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Alley,-SamanthaSamantha Alley, Director of Student Involvement and Leadership Development

 

Position:  Assistant Director of Experiential Education

Department:  Office of Experiential Education for Pharmacy and Graduate Life Sciences

Campus:   Fort Wayne Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: 

The assistant director of experiential education for Pharmacy and Graduate Life Sciences (PGLS) is a full-time, 12-month, administrative position with a faculty appointment.  The focus of the position will be to recruit, develop, and evaluate experiential rotation sites and preceptors, with an emphasis on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) distance pathway, as part of a continuous assessment and quality assurance program for clinical rotations.  This person will work collaboratively with all members of the Office of Experiential Education (OEE) – PGLS support staff, PGLS faculty, leadership, and program directors.

The assistant director is expected to be actively engaged in personal scholarship and service to the profession and participate in the internal and external affairs of the academic unit (i.e., PGLS). Active and creative leadership will be expected for the overall educational program.

Essential Job Functions: 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Administration (60 – 70%)

  • Identify, recruit, develop, evaluate, and maintain affiliate faculty and experiential sites for PharmD and PharmD/MS in Pharmacogenomics (PGx) programs.
  • Work with OEE – PGLS and contracted staff to conduct site visits to evaluate preceptor and student experiences to ensure the delivery of quality pharmacy practice experiences.
  • Establish and maintain, alongside the program director for the PharmD distance pathway, the experiential education opportunities necessary to deliver the pharmacy distance pathway experiential curriculum to students at a level consistent with the on-campus pathway.
  • Review student evaluations of preceptors conducting experiential education for PharmD and PharmD/MS in PGx programs, and address concerns raised by students as warranted.
  • Maintain compliance of pharmacy experiential education curriculum with Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accreditation standards.
  • Collaborate with the OEE – PGLS to develop, implement, and deliver student orientation (for all PGLS programs) related to experiential education software, best practices, and requirements.
  • Identify and facilitate preceptor education and training for PharmD and PharmD/MS in PGx programs preceptors.
  • Represent Manchester PGLS at local, regional, and national organization meetings and professional development programs.
  • Collaborate with OEE – PGLS to develop and maintain effective processes and procedures relating to experiential education.
  • Review assessment tools related to the evaluation of experiential performance of students and preceptors for robustness, efficacy, and clarity.
  • Employ appropriate technology to facilitate PGLS program management and communication with stakeholders, including but not limited to experiential descriptions, site selection processes and scheduling, assessment tools, and appropriate documentation of learning experiences.
  • Provide assistance in coordinating or administering other areas of the experiential program as requested by the director of experiential education.

Teaching (20 – 30%)

  • Coordinate the institutional introductory pharmacy practice experience course, including the development of a course syllabus, workbook assignments, and facilitation of learning experiences appropriate for a student conducting their first experience in an institutional setting.
  • Develop and teach didactic components of the experiential education program, and other courses as assigned by the department chair.
  • Promote integration of the experiential and didactic portions of the curriculum by assisting in the development of classroom activities which prepare students for experiential learning.
  • Facilitate, alongside PGLS faculty, American Pharmacists Association (APhA) certificate training programs in Delivering Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Services, and/or Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery.
  • As appropriate, develop and teach elective courses.
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for PGLS students and professional colleagues.

Scholarship (5 – 10%)

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration, and teaching as appropriate.
  • 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 (5 – 10%)

  • Participate in local, regional, and national pharmacy organization meetings 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.
  • Serve as a faculty mentor to pharmacy students, and as a faculty advisor to pharmacy student organizations as appropriate.
  • Participate actively on academic unit and University committees.
  • As appropriate, serve as a mentor to new faculty and staff.
  • Contribute meaningfully to academic unit and University developmental and planning activities.

Secondary Job Functions

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  1. Professional degree in pharmacy from an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy required.
  2. Licensure or eligibility for licensure as a pharmacist in Indiana required.
  3. At least 3 years experience in pharmacy practice required.
  4. Valid Indiana driver’s license and ability to travel within Indiana and across the United States required.
  5. Experience precepting student pharmacists required.
  6. Previous experience in academic pharmacy is highly desirable.
  7. Effective presentation skills.
  8. Effective organizational and administrative skills.
  9. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff and administrators.
  10. Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods.
  11. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in the best interests of students.
  12. Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to student, preceptor, and colleague needs in a timely manner.
  13. Ability and willingness to perform clerical work independently, as necessary.
  14. Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  15. Basic leadership skills are desirable
  16. Previous hospital pharmacy experience is desirable
  17. Basic computer proficiency in MS Office programs, Adobe Acrobat, e-mail, and internet use.

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. Some responsibilities, classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends. Alternative times will be necessary to meet the needs of remote/online students.

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, 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 Biology

Department:  Niswander Department of Biology, College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences

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 Professor in Biology.

