Human Resources - Employment Opportunities

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

 

Faculty Positions

Fort Wayne Campus:

North Manchester Campus:




Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

Department:   Nursing

Campus:  Fort Wayne

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

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

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

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

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




Position:  Director of Clinical Education for Physical Therapy

Department: Physical Therapy

Campus: Fort Wayne

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  Manchester University seeks applications for the Director of Clinical Education (DCE) for its new Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy (DPT).  The Director of Clinical Education is responsible for the planning, coordination, facilitation, administration, and monitoring of the clinical component of the physical therapy program. This individual will collaborate with faculty and clinical partners to develop a high-quality DPT program that addresses the physical therapy needs of the population – young and old, both rural and urban. The Director of Clinical Education reports to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program Director. This is a non-tenure track faculty position.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Serve as a liaison between the academic program and clinical education.
  • Collaborate with core and associate faculty for clinical education planning, implementation, and assessment.
  • Develop an evidence-based clinical education curriculum for the DPT program, integrating appropriate technologies. Ensure quality learning experiences for students during all aspects of clinical education.
  • Build new clinical partnerships and oversee the clinical education program.
  • Determine student readiness for clinical practice in collaboration with the academic and clinical faculty integrating didactic content, safety, and ethical codes.
  • Identify appropriate clinical sites and learning environments to instill quality patient care, ethical and professional behavior, and contemporary physical therapy practices per DPT curricular needs.
  • Establish contract terms and maintain appropriate educational affiliation agreements between the University and the clinical sites.
  • Determine grades for off-site clinical experiences using appropriate tools, such as site visit notes, learning contracts, completed assignments, and technologies.
  • Assist the Site Coordinator, the Clinical Instructor (CI) and, students with problem-solving and addressing conflicts during clinical experiences. Devise plans for remedial actions as required.
  • Assess and document all aspects of individual student’s clinical education. Accomplish academic responsibilities consistent with CAPTE standards and university policy.
  • Teach and advise students as needed.
  • Maintain an active research agenda and take part in professional development opportunities.
  • Contribute to a collaborative departmental culture that promotes teamwork, a highly engaged faculty, 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).
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings – entire faculty, division, department and committee
  • Serve the University, profession, and community as needed.
  • Adhering to the policies and procedures outlined in the faculty handbook.

Qualifications: 

  • An earned academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD); candidates with an additional DPT will be preferred.
  • Applicant must be a licensed Physical Therapist in the State of Indiana OR license eligible for the State of Indiana and transfer the license within six (6) months of hiring.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of full-time post-licensure experience in clinical practice.
  • Two years of clinical practice must include experience as a clinical education coordinator or clinical instructor in physical therapy OR a minimum of two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, and administration in a physical therapy education program.
  • A commitment to interdisciplinary education in health sciences.
  • Evidence of active research and scholarly agenda.
  • Strong communications skills.

About Manchester University:

Manchester University offers more than 60 undergraduate study areas, three master's programs (accountancy, athletic training, and pharmacogenomics), 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 are woven into the University’s fabric.

The Fort Wayne campus is home to Manchester University’s new doctorate in physical therapy program in addition to accelerated nursing and graduate programs in athletic training, pharmacogenomics, and pharmacy.  

College guides love Manchester. 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 our community for our outstanding quality of life.

Fort Wayne boasts one of the lowest living costs, 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 several specialty hospitals 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 homes in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Work Schedule:  This is a full-time, 12 month faculty position to begin in October 2021.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  The deadline to apply is August 1, 2021.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vita, contact details for three references, and your salary expectations.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.





Adjunct Faculty Positions

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

There are currently no open adjunct positions available.



Staff Positions

Fort Wayne Campus:

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

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


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





Position:  Administrative Assistant to the Office of Academic Affairs   

Department:  Academic Affairs

Campus:  North Manchester

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

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

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

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalency, post-secondary education/degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum three years of experience.
  • Basic knowledge of computers including managing a Windows environment, advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite, calculators, telephone, copying, faxing, and scanning records.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication for document composition, proofreading and possess polished oral communication skills and telephone etiquette.
  • Exemplary customer service and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Ability to interact with persons at all organizational levels.
  • Ability to keep confidences and handle confidential information.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and complete detailed assignments in a fast –paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently on diverse projects and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact with persons at all organizational levels is essential.

Work schedule:  This is a full time, non-exempt position with a minimum regular schedule of 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.  However, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands, additional hours or workday schedule changes may be required occasionally.

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

 



Position:  Associate Registrar (ON HOLD)

Department:  Registrar

Campus:  Fort Wayne

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

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

Fort Wayne Campus and Online Registrar Functions:

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

General Registrar Functions:

Academic Records:

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

Registrar Systems:

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

Registrar Office Services:

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

Registrar Procedures, Reporting and Collaboration:

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

Secondary job functions: 

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

Qualifications: 

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

Work schedule:  This is a full-time exempt position with a minimum regular schedule of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Additional hours are often required due to academic calendar cycles and workflow demands.

