Employment Opportunites at Saint Francis University

 

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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

  • Enrollment Advisor, Graduate/Professional Studies- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by April 12, 2024 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Enrollment Advisor in the Department of Enrollment Management.  The Enrollment Advisor will coordinate and contribute to the success of initiatives  designed to identify, attract, and enroll students in Saint Francis University's graduate and certificate programs. This role will communicate with prospective students and applicants using a high level of personalization and customer service to offer support throughout the admission process. The position requires proficient knowledge, understanding, and execution of admissions standards and operations.  The position also requires an extensive knowledge of the institution's programs, services, and processes.  The position must fully embrace and promote the unique Catholic, Franciscan mission and identity of the University.

    Bachelor's degree required with at least one year serving an Admission, Advising, Coaching, or Consultative Sales role.  Experience working in a goal-driven, measured performance and team environment is required.  Additional qualifications include excellent customer service and time management skills, high learning agility, creative problem solving, exceptional oral and written communication skills, organizational skills and professionalism.  Excellent interpersonal communication skills for both one-on-one interactions and group presentations with diverse populations of students.  Upbeat and outgoing personality with a desire to encourage students to succeed and ability to address and overcome student concerns.  Excellent computer and keyboarding skills (Microsoft Suites).  Must also possess superior ability and desire to work closely with prospective Saint Francis University students and their families. Overnight travel is possible and a valid driver's license is required. 

    Interested candidates should complete an online application, then submit a letter of interest, references (names, mailing and email address, and telephone numbers), and current resume 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.

  • Financial Aid Counselor- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application materials received by April 12 ,2024 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Financial Aid Counselor in the Office of Financial Aid.  The position is directly responsible to the Director of Financial Aid to: Counsel families on financial aid application process while providing honest information about Saint Francis University with an emphasis on the value and importance  of a liberal arts education.  Process financial aid applications with sensitivity to the diverse student populations and attention to specific needs of undergraduate, graduate, continuing education, and international students as well as students in the various sports teams or groups on campus. Manage student federal and campus-based employment program and oversee the work-study students within the Financial Aid Office.  Develop financial aid debt management program and materials for undergraduate and graduate students.  Package all graduate students with special emphasis on Master populations as well as Division of Professional Studies student populations.  Complete and manage consortium agreements for both Master and Undergraduate populations.

    Bachelors degree in business administration, accounting, finance, computer science or related field with 1-3 years of experience in a professional setting required.  Progressive experience in financial aid/higher education setting preferred.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Extensive experience and knowledge with any of the following software preferred: PowerFAIDS, COD, ELM Resources, FISAP, WS FTP, SQL, Jenzabar, PowerBuilder, and Microsoft software products; Experience with PHEAA Needs Analysis. 

    Interested candidates should complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, references (names, mailing and email address, and telephone numbers) and current resume to positions@francis.edu.

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

  • Graduate Assistants - Accepting Applications

    Graduate Assistantships are offered at Saint Francis University in a variety of academic and administrative departments throughout campus.

     

    Current Open Positions:

    • GA- Center for Teaching & Learning
    • GA- Men's & Women's Volleyball
    • GA-Women's Bowling
    • GA-Sports Information Department (4 positions)
    • GA- Men's Golf
    • GA- Men's & Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
    • GA- Men's & Women's Track & Field
    • GA- Advancement
    • GA-School of Professional Studies
    • GA- Career Services
    • GA- Graduate Education
    • GA-Dorothy Day Center
    • GA-Student Engagement and Transportation
    • GA-Club Sports and Recreation
    • GA-Greek Life
    • GA-Activities

