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

 

Position:  Assistant/Associate Professor, Nutrition and Nutrigenomics

Department:   Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus:   Fort Wayne, IN

Job Responsibilities and Duties:   

This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position in the Master of Nutrition and Nutrigenomics program. The teaching load is approximately 9-12 credit hours per semester and will include predominantly online courses in nutrition and related topics. Doctoral degree or ABD preferred (Masters Required) in nutrition or related field with three years professional experience.  Actively credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Strong interest in interdisciplinary collaboration and research.

Essential Job Functions:

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

Teaching (60-70%)

  • Assist in the continued development of the Nutrition and Nutrigenomics Program
  • Provide quality instruction in online courses in nutrition and related topics
  • Develop and teach elective courses in the Nutrition and Nutrigenomics Program, as necessary
  • Assess student competency-based learning and administer formative and summative assessments
  • Maintain office hours, as appropriate
  • Engage in academic advising with students and supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Direct and attend non-class activities, as necessary
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for students and colleagues

Service (15-20%)

  • Assist with the coordination and management of supervised experiential learning sites
  • Participate in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, division, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Actively participate in student recruitment
  • Participate in local, state, and national professional organizations and professional development activities
  • Work in a professional and team-oriented manner with the University community

Scholarship (15-20%)

  • Engage in scholarly work to ensure the incumbent remains current and advances the field of nutrition and nutrigenomics
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, including but 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
  • Mentor and collaborate with scholars both inside and outside the institution, as appropriate

Qualifications: 

  • Doctoral degree or ABD preferred (Masters Required) in nutrition or related field 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 graduate courses as assigned in nutrition sciences, including advanced alternate experiential learning
  • Strong interest in interdisciplinary collaboration and research
  • Interest in and ability to supervise graduate research
  • Effective presentation skills in online and classroom settings
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing, competences, 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
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, email, LMS, and internet use

Work Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position, forty (40) hours per week (8:00 A.M-5:00 P.M. M-F) will be the general rule. Most classes, meetings, and office hours are scheduled during the typical workday; however, there may be some evening and weekend responsibilities.  Most classes are taught online.

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, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and unofficial transcript.  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 Biology

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

Campus:  North Manchester

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

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

Essential Job Functions: 

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

Secondary Job functions

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

Department:  Communication Studies

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential Job Functions:   

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

Secondary job functions:

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of Education

Department:  College of Education and Social Sciences

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  This position is a full-time, tenure-track teaching position in special education in the Henney Department of Education at Manchester University. This position will teach a diverse student population and will demonstrate a value of differences and inclusivity.  It will support the modeling of inclusive pedagogy and culturally responsive teaching.  The position’s primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Education, including mild intervention, elementary/secondary methods, and other courses as needed. The position includes the CAEP accreditation data collection and analysis process. Workload may include observations of teacher candidates in clinical experiences. This position will uphold the Manchester University mission statement.

Essential Job Functions:   

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

  • Master’s Degree required, PhD or EdD preferred
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to effectively teach courses as assigned in special education and pedagogy
  • Teaching experience in P-12 school setting
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, 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, spreadsheets, email. electronic classroom platforms, 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 Professor of Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Department:  Exercise Science and Athletic Training

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential Job Functions:   

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

Secondary Job functions

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Gladdys Muir Assistant Professor of Peace Studies

Department:  College of Arts & Sciences – Peace Studies Program

Campus:  North Manchester

The Peace Studies program invites applicants to apply for the position of Gladdys Muir Assistant Professor of Peace Studies.  This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position. We seek a person with a strong commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in, undergraduate teaching and interdisciplinary collaboration, with experience in critical and culturally responsive pedagogies.

Manchester University is home to the world’s first peace studies undergraduate program, established in 1948.  The program is grounded on commitments to nonviolence, the promotion of human rights, and the development of practices that foster environmental justice and resiliency.  The program is coordinated by a council of faculty from across academic disciplines. This position is supported by an endowment named for Dr. Gladdys Muir, founder of Manchester’s peace studies program. 

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing an international consciousness and to promoting respect for gender, ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and diversity of sexual orientation. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community. We seek a colleague who shares these values and brings new perspectives and disciplinary strengths to our program.

