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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 

Administrative/Staff

  • Admission Counselor- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by July 6, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12 month Admission Counselor in the Office of Admissions.  The Admission Counselor is responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of traditional first-year and transfer students into Saint Francis University.  The position requires proficient knowledge, understanding, and execution of admission standards and operations.  The position also requires extensive knowledge of the institution's programs, services, and processes.  The position must fully embrace and promote the unique Catholic, Franciscan mission and identity of the University.

     

    Bachelor's degree required; some professional work experience is strongly preferred.  Additional qualifications, include exceptional oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and professionalism; in addition to experience and knowledge of reading/interpreting data and reports, and the use of Microsoft Office suite and working within databases.  Must also possess a superior ability and in intense desire to work closely with prospective Saint Francis University students and their families.  Extensive overnight travel required.  Valid driver's license required.

     

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, and then submit 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.

  • Admission Operation Assistant (2 Positions)- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 6, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for two full-time 12 month positions of Admission Operations Assistant for the Department of Admissions.  The Admission Operations Assistant is directly responsible to the Director, Admission Operations to assist with the daily oversight and coordination of all admissions data management (inquires, applications, transcripts, deposits, etc.) mailings, email campaigns, and all general communications and operations for the University enrollment populations, including traditional undergraduate, graduate, and adult and online prospective students.  This position helps to ensure accurate and swift responses to prospective students and assists with the processing of transcripts and/or missing documents for applicants to enable the admissions team to review applications in an efficient and timely manner.  This position assists in the management of University CRM and SIS systems to create efficient operations and manage timely communications within the University's multiple admissions cycles.

     

    Associate degree with 2-3 years of experience working as an office manager or administrative assistant required; direct experience in higher education and admissions/enrollment management is preferred.  Must possess excellent organizational, communication, customer service, and office management skills.  Must also possess the abilities to perform multiple tasks with minimal supervision and to work effectively with others to include prospective students and their families, current students, faculty and staff in support of all enrollment management functions.  Computer experience in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.  Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed.  

     

    Complete an online application, 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 the diversity of students, staff, and faculty and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

  • Assistant Director, Admission Operations- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by July 6, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month Assistant Director of Admission Operations in the Office of Admissions.  The Assistant Director is primarily responsible to manage and report date related to the enrollment efforts of the University.  The position requires proficient knowledge, understanding, and execution of admission standards and operations.  The position also requires an extensive knowledge of the institution's customer relationship management system (CRM), student information system (SIS), file transfer protocol (FTP), and date integrity.

     

    Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2-3 years of data systems management are required.  Additional qualifications include exceptional oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and professionalism as well as extensive experience in data management (preferably Salesforce/Jenzabar), reporting, and data analysis.  Must also possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to adapt to high-pressure situations while working quickly and effectively within a team and with minimal supervision.

     

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, then submit 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.

  • Associate Director, Admission- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by July 6, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month Associate Director of Admission in the Office of Admissions.  The Associate Director's primary responsibility is to assist with departmental leadership and the development of the admissions staff for the recruitment and enrollment of traditional first year and transfer students into Saint Francis University.  The position requires proficient knowledge, understanding, and execution of admissions standards and operations.  The position also requires an extensive knowledge of the institution's programs, services, and processes.  The position must fully embrace and promote the unique Catholic, Franciscan mission and identity of the University.

     

    A master's degree and a minimum of 5 years of college admissions experience with evidence of progressive leadership and success are required.  Experience in transfer and/or international admissions processes are preferred.  Additional qualifications include exceptional oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and professionalism; Must also possess a superior ability and an intense desire to work closely with prospective Saint Francis University students and their families.  Extensive overnight travel and a valid driver's license are required. 

     

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, then submit a letter of application, resume, and three references to positions@francis.edu.