The faculty member will provide instruction for undergraduate courses in Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, and Microbiology for Health Sciences as well as introductory courses in Biology for majors and non-majors. Applicants should have the ability and willingness to mentor undergraduate students in research. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose research focuses on 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)
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • 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.
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, college, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate

Secondary Job functions

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

Qualifications: 

  • ABD or PhD required with training in Human Anatomy and/or Human Physiology
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, Microbiology for Health Sciences 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 on November 1 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 Communication Studies

Department:  Communication Studies

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  This is a full-time, non-tenure track teaching position in Communication Studies reporting through the department chair to the Dean of Arts and Sciences and the Vice President of Academic Affairs.  Primary responsibilities include teaching courses in media literacy, media production, digital storytelling, podcasting, and human communication. The candidate will support the Communication Studies and Digital Media Arts programs, and will have the opportunity to develop courses in their areas of interest. Candidates must be willing to work in interdisciplinary contexts and have a commitment to diversity and inclusivity. The candidate should be willing to collaborate with community organizations in media production. The teaching load is 24 semester hours per year.

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 Manchester University 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: 

  • PhD in Communication Studies, Media Studies, or a related field preferred. ABD considered with a clear deadline for completion.  MFA in media arts or related field will be considered.  
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to effectively teach courses as assigned in Communication Studies and Digital Media Arts
  • 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 and in the best interests of 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 diverse backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary, and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Audition, Photoshop, After Effects, etc.)
  • Proficiency with digital cameras, recorders, microphones, lighting kits, and other media production equipment
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, email, electronic classroom platforms, Zoom, Teams, 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 on November 1 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 Education

Department:  College of Education and Social Sciences

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  This position is a full-time, tenure-track teaching position in special education in the Henney Department of Education at Manchester University. This position will teach a diverse student population and will demonstrate a value of differences and inclusivity.  It will support the modeling of inclusive pedagogy and culturally responsive teaching.  The position’s primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Education, including mild intervention, elementary/secondary methods, and other courses as needed. The position includes the CAEP accreditation data collection and analysis process. Workload may include observations of teacher candidates in clinical experiences. This position will uphold the Manchester University mission statement.

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.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Department:  Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:   This position is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track teaching position in the Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training, with additional responsibilities related to the academic program.  It reports through the department chair to the Dean of Health Professions.

Essential Job Functions:   

  • Teaching twenty-four semester hours per academic year in areas such as human performance, health and wellness, strength and conditioning, and nutrition
  • Maintaining professional effectiveness, which includes but is not limited to a 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: 

  • Doctoral degree or ABD preferred (if ABD, the doctoral degree should be conferred no later than September 1, 2023); Masters required
  • Training in exercise science and strength and conditioning.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with additional credentials (CSCS, CES, PES, USAW) and/or expertise in human performance, strength and conditioning, exercise physiology, biomechanics, health and wellness, and nutrition.
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in Exercise Science and Fitness, Nutrition, and Strength and Conditioning, including introductory courses and labs for both majors and non-majors, and specialized courses within various areas of concentrations
  • Strong interest in cross-discipline collaboration and research
  • Strong interest in and ability to supervise undergraduate research and potential client in strength and conditioning
  • 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, administrators, and the public
  • 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 exercise science 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.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Gladdys Muir Assistant Professor of Peace Studies

Department:  College of Arts & Sciences – Peace Studies Program

Campus:  North Manchester

The Peace Studies program invites applicants to apply for the position of Gladdys Muir Assistant Professor of Peace Studies.  This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. We seek a person with a strong commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in, undergraduate teaching and interdisciplinary collaboration, with experience in critical and culturally responsive pedagogies.

Manchester University is home to the world’s first peace studies undergraduate program, established in 1948.  The program is grounded on commitments to nonviolence, the promotion of human rights, and the development of practices that foster environmental justice and resiliency.  The program is coordinated by a council of faculty from across academic disciplines. This position is supported by an endowment named for Dr. Gladdys Muir, founder of Manchester’s peace studies program. 

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing an international consciousness and to promoting respect for gender, ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and diversity of sexual orientation. 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. We seek a colleague who shares these values and brings new perspectives and disciplinary strengths to our program.

Job Responsibilities:   This is a full-time, tenure-track position that will begin in Fall 2022. Responsibilities include in-person teaching of introductory courses in peace studies and conflict resolution and additional courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.  Candidates may come from any specialization within strategic peacebuilding but should demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches.  Areas of specialization may include but are not limited to nonviolent conflict transformation; restorative and transitional justice; trauma-informed practices; interpersonal and community dispute resolution; social, racial, and economic justice; and sustainable development.  Interest in teaching in the First Year Writing Seminar program (a writing-intensive course on topics of the instructor’s choosing) is desirable. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching, generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year (typically 8 courses), including courses for program majors and for the university’s general education program. This includes a January term course, which may be taught as an off-campus travel course.
  • Developing course syllabi and new courses, as appropriate
  • Assessing student learning and providing timely feedback to students
  • Academic advising and mentoring
  • Maintaining 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.
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, college, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual
  • Planning and participating in extracurricular program activities, as appropriate

Secondary Functions:

  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate

Qualifications: 

  • ABD considered/PhD preferred by time of appointment in Peace Studies or a related field 
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to effectively teach courses as assigned in Peace Studies 
  • Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary approaches and undergraduate liberal arts education  
  • Ability and commitment to work with students of all skill levels and diverse backgrounds  
  • 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 and in the best interests of students 
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner 
  • 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, and email

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.