Essential Job Functions:   This is a full-time, tenure-track position that will begin in Fall 2022. Responsibilities include in-person teaching of introductory courses in peace studies and conflict resolution and additional courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.  Candidates may come from any specialization within strategic peacebuilding but should demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches.  Areas of specialization may include but are not limited to nonviolent conflict transformation; restorative and transitional justice; trauma-informed practices; interpersonal and community dispute resolution; social, racial, and economic justice; and sustainable development.  Interest in teaching in the First Year Writing Seminar program (a writing-intensive course on topics of the instructor’s choosing) is desirable. 

Qualifications: 

  • ABD considered/PhD preferred by time of appointment in Peace Studies or a related field 
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to effectively teach courses as assigned in Peace Studies 
  • Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary approaches and undergraduate liberal arts education  
  • Ability and commitment to work with students of all skill levels and diverse backgrounds  
  • Effective presentation skills 
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills 
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content 
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff and administrators 
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and in the best interests of students 
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner 
  • Ability and willingness to 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, spreadsheets, and email

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutics)

Department:  Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus:  Fort Wayne

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

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

Teaching (55-65%)

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

Scholarship (25-35%)

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

Service (10-20%)

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

Qualifications:  

  • Doctor of Philosophy degree in pharmaceutics/ industrial pharmacy/ drug delivery/ pharmacokinetics or pharmaceutical science
  • Understanding of current pharmacy education and practice
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators and other stakeholders
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Ability to deliver course content in our basic science courses and integrated pharmacotherapy modules
  • Ability to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and collaborators
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage time
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development
  • Expertise in more than one area of study or research, e.g., pharmacology, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenomics

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics

Department:  Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus:  Fort Wayne

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

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

Teaching (50-60%)

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

Scholarship (30-40%)

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

Service (10-20%)

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Ambulatory Care)

Department:  Pharmacy Practice

Campus:  Fort Wayne

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

Essential Job Functions:   

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Director of Clinical Education for Physical Therapy

Department: Physical Therapy

Campus: Fort Wayne

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

Essential Job Functions: 

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

Qualifications: 

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

About Manchester University:

Manchester University offers more than 60 undergraduate study areas, three master's programs (accountancy, athletic training, and pharmacogenomics), and a professional doctorate in pharmacy to approximately 1,400 students from 26 states and 19 countries. The independent liberal arts school is located in North Manchester, Indiana, where 73 percent of the students live on the 120-acre campus. At Manchester, home of the nation's first peace studies program, service and service-learning are woven into the University’s fabric.

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

College guides love Manchester. Year after year, Manchester receives acclaim from popular guides for college-bound students for its exceptional academic program. The 2019 America's Best Colleges guide of U.S. News & World Report ranks Manchester University eighth in the Midwest in its "Great Schools, Great Prices" ranking. Manchester has received the "Best College" ranking for 25 consecutive years. The Princeton Review college guide also consistently ranks Manchester as a "Best in the Midwest."  

About the Greater Fort Wayne, IN community:

Fort Wayne is a great place to live. Money Magazine, the U.S. Conference of Mayors, All-America City Awards, Business Week, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have all awarded our community for our outstanding quality of life.

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

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

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

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  The deadline to apply is July 15, 2021.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vita, contact details for three references, and your salary expectations.  Questions can be emailed to hiring@manchester.edu.





Position:  Director of the Occupational Therapy Program

Department:
Occupational Therapy

Campus:
Fort Wayne

Manchester University, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to announce the search for a Founding Program Director of the Doctor of Occupational Therapy. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented OT leader to develop, launch, and administer a new program in Fort Wayne that will serve the Northeast Indiana region. We are looking for an occupational therapist who has significant experience in program development at the doctoral level and in working with the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) throughout the accreditation process. 

Essential job functions: This individual will have significant responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Promoting the mission, values, and vision of Manchester University to all faculty, staff, students, and to the community.
  • Working with ACOTE and the HLC to ensure compliance with all timelines, statutes and regulations pertaining to new occupational therapy program development. 
  • Developing the annual budget. 
  • Overseeing curriculum development and implementation.
  • Building new partnerships with hospital, clinic, school, and community leaders. 
  • Scheduling classes. 
  • Teaching in the program. 
  • Advising. 
  • Hiring and building a dynamic faculty. 
  • Encouraging faculty professional development. 
  • Creating a collegial and supportive departmental culture that promotes teamwork, a highly engaged faulty and a positive esprit de corps.
  • Developing a culture of student success throughout the program, culminating in confident graduates as they prepare to take the National Board Certification for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) exam.
  • Working with enrollment management to develop recruitment and marketing strategies to attract the most qualified doctoral students.
  • Taking part in the admissions and recruitment process as needed.

