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 Counselor, FWW- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by February 10, 2023 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 area educators and businesses where partnerships exist, and develop new relationships with emphasis in the local counties and Pennsylvania.

     

    Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required in Communication, Education, Leadership, or any Business-related discipline (Business Administration, Marketing, Management, etc). Three years of work experience in the areas of higher education, marketing, sales, or related fields 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, work evenings and weekends for enrollment events.  Vision that aligns with the direction of Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies.  Must have a strong commitment to education.

     

    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 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- Student-Athlete Academic Services
    • GA- Activities Assistant
    • GA- Alumni Engagement Assistant
    • GA- Advancement
    • GA-Francis Worldwide

    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- Student Athlete Academic Services please contact John Krimmel.
    • For questions about GA- Activities 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-Francis Worldwide please contact Sherri Link.

    Applying  for Current or Future GA Positions:

  • General Carpenter- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material deadline is January 20, 2023.  Internal Applicants only at this time.

     

    Saint Francis  University invites applications for a General Carpenter position in the department of Physical Plant.  The General Carpenter is directly responsible to the General Trades Supervisor to perform a variety of carpentry tasks aside other members of the physical plant team.

     

    High school graduate with vocational/technical training in general carpentry or related areas. Knowledge of carpentry, painting, roofing, masonry, flooring and associated tools.  Knowledge of blueprint reading as it pertains to carpentry trade. Basic mathematical skills are necessary.  Minimum of two years of experience in general carpentry field is preferred.   

     

    Complete an application, then submit a letter of interest, 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.

     

     

  • INTERNAL: Executive Assistant to the President- Reviewing

    Search Status: Application material deadline is January 20, 2023.  Internal Applicants Only At This Time.

     

    Saint Francis University is accepting applications for a full-time Executive Assistant to the President to provide high-level confidential administrative support.  This person also has the responsibility of Commencement Coordinator.  The Executive Assistant serves as the liaison between direct reports and the University Board of Trustees.  The Executive Assistant must be creative, enjoy planning special events, and work within a changing environment.  

     

    The ideal individual will be able to exercise independent judgment in a diversity of situations and have strong written and verbal communication, in addition to administrative and organizational skills.  Must be able to maintain a balance among multiple priorities, be flexible with the ability to multitask, and have strong attention to detail.  This individual will also create and maintain good working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, students, trustees, alumni, the community, the media, legal counsel,  and other influential people.  

     

    Associates degree required; Bachelors degree preferred.  Five to seven years of experience as an office manager or advanced-level office administrator.  Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites and willingness to learn other technology software.

     

    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.

     

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

    Search Status: Application material received by December 2, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position of Support Coordinator I for the Departments of Nursing and Exercise Physiology.  The Support Coordinator I is directly responsible to the chairpersons or 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 training required.  Preferred secretarial/business associates degree.  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 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 wide 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 system 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 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.

     

     

  • Plumbing and Heating Technician- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by January 27, 2023 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a Plumbing and Heating Technician position in the department of Physical Plant.  The Plumbing and Heating Technician is directly responsible to the HVAC/R Supervisor for the upkeep of existing and installation of new plumbing, piping, heating, and drainage systems.  

     

    High school graduate with vocational/technical training in plumbing and heating required.  Ability to operate plumbing and heating equipment along with interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills is essential.  Knowledge of blueprint reading as it applies to plumbing and heating systems.  Minimum of two years related plumbing and heating experience required.  Swing shifts are required; off shift call in when needed possible.  

     

    Complete an online application, then submit a letter of interest, 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

Athletics

  • Assistant Coach, Men's Soccer- Accepting Applications

    Search Status:  Application material received by January 6, 2023 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the full time position of Assistant Coach, Men's Soccer.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I soccer program.

     

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

     

    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.  Intercollegiate soccer playing experience, NCAA Division I coaching experience preferred.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.

     

    Complete an online application, then submit a letter of interest, 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 form historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

     

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

    Search Status: Application material received by February 3 , 2023 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University, a NCAA Division I institution, invites applications for the full time position of Assistant Coach, Field Hockey.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with all aspects of the program including on field coaching, practice planning, travel planning, recruiting, academic monitoring, fundraising and scheduling.

     

    The successful 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; Master's degree preferred.  Applicant should have college coaching experience and working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

     

    To apply, submit an online application, then submit a letter of interest, 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.

     

  • 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- 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 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 Professor, Exercise Physiology- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before February 3, 2023 will receive primary consideration.  Positions is open until filled.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an exciting 12 month tenure track position that will offer the qualified applicant the opportunity to teach in the well established, accredited undergraduate program of Exercise Physiology in the School of Health Sciences & Education.  Individuals with a clear research agenda, preferably in the areas of chronic disease prevention, wellness, and community fitness particularly for underserved or rural populations are encouraged to apply.

     

    The candidate should hold a PhD in Exercise Physiology or related field (ABD in the final stages of doctorate will also be considered), with demonstrated exercise physiology experience, and an ability to teach undergraduate introductory and advanced exercise physiology courses. Courses to be taught include but are not limited to exercise physiology  and lab, environmental exercise physiology, and functional anatomy, or seminars in areas of interest.  Individual responsibilities include the coordination and development of undergraduate internship experiences.  Prior teaching experience required.  Membership and certification(s) from American College of Sports Medicine and/or National Strength and Conditioning Association is preferred.  In addition, this position offers the opportunity to coordinate scholarly research and to develop interdisciplinary outreach programming in the Human Performance Laboratory housed in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.  Faculty members are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, student advising, university service, and supervise undergraduate research.

     

    Saint Francis University is a private, Franciscan institution, situated in the beautiful Allegheny Mountain region of southcentral Pennsylvania.  The 600-acgre mountaintop campus serves approximately 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students and is located midway between Pittsburgh and State College, Pennsylvania. 

     

    Qualified candidates should complete an online application, then submit a letter of application, CV, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy, research philosophy related to this position, most recent teaching evaluations if available and three letters of reference to position@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 (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, Nursing- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by December 2, 2022 will receive primary consideration.

     

    Saint Francis University invites applications for clinical adjunct positions for nursing.  Clinical instructor for junior or senior year nursing student in the hospital, for Spring 2023, starting Mid-January.  Complete all clinical and educational requirements for clinical facility.  Complete all clinical paperwork assigned to students, including clinical evaluations.

     

    Need one medical surgical instructor for junior clinical.  Need one pediatric instructor of junior clinical.  Need one advanced medical surgical instructor for senior clinical.

     

    Candidates must have BSN and plans to complete MSN; MSN preferred; Currant PA RN license; 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 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.