Human Resources - Employment Opportunities

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

 

Position:  Assistant Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Department:  Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  This is a full-time, 9-month non-tenure track teaching position with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair and the Dean for Health Sciences.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Teaching, generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year.
  • 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, 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
  • Coordinate Nutrition Sciences initiatives and ongoing programs with all areas of academic programming, especially health programs requiring inter-professional education.
  • Assist in securing, aligning, and managing internal support for the strategic priorities of the Nutrition Sciences Program.

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 (Masters required) with three years professional experience post-credentialing
  • Actively credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in nutrition sciences, including introductory courses and labs for both majors and non-majors.
  • 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

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

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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



 

Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing (ON HOLD)

Department:   Nursing

Campus:  Fort Wayne

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

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

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

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Founding Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Manchester University, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to announce a search for a Founding Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented PT leader to develop, launch, and administer a new program in Fort Wayne that will serve the Northeast Indiana region. We are looking for a physical therapist who has significant experience in program development and in working with CAPTE throughout the accreditation process. The Director will report to the Vice President for Health Science Initiatives.

The Founding Director’s Responsibilities: This individual will have significant responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Working with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to ensure compliance with all timelines, statutes and regulations pertaining to new physical 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 Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE);
  • 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 earned academic doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, etc.); preference will be given to candidates with an additional DPT;
  • Applicants must be a licensed Physical 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 CAPTE accreditation process with previous experience with the self-study process is required;
  • Minimum of six (6) years full-time experience and teaching in higher education with a minimum of three (3) years of full-time experience in a physical therapist education program. DPT experience preferred. Experience with curriculum outcomes assessment and program evaluation;
  • Five (5) or more years of experience as a practicing physical therapist;
  • Demonstrated record of service to the profession;
  • Strong teaching evaluations.

About the College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences:

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

About Manchester University:

Manchester University offers more than 70 areas of undergraduate study, 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 is woven into the fabric of the College.

Our four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program, as well as the athletic training and pharmacogenomics master's programs, are on the Fort Wayne campus.

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

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. 

In addition, Fort Wayne boasts one of the lowest costs of living, making it possible for residents to own their dream homes. Healthcare is the largest employer in the region and the city is home to two major healthcare networks - each with a number of specialty hospital and outpatient facilities.

And for families with education and recreation in mind, Northeast Indiana offers the best of both worlds. The region is blessed with first rate college and trade school educational opportunities, and over 400 natural lakes for relaxing weekend getaways. Combine the progressive business climate, solid educational opportunities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment options, and residents soon find their home in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Application Process:

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

Danan Tsan

Assistant Vice President

Scott Healy & Associates

danan@scotthealy.com

 

Complete applications should include the following:

  1. Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position;
  2. Updated CV;
  3. Evidence of effective teaching (teaching evaluations).

Applications received by September 9, 2020, will receive priority consideration.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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




 

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.

The University does not currently have any open adjunct positions available.



Staff Positions


Fort Wayne Campus:

There are no current staff positions open on the Fort Wayne Campus

North Manchester Campus:Due to the unknown impact of COVID-19 on higher education, the following open positions are currently on hold. 
For positions with Sodexo, the University's food service provider, please apply directly through their website at sodexocareers.com.  




Position:  Assistant Director of Residential Life

Department:  Residential Life

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  This full-time, 12 month, live-in professional staff position is integrally involved in the management and operations of a dynamic and inclusive living learning community that ensures an atmosphere conducive to academic success, social and cultural maturity, and personal responsibility.

Essential job functions: 

  • Manage Residential Life procedures including, but not limited to opening, closing, room-renewal, key/access inventory, and off-campus requests.
  • Coordinate and/or assist in the recruitment, selection, hiring, training, and evaluation of hall directors, resident assistants, and peer mentors.
  • Directly supervise hall director staff and support the supervision of Resident Assistants and Peer Mentors.
  • Establish expectations and guidelines regarding programming both within the halls and on campus. Assist in the development, management, and serve as a fiscally responsible steward for hall budgets.
  • Attend and host regular 1:1, department, and division meetings in order to maintain communication and build relationships.
  • Take primary responsibility for the oversight of 1-2 residential buildings through fostering the growth and development of residents, managing community concerns, addressing policy violations, supervising paraprofessional staff, and supporting administrative and operational functions for the building(s).
  • Serve as an advisor to residential student organizations as needed.
  • Serve in an on-call rotation as both a resource and responder to emergencies for the entire campus, including making immediate decisions and taking independent actions to ensure the safety of the campus and students.
  • May serve as a conduct hearing officer for student violations of hall policy or the student handbook as assigned, including related documentation and follow up.
  • Collaborate with the Operations Coordinator to assign and oversee data management for housing assignments and meal plans.
  • Collaborate with Operations Coordinator to plan and administer room renewal process.
  • Serve as an active member of Spartan Success Intervention Team.
  • Complete and manage referrals in the University early alert system to aid in retention efforts.
  • Teach First Year Experience laboratory course in fall semester as needed.
  • Serve as a Success Advisor as needed for an assigned caseload of students.
  • Assist with accommodations process as needed.
  • Provide Student Life office coverage as needed.
  • Represent the division of Student Life and the department of Residential Life at meetings, Admissions events, orientation, community partner meetings, and other functions as assigned.
  • Communicate and collaborate regularly with Student Life, Facilities, and key, University constituents.

