Human Resources - Employment Opportunities

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

 

Position:  Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics

Department:  Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Job Responsibilities and Duties:   This position is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position.  Preference will be given to candidates with laboratory and teaching experience in pharmacology, pathophysiology, genomics, molecular biology or closely related fields.  Individuals will be expected to develop an independent yet collaborative research program in their area of expertise.

Essential Job Functions:   These consist of three domains:  teaching, service and scholarship.

Teaching (50-60%)

  • Provide quality instruction in didactic, laboratory, and online courses in pharmacology, pathophysiology, molecular biology, genomics, or closely related field.
  • Collaborate with other faculty to develop the curriculum and teaching and administrative methods needed for effective delivery of that curriculum. This includes creating, developing and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for modern pharmacy practice or careers in research.
  • Serve as course coordinator, as assigned.
  • Develop and teach elective courses, as appropriate.
  • Continuously strive to incorporate and introduce timely topics and cutting-edge concepts in relevant areas.
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for pharmacy programs’ students and colleagues.

Scholarship (30-40%)

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration and teaching in area of expertise.
  • Pursue fundable programs appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline and interests.
  • Disseminate the results of scholarly endeavors in appropriate forums, including publications, presentations and teaching.
  • Mentor and collaborate with other scholars both inside and outside the institution, as appropriate.

Service (10-20%)

  • Serve as a faculty mentor to pharmacy and graduate students.
  • Participate actively on College and University committees.
  • Serve as a faculty advisor to student organizations, if applicable.
  • Serve as a mentor to new faculty and staff, as appropriate.
  • Contribute meaningfully to departmental and College developmental and planning activities, such as retreats and workshops.
  • Participate in local, state and national professional organizations and professional development activities.
  • Participate in community service activities, as appropriate, for the faculty’s area of practice or as determined by the College or University.

Qualifications: 

  • Doctor of Philosophy or terminal degree in pharmacology, pathophysiology, molecular biology, genomics, or closely related field.
  • Understanding of current pharmacy education and practice.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators and other stakeholders.
  • Effective presentation and grant-writing skills.
  • Flexibility to deliver diverse course content in biomedical sciences and integrated pharmacotherapy modules (e.g. endocrine, renal, cardiovascular pharmacology/pathophysiology).
  • Ability to provide effective feedback.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and collaborators.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage time.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Expertise in more than one area of study or research
  • Ability to develop an independent yet collaborative research program.

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt 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.

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:  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 July 15, 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.





Position:  Director of the Occupational Therapy Program

Department:  Occupational Therapy

Campus:  Fort Wayne Campus

Position overview:  Manchester University is accepting applications for the position of Founding Director of the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Program.  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 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 not limited to, the following:

  • Promotes 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 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, EdD)
  • Applicants must be a licensed Occupational Therapist in the State of Indiana, or license 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, non-exempt position.  Initially, it will an 18-month, non-tenure track, administrative faculty position.

To apply:  The deadline to apply is September 18. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and upload a cover letter, CV, and evidence of effective teaching (prior student evaluations) 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.




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.



Position:  Adjunct Lecturer

Department: Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Overview:  Manchester University is seeking a proactive adjunct professor to join the Exercise Science and Athletic Training department. This position is focused on courses in foundational exercise science, medical terminology, emergency care and healthcare administrative content. The adjunct professor's responsibilities include reviewing and improving syllabi, understanding students’ needs, developing engaging classroom plans, utilizing Canvas as our learning management system and ensuring the relevant learning resources are available. This individual should be able to evaluate student performance and address any issues promptly. 

Essential Job Functions:   

  • Developing, delivering, and reviewing course material and syllabi
  • Creating, editing and updating course information through Canvas LMS
  • Creating a classroom environment where students feel comfortable participating and learning
  • Setting up assessments based on departmental regulations and requirements
  • Preparing students for assessments and providing helpful performance feedback
  • Providing extra support to students who require it and scheduling in person or virtual office hours for student questions and concerns
  • Assisting other faculty members with regards to departmental needs

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s or doctorate degree in the relevant academic field
  • Experience as a university TA or similar is recommended
  • Interpersonal, observational, and communication skills
  • Patience, understanding, and empathy
  • Good analytical and organizational skills

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.  This position will teach up to nine credit hours per semester in the fall and spring.

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 and curriculum vita/resume.  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.




