human resources - employment opportunities

Sreenath Majumdersreenath majumder, howard and myra brembeck associate professor of economics

 

faculty positions

fort wayne campus:

north manchester campus:
there are no current faculty positions open on the north manchester campus.




position:  assistant/associate professor of nursing

department:   nursing

campus:  fort wayne

job responsibilities and duties:  we are looking for creative, entrepreneurial faculty to join manchester university as we develop our new baccalaureate nursing program.  you will work in collaboration with our hospital clinical partner to develop a futuristic nursing program that addresses the critical nursing needs of indiana—with a balance between both rural and urban health.  this tenure track position will play a major role in the direction of baccalaureate nursing at manchester university.

nursing faculty report to the director of the baccalaureate nursing program.

essential job functions:  responsible to develop and teach curricula in the baccalaureate nursing program at manchester university. these responsibilities include: 

  • teaching across the curriculum (may include summers) in the baccalaureate nursing program
  • embracing active learning methods to facilitate lectures and group discussions
  • finding ways to incorporate ar/vr if appropriate
  • participating in curriculum development and implementation on both our fort wayne and north manchester campuses
  • building new partnerships with hospital and community leaders
  • developing individual course syllabi
  • advising 6 – 10 nursing students; holding posted office hours
  • maintaining an active research agenda and taking part in professional development opportunities
  • contributing to a collaborative departmental culture that promotes teamwork, a highly engaged faculty and a positive esprit de corps.
  • developing a culture of student success throughout the program, culminating in graduates confident as they prepare to take the nclex.
  • participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings – full faculty, division, department and committee
  • adhering to the policies and procedures outlined in the faculty handbook

qualifications: 

  • ph.d. or dnp in nursing
  • registered nurse (rn) with an active indiana nursing license, or eligibility for licensure as an rn in indiana
  • experience in clinical nursing
  • minimum of two years teaching experience at the nursing baccalaureate level
  • a commitment to interdisciplinary education in health sciences
  • evidence of an active research and scholarly agenda
  • strong communication skills

work schedule: this is a full-time, 12 month position.  onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 am and 5 pm.  some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.

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

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

manchester university is an equal opportunity employer.

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




position:  assistant/associate professor of pharmacy practice (acute care)

department: pharmacy practice

campus:  fort wayne

job responsibilities and duties:  manchester university college of pharmacy, natural and health sciences in fort wayne, indiana is seeking qualified individuals for a 12-month, non-tenure track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. acute care specialties which will be considered include internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, palliative care or critical care. the primary responsibilities will be in the areas of teaching (70-80%), service (10-20%) and scholarship (10-20%). clinical practice will be incorporated into all three areas.  this position will report to the chair of pharmacy practice.

essential job functions:  reporting to the pharmacy practice department chair, all faculty members will be responsible for:

  • creating, delivering, and assessing instruction and its effectiveness for student learning in the doctor of pharmacy curriculum, both in the classroom and at the designated practice site;
  • developing and maintaining an innovative and transformational clinical practice in acute care at a designated practice site; precept students at that site and develop a program of research/scholarship as evidenced by professional presentations, publications and/or grants.
  • participate in faculty governance, contribute to the service needs of the college, serve on various committees, participate in the accreditation process, and participate fully in the co-curricular activities within the college.
  • maintain professional effectiveness including but are not limited to: professional scholarship, intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation in 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.
  • developing visibility as an acute care practitioner within local, state, and national organizations;
  • work in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner within the college and university communities.
  • maintain compliance with policies and procedures in the manchester university and pharmacy program handbooks.
  • engaging in service to the profession and community.
  • provide academic advising/mentoring for pharm.d. students and support their personal and professional development.

qualifications: 