    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- Center for Teaching & Learning please contact Briana Keith.
    • For questions about GA- Men's & Women's Volleyball please contact Sara McMullen or Michael Rumbaugh.
    • For questions about GA- Women's Bowling please contact Ashley Bingham.
    • For questions about GA- Sports Information Department please contact David Musil.
    • For questions about GA- Men's Golf please contact Jim Brazil.
    • For questions about GA- Men's & Women's Cross Country/Track & Field please contact Doug Hoover
    • For questions about GA- Advancement please contact Cindy Henderson.
    • For questions about GA-School of Professional Studies please contact Sherri Link.
    • For questions about GA-Career Services please contact Beth McGregor.
    • For questions about GA- Graduate Education please contact Melissa Peppetti.
    • For questions about GA- Dorothy Day Center please contact Mary Adams.
    • For questions about GA-Student Engagement and Transportation please contact Kristen Corcoran.
    • For questions about GA-Club Sports and Recreation please contact Kristen Corcoran.
    • For questions about GA- Greek Life please contact Kristen Corcoran.
    • For questions about GA- Activities please contact Kristen Corcoran.

    Applying  for Current or Future GA Positions:

  • University Police Officer- Multiple positions- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Open until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for full time Police Officers in the Department of University Police.  The University Police Officer is directly responsible to the Chief of Police for providing all members of the University community with a safe and secure environment in which to work, learn, and live.  As a uniformed officer, he/she will be responsible for performing all duties associated with the University Police Department.

    Must possess ACT120 Certification and/or Act 235 Certification and a valid Pennsylvania driver's license with an acceptable driving record.  Ability to obtain a PA License to Carry a Firearm.  Must be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation and both a physical and psychological examination.  Along with the above, a University Police Officer should show and maintain: A strong knowledge of criminal investigations; Strong oral and report writing skills; Understanding of the PA vehicle/crime codes; Possess effective public relations and interpersonal skills; Ability to carry out assigned projects to there completion with minimal supervision; Ability to work independently with a multitude of tasks; Ability to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with University employees, students, supervisors, other departments and outside agencies; Ability to maintain and ensure confidentiality; Must be committed to a philosophy of providing friendly, knowledgeable service. Shift work required.

    Interested candidates should complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, references (names, mailing and email address, and telephone numbers), and current resume 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.

  • University Police Officer- Part Time- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Open until filled

    Saint Francis University invites applications for part time Police Officers in the Department of University Police.  The University Police Officer is directly responsible to the Chief of Police for providing all members of the University community with a safe and secure environment in which to work, learn, and live.  As a uniformed officer, he/she will be responsible for performing all duties associated with the University Police Department.

    Must possess ACT120 Certification and/or Act 235 Certification and a valid Pennsylvania driver's license with an acceptable driving record.  Ability to obtain a PA License to Carry a Firearm.  Must be able to pass a comprehensive background investigation and both a physical and psychological examination.  Along with the above, a University Police Officer should show and maintain: A strong knowledge of criminal investigations; Strong oral and report writing skills; Understanding of the PA vehicle/crimes codes; Possess effective public relations and interpersonal skills; Ability to carry out assigned projects to there completion with minimal supervision; Ability to work independently with a multitude of tasks; Ability to establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with University employees, students, supervisors, other departments and outside agencies; Ability to maintain and ensure confidentiality; Must be committed to a philosophy of providing friendly, knowledgeable service. Shift work required.

    Interested candidates should complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, references (names, mailing and email address, and telephone numbers), and current resumes 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

  • Assistant Coach, Women's Field Hockey- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by April 22, 2024 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 Field Hockey in the Department of Athletics.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I Field Hockey program including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, NCAA compliance, and development of student athletes.

    The successful candidate must have 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 playing and/or coaching experience preferred.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary.

    Apply online, 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.

  • Internal- Director of Football Operations- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by April 2, 2024 will receive primary consideration.  Internal applicants only at this time.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for a full time Director of Football Operations.  The Director is responsible to the Head Coach, Football to provide direct support for the day-to-day operations and specifically the coordination of travel plans and time logistics for a Division I football program.  This position will also have the primary responsibility for the management of the football program's budget duties, and assist with player supervision, recruiting coordination, practice organization, camp organization and other duties as assigned.

    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 and intercollegiate playing experience required.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary.

