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Saint Francis University is committed to diversity and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  View our nondiscrimination policy.

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    About Campus

    Saint Francis University is one of the oldest Catholic universities in the country, and the oldest celebrating Franciscan values. Our scenic campus sits on a mountain top in Loretto, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. The safety and security of our campus community is of primary importance. Crime information and statistics for the university may be view in the SFU Clery Report online  or you may request an electronic copy. statistics.

    Benefits

    We offer a generous employee benefits package and opportunities for professional development.

    How to Apply

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    Phone: (814) 472-3264 
    Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Address: PO Box 600, Loretto, PA, 15940 
    Office of Human Resources 

  • Job Opportunities

  • Administrative/Staff 

  • Assistant Director, Center for Academic Success- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Open Until Filled

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time position as the Assistant Director in the Center for Academic Success. The Assistant Director is responsible to the Director for coordinating and directing services and programs for at-risk students within the Center for Academic Success, including scheduling study sessions, training coaches, scheduling classes, and monitoring student success.  The Assistant Director also teaches two courses: College Success Strategies I and II.

    Master’s degree in education, or related area with at least two years of experience as a teacher, counselor, or administrator in higher education. Specialty in special education or reading specialist preferred. Experience working with educationally disadvantaged and high-risk students.  Excellent public speaking, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organizational, managerial, classroom management, and technical skills Experience working with diverse group of students.

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, and email a letter of application, resume and 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, Enrollment Management- Reviewing Applications

    Status: Application material received by June 4, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time position of Executive Assistant in the Division of Enrollment Management.  The Executive Assistant is directly responsible to the Vice President of Enrollment Management to meet the demands of the division by performing a variety of professional and confidential administrative functions as well as ensuring the work flow of Division projects.

    Associates degree in related field with 3-6 years of experience working as an office manager, advanced level administrative assistant, or executive assistant reporting directly  to senior management required.  Bachelor’s preferred. Strong organizational, communication, and office management skills are necessary. Impeccable editing and writing skills with attention to detail and a proven track record of excellent relationships with managers, front-line staff, students, and parents.  Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, consistently prioritize responsibilities, and meet deadlines. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suites 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

    General Carpenter- Part Time- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by April 23, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a General Carpenter temporary part time position in the department of Physical Plant.  The General Carpenter-PT is directly responsible to the General Trades Supervisor to perform a variety of carpentry tasks aside other members of the physical plant group.

    High school graduate with vocational/technical training in general carpentry or related areas.  Knowledge of carpentry, painting, roofing, masonry, flooring and associated tools.  Knowledge of blueprint reading as it pertains to carpentry trade. Basic mathematical skills are necessary.  Minimum of two years of commercial or residential construction experience in general carpentry field is required. Experience installing commercial roofing a plus.

    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 Assistantships are offered at Saint Francis University in a variety of academic and administrative departments throughout campus.

    Current Open Positions:

    • GA- Men's and Women's Track & Field
    • GA- Men's and Women's Tennis
    • GA- Athletic Communications
    • GA- Strength & Conditioning
    • GA- Shields School of Business
    • GA- MyHealth@School

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Acceptance to one of the University's graduate programs as a full-time student
    • Each department may have additional requirements (ex. athletics- coaching/playing experience)
    • Once hired, completion of a Graduate Assistant contract through Academic Affairs- terms to be determined between the sponsoring department and the Graduate Assistant.  If hired in an athletic coaching position another contract is issued from Human Resources.