 

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:  Manchester University is seeking a qualified individual for a full-time clinical faculty position in ambulatory care in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. The successful candidate will have responsibilities related to pharmacy academic programs and will report directly to the Pharmacy Practice Department Chair.

Essential Job Functions:   

  • Create and deliver instruction in the doctor of pharmacy curriculum, both in the classroom and at the designated practice site
  • Develop and maintain a model clinical practice in ambulatory care at a designated practice site
  • Develop visibility as an ambulatory care practitioner within local, state, and national organizations
  • Conduct scholarly activity in the faculty’s area of interest and expertise
  • Engage in service to the profession, college, and community

Qualifications: 

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Completion a PGY1 residency required; Completion of a PGY2 residency in ambulatory care is preferred
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of Indiana
  • 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: 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.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

Department:  Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program

Campus:   Fort Wayne Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: 

Manchester University seeks applications for Full-Time Faculty for its new Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. The Full-Time Faculty will be responsible for assisting the Program Director (PD) and the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) develop the new program, including didactic and clinical education coursework, program assessment plans, and other program projects as required. The Full-Time Faculty will be committed to assist the program achieve its mission with academic excellence, student success, and advancement of the profession and the University. The Full-Time Faculty will report to the DPT Program Director.

Essential Job Functions: 

Teaching:

  • Contribute in designing, implementation, and evaluation of individual didactic and clinical education courses
  • Execute roles of ‘Course Coordinator’ and ‘Lead Instructor’ as assigned
  • Utilize student assessments to improve teaching, coursework, and curriculum
  • Identify and develop creative, challenging and evidence-based learning opportunities for students
  • Demonstrated expertise in student assessment and evaluation

Scholarship:

  • Identify and implement a well-defined scholarly agenda that is appropriate to achieve program mission, and as outlined by CAPTE accreditation standards
  • Present and publish the scholarly work consistent with the program and institutional policies
  • Continuously advance contemporary academic knowledge and clinical skills for content area expertise and professional growth

Institutional and Professional Service:

  • Serve on the assigned program and university committees
  • Contribute in local/regional/national professional associations
  • Represent the program and institution in the community and/or professional activities in the region
  • Utilize the release time to enrich the program by engaging in clinical practice, consultations, community outreach programs, advanced degree, research, service
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings – entire faculty, division, department, and committee

Administration:

  • Counsel students on academic and professional aspects as needed
  • Contribute in hiring, onboarding, and training of new faculty and/or staff as required
  • Complete annual self-evaluations and identify goals for the next year
  • Actively participate in faculty development opportunities to meet professional goals
  • Accomplish other administrative duties as assigned and/or required

Other Collaborations:

  • Serve the University, profession, and community as needed
  • Adhering to the policies and procedures outlined in the faculty and employee handbook
  • Contribute to a collaborative departmental culture that promotes teamwork and a positive esprit de corps.
  • Develop a culture of student success throughout the program, culminating confidence in graduates as they prepare to take the NPTE (National Physical Therapy Examination).

Qualifications: 

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned academic doctorate in physical therapy (Ph.D., EdD, DSc) or closely related field from an accredited (or equivalent) institution
  • A commitment to Inter-Professional Education (IPE) in health sciences
  • Evidence of active research and scholarly agenda
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize technology to enhance instruction and student learning

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed to practice as a physical therapist in Indiana or eligible to get license transferred to the State of Indiana
  • Experience in teaching areas of anatomy, biomechanics, clinical neurosciences, pathophysiology, exercise physiology, wellness, radiology, and foundational evaluation and treatment.
  • Three (3) years of full-time post-licensure physical therapy clinical practice experience

 Work Schedule:

This is a full-time, 12-month faculty 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 contact details for three (3) references. 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 the Occupational Therapy Program

Department:
Occupational Therapy

Campus:
Fort Wayne

Manchester University, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to announce the search for a Founding Program Director of the Doctor of Occupational Therapy. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented OT leader to develop, launch, and administer a new program in Fort Wayne that will serve the Northeast Indiana region. We are looking for an occupational therapist who has significant experience in program development at the doctoral level and in working with the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) throughout the accreditation process. 