    Apply online and 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 

  • Lifeguards- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by April 12, 2024 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for positions as lifeguards for the Department of Athletics.  Lifeguards are responsible to the Head Coach, Swimming to maintain order at the pool facility by preventing accidents through the enforcement of policies, rules, regulations, and ordinances governing the conduct of patrons.  Lifeguards are responsible for monitoring the pool facilities for  potential hazards or unsafe conditions, providing first aid to patrons, custodial duties in maintaining the pool facilities, public relations, and all other duties as necessary or required.

    Candidates must be at least sixteen years of age or older.  Lifeguard training certification, CPR & First Aid Certification, and completed ACT153 Clearances are required.  Excellent public relations, oral and written skills.  Strong swimming skills and endurance to perform rescues effectively.  Successful candidate will be trained to operate equipment properly at the facility.

    To apply, fill out the application, then submit a letter of interest, a resume, required certifications, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to positions@francis.edu.

    Questions about the lifeguarding positions can be directed to Head Coach, Phil Hurley, at phurley@francis.edu.

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

  • Graduate Assistant- Accepting Applications

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

     

    GA- Men's & Women's Volleyball

    GA- Women's Bowling

    GA- Sports Information Department (3-4 positions)

    GA- Men's Golf

    GA- Men's & Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
    GA- Men's & Women's Track & Field

     

     

    Saint Francis University, is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference.  The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition,  the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis  University.

     

    Bachelor's degree required.  Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience required for coaching positions.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.

     

    Compensation for the position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University Master's degree program, plus a stipend if coaching.  The successful candidate must apply and be admitted to a Saint Francis University's masters program in order to qualify for the positions.

     

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

     

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

     

    Questions regarding Sports Information Department GAs should be directed to David Musil (DMusil@francis.edu) Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications.

     

    Questions regarding Women's Bowling GA should be directed to Ashley Bingham (ABingham@francis.edu) Head Coach.

     

    Questions regarding Men's Golf GA should be directed to Derek Tyson (DTyson@francis.edu) Head Coach, Men's Golf/Manager, Golf Pro Shop.

     

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

     

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

     

    Applications accepted until the position is filled.

     

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

     

     

  • GA- Athletic Performance Coach- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by December 8, 2023 will receive primary consideration.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Athletic Performance Coach.  The Graduate Assistant is directly responsible to the Director of Athletic Performance to assist with all aspects o0f implementation of the Athletic Performance programs of 23 Division I sports and Spirit Groups.

    Candidate must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor's degree is required.  Certification by the NSCA (CSCS) or the CSCCa (SCCC) required.  First Aid, CPR, and AED certification through any of the accredited institutions is required. Strong verbal and interpersonal communications skills are preferred.

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

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

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

  • GA- Athletic Creative Video & Athletic Broadcasting Communication- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by December 8, 2023 will receive primary consideration.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the positions of Graduate Assistant Athletic Creative Video & Athletic Broadcasting Communications. The Graduate Assistant is responsible to the Director of Athletic Creative Video & the Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications in support of the creation and distribution of materials related to 23 Division I programs and Spirit Groups.  Also collaboration with the full department in support of the game day experience.  

    Candidate must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Broadcasting, Communication, TV Production, Journalism, or related field.  Previous experience is preferred 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 sport production.  In addition, preferred experience with: collegiate athletic communications, Adobe Creative Suite (MAC), Stat Crew, NCAA Genius Live Stats, web streaming/video equipment, Daktronics Display (LED scorer's table/message center), and graphic/production design.  Strong verbal and written communication skills essential.

    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 position.

    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

Faculty

  • Aviation Maintenance Technician Lead Instructor- Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by February 26, 2024 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time, 12-month position of Aviation Maintenance Technician Lead Instructor in the Aviation Maintenance Technician School in the Division of Professional Studies.  The Aviation Maintenance Technician Lead Instructor will be responsible for delivering high-quality instruction to students pursuing careers in aircraft maintenance.  The role requires a deep understanding of aviation maintenance practices, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career in the field.