    Tuition Remission:

    • Graduate assistants are eligible for full tuition remission for up to 9 credits per semester.  Summer varies according to each department.  Positions as a coach within Athletics may offer a stipend in addition to tuition remission
    • Fees, books and additional credits are the responsibility of the Graduate Assistant

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    Applying  for Current or Future GA Positions:

    Junior Instructional Designer- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 23, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Junior Instructional Designer in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).  The Junior Instructional Designer assists the CETL in providing instructional design services to faculty, supporting online instructors and programs, and carrying out the CETL’s mission to provide exceptional support to faculty and staff. As a member of the CETL Team, the Junior Instructional Designer collaborates with other instructional designers and faculty to design, develop, deliver, maintain, and monitor effective and engaging courses.  The Junior Instructional Designer manages projects, instructional design tasks, and multimedia production, including producing and editing videos, creating custom images, and enhancing the graphic design materials.  This individual is responsible for overseeing a subset of online courses to ensure on-time delivery.  The Junior Instructional Designers assist the CETL in delivering training in a variety of formats for faculty and staff.

    Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology, education, or closely related field, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. Tech-savvy and able to learn new technology quickly (Multimedia skills a plus).  Knowledge of pedagogy and course development processes. Experience designing and evaluating learning materials and online courses.  Experience managing projects and able to meet deadlines. Developing skills in planning and delivering of training. Able to work independently as well as collaboratively within an academic community. Commitment to excellent customer service. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    Interested candidates should 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

    Parkhurst- Barista/Cashier

    Parkhurst invites applications  for a Barista/Cashier at Saint Francis University.   To apply for these non Saint Francis positions, please click on the position titles above.

    Job Summary

    The Barista/Cashier is responsible for serving quality food and beverages to our guests in a friendly and helpful manner and in accordance with Parkhurst Culinary Gold standards. Barista/Cashier is expected to have friendly interactions with customers and to practice genuine hospitality when working with guests and other team members.
     
    BENEFITS

    • FREE meal during your shift

    • 20% discount on any food purchase at Eat’n Park, Hello Bistro, The Porch, and Parkhurst Dining.

    • Paid time off

    • Management career advancement opportunities

    • Access to continuous development with Smile Universe

    • Eligibility for 401k, vision, dental and medical plans


    Essential Functions

    Brew Barista coffee along with flavor of the day coffee.
    Make specialty drinks to order, following all Parkhurst recipes.
    Adhere to all cash handling procedures.
    Advertising the merchandise area using Barista signage and other approved materials.
    Maintain an open line of communication with management, informing them of products and supplies needed.
    Follow the uniform dress code.
    Assist fellow team members at every opportunity.
    Standing and/or walking - 50% of time.
    Occasionally lifting up to 25 lbs.
    Frequently lifting up to 10 lbs.
    *** Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


    Eat’n Park Hospitality Group is an equal opportunity employer. We focus on valuing our individual and group differences, making our teams stronger and more engaged.  Diversity and inclusion have been a core value of ours for over 70 years.

    Parkhurst - Cook

    Parkhurst invites applications  for a Cook at Saint Francis University.   To apply for these non Saint Francis positions, please click on the position titles above.

    Job Summary

    The Cook is responsible for the quality, quantity and timeliness of that day's meal production. Preparation of food must be in accordance with Parkhurst Culinary Gold Standards, recipes, production procedures under strict food safety conditions. The Cook is an essential part of creating authentic culinary experiences for our guests!

    BENEFITS

    • FREE meal during your shift

    • 20% discount on any food purchase at Eat’n Park, Hello Bistro, The Porch, and Parkhurst Dining.

    • Paid time off

    • Management career advancement opportunities

    • Access to continuous development with Smile Universe

    • Eligibility for 401k, vision, dental and medical plans


    Essential Functions

    Prepare food according to Parkhurst recipes and also enforce the “batch” cooking method.
    Ensure the quality of the food produced, and maintain the quality and quantity of food throughout the service period, utilizing production sheets.
    Maintain open lines of communication with other associates, e.g., line servers, concerning specific information about food items on a daily basis.
    Maintain an open line of communication with management, informing them of products and supplies needed.
    Follow the uniform dress code and maintain proper personal hygiene.
    Assist fellow team members at every opportunity.
    Perform any other duties as assigned by management.
    Standing and/or walking - 100% of time.
    *** Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    Eat’n Park Hospitality Group is an equal opportunity employer. We focus on valuing our individual and group differences, making our teams stronger and more engaged.  Diversity and inclusion have been a core value of ours for over 70 years.


