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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

  • Admission Operation Assistant (2 Positions)- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

  • Advancement Operations Coordinator I- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by August 12, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position of Advancement Operations Coordinator I for the office of Advancement.  The Coordinator I is directly responsible to the Director of Advancement Services to perform a variety of executive level, complex, responsible, and confidential secretarial and administrative support duties relating to the Office of Advancement.

     

    Associates degree or at least 1-3 years of secretarial/administrative experience and information technology training required.  At least two years of related higher education experience preferred.  Proficient grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills; accurate data entry skills; proficient skills in Microsoft Suite (Outlook) and relational databases.  Knowledge of Jenzabar or similar system preferred.  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. 

     

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

     

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

  • Custodial Worker I- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Applications material received by July 29, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position of Custodial Worker I in the Department of Physical Plant.  The Custodial Worker I is directly responsible to the Manager of Custodial Services  or the Custodial Supervisor to perform a variety of housekeeping duties and keep assigned buildings/areas in a clean and safe condition.

     

    Knowledge of cleaning materials, machines and practices required.  Basic housekeeping and repair skills along with basic reading and writing skills preferred.  Minimum of six months of related custodial experience required.  

     

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

     

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

     

  • Director, Financial Aid- Accepting Applications

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

     

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

     

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

     

    Full job description can be viewed here.

     

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

  • Enrollment Counselor, Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

     

  • Graduate Assistants - Accepting Applications

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

     

    Current Open Positions:

    • GA- Athletic Performance
    • GA- Men's & Women's Volleyball
    • GA- Student-Athlete Academic Services
    • GA- Sports & Recreation Assistant
    • GA- Student Engagement Assistant
    • GA- Alumni Engagement Assistant
    • GA- Advancement
    • GA- Graduate Education

    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- Men's & Women's Volleyball please contact Sara McMullen or Michael Rumbaugh.
    • For questions about GA- Student Athlete Academic Services please contact John Krimmel.
    • For questions about GA- Sports & Recreation or Student Engagement Assistant please contact Kristen Corcoran.
    • For questions about GA- Alumni Engagement Assistant please contact Eric Horell.
    • For questions about GA- Advancement please contact Cindy Henderson.
    • For questions about GA- Graduate Education please contact Melissa Peppetti.

    Applying  for Current or Future GA Positions:

  • Office Support Coordinator I, Nursing/Exercise Physiology- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by August 12, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position of Office Support Coordinator I in the departments of Nursing and Exercise Physiology.   The Support Coordinator I is directly responsible to the chairpersons or their designees to perform a variety of executive level, complex, responsible, and confidential secretarial and administrative support duties relating to the Nursing and Exercise Physiology programs in accordance with the University and as prescribed by their accreditation bodies.  

     

    Associates degree or at least 1-3 years of secretarial/administrative experience and information technology required.  Preferred secretarial/ business associates degree.  At least two years of related higher education experience preferred.  Proficient grammar, spelling, proof reading skills; accurate data entry skills; proficient skills in Microsoft Suite (Outlook) and Google Suites.  Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, consistently prioritizing responsibilities  and meeting deadlines. Strong organizational, communication, and office management skills along with the ability to work independently and with limited supervision on a wider range of program tasks.  Capacity to work effectively with others to include prospective students, faculty , and staff in support of program goals and operations is essential.  Knowledge of Canvas Course Management System and Jenzabar or similar systems preferred.  Excellent frontline customer service and marketing skills required in support of the programs  goals and operations. 

     

    Complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone number 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. 

     

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

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

     

  • Office Support Coordinator I, Occupational Therapy- Accepting Applications

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

  • Police Officer- Reviewing Applications

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

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the vacant position of a 12-month full time Campus Police Officer within the University Police Department.  Successful candidate must have and maintain a current PA drivers license;  Ability to obtain a PA License to Carry a Firearm; Possess Act 120.  Knowledge in criminal investigation and report writing.  The candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and effective in public relations.  Good written and oral abilities are strongly desired.  Shift work required.  Successful candidate must also have the ability to pass a Background check, physical and drug test.

     

    Anyone interesting in applying may do so by filling out a job application, then submitting a letter of application, resume, along with the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to positions@francis.edu.

     

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

  • Senior Mental Health Counselor (UPMC)

    UPMC Workpartners Lifesolutions is seeking a full time Senior Mental Health Counselor for the Saint Francis University, Loretto Campus location.  This is a non-SFU position. Hours will be daylight with some early evening appointments as needed.  The position will be under the supervision of the Clinical Manager.  This position will work directly with students regarding personal concerns experienced during their time on campus.  The counselor will have experience in brief counseling and solution-focused treatment plans, group processes, career guidance, and planning and systemic change.  Must be able to establish a climate of trust and communicate effectively with a broad range of students, employees, and family members, from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds and levels of responsibility.  Must have experience with crisis intervention, referral techniques, and effective means of accessing community resources.  Must be able to make successful referrals for needed assistance beyond Student Assistance Program for long-term therapy.  Must have good written and oral communication.  Experience in Mental Health Counseling/student assistance programs, administrative duties, case management, and clinical service delivery is strongly preferred.  This position is IN PERSON on the campus in Loretto, PA. 

