Human Resources - Employment Opportunities

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

 

Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

Department:   Nursing

Campus:  Fort Wayne

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

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

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

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

Salary Range:  $85,000-$95,000

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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


Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics

Department:  Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Position overview:  This position is a 12-month tenure-track (FW campus) pharmacogenomics and pharmaceutical sciences faculty position.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching pharmacogenomics or related topics (e.g., genomics, biochemistry, molecular biology, human genetics).  Individuals with pharmacogenomics laboratory experience, especially microarray technology, delivering distance learning, and those individuals with interest in a teacher-scholar model of education are highly desired.

Essential job functions:   These consist of three domains:  teaching, service and scholarship.

Teaching (55-65%)

  • Provide quality instruction in on-campus and online didactic courses and laboratory courses in pharmacogenomics and related topics.
  • Collaborate with other faculty to further develop the Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics program for effective delivery of the curriculum with emphasis in the distance-learning environment and dual degree PharmD/PGx. This includes creating, developing and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for the application of pharmacogenomics in a wide variety of settings (e.g., research laboratories, clinical laboratories, clinical settings).
  • Work closely with the laboratory technical specialist to keep the pharmacogenomics lab supplied and in regulatory compliance
  • Serve as course coordinator in both the pharmacogenomics program and the pharmacy program, as assigned.
  • Develop and teach elective courses in both the Pharmacogenomics program and the Pharmacy program, as necessary.
  • Continuously strive to incorporate and introduce timely topics and cutting-edge concepts in relevant areas.
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for students and colleagues.
  • Provide a one week (40 hour) lab course to develop distance learners, and others (such as relevant pharmacogenomic companies)

Scholarship (15-25%)

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration and teaching in Pharmacogenomics services.
  • Pursue fundable programs appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline and interests (on-campus primarily)
  • 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 (15-25%)

  • Serve as a faculty mentor to on campus and distance-learning Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics students.
  • Serve as a faculty mentor to Pharmacy and PGx Students
  • Participate actively on College and University committees.
  • Serve as a faculty advisory to student organizations, as necessary.
  • 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.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Doctor of Philosophy or terminal degree in pharmaceutical science with a focus on pharmacogenomics.
  • Understanding of current pharmacogenomics education and application.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators and other stakeholders.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Ability to deliver course content through distance-learning platforms.
  • 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., pharmacogenomics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics.

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

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of Psychology – Cognitive Neuroscience

Department:  Psychology

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential Job Functions: 

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

Secondary Job Functions:

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

Qualifications: 

  • PhD in Psychology.
  • Evidence of successful teaching in introductory and advanced psychology courses within the liberal arts context
  • Previous experience with advising and collaborative research with undergraduate students preferred
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use

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

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

Salary Range: $55,000 - $62,000

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Vice President for Academic Affairs

Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist Manchester University in its search for a Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA).

Manchester University seeks a results-driven change agent with a track record of success developing and enhancing programs to meet the current and trending needs of students. The successful candidate will realign current programs, develop new programs and carry these programs to new markets.

The ideal VPAA is a charismatic and highly visible leader skilled in leading change and working collaboratively across campus. He/she must understand the diverse needs of Manchester University, a small, private, multi-campus institution comprised of undergraduate liberal arts, graduate, and professional degree programs.

The VPAA provides vision and leadership for the development and sustenance of quality academic programs, a distinguished faculty, and excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.  The VPAA is responsible for developing an exceptional learning environment in which students can become their best selves and achieve learning outcomes through an integration of curricular and co-curricular experiences within Manchester University and throughout the community.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) reports directly to the President, serves as the Chief Academic Officer of the university and as a member of the cabinet. As a key member of the President’s Cabinet, the VPAA participates in all institution-wide planning, embraces the University’s mission, and supports its institutional goals.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs has supervisory responsibility over the following areas: 