Staff Positions

Fort Wayne Campus:

North Manchester Campus:

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





Position:  Accounts Payable Specialist

Department:  Financial Services

Campus:  North Manchester

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

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

  • Verify that all invoices, check requests, and travel expense reports include appropriate documented authorization, sufficient support documentation, and are in compliance with contractual and/or grant requirements and University policy.
  • Ensure that all disbursements are coded to the proper general ledger accounts and project codes.
  • Communicate with the payment requester regarding required vendor documentation in compliance with University policy, and provide to the Accounts Payable Supervisor for vendor set up.
  • Ensure that all employee and student reimbursements are reviewed and approved by the Accounts Payable Supervisor prior to entry into the system for payment.
  • Match vendor invoices to open purchase orders.
  • Update and maintain recurring vouchers for charitable gift annuitants.
  • Actively promote enrollment in ACH payments.
  • Initiate and upload ACH pre-note, positive pay, and ACH payment files to the bank portal for review and approval by the Accounts Payable Supervisor or the Controller.
  • Follow up on returned disbursements through to resolution.
  • Generate payment files (ACH, paper, wires, etc.) as required in accordance with financial services disbursement schedule.
  • Provide payment files to the Accounts Payable Supervisor or the Controller for review. Upon release of the payment files oversee timely distribution of paper checks and appropriate enclosures.
  • Enter vouchers into the system.
  • Generate and review the voucher register and forward the register and the invoices to the Accounts Payable Supervisor for review prior to disbursement.
  • Ensure all disbursements, including student refunds, are processed in a timely manner while maintaining good cash management, including taking vendor discounts when advantageous.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation on all disbursements and ensure filing is kept current and records are complete.
  • Assist in verification of all p-card payments to ensure accuracy.
  • Verify and compile out-of-pocket expenditure documentation for employee reimbursement.
  • Request and issue P-cards to responsible parties obtaining necessary approval and setting appropriate credit limits.
  • Manage cancellation, termination, and reissuance of p-cards and adjustment of credit limits as appropriate.
  • Track and reconcile invoices paid with the financial services P-card.
  • Train P-card holders on their fiscal responsibility and use of the 3rd party web portal.
  • Download P-card general ledger import and receipt imaging file monthly.
  • Distribute and reconcile cash advances.
  • Prepare a detailed itemized monthly cash advance reconciliation with the general ledger and notify advance approvers of outstanding advances 10 days past the settlement date. Escalate to the Accounts Payable Supervisor as needed.
  • Provide information to utility companies of exempt status per compliance with state regulations.
  • Review vendor monthly statements and follow up on open items.
  • Generate accounts payable aging report and reconcile to the general ledger weekly.
  • Prepare accounts payable general ledger reconciliation monthly with documentation of outstanding issues and provide to the Accounts Payable Supervisor for review and approval.
  • Prepare year-end accounts payable invoice and P-card accruals.
  • Review outstanding purchase orders to ensure that all goods and services are appropriately received upon year-end.
  • Open mail and distribute invoices as necessary for approval.
  • Document procedures and actively participate in the development and implementation of process efficiencies and enhanced support.
  • Maintain software, technology, and regulatory knowledge related to the position.
  • Deliver outstanding customer service while providing daily assistance to students, faculty, staff, and external parties, displaying a positive, welcoming, and collaborative attitude.
  • Exercise discretion regarding confidential University information.
  • Assist the Accounts Payable Supervisor, the Controller and others in the office as needed to meet team goals.
  • Support the University’s mission and strategic initiatives.
  • Must be committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in work with students, faculty and staff.

Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.  Post-secondary education/degree strongly encouraged.
  • Minimum of three years accounts payable experience preferred.
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal skills, both written and oral
  • Exhibit a strong customer service focus with an emphasis on outreach, and the ability to listen and understand the unique needs of each customer.
  • Embrace a positive, creative, collaborative and inclusive team approach.
  • Possess a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are critical skills necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Ability to complete tasks within required time constraints.
  • Ability to work extended hours to meet occasional seasonal demands of the office.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, establish priorities, and function with minimal supervision.
  • Ability and willingness to handle new assignments, changes in procedures and business requirements.
  • 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, non-exempt position.  The normal schedule will be forty (40) hours per week, with occasional schedule changes required, depending on workflow demands.

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:  Admissions Counselor

Department:  Admissions

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential job functions: 

Off-Campus & Travel:

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

On-campus/Daily Responsibilities:

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

Communication Outreach:

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

Financial Aid and Enrollment:

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

General Activities:

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

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in student, faculty and staff.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, travel extensively, read maps and have reliable transportation.
  • Must have the capacity to be flexible, assertive, intuitive, patient, personable, and empathetic.
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Office Suite and video conferencing platforms.
  • Multilingual and/or bilingual is preferred (Spanish).
  • Understanding and general knowledge/use of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other identified social media platforms.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff and the public.
  • Ability to promote Manchester University efforts in multicultural recruitment.
  • Experience with public speaking and presentations.
  • Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships both internally and externally.
  • Ability to influence, communicate, respond and interact with a wide array of individuals.
  • Strong time management, detail orientation and organizational skills.
  • Solid sense of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-based environment.

