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

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Our campus community is our greatest strength, and the friendly atmosphere makes working here enjoyable. 

 

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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

Questions? Contact Us

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

  • Assistant Director, Student Engagement- Accepting Applications

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

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time position of Assistant Director, Student Engagement in the Center for Student Engagement.  The Assistant Director is responsible to the Director to contribute to the implementation of Saint Francis University's student life programming philosophy and will be the primary advisor to the SFU Greek Life Community as well as co-advise primary student life programs, including but not limited to: Saint Francis Esports, New Student Orientation, the Student Activities Organization, and the Student Government Association. The Assistant Director will be responsible for the coordination and implementation  of all major weekends and student life traditions.

     

    The Assistant Director will serve as a general advisor for all recognized student organizations and the Esports program.  The Assistant Director will work directly with club/organization members and officers as well as their respective faculty/staff advisors to maintain accurate records and to ensure accountability for the responsible usage of their allocated funding and the effective planning of their events and activities.

     

    Master's degree is required, preferably in student affairs or related field; Bachelor's degree considered with proven success in student activities, Greek Life, leadership development, and event management.  Experience with fraternity and sorority affairs as well as campus and community relations is required.  Familiarity and knowledge of the Esports industry and program game titles is preferred.

     

    Interested candidates can 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, SFU Global Learning - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue through January 31, 2022 on a rolling basis and/or until the position is filled.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time position of Director for SFU Global Learning.  The Director is responsible to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and oversees the strategy and operations for language learning, off-campus study programs (domestic and international) including community engaged learning.  The Director supervises and monitors all language programs to ensure quality and compliance according to language proficiency, university and HR policies and procedures.  The director identifies, manages, and evaluates qualified full and part time faculty. The Director supervises the SFU Ambialet, France Director to ensure growth of the University’s signature semester-long study abroad program.  The Director oversees all off-campus study programming and community outreach especially to support campus wide community engaged learning. The Director is the primary point of contact for students before, during, and after study away experiences including facilitating processes related to program recruitment, application procedures, visas, travel, pre-departure preparation, point of contact during programs, and post program follow-up.  The Director works closely with School Deans, especially the Dean of STEAM (with whom the Director has a dual dotted line reporting relationship for supervision of international language programs).  The Director works with other areas of the University, including enrollment management, financial aid, athletics, faculty, and the University’s administration, to ensure collaboration across all departments and compliance with federal, accreditation, and international regulations.  

     

    Qualifications:  Doctorate (Ph.D. or other terminal degree) in a language or related international or cultural discipline; modern language fluency (French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, etc.) preferably more than one of these languages; evidence of active involvement in the field through presentations, publications, offices held in professional world language and cultural learning organizations; engagement with TESOL, NAFSA, AAIE, etc.; demonstrated administrative experience, including experience supervising people, managing a complex budget, and overseeing deadline driven processes; experience in teaching and scholarly work in one or more modern languages and cultural learning abroad; ability to develop start-up programs as well as to organize and manage new university driven initiatives through an entrepreneurial approach to global education; competency as a team player and team leader demonstrating ability to work collegially and productively across and within a university community; capable of fostering and promoting cultural integration and sensibilities throughout the SFU curriculum; exhibits organizational skills, attention to detail, flexibility, and a proven ability to quickly process and prioritize expectations including effectively managing last minute and/or crisis situations in international contexts; accomplished working with international or other diverse student populations and ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse environment; experience with student and faculty exchange and visitor programs; experience teaching in an intensive, university college-based language program; willingness and ability to travel cost effectively as/if required.

     

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

    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 University Bands/Assistant Professor- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by October 22, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12 month full time position of Director of University Bands/Assistant Professor in the Center for Fine Arts starting July 2022.  The Director/Assistant Professor is directly responsible to the Director of the Center for Fine Arts to organize and direct all aspects of a band program that supports an NCAA Division I athletics program.   The band program currently includes marching and pep bands.  In addition, the opportunity exists to build new music programs, which may include jazz ensembles, rock ensembles, concert band, and other areas in the candidates interest.