  • doctor of pharmacy degree
  • successful completion of two years of residency, one of which is a pgy2 in an acute care specialty. or equivalent clinical experience.
  • must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of indiana
  • previous academic experience of at least 3 years is highly desirable.
  • demonstrated commitment to the value of intellectual and cultural diversity.
  • must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.
  • excellent verbal and written communication abilities
  • outstanding clinical and leadership skills
  • strong commitment to interprofessional education in the health sciences.
  • ability to foster collaborative and interdisciplinary initiatives with the medical communities of northeast indiana.
  • demonstrated commitment to the value of intellectual and cultural diversity.
  • ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of students, possess a style that emphasizes openness, consultation and shared governance.
  • ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely fashion.
  • strong desire to contribute to the growth and development of the college in a progressive, thoughtful, and enthusiastic manner.
  • 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 be able to adhere to and maintain confidentiality as required by the institution and laws governing education and patient care.
  • must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment.

work schedule: this is a full-time, 12-month exempt position with hours that may include some evenings and 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.




founding director of the doctor of physical therapy program

manchester university, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to announce a search for a founding director of the doctor of physical therapy program. this is an exciting opportunity for a talented pt leader to develop, launch, and administer a new program in fort wayne that will serve the northeast indiana region. we are looking for a physical therapist who has significant experience in program development and in working with capte throughout the accreditation process. the director will report to the vice president for health science initiatives.

the founding director’s responsibilities: this individual will have significant responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • working with the commission on accreditation in physical therapy education (capte) and the higher learning commission (hlc) to ensure compliance with all timelines, statutes and regulations pertaining to new physical therapy program development;
  • developing the annual budget;
  • overseeing curriculum development and implementation;
  • building new partnerships with hospital and community leaders;
  • scheduling classes;
  • teaching in the program;
  • advising;
  • hiring and building a dynamic faculty;
  • encouraging faculty professional development;
  • creating a collegial and supportive departmental culture that promotes teamwork, a highly engaged faulty and a positive esprit de corps;
  • developing a culture of student success throughout the program, culminating in confident graduates as they prepare to take the national physical therapy exam (npte);
  • working with enrollment management to develop recruitment and marketing strategies to attract the most qualified doctoral students;
  • taking part in the admissions and recruitment process as needed.

qualifications:

  • an earned academic doctoral degree (phd, edd, etc.); preference will be given to candidates with an additional dpt;
  • applicants must be a licensed physical therapist in the state of indiana, or license eligible for indiana licensure and transfer of license within six (6) months of hire;
  • knowledge of the capte accreditation process with previous experience with the self-study process is required;
  • minimum of six (6) years full-time experience and teaching in higher education with a minimum of three (3) years of full-time experience in a physical therapist education program. dpt experience preferred. experience with curriculum outcomes assessment and program evaluation;
  • five (5) or more years of experience as a practicing physical therapist;
  • demonstrated record of service to the profession;
  • strong teaching evaluations.

About the College of Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences:

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

about manchester university:

manchester university offers more than 70 areas of undergraduate study, three master's programs (accountancy, athletic training and pharmacogenomics) and a professional doctorate in pharmacy to approximately 1,400 students from 26 states and 19 countries. the independent, liberal arts school is located in north manchester, indiana, where 73 percent of the students live on the 120-acre campus. at manchester, home of the nation’s first peace studies program, service and service learning is woven into the fabric of the college.

our four-year doctor of pharmacy program, as well as the athletic training and pharmacogenomics master's programs, are on the fort wayne campus.

for a small private school that enrolls less than 2000 students each year, manchester boasts a large number of exceptional alumni. they include dan west, the founder of heifer international; paul flory, who earned the nobel prize in chemistry; roy plunket, who discovered teflon; gene likens, discoverer of the existence of acid rain in north america; and jane henney, the first female commissioner of the fda.

college guides love manchester. year after year, manchester receives acclaim from popular guides for college-bound students for its exceptional academic program. the 2019 america’s best colleges guide of U.S.news & World Report ranks manchester university eighth in the midwest in its "great schools, great prices" ranking. manchester has received the “best college” ranking for 25 consecutive years. the princeton review college guide also consistently ranks manchester as a "best in the midwest."

about the greater fort wayne, in community:
fort wayne is a great place to live. money magazine, the u.s. conference of mayors, all-america city awards, business week, and the u.s. department of housing and urban development have all awarded our community for our outstanding quality of life. 

