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    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.

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  • Part Time Administrative Assistant, Nursing

    Search Status: Application material received by March 3, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a part time 12-month administrative assistant position in the Department of Nursing MSN program in the School of Health Sciences.  The MSN program Administrative Assistant is responsible to the Chair of Nursing and the MSN Program Directors to perform a variety of administrative and academic support duties for the master’s program in Nursing.

    High school graduate with completion of 1-2 years of clerical, customer service, and information technology training; Associate Degree preferred.  Good organizational, communication, proofreading, and office management skills as well as the aptitude to multi-task. Ability to work effectively with others to include prospective and current students, faculty, and staff in support of program goals and operations are essential. Must have proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases.  Excellent front line customer service and marketing skills required in support of program goals and operations. One to three years of related experience. 

    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


    Nursing, Faculty

    Search Status: Position is open until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position to teach in the University’s Department of Nursing MSN Program. Full time faculty responsibilities include teaching responsibilities as assigned, coordinates academic, regulatory and clinical requirements, prepares and maintains self-study and accreditation, submits initial proposal and reports for CCNE and PA State Board of Nursing, and working knowledge of admissions for the coordination of all incoming student applications.

    Requirements include a master’s and doctorate degree in nursing from an accredited institution, or ability to complete a doctoral degree within  6 months of employment Certification as FNP, 3 years nursing teaching experience in a MSN/FNP program; unencumbered RN license in PA or eligible for licensure  in PA.  Applicant must also have experience in supervision of program evaluation, curriculum, accreditation maintenance, simulation lab coordination; implementation of standardized testing, and website maintenance.  Applicant must have knowledge in progression standards in relation to program progression and admission of students (traditional and transfer).  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 online 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 Director of Athletics for Compliance

    Search Status: Application material received before March 3, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Assistant Director of Athletics, Compliance in the Department of Athletics.  The Assistant Director is responsible to the Director of Athletics for the organization and administration of the Athletic Department’s National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) comprehensive compliance program, assuring that the Department of Athletics complies with all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Northeast Conference (NEC), and Saint Francis University.

    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.  Proven experience in college athletic administration or conference level administration.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary. 

    Apply online , 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, Accounting

    Search Status: Application material received by March 15, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    The Shield’s School of Business at Saint Francis University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Accounting position.  This position teaches graduate and undergraduate accounting courses, plus other business courses as needed, during the day and evenings as well as online.  

    Candidates must have a record of highly effective teaching, scholarship and service.  They must also possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others, as well as a willingness to serve on the Shield’s School of Business and University committees.  

    A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration (MBA), CPA or CMA or CFA Certification, plus at least two to five years of industry experience in accounting or finance required with the expectation that a doctoral degree will be completed.  A Ph.D. or D.B.A. in accounting, finance, or closely related area is preferred.

    To apply complete an online application , and then submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, three current letters of reference to: positions@francis.edu.  

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

    Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

     Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a newly created, full-time, 10 month tenured faculty position in their entry-level Doctoral program.  The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual interested in teaching in the program’s progressive curriculum.  Applicants  recognized as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS) with teaching experience in geriatric physical therapy are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have a record of clinical experience, teaching experience, and an active research agenda. Responsibilities include teaching in foundational clinical sciences and applied patient/ client management courses within our entry-level DPT program. 

    The successful candidate will engage in research, which may be through the Human Performance Laboratory or Center for Rehabilitation in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.  Faculty will participate in service to the university, student advisement, and are encouraged to be involved in community outreach activities.  Faculty clinical practice opportunities are available through the on-campus Center for Rehabilitation.

    The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy.  The candidate should hold, or provide proof of eligibility for, licensure in Pennsylvania, with a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience.  Preferred qualifications include: specialty certification, a physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a doctoral degree; prior university level teaching experience; active APTA membership: and expertise in geriatrics.

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

    Primary consideration will be given to applications received before April 15, 2017.  The position is open until filled.  Applicants with all areas of expertise are welcome to apply.

    For more information related to this position, please contact Ms. Peg Calvert, Chair of the Search Committee.  She may be reached at pcalvert@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 Water Polo

    Search Status: Application material received by February 3, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Collegiate Water Polo Association, invites applications for a full time Assistant Coach, Women’s Water Polo in the Department of Athletics.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach, Women’s Water Polo  for assisting with the organization and direction of a Division I Water Polo program including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, budget management, NCAA compliance, and development of student athletes.

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

    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is preferred.  Intercollegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary.  Must hold or be eligible to obtain lifeguard certification within 90 days of hire.

