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    Saint Francis University
    PO Box 600
    Loretto, PA 15940-0600

    Thank you for your interest in employment at Saint Francis University. Our community is our greatest strength, and the friendly atmosphere on campus tends to make employment here quite enjoyable.
    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.  As an employee, your safety & security is of primary importance.  For crime information and statistics, you may request an electronic copy of our Clery Report or view the SFU Clery Report online.
    We also offer a generous employee benefits package and many opportunities for professional advancement.

    To apply for a position, please follow the instructions below:

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  • Administrative/Staff 

  • Enrollment Counselor- Francis World Wide- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by Sept 25, 2020 will receive primary consideration.


    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month full time Enrollment Counselor who has the drive  and enthusiasm to help grow an exciting new school, Francis Worldwide.  The Enrollment Counselor is directly responsible to the Associate Director, Education in Francis Worldwide to manage a caseload of designated prospective students through the admissions process for undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies programs focused on the adult learner in Education. 


    A Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, Marketing or Business is required.  Three years of work experience in the areas of higher education, marketing, sales, or related fields preferred. Sales experience is highly desirable.  Must have professional expertise and integrity. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills with strong attention to details.  Must be self-sufficient and be able to manage time independently and effectively.  Ability and willingness to travel and work evenings. Vision must align with the direction of Francis Worldwide and have a strong commitment to education with a familiarity with Francis Worldwide undergraduate and graduate degrees.


    To apply: 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

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

    Current Open Positions:

    • GA- 

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Acceptance to one of the University's graduate programs as a full-time student
    • Each department may have additional requirements (ex. athletics- coaching/playing experience)
    • Once hired, completion of a Graduate Assistant contract through Academic Affairs- terms to be determined between the sponsoring department and the Graduate Assistant.  If hired in an athletic coaching position another contract is issued from Human Resources.

    Tuition Remission:

    • Graduate assistants are eligible for full tuition remission for up to 9 credits per semester.  Summer varies according to each department.  Positions as a coach within Athletics may offer a stipend in addition to tuition remission
    • Fees, books and additional credits are the responsibility of the Graduate Assistant

    Questions:

    Applying  for Current or Future GA Positions:

    Parkhurst PM Cashier/Barista

    Parkhurst invites applications for a Full-time 9 month position of PM Adamucci Cashier/Barista for their Frankie's Snack Bar at Saint Francis University.  To apply for this non Saint Francis position, please click on the link here.

    Job Summary:
    Responsible for serving quality food and beverages to our guests in a friendly and helpful manner in accordance with Parkhurst and Starbucks standards and procedures under strict sanitary conditions.  

    Required Education, Training, and Experience:
    Knowledge of food service activities. Proficient organizational skills, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to operate standard food service equipment.  High school graduate with training in food service operation required. Minimum of two (2) years of related experience.

    Essential Functions:  (May perform any of the following)
    1. Brew Starbucks coffee according to guidelines provided. Make specialty drinks to order following Starbucks recipes and procedures.
    2. Operate cash register, records hourly sales, balance drawer at end of shift.
    3. Prepare 
    4. Price and stock all grab and go items.
    4.      Stock coffee beans and all supplies as needed.
    5.      Records temperatures of coolers and freezers.
    6.      Records and notifies supervisor of need for elimination of safety hazards.
    7.      Merchandise area using Starbucks and other approved materials.
    8.     Interact with our guests in a friendly, professional manner.
    9.     Follow cleaning schedule as provided by management, using “clean as you go” techniques.
    10.   Maintain an open line of communication with management, informing them of products and supplies as needed.
    11.   Follow all Parkhurst Guest Satisfaction and Gold Standards.
    12.   Follow the uniform dress code and maintain proper personal hygiene.
    13.   Perform other duties as assigned by management.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Standing and/or walking - 75% of the time.
    • Occasionally lifting up to 25 lbs.
    • Frequently lifting up to 10 lbs.

    Parkhurst Server & Dining Room Attendant

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

    Parkhurst Server- 

    Job Summary

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

    Benefits

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

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

     

    Parkhurst Dining Room Attendant

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

     

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

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

    Standing and/or walking - 100% of time.
    Occasionally lifting up to 40 lbs.
    Frequently lifting up to 10 lbs.

     

  • Athletics

  • Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer- Interviewing

    Search Status:  Application material received by August 28, 2020 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach, Women’s Soccer.

    The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I women’s soccer program.

    The 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 candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor's degree required.  Master’s preferred.  Intercollegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred. Goalkeeping or coaching goalkeepers experience required. Goalkeeping certification preferred.

    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.