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

and for families with education and recreation in mind, northeast indiana offers the best of both worlds. the region is blessed with first rate college and trade school educational opportunities, and over 400 natural lakes for relaxing weekend getaways. combine the progressive business climate, solid educational opportunities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment options, and residents soon find their home in fort wayne, indiana.

application process:

please submit all applications and nominations electronically to the university’s search consultant:

danan tsan

assistant vice president

Scott Healy & Associates

danan@scotthealy.com

 

complete applications should include the following:

  1. cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position;
  2. updated cv;
  3. evidence of effective teaching (teaching evaluations).

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

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




 

adjunct faculty positions

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individuals interested in serving as an adjunct professor at manchester university may submit an application through the link below. please specify the academic area(s) in which you would like to adjunct.

there are currently no open adjunct positions available.



staff positions

fort wayne campus:

north manchester campus:due to the unknown impact of covid-19 on higher education, the following open positions are currently on hold. 

for positions with sodexo, the university's food service provider, please apply directly through their website at sodexocareers.com.  


manchester university is an equal opportunity employer.
applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.





position:  administrative assistant

department:  academic affairs

campus:  north manchester

position overview:  reporting to the administrative and institutional research officer, the administrative assistant provides general secretarial support while managing details pertaining to the administration of the colleges in support of the dean as chief operating officer of the arts and sciences.  in addition to assuring 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 strengthen 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 confidences 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, 40 hours per week with occasional overtime required.  depending on project cycles and workflow demands of the university, additional hours and/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.





position:  associate registrar (on hold)

department:  registrar

campus:  fort wayne

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

essential job functions:  responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

fort wayne campus and online registrar functions:

  • maintains organized records of registration and student information for fort wayne campus and online programs.
  • creates and maintains the fort wayne campus and online master class schedules including building all section offerings in ellucian/colleague.
  • manages course enrollment for the fort wayne campus and online programs ensuring accurate collection, processing, reporting and retention of academic records in university data management systems (ellucian/colleague).  includes distribution of e-registration forms, registration of students and verification of accurate enrollment through reconciliation of course section rosters.
  • leads the class roster verification process for the fort wayne campus and online programs.
  • manages change of course process for fort wayne campus and online programs, with support from academic and student affairs coordinator.
  • processes withdrawals, suspensions, and expulsions for fort wayne campus and online programs.
  • performs end of semester processing for fort wayne campus and online programs. this includes but is not limited to evaluating course and grade rosters to assist faculty in identifying outstanding nr grades.
  • in collaboration with the registrar, leads the development and maintenance of degree audit modules for fort wayne campus and online programs and provides training and assistance to students and faculty mentors including creating and updating program requirements for fort wayne campus and online programs.
  • manages the graduation application and intent to graduate processes for fort wayne campus programs.
  • provides information and interpretation of institutional policies to students, faculty, advisors and other parties for fort wayne campus and online programs.
  • researches and makes recommendations for registrar policies and procedures that best serve the unique needs of graduate, professional and online students.
  • provides office of registrar student support for fort wayne and online campus programs.

general registrar functions:

academic records:

  • maintain the accuracy and integrity of the student and academic history in the colleague student information system (sis) including but not limited to biographical information, registration, student attendance, degree audits, grades, graduation audits, and degree completion.
  • ensure compliance with the registrar’s office records retention policy.

registrar systems:

  • manage new program creation, coding, and maintenance within colleague (sis), specializing in graduate, professional and online programs
  • keep accurate and orderly reference documentation of re-occurring major system updates.

registrar office services:

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

registrar procedures, reporting and collaboration:

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

secondary job functions: 

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

qualifications: 

  • master’s degree, preferably in higher education administration or related field.
  • experience in higher education or occupation where duties are integrally linked to an information management system.
  • experience in new program development, coding, and management within a student information system.
  • experience with colleague, banner, peoplesoft, jenzabar or other academic computing system is desired.
  • strong computer skills including advanced  skills in microsoft office suite (word, excel, access, power point) and relational database understanding
  • three years of experience in a registrar’s office preferred (ideally with graduate, professional, and/or online programs)
  • exemplary customer service and communication skills
  • strong interpersonal skills: ability to interact with persons at all organizational levels.
  • ability to keep confidences and handle confidential information.
  • analytical and problem solving skills.
  • attention to detail and accuracy.
  • must be highly self-directed, well organized and detail oriented.
  • ability to prioritize, multitask and complete detailed assignments in a fast –paced environment.
  • ability to work independently and efficiently on diverse projects and consistently meet deadlines.

work schedule:  this is a full-time exempt position with a minimum regular schedule of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., monday through friday. additional hours are often required due to academic calendar cycles and workflow demands.