Essential job functions: This individual will have significant responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Promoting the mission, values, and vision of Manchester University to all faculty, staff, students, and to the community.
  • Working with ACOTE and the HLC to ensure compliance with all timelines, statutes and regulations pertaining to new occupational therapy program development. 
  • Developing the annual budget. 
  • Overseeing curriculum development and implementation.
  • Building new partnerships with hospital, clinic, school, and community leaders. 
  • Scheduling classes. 
  • Teaching in the program. 
  • Advising. 
  • Hiring and building a dynamic faculty. 
  • Encouraging faculty professional development. 
  • Creating a collegial and supportive departmental culture that promotes teamwork, a highly engaged faulty and a positive esprit de corps.
  • Developing a culture of student success throughout the program, culminating in confident graduates as they prepare to take the National Board Certification for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) exam.
  • Working with enrollment management to develop recruitment and marketing strategies to attract the most qualified doctoral students.
  • Taking part in the admissions and recruitment process as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • An academic terminal degree (OTD, PhD, or EdD).
  • Applicants must be a licensed Occupational Therapist in the State of Indiana, or eligible for Indiana licensure and transfer of license within six (6) months of hire.
  • Knowledge of the ACOTE accreditation process with previous experience with the self-study process is required.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years documented experience in the field of Occupational Therapy with a minimum of three (3) years of full-time experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postsecondary level.
  • Experience with curriculum outcomes assessment and program evaluation.
  • Demonstrated record of service to the profession.
  • Teaching experience with strong teaching evaluations.

Work schedule: This is a full time, exempt position. Initially, it will an 18-month, non-tenure track, administrative faculty position.

About the College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences:

Manchester’s College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences offers comprehensive training to prepare students to effectively serve their communities. Future doctors, pharmacists, engineers and innovators find the support they need through Manchester’s challenging curriculums, state-of-the-art facilities and immersive opportunities.

About Manchester University:

Manchester University offers more than 70 areas of undergraduate study, multiple master's programs, and a professional doctorate in pharmacy to approximately 1,400 students from 26 states and 19 countries. The independent, liberal arts school is located in North Manchester, Indiana, where 73 percent of the students live on the 120-acre campus. At Manchester, home of the nation’s first peace studies program, service and service learning is woven into the fabric of the College. The four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program, the Athletic Training, Nutrigenomics, and Pharmacogenomics master's programs, and the Nursing undergraduate programs are on the Fort Wayne campus.

For a small private school that enrolls less than 2000 students each year, Manchester boasts a large number of exceptional alumni. They include Dan West, the founder of Heifer International; Paul Flory, who earned the Nobel Prize in Chemistry; Roy Plunket, who discovered Teflon; Gene Likens, discoverer of the existence of acid rain in North America; and Jane Henney, the first female commissioner of the FDA.

Year after year, Manchester receives acclaim from popular guides for college-bound students for its exceptional academic program. The 2019 America’s Best Colleges guide of U.S.News & World Report ranks Manchester University eighth in the Midwest in its "Great Schools, Great Prices" ranking. Manchester has received the “Best College” ranking for 25 consecutive years. The Princeton Review college guide also consistently ranks Manchester as a "Best in the Midwest."

About the greater Fort Wayne, IN community:
Fort Wayne is a great place to live. Money Magazine, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, All-America City Awards, Business Week, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have all awarded this community for its outstanding quality of life. 

In addition, Fort Wayne boasts one of the lowest costs of living, making it possible for residents to own their dream homes. Healthcare is the largest employer in the region and the city is home to two major healthcare networks - each with a number of specialty hospital and outpatient facilities. For families with education and recreation in mind, Northeast Indiana offers the best of both worlds. The region is blessed with first rate college and trade school educational opportunities, and over 400 natural lakes for relaxing weekend getaways. Combine the progressive business climate, solid educational opportunities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment options, and residents soon find their home in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Application Process:

Please submit all applications and nominations electronically to the University’s search consultant:

Danan Tsan

Assistant Vice President

Scott Healy & Associates

danan@scotthealy.com

Complete applications should include the following:

  1. Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position.
  2. Updated CV.
  3. Evidence of effective teaching (teaching evaluations).
  4. List of three professional references (at least one should be a current or previous supervisor).

Applications received by October 29, 2021, will receive priority consideration.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Manchester University seeks a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.





Position:  Program Director – Doctor of Pharmacy Distance Pathway

Department:  Office of Academic and Student Affairs for Pharmacy & Graduate Life Sciences

Campus:  Fort Wayne, IN

Position overview: 

The Program Director for the Doctor of Pharmacy Distance Pathway (hereinafter distance pathway) is a full-time, 12-month, administrative faculty position that reports directly to the Assistant/Associate Dean of Academic Programs (ADAP) with an appointment in the relevant department. The program director’s workload is primarily allocated to program management and the rest to teaching, scholarship, and service. The program director provides vision and leadership for the development, sustainability, and growth of the distance pathway. Importantly, the director is responsible for developing an exceptional learning environment in which students can become their best selves through the integration of didactic and experiential education. Accordingly, the director collaborates routinely with Pharmacy and Graduate Life Sciences (PGLS) colleagues to ensure students in the distance pathway have access to needed services and supports, that preceptors are identified, on boarded, and supported to deliver the experiential curriculum to students in this pathway, and that the quality of the pathway is maintained at a level consistent with the on-campus pathway, among other responsibilities. The director, along with department chairs, supports the development of faculty teaching in the distance pathway to ensure their pedagogies foster student learning and development in an online environment.