  • Academic deans
    • College of Arts and Humanities
    • College of Business
    • College of Education and Social Sciences
    • College of Pharmacy, Natural Health Sciences
  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
  • Director of the Library
  • Registrar
  • Instructional Design Specialist
  • Director of the Center for Effective Teaching and Learning
  • Academic Enrichment program directors
    • First-Year Seminar
    • Honors Program
    • Liberal Arts Core
    • Study Abroad
    • Values, Ideas, and the Arts
  • Administrative and Institutional Research Officer

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide vision and institutional direction for the University’s academic programs to maximize the distinctive quality of a liberal arts-infused education, interdisciplinary studies, responsible global citizenship, and professional career preparation.
  • Lead new program development that leverages institutional strengths to launch new programs and redesign existing programs in order grow enrollment.
  • Establish and implement new academic programs and policies that meet the needs of the student population, the University, the community and comply with accreditation standards.
  • Promote and sustain a learning environment that supports and encourages academic excellence, student engagement, retention and completion and learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Establish a vision for and academic policies and structures that achieve a level of student progression and success that meets the institutional mission, strategic and financial goals.
  • Oversee academic technologies, library, distance learning, registration, and research.
  • Serve in a consultative role to the President as the ranking member of the President’s Cabinet and proxy for the President during his/her absences.
  • Promote and sustain a commitment to shared governance with the Academic Governance Council.
  • Recruit and retain a qualified and diverse faculty and staff committed to the institution’s mission, vision, values and programs.
  • Recommend promotion and tenure decisions to the President.
  • Ensure the compliance of academic units with all applicable federal, state and local regulations, guidelines, research and accreditation standards.
  • Plan, develop and manage the academic resources (human, financial) to achieve the strategic goals of the academic affairs unit and University

A complete list of job functions is available upon request.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum of five years of experience in college-level teaching and higher education administration
  • Demonstrated experience leading the development and launch of new academic programs with success
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Commitment to the Manchester University mission
  • Strong collaboration skills with ability to build effective working relationships
  • Knowledge of student learning and its assessment
  • Knowledge and understanding of online program development and delivery

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Multi-campus administrative experience
  • Eligible for tenure

About Manchester University:

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

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

About North Manchester:

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

Application Instructions:

Applications are reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter and CV. Please do not email applications. You must apply directly at:  https://acesrch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a21esjymw1w5

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Instructor of Physics

Department: Physics

Campus: North Manchester

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

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching PHYS 112: College Physics II, including laboratory sections, for three semester hours during Spring 2019.
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate

Secondary Job functions

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

Qualifications

  • PhD in physics or related field preferred.  Master’s Degree required.
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach college-level physics
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends. Class and lab times for College Physics II are as follows:

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

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

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

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

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume and contact information for three references with your completed application.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




 

Position:  Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field Assistant Coach (Distance)
                 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field Assistant Coach (Throws)

Department:  Athletics

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reports to the Director of Cross Country and Track and Field and is responsible for instructing and assisting with all aspects of the Cross Country and Track and Field programs.

Essential job functions: 

  • Teach, demonstrate and develop Cross Country and Track and Field theories and skills in student athletes.
  • Teach physical health and safety to student athletes.
  • Teach team-concepts and team-play to student athletes.
  • Lead and direct the Cross Country and Track and Field academic studies program.
  • Design customized work-out and practice instructions for individual student athletes.
  • Represent the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
  • Teach and follow the rules for Track and Field of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University
  • Successfully complete the NCAA Division III Rules Test online.
  • Teach and assure appropriate safety precautions and practices during team practices, games and travel.
  • Coach practices and competitions.
  • Evaluate and counsel individual athletes.
  • Recruit prospective student-athletes (some travel required).
  • Maintain satisfactory retention rate for the cross country and track and field programs
  • Maintain appropriate office hours, files and paperwork.
  • Drive campus fleet vehicles to away competitions (on-site training provided).
  • Attend athletic and campus-wide staff meetings.

Secondary job functions: 

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

To apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are 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.