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

to apply:  review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. apply online via adp and upload a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application. questions can be emailed to jenny steele, employment coordinator.





position: custodian

department: custodial services

campus: north manchester

position overview: the university is hiring up to 10 custodians on a temporary basis, with the possibility of continued permanent employment, to meet additional cleaning requirements and provide extra coverage due to covid.  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.

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, temporary 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.  day and night shifts are available.

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.





position:  clinical coordinator for undergraduate nursing programs

department:  nursing

campus:  fort wayne

position overview:  the clinical coordinator for undergraduate nursing programs at manchester university will develop and maintain positive relationships with clinical partners, maintain data required by clinical sites for students and faculty, prioritize work to meet deadlines, communicate relevant information to faculty and staff, and stay informed of current knowledge to meet facility guidelines for faculty and students. will also help as needed and as duties allow in the skills lab and assisting with classroom instruction.

essential job functions:  the clinical coordinator for undergraduate nursing programs will develop and implement a collegial environment for manchester university and its undergraduate nursing stakeholders.

primary responsibilities are:

  • establish and maintain positive relationships with mu’s nursing faculty and staff, and clinical partners.
  • maintain data and uphold processes that are required by mu’s clinical sites for student placement.
  • prioritize work tasks while adhering to critical deadlines.
  • work closely with course coordinators, program director and administrative assistant, communicating relevant information as needed.
  • maintain expert knowledge of each clinical partner’s requirements for student and / or faculty placement (orientation, uploading of student / faculty data, human resource requirements, etc.)

overall responsibilities include:

  • reports directly to the program director of the nursing program.
  • submits requests for clinical rotation in each clinical site’s venue; creates student roster form with required student information, uploads all student rosters into corresponding clinical assignments and sends the clinical rosters from primary professors (including student’s name, clinical dates, and times) to designated facility employee.
  • updates university checklist and hospital / clinical site checklist as indicated; approves or denies student’s checklist; updates master spreadsheet in mu intranet with appropriate corresponding dates for data submitted to clinical site.
  • ensures all clinical compliance requirements are completed and documented prior to the student’s first clinical experience (orientation, immunization records, drug screens, background checks, etc.).
  • routinely monitors both incoming and current students to make sure each maintains both university and clinical compliance.
  • functions as a student liaison by keeping track of nursing students after graduation, upcoming nclex testing, work status, and contact information.
  • ensures that all faculty members are in compliance and in good standing with license verification, required immunizations for clinical sites, as well as stay up-to-date on clinical and university requirements.
  • other duties as assigned

qualifications: 

  • master of science in nursing (msn)
  • ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks; excellent organizational and technological skills.
  • understands, upholds, and maintains compliance with clinical site regulations as well as accrediting / licensing agencies.
  • upholds confidentiality at all times.
  • displays ability to foster collegial relationships within the organization and externally with clinical partners and communities of interest.

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.  however, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the department, 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.





position:  director of care initiative

department:  student life

campus:  north manchester

position overview:  the director of the care initiative (center for advocacy, response, and education) position is funded by a three-year department of justice office of violence against women (ovw) grant to reduce sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campus (sa/dv/dvs). this position will provide day-to-day management and oversight as the point of contact for the ovw grant from the department of justice responsible for implementation of grant program (activities, policies and protocols), grant reports and assessment, ovw correspondence and assist in the budget management. the ovw grant requires the project and prevention coordinator to coordinate a coordinated community response team (ccrt).

