and process applications based on transcripts, rank, recommendations and other documentation provided resulting in admission or recommendation for admission.

Communication Outreach:

  • Make outgoing communication to inquiries and applicants to discuss next steps in the process, financial aid packages, and determine interest level in Manchester University,
  • Provide information on Manchester curriculum, financial aid, billing, the application process, scholarships, campus housing, health services, campus life, network access/ITS, etc.
  • Promote and schedule campus visits for prospective students as needed.
  • Record comments, interest level and other necessary record updates in the department’s CRM system.

Financial Aid and Enrollment:

  • Assist students and families with the financial aid process.
  • Discuss financial aid packages, payment options and timelines with students/families.
  • Remind students to complete necessary processes to secure financial aid, such as completing the Master Promissory Note, Entrance Counseling and verification.
  • Work with families on balance payment arrangements.

General Activities:

  • Participate in weekly admissions meetings.
  • Support and model a positive team “can-do” attitude in the admissions office and throughout the University community.
  • Establish and maintain relationships throughout the University community.
  • Represent the institution at approved professional organizations.
  • Organize, manage and prioritize multiple responsibilities at once.
  • Participate in enrollment activities as needed (orientation events, Move-in Day/Week of Welcome, etc.).
  • Provide support to students as needed as they adjust and transition to the college experience.
  • Ability to work from home as needed using cutting edge, web-based call/text/video technology.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in student, faculty and staff.
  • 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 and video conferencing platforms.
  • Multilingual and/or bilingual is preferred (Spanish).
  • Understanding and general knowledge/use of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other identified social media platforms.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff and the public.
  • Ability to promote Manchester University efforts in multicultural recruitment.
  • Experience with public speaking and presentations.
  • 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.  Travel is required.

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




Position:  Associate Registrar (ON HOLD)

Department:  Registrar

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Position overview:  Reporting to the Registrar, the Associate Registrar works collaboratively with a variety of offices on both campuses to lead Registrar services for Fort Wayne and online programs, as well as provide general registrar services institutionally.  The Associate Registrar ensures the integrity of student educational records and academic history. The Associate Registrar manages new program creation, coding, and maintenance within the Student Information System (SIS). The Associate Registrar provides information and interpretation of institutional policies to students, faculty, staff, and other parties as requested. The Associate Registrar assists with all beginning and end of semester tasks (i.e. enrollment reports, grade collection, and student record updates), graduation audits, and the credentialing process. The Associate Registrar is cross-trained with the Registrar on responsibilities, policies, and systems.

Essential job functions:  Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

Fort Wayne Campus and Online Registrar Functions:

  • Maintains organized records of registration and student information for Fort Wayne campus and online programs.
  • Creates and maintains the Fort Wayne Campus and online master class schedules including building all section offerings in Ellucian/Colleague.
  • Manages course enrollment for the Fort Wayne campus and online programs ensuring accurate collection, processing, reporting and retention of academic records in University data management systems (Ellucian/Colleague).  Includes distribution of e-registration forms, registration of students and verification of accurate enrollment through reconciliation of course section rosters.
  • Leads the class roster verification process for the Fort Wayne campus and online programs.
  • Manages change of course process for Fort Wayne campus and online programs, with support from academic and student affairs coordinator.
  • Processes withdrawals, suspensions, and expulsions for Fort Wayne campus and online programs.
  • Performs end of semester processing for Fort Wayne campus and online programs. This includes but is not limited to evaluating course and grade rosters to assist faculty in identifying outstanding NR grades.
  • In collaboration with the Registrar, leads the development and maintenance of degree audit modules for Fort Wayne campus and online programs and provides training and assistance to students and faculty mentors including creating and updating program requirements for Fort Wayne campus and online programs.
  • Manages the graduation application and intent to graduate processes for Fort Wayne campus programs.
  • Provides information and interpretation of institutional policies to students, faculty, advisors and other parties for Fort Wayne campus and online programs.
  • Researches and makes recommendations for registrar policies and procedures that best serve the unique needs of graduate, professional and online students.
  • Provides Office of Registrar student support for Fort Wayne and online campus programs.