     

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

  • Communications, Events, and Office Support Manager- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by June 24, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications from a full time 12-month position of Communications, Events, and Office Support Manager for the School of STEAM.  The Office Support Manager is responsible to the Dean of the School of STEAM to perform a variety of executive level, complex, responsible, and confidential administrative support duties relating to the School of STEAM while also supporting and assisting the Associate Dean of the School of STEAM, and the department chairs of English; Franciscan Studies, Theology, and Applied Ethics; History and Political Science; and Foreign Languages.   Secondarily, will also support and assist the Center for Fine Arts as needed.

     

    Associate's degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.  At least two years of administrative experience.  Proficient grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills; accurate data entry skills.  Ability to problem solve.  Attention to detail.  Strong organizational, communication, and office management skills along with the ability to work independently and with limited supervision on a wide range of program tasks.  Strong understanding of workflow, process steps, and have the ability to manage own work to unit performance standards.  Proficiency in Microsoft Suite and knowledge/ability to learn Canvas Course Management System, Jenzabar, Salesforce, and similar systems preferred.  Knowledge of web page authoring or related software preferred.  

     

    Complete an online application, 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 the diversity of students, staff, and faculty and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.

  • Custodial Worker I

    Search Status: Applications material received by July 6, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position of Custodial Worker I in the Department of Physical Plant.  The Custodial Worker I is directly responsible to the Manager of Custodial Services  or the Custodial Supervisor to perform a variety of housekeeping duties and 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 six months of related custodial experience required.  

     

    Interested applicants can complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, resume, and three references to positions@franics.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.

     

  • Director, Admissions Operations- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by June 10, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time 12-month position as the Director of Admissions Operations.  The Director is responsible to the Director of Admissions for the daily oversight and coordination of all admissions data management (inquiries, applications, transcripts, deposits, etc.), mailings, email campaigns, and all general communications and operations for all University enrollment populations, including traditional undergraduate, graduate, and adult and online prospective students.  This position ensures accurate and swift responses to prospective students and assists with the processing of transcripts and/or missing documents for applicants to enable the admissions team to review applications in an efficient and timely manner.  This position manages the use of CRM and SIS systems to create efficient operations and manage timely communications within the University's multiple admissions cycle.

     

    Bachelor's degree along with 3-5 years of experience working as an operations or mid-level manager required; direct experience in higher education and admissions/enrollment management is preferred.  Master's degree is preferred.  Must possess superior organizational, communication, customer service, and office management skills.  Must also possess the abilities to perform multiple tasks with minimal supervision and to work effectively with others to include prospective students and their families, current students, faculty,  and staff in support of all enrollment management functions.  Computer proficiency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, Google/Microsoft Teams Suite, and database management required.  Experience in CRMs such as Salesforce and Slate is preferred.  Must be willing to work evenings or weekends as needed.

     

    Complete an online application, 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 encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

  • Director, Financial Aid- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 6, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position as the Director, Financial Aid in the Office of Financial Aid.  The Director is responsible to the Vice President for Enrollment Management to lead and manage the Financial Aid Office to ensure compliance with federal, state, and institutional fiscal and statutory regulations.  The Director will work collaboratively with the Vice President and University wide stakeholders.  The Director works with the Vice President to establish strategic planning and implementation of financial aid policies and procedures and will also lead professional development of the financial aid staff.

     

    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree is strongly preferred.  Significant and progressive experience in financial aid of at least 7 years.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Extensive experience and knowledge  with the following software: PowerFAIDS, COD, ELM Resources, FISAP, WS FTP, SQL, Jenzabar, Excel, and PowerBuilder; experience with PHEAA Needs Analysis, NCAA compliance experience preferred.

     

    Full job description can be viewed here.

