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    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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  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology

    Search Status: Application material received by May 20, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Psychology department starting Fall,2015. Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate sport psychology, health and exercise psychology and introductory psychology. The successful candidate will also assist the department with classes in one of a number of possible areas, such as abnormal psychology, behavior modification, clinical-community psychology, health psychology, and upper-level special topic courses.

    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, an interdisciplinary Neuroscience Minor, and the newly revised SFU general education program. SFU is a Division I University.

    Qualifications include a Ph.D in Psychology (qualified ABD's will be considered). Review of applications will begin May 20, 2015 and continue until position is filled.

    Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment, and then submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, three current letters of reference, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy to: positions@francis.edu.

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

  • Campus Police Officer- FT/PT

    Saint Francis University invites applications for one full time(12 month) and one part time (24 hrs/wk) Campus Police Officers who are responsible for the protection of the Saint Francis University Community utilizing the philosophy of community policing. This includes patrolling campus buildings, grounds and adjacent areas of a private educational institution; enforcing state laws and college policy, acting in the community care taker role,assisting with emergency preparedness, presenting programming,investigating crimes and important campus issues; restraining and/or arresting suspects when necessary; completing/submitting crime and daily log reports, answering department calls for service; filling out all appropriate paperwork; Clery Act compliance, providing assistance to courts for prosecution of cases, and attending judicial hearings.

    Candidates must have and maintain a current PA driver's license;ability to obtain a PA License to Carry a Firearm; possess Act 120 training. Knowledge in criminal investigation, report writing and PA Crimes and Vehicle code required. Effective public relations and interpersonal skills, good oral and written abilities are essential.

    Apply online at http://francis.edu/jobapplication.htm, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Positions opened until filled.

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

  • Assistant/Associate Director, Employer Relations/Internships

    Search Status: Application material received by May 8, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time position in Career Services as an Assistant/Associate Director,Employer Relations/Internships. The Assistant/Associate Director, Employer Relations/Internships is directly responsible to the Director of Career Services and Adult Degree & Continuing Studies/Associate Dean to provide leadership, structure, and overall coordination of the internship program. The position works closely with students, employers, faculty, staff and alumni including the alumni director, professional colleagues, 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, and oversight of internship records and reports.

    Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in marketing,business, communications, leadership, human resources, or other related field preferred. Demonstrated experience working with employers, community outreach, with corporate relations/sales experience. Position requires a high energy level, excellent speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills, strong organizational ability, proficiency with computers, and strong 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). Travel required with some evenings and weekend events.

    Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment,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

  • Head Coach, Men's Soccer

    Search Status: Application Material received by April 1, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the full time position of Head Coach, Men's Soccer. The Head Coach is directly responsible to the Director of Athletics to organize and direct a Division I soccer program within the framework of Saint Francis University, embracing the mission of the University and Athletics Department.

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

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

    Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment,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

  •  Student Activities Coordinator

    Search Status: Application material received before March 20, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time position of Student Activities Coordinator in the Center for Student Engagement.The Student Activities Coordinator is directly responsible to the Director of Student Engagement to contribute to the implementation of Saint Francis University’s student life program and will advise the University’s primary student activities programming organization and coordinate all campus social and recreational activities,events, and services.

    A bachelor degree required. 1-2 years proven success in student activities and leadership development preferred. Must display potential for success within student development, campus and community relations, event management, and effective utilization of information technology, including database and spreadsheet management, online applications and software, and electronic/social media is desired. Must possess superior written/oral communication skills and display collaborative leadership. Must support the Catholic, Franciscan values and mission of the institution.

    Apply on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment,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

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Public and US History

    Search Status: Application material received before March 20, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University's Department of History and Political Science invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Public History and modern U.S. history, beginning autumn 2015. There is a possibility that this position will become a tenure-track position.

