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

Joining the RedFlash Family

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

 

View available positions below

 

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

  • Administrative Assistant I, STEAM- Accepting Applications

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

     

    The Administrative Assistant I, STEAM is responsible to the chairs and directors of multiple departments (History & Political Science, Literature & Languages, and Franciscan Studies, Theology, and Applied Ethics) to perform a variety of clerical duties to support departmental operations.  This is a 9 month, full-time position with benefits.

     

    High school graduate with at least 1-2 years of specialized postsecondary training/program or equivalent work experience in an office setting required.  Proficient computer skills including: typing, data entry, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) Google Suites (Gmail, Calendar, Drive), Zoom, Canvas, Jenzebar, web content management system, or willingness to learn computer systems.  Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to work effectively with others.  Proficient grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills.  Excellent customer service and marketing skills.  Ability to operate standard office equipment.

     

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

  • Associate Dean of Accreditation and Compliance - Accepting Application

    Search Status: Review of applications will begin September 30, are reviewed as they come in as a rolling candidate review, and will continue until the position is filled.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time position of Associate Dean of  Accreditation and Compliance.  The Associate Dean is responsible to the Vice President of Academic Affairs to provide oversight and coordination of institutional accreditation, academic quality, assessment, and compliance processes, requirements, and programs. The Associate Dean promotes a culture of academic quality and compliance promoting the highest standards of ethics, integrity and responsibility within the University community consistent with the University vision, mission, and values.  

     

    In the area of accreditation, the Associate Dean serves as the Academic Liaison Coordinator (ALO) with Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and ensures compliance on the part of the University with criteria for accreditation, reporting, and submission of appropriate documents as needed.  The Associate Dean, working with the VPAA, communicates with various personnel including, the President, President’s Council, Dean’s Council and if  needed the academic affairs committee of the Board of Trustees as appropriate, to identify and assess areas of accreditation, assessment, academic quality and/or compliance risk.  The goal of this position and of the University is to achieve and continuously maintain compliance with MSCHE as well as a variety of federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and University Policies.    Athletics compliance is not the responsibility of the Associate Dean; however, the Associate Dean should collaborate with the Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance as requested or needed.  The Associate Dean collaborates with the VPAA to ensure implementation of the Academic Assessment Plan and the academic quality of learning and program offered by the University.  

     

    Qualifications: Terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D, or other doctoral degree) from an accredited institution of higher education; at least three years’ experience overseeing accreditation, assessment, and or compliance programs at a college or university;  at least three years’ experience implementing and/or assessing MSCHE criteria for accreditation;  five years of professional experience in a compliance and assessment related field in higher education; university teaching and faculty experience; detail-oriented professional with the ability to read, interpret and analyze accreditation, state and federal regulations; familiarity with laws and regulations affecting institutions of higher education; experience with NC-SARA and related reporting; demonstrated ability to work independently as well as work collaboratively as a member of a team; ability to lead and manage a team; advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office Suites; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; strong interpersonal skills that reflect courtesy, ability to hold information in confidence, trust, diplomacy and a collaborative approach.

     

    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, 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.

     

  • Internal- Golf Course Superintendent (Greenskeeper)

    Search Status: Application deadline is September 24, 2021. Internal applicants only at this time.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time position of Golf Course Superintendent (Greenskeeper) in the Physical Plant department.  The Golf Course Superintendent 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 accountable to the University.

     

    High school graduate required.  Certificate in Turf Grass Management required.  Additional degrees, certificates, or licenses, etc. a plus.  Appropriate licensure required.  Participatory knowledge of the game of golf preferred.  Knowledge and experience in all phases of golf course management and turf culture.  Knowledge and experience in planting, cultivating, and pruning of ornamental plants, shrubs, trees, etc.  Good interpersonal skills.  Team player with ability to work well with others.  Ability to operate agricultural and turf maintenance equipment is necessary.   Minimum of five years of effective experience in the maintenance and operation of golf course facilities or similar facilities required. 

     

    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

     

     

  • 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:

    • Upcoming Graduate Assistant positions

    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:

     

    Applying  for Current or Future GA Positions:

  • 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.
  • Registered Nurse (10 Month)- Accepting Applications

    Search Status:  Application material received before October 1, 2021 will receive primary consideration.  Positions is open until filled.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 10 month Registered Nurse in the Health Center/MyHealth@School.  The Registered Nurse is responsible to the Clinical Services Coordinator of the Health Center as well as the Director of the DiSepio Institute to provide evaluation, treatment, and medical procedures as needed for the campus community.  The Registered Nurse is responsible for the administrative and clinical management of the Health Center in the absence of the Clinical Services Coordinator of the Health Center.  The Registered Nurse also is responsible to assist in the coordination and management of essential programs within the Health Center.

     

    Associate degree in nursing required.  Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.  PA licensure as a registered nurse is required.  Five years clinical experience required; experience in caring for young adult population is preferred.  Must maintain current CPR certification at Health Care Provider Level.  Phlebotomy skills required.  Excellent organizational and communication skills 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

     

  • Vice President for Enrollment Management - Accepting Applications

    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 Basketball - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by September 10, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach, Women’s Basketball to assist with aspects of a Division I basketball program. 

     

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

     

    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is preferred.  Intercollegiate basketball playing and coaching experience preferred.  Knowledge of recruiting software (JumpForward) and scouting software (HUDL Sportscode, Synergy, and FastModel) preferred.  Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) and Google Suite’s is preferred.  Division 1 coaching experience and skill development is preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.  

     

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

     

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

  • Athletics Financial Assistant - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before August 20, 2021 will receive primary consideration. Position is opened until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Athletic Financial Assistant.  The Athletic Financial Assistant is responsible to the Assistant Controller-Athletics to perform a variety of financial and clerical duties in support of departmental operations.

     

    Associates degree in a financial or related field and at least 1-3 years of administrative/secretarial experience required.  At least two years of related higher education experience preferred.  Proficient grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills; accurate data entry skills, proficient skills in Microsoft Suites 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. 

     

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

     

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

  • Assistant Coach, 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

     

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 Aug 6, 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 Assistant Professor is responsible to the Chairperson to teach courses associated with the field of Public Health on the undergraduate/graduate levels and other courses offered within the department as deemed appropriate by the Chair.  Teaching load will be developed in the candidate’s area of expertise.  Additional responsibilities encompass all of the elements/requirements of university faculty including: teaching load; teaching across the curriculum as assigned; participation in University faculty meetings; service to the University, the School of Health Sciences & Education, and the Department of Public Health and Graduate Health Sciences.  Additionally, the faculty member is responsible to participate in University committees as appointed; participation in departmental activities/initiatives; with a significant focus on accreditation activities; curriculum development and evaluation; student advisement, student research, activities that support scholarship and professional development; participation in the University’s’ General Education Program; and performs all other duties as assigned.  Must comply with all of the requirements/policies of Saint Francis University, the School of Health Science & Education, Department of Public Health & Graduate Health Sciences, and the Council of Education of Public Health (CEPH).

     

    Doctoral degree required in Public Health with strong relevant experience in academic curricular development, teaching and field coordination to enhance student learning and meet accreditation requirements. Experience with the coordination of Public Health Field experiences and online teaching preferred.  Documentation of highly effective record of teaching, scholarship, and service, with excellent interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with others.

     

    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 October 18, 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.

  • 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