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Residential Life or higher education setting.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized and comfortable with leading a department.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication and have solid public speaking ability.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able to multitask and balance many projects at the same time.
  • Must be able to display strong judgment and critical thinking skills at all times of day or night.
  • Driver’s license and ability to drive university vehicles required.

Work schedule:  This is a 12 month, full-time, live-in position. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends. Frequent workday schedule changes, evenings, weekends and travel will be required to fulfill position requirements.

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:  Associate Registrar (ON HOLD)

Department:  Registrar

Campus:  Fort Wayne

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

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

Fort Wayne Campus and Online Registrar Functions:

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

General Registrar Functions:

Academic Records:

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

Registrar Systems:

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

Registrar Office Services:

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

Registrar Procedures, Reporting and Collaboration:

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

Secondary job functions: 

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




 

Position: Maintenance Technician

Department: Facilities Operations

Campus: North Manchester

Position Overview: This position is responsible for making repairs and maintaining buildings on the North Manchester and Fort Wayne campuses.  This position reports to the Project Manager/Trade Supervisor.

Essential Job Functions:

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

Secondary Job Functions

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

Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalency
  • Driver’s license
  • Basic electrical, carpentry and plumbing skills
  • Knowledge of power tools, man lifts and for lifts
  • 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.

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:  University 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.

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:  Shuttle Bus Driver (ON HOLD)

Department:  Student Involvement

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  The Shuttle Bus Driver assumes a professional role as a University driver. This position is responsible for operating 14 passenger buses and 14 passenger vans as a part of the Spartan Shuttle Program. The Spartan Shuttle Program will take students to surrounding towns, Huntington, Warsaw, Wabash, and Fort Wayne. This position is primarily based on predetermined routes and times. Riders will typically be students, and at times, faculty, and staff. Hours will vary according to the needs of the department, but will typically operate on select Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The shuttle service is scheduled to run primarily throughout the academic year. This is a part-time position.

Essential job functions: 

  • Safely transporting passengers from one destination to the other.
  • Promptly arriving at collection points prior to departure times.
  • Meet and greet all guests in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Confirm that all passengers are present and record no-shows.
  • Ensure adherence to passenger limits, both seated and standing.
  • Ensure vehicle is functioning correctly before and after each shift, reporting any issues to the Physical Plant immediately.
  • Reporting any behavioral issues to the director of student involvement.
  • Ensure the shuttle is fueled, well-maintained, and presentable at all times.
  • Complete mileage log at beginning and end of each shift.
  • Observe all relevant traffic and safety laws.

Qualifications: 

  • GED Required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must successfully complete the driving test administered by the Manchester University Physical Plant
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and calmly as situations demand
  • Self-motivated and independent worker
  • Strong student-focused outlook
  • Friendly and professional demeanor
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours

Work schedule:  This is a part-time, non-exempt position with the majority of hours scheduled on evenings and weekends.

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.




THIS POSITION IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Position:  Social Media Coordinator (ON HOLD)

Department:  Marketing

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Social Media Coordinator will help define and execute specific campaigns and strategies. Duties include social community management, content creation, creating an editorial calendar, posting on behalf of the University, interviewing, photography, video creation and coordination with outside individuals and departments. Strong writing skills, message segmentation, an understanding of the current and upcoming social networks, experience managing accounts, and ability to work creatively and take ownership of projects is a must. Should have a basic understanding of web analytics and data-driven decision-making. Experience with Photoshop/Illustrator, photography, and possibly video editing is desired. A knowledge of Manchester is helpful but can be developed and is not required.

