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 Position:  Assistant Professor of Biology 

Department:  Biology  

Campus:  North Manchester  

Position Overview:  This is a full-time tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Plant Systematics/Phylogenetics. with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean for Academic Natural and Health Sciences.  

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 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, 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 required with training in plant systematics/phylogenetics
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in Vascular Plant Systematics, Algae, Plants and Fungi, Plant Physiology, Ecology and Genetics, as well as introductory courses in Biology and Environmental Studies, and courses for non-majors.
  • 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
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use
  • Use of biological laboratory and field equipment 

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

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

Work Schedule: 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. 

Salary Range: $52,000 - $54,000

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 jnsteele@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.




Position:  Assistant Professor of Chemistry 

Department:  Chemistry 

Campus:  North Manchester 

Position Overview:  Tenure-track assistant professor of chemistry to teach courses in chemistry and biology-chemistry majors, as well as in new programs in nursing, nutrition and global health.  Expertise in organic and/or biochemistry desired.  This is a full-time teaching position with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean for Natural and Health Sciences.  

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Teaching, generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which includes 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
  • Fulfilling institutional expectations on student progress by due dates including but not limited to three week progress survey, 7-week mid-term grades, final grades
  • Serving as an academic advisor focusing on student progression within the major to an on-time graduation
  • Serving on the expected number of committees as defined in the faculty manual
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, division, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing, maintaining and submitting course syllabi by posted due dates
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning of course and major objectives in conjunction with assessment plans
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual  

Qualifications: 

  • PhD required
  • Evidence of successful teaching and interest in research with undergraduates required; commitment to service expected
  • 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
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally schedule 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. 

Salary Range:  $50,000 - $52,000 

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.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 




Position:  Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Ambulatory Care)

Department:  Pharmacy Practice 

Campus:  Fort Wayne   

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  Reporting to the Pharmacy Practice Department Chair, this is a full time clinical faculty position with a practice area in ambulatory care.

Essential Job Functions: 

Reporting to the Pharmacy Practice Department Chair, all faculty members will be responsible for:

  • Creating and delivering instruction in the doctor of pharmacy curriculum, both in the classroom and at the designated practice site;
  • Developing and maintaining a model clinical practice in ambulatory care at a designated practice site;
  • Developing visibility as an ambulatory care practitioner within local, state, and national organizations;
  • Conducting scholarly activity in the faculty’s area of interest and expertise;
  • Engaging in service to the profession, college, and community;
  • Precept PGY2 resident at designated practice site;
  • Serve on Residency Advisory Committee

Qualifications: 

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Will have completed 2 years of residency, one of which is a PGY2 in ambulatory care
  • Eligible to or having previously served as a PGY2 residency director
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of Indiana
  • Previous academic experience of at least 3 years is highly desirable
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication abilities
  • Possess outstanding clinical and leadership skills
  • Willingness to work effectively with colleagues on a variety of collaborations
  • Strong desire to contribute to the growth and development of the College in a progressive, thoughtful, and enthusiastic manner 

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. 

Salary Range: $100,000 - $110,000

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 with your completed application.  Questions can be emailed to jnsteele@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome. 

 




Position:  Assistant Professor of Psychology – Cognitive Neuroscience 

Department:  Psychology  

Campus:  North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  This is a full time, tenure track teaching position in Psychology. Primary responsibilities include teaching Introduction to Psychology, courses in Cognitive Neuroscience, courses that support the major, and courses that support the Manchester University Core curriculum with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences.  

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Teaching 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 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: 

  • Ph. D. in Psychology.
  • Evidence of successful teaching in introductory and advanced psychology courses within the liberal arts context
  • Previous experience with advising and collaborative research with undergraduate students preferred
  • 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 
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail 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.   

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

Salary Range: $55,000 - $62,000 

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, teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and statement of research interests, including how you plan to involve undergraduate students in this research.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 




Position:  Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Social and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences) 

Department:  Pharmaceutical Sciences    

Campus:  Fort Wayne  

Position Overview:  This position is a 12­month tenure track social and administrative pharmacy sciences faculty position. Preference will be given to candidates with a research or teaching focus in pharmacy administration, health services/outcomes research, or public health. Candidates who embody the teacher-­scholar model of pharmacy education and research are also desired. Candidates are expected to contribute to the mission, vision, and strategic plan of the College of Pharmacy. 