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

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





Position:  Controller

Department:  Financial Services

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Responsible for the operations of the Office of Financial Services

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

  • Provide leadership to the Office of Financial Services including the supervision of the Senior Accountant, Senior Accountant - Budget and Accounts Payable, and Accountant.
  • Provide and plan for training and development of all supervisory positions.
  • Lead the preparation, maintenance, and retention of University financial records.
  • Lead the preparation and review of all financial activities of the University including quarterly financial reports, budget, and the annual audits in accordance with established timelines.
  • Prepare/review annual financial statements and disclosures, supplemental information, and regulatory filings.
  • Responsible for cash management and cash forecasting for the University.
  • Manage various treasury functions for the University.
  • Lead the annual audits of the University’s financial statements, and Single Audit (A-133),
  • Supervise and implement financial control procedures for the University.
  • Supervise the preparation of federal and state tax returns and reports.
  • Supervise monthly and annual reconciliation of unrestricted, temporarily restricted, and permanently restricted gift revenue with Office of University Advancement records.
  • Provide accounting support and guidance to the campus community.
  • Review and approve drawdown of federal funds and oversee reconciliation of federal financial aid funds and completion of the FISAP.
  • Manage the accounting for the University’s endowments, charitable gift annuities, unitrusts and investments.
  • Maintain relationships with the University’s banks, external audit firm, investment advisors and other outside parties.
  • Complete miscellaneous surveys and compliance reports.
  • Maintain knowledge of regulations affecting accounting procedures and policies, including not-for-profit.
  • Work closely with the Chief Business Officer and Vice President for Finance on special projects as directed.
  • Serve on committees or other University initiatives as directed.
  • Must be committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in work with students, faculty and staff.

Secondary Job Functions

  • Attend and participate in Board of Trustee meetings specifically Investment, Audit, Institutional Vitality Committee, and Investment Sub-Committee meetings.
  • Support the University’s mission and strategic initiatives.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.
  • CPA or MBA highly preferred
  • Experience with Ellucian Colleague or other ERP systems preferred
  • Minimum five years of general accounting and supervisory experience preferred.
  • Highly proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite of products.
  • Self-directed, well organized and detail oriented with the ability to work quickly and efficiently during frequent interruptions.
  • Able to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Exercise discretion regarding confidential College information.
  • Consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Able to work extended hours to meet occasional seasonal demands of the office.

Work schedule:  This is a full time, 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 University, additional hours or occasional workday schedule changes 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 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 Institutional Effectiveness

Department:  Institutional Effectiveness

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential job functions:

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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






Position: Hall Director

Department:  Residential Life

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Assistant Director of Residential Life, a Hall Director performs a variety of support for individual students as well as for the Office of Residential Life as a whole. A Hall Director will provide this support through supervising a residence hall(s) and resident assistants, advising student groups, serving on an on-call duty rotation, participating on various committees, and executing collateral projects. They will also serve as a Success Advisor.

Essential job functions:

  • Supervise and manage a residence hall(s)
  • Daily supervision of 4-8 student Resident Assistants (RAs)
  • Weekly and biweekly appointments including: 2-hour hall staff meeting, 1:1 meetings with each of the RAs on staff, HD Staff Meeting, 1:1 meetings with the Assistant Director of Residential Life, and Student Life meetings
  • Prepare agendas for and facilitate staff meetings
  • Manage programming/hall budget
  • Read and follow up with Starfish referrals
  • Read and follow up with RA Programming and Intentional Conversations
  • Participate in an on-call duty rotation
  • Respond to emergencies while on call, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Respond to emergencies in general (within own building or as a witness to the situation)
  • Attend regular meetings with custodial, maintenance, conduct and safety offices
  • Meet with students to talk about roommate issues, complaints or concerns in the building, and other questions that may arise.
  • Complete rounds in the building to touch base with residents – stopping by rooms with open doors to talk with residents.
  • Assist with the coordination of RA Training, RA Evaluations, RA Selection, Hall Opening, Hall Closing
  • Assist with housing renewal and placements as requested
  • Manage web page and social media
  • Promote, participate, and represent the Office of Residential Life and Student Life at various events
  • Complete on average 6 hours a day of office hours

Secondary job functions:

  • Serve as primary 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
  • Participate in the restorative justice conduct process
  • Teach a First Year Experience Course (FYE) for first semester students
  • Participate on University committees as requested

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree preferred, Bachelors’ degree required.
  • 2-3 years of experience in residential life or student leadership positions preferred.
  • Must be self-directed, well organized and committed to the mission of Residential Life and Manchester University.