Essential job functions: 

  • Seek out stories and events to promote through social media channels.
  • Develop and implement the editorial calendar for institutional social media accounts.
  • Create original written, photographic, video and graphical content.
  • Post and interact with users on institutional accounts.
  • Monitor and moderate comments on accounts.
  • Hire, manage and train student workers and interns.
  • Help design and implement social media campaigns to meet University needs.
  • Serve as the lead person on social media in the event of crisis communications.
  • Oversee all University social media accounts, ensuring compliance to social media policy, and update policy as needed.
  • Promote social media institutionally and provide training to faculty, staff, students and alumni.
  • Update and oversee social media plan and coordination with overall marketing strategic plan.
  • Encourage campus collaborations and best practices in social media.
  • Manage relationships with vendors and maintain agreements as necessary.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preference in creative arts and/or marketing
  • Prior content development or organizational social media management preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff, and the public in appropriate ways that promote Manchester positively
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Desire to grow professionally and participate in professional organizations as appropriate
  • Commitment to the values and goals of Manchester University
  • Ability to work independently and work collaboratively with a team
  • 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

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

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

To apply:  The search committee is in the process of reviewing applications and interviewing candidates.  This position is no longer accepting applications. 
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 Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator

Department:  Student Life

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Assistant Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion, the Student Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator cultivates an environment where the needs of students of color are addressed. The position celebrates diversity, affirms identity and promotes inclusion through programming and student outreach.

Essential job functions:         

  • Assist with the day to day operations of the Office of Multicultural Affairs within the Jean Childs Young Intercultural Center
  • Plan and implement comprehensive programs and services to enhance the academic and social success of underrepresented students with a focus on activities related to engagement, retention, graduation, and personal growth
  • Support diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies for recruitment, retention, and student success
  • Assist and advise affinity student organizations with event planning and chaperoning
  • Coordinate transportation services for international and out-of-state students
  • Maintain office social media accounts and website
  • Create and nurture cross-campus relationships
  • Serve as a representative of Student Life and the Office of Multicultural Affairs at various campus events.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the Division of Student Life by performing other duties as assigned

Secondary job functions: 

  • Serve as primary Success Advisor and provide holistic support (individual and group) to new, transfer, and continuing students from a variety of backgrounds to identify and address challenges/needs
  • Teach First Year Experience Course(s) (FYE)
  • Participate on University committees as requested

Qualifications: 

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

Work schedule:  This is an exempt, full-time position requiring 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.  However, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands, additional hours or workday schedule changes may be required.

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

Department:  Athletics

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential job functions: 

Eligibility, including:

  • Furnishes a list of team members for eligibility clarification before preseason, after preseason and at the end of the year.
  • Monitors student-athletes’ eligibility during season and works with the Student Success Center to coordinate support for student-athletes.

Recruiting, including:

  • Recruitment of student-athletes with a commitment to academic success.
  • Supervise and coordinate athletic recruiting efforts with assistant coaching staff and admissions counselors.
  • Provide an annual recruitment plan to athletic recruiting liaison.
  • Report on the recruitment plan.

Retention, including:

  • Work with the Athletic Director to establish retention programs and retention rates for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program.
  • Maintain satisfactory retention rate for Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program.
  • Track retention rates within the Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program, including benchmarking internally within the University and externally with other NCAA Division III schools.
  • Report on retention progress for the Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program.

Budget, including:

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

Coaching, Scheduling and Team Management, including:

  • Determines goals and objectives for sport within the philosophy of the institution. 
  • Organizes and conducts practice sessions.
  • Insure appropriate safety precautions during practice, games and team travel.
  • Cooperation with the Athletic Training staff by submitting practice schedules, game schedules, and complete roster information in a timely fashion.
  • Works with the Sports Information Director in regard to internal and external publicity.
  • Works with Director of Athletics or Assistant Director of Athletics on scheduling and travel details.
  • Works with Director of Athletics on field or court preparations and insures facilities are set up.
  • Arrange for alternate eating plans if practice times conflict with food service schedule.
  • Establishes guidelines for proper conduct of student-athletes.
  • Recommends student-athletes for awards.
  • Evaluates assistant coaches yearly and recommends any changes to Director of Athletics.
  • Provides adequate feedback and evaluation to student-athletes as to potential, progress, and performance.
  • Responsible for driving University owned vehicles to away competitions.
  • Complete reports as required in for the athletic department.

Qualifications: 

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

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

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:  Web Content Strategist

Department:  Marketing

Campus:  North Manchester/Remote Work

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

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

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

Qualifications: 

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

Work schedule:  This is a full time, 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 or workday schedule adjustments may be required.  This position may work remotely if desired.

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.




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