    Parkhurst- Utility Team Member

    Parkhurst invites applications  for a Utility Team Member at Saint Francis University.   To apply for these non Saint Francis positions, please click on the position titles above.

    Job Summary

    The utility team member is responsible for performing duties including properly preparing, cooking, and storing food items to establish consistent yields and food quality, cleaning dishes, busing tables, maintaining restrooms and other general maintenance duties. Also, team members will have to perform other tasks as directed. Create a smile for guests and other team members by maintaining cleanliness at your site!

    BENEFITS

    • FREE meal during your shift

    • 20% discount on any food purchase at Eat’n Park, Hello Bistro, The Porch, and Parkhurst Dining.

    • Paid time off

    • Management career advancement opportunities

    • Access to continuous development with Smile Universe

    • Eligibility for 401k, vision, dental and medical plans

    Essential Functions

    Utility

    • Check for proper detergent, rinse agent levels, and water temperatures at the beginning and through out the shift
    • Follow proper procedures on running items through the dish machine.
    • Keep service area, kitchen, and line stocked with clean dishes.
    • Keep all kitchen floors, coolers, and service area floors swept and mopped.
    • Clean all equipment in kitchen, coolers, and service areas

    Food Preparation

    • Properly prepare all items according to Parkhurst Culinary Gold Standards from washing and cutting vegetables, weighing, mixing, and measuring ingredients to pre-cooking batches of meat, poultry, and seafood before the start of each shift.
    • Stock work station(s) with all necessary ingredients and food supplies.
    • Follow company food safety and sanitation policies and procedures. 

    *** Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

     

    Eat’n Park Hospitality Group is an equal opportunity employer. We focus on valuing our individual and group differences, making our teams stronger and more engaged.  Diversity and inclusion have been a core value of ours for over 70 years

     

    Parkhurst- Dishwasher

    Parkhurst invites applications  for a Dishwasher at Saint Francis University.   To apply for these non Saint Francis positions, please click on the position titles above.

    Job Summary

    The dishwasher is responsible for thoroughly cleaning all dishes, silverware and other items in accordance with Parkhurst standards and procedures. The dishwasher has to clean dishes and maintain overall restaurant cleanliness under strict food safety and sanitary conditions. Create a smile for your guests maintaining a clean restaurant for them!

    BENEFITS

    • FREE meal during your shift

    • 20% discount on any food purchase at Eat’n Park, Hello Bistro, The Porch, and Parkhurst Dining.

    • Paid time off

    • Management career advancement opportunities

    • Access to continuous development with Smile Universe

    • Eligibility for 401k, vision, dental and medical plans

     Essential Functions

    • Run dishes and silverware through dish machine following proper procedures.
    • Clean and maintain certain equipment and areas as designated by management.
    • Keep sufficient supply of china, silverware, trays, cups and glasses during service periods.
    • Sweep and mop dish room floor at the end of each day, and empty mop bucket.
    • Exercise extreme precaution and carefully follow instructions and procedures when using chemicals.
    • Follow the uniform dress code and maintain proper personal hygiene.
    • Follow all Parkhurst Hospitality Gold Standards. Use Smile Plus hospitality imperatives.
    • Assist fellow associates at every opportunity.
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by management.
    • Standing and/or walking - 100% of time.

    *** Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Eat’n Park Hospitality Group is an equal opportunity employer. We focus on valuing our individual and group differences, making our teams stronger and more engaged.  Diversity and inclusion have been a core value of ours for over 70 years.

     

    Parkhurst Server & Dining Room Attendant

    Parkhurst invites applications  for a Part Time Server and a Part Time Dining Room Attendant for their Torvian Dining Hall at Saint Francis University.   To apply for these non Saint Francis positions, please click on the position titles above.