Work schedule:  This is a full-time, 12-month, exempt staff position.  The hours per week will vary depending on the recruiting cycle; however, they are generally forty (40) hours.  Evening and weekend hours are required at specific times in the recruiting cycle.  Travel is required.

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant/Associate Registrar

Department:  Registrar’s Office

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Position overview:  Reporting to the Registrar, the Assistant/Associate Registrar works collaboratively with a variety of offices on a multi campus University. This position will lead Registrar services for graduate, professional and online programs, as well as provide general registrar services institutionally.  The Assistant/Associate Registrar ensures the integrity of student educational records and academic history and will be responsible for managing new program creation, coding, and maintenance within the Student Information System (SIS). The Assistant/Associate Registrar provides information and interpretation of institutional policies to students, faculty, staff, and other parties as requested. This position 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 Assistant/Associate Registrar is cross-trained with the Registrar on responsibilities, policies, and systems.

Essential job functions:  Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
Graduate, Professional and Online Registrar Functions:

  • Maintains organized records of registration and student information for graduate, professional and online students
  • Creates and maintains the graduate, professional and online class schedules including building all section offerings in Ellucian/Colleague
  • Manages course enrollment for the graduate, professional and online programs ensuring accurate collection, processing, reporting and retention of academic records in University data management systems (Ellucian/Colleague).  Includes distribution of registration web forms, registration of students and verification of accurate enrollment through reconciliation of course section rosters
  • Leads the class roster verification process for graduate, professional and online programs
  • Manages change of course process for graduate, professional and online programs, with support from academic and student affairs coordinator
  • Processes withdrawals, suspensions, and expulsions for graduate, professional and online programs
  • Performs end of semester processing for graduate, professional 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 graduate, professional and online programs and provides training and assistance to students and faculty mentors including creating and updating program requirements for graduate, professional and online programs
  • Manages the graduation application and intent to graduate processes for graduate, professional and online programs
  • Provides information and interpretation of institutional policies to students, faculty, advisors and other parties for graduate, professional 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 graduate, professional and online 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
  • Assist with student registration, advising, and graduation appointments as needed
  • Assist in graduation preparation and commencement details

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 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
  • Strong computer skills including advanced  skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point) and relational database understanding
  • Minimum three years of experience in a Registrar’s office preferred (ideally with graduate, professional, and/or online programs)
  • Exemplary customer service and communication skills working with diverse student populations
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with persons at all organizational levels and with diverse teams
  • 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.

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:  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: Custodian

Department: Custodial Services

Campus: North Manchester

Position Overview: Custodians will be responsible for cleaning, light maintenance and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure all University facilities are maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner that meets APPA standards.  This is a temporary position with the option to convert to a full-time permanent position.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Clean and service restrooms, toilets, showers, water fountains, kitchen areas, laundry rooms, computer labs, study rooms, lounge areas, lobby areas, offices and elevators
  • Clean and maintain floors and stairs
  • Trash removal and container maintenance
  • Maintain entrances and including snow removal up to main walk way
  • Open facilities-weekdays
  • Clean classrooms and offices
  • Clean windows, vents and walls
  • Dusting
  • Changing light bulbs

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Ability to interact well with a wide variety of people
  • Team and customer service oriented
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Self-reliant
  • Basic computer skills

Work Schedule: This is a full time, non-exempt position.  Forty work hours per week will be the general rule.  However, depending on the business needs of the University, additional hours may be required.

To Apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application.

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:  Esports Assistant Coach

Department:  Esports

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The Esports Assistant Coach would be responsible for assisting the Esports Director in leading a successful Esports program at Manchester University.  This will include assisting in managing all aspects of coaching, eligibility, recruitment, retention, facilities, budget, and scheduling. The Esports Assistant Coach would be expected to attend esports practices in person and form genuine mentorship bonds with members of the program.