Essential job functions:

Administration (55-70%)

  • Support faculty in the distance pathway to ensure their pedagogies foster student learning and development in an online environment.
  • Develop policies and procedures for effectively managing all components of the distance pathway to ensure fair, equitable, and considerate treatment of prospective and enrolled students (such as admission, retention, and completion policies).
  • Oversee student advising, progression, and evaluation.
  • In support of the Assistant/Associate Dean of Assessment, provides accreditation related documents and narrative to meet or exceed accreditation standards related to the distance pathway.
  • Provide and/or delegate responsibilities to assure year-round coverage of director responsibilities during planned and unplanned absences.
  • Provide vision and direction for the distance pathway to maximize its distinctive quality.
  • Promote and sustain a learning environment that supports and encourages academic excellence and student engagement and learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Works directly with the Director of Instructional Design to promote and implement best practices in distance/on-line education.
  • Lead and/or collaborate on the implementation of the components of Pharmacy’s strategic plan related to the distance pathway.
  • Assist in management of adjunct faculty teaching in the distance pathway, including working with department chairs on teaching assignments and with Human Resources on ensuring contracts are executed.
  • Work with relevant PGLS colleagues to focus on the formation of distance pathway students’ professional identities, including ensuring such students complete all interprofessional education (IPE) and co-curricular requirements, as well as provide input and direction on how best to engage distance pathway students in IPE and co-curricular activities throughout their course of study.
  • Collaborate with the ADAP in the creation of the annual budget and manage budget dollars assigned to the distance pathway.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to ensure that all personnel actions are in accordance with the Faculty Manual and applicable University policies and procedures.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Teaching (15-20%)

  • Teach and/or coordinate courses in the distance pathway in alignment with his/her/their area of expertise and/or experience (may be assigned to teaching in the on-campus pathway as needed).
  • Provide quality instruction in didactic courses both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Collaborate with other members of the 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 appropriate, develop and teach elective courses.
  • Serve as an exemplary professional role model for all PGLS students and faculty and staff colleagues.

Scholarship (5-10%)

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration, and teaching appropriate for the faculty’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 (10-15%)

  • Serves as a member of committees at the campus, College, University, state, and national level as required.
  • 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.

Secondary Job Functions

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Earned doctoral degree with at least five years of professional experience post-credentialing
  • Eligible to enter at the rank of an Associate Professor
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in pharmacy practice
  • A minimum of three years of experience in college-level teaching or higher education administration
  • Demonstrated experience leading the development and launch of a new program with success preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in online education preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Commitment to the Manchester University mission
  • Strong collaboration skills with ability to build effective working relationships
  • Knowledge of student learning and its assessment

Work schedule:  Full time, 12-month, Monday to Friday, 8-5, extended evening and weekend hours, limited travel 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, teaching philosophy, and resume/CV, with your completed employment application. Questions can be emailed 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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Position:  Administrative Assistant

Department:  Center for Health & Sports Medicine/University Safety

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The Administrative Assistant for the Center for Health & Sports Medicine & the Department of University Safety provides administrative and clerical support to the Directors; and assists in areas within Student Life.

Essential job functions:

  • Performs clerical support by typing, computer processing, copying, filing, handling correspondence, and answering the phone, greets office visitors and directs their inquiries.
  • Coordinates under the director’s guidance for emergency/crisis situations.
  • Work independently to refer/link students to resources (campus and community) in the absence of Director.
  • Evaluate student inquiries and assure linkage with an appropriate intervention based upon the student identified presenting problem.
  • Coordinates appointments, follow-ups, meetings and arrange room reservations as requested.
  • Exhibits ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of position
  • Maintains publications as necessary
  • Maintains updates to webpages
  • Supervise student workers in the Health Services Office in coordination with the Director of Health Services
  • Provides information to faculty when students are ill and miss class
  • Ensure current student files are maintained and that graduate files are transferred to the departmental file system
  • Assist with student athletic & international student health insurance claims and inquiries as directed
  • Track and maintain necessary forms and have a detailed understanding of university software
  • Serve as the dayshift dispatcher by maintaining radio contact with officers, and by making emergency referrals to officers and other agencies when necessary
  • Provide assistance to university committees as directed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Secondary Job Functions

  • May assist in other areas of Student Life if needed
  • Ensure the effective operation and service of departmental office equipment
  • Assist in office inventory - coordinated and responsible to keep and order for all non- medical inventories.
  • Run errands on and off of campus as requested
  • Maintain campus food pantry, including ordering, products, unloading products and stocking pantry,
  • Notify students of weekly pantry hours

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, some college education preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) years clerical/secretarial experience
  • Basic knowledge of multi-line phone, printer, and copier required
  • Ability to pass a thorough background investigation
  • Knowledgeable in the use of a police radio
  • Ability to prioritize and to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, with a focus on accuracy and timeliness
  • Highly proficient in verbal and written communications
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook experience required
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve, including using sound judgment and evaluation skills for referrals
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact and work with students, parents, employees, and visitors
  • Must possess good judgment in decision making, with an understanding of how to respond to a variety of difficult situations
  • Must be able to respect confidential information, and not to share it inappropriately
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential. Must represent Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism
  • Experience with medical documentation preferred but not required

 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. 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 Director of Career and Professional Development

Department:  Career and Professional Development

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development serves Manchester University students and alumni in career development and exploration. The position works with outside constituents to increase the number and quality of employment, internship and service opportunities available to Manchester students.   