          Distance Application Link
          Throws Application Link


Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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


Position:  Director of the Master’s of Science in Nutrition and Nutrigenomics (MSNGx) Program

Department:  Pharmacy Programs

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Position overview:  The Program Director for the Master of Science in Nutrition and Nutrigenomics (PD-MSNGx) is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position that reports directly to the Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics.  One hundred percent of the program director’s workload is allocated to program management in the time period preceding MSNGx program launch. Once the first class of students has been admitted, fifty percent of the program director’s workload will be allocated to program management and the rest to teaching and service. The PD-MSNGx provides vision and leadership for the development and sustenance of the MSNGx program, a distinctive faculty and preceptor team, and excellence in competency-based, graduate nutrition education.  The Program Director is responsible for developing an exceptional learning environment in which students can become their best selves and achieve future education model competencies through the integration of didactic and experiential education.

Essential job functions: 

  • Complete and submit the ACEND FG program application and self-study report for candidacy-status under the future education model.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and lead the comprehensive site visit by ACEND.
  • Complete all online and in-person training required by ACEND for program directors.
  • Supervise and evaluate faculty in the MSNGx program.
  • Develop policies and procedures for effectively managing all components of the MSNGx Program to ensure fair, equitable, and considerate treatment of prospective and enrolled students (such as program admission, retention, and completion policies).
  • Oversee student recruitment, advisement, evaluation, and counseling.
  • Establish and maintain program accreditation including:
    • Timely submission of fees, reports and requests for major program changes;
    • Maintenance of the program’s student records, including student advising plans, supervised experiential learning hours and verification statements;
    • Maintenance of complaints about the program received from students or others, including disposition of the complaint;
    • On-going review of program’s curriculum to meet the accreditation standards;
    • Facilitation of processes for continuous program evaluation and competency assessment;
    • Communication and coordination with program faculty, preceptors and others involved with the program and its students; and
    • Timely submission of required documentation supporting the graduate’s eligibility for a Commission on Dietetic Registration credentialing exam
    • Timely submission of required documentation supporting the graduate’s eligibility for a Commission on Dietetic Registration credentialing exam
  • Provide and/or delegate responsibilities to assure year-round coverage of director responsibilities during planned and unplanned absences.
  • Provide and/or delegate responsibilities to assure year-round coverage of director responsibilities during planned and unplanned absences.
  • Provide vision and direction for the MSNGx program to maximize the distinctive quality of the nutrigenetics- and nutrigenomics-focused MSNGx for career preparation of the nutritionist/dietitian of the future.
  • Promote and sustain a learning environment that supports and encourages academic excellence and student engagement and learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Lead the development and implementation of strategic planning for the MSNGx Program that is consistent with the university’s strategic plan and mission.
  • Coordinate MSNGx initiatives and ongoing programs with all areas of academic programming, especially health programs requiring interprofessional education.
  • Secure, align, and manage internal financial resources to support the strategic priorities of the MSNGx Program.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to ensure that all personnel actions are in accordance with the Faculty Manual and applicable University policies and procedures.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Additional note: The MSNGX program director is not allowed to direct any other ACEND-accredited nutrition and dietetics program.

Qualifications: 

  • Earned doctoral degree with three years professional experience post-credentialing or earned master’s degree with five years professional experience post-credentialing from an accredited college or university
  • Actively credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in college-level teaching or higher education administration
  • Demonstrated experience leading the development and launch of a new program with success
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Commitment to the Manchester University mission
  • Strong collaboration skills with ability to build effective working relationships
  • Knowledge of student learning and its assessment

Work schedule:  This is a full time, 12-month position working Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, with extended evening and weekend hours possible.  Limited travel is required.

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

To apply:  Apply online via ADP and upload a cover letter and CV with your completed employment application. The application deadline is Feb. 1.  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:  HR Generalist - Benefits

Department:  Human Resources

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  This position reports to the Director of Human Resources and performs a variety of HR functions and duties for the Office of Human Resources, with a primary focus on benefits.