Essential Job Functions: 

Teaching (40­-60%)

  • Provide quality instruction in the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program, including didactic and experiential coursework.
  • Collaborate with other faculty to develop the curriculum, and teaching and evaluation methods needed for effective delivery of that curriculum. This includes creating, developing, and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for modern pharmacy practice.
  • As assigned, serve as course coordinator.
  • As appropriate, develop and teach elective courses.
  • Continuously strive to incorporate and introduce timely topics and cutting-edge concepts in relevant areas.
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for pharmacy students and colleagues. 

Scholarship (30­-50%) 

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration, and teaching/learning in the social and administrative pharmacy sciences.
  • Pursue fundable programs appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline and interests.
  • Disseminate the results of scholarly endeavors in appropriate forums, including publications, presentations, and teaching.
  • As appropriate, mentor and collaborate with other scholars both inside and outside the institution. 

Service (10­-20%) 

  • Serve as a faculty mentor to pharmacy students.
  • Participate actively on College and University committees.
  • If applicable, serve as a faculty advisor to student organizations.
  • 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 community service activities as appropriate for the faculty’s area of practice, or as determined by the College or University. 

Qualifications: 

Required:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or terminal degree in social and administrative pharmacy sciences, health services/outcomes research, public health, or related field. A pharmacy background is strongly desired, but not required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and other stakeholders.
  • Effective teaching skills to a diverse body of professional pharmacy students.
  • Ability to deliver course content in our healthcare systems, public health, and management courses or other related courses as necessary.
  • Ability to provide effective feedback and mentor pharmacy students.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content/delivery methods. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and collaborators.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and manage time.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e­mail, and internet use.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development. 

Preferred:

  • Postdoctoral experience
  • Pharmacy degree
  • Expertise in more than one area of study or research: social and administrative pharmacy, health services or health outcomes research, public health, epidemiology, etc.
  • Previous academic or teaching experience in pharmacy programs in the area of social and administrative pharmacy sciences or related field
  • Evidence of pursuit of independent research with publications in scholarly peer-reviewed journals 

Work Schedule: This is a full-time (40 hours or more), 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. 

Salary Range: $90,000 - $110,000

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 should be submitted online via ADP.  Along with your application, please upload a cover letter (including information on research and teaching interests), curriculum vita and teaching philosophy.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 




Position:  Director of Library Services 

Department:  Library and Academic Technology  

Campus:  North Manchester  

Position Overview:  The Director of Library Services reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.  This individual provides strategic vision and leadership for Funderburg Library and is an advocate for library services and resources across all campuses in support of the University’s mission and key initiatives.  

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Steward library mission and strategic goals with University mission, vision, and strategic initiatives as a guide as a fundamental partner in the quality of the academic program
  • Lead the transformation of the library into an academic learning commons supporting educational excellence
  • Provide administrative leadership for assessing, improving, and promoting library services and resources while participating in shared University governance
  • Foster a culture that welcomes change and innovation in academic technology, instruction, and delivery and storage of information by collaborating with University committees, offices, and departments working in these areas
  • Responsible financial stewardship of library funds supporting all library resources and services, including study zones and classroom spaces
  • Advocate for archives program enhancement including development of an institution-wide digital repository
  • Explore new models of scholarly communication with potential to provide cost-saving access to digital repositories of academic publications and creative works
  • Supervise, evaluate, and foster professional growth and development of  library faculty and staff
  • Cultivate external relations and development opportunities in support of library renovation projects

Secondary Job Functions: 

  • Oversee Library collection development and acquisitions to support the University curriculum
  • Assure access to print and digital library resources, through consortium and vendor licensing agreements
  • Submit annual library services report, library faculty annual review responses, and annual administrative and staff performance reviews to the appropriate University office, typically the  Office of Academic and Student Affairs and/or Human Resources
  • Represent Manchester University as a member of the Board of Directors in the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI), and other appropriate organizations
  • Manage building hours and supervise library staff responsible for opening and closing the building
  • Monitor physical condition of library building and report safety and maintenance issues to Physical Plant staff, Campus Safety, or senior University administrators as appropriate

Qualifications: 

Required

  • Master’s degree in library science or its equivalent from a program accredited by the American Library Association
  • A minimum of 7 years working as a librarian in academic library setting with at least 3 years administrative/leadership experience

Strongly Preferred

  • Current academic rank at the associate or full professor (library faculty) level
  • Experience building collaborative working relationships with administrators and across multiple campuses, colleges, and offices
  • Experience balancing library building renovations with library leadership and administrative duties
  • Experience working with library consortia and other resource sharing groups
  • Additional advanced degree in an academic subject area 

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position with faculty status and rank, and the option to be tenure track.   

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

Salary Range: $64,000 - $71,000 

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 letter of interest and curriculum vita with your application.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.