    Parkhurst Server- 

    Job Summary

    The server is responsible for the set-up, execution, and clean-up of functions in accordance with Parkhurst’s Hospitality and Culinary Gold Standards. Create a smile for your guests by practicing genuine hospitality while serving!

    Benefits

    20% off your purchase at all family brands
    One free meal while you are on shift
    Options for 401k, dental, vision, and medical plans
    Paid time off: depending on the length of your tenure at Parkhurst, a number of hours of work results in one hour paid time off
    On site training!
    Essential Functions 

    Serve and interact with our guests in a friendly, professional manner.
    Follow all event sheets, diagrams, pull sheets and timelines to successfully complete events.
    Maintain an open line of communication with management, informing them of products and supplies needed.
    Follow the uniform dress code and maintain proper personal hygiene.
    Assist fellow team members at every opportunity.
    Perform any other duties as assigned by management.
    *** Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

     

    Parkhurst Dining Room Attendant

    JOB SUMMARY
    Responsible for performing routine duties necessary to provide a clean and well-stocked dining room during meal periods in accordance with Parkhurst standards and procedures under strict sanitary conditions.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    Restock beverages and other items as needed, which may include refilling of milk dispensers.
    Keep beverage area and dining room clean during service periods.
    Assist our guests, as needed, in a friendly and professional manner. Follows Parkhurst Hospitality and Culinary Gold Standards.
    Maintain an open line of communication with management, informing them of products and supplies needed.
    Follow the uniform dress code and maintain proper personal hygiene.
    Assist fellow team members at every opportunity.
    Perform any other duties as assigned by management.
     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Standing and/or walking - 100% of time.
    Occasionally lifting up to 40 lbs.
    Frequently lifting up to 10 lbs.

     

    Police Officer- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 30, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the vacant position of a 12-month full time Campus Police Officer within the University Police Department. Successful candidates must have and maintain a current PA driver's license; Ability to obtain a PA License to Carry a Firearm; Possess ACT 120. Knowledge in criminal investigation, report writing. The candidates must also be effective in public relations and interpersonal skills, good oral and written abilities are strongly desired. Shift work required. Successful candidates must also have the ability to pass a Background check, Physical and Drug test. 


    Anyone interested in applying may do so by filling out the job application, and submitting a letter of application, resume, along with the 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

    Public Services Assistant- Part Time Evening - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 9, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    The Public Services Assistant – Part-Time Evening is directly responsible to the Head of Access Services for maintaining the operation of the public services desk and providing information regarding the library to university staff, students, and the general public. Essential duties of the position are process interlibrary loan requests, answer simple reference questions, check in/out materials using the online system, and maintain the stack area.  

    Required Education, Training, and Experience: High School graduate with library or customer service experience preferred. Proficient interpersonal relation skills, communication abilities, and organizational skills,   proficient computer skills in a Windows environment, knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, accurate typing and data entry skills, and the ability to operate standard office equipment  

    Work Schedule: Thursdays 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. and every third weekend, 30 hours a month (Fall and Spring Semesters)

    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 disability. 
    AA/EOE

    Residence Life Coordinator- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before July 23, 2021 will receive primary consideration. Position is opened until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month live in position of Residence Life Coordinator in the Office of Residence Life.  A Residence Life Coordinator oversees administrative, supervisory, programmatic, community development, and counseling responsibilities within a residential community housing between 275 and 450 students.  A Residence Life Coordinator reports to the Associate Dean of Student Development and is ultimately responsible to the Vice President for Innovative Partnerships & Student Development.

    Master’s degree in student personnel or related filed preferred and one to two years of residence hall experience at the graduate assistant level.  Bachelor’s degree considered with residence hall experience.  Excellent interpersonal and written communication 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

    Vice President for Enrollment Management & Marketing- Accepting Applications

    The Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing provides leadership to advance the university’s Catholic and Franciscan mission by executing a strategic enrollment management approach to meet or exceed the university’s enrollment goals.  The Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing reports to the President and is responsible for recruiting and financing full-time and part-time students (undergraduate, graduate and online).  This role also ensures the University Communications and Marketing department implements a marketing plan that supports the overall goals of the institution.

