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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 


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Administrative/Staff

  • Director, Graduate Business Programs- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 27, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University and the Shields School of Business invite applications for a full-time position as Director, Graduate Business Programs.  The Director is responsible to the Dean and is tasked with the collaborative leadership and oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Graduate Business Programs.

     

    Master's degree in Business or equivalent required with three years of related experience in higher education or corporate training and development; Strong organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required; Must have the ability and desire to develop innovative recruiting and marketing efforts and work collaboratively with others.  Understanding of media usage is necessary to regularly update web content.  This position requires the utilization of computer skills in various Microsoft Suite products, such ask Excel, Word, and Access, as well as the capacity to learn and effectively use the administrative software systems, such as Salesforce.  The candidate must be exceptional in the use of managerial decision-making skills for planning, organizing, monitoring, and evaluation of academic operations within the Graduate Business Programs area (essentially is responsible for managing daily operations for the graduate business programs), while working collaboratively with all the constituents, inside and outside the university.

     

    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 form 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 3, 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.

     

    Master'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- Sports & Recreation Assistant
    • GA- Student Engagement Assistant
    • GA- Alumni Engagement Assistant

    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 Jacob Slebodnick.
    • 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 Natalie Knab.
    • For questions about GA- Athletic Operations & Facilities please contact Michael Kosnosky.
    • 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.

    Applying  for Current or Future GA Positions:

  • Office Support Coordinator I, Global Learning & Languages

    Search Status: Application material received by May 27, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position as an Office Support Coordinator I, Global Learning & Languages.  The Office Support Coordinator I is responsible to the Director, Global Learning & Languages to perform a variety of clerical duties in support of department operations.

     

    Associates degree or at least 1-3 years of secretarial/administrative experience required.  At least two years of related higher education experience preferred.  Experience with study abroad and international travel coordination a plus.  Proficient in 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 wide 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.  

     

    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.

     

     

  • 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, 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

  • Director of Operations, Women's Basketball- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 20, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for a full time Director of Operations, Women's Basketball.  The Director of Operations is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with all operational aspects of a Division I women's basketball program including but not limited to travel planning, recruiting coordination, practice organization, camp organization, and other duties as assigned.  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.  Intercollegiate experience 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 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- 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

     

    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.

     

    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 March 31, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 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.

     

    Interested applicants should complete an online employment application, then submit a cover letter, a CV,  unofficial transcripts, and 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.

     

  • 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 February 4, 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 and sport 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, Sport Psychology, and/or Exercise 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.

     

  • 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.