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.

 Positions: Adjunct – Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Human Genetics, Molecular Biology, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacology 

* Please note that we recruit for these positions on an on-going basis in order to build a talent pool of potential candidates. When a position becomes available, we will review applicants at that time.  You will not be contacted until a position is available, sometimes this could be a few months.  At that time you may be asked to resubmit updated documents. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus: Fort Wayne Campus

Position Overview: This is a temporary, part-time adjunct teaching position for the online Masters in Pharmacogenomics Program, reporting through the director of pharmacogenomics operations to the department chair and the Dean of pharmacy programs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach in accordance with the description and syllabus provided by the director of pharmacogenomics operations
  • Administer examinations and assessing student learning
  • Demonstrate respect for students as individuals and foster a respectful atmosphere in the online learning environment
  • Work in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Maintain compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual
  • Maintain office hours, as appropriate  

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in specified field required
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses and assess student learning as assigned in the specified department
  • 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
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use 

Work Schedule: Online classes will met at the discretion of the faculty member.  Virtual class meetings may, or may not, occur depending on the faculty member.  If class meetings are scheduled, the faculty member is encouraged to create the meeting between 8AM – 10PM EST on a weekday.  Some classes, 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.  Interested candidates can apply online via ADP by following the links for each adjunct position below.  Please submit a curriculum vita along with your completed application.  Contact Jenny Steele, employment coordinator, if you have any questions. 

Adjunct - Bioinformatics

Adjunct - Biostatistics

Adjunct - Molecular Biology

Adjunct - Pharmacokinetics

Adjunct - Pharmacology

 

 Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 




 Position: Adjunct Instructor of Physics

Department: Physics

Campus: North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a part-time adjunct teaching position, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching PHYS 112: College Physics II, including laboratory sections, for three semester hours during Spring 2019.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Academic advising

Qualifications

  • PhD in physics or related field preferred.  Master’s Degree required.
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach college-level physics
  • 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 and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail 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. Class and lab times for College Physics II are as follows:

Class Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 - 12:50 pm

Lab Time: Tuesdays: 8:30 - 10:20 am

Lab Times: Thursdays: 8 – 9:50 am, 10 - 11:50 am, 1 – 2:50 pm

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.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume and contact information for three references with your completed application.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.




Position:  Men’s and Women’s Head Tennis Coach 

Department:  Athletics 

Campus:  North Manchester 

Position overview:  Reports to the Director of Athletics and is fully responsible for his/her sport including all aspects of coaching, eligibility, budgeting, scheduling, and recruiting.

Essential job functions: 

  • Represent the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
  • Abide by the rules for the sport of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University at all times.
  • Fully responsible for coaching designated athletic team, including the traditional season and non-traditional season.
  • Attendance at athletic department meetings as available.
  • Certification in CPR w/AED & First Aid.
  • Recruiting, including:
    • Take the NCAA Division III Rules Test online.
    • Recruitment of student-athletes with a commitment to academic success.
    • Provides annual recruitment plan to athletic recruiting coordinator.
    • Maintain satisfactory retention rate for the tennis program.
  • Team Management, including:
    • Determines goals and objectives for sport within the philosophy of the institution.  A written copy may be requested by the Director of Athletics.
    • Organizes and conducts practice sessions.
    • Insures 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 team pictures, news releases, and statistical reporting.
    • Works with Director of Athletics or Assistant 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 athletes on trips.
    • Recommends athletes for awards.
    • Provides adequate feedback and evaluation to student athletes as to potential, progress, and performance.
    • Responsible for driving University owned vehicles to away competitions.
    • Complete end of season reports.
  • Eligibility, including:
    • Furnishes a list of team members for eligibility clarification before preseason, after preseason and at the end of the year.
    • Monitors athletes’ eligibility during season.
  • Budget, including:
    • Prepares the initial budget for the particular sport.
    • Orders equipment for the particular sport though established procedures.
    • Completes a yearly inventory.  Issues, collects and stores all equipment.  Arranges for equipment repair. 

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in related field or comparable experience, advanced certification preferred.
  • CPR/AED First Aid Certification required (available on-site).

Work schedule:  This is a twelve (12) month, part-time position.  Travel is required and includes flexible works hours, especially in-season.  Monday through Friday, with weekends required. 

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

Salary range:  $11,830 per 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. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 



Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist Manchester University in its search for a

Vice President for Student Affairs.

 

The newly redefined position of Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA) serves as the chief student affairs and retention officer for the University. This is an exciting opportunity to define a new role and provide executive-level leadership and vision for a comprehensive range of programs and services aimed at developing and retaining students positioned to grow into their best selves. The position reports directly to the president.