Essential job functions:

  • Assist students in securing employment, internship, and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide career coaching and assist students and alumni, and interested individuals in the exploration, evaluation, and implementation of career goals that reflect their life values.
  • Seek out and help coordinate engaging internship and experience opportunities.
  • Collaborate with office staff in the creation and implementation of external relations programming including: internships, networking events, employer site visits, on-campus recruiting, and service projects.
  • Create avenues (events, workshops, fairs, class and club presentations, newsletters, marketing, etc.) through which career and service related information and opportunities may be disseminated to students, alumni, employers, organizations and other interested persons.
  • Conduct employer outreach meetings and foster greater interest in liberal arts graduates.
  • Manage and oversee social media and website updates.
  • Promote and work frequently within the Spartan Jobs online system.
  • Participate in activities through local chambers of commerce, work groups, and leadership activities to expand the number, quality and diversity of professional opportunities available.
  • Provide general administration and management of the department in absence of the Director.
  • Create and nurture cross-campus relationships
  • Serve as an active and supportive member of the Student Life Engagement Collective
  • Contribute to the overall success of the Division of Student Life by performing other duties as assigned
  • Serve as a Success Advisor and provide holistic support (individual and group) to new, transfer, and continuing students from a variety of backgrounds to identify and address challenges/needs

Secondary job functions:

  • Teach a first-year Experience Course
  • Participate on University committees or working groups as requested

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience in a career development, higher education, corporate recruiting, business development, corporate relations, counseling or human resources setting
  • Ability to relate well to students and to provide educational services to address their career needs and motivations.  
  • Experience working directly with and presenting to students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Knowledge of career development theory, literature and resources
  • Demonstrated strategic skills with a proven record of follow-through and accomplishment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels
  • Strong writing and critiquing skills for resumes, cover letters, applications, graduate school materials, and other career related documents
  • Professionalism with excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills
  • Superior customer service skills exercising tact, discretion, and judgment in all areas of work
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee multiple tasks with attention to detail, a motivated/enthusiastic work style, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and computer/web-based technology
  • Working knowledge of career, recruiting, and networking systems, websites and apps
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Work schedule:  This is a full time, 12-month, exempt position.  Forty (40) hours per week (8:00 am-5:00 pm) will be the general rule.  However, occasional deviations from this schedule will be necessary to complete responsibilities.  Occasional travel will be required to employer sites, networking events and the Fort Wayne campus.

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 hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Director of Service Engagement

Department:  Director of Career and Professional Development

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The Assistant Director of Service Engagement supports Manchester University students and fosters partnerships within the community and across both campuses to effectively organize, implement, and encourage community-based learning and service activities. 

Essential job functions:

  • Seek out and coordinate engaging service opportunities and programs.
  • Maintain relationships with and provide support to all community, organizational, and educational partners.
  • Create avenues (events, workshops, fairs, class and club presentations, newsletters, marketing, etc.) through which service and career related information and opportunities may be disseminated to students, alumni, employers, organizations and other interested persons.
  • Work closely with the Office of Financial Services and Human Resources regarding students who are placed or hired within service-related Federal Work Study sites.
  • Hire, train, and supervise student staff.
  • Collaborate with office staff in the creation and implementation of external relations programming including: internships, networking events, employer site visits, on-campus recruiting, and service projects.
  • Manage and/or oversee social media and website for service engagement.
  • Participate in community activities through local chambers of commerce, work groups, and leadership activities to expand the number, quality and diversity of opportunities available.
  • Facilitate recognition programs and awards for service engagement
  • Create and nurture cross-campus relationships and collaborations
  • Serve as an active and supportive member of the Student Life Engagement Collective
  • Contribute to the overall success of the Division of Student Life by performing other duties as assigned
  • Serve as a Success Advisor and provide holistic support (individual and group) to new, transfer, and continuing students from a variety of backgrounds to identify and address challenges/needs

Secondary job functions:

  • Teach a First Year Experience Course
  • Participate on University committees or working groups as requested

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience in a higher education or service related setting.
  • Ability to relate well to students and to provide educational services to address their needs and motivations.  
  • Experience working directly with and presenting to students from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Demonstrated strategic skills with a proven record of follow-through and accomplishment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels
  • Professionalism with excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills
  • Superior customer service skills exercising tact, discretion, and judgment in all areas of work
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee multiple tasks with attention to detail, a motivated/enthusiastic work style, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and computer/web-based technology
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Work schedule:  This is a full time, 12-month, exempt position.  Forty (40) hours per week will be the general rule.  Flexible hours or schedule changes may be required for programming, or necessary to complete responsibilities.  Occasional travel will be required to employer sites as well as the Fort Wayne campus.  Travel to community partner sites and networking events 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 hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Graduate Admissions Advisor (Health Sciences)