     

    Qualifications:

    • A Master's Degree in Social Work, Counselor Education, Counseling and Guidance, Psychology, or related behavioral sciences.
    • Pennsylvania state licensure in social work, counseling, psychology, or nursing.
    • Five (5) years of Mental Health/Student Assistance Program direct work experience in student/employer counseling and consultation.
    • Experience in substance use initial evaluations, knowledge and understanding of the impact of substance use in the workplace, knowledge of resources and experience coordinating services for individuals. 
    • Must have experience in brief counseling and solution-focused treatment plans, group process, career guidance and planning and, systemic change. 
    • Must be able to establish a climate of trust and communicate effectively with a broad range of employees, family members, managers and administrators from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds and levels of responsibility.
    • Must have experience with crisis intervention, referral techniques, and effective means of accessing community resources.
    • Must be able to make successful referrals for needed assistance beyond EAP.  Must have good written and oral communication.
    • Experience in employee assistance programs, administrative duties, case management, and clinical service delivery is strongly preferred.  

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

    • Clinical Social Worker (CSW) OR Licensed Clinical Social Worker(LCSW) OR Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) OR Licensed Social Worker (LSW) OR Psychologist OR Registered Nurse (RN)
    • Act 33
    • Act 34
    • Act 73 FBI Clearance

    For more information and to apply to the position, please click here.

     

  • Senior Human Resource Generalist- Accepting Applications

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

  • Social Media & Content Specialist- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by August 12, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Social Media & Content Specialist in the department of University Marketing & Communications.  The Social Media & Content Specialist is responsible to the Vice President of Communications and Marketing to coordinate the development, implementation, and monitoring of social media marketing strategies and general content creation.

     

    Bachelor's degree required with 1-3 years experience in communications or marketing related field.  Experience in digital communication and digital media preferred.  Ability to work with various software tools, including design, project management and/or media distribution.  Background or coursework in digital marketing is a plus.  Demonstrated knowledge of various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.  Up-to-date knowledge of the rapidly changing digital landscape and developing a core understanding of the influence of digital media in higher education is a priority.  Knowledge and understanding of CMS desired.  Strong attention to detail.  Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize work as needed.  Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills.  Abilities as follows: Build relationships and work in a cross-functional, team environment; Interact, communication and present ideas; Process and respond to information quickly; Work both collaboratively and independently; Adhere to deadlines and juggle multiple priorities simultaneously; Exhibit enthusiasm, creativity, and commitment.

     

    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

  • Wastewater/Water Treatment Plant Operator- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 29, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position of Wastewater/Water Treatment Plant Operator in the Department of Physical Plant.  The Operator is directly responsible to the Wastewater/Water Treatment Plant Supervisor for the maintenance and operation of the water system, sanitary sewer system, and storm sewer system.

     

    High school graduate with a minimum of five years of related experience in operating facilities of similar size and type.  Valid PA Driver's License.  Valid license for operation of Class AE-7,8,9,10,11,12,13, and 14 Waterworks Facility from PA DEP or willingness to obtain licenses.  Valid license for operation of Class BE-1,2,3, and 4 Wastewater Treatment Facility from PA DEP or willingness to obtain licenses.  Proficient interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and communication abilities as well as the ability to operate standard equipment used in the operation of plants.  Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and DEP Wastewater/water software/spreadsheets.  Successful completion of OSHA responsible person trench training is preferred.

     

    Interested applicants can submit an online application, then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and 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

  • Internal: Assistant Coach, Women's Golf-Part Time: Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application Deadline is August 4, 2022.

     

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for Assistant Coach, Women's Golf-Part Time.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the running of a Division I women's golf program.

     

    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.  Intercollegiate golf playing, coaching experience, golf teaching, merchandising, marketing, and course operations management experience is preferred.  

     

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

     

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

  • Assistant Coach, Athletic Performance- Part Time- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by August 12, 2022 will receive primary consideration.  Position is opened until filled.  

     

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for a part time Assistant Coach, Athletic Performance.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the design and implementation of strength & conditioning programs for 22 Division I programs and cheerleading.

     

    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.  Must possess the knowledge and ability to assist with the design and implementation of strength & conditioning programs, at the Division I level.  Must also possess excellent communication skills and computer skills.  CSCS or SCCC and First Aid/CPR certification required.  

     

    Complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, address, 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 Aug 5, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for a full time Assistant Coach, Women's Lacrosse.  The successful candidate will be directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I lacrosse program.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with recruitment of high quality student-athletes, planning and organizing team practice, making travel arrangements including lodging and meals, 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; Intercollegiate lacrosse playing or coaching experience preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills a plus.

     

    Complete an application and then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and 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 Swimming- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 29, 2022 will receive primary consideration. 