Essential job functions:  Assist the Director in:

  • Eligibility, including:
    • Ensuring that all players have submitted their NACE Signing Letter and are eligible to compete under NACE guidelines
    • Monitoring student’s eligibility during season and works with the Student Success Center to coordinate support for student-athletes
    • Keeping roster sheet up to date
  • Recruiting, including:
    • Recruitment of students with a commitment to academic success
    • Supervise and coordinate recruiting events with Esports staff and admissions counselors
    • Provide an annual recruitment plan to Esports Director
    • Communicating online with prospective players through Discord or game specific chat program
  • Retention, including:
    • Work with the Esports Director to establish retention programs and retention rates for the Esports program
    • Maintain exemplary retention rate
    • Track retention rates within the Esports program and its various teams
  • Budget, including:
    • Assisting Director in preparing 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 teams within the philosophy of the institution
    • Organizes and conducts practice sessions
    • Establishes guidelines for proper conduct of students
    • Recommends students for awards
    • Provides adequate feedback and evaluation to students as to potential, progress, and performance
    • Responsible for driving University owned vehicles to away competitions
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Coaching and/or playing experience
  • Advanced knowledge of a minimum of 2 of our supported titles
  • Base knowledge of all of our supported titles
  • Passion in supporting students in the program, in the classroom, and in everyday life
  • Must be social and willing to make daily in person connections with all players
  • Must possess advanced technological knowledge of all gaming equipment
  • Willingness to enhance professional growth by attending clinics and workshops
  • Ability to represent the Esports program in an appropriate and professional manner at all times
  • Ability to abide by the rules for the program by NACE, GLEC, and Manchester University standards at all times
  • Ability to attend Esports staff, awards, captain, and competition council meetings
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively

Work schedule:  This is a part-time, twelve (12) month, non-exempt position, working approximately 20 hours per week.  The schedule includes flexible work hours Monday through Friday, especially in-season.  Weekends and travel are required. Winters and summers may be worked remotely.

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 Student Diversity and Inclusion

Department:  Multicultural Affairs

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Student Life Engagement Collective Leader, the Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion supports the mission of Manchester University and the Student Life division. The position is responsible for spear-heading and leading efforts to sustain and retain a diverse and vibrant community by raising awareness, fostering cross-cultural exchange and encouraging a global perspective on education.

Essential job functions:

  • Manage the day to day operations of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center
  • Assist in recruitment and retention of domestic students of color and international students
  • Provide a support network, outreach, advocacy, and other services for students and the campus community
  • Arrange meetings, workshops, events, etc. designed to exchange information and promote objectives
  • Lead, coordinate, and implement targeted and culturally responsive programming, events, and services guided by the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion
  • Advise affinity student organizations and assist in logistical event planning and chaperoning
  • Develop and implement educational programming for the broader community in coordination with Student Life
  • Observe programs and interact with participants for the purpose of gaining insight, growing and strengthening program knowledge
  • Supervise the Student Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator and student office assistants
  • Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) for international students
  • Serve on institutional committees as requested, including those related to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Oversee department budget
  • Maintain office social media accounts
  • Conduct regular assessment of programs and department objectives
  • 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

Secondary job functions:

  • Serve as a Success Advisor and provide holistic support to new, transfer, and continuing students from a variety of backgrounds to identify and address challenges/needs
  • Teach a First Year Experience Course (FYE) for first semester students
  • Teach a course for first-year international student

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
  • 2-5 years of professional experience
  • Ability to work as a team member and individually
  • Commitment to values of diversity, equity, inclusion, intersectionality and student development
  • Demonstrated knowledge of equity work including best practices in regards to identity development, intersectional programming, social justice, inclusion, multiculturalism and creating equity
  • Experience advocating for and supporting the academic, personal and professional needs of underrepresented populations
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, set priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with program development, implementation and assessment

 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:  Maintenance Technician

Department:  Facilities Operations

Campus:  North Manchester   

Position overview:  To maintain and repair buildings on the North Manchester and Fort Wayne Campus.  This position reports to the Project Manager / Trade Supervisor.

Essential job functions:

  • Maintain University buildings
  • General construction for special projects
  • Basic plumbing repair
  • Basic electrical repair
  • Basic carpentry repair
  • Preventative maintenance on buildings and systems

Secondary job functions:

  • Snow removal
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Pager duty
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications: 

  • High School education or equivalency
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Moderate knowledge/experience in plumbing and HVAC systems
  • Basic electrical skills
  • Basic carpentry skills
  • Ability to work with students and faculty and outside customers
  • Ability to work with outside contractors
  • Knowledge of power tools, man lifts, fork lifts,
  • Construction experience preferred
  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • Ability to use computers

Work schedule:  This is a full time, non-exempt position.  Forty (40) hours per week will be the general rule.  However, depending on project cycles and workflow demands of the University, additional hours or workday schedule changes, including evenings and weekends, 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:  Music Recruiter

Department:  Music

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Music Department Chair, the Music Recruiter has primary responsibility for one-to-one recruitment of prospective music students utilizing various recruitment techniques including but not limited to telemarketing and travel.  Priority will be given to those with musical knowledge.