Department:  Admissions and Enrollment

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Position overview:  Supports the efforts and goals of the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management.  This position will be responsible for overall development and management of the graduate programs in Pharmacy and Life Sciences (primarily, the MS in Pharmacogenomics and secondarily, the Doctor of Pharmacy) inquiry pools, conversion of inquiry to applicant, applicant to admit, admit to deposit, and deposit to enrollment/matriculation.  This position will provide advising services to prospective graduate health sciences students during recruitment and throughout the admissions process.  Frequent travel or virtual participation is required to a variety of local, regional, and national recruitment events.  At the same time, this position will support the various activities of the Office and participate in these activities as frequently as needed.

Essential job functions:

Off-campus:

  • Participate in off-campus recruiting events such as University graduate and health professions fairs, high school visits, and other campus and off-site visits as needed to promote graduate health sciences programs
  • Assist with the planning of special events and arrange travel schedule
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with pre-health advisors in the region
  • Represent Manchester University in a professional manner at all times

On-campus:

  • Manage day-to-day operations in CAS application systems, used by graduate health sciences programs
  • Correspond to applicants within the program through a variety of mediums, including the programs’ CRM (customer relationship manager)
  • Assist in the preparation of applications for faculty and admissions committee review
  • Meet with prospective graduate health sciences programs students and their families on campus and virtually
  • Participate in on-campus and virtual recruiting events such as Visit Days, Interview Days, orientation programs and other events
  • Assist the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management in matriculation activities for incoming health sciences students, including, but not limited to:
    • Managing the planning and development of student information documents
    • Assisting with orientation for graduate health sciences programs
    • Support and educate undergraduate academic advisors regarding the various options for graduate health sciences program completion (e.g. Fast Forward) 

Telemarketing:

  • Make outgoing calls and text messages to inquiries from the program to determine the interest level in Manchester University
  • Make outgoing calls and text messages to applicants from the program to discuss their next steps in the process and determine their interest level in Manchester University

General Activities:

  • Manage social media efforts for graduate, professional and adult health sciences programs, including planning, oversight, and a working relationship with University Marketing and the Social Media Coordinator
  • Maintain a strong knowledge base of the degree programs to help students with questions and issues that arise
  • Collaborate with faculty and administrators to develop, implement, and assess admission criteria, processes and procedures for the graduate health sciences programs
  • Work closely with the MS in Pharmacogenomics program and Office colleagues to promote and manage the Dual Degree PharmD/MS in Pharmacogenomics program application process.
  • Participate in Office meetings as scheduled
  • Organize and manage several responsibilities at one time

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related administrative, business, liberal arts, or social sciences discipline.
  • One to three years of experience in post-secondary admissions and recruitment.
  • Excellent written communication skills. 
  • Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.
  • Strong computer and analytical skills.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication for document composition and proofreading purposes and possess polished oral communication skills and telephone etiquette.
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented, and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Must possess the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Confidentiality is a must.

Work schedule:  This is a full time, exempt position.  Forty hours per week will be the general rule.  However, occasional deviations from this schedule will be necessary to complete responsibilities.  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.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Groundskeeper

Department:  Facilities Operations

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  This position will assist the grounds supervisor in general grounds maintenance on the North Manchester campus.

Essential job functions:

  • Work with supervisor to maintain all turf year round (including but not limited to mowing, trimming, and fertilization)
  • Prepare athletic fields for game day as directed
  • Maintain supporting equipment and structures related to athletic fields (including but not limited to painting, bleacher repair and fence repair)
  • Tree and shrub care
  • Snow removal
  • General campus cleanup (litter, leaves, debris)
  • Maintaining flower beds

Secondary job functions:

  • Supervise grounds crew as needed
  • Supervise recycling crews as needed
  • All other duties as directed

Qualifications: 

  • High school education or equivalency
  • Knowledge of grounds maintenance – Two (2) years of previous grounds maintenance is preferred
  • Knowledge of athletic field maintenance and game day preparation preferred
  • General knowledge of using power tools including chain saws, mowers, hedge trimmers, string trimmers, air blowers, and spraying equipment
  • General knowledge of/experience operating equipment including riding mowers, tractors, backhoe, manual/automatic transmission trucks, and snow removal equipment (plow, broom, and blower)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and equipment (60+ pounds)
  • Ability to operate equipment for long periods of time
  • Ability to communicate and listen to instructions
  • Ability to work with staff and student employees
  • Self-motivated

Work schedule:  This is a full time, non-exempt position.  Forty (40) hours per week will be the general rule.  However, depending on the needs of the University, additional hours may be 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 hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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


 

Position:  HR Generalist/Facilities Coordinator

Department:  Human Resources

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Position overview:  The HR Generalist/Facilities Coordinator reports to the Director of Human Resources.  This position assumes a range of responsibilities in the day-to-day facilities services and providing facility wide support.