    Assistant Coach, Women's Volleyball- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by September 11, 2020 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Assistant Coach, Women’s Volleyball.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball to assist with aspects of a Division I volleyball program.  The Assistant Coach will assist with recruiting qualified student-athletes, operate within volleyball budget, schedule games with other intercollegiate teams, oversee conditioning and training programs, practices, and competitions, conduct on-campus clinics and summer camps.

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

    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is preferred.  Intercollegiate volleyball playing and coaching experience preferred.  Knowledge of scouting software (volleymetrics and datavolley), recruiting software (university athlete and jumpforward) preferred.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.  Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel) and Google Suite’s is preferred.  

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

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

    Director, Athletic Communications- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by September 11, 2020 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference (21 sports), the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Associations (Men’s Volleyball), and the Collegiate Water Polo Association (Women’s Water Polo) invites applications for the full time position of Director of Athletics Communications.  The Director of Athletics Communication is responsible to the Senior Associate Athletic Director of Marketing, Promotions & Athletic Communications for publicizing the 23 sport Division I intercollegiate athletic programs and Spirit Groups at Saint Francis University and all aspects of the University’s athletic programs.

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

    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.  Ability to multi-task various assignments and work under deadline pressure.  Excellent computer, organization, and communication skills are necessary.  At least four years of experience in sports information/athletics communications professional level required.  Knowledge of and experience working with social media applications, desktop publishing (InDesign), graphics software (Photoshop, Illustrator), video editing (Premier, IMovie), StatCrew statistical software, and website (Sidearm Sports).

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

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


    Head Coach, Strength & Conditioning- Accepting Applications/ Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Application Material received by Sept 25, 2020 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University seeks candidates for a Strength and Conditioning, Head Coach.  The Strength and Conditioning, Head Coach reports to the Director of Athletics and is responsible for designing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for the university’s 23 Division I programs including cheerleading, as well as scheduling and maintaining training areas, and coordinating education programs for coaches and staff.

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

    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.  Must hold a CSCS and/or CSCCA certification. Must possess the knowledge and ability to design and implement strength and conditioning programs at the Division I level.  Excellent communication skills, computer skills, and related experience in athletics required. Candidate must have and maintain CPR and AED certification.

    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 disability. 

    AA/EOE

  • Faculty 

  • Clinical Site Recruiter- Part Time- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before October 2, 2020 will receive primary consideration. 

    Saint Francis University invites applications from qualified candidates for a part time member within its Department of Physician Assistant Sciences.  This highly motivated individual will be responsible for recruitment of clinical sites for physician assistant students’ rotations.  Sites include inpatient and outpatient settings in a variety of specialties.  Applicant should possess excellent interpersonal and verbal abilities and an interest in working as a team to achieve departmental goals.  

    A bachelor’s degree and sales experience preferred.  Experience as a pharmaceutical/medical sales representative is a plus.  Travel for recruitment and site visits will be required.

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, and email a letter of application, curriculum vitae 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.

    Coordinator of ASL Curriculum - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time nine-month non-tenure track Coordinator of ASL Curriculum position in the American Sign Language department in the School of Health Sciences & Education.  The Coordinator of ASL Curriculum is responsible to the Dean of Health Sciences & Education creation, alignment, and implementation of curriculum to the ACTFL standards as well as assist with teaching duties.

    A Master’s degree in ASL Teaching, Linguistics, ASL Studies, Deaf Studies, Deaf Education, ASL Interpretation, or related field with a minimum of three years college teaching experience required.  Evidence of high marks on previous teaching evaluations. Experience developing ASL courses. Proficient and clear written English communication skills.  Experience with Canvas a plus.  One or a mix of the following certifications preferred: ASLPI score of 4+ or above, ASLTA Certification, RID, CDI, NIC or equivalent, NAD membership, and evidence of professional development and ASL community engagement.

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, and email a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, A video in ASL of professional goals and plans to meet those goals via link or downloadable video, sample syllabus of ASL IV, ASL Literature, or Deaf Culture course 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.

    English, Assistant Professor- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Review of application material will begin November 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

    The Literature and Languages Department at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania, invites applications for a tenure-track position in English at the assistant professor level beginning July 1, 2021. Applicants with teaching or scholarly backgrounds in linguistics, English language studies, and/or digital humanities are especially encouraged to apply.  A PhD in rhetoric and composition or a comparable discipline is required; successful defense of one’s dissertation must be completed by the position’s start date.

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

    Apply online. Submit a letter of application; Curriculum Vitae; names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references; recent course evaluations, and a one-page teaching philosophy to positions@francis.edu

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

    Exercise Physiology, Instructor/Assistant Professor- Accepting Applications

    Position: Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology 

    Appointment: Non-Tenure Track Appointment Starting Spring 2021

    Saint Francis University invites applications for an exciting 9 month non-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 and Education. Individuals with a clear research agenda, preferably in the areas of chronic disease prevention, wellness, strength and conditioning, and community fitness particularly for underserved or rural populations are encouraged to apply.