Essential job functions: 

On-Campus

  • Update and send timely recruiting correspondence to all prospective students. This includes, but not limited to: telephone, email, regular print mail, and texting through the Mongoose program
  • Update and maintain recruiting files, handouts, and displays
  • Schedule music department scholarship auditions
  • Assist Chair with coordinating recruiting days
  • Attend music department meetings

Off-Campus

  • Must serve as an off-campus recruiting representative. This includes, but not limited to: participating in off-campus music recruiting events such as music conferences, contests, festivals and exhibitions, high school visits, and other campus and off-site visits in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio. Evaluate each visit and fair for its effectiveness in helping the Manchester Admissions Office meet its enrollment goals.
  • Arrange travel schedule
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with high school music teachers and MU music teacher alumni
  • Represent Manchester University in a professional manner at all times

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff, and the public
  • Ability to work independently, without direct supervision
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Must be committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in work with students, faculty and staff
  • Must be well organized, personable, driven, mature, dependable, articulate and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Must have the capacity to be flexible, assertive, intuitive, patient, empathetic, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality
  • Hold a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Ability to lift approximately 30 pounds
  • Proficiency with various computer programs, including, but not limited to: Outlook, Word, and Excel

Work schedule:  This is a part-time, 12-month, non-exempt, staff position.  It requires approximately 20-25 hours per week.  The schedule is fairly flexible, but the individual must be able to work daytime hours in order to correspond with other offices and make business contacts.  Some evening and weekend work will 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:  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:  Student Financial Services Counselor

Department:  Student Financial Services

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Director of Student Financial Services, the Student Financial Services Counselor helps to plan and implement financial services operations.

Essential job functions:  Responsibilities of the Student Financial Services Counselor include but are not limited to the following:

  • Educates and counsels students and parents on financial aid and payment strategies
  • Evaluates students’ financial need and assembles student financial packages
  • Processes and reconciles government and state financial aid programs ensuring compliance with applicable administrative regulations
  • Manages loan programs including request forms, applications, certifications, master promissory notes, entrance and exit student counseling
  • Manage updates/changes to regulatory issues and compare to Manchester University policy to remain in compliance for financial aid awarding/disbursing
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree required. Prefer to have minimum 1 year of financial aid experience
  • Customer Service focus with excellent written, oral, technical and interpersonal skills with both students and parents
  • Ability to participate as a contributor in a team work environment
  • Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, web-based programs, email and adding machine

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:  Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Head Coach

Department:  Athletics

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving head coach is responsible leading a successful Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program at Manchester University.  This will include managing all aspects of coaching, eligibility, recruitment, retention, budget and scheduling. The Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving head coach is also responsible for fundraising for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program and instructing physical ESAT up to six hours per academic year based on other duties assigned.  The Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving head coach will manage a staff of assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving coaches.   

Essential job functions: 

  • Eligibility, including:
    • Furnishes a list of team members for eligibility clarification before preseason, after preseason and at the end of the year.
    • Monitors student-athletes’ eligibility during season including working 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 and Women’s Swimming & Diving program.
    • Maintain satisfactory retention rate for Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program.
    • Track retention rates within the Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program by benchmarking internally, within the University, and externally, with other NCAA Division III schools.
    • Report on retention progress for the Men’s and 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.
    • Evaluates assistant coaches yearly and recommends any changes to Director of Athletics.
    • Provides adequate feedback and evaluation to student-athletes as to potential, progress, and performance.
    • Responsible for driving University owned vehicles to away competitions.
    • Complete reports as required in for the athletic department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

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

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




Position:  Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach 

Department:  Athletics

Campus:  North Manchester 

Position overview:  The women’s soccer 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 rates by benchmarking internally within the University, and externally with other NCAA Division III schools.
  • Report on retention progress.

Budget, including:

  • Prepares the initial budget request.
  • Orders equipment through established procedures.
  • Arranges team transportation, makes hotel reservations, and organizes team meals on off-campus trips.
  • Completes a yearly inventory.  Issues, collects and stores all equipment.  Arranges for equipment repair.

Coaching, Scheduling and Team Management, including:

  • Determines goals and objectives for sport within the philosophy of the institution. 
  • Organizes and conducts practice sessions.
  • Ensure 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, twelve month, exempt position with flexible hours, especially in-season.  Travel and weekends are required. 

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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