General Registrar Functions:

Academic Records:

  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the student and academic history in the Colleague Student Information System (SIS) including but not limited to biographical information, registration, student attendance, degree audits, grades, graduation audits, and degree completion.
  • Ensure compliance with the Registrar’s Office records retention policy.

Registrar Systems:

  • Manage new program creation, coding, and maintenance within Colleague (SIS), specializing in graduate, professional and online programs
  • Keep accurate and orderly reference documentation of re-occurring major system updates.

Registrar Office Services:

  • Collaborate with and provide a high level of service to students, faculty and staff on both campuses. 
  • Interpret academic policies for students, faculty, staff, and other parties.
  • Assist with managing the registrar@manchester.edu inbox and direct emails to the appropriate party
  • Serve as a representative of the Registrar’s office in the absence of the Registrar.

Registrar Procedures, Reporting and Collaboration:

  • Create and generate reports for on-campus use as requested. 
  • Regularly maintain/update a procedure manual for responsibilities to ensure consistency for data management.
  • Serve as a highly effective team member in cross-training individuals and offices on related functions such as admission counselors, academic and student affairs staff, and information technology services.

Secondary job functions: 

  • Assist with walk-in traffic and phone calls as needed
  • Assist with student registration, advising, and graduation appointments as needed.
  • Assist in graduation preparation and commencement details.

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree, preferably in higher education administration or related field.
  • Experience in higher education or occupation where duties are integrally linked to an information management system.
  • Experience in new program development, coding, and management within a Student Information System.
  • Experience with Colleague, Banner, PeopleSoft, Jenzabar or other academic computing system is desired.
  • Strong computer skills including advanced  skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point) and relational database understanding
  • Three years of experience in a Registrar’s office preferred (ideally with graduate, professional, and/or online programs)
  • Exemplary customer service and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Ability to interact with persons at all organizational levels.
  • Ability to keep confidences and handle confidential information.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and complete detailed assignments in a fast –paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently on diverse projects and consistently meet deadlines.

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. Additional hours are often required due to academic calendar cycles and workflow demands.

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 upload a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator.





Position:  Campus Courier

Department:  Campus Store

Campus:  North Manchester/Fort Wayne

Position overview:  The Campus Courier serves as the primary transport for University mail, packages, and other required documents between the North Manchester and Fort Wayne campus. This position may also provide a weekly student shuttle transport as needed.  

Essential job functions:  Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • Responsibly transport University documents between locations
  • Safely transport passengers from one destination to the other
  • Meet and greet all guests in a professional and courteous manner
  • Confirm that all passengers are present and record no-shows
  • Ensure adherence to passenger limits, both seated and standing
  • Ensure deliveries are received in a timely manner
  • Observe all relevant traffic and safety laws
  • Ensure vehicle is functioning correctly before and after each shift, reporting any issues to the Physical Plant immediately
  • Occasionally complete a mileage log at the beginning and end of a shift when using University vehicles

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

  • Communicate with customers, vendors and contractors
  • Serve as card reader programmer backup
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Successfully complete the driving test administered by the Manchester University Physical Plant
  • Must be reliable and punctual
  • Must be self-motivated and an independent worker
  • Must be friendly and have a professional demeanor
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours
  • Must ensure confidentiality
  • The ability to lift approximately 20 lbs.; sit for up to 3 hours per day while driving

Work schedule:  This is a part-time, non-exempt position with flexible working hours between 8 am and 5 pm, not to exceed 15 hours per week.. 

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




Position:  Clinical Coordinator for Undergraduate Nursing Programs

Department:  Nursing

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Position overview:  The Clinical Coordinator for Undergraduate Nursing Programs at Manchester University will develop and maintain positive relationships with clinical partners, maintain data required by clinical sites for students and faculty, prioritize work to meet deadlines, communicate relevant information to faculty and staff, and stay informed of current knowledge to meet facility guidelines for faculty and students. Will also help as needed and as duties allow in the skills lab and assisting with classroom instruction.

Essential job functions:  The Clinical Coordinator for Undergraduate Nursing Programs will develop and implement a collegial environment for Manchester University and its undergraduate nursing stakeholders.