     

    Complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to positions@franics.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 School of Continuing Studies- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by June 30, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time Enrollment Counselor in Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies.  The Enrollment Counselor is directly responsible to the Dean for the management of students with the primary goal of moving them through the admissions process in alignment with FWW's external enrollment/outreach partner and SFU Admissions.  This consists of, but is not limited to: primary contact for the external enrollment/outreach partner and SFU Admissions, lead generation and converting prospective student inquires to applicants, and ultimately to enrolled students; deepening relationships with 2-year and 4-year institutions to drive student interest, deepen relationships with are educators and businesses where partnerships exist, and develop new relationships with emphasis in the local counties and Pennsylvania.

     

    Bachelors's degree from an accredited institution is required in Education, Marketing, or Business.  Three years work experience in the areas of higher education, marketing, sales, or related fields highly preferred. Sales experience is highly desirable.  Professional expertise and integrity. Excellent computer, organizational, and interpersonal skills.  Self-sufficient and able to manage time independently and effectively.  Attention to detail.  Knowledge of Jenzabar and Salesforce strongly preferred.  Ability and willingness to travel.  Ability to work evenings.  Vision that aligns with the direction of Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies.  Must have strong commitment to education.

     

    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- Athletics Video Production
    • GA- Athletics Communication Assistants
    • GAs- Athletic Performance
    • GA-Men's & Women's Soccer
    • GA- Men's & Women's Volleyball
    • GA- Men's Basketball
    • GA- Women's Basketball
    • GA- Student-Athlete Academic Services
    • GA- Athletic Operations & Facilities
    • GA- Track & Field
    • GA- Sports & Recreation Assistant
    • GA- Student Engagement Assistant
    • GA- Alumni Engagement Assistant
    • GA- Advancement

    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

    Questions:

    • For questions about GA- Athletics Video Production please contact Christopher Miller.
    • For questions about GA- Athletics Communication Assistants please contact David Musil, Jr.
    • For questions about GAs- Athletic Performance please contact Jake Myers.
    • For questions about GA- Men's & Women's Soccer please contact Sara Yunez or Frank Olszewski.
    • For questions about GA- Men's & Women's Volleyball please contact Sara McMullen or Michael Rumbaugh.
    • For questions about GA- Student Athlete Academic Services please contact John Krimmel.
    • For questions about GA- Men's Basketball please contact Joseph Causgrove.
    • For questions about GA- Women's Basketball please contact Keila Whittington.
    • For questions about GA- Athletic Operations & Facilities please contact Michael Kosnosky.
    • For questions about GA- Track & Field please contact Doug Hoover.
    • For questions about GA- Sports & Recreation or Student Engagement Assistant please contact Kristen Corcoran.
    • For questions about GA- Alumni Engagement Assistant please contact Eric Horell.
    • For questions about GA- Advancement please contact Cindy Henderson.

    Applying  for Current or Future GA Positions:

  • Office Support Coordinator I, Graduate Admissions-Physical Therapy: Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 6, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time 12 -month position of Office Support Coordinator I, Graduate Admissions in the Department of Physical Therapy.  The Office Support Coordinator I is directly responsible to the chairperson or designee to perform a variety of executive level, complex, responsible, and confidential secretarial and administrative support duties relating to the program as prescribed by their accreditation body.

     

    Associates degree or at least 1-3 years of secretarial/administrative experience required.  At least two years of related higher education experience preferred.  Proficient grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills, accurate data entry skills; proficient skills in Microsoft Suite and Google Suites.  Ability to problem solve.  Strong organizational, communication, and office management skills along with the ability  to work independently and with limited supervision on a wider range of program tasks.  Knowledge of Canvas Course Management System and Jenzabar or similar systems preferred.  Knowledge of web page authoring or related software preferred.  

     

    To apply: Complete an online application, 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 encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

     

     

  • Police Officer- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 6, 2022 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 candidate must have and maintain a current PA drivers license;  Ability to obtain a PA License to Carry a Firearm; Possess Act 120.  Knowledge in criminal investigation and report writing.  The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and effective in public relations.  Good written and oral abilities are strongly desired.  Shift work required.  Successful candidate must also have the ability to pass a Background check, physical and drug test.