Qualifications: 

  • An academic terminal degree (OTD, PhD, or EdD).
  • Applicants must be a licensed Occupational Therapist in the State of Indiana, or eligible for Indiana licensure and transfer of license within six (6) months of hire.
  • Knowledge of the ACOTE accreditation process with previous experience with the self-study process is required.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years documented experience in the field of Occupational Therapy with a minimum of three (3) years of full-time experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the postsecondary level.
  • Experience with curriculum outcomes assessment and program evaluation.
  • Demonstrated record of service to the profession.
  • Teaching experience with strong teaching evaluations.

Work schedule: This is a full time, exempt position. Initially, it will an 18-month, non-tenure track, administrative faculty position.

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, multiple master's programs, 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. The four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program, the Athletic Training, Nutrigenomics, and Pharmacogenomics master's programs, and the Nursing undergraduate 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.

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 this community for its 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. 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).
  4. List of three professional references (at least one should be a current or previous supervisor).

Applications received by October 29, 2021, 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.





Position:  Program Director – Doctor of Pharmacy Distance Pathway

Department:  Office of Academic and Student Affairs for Pharmacy & Graduate Life Sciences

Campus:  Fort Wayne, IN

Position overview: 

The Program Director for the Doctor of Pharmacy Distance Pathway (hereinafter distance pathway) is a full-time, 12-month, administrative faculty position that reports directly to the Assistant/Associate Dean of Academic Programs (ADAP) with an appointment in the relevant department. The program director’s workload is primarily allocated to program management and the rest to teaching, scholarship, and service. The program director provides vision and leadership for the development, sustainability, and growth of the distance pathway. Importantly, the director is responsible for developing an exceptional learning environment in which students can become their best selves through the integration of didactic and experiential education. Accordingly, the director collaborates routinely with Pharmacy and Graduate Life Sciences (PGLS) colleagues to ensure students in the distance pathway have access to needed services and supports, that preceptors are identified, on boarded, and supported to deliver the experiential curriculum to students in this pathway, and that the quality of the pathway is maintained at a level consistent with the on-campus pathway, among other responsibilities. The director, along with department chairs, supports the development of faculty teaching in the distance pathway to ensure their pedagogies foster student learning and development in an online environment.

Essential job functions:

Administration (55-70%)

  • Support faculty in the distance pathway to ensure their pedagogies foster student learning and development in an online environment.
  • Develop policies and procedures for effectively managing all components of the distance pathway to ensure fair, equitable, and considerate treatment of prospective and enrolled students (such as admission, retention, and completion policies).
  • Oversee student advising, progression, and evaluation.
  • In support of the Assistant/Associate Dean of Assessment, provides accreditation related documents and narrative to meet or exceed accreditation standards related to the distance pathway.
  • Provide and/or delegate responsibilities to assure year-round coverage of director responsibilities during planned and unplanned absences.
  • Provide vision and direction for the distance pathway to maximize its distinctive quality.
  • Promote and sustain a learning environment that supports and encourages academic excellence and student engagement and learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Works directly with the Director of Instructional Design to promote and implement best practices in distance/on-line education.
  • Lead and/or collaborate on the implementation of the components of Pharmacy’s strategic plan related to the distance pathway.
  • Assist in management of adjunct faculty teaching in the distance pathway, including working with department chairs on teaching assignments and with Human Resources on ensuring contracts are executed.
  • Work with relevant PGLS colleagues to focus on the formation of distance pathway students’ professional identities, including ensuring such students complete all interprofessional education (IPE) and co-curricular requirements, as well as provide input and direction on how best to engage distance pathway students in IPE and co-curricular activities throughout their course of study.
  • Collaborate with the ADAP in the creation of the annual budget and manage budget dollars assigned to the distance pathway.
  • 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.

Teaching (15-20%)

  • Teach and/or coordinate courses in the distance pathway in alignment with his/her/their area of expertise and/or experience (may be assigned to teaching in the on-campus pathway as needed).
  • Provide quality instruction in didactic courses both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Collaborate with other members of the faculty to develop the curriculum and teaching and evaluation methods needed for effective delivery of that curriculum. This includes creating, developing, and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for modern pharmacy practice.
  • As appropriate, develop and teach elective courses.
  • Serve as an exemplary professional role model for all PGLS students and faculty and staff colleagues.