     

    The candidate's responsibilities include leading all aspects of the Division I Athletics Band Program at Saint Francis University, including the instruction of the Red Flash Marching Band, Basketball Pep Band, and attending appearances at other university and community events.  The successful candidate will interface regularly with the Athletics Department; however, the position is fully contained within the academic structure of The Center for Fine Arts.  The successful candidate must possess extraordinary leadership skills, demonstrate strength in recruiting and retaining a diverse student population, and be comfortable developing and managing a support staff.  The successful candidate will develop and maintain collaborative relationships with area high schools, SFU athletics band alumni, and other community partners.  Opportunity exits for teaching one or more music courses.

     

    Master's degree required.  Intercollegiate band experience preferred.  Band directing experience required.  Preference is giving to candidates with experience teaching instrumental music, designing/creating a field show and proven ability  in developing, leading, and sustaining a vibrant and diverse band program.  Excellent administrative skills, a commitment to academic excellence, successful experience in recruiting new students and the ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and colleagues are required.

     

    To apply complete the online application, then submit (i)a letter of interest; (ii) complete curriculum vitae; (iii) sample(s) of field show performance and/or related performances; (iv) three letters of recommendation 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.

     

  • 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

    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.

    Applying  for Current or Future GA Positions:

  • Greenskeeper- Accepting Applications

    Search Status:  Application material received by October 29, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis  University invites applications for a full time 12-month Greenskeeper for the Immergrun Golf Course at Saint Francis University.  The Greenskeeper is directly responsible to the Grounds Supervisor to perform various duties relative to the maintenance and operation of Immergrun Golf Course as well as other areas of accountability to the University.

     

    High School Graduate required.  Appropriate licensure required.  Participatory knowledge of the game of golf preferred.  Knowledge and experience in planting, cultivating, and pruning of ornamental plants, shrubs, trees, etc.  Good interpersonal skills. Ability to operate agricultural and turf maintenance equipment is necessary.  Minimum of one year of effective experience in the maintenance and operations of golf course facilities or similar facilities 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 of disabilities.  AA/EOE

  • Internal: Event & Facility Site Manager

    Search Status: Application Deadline is October 22, 2021.  Internal applicants only at this time.

     

    The Site Manager is directly responsible to the Vice President of Academic Affairs to serve as the front line and ambassador for the University and manage the day-to-day operations at the Curry Building in Altoona.  This individual performs a variety of executive level, complex, responsible, and confidential secretarial and administrative support duties relating to the programs in that location.

     

    Typically requires an Associate or Bachelor's degree, 3-6 years of experience in office administration.  Customer service and information technology training or equivalent experience required.   Strong organizational, communication and office management skills along with the ability to work independently and with limited supervision on a wide range of administrative tasks is essential.  Must be able to work effectively with others to include students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni and maintain information with confidentiality and integrity.

     

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

  • Marketing Content & Multimedia Specialist- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by October 22, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12 month Marketing Content & Multimedia Specialist in the University  Communications & Marketing Office.  The Specialist is responsible to the Vice President of Communications & Marketing to coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of social media, video, and digital communication strategies as well as content creation.

     

    Bachelor's degree required with 3-5 years' experience in communications or marketing related field.  Experience in digital communications and digital media preferred.  Ability to work with various software tools including design, project management or media distribution.  Background or coursework in digital marketing is a plus.  Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of digital products including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.  Up-to-date knowledge on the rapidly changing digital landscape and developing a core understanding of the influence on digital media in higher education is a priority.  Knowledge and understanding of a CMS desired.  Strong attention to detail.  Excellent time management skills, with ability to prioritize work as needed.  Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills.

     

    Interested applicants can complete on online application, then submit a letter of application, resume,  samples of work (writing & graphic) 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

  • Online Academic Advisor, FWW- Accepting Applications

    Search Status:  Application material received by October 29, 2001 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12 month on campus position of Online Academic Advisor for Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies.  The Online Academic Advisor is responsible for the management of a designated caseload of adult students with the primary goal of retention and support.  Services provided include: academic advising, planning and scheduling courses with students for degree completion, acting as a student advocate, assisting students with all academic needs related to completing their degree, and developing means of communication and support to students.