     

    Anyone interesting in applying may do so by filling out a job application, then 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

  • Residence Life Coordinator- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by April 25, 2022 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 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.

     

    Complete an online application, 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 encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

     

  • Senior Human Resource Generalist- Accepting Applications

    Search status: Applications received by March 18, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time position of Senior Human Resource Generalist in the department of Human Resources.  The Senior Human Resource Generalist is responsible to the Director of Human Resources for the day-to-day management of the University's human resource functions to administer human resources policies and programs including employment, employee relations, compensation, and benefits management.  This position will also be responsible for promoting positive employee relations functions including support and counseling regarding personnel and job-related conflicts, supervisor training and performance management which reflects the University's mission, Franciscan values, and strategic goals.

     

    BA/BS or equivalent, Master's degree in training/organizational development (or related field) preferred, plus 4-5 years of significant experience in all functions of human resources focusing on training, performance management and professional development.  PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred.  Member of ATD a plus.  Must have a demonstrated record in administering personnel policies, benefits administration, training and staff development, performance management, employee engagement and communications and employee relations programs and possess a broad knowledge of labor, employment, and benefit regulations and practices.

     

    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

     

  • Video Production & Marketing Content Specialist- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by April 11, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Video Production & Marketing Content Specialist in the University Communications & Marketing department. Under the supervision of the Vice President for Communications & Marketing, the Video Production & Marketing Content Specialist will work closely with all members of the Communications & Marketing team to develop a wide range of internal and external communications and content.  This individual will primarily support the development and production of video content.  The role will also assist with the development, implementation, and monitoring of various marketing and communication strategies designed for both general University marketing and undergraduate enrollment.  This position plays a substantive role in supporting the Communications & Marketing unit's strategic messaging by engaging key audiences on new and established channels, increasing brand awareness, and providing continuity in message strategy among University communications.

     

    Bachelor's degree required with 2-3 years of demonstrated experience in video production and editing.  The individual must demonstrate a strong background in crafting impactful stories through the power of visual storytelling.  Skills in content creation and editing, understanding of continuity and movement in video, motion graphics, and a good eye for visual design are essential.  Strong communication, writing, editing skills, and attention to detail are necessary.  Strong familiarity  with video platforms. Ability to work with CMS, design, and social media software tools preferred.  Excellent time management skills, ability to balance multiple projects, and willingness to accept feedback to subsequently improve outcomes.  Demonstrated strengths in building working relationships and team environments.  Capable of receiving a concept, investigating opportunities, and translating ideas into action.  Exhibit enthusiasm, creativity, and commitment toward shared goals.

     

    Complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, resume, 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 form historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

     

Athletics

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

    Search Status: Application material received by June 8, 2022 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, Men's and Women's Track & Field to start July 2022.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I track & field program.

     

    The 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 is required.  Master's degree is preferred.  Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience in the sport of track & field is required.  Specific expertise in the jumping and/or pole vault events is required.  Division I experience preferred.

     

    Complete an online application, 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 encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

     

  • Assistant Coach, Women's Lacrosse- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by June 10, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for a full-time Assistant Coach, Women's Lacrosse.  The successful candidate will be directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I lacrosse program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with recruitment of high quality student-athletes, planning and organizing team practice, organizing and arranging team travel, assisting with all game day preparations including scouting reports and film review.  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.  

     

    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.  Intercollegiate lacrosse playing or coaching experience preferred.  Expertise in oversight and development of the defensive unit and goalkeepers is preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills a plus.

     

    Complete an online application and 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 student, staff, and faculty and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

  • Assistant Coach, Women's Water Polo- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 22, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Collegiate Water Polo Association, invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach, Women's Water Polo.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I women's water polo program.

     

    The candidate must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, 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 preferred.  Intercollegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred.