Scholarship (5-10%)

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

Service (10-15%)

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

Secondary Job Functions

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Earned doctoral degree with at least five years of professional experience post-credentialing
  • Eligible to enter at the rank of an Associate Professor
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in pharmacy practice
  • 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 preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in online education preferred
  • 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:  Full time, 12-month, Monday to Friday, 8-5, extended evening and weekend hours, limited travel required.

 To apply:  Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and upload a cover letter, teaching philosophy, and resume/CV, with your completed employment application. Questions can be emailed Hiring@Manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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



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Position:  Administrative Assistant

Department:  Academic Affairs/Arts and Sciences

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential job functions:

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Admissions Counselor

Department:  Admissions

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential job functions: 

Off-Campus & Travel:

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

On-campus/Daily Responsibilities:

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

Communication Outreach:

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

Financial Aid and Enrollment:

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

General Activities:

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

Qualifications: 

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

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

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Admissions Specialist

Department:  Nursing

Campus:  Fort Wayne & North Manchester

Position overview:  The admissions specialist is responsible for traditional nursing student admissions (including facilitating and tracking student applications) into the Nursing Program. In fulfilling these responsibilities, this position will collaborate with Nursing Program faculty and staff, academic advisors, program directors, academic administrators, college-based committees, and off-campus partners.

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

Admissions

  • Collaborates with the Office of Admissions recruiters, development office, and other units on campus to share resources to reach potential students
  • Prepares electronic application systems for each applicant cycle
  • Addresses prospective student applications to be reviewed by the admissions review committee
  • Collaborates with the program director and appropriate staff to coordinate prospective student interviews
  • Communicates with applicants regarding their admissions decisions

Event Planning/Coordinating

  • Plans, coordinates and participates in on campus interview event
  • Provides support for additional Nursing Program hosted events (graduations, pinning ceremonies, orientations, etc.)

Data Tracking/Analysis/Reporting

  • Maintains recruitment and admissions database
  • Tracks demographic information and enrollment trends
  • Regularly reports data to respective program committees

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree or higher.

  • Experience in developing, tracking, and reporting college student progression
  • Two to three years of admissions experience in higher education
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment
  • Strong knowledge and ability to use programs in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to appropriately problem solve in a time efficient manner
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills with specific attention to details
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment and as a collegiate team member
  • Knowledge of and willingness to use information technology
  • Knowledge of student information and application systems
  • Ability to consult and collaborate both within and outside the University in the development and delivery of advising resulting in improved student outcomes

Work schedule:  This is a non-exempt, part-time position requiring 20 hours per week.  Hours may vary depending on the needs of the program and admissions cycles.

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 hiring@manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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


Position: Custodian

Department: Custodial Services

Campus: North Manchester

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

Essential Job Functions:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Assistant Director of Graduate, Professional and Adult Admissions and Enrollment

Department:  University Admissions and Enrollment

Campus:  Fort Wayne Campus

Position overview:  The assistant director of graduate, professional and adult admissions and enrollment is responsible for supporting the goals and charges for all programs in the graduate, professional and adult health sciences, with primary effort on the Doctor of Pharmacy program.  This relates to recruitment, admission practices, matriculation, and enrollment. This individual works with the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management team and others to develop admission and enrollment objectives for all health sciences programs and implement strategies that deliver results.  Concurrently, this person will help ensure access, availability, and support of all University student services for students in the pharmacy program.  

Essential job functions: This position has primary responsibility to the Doctor of Pharmacy program, with secondary support for the other graduate and adult health sciences programs.  These consist of three domains: Admissions, Administration, and Service. Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

Admissions (60%)