     

    Bachelor's degree and at least two years experience in higher education strongly preferred.  Demonstrated commitment to excellence in all areas.  Outstanding written, interpersonal, analytical, and team building skills.  Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues and coaching.  Excellent judgement and respect for confidentiality.  Experience with prospect management and recruitment techniques.  Ability to work effectively with others to include prospective and current students, faculty, and staff in support of program goals and operations is essential.  Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases is required.  Knowledge of Jenzabar Student Management System and Jenzabar strongly preferred. 

     

    Interested applicants can complete an online employment 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.

  • Parkhurst - Barista/Cashier

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

     

    Job Summary

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


    BENEFITS

    • FREE meal during your shift
    • 20% discount on any food purchase at Eat’n Park, Hello Bistro, The Porch, and Parkhurst Dining.
    • Paid time off
    • Management career advancement opportunities
    • Access to continuous development with Smile Universe
    • Eligibility for 401k, vision, dental and medical plans

    Essential Functions

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

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

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

  • Parkhurst - Cook

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

     

    Job Summary

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

     

    BENEFITS

    • FREE meal during your shift
    • 20% discount on any food purchase at Eat’n Park, Hello Bistro, The Porch, and Parkhurst Dining.
    • Paid time off
    • Management career advancement opportunities
    • Access to continuous development with Smile Universe
    • Eligibility for 401k, vision, dental and medical plans

    Essential Functions

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

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

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

  • Parkhurst - Utility Team Member

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

     

    Job Summary

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

     

    BENEFITS

    • FREE meal during your shift
    • 20% discount on any food purchase at Eat’n Park, Hello Bistro, The Porch, and Parkhurst Dining.
    • Paid time off
    • Management career advancement opportunities
    • Access to continuous development with Smile Universe
    • Eligibility for 401k, vision, dental and medical plans

    Essential Functions

     

    Utility

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

    Food Preparation

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

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

     

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

  • Parkhurst - Dishwasher

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

     

    Job Summary

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

     

    BENEFITS

    • FREE meal during your shift
    • 20% discount on any food purchase at Eat’n Park, Hello Bistro, The Porch, and Parkhurst Dining.
    • Paid time off
    • Management career advancement opportunities
    • Access to continuous development with Smile Universe
    • Eligibility for 401k, vision, dental and medical plans

    Essential Functions

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

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

     

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

  • Parkhurst Server and Dining Room Attendant

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

     

    Parkhurst Server- 

     

    Job Summary

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

     

    Benefits

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

    Essential Functions 

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

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

     

    Parkhurst Dining Room Attendant

     

    JOB SUMMARY

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

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

    • Standing and/or walking - 100% of time.
    • Occasionally lifting up to 40 lbs.
    • Frequently lifting up to 10 lbs.
  • Vice President for Enrollment Management - Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    The Vice President for Enrollment Management provides leadership to advance the university’s Catholic and Franciscan mission by executing a strategic enrollment management approach to meet or exceed the university’s enrollment goals.  The Vice President for Enrollment Management  reports to the President and manages a team responsible for recruiting and financing full-time and part-time students (undergraduate, graduate and online).

     

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

     

    Click here for full Job Description.

     

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

     

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

Athletics

  • Assistant Coach, Women's Lacrosse- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by October 1, 2021 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 practices, 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 NEC, 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 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

     

  • Assistant Coach, Men's & Women's Tennis- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application Deadline is October 15, 2021.

     

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the full time position of Assistant Coach, Men's & Women's Tennis.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach and assists with all aspects of the Division I tennis program.

     

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

     

    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.  Intercollegiate playing experience preferred.  Previous teaching or coaching experience a plus.  Excellent written and oral communication required.

     

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

    Search Status: Application deadline for priority consideration is October 27, 2021.

     

    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.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I track & field program.

     

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

     

    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.  Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience in the sport of track and field is required.  Specific expertise in the sprinting and hurdling events is required.  Division I experience is preferred.

     

    Review of applications will start immediately.  Late November 2021 start date 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.