As a key member of the President’s Cabinet, the VPSA participates in all institution-wide planning, embraces the University’s mission, and supports its goals to meet the needs of a diverse student population and create a learning environment focused on student success.

The primary role is planning and directing all student affairs and services programs: student success, success advising, first-year transition programming, residential life, student conduct, campus safety, health and wellness services, counseling services, multicultural services, career services, volunteer services, religious life and student activities and leadership development.

The VPSA also cultivates and fosters communication with students, parents, faculty, community agencies and the public through participation in community organizations, student organizations, and other entities which address student concerns and encourage overall institutional growth.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Demonstrate ability to increase first- and second-year student retention
  • Have a track record of managing large departments
  • Be able to lead innovative, high-quality and student-centered approaches to student success in curricular and co-curricular experiences
  • Embrace executive-level leadership, strategic planning, oversight, and coordination of student affairs departments
  • Possess knowledge of institutional Title IX programming, investigations and Title IX policies and procedures maintenance
  • Be able to communicate effectively with student leaders to promote positive student relations
  • Be a strong advocate of meeting student’s non-academic, extra-curricular, and co-curricular needs
  • Be comfortable with assessing and using data to drive decisions
  • Be a change-maker and adept at leading through change
  • Understand the needs of first-generation students
  • Have current knowledge of higher education research and best practices
  • Be people-centered with a sense of humor
  • Be skilled at long‐range program planning and creating and implementing new initiatives
  • Possess conflict-resolution skills
  • Be adept at developing collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies
  • Have polished oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Have effective team-building and team-management skills
  • Reflect strong intercultural and diversity competencies demonstrated through development and/or support of programs supporting diversity, including gender and sexual orientation
  • Be highly self-directed, well-organized, detail-oriented and focused on results
  • Have the ability to work with and nurture a diverse workforce in a diverse community
  • Be able to balance a personal schedule with workload demands

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Executive-level leadership, strategic planning, oversight and coordination of all student affairs departments including programming, policy development, personnel, facilities and financial management
  • Leadership and guidance implementing innovative high-quality and student-centered approaches to student success in curricular and co-curricular experiences. Examples are: residential life, multicultural activities, student activities and events, student clubs and organizations, student government, first-year transition programming, student conduct, counseling, accommodation of disabilities, career and skill counseling, placement services, and retention-focused activities
  • Advance and enhance activities increasing first- and second-year student retention at or above the strategic planning goals
  • Work with colleagues on all campuses to ensure delivery of correct services to all student groups
  • Verify that student affairs program is effective, innovative, proactive, anticipatory and responsive to student and community requirements with periodic program, service, procedures and policies evaluations
  • Utilize analytics and data to design, develop and implement inventive, effective student engagement and retention programs and services
  • Ensure institutional policies and practices assure fair and equitable student treatment
  • Confirm all student affairs programs and services follow state and federal laws and University policies
  • Attend and participate in student programming and other campus and leadership activities
  • Serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a relevant discipline
  • Proven record of increasing undergraduate retention
  • Five (5) to eight (8) years of successful higher education student affairs experience with a pattern of increased responsibilities; senior administrator experience in student affairs preferred
  • Experience in long‐range program planning, including successfully developing and implementing new initiatives
  • Demonstrated positive leadership in developing collaborative relationships with internal and external constituencies
  • Polished oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Effective team-building and team-management skills
  • Highly self-directed, well-organized, detail-oriented and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision
  • Ability to work with and nurture a diverse workforce in a diverse community
  • Successful experiences in conflict resolution
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet occasional seasonal demands of workload

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Research or professional doctorate in a related discipline
  • Multi-campus administrative experience

About Manchester University:

Manchester University (MU) is an independent liberal arts university in North Manchester, Indiana, and offers more the 60 undergraduate programs, several master’s programs and a Ph.D. in pharmacy in four colleges. Its mission is to “graduate persons of ability and conviction who lead principled, productive and compassionate lives that improve the human condition.” The University has 1,600 students from 28 states and 20 countries. The University supports two campuses with 73 percent of students in North Manchester. The Fort Wayne campus offers the pharmacy program. MU is ranked eighth in the Midwest in the "Great Schools, Great Price” category in U.S. News & World Report 2019 guide. Princeton Review ranks MU as a “best in the Midwest” and received a “Best College” ranking for 25 years running.

MU creates a caring environment for students. Faculty and staff enjoy small institution intimacy in a well-supported, collaborative, collegial environment throughout both campuses. Individuality and diversity are valued.