     

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for Assistant Coach, Women's Swimming.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the coordination of all aspects of a Division I swimming program.  The successful candidate will assist the Head Coach in all aspects of swimming.

     

    Candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University 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.  Intercollegiate swimming and/or coaching experience preferred.  Current certifications as appropriate for the position.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential. 

     

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

     

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

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

    Search Status: Application material received by July 29, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

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

     

    The candidate must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, Collegiate Water Polo Association, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

  • Director, Digital Media and Fan Engagement- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 29, 2022 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 Digital Media and Fan Engagement.  The successful candidate will be responsible for creating, planning & 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 Daktronicks videoboards preferred.  

     

    Interested applicants 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.

  • 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 - Athletic Performance - 1 positions

    GA- Student Athlete Academic Services

     

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

     

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

     

    Applications accepted until the position is filled.

     

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

     

     

Faculty

  • Assistant Director of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Review of applications begins on August 19, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants with all areas of expertise are welcome to apply.

     

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for an Assistant Director of Clinical Education/Assistant Professor.  The Assistant Director of Clinical Education is a, full-time, 12 month non-tenured faculty position in their entry-level Doctoral program.  The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual interested in teaching in the program's progressive curriculum.

     

    The Assistant Director for Clinical Education works collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Education in soliciting and developing sites, developing clinical faculty, conducting student site visits and remediation plans, enforcing policy, and carrying out teaching duties as assigned within the clinical education and in area of practice expertise.  Percent allocation is primarily for clinical education needs in administration and teaching.  The preferred candidate will have knowledge of, and background in, clinical education in an academic an/or clinical setting as well as strong communication, organization, and computer skills.

     

    The successful candidate will engage in scholarship, which may be through the Human Performance Laboratory in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.  Faculty will participate in service to the university, students advisement, and are encourage to be involved in community outreach activities.  Faculty clinical practice opportunities maybe available.

     

    The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy.  The candidate should hold, or provide proof of eligibility for, licensure in Pennsylvania, with a minimum of 3-5 years of clinical practice, clinical teaching and /or clinical coordination experience.  Demonstration of prior teaching or lecture experience and an active APTA membership.  Must hold a valid driver's license and be able to travel overnight or for extended periods.  Preferred qualifications include: A physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a terminal doctoral degree; prior teaching experience at a similar rank or as an instructor or adjunct; Board Certified Clinical Specialization recognized by ABPTS.  Candidates who do not possess a terminal degree may be required to agree to obtain such as a condition of hire.  

     

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

     

    For more information related to this position, please contact Dr. Brittany Kennedy.

     

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

     

  • Aviation Specialization Coordinator/Chief Flight Instructor- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

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

     

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

     

    The candidate will:

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

    The candidate will have the following qualifications:

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

  • Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Review of application material will start  August 31, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

     

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, PA, invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position their entry-level Doctoral program.  The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual interested in teaching in the program's progressive curriculum.  Teaching load will be developed in the candidate's area(s) of expertise.  Preference will be given to candidates with interest in:  Anatomy, Acute Care, Cardiopulmonary, Pharmacology, Pediatrics, or other area of clinical specialization.  This position includes: teaching in the professional curriculum as assigned; participation in University faculty meetings; service on University, School of Health Sciences and Education, and Department committees as appointed; participation in departmental activities including accreditation activities, curriculum development and evaluation, student research, student advisement, professional development activities; participation in the University's General Education Program; performs other duties as assigned.  

     

    The successful candidate will engage in research, which may be through the Human Performance Laboratory in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.  Faculty participate in service to the University, student advisement, and are encouraged to be involved in community outreach activities.

     

    The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy (DPT).  The candidate should hold, or provide proof of eligibility for, licensure in Pennsylvania, 3-5 years of clinical experience, demonstration of prior teaching or lecture experience, and and active APTA membership. Preferred qualifications include: a physical therapist with a terminal doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a terminal doctoral degree; prior teaching experience at a similar rank or as an instructor or adjunct; Board Certified Clinical Specialization recognized by ABPTS.  Candidates who do not possess a terminal degree may be required to agree to obtain such as a condition of hire.

     

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

     

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

  • Chair/Program Director, Physical Therapy- Interviewing

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

     

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

     

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

     

    To view the full description, click here.

     

    Please submit all applications and nominations electronically to the University's search consultant, Danan Tsan, Vice President, Scott Healy & Associates.

    Complete applications should include the following:
    1.  Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position;

    2. Updated CV;

    3. Three professional references with contact information.

     

     

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

     

  • Faculty, Physician Assistant Sciences- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by August 26, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

  • Adjunct, Nursing- Accepting Applications

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

  • Adjunct- Psychology (Health Psych)- Accepting Applications

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

     

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

     

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

     

    Interested applicants should complete an online application, then submit a letter of interest, current CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy to positions@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, Psychology (Cognitive)- Accepting Applications

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

     

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

  • Adjuncts, School of Business - Accepting Applications

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

     

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

     

    Adjunct Faculty are being sought in the following academic disciplines:

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

     

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

     

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