Primary responsibilities are:

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with MU’s nursing faculty and staff, and clinical partners.
  • Maintain data and uphold processes that are required by MU’s clinical sites for student placement.
  • Prioritize work tasks while adhering to critical deadlines.
  • Work closely with course coordinators, program director and administrative assistant, communicating relevant information as needed.
  • Maintain expert knowledge of each clinical partner’s requirements for student and / or faculty placement (orientation, uploading of student / faculty data, human resource requirements, etc.)

Overall responsibilities include:

  • Reports directly to the Program Director of the nursing program.
  • Submits requests for clinical rotation in each clinical site’s venue; creates student roster form with required student information, uploads all student rosters into corresponding clinical assignments and sends the clinical rosters from primary professors (including student’s name, clinical dates, and times) to designated facility employee.
  • Updates University checklist and Hospital / clinical site checklist as indicated; approves or denies student’s checklist; updates master spreadsheet in MU Intranet with appropriate corresponding dates for data submitted to clinical site.
  • Ensures all clinical compliance requirements are completed and documented prior to the student’s first clinical experience (orientation, immunization records, drug screens, background checks, etc.).
  • Routinely monitors both incoming and current students to make sure each maintains both University and Clinical compliance.
  • Functions as a student liaison by keeping track of nursing students after graduation, upcoming NCLEX testing, work status, and contact information.
  • Ensures that all faculty members are in compliance and in good standing with license verification, required immunizations for clinical sites, as well as stay up-to-date on clinical and University requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks; excellent organizational and technological skills.
  • Understands, upholds, and maintains compliance with clinical site regulations as well as accrediting / licensing agencies.
  • Upholds confidentiality at all times.
  • Displays ability to foster collegial relationships within the organization and externally with clinical partners and communities of interest.

Work schedule:  This is a full time, 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.

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





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Position:  Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Department:  Institutional Effectiveness

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director for Institutional Effectiveness leads accreditation, assessment, program evaluation, review and planning, and institutional research activities for the University, assisting all areas with outcomes, assessment and continuous improvement in order to successfully achieve the mission and priorities of the University.  The Director oversees and coordinates the operation of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE).  OIE staff facilitate the collection and analysis of institutional data, provide information to support planning and decision making, manage academic assessment, evaluation, review and planning processes, coordinate accreditation efforts, and provide support for grant compliance and institutional strategic planning efforts.  The OIE creates a culture of evidence-based decision making and alignment of evaluation, planning and budgeting processes.  To this end, the Director strengthens connections between strategic planning, program evaluation, assessment and resource allocation, resulting in capacity building and overall institutional effectiveness.  The Director shares expertise in best practices and leads professional development training for faculty and staff on assessment and planning strategies.  The Director serves on the Academic Affairs Leadership Council, Undergraduate Assessment Committee, Graduate and Professional Curriculum and Assessment Committee, and other relevant committees as assigned. 

Essential job functions:

  • Accreditation: Lead accreditation activities (30% of time)
    • Serve as the HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer and lead activities related to HLC accreditation, including HLC change requests and leadership of the University’s Quality Initiative.
    • Lead/oversee the writing of the University’s HLC Assurance Argument for each HLC Comprehensive Review.
    • Ensure academic compliance.
    • Provide accreditation support wherever possible for the University’s various externally accredited programs: Education, Athletic Training, Social Work, and Pharmacy.
  • Assessment: Lead assessment processes of the University to support continual improvement and success in achieving the mission and priorities of the institution (20% of time)
    • Lead the training, design, planning and implementation of academic program assessment to improve effectiveness and quality of student learning.
    • Assist in the creation and evaluation of key performance indicators of institution-wide effectiveness and seek solutions to enhance institutional programs and operations.
    • Coordinate university-wide surveys including development, administration, analysis, and the dissemination of results.
    • Develop and maintain expertise in assessment best practices.
  • Program Evaluation, Review and Planning: (20%) partner with faculty for academic program evaluation, review and planning to help the University achieve the highest academic quality and maximize student learning
    • Create and implement a regular process for program evaluation, sharing with all academic programs data on a regular basis that assists in their, and the institutions, ability to assess, support and grow program health
    • Create and implement a regular process for academic program review and planning, working with faculty across all academic programs to create and implement program plans designed to improve the quality and effectiveness of programs and meeting student learning outcomes
    • Facilitate a regular process of program evaluation to assist programs in achieving sustainability or growth
  • Institutional Research & Data-Informed Decision-Making: Support the Director of IR in the development of a comprehensive, integrated system of data collection, research and reporting that supports strategic, academic and operational planning and decisions (10% of time)
    • Initiate, develop and implement data solutions to support planning and decision making.
    • Integrate data sources, analyses and reporting to develop and maintain a coherent system of institutional knowledge and information.
    • Collaborate with senior leadership for annual and periodic data requests.
    • Create a process for data requests that assures relevant, high-quality, ethical data collection and analysis.
    • Oversee data analysis and reports for various external and internal requestors.
  • Grants: Support grant activities in order to help faculty successfully procure external funding in support of research efforts (5% of time)
    • Support the work of the Grants Advocacy Group
    • Work with the director of grants and sponsored programs to establish policies and procedures to organize all grant activities and ensure compliance with funder guidelines
    • Collaborate with Cabinet to prioritize grant opportunities
    • Serve as the point of contact for external contractors related to grants, as needed
  • Strategic Planning: Work with senior leadership to create operational plans and organizational systems to achieve strategic initiatives and evaluate progress on key goals (10% of time)
    • Assist University leaders in developing strategic goals, implementation plans and reporting to ensure alignment with the overall mission and priorities of the University.
    • Collaborate with University leaders to design key performance indicators to track progress and success in achieving the strategic plan and revise strategic initiatives as needed.
    • Collaborate with the Vice President and Chief Business Officer to assist programs in aligning planning and budgeting to ensure optimal use of resources.
  • Other University Projects: Perform other projects as assigned by the President or Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs (5% of time)
  • Administration: Hire, train, mentor and supervise staff; prepare and monitor office budget; lead the creation and maintenance of the OIE’s website; other administrative duties as required (5% of time)

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in higher education, public administration, management or related field
  • 5-7 years in higher education
  • Experience with strategic planning, accreditation, budgeting, the use of data for program evaluation, and assessment
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, effectively and professionally, with evidence of success in explaining, presenting and interpreting data
  • Demonstrated success in organizing collaborative teams and leading groups of colleagues
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and collegially as a member of cross-unit and multi-purpose teams
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience

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

To apply:
  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, log into your Manchester ADP account and go to Myself > Talent > Career Center, and then click on the position title.  Please upload a cover letter and CV/resume with your completed employment application. Questions about the application process can be emailed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator.






Position:  Seasonal Groundskeeper/Mower

Department:  Grounds

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  This position will work from approximately April 1 to September 30 (roughly 6 months) or as needed.  This person will be responsible for assisting the Grounds Supervisor in the maintenance of the Campus of Manchester University and the Koinonia Environmental Center.

Essential job functions:

  • Mow, weed eat, and maintain approximately 50 acres of grounds
  • Operate mowing equipment of all types including riding mowers, push mowers, weed eaters, blowers, and tractors.
  • Drive Automatic Pickup Truck AND Manual Dump Truck with trailer containing mowing/grounds keeping equipment to Koinonia      

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
  • Ability to drive a manual Dump Truck
Work schedule:  This position works approximately 35-40 hours per week (or as needed), generally Monday through Friday, starting around 7:00am dependent upon weather and time of year.


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




Position:  Shuttle Bus Driver (ON HOLD)

Department:  Student Involvement

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The Shuttle Bus Driver assumes a professional role as a University driver. This position is responsible for operating 14 passenger buses and 14 passenger vans as a part of the Spartan Shuttle Program. The Spartan Shuttle Program will take students to surrounding towns, Huntington, Warsaw, Wabash, and Fort Wayne. This position is primarily based on predetermined routes and times. Riders will typically be students, and at times, faculty, and staff. Hours will vary according to the needs of the department, but will typically operate on select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The shuttle service is scheduled to run primarily throughout the academic year. This is a part-time position.