    Apply online, 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 of Alumni Engagement

    Search Status: Application Material received by February 10, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time 12-month position of Director of Alumni Engagement in the Office of Advancement.    The Director of Alumni Engagement is responsible to the Associate Vice President for Advancement for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni and students in the life of the University today with a focus on G.O.L.D. alumni (graduates of the last decade) and future alumni.  The Director recruits and works with alumni volunteers to provide professional expertise and volunteer services for the University; establish and run alumni chapters and events, provide networking opportunities for current SFU students with alumni, and plan and implement alumni weekend and homecoming.  The director works with colleagues in Advancement, Student Life, Enrollment Management, Marketing, Athletics and Career Services and with the Deans/Faculty members in the four academic schools to create and maintain pathways for alumni engagement that advance the mission and strategic goals of the University; serves as liaison to the Alumni Association Board of Directors.  Travel, evening and weekend work is required.

    Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in alumni relations, external affairs, admissions or student affairs in a University setting with demonstrated experience and accomplishment in written, oral, and social media communications.  Experience in organizing and completing multiple tasks simultaneously; attention to details and deadlines; ability to research, develop and implement new programs; previous experience working with volunteers.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the University and with all external constituents.  Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently and in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.  High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.  Saint Francis University Alumnus applicants are preferred.

    Apply online, 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

    PT Instructional Design &Technology Specialist

    Search Status: Application material received by February 20, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a part time position of Instructional Design & Technology Specialist in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).  The Instructional Design & Technology Specialist is responsible to the Director of CETL and serves as a member of the CETL Instructional Design & Technology Team.  The Instructional Design & Technology Specialist collaborates with faculty content experts and instructional and information technology professionals to implement high-quality learning solutions across a broad range of academic programs and initiatives.  This individual will design, develop, and evaluate learning materials, will create support materials, and will design and deliver training.  This individual will play a key role in supporting course design for masters programs in the School of Business.  

    Job requirements:  Master’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology, education, or closely related field with a minimum of one year experience in the field of instructional/educational technology, including designing, developing, and delivering higher education technology-based instructional projects and programs.  Knowledge of educational processes and pedagogies and understanding of issues related to online teaching and learning, especially in higher education.  Extensive knowledge of current and emerging instructional technologies.  This position requires the successful applicant to work on campus.

    Interested candidates should apply online , 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

    Head Coach, Field Hockey

    Search Status: Application material received by February 3, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, invites applications for a full time Head Coach, Field Hockey in the Department of Athletics.  The Head Coach is responsible to the Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete & Leadership Development for the organization and direction of a Division I Field Hockey program including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, budget management, NCAA compliance, mentoring of assistant coach, and development of student athletes.

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the A-10, 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 playing and/or coaching experience preferred.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary. 

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

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

    Communications Specialist

    Search Status: Application material received before February 3, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full-time position of Communications Specialist in the Department of Marketing and Communication.  The Communications Specialist is responsible to the Director of Marketing and Communication to develop and carry out communications plans for the academic units and other areas as assigned.  Duties include, but are not limited to, creating student/alumni profiles, success stories, articles, web page content, press releases, social media updates, photographs, info graphics, and related items that support enrollment and advancement/fundraising goals.  General photography will be required as well as facilitation of professional photographers. Video and design skills are a plus.  Occasional evening and weekend work is required.

    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications, integrated communications, journalism, or related field required.  1-3 years of experience in a similar position, higher education marketing preferred.  Strong oral and written communications skills coupled with strong collaboration and teambuilding skills.  Candidate should have experience in tailoring writing to a particular audience and delivering content through multiple formats, especially web, print, and social media sources.  Excellent organizational and planning skills with the ability to successfully manage numerous project simultaneously.  Writing is the primary skill set. Basic design, photography, html, SEO, and video-editing skills are a plus.

    Apply online , then submit letter of application, resume, one writing sample or a link to a body of work 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, Chemistry

    Search Status: Application materials received by February 10, 2017 will receive primary consideration.

    The Chemistry Department at Saint Francis University invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position beginning August 2017.  The possibility exists of converting the position to tenure-track in the future.  Applicants in the area of biochemistry or forensic chemistry are preferred.  Teaching responsibilities include course work and laboratories in the areas of general chemistry and allied health chemistry.  Opportunities to teach in the field of the candidate will also be available.

    The successful candidate must have a Ph.D in chemistry or a closely related field, post-doctoral research experience (preferred), and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in chemical education in the classroom and in the research laboratory.  

    Apply on line at http://francis.edu/employment, then submit letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu.

    Review of applications will begin late January with phone and on-campus interviews planned for February through March.  Saint Francis University is a liberal arts college, located in Loretto, PA about a 30-minute drive from Altoona, PA and Johnstown, PA.

    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



    Campus Police Officer- FT & PT

    Saint Francis University Police Department has an immediate opening for a full time and part time Police Officer:

    (1) Full time Officer

    (1) Part Time Officer (Seasonal or 9 month position)

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the vacant positions for one full time and one part time Campus Police Officers within the University Police Department. Successful candidates must have and maintain a current PA driver's license; Ability to obtain a PA License to Carry a Firearm; Possess ACT 120. Knowledge in criminal investigation, report writing. The candidate must also be effective in public relations and interpersonal skills, good oral and written abilities are strongly desired. Successful candidates must also have the ability to pass a Background check, Physical and Drug test.