    Though the normal teaching load in the department is 4-4, this position's duties consist of teaching two courses per semester while assisting the department and university in cataloging, preparing for public use and possibly preparing some public exhibitions of a large new collection of items related to World War II that the university has acquired.The successful candidate will also assist with preparation of grant applications for the preservation of the collection.

    Ph.D. expected by time of appointment. The ideal candidate will have experience in public history and/or museum work. Expertise in military history and/or military collections would be an advantage.The successful candidate will be expected to offer the second half of the U.S. history survey (1877 to the present). In addition, the successful candidate will offer courses in his/her area of specialty, including lower and/or upper-division undergraduate courses for History majors and General Education students. The candidate may open new courses, and/or may teach courses currently on the books, such as "World War II:Origins and Aftermath," "America in the Cold War Era," "The Vietnam War. A course on Public History would be welcome.

    In addition to an ongoing research agenda, candidates should demonstrate a track record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and a commitment to student advising and service to the department/university. The candidate should demonstrate interest in and capability to administer the World War II collection in such a way as to best engage undergraduate students and the broader community.

    Dr. Denise Holladay Damico, search committee chair, may be contacted with questions or for further information about the position at ddamico@francis.edu.

    Complete an online application at http://www.francis.edu/application-for-employment, and then submit the following materials to positions@francis.edu:a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of reference, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus for the course "History 104: U.S. History, 1877 to the present," and a one-page vision statement listing possible ways in which the candidate might utilize the World War II collection to promote student learning and community outreach.

    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, Alumni Relations

    Search Status: Application Material received before February 27, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the full time 12 month position of Director, Alumni Relations in the Office of Advancement. The Director, Alumni Relations is responsible to the Vice President for Advancement for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage alumni in the life of the University today, in particular,future alumni and G.O.L.D (graduates of the last decade)alumni. The Director, Alumni Relations is responsible for securing commitments from alumni to provide professional expertise and volunteer service; collaborating with colleagues in the following administrative offices (including, but not limited to Student Affairs, Enrollment Management and Admissions, Advancement,Athletics and Career Services,) and the four academic schools to create and maintain pathways for alumni engagement that advance the mission and strategic plan of the University; and serving as liaison the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

    Bachelor's degree and three years of experience in alumni relations, external affairs, student affairs or admissions in a University setting with demonstrated accomplishment in program development and implementation and working with volunteers. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with colleagues throughout the University and with alumni and other constituents required. Prior experience and familiarity with social networking applications for alumni and student engagement is a must. Strong writing, planning and organizational skills preferred. Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals. Candidate must have high professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information; ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines. Ability to travel and work evening and weekends is required. Saint Francis University Alumni preferred.

    Apply on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment,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

  • Custodial Worker I

    Search Status: Open until filled

    Saint Francis University seeks to fill a full time Custodial Worker I position. Directly responsible to the Manager of Custodial Services or the Custodial Supervisor to perform a variety of housekeeping duties and to keep assigned buildings/areas in a clean and safe condition.

    Knowledge of cleaning materials, machines and practices required. Basic housekeeping and repair skills along with basic reading and writing skills preferred. Minimum of three months of related custodial experience required.

    Some evenings and weekends required.

    Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment, 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, Social Work/Field Coordinator

    Search Status:Review of applications will start March 1,2015 and continue until position is filled.

    The CSWE accredited Social Work Department of Saint Francis University invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant professor. Teaching responsibilities will include teaching in several areas across the generalist curriculum, including but not limited to Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Introduction to Social Welfare, Introduction to Gerontology and Social Work Processes II (Macro). The successful candidate is also responsible for field coordination and liaison for the BSW Department. Field coordination responsibilities include finding and developing new field sites. The successful candidate will have a 3/3 teaching load.

    Additional responsibilities include advising of social work students, assisting in reaffirmation activities, student recruitment, serving on university and department committees and other duties as needed. A research agenda and willingness to assist students with research is expected.

