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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.

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    We offer a generous employee benefits package and opportunities for professional development.

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    Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Address: PO Box 600, Loretto, PA, 15940 
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  • Administrative/Staff 

  • Admissions Counselor

    Search Status: Applications received by March 12, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12 month Admissions Counselor in the Office of Admissions.  The Admissions Counselor is responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of traditional first-year and transfer students into Saint Francis University.  The position requires proficient knowledge, understanding, and execution of admissions standards and operations.  The position also requires an extensive knowledge of the institution’s programs, services, and processes. The position must fully embrace and promote the unique Catholic, Franciscan mission and identity of the University.

    Bachelor’s degree required.  Additional qualifications include exceptional oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, and professionalism; Must also possess a superior ability and an intense desire to work closely with prospective Saint Francis University students and their families.    Extensive overnight travel required.  Valid driver’s license required.


    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.

    Assistant Registrar- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by January 22, 2021 will receive primary consideration. 

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time position of Assistant Registrar for Academic Scheduling, Registration, and Course Management in the office of the Registrar.  The Assistant Registrar is responsible to the Registrar to perform a variety of essential duties in support of departmental operations.  

    Bachelor’s degree required and at least 2-5 years of progressive responsibility in a registrar’s office or related University working with records and operations. Advanced competency in MS Office applications (emphasis on Excel), e-mail and internet programs is required.  Understanding of relational databases and query tools. The position holder has the aptitude to learn and efficiently utilize the University’s information system(s). Knowledge of Canvas Course Management System and Jenzabar or similar systems preferred.  Must have strong communication skills, both oral and written as well as exceptional interpersonal skills, including a customer-service focus, to collaboratively interact with student sand University staff in interfacing departments.  The ability to work independently and comfortably in a fast-paced environment that requires multitasking and attention to detail is required.

    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.

    College in High School Enrollment & Advising Counselor, FWW- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by March 12, 2021 will receive primary consideration. 

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time position of College in High School Enrollment & Advising Counselor in Francis Worldwide.  The College in High School Enrollment & Advising Counselor is directly responsible to the Dean for the management and coordination of a designated caseload of dual enrolled student in SFU’s College in High School Programs.  The primary goal is to move students through the admissions process and grow the College in High School community.

    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required in Education, Marketing, or Business.  Three years of 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.  Ability and willingness to travel to high schools across the state.  Self-sufficient and able to manage time independently and effectively.  Attention to detail. Vision that aligns with the directions of Francis Worldwide.  Must have a strong commitment to education. Ability to work evenings. Knowledge of Jenzabar Student Management System and Jenzabar strongly 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.

    Coordinator I, Registrar- Accepting Applications


    Search Status: Application material received by March 5, 2021 will receive primary consideration. 

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time position of Coordinator I for Online, Graduate and Nontraditional Programs in the office of the Registrar.  The Coordinator I is responsible to the Registrar to perform a variety of duties in support of departmental operations and student support.

    Associates degree and at least 1-3 years of secretarial/administrative experience required.  At least two years of related higher education experience preferably in the registrar office. 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 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. 

    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.

    Coordinator I, STEAM- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application Material received by March 5, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    The Coordinator I is responsible to the Chairs and Directors of multiple departments to perform a variety of clerical duties to support departmental operations.

    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 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.

    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 the diversity of students, staff, and faculty and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Executive Assistant, Enrollment Management- Accepting Applications

    Status: Application material received by February 19, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time position of Executive Assistant in the Division of Enrollment Management.  The Executive Assistant is directly responsible to the Vice President of Enrollment Management to meet the demands of the division by performing a variety of professional and confidential administrative functions as well as ensuring the work flow of Division projects.

    Associates degree in related field with 3-6 years of experience working as an office manager, advanced level administrative assistant, or executive assistant reporting directly  to senior management required.  Bachelor’s preferred. Strong organizational, communication, and office management skills are necessary. Impeccable editing and writing skills with attention to detail and a proven track record of excellent relationships with managers, front-line staff, students, and parents.  Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, consistently prioritize responsibilities, and meet deadlines. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suites required.

    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

    Financial Aid Counselor- Accepting Applications

    Search Status:  Applications material received by December 18, 2020 will receive primary consideration

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month position of Financial Aid Counselor in the Office of Financial Aid.  The Financial Aid Counselor is directly responsible to the Director of Financial Aid to counsel families on financial aid application process while providing honest information about Saint Francis University with an emphasis on the value and importance of a liberal arts education.  Process financial aid applications with sensitivity to the diverse student populations’ needs and attention to special needs of undergraduate, graduate, continuing education, and international students as well as student in the various minority groups represented on campus.  Manage student federal and campus-based employment program and oversee the work-study students within the Office of Financial Aid.