    Applicants should complete online application , then email 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 Professor, Psychology

    Search Status: Application material received by October 21, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University is a liberal arts institution with over 23 Division I athletic teams and dance team, cheerleading and marching & pep band. The psychology department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.  This tenure-track position is open to applicants who specialize in health psychology, sport psychology, social psychology, and/or clinical psychology and will begin, if possible, spring 2017, otherwise will begin fall 2017.    Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate health and exercise psychology, sport psychology and introductory psychology.  The successful candidate may also teach courses in other areas of interests.

    Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, use of active pedagogies, advising undergraduate majors, multicultural education, and departmental and university governance.  Interest in involving undergraduate psychology majors in ongoing laboratory or community-based research is essential.  The Saint Francis University Psychology department has a strong track record in mentoring students for entry into graduate programs and for immediate post-graduate employment.  SFU Psychology faculty members also have the opportunity to participate in various other curricular and co-curricular programs, including an interdisciplinary Social Responsibility Minor, interdisciplinary Neuroscience Minor, interdisciplinary Rural Cancer Survivorship Research Program, DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness, an autism taskforce and the SFU general education program.

    Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Psychology (qualified ABD’s will be considered). 

    To apply, fill out an online application and submit a (i) letter of application, (ii) C.V., (iii) one-page statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) unofficial transcripts  and (v) three current letters of recommendation to  positions@francis.edu . Evidence of teaching effectiveness is appreciated but optional.

    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.
     

    Dining Services-Retail PT

    Search Status: Accepting Applications

    Saint Francis University Dining Services is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Positions are 9 month, with summers and major holidays off. All positions are part-time for retail food operations as well as our cafe. Shifts will vary and include some evening and weekend work.  Barista or retail food operations a plus.

    Interested persons should apply online, submit letter of application, resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references: positions@francis.edu

    You may also apply on campus, Monday through Friday, at 122 Raymond Hall from 8:30am to 4:00pm. AA/EOE.

    Adjunct Faculty- English as a Second Language PT

    Search Status: Open until filled.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the part time position of adjunct faculty in the Intensive English Program for Fall Session 2 starting October 19 and Spring Session 1 starting January 9 with the possibility of continuing in the spring and summer. Applications must be submitted at least two weeks before start of sessions.  

    Qualifications:
    ABA or BS and a certificate in TEFL/TESL OR 15 credits of coursework at Master's level (500+) in relevant areas (education, applied linguistics, language development, and English) are required or A master’s degree and experience in education involving reading specialist certification, ESL certification, or experience working with ESL students in the classroom.
    Must be a U.S. citizen
    Needs to have one year teaching experience in reading, writing, listening and/or speaking OR two years tutoring experience in the same areas
    Have excellent intercultural communication and interpersonal skills
    Demonstrable knowledge of non-U.S. cultures.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    A master's degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or related field
    Experience working with diverse populations, including nonnative English speakers
    Experience teaching at the university level in academic preparation ESL classes, particularly in an intensive academic preparation (or EAP) program
    International teaching experience
    Knowledge of educational technology, specifically Blackboard.

    Responsibilities will include the following:
    Teaching 7 week intensive, academic-prep English language courses in writing, reading, speaking, and/or listening;
    Implementing set curriculum and assessments;
    Developing daily lesson plans;
    Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
    Implementing assignments, quizzes, tests, and handouts and keeping up with the grade book on Blackboard;
    Submitting midterm and final grades on or before their due dates;
    Devising, writing and producing new materials;
    Basic administration, such as keeping student registers and attendance records;
    Keeping students up to date about events and resources provided on campus;
    Checking emails and responding in a timely fashion;
    Assisting in the orientation and placement of students in the days before and after the sessions;
    Having two office hours a week for meeting with students;
    Spending up to 12 hours a week teaching and up to 12 hours a week preparing
    Candidates who have applied for positions in the Intensive English Program in the past must apply again. When applying, please make your availability clear.

    Apply online, 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 ofstudents, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.AA/EOE

    Dining Services- PT

    Search Status: Accepting Applications

    Saint Francis University Dining Services is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year. Positions are 9 month, with summers and major holidays off. All positions are part-time for retail food operations as well as the dining hall. Shifts will vary and include some evening and weekend work. Positions include Prep cooks, Lead cooks, Dishwashers, servers, and drivers.

    Prep or Lead cooks positions require experience in the position.  Knowledge of food service activities, the ability to operate standard food service equipment, and proficient organizational, interpersonal and communication skills required.  High school graduate with training in food service operation required. Minimum of two years related experience preferred.  Also accepting high school applicants for entry level positions.

    Interested persons should apply online, submit letter of application, resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references: positions@francis.edu.

    You may also apply on campus, Monday through Friday, at 122 Raymond Hall from 8:30am to 4:00pm. AA/EOE.