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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:

  • Job Opportunities

  • Administrative/Staff 

  • Custodial Worker I

    Search Status: Application material received by May 4, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University seeks to fill a full time Custodial Worker I position.  Directly responsible to the Manager of Custodial Services or the Custodial Supervisor to perform a variety of housekeeping duties and to keep assigned buildings/areas in a clean and safe condition.  

    Knowledge of cleaning materials, machines and practices required.  Basic housekeeping and repair skills along with basic reading and writing skills preferred.  Minimum of three months of related custodial experience required. 

    Some evenings and weekends 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

    Instructional Designer

    Search Status: Application material received by May 18, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time position of Instructional Designer in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).  This individual is responsible to the Director of CETL and serves as a member of the CETL Instructional Design & Technology Team.  The Instructional Designer collaborates with faculty content experts and instructional and information technology professionals to implement high-quality learning solutions across a broad range of academic programs and initiatives.  This individual will design, develop, and evaluate learning materials, will create support materials, and will design and deliver training.  This individual will play a key role in working with graduate faculty in nursing and business to design courses and support fully online programs.  

    Job requirements:  Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in instructional design, instructional technology, education, or closely related field with a minimum of two years’ experience in the field of instructional/educational technology, including designing, developing, and delivering technology-based instructional projects and programs in a higher education setting.  Knowledge of educational processes and pedagogies and understanding of issues related to online teaching and adult learning.  Extensive knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies.  Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to work on multiple, complex projects simultaneously. 

    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

    Research Analyst

    Search Status: Application Material received by May 18, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a Research Analyst position in the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation at the Shields School of Business.  The Research Analyst is directly responsible to the Director of the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation to assist with the construction of a database and research on occupational licensing.

    Bachelor’s degree in Economics required; Master’s degree in Economics preferred.  A Master’s degree in Public Policy with requisite skills in Economics maybe considered.  Must have exposure to statistical software packages (such as STATA).  Must have good writing and public speaking skills.

    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

    Residence Life Coordinator

    Search Status: Application material received by April 6, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time, live-in Residence Life Coordinator in the department of Residence Life.  The Residence Life Coordinator is directly responsible to the Director of Residence Life to oversee administrative, supervisory, programmatic, community development and counseling responsibilities within a residential community, housing approximately 1300 students.  Will oversee between 12 and 18 Resident Assistants as staff and be responsible for the residents of buildings with between 50 and 150 residents. Secondary responsibilities are in the areas of summer conference housing and/or the summer residence hall housing and office administration.

    Master’s degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education or related field 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. Application accepted until the position is filled. Anticipated start date of June 1, 2018.

    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- Part Time

    Multiple opportunities for part time work in dining services for 2017-2018 school year including: Please note that these positions are not University positions.  Please call 814-472-3016 for more information.

    Cashier

    Baker

    Cashier

    Deli/Pizza/Prep Cooks

    Food Service/Salad Prep Workers

    Server

     

  • Athletics

  • Assistant Coach, Women's Water Polo

    Search Status: Application material received by April 14, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Collegiate Water Polo Association, invites applications for a full time Assistant Coach, Women’s Water Polo in the Department of Athletics.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach, Women’s Water Polo  for assisting with the organization and direction of a Division I Water Polo program including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, budget management, NCAA compliance, and development of student athletes.

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Collegiate Water Polo Association, 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 is preferred.  Intercollegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary.  Must hold or be eligible to obtain lifeguard certification within 90 days of hire.

    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.

    Assistant Director of University Bands

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

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an Assistant Director of Bands.  The Assistant Director of Bands is responsible to the Director of Bands, Senior Associate Director of Athletics and/or the Director of Athletics in the organization of various aspects of a Division I marching band program.

    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 required. Master’s degree and/ or intercollegiate band experience 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, Men's and Women's Track & Field- Part Time

    Search Status: Application material received by March 16, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track & Field. This is a part time position in the Department of Athletics.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach of Men’s and Women’s Track & Field/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 sprinting, hurdling, and jumping events is preferred.