Work schedule:  This is a full time, exempt position.  The schedule is flexible, but forty (40) hours per week will be the general rule.  Some evenings and weekends are required.

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Safety Officer

Department:  University Safety

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Director of University Safety, this official of the University serves as an integral member of the Student Affairs team, and is responsible for helping maintain a safe and secure learning environment for the campus community.  The University Safety Officer is also responsible for the enforcement of University policies, and regulations.

Essential job functions: 

  • Patrol the campus and respond with appropriate action in the event of fire, emergency weather conditions, or crimes against persons or property.
  • Assist the director in maintaining liaison between emergency-service providers (police, fire, ambulance services, etc.) and the University.
  • Report violations of laws, University policies, and safety and security hazards to the director.
  • Conduct investigations of crimes and incidents, and complete the required reports.
  • Assist crime victims through the reporting process, and in connecting with the appropriate resources.
  • Maintain security of all University buildings by checking, securing, opening, and closing buildings according to a schedule provided by the director and other University officials.
  • Provide information to campus visitors upon request.
  • Monitor campus parking areas and roadways, and enforce traffic/parking regulations by issuing tickets, and/or booting/towing vehicles.
  • Provide traffic direction during University events and programs.
  • Provide escort services when requested.
  • Provide unlock services for classrooms, offices and apartments, upon request.
  • Assist motorists with jump starts, unlocks, and/or referrals to locksmiths or tow services when requested.
  • Maintain and update crime and fire logs, and produce a patrol report for each shift.

Secondary job functions: 

  • Assist in training new safety staff, under the supervision of the director.
  • Assist with the supervision and scheduling of student staff.
  • Assist with programming and training needs for resident and commuter students, and for University employees.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Director of University Safety.

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, some college education preferred.
  • Experience in law enforcement or safety and security preferred.
  • Must possess a current driver’s license, with a good driver’s record.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Must pass pre-employment testing and evaluations.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the use of a police radio.
  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, with a focus on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Must possess word processing skills and a level of proficiency in the use of computers. Microsoft Office experience and understanding required.
  • Must be highly proficient in verbal and written communications, and possess public speaking abilities to assist with programs.
  • 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.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented, and able to complete tasks with a minimum degree of supervision.
  • 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, and a general 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.
  • Must be able to flex work schedule to meet occasional demands of the University.
  • Must be committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in work with students, faculty and staff.

Other Qualifications (Must be completed within one (1) year of appointment)

  • Certified in standard 1st aid, CPR, AED

Work schedule:  This is a full time, non-exempt position, forty (40) hours per week, with shift and work day rotation required. Additional hours or schedule changes may be required occasionally, depending on the needs of the University.

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:  Seasonal Groundskeeper/Mower

Department:  Grounds

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential job functions:

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

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to operate motorized lawn mowing equipment
  • Ability to work with University age students
  • Driver’s license that would allow you to pull a trailer with equipment
  • Ability to back a trailer
  • Ability to drive a manual Dump Truck
Work schedule:  This position works approximately 35-40 hours per week (or as needed), generally Monday through Friday, starting around 7:00am dependent upon weather and time of year.


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




Position:  Simulation and Laboratory Coordinator

Department:  Nursing

Campus:  Fort Wayne & North Manchester

Position overview:  Manchester University is inviting applications for the position of Nursing Simulation and Laboratory Coordinator. We seek applicants who are visionary, value education and are committed to simulation education. At Manchester, we value and promote interdisciplinary education, and the Simulation and Laboratory Coordinator plays an important role in ensuring that student experiences are rich and collaborative across disciplines. Applicants must have graduate-level academic preparation, nursing experience, and a passion for providing opportunities to help students succeed not only in the nursing program, but also in the nursing profession.

Essential job functions:

  • Develops, implements, updates, and monitors simulation lab policies, procedures, usage, and operation that are consistent with the Simulation Learning Environment’s educational and operational objectives
  • Schedules and performs regular (weekly and as needed) updates to simulation software and computer systems
  • Works with manufacturers to ensure equipment repair in a timely manner
  • Monitors and schedules usage, signing out, and movement of simulation lab equipment 
  • Develops, presents, evaluates and refines scenarios for simulation experiences, utilizing role-playing, props and dialogue to create a realistic learning environment 
  • Oversees set-up, implementation, and deconstruction of simulation scenarios and laboratory experiences
  • Develops, adapts, and implements clinical simulation to meet accreditation standards 
  • Develops inventory control processes to monitor supply levels, allocates costs accurately, and ensures supplies are readily available when needed
  • Creates and maintains a respectful and professional working environment, incorporating active learning, reflective thinking, and a learning-focused debriefing process 
  • Performs data analysis to evaluate learning and satisfaction with the provision of services 
  • Continuously updates and refines simulation experiences based on identified needs and to serve as a resource for faculty utilizing simulation in classroom/lab activities 
  • Maintains the lab inventory, ensures the safe storage and disposal of hazardous materials 
  • Monitors and assures appropriate standards of lab cleanliness, provides for regularly scheduled equipment maintenance, repair, and replacement 
  • Orientates instructors in lab procedures, location and use of materials, and operation of equipment 
  • Responsible for business development of the simulation lab, establishes community partners, develops income generated projects, seeks grants and other funding sources 
  • Oversees simulation lab information and technology support 
  • Formulates budget recommendations 
  • Ensures a safe and healthy work environment, complies with University health and safety policies, practices, and programs in keeping with occupational health and safety legislation and regulations 
  • Models professional standards of excellence, including customer service, collaboration, communication, and attendance
  • Performs/supervises remediation with students in skills area 
  • Schedules open lab time for students
  • Any other duties that may be appropriately assigned or required

Qualifications: 

  • Master of Science in Nursing or related field
  • Two years of previous experience in the use of clinical simulation technology and simulation development is preferred
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator certificate preferred
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, procurement and resource management skills, organizational skills and interpersonal skills
  • Be self-directed, and able to work independently while functioning well within a team environment
  • Possess significant demonstrated experience in computer use, setup, troubleshooting, and maintenance; experience and skills with Microsoft operating system, Apple OS and Internet Protocols
  • Must be able to flex work schedule to meet occasional seasonal demands of workload
  • Must be able to travel between the North Manchester and Fort Wayne campuses to maintain simulators on both campuses and provide support to faculty
  • The ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; hear and speak clearly; sit for up to 8 hours per day; and keyboard for extended periods of time are all essential qualifications for this position

Work schedule:  This is a full time, 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:  Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Assistant Coach

Department:  Athletics

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving assistant coach is responsible for assisting the Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving head coach in leading a successful Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving program at Manchester University.  This will include assisting in managing all aspects of coaching, eligibility, recruitment, retention, budget and scheduling. The Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving assistant coach is also responsible for assisting the Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving head coach in fundraising for the Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving program, instructing 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 and retention rates for the Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving program.
    • Maintain satisfactory retention rate for Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving program.
    • Track retention rates within the Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving program, including benchmarking internally within the University and externally with other NCAA Division III schools.
    • Report on retention progress for the Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving 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.

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.  Forty hours per week, Monday through Friday, will be the general rule, but hours are flexible, especially in-season.  Evenings, weekends, and travel are required.

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Web Content Strategist

Department:  Marketing

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the director of marketing, the Web Content Strategist champions the University website and takes charge of website design, development and optimization to support the University’s marketing strategies and initiatives. This position will be closely aligned with Manchester’s digital marketing efforts, contributing to the University’s multi-channel marketing approach.

Essential job functions:  Responsibilities of the web content strategist include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Leads the design, creation, development and maintenance of the University website in accordance with web standards and brand standards for messaging, graphics and photography style
  • Develops and manages content for use throughout the website.
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements strategic enhancements and tools to improve engagement and recruitment through the website
  • Uses Sitefinity CMS to develop templates, master pages, web parts and widgets, and pages that are responsive and cross-browser and device compatible, and develops the Sitefinity API to support new designs and features
  • Oversees the updating and maintenance of the entire site, delegating as appropriate
  • Oversees training of University personnel to use Sitefinity CMS to maintain web pages
  • Constructs effective systems that optimize web pages for Google Analytics, SEO, tracking and performance metrics
  • Works in collaboration with Information Technology Services staff to ensure effective and efficient functioning of the website
  • Helps create and manage assets for digital marketing campaigns, including landing pages and tracking codes
  • Works in collaboration with other University personnel to ensure that website content is accurate, up-to-date, and relevant.
  • Participates actively in following current trends in web design, SEO strategies and new development technologies
  • Engages in appropriate professional development activities related to web design best practices and SEO
  • Analyzes and reports on website usage via tools including Google Analytics. Recommends and implements data driven decisions.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum of five years of experience in web design\development\management required
  • Experience with Telerik Sitefinity or similar content management systems (CMS).
  • Must have experience in HTML and CSS.JavaScript experience helpful.
  • Proficient in web design software, including Adobe Design Suite and Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • Organized, accurate, self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to work with minimum supervision in a timely manner.
  • Trustworthy with knowledge of confidential University business data and can relate well to people from all areas, representing the University in a professional manner.
  • Working in a collegial and collaborative manner with colleagues, students and other customers
  • Must be committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in work with students, faculty and staff

Work schedule:  This is a full time, 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 adjustments may be required.  This position is eligible for remote work, but will be required to be on campus part-time, or as needed.

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.