About North Manchester:

North Manchester is 35 miles from Fort Wayne with a population of 6,303. The quiet and safe community boasts home prices well below the national average, low property taxes and a very affordable cost of living. The charming town features trees and Victorian architecture, and has excellent public schools, a beautiful public library and a modern aquatics and fitness center. The Firehouse is a popular venue for musicians and community theater, and “mom and pop” restaurants serve a range tastes from Hoosier comfort food to authentic Mexican.  The nearby community of Wabash is home to the Honeywell Center for performing arts and the Eagles Theatre for movies and community performing arts. Several public golf courses are within a few miles of town and, for the outdoor enthusiast, there are rivers, lakes and reservoirs for fishing, swimming, boating, and water sports, as well as numerous hiking trails. For shopping, more restaurants and entertainment, Fort Wayne, Warsaw and Huntington are popular destinations within easy driving distance. 

Application Instructions:

Applications are reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter and CV. Please do not email applications. You must apply directly at:  https://acesrch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a21esjyyo0zz

Inquiries, referrals and nominations are treated confidentially and can be sent to: Jennifer Muller, Academic Career & Executive Search at Jennifer@ACESrch.com or call 860-740-2600.




Position:  Accounts Payable Specialist 

Department:  Financial Services 

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Responsible for disbursing University funds for business-related services and goods, maintaining records of disbursements, and preparing related year-end tax forms.

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

  • Reviews all invoices, check requests, and travel expense reports for appropriate authorization.
  • Reviews all approved purchasing card statements for accuracy and appropriate supporting documentation.
  • Reviews the general ledger account coding on all disbursements.
  • Obtains appropriate Office of Financial Services approval on all disbursements before checks are released.
  • Enters vouchers into the general ledger software system.
  • Ensures all disbursements, including student refunds, are made in a timely manner while maintaining good cash management.
  • Mails checks and attachments when appropriate.
  • Downloads positive pay files, e-check payment files and pre-note banking files into the bank website.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation on all disbursements and ensures that payable files are kept current.
  • Reviews vendors’ monthly statements and follows up on open items.
  • Ensures vendor discounts are taken when advantageous.
  • Researches outstanding checks.
  • Researches departmental charges and payments for faculty and staff.
  • Prepares year-end accounts payable accruals.
  • Prepares the accounts payable aging report monthly.
  • Maintains tax report database and prepares year-end 1099s ensuring timely filing.
  • Maintains petty cash fund.
  • Distributes and reconciles cash advances.
  • Maintains software, technology, and regulatory knowledge related to the position. 

Secondary job functions: 

  • Assist Controller and the Office of Financial Services team as needed to meet team goals.
  • Support the University’s mission and strategic initiatives. 

Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.  Post-secondary education/degree strongly encouraged. 
  • Minimum three years accounts payable experience.
  • Must possess outstanding interpersonal skills, both written and oral.  Professional appearance and interaction with all customers is essential.  Customer base includes students, faculty, staff, vendors and members of the community.
  • Must possess a high level of proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet applications.  Microsoft Office experience and understanding required.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail-oriented and comfortable working with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to complete tasks within required time constraints.
  • Must be able to exercise discretion regarding confidential University information.
  • Must be able to work longer to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to the harmonious team environment.
  • Must possess the ability to multi-task especially within the constraints of the above-described responsibilities.

Work schedule:  This is a full-time, non-exempt position.  The normal schedule will be forty-(40) hours per week, with occasional schedule changes required, depending on workflow demands.

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

Salary range:  $15.87 - $19.20 

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. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.




Position:  Payroll Specialist 

Department:  Financial Services 

Campus:  North Manchester 

Position overview:  Perform payroll processing and a variety of administrative tasks for the Office of Financial Services. Ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, University policies, and GAAP.