Essential job functions: 

  • Daily coordination of the University’s benefits plans, including: health insurance; life, dental, disability and worker’s compensation insurance plans.
  • Coordinate open enrollment and maintains Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts, health insurance, dental insurance and voluntary life insurance
  • Manage 403b retirement plans and process applications
  • Manage benefits, and deduction in the University’s HRIS
  • Enter and maintain personnel data in Colleague, ADP, and EZ Labor and generate reports as needed.
  • Monitor and manage time and labor including the awarding and functioning of paid time off benefits in EzLabor.
  • Create data query report requests from HRIS.
  • Administer FMLA policy; short and long term disability insurance.
  • Maintain HR Metrics for medical claims and employment of staff and faculty and benefits.
  • Verify and process unemployment claims
  • Process and update workers compensation claims.
  • Process tuition remission paperwork
  • Update and maintain Summary of Benefits
  • Assist employees with benefit and other miscellaneous questions

Secondary job functions: 

  • Participate in various campus committees
  • Cross train and provide back up for HR teammates
  • Audit work of HR teammates
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field strongly desired
  • 3-5 years of human resources experience
  • Solid PC proficiencies, including ADP, HRIS, report generator/query builder software, MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving and team building skills are required.
  • Must be trustworthy with sensitive information and able to function directly in a multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment.
  • Polished interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong client service outlook.
  • Excellent conversational and written English skills
  • Ability to sit for long periods, keyboard for extended periods, speak and understand English fluently.

Work schedule:  This is a full-time, exempt position with occasional weekend and evening hours.

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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



Position: Maintenance Technician

Department: Facilities Operations

Campus: Fort Wayne

Position Overview: This position is responsible for making repairs and maintaining buildings on the 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
  • Event set-ups
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalency
  • Driver’s license
  • Basic electrical, carpentry and plumbing skills
  • Knowledge of power tools
  • Construction experience preferred
  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • Ability to use computers
  • Ability to work with students, faculty/staff, outside customers and contractors

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

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

Salary Range: $14.91 - $18.27 per hour

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:  Vice President for Academic Affairs

Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist Manchester University in its search for a Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA).

Manchester University seeks a results-driven change agent with a track record of success developing and enhancing programs to meet the current and trending needs of students. The successful candidate will realign current programs, develop new programs and carry these programs to new markets.

The ideal VPAA is a charismatic and highly visible leader skilled in leading change and working collaboratively across campus. He/she must understand the diverse needs of Manchester University, a small, private, multi-campus institution comprised of undergraduate liberal arts, graduate, and professional degree programs.

The VPAA provides vision and leadership for the development and sustenance of quality academic programs, a distinguished faculty, and excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.  The VPAA is responsible for developing an exceptional learning environment in which students can become their best selves and achieve learning outcomes through an integration of curricular and co-curricular experiences within Manchester University and throughout the community.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) reports directly to the President, serves as the Chief Academic Officer of the university and as a member of the cabinet. As a key member of the President’s Cabinet, the VPAA participates in all institution-wide planning, embraces the University’s mission, and supports its institutional goals.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs has supervisory responsibility over the following areas: 

  • Academic deans
    • College of Arts and Humanities
    • College of Business
    • College of Education and Social Sciences
    • College of Pharmacy, Natural Health Sciences
  • Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
  • Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
  • Director of the Library
  • Registrar
  • Instructional Design Specialist
  • Director of the Center for Effective Teaching and Learning
  • Academic Enrichment program directors
    • First-Year Seminar
    • Honors Program
    • Liberal Arts Core
    • Study Abroad
    • Values, Ideas, and the Arts
  • Administrative and Institutional Research Officer