Essential job functions: 

  • Safely transporting passengers from one destination to the other.
  • Promptly arriving at collection points prior to departure times.
  • Meet and greet all guests in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Confirm that all passengers are present and record no-shows.
  • Ensure adherence to passenger limits, both seated and standing.
  • Ensure vehicle is functioning correctly before and after each shift, reporting any issues to the Physical Plant immediately.
  • Reporting any behavioral issues to the director of student involvement.
  • Ensure the shuttle is fueled, well-maintained, and presentable at all times.
  • Complete mileage log at beginning and end of each shift.
  • Observe all relevant traffic and safety laws.

Qualifications: 

  • GED Required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must successfully complete the driving test administered by the Manchester University Physical Plant
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and calmly as situations demand
  • Self-motivated and independent worker
  • Strong student-focused outlook
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours

Work schedule:  This is a part-time, non-exempt position with the majority of hours scheduled on 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 upload a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator.





Position:  Women’s Soccer Head Coach

Department:  Athletics

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The women’s soccer head coach is responsible for leading a successful women’s soccer program at Manchester University.  This includes managing all aspects of coaching, eligibility, recruitment, retention, budget and scheduling. The head coach is also responsible for fundraising for the program.  In addition, the head coach will have supervisory responsibility for an assistant coach.   

Essential job functions:

  • Eligibility, including:
    • Furnishes a list of team members for eligibility clarification before preseason, after preseason and at the end of the year.
    • Monitors student-athletes’ eligibility during season and works with Student Life colleagues to coordinate support for student-athletes.
  • Recruiting, including:
    • Recruitment of student-athletes with a commitment to academic success.
    • Supervise and coordinate athletic recruiting efforts with assistant coaching staff and Office of Admissions.
    • Provide an annual recruitment plan.
  • Retention, including:
    • Work with the Office of Student Life, Office of Enrollment and Athletic Director to establish retention programs and retention rates for the program.
    • Maintain satisfactory retention rate.
    • Track retention rates by benchmarking internally within the University, and externally with other NCAA Division III schools.
    • Report on retention progress.
  • Budget, including:
    • Prepares the initial budget request.
    • Orders equipment through established procedures.
    • Arranges team transportation, makes hotel reservations and organizes team meals on off-campus trips.
    • Completes a yearly inventory. Issues, collects and stores all equipment. Arranges for equipment repair.
  • Coaching, Scheduling and Team Management, including:
    • Determines goals and objectives for sport within the philosophy of the institution.
    • Organizes and conducts practice/training sessions.
    • Insure appropriate safety precautions during practice, games and team travel.
    • Cooperation with the Athletic Training staff by submitting practice schedules, game schedules, and complete roster information in a timely fashion.
    • Works with the Sports Information Director in regard to internal and external publicity.
    • Works with Director of Athletics on scheduling and travel details.
    • Works with Director of Athletics on field or court preparations and insures facilities are set up.
    • Arrange for alternate eating plans if practice times conflict with food service schedule.
    • Establishes guidelines for proper conduct of student-athletes.
    • Recommends student-athletes for awards.
    • Evaluates assistant coaches yearly and recommends any changes to Director of Athletics.
    • Provides adequate feedback and evaluation to student-athletes as to potential, progress, and performance.
    • Responsible for driving University owned vehicles to away competitions.
    • Complete reports as required for the athletic department, other campus offices and external constituents.
    • Monitor facilities as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree preferred, bachelor’s degree required.
  • Five years coaching experience preferred.
  • Experience in NCAA Division III athletics preferred, as a coach or student-athlete.
  • Successful completion of the NCAA Division III Rules Test.
  • CPR/AED First Aid Certification required (available on-site).
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Willingness to enhance professional growth by attending clinics and workshops as well as belonging to national and state coaching associations.
  • Ability to represent the Athletic Department in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to abide by the rules for the sport of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University at all times.
  • Ability to attend athletic staff meetings, mandatory student-athlete programs, admissions events, sports banquets and athletic fundraising activities.
  • Ability to flex communication style to multiple cultural environments

Work schedule:  This is a full time, 12-month, exempt position.  It includes flexible work hours Monday through Friday, especially in-season.  Travel and weekends are required.

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