     

    Apply online and 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 encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

     

  • Assistant Coach, Women's Volleyball- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 13, 2022 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 Assistant Coach, Women's Volleyball.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I women's volleyball program.

     

    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 required.  Master's degree preferred.  Intercollegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred.

     

    Apply online and 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 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 May 27, 2022 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 Head Coach, Women's Golf.  The Head Coach is 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.

     

    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 required.  Master's degree preferred.  Intercollegiate playing and/or coaching experience, golf teaching, merchandising, marketing, and course operations management experience preferred.  

     

    Apply online and 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 encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

     

     

     

  • Graduate Assistant, Men's and Women's Track & Field and Cross Country- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by June 8, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, 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 Graduate 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.

     

    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 required.  Competitive or coaching experience in the sport of track and field and/or cross country is required.  Specific expertise in the distance/cross country events or pole vault is preferred.  Applicant with experience in other jumping events will also be considered.

     

    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.

     

    Review of applications will start immediately.   August 15, 2022 start date.

     

    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 encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

  • Graduate Assistant- Accepting Applications

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

     

    GA- Men's & Women's Soccer

    GA- Men's & Women's Volleyball

    GA - Athletic Performance - 2 positions

    GA- Student Athlete Academic Services

    GA- Athletics Video Production

    GA- Men's Basketball

    GA- Women's Basketball

    GA- Athletic Operations & Facilities

    GA- Track & Field

     

    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.

     

    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's masters program in order to qualify for the positions.

     

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

     

    Questions regarding the Men's and Women's Soccer GA should be directed to either Sara Yunez (SYunez@francis.edu) Head Coach Women or Frank Olszewski (FOlszewski@francis.edu) Head Coach Men.

     

    Questions regarding the Men's and Women's Volleyball GA should be directed to either Sara McMullen (SMcMullen@francis.edu) Head Coach Women or Michael Rumbaugh (MRumbaugh@francis.edu) Head Coach Men.

     

    Questions regarding Athletic Performance GAs should be directed to Jake Myers (JMyers@francis.edu) Head Coach.

     

    Questions regarding Student-Athlete Academic Services GA should be directed to John Krimmel (JKrimmel@francis.edu) Senior Associate AD for Student-Athlete & Leadership Development.

     

    Questions regarding Athletic Video Production GA should be directed to David Musil (DMusil@francis.edu) Assistant Athletic Director for Athletics Communication.

     

    Questions regarding Men's Basketball GA should be directed to Joseph Causgrove (JCausgrove@francis.edu) Director of Operations.

     

    Questions regarding Women's Basketball GA should be directed to Natalie Knab (NKnab@francis.edu) Director of Operations.

     

    Questions regarding Athletic Operations & Facilities GA should be directed to Michael Kosnosky (MKosnosky@francis.edu) Director, Athletic Facilities.

     

    Questions regarding Track & Field GA should be directed to Doug Hoover (DHoover@francis.edu) Head Coach, Track & Field/Cross Country

     

    General Questions can be directed to Lisa Swope (LSwope@francis.edu) Senior Associate AD for Athletic Operations/SWA.

     

     

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

     

    Applications 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

  • Assistant Professor of Marketing- Accepting Applications

    Search Status:  Application material received by May 31,  2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    The Shield's School of Business at Saint Francis  University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Marketing position.  This position teaches graduate and undergraduate marketing courses, in both traditional classroom and online instructional modalities.  The capability to also teach business courses in a secondary area, such as entrepreneurship or international business is a plus.

     

    Candidates must have a record of highly effective teaching, scholarship and service and must embrace the student consultancy model used in advanced marketing courses.  They must also possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others, as well as a willingness to serve on Shield's School of Business and University committees.  Successful experience with distance learning and online teaching is a plus.

     

    A MBA or equivalent graduate degree is required along with professional experience; Ph.D or D.B.A. in Marketing or related doctoral degree is preferred.