  • Serves as primary point of contact for Doctor of Pharmacy prospects and inquiries and secondarily for the Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics prospects and inquiries.
  • Coordinates strategic recruitment travel to represent health sciences programs at various local, state, regional, and national events and meetings for recruitment and to promote existing and new programs and/or policies.
  • Manage the planning and coordination of recruitment materials, programs, and activities for all pharmacy programs.
  • Leads efforts in relationship development with Early Assurance pharmacy program candidates from Manchester University, and potentially from other partner institutions.
  • Provides guidance and support for student enrollment activities, to include admissions, registration, financial aid and scholarships, student records, and data collection via:
    • Management of the centralized application processing systems (e.g. PharmCAS) for potential students;
    • Review of applicant admissions materials and processes applications according to established criteria;
    • Assisting in the planning of and participate in the Doctor of Pharmacy Program’s interview days.
    • Support and educate undergraduate academic advisors regarding the various options for Doctor of Pharmacy Program completion (Early Assurance)
  • Serve as the pre-pharmacy club advisor to plan events and activities (such as mock interviews) for current pre-pharmacy club students.
  • Liaise with admissions decision entities (including the Doctor of Pharmacy Program’s admissions committee)
  • Work with both the MS in Pharmacogenomics program and Indiana Tech’s MBA program personnel to promote these dual degree opportunities through admissions process.

Administration (20%)

  • Coordinate with the VP of Enrollment and Doctor of Pharmacy program leadership to promote and implement a student recruitment and marketing strategy that results in the quantity and quality of student that meets the program's mission, vision, and strategic goals.
  • Collaborate with faculty and administrators to develop, implement, and assess admission criteria, processes and procedures for the Doctor of Pharmacy program.
  • Share and assess admission data to improve and enhance current processes or develop new processes to ensure strategic goals are met.
  • Collaborates with the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management staff in achievement of the mission and goals of all health sciences programs.

Service (20%)

  • Participate actively on program and University committees.
  • Serve as a lead instructor in a My Manchester Experience course for first-year pre-pharmacy and/or pre-health sciences students.
  • Collaborate with University and College units on the availability of student services for all students in pharmacy programs, including but not limited to academic support, health services, student financial services, and student organizations.
  • Contribute meaningfully to departmental and health sciences program developmental and planning activities such as retreats and workshops.
  • Maintains a generalist knowledge base for all health sciences programs and respective requirements to support questions from the University population (including current students, faculty, staff) about those programs, including but not limited to such issues as schedules, facilitators, curriculum, attendance, accounting and fulfillment of academic requirements.
  • As appropriate, serve as mentor to new faculty and staff.

Secondary Job Functions:  Other projects/tasks/responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related administrative, business, liberal arts or social sciences discipline with a Master’s degree preferred.
  • Two to five years of experience related to the duties above, preferably in a post-secondary institution.
  • Understanding of the integrated functions of University-level registrar, admissions, financial aid, and student affairs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.
  • Examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Strong computer and analytical skills.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication for document composition and proofreading purposes and possess polished oral communication skills and telephone etiquette.
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented, and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Must possess the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Confidentiality is a must.

Work schedule:  This is a full-time, exempt, 12-month position. Occasional deviations from this schedule will be necessary to complete responsibilities. Occasional travel will be required.

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Director of Alumni Relations

Department:  Alumni Relations

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, the Director of Alumni Relations plans and implements comprehensive alumni outreach, engagement, and communications programs that build greater alumni interest, involvement, and pride in Manchester University.

Essential job functions:  The director will work toward fulfilling the following seven overarching goals for Manchester’s alumni relations programs:

  • Establish Manchester University as a resource to and for its alumni
  • Enhance Manchester’s outreach programs for alumni, including Alumni Days, Giving Day, Homecoming, regional alumni events and other on- and off-campus programs
  • Expand and enhance communications between Manchester and its alumni
  • Develop and implement a diversified, intentional, and meaningful portfolio of engagement opportunities for alumni
  • Continue to strengthen the Manchester University Alumni Association Board of Directors
  • Integrate alumni relations as a key strategic partner with Manchester’s fundraising programs
  • Elevate the profile of Manchester alumni internally and externally

Responsibilities:

  • Together, with the Manchester University Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Vice President of Advancement, and others, develop and implement a strategic plan – with measurable objectives – for alumni outreach, engagement, and communications programs
  • Collaborate with Manchester colleagues in student recruitment, career services, and communications to help ensure that alumni programs support Manchester University’s overall strategic plan and objectives
  • Use alumni outreach and engagement programs to support increasing dollars and donors to The Manchester Fund, help identify major and planned giving prospects, and recognize and steward donors to Manchester University
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive social media strategy to support alumni outreach and engagement objectives
  • Foster linkages between alumni and current Manchester students and student organizations to help develop future alumni leaders, volunteers and donors
  • Lead the preparation of yearly operational plans to achieve yearly measurable objectives
  • Develop specific measurable objectives to achieve each year in support of this strategic plan; track and evaluate progress toward achieving these objectives
  • Serve as the primary staff liaison and staff support to the Manchester University Alumni Association Board of Directors and work to ensure their meetings and work on behalf of Manchester University are productive and has impact
  • Work with the Director of Advancement Services on strategies to enhance and expand contact and other information on Manchester University alumni
  • Keep informed about best practices in alumni relations programs to identify, plan, and implement ones that will add value to Manchester University
  • Oversee the development and management of the alumni relations budget
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for University Advancement

