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

 

Position:  Assistant Professor of Biology

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

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  The Niswander Department of Biology at Manchester University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Biology.

The faculty member will provide instruction for undergraduate courses in Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Immunology, and Microbiology for Health Sciences as well as introductory courses in Biology for majors and non-majors. Applicants should have the ability and willingness to mentor undergraduate students in research. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose research focuses on human or environmental health.

Essential Job Functions: 

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

Secondary Job functions

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Department:  Communication Studies

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential Job Functions:   

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

Secondary job functions:

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

Qualifications: 

  • PhD in Communication Studies, Media Studies, or a related field preferred, ABD and MFA applications are also welcome
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to effectively teach courses as assigned in Communication Studies and Digital Media Arts
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and in the best interests of students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and diverse backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary, and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Audition, Photoshop, After Effects, etc.)
  • Proficiency with digital cameras, recorders, microphones, lighting kits, and other media production equipment
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, email, electronic classroom platforms, Zoom, Teams, and Internet use

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

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Department:  Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential Job Functions:   

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

Secondary Job functions

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

Qualifications: 

  • Doctoral degree or ABD preferred (if ABD, the doctoral degree should be conferred no later than September 1, 2023); Masters required
  • Training in exercise science and strength and conditioning.  Special consideration will be given to candidates with additional credentials (CSCS, CES, PES, USAW) and/or expertise in human performance, strength and conditioning, exercise physiology, biomechanics, health and wellness, and nutrition.
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in Exercise Science and Fitness, Nutrition, and Strength and Conditioning, including introductory courses and labs for both majors and non-majors, and specialized courses within various areas of concentrations
  • Strong interest in cross-discipline collaboration and research
  • Strong interest in and ability to supervise undergraduate research and potential client in strength and conditioning
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the public
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use
  • Use of exercise science laboratory and field equipment

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutics)

Department:  Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Position Overview:  This position is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position (FW Campus).  Preference will be given to candidates with laboratory and teaching experience in pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, or closely related fields.  Teaching responsibilities include Pharmaceutics I and II, a few compounding labs, and a few modules in pharmaceutical calculations. Individuals will be expected to develop an independent yet collaborative research program in their area of expertise. Individuals with experience delivering distance learning and those individuals with interest in a teacher-scholar model of education are also desired.

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

Teaching (55-65%)

  • Provide quality instruction in didactic courses in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Calculations and Pharmacokinetics both inside and outside the classroom
  • Provide quality instruction in compounding laboratory courses both inside and outside the classroom
  • Collaborate with other faculty to develop the curriculum, and teaching and evaluation methods needed for effective delivery of that curriculum. This includes creating, developing, and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for modern pharmacy practice
  • As assigned, serve as course coordinator
  • As appropriate, develop and teach elective courses
  • Continuously strive to incorporate and introduce timely topics and cutting-edge concepts in relevant areas
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for pharmacy students and colleagues

Scholarship (25-35%)

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

Service (10-20%)

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

Qualifications:  

  • Doctor of Philosophy degree in pharmaceutics/ industrial pharmacy/ drug delivery/ pharmacokinetics or pharmaceutical science
  • 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 skills
  • Ability to deliver course content in our basic science courses and integrated pharmacotherapy modules
  • 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, e.g., pharmacology, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenomics

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of 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:  Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Ambulatory Care)

Department:  Pharmacy Practice

Campus:  Fort Wayne

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

Essential Job Functions:   

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

Qualifications: 

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Completion a PGY1 residency required; Completion of a PGY2 residency in ambulatory care is preferred
  • Eligible for licensure in the state of Indiana
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication abilities
  • Possess outstanding clinical and leadership skills
  • Willingness to work effectively with colleagues on a variety of collaborations
  • Strong desire to contribute to the growth and development of the College in a progressive, thoughtful, and enthusiastic manner

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  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.




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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

Department:  Academic Affairs/Arts and Sciences

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Administrative and Institutional Research Officer, the Administrative Assistant provides general secretarial support to the Office of Academic Affairs, while also supporting the Dean of Arts and Sciences and managing details pertaining to the administration of the colleges.  In addition to ensuring effective communication between the colleges and other University offices, the Administrative Assistant supervises any assigned student workers.  The Administrative Assistant also provides administrative support for departmental projects across the colleges and handles other tasks as assigned by the Office of Academic Affairs.