essential job functions:  responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • provide program oversight and coordination for the ovw grant and project, including day-to-day responsibilities associated with ovw funded grant
  • create a universal education program on sa/dv/dvs
  • collaborate with service providers for increased services for victims of crimes
  • coordinate and manage the coordinated community response team (ccrt).
  • formalize existing external partnerships and build new relationships with victim services providers and law enforcement agencies.
  • develop, manage, and track online mandatory education and prevention information for all incoming first years and transfer students.
  • work with college student populations, multicultural and lgbtq+ violence prevention programming with emphasis on intimate partner violence, sexual assault and stalking and develop population-specific discussion groups for students.
  • coordinate grant activities, including new or expanded training programs, for university safety officers, student life staff, university conduct board officials and the ccr team.
  • keep records and tracking data related to participation in campus trainings by students, faculty, staff, and others in coordination with title ix coordinator, clery compliance officer, student conduct and the vp of student life.
  • complete monthly and quarterly grant reporting and evaluation activities
  • attend mandatory ovw technical assistance and training meetings, in state and out of state travel required.
  • participate in mandatory and ongoing trainings with our technical assistant (ta) and with the ovw.
  • work with other financial/accounting and grant management personnel on campus to manage grant and budget.

qualifications: 

  • bachelor’s degree in higher education, psychology, public health, human services, criminal justice, social work, or social sciences or related field; master’s degree preferred
  • minimum of two (2)  years of full-time experience in the field of victim services and a knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal and sexual violence and related issues on a college campus
  • previous experience with managing a federal grant preferred
  • demonstrated ability to develop small- and large-scale programs based on population needs identified through needs assessment and climate surveys.  ability to develop, implement, market, and assess engaging and interactive campus programs and events
  • experience working with college student populations, multicultural and minority programming.
  • ability to interact with college students in a non-judgmental manner
  • experience developing and facilitating educational workshops and training sessions to diverse audiences on sensitive topics, including for faculty and staff
  • strong verbal and written communication skills; organizational and time management skills; demonstrated computer proficiency (word processing, spreadsheet, and database systems);  comfort working both independently and as part of a team; experience in public speaking and public relations
  • current knowledge of principles/practices in primary prevention, bystander intervention on campus, student development, multicultural competence, and understanding of federal and local laws pertaining to interpersonal and sexual violence on a college campus.
  • demonstrated skill in managing difficult and complex situations involving students, parents, staff, faculty, university safety and community organizations
  • must have highest standards of integrity and ethics in both performance and behavior
  • flexibility to work in structured and unstructured learning environments and to interact as a team member with professional and administrative staff members
  • collaborative work style with self-­directed initiative and presentation skills.
  • position requires the successful completion of a background check after conditional offer extended.
  • professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential.
  • must possess the ability to multitask and coordinate multiple office activities simultaneously while completing assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
  • experience working with underserved and at-risk populations preferred.

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.  however, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the grant, additional hours or workday schedule changes may be required and/or adjusted occasionally, including the availability to work remote. most of the work is completed on our nm campus, with time spent on the fw campus 1/day a week minimum.

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.





position:  safety officer (part-time)

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 life 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
  • other tasks as assigned

qualifications: 

  • high school diploma or equivalent required, some college education preferred
  • must be at least 21 years of age
  • experience in law enforcement or safety and security preferred
  • must possess a current driver’s license, with a good driver’s record
  • must pass a thorough background investigation
  • must pass pre-employment testing and evaluations
  • must be knowledgeable in the use of a police radio
  • must be able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously, with a focus on accuracy and timeliness
  • must possess word processing skills and a level of proficiency in the use of computers. microsoft office experience and understanding required
  • must be highly proficient in verbal and written communications, and possess public speaking abilities to assist with programs
  • professional appearance and the ability to interact effectively with persons at all organizational levels are essential. must represent manchester university with the highest degree of professionalism
  • must be highly self-directed, well organized, detail oriented, and able to complete tasks with a minimum degree of supervision
  • must possess strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact and work with students, parents, employees, and visitors
  • must possess good judgment in decision making, and a general understanding of how to respond to a variety of difficult situations
  • must be able to respect confidential information, and not to share it inappropriately
  • must be able to consistently present a positive attitude and contribute to a harmonious team environment
  • must be able to flex work schedule to meet occasional demands of the university

other qualifications (must be completed within one (1) year of appointment)