    A MSW with three years post-masters practice experience required. A Doctorate or ABD in Social Work or related field preferred. Teaching experience and field coordination experience in a CSWE accredited program a preferred. The candidate should have a research agenda with a desire to work with students in research projects, skills in using educational technologies for classroom and online education, and excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. A collegial attitude preferred.

    Apply on line at http://francis.edu/employment, then submit letter of application, resume, Curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement, 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, Women’s Water Polo

    Search Status: Application material received before January 23, 2015 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time, 12 month Head Coach,Women’s Water Polo position. The Head Women’s Water Polo Coach and is directly responsible to the Director of Athletics or his designee to organize and direct a Division I water polo program within the stated mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University. Saint Francis will begin competition in water polo in 2016-17.

    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 preferred.Intercollegiate water polo and coaching experience (or equivalent) preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.

    Apply on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment, 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

  • Faculty, Physical Therapy

    Search Status: Open until filled

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time,12 month faculty position in their Doctoral entry level program. Saint Francis is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual interested teaching primarily in the program's progressive curriculum in the area of their expertise. Acute care, cardiopulmonary, geriatrics, and wound care are potential areas of teaching in this faculty role.

    The flexible nature of this position offers the successful applicant to be engaged in existing or new research through the Human Performance Laboratory in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness. Individual scholarly endeavors may be enhanced by the potential to develop research partnerships through collaboration with the Center of Excellence for Remote and Medically Underserved Areas. Faculty-led clinical practice opportunities are also available through our on-campus clinic at the Center for Rehabilitation. In addition, the successful candidate is highly encouraged to participate in service to the University through committee involvement, student advisement, and community outreach activities including the C.A.R.E. clinic, the University's student run pro-bono physical therapy clinic.

    A physical therapist with a doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) or who is completing a doctoral degree is required for this faculty position. An applicant with Clinical Specialist certification in a specialty area will be given priority review. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania, with 5 years of teaching, clinical and/or research experience.

    The Department of Physical Therapy currently includes two academic units: physical therapy and exercise physiology. The Department continues to be innovative through partnerships within the School of Health Sciences, with other Schools on the Saint Francis campus and external partners. The Department supports the growth of clinical residency programs that the University has on campus. Currently, residency opportunities include:Sports, Orthopedics, and Pediatrics.

    Saint Francis University is a small, private, liberal arts institution in the Franciscan tradition. Founded by Franciscan Friars in 1847, Saint Francis University is the oldest Franciscan college/university in the United States. Located in rural Loretto,Pennsylvania, the University enrolls approx. 1,700 undergraduate students and 700 graduate students. By emphasizing values, skills and knowledge each program provides an understanding of Franciscan heritage, values and traditions. The mission of the Physical Therapy department is to educate competent, ethical, caring doctors of physical therapy who practice autonomously, at an entry level,in a complex healthcare environment, and who demonstrate critical thinking and an evidence-based approach.

    For more information related to this position please contact Dr. Ivan Mulligan, Chair of the Search Committee. Please contact him at imulligan@francis.edu.

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

    Applications will include a focused letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

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

  • Adjunct 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 Summer Session 1 starting May 18 and Summer Session 2 starting July 6 with the possibility of continuing in the fall.

    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 on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment, 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 2014-2015 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, Pizza cooks, Dishwashers and servers.

    Prep or pizza 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 at http://francis.edu/application-for-employment/, 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 102 Raymond Hall from 8:30am to 4:00pm. AA/EOE.

  • Display Cook/Prep Cooks - PT

    Application accepted until filled.

    Saint Francis University is accepting applications for part-time Display Cook and Prep Cook for the 2013-14 school year. These positions are 9-month, evening shift (noon to 8:30pm) with varied days off. Experience as a display or prep cook required.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.

    Interested persons should apply at http://www.francis.edu/application-for-employment/ or send letter application, resume, and references to: positions@francis.edu.;AA/EOE