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will have most, if not all, of the following qualifications.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required, preferably from Manchester University.  Master’s degree preferred
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible alumni or constituent relations experience, preferably in higher education
  • Demonstrated experience in developing internal and external partnerships to support mission and goal fulfillment
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting and maximizing the time and talents of volunteers and helping to instill excitement and engagement in support of goals and strategies
  • Knowledge of best practices in alumni relations and in the use of social media and other technologies to foster connection and affinity
  • Experience in recruiting and developing skilled and empowered staff members to achieve expected results
  • Ability to manage effectively multiple priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High energy and capacity to convey commitment and passion for Manchester University
  • Proficiency in using alumni and development database systems, web and e-communications (including social media), and Microsoft Word, Excel, and other desktop/laptop computer software

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

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

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Director of Student Affairs

Department:  Pharmacy Program: Office of Academic and Student Affairs

Campus:  Fort Wayne Campus

Position overview:  Reporting to the assistant/associate dean of academic programs (ADAP), the director of student affairs (DSA) for Pharmacy and Graduate Life Sciences will develop strategy, implementation, and oversight of student services functions to enrolled students in the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Program and the Masters in Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Program, as well as students dually enrolled in both programs. The Director will ensure, as best he/she can, that the identified goals and objectives of the student services component of these programs are accomplished in accordance with established priorities, standards of quality and customer service.

The DSA, in collaboration with and oversight by the ADAP, is responsible for providing strategic direction and management of all student affairs initiatives, services, and resources in Pharmacy and Graduate Life Sciences, including but not limited to events, student communications, student activities (e.g., health fairs, service events), support services (e.g., counseling, students with disabilities), and student organizations (including student government).

Essential job functions: This position has primary responsibility to Pharmacy and Graduate Life Sciences which include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Serves and addresses the non-academic and certain co-curricular needs of the students, and maintains an open-door policy to further these ends;
  • Leads the student support efforts for online and distance students that maintain best practices;
  • Leads the community service and outreach efforts for students, staff, and faculty (including service days);
  • Coordinates and connects students to university-wide services, including, academic advising registration, financial aid, co-curricular activities, and career planning;
  • Leads the planning of the White Coat Ceremony, the annual awards ceremonies, and commencement activities (including hooding);
  • Leads the planning/organizing of orientation, as well as other activities as assigned;
  • Supports alumni events (including Homecoming) by leading the enrolled student aspects of the events, as well as other activities as assigned;
  • Supports student success through the use of such programs as Pharmacy S.M.A.R.T. and the software systems used for student success and early alerts;
  • Functions as Pharmacy and Graduate Life Sciences Deputy Title IX Coordinator focused on Fort Wayne Program incidents;
  • Interfaces with other Pharmacy and Graduate Life Sciences offices to accomplish programmatic outcomes and goals;
  • Interfaces routinely with the University Student Life personnel;
  • Coordinates and organizes student member organizations on campus, as well as develop and implement a handbook for student organizations and their advisors;
  • Develop and maintain a system for chartering new student organizations
  • Serves as a co-advisor to the Pharmacy Student Leadership Council (i.e., student government);
  • Conducts on-going student satisfaction reviews, and makes recommendations to the ADAP and/or leadership team on areas for improvement;
  • Coordinate student attendance at local, state and national meetings;
  • Assists with special projects as assigned by the ADAP;
  • Plan and develop of student information documents;
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive Pharmacy and Graduate Life Sciences student outreach and communication strategy to enhance graduates' affinity to their programs and the University;
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive communication strategy with students, faculty and staff regarding various campus events;
  • Serves on program and University level committees as appointed or elected;
  • Maintains current knowledge in the field of student affairs (including student services, student life, financial aid).