    The preferred candidate should hold a PhD in Exercise Physiology or related field (ABD's 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 including, but not limited to:  exercise testing and prescription, research methods and statistics, sport nutrition, common sports injuries, biomechanics, or seminars in areas of interest. Prior adjunct teaching experience required. An individual with certification (CEP, RCEP, CSCS, EP-C, EIM) is preferred. Membership in ACSM or NSCA 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, and university service, participate in undergraduate research, as well as professional service as evidenced by maintaining membership and involvement in national and regional exercise science professional organizations.

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

    Interested applicants are encouraged to call or email, Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald, Search Committee Co-Chair at (814) 472-3121 or pfitzgerald@francis.edu to discuss the advantages and flexibility of this position. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. 

    Please complete an online application, and then email  three letters of reference, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, research philosophy related to this position, transcripts and teaching evaluations if available 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. 

    Nursing, Faculty- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received before September 4, 2020 will receive primary consideration. 

    Saint Francis University invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position to teach in the University’s Department of Nursing BSN Program. Full time faculty responsibilities include undergraduate  clinical and theory instruction. In addition, the incumbent will participate in the University’s General education program, advise students, maintain scholarship and service activities, and assist in maintenance of CCNE accreditation status and State Board of Nursing compliance.

    Requirements include a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution (doctoral degree preferred, or a specific plan to complete one within 4 years of appointment); Unencumbered current licensure in PA as a registered nurse , or eligible for licensure in PA;  strong background and experience in medical surgical, community nursing, and psychiatric experience preferred; two years of recent clinical experience; proven track record of undergraduate teaching and curricular experience; excellent oral and written communication skills. Faculty rank contingent upon qualifications and teaching experience.

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

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

    Physical Therapy, Assistant Professor- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Review of application material will begin September 11, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, 12-month 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.  Teaching load will be developed in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.  Areas of consideration include:  Anatomy, Neurology, Pediatrics, or any area of clinical specialization.    This position includes: teaching in 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 an active APTA membership. Preferred qualifications include: A physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a 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 doctoral degree may be required to agree to obtain such as a condition of hire.

    For more information related to this position, please contact Dr. Mark Boland, Search Committee Chair, at (814)-471-1112. 

    Apply online, and submit 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


    Program Director, MSN/FNP- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by September 1, 2020 will receive primary consideration.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time program tenured/nontenured, director/faculty position in the University’s Department of Nursing MSN/FNP and Post Master’s FNP Programs.  The Program Director is responsible for the academic, regulatory, and clinical coordination of the MSN/FNP and Post Master’s FNP programs.  These responsibilities include leading the preparation of the self-study for the FNP and Post Master’s FNP portion of the self-study, maintaining CCNE accreditation and State Board of Nursing requirements, and submitting all required documentation.  Responsibilities include oversight of all administrative aspects of the programs including coordination and curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation.  Other responsibilities include recruitment of preceptors and initiation and on-going communication and correspondence between academic and clinical sites as the primary liaison with clinical sites. The director oversees admission process, recruitment, advising and teaches a reduced /appropriate course load in the FNP/MSN program. 

    Requirements include a master’s and doctorate degree in nursing from an accredited institution, or the ability to complete a doctoral degree by December 2023; Board Certification as an FNP, unencumbered RN license in PA or eligibility for licensure in PA; unencumbered FNP certification in PA or eligibility for certification in PA.  Preference is given to applicants with experience in online teaching, simulation instruction, and program accreditation. The applicant must have a commitment to prepare FNP students for practice. This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship. Rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience. 

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

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

    Spanish, Assistant Professor- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Review of application material will begin November 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position in Spanish beginning January 9, 2021. Appointment at the assistant professor rank.

    As an Assistant Professor of Spanish, the successful candidate will teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced level Spanish language courses, as well as courses in Spanish grammar and composition, Latin American culture, and courses specific to various professions, such as Spanish for Medical Professionals and Spanish for Law Enforcement.

    Teaching load is 4-4, with an expectation of service and a research agenda. Additionally, the selected candidate will be responsible for recruiting students for the Spanish Major (both BA and Secondary Education) and Minors, especially Spanish for Healthcare Professionals.

    The candidate must hold a PhD in Spanish at the time of appointment and have demonstrated teaching experience. A passion for teaching, a commitment to innovative teaching methods, and demonstrated success in working with undergraduates is necessary.

    Apply online. Submit a letter of application; Curriculum Vitae; the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references; recent course evaluations, and a one-page teaching philosophy to: positions@francis.edu

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