  • certified in standard 1st aid, cpr, aed and blood borne pathogens

work schedule:  this is a non-exempt, part-time position requiring 29 hours per week, monday through friday with shift and work day rotation required.  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.





position:  shuttle bus driver (on hold)

department:  student involvement

campus:  north manchester

position overview:  the shuttle bus driver assumes a professional role as a university driver. this position is responsible for operating 14 passenger buses and 14 passenger vans as a part of the spartan shuttle program. the spartan shuttle program will take students to surrounding towns, huntington, warsaw, wabash, and fort wayne. this position is primarily based on predetermined routes and times. riders will typically be students, and at times, faculty, and staff. hours will vary according to the needs of the department, but will typically operate on select fridays, saturdays and sundays. the shuttle service is scheduled to run primarily throughout the academic year. this is a part-time position.

essential job functions: 

  • safely transporting passengers from one destination to the other.
  • promptly arriving at collection points prior to departure times.
  • meet and greet all guests in a professional and courteous manner.
  • confirm that all passengers are present and record no-shows.
  • ensure adherence to passenger limits, both seated and standing.
  • ensure vehicle is functioning correctly before and after each shift, reporting any issues to the physical plant immediately.
  • reporting any behavioral issues to the director of student involvement.
  • ensure the shuttle is fueled, well-maintained, and presentable at all times.
  • complete mileage log at beginning and end of each shift.
  • observe all relevant traffic and safety laws.

qualifications: 

  • ged required
  • must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • must successfully complete the driving test administered by the manchester university physical plant
  • reliable and punctual
  • ability to make decisions quickly and calmly as situations demand
  • self-motivated and independent worker
  • strong student-focused outlook
  • friendly and professional demeanor
  • ability and willingness to work flexible hours

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

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

to apply:  review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. apply online via adp and upload a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application. questions can be emailed to jenny steele, employment coordinator.





this position is no longer accepting applications

position:  social media coordinator (on hold)

department:  marketing

campus:  north manchester

position overview:  reporting to the director of marketing, the social media coordinator will help define and execute specific campaigns and strategies. duties include social community management, content creation, creating an editorial calendar, posting on behalf of the university, interviewing, photography, video creation and coordination with outside individuals and departments. strong writing skills, message segmentation, an understanding of the current and upcoming social networks, experience managing accounts, and ability to work creatively and take ownership of projects is a must. should have a basic understanding of web analytics and data-driven decision-making. experience with photoshop/illustrator, photography, and possibly video editing is desired. a knowledge of manchester is helpful but can be developed and is not required.

essential job functions: 

  • seek out stories and events to promote through social media channels.
  • develop and implement the editorial calendar for institutional social media accounts.
  • create original written, photographic, video and graphical content.
  • post and interact with users on institutional accounts.
  • monitor and moderate comments on accounts.
  • hire, manage and train student workers and interns.
  • help design and implement social media campaigns to meet university needs.
  • serve as the lead person on social media in the event of crisis communications.
  • oversee all university social media accounts, ensuring compliance to social media policy, and update policy as needed.
  • promote social media institutionally and provide training to faculty, staff, students and alumni.
  • update and oversee social media plan and coordination with overall marketing strategic plan.
  • encourage campus collaborations and best practices in social media.
  • manage relationships with vendors and maintain agreements as necessary.

qualifications: 

  • bachelor’s degree, preference in creative arts and/or marketing
  • prior content development or organizational social media management preferred
  • excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff, and the public in appropriate ways that promote manchester positively
  • excellent writing skills
  • desire to grow professionally and participate in professional organizations as appropriate
  • commitment to the values and goals of manchester university
  • ability to work independently and work collaboratively with a team
  • must be well organized, personable, driven, mature, dependable, articulate and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • must have the capacity to be flexible, assertive, intuitive, patient, empathetic, and detail-oriented
  • ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality

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

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

to apply:  the search committee is in the process of reviewing applications and interviewing candidates.  this position is no longer accepting applications. 
apply online via adp and upload a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application. questions can be emailed to jenny steele, employment coordinator.



