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.
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Search Status: Applications material received by November 6 ,2020 will receive primary consideration
Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position of Administrative Assistant I for the department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Health Sciences & Education. The Administrative Assistant I reports to the Chair of the department and performs a variety of secretarial and administrative support services for the Chair and those assigned to the Occupational Therapy Program.
High School Graduate with at least 1-2 years of specialized postsecondary training/program or equivalent work experience in office setting required. Knowledge of medical information, medical terminology, and APA is strongly preferred. Proficient computer skills including: typing, data entry, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc) Google Suites (Gmail, Calendar, Drive) Canvas, Jenzabar, Web Content Management System, or willingness to learn computer systems. Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively with others. Proficient grammar, spelling and proofreading skills. Excellent customer service and marketing skills. Ability to meet deadlines; Ability to operate standard office equipment.
Interested applicants can complete an online employment application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Search Status: Application Material received by October 30, 2020 will receive primary consideration.
Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position of Assistant Director, Employer Relations/Internships in the department of Career Services. The Assistant Director is responsible to the Director of Career Services to provide leadership to the Career Services Department and provides overall management of the internship program with a major emphasis on employer relations and employer outreach. The position works closely with students, employers, faculty, staff, and alumni including the alumni director, professional colleagues, admissions staff and the local community. Prime responsibilities include employer outreach and employer relations, alumni outreach and alumni relations, student assistance in obtaining internships, student preparedness for the application and interview process, internship budget management, career counseling, internship goals and assessment coordination and oversight, and management of internship records and reports. Travel involved with some evening and some Saturday hours required to provide services to online students, attend admissions and alumni events, present to students, host evening networking events, etc.
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred in marketing, communications, business, human resources, leadership, student affairs, behavioral sciences or other related field. Demonstrated experience working with employers and handling community outreach; corporate relations/sales experience a plus; position requires high energy level, self-motivation, excellent speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills, a persistent work ethic, strong organizational ability, proficiency with technology, and ability to advise and career coach students. Must have the ability to communicate information to all internship stakeholders (students, faculty, staff, employers, parents, and alumni).
Graduate Assistantships are offered at Saint Francis University in a variety of academic and administrative departments throughout campus.
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Search Status: Deadline is October 28, 2020. Internal only at this time.Saint Francis University invites applications for the position of Manager of Online Enrollment in the School of Francis World Wide. The Manager of Online Enrollment is responsible to the Dean of Francis World Wide for providing services to a diverse population of adult students to enhance their personal, professional, and academic success, ensuring the consistent delivery of high-quality student support through the admissions process and through conferral for master level health sciences courses. This position will mostly be remote. The Manager will be required to be on campus for training and orientation for the first week of employment. Thereafter the position will require two-day per week on campus. The Manager is directly responsible for supervision of Enrollment Counselors.Master’s degree in Education Leadership or Student Affairs. A minimum of five years of experience in student affairs, advising, admissions or student services, equivalent preferably for adult learners. Previous work experience with an accredited online university. Familiarity with student development theory, as well as national best practices and emerging issues for student admissions professionals. A high degree of professionalism, discretion, confidentiality, diplomacy, and excellent judgment in difficult situations. Creativity in developing and implementing innovative recruitment programs. Strong oral, written, organizational, communication and presentation skills. Flexibility and availability to work irregular hours, including some nights and weekends.Apply online, then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: email@example.com.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.
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.QUALIFICATIONSTo 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 DEMANDSThe 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 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.
Job SummaryThe 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!Benefits20% off your purchase at all family brandsOne free meal while you are on shiftOptions for 401k, dental, vision, and medical plansPaid time off: depending on the length of your tenure at Parkhurst, a number of hours of work results in one hour paid time offOn 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 SUMMARYResponsible 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 FUNCTIONSRestock 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 DEMANDSThe 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.
Search Status: Deadline for application material is October 16, 2020
Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position of Payroll Operations Manager in the department of the Business Office. The Payroll Operations Manager is responsible to the Assistant Vice President for Finance and Controller to perform confidential payroll duties necessary for the calculation of accurate wages and salaries to employees. Other duties include payroll budgeting and analysis of related general ledger accounts, fringe benefit verification, withholding tax verification and payment, and other payroll duties. Responsible for development and maintenance of administrative payroll software system and processes.
Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of three years of related accounting experience required with a minimum of five years in payroll. Must be knowledgeable on Federal, State(s), and Local payroll taxation regulations. Familiarity with employee benefits is required.
Search Status: Applications received by January 15, 2021 will receive primary consideration. Open until filled.
Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Biology department to begin August 2020. The successful candidate will serve as coordinator and lead advisor for our popular Marine Biology concentration in the Biology Department. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Marine Biology, Comparative Anatomy, our cat-based Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab, and SCUBA courses that include travel with students to the Caribbean (note: the successful candidate may earn SCUBA Instructor certification through our institution after their hire). Other courses may include introductory biology, human anatomy & physiology lecture, non-majors biology, courses within the candidate’s specific area of expertise, or other needs within the department. The candidate is expected to develop an active research program that involves undergraduates in publishable scholarship. Additional responsibilities will include advising students and other departmental and university service.A Ph.D. in Biology or a related discipline is required at the time the position starts (ABD applicants will be considered). Candidate is expected to demonstrate aptitude and zeal for teaching; experience as a primary course instructor in a college setting is strongly desired. Must demonstrate potential and desire to develop an active undergraduate research program that is viable at a small institution away from the coast.
Saint Francis University is the oldest Catholic-Franciscan College in the United States. We are a liberal arts institution in Loretto, PA, which is located in Central Pennsylvania two hours east of Pittsburgh and three hours from Washington, D.C.. The University enrolls ~2,300 students, of which ~1,700 are undergraduates. The Biology department includes 12 full-time faculty and ~125 majors. The Marine Biology program is a concentration within the Biology major, and, at ~20 students, is our third-largest program. The program is supported through our affiliation with Chincoteague Bay Field Station at Wallops Island, Virginia, along with a well-equipped aquatics lab for aquarium-based research. Graduates of our program pursue graduate school at institutions across the country.
To apply: Complete an application, then email letter of application, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate research plan, official transcripts, and a list of three letters of recommendation to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin January 15th, with phone and on-campus interviews planned for February and March.
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.
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com
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.
Search Status: Application material received by December 11, 2020 will receive primary consideration
Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position in Performing Arts- Technical Theatre for The Center for Fine Arts in the School of STEAM starting Fall of 2021.
This position is responsible for teaching traditional undergraduate courses in technical theatre, including but not limited to: history, theory, criticism, acting, design, or technical theatre. The successful candidate would be responsible for curriculum/program development and implementation; advising students, providing scenic, lighting, sound, or costume designs or mentoring student designers for theatre, dance and other presentations as needed; engage in outreach and recruitment activities; direct at least one production a semester.
MA or MFA in Theatre required, PhD in Theatre preferred. Minimum of two years successfully teaching in the discipline required, two years teaching at the college level preferred. Graduate level coursework in scenic design and construction, lighting design, sound design, makeup design for theatre preferred. Experience working as a designer and/or technical director in theatre a plus. Knowledge of and ability to teach current and emerging entertainment technologies such as LED technologies, moving light and intelligent light operations. Experience leading a production team. Experience teaching and working with online educational platforms (ie. Canvas Learning System). Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others is a must. Willingness to serve on School of STEAM and University Committees is required. Ability to work with all individuals of a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background, including those with disabilities.
To apply, please fill out an online application and submit: (i) a cover letter, (ii) C.V., (iii) statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) sample of design work, (v) unofficial transcripts, and (vi) names and contact information for three professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Search Status: Review of application material will begin October 30, 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: email@example.com
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
Search Status: Application material received by November 9, 2020 will receive primary consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Saint Francis University, in partnership with the national search firm Scott Healy & Associates, is pleased to announce a search for a Program Director, MSN/FNP. This position reports to the Associate Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Education and is a full-time, tenured/nontenured, director/faculty position in the University’s Department of Nursing MSN/FNP and Post Master’s FNP Programs. The new Director will guide the program in an exciting time of collaboration with rural community partners to foster quality preparation of family nurse practitioners for a competitive marketplace. The Director will also work to enhance teaching and learning goals, and to continue the exceptional outcomes within the program.
Saint Francis University seeks applicants that reflect the diversity of its student body and the community they serve. Applicants who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to an inclusive climate are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas. Rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience.
The Program Director’s Responsibilities: This individual will have significant responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the following:• Academic, regulatory, and clinical coordination of the MSN/FNP and Post Master’s FNP programs;• Participation in the self-study visit for the FNP and Post Master’s FNP, maintenance of CCNE accreditation and State Board of Nursing requirements, and submission of all required documentation;• Oversight of all administrative aspects of the programs including coordination and curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation;• Recruitment of preceptors and initiation and on-going communication and correspondence between academic and clinical sites as the primary liaison with clinical sites;• Oversight of admission process, recruitment, and advising;• Teaching a reduced /appropriate course load in the FNP/MSN program.Qualifications: This individual will possess:• 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;• An unencumbered RN license in PA or eligibility for licensure in PA;• An unencumbered FNP certification in PA or eligibility for certification in PA;• A commitment to prepare FNP students for practice;• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;• The ability to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship;• An interest and passion for health care in rural and under-served populations. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in online teaching, simulation instruction, course development, and program accreditation.
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Application Process:Please submit all applications and nominations electronically to the University’s search consideration:
Danan Tsan Assistant Vice PresidentScott Healy & Associatesdanan@scotthealy.comComplete 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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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