    Comprehensive knowledge of university financial aid administration and more than seven years of proven success in a competitive student recruitment environment is expected.  Top candidates will possess outstanding written, interpersonal, team-building, analytical and resource management skills. This leader will demonstrate knowledge of modern student recruitment and retention challenges and will have experience working with marketing to develop marketing strategies that support all enrollment entities.  Experience with prospect management recruitment techniques and the use of technology in marketing and recruitment are critical attributes of this role. This innovative and visionary leader will demonstrate an ability to plan, strategize and formulate policy with a talent for assessing operations and budgeting effectively and efficiently. Experience with Jenzabar Recruitment Manager (JRM)/Salesforce is important.  A master’s degree in a relevant field is preferred.  Experience with the recruitment of student-athletes is required (experience with Division I athletics preferred.)

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    Interested applicants should apply online and then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu.  Applications will be accepted until the position 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 with disabilities.  AA/EOE

  • Athletics

  • Athletics Accountant-

    Search Status: 

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for a full time 12-month Athletics Accountant.   The Athletics Accountant is directly responsible to the Deputy Director/Senior Woman Administrator to perform accounting functions, prepare financial reports, and provide financial assistance for a Division I Athletics Department.

    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 in accounting required.  Knowledge and experience in intercollegiate athletics preferred. Proficient accounting, data entry, and computer skills. Proficient organizational skills, interpersonal relation skills, and communication abilities required.  Must be detail oriented. 

    Interested applicants can complete an online employment 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

    Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 30, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference (21 sports), the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Associations (Men’s Volleyball), and the Collegiate Water Polo Association (Women’s Water Polo) invites applications for the full time position of Assistant Athletic Director for Athletics Communications.  The Assistant Athletic Director for Athletics Communication is responsible to the Senior Associate Athletic Director of Marketing, Promotions & Athletic Communications for publicizing the 23- sport Division I intercollegiate athletic programs and Spirit Groups at Saint Francis University and all aspects of the University’s athletic programs. Overseeing Athletics Communications and Multi-Media departments; serving as the primary media contact for select sports.

    Candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA.

    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.  Ability to multi-task various assignments and work under deadline pressure.  Excellent computer, organization, and communication skills are necessary.  At least four years of experience in sports information/athletics communications professional level required.  Knowledge of and experience working with social media applications, desktop publishing (InDesign), graphics software (Photoshop, Illustrator), video editing (Premier, IMovie), StatCrew statistical software, and website (Sidearm Sports).

    Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, work samples 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

    Assistant Coach, Strength & Conditioning- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by July 9, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference invites applications for Assistant Coach, Strength & Conditioning.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the daily operations within the Department of Athletics.

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, 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 in Exercise Science or related field required. Master’s degree is preferred. NSCA CSCS, and/or CSCCa SCCC certification and First Aid, CPR and AED certified required.  Previous experience in collegiate strength & conditioning required and experience writing and implementing year-round training programs, strongly preferred.  Experience working with basketball is preferred. 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

    Assistant Coach, Softball (Pitching)- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 23, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the full-time position of Assistant Coach, Softball (12 month).  Responsible for assisting the head coach with organization and direction of a Division I softball program.
    Candidates must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  

    Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.  Intercollegiate pitching coach experience preferred.  Excellent written and oral communication required.

    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

    Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Development & Academic Services- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by July 9, 2021 will receive primary consideration. 

    The Assistant Director of Student –Athlete Development & Academic Services is directly responsible to the Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete & Leadership Development and Associate Director of Student-Athlete Development & Academic Services to assist in the coordination of all aspects of academic support services for student-athletes and student-athlete development/leadership development programming.  
    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; Master’s degree preferred. Excellent computer, organization, and communication skills are necessary. Related experience, preferably at the NCAA Division I university or professional level 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

    Graduate Assistant- Athletic Communications and Video Production- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 1, 2021 will receive primary consideration. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference, invites applications for multiple positions of Graduate Assistant for Athletic Communications and Video Production.