Essential job functions:

  • Provide a full range of administrative support to the human resources (HR) department, including managing calendar, scheduling meetings and appointments, and coordinating communications and correspondence. 
  • Secondary support for the Fort Wayne (FW) campus receptionist position and schedule front desk lunch and time-off coverage
  • Collaborate with HR the development, implementation and monitoring of the HR budgets
  • Reconcile purchasing-card statements
  • Assist in implementation of executive education programs on and off site.
  • Serve as a communication link between the FW campus employees and the HR department in North Manchester.
  • Provide new employee FW campus orientation
  • Coordinate hiring and on-boarding of Fort Wayne Faculty, Staff and Adjuncts
  • Provide Fort Wayne Campus with benefit support
  • Starting point for employee relations issues in Fort Wayne
  • Serve as first contact for FMLA and W/C claims for Fort Wayne staff and faculty.
  • Conduct FW campus facility tour to new employees of both campuses following HR orientation
  • Provide scheduling support for HR lunch and learns and training sessions; maintain HR event web page on Manchester University website
  • Serve as communication link between FW campus employees and physical plant/custodial services
  • Collaborate with physical plant/custodial services and university safety in the daily operation of the FW campus facility to provide a safe, clean and comfortable environment
  • Manage FW faculty and staff office assignments, setup, and moves in collaboration with the appropriate program dean or department chair
  • Provide support and coordination of FW campus safety and web-based building security system, including programming doors for evening and weekend events and holidays; activate and deactivate proximity ID cards
  • Maintain key system in coordination with University Safety
  • Schedule and coordinate FW campus annual emergency drills
  • Serve as the staff liaison with the University Emergency Management Committee
  • Communicate with vending vendor to resolve issues

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Must be flexible, dependable, able to work independently, and have good decision making skills
  • Self-motivated with excellent organization skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize work appropriately
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • Professional appearance and ability to interact effectively with persons of all organizational levels and contractors are essential
  • Ability to work with computers and Microsoft programs

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

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 hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Laboratory Technical Specialist

Department:  Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus:  Fort Wayne

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

Essential job functions:

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

Secondary job functions:

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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 hiring@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Student Success Advisor

Department:  Success Advising

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The Student Success Advisor is a full-time professional staff position within Student Life. The Success Advisor utilizes a case management approach to provide guidance and support to incoming first year and continuing students. The Success Advisor collaborates across the University with faculty and staff to provide “wrap-around” support to students who experience academic and personal challenges. This position reports to the Director of Advising and Student Success and works proactively within a team to improve the persistence and graduation rates of Manchester University students.

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

  • Monitor progress and support the success of students on caseload with check-ins, scheduled meetings or proactive outreach and communication, responding to students questions, concerns and needs
  • Proactively assist students with the development of plans to overcome academic challenges and explore alternatives to overcome barriers to persistence or graduation.
  • Assist with providing services to special student populations such as undeclared, student athletes, first generation, and transfer students.
  • Respond to flags raised by faculty and staff by coordinating student outreach and support services that connect students to available resources that promote academic and personal success
  • Assist students in the exploration and implementation of academic, personal, and career goals.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively within a team, the department, and campuses; and with faculty and staff to ensure the delivery of academic and support services to students
  • Monitor, track and measure student progress by utilizing available technology and tracking systems
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of all academic policies and procedures including institutional policies and federal and state regulations. Complies with applicable federal and state laws. 
  • Identify opportunities and solutions that improve current student success approaches, and actively participate in the changes of a constantly evolving organization. 
  • Promote student self-service tools during advising sessions and new student orientation.
  • Collaborate with Experience course faculty to develop college success skills
  • Participate in Student Life and University events, committees or working groups as requested
  • Participate in professional conferences and individual professional development
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the Director or Assistant Director of Advising

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred 
  • Must possess a strong student-focused outlook
  • Experience advocating for and supporting the academic, personal and professional needs of various student populations
  • Experience working directly with and presenting to students and families from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • High degree of computer proficiency required, including academic advising software, Microsoft suite, email capabilities, access student information systems.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication for document composition and proofreading purposes and possess polished oral communication skills and telephone etiquette.
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented, and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Must possess the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Confidentiality is a must.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Must be able to flex work schedule to meet occasional 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 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, including weekends.

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:  Wrestling Assistant Coach

Department:  Athletics

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:   The wrestling assistant coach is responsible for assisting the head coach in leading a successful program at Manchester University.  This will include assisting in managing all aspects of coaching, eligibility, recruitment, retention, budget and scheduling. The assistant coach is also responsible for assisting the head coach in fundraising for 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, and 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.
  • Maintain satisfactory retention rate.
  • Track retention rate=s, benchmark 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 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.

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).
  • 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. Travel, weekend and evening hours are required.  It includes a flexible work schedule, especially in-season.

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 upload a cover letter and resume along with your completed 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.