     

    Saint Francis University, a comprehensive, small Catholic university in the Laurel Highlands of central Pennsylvania, was founded in 1847 and is the oldest Franciscan institute of higher learning in the United States.  The University is located in the village of Loretto, which is 80 miles east of Pittsburgh and 200 miles west of Washington, D.C.  For more information, please visit our website at www.francis.edu.

     

    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.

     

  • Aviation Specialization Coordinator/Chief Flight Instructor- Accepting Applications

    Search Status:  Applications received before May 2, 2022 will receive primary consideration and will continue until the position is filled.

     

    Saint Francis University and Nulton Aviation Services, Inc. are seeking candidates for a joint position in support of the Aviation Specialization offered through their partnership.  The joint position, as a recruiter and advisor for the Aviation Specialization at Saint Francis University and as Chief Flight Instructor at Nulton Aviation Services, Inc., is a full time,  12 month position with a likelihood of renewal if recruitment quota are met.

     

    The candidate will:

    1. Coordinate and support the Aviation Specialization. These duties will require approximately 3/4 of the candidates time and include:
      • Advising students in the Aviation Specialization in coordination with their major advisor.
      • Marketing and recruiting students for the Aviation Specialization, including a variety of communication strategies, collaboration with our enrollment management team, and travel to college fairs and other appropriate venues.
      • Development of strategic outreach activities, such as a summer academy and/or other programs to share the possibility of learning to fly at SFU with high school students.
      • Facilitating ground instruction at SFU in conjunction with the instructional staff at Nulton Aviation Services, Inc.
    2. Serve as Chief Flight Instructor at Nulton Aviation Services, Inc., a flight school certified under 14 CFR 141. These duties will require approximately 1/4 of the candidate's time and include all responsibilities enumerated by 14 CFR 141.85 and include:
      • Certifying each student training records, graduation certificates, stage checks,  end-of-course test reports, and recommendations for course completion.
      • Ensuring that each certificated flight instructor, certificated ground instructor, passes an initial proficiency check prior, and that the instructor passes a recurrent proficiency check every 12 calendar months after the month in which the initial test was accomplished.
      • Ensuring that each student accomplishes the required stage checks and end-of-course tests in accordance with the flight school's approved training course.
      • Maintaining training techniques, procedures, and standards for the flight school.

    The candidate will have the following qualifications:

    •  A Master's Degree
    • A zeal for aviation and for collegiate life.
    • Satisfy the requirements of 14 CFR 141.35 by meeting or exceeding the following standards:
      • Hold a commercial pilot certificate or an airline transport pilot certificate with the current flight instructor rating with instrument single and multi-engine land ratings.
      • At least 2,000 hours as pilot in command, including at least 100 hours of flight time under actual or simulated instrument conditions.
      • Flight training experience, acquired as either a certificated flight instructor, an instructor in a military pilot flight training program, or a combination thereof, consisting of at least (a) 3 years and a total of 1,000 flight hours; or (b) 1,500 flight hours.
      • Instrument flight instructor experience, acquired as either a certificated flight instructor-instrument, an instructor in a military pilot flight training program, or a combination thereof, consisting of at least (a) 2 years and a total of 250 flight hours; or (b) 400 flight hours.
      • Have at least 1 year of experience as a ground school instructor at a certified flight school.

     

    Saint Francis University, a comprehensive, small Catholic university in the Laurel Highlands of central Pennsylvania, was founded in 1847 and is the oldest Franciscan institute of higher learning in the United States.  The University is located in the village of Loretto, which is 80 miles east of Pittsburgh and 200 miles west of Washington, DC.   For more information, please visit our website

     

    Nulton Aviation Services, Inc. is the Fixed Base Operator for the John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria Count Airport (KJST) and their FAA-certified Flight School is the SFU partner for the Aviation Specialization.