    The Graduate Assistants for Athletic Communications and Video Production are directly responsible to the Director of Communications and Athletics Multimedia Service Coordinator.  The Graduate Assistants will gain firsthand experience working within a collegiate Division I Athletic Communications office at Saint Francis University.

    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 in Communications, Journalism, Broadcasting, TV Production, or related field.  Previous experience in athletic communications, operating a camera under various conditions, operating a camera in a live event environment, digital video editing, Adobe Suite and other editing applications, and a basic knowledge of sports productions is preferred.  

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

    Apply online then submit a letter of application, resume, writing samples, 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 

    Graduate Assistant Coach- Men's and Women's Tennis- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 7, 2021 will receive primary consideration. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Coach- Men’s and Women’s Tennis. 

    The Graduate Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist during practice and competition. 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 in tennis required.  Division I experience preferred. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.  

    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 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 

    Graduate Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Track & Field- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 7, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a Graduate Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track & Field.  This is a Part Time position in the Department of Athletics.  The successful candidate must be accepted into a full-time graduate studies program at Saint Francis University.  This is a two-year commitment, as the compensation is tuition remission, plus a stipend.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach of Men’s and Women’s Track & Field and Cross Country to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I program.

    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.  Competitive or coaching experience in the sport of track and field is required.  Specific expertise in the pole vault is preferred.  Applicants with experience in sprints, hurdles, or distance events will also be considered.

    Apply online, then submit a 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 encourage applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
    AA/EOE

    GA- Strength and Conditioning- Accepting Applications

    Search Status:  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Material received by July 9, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning

    The Graduate Assistant is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist with all aspects of implementation of strength and conditioning programs for 23 Division I programs and cheerleading. 

    The candidate must have a commitment to 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 in Exercise Science or related field required.  Intercollegiate competitive experience with previous experience in strength and conditioning is required.  Certification by the NSCA (CSCS) or the CSCCa (SCCC) required. First Aid, CPR and AED Certification through any of the accredited institutions is required.  Desire to become a full-time collegiate or professional strength & conditioning coach required.  Previous experience writing and implementing year-round training programs preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.

    Compensation for the position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program, plus a stipend.  The successful candidate must apply and be admitted to a Saint Francis University master's program in order to qualify for this position.

    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 position 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 with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

    Head Coach, Women's Golf- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 16, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the full-time position of Head Women’s Golf Coach/Assistant Golf Professional.  The Head Women’s Golf Coach and Assistant Golf Professional is directly responsible to the Director of Athletics to organize and direct a Division I women’s golf program and assist in the management of Immergrun Golf course.

    Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s degree preferred.  Intercollegiate golf playing, coaching experience, golf teaching, merchandising, marketing, and course operation management experience preferred.

    Complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, resume and name, 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

  • Faculty 

  • Assistant Professor, Education- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by April 30, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 9 month non-tenured Assistant Professor position in the Education department to start August 2021.  The faculty responsibilities include face to face and online teaching, advising students, participating in departmental and University service activities, involvement with recruitment and retention activities, and ongoing professional development.  Expertise in curriculum innovation as well as commitment to teaching and scholarly excellence expected. Expertise in assistive and instructional technology is desirable. The successful candidate will teach courses including, but not limited to: Introduction to Special Education, Assessment, Positive Behavior Interventions, Autism Spectrum Disorders, High Incidence Disabilities, Assistive and Instructional Technology, and Teaching Methods of Special Education. The candidate will be expected to evaluate, revise and recommend updates for all special education programs/classes at the Undergraduate and Graduate level in alignment with PDE standards.  The candidate will develop and enrich community relationships through outreach initiatives.