    Successful candidates will meet, at a minimum, the following qualifications: FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certification is required. Several years of experience working as an Aviation Maintenance Technician.  Strong knowledge of aviation regulations, safety protocols, and industry best practices.  Excellent communication skills with a strong ability to problem solve and think critically.  Experience with aircraft and technology used in the field.  Willingness to work in a dynamic and evolving educational environment.  Strong commitment to safety and compliance.  Preferred qualifications include previous teaching or instructional experience in an Aviation Maintenance program. Additional aviation-related certifications and endorsements a plus.

    Interested candidates should complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, references (names, mailing and email addresses, and telephone numbers ), and current resume to positions@francis.edu.

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

  • Chair/Program Director, Department of Physician Assistant Sciences- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 1, 2024 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University is a small, private, liberal arts institution in the Catholic, Franciscan tradition.  Founded by Franciscan Friars in 1847, Saint Francis University is the oldest Franciscan college/university in the United States.  Located in rural Loretto, PA, the University enrolls approx. 1,700 undergraduate students and 700 graduate students.  Saint Francis offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and graduate programs to about 2,500 students and boasts one of the longest-standing PA programs in the United States.  By emphasizing values, skills and knowledge each program provides an understanding of Franciscan heritage, values and traditions.

    Saint Francis is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual who will help guide its Accelerated 3+2 Master of Physician Assistant Sciences program into the future.  Joined by a team of exceptional and seasoned faculty, the full-time Chair/Program Director will hold administrative and teaching responsibilities in a 12-month non-tenure track position. This position offers opportunities to collaborate with other professional programs in our distinguished School of Health Sciences and Education and the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness, which houses our brand-new Experiential Learning Commons. This is a modern, state-of-the-art simulation area which includes Anatomage and HoloAnatamy, a brand-new cadaver lab and countless opportunities for interdisciplinary learning in a hospital-like setting.

    The qualified candidate will hold a minimum of a master's degree at rank of Associate Professor however a doctorate degree is preferred.  The candidate will also hold three years of full-time teaching experience in higher education required, while five years is preferred.  Must be currently NCCPA certified physician assistant and licensed in the state of Pennsylvania, or willing and able to attain licensure. Must be able to support the mission and Franciscan Goals of Higher Education of Saint Francis University.

    Additional requirements: program planning and fiscal management skills; demonstrated ability to develop cooperative and supportive relationships with students, faculty, and staff; communication skills required to build partnerships in the medical community, and a leadership style which encourages participatory decision-making.

    Interested candidates should complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references to positions@francis.edu.

    Review of applications will start immediately 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.

  • Physician Assistant Sciences- Clinical Education Coordinator- FT- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 1, 2024 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis  University invites applications for the full-time 12-month non-tenured position of Clinical Education Coordinator in the Department of Physician Sciences.  The Clinical Education Coordinator will be responsible to the Chair for oversight of all curricular components of the clinical year, to include student assessment, clinical site recruitment and maintenance, and classroom instruction of physician assistant students.

    A master's degree with at least three years of clinical experience as a Physician Assistant or Physician.  Must be current NCCPA certified physician assistant or a board-certified physician.  Must be licensed to practice medicine in the state of Pennsylvania or able to achieve licensure.  Faculty Rank to be determined upon hire.

    Qualified candidates should complete an online application, and submit a letter of application, resume, unofficial transcripts, 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.

  • Physician Assistant Sciences-Clinical Education Coordinator- PT -Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 1, 2024 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a part-time 12-month non-tenured position of Clinical Education Coordinator in the Department of Physician Assistant Sciences.  The Clinical Education Coordinator, PT will be responsible to the Chair for oversight of all curricular components of the clinical year, to include student assessment, clinical site recruitment and maintenance, and classroom instruction of physician assistant students.

    A master's degree with at least three years of clinical experience as a Physician Assistant or Physician is required.  Must be a current NCCPA certified physician assistant or board-certified physician.  Must be licensed to practice medicine in the state of Pennsylvania or able to achieve licensure.  Faculty rank to be determined upon hire.

    Qualified candidates should complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, resume, unofficial transcript 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