Secondary Job Functions:  Other projects/tasks/responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in a related administrative, business, liberal arts or social sciences discipline;
  • Previous related experience related to duties above, preferably in a post-secondary institution; Three or more years of experience preferred;
  • Knowledge of higher education laws and regulations impacting students;
  • Knowledge and understanding of a range of student life issues and concerns;
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to effectively manage many simultaneous projects and issues;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to present to large audiences and write creative cogent communication with students;
  • Commitment to contributing to a campus environment of respect and inclusion;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills such as decision making, motivational skills, conflict management and accountability;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of social media, such as Twitter®, Facebook®, Instagram®, and web page development;
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of computers and appropriate software applications.

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and manage time.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Works collaboratively in a team-based environment.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, and internet use.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.

Work schedule:  This is a full-time, exempt position with hours that may include some evenings and weekends.

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 hiring@manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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



Position:  Graduate Admissions Advisor (Health Sciences)

Department:  Admissions and Enrollment

Campus:  Fort Wayne

Position overview:  Supports the efforts and goals of the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management.  This position will be responsible for overall development and management of the graduate programs in Pharmacy and Life Sciences (primarily, the MS in Pharmacogenomics and secondarily, the Doctor of Pharmacy) inquiry pools, conversion of inquiry to applicant, applicant to admit, admit to deposit, and deposit to enrollment/matriculation.  This position will provide advising services to prospective graduate health sciences students during recruitment and throughout the admissions process.  Frequent travel or virtual participation is required to a variety of local, regional, and national recruitment events.  At the same time, this position will support the various activities of the Office and participate in these activities as frequently as needed.

Essential job functions:

Off-campus:

  • Participate in off-campus recruiting events such as University graduate and health professions fairs, high school visits, and other campus and off-site visits as needed to promote graduate health sciences programs
  • Assist with the planning of special events and arrange travel schedule
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with pre-health advisors in the region
  • Represent Manchester University in a professional manner at all times

On-campus:

  • Manage day-to-day operations in CAS application systems, used by graduate health sciences programs
  • Correspond to applicants within the program through a variety of mediums, including the programs’ CRM (customer relationship manager)
  • Assist in the preparation of applications for faculty and admissions committee review
  • Meet with prospective graduate health sciences programs students and their families on campus and virtually
  • Participate in on-campus and virtual recruiting events such as Visit Days, Interview Days, orientation programs and other events
  • Assist the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Management in matriculation activities for incoming health sciences students, including, but not limited to:
    • Managing the planning and development of student information documents
    • Assisting with orientation for graduate health sciences programs
    • Support and educate undergraduate academic advisors regarding the various options for graduate health sciences program completion (e.g. Fast Forward) 

Telemarketing:

  • Make outgoing calls and text messages to inquiries from the program to determine the interest level in Manchester University
  • Make outgoing calls and text messages to applicants from the program to discuss their next steps in the process and determine their interest level in Manchester University

General Activities:

  • Manage social media efforts for graduate, professional and adult health sciences programs, including planning, oversight, and a working relationship with University Marketing and the Social Media Coordinator
  • Maintain a strong knowledge base of the degree programs to help students with questions and issues that arise
  • Collaborate with faculty and administrators to develop, implement, and assess admission criteria, processes and procedures for the graduate health sciences programs
  • Work closely with the MS in Pharmacogenomics program and Office colleagues to promote and manage the Dual Degree PharmD/MS in Pharmacogenomics program application process.
  • Participate in Office meetings as scheduled
  • Organize and manage several responsibilities at one time

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related administrative, business, liberal arts, or social sciences discipline.
  • One to three years of experience in post-secondary admissions and recruitment.
  • Excellent written communication skills. 
  • Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.
  • Strong computer and analytical skills.
  • Must be highly proficient in written communication for document composition and proofreading purposes and possess polished oral communication skills and telephone etiquette.
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented, and comfortable completing tasks with a minimum of direct supervision.
  • Must possess the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Confidentiality is a must.

Work schedule:  This is a full time, exempt position.  Forty hours per week will be the general rule.  However, occasional deviations from this schedule will be necessary to complete responsibilities.  Travel is required.