    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

    Graduate Assistant- Men's & Women's Track & Field

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

    GA- Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field 

    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.  Candidate must have experience in sprinting, hurdling, jumping events and pole vault.

    Compensation for positions 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 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 

    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 

    Head Coach, Women's Bowling

    Search Status: Application material received by May 4, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position as Head Coach, Women’s Bowling in the Department of Athletics.  The Head Coach is responsible to the Deputy Director of Athletics/ Senior Women’s Administrator to organize and direct a Division I bowling 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 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.  Intercollegiate bowling playing experience or intercollegiate coaching experience as an assistant or head coach required.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary.  

    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

  • Faculty 

  • Accounting, Assistant Professor

    Search Status: Application material received by December 31, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    The Shield’s School of Business at Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Accounting position.  This position teaches graduate and undergraduate accounting courses, plus other business courses as needed, during the day and evenings as well as online.  

    Candidates must have a record of highly effective teaching, scholarship and service.  They must also possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others, as well as a willingness to serve on the Shield’s School of Business and University committees.  

    A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration (MBA), CPA or CMA or CFA Certification, plus at least two to five years of industry experience in accounting or finance required with the expectation that a doctoral degree will be completed.  A Ph.D. or D.B.A. in accounting, finance, or closely related area is preferred.

    To apply complete an online application , and then submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, three current letters of reference 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

    Environmental Engineering, Visiting Assistant Professor

    Search Status: Review of applications will begin April 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

    The rapidly growing Environmental Engineering program at Saint Francis University seeks applicants for a one-year visiting professor position starting August 2018.  Candidates must have earned a doctoral degree at the time of appointment or have a master’s degree with significant professional experience in Civil, Environmental, or Ecological Engineering or a closely related engineering field.  Candidates with experience across the field of Environmental Engineering will be considered.  

    Duties would be primarily focused upon teaching a range of courses for Environmental Engineering majors.  The successful candidate must have the ability to provide outstanding classroom and/or laboratory instruction for Environmental Engineering and introductory engineering courses.  The Environmental Engineering program at Saint Francis University is exclusively undergraduate and has been developed with an emphasis on personalized learning/teaching experiences, impactful community service regionally and abroad, publishable undergraduate research, and real class projects throughout the curriculum.  The successful applicant would be expected to complement the existing faculty by blending research, service and/or consulting into undergraduate coursework.

    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, camping, mountain-biking, skiing, fishing, etc.).  The University is located in the village of Loretto, which is 1 hour east of Pittsburgh and 3-5 hours west of Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia.  Saint Francis University is a communal workplace that strives for optimal work-life balance; work schedules can be flexible.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

    For more information, visit our website at www.francis.edu. 

    Complete an online application, and application, C.V., statement of teaching interests/philosophy, statement of undergraduate research/consulting/service interest, unofficial transcripts, and three reference letters 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

    Search Status: Primary consideration will be given to applications received before July 15, 2017.  

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a newly created, full-time, 12 month tenured 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.  Applicants recognized as a clinical specialist with teaching experience at the post-secondary level are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have a record of clinical experience, teaching experience, and an active research agenda. Responsibilities include teaching in foundational clinical sciences and applied patient/ client management courses within our entry-level DPT program. 


    The successful candidate will engage in research, which may be through the Human Performance Laboratory or Center for Rehabilitation in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.  Faculty will participate in service to the university, student advisement, and are encouraged to be involved in community outreach activities.  Faculty clinical practice opportunities are available through the on-campus Center for Rehabilitation.


    The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy.  The candidate should hold, or provide proof of eligibility for, licensure in Pennsylvania, with a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience.  Preferred qualifications include: specialty certification, a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or planned completion of a terminal doctoral degree, prior university level teaching experience, active APTA membership, and/or expertise in a specific content area.

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

    The position is open until filled. Applicants with all areas of expertise are welcome to apply. 

    For more information related to this position, please contact Dr. Jessica Lieb Cammarata, Chair of the Search Committee.  She may be reached at jcammarata@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