position:  student success advisor

department:  success advising

campus:  north manchester

position overview:  the student success advisor is a full-time professional staff position within the student success center. the success advisor utilizes a case management approach to provide guidance and support to special populations of incoming first year and continuing students. the success advisor collaborates across the university with faculty and staff to provide “wrap-around” support to students who experience academic and personal challenges. this position reports to the director of advising and student success and works proactively within a team to improve the persistence and graduation rates of manchester university students.

essential job functions:  responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • work closely with and support the success of students through regular meetings, information sessions, advisement and other related activities
  • proactively assist students with the development of plans to overcome academic challenges and explore alternatives to overcome barriers to persistence or graduation. 
  • assist with providing services to special student populations such as undeclared, student athletes, first generation, and transfer students.
  • respond to flags raised by faculty and staff by coordinating student outreach and support services that connect students to available resources that promote academic and personal success
  • work cooperatively and collaboratively within a team, the department, and campuses; and with faculty and staff to ensure the delivery of academic and support services to students
  • monitor, track and measure student progress by utilizing available technology and tracking systems
  • maintain a thorough understanding of all academic policies and procedures including institutional policies and federal and state regulations. complies with applicable federal and state laws. 
  • identify opportunities and solutions that improve current student success approaches, and actively participate in the changes of a constantly evolving organization. 
  • promote student self-service tools during advising sessions and new student orientation.
  • collaborate with first year seminar faculty to develop college success skills

secondary job functions: 

  • coordinate and assist with the supervision of student success initiatives designed to aid in student success (i.e. mentoring, peer coaching, etc.)
  • attend staff meetings as necessary
  • serve on designated committees that are designed to support the needs of students
  • maintain professional memberships as appropriate
  • participate in professional conferences and individual professional development
  • assumes other duties as assigned by the director of advising and student success

qualifications: 

  • bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
  • must possess a strong student-focused outlook
  • high degree of computer proficiency required, including academic advising software, software for word processing, email capabilities, access student information systems, calculator to calculate gpa and gpa in the major, telephone, copier/fax and excel spreadsheets.
  • 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.
  • demonstrated ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • confidentiality is a must.
  • 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 seasonal demands of workload.
  • the abilities to lift approximately 20 lbs.; hear and speak clearly; sit for up to 8 hours per day; and keyboard for extended periods are all essential qualifications for this position. 

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.  however, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the department, 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.


 

position:  student success advisor/systems coordinator

department:  success advising

campus:  north manchester

position overview:  the student success advisor/systems coordinator is a full-time professional staff position within the student life division. success advising utilizes a case management approach to provide guidance and support to new, transfer, and continuing students. the office of success advising collaborates across the university with faculty and staff to provide “wrap-around” support to students who experience academic and personal challenges. the student success advisor/systems coordinator addresses the daily operations of the early alert and student engagement software.  this position reports to the director of advising and works proactively within a team to improve the persistence and graduation rates of manchester university students.

essential job functions:  responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • serve as primary contact and provide holistic support (individual and group) to new, transfer, and continuing students from a variety of backgrounds to identify and address challenges/needs
  • proactively outreach to assigned caseload of students to build relationships and assist in the creation and/or modification of success plans that position the student to achieve self-defined personal, career, and academic goals
  • monitor academic performance and ensure appropriate follow-up action with regard to matters including, but not limited to, class attendance, study skills, grades, and registration
  • respond to flags raised by faculty and staff by coordinating student outreach and support services that connect students to available resources that promote academic and personal success
  • assist students in the exploration, evaluation, and implementation of career goals through the use of coaching, career assessments, and available resources
  • connect them with the university, services, and programs necessary for success in the classroom and beyond
  • work in coordination with student financial services remain to remain well-versed on financial aid, tuition assistance and scholarship opportunities in order to advise students appropriately on financial aid options
  • monitor, track and measure student progress by utilizing available technology and tracking systems.  maintain detailed records of student interactions and develop processes for follow-up
  • maintain a thorough understanding of all academic policies and procedures including institutional policies and federal and state regulations. complies with applicable federal and state laws 
  • plan, develop, and lead initiatives designed to increase the progression, retention, and graduation rates of underrepresented student populations
  • collaborate with first year seminar faculty to develop college success skills in first year students and facilitate student success-oriented workshops
  • promote university technology systems and instruct students on how to navigate the systems.
  • track and analyze data and progress on students and cohorts. identify risk issues and collaborate in resolution
  • participate in student onboarding, registration, and other university recruitment and orientation events with the intention of promoting manchester university and success advising services to incoming and prospective students and their families
  • provide leadership and support to success advising staff assigned to specific colleges and majors
  • serve as liaison to faculty in assigned programs regarding academic planning, curriculum and career outcomes, attend and participate in regular meetings held by programs and schools
  • maintain knowledge of university resources related to student finances, holistic wellness, academic support, and other high-need services. refer and follow-up with students as necessary

success advisor area specialization: student success systems coordinator

  • assist in the development and maintenance of the university’s early alert and student engagement systems
  • serve as the early alert system coordinator, assuring its functionality across both campuses
  • optimize use of the early alert and engagement systems by focused efforts on maximal adoption and utilization of current and new functionalities
  • develop and deliver workshops/trainings to faculty/staff on functionality of student success software
  • contributes to the development of program goals and assessment criteria

qualifications: 

  • bachelor’s degree required in adult and higher education, counseling, educational leadership, student personnel, psychology, or related field; master’s degree preferred
  • must possess a strong student-focused outlook
  • high degree of computer proficiency required, including academic advising software, software for word processing, email capabilities, student information systems, using a calculator to calculate gpa and gpa in the major, telephone, copier/fax and excel spreadsheets
  • experience developing and/or working with early alert systems and student success programs
  • 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
  • demonstrated ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • confidentiality is a must
  • 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 seasonal demands of workload
  • the abilities to lift approximately 20 lbs.; hear and speak clearly; sit for up to 8 hours per day; and keyboard for extended periods are all essential qualifications for this position 

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.  however, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the department, 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.




position:  web content strategist

department:  marketing

campus:  north manchester/remote work

position overview:  reporting to the director of marketing, the web content strategist champions the university website and takes charge of website design, development and optimization to support the university’s marketing strategies and initiatives. this position will be closely aligned with manchester’s digital marketing efforts, contributing to the university’s multi-channel marketing approach.

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

  • leads  the design, creation, development and maintenance of the university website in accordance with web standards and brand standards for messaging, graphics and photography style
  • develops and manages content for use throughout the website
  • identifies, recommends, and implements strategic enhancements and tools to improve engagement and recruitment through the website
  • uses sitefinity cms to develop templates, master pages, web parts and widgets, and pages that are responsive and cross-browser and device compatible, and develops the sitefinity api to support new designs and features
  • oversees the updating and maintenance of the entire site, delegating as appropriate
  • oversees training of university personnel to use sitefinity cms to maintain web pages
  • constructs effective systems that optimize web pages for google analytics, seo, tracking and performance metrics
  • works in collaboration with information technology services staff to ensure effective and efficient functioning of the website
  • helps create and manage assets for digital marketing campaigns, including landing pages and tracking codes
  • works in collaboration with other university personnel to ensure that website content is accurate, up-to-date, and relevant.
  • participates actively in following current trends in web design, seo strategies and new development technologies
  • engage in appropriate professional development activities related to web design and seo tactics
  • analyze and report on website usage via tools such as google analytics.  suggest and implement data driven decisions.
  • other duties as assigned

qualifications: 

  • bachelor’s degree or minimum of five years of experience in web design\development\management required
  • experience with telerik sitefinity or similar content management systems (cms).
  • must have experience in html and css.  javascript experience helpful.
  • proficient in web design software, including adobe design suite and microsoft office applications
  • strong communication skills, oral and written
  • organized, accurate, self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to work with minimum supervision in a timely manner.
  • trustworthy with knowledge of confidential university business data and can relate well to people from all areas, representing the university in a professional manner.
  • working in a collegial and collaborative manner with colleagues, students and other customers

work schedule:  this is a full time, exempt position. forty (40) hours per week will be the general rule. however, depending on the project cycles and workflow demands of the university, additional hours or workday schedule adjustments may be required.  this position may work remotely if desired.

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

to apply:  review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. apply online via adp and upload a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application. questions can be emailed to jenny steele, employment coordinator.