    Master’s degree required with Supervisor of Special Education certification preferred, but candidates with advanced Special Education qualifications will be considered.  Doctoral degree preferred.  Three to five years of K-12 teaching and/or administration is preferred.  Candidates should have expertise related to Special Education law (specifically IDEA), IEP requirements at the state and federal level, and experience with 504 plans, co-teaching/co-development of curriculum with public school partners.  The candidate should be familiar with early intervention and IFSPs. Experience working with PDE Special Education program guidelines and competencies necessary.

    To apply: Complete an application, then email letter of interest, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and 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.

    Dean, Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Education- Accepting Applications

    The Dean is directly responsible to the Vice President for Academic Affairs of the University.  He/She is responsible for the management and administration of Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies collaborating with academic, enrollment, business office, and other departments to ensure a successful student experience.  Responsibilities include planning and budgeting; the hiring and supervision of faculty and staff; management of internal communications and collaboration with marketing for external communication; the design and implementation of innovative and relevant curriculum and related programs; effective curriculum delivery methods.  Working with the Deans, department Chairs, and Academic Administrative Leaders including the Director of Academic Compliance he/she ensures regulations, policies, and guidelines are followed for the development and delivery of online programs. 

    The Dean shall possess a doctoral degree, or at minimum, a terminal degree in the field, and have relevant experience in administration, teaching, and design of education programs.  A minimum of five years in adult education.  Knowledge of trends in higher education adult and online learning and related curriculum and enrollment management trends and efforts nationally and internationally.  Grant writing experience is a plus.

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    Interested applicants should apply online and then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu.  Applications will be accepted until the position 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 with disabilities.  AA/EOE

    Faculty, Nursing- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before July 17, 2021 will receive primary consideration. 

    Saint Francis University invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position to teach in the University’s Department of Nursing BSN Program. Full time faculty responsibilities include undergraduate ICU clinical and theory instruction, and pathophysiology/pharmacology course.  In addition, the incumbent will participate in the University’s General education program, advise students, maintain scholarship and service activities, and assist in maintenance of CCNE accreditation status and State Board of Nursing compliance. 

    Requirements include a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution (doctoral degree preferred, or a specific plan to complete one within 4 years of appointment); Unencumbered current licensure in PA as a registered nurse , or eligible for licensure in PA;  strong background and experience in acute medical/surgical nursing preferred; two years of recent clinical experience; proven track record of undergraduate teaching and curricular experience; excellent oral and written communication skills. Faculty rank contingent upon qualifications and teaching experience.

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, and email a letter of application, resume and 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.

    Physical Therapy, Assistant Professor- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Review of application material will begin February 12, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position in their entry-level Doctoral program.  The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual interested in teaching in the program’s progressive curriculum.  Teaching load will be developed in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.  Areas of consideration include:  Anatomy, Neurology, Pediatrics, or any area of clinical specialization.    This position includes: Teaching in the professional curriculum as assigned; participation in University faculty meetings; service on University, School of Health Sciences and Education, and Department committees as appointed; participation in departmental activities including accreditation activities, curriculum development and evaluation, student research, student advisement, professional development activities; participation in the University’s General Education Program; performs other duties as assigned.

    The successful candidate will engage in research, which may be through the Human Performance Laboratory in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.  Faculty participate in service to the University, student advisement, and are encouraged to be involved in community outreach activities.

    The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy (DPT).  The candidate should hold, or provide proof of eligibility for, licensure in Pennsylvania, 3-5 years of clinical experience, demonstration of prior teaching or lecture experience, and an active APTA membership. Preferred qualifications include: A physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a doctoral degree; prior teaching experience at a similar rank or as an instructor or adjunct; Board Certified Clinical Specialization recognized by ABPTS.  Candidates who do not possess a terminal doctoral degree may be required to agree to obtain such as a condition of hire.

    For more information related to this position, please contact Dr. Mark Boland, Search Committee Chair, at (814)-471-1112. 

    Apply online, and submit letter of application; Curriculum Vitae; 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


    Program Director, MSN/FNP- Accepting Applications

    Saint Francis University, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to announce a search for a Program Director, MSN/FNP. This position reports to the Associate Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Education/Nursing Department Chair and is a full-time, tenured/nontenured, director/faculty position in the University’s Department of Nursing MSN/FNP and Post Master’s FNP Programs. The new Director will guide the program in an exciting time of collaboration with rural community partners to foster quality preparation of family nurse practitioners for a competitive marketplace. The Director will also work to enhance teaching and learning goals, and to continue the exceptional outcomes within the program.  

    Saint Francis University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the community they serve. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience. 

    The Program Director’s Responsibilities: This individual will have significant responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Academic, regulatory, and clinical coordination of the MSN/FNP and Post Master’s FNP programs;
    • Maintenance of CCNE accreditation and State Board of Nursing requirements, and submission of all required documentation;
    • Oversight of all administrative aspects of the programs including coordination and curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation;
    • Recruitment of preceptors and initiation and on-going communication and correspondence between academic and clinical sites as the primary liaison with clinical sites;
    • Oversight of admission process, recruitment, and advising;
    • Teaching a reduced /appropriate course load in the FNP/MSN program.

    Qualifications: This individual will possess:
    • A master’s and doctorate degree in nursing from an accredited institution, or the ability to complete a doctoral degree by December 2023;
    • Board Certification as an FNP;
    • An unencumbered RN license in PA or eligibility for licensure in PA;
    • An unencumbered FNP certification in PA or eligibility for certification in PA;
    • A commitment to prepare FNP students for practice;
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
    • The ability to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship;
    • An interest and passion for health care in rural and under-served populations. 

    Preference will be given to applicants with experience in online teaching, simulation instruction, course development, program accreditation, and currently licensed in Pennsylvania.

    About the School of Health Sciences and Education: 
    Saint Francis of Assisi had a legendary gift for caring. Saint Francis University, in turn, has helped thousands of students find their vocations in healthcare. In the School of Health Sciences and Education you will find innovative educational opportunities and experiences to prepare students to provide competent, compassionate, and ethical care to regional and global communities including the medically under-served in rural areas.

    About Saint Francis University:
    Saint Francis University is one of the oldest Catholic universities in the country, and the oldest celebrating Franciscan values. The scenic campus sits on a mountain top in Loretto, PA, near Pittsburgh. The university motto “become that someone” speaks to the Catholic-Franciscan mission to help students become compassionate, caring, successful professionals. The values of faith, generosity, respect, discovery, and joy run deep in the culture and attract students with a desire to become that someone who makes a difference in the lives of others. Saint Francis University offers undergraduate programs in the liberal arts tradition, graduate and professional programs of study that emphasize personal and professional ethics, and continuing education opportunities for personal and career enhancement. Saint Francis seeks to inspire in all members of the University community a love of lifelong learning and a commitment to share their gifts and skills generously with others in a rapidly changing world.

    About the greater Loretto, PA community:
    High in the Laurel Highlands of PA, Loretto is a home away from home. This vibrant and safe campus community is full of student activities, leadership opportunities, and spiritual programs. 
    Home to an impressive museum of art, Loretto also boasts beautiful waterfalls, a ghost town trail, several railroad interest sites, gorgeous parks and gardens with miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, and a Double-A baseball team in nearby Altoona. Located 70 miles east of Pittsburgh, Loretto is a peaceful small town with great surrounding areas for shopping and activities.

    Application Process:
    Please submit all applications and nominations electronically to the University’s search consultant:
    Danan Tsan 
    Assistant Vice President
    Scott Healy & Associates


    Complete applications should include the following:
    1. Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position;
    2. Updated CV;
    3. Three professional references with contact information.

    Applications received by August 17, 2021, will receive priority consideration.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position 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 with disabilities. AA/EOE.