     

    To apply, fill out an online application, then submit a (i) cover letter including an explanation of how your skills and background apply specifically to this position, (ii) C.V., (iii) unofficial transcripts, and (iv) names and contact information for three professional referees 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 Professor, Physical Therapy- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Review of application material will start June 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

     

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA, invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position 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.  Preference will be given to candidates with interest in:  Anatomy, Acute Care, Cardiopulmonary, Pharmacology, Pediatrics, or other 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 and active APTA membership. Preferred qualifications include: a physical therapist with a terminal doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a terminal 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 degree may be required to agree to obtain such as a condition of hire.

     

    Apply online, then submit a 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

  • Chair/Program Director, Physical Therapy- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by June 6, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to announce a search for  Chair/Program Director in the Physical Therapy department.  The Chair/Program Director is responsible to the Dean, School of Health Sciences and Education, to provide overall leadership for the Department (Doctor of Physical Therapy/Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Exercise Physiology), including but not limited to maintenance of Department academic standards, development and implementation of curriculum, and administration of Department personnel.  The Chair/Program Director is the primary liaison between the Department and the University administration.  All responsibilities are conducted with an awareness of the mission, goals and philosophy of the program and the University's curriculum.

     

    Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited physical therapist professional program and hold an academic doctoral degree in physical therapy or related field (PhD, EdD, DSc or equivalent).  Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania.  3-5 years of physical therapy clinical practice experience with a minimum of 6 years of full-time higher education experience.  Record of teaching excellence in an accredited entry-level DPT program, exhibit knowledge of CAPTE requirements and accreditation processes, and embraces a commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion within the profession.  Prior administrative experience, preferably as a physical therapy director or assistant director preferred.  Candidate should demonstrate the ability to provide leadership in an academic setting, including strong communication skills, personnel management and positive team building with a record of fostering an inclusive and collaborative team. Experience with curriculum development, using technology to enhance the teaching and learning experience, and experience with strategic planning initiatives is preferred.  Candidate should have a vision for the future and innovative strategies for physical therapy education and be an active member of APTA.

     

    To view the full description, click here.

     

    Please submit all applications and nominations electronically to the University's search consultant, Danan Tsan, 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.

     

     

    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, Philosophy- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before June 27, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications from qualified candidates for a full- time, tenure track faculty position to teach in the University's Department of Franciscan Studies, Theology, and Applied Ethics.  Full-time faculty responsibilities include undergraduate Philosophy and Applied Ethics courses.  In addition, the incumbent will participate in the University's General Education program and departmental service activities, advise students, and maintain scholarship.  Preference will be given to candidates capable of also teaching Theology.  Position starts August 2022.

     

    Requirements include a Ph.D. in Philosophy or Ethics from an accredited institution, at least three years of in-person and online teaching, and commitment to teaching in a faith-based institution in the Catholic, Franciscan Tradition.  Faculty rank contingent upon qualifications and teaching experience.  

     

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, then submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy and references to positions@francis.edu.

     

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

  • Faculty, Physician Assistant Sciences- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by June 24, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania seeks a full-time experienced faculty member to serve within its well-established Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Sciences beginning Fall 2022.  This is a 12-month faculty position that also includes responsibilities for University and community service, scholarly activity and opportunities for clinical practice.  Faculty rank determination will be based on educational credentials and academic experience.  The position may be non-tenured or tenure tack depending on the qualifications of the candidate.

     

    Primary responsibilities include teaching in the undergraduate and first year (didactic)curriculum in areas of clinical expertise.  This position also includes teaching applied anatomy and physiology component during the didactic year.  Additional duties include, but are not limited to student advising, student evaluation and remediation as well as participation in admission activities.

     

    The Department is seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent teaching, communication and organizational skills to work as a team member to achieve the Department's goals and objectives.  The successful applicant must demonstrate knowledge of educational pedagogical methods and evaluation processes.