     

     

  • Director, Digital Media & Fan Engagement- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by November 5, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for a full time 12-month director of Director, Digital Media & Fan Engagement. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating, planning and executing the social media strategies and branding efforts of the 23 sport Division I intercollegiate athletics programs at Saint Francis University. This person will also be pivotal in developing fan engagement and enhancing the overall gameday experience for the public.

     

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

     

    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.  At least three years of full-time professional experience in graphic design required; sports background preferred.  Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite with demonstrated understanding of design principles.  Ability to take complex ideas and present them in a manner that is easy to consume and share.  Ability to accept and incorporate feedback to improve designs and adapt to changing priorities.  Ability to perform work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.  Demonstrated experience designing for social media platforms.  Experience in video shooting and editing preferred.  Experience working with Daktroniks videoboards preferred.

     

    Interested applicants can complete an online application, then submit a letter of interest, resume, sample of work 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- Athletics Communication/Video Production

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

     

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

     

    The GA- Athletics Video Production is directly responsible to the Athletics Multimedia Services Coordinator.  The GA will work for Division I intercollegiate athletics program at Saint Francis University where he/she will gain hands on experience in the Sports Entertainment Industry.

     

    The GA- Athletics Communication Assistant is directly responsible to the Associate Director of Athletic Communications and serves as the primary contact for several sports and serves as a secondary contact for 1-2 programs.

     

    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.

     

    The GA- Athletics Video Production qualifications: Bachelor's degree required in Communications, Journalism, Broadcasting, TV Production, or related field.  Previous experience in operating a camera under various conditions, operating a camera in a live event environment, digital video editing, Adobe Suite and other editing applications, and a basic knowledge of sports productions is preferred.

     

    The GA- Athletics Communication Assistant qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Communications or related area.  Experience in collegiate athletics communications, Adobe Creative Suite (Mac), Stat Crew,  NCAA Genius Live Stats, web streaming/video equipment, Daktronics Displays (LED scorer's table/message center), and graphic/publication design.  Strong verbal and written communication skills.

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

Faculty

  • Assistant Professor, Education - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by August 27, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

     

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

     

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

     

     

    To apply: Complete an application, then email letter of interest, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: positions@francis.edu.

     

     

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

  • Assistant Professor, Public Health & Graduate Health Sciences - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before October 22, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month non-tenured faculty position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health & Graduate Health Sciences. The department offers an undergraduate public health degree with concentrations in biostatistics, education, epidemiology, environmental sciences, and health policy as well as a fully online Master of Public Health.  Essential duties and responsibilities include teaching on-ground and online undergraduate and graduate courses in the Public Health programs, establishment and coordination of field experiences, curricular assessment, development and implementation for accreditation, conducting and maintaining an active line of research, participating in service activities for the department, university, and community, and collaborating with community stakeholders and other professional organizations. The position is campus based.

     

    Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Public Health or equivalent professional degree in behavioral science, community health, health promotion/education (ABD will be considered), a Master's in Public Health degree, relevant practice experience in public health, and teaching experience at the undergraduate/graduate level.

     

    Preferred qualifications include: CHES/MCHES certification, demonstrated online teaching experience at the University level, experience in course design  and curriculum development, experience working with, mentoring and advising a diverse group of students, and demonstrated service activities that enhance community well being through participation in local, state or national organizations.

     

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, and email a letter of application, resume and references to: positions@francis.edu

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

  • Assistant Professor, Vertebrate Biologist- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by November 5, 2021 will receive primary consideration.  Phone and on-campus interviews are planned for late October and November 2021.  Position is open until filled.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Biology department to begin August 2022.  Primary teaching responsibilities  will include Human Anatomy & Physiology and Comparative Anatomy, along with one or more of Developmental Biology, Vertebrate Zoology, or more specific -ology courses (Ichthyology, Mammalogy, etc).  Other teaching may include introductory biology courses for majors and non-majors, courses within the candidate's specific area of expertise, or other needs within the department. The candidate is expected to develop an active research program that involves undergraduates in publishable scholarship.  The specific research area of the candidate is flexible, but expertise in vertebrate biology is strongly desired.  Additional responsibilities include advising students and other departmental and university committee service.

     

    A Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline is required at the time the position starts (ABD applicants will be considered).  Candidate is expected to demonstrate aptitude and zeal for teaching; experience as a primary course instructor in a college setting is strongly desired.  Must demonstrate potential and desire to develop active undergraduate research projects that are viable at a small institution.

     

    Saint Francis University is the oldest Catholic-Franciscan College in the United States.  We are a liberal arts institution in Loretto, PA, which is located in Central Pennsylvania two hours east of Pittsburgh and three hours from Washington, DC.  The University enrolls ~2,300 students, of which ~1,700 are undergraduates.  The Biology department includes 12 full-time faculty and ~115 majors.  Our department's student body is a mix of general biology, pre-medicine, marine biology, and aquarium & zoo science students, along with smaller numbers of students in other specialties.  We are housed in the Science Center, a 70,000- square foot facility built in 2013, with modern teaching classrooms and labs, along with dedicated research space.  Graduates of our programs pursue graduate and professional school at institutions across the country.

     

    Complete an application, then submit a letter of application, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate research plan, official transcripts, and a list of three letters of recommendation to positions@francis.edu.

     

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

  • Director of Clinical Education-Physical Therapy: Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by October 22, 2021 will receive primary consideration.  Position is open  until filled.

     

    The Department of Physical Therapy at Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month, faculty position to begin in January 2022 as the Director of Clinical Education (DCE). The DCE will oversee all aspects of clinical education, including organization, ongoing review and improvement of the clinical education experiences, and development of new clinical partnerships.  In addition, the DCE will collaborate with the Assistant Director of Clinical Education and have teaching, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with accreditation standards and the mission and philosophy of the Department of Physical Therapy and the University.

     

    The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy (DPT).  Applicants should hold, or provide proof of eligibility for, licensure in Pennsylvania and have three years of clinical experience and either three years of clinical education experience as a Site Coordinator of Clinical Education (SCCE) or Clinical Instructor (CI) OR one year of clinical education experience with two years of experience teaching in a physical therapy program.  Must hold active membership in the APTA.

     

    Preferred Qualifications include: A physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, or equivalent) or who is completing a terminal doctoral degree; American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) certification or certification credentials appropriate for their teaching responsibilities; five or more years of clinical experience in physical therapy; knowledge of legislative, regulatory, legal, and practice issues affecting clinical education, students, and the profession of physical therapy; prior teaching experience in higher education with expertise in an area that complements the current faculty; exceptional communication, organization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and clinical mentoring skills; commitment to community engagement through teaching, service, and scholarship; demonstrated commitment to work with diverse cultural backgrounds; record of service to the profession; and actively engaged or interested in research.

     

    Apply on line and submit a letter of application; Curriculum Vitae; and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to positions@francis.edu.  Salary and rank are commensurate with academic qualifications and experience.

     

    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, Chemistry- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by October 22, 2021 will receive primary consideration.  Open until filled.

     

    The Chemistry Department at Saint Francis University invites applications for a three-year (renewable) faculty position beginning August 2022.  Candidates with interests in analytical chemistry or fermentation chemistry are preferred, but strong applicants in all chemistry disciplines are encouraged to apply.  Teaching responsibilities include course work and laboratories in the areas of general chemistry and allied health chemistry, as well as upper level courses in the area of specialization of the successful candidate.  Opportunities to perform research with undergraduate students will also be available.

     

    The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, a commitment to excellence in chemical education in the classroom and in the research laboratory, and preferably post-doctoral research experience and experience in equipment maintenance.  The Chemistry Department shares a 73,000 square foot Science Center with dedicated research space.  Departmental resources include 2 NMR spectrometers, FTIR-ATR, GC-MS, HPLC, glove box, cold room, and AFM.

     

    Review of applications will begin in late October with phone and on-campus interviews planned for early November and December.  Saint Francis University is a liberal arts institution, located in Loretto, PA about a 30 minute drive from Altoona, PA and Johnstown, PA.

     

    Apply on line, then submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, 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

     

  • Faculty, Computer Science & Cybersecurity Administration - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Review of applications begin September 27, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

     

    The Saint Francis University Computer Science and Cybersecurity Administration programs are seeking candidates for a joint full-time, 9-month non-tenured faculty position. The Computer Science and Cybersecurity Administration programs at Saint Francis are exclusively undergraduate programs emphasizing small class sizes and extensive hands-on experiences for our students. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the potential to excel as a teacher both in the traditional lecture format as well as online, and in more informal modes of instruction, while the primary role for this position is in the traditional (in-person) classroom.

    The Cybersecurity Administration and Computer Science programs share a $1.5 million endowment that is earmarked for cybersecurity and information assurance. We emphasize offering all of our students the opportunity to engage in student projects and research. The successful candidate for this position will teach a range of courses at the undergraduate level, from upper-level networking and security-related courses as well as foundational courses; encourage student research and student projects; assume activities in service, outreach, and recruitment; and participate in the overall leadership and direction of the Computer Science and Cybersecurity Administration programs.

     

    The position requires a commitment to teaching excellence, student advising, academic scholarship, university service, campus and professional activities, participation in the university’s general education program, and community outreach. This position requires either a masters or doctoral degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a related field. We will prioritize candidates with experience in the industry.

     

    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, fill out an online application and submit a (i) cover letter, (ii) C.V., (iii) statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) statement of professional development plans,(v) unofficial transcripts, and (vi) 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.

  • Faculty, Philosophy - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before September 12, 2021 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 Philosophy and Religious Studies. 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. 

     

    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, and email a letter of application, resume and references to: positions@francis.edu

     

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

  • Assistant Professor, Economics- Accepting Applications

     

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

     

    Saint Francis University’s Shield’s School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Economics to teach undergraduate and graduate economics courses beginning Fall 2022.

     

    Ph.D. in Economics and a proven record of highly effective teaching, scholarship, and service is required, as well as excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills and a willingness to serve on Shield’s School of Business and University committees.  A secondary or supporting area in finance and/or international business is preferred. Successful experience in distance learning and teaching online courses is being sought.

     

    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, fill out an online application and submit a (i) cover letter, (ii) C.V., (iii) statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) statement of professional development plans,(v) unofficial transcripts, and (vi) names and contact information for three professional 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 Professor, Marketing- Accepting Applications

    Search Status:  Application material received by November 1, 2021 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

     

  • Assistant Professor, Rhetoric & Composition- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Review of application material will begin December 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

     

    The Literature & Language Department at Saint Francis University is Loretto, Pennsylvania, invites applications for a tenure-track position in rhetoric & composition at the assistant professor level beginning August 8, 2022.  Applicants with teaching or scholarly backgrounds in linguistics, English language studies, an/or digital humanities are especially encouraged to apply.  A PhD in rhetoric and composition or comparable discipline is required;  successful defense of one's dissertation must be completed by the position's start date.

     

    The position includes teaching first-year, intermediary, and advance writing courses; advising English majors; serving on University committees; and producing scholarship in composition studies, digital humanities, or other related fields.  The successful candidate will teach twelve credit hours semester, fall and spring, with additional teaching opportunities available as needed.   The candidate will also further the department's efforts to expand its program curricula in writing studies and digital humanities.

     

    Apply online, then submit a letter of application; Curriculum Vitae; names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references; recent course evaluations; and a one-page teaching philosophy 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

  • Adjunct, English- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application materials received by December 1, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an adjunct position in English. The adjunct will be responsible for teaching research writing.  All courses are taught face-to-face in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

     

    Candidates must hold a Master's in English; teaching experience preferred.  Ideally candidates will have coursework at the master's level in the teaching of writing.

     

    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

  • Adjunct, Italian- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application materials received by December 1, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an adjunct position in Italian. The adjunct will be responsible for teaching introductory level courses and perhaps intermediate level courses in Italian.  All courses are taught face-to-face in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

     

    Candidates must hold a Master's in Italian; teaching experience preferred.  Ideally candidates will be bilingual in English/Italian.

     

    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

  • 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