    Bachelor’s degree required.  Experience in financial aid processes at a post-secondary institution preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel is strongly preferred.

    Interested applicants can complete an online employment 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- Career Services
    • GA- Student Activities
    • GA-Experiential Learning Commons

    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:

    Online Advising Counselor, FWW- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by March 12, 2021 will receive primary consideration. 

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time position of Online Advising Counselor in Francis Worldwide.  The Online Advising Counselor is responsible to the Associate Director of Advising for the management of a designated caseload of adult students with the primary goal of retention and support.  Services include: academic advising; planning and scheduling courses with students for degree completion; acting as a student advocate; assisting students with all academic needs related to completing their degree; and developing means of communication and support to students. 

    Bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ experience in higher education strongly preferred.  Will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in all areas.  Outstanding written, interpersonal, analytical and team-building skills.  Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues and coaching.  Excellent judgement and respect for confidentiality.  Experience with prospect management and recruitment techniques.  Ability to work effectively with others to include prospective and current students, faculty, and staff in support of program goals and operations is essential.  Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases required.  Knowledge of Jenzabar Student Management System and Jenzabar strongly 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.

    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.

     

    Payroll Operations Manager- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status:  Deadline for application material is January 15, 2021.

    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. Duties include payroll budgeting, analysis of related general ledger accounts, fringe benefit verification, withholding tax verification and payment, quarterly/yearly reporting, 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.

    Interested applicants can complete an online employment 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



    Plumbing & Heating Technician- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by March 5, 2021 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 of related plumbing and heating experience required. Swing shifts are required; off shift call in when needed possible. 

    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

  • Athletics

  • Assistant Coach, Swimming

    Search Status: Application material received before January 29, 2021 will receive primary consideration. Position is opened until filled.

    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 the 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 coaching experience preferred.  Current certifications as appropriate for the position. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.  

    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

    Athletics Accountant- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by February 26, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for a full time 12-month Athletics Accountant.   The Athletics Accountant is directly responsible to the Deputy Director/Senior Woman Administrator to perform accounting functions, prepare financial reports, and provide financial assistance for a Division I Athletics Department.

    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 in accounting required.  Knowledge and experience in intercollegiate athletics preferred. Proficient accounting, data entry, and computer skills. Proficient organizational skills, interpersonal relation skills, and communication abilities required.  Must be detail oriented. 

    Interested applicants can complete an online employment 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

  • Faculty 

  • Adjuncts, Physical Therapy

    Deadline: Applications received by Jan 4, 2021 will receive primary consideration

    The Physical Therapy Department at Saint Francis University seeks adjunct Instructors to assist the primary Saint Francis faculty members with teaching in the skills laboratories in the neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, health and wellness, and other areas of practice.  Physical therapists with recognized expertise in specific topic area may also lecture on a topic and assist in the related laboratory experiences.  Please note that adjunct positions are only filled on an as-needed basis.

    Doctorate in Physical Therapy and PA Physical Therapy license with demonstrated expertise in clinical practice required.  Some teaching experience and Board Certified Clinical Specialist 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

    Assistant Professor, Marine Biology- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    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 2021. 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: positions@francis.edu.


    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.


    Assistant Professor/Field Coordinator, Social Work - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before February 15, 2021 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications from qualified candidates for a 9 month full-time faculty position to teach in the University’s Department of Social Work BSW Program. Full time faculty responsibilities include undergraduate instruction and a commitment to the general education program at Saint Francis University. In addition, the incumbent will advise students, maintain scholarship and service activities, handle the recruitment and placement of field work sites, and maintain compliance with CSWE Accreditation standards.

    Requirements include a master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from a Council of Social Work Education accredited program; PhD in Social Work or DSW preferred; minimum of three years post-MSW direct practice experience; Current active Pennsylvania social work license or current eligibility for Pennsylvania licensure; a current clinical social work license (LCSW) is a plus. Experience teaching at the BSW undergraduate level preferred;  Experience and/or interest in teaching across the undergraduate social work curriculum; a working knowledge and/or experience with instructional technology and design preferred; Demonstrated commitment to work with students, staff, and community partners; Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community; Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment;, including working with multicultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities.   Excellent oral and written communication skills. 

    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.

    Performing Arts-Technical Theatre, Assistant Professor- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    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: 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

    Physical Therapy, Assistant Professor- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Review of application material will begin February 12, 2021, 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 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 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