     

    Qualifications for this position include graduation from an accredited PA Program or current licensure and board-certification as a physician.  Physician Assistants must hold current NCCPA certification.  A Master's degree and a minimum of one year teaching experience is preferred.  Candidate must be eligible for registration/licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

     

    Interested candidate should complete an online application, then submit a cover letter, references (names, mailing and email addresses, and telephone numbers), and current curriculum vitae 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.

     

  • Adjunct, Nursing- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by November 1, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for clinical adjunct positions for nursing.  Clinical instructor for junior or senior nursing students in the hospital, for Spring 2022, starting Mid-January.  Complete all clinical and educational requirements for clinical facility.  Complete call clinical paperwork assigned to students, including clinical evaluations.

     

    Need one medical surgical instructor at UPMC facility for junior clinical.  Need one pediatric instructor for junior clinical.  Need one advanced medical surgical instructor for senor clinical.

     

    Candidates must have BSN and plans to complete MSN; MSN preferred; Current PA RN licensure; Current clinical experience.

     

    Interested applicants should complete an online application, then submit a letter of interest, current CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and statement of teaching philosophy 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 of disabilities.  AA/EOE

  • Adjunct- Psychology- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by September 1 , 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an adjunct position in Psychology.  The adjunct will be responsible for teaching health psychology .  Courses are taught either online or face-to-face in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

     

    Candidate should hold a Masters in psychology or counseling, with experience in Health Psychology. PhD preferred.  Teaching experience is preferred.

     

    Interested applicants should complete an online application, then submit a letter of interest, current CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to positions@franics.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.

     

  • Adjunct, Psychology (Cognitive)- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by September 1, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications from an adjunct position in Psychology.  The adjunct will be responsible for teaching two sections of Memory and Cognition during Spring 2023.  Courses are taught either online or face-to-face in Loretto, PA.

     

    Candidates should hold a Master's in Psychology or higher, with coursework and teaching assistant/teaching experience in Cognitive Psychology,  Cognitive Science, Applied Cognition, or Cognitive Neuroscience.  ABD or PhD preferred. Ability to teach diverse majors in psychology and the health sciences is desirable.

     

    Interested applicants should complete an online application, then submit a letter of interest, current CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy 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.

  • Adjuncts, School of Business - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by February 2, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    The Saint Francis University Shields School of Business is seeking qualified adjunct faculty to teach in a variety of academic disciplines.  The position openings occurred due to expansion of our academic programs and anticipated growth in enrollment.  While most of the adjunct teaching positions are for instructing online courses, a few could include teaching face-to-face classes at the Loretto campus.  Candidates must possess, at minimum, a master's degree in the discipline they are assigned to teach as well as more than 3 years of professional experience in the field associated with the teaching assignment.  Professional credentialing beyond the master's is considered a plus (e.g., CPA, CMA, CFA, SPHR), with a doctoral degree preferred.  For online adjunct teaching posts, candidates are required to successfully complete the Saint Francis University Online Teaching Certification program.  

     

    Adjunct Faculty are being sought in the following academic disciplines:

    • Business Analytics
    • Management Information Systems/Project Management
    • International Management/Global Business
    • Leadership & Organizational Leadership
    • Human Resource Management & Employment Law
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Marketing
    • Criminal Justice
    • Digital Media
    • Communications

     

    Candidates should complete an online application, then submit a cover letter, resume/vita, and three professional references for consideration to positions@francis.edu.  Be sure to clearly denote the academic area(s) you believe you are most qualified to teach. 

     

    Saint Francis University is one of the oldest Catholic universities in the nation and is devoted to its Catholic, Franciscan educational values shaped by its strong faith-based and liberal arts traditions.  It is proud to be celebrating it's 175th Anniversary.  The Shields School of Business offers 10 undergraduate programs, three graduate programs, and a variety of concentrations and minors.  All its business programs are fully accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). In addition to its vast offering of business programs,  it also offers strong undergraduate programs in communications and criminal justice.