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide vision and institutional direction for the University’s academic programs to maximize the distinctive quality of a liberal arts-infused education, interdisciplinary studies, responsible global citizenship, and professional career preparation.
  • Lead new program development that leverages institutional strengths to launch new programs and redesign existing programs in order grow enrollment.
  • Establish and implement new academic programs and policies that meet the needs of the student population, the University, the community and comply with accreditation standards.
  • Promote and sustain a learning environment that supports and encourages academic excellence, student engagement, retention and completion and learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Establish a vision for and academic policies and structures that achieve a level of student progression and success that meets the institutional mission, strategic and financial goals.
  • Oversee academic technologies, library, distance learning, registration, and research.
  • Serve in a consultative role to the President as the ranking member of the President’s Cabinet and proxy for the President during his/her absences.
  • Promote and sustain a commitment to shared governance with the Academic Governance Council.
  • Recruit and retain a qualified and diverse faculty and staff committed to the institution’s mission, vision, values and programs.
  • Recommend promotion and tenure decisions to the President.
  • Ensure the compliance of academic units with all applicable federal, state and local regulations, guidelines, research and accreditation standards.
  • Plan, develop and manage the academic resources (human, financial) to achieve the strategic goals of the academic affairs unit and University

A complete list of job functions is available upon request.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum of five years of experience in college-level teaching and higher education administration
  • Demonstrated experience leading the development and launch of new academic programs with success
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Commitment to the Manchester University mission
  • Strong collaboration skills with ability to build effective working relationships
  • Knowledge of student learning and its assessment
  • Knowledge and understanding of online program development and delivery

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Multi-campus administrative experience
  • Eligible for tenure

About Manchester University:

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

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

About North Manchester:

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

Application Instructions:

Applications are reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter and CV. Please do not email applications. You must apply directly at:  https://acesrch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a21esjymw1w5

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.



Position:  Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing

Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist Manchester University in its search for a Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing.

Manchester University seeks a results-driven, visionary strategist and change agent with a track record of success reaching new markets to grow enrollment in new and innovative ways. The highly collaborative and engaging leader demonstrates a proven track record of success motivating teams towards a common goal in achieving enrollment growth for multiple audiences.

Utilizing current trends, best practices and previous experience, the successful candidate employs a data-driven approach to target and grow a student body well-suited for Manchester University, a multi-campus institution comprised of undergraduate liberal arts, graduate, and professional degree programs. This dynamic leader is comfortable prioritizing and managing multiple operations within the scope of responsibilities covered by the VPEM including undergraduate and graduate enrollment, and institution-wide marketing, including web assets and social media.

As a key member of the President’s Cabinet, the VPEM participates in all institution-wide planning, embraces the University’s mission, and supports its enrollment goals. The VPEM also supports the Board of Trustees’ committee by addressing enrollment and marketing issues.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversees comprehensive enrollment and marketing strategy for the University
  • Oversees undergraduate admissions, including developing and executing recruitment plans, conducting data analysis, and overseeing operations
  • Works collaboratively (with dotted-line reporting of appropriate staff) with graduate and professional programs on recruiting, admissions and marketing in order to meet enrollment and revenue goals
  • Oversees development and execution of institutional financial aid strategies, working closely with Student Financial Services, the CFO and others to meet institutional net student revenue and discounting goals
  • Oversees institutional messaging and marketing for the University and all University programs, working with marketing and strategic communications teams to design and implement an integrated plan to build the University’s visibility and reputation
  • Works with the strategic initiatives team to identify the market potential of new initiatives and develop and implement marketing and recruiting plans for those the University pursues
  • Works collaboratively with the Vice President for Student Life and others to implement retention strategies
  • Serves as the primary liaison with various consulting services, as appropriate

Required Qualifications:

  • Significant (5 or more years) senior management experience in higher education or a related field, including experience with admissions, recruiting and marketing
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent credentialing
  • Successful history of effective leadership, teamwork and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong statistical and analytical skills
  • Successful history as a generator of new ideas
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Ability to work with and nurture a diverse workforce in a diverse community
  • Effective team-building and team-management skills
  • Facility with appropriate software, including word processing and spreadsheet software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree
  • Multi-campus administrative experience

About Manchester University:

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

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

About North Manchester:

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

Application Instructions:

Applications are reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter and CV. Please do not email applications. You must apply directly at:  https://acesrch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a21esjycliaj

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.



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