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Safety Officer

Department:  University Safety

Campus:  North Manchester

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

Essential job functions: 

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

Secondary job functions: 

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

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, some college education preferred.
  • Experience in law enforcement or safety and security preferred.
  • Must possess a current driver’s license, with a good driver’s record.
  • Must pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Must pass pre-employment testing and evaluations.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the use of a police radio.
  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, with a focus on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Must possess word processing skills and a level of proficiency in the use of computers. Microsoft Office experience and understanding required.
  • Must be highly proficient in verbal and written communications, and possess public speaking abilities to assist with programs.
  • Professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential. Must represent Manchester University with the highest degree of professionalism.
  • Must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented, and able to complete tasks with a minimum degree of supervision.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact and work with students, parents, employees, and visitors.
  • Must possess good judgment in decision making, and a general understanding of how to respond to a variety of difficult situations.
  • Must be able to respect confidential information, and not to share it inappropriately.
  • Must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • Must be able to flex work schedule to meet occasional demands of the University.
  • Must be committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion in work with students, faculty and staff.

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

  • Certified in standard 1st aid, CPR, AED

Work schedule:  Full-time (40 hrs/week). Shift and work day rotations are required. Additional hours or schedule changes may be required occasionally, depending on the needs of the University.

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Student Life Office Manager

Department:  Student Life/Residential Life

Campus:  North Manchester

Position overview:  Reporting to the Student Life Engagement Collective Leader, the Student Life Office Manager performs a variety of secretarial and administrative office support for the Vice President of Student Life as well as the Student Life division with an emphasis in Residential Life. 

Essential job functions:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide administrative support to the Vice President of Student Life
  • Provide general secretarial support for Student Life staff
  • Greet office visitors and callers in a courteous, professional manner, providing information, or resolving problems in accordance with department or division policy and procedures
  • Assist with distribution of division and/or department information
  • Learn, use, and demonstrate proficiency in University software, division systems, and dashboards
  • Support Residential Life operations. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Assist with the annual housing assignment processes by entering housing assignments and meal plan data
    • Maintain extensive knowledge of Residential Life policies and procedures
    • Manage request to live-off campus forms and appeals
    • Process room changes
    • Communicate necessary bill adjustments to Student Financial Services
    • Process cancellations and adjusting room and meal plan charges
    • Communicate and adjusting housing assignments
    • Run occupancy and other housing reports
    • Distribute communication regarding hall opening, closings, move-in, and other residential events
  • Maintain an understanding of institutional and departmental financial policies related to travel, purchases, expenses, and reporting to ensure compliance and proper stewardship of university resources
  • Manage office supply and other orders for the division
  • Assist and collaborate with Student Life events as requested
  • Assist with the hiring and supervision of student office assistants
  • Establish and maintain effective work relations with students, faculty, staff, and the general public
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and clerical and/or administrative experience preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and data management software
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and provide strong attention to detail

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 College, additional hours or workday schedule changes may be required occasionally.

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

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

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




Position:  Wrestling Assistant Coach

Department:  Athletics

Campus:  North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties:   The wrestling assistant coach is responsible for assisting the head coach in leading a successful program at Manchester University.  This will include assisting in managing all aspects of coaching, eligibility, recruitment, retention, budget and scheduling. The assistant coach is also responsible for assisting the head coach in fundraising for and Game Day management assignments.

Essential Job Functions:  Assist the Head Coach in:

Eligibility, including:

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

Recruiting, including:

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

Retention, including:

  • Work with the Athletic Director to establish retention programs.
  • Maintain satisfactory retention rate.
  • Track retention rate=s, benchmark internally within the University, and externally with other NCAA Division III schools.
  • Report on retention progress.

Budget, including:

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

Coaching, Scheduling and Team Management, including:

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

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, progress toward bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Coaching and/or playing experience preferred.
  • Experience in NCAA Division III athletics preferred, as a coach or student-athlete. 
  • Successful completion of the NCAA Division III Rules Test.
  • CPR/AED First Aid Certification required (available on-site).
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Willingness to enhance professional growth by attending clinics and workshops as well as belonging to national and state coaching associations.
  • Ability to represent the Athletic Department in an appropriate and professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to abide by the rules for the sport of the NCAA, HCAC, and Manchester University at all times.
  • Ability to attend athletic staff meetings, mandatory student-athlete programs, admissions events, sports banquets and athletic fundraising activities.
  • Ability to flex communication style to multiple cultural environments.

Work schedule:  This is a full time, 12-month, exempt position. Travel, weekend and evening hours are required.  It includes a flexible work schedule, especially in-season.

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 upload a cover letter and resume along with your completed application.  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.