Essential job functions:

  • In close collaboration with the Office of Human Resources, assists the Dean in employment matters for full and part-time faculty members, as well as summer faculty employment arrangements
  • Assists with faculty searches, supporting search committees and overseeing plans for interviews and new faculty orientation
  • Provides assistance in managing course schedules and monitoring faculty teaching loads
  • Assists with record-keeping pertaining to annual reports and evaluations and faculty professional development
  • Maintains accurate filing systems including electronic and hard copies
  • Assists the Dean with financial matters and budget oversight, including adjunct and overload costs
  • Assists with planning and coordination of College-sponsored events and programs
  • Manages the collection and maintenance of course syllabi
  • Assists the Dean and the office of academic affairs in supervision of student employees
  • Manages the Dean’s calendar of appointments
  • Updates and maintains the College’s web pages and other promotional materials
  • Supports the teaching and research responsibilities of the Dean
  • Assists the Administrative and Institutional Research Officer with other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years of office experience in a clerical, secretarial, or administrative assistant role
  • High level of proficiency in word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, database, and desktop publishing applications. Microsoft Office experience and understanding required
  • High level of proficiency in spoken and written English with demonstrated ability to clearly compose and accurately proofread documents
  • Professional appearance with the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels
  • Must represent Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism
  • Ability to interact and work with students, parents, employees, and visitors
  • Ability to be self-reflective, receive feedback, and strong ability to communicate effectively and respectfully across diverse cultures
  • Self-directed with a commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision
  • Able to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner
  • Trustworthy and able to maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive and confidential University information
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Positive attitude with a commitment to a strong team environment
  • Able to work extended hours to meet occasional seasonal demands of the office

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position: Assistant/Associate Registrar

Department:  Registrar’s Office

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Registrar, the Assistant/Associate Registrar works collaboratively with a variety of offices on a multi campus University. 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:

Primary Registrar Functions:

  • Maintains organized records of registration and student information.
  • Creates and maintains class schedules including building all section offerings in Ellucian/Colleague.
  • Manages class roster verification, course enrollment, 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.
  • Evaluates transcripts, creates transfer credit reports, assists transfer students with registration, and maintains transfer student records/data.
  • Manages and processes various web forms for the office including change of course, permission to enroll, intent to graduate, and the graduation application.
  • Assists with processing withdrawals, suspensions, and expulsions for the institution.
  • Performs end of semester processing.
  • In collaboration with the Registrar, leads the development and maintenance of Spartan Self-Service and provides training and assistance to students and faculty/success advisors creating and updating program requirements.

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:

  • Assist with new program creation, coding, and maintenance within Colleague (SIS).
  • 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’s 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.
  • 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, non-exempt position with a minimum regular schedule of 8 am to 5 pm, 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:  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: 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:  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:  Wrestling Head Coach

Department:  Athletics

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The head coach is responsible leading a successful program at Manchester University.  This will include managing all aspects of coaching, eligibility, recruitment, retention, budget and scheduling. The head coach is also responsible for fundraising for the program.  The head coach will manage a staff of assistant 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.
    • Works with Student Life colleagues to coordinate support for student-athletes.
  • Recruiting, including:
    • Recruitment of student-athletes with a commitment to academic success.
    • Supervise and coordinate athletic recruiting efforts with assistant coaching staff and Office of Admissions.
    • Provide an annual recruitment plan.
  • Retention, including:
    • Work with the Office of Student Life, Office of Enrollment and Athletic Director to establish retention programs and retention rates for the program.
    • Maintain satisfactory retention rate for program.
    • Track retention rates within the program, benchmarking internally, within the University, and externally, with other NCAA Division III schools.
    • Report on retention progress for the 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/training sessions.
    • Insure appropriate safety precautions during practice, games and team travel.
    • Cooperation with the Athletic Training staff by submitting practice schedules, game schedules, and complete roster information in a timely fashion.
    • Works with the Sports Information Director in regard to internal and external publicity.
    • Works with Director of Athletics on scheduling and travel details.
    • Works with Director of Athletics on field or court preparations and insures facilities are set up.
    • Arrange for alternate eating plans if practice times conflict with food service schedule.
    • Establishes guidelines for proper conduct of student-athletes.
    • Recommends student-athletes for awards.
    • Evaluates assistant coaches yearly and recommends any changes to Director of Athletics.
    • Provides adequate feedback and evaluation to student-athletes as to potential, progress, and performance.
    • Responsible for driving University owned vehicles to away competitions.
    • Complete reports as required for the athletic department, other campus offices and external constituents.
    • Monitor facilities as assigned
  • 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).
  • 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 (40) hours per week is the general rule, but hours are flexible, especially in-season.  Weekends, evenings 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.