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

  • Process semi-monthly payroll for faculty, staff and students, ensuring accuracy and maintaining strict adherence to payroll deadlines.
  • Complete pre-processing tasks including setting up direct deposits, creating batched pay data, uploading time and attendance data, engaging with supervisors on missed time recording when necessary.
  • Ensure all garnishments, etc. are accurately set up and deducted.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources staff and third-party payroll provider to resolve all payroll issues prior to submitting the payroll for final processing.
  • Download and review semi-monthly and annual reports and filings from the third-party payroll provider.
  • Analyze, investigate, and reconcile payroll discrepancies and respond to inquiries regarding payroll and policies.
  • Submit semi-monthly 403(b) contributions on a timely basis.
  • Prepare monthly payroll related journal entries and reconciliation of payroll related general ledger accounts.
  • Monitor
    and address stale dated checks.
  • Maintain accurate payroll records in accordance with federal and state regulations, University policies and procedures and GAAP.
  • Maintain a strong comprehension of third-party payroll software.
  • Work closely with Human Resources staff to implement new payroll system requirements and revisions.
  • Keep abreast of all new laws and regulations affecting payroll processing, identify payroll best practices and recommend enhancements to current processes.
  • Provide support for the financial audit and the 403(b) audit.
  • Provide support for the compensation budget process.
  • Track unclaimed property and submit as required, following review and approval by the Accountant.
  • Assist with TouchNet marketplace store maintenance.
  • Assist with preparation of gift batches for processing.
  • Assist the Controller and others in the office as needed to meet team goals.
  • Support the University’s mission and strategic initiatives.
  • Document policies, procedures, and workflows for assigned areas of responsibility. 

Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalency required.
  • Previous payroll experience required. Higher education experience preferred. ADP experience highly preferred.
  • Aptitude for numbers and exceptional commitment to accuracy.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to manage sensitive situations and maintain confidentiality.
  • High level of organizational skills and attention to detail with excellent follow through on every task.
  • Ability to review, analyze, and assess written and electronic data.
  • Ability to learn and use report writing tools and spreadsheets.
  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Embrace a positive, creative, collaborative and inclusive team approach.
  • Exhibit a strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines.
  • Ability to work extended hours to meet occasional seasonal demands of the office. Position responsibilities may require attendance at specific times throughout the year.  

Work schedule:  This is a full-time, non-exempt position.  The normal schedule will be forty (40) hours per week, with occasional schedule changes required, depending on 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. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.




Position:  Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach 

Department:  Athletics 

Campus:  North Manchester     

Position overview:  The Women’s Soccer assistant coach is responsible for assisting the Women’s Soccer head coach in leading a successful Women’s Soccer program at Manchester University.  This will include assisting in managing all aspects of coaching, eligibility, recruitment, retention, budget and scheduling. The Women’s Soccer assistant coach is also responsible for assisting the Women’s Soccer head coach in fundraising for the Women’s Soccer program, instructing ESAT courses as needed up to two hours per academic year, and Game Day management assignments. 

Essential job functions:  Assist the Head Coach in:

  • 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.
      • Works with the Student Success Center 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 admissions counselors.
    • Provide an annual recruitment plan to athletic recruiting liaison.
    • Report on the recruitment plan.
  • Retention, including:
    • Work with the Athletic Director to establish retention programs and retention rates for the Women’s Soccer program.
    • Maintain satisfactory retention rate for Women’s Soccer program.
    • Track retention rates within the Women’s Soccer program.
      • Benchmark internally, within the University, and
      • Externally, with other NCAA Division III schools.
    • Report on retention progress for the Women’s Soccer program.
  • 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 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 or Assistant 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.
    • 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 in for the athletic department.
    • Ability to represent the Athletic Department in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, progress toward bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Coaching and/or playing 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).
  • 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 communicate professionally and effectively. 

Work schedule:  This is a full-time, twelve (12) month, exempt position.  Travel is required and includes flexible work hours, especially in-season.  M-F with weekends required. 

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

Salary range:  $21,000 

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.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.




Position:  Cross Country & Track and Field Assistant Coach (Sprints, Jumps, Hurdles) 

Department:  Athletics 

Campus:  North Manchester 

Position overview:  Reports to the Director of Cross Country and Track and Field and is responsible for instructing and assisting with all aspects of the Cross Country and Track and Field programs with specific knowledge in the sprint, jump, or hurdle events.  The person will also be responsible for the organization and implementation of recruiting efforts as directed by the Director of Cross Country and Track and Field.

Essential job functions: 

  • Coordinate recruiting travel plans
  • Coordinate academic success plans
  • Coordinate team competition travel
  • Teach, demonstrate and develop Cross Country and Track and Field 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 Cross Country and Track and Field academic studies program.
  • Design customized work-out and practice instructions for individual student athletes.
  • Represent the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
  • Teach and follow the rules for Track and Field 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: 

  • Coordinate team service projects.
  • Coordinate team fundraising efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Cross Country and Track and Field and Director of Athletics. 

Qualifications: 

  • Appropriate Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of Cross Country and Track and Field, previous coaching required in the sprints/jumps/hurdles
  • Certification in CPR w/AED & First Aid.
  • Valid driver’s license required. 

