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    Saint Francis University
    PO Box 600
    Loretto, PA 15940-0600

    Thank you for your interest in employment at Saint Francis University. Our community is our greatest strength, and the friendly atmosphere on campus tends to make employment here quite enjoyable.
    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  As an employee, your safety & security is of primary importance.  For crime information and statistics, you may request an electronic copy of our Clery Report or view the SFU Clery Report online.
    We also offer a generous employee benefits package and many opportunities for professional advancement.

    To apply for a position, please follow the instructions below:

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  • Administrative/Staff 

  • Coordinator, Counseling Services- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 19, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    The Coordinator of Counseling Services is responsible to the Dean of the School of Health Sciences & Education to effectively organize and supervise all clinical services offered to students, in response to the educational needs of the institution and the personal and academic needs of students.   Position assists with the Employee Assistance Program and coordinates the Student Assistance Program at the University.  The Coordinator provides professional counseling services, including intake and clinical assessment, crisis intervention, treatment planning, brief counseling, consultations, and referrals, in accordance with the American Counseling Association regulations or other professional discipline requirements. Provides behavioral health and wellness information and support to the University.  Provides crisis intervention and emergency coverage, as appropriate, and in cooperation with other available mental health resources.

    Doctoral degree in counseling, clinical psychology, social work, or other related discipline from an accredited institution, or a master's degree in the behavioral sciences required. A minimum of five years’ experience as a clinician and/or administrator in a counseling services agency, and supervised experience with college-age-students is essential.  Additional exposure with student-athletes is preferred.  State licensure or certification required.

    Apply on line , then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Data Administrator, Enrollment Management - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by August 23, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month full time Data Administrator for the Enrollment Management Division.  The Data Administrator would be directly responsible to the Interim Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing to provide leadership to all data functions and website updates related to undergraduate admissions including data collection, communication flow services, statistical reports, transcript evaluation, file development, organization and admission committee preparation and follow-up for the purpose of assuring accuracy and service to all constituencies.

    Bachelor’s degree with two to three years’ admission/enrollment management or related experience.  Extensive experience in database (preferably Salesforce/Jenzabar) management and good understanding of programming and data analysis.  Some experience with website maintenance a plus.  Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to adapt to high-pressure situations, working quickly and effectively.

    To apply: Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Dining Services

    Dining Services at Saint Francis University invite applications for a number of open positions for the 2018-2019 academic year.   Please follow the links for detailed descriptions and to apply.   Please note that these positions are not Saint Francis University Employees.

    Deli- PT
    Utility Team Member- PT
    Prep/Saucier - PT
    Catering Delivery Driver- PT
    Pizza Cook- PT
    Salad Prep- PT
    Cook- FT
    Catering Server- PT
    Baker-PT
    Catering Server-FT
    Barista/Cashier- PT
    Dishwasher- PT
    Barista/Cashier- FT
    Deli- FT
    Cook-FT
    Dishwasher-FT

    Director, Rehabilitation -Reviewing Application

    Search Status: Application material received before December 17, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the position of Director, Rehabilitation for the Faculty-Student practice in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness at Saint Francis University.  The Director is responsible to the Director of DiSepio to organize and deliver rehabilitation services, responding to the needs of the patients referred from the University and broader communities.  Work collaboratively with the faculty and service directors e.g. Athletic Training, Student Health Center personnel, etc to assure the appropriate delivery of rehabilitation services. Works collaboratively with the Physical Therapy Department’s Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education to provide clinical instruction to student physical therapists. Works collaboratively with the director of residency and fellowship programs to provide didactic and clinical instruction and assessment. Also may perform academic instruction in the Department of Physical Therapy Program up to .4 FTE.

    An DPT degree and PA licensure as a physical therapist are required.  A certificate of authorization to practice Physical Therapy without a referral in PA is required. Three years of clinical experience is required; five to 10 years of clinical experience is preferred.  ABPTS specialty in sports (SCS) or orthopedics (OCS) is required; certification as an athletic trainer (ATC) or an orthopedic manual therapist (COMT) or a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) or similar from a recognized professional certifying organization is preferred.  Experience as a clinic manager is required; one year’s experience as an administrative manager is preferred.  Experience delivering clinical inservices is required; experience as a clinical instructor (CI) is preferred.  Experience promoting clinical services is required; marketing responsibility for a clinical service line is preferred.  Teaching experience as a lab instructor or similar is required; experience as a course instructor is preferred.  Knowledge of third-party rehabilitation reimbursement is required.  Computer proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet applications is required; proficiency in database and presentation applications is preferred.    Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to develop cooperative and supportive relationships with colleagues are required.  APTA/PPTA membership is required.  

    Apply on line, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE


    Enrollment Counselor, Francis Worldwide- Accepting Applications

     Search Status: Application material received by August 9, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month full time Enrollment Counselor who has the drive to and enthusiasm to help grow an exciting new school, Francis Worldwide.  The Enrollment Counselor is directly responsible to the Dean, Francis Worldwide to manage a caseload of designated prospective students through the admissions process for undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies programs focused on adult learners.