Work schedule:  This is a full-time, twelve (12) month, exempt position that starts no earlier than August 1 or later than September 1 of each academic year. Workday schedule varies; evenings, weekends and travel will be required. Hours will be determined with current coaching staff upon hire. Includes weekend evening work.

What we offer:  We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment.  This position also includes a meal plan. 

Salary range:  $24,000 - $30,000 

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. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.




Position:  Assistant Volleyball Coach 

Department:  Athletics 

Campus:  North Manchester  

Position overview:  Reports to the Head Coach and is responsible for instructing and assisting with all aspects of the volleyball 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 (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.  A meal plan is provided when meals are available on campus during the academic year. 

Salary range:  $21,000 

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. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.




Position:  Residence Hall Director – Upperclass Hall 

Department:  Residential Life 

Campus:  North Manchester 

Position overview:  This full-time, professional staff position is a live-in and 12-month position reporting directly to the Director of Residential Life. This person selects, supervises, trains and evaluates a staff of 5-7 paraprofessional Resident Assistants and is integrally involved in the planning and delivery of the residential life programming model and co-curricular learning within their assigned hall.

Essential job functions: 

  • Manage the daily operations of one residence hall with a population of 120-275 students; supervise and coordinate the facilities and operations of a dynamic living learning community through developmental leadership, statistical reporting and educational programming.
  • Build relationships with students in the residence halls, by attending residence hall and campus events as well as mentoring and advising students through personal concerns, conflict and navigating transitions in an effort to provide a safe and comfortable community for every student in the hall.
  • Supervision, training and evaluation of 5-7 paraprofessional Resident Assistants to ensure an atmosphere conducive to living in community, academic success, social and cultural maturity and personal responsibility.
  • Coach Resident Assistants in mediating and directly mediate hall conflict issues, such as roommate or interpersonal conflicts.
  • Advise, assist in planning of and evaluate the residential programming model to facilitate student learning outside the classroom as well as to support the academic mission of the University. This will include writing and assisting RAs with writing learning objectives for programs, reviewing and approving program proposals and assessment of programmatic efficacy.
  • Identify, develop and implement learning opportunities within the residence hall system, including programming and training initiatives based on learning outcomes and best practices.
  • Serve in the Hall Director on Duty on-call rotation as both a resource and responder to emergencies for the entire campus, including making immediate decisions and taking independent actions to ensure the safety of the campus and students.
  • Serve as a primary responder to emergencies in the hall when needed, even when not currently on-call but the situation requires it, including serving as essential personnel in cases of severe weather or campus crisis.
  • Coordinate all building management duties, including but not limited to room changes, building rosters, assignments and renewal processes, opening and closing procedures, room condition forms and other housing operational tasks as needed.
  • Meet regularly with staff in Facilities to enhance collaboration around maintenance work orders and maintenance and custodial issues in the hall.
  • Manage, audit and maintain accurate and timely records around keys and key management procedures.
  • Develop, manage and serve as a fiscally responsible steward for a hall budget for programming and hall improvements.
  • Complete and manage Starfish/Spartan Success referrals to aid in retention efforts by direct student contact to address issues, including exit interviews.
  • Serve as a conduct hearing officer for student violations of hall policy or the student handbook as assigned, including all related documentation and follow up.
  • Maintain a high level of visibility and approachability on campus by holding a minimum of 4 scheduled and published office hours per business day to be available to students for drop-in appointments in addition to meetings and attending various campus events.
  • Develop and utilize skills to work with diverse student populations and maintain sensitivity to different perspectives and identities as well as appropriately address all bias-related comments or behaviors in the residence halls to create an inclusive campus community.

Secondary job functions: 

  • Serve as an advisor to a Hall Council, including attending a weekly Hall Council meeting and 1:1 meetings with Hall Council student leaders as needed.
  • Represent the department of Residential Life at meetings, Admissions events, orientation, community partner meetings and other functions as assigned.
  • Attend and run various weekly meetings and 1:1s in order to maintain communication and build relationships. Examples include Residential Life staff meetings, RA 1:1s and hall staff meetings.
  • Serve on 2-4 departmental collateral assignments for short and long-term projects and initiatives, including but not limited to RA training, HD training, advising RHA and managing social media for the department.
  • Occasionally offer office coverage in the Student Experience and Residential Life office to ensure the office and phones are constantly staffed during scheduled and unscheduled absences of the Administrative Assistant.
  • Assist in assessing the department initiatives and practices as needed.
  • During June and July, complete summer responsibilities including, but not limited to:
    • Serve on the summer Hall Director on Duty rotation, responding to incidents as needed.
    • Complete full key audits of all building keys and prepare keys for first arrival students in August.
    • Facilitate all facets of summer housing, including planning, managing applications, assigning spaces, hiring summer RA staff, summer programming and transitions at the beginning and end of the summer sessions.
    • Participate in new student orientation, serving as a Residential Life representative at information fairs to answer questions, solve problems and welcome new students and families to campus.
    • Create and implement a comprehensive Resident Assistant training program for August that ties to learning outcomes set by the Director and coordinates with the larger training program for student paraprofessionals throughout the academic year.
    • Annual planning and evaluation of the Residential Life programming model.
    • Special projects such as assessment projects, new policy proposals, updating of documents and documentation for annual projects.
    • Prepare residence halls for opening/first student arrival through key preparation, RCI preparation, check-in schedules and other tasks to ensure the halls are fully functional upon opening in early August.
  • Additional duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel or related field preferred; Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2-3 years of experience in residential life preferred
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented, and comfortable completing tasks with minimal direct supervision
  • Must possess the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner 
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication and interpersonal skills and possess polished oral communication skills
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment
  • Must maintain confidentiality of students and manage sensitive situations
  • Must possess a strong student-focused outlook and have the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Must possess a basic knowledge of computers
  • Professional appearance is essential
  • Must be able to flex work schedule to meet occasional seasonal demands of workload
  • The abilities to lift approximately 20 lbs.; hear and speak clearly; sit for up to 8 hours per day; and keyboard for extended periods are all essential qualifications for this position. 

Work schedule:  This is a 12-month, full time, exempt position.  A minimum of forty (40) hours per week will be the general rule with a flexible schedule that will center around being available for students, but will often be 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.  Frequent workday schedule changes, evenings, weekends and travel will be required to fulfill position requirements.

What we offer:  We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment.  In order to more easily provide student support and attend campus events after hours and on weekends, the Hall Director is provided with and required to live in a furnished, pet-friendly campus apartment within their assigned residence hall. A full board plan is provided when meals are available on campus during the academic year. 

Salary range:  $25,000-$27,000 

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. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.




Position:  Director of Library Services 

Department:  Library and Academic Technology  

Campus:  North Manchester  

Position Overview:  The Director of Library Services reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs.  This individual provides strategic vision and leadership for Funderburg Library and is an advocate for library services and resources across all campuses in support of the University’s mission and key initiatives.  

Essential Job Functions:   

  • Steward library mission and strategic goals with University mission, vision, and strategic initiatives as a guide as a fundamental partner in the quality of the academic program
  • Lead the transformation of the library into an academic learning commons supporting educational excellence
  • Provide administrative leadership for assessing, improving, and promoting library services and resources while participating in shared University governance
  • Foster a culture that welcomes change and innovation in academic technology, instruction, and delivery and storage of information by collaborating with University committees, offices, and departments working in these areas
  • Responsible financial stewardship of library funds supporting all library resources and services, including study zones and classroom spaces
  • Advocate for archives program enhancement including development of an institution-wide digital repository
  • Explore new models of scholarly communication with potential to provide cost-saving access to digital repositories of academic publications and creative works
  • Supervise, evaluate, and foster professional growth and development of  library faculty and staff
  • Cultivate external relations and development opportunities in support of library renovation projects 

Secondary Job Functions: 

  • Oversee Library collection development and acquisitions to support the University curriculum
  • Assure access to print and digital library resources, through consortium and vendor licensing agreements
  • Submit annual library services report, library faculty annual review responses, and annual administrative and staff performance reviews to the appropriate University office, typically the  Office of Academic and Student Affairs and/or Human Resources
  • Represent Manchester University as a member of the Board of Directors in the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI), and other appropriate organizations
  • Manage building hours and supervise library staff responsible for opening and closing the building
  • Monitor physical condition of library building and report safety and maintenance issues to Physical Plant staff, Campus Safety, or senior University administrators as appropriate 

Qualifications: 

Required

  • Master’s degree in library science or its equivalent from a program accredited by the American Library Association
  • A minimum of 7 years working as a librarian in academic library setting with at least 3 years administrative/leadership experience 

Strongly Preferred

  • Current academic rank at the associate or full professor (library faculty) level
  • Experience building collaborative working relationships with administrators and across multiple campuses, colleges, and offices
  • Experience balancing library building renovations with library leadership and administrative duties
  • Experience working with library consortia and other resource sharing groups
  • Additional advanced degree in an academic subject area 

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position with faculty status and rank, and the option to be tenure track.   

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

Salary Range: $64,000 - $71,000 

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 letter of interest and curriculum vita with your application.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.




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