    A Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, Marketing or Business is required.  Three years of work experience in the areas of higher education, marketing, sales, or related fields preferred. Sales experience is highly desirable.  Must have professional expertise and integrity. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills with strong attention to details.  Must be self-sufficient and be able to manage time independently and effectively.  Ability and willingness to travel and work evenings. Vision must align with the direction of Francis Worldwide and have a strong commitment to education.  

    To apply: Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Executive Assistant, Finance & Administration-Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application Material received by Aug 19, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    The Executive Assistant is directly responsible to the Vice President to perform a variety of executive level, complex, and confidential executive secretarial and administrative support duties relating to the efficiency of the Division. The Executive Assistant is a 12 month full- time hourly position with benefits.

    Associates degree or at least 5-7 years of experience as an office manager, advanced level administrative assistant, or executive assistant.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. Impeccable grammar, spelling, proofreading, and data entry skills.  Proficient skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suites.  Strong organizational, communication and office management skills along with the ability to work independently and with limited supervision on a wide range of tasks.  Strong understanding of work flow, process steps, and have the ability to manage own work to unit performance standards. Ability to work effectively with others to include students, faculty, staff, parents, donors, alumni in support of the division functions.  Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.  High degree of professionalism while maintaining complete confidentiality. May work some evenings and weekends.

    To apply: Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Graduate Assistants- Accepting Applications

    Graduate Assistants:

    Shield's School of Business Graduate Assistant
    Career Services Graduate Assistant
    Academic Compliance Graduate Assistant

    To apply: Complete an online application , then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Shield's School of Business: Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in marketing or communications preferred; BA or BS is required. Strong past academic performance is expected, preferably 3.5 or higher.  One or more years of work experience and/or internship experience in marketing, public relations, or communications is preferred. Strong computer skills desired, along with excellent critical and creative thinking capabilities. Graphic arts and web marketing experiences are pluses.   Willing to work some evenings, special events, so long as they are not conflicting with graduate classes. Must work well independently and should be a self-starter. 

    Career Services: Provide career related assistance to undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni.  Assist with student advising appointments, resume critiques, and mock interviews.  Assist with developing and presenting career workshops and class presentations.  Assist with planning and marketing career events.  Develop marketing materials, coordinate social media applications, handle surveys, and utilize career software.  Assist with planning and attending career fairs.  Training is provided.
     
    Bachelor's degree and strong interest in the career development of college students required.  Possess excellent written communication skills, proficient technical skills, presentation skills, and strong interpersonal skills.  Seeking a self-starter and team player with attention to detail and a strong work ethic. 

    Academic Compliance:  With the guidance of the Director of Academic Compliance, the Graduate Assistance (GA) assists in the University’s compliance efforts relating to all federal, state and regional accreditation regulations. The GA performs a mixture of services in support of generating compliance metrics and educational content, and provides accurate information to the Director related to his/her research of regulations and standards, reporting requirements, and maintenance of University policies.
     
    Must be accepted and enrolled in a graduate degree program at Saint Francis University when GA appointment begins. Must be enrolled full time (9 credits) each semester of assistantship and maintain a Saint Francis University cumulative graduate GPA of at least 3.00. A newly admitted graduate student must have at least a 3.0 GPA for undergraduate or previous graduate work of at least 8 credit hours. This position requires 20 hours per week and includes 6 credits of tuition remission for each semester (fall and spring).

     

    University Bands, Assistant Director- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 26, 2019 will receive primary consideration.  Position is open until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month full time position as Assistant Director of University Bands in the Center for Fine Arts.  The Assistant Director is directly responsible to the Director of the Center of Fine Arts/University Bands to continue the growth of the athletic band program, while building new music programs outside of athletics bands, which may include jazz ensembles, rock ensembles, concert band, or other areas in the candidate’s interest. 

    The candidate’s responsibilities include assistance in leading all aspects of the Division I Athletic Band Program at Saint Francis University, including the instruction of the Red Flash Marching Band, Basketball Pep Band, and attending appearances at other university and community events.  The successful candidate will interface regularly with the Athletic Department; however, the positions is fully contained within the academic structure of The Center for Fine Arts.  The successful candidate must possess extraordinary leadership skills, demonstrate strength in recruiting and retaining a diverse student population, and be comfortable developing and managing a small support staff.  The successful candidate will develop and maintain collaborative relationships with area high school bands, SFU athletic band alumni, and other community partners.  Additional compensation is available for the successful implementation of new courses or programs.

    Bachelor degree in Music required; Master’s preferred.  Preference is given to candidates with experience teaching instrumental music, and proven ability in developing, leading, and sustaining a vibrant and diverse band program.  Excellent administrative skills, a commitment to academic excellence, and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and colleagues are required.

    Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Daniel E. Atwood, Director of The Center of Fine Arts/Director of Bands by email  datwood@francis.edu or by calling 814-471-1182.

    To apply complete the online application, then submit (i) a letter of interest; (ii) complete curriculum vitae; (iii)a document stating your ability to contribute and foster diversity in The Center For Fine Arts, University Bands, and Saint Francis University; (iv)three letters of recommendation to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

  • Athletics

  • Assistant Coach, Women's Swimming - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before July 5, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference invites applications for Assistant Coach, Women’s Swimming. The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the coordination of all aspects of a Division I Swimming program.  The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of the swimming and aquatic programs.  

    Candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate swimming and coaching experience preferred.  Current certifications as appropriate for the position. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.  

    Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

    Head Equipment Manager- Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by February 15, 2019 will receive primary consideration.


    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month Head Equipment Manager in the Department of Athletics.  The Head Equipment Manager is responsible to the Deputy Director of Athletics/SWA to manage all aspects of the equipment room for Division I intercollegiate athletic programs including, but limited to, equipment inventory, distribution, and receiving.


    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.


    Bachelor’s degree required. AEMA Certifications preferred. Excellent computer, organization, and communication skills are necessary.  


    Apply on line, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu


    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

    Graduate Assistant Positions

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the following Graduate Assistant positions in the Athletic Department:

    GA- Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Tennis 
    GA- Athletic Communications
    GA- Athletic Compliance
    GA- Athletic Administration
    GA- Athletic Multimedia
    GA- Academic Services/Student-Athlete Development

    Saint Francis University, is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference. The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience required for coaching positions.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.  Division I experience preferred.  

    Compensation for positions is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program. A stipend is available for coaching positions only.  Candidates must be admitted into a master’s program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for positions.  

    Questions regarding specific GA positions please contact one of the following:

    For Tennis: Head Coach - Lisa Swope at lswope@francis.edu
    For Athletic Communications- Director- Taylor Powers at tpowers@francis.edu
    For Athletic Compliance- Deputy Director- Erika Renwick at erenwick@francis.edu
    For Athletic Administrative- Deputy Director- Erika Renwick at erenwick@francis.edu
    For Athletic Multimedia- Coordinator- Chris Miller at cmiller@francis.edu 
    For Academic Services/Student-Athlete Development- Associate Director- John Krimmel at jkrimmel@francis.edu

    Application material received by July 19, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Apply online  then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:  positions@francis.edu.

    Applications accepted until positions are filled.  Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty; and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons 

    Graduate Assistant- Women's Bowling

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the following Graduate Assistant position in the Athletic Department:

    GA- Assistant Coach, Women’s Bowling

    Search Status:Application material received by March 23, 2018 will receive primary consideration.


    Saint Francis University, is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference. The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience required.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.  Division I experience preferred.  

    Compensation for position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program, plus a stipend.  Candidates must be admitted into a master’s program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for positions.  

    Apply online at http://www.francis.edu/employment then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:  positions@francis.edu.

    Applications accepted until positions is filled.  Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty; and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons 

  • Faculty 

  • Engineering, Post Doctoral Fellowship

    Search Status: Screening begins June 21, 2019  and will continue until the position is filled.  The position is to start August 1, 2019.

     

    A full-time Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in support of the Center for Watershed Research & Service (CWRS) and Engineering programs at Saint Francis University.  The position will entail:

     

    • Research in support of the faculty and mission of CWRS (http://francis.edu/center-for-watershed-research-and-service/).  Existing research programs are interdisciplinary and include:
      • Water quality impacts and protection in Appalachia and Highland Bolivia
      • Co-treatment of municipal wastewater and acid mine drainage
      • Limiting nutrient runoff from agricultural practices
      • Treatment of contaminants of emerging concern
      • Wastewater management and treatment from oil and gas development
      • Microbial fuel cells and related technologies
      • Sustainable passive treatment of acid mine drainage
      • Other Ecological Engineering solutions for water quality improvement

     

    • Teaching one course per semester related to environmental engineering with our unique approach of real research and service blended into the classroom.

     

    • Other related activities:
      • Extension work in service of regional watershed restoration/protection nonprofit organizations
      • Authoring peer-reviewed manuscripts and presenting at national/international conferences
      • Mentoring undergraduate interns and researchers
      • Grant-writing in support of CWRS

     

    The balance of the aforementioned activities will be tailored to skill set of the successful applicant.  They will be overseen and closely mentored by Drs. Travis Tasker and Rachel Wagner to achieve the research, teaching, extension, and grant-writing productivity necessary for maximal professional development.

     

    This opportunity is open to applicants from all relevant engineering and science disciplines. We especially encourage applications from those with backgrounds in ecological, environmental, and biological engineering as well as environmental chemistry/science/microbiology, applied ecology, hydrology, biogeochemistry, and other related fields.

     

    Saint Francis University was founded in 1847 and is the oldest Franciscan institute of higher learning in the United States.  A small Catholic liberal arts university set in the Laurel Highlands of central PA, opportunities for outdoor recreation abound (kayaking, hiking, sailing, mountain-biking, fishing, etc.).  The University is located in the village of Loretto, which is 1 hour East of Pittsburgh and 3-4 hours West of Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia.

     

    CWRS was founded in 2012 with funding from the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds.  Its mission is to provide expert assistance and manpower to amplify the watershed restoration efforts of domestic and international nonprofit organizations and to advance the science of watershed restoration. 

     

    To apply, complete an application , then email letter of application,  C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate research/consulting/service plans, official transcripts, and